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U.S. Economy, Border Expansion, Lindbergh Field

The U.S. economy is at a standstill, the value of the dollar is at an all-time low against the value of the euro currency, and the prices for everyday goods continue to rise. Also, plans are in plac

U.S. Economy, Border Expansion, Lindbergh Field

The U.S. economy is at a standstill, the value of the dollar is at an all-time low against the value of the euro currency, and the prices for everyday goods continue to rise. What factors are contributing to the current economic downturn?

Also, plans are in place to expand the San Ysidro port of entry by increasing the number of lanes and improving the inspection areas. Why are local leaders pushing for the border expansion? How will recent media coverage of border violence impact tourism in Baja California?

And, the future of Lindbergh Field continues to be a hot topic. What are the differing plans to expand the airport, and who will pay for the proposed improvements?

Guests:

  • John Warren, editor and publisher of San Diego Voice & Viewpoint.
  • Tim McClain, editor of San Diego Metropolitan Magazine.
  • Bob Kittle, editor of the San Diego Union-Tribune editorial page.