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Thursday, October 27, 2005

What Antonio Does Not Want his Staff to Read

Well, simply put, it would be us. Mayor Sam's Sister City

The rumors started picking up steam here. Until then, we wrote it off as banter. But upon viewing the hit counts for the day, there was a definite drop that coincidentally coincided with the alledged block in place.

So, we investigated. Look what we found...

After contacting 5 staffers in the Mayor's office, 2 in CD 14 offices, and multiple e-mails from various non-anonymous sources, we have come to find out that there is a block to Mayor Sam's Sister City put in place by ITA in those offices. ITA would not do this randomly. They would have to do this at the direction of the office itself. It all started on or about September 8. My guess is they screwed up that action for those two offices and blocked all of city hall by mistake, causing the flurry of comments and e-mails to us. Eventually they figured it out and got only those specific offices blocked.

Are other offices blocked as well? I'm guessing Weiss probably has the order in place as well, as god knows he can't take a shit without seeing what Antonio is up too, and most likely copied the order. The other offices actually seem receptive to the positive press their pet projects receive on occasion.

As for the action itself, we have to wonder. Let's think... CD 14... Mayor's Office.... I think you get the hint. So for all of you who think I have my head up AV's ass (Archie Bunker - this goes for you in particular), note that we are actually getting censored by the man himself. He hates this blog more so than just about anyone.

Next Steps? We aren't sure yet. But at least I have a smile on my face knowing that we are getting through to the intended audience. When faced with the tough realities of a situation, some people take the challenge head on, fix their errors, and move on. Others bury their head in the sand. I think we know our Mayor's tendency based on his response.


Anonymous Anonymous said:

Good for you Mayor Sam. You will be the talk of the city today. We've been saying all along Antonio has his supporters hate anything negative being said about him and there is no other control freak around than AV himself. The positive in all this is that you still have US..

October 27, 2005 8:23 AM  

Anonymous Archie Bunker said:

"As for the action itself, we have to wonder. Let's think... CD 14... Mayor's Office.... I think you get the hint. So for all of you who think I have my head up AV's ass (Archie Bunker - this goes for you in particular), note that we are actually getting censored by the man himself. He hates this blog more so than just about anyone."

Being 'censored by the Mayor' really doesn't mean anything. This information is nothing but an empty press release to get the non-thinkers to say: Oh ok, I'll stop being critical.

What this also says is that our Mayor Tony Montanta, oh damn I mean Antonio Villaraigosa has VERY VERY thin skin. A very bad sign for a man who says he's a leader and coalition builder.

The great leaders who he inaccurately compared himself to; LaGuardia, Bradley and Richard J Daley had to take hits and very bad criticism from all sides, but they took it and used to their advantage rather than bury their heads in the sand as you have suggested.

Mayor Frank all this is, is a bullshit ploy to gain some confidence after all the negative posts that Tony Montanta, damn I have to stop that, Antonio Villaraigosa has gotten the last few days. You are still his Propoganda director because you added the other site, to distance yourselves from this blog.

I don't have my head stuck in my ass, like Mayor Frank have suggested, I see reality and political schemes loud and clear my friend and that is something you guys can't handle.

October 27, 2005 8:26 AM  

Blogger Mayor Frank said:

The "other blog" MS2 is a clearing house for the many tips and items that people want us to post about, but would completely clutter this site with long wordy posts taking away from the active comment threads we host.

It is hardly a distancing ploy, but actually an avenue to deliver you more topics and backup material for the topics of the day.

I think your vision is still a bit fuzzy

October 27, 2005 8:31 AM  

Anonymous Archie Bunker said:

Wait you're right Mayor Frank, my vision is fuzzy. Let me stick my head up your ass to make it clearer.

Oh I better be careful you might like that kinky interaction.

October 27, 2005 8:36 AM  

Blogger Walter Moore said:

City workers could, of course, read political blogs on their own time, at home. When their at the office, they should focus on their job: getting our mayor more photo-ops and magazine covers; and raising taxes. The mayor's billlion-dollar bond proposal is a good start, but it's going to take more than that to extinguish all disposable income in this city.

October 27, 2005 8:39 AM  

Blogger Walter Moore said:

Me spell bad. I should have said, "When they're at the office," not "When their at the office." Forgive me.

