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Mr. Jeremy Johnson
Why don't you <redacted> commies take your license readers and shove them up your <redacted> <redacted>! Safety MY <redacted>!!! <redacted> you!
If you <redacted> think that Americans are going to put up with much more of this intrusive, invasive, privacy-denying tactics, on LAW ABIDING CITIZENS, you are <redacted> CRAZY!!!
To learn more about XXXXXX and the Judicial System in the City of Alexandria - How they look the other way for their friends and colleges - go to http://<redacted> or http://<redacted> for more on XXXXXX - http://<redacted>
Removed text:Post by Virginia Law: CORRUPTION IN THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA IN JUDGE'S CHAMBERS ~ Recently Retired Judge Xxxxx Xxxxx ~ HOW DOES HE LOOK HIMSELF IN THE MIRROR IN THE MORNING? ~ Maybe it is the "LOVE" he has for Xxxxx Xxxxx? ~ He personally went out of his way to protect her in court ~ Said to my face I would never get a fair trial Because of their "LOVE" for Xxxxx ~ I guess that is because they like there attorney's lying in Court to them ~ Filing False documents in the Clerks office ~ Lying in Cross Complaints ~ The list of the crimes of the Judges in the Circuit Court of Alexandria & the State of Virginia don't stop here ~ Remember this could happen to you ~ the oath these judge's take goes as follows ~ " I do solemmly swear ( or affirm) that I will support the Constitution of the United States, and th Constitution of the Commonwealth of Virginia, and that I will faithfully and impartially discharge all of the duties incumbent on me asL Judge of the Judicial Circuit. According to the best of my ability: ( So help me God)." ~ Judge Xxxxx is a trespasser of the law ~ He is no better then any of the quilty people he has put behind bars ~ He is actually worse because he walks into a Court Room like "GOD" makes decision's on people's life's that affects there family & children for the rest of there live's. He takes personal friend ships and and by all appearance either doesn't follow the Law because he does not know it ~ which is incompetence or he has ignored the law ~ unconscionable. ~ www.<redacted>
Comment by Virginia Law:I am sorry you feel they are personal attacks. Everything that I am stating is the Truth. I would prefer no to have to state any of this. If I was lying in any of my comments I would be sued for Liable. The City of Alexandria has a very corrupt Court system. I can prove it in the way all of this has happened.
Comment by Ariel Sarousi:Really, City of Alexandria? Threatening to remove posts because you don't what they say? I have no faith or respect for the City of Alexandria
Comment by Virginia Law:You shouldn't ~ The state of Virginia is 2nd in the most corrupt staes ~ U can't get more corrupt then this city?
Xxxxxx. City Attorney supports Xxxxxx as Gate Keeper (God) to the Grand Jury in The City of Alexandria, Sees no problems with a citizens constitutional and civil rights being violated by the City of Alexandria Circuit Courts. Could care less if the City is through out the World looked at as a corrupt, unprofessional, legal system and refuse's to ask a Special Grand Jury to review ...the actions of the Commonwealth's Attorney Xxxxxx, the Clerk of Courts ~ Xxxxxx or the Judge's ~ Xxxxxx, Xxxxxx, Xxxxxx, Xxxxxx, Xxxxxx ~ Visiting Judges requested illegally Xxxxxx, Xxxxxx, Xxxxxx & Xxxxxx Federal Judge Xxxxxx. TERRORISM IN THE COURTS OF CITY OF ALEXANDRIA & THE FEDERAL COURT OF ALEXANDRIA THROUGH OUT THE STATE OF VIRGINIA ~ The public should be concerned how easy it is through personal friendships, donations to campaigns & buying tables at the Virginia State Bar ~ TERRORISM ON THE COURTS BY Xxxxxx Xxxxxx A LAWYER AND MARRIED TO Xxxxxx A LAWYER WITH Xxxxxx IN WASHINGTON DC ~ Power wins so far ~ THEY ARE THE 1% ~ How easy is it for a real terrorist to buy his way of trouble in the Federal Courts of Alexandria?
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Residents asked to avoid waters of Holmes Run near Holmes Rn Pkwy & N. Paxton St. due to FFX Co sewage spill: http://alexandriava.gov/53256
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Residents asked to avoid waters of Holmes Run near Holmes Rn Pkwy & N. Paxton St. due to sewage spill: http://alexandriava.gov/53256
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NEWS :: The City's Holiday Tree arrives in Old Town! Be sure to join Mayor Euille, Santa's Frosty Follies, and a special visit from you-know-who on Friday, November 26 at 7 pm in Market Square (301 King Street)
BAH, HUM-BUG! :: Don't let bed bugs ruin your holiday plans! Travel tips: 1) Inspect hotel rooms for signs of bed bugs 2) keep luggage in the bathroom or on a table and don't put clothes in drawers; 3) put luggage in a garbage bag before putting it in your car or home; 4) vacuum luggage upon return and don't store it i...n the bedroom; and 5) wash and dry all clothes upon your return. http://www.alexandriava.gov/bedbugs%20
Comment: Val Elardo I also read- Don;t put luggage on your bed!
