Rick Amato Show Honored at San Diego Press Club Journalism Awards

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Congratulations to my friend and fellow radio talk show host Rick Amato for notching a BIG win at Tuesday night’s San Diego Press Club Journalism Awards. In his FIRST time ever entering this prestigious competition, Rick won first place in the Radio Interview category. The winning entry from “The Rick Amato Show Presented by The Washington Times” originally aired in …

Oversight Democrats Literally Change the Locks on the Doors

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Frustrated by Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Darrell Issa’s (R-CA) attempts to force an up or down on issuing a subpoena for documents/records related to Countrywide’s VIP program and for releasing an embarrassing video of Committee Democrats avoiding the vote on Thursday, Committee Chairman Edolphus Towns (D-NY) has retaliated against Committee Republicans by literally changing the locks. Politico:  …

Sticks and Stones

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Recently I had a conversation with one of my clients. He commented on all the mean spirited invective being spewed by conservatives about President Obama, saying that the Democrats “never” said such horrible things about President Bush. He’s not the first person I’ve heard assert this. Talk about selective memory. During an exclusive interview with CBS Radio reporter Peter Maer …

Republicans and Independents: Very Little Voice On Marti Emerald’s “Advisory Council”

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When asked about her community “Advisory Council” (which was the following day found to be largely her political campaign donors) Councilwoman Marti Emerald stated that the reason for the group was that she wanted “something a little more independent”. Really, that sounds great. But with old Marti, the Devil is in the details, and it’s increasingly clear there is a …

DeMaio: Shelving Downtown Library Will Save $63M in General Fund

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Councilmember Carl DeMaio released a memo today showing the major impact the new Downtown Library project will have on the city’s General Fund which faces a staggering $200 million deficit. Read the memo here. From the SDUT PolBlog: By shelving a new downtown library, the city could save as much as $63 million over the next five years, according to a fiscal analysis …