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Saturday, August 25, 2007

LAUSD Superintendent DAVID BREWER Delivers Inspiring Leadership Speech At Annual Meeting (Passed ZD's "Deming Checklist" with an "A+")




Oh no...Zuma Dogg may now only be the #2 top Deming expert in the City after LAUSD Superintendent David Brewer, III delivered his (first) Annual Meeting speech to LAUSD educators, yesterday.

As skeptical as I am of the new mayoral-backed majority school board, I am here to say, if nothing else, Superintendent Brewer did what ZD has probably never actually seen delivered in a real life setting: An inspiring leadership speech that passed the Deming checklist flawlessly. For those of you who hear me speak about Deming, and how his methods need to be implemented and are maybe wondering what that means in the real world; start by watching Brewer's speech on this video and the entire speech is posted below:

And Superintendent Brewer, thank you so much for showin' suckaz how it's done!

SPEECH BY LAUSD SUPERINTENDENT DAVID BREWER, III
LOS ANGELES UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
ANNUAL MEETING - FRIDAY, AUGUST 24, 2007

Thank you fellow superintendent board members, my teammates. Thank you, Jack, for coming. And thank you all for being here.

Click here for video, "Power Point" Presentation and Brewer's ENTIRE SPEECH

zumadogg@gmail.com

33 Comments:

Anonymous . said:

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August 25, 2007 3:59 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

ZD, I love ya baby, but read today's LA Slimes article about how UNINSPIRING the attendees found Brewers' schpiel. Villaraigosa loses again.

August 25, 2007 5:09 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

With all due respect Zuma .... after reading the LA Slimes today ....I don't think one speech is going to do much. With all the payroll problems that are still ongoing at LAUSD as well as the removal of Vince Carbino from Santee High, it seems that more than talk is needed to solve these LAUSD problems.

LAUSD will be running off the best teachers to other districts because of the payroll problems and they are firing a principal just before the school year starts. Not a good move. It looks like the new year will not be getting off to a good start.

August 25, 2007 5:12 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

It's like Villar hired a demographic instead of a problem solver. No disrespect to Mr. Brewer, but where are his qualifications in running a school district? He's as qualified as a former Governor. And we all know how that turned out. But this is what happens when your mayor is a cheatin' street thug in a suit.

August 25, 2007 6:12 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

These posts are so demonstrative of how the blind lead the blind around Zuma Dogg.

Not only did Antonio not hire Brewer, he was hired over the voiced objection of the Mayor by a School Board that had lost its majority and several members of which were leaving in a number to turn the survivors into the minority. It was the last act of a bunch of losers.

Zuma Dogg is blind leading the blind.

August 25, 2007 6:57 PM  

Anonymous David Brewer, Adm. USN (ret.) said:

Zuma, you are too kind.

I try to follow yuor words and advice, and clearly yuour teaching me to understand the brilliant Professor Deming has made a huge inmpact on the LAUSD, the City of Los Angeles, The State of California, The United States of America, and the entire Northern Hemisphere.

Let me go on - I think your teachings have affected world wide communication, even perhaps intergalactic communication as well.

Man, you are the new Einstein!!

Thanks again for all your help and wisdom.

August 25, 2007 7:01 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

657, can you read?

I didn't say Villaraigosa hired a demographic, I was referring to the school board. And, yes, I know they were "elected," although we all know that AV money was behind it.

It's not the blind leading the blind, you dope. It's us reading through the lines.

And while you're making such claims, how about backing it up by showing us some of Brewer's credentials for the job. As the kids in the LAUSD say, "he ain't got none relatable creds, yo."

Read the LA Slimes and see how he failed with the teachers. You know, the ones who aren't getting their PAYCHECKS. Word.

August 25, 2007 8:00 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Speaking of LAT, while ZD is going after the Killer Whales and Big Sharks in affordable housing, LAT may be only going after the sardines. But these Killer Whales and Big Sharks like to have sardines for lunch too. These hungry big fish don’t want to miss anything. So as you find the sardines, you may accidentally expose these killer whales and big sharks.

Today’s LAT article (8/25/2007), “Housing agency fires auditor”, the electronic online version is now 3 paragraphs shorter than the printed version - missing the last 3 short paragraphs. 3 very short paragraphs missing. Wow!!! What is going on?

The online version:
http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-housing25aug25,1,4451911.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true

One would think that it would be the other way around. A shorter version may be need to fit the printed page, and the electronic version would have no space limitation and can remain slightly longer. But, no, not here.

What is in the 3 missing paragraphs?

Names.

I am going to retype one missing paragraph (found in the printed paper):

“The Estrada Courts group, a nonprofit run out of an Eastside housing project, received four contracts collectively worth about $95,000. It has employed former City Councilman Richard Alatorre as a consultant.”

Richard Alatorre? The mentor and current senior advisor to Mayor V; and the mentor to and former boss of Robin K?