October 27, 2005 8:41 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Antonio didn't seem to mind when Michael Trujillo (aka Chief Parker, MEAT) was spewing out his garbage. When he was spreading malicious lies, threatening people and making up fake stories to push the AV agenda, I didn't hear the Villaraigosa crew complain.

October 27, 2005 8:41 AM  

Anonymous Archie Bunker said:

"It is hardly a distancing ploy, but actually an avenue to deliver you more topics and backup material for the topics of the day."

Mayor Frank, Do you really think folks are that naive? The name MS2 and the fact their are no posts that are critical of the mayor is making me to believe otherwise. I mean Hillary Clinton is distancing herself from the Liberal yahoos for her presidential run just enough time to give credability.

What is also a dead giveaway is the timing that a special election is just 2 weeks away, clear off enough clutter so that folks see the essence of pro Villaraigosa and Huizar fliers and possibly change their votes.

I also see to notice that are events for your boy Jose Huizar on their, but none for Pacheco or the other CD14 candidates.

Maybe I am crazy and my vision is getting fuzzy in my old years. maybe my years in Law and working as a private investigator are coming into "shell shock"

October 27, 2005 8:47 AM  

Anonymous Archie Bunker said:

And if you are truely censored as you claim then why are you posting only the AV and Huizar functions mingled in between other events to look like it's the Calendar section of the LA Times.

Again I'm getting into "PI withdrawl"

October 27, 2005 8:56 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

For once I agree with Walter Moore. City employees can view Mayor Sam or other websites on their own time and with their own computers. Work time should be used for work and city-owned computers should be used for city business, not political purposes.

Whoever the "insider tipsters" are, they should be more mindful to do their freakin'jobs and not wasting taxpayer money.

October 27, 2005 8:56 AM  

Anonymous Rob Reiner said:

Looks like its Archie, not Edith, that's the real dingbat.

October 27, 2005 8:57 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Anon 8:56 - there is some merit to saying that access to Mayor Sam and other sites is part of their job as they have to stay up on the politics.

The issue comes with banning sites all together, and then banning them based on perceived bias.

October 27, 2005 8:58 AM  

Anonymous Archie Bunker said:



Why calling me a dingbat is a compliment coming from Meathead. Or in real life proposing taxes to pay for preschool when they can't the regular schools together and reformed. You're right I am a dingbat.

October 27, 2005 9:02 AM  

Anonymous 3rdFloorGuy said:

What a dumb move. The bloggers have been generally supportive of AV whereas LA Observed and some others not only boosted Hahn but have been very critical.

No good deed goes unpunished, eh Mayor Scam?

October 27, 2005 9:07 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

8:58 - this website has nothing to do with getting projects completed and delivering services to constituents. This is political gossip. City Council employees are paid to work, not gossip.

October 27, 2005 9:13 AM  

Blogger Mayor Frank said:

Maybe if Pacheco or the others would send us their blasts, we would post them, as we always have when we have received them. It isn't my fault they aren't sending anything even though I have signed up on their distribution lists.

As for the headlines, there isn't much critical of anyone over on the other site, as again, it is more of a bulletin board of info for anyone who wants it. The critical stuff is all on this site where the majority of our traffic reads on a daily basis.

This is what I refer to about your blurry vision Archie. You have posted over 135 comments on this site dating back to Sept. 17.

From Sept. 17 to Oct. 17 (the opneing of MS2), there are exactly ZERO posts regarding spam from any candidates in CD 14 on this site. After Oct. 17 you won't find any either. Know why? Everything we have received is on MS2.

I would beg for you to find any other site that posts more about CD 14 than we do. Hell, I dare you to find a site that has half the number of posts we do, including the candidates sites themselves.

As for my thoughts on the race, I actually endorsed Nick Pacheco back on August 8th in the comments sections of two posts, one by Mayor Sam endorsing Pacheco and one by Parker endorsing Huizar.

Your "PI" skills are lacking somewhat.

October 27, 2005 9:13 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Mayor Sam, maybe do a bit more digging and asking around before you write a post. In fact the mayor sam website has been blocked in city hall almost since the time you began, back in the bad old days of the Hahn administration.

However this block was pretty poor. If you attempted to type in or link to http://mayorsam.blogspot.com/ then a "site forbidden" page would pop up. But if you then mannually typed "www" instead of "http" as the lead into the web address you could always get in.

