Is the Filner settlement a good deal?

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by Barry Jantz This was published at FlashReport on Sunday. Is the City of San Diego agreement with Bob Filner a good deal for taxpayers? Maybe we can start by agreeing on something.  It really chaps the common hide to think the city would enter into any settlement whatsoever with the soon-to-be former but already disgraced mayor.  If it were …

Chris Reed Interviews Barry Jantz On Redistricting

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Chris Reed’s Top Story show on KOGO AM 600 (Get yer podcast here)  is a dependable staple of my drive home. And yesterday, the show by the self-proclaimed “cranky libertarian” produced a bonus:  SD Rostra’s own Barry Jantz. Redistricting was the topic, especially its effects in San Diego County. Jantz made a number of points: – The new San Diego …

EXCLUSIVE: Meatball Poll Results on San Diego Mayor’s Race

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There are plenty of polls: straw polls, tracking polls, horse race polls, push polls, exit polls. Not to be left out, San Diego Rostra debuts its exclusive Meatball Poll. This decidedly unscientific poll is conducted among attendees at the National Albondigas Political Society, San Diego Edition. This swell group of political swells gathers for meatball soup (hence the name) and …

Poway and the recall election

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First of all, let me lay my biases on the table. I’m an idealist.  That can be good or bad. I hold politicians to a higher standard. I expect more from them.  I’m also supporting Chuck Cross for Poway City Council which I will describe why later. I’m also Poway Councilmember Merrilee Boyack’s appointee to the City’s Park and Recreation …