San Diego Mayor Bob Filner showing signs of dementia?

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 8 Comments

Disclaimer: The author is not a medical professional and does not represent herself as a medical expert, merely an observer asking a question worth considering in light of recent events. Increasingly disturbing accounts from women reporting sexual harassment by San Diego Mayor Bob Filner have left observers scratching their heads for a possible explanation.  It seems inconceivable for an elected …

As the Albondigas Turn: May’s Meatball Mayoral Poll

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

In the previous edition of the already legendary Albondigas San Diego Meatball Poll (and who are we to argue with this assertion), Councilmember Carl DeMaio, Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher, and Congressman Bob Filner were the top three picks in February for the San Diego Mayor’s race. Back when this poll took place, Charlie Sheen was still on “Two and a Half …

The Opponent Bonnie Dumanis Fears Most – And It’s Not Who You Think

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 43 Comments

San Diego political insiders have been all a-Twitter today (literally) with the filing of candidacy papers for the City of San Diego Mayoral Race by District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis. Ongoing speculation including a bet between Rostra blogger Barry Jantz and San Diego County Taxpayers Association senior director Chris Cate on whether Dumanis would actually enter the race ran rampant and …

Dumanis is In

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 7 Comments

From Bonnie Dumanis (original is linked here)… Greetings! I want you to be among the first to know that I’ve made an important decision about our future. For some time, I’ve been talking with San Diegans about how my experience can be of value as the city continues its struggle back to financial health. As your District Attorney, I see …

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

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 14 Comments

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 …