Haven’t served in the Military? Fletcher says: “Shame on you”

Ryan Purdy Ryan Purdy 44 Comments

Nathan Fletcher released an ad called “Character.” Handpicked veterans call out the leading mayoral candidate, Councilmember Carl DeMaio, for not having served in the military. The well-rehearsed veterans, one after another, said: “Shame on you.” Given this ad, you might be surprised to learn DeMaio has never expressed anything but admiration for Fletcher’s military service. So why would Marine veteran …

Walter Cronkite is rolling over in his grave after SDCTA Breakfast Forum

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal Leave a Comment

Five people who have a lot to do with the news you read, hear and see on a daily basis in San Diego got up early to talk about the role of news media organizations as advocates. What they had to say may surprise you… especially if you’re still living in the era of Walter Cronkite. The San Diego County …

Zane: Court ruling nothing short of huge

Tony Manolatos Tony Manolatos 1 Comment

  An op-ed written by T.J. Zane in today’s U-T San Diego discusses the recent favorable U.S. District Court ruling on campaign finance regulations in the City of San Diego, the role The Lincoln Club of San Diego County played in the case, what’s changed and why it’s so important to San Diegans. Zane is President and CEO of the …

Rider on KUSI pans Brown’s tax increases

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters 1 Comment

Friday (1/21/11) at o’dark thirty I did a lively 6 minute KUSI TV interview panning Governor Brown’s planned tax increases — well, the special election he wants to raise taxes later this year. I think the interview went well, do I’m putting it out for Internet viewing. I think you’ll like it. Or perhaps hate it. Depending on who “you” …