Wednesday, March 28, 2007
Mayor Bond Speech Highlights
Perennial Encinitas incumbent Jim Bond received a Raspberry from the North County Times and much criticism from the community for not preparing a speech for the State of the Community Address
Encinitas mayor delivers state of the community address
Highlights of Bond's speech include:
Assured crowd that we are winning the war on terror.
Gazed wistfully past crowd for 10 minutes and then gestured outward with his arm, "This used to be all cow pastures."
Started off by saying, "Good evening ladies and germs, I just flew in from Chicago and boy are my arms tired. Hey now, how about that Dalager and those Jews? Now thats a big matzah ball!"
Stressed need for Lacrosse fields at the Hall Park property.
On streets, "We need more of them and we need wider streets. Traffic will never be the way you want it. Cars are getting bigger and faster. They got smaller for awhile there. Remember the Le Car? What the hell was that about anyway? You will never be able to jump in your car at 7:30 in the morning and get to where you're going as fast as you want to because everyone else is trying to get there, too. What I'm saying is that the reports that say that something hasn't happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there are also unknown unknowns -- the ones we don't know we don't know."
Finally lost crowd when he said, "All in all, running for president of Carlsbad was the best decision I ever made."