The remaining two paragrpahs named Gustavo Valdivia, the former staff member of current Councilman Jose Huizar; and also named former Councilman Nick Pacheco.

Did someone call LAT’s editor to remove those 3 paragraphs???

Perhaps the killer whales and big sharks are regarded as endangered species and need special protection? But we seem to have way too many of them in our waters already!

August 25, 2007 8:14 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Brewer had nothing to do with the computer fiasco with the school. Ask Huizar who his friends were that got the contract? Ask Monica who her friends were? That problem began more than two years ago. Brewer is blamless. It is his job to clean up Huizar's mess.

August 25, 2007 8:27 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

6:12: You people blaming the Mayor for everything demonstrates your total ignorance as well as prejudice. Villar did NOT hire Brewer, the former school board did, particularly Marlene Kanter who said his strong personality and "charisma" would counterbalance the Mayor. So MAV is just stuck with him. This "charisma"
offensive without substance worked on ZD, anyway. But everyone has been saying the vacation is over, his lack experience is showing.

August 25, 2007 9:42 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

I agree with 942. Who needs inspiring speeches when LAUSD is in a code red emergency situation?

August 25, 2007 9:49 PM  

Anonymous 80 neighborhood watches said:

Mr "I NEVER EVER EVER post anonymously on MS I'll take a polygraph" himself just got BUSTED!

6:57 said "These posts are so demonstrative of how the blind lead the blind around Zuma Dogg.

Not only did Antonio not hire Brewer, he was hired over the voiced objection of the Mayor ..."

Responding to ZUMAS post.

... and THEN...

Anonymous said...
657, can you read?

I didn't say Villaraigosa hired a demographic, I was referring to the school board. And, yes, I know they were "elected," although we all know that AV money was behind it.

It's not the blind leading the blind, you dope. It's us reading through the lines...

ZD you are one BUSTED motherfucker!!! All that hooting and hollering and here your are... caught! And caught hurling personal insults no less.

August 25, 2007 9:51 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Well, if it is ZD posting anonymously, then it is truly the blind leading the blind.

He is dumb, uneducated, unwashed, unshaven and uncontrollable. (and he stinks to high heaven)

Soon this will pass; the bloggers here are tired of the fool, and the electeds are as well.

These things have a way of working themselves out and the guys with the staying power will prevail.

August 25, 2007 10:38 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Anonymous said...
657, can you read?
I can read, can you write bobo head? Villar hired a demographic PC correct chorus line of busted people. Remove these uninspiring payroll eating non qualifiers. You put too much stock on the Los Angeles Democratic Times. Both of you losers.

August 25, 2007 10:41 PM  

Blogger Zuma Dogg said:

9:51pm,

If you are saying I posted comments anonymously on this thread, not wonder you are mad all the time. you are an idiot. plain and simple.

August 25, 2007 11:25 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Zuma Mutt said "not wonder you are mad all the time. you are an idiot.

Might want to read that back a few times and when it sounds like English, look up "idiot".

Let me help you out...

It is no wonder you are mad all the time, you are an idiot.

I am not mad Zuma, in fact I enjoy your presence. Whenever I think my life sucks I see yours and realize it could always suck more.

August 26, 2007 1:47 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

When he says who he is how is it anonymous just because he didn't sign in. Man the anti-Zuma stuff is really getting old!

August 26, 2007 1:47 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Wal-Mart threatens the wages, health-care, benefits, and livelihoods of workers across the country and around the world. Whether you work or shop at Wal-Mart, the giant retailer’s employment practices affect your wages. Wal-Mart leads the race to the bottom in wages and health-care. The company’s disregard for the law and systematic suppression of the basic democratic rights of workers is undermining fundamental American values.

August 26, 2007 1:48 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

The People’s Weekly World / Nuestro Mundo is a national, grassroots weekly newspaper and the direct descendant of the Daily Worker. We are partisan to the working class, racially and nationally oppressed peoples, women, youth, seniors, international solidarity, Marxism and socialism. We enjoy a special relationship with the Communist Party USA, founded in 1919, and publish its news and views.

Wal-Mart is so large and its market share is so huge that other retailers, especially grocers, use its competition as an excuse to try to match its below-market wages, bad benefits and lack of health care coverage.

Wal-Mart is also so large that it can dictate prices, and losses, to its suppliers, in turn driving those companies’ workers’ wages down, or driving the firms out of business.

August 26, 2007 1:54 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Al Norman is an activist who has made a career out of attacking Wal-Mart. His website is called Sprawl-Busters. Norman now runs "Battle-Mart" for the Astroturf group Wal-Mart Watch, which is funded by the Service Employees International Union. Pullman is listed as a featured "Site Fight" at Battle-Mart.

August 26, 2007 1:56 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

1:54 a.m.: Your avowedly pro-commie attack on Wal Mart is enough to make me favor Wal Mart than I ever did.