January 25, 2010
To Members of City Council, Mayor, and City Manager:
I have lived in Alexandria for 25 years and paid casual attention to the city's governance and management - until now. Upon hearing of our city's concern over a $40,000,000 potential deficit, I became curious as to how such a prosperous community could find itself in such straits and decided to do some research.
I studied the city' s annual report, the report of the State of Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts, reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and from the Securities and Exchange Commission. What I found was an astonishing lack of management, leadership, and governance in our city.
And here is why.
Growth of the population serves as a solid benchmark against which to compare growth in our government. Our population grew 11.6% between 2000 and 2009. How does an 11.6% growth in population manifest itself in growth of services and expenditures? One would assume they would be roughly in line, but not necessarily a direct correlation. After adjusting for inflation, here is what I found:
Per capita personal income up 17%Great!
Total assessed property value up 106%Great!
General property tax up 45%Four times faster than population growth.
General property tax as percent of city revenue up 54%Up 6.9 percentage points from 2000. Our city is moredependent on general property tax.
City payroll up 41%Up 16% faster than revenues and hogs 68.1% of revenues.
Average city salary up 36%The average city employee makes almost 10% more than theaverage citizen.
Total city expenditures up 54%Up five times faster than population growth.
Expenditures per government employee up 49%Easy to spend money that 's not yours. Four times the rate ofpopulation increase. Is the quality of life in the city four timesbetter than in 2000?
City spending per citizen up 38%Up from $3,450 per citizen to $4,775.
Education expenses up 50%Four times faster than population growth and with a slightlysmaller student population. Are our children four times moreprepared or educated?
Expenditures per student up 47%And one of the highest in the nation. Results?
This looks like a pretty dismal record of milking a cash cow rather than conserving resources.
And just what may be the root causes of this?
When looking at the breakdown by general departments, some areas of concentration stand out and point to areas needing thorough investigation by the city administration:
Department Size in Millions Percent Growth From 2000
Education $165.7 Is it top-heavy with administration?There has been virtually no studentgrowth yet school payroll is up 41.1%
Public Safety 91.8 Up four times population growth?Are we four times safer than in 2000?Anecdotally I do not notice muchdifference.
General Government 77.6 This looks like general overhead tome. Should not have grown fourtimes as fast as the populationgrowth.
And whre might be the best areas to look for savings? Payroll stands out. The city has increased payroll at 3.5 times the rate of increase in our population.
If our payroll in proportion to revenue were the same as …Savings to the city would be:All Virginia Independent Cities $24,000,000All Virginia Municipalities $9,500,000Fairfax and Arlington Counties $85,000,000Goldman Sachs $97,000,000
It appears that at a minimum no increase in compensation at any level of the government is justified and actually some tough decisions need to be made to get the payroll back in line with a minimum target of no more than 60% of revenues. If there is attrition as a result, so be it. We are in a tough economy with unemployment in Alexandria at 4.6% (U-3) and a projected U-6 rate of almost 8%. That compares to 6.2% and 10.6%, respectively, in the Metropolitan area. There are plenty of qualified people looking for jobs. It is time for the city employees to tighten their belts like the rest of us.
Raising taxes is an unacceptable solution. The job of the city government and leadership is to be faithful stewards of the resources of the city and its citizens. Constant vigilance to prevent the squandering of our resources and reducing costs must always be high on our leadership's agenda.
The city payroll is the largest target and opportunity. Where the rest comes from is a challenge and charge to the city government and leadership from the citizens of Alexandria.
ALERT :: Alexandria Police Investigate Missing Person - Police need the public's help in locating a woman who was reported missing on Nov 5. Mxxxxx Mxxxxx, 77, left her residence in the XXXXX block of XXXXX XXXXX around 12 PM on Nov 5. She spoke to her son and said she was going to visit him in XXXXX later that day. She never arrived at her destination nor did she return home. Mxxxxx suffers from XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX and has XXXXX XXXXX. She may XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXX XXXXXX. She is described as XX feet XX inches tall, XXX pounds and has XXXXX hair and XXXXX eyes. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Mxxxxx Mxxxxx is asked to call 703.838.4444 or 703.838.4858
City of Alexandria, VirginiaMore info at http://www.alexandriava.gov/27284 November 6 at 11:34am City of Alexandria, VirginiaUPDATE: Mxxxxx Mxxxxx was located Friday, November 6, in Franklin County, Pennsylvania in good condition.
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