So much for the conspiracy.

October 27, 2005 9:17 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Laptops anyone? :)

These are my two favorite posts from the Link Mayor Frank provided.

At September 08, 2005 10:35 AM, Anonymous said...
What would happen if I began a Republican outreach and information center for East Los Angeles, privately funded?

No use of tax dollars or civil servant vehicles for this project

At September 08, 2005 11:24 AM, Anonymous said...

I believe the response would be great. Latinos are fundamentally more socially conservative than your typical run of the line Democrat. The Democratic elected leaders in East L.A. haven't accomplished much - drop out rate is still the same, crime rate hasn't changed, economic opportunities are nonexistent - unless your connected, and in thirty years all Democratic elected leaders have accompished is giving East L.A. one black eye after another. Alatorre failing court ordred drug tests, Mike Hernandez being busted on camera buying cocaine, Gloria Molina looking for anyway to skirt the law to help her and her husband, the list goes on and on. And now Fabian Nunez is the champion of gay marriage, let's see how this sells in East L.A..

The Democratic Party and their selected - not elected - leaders like Antonio Villaraigosa have held East L.A. captive for much too long. I bet a well organized, well funded Republican drive would finish off these incompetent morons and pave the way for new much needed leadership in this Latino community.

October 27, 2005 9:21 AM  

Anonymous Archie Bunker said:


You're right Mayor Frank, I apologize for jumping to conclusions. I let my emotions get the best of me.

I just ask then why is this posted:

October 27, 2005 9:37 AM  

Blogger Mayor Frank said:

I noticed you missed this one:
Campaigning at LAUSD

Maybe it was posted because they are both wrong.

October 27, 2005 9:44 AM  

Anonymous Archie Bunker said:

I was looking for that one and couldn't find it. See I knew if my head was up your ass, Mayor Frank I can find that.

October 27, 2005 9:46 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

So Archie Dumbshit is a Pacheco guy? Must be the cutting crew version of Trujillo.

October 27, 2005 9:47 AM  

Anonymous Retired said:

You know that they wouldn't block LA Observed because Roderick would not stop calling Kramer.

October 27, 2005 9:50 AM  

Anonymous Archie Bunker said:


And you must be a Troll

October 27, 2005 9:54 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Does anyone even read LA Voice anymore?

October 27, 2005 9:56 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

whatta ya talkig about???????? Archie IS Pacheco

October 27, 2005 9:58 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

A highly stupid and bad move by the Mayor and Council Member Weiss. But then we've come to expect that from both on a daily basis.

October 27, 2005 10:00 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Didn't AV ask Blackman - "What's a blog?"

October 27, 2005 10:03 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:


You are taking too much credit Mayor Frank -- you did not talk to anyone in the mayor's office. Let alone 5 people.

You may have been someone they knew in 01 - but the folks in the Mayor's office have never met you. So you have no contacts there.

October 27, 2005 10:36 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

10:00am, you're highly stupid if you think city employees should be screwin' off on the taxpayers' dime.

October 27, 2005 10:37 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:


You must work with me.

17th Floor

October 27, 2005 10:37 AM  

Anonymous Cyberlady said:

Blocking access to Mayor Sam's site will not eliminate city employees from blogging. The attempt, if true, may only cause suspicion amongst the clan, thus city employees who blog here will have an obsessive attitude towards this site "off hours."

I am against blocking any access. Is there a city memo stating to the fact of this action?

October 27, 2005 10:50 AM  

Blogger joseph mailander said:

City Hall media relations denies the block.

October 27, 2005 11:09 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

The block could have been placed as a test. View reactions, then reinstated. Nothing wrong with that!

October 27, 2005 11:18 AM  

Blogger dgarzila said:

they are still reading my blog.

go figure.

October 27, 2005 11:22 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

FOOTNOTE ON THIS ONE, which was just re-referenced...


PLEASE NOTE that this "legal?" campaign sign that was fodder for bashing AV's least favorite D14 candidate was on ROAD WORK SITE BLOCKING HEAVY TRAFFIC FLOW on a major Northeast L.A. thoroughfare.

The mayor can't even get his ROAD WORK BAN to work is his OWN former district? A MILE from his former residence??

