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And I'm 's favorite alt-weekly associate editor. Obvs.
So proud of winning a lunch box at
Congrats on getting the "staffer that really gets sh*t done" award! He's kind of a big deal!
Full steam ahead! Congrats on Kevin's award tonight from Well deserved. :-)
'faulconer' is now trending in diego
Financial data in excel format?! Hooray!
If Nathan Fletcher says "a real conversation" one more time, we're going to need a real conversation. Mayoral debate now on AM600.
"If Qualcomm can afford to pay me as much as they do, they can afford the linkage fee" -NF
You DON'T have to attend every argument you're invited to.
Good discussion among those that didn't dodge 1st Mayoral Debate
Love this. MT "A reporter's life is learning about the world on somebody else's dime." -
Is it a coincidence that both Lincoln Club and Hot Pockets are celebrating ? I think not.
Just got this bit of wisdom as I digest yet another mistake: Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.
I think ending tweets with a one-word exclamation might become my new thing. Branding!
Getting over a painful experience is much like crossing monkey bars. You have to let go.. to move forward. CSLewis
10News ♦ Pothole repair sees massive overhauling
I did not have a beverage-oriented relationship with that straw.
It's so hot all the red hipster short shorts ain't ironic no more.
. Congrats. My view: better to have a mayor we trust we can't agree with, than a mayor we agree can't be trusted.
Don't run. All your votes are in that room. RT : Talking with family tonight and will announce mayor's race decision tomorrow.
" has learned that is very upset"
"It's so weird how other people aren't exactly me."–people
Cool new travel blog called 12 Hours. Reminds me of New York Times' 36 Hours, just two-thirds shorter:
after 5 mins you've no doubt fulfilled your parents' fondest wishes.
Pretty pleased that Gloria Allred held a "celebratory" press conference today and I didn't even hear about it until afterward.
it rubs the lotion on its skin.
Appropriate as we move forward... "A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus."-- MLK Jr.
We care not at all about this. Make up a better answer, please.
what kind of bladder surgery? asking for a ...
My phone plan doesn't cover calling bullshit.
Being Batman means you can recognize a man’s face just by punching it.
Maybe Filner was working on an appropriate resignation speech in rehab but only got part of the way through because he left early.
Can I start before 1 pm tomorrow?
Perhaps one of the last times the mayoral SUV of is parked at city hall.
You know how I get my news? Reporters call me with city attorney questions. Before I tell them I no no longer work there, I get the scoop.
PHRASING. “: Mayor is back in his office "hard at work" per spokesperson ”
Nice! Was d staffer alone w/ him? We have now reached a new low. RT : staffer confirms he's in the office. "Hard at work".
RT : Yes I did just watch the latest Filner accuser news conference. No I didn't tweet any of it. No news happened.
Seems like the campaign strategy boils down to "help facilitate the mass movement."
Awesome interactive map of LA street conditions too. h/t …
Love this piece on the politics of the congressional cafeteria.
“like a rooster taking credit for the dawn” - Gordon Gecko
In North Park, Subterranean Coffee Boutique is collecting Recall signatures. Elsewhere? Check the map:
U-T calls for Filner to quit, gains self-awareness. It’s aliiiive! (see fourth from last sentence)
I think I’m maturing. I used to talk about dingleberries, but now I talk about shifts in the dingleberry paradigm.
it’s like a Daily Show that lasts all day
Filner seen "tan and jovial" inside building where mediation is taking place.
What a terrible misuse of "We Shall Overcome."
The monkey is in the banana patch
Pay-to-play development deals. Improperly funded Paris trip. Misuse of city credit card. The other scandals.
May just be the best reunion photo ever:
“When you drank the world was still out there, but for the moment it didn’t have you by the throat.” -- Bukowski
Editorial: For New York City Comptroller
When your city comptroller is dropping F-bombs, you know City Hall is a mess.
Literally literally literally literally literally literally literally literally literally literally literally irregardless.
thanks Matt. Your friendly urban librarian.
Message to Bob Filner being written over the sky in RB... plus a message from my kid upon seeing the planes...
via : Stephen Colbert's 'Best Segment Ever' Will Make You Feel So Many Things:
Deadspin take on Chargers starts upbeat -- "No team that fires Norv has ever come to regret it" -- then gets vicious
Business model jokes FTW RT : When a homeless man asks me for money, I simply ask: "why don't you go freemium?"
Wow, filner's opengov website is kind of a fail IMHO.
Let's pause to note: In 3 months, SD went from asking if Mitt would help Olympics bid to simply: Where is the mayor?
I guess Mayor Filner can't go in through the front entrance of city hall on Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays anymore.
I can't recall whether these ads began appearing on our site before or after we started in on…
At what point can all San Diegans collectively sue for causing emotional distress and mental anguish?
