Obituary: Billy Bob, Government Union Boss

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As the teachers’ unions across the country pressure politicians to close schools but still pay them in full, some teachers’ unions are stooping to the tactics of having their members write their own obituaries in case they die from Covid-19 and mail them to elected officials.   Inspired by this idea, we offer a model obituary that government unions can use …

DeMaio Statement: Our Fight is Far from Over

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This is a hard email to write. With only a handful of votes left to be counted, our campaign has fallen short of making the runoff in the race for Congress. While I am disappointed, I am filled with two other emotions: gratitude for supporters like you and pride in the incredible campaign we ran. In this race, we had …

Hunter’s Delayed Resignation Silences Voice of the 50th District for Too Long

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Carl DeMaio is blasting Rep. Duncan Hunter’s decision to delay his resignation from Congress – noting that the delayed timing is an intentional effort to manipulate the election timetable to prevent a Special Election to fill the Congressional District. Carl DeMaio also offers the following statement: “By intentionally delaying his resignation past the deadline for the calling of a Special …

Record Breaking: DeMaio Raises Over $450,000 in First 72 Hours – Avg. Contribution $89

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Average contribution just $89 from more than 5000 donors; counting loan from candidate, campaign starts with more than $715K cash-on-hand after start-up expenses  San Diego — In just the first 72 hours of his candidacy for Congress, Carl DeMaio broke records for a Republican congressional candidate by raising over $450,000 from grassroots donors in the first 72 hours, with an astounding $250,000 …

Court Ruling Clears Way for Permanent Implementation of San Diego Pension Reform Initiative

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“Amazing news just in from the courthouse!” says Carl DeMaio. PRESS RELEASE The 4th Appellate District Court just released a unanimous ruling dismissing the lawsuit brought against the City of San Diego by the union-dominated State Public Employees Relations Board (PERB).  The decision upholds Proposition B – the landmark Pension Reform Initiative passed by 2/3rds of San Diego voters in …

Carl DeMaio Unveils “Freedom Slate” of Candidates

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With the June Primary Election underway, Carl DeMaio is hosting candidate debates and interviews all month long and is offering endorsements to candidates and positions. Carl’s Endorsements – Candidates, Judges and Initiatives (click here) Candidate Debates (click here), including the following: Debate – District 1 City Council Debate – District 3 City Council Debate – San Diego City Attorney Debate …

It’s Official: Leo Hamel Announces Candidacy for State Assembly

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Well-Known Jewelry Store Owner Makes Announcement on the DeMaio Report Leo Hamel appeared on the DeMaio Report today to make the surprise announcement that he’s running for the California State Assembly. Hamel will run for the District 71 seat currently held by Assemblymember Brian Jones (R) which includes east county San Diego. Hamel is well-known in San Diego for his …

KOGO Ratings Surge – DeMaio Moves to Afternoon Drive

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Carl DeMaio Moves to Afternoon Drive and Sean Hannity Joins Mid-days SAN DIEGO, CA – October 21, 2015 – News Radio 600 KOGO announced a new programming lineup with extended news programming, new timeslot for Carl DeMaio and the addition of top-rated, nationally syndicated talk radio host Sean Hannity, effective October 26, 2015. On October 15, 2014, News Radio 600 …

“Behind the Scenes” on Tonight’s Central Committee Vote

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Tonight the San Diego Republican Party will vote on whether to endorse a candidate in the 2016 County Supervisor race between Dianne Jacob and Joel Anderson. This weekend the UT San Diego ran a story neatly framed by County Supervisor Dianne Jacob and her political handler Tom Shepard. We all know where this is heading – just like previous votes …

Pension Abuse: Unions Are At It Again!

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They are at it again. California’s government unions have already run up an astounding debt of $250 billion for unfunded retirements for state and local government employees. We have seen taxes hiked and services slashed to pump billions into these unsustainable pension systems. Now the unions want to take what little is left in government pension systems and use it …

Republicans Making Gains with New Generation Candidates

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ICYMI – The New York Times ran a piece on progress within the Republican Party in backing candidates that look like America. Here’s the summary, followed by a link to the full article – WASHINGTON — As Republicans took control of an unprecedented 69 of 99 statehouse chambers in the midterm elections, they did not rely solely on a bench …

DeMaio Unveils Border Security Initiative

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Immigration, Ebola, and Terrorism Concerns Necessitate Action San Diego – Carl DeMaio today unveiled his five-point Border Security Initiative and called for immediate action by the Administration and Congress to secure the border. DeMaio blasted President Obama for failing to act to secure the border, and pointed out incumbent Congressman Scott Peters has served as a “rubber stamp” on Obama’s …

DeMaio Calls on Scott Peters to Return the $69,338.27 He Charged Taxpayers for His New BMW

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Peters charged San Diego taxpayers nearly $70,000 to drive to work San Diego – A newly-released public records document from the City of San Diego on September 4 shows Scott Peters, who is personally worth more than $100 million, charged over $69,338.27 to San Diego taxpayers for his personal “car allowance” used to pay for his new BMW. Carl DeMaio …

DeMaio Endorsed By Nation’s Largest Small Business Group

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“Carl DeMaio is the choice of small business.” San Diego – Flanked by a dozen San Diego small business owners, the largest small business group in the country, National Federation of Independent Business, announced today it has endorsed Carl DeMaio for Congress. DeMaio said the NFIB’s endorsement reflects his record of fighting “for the little guy” on important business and …

ICYMI – DeMaio protects individual freedom as special interests seek local bans

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ICMYI – KUSI and The Hill covered the release of my plan to save free-market innovators like Uber and Lyft. This is an issue of personal freedom — specifically the right of consumers to choose their ride rather than gave special interests and politicians choose it for them. Instead of siding with the cab companies’ monopolies, government should be encouraging, …