At the Reader, VOSD, and other online venues, a poster using the pseudonyms "Stephen Davis of South Park", and "2muchsense", and "district3voter" has copy/pasted inglorious garbage from Todd Gloria's downtown campaign machine.

Only a cowardly anonymous poster using multiple IDs could claim that Stephen Whitburn has "secret sources of funding" from a "back east" conspiracy of trust funds.

The truth is far more interesting: Stephen Whitburn has always been cautious and frugal, drives an older car and lives in a modest apartment in North Park where he is a member of the planning committee.

Stephen Whitburn had the foresight to resist buying into the real estate bubble. He saved his money instead, knowing he would one day need it for something important. All these years of quietly saving and working hard have paid off, and Stephen Whitburn is leading the race to become our representative on the next City Council.

Now, facing a sudden onslaught of dirty money from downtown insiders flowing into the Gloria campaign, Stephen has no choice but to set his teeth and put his own money into the race. Technically, this is a "loan" to the campaign. But everyone knows that under the rules it's virtually impossible to get this money or lose.

Stephen Whitburn has put his own life savings into a cause greater than himself. We've got to reform San Diego before it's too late.

Meanwhile, in a secret meeting room downtown, Gloria's anonymous backers sneer at communities like Normal Heights and North Park. They want only the downtown insider money to count in this city, like it always has. They want Gloria to continue the culture of corruption and delay, deny, and deceive that has strangled our neighborhoods with rising crime, decaying infrastructure, and inadequate transportation.

  • Stephen Whitburn will open up the books. He is going to team up with Donna Frye and the new members of the City Council to finally restore credibility to our city.

  • Stephen Whitburn doesn't owe favors to downtown developers. You can compare the candidates here:

  • Stephen Whitburn has nothing to do with the insiders like Jack McGrory who have robbed our city of public trust:

  • Stephen Whitburn is slandered by frightened anonymous posters because he'll dissolve the CCDC and SEDC, where expensive and embarrassing scandals continue to this day:

You can see why the downtown insiders are so desperate that they'll do or say anything to promote their boy Gloria. Their well-paid campaign flunkies are sent out with orders to spread lies and rumors online using pseudonyms so they can't be held accountable.

I use my real name when I write online because I stand behind my words. Posters like the fraudulent "Stephen Davis from South Park" with his many identities can never be trusted to tell you what they really believe.

When Stephen Whitburn is elected to the City Council, the secretive insider's days of controlling our wealth and power are numbered. I stand up with Stephen Whitburn in telling the truth and being open about who we are and what we believe in.

  • That's why I'm voting for Stephen Whitburn.

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district3resident Oct. 28, 2008 @ 1:34 p.m.

Read the truth at:


kensington Oct. 28, 2008 @ 1:35 p.m.


It's obvious you are strongly biased in favor of Whitburn and simply spend your time on this blog to spew your venom.

I took a look at Whitburn's campaign disclosures, including his late filings, and I was shocked! Whitburn has given himself $200,000 in this election. I don't care how "cautious and frugal" someone is, no one can save $200K working for the Red Cross for the last eight years.

Whitburn is trying to buy this election with money that is coming from some secret source.

Fred, answer me one simple question, where is the money coming from? If it is coming from Whitburn's bank account, why doesn't he simply release his bank statements or taxes and put this question to rest. It's because something shady is going on.


historymatters Oct. 28, 2008 @ 5:39 p.m.

Please Kensington and District 3 Resident, I see "Stephen from South Park" changed his name...again. Your allegations are unfounded and would NEVER stand up in a court of law. Any judge would laugh you right out of the court room.

My favorite piece of evidence is the Building Industry Voter Guide. What a suprise...Todd is at the top of the list. That is hard core evidence.

I look forward to your comments on my story next. I can beat you (all 3 of you and by 3 I mean all 1 of you and my suspicion is this is Nicole Ramirez, because it is clearly someone that has not been to college) all day long with facts. I have so many facts, I dont even know what to do with them all, so I am happy to debate your false allegations.

Bring it.


district3resident Oct. 29, 2008 @ 9:30 a.m.

For the Truth, visit:


Fred Williams Oct. 29, 2008 @ 1:46 p.m.

There is no truth to be found in anything written by "district3resident",who is the same as the fake "Stephen Davis" or "2muchsense"...they're all the same person, an employee of the Todd Gloria campaign.

That's how low they've sunk, and how desperate they've become.

Phone calls have been pouring in to the Whitburn campaign. They're angry about the blatant lies and deceptions.

It will be interesting to see what comes next in this race.

Remember, this race is about reform. Do we want to continue the culture of corruption and secret back room deals, or do we want to change San Diego?

The choice is clear. A vote for Whitburn is a vote for Change.


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