Gavin Newsom Goes Back On His Word To Avoid Back Room Deals

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After winning the seat for lieutenant governor in November, Mayor Gavin Newsom told reporters, point blank, that there would be no back room deals or political bargaining when selecting an interim mayor to fill the remainder of his term.

He's also vowed to steer a clean-cut transition as he assumed his role as state lieutenant governor.

But then it seems Newsom was involved in back room shenanigans late last night when city supervisors took a short break from debating who should be the interim mayor.

And his effort for a smooth city transition? Well, that's been about as clean as Mission Street sidewalk.

Newsom's refusal to leave his post as San Francisco Mayor on Jan. 3 created a downward spiral of chaos culminating with Supervisor Chris Daly's embarrassing meltdown on Tuesday night, and leaving the progressives writhing in anger.

And for a mayor who was long criticized for shirking his mayoral duties to run his campaigns for higher office, he seems to already be starting on the wrong foot in Sacramento. 

While Newsom remains in San Francisco playing politics, there are major mudslides devastating parts of the state and the U.C. executives who are threatening to further cripple the school system by demanding and increase in their pensions.

These are two issues the lieutenant governor has direct say over as a sitting member of the U.C. Board of Regents and the State Lands Commission.

Shouldn't Newsom be in Sacramento working on those issues?

As one political insider put it "He is like the kid who graduated from high school but hangs around to still attend high school parties."

Meanwhile, Democrats who elected Newsom are stuck dealing with Republican Abel Maldonado, the current lieutenant governor.

"It is making him look unfocused," said political consultant Jim Ross, a former mayoral ally turned critic. "The longer he waits, the harder it will be make the position of lieutenant governor relevant."

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GRANT MACDONALD
GRANT MACDONALD

MACDONALD BANK is filing a $22,000,000,000; war crimes lawsuit in Washington based on Getty’s support for Hitler. J. Paul Getty; FBI File 100.1202, June 26, 1940: Espionage. 2003 documents declassified by UK Warfare Ministry reveal that in Oct. 1941 the pro-Nazi Jean Paul Getty employed and lodged Nazis at his Pierre Hotel in New York City; Nazis who were involved in spying on and sabotaging Allied Forces’ war production plants. 43,000 people were killed in the UK while J. Paul Getty was in Berlin still shipping oil to Hitler five months before Pearl Harbor … December 7, 1941. J.P. Getty was investing in German government bonds. Jean Paul Getty’s mother; Catherine Risher was German. As aristocrats with treasures of art were executed -- beginning in 1933 -- with the outbreak of war; Getty assiduously added to his vast collection with the Nazis. The Rembrandt of Marten Looten hangs in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The Gainsborough of Christie purchased in 1938 is at The Getty Museum in Los Angeles.

The exemplary looting of the Rothschild collection was the Germans’ main objective and to lay their hands on as much Rothschild property as possible, as it represented the most prestigious collection for the Nazi dignitaries. As Baron Rothschild was held prisoner and subjected to hard labour by Göring and the Nazis, with members of the Rothschilds later thrown into incinerators alive or hacked to death by meat hooks, Getty was at the Rothschild palace door; concerned with what was to be done with Rothschild's furniture. Getty was speaking highly of the Nazi regime; during a period when Hitler was invading Poland, Austria and Czechoslovakia; the fact is Hitler was actually murdering Jews since 1933 - as the world was outraged - including England’s Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald. At an official party thrown by Nazi leaders in 1938; Getty was in the company of Hilde Kruger, a girlfriend of Hitler himself. On November 10, 1938, the so-called Kristallnacht, the night of the crystal or broken glass, Getty was negotiating the sale of Rothschild's furniture. In 1938 Getty acquired a Gainsborough portrait of Christie & a Raphael which are presently at the Getty Museum and a Rembrandt which is at LACMA.

MACDONALD BANK ON BEHALF OF WWII VETERANS- v. -J. PAUL GETTY TRUST; GORDON GETTY; RONALD GETTY; J. PAUL GETTY JR. ESTATE; MARK GETTY; ANNE GETTY EARHART; CLAIRE GETTY PERRY; CAROLINE GETTY; CALIFORNIA LT. GOV. ELECT GAVIN NEWSOM & LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART.

The Law of Treason in United States, “Article Three,” defines treason as levying war against the United States or "in adhering to their Enemies," knowingly adhered to an enemy of the United States, namely, Nazi Germany and give Nazi Germany aid and comfort with intent to betray the United States.

Drewcab415
Drewcab415

I can't wait for Mayor Ed Lee to congratulate the 2011 SF Giants on winning their second consecutive world series!

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