Word is brought to last night's meeting. Expect even more people at next month's meeting. ;)
The mayor of San Diego getting banned from Hooters.
I think unfortinately we're all now
'hooters' is now trending in
Excellent take on Detroit's bankruptcy:
The implication is that women he "did not fully respect" were acceptable collateral damage in pursuit of city he envisions. Pretty stark.
Read Filner's full response attached here:
Therefore you are…welcome in my home anytime!
Actually I just walked over to the Westgate and talked to the concierge.
Mayor Filner overpaid for the official City of SD Nutribullet juicer. I found one online for $99.00 at Walmart.
BREAKING: There is a source close to Filner. RT : A source close to Filner tells me rumors he will resign today are untrue.
Softball question to my wife: What does it mean when a lady changes the locks at the direction of an attorney?
That the sexual predator is mandated to attend an anti-rape gala story was washed out by crazier shit says it all.
Good peeps at . Blessed to have such good pals.
he’s the boss of me, so I’m gonna take a nap
You know Democrat Bob is having a bad day when is confirming things about him in the press.
SD City Attorney's office spokesperson Thomas Mitchell confirms they learned Friday morning that entered therapy a week early.
Imitation is the sincerest form of... well you know the rest.
Headline: "Mayor Filner Finishes Therapy On-Budget and Ahead of Schedule!!!"
Anyone watching the chimney at City Hall?
Live video of San Diego journalists reacting to latest Filner news! VIDEO
Rumors swirl that Filner's finished his women-are-not-objects therapy. Maybe he pulled 12-hour shifts?
BREAKING: If you measure US debt in cents rather than dollars, it’s also over a quadrillion.
A must read for pols, PR folk, brands, etc. (h/t ) Darrell Issa is the Internets
The one tshirt your boss might allow without it even being casual Friday!
I'm glad we have a name for it.
Consciousness ... that irritating time between naps and cocktails
Roll call >> >> Who has asked Bob Filner to resign?
Halloween is still almost 3 months away, but you can start scaring folks with your today:
. maybe our City planning emphasizes CEQA/EIR considerations over planning best practices b/c we fear any lawsuit.
ha! That's constituent service with a smile. Also, awesome!
The in-house margarita mixer is pretty great. I mean, for an annual leave day...
I’m joining consultant John Hoy, fundraiser Jean Freelove and treasurer April Boling to qualify the Bob Filner recall effort for the ballot.
Just spent $60 at Vons and am now realizing none of it is food. Wait, I got an orange...to use the peel for Old Fashioned's.
Pro tip: Don't hit on women in a professional setting. Especially if you are powerful and they are asking for a favor. Life isn't a porno.
So, if Sunroad had been represented by a woman, the request for compensation may have been other than financial? Jes' askin'.
"I'd rather be at the bargaining table than in the courtroom." - Bob Filner, 5/24/12
Seen in PB/MB: "I'm a hugger" tshirt
4-year-old re-elected mayor of MN town. There's a thought, San Diego: elect a mayor too short to grab staffers' boobs.
Bill Maher: Sign in Mayor's office says "*11* Days Since Last Harassment."
press conference? More like: I will say something and then I will leave.
You just happened to catch me when I was doing my 3:00 "what has Filner done now" twitter check-in.
Are we still robbing that liquor store in Campo tonight? Oh wait. This should have been a direct message.
There's my boy on nat'l TV asking Mayor Filner tough questions. When will the madness end?
where does one find an exorcist these days? Heard all booked for 2 weeks starting 8/5. Just sayin'
Obama to : "no, I said 'lead from behind, not grab some behind.'"
"Friendship multiplies the good of life and divides the evil" Baltasar Gracian
"Every man dies. Not every man really lives" William Wallace
Thank you for making me feel welcome in your hippie drum circle.
My contention: 's statements of past 10 days don't show a fighter; they show a guy who's angling for a deal.
A habit of saying what is convenient without regard for truth does not bode well for Filner's coming ordeal.
deserves the credit. But I'll take it. 👍
call a girl beautiful 1000 times, and she never believes you. Call her fat once, and she never forgets.
I realize this is a legal tactic. I'm commenting on it from a political standpoint of someone who has a functioning brain.
IF ONLY THE MAYOR HAD BEEN ABLE TO WATCH THE VIDEO TRAINING ON SEXUAL HARASSMENT, YOU GUYS, NONE OF THIS WOULD HAVE HAPPENED.
yes, all those years of preaching justice/equality just came natural. but he needed help figuring out that harassment thing.
Hey, remember when Billy Crystal, Michael Keaton, and Steve Guttenberg were romantic leading men? Ha ha, good one, Hollywood.
Filner tragedies: I am intentionally watching The Rachel Maddow Show.
You just can't assume that your senior advisors won't use words like "slutbag", turns out.
So basically according to Lee Burdick is not really the Mayor.
