A Way Forward for Social and Fiscal Conservatives

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Guest Commentary by John Horst One of the best things about running for office is making a whole raft of new friends… and having those friendships expand your horizons — confirming some things you believe and challenging others. Here are some thoughts about growing up with an Evangelical Christian outlook on politics — and then getting to see politics from …

State Assembly candidate Graham cleared of allegations – Fighting back against political hit job

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by Doug Sain Yesterday the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department issued a news release stating, “After conducting a thorough investigation, interviewing several witnesses and reviewing video surveillance from both inside and outside of the business, (San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Sexual Assault) detectives disproved the allegations made against (California Assembly candidate) Phil Graham. As a result, this case is being …

Why I defend the 2nd Amendment

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Guest Commentary by David Chong I have had several earnest inquiries in the past couple weeks from open-minded people who don’t own guns, asking me why a person like me (whom many perceive as gentle, kind and jovial) is so strongly committed to the right to keep and bear effective, powerful firearms. This article summarizing two scholarly and peer-reviewed studies …

Cheryl James-Ward for San Diego County Board of Education District 5

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Cheryl James-Ward, a candidate for County Office of Education, sent over the media release further down in this post. We were intrigued, as she is opposing labor-backed incumbent Rick Shea, who was appointed to the District 5 seat in 2015, then beat out former State Senator Mark Wyland in a close 2016 contest. SD Rostra asked James-Ward to provide some …

Republican Party endorses Phil Graham for State Assembly

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Party taps businessman from six GOP candidates in open Rocky Chavez seat by Doug Sain On Monday night the San Diego County Republican Central Committee voted to endorse Phil Graham (pictured right) for State Assembly District 76, which includes 246,653 registered voters in Encinitas, Carlsbad, Oceanside, Vista and Camp Pendleton. The Central Committee is the governing body of the Republican …