On Republics and Sanctuary Cities

Eric Andersen Eric Andersen 14 Comments

As a Republican, I don’t particularly enjoy siding with Governor Brown on an issue let alone on one as emotionally charged as sanctuary cities. Not sure our reasoning was the same but to his credit he took Senator Kevin DeLeon’s SB54 and with encouragement from the California Police Chiefs Association multiplied DeLeon’s exclusions twelvefold, from 65 crimes to 800. My oath …

Time To Separate Ourselves from the Bigots

Brian Brady Brian Brady 7 Comments

I have known Eric Andersen for seven years. We co-founded the Republican Liberty Caucus of San Diego in 2012. We worked on the Ron Paul for President campaign. Together, we’ve supported Campaign For Liberty, The Foundation for Economic Education, Senator Rand Paul, and served on the Executive Committee of the Republican Party of San Diego. We don’t always agree on …

Press Conference Tomorrow: Assemblyman Voepel’s Military Service Record Challenged

Brian Brady Undesignated 1 Comment

Almost three weeks ago, Master Chief Petty Officer Terence B. Hoey, USN (Ret), a security professional based in New York City, accused Assemblyman Randy Voepel of “stolen valor”.  Stolen Valor is a broad term military veterans use to accuse someone (civilian or veteran) of misrepresentation about his/her military service record.  It can be as benign as someone exaggerating his/her service …

Lollipops and Sharia Law

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Last Tuesday, the day after the local Republican Party endorsed Omar Qudrat for the 52nd Congressional seat (Scott Peters’ district), one of the other GOP candidates in the race, Dr. James Veltmeyer, sent out a press release that condemned the party for abandoning its core principles. “I was told by several members that my support for our party’s platform in …

San Diego approves multiple, unnecessary pay increases. A bad decision being repeated throughout California.

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Here’s a pretty good 5 minute studio TV appearance I did live recently on KUSI. The city of San Diego is paying multiple salary increases that are unjustified, and unnecessary. The interview includes invaluable observations that quite likely apply to every city and county in the Golden State, if not the nation.  The “printed” story is below, but you have …

Cheryl James-Ward for San Diego County Board of Education District 5

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Cheryl James-Ward, a candidate for County Office of Education, sent over the media release further down in this post. We were intrigued, as she is opposing labor-backed incumbent Rick Shea, who was appointed to the District 5 seat in 2015, then beat out former State Senator Mark Wyland in a close 2016 contest. SD Rostra asked James-Ward to provide some …