7,000 CPS EMAILS ARE ON THE WAYI have asked DSHS for the email records of bureaucrat, David Del Villar Fox, for the time period of the last year. Fox is the man who is charged with holding a hand of the tortured people who seek help through their legislators. He tries to make them feel better as he tells them "Get a lawyer or lose your baby." He is absolutely useless, really. He talks a good game and then stands by and watches as termination proceeds...even having the unmitigated gall to tell you that the department really isn't, actually, going for termination. It just LOOKS and SOUNDS like it in court when the state's lawyers ask for termination....What???? Yeah. No kidding.
Del Villar Fox has some 7,000 emails. I think by reading them I will have lots of ideas for legislation. I was told by the department it would take 90 days to get them. So, I suggested they start with June 2008 and go to the current date. Then, go back and provide Dec. '07 to June '08.
Most DSHS high-ups hide behind either "privacy" or "this is still an active case" excuses for not letting the public review what is done or not done in cases. We are supposed to be content in our reading about children in foster care who are harmed in some awful way. And, we are told we must just blindly accept the fact that everything will be secret ("to protect the child"). What cowardly behavior. They act like they could only discuss things if the name of the child is given. The fact of this blog only shows their excuses for what they really are: cover-ups.
DSHS PRESS RELEASES ACT LIKE BLEACH ON THE CRIME SCENE.
CPS is a closed agency. We usually only see a rare glimpse from the press after the death of a child in state custody or after some monumental lawsuit has been lost and taxpayers foot the bill for an agency that "supervises" others but can not supervise itself. And, after the highly paid DSHS spin doctor gets the press release out there is as little dirt on the laundry. It is like bleaching the crime scene.
Fortunately, there is another way that may yield information from this hunkered down barricaded citadel without windows. And, that is through public disclosure.