Wednesday, December 17, 2014

V may be for Victory but VA is for Vamoose


verb (used without object), vamoosed, vamoosing.
1. to leave hurriedly or quickly; decamp.
verb (used with object), vamoosed, vamoosing.
2. to leave hurriedly or quickly from; decamp from.

Remember that ongoing lawsuit to evict non-veteran activities from the VA property - including the baseball stadium used by UCLA?

A federal appeals court on Monday ordered the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to halt construction of an amphitheater on its West Los Angeles campus. A two-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the veterans agency should maintain the “status quo" while it appeals a lower court ruling striking down numerous leases, including those authorizing UCLA’s baseball stadium, a hotel laundry and television studio storage on the sprawling property...

Maybe it's no surprise that we're being evicted. It appears, after all these years, that the boom-boom-boom in the box was UCLA's lease for the ballpark:

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