California Senate Democrats Advance Voter Suppression Law

Brian Brady Brian Brady 3 Comments

The California Senate, voting along party lines, advanced a bill that requires all Presidential primary candidates to publicly disclose the previous five years of federal tax returns.  They tried this in 2017 but (then) Governor Jerry Brown vetoed the bill, believing it was unconstitutional. Current Governor Gavin Newsom is more of a partisan activist than a Governor and the ruling …

Which East County Candidates Want To Keep America Great?

Brian Brady Brian Brady, Undesignated 10 Comments

2016 Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump wasn’t an easy pill to swallow for a substantial number of Republicans.  I, like many others, was a #NeverTrumper until soon after the 2016 RNC Convention. Even when he won, I was cautiously optimistic (with the key word being ‘cautiously‘ ). President Trump’s first year in office changed all of that. Justice Gorsuch, tax …

Congressman Hunter should probably announce his retirement

Brian Brady Brian Brady 1 Comment

I don’t think spending campaign money on booze and cigars should be criminal: “My reaction (if he’s guilty) is similar to my response if he was busted for smoking cigarettes on the beach; an eyeroll followed by a yawn. If Hunter broke these arcane laws, he should probably resign after he is re-elected in November. If he didn’t break these antiquated …

East County Supervisor Jacob Votes To Sue DHS, Border Patrol, and ICE Employees For Immigration Law Enforcement

Brian Brady Brian Brady, Undesignated 1 Comment

Your San Diego County Board of Supervisors elected to sue the Trump Administration because of its enforcement of immigration law. Chairman Dianne Jacob led the fight against the DHS, Border Patrol, and ICE employees: The Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 in closed session in February to file the suit, with Supervisor Kristin Gaspar casting the lone vote against. At that …

Dianne Jacob Recruits Vaus To Challenge Anderson. Expect RPSDC to Endorse Vaus

Brian Brady Brian Brady 12 Comments

Watch what happens in the Second Supervisorial Race (East County) in 2019.  Dianne Jacob is pulling a Pam Slater-Price move and I am betting that the compromised RPSDC Committee will endorse Poway Mayor Steve Vaus — it’s leadership is purging the ranks of Anderson supporters. RPSDC endorsed State Senator Joel Anderson,  against Dianne Jacob in 2016. Why would it flip? …