Opening Day 2019: An Ode to Baseball

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For many years Rich Galen has produced his twice-per-week bullet-style column, Mullings, his take on the politics of the day. Today he … well … knocks it out of the park, so to speak, with an ode to Baseball Opening Day. Opening Day 2019 by Rich Galen Thursday March 28, 2019 NOTE: Let’s take a day off from kvetching and …

Breaking: Kalasho resigns from El Cajon City Council

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Ben Kalasho, the highly controversial El Cajon City Councilmember, resigned his seat tonight in a letter to City Manager Graham Mitchell. The resignation is said to be “effective immediately.” Elected to a four-year city council term in 2016, Kalasho was forced to face off against another incumbent, Gary Kendrick, last year after the city transitioned to district elections. Kendrick won …

The 2,000-year-old blog

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As is my custom for more than a decade… And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus that all the world should be taxed. And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. And Joseph also went up from Galilee, out of the city of Nazareth, into Judaea, …

Vacation thoughts on Cox and Allen

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Some thoughts while spending a few days away… Neither Travis Allen nor John Cox can beat Gavin Newsom in the general election, nor can either beat any Dem for that matter. Only Cox has a chance to make it past the primary. It now increasingly looks like he’ll be number two next Tuesday. Having him on the ballot in November, …