Here in LA (la la land to the rest of the country) our illustrious photo-op mayor, El Reconquistador, feels that Mexican Independence Day should be celebrated en la tierra del Norte Mexico, California Sur. While it's one thing to be proud of one's heritage it's another to be an advocate of the ILLEGAL immigration of individuals. Whose country are we celebrating? Whatever happend to civic pride in America? or even one's own state? Have we let ourselves be so brainwashed to believe that EVERYTHING is relative? including ILLEGAL immigration.
Only weeks ago, we had our city council make the most daringly obvious power grab yet and try to slip in a seemingly innocuous proposition that would 'allow' them another term after their term limits had expired. They said they 'needed more time' to solve the problems of L.A. No, they need more time working a REAL job rather than conjuring up ways to perpetuate their public office ineffectiveness at taxpayer expense.
Right along with that is our unique public utility the Dept. of Water & Power (DWP for short). Seems they have an interestin relationship with the county Board of Supervisors. When the county needs money, they have the DWP raise key fees (hidden taxes alert) to generate an operating surplus, that is conveniently rolled into the general fund (why, because they set it up that way-clever aren't they). Upon doing that the county has slush money to play with. A year or two later, sure enough, the county seems to have a shortfall and needs more money, so they go to the DWP and.......well you get the picture.
Maybe it's this whole state that's crazy. Our former Governer, Jerry "Moonbeam" Brown is running for office again, this time for Attorney General. The same governer who did more FOR prisoners, rapists, murderers than for the average citizen. Oh, and he's also a softie on that ILLEGAL imigration thing.
Remember-If you don't vote, you don't get to complain!