THAT is political impotency defined!

(Will someone with connections to our city-hall-under-siege please run an MS BLOG airlift over the GREAT WALL OF HYPERSENSITIVY and see that someone in the mayor's office gets the news that the road work ban is a JOKE.) It hardly matters if road crews aren't actually WORKING on major streets, if they have them ALL dug up, the rigs are parked in the middle of the street 24/7, and traffic is still having to slog through on only ONE LANE.

P.S. "MAYOR AV, TEAR DOWN THIS BLOG BLOCK" (with apologies to a dead president)

October 27, 2005 11:56 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

After yesterday's post about AV an his lack of accomplishments in the first 1/8 of his term, they probably blocked access to keep his supporters and staff from embarrassing him further with such LAME spin about the things they "think" he's done (but as was expertly pointed out), were all done by others and his predecessor.

October 27, 2005 11:59 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Gee Frank. Guess you were wrong. Again.

You have a highly exaggerated sense of the importance of your electronic bathroom wall of a blog.

October 27, 2005 12:13 PM  

Blogger ubrayj02 said:

8:56 a.m.,

"City employees can view Mayor Sam or other websites on their own time and with their own computers. Work time should be used for work and city-owned computers should be used for city business, not political purposes."

Hey, staffers to the mayor are employed to engage in politics! Should they read the newspapers and policy books "on their own time" too?

October 27, 2005 12:22 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

They can say its not blocked but there are staff who can't get through and this is not just today, been going on for weeks.

October 27, 2005 12:28 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

"Work time should be used for work. . ."

No doubt a new revelation for the mayor, now that he's "top dog" since he spent most of the past two years ignoring city business (council meetings, committee meetings, and constituent service), to campaign for Kerry, play political shadow games in Sacramento, and hardly darken to towels of CD14, let alone accomplish anything on "work" time.

October 27, 2005 12:28 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

To: 11:56am

Hey smartass -- send a photo to the dead mayors and have them post it.

Then i want you to read the "actual" executive order with the times they can't do road construction. Lastly, how about you offer a way to fix the roads which you and everyone wants without pissing you off. Offer the suggestion.

And stop being a dumbass.

October 27, 2005 12:31 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Cyberlady - of course there is no memo. Last thing they would want to do is document it. The call was made on the sly to ITA, then, if discovered, plausible deniability.

The question is...what did ITA know and when did they know it?

Scooter Libby thought he had troubles.

October 27, 2005 12:31 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Cyberlady, I'm against censorship too, but c'mon. Whether you work for a private company or public entity, there ought to be limits on how you spend your time while at work.

City employees work for the public. They have a responsibility to do their job and dedicate those hours to their work. The public isn't paying them to chat or gossip.

October 27, 2005 12:32 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

what is interesting is that antonio had trujillo use the site to his advantage during the campaign, then when trujillo was let go, there was no more pipeline for the mayor. so now they try to keep their employees from feeding stuff since trujillo is out of the loop.

October 27, 2005 12:35 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Let's see Sam,

Pissed off our mayor with the fake 80 Neighborhood Watches and a litany of other stuff.

CD 14 is always ablaze on here.

Nailed Janice Hahn in CD 15 for parking in a handicapped space, making National News.

Insesantly cream Jack-off Weiss in CD 5 for his abounding stupidity.

Openly display that Ed Reyas in CD 1 probably IS the brightest bulb in his district.

Completely and utterly demolished Greig I cant spell my own name Smith when he took a "bribe" to allow a Wal Mart in Northridge and consequently threatened to sue Jim Alger who then proceeded to kick the ever loving shit our of him in the papers, assisted by many people here.

Exposed the shinanigans of Council President Alex Padilla and his ties to the corupt side of the San Fernando Valley.

Why on earth would they not want Mayor Sam in City Hall?

October 27, 2005 1:15 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

it should be noted that the censorship started happening after the city council president was exposed months back.

October 27, 2005 1:29 PM  

Anonymous CD2 Mama said:

that's an image i would prefer not to have in my mind

October 27, 2005 2:08 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:


Make up you mind (or have Antonio make it up FOR you, as usual).

SMARTass or DUMBass?


