Representative Issa’s PR machine hits a snag known as “The New Yorker”

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Presumably The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza told Darrell Issa that he was going to do an article about him, with or without him… or at least implied as much. Issa would have been better off going the “without” route. In an article ironically titled “Don’t Look Back“, writer Ryan Lizza does nothing but look back. Now that Issa is the …

A Pious Bob Filner talks and talks… but not about his own outbursts

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San Diego’s Democratic Congressman Bob Filner chatted with Nancy Cordes on CBS about “political discourse.”  He alleges that he was threatened in the last election cycle. “Like many of us across the country – including Gabby (Gabrielle Giffords) – we had, I’ll just lump them together as Tea Party opponents, people who went really beyond the bounds of political discourse,” …

San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council Offers an Enemies List and a Parade

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Brothers and Sisters (yes, this is how Secretary-Treasurer Lorena Gonzalez actually addresses union members in her message): Did you know the San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council actually has an enemies list? The businesses with which they have grievances are described as “unfair employers and adversaries of the labor movement” on their Do Not Patronize page.  ‘Adversaries’ is such …

Win One for “The Gipper” in San Diego

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In an effort to recognize the 20th century’s greatest president, public support is being generated to name a San Diego bridge after President Ronald Reagan. The three bridges that have been identified as potential naming opportunities are: 1) The Camino San Bernardo overpass at Camino San Bernardo and Camino Del Norte 2) The pedestrian bridge at the southern side of …