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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Jerry Sanders
An election night that began with Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker winning his recall election grew progressively worse for public-sector unions as California voters approved steep pension-cutting measures in two major cities.
San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders has spent more than six years in office trying to dig the city out of a fiscal mess his predecessors and the global economic crisis helped to create, and the city workers' unions have fought him nearly every step of the way.
The IRS says that 275,000 organizations have automatically lost their tax-exempt status because they failed to file required annual reports over the past three years.
"These lights and signage will improve safety at Lindbergh Field by reducing the likelihood of accidents on the tarmac," he said in a statement the White House e-mailed reporters. "Contrary to Mr. Coburn's belief, this project is, in fact, an appropriate use of stimulus funds as it will put nearly 100 people to work during the installation process."
But San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders said the project is worthwhile.