L.A. career politician Mark Ridley-Thomas indicted on federal bribery charges

Posted on October 14, 2021 5:56 am

L.A. career politician Mark Ridley-Thomas indicted on federal bribery charges
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jon berg
jon berg
7 days ago

Isn’t it great having a photo of him with Commula seated right next to him? Wanna thank that photographer. Job well done.

Jimmy "the Broom"
Jimmy "the Broom"
7 days ago

That picture makes me think of the Eddie Murphy film “The Nutty Professor”. Hercules! Hercules! Hercules!

Null Void
Null Void
7 days ago

“He has a doctorate in social ethics from USC”…USC has a lot of ‘splainin’ to do. What exactly is their definition of social ethics? Or did they mean situational ethics? Or maybe they meant unethics.

jon berg
jon berg
8 days ago

It’s like Old Chicago’s back room deals, LA County/city council are crawling with corrupt, self-dealing VERMIN. How many have been indicted recently? Losing track

John Steele
John Steele
8 days ago

please use the word.. grifting crooked DEMOCRAT OK because that’s who it is….
Say he’s a democrat.

Paul Collins
Paul Collins
8 days ago

Possibly an internal purge to make room for more conformable apparatchik? Out with the old and in with the new?

John Schilling
John Schilling
8 days ago

Rope + tree + mofo = Party Time!!!

Ching Chong
Ching Chong
8 days ago

Why is he not behind bars?

If this was you or I we would be locked up.

showandtell
showandtell
8 days ago

YES! Great news!

Oscar W.
Oscar W.
8 days ago

Mark Ridley-Thomas (b.1954) has been in elected office since 1991: L.A. City Council (CD-8, 1991-2002; CD-10, 2020-present), L.A. County Board of Supervisors (2008-2020), Calif. State Assembly (48th District, 2002-06), Calif. State Senate (2006-08). He was also Chairman of the Democratic Caucus during his time in the state Assembly. Full-on swamp creature.

showandtell
showandtell
8 days ago
Reply to  Oscar W.

Oh Oscar, you are so right to call him a “full-on swamp creature.” He is definitely that.

Oscar W.
Oscar W.
8 days ago
Reply to  showandtell

Did you know, show, that M-RT is the _third_ L.A. City Council member to be indicted in 2 years? More are under investigation. And that does not include the 2019 investigation into questionable donations on behalf of Council President NURY Martinez re-election campaign.

showandtell
showandtell
8 days ago
Reply to  Oscar W.

Yes, knew about the first two —- but wow, did NOT know about any looming trouble for NURY. Let’s keep our fingers crossed on that one. And may the investigation of any other suspected crooks on the council be fruitful. Never mind that another three members are threatened with recall, as I’m sure you know. (!!!)