Open Secret No More – “NPP” Surpasses GOP Registration

William Del Pilar William Del Pilar 1 Comment

A conservative Latino’s view on politics… I view the state Republican Party with embarrassment, contempt, and no awareness when it comes to voter registration. The recent headlines showing the Republican Party falling to No. 3 in registration, behind “No Party Preference” (NPP) is making the public aware of their massive failure in California. How’d we get here? “’No Party Preference’ …

Generation X(citable) Conservatives Need To Stop Acting Like Liberals

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I am a Gen X conservative. I am individualistic with an anti-authoritarian streak, I am self-employed because I’ve seen how corporate America “downsized” my parents, and I prefer Swingers to The Big Chill. I think Gen X has quietly done some extraordinary things. We didn’t invent the internet but we certainly commercialized it, creating a stupendous amount of wealth. Our …

Convention Center tax will likely meet no opposition from County’s political parties — but don’t support it

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“Don’t tax you, don’t tax me, tax that man behind the tree” —  Senator Russell B. Long (D)- LA (deceased). This is the premise behind the proposed convention center tax which is planned for the November ballot. Like the horrible SANDAG Sky Gondola Tax, promises will be made to every special interest group and the deal will be larded up with …

Where is Travis Allen? It’s time to lead! #WHEREISTRAVIS

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A conservative Latino’s view on politics… The primary battle between Republican Party members, Assemblyman Travis Allen and business leader John Cox was vicious and nasty – mostly from Allen toward Cox. It turned into a lopsided, decisive beatdown that saw Cox take Allen out by 16.3 percentage points (over 900,000 votes). It was reminiscent of the utter destruction Mike Tyson gave …

North County Republicans, We Have a GOTV Problem

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In the 49th Congressional District, Democrats won over 50 percent of the San Diego County vote. In November, an experienced Republican Board of Equalization Chairwoman will face off against a well-funded, former party Democratic Party Executive Director. In the 36th State Senate District, the Democratic candidate won over 50 percent of the San Diego County vote. She has never held …