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Wednesday, May 18, 2005

Flushed!

I don't have a whole lot to say, now that I have recovered from my election celebrating, I guess it would be a bit untoward to gloat that my goal was achieved. But I have to say that I am pleased that one of the most useless mayors (to date) in the City of Los Angeles has been vanquished and sent home packing to San Pedro. (Okay, maybe that is gloating).

To all the Hahnistas who lived day and night on my blog, you should have been walking precincts and making phone calls. What the hell do you think Tony Villar's troops were doing.

Jim "Poopy" Hahn, you should have known better. You were running my playbook from 1969 in 2001 and yea it worked for you. Then you re-ran my 1973 campaign this year and you got your ass handed to you just like I did. Christ, doesn't anyone learn?

To Chief Parker who stood tall despite multiple attacks, kudos for your fine work.

To MEAT and Sacramento Nighties - thanks for being worthy adversaries and giving us some real entertainment!

And finally to a one Antonio Villaraigosa nee Tony Villar - it's all uphill from here. Yes, we supported you, but we'll be watching you every step of the way. Reform the schools, keep crime down, add more cops and get those damn subways built and this old, dead Mayor will leave you alone.

Now, on to the next round of tinhorns!

Blog on to tomorrow, dum dums. See you on the freeway.

44 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Time Inc. Legal would like you to call...

May 18, 2005 6:24 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

ADV is still rolling up his sleeves. That will take 8-10 months.

May 18, 2005 6:25 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Too much starch?

May 18, 2005 6:25 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

No, too many poorly thought out promises.

May 18, 2005 6:26 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

For God's sake, be a gracious loser and move on!!!!!!!!!!!!

May 18, 2005 8:29 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Here here. Hanistas, Janice and the rest of you need to act like professionals and move on! Take care of the business at hand, like finding a new job!

May 18, 2005 8:31 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

What happened? I thought Janice Wood & Julie Butch(er)were going to deliver for the Mayor.I guess those two don,t have the support they thought they had.
Time to get you resume ready Ms Wood.
Could not have happened to a nicer person.

May 18, 2005 8:40 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Don't gloat, ADV lovers, you're stuck paddling the empty showboat now.

Smile, you're now all just "props"

May 18, 2005 9:54 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

I'm just so glad that the unprofessional, unimpressive, imature, incompetent, insecure and not very bright Hahn staffers will be gone (i.e. Natalie Rayes, Tim McKosker, Roberta Yang, Julie Wong). This is a very good thing for the city. Unfortunately, many of the Hahn staff members did not understand that they were there as public servants. They were truly an embarassment to the city of LA.

May 18, 2005 10:46 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

I guess Gil Cedillo won't have any reason to visit City Hall during his lunch hour anymore. It must have felt weird for him to be at Hahn's party while his own son was at the Villaraigosa party. Dad should take a lesson in life from his son.

May 18, 2005 11:47 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Welcome to weird L.A. politics. It's called "covering your bases". That's just what people do here.

Dad doesn't have access? Okay - make sure the son/other friend or relative does then.

May 19, 2005 12:15 AM  

Blogger Republican for AV said:

Anybody notice the LA Times article parsing the vote today?

It sure looks like the CD 14 blogging team was right on this one! NOT.

Antonio only got 84% of the Latino vote. Damn.

They must all live on the Westside or something, right?

No way they could live in CD 14, right Eliseo?

YOu guys ae so full of it...no recall and then you muster a weak 16% for Hahn.

Your mothers must be very proud of you all.

May 19, 2005 5:37 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

I always say things happen for a reason. With over 2 million people who weren't registered and sat home this will be a reality check. All the talk shows yesterday were blasting ADV. It seems NOW EVERYONE can say he's a Latino.

I predicted yesterday and it happened at 2 schools, race fights. ADV was caught lying with roy Romer saying it was 3 fights with the same race kids. Dave Byrant came on and reported that was not true.

ADV was helped by John Kerry who sent out 4 e-mails begging us to vote for ADV. Southwest Voter we all know was sneaky and sleazy helping ADV. Heard they had illegals going to precints voting for the people who weren't showing up.

