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LAPD pushes for exemption of Ariz. boycott [red stoplight cameras]
abc7 ^ | June 21, 2010 | Melissa McBride

Posted on 06/22/2010 1:09:09 PM PDT by La Enchiladita

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- The LAPD is pushing for an exemption of the city's boycott of Arizona when it comes to a contract with a company that operates L.A.'s red-light cameras.

The issue was on the council's agenda for Tuesday, but they decided to postpone discussion until Wednesday.

The council has to decide whether to continue doing business with American Traffic Solutions, based in Scottsdale, or honor its pledge to boycott Arizona.

The company operates red-light cameras at 32 L.A. intersections, but the city's contract with American Traffic Solutions expires at the end of June.

The LAPD urges the city council to continue doing business with the company, saying the equipment has reduced the number of accidents and fatalities.

(Excerpt) Read more at abclocal.go.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; US: Arizona; US: California
KEYWORDS: aliens; arizona; arizonaboycott; california; cultureofcorruption; fail; illegals; immigration; lapd; losangeles; redlightcameras; revenuetickets; villaraigosa
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Here we go. This is only the second of many "exemptions" that have been and will be requested.

Ending service with American Traffic Solutions could result in traffic delays while crews remove the cameras, or it could take up to 10 months to hire a new contractor and reinstall the equipment. This may cost the city over $1 million.

1 posted on 06/22/2010 1:09:11 PM PDT by La Enchiladita
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To: La Enchiladita

Whores.


2 posted on 06/22/2010 1:13:35 PM PDT by walford (http://natural-law-natural-religion.blogspot.com/)
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To: La Enchiladita

Here’s hoping they stick to their guns an fire those mean racist Arizonans. You can never have too many Mexicans in a country, except in Mexico.


3 posted on 06/22/2010 1:13:43 PM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: La Enchiladita

Isn’t a boycott based on political boundaries a violation of the Commerce Clause?


4 posted on 06/22/2010 1:16:16 PM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: La Enchiladita

Nothing is more important than a revenue stream I guess.


5 posted on 06/22/2010 1:18:27 PM PDT by Abathar (Proudly posting without reading the article carefully since 2004)
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To: Spok

Isn’t a boycott based on political boundaries a violation of the Commerce Clause?

Not if its for the right cause. See the Feeling Clause in the Constitution.


6 posted on 06/22/2010 1:18:41 PM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: La Enchiladita

If Arizona had any honor, they`d tell L.A. to get stuffed and refuse the sale.


7 posted on 06/22/2010 1:19:58 PM PDT by nomad
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“If Arizona had any honor, they`d tell L.A. to get stuffed and refuse the sale.”

Unfortunately it is a private company selling the camera’s and service. In my opinion, by the very nature of the product they provide, the company has no honor.


8 posted on 06/22/2010 1:30:10 PM PDT by RightOnTheBorder
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To: La Enchiladita
Arizona companies should refuse to provide products and services to LA - a pre-emptive reverse boycott.

Publicizing this move would probably result in a glut of business for them.

9 posted on 06/22/2010 1:32:04 PM PDT by fwdude
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Whores.

It was not LAPD that declared a boycott of Arizona. It was the corrupt, racist city council.

10 posted on 06/22/2010 1:32:14 PM PDT by dragnet2
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To: La Enchiladita

I believe chicago went through the same thing - voted to boycott, then realized they needed the cameras.


11 posted on 06/22/2010 1:33:53 PM PDT by Jack Wilson
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Then I hope this “boycott” eventually drives them out of business.


12 posted on 06/22/2010 1:34:30 PM PDT by nomad
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To: RightOnTheBorder
In my opinion, by the very nature of the product they provide, the company has no honor.

Hear, hear!!

14 posted on 06/22/2010 1:50:31 PM PDT by La Enchiladita
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To: dragnet2

And it will be “the corrupt, racist city council” that will grant this exemption because money trumps stated principles.


15 posted on 06/22/2010 1:55:21 PM PDT by walford (http://natural-law-natural-religion.blogspot.com/)
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It was not LAPD that declared a boycott of Arizona. It was the corrupt, racist city council..... And this Assclown pantywaist....
16 posted on 06/22/2010 2:07:28 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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by the very nature of the product they provide, the company has no honor.

I could not agree more.

17 posted on 06/22/2010 2:38:14 PM PDT by Bernard Marx (I don’t trust the reasoning of anyone who writes then when they mean than.)
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Hey, hey.

THE ATTACK OF THE HYPOCRITES

They don't mind a boycott as long as they themselves don't actually have to give up anything.

I prayed: "O Lord make my enemies ridiculous." And God granted it - He sent the Obamas.
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18 posted on 06/22/2010 2:44:46 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you." John Steinbeck)
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No..REALITY is a B***h.


19 posted on 06/22/2010 2:48:55 PM PDT by Marty62 (marty60)
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To: La Enchiladita

Since when was a government boycott even constitutional?


20 posted on 06/22/2010 3:05:57 PM PDT by CodeToad
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