Rhinerson Campaign Signs on School Property

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The campaign of Bernie Rhinerson, big labor-backed candidate for San Diego Community College District, has been placing 4′ x 8′ signs on school property throughout the district — as evidenced by the following photos. Rhinerson works as chief of staff for the embattled San Diego Unified School District, and has long been considered the chief architect of the district’s financial insolvency. The daytime photos …

Special Interests vs. DeMaio: The story continues and Roger Hedgecock joins the fray

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While it is well known that Mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio is hated by organized labor and certain elements of the downtown San Diego establishment, as of two weeks ago nobody in the downtown establishment had publicly come forward to attack DeMaio. That changed when one of the major downtown ring leaders, Fred Maas, was quoted in Voice of San Diego, …

Labor group to watch this fall

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Politicos take note: Working America, a relatively new “community affiliate” of the AFL-CIO, appears to be gearing up for a big election push this fall. The group, which says it has 3 million members nationwide, organizes and promotes protests against banks and industry executives it says are abusing their authority to the detriment of workers. It’s is especially active in …

Fair and open competition is a core American value

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Chula Vistans will vote on the Fair and Open Competition Ordinance as part of the June 8, 2010 statewide primary election. For more on the ordinance, visit http://fairnessforchulavista.com/  The following was submitted to SD Rostra as a guest commentary… Guest Column by Hon. Larry Breitfelder Fair and open competition is not a slogan or a political tactic. It is a …

Term Limits Is A Republican Issue – We Should Support Them For County Supes

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San Diego Rostra Guest Column by Jon Fleischman If some local public employee unions were to place on the ballot a decrease in the county sales tax, first and foremost I would be stunned.  But then I would sign on board and work (apparently in a bipartisan fashion) to reduce the size of government, and increase liberty and freedom for …

WHO gave $250,000 for the SD Term Limits Petition? Now we know: TWO donors sent all $250,000 ! … Same Labor Union unit that gave $2.2 Million to ease California State Assembly term limits in 2008, now wants to Limit terms of the all-GOP S.D. Supervisors in 2010.

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To paraphrase Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s famous words from World War II:…. “Never have so few, donated So Much, for So Little.” Public records kept by the San Diego Registrar of Voters disclose that “the Few” numbered just TWO total donors who gave “so much” ($250,000) to help finance a petition drive to limit terms of San Diego County Supervisors. …