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Departing Police Chief Brings Home The Bacon

My latest post on FFFF: in time for his retirement, our beloved police chief Pat McKinley brought home a $100,000 federal earmark for his new body armor which he designed in a partnership with seasoned police contractor Safariland, a subsidiary of Europe's largest military contractor. Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez congratulated herself for rooting up the money for the high-priced vests as part of the Omnibus Appropriations Act.

What could be wrong with this earmark? It's nothing but free money for the City of Fullerton - an unconditional gift from the federal government, right?

But the earmark qualifies as official government pork according to government watchdogs.

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Dirt Road

I have been lobbying city hall for years to have our street reverted to its historical dirt form. I finally won! Power to the people!


Visiting the Hills of West Virginia

We went to visit Jessica's mom in the hills of West Virginia for a week. We had a great time and the people there are so nice. We saw a lot of curious sights and met some people who were very different. Good times! Here are the photos.


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