I’m Back!

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Like many people I was irritated when Red County changed it’s format to a system that was impossible to use, and unfriendly to the only place I cared about: San Diego. THANKS to Mighty Thor and Barry Jantz for SDRostra.com. Anyway, there is soooo much to discuss about north county – it’s been several months since my last post on …

Men are Ready to elect a Republican Governor in 2010 … But Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner have not yet sold Women

Jim Sills Jim Sills

In reading the crosstabs of a professional poll, you expect to see some differences among ethnic,  economic and gender groupings. But the poll released this week by “Rasmussen Reports” reveals a STUNNING difference when Men and Women voters are asked    about the race for Governor. When matched against likely Democrat nominee Jerry Brown, Republican Insurance Commissioner   Steve Poizner leads Mr. Moonbeam among …

Issa Confronts Towns on Countrywide VIP – Challenges Him to Hold Vote to Issue Subpoena

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At a hearing today of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) challenged Chairman Edolphus Towns (D-NY) to hold a committee vote to issue a subpoena to Bank of America for all information related to the Countrywide VIP Program, which was used to curry favor through sweetheart mortgage deals with Federal Government officials and Members of Congress who held responsibilities related to housing policy. In June, Bank of America expressed their readiness to cooperate with such a request but that amid legal restrictions they could only do so “if a Committee issues a valid subpoena for information, Bank of America would have a valid basis to produce information.”

“Parsky” Commission Weighs In; Reactions Swift

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Source: http://totalbuzz.freedomblogging.com/2009/09/29/tax-commission-makes-recommendations-but-will-it-amount-to-anything/22555/ State tax commission makes recommendations BRIAN JOSEPH, Sacramento Correspondent Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced this morning that he will be calling a special session of the state Legislature to review recommendations for updating the tax code, which were released today. The Commission on the 21st Century Economy, a 14-member, bipartisan committee appointed by the governor and legislative leaders, has …

Watkins Madness

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Since I wrote on September 20 about the travails of Bob Watkins, the misunderstood and mystified (his word, that second one) Airport Authority chairman has met with Mayor Jerry Sanders and admitted his failure to disclose potential conflicts of interest.  A Sanders’ blessing followed, with the understanding that Watkins would amend his financial reports and clean up his act. Yet, …