No One Can Really Tell The Truth Like John Walsh
LA LIVE morphs into FARMERS FIELD STILLBORN!
Mr. Phil gives “Slick Timmie” his walking papers for blowing the World’ Biggest NFL Stadium Deal. AEG finds itself all “Fluxed-Up”! TWILIGHT FLICKERS ON THE LAST DAYS OF LA MAYOR ANTONIO’S REIGN OF POWER. THE REST OF THE PLANET YAWNS WHILE ANGELENOS REJOICE!
GAME OVER! NO FOOTBALL! NO STADIUM! NO NOTHING! EXCEPT MORE BS FROM OUTGOING MAYOR ANTONIO ABOUT SUPER- VAGUE
FUTURE FOOTBALL PLANS …UNTIL JUNE 30, 2013 WHEN HIZZONER PACKS UP AT GETTY MANSION AND DISAPPEARS FROM POLITICAL LIFE FOREVER! YAY!
ULTIMATE COLLAPSE OF THE MUCH-TRUMPETED FOOTBALL STADIUM PLANS SERVES AS A FINAL TESTAMENT FOR THE SOON-TO-PAST-HISTORY FAILED LA MAYORAL ADMINISTRATION OF TONY VILLARAIGOSA!
MUCH VAUNTED FOOTBALL STADIUM DEAL RIP! (REST IN PITTSBURGH?)
Poor Antonio stepped in it big-time this time! The greatly-ballyhooed Farmers Field set-up turned out to be chock full of road apples! Why did Anschutz suddenly pull AEG off the sales market? The simple reason that goes un-reported by the Mainstream Media is that there never were serious bidders out there! The Mayor was tripping’ out!
THE NFL Pipe Dream is all over! Stop inhaling, Mr Mayor & City Council!
“Slick Timmie” just got kicked out on his slim assets by Big Phil! We’re back to Square Zero, Folks! Just another financial fiasco in a parade of fiscal flops from Lame Duck Blame-Resistant Mayor Antonio Ramon Villaraigosa of Los Angeles!
Every bit of the seemingly endless conventional post-mortem wisdom you may have heard funereal-sounding public radio Host Mr. Warren Olney and friends spinning on “No way, LA!” Thursday was all damn wrong!
What you were actually listening to was an absurd exercise in Municipal Face-Saving orchestrated through remote-control by Mr. Mayor Tony Himself!
If Leiweke-gate had been an earthquake, it would be a 9.0 on the Richter scale!
Villaraigosa, The Council and City Fathers, all refuse to shoulder the staggering blame for committing a monstrous Downtown ” Stapling Center” error!
Tim Leiweke tried his hand at playing the role of West Coast Wizard of Oz. Both the real life human and his fantastical role model proved in the final scene to be nothing but a pathetic impostor-fraud!
At the Thursday final stop on AEG’s Yellow Brick Road, there was no pot of gold waiting at the end of the Rainbow, sparkling with that long-green color of cold cash. The foreign investor types from places like in Asia like Macao , Seoul or Shanghai never showed up to save the day ; although we were told over and over again by the politicians that they were riding to the rescue of the deal …that’s now defunct!
The general public was repeatedly promised during those tedious marathon City Council meetings, and in the good gray pages of the Los Angeles Times, that AEG could make thousands of trickle-down jobs materialize out of thin air. Alas, the only trickle-down jobs to appear in LA lately are located at Gay Massage Parlor
The rest is embarrassed silence.
Villaraigosa and Company have failed miserably trying to turn LA into a National Football League franchise holder except Hizzoner doesn’t possess the plain courage or simple honesty to publicly admit his abject failure to all of us! Tim’s future career is in the crapper! Just like the soon-to- be ex- Mayor Antonio’s!
The LA City Council spent millions on outside consultant reports and still more on additional outside consultant reports on the previous wave of outside consultant reports; plus using highly-paid City CAO wasted staff-time to compile myriad in-house reports on all those piled-up consultant reports that are destined to sit in some dark, remote City Hall corner gathering dust forever!
No deal! No dice! No way! Nothing but weak alibis galore tossed in our lap for pie in the sky plans that turned into sh*t as far as the eye can see from City Hall to Staples Center!
