McCann Plays Chicken with SD GOP

Eric Andersen Eric Andersen, Undesignated 4 Comments

Chicken is a political/economical model of conflict for two players in game theory. It has its origin in a game in which two drivers head towards each other on a collision course. One must swerve or both may die, but if one driver swerves and the other does not, the one who swerved will be called “chicken,” meaning “coward.” Last …

District 5: The Ethic of Batten & Co.

Eric Andersen Eric Andersen 4 Comments

Responding to the recent post by Patrick Batten’s campaign donor, Brian Brady, “Joe Leventhal, is you or is you ain’t a candidate?” — Brady puts to question the ethic of Joe Leventhal by defining the term “candidate” in a fashion not enumerated in the City of San Diego’s Municipal Code.  We don’t have the privilege of creating our own definition …

A Condemnation of Hunter’s Murder of Women & Children

Eric Andersen Eric Andersen 24 Comments

As a member of the San Diego County Republican Central Committee, and as a Christ follower, there is no greater indictment on our Party’s lack of principle and faux commitment to the sanctity of human life than the fact that Congressman Duncan Hunter acknowledges without remorse the murder of women and children while simultaneously defending a soldier who has done …

Joel Anderson Earns Key Support From Republican Members of AD71

Eric Andersen Eric Andersen 5 Comments

Former Senator Joel Anderson earned key support this past week in his bid to become the next San Diego County Supervisor in East County’s 2nd District. Members of the Republican Party of San Diego’s most conservative Assembly District, the 71st,  unanimously pledged their support for Anderson.  Referring to the decision , District Leader Dustin Trotter shared, “Joel gets things done. …

County Supervisor D2 Race

Eric Andersen Eric Andersen 7 Comments

Candidate “A” vs. Candidate “B” Republicans will be faced with a choice between two conservatives for San Diego County Supervisor D2 next Spring. Who should the GOP endorse “A” or “B”? I think the choice for conservatives is clear. Not only about who should receive the GOP endorsement but about whom is in the best position to win in the …

Folly and the San Diego County Republican Party

Eric Andersen Eric Andersen 12 Comments

This is not a religious post but it seems apropos here. “As a dog returns to his vomit, so fools repeat their folly.” – Proverbs 26:11 Almost on cue Darrell Issa told CBS Wednesday, “If the President calls and says will you serve your country, the answer always is … you will.” While I’m not surprised at the opportunism of the …