Got No Campaign Dough? Go Viral! (And Win Swell Prizes)

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

Everyone in politics knows the importance of money. Big campaign war chests scare off competitors, get you lots of TV time to say whatever you want, and fund the fees of every consultant in the universe which means your opponent can’t hire the big talent. So if you’re an underfunded campaign, you’ve got to rely on creativity. Thank God for …

No On D Puts On A Really Big Show

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 12 Comments

Having big funding for a campaign is dandy. But when you’re being outspent by the opposition, creativity must step in and take over. In the case of the campaign against Proposition D, San Diegans Against Government Waste doesn’t have the funds to make the big television ad purchase like the labor union funded campaign in favor of the sales tax. …

Calling All Would-Be Campaign Consultants: No on D Needs YOU

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

Think most political campaign ads suck? Think you can do better? Now you have the chance, and you could win a really swell prize too. The No on D campaign has opened up a viral video ad contest asking for people to submit their own “No on D” ads. There aren’t any formal rules, although I’ll advise you right now …

Volunteer Saturday to Defeat Prop D

Carl DeMaio Carl DeMaio Leave a Comment

Please join Councilmember Carl DeMaio and our grassroots team this Saturday, Sept 25 for a few hours to help defeat Prop D — the blank check sales tax increase in the City of San Diego. Volunteers Needed To Deliver LawnSigns Saturday, September 25 (9:30am to 4:30pm) 5703 Oberlin Drive, Suite 107 San Diego, CA 92121 Prop D gives city politicians …

SD Chief Operating Officer’s Memo Claims That City Has Made “Significant Reductions”

Steve Rider Steve Rider 2 Comments

I’m truly puzzled how one can come to this conclusion. Below are financial figures for the city by several departments over the course of 2003 to 2009. A few occasional departments show a sporadic reductions, but one doesn’t have to be financial wizard to recognize that they general trend is clearly increased spending year over year. Such inaccurate language from someone so high up in the private sector would end their career.