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University of California Regents Party Hearty
frontpagemagazine ^ | May 30, 2017 | Lloyd Billingsley

Posted on 05/30/2017 10:14:05 AM PDT by Syncro

University of California Regents Party Hearty

Janet Napolitano’s politburo is corrupt and incompetent as the UC president herself.

University of California president Janet Napolitano stashed away $175 million in a secret slush fund while publicly beating the drum for tuition and fee increases. Napolitano interfered with state auditors, prompting UC students and workers to call for her arrest and Democratic legislators to demand her resignation. For their part, the UC regents publicly defended Napolitano, and it has now emerged how the regents responded to students and worker protests.

The night of the protest, May 17, CBS News reported, “the regents threw a $15,199 party at San Francisco’s elegant Palace Hotel for 59 people – a $258-a-head event also billed to the university.” Back in January, the night before they voted to raise tuition, the regents hosted a $17,600 banquet, one of many such events in recent years.

While planning to jack up tuition 28 percent in 2014, the regents threw an $8,000 party, and the year before, during a financial crisis, they blew $15,600 on a feast. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Napolitano’s office has reimbursed the regents for more than $225,000 in dinner parties since 2012. What the regents have to celebrate remains unclear to many observers.

State auditor Elaine Howle not only uncovered the president’s $175 million slush fund, she also questioned the performance of the regents in their oversight of Napolitano’s office. The state auditor recommended that the legislature could increase accountability by taking over the regents’ job. True to form, the regents found no fault whatsoever with president Napolitano.


One of president Napolitano’s favorite projects is the UC Davis Firearms Violence Research Center, which will receive its first $5 million on July 1. According to director Garen Wintemute, the Center’s first task will be will be “a survey that looks at who owns guns, why they own them and how they use firearms.”  They want “the names,” and Californians have good cause to find this troubling.

As Stephen P. Halbrook noted in Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and “Enemies of the State,” the Nazis also wanted to know “who owns guns” and they ruthlessly suppressed firearm ownership by disfavored groups. At the University of California, that means conservatives.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Front Page News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; janetnapolitano; ucb; ucbregents
As DHS chief, Napolitano failed to secure the borders and enforce immigration law. As Alexander notes, “Napolitano also enacted a Dream Act-style policy giving young illegal immigrants a reprieve.” She continued that type of policy as president of the University of California, founding and funding the UC Center for Undocumented Student Legal Services, barring campus police from cooperating with federal authorities, and granting illegals in the UC system a $25.2 million aid package running through 2019.
1 posted on 05/30/2017 10:14:05 AM PDT by Syncro
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Protecting illegal insurgent criminal alien invaders and coming after our guns.

Corrupt as ever.

2 posted on 05/30/2017 10:15:02 AM PDT by Syncro (Facts is facts)
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To: Syncro; Liz

Janet is a poster girl of how libs take over institutions and so called no profits and rape the taxpayers for their benefit and fellow thugs/aka rapists of taxpayers.

It would be interesting to see how much tuition for California students has gone up per since Janet came in.

The second point, has the % of out of state students increased since Janet has been raping the Cal U system.

3 posted on 05/30/2017 10:20:12 AM PDT by Grampa Dave (120+ days without Hilliarly/Huma as POTUS! Thanks, President Trump for this great reality, each day!)
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4 posted on 05/30/2017 10:44:56 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (Happy days are here again!)
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If by chance Janet Napolitano tracks in enough dirt that
the California newspapers can no longer prop her up then
she will be granted a huge golden parachute, hailed as
an educational super star and replaced with another
liberal crook.

5 posted on 05/30/2017 10:54:40 AM PDT by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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What the regents have to celebrate remains unclear to many observers.

Their Success...

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6 posted on 05/30/2017 11:10:00 AM PDT by HLPhat (It takes a Republic TO SECURE THESE RIGHTS - not a populist Tyranny of the Majority)
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It’s amazing what that tuition (student loans) pay for...

7 posted on 05/30/2017 11:24:11 AM PDT by WKUHilltopper (WKU 2016 Boca Raton Bowl Champions)
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How much did the cake girl cost

8 posted on 05/30/2017 12:43:18 PM PDT by stan_sipple
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“How much did the cake girl cost”

I’m guessing with this reprobate group, it was a cake “it”.

9 posted on 05/30/2017 2:00:02 PM PDT by WKUHilltopper (WKU 2016 Boca Raton Bowl Champions)
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