Afternoon Briefs on the Los Angeles Political Machine for Wednesday
Yet all Villaraigosa can muster in return are more vague ideals for a big-happy-family melting pot -- not solutions that could ever hope to achieve bipartisan support. Thus proving, in first person, everything Gutierrez just said about the Democratic party's football politics. Looks like it's time to hire a new spokesman.
Thus, expect the tire cliches such as, "we built bridges, not fences, "we need a pathway to citizen", "SI Se Puede!". Then the classic, "we are all immigrants". Moving on ........... ** BTW, "the KCBS expose on stimulus money being used to repair "the boat', has gain the attention of the Drudge Report
** Our blogging friend and reigning "Scribe of Wit" at the Downtown News Jon Regardie dedicates his latest "Regardie Report" to musings on the latest monetary reports on candidates for city office in 2013. An excerpt from Regardie on CD 1 battle in 2013.
We’ve Got a Fight in the First: Outside of the mayor’s race, the most interesting election of 2013 could be in the First District, where Councilman Ed Reyes is termed out. Gil Cedillo, a state senator and political veteran, notched $57,000 by the end of 2011. However, he finished a distant second to Reyes’ chief of staff, Jose Gardea, whose $106,000 in contributions is clearly meant to send a message that he won’t be a victim of a Sacramento steamroller.
...... and think what happens if a "certain Gloria" jumps in this race.
** Our "Snarky Friend" at the "Weekly of Record" is making....., well, "usage" of the photoshop capabilities. The Snaky One has taken to given descriptive terms to the newly gerrymandered council districts. CD 13 is the "Evil Squirrel" eating the "nuts" of Glassell Park and CD 8 is a "U.S Army Tank" liberating Westchester from CD 11.
Your thoughts ...............
Scott Johnson in CD 14