Professors’ Pensions Restrict Access to UC Education for Poorest Californians

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Guest Commentary by Brian Brady UC-Davis students are being pepper sprayed for chalking protests to tuition increases. At UC Berkeley, guns were drawn and billy clubs were used on the protesting students.  While the media attributed this use of violence to Republicans’ resistance to tax cuts, The OC Register finally had the courage to discuss the root cause of the problem:  Professors’ pension costs are driving …

Earth to Moonbeam: Cut, Cut, Stop, Reform

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by Brian Brady Those of us in the limited government camp, who subscribe to the Austrian School of Economics, have a message for Governor Jerry Brown; cut, cut, stop, reform !  The historical precedent for cutting government is conspicuously absent from high-school history books but government-funded schools aren’t going to bite the hand that funds them: Why you’ve never heard …

Help Make History — Join the “Victory Squad” Today

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Guest Commentary by Brian Brady Some nostalgia for San Diego Republicans. The message hasn’t changed; person-to-person contact wins elections. Make some time this afternoon to help make history in San Diego today. (schedule below) 4 PM: Targeted Precincts Get-Out-The-Vote Operation Republican Party Satellite Office 3915 Murphy Canyon Road, San Diego, 92123 ALL DAY Until 8 PM: Go To Any Office …

Fletcher Secures Endorsement from banner of Big Gulps

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Guest Commentary by Brian Brady San Diego Mayoral candidate secured the endorsement from “Hizzoner”, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg today: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is endorsing California Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher’s independent bid for San Diego mayor. The Fletcher campaign on Thursday released a statement from the three-term New York mayor that says Fletcher represents an alternative to …

AB 2299: The Duke Cunningham Transparency In California Government Act

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Guest Commentary by Brian Brady On May 17, 2012, the California Assembly passed AB 2299, which exempts public safety officials from recording real estate transactions. Why would the Assembly unanimously pass such legislation?  It contributes to  a two-tiered class system in California:  the men with guns and you.  On it’s face, it sounds noble but, like all unnecessary legislation, the …

How Was DeMaio’s Private-Sector Work Different from a CPA or Attorney?

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Guest Column by Brian Brady The far-left (and Nathan Fletcher, when finding it politically convenient to join the far left) criticize Mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio for his private-sector business success: “I do find it interesting that you made all your money off of government contracts and you say people shouldn’t have wages or salary out of line (with the private …