New City of San Diego Sales Tax Coming?

Owen Kellogg Owen Kellogg 3 Comments

Sounds like it if the new Council President Todd Gloria gets his way. The North County Times reports: New SD Council President Pitches Tax Increase Neither new mayor nor council offer immediate reaction to $900 millon proposal The new president of the San Diego City Council — rising Democratic star Todd Gloria — said he wants to put before city …

Calling San Diego Taxpayers: Oppose the “Jobs Tax”

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 4 Comments

The San Diego County Taxpayers calls upon San Diegans to voice their opposition to a proposal by the San Diego City Council to double the so called “linkage fee” charged to construction projects in the City of San Diego. This fee is yet another short-sighted job killer and SDCTA is strongly opposed to this increase. The Council will also consider …

Redistricting Proposal — A Power Grab by Democrats and Labor in the City of San Diego

Greg Larkin Greg Larkin 10 Comments

Let’s put aside for the moment the well-debated controversies over the partisan backgrounds of some of those holding the reins of the City of San Diego Redistricting Commission. After all, it still comes down to the maps the Commission is to consider, whether pulled out of their hats, drawn by a consultant, proposed by the community, or some combination thereof. …

Marti “Firetruck” Emerald

Sunshine Sunshine 0 Comments

It seems after being publicly humiliated at a recent Council meeting Marti Emerald is taking steps to reach out to the community and push her message of, umm…well, I’ll try and get back to you when I find it. She has reinvented her monthly community newsletter although spelling seems to not be a concern. “Subject: We need to restore borwned-out …

If Managed Comp Stands It Stands Alone

Sunshine Sunshine 0 Comments

Congratulations to City Councilwoman Marti Emerald who lives to tax another day! Today the three anti-business initiatives that were going to be placed on the November ballot by the union lackeys on the Council to confuse voters about which proposition to support were withdrawn. The initiatives spokesperson said they will “go to voters directly” if they want the initiatives placed …

Explosions, Sex, and Politics!

Sunshine Sunshine 0 Comments

Did that headline make you read this? Good, because this is boring yet so exciting! Unless you don’t neurotically check your twitter, don’t get breaking political news email pushed to your blackberry, or don’t regularly troll the City Clerk’s office (see: you’re normal), you are just now finding out that Carl DeMaio’s Fair and Open Contracting Ballot Measure, henceforth known …