If you have ever been in Big Chief City Bureaucrat Miguel Santana’s luxurious office, then you might know what his large staff’s nickname for the NFL Dream Deal was from Day One: Mission Impossible!
Recovered alcoholic Santana is being sorely tested. The Mayor has hastily ordered the CAO to produce an instant Plan B to upgrade the LA Convention Center now that the old AEG Plan can be found stinking up Antonio’s City Hall office sh*tter!
The vague–but super-costly scheme– that the Honor Roll of City Hall Bloggers (You know who we are!) exposed almost daily was to snatch away any damn NFL team from some un-named metropolis and drag the owners and players by their necks, kicking and screaming, to the safe haven of AEG-Ville where hundreds of thousands upon hundreds of thousands of instant adoring and big-spending LA (Your New Team Name Here) fans would magically appear to fill the stadium all season long year after year! This screwy idea was conceived in abortion and delivered on Thursday DOA feet-first in an ugly back alley somewhere. off Pico Boulevard!
In Oakland long ago, a poet said: ” There was no there there!”
Today during the Very Last Days of Mayor Antonio’s Reign in LA, our rebellious websites HOLLYWOODHIGHLANDS.ORG & JWALSHCONFIDENTIAL both say: “There is no here here!”
“The Farmers Field Lures NFL Team to La La Land” perennial Times “news” story wound up as a tale told by an idiot (pick your least favorite Council person or most any news editor over at Spring Street) full of sound and fury signifying nothing!
Every NFL owner shunned in disgust the proposed AEG deal without spending so much as a millisecond of serious consideration. There never were any foreign investors who devoted even a micro-smidgen of serious thought to shelling out the Multi-Mega Bucks Anschutz was demanding to seal his fanciful deal concocted with his head buried in the quick sands of Local LA Finance in order to make his already gigantic corporation even filthier rich than it is today!
This entire quest for team and stadium was like a bad acid trip gone wrong hiding behind a phony Downtown LA Medical Marijuana clinic!
The Mayor&City Council’s tax-lowering breaks and miscellaneous inducement offered to any potential outside investors whatsoever were unceasingly exaggerated by civic cheerleaders who slightly disguised themselves as impartial LA Times reporters. Everything mentioned above meant less than nothing in the final analysis!
“Slick Timmie” now the spurned ex-protege of Bossman Phil, was exposed Thursday as metaphorically nothing but a riverboat gambler-type dealing tax-payer strip poker crookedly on borrowed time, manipulating a house of cards with a pair of aces up both sleeves, playing with himself,gagged and bound, inside a smoldering house of straw, stolen from the lowliest of the Three Little Pigs!
Mr. Phil Anschutz got fed up with Leiweke’ empty-headed bobbing and weaving for the media cameras much too late in the game. In reality, “Slick Timmie” failed to locate a buyer for AEG because the Anschutz-asking price was much too steep for any sane Billionaire to accept!
Things got personal when Mr. Phil decided behind the scenes to pin the blame on “Slick Timmie”, thereby turning Mr. Smoothie into the key scapegoat for the blowback surrounding the collapse of the new stadium/ team offensive when the NFL owners’ self-imposed deadline for okaying a change of ownership expired a short time ago, sealing the new proposed stadium’s ghastly fate!
That’s when Anschutz gave “Slick Timmie” the pointed boot behind closed doors and then waited for a slow news day to go public with the private ouster. “Slick Timmie” got the same trapdoor treatment that he himself had given many others…instead of the golden parachute escape hatch he so fervently expected Mr. Phil to afford him!
So Anschutz breathed a heavy, heavy sigh of relief, gave himself a strong kick in his own pants for half-believing “Slick Timmie’s “Triumphalist Quarterback Fantasies”, cut short this noisy civil charade and took back control of his own game of high -stakes marbles by power-kicking Mega-Hustler Leiweke’s now power-less butt to kingdom come; with Tim’s Downtown faithful companion, Empty Bag Lady, Ms. Jan Perry, at his side, along for the ride and the view!
My fellow Angelenos, please hold your nose and quickly flush away what remains of the impossible dream of another LA Super Bowl real soon by using Industrial Strength Tidy Bowl!
Thanks for nothing, Guys!
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