- Making News: LAX Investigated for Illegal Contract Awarding
Mayor Hahn says Airport Commission President Ted Stein assures him he-s not raising political contributions from contractors. Hahn was responding to City Controller Laura Chick, who asked local, state and federal law enforcement to investigate -potential illegal acts- discovered during an audit of LAX. Hahn agrees an investigation is appropriate but says he-s satisfied -proper procedures have been followed.- Controller Chick has more on the allegations.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Lies of President Bush
Last Sunday's New York Times Magazine carried the commentary, -Enough Debating-Let-s Start Hating.- Contributing writer Matt Bai claimed that the political Left is finally responding to years of Right-Wing attacks and allegations with attacks and allegations of its own. Three of the books listed have -lies- in their titles, including The Lies of George W. Bush, by David Corn, Washington editor of The Nation magazine. Corn is mad as hell and he's not going to take it any more.