A tale of two sentiments about two Chargers’ cities

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There’s nothing that better exemplifies the Chargers’ fall from grace — and respect — in San Diego than two comments, made about six years apart by John Lynch, once a huge advocate for the team. In November 2011 to Voice of SD, just after it was announced Doug Manchester and Lynch were partnering to purchase and operate The San Diego Union-Tribune: …

Shooting aftermath: Do we need to reconsider our relationship with politics?

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Yesterday, following the shooting in the DC area, a “friend” posted on Facebook, “I guess that’s one way to open Republican seats…” I assume he thought his comment was both humorous and somehow appropriate. Therein lies at least some of the tragedy. Can you imagine following the 2012 Aurora, Colorado movie theater shooting, anyone making a “joke” about that being …

In Honor of MLK

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“So the question is not whether we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be. Will we be extremists for hate or for love? Will we be extremists for the preservation of injustice or for the extension of justice? In that dramatic scene on Calvary’s hill three men were crucified. We must never forget that all three …

Chargers gone?

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From Adam Schefter on Twitter ‏@AdamSchefter (Thanks Hylton Lonstein, for the heads up) “A stunner: Chargers plan to announce as early as Thursday they are moving to LA, ending 55-year stint with SD, league sources tell ESPN.” 6:52 PM – 11 Jan 2017

Mike Fredenburg in National Review: Mr. President, Cancel the F-35

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Many area conservatives remember Mike Fredenburg as the founder of the Adam Smith Institute several years ago. The local author has made quite a name for himself the last couple of years writing about military affairs for National Review. In Fredenburg’s latest, he urges Donald Trump to continue boldly challenging the status quo and a crony-capitalist procurement system by cancelling …

The 2,000-year-old blog

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As is my custom for about a decade on this eve… 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, …