Wednesday May 1
GOP Tests Gay Candidate as 'New Generation Republican' in Poll #CA52
A new GOP poll tested former San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio, an openly gay Republican and potential congressional candidate, as a "new generation Republican" in the highly competitive 52nd District.
Wednesday May 1
The Political Economy of Drones
Douglas Valentine and Nicolas Davies detail the strategic use of torture and assassination by US forces during the Iraq War; RAVE ON: Lee Ballinger on the latest in the war on youth: police crackdowns on raves; THE AFGHAN WAR COMES HOME TO PHILLY: Dave Lindorff reports on the drone base in Philadelphia, which is now a legitimate target of Al Qaeda; ... (more)
GOP Rakes Rep. Peters Over 'Silence' on Working Families Flexibility Acti
Rep. Scott Peters won a bruising battle with GOP incumbent Brian Bilbray in the 52 nd District six months ago.
Media Matters for America
U-T San Diego 's Alleged Pro-GOP Campaign Ad Pricing Scheme Sparks State Review
T San Diego , a California daily newspaper which has been criticized for promoting the pro-business and hard-right political activities of new owner Douglas Manchester, is under review by state election regulators for allegedly giving discounted political ad rates to conservative campaigns and Republican candidates it favored.
U-T San Diego Political Ads Don't Add Up, Investigation Suggests
By Ryann Grochowski , Amita Sharma , KPBS Campaign strategist Tom Shepard grew more suspicious by the day last fall as he flipped through the U-T San Diego and repeatedly saw full-page ads lambasting his client Bob Filner, a Democrat running for mayor.