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Posted on December 18 at 2:34 p.m.
And let the Monday morning SB freaks begin talking $h!t…
Can't wait to hear from the self made educated mind numb defense freaks who have no information to give but will tell us how someone else should have defended themselves…
I better grab a cup of coffee and be prepared to hit the head after splitting my gut from laughing at these idiots...
On Fatal Police Shooting Deemed 'Justifiable Homicide'
Posted on December 18 at 8:06 a.m.
"What on earth has politics got to do with this"
Awww, everything!! Let's see, it's tax money, this tax money is governed by SBCAG, Caltrans is in charge of widening the freeway, Moonbeam has interjected himself and wealthy left-wing Montecietians are using politicians to continue the 30+ year stalling of widening the gateway through Montecito. Any questions????
On Jerry Brown Now Directly Involved in Highway Widening Dispute?
Posted on December 18 at 7:49 a.m.
There is NO accountability with any SB County left-wing politician. When their term is up they simply apply for the next political seat and the same representation continues. End of story...
On State Recommends S.B. Receive $38.9 Million in New Jail Funding
Posted on December 16 at 10:50 a.m.
Contrary to popular belief the "Union supporters" (I'm thinking you are talking about the deputy sheriff's union) has had little affect on "gang injections", "benefits" or "retirements".
I have followed numerous unions within the county employee departments. The biggest, most vocal and well financed union in the county is County Fire Local 2046. Every election cycle they pour 10's of thousands and even hundreds of thousands toward their bought and paid for BOS member. If you were to type in "SBC County fire local 2046 political contributions" into your search engine you would be amazed at how much they have given to SB County supervisors. Janet Wolf and Doreen Farr have received over a hundred thousand each.
Just look at this years BOS race. Who has the deputy sheriff's union endorsed for the 2nd district? Not Janet. Janet is not a friend of law enforcement. Oh sure she will tell you she supports public safety but that is only when she is grandstanding. She routinely dismisses LE budget requests for "Other" more partisan requests to fill political promises. What has she done to move toward filling county coffers to fund the new jail?? The biggest cash cow in the county is OIL!!! But what has she, Doreen and Salud done to this industry? Thrown them under the bus to keep enviromaniacs on their side. Enviromaniacs aren't going to pay the bills or our future obligations.
If you were also to look at what the BOS has given to County fire every budget cycle as a whole compared to all county departments you would see a trend by how much this union has benefited from its chosen board members. They are also the only union to receive raises while all other unions gave concessions. Just look at their windfall of benefits in their last contract negotiations. It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out "Large contributions" equals great paydays…. But then again it takes individuals to do a little research and fact finding to figure it all out. The BOS and fire union surely will not tell you this.
The only reason I bring up another county department in regards to this "Jail issue" is because everybody knows we need a new jail funded. But when large contributions are made by a single union they are competing for the same pot of money needed to fulfill what the Sheriff, Civil Grand Jury's, Judges and others have said we've needed for 30 years. So when do our elected politicians put on their big boy / big girl pants and put priorities first???
Posted on December 16 at 7:47 a.m.
This debate has been going on for nearly 30 years. If the BOS (Which mostly has been liberal) passed and funded monies for construction back then, we wouldn't be finding ourselves here today.
Every Sheriff since the early 80's and civil grand juries has been trying or attempting to get the BOS involved in this process. This debacle is a BOS nightmare. But, Sheriff Brown will attempt to use this "extra" money thing to his advantage during this election cycle.
While yes he has secured monies for construction the rest of the department is in shambles. Personnel within the sheriff's dept. are on mandatory overtime everyday of the week 24 hours of the day. It has been this way for several years. Deputies have been taken off the street and assigned to the jail leaving less deputies patrolling your neighborhoods.
Now comes the "Extra" $17 million a year for operation, come 2017 or sooner he or the next Sheriff needs to hire nearly 100 people to run this new facility. WHERE IS THAT MONEY GOING TO COME FROM, NEW OIL WELLS??? This out of touch or should I say touchy feely BOS want to give monies to pet projects or voting constituents only to get re-elected. Never mind the infrastructure of the county is falling apart.
The way I see it is Sheriff Brown wants his name on a building while his dept and personnel come second to his legacy. What a shame. The money is there to hire personnel but Brown thinks giving OT to people makes more sense especially during election cycles because he believes people want more money. Only problem is he is wearing his people out, families suffer and complaints go up.
Do we need a new jail, yes. Do the BOS and Sheriff have a responsibility to the taxpayers today with adequate deputies patrolling our streets? It's not happening today folks your being fooled into a false sense of security. All is not well within the walls of the sheriff's office. There is a reason most of his upper staff have retired. They see the writing on the wall and their input does not matter. Sheriff Brown is egotistical and a narcissist and one who believes if you talk like you know what your talking about you can fool the public.
Time for change at every level from the BOS to the Sheriff. Vote Sergeant Sandra Brown for Sheriff and who ever runs against these out of touch BOS incumbents and lets get these idiots out of office before they bankrupt us…..
Posted on December 11 at 7:34 a.m.
Fire administrators are all the same in this county. They look out for themselves and will take you out if you get in their way. You know what? I believe the Sheriff fits in this category as well. What is it with these egotistical maniacs holding admin jobs in public safety?? Mingee is no saint and is now trying to save his job by saying he wouldn't use cancer to bully. Then explain to me why these three would use the word "cancer" in their lawsuit? You just can't make this stuff up.. Sue the hell out of Mingee and clean house…..
On Three Firefighters Sue Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District
Posted on December 9 at 8:49 a.m.
I read the actual report not one in a magazine. Even the actual report tried to minimize the fed's responsibility. It is to bad that these people who were in charge are not held responsible. But then again, when is government ever held responsible for anything…...
On Arizona Firemen Deaths Blamed on Agency Incompetence
Posted on December 8 at 9:05 a.m.
It's not about Carp/Montecito. Carbajal is a grandstanding politician only looking out for his best interest and his next political office. He panders to whom ever will give him money. He has done nothing toward making this county fiscally sustainable for future generations. He will look to leave the BOS as soon as Capps states she is no longer running. Mark my words...
On Chumash Call out Carbajal
Posted on December 8 at 8:58 a.m.
Did you read the article? It said, "was due to poor planning by their superiors, faulty communication, and being sent to fight a horrendous blaze to protect buildings and pastures that were “indefensible.”
Can you point to the section in the article where it states, "On scene leader" as being singular???
It was totally "Agency incompetence". Over and out……..
Posted on December 7 at 8:39 a.m.
Janet Wolf talking about "arguing" and "getting along" give me a break.. Janet, it's time to retire…. Get out!!!!
It's also ironic that Wolf read a letter from Hit and Run artist Raymond Morua.
On Supes Force Veterans Truce
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