Important thing is the pattern. If these stories are true they are each more than the sum of their parts.
"A great brand is a story that's never completely told."
– Scott Bedbury
this is a fine position for anyone trying not to be mistaken for a leader.
Thanks for feeding your grandkids the lines. I would like the last 30 seconds of my life back.
It's strange that, as a so-called journalist, she couldn't grasp the notion of pursuing facts while simultaneously being human.
Therapy : Dodge
Intense Therapy : Desperate dodge
Change : Stall
Hug : Sleeper hold
Leave of absence : Hide
Can't help wondering what the royal baby thinks about this Filner situation.
Matt, I knew I liked you. Not just your brilliant wit. Fellow Aggie.
Walking to East Village from Little Italy seemed like a great idea at the time. I've made a huge .
Anthony Weiner and the Mayor of San Diego should start a band called...?
you know its bad when the best option is to distract people from the BIG scandal by promoting your other scandals.
Organization of Iranian-American Communities paid about $10,000 for Filner trip to Paris, mayor reveals tonight.
Mayor Filner reveals city paid about $21,000 for Paris security detail.
Looks like NF is a hugger too!
I call dibs on the first interview with Lena. (That's how this works, right?)
San Diego's disengaged, apathetic civic culture keeps in power.
So Mayor Filner's COS from D.C. came to S.D. to help transition a deputy into a role in an office she already worked in?
I was going to put up a ribbon on my Twitter icon but now all the names of 's victims won't fit.
Somewhere a screenwriter is totally pissed that scripts for Season 3 of House of Cards have been completely destroyed by
RT : Obama: "If you think education is expensive, wait until you see how much ignorance costs in the 21st century." BOOM.
The court of public opinion was good enough when it was electing you, and it is good enough to legitimately end you. Welcome to Politics.
I love listening to the in the am. I will be waiting with baited breath until the morning!
It's just NOT funny. IT'S NOT FUNNY. Whatever it is, please, it's not funny. Not even mildly. Please stop making jokes.
Were I a Filner supporter at this point, I'd be very worried about the lack of "I didn't do it" in all his statements.
Doesn't it suck when you go to San Diego and you forget to pack your scandals?
Hey you are mentioned in post on
Why aren't the local TV channels covering story? Barely even noted.
"He said to Plaintiff McCormack Jackson, "Lets just put some exclamation points at the end..."" followed by asking her to get naked.
I wonder if tries to crash Goldsmith press conference this afternoon. Somehow, I doubt it.
MT : Gloria Allred files sex harrassment suit against San Diego mayor...
Millennials: The generation we love to dump on -
Bob Filner is a national embarasment. He must resign. , , , , , etc.
At the gym paying for the weekend of sinning at OTL. This treadmill is going to smell like the floor at PB Bar & Grill.
Awesome, Matt. You are awesome.
Reviewing my twitter time line between breaks touring Chicago makes me realize this is soooo right.
Now for a brief message from our President
I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day. - EBW
Will be busting out the deepest of v-necks I own for Pride tomorrow. Because I'm proud of my patchy chest hair.
For real. Walked into the bar tonight and was asked "is the mayor going to resign?!" Dude. I don't know. I just tweet!
Oh... well, maybe we've had this all wrong from the start. Filner is just guilty of being innocent. Apparently, his COS disagrees
getting reports 's landscaper just resigned.
“Men at some time are masters of their fates. The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves."
pathetic when coupled: MT@DaveRiceSD As sex charges swirl, mayor getting new leather sofa |
True. ": Something occurred to me: Filner has no idea we're all freaking out...because we're on Twitter...which is online.
I really hope Vince Hall didn't take the DVD burner with him. How else will we get Filner's press releases?
First Vince Hall, now Sam . Game over.
Bob Filner. Alone at his desk. No one answering the phones. Wondering how to use the copier.
My reaction to the velociraptor of SD politics turning on Filner.
Even as he's cancelling his appearance at Pride due to scandal, Filner still uses multiple exclamation marks in his press release.
Aside: Fox 5 cuts away from Jerry Springer.
My mom is very annoyed about having to watch Maury Povitch on KUSI until the presser starts.
I for one welcome our new mayoral overlord
Show me on the doll where the mayor ruined your dreams of Democratic political control.
And they'll claim they're the only ones reporting the story.
And and still silent. "San Diego Mayor Accused Of Sexual Harassment"
RT 'allegations' is now trending in
All that's missing at this point is Filner driving aimlessly along the San Diego freeways in a white Ford Bronco.
I'm just wondering what this means for the North Park Jack-in-the-Box.
Press Conference official statement re tomorrow a.m.
San DIego Mayor Bob Filner is an example of how governing with integrity and governing with progressive views are different things.
walking to grab another beer.
What if the cure for cancer is trapped inside the mind of someone who can't afford an education?