After a Rough Week, What Does Team Fletcher Have in Store?

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It was a rough week for Team Fletcher. Let’s recap the week’s events. Sunday (5/6/12) The BIG endorsement of Carl DeMaio from the UT San Diego. Monday (5/7/12) A mailpiece highlighted Nathan’s record of voting for tax increases. Fletcher’s high rate of no-shows and missing votes caught up with him when he asked to be removed from his Committee to …

Drag Show At USD: Father, Son and Holy Spirit (of RuPaul) Draws Protest

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Last year, when First Things listed University of San Diego as one of the five “least Catholic” (out of over 240) Catholic Universities in the U.S., I was skeptical.   First Things is an intellectual, predominantly Catholic, politically conservative magazine, which I rather enjoy. I conjectured that maybe USD had adopted too much of San Diego’s beach culture and affinity …

WWFD? What Would Fletcher Do?

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In the back and forth over Assemblyman and mayoral candidate Nathan Fletcher’s post Let’s be honest. Let’s be truthful. And let’s be direct., Rostrafarian Steve Rider posted an honest, truthful and direct question about this “leading by example” business. This brings up an interesting question. One can only assume that on the off chance CPR is defeated either in the …

SD CityBeat: Do Journalistic Standards Include Personal Death Wishes?

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Yesterday San Diego CityBeat’s John Lamb posted this on Twitter: “(johnrlamb) X’s fingers @TonyKrvaric continues his meatball/beer/mashed-potato/beer/boiled-egg/beer/boiled-potato/aquavit-chaser diet. #strokeofgenius” In essence, Lamb was noting he was keeping his fingers crossed for Tony Krvaric (pictured below) to have a stroke. While he will no doubt say that he was joking, and may at some point feign an apology, this provides an illuminating insight …