Full Disclosure Network http://www.fulldisclosure.net The News Behind the News Sun, 01 May 2016 01:26:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.10 Willie Williams LA’s lst Political Chiefhttp://www.fulldisclosure.net/2016/04/willie-williams-las-lst-political-chief/ http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2016/04/willie-williams-las-lst-political-chief/#comments Sat, 30 Apr 2016 16:51:41 +0000 http://www.fulldisclosure.net/?p=7289 The News Behind the news: Willie Williams LAPD’s First Political Police Chief  (1943-2016). To commemorate the passing of former LAPD Chief Willie Williams, the Full Disclosure Network is re-releasing an 30 minute exclusive 1995 interview with Willie Williams who was the first LAPD Police Chief appointed by Democrat Mayor Tom Bradley in the aftermath of […]

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Willie Williams LAPD’s First Political Police Chief  (1943-2016).

To commemorate the passing of former LAPD Chief Willie Williams, the Full Disclosure Network is re-releasing an 30 minute exclusive 1995 interview with Willie Williams who was the first LAPD Police Chief appointed by Democrat Mayor Tom Bradley in the aftermath of the 1992 Rodney King Riots.   In this interview Williams describes some of the political pressures on the Department in the wake the riots and the enactment of Proposition “F” that removed the Chief from Civil Service protections.  Read more below…….

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A 1997 Times interview quoted Williams as saying “Politics has greatly intruded, for the right or the wrong reasons into the day-to-day management activities of the Department…”   According to the Times Williams said he considered himself a “guinea pig” confronted by daily attempts by political leaders to meddle in departmental affairs.

Ironically, following the implementation of Prop. “F” reforms,  under African-American Mayor Tom Bradley , city police politics turned sour for the only two African-Americans ever appointed  LAPD Chiefs, both were denied reappointment to serve second terms, while all  non-African American Chiefs were subsequently reappointed, a practice that has continued to this date.

Williams’ political appointment was made possible following the 1992 enactment of Proposition “F” that removed the Chief’s position from a Civil Service position to a political appointee of the Mayor.  He complained to the LA Times in 1997 that he was confronted with daily attempts by political leaders to meddle in departmental affairs.  He was denied a second term appointment by Bradley’s successor, Republican Mayor Richard Riordan.

 

 

 

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Minimum Wage Disaster Loominghttp://www.fulldisclosure.net/2016/04/minimum-wage-disaster-looming/ http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2016/04/minimum-wage-disaster-looming/#comments Fri, 22 Apr 2016 23:51:55 +0000 http://www.fulldisclosure.net/?p=7274 Behind Closed Doors Alarm bells rang during this one hour presentation of graphs and quotes from studies prepared by economic experts as guest Speaker H. Andrew Thornburg, a Corporate Turn-Around Expert, established a strong case that the L A City Council failed to seek full examination of the economic consequences surrounding their $15 Minimum Wage […]

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Behind Closed Doors

Alarm bells rang during this one hour presentation of graphs and quotes from studies prepared by economic experts as guest Speaker H. Andrew Thornburg, a Corporate Turn-Around Expert, established a strong case that the L A City Council failed to seek full examination of the economic consequences surrounding their $15 Minimum Wage Law before voting it into law earlier this month.

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Governor Brown says:
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Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr.

“So, economically, minimum wages may not make sense.

But morally and socially and politically, they make every sense…”

 

 

FDN  Digital Asset Management System Progress Update

 

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Full Disclosure Network continues to attack the monumental task of merging 24-years of videotaped programs into our Digital Asset Management System. More than 2-thousand database entries containing vast quantities of exclusive information have been placed into our system. We’re preparing to digitize, transcode and upload all of this material into the system for eventual use in documentary and public affairs programming.

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Video Clip Reveals Impact of Politics on Law Enforcementhttp://www.fulldisclosure.net/2016/01/video-clip-reveals-impact-of-politics-on-law-enforcement/ http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2016/01/video-clip-reveals-impact-of-politics-on-law-enforcement/#comments Sat, 23 Jan 2016 00:18:48 +0000 http://www.fulldisclosure.net/?p=7246 Full Disclosure Network (FDN) Exclusive video coverage with law enforcement officials reveals historical anguishing debate over public policy. Watch the Program Here:   Link to FDN Newsletter 1-25-16 FDN interviews with law enforcement officials provide a candid view of the impact that politics has on public safety, corruption in public school construction and how America […]

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Full Disclosure Network (FDN) Exclusive video coverage with law enforcement officials reveals historical anguishing debate over public policy.