(OH, and they ALREADY posted the picture - that's what opened the old, re-linked thread. Anyone who's driven York Blvd. in recent months knows this. AND, as already pointed out, but apparently you never read - IF THE STREET IS BLOCKED with equipment, whether some heavy equipment jockey is USING IT or NOT (with OR without legal OR illegal campaign signs), the EFFECT is EXACTLY the same, don't mean SPIT what the X-O from the X-CM SAYS about what HOURS to actually DO the work).


Hey, MAYBE the mayor's (Hertzberg-invented) road work solution WILL work, OR MAYBE we'll never really know, because HIS IMPOTENCE can't get the idea UP and RUNNING, still!

ORDERS IS ORDERS, unless they come from a fly-by-night, campaign-by day permanent candidate.

It's CD14, Deja-SCREW all over again, only CITYWIDE this time!

October 27, 2005 2:19 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

This was Blackmans or Ramallo's idea to block our computers!

October 27, 2005 2:23 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:


Reading and posting on Mayor Sam isn't the same as reading the newspaper for information.

Reading Mayor Sam does not move a project closer to completion; it does not get constituent issues resolved' it does not promote public policy.

It may enlighten politicians on gossip that affects their image, but that hardly serves the best interest of the electorate.

October 27, 2005 2:24 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

It is nice to have a laptop at work.

I recommend it.

October 27, 2005 2:25 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

2:24 Constituent services? How is the district doing with this?


Have your calls been returned?

October 27, 2005 2:27 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Ramallo and Blackman were probably some of the chief Faker's along with liar Trujillo. Once tossed, they cried and banned Sam

October 27, 2005 2:37 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Why is everyone here ganging up on the staffers? Leave them alone.

October 27, 2005 3:40 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

CD1 no calls returned

October 27, 2005 3:40 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Speaking of Ed Reyes

Have you seen his "Buzz" cut?

I guess trying to distance himself from the MAV cover boy look.....

October 27, 2005 4:19 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

El Sereno office of CD14:

"We're very busy now; we don't have time to do that!"

Staffing in all CD14 field offices are at their lowest levels ever. Recent switches and moves to city hall have field staffing down by 40 percent, from pre-Mayoral campaign level. Most changes have involved bringing in new, inexperienced people - back to 2003 square one for Eastside communities.

October 27, 2005 4:29 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Caretaker? in Cd14?

More like Care-FAKER.

October 27, 2005 4:31 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Who do you guys recommend I call for a problem in


October 27, 2005 4:33 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:


October 27, 2005 4:52 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Hey 4:52... here's the basic premise (try to keep up).


If someone didn't WHINE once in awhile, all they would EVER do is plan their NEXT campaign.

(Oh wait, that's what AV does NOW!)

October 27, 2005 5:12 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

4:33 p.m.


Best service in the district (Thanks, Jimmy Hahn).

October 27, 2005 5:14 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

One good thing about AV going to city hall. Before, only his
supporters could get their calls returned by CD14 field staff, or get anything done out of those offices (you had to be real nice to them and hope they would speak on your behalf).

Now, no one does.

Nice to be back on equal footing with the people who ponied up million$$$ (twice) to get Antonio elected to L.A. political positions.

There is justice, even if meted out in very strange ways.

October 27, 2005 5:18 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

HUIZAR's new big contribution numbers are up for CD14 campaign. Here's what you REALLY need to know. . .

Max. contributions from nearly 100 LAWYERS AND LAW FIRMS (nearly ALL most from OUTSIDE the district).

Max contributions from NEARLY 100
Builders, DEVELOPERS, engineering firms, architects, property management firms, etc. etc. (most from outside the district)

It should be abundantly clear to anyone watching what this is about, and what it's payback for (and pay AHEAD for


October 27, 2005 5:32 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

OOOPs sorry to short-change you, Jose, I miscounted. There were 2 more pages, make that:

Max contributions from MORE THAN 100 Builders, DEVELOPERS, engineering firms, architects, property management firms, etc.. . .

I hope you have a BIG ledger to keep track of ALL the variances and permits and special adjustments these bottom feeders people are going to require of you, while you're "protecting open space on the Eastside" (ha!)

What is it they're going to be asking you for if you make city council, Huizar? Are they aggressively pursuing contracts to build TREES and GRASS and BARE HILLSIDES for the city (with man-made materials, of course).

