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Sweep 'em out is clarion call
REACTION: Not all supervisors got their
December 14, 1995
Byline: MARILYN KALFUS: The Orange County Register
The grand jury charges leave another messy blot on Orange County's image, but
local residents aren't reacting too squeamishly.
"If you want to hear the pigs squeal, take away their pension funds!" said Ric
Leach, 46, of Santa Ana upon learning of Wednesday's actions against two
supervisors, the county auditor and a former budget director.
Leach said he was upset that some former supervisors, including Gaddi Vasquez,
dodged the bullet by stepping down.
Vasquez announced his resignation shortly after investigators visited him in July.
"He's smart enough to have seen this coming, yet he wasn't smart enough to take
care of county business," said Leach, a homebuilder. "He got out in order to save
whatever is left of his egg-stained face."
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