CA-52 Getting Interesting – #ACA Toxicity

B-Daddy B-Daddy 4 Comments

To see the impact of the health care law’s implosion on political campaigns, look no further than my own 52nd Congressional district here in San Diego.  Scott Peters, the incumbent,is expected to face a tough re-election campaign against the well-known Carl DeMaio.  (I supported DeMaio for Mayor last year.)  While DeMaio has a Republican primary to get past, his high …

Big Win for Rostra at the 2013 San Diego Press Club Journalism Awards

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal Barry Jantz, The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 3 Comments

Thor is very happy with all of us tonight at San Diego Rostra. Our humble political blog won first place in the Best News and Opinion Blog category at the San Diego Press Club Journalism Awards. The Libertarian Lass and Barry Jantz graciously accepted on behalf of everyone in the Rostra blogpen. Visual aid shown here. To put this into …

The shutdown and the CA52 race

Elliot Schroeder Elliot Schroeder 5 Comments

The shutdown fight is over. The media is claiming a debacle for the Republicans.  Back here at home, what are the implications for the upcoming Congressional race in the 52nd district (CA52)? … So that ended badly. I’ll probably tune out the news for the next few days as the liberal revelry with be loud and nauseating. What happened? For …

CA52 Democratic Phone Poll Going around

Elliot Schroeder Elliot Schroeder 2 Comments

I received a phone poll call last night.  As I recall the questions were: Do you support the Democrat or Republican Congressional candidate in CA52  (Generic Party only test) What do think of Scott Peters performance Impact of the shutdown Who is to blame in shutdown What party do you identify with – Democrat, Republican, Independent Then it said it …

Did Filner and Peters Break Up?

Owen Kellogg Undesignated 15 Comments

Late last night Red State reported on the interesting dynamic between Scott Peters and the Filner scandals. The point is after weeks of silence, Peters responded to criticism by removing almost every reference to Bob Filner from his website.  Yikes! I don’t know if that’s more embarrassing for Peters or Filner but the entire incident certainly reflects poorly on the …