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Scam to help Filner avoid/delay recall?

What was this past week’s biggest development on the Bob Filner front? What single event happened that will have the most long-term consequences in the hilarious/sad scandal of the San Diego mayor whose name will now forever be a synonym

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Government held to far lower standard than private sector

The gap between the standards seen in the private sector and the public sector have never seemed bigger. In the corporate world, post-Enron, we see steady pressure on companies to put out honest numbers that play fair with shareholders and

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Liberals inflicted Filner on San Diego

As San Diego once again becomes a national punchline — this time for its lecherous dirty old man of a mayor, not its finances — the fact that the campaign to get Bob Filner to quit is led by his

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Ignore East Coast dolts: San Diego mayor girding for long fight 8

The East Coast media do such an amazingly superficial job of covering California politics that it’s no surprise they’re missing the boat on the Bob Filner scandal in San Diego. This is the same bunch that thought the 2003 recall

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Having no fixed beliefs could pay off for Nathan Fletcher

Sometimes, when lawmakers change parties, it has an obvious logic. When Texas Congressman Phil Gramm, a free-market economist before entering politics, switched from Democrat to Republican during Ronald Reagan’s first term, it made sense. Gramm had little in common with

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CalWatchdog contributor talks scandal with John and Ken 2

  CalWatchdog contributing writer Chris Reed was on with John and Ken on KFI 640 AM/Los Angeles on Monday to talk about the lurid sexual harassment scandal involving San Diego Mayor Bob Filner. Here is the link to the segment

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How Clintonian: Bob Filner is going to parry like it’s 1998 7

SAN DIEGO — Late last week, Mayor Bob Filner was playing the Hollywood card when it comes to the multiple sexual harassment allegations against him. Filner said he had a problem, pleaded for forgiveness and vowed to get therapy. Hey,

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Groan: Dem-driven attacks on Filner depicted as ugly GOP coup 13

July 15, 2013 By Chris Reed At 11 a.m. today, there will be another press conference by the three longtime liberal supporters of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner who called on their fellow Democrat to resign last Wednesday over alleged sexual

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Sexual ‘assault’ or ‘harassment’? Filner could be on last legs 12

July 13, 2013 By Chris Reed San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s attempt to fight off the push to force him to quit because of alleged sexual harassment went well Thursday, when former allies trashed him at a press conference without

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Filner scandal: Mayor uses Hollywood survival strategem 6

July 12, 2013 By Chris Reed San Diego Mayor Bob Filner responded Thursday to allegations that he sexually harassed several members of his staff with a classic Hollywood strategem: pleading for forgiveness and announcing he was in a rehabilitation program

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