Funny, how it's crackpots like you that show up on Zumadogg's site these days.

August 26, 2007 2:04 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

So we get a pro zuma post at 1:57 followed by a host of off-topic jibberish.

Wonder who that could be? Woof.

August 26, 2007 2:39 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Does it really matter?

This post by Zuma, is all about Zuma, as are the comments all about Zuma.

Why?

Because Zuma, his butt boy Matt and maybe one other fool are all egocentric fools.

We "haters" need to boycott his posts and teach him and Higby the lesson that really no one cares about the content of what he posts.

The Dogg beating needs to end; Mickael Vick is going to jail for it, so let's just abandon this mutt instead of drowning him each time.

August 26, 2007 3:42 AM  

Blogger Santiago said:

Clean up your act now that your on the A-list!
Zuma Dogg, get a black Gucci head piece, a little expensive but you would look cool in it. Next wear a black long sleeve Armani light weight turtle neck over some Black Bijan jeans and finally some high-top Chanel black and white canvass sneakers - all the rage presently... on second thought, the hell with Rodeo Drive, park yourself in front of any Target store and save, not to many will be none the wiser. Next we'll talk about that car...

August 26, 2007 7:16 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Zuma did not post blindly. I am reading this on Sunday morning and reviewing (I don't know why) what happened since I went to sleep.

Trust me: Zuma didn't post those comments. I did.

Don't be silly and suggest that I'm him writing right now. It's not. It's me.

August 26, 2007 7:26 AM  

Blogger Santiago said:

Anonymous said...
ZD you are one BUSTED motherfucker!!!



It’s a thin branch you're hanging onto.
The Golden Rules:
There will be no profanity or foul language. Any un-called for language will be removed and you will receive a final warning.

There will be no posts meant to offend or hurt any other member, in a manner which is offensive or inflammatory.

Any impersonation of a user within this blog, in any mode of communication, is strictly prohibited and will result in a cyst on the crown of your head produced by a kitche roller.

Violation of any of these rules will result in a further beat down.

August 26, 2007 7:41 AM  

Blogger ex-Hollywood Liberal said:

Roy Romer rode the same wave of excitement, which worked out really well for our kids. Until LAUSD faces real competition from FULLY FUNDED vouchers and charters, union teachers don't have much incentive to perform. The gates are down, the lights are flashing, but the train ain't comin'.

August 26, 2007 7:42 AM  

Anonymous The Kansonian mule dispatch said:

"Union teachers don't have much incentive to perform. The gates are down, the lights are flashing, but the train ain't comin'."


Here in Kansas we like to say, "they are a few peas short of a casserole".

August 26, 2007 8:15 AM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

Hi City Hall Insider,

With a moniker like “City Hall Insider”, you must know.

How does Martin Ludlow make a living nowadays?

A similar question was raised in another thread. Inquiring minds want to know.

City Hall Insider or anyone else, please.

August 26, 2007 12:17 PM  

Blogger Zuma Dogg said:

What would be someone's motivation for claiming, falsely, that I am posting anonymous comments on this thread? I don't have the answer to that? But I can assure all readers that I have not posted anonymous comments here: I believe perhaps the person actually believes I am posting anonymously. That is even more sad. At least someone who knows it isn't me and lies about it is trying to be "strategic". This crybaby, loser, idiot is just plain pathetically wrong. You have no instincts loser...which is why you will never rise above this anonymous comment section.

August 26, 2007 1:39 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

It started with Brewer nd ended with Zuma.

IF YOU DONT LIKE ZUMA DONT READ HIS POSTS.

With reference Brewer. He started as a swabbie in the U.S. Navy. He became an Admiral. That is the equilivant of running a very large 500 fortune comany. Please name anyone in LUSD, the City of Los Angeles administration etc, who have achieved as much?

Can Brewer solve the problems? If he can put the major fires out or quell them until a solution has been effected; he will survive. Think about the 8 points; its the receipe for success in any company IF PEOPLE FOLLOW IT.

August 26, 2007 2:43 PM  

Anonymous Anonymous said:

2:43 is zuma. He gave himself away with that last line especially, about the 8 points. Must be osme Deming thing. But who cares one way or the other. It's just tedious. Now he's going to come on here again to deny he posts anonymous again, and give a long rant. Save it, bro, don't care.

Why don't you do something useful instead, like write long analysis of how you can help your new pal Zev fix the BOS and the County, or sell t-shirts to tourists. Chill.

August 26, 2007 5:33 PM  

Blogger Zuma Dogg said:

2:34pm is NOT zuma and 5:33pm is a deceitful liar. Anyone who questions whether 2:34pm, or any anonymous post on this blog is ZD, i am here to say it is not, and I will take a polygraph test to verify, should anyone actually care to hold me to it.

August 26, 2007 6:52 PM  

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