Fool us ONCE, shame on Antonio. Fool us TWICE, shame on CD14!!

October 27, 2005 5:43 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Hey any one know what happened to staffer "Chavez" that used to work for CM Ed Reyes?

October 27, 2005 6:37 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

What's BFD?

October 27, 2005 7:38 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

How many days off do council members get per year? Why is there no meeting on FRIDAY??

Council Recess
Council in recess on
Friday, October 28, 2005.
All matters originally scheduled
for this date will be considered on
Tuesday, November 1, 2005.

October 27, 2005 7:47 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

They have to get costumes for Trick or Treat.

Too bad no one has told Padilla or Villaraigosa that they don't need them.

October 27, 2005 7:49 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Why would so many l.a. developers dump so much money into a STATE race for
Alex Padilla?

hmmmmmmm, let me ponder on that one

$3,300.00 INITIAL 9/1/2005 9/1/2005 1125201-C1899

$3,300.00 INITIAL 9/1/2005 9/1/2005 1125201-C1898

$3,300.00 INITIAL 9/1/2005 9/1/2005 1125201-C1897

$3,300.00 INITIAL 9/1/2005 9/1/2005 1125201-C1896


$1,700.00 INITIAL 8/23/2005 8/23/2005 1124635-C1877


$3,300.00 INITIAL 8/23/2005 8/23/2005 1124635-C1876

October 27, 2005 8:25 PM  

Anonymous Janice Hahn said:

I love that Huizar has 18x the amount of cash on hand than Nick Pacheco.

My big brother even knows your in trouble Nick, thats why he has stayed away!

October 27, 2005 9:11 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Nick only raised $13,460 during the past month. That is truly sad.

October 27, 2005 10:08 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

In a real democracy, no money is needed, just loyal voters & volunteers.

I would never want dirty money.

October 27, 2005 10:24 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

What really is sad lamebrains is this: Mayor Villaraigosa used the power of his office to stop people from contributing to Pacheco's campaign. Huizar has absolutely nothing to feel good about. His money comes courtesy of builders looking for school building contracts should Huizar lose to Pacheco. Huizar's endorsements come courtesy of the mayor. Let's be honest - Pat McOsker doesn't know Huizar from yellow fever ( I am very disappointed in you Pat, after what Pacheco did for the extra man and the uniforms!)yet his United Firefighters endorses the LAUSD school board member over a councilmember who gave Pat his first victory when assuming the presidency of the union. And, several big donors have complained about the pressure put on them to not give to Pacheco. No, Jose shouldn't be feeling good about himself.

And if Huizar, with all his money, all his endorsements and the mayor's support, doesn't finish Pacheco off in the primary, - well, Jose, you might as well forget the run-off and drop out of the race.

October 27, 2005 11:00 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

BFD = Big Fucking Deal

Poster was trying to say stop crying and be happy you have a mayor who's on TV and travels alot even if city is getting poorer, stupider (thanks to LAUSD), and more corrupt (thanks to tons of tainted money pooring into his hand-licked successors campaign).

No tears from me. I told you so. AV is building a machine, and once everyone in place, you can all go screw yourself. He'll be untouchable, unaccountable, and even more unavailable.

October 28, 2005 1:57 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

11:00pm Agree. Mayor Villaraigosa is now spending his time meeting with business owners in CD14 subtly threatening them as he did during mayoral campaign to vote give and support to Jose. Like I said months ago this CD14 race is FIXED BY ANTONIO. Where is the media on this? Where is Jose's manhood? Amazing how corrupt CD14 election is and yet no one has the guts to report the true facts.

October 28, 2005 6:40 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

There are visible Pacheco signs in businesses.

October 28, 2005 7:15 AM  

Anonymous Archie Bunker said:


That may be true, but this might payoff in Pacheco's favor because like in the Mayoral Election, the Union Leadership endorsed Hahn, but basically hung the man out to dry because all of the Union workers voted and supported Villaraigosa.

Pacheco may have the same chance if the workers live in CD14 or have friends/family in CD14 that they can tell via word of mouth.

October 28, 2005 9:02 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Nick's support is drying up. No one believes in him and his base is dwindling. He can't get volunteers to walk while the unions are coming out big the next couple of weekends for Jose.

October 28, 2005 10:10 PM  

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