For the mayoral election, SVREP launched non-partisan GOTV campaigns in more than 400 precincts and turned out an estimated 25,000 new Latino voters from a pool of about 37,000 targeted voters who had never before voted in an election. As part of its arsenal, SVREP aired more than 400 spanish-language television and 60 radio commercials. It positioned over 300 get-out-and-vote billboards across targeted Los Angeles area neighborhoods and ran an aggressive walk and telephone program with more 400 volunteers that visited in excess of 10,000 households and made more than 100,000 phone calls from 6 different phone banks using 52 phoners at any given time.



Finally, SVREP also sent out more than 50,000 vote-by-mail applications to first time Latino voters and an additional 50,000 voter education mail pieces. By sponsoring 54 other community groups, churches, and businesses across the City of Los Angeles, SVREP was able to increase voter registration among Latinos by nearly 13,000 voters, raising the number of registered Latinos to almost 350,000.

May 19, 2005 7:35 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Yes so long to Wong, McOskers and all. Smart move by AV to bring on Robin Kramer.

May 19, 2005 8:10 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

I guess Parks, Maxine, Burke and Magic were beneficial afterall. Who would have thought?...(extremely thick sarcasm)

May 19, 2005 8:24 AM  

Blogger Republican for AV said:

No one better than Robin...if Antonio listens to her (Riordan didn't)he will be the most successful Mayor in LA history.

And that is a fact.

May 19, 2005 8:49 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

All the votes have not been certified as of yet, by the city clerk.....so hold your horses

May 19, 2005 8:50 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Wait for certification?

Surely you just. Maybe Hahn wants a recount? Why not?

Maybe you guys want to contribute to a fund to pay for it? While you are at it, raise enough to pay Kam what he is owed as well, please.

Hahn hasn't made one good decision in years, might as well continue the streak.

What a lack of class; no concession speech.

Kenny, where did you go wrong?

May 19, 2005 8:59 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

I thought Hahn gave a concession speech yesterday?

Antonio brought Robin back? Say what you want about the Hahn folks, but she is TERRIBLE. A terrible administrato.....

May 19, 2005 9:05 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Hahn's two greatest accomplishments were his biggest downfall. As any mayor would have he kept the city in ONE piece and he got rid of a corrupt police chief Parks. For that he lost many votes. What does that say about the voters though? Now they will see what an incompetent Mayor ADV will be. The flood gates will open and illegals will come to LA.

Jose Huizar doesn't have a chance in hell to run for CD14. He's burned his bridges and residents are pissed that he was in cahoots with ADV and Muerlo to buy the land that was suppose to be for a school. He has no experience at all and the fact that he turned his loyalty is a major factor. Even the ADV supporters can't stand him. SAve your money Jose.

May 19, 2005 9:13 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Will you guys take your CD 14 bullshit somewhere else?

No one cares what you guys do; just do it somewhere else.

Your petty intercine rivalries are just a tempest in a teapot.

You told us that the CD 14 folks hated Antonio and would vote to recall or beat him.

None of that was close to true. 84% to elect is not a mandate for defeat...

With your record, I'm betting on Jose. And, I'll remember to send him $500 to boot.

May 19, 2005 9:18 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Gee, ADV lovers are sounding testy this morning. Could it be that now ADV will know what its like being the TARGET? Its open season on him and that Latino BS won't save him. All reports this morning are really playing up those race fights.

Some LAPD officers are packing up. They expect ADV to appoint idiots like John Mack, Danny Bakewell and other racist blacks to police commission. They expect to have the 3-12 taken away. But more importantly, they don't want to work for a mayor who lied and said he wanted to clean city hall when now he has his own cleaning up to do with the Florida money scandal.

May 19, 2005 9:56 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

One political analyst cautioned voters from concluding that Tuesday's vote represents a permanent political shift. With the city's blacks and Latinos continuing to compete for low-wage jobs, tensions will likely continue between the two groups, said political science professor Jaime Regalado, who heads the Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute for Public Affairs at California State University, Los Angeles.

May 19, 2005 10:03 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

NO HONEYMOON FOR ADV.

He had two years to "get to know" the city, and he spent it in D.C. and Florida.

NO TRAINEES IN CITY HALL!

Demand better - that's what you lovers said we would get.

May 19, 2005 10:12 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

LAObserved reports ADV has already started running "photo ops" instead of press conferences.

TOLD you so!

May 19, 2005 10:13 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

9:18 -- JUST like your butt-buddy ADV, he naver cared about CD14, either.

May 19, 2005 10:14 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

What's this "84 percent" that's WAY more than ADV got in CD14!

