Posts Tagged ‘politics’
As originally posted on Flash Report.
Camp Carl DeMaio must be doing a jig.
So far, the polling for the San Diego mayoral race ain’t been what most of us race watchers would consider legit.
This move signifies a tipping point in the race that will no doubt lead to some substantive research providing supporters, donors and voters alike a clearer view of the field.
As originally reported and updated on Rostra, big changes are coming to KOGO-AM Radio, San Diego’s foremost news and talk (make that talk with a sprinkling of news) radio station.
9 a.m. – 12 noon: Rush Limbaugh (No change here, KOGO isn’t about to commit broadcast suicide)
UPDATE, July 13: Voice of San Diego posted an article Tuesday morning about Sanders’ retreat on the sales tax hike.
The article stresses Sanders’ reticence about speaking out on the issue, while “tax antagonists” vocally “railed” and “fulminated” against the hike. Meanwhile, the putative supporters of higher taxes, such as Councilman Todd Gloria and firefighter union president Frank De Clercq said they wanted the mayor to take the lead.
After flirting with supporting a half-cent increase in the city of San Diego’s sales tax rate, Mayor Jerry Sanders has dropped the idea, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune and other news sources.
As I sit here working with Sports Center playing as my soothing background music I am struggling with my opinion regarding the 6 game suspension given by the NFL Commissioner to Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.
It seems to me that Roethlisberger is being tried and convicted without being found guilty, not unlike the accusations made against politicians and then used by the media and in negative campaign materials.
A few of the facts: