Big Stakes Poker Game at the San Diego Ethics Commission

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Not for nothing do they call him the “Mighty Thor”. The Mighty one forwards the attached letter, attributed to Marti Emerald’s legal counsel, effectively asking the City Ethics Commission to get off the Councilwoman’s political back.  (Click on the red link below to read the text). The last elected official to take that tack with the Commission was former school …

Treasury IG Agrees to Request by Issa and Collins to Conduct a Review of ACORN

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Treasury Department Inspector General, J. Russell George agreed to comply with a request submitted by House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs Ranking Member Susan Collins (R-Maine) to conduct a review of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) and of the IRS’s oversight of nonprofit organizations.

Gov. Schwarzenegger Thanks San Diego Director Cameron Durckel for Dedicated Service

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From the Gov’s Office on 9/22, since some readers have been asking… Governor Announces Appointment of Charlene Zettel as San Diego Director Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today extended his sincere gratitude to Cameron Durckel for his devoted service to the people of San Diego and all Californians. Following his resignation, the Governor has appointed Charlene Zettel as director of the San …

Chula Vista Stalls

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So, it appears that the unmistakably flawed appointment process in Chula Vista has been temporarily halted. Sources say that an angry group of citizens have threatened to file a lawsuit to stop a temporary appointment to John McCann’s seat (while he serves active duty in Iraq for a year). Certainly the City should have seen this one coming – Bensoussan …

Issa Calls on Towns, Conyers to Hold ACORN Hearings

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House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent letters today to Committee Chairman Edolphus Towns (D-NY) and Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers (D-MI) calling on theme to immediately convene hearings on the activities of the Association of Community Organizations for Reform NOW (ACORN) that includes key ACORN officials such as ACORN CEO Bertha Lewis, Wade Rathke (ACORN Founder) and Dale Rathke, Elizabeth Kingsley (Counsel to ACORN) and Steve Bachmann (CCI General Counsel) among others.

Meg-a Vu All Over Again

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Again, yesterday, Meg Whitman announced, again, she is running for Governor.  The FlashReport’s Jon Fleishman has an amusing take on the re-announcement… I don’t blame Meg for “announcing” again — But I blame the MSM for making it a story