MORE BS... you WON, can't you even consider telling the truth for once???

May 19, 2005 10:15 AM  

Blogger Mayor Sam said:

Looking quickly at city clerk numbers, AV got closer to 73% of the vote in CD14.

Not 84% but still a repudiation of the alleged recall.

Boy, Eliseo and the bar owners must feel really stupid now, huh?

May 19, 2005 10:36 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

YOU WON< ANTONIO... PLEASE STOP THE LIES NOW!

(LATIMES)"Asked if he planned to support Huizar for the 14th District seat, Villaraigosa said, 'I haven't talked to him about that yet, but he's a bright young man. He's been great on the school board.'

And he didn't talk to Travel Traders about pay for play either.

And he will finish his term as councilmember.

And he's always been faithful to his wife.

And, and, and...

May 19, 2005 10:43 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

"Not 84% but still a repudiation of the alleged recall."

Mayor Spam -- he won, you don't need to keep spinning for him. He'll have hundreds of flunkies downtown to do that for him daily now.

Ever dawn on anyone with 1/4 of a brain that maybe part of teh problem with getting people to sign the recall was they figured he was going to win as mayor so why bother trying to recall him for a job he was about to leave anyway?

May 19, 2005 10:45 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

The bar owners gave free drinks on the house to everyone -- he's "officially" out of the district now, now just mostly out doing work for every other cause but CD14.

May 19, 2005 10:46 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Fake GOP guy can stop pretending now... if you are GOP, better go and try and round up a real Republican candidate for when ADV gets sent to jail for campaign laundering.

His charges weren't trumped up by oppostion.

May 19, 2005 10:48 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Can to Tony V. blog ads come down now, or are those new signups for 2009, because we all know he can only campaign - not do real work.

May 19, 2005 10:50 AM  

Blogger Mayor Sam said:

As long as Google serves up the Tony Villar ad and we keep getting paid, we don't care. He can run ads for homecoming queen if he wants.

The real question is why are the Hahn bloggers still blogging?

May 19, 2005 11:06 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

AV has probably already worked about as much has Hahn did the last year in office. He has already received a commitment from Chief Bratton to stay and is working on a host of other issues. AV has always been a worker, and this is going to be a very successful administration.

May 19, 2005 11:07 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

So, what's the field in the 14th? Anyone besides Pacheco and Huizar? And who's doing the campaigns?

May 19, 2005 11:14 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

hope so! I'll hate to see this city really go down. By the way if the recall really had any bar owners involved, than it would have been funded better...As you can see the one with the most money wins. and that in its self is very very sad. More power to ADV

May 19, 2005 11:21 AM  

Anonymous meat said:

FROM MEAT:

Mr Pacheco!!!!

Those darn La Colectiva kids will come back at just the right mooment.

timing, timing, timing

P.S. remember the lil girl that had the sign over head asking you to pay her daddy -- well she is 6 years old now and just has cute -- the media will love her and it will only hurt you.

tick...tick...tick...tick...

May 19, 2005 12:08 PM  

Blogger Mayor Sam said:

Oh, MEAT is back.

May 19, 2005 1:01 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

You would think MEAT had better things to do. ADV pissed off Boyle Heights so much that if you read LA Times polls he didn't get near the percentage high. Nick has major support now in CD14 and all those ADV haters are backing him. Jose Huizar doesn't have a chance in hell. Huizar has his own little corruption going with Richard Muerlo and the land deal.

May 19, 2005 1:56 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

If Cedillo comes in, it becomes a different ballgame, Nick will be the odd man out. Does anyone know if he announced this morning?

May 19, 2005 2:14 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Nick Pacheco is back!!! ok, i am really not that excited hombre

Where will you little operatives make phone calls? hmmmmm i wonder

May 19, 2005 2:29 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

MEAT, I remember the little girl. It's called "child abuse" to use children as political tools like that.

Typical.

May 20, 2005 10:23 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Huizar should continue representing oil companies and corporate polluters!!!

Come on Jose you really expect us to believe you are an environmentalist thinker. What about the hydrogen sulfite at the Belmont Project? Please... Get a reality check. And you might want to take a chemistry class!

It's too bad you have corporate thugs and crooks like Broad and Riordan backing you.

You are a disgrace to Chicanos! In your case Hispanics!

Sincerely,
Coalition of Voters

June 24, 2005 11:46 AM  

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