Los Angeles Mayor, Eric Garcetti has been working to trim the budgets of LAPD since 2017 and now in 2020 the proposed cuts are in the range of $150 million and passed the city council vote by 12-2. He got major support from progressive groups for certain including CAIR-LA. He also had the support of Senator Kamala Harris (CA-D). The money is not a savings to local taxpayers but rather is being routed instead to helping communities of color. Tuesday’s unanimous city council vote to replace police officers with unarmed crisis response teams for nonviolent emergency calls. A portion of the money will be used to limit the furlough of municipal employees. In April, Mayor Eric Garcetti proposed furloughing 15,000 civilian employees due to the revenue shortfalls brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. This comes after the L.A. Unified School District Board of Education voted Tuesday night to slash the school police budget by $25 million, or 35%. According to city documents, the city’s revenue for 2019-2020 is estimated to be $6.32 billion, about $253.5 million below the 2019-2020 proposed budget.
The Guardia di Finanza said that markings on the drugs were consistent with those used by Islamic State (IS). Though the amphetamine has been linked to IS in the past, some experts doubted that IS had the capacity to produce drugs in such quantities, and stated that Syrian pro-regime entities were more likely responsible.
It is important as a primer not to conflate ANTIFA with Black Lives Matter, although there is certainly video evidence that ANTIFA has allied with BLM in many situations. By the way, for your pleasure, here is the author of The Anti-Fascist Handbook, Mr. Mark Bray.
ANTIFA does however receive grants from Soros and likely Tom Steyer.
BREAKING: @RefuseFascism Dark Money Exposed
“We did get a grant from [Soros]”
General Mattis, your op-ed in the Atlantic was repugnant. Let’s review what you purposely overlooked, shall we?
Know your Terrain
It’s the leader’s job to interpret and translate the terrain and operating environment. Know whether you are the bear or the alligator. Leaders must understand their organization’s strengths, weaknesses, and ideal operating terrain before stepping into the fight. There is no “unfair” when dealing with an uncontrollable variable like terrain. Read more here from Sun Tzu on terrain.