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Link to FDN Newsletter 1-25-16

FDN interviews with law enforcement officials provide a candid view of the impact that politics has on public safety, corruption in public school construction and how America prosecutes the Presidency.
For the past 24 years FDN has documented the evolution of public policy in our communities and our nation.  FDN has launched an Historical Preservation Project to organize the video library
into a “Digital Asset Management System” so that our historical video clips will be easily accessible for documentary, news and public affairs TV and Internet programming.
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a program of the American Association of Women, founded in 1984.

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Full Disclosure® Expands: “The News Behind The News” in 2016http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2015/12/full-disclosure-expands-the-news-behind-the-news-in-2016/ http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2015/12/full-disclosure-expands-the-news-behind-the-news-in-2016/#comments Sun, 27 Dec 2015 22:48:36 +0000 http://www.fulldisclosure.net/?p=7224 Guest Speaker:  Global media technology expert Fred Fourcher (CEO Bitcentral) Watch the Video Report ( 10 minutes) Full Disclosure Network (FDN) has accomplished much in 2015 as described in this video by Leslie Dutton Host and Executive Producer. Also featured are speakers at our December 13th holiday event Paul Orfanedes, Litigation Director of Judicial Watch and […]

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Guest Speaker:  Global media technology expert Fred Fourcher (CEO Bitcentral)

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Full Disclosure Network (FDN) has accomplished much in 2015 as described in this video by Leslie Dutton Host and Executive Producer. Also featured are speakers at our December 13th holiday event Paul Orfanedes, Litigation Director of Judicial Watch and global media technology expert, Fred Fourcher, who is founder and CEO of the Irvine Californa based Bitcentral and who describes FDNs’  2016 plans to expand to a Digital Asset Management System that will house the archives of the Emmy Award winning public affairs Internet TV program .

The FDN project involves preservation of almost 25 years of video interviews, debates and discussions featuring prominent government officials, newsmakers on public policy issues. Paul Orfanedes, described the importance of preserving the FDN programs and showed some examples of public documents his organization obtained under the U S Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) that included the GW Bush Administration’s Iraqi Oil Well Maps to demonstrate the importance of preserving public records.
The FDN Preservation and Digital Asset Management System is to be used for development of documentary and public policy programming to provide historical background to the general public via Internet TV all digital platforms.

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Floating Sinking Economies? #670-3http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2015/07/floating-sinking-economies-670-3/ http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2015/07/floating-sinking-economies-670-3/#comments Fri, 10 Jul 2015 23:07:58 +0000 http://www.fulldisclosure.net/?p=7202 The News Behind the news: Scott Minerd says that supporting the economy is the job of  the Fed.  Watch the Program Preview: Guggenheim Partners Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd serves on the Market Advisory Committee to the Federal Reserve. He defends the policy of the Fed to support failing corporations and our Federal government. He […]

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The News Behind the news: Scott Minerd says that supporting the economy is the job of  the Fed. 

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Guggenheim Partners Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd serves on the Market Advisory Committee to the Federal Reserve. He defends the policy of the Fed to support failing corporations and our Federal government. He denies that any foreign governments were bailed out by the Fed.

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An Insider’s Look at the Fed #670-2http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2015/06/fed-doesnt-need-audit-670-2/ http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2015/06/fed-doesnt-need-audit-670-2/#comments Mon, 08 Jun 2015 02:06:41 +0000 http://www.fulldisclosure.net/?p=7141 The News Behind the news: Scot Minerd claims the Fed is more transparent under the current leadership. Guggenheim Partners Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd serves on the Market Advisory Committee to the Federal Reserve. He is extremely familiar with the operation of the Fed and explains how it was formed, for what purpose it was […]

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The News Behind the news: Scot Minerd claims the Fed is more transparent under the current leadership.

Guggenheim Partners Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd serves on the Market Advisory Committee to the Federal Reserve. He is extremely familiar with the operation of the Fed and explains how it was formed, for what purpose it was formed, and how it conducts its business.

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Senator Mountjoy Tributehttp://www.fulldisclosure.net/2015/05/senator-mountjoy-tribute/ http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2015/05/senator-mountjoy-tribute/#comments Fri, 22 May 2015 23:37:08 +0000 http://www.fulldisclosure.net/?p=7083 A frequent guest on Full Disclosure, host Leslie Dutton offered this tribute: The News Behind the news: The late Senator, labeled a staunch conservative actually was a man of the people, taking on issues of interest to both sides.   Please enjoy these selected programs featuring Senator Mountjoy: Save Our License Constitutional Amendment Part 1   […]

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A frequent guest on Full Disclosure, host Leslie Dutton offered this tribute:
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The News Behind the news: The late Senator, labeled a staunch conservative actually was a man of the people, taking on issues of interest to both sides.

 

Please enjoy these selected programs featuring Senator Mountjoy:

Save Our License Constitutional Amendment Part 1

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Save Our License Constitutional Amendment Part 2

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Save Our License Constitutional Amendment Part 3

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It Began in Secrecy #671-1http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2015/05/it-began-in-secrecy-671-1/ http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2015/05/it-began-in-secrecy-671-1/#comments Fri, 15 May 2015 22:34:28 +0000 http://www.fulldisclosure.net/?p=7076 The News Behind the news: Author G. Edward Griffin claims the Federal Reserve has been a scam on the American people from its founding 100 years ago. Watch the Program Preview: Author G. Edward Griffin explains the history of the Federal Reserve. He points out that it was done in secrecy because it created a […]

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The News Behind the news: Author G. Edward Griffin claims the Federal Reserve has been a scam on the American people from its founding 100 years ago.

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Author G. Edward Griffin explains the history of the Federal Reserve. He points out that it was done in secrecy because it created a banking cartel that would never have been approved by Congress or accepted by the American people.

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A Really Bad Precedent #663-2http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2015/05/a-really-bad-precedent-663-2/ http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2015/05/a-really-bad-precedent-663-2/#comments Fri, 08 May 2015 00:09:43 +0000 http://www.fulldisclosure.net/?p=7062 The News Behind the News: The Bear/Stearns bailout set the stage for expanding the safety net to all the major financial institutions that were in trouble. Watch the Program Preview: Author Vern McKinley explains how the major banks lobbied to get government support for their tremendous losses in the 2007-2008 Great Recession. He identifies the […]

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The News Behind the News: The Bear/Stearns bailout set the stage for expanding the safety net to all the major financial institutions that were in trouble.

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Author Vern McKinley explains how the major banks lobbied to get government support for their tremendous losses in the 2007-2008 Great Recession. He identifies the major players who cried “the sky is falling,” predicting the collapse of the entire world economy if the Federal Government failed to bail them out. In his book, he documents how there was no evidence that the failures of the big banks would have any long term effect on the economy.

 

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The Fed: 100 Years of Boom & Bust #670-1http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2015/04/the-fed-100-years-of-boom-bust-670-1/ http://www.fulldisclosure.net/2015/04/the-fed-100-years-of-boom-bust-670-1/#comments Wed, 29 Apr 2015 23:41:21 +0000 http://www.fulldisclosure.net/?p=7054 News Behind the News: Scott Minerd offers a critical analysis of the first hundred years of the Federal Reserve. Watch the Program Preview: Due to his unconventional views, Scott Minerd, the global Chief Investment Officer of Guggenheim Partners is serving on the market advisory committee to the New York Federal Reserve Bank. He explained the […]

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News Behind the News: Scott Minerd offers a critical analysis of the first hundred years of the Federal Reserve.

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Due to his unconventional views, Scott Minerd, the global Chief Investment Officer of Guggenheim Partners is serving on the market advisory committee to the New York Federal Reserve Bank. He explained the initial purpose of the founding of the Fed and gives a critical analysis of the successes and failures of the Fed, noting the Great Depression and the recent Great Recession.

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