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#1 "The investigation is continuing, and details will not be released at this time. Updates will be provided as new information becomes available."
Unfortunately, the "investigation" must now be put on hold due to a lack of funding.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-07-14 03:43||
#2 The cops might work for free on this one if they think they can get their pensions restored.
Posted by Abu Uluque 2012-07-14 12:30||
#3 Or find a Republican someplace to hang it on.
Posted by crosspatch 2012-07-14 14:49||
#4 If they are issuing bonds (likely) for sewer/water/road projects, they should have been audited. I find the claim verrrry suspect, but possible
Posted by Frank G 2012-07-14 15:27||
#5 The whole state is an insane asylum
Posted by newc 2012-07-14 17:52||
#6 They should've created their own san bernardino dollars and san bernardino federal reserve, then ANY meddling or malfeasance is instantly A1 OK.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-07-14 19:45||
#7 It's an interesting situation.
The county itself has a long history of corruption. It's a huge area, with most of the economic focus on the western quarter. Unlike Cook County, Illinois, it's a bipartisan affair. Depending on who is in power, it's either ignored or becomes a witch-hunt.
The San Berdoo city government itself makes Lebanon look sane. Half the city council is in the unions' pockets. The rest are either ineffectual, or there to solely represent their 'demographic', or are so grating or gadfly-ish so as to undermine whatever good they're trying to do. The city attorney has long craved the mayoralty. Funny thing is, he can't seem to get himself elected. So there's a lot of intramural warfare.
That spills over to running the city. The city manager's parking spot is designated by a magnetic sign; they just can't seem to keep one. There's a temporary in office right now. It's almost the same thing for police chief. Public works is affected; there is a backlog to repair things. A year or two the city nearly arrested a man (a qualified electrician) for taking the initiative to repair some of his neighborhood's electrical infrastructure.
Like I said, interesting.
Posted by Pappy 2012-07-14 21:30||
#8 They should've created their own san bernardino dollars and san bernardino federal reserve, then ANY meddling or malfeasance is instantly A1 OK.
STFU, for once.
Posted by Pappy 2012-07-14 21:31||
#9 eh? I was being sarcastic.
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-07-14 21:53||