Long Beach Councilwoman Gerrie Schips...

Long Beach Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske shares her take on budget cuts

There are 2 comments on the Press-Telegram story from Aug 25, 2012, titled Long Beach Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske shares her take on budget cuts. In it, Press-Telegram reports that:

Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske released an alternative budget plan Friday to use surplus revenue to prevent cuts next year that she says would disproportionately impact East Long Beach.

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good ship schipske

United States

#1 Aug 25, 2012
If we must be impregnated with democrats, I wish we could clone Schipske, and let her replicants have all the other seats on the city council so it would be run responsibly, with some professionalism, and apparent respect for her constituency regardless of party. Mostly.

Every time I ever read about her in the PT, she's usually trying to do something reasonable. I don't always agree with her. I'm not a democrat, but if we're stuck with 'em, at least she's not some brand of politically-charged crazy.
Dane Thorsen

Long Beach, CA

#2 Aug 26, 2012
good ship schipske wrote:
If we must be impregnated with democrats, I wish we could clone Schipske, and let her replicants have all the other seats on the city council so it would be run responsibly, with some professionalism, and apparent respect for her constituency regardless of party. Mostly.
Every time I ever read about her in the PT, she's usually trying to do something reasonable. I don't always agree with her. I'm not a democrat, but if we're stuck with 'em, at least she's not some brand of politically-charged crazy.
I totally agree. I think she is the one of the sanest, most reasonable Democrat politicians in the State. At times, she is the lone voice of sanity in what has become the most destructive political party organization in America.

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