The 10 Most Tweeted San Diego Rostra Posts in 2011

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  Politics & Media Mashup: your weekend news aggregator leads off with “The 10 Most Tweeted San Diego Rostra Posts in 2011” and includes stories and editorials from across the country about the death of redevelopment in California. Also included: pieces on local, state and national politics as well as social media. You can hear Tony Manolatos talk politics and media …

Chris Reed Interviews Barry Jantz On Redistricting

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Chris Reed’s Top Story show on KOGO AM 600 (Get yer podcast here)  is a dependable staple of my drive home. And yesterday, the show by the self-proclaimed “cranky libertarian” produced a bonus:  SD Rostra’s own Barry Jantz. Redistricting was the topic, especially its effects in San Diego County. Jantz made a number of points: – The new San Diego …

Exposed: Empower San Diego’s Talking Points – One Person, One Vote? Whatever!

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-“Oh, but wait! There’s more!” A core principle in Redistricting is “One Person, One Vote” which even embattled Executive Director Midori Wong has been repeating over and over again in various media outlets. Apparently that principle is not shared over at Empower San Diego as they are willing to sacrifice it at the altar of forcing their progressive, political agenda …

Exposed: Empower San Diego’s Last Ditch Political Play – And Interesting Friends

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It’s no secret that various interest groups have been actively lobbying the San Diego Redistricting Commission over the past few months. One of the most active groups has been Empower San Diego which even managed to get one of their own, Commissioner Theresa Quiroz on the actual commission and who has been carrying their water ever since. The commission has …

Todd Gloria Loves District 3 – As Long as It’s Convenient

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Guest Commentary by Dave McCulloch Just the other day, Todd Gloria – City Councilmember for District 3 – tweeted his “heart is in D3 and [he] intends to serve it, in whatever configuration, for another four years.”  While this sounds noble, I question his motives. Today, Gloria lives in Cherokee Point, a small area of City Heights that was recently …