Handicapping the Poway City Council race

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There are two spots available in the November election for Poway City Council. One seat is currently held by Jim Cunningham and the other is open due to Councilmember Merrilee Boyack’s decision to not seek reelection. Cunnigham has shown himself as a capable member of the Council. I believe he will win reelection easily. That leaves Boyack’s seat, with three …

Are they ignorant racists or do they want us to believe their lie?

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Critics smear GOP star Mia Love as an ‘Aunt Tom’… http://times247.com/articles/critics-smear-gop-star-aunt-tom-on-wikipedia When I see such ignorant comments as in the article linked above I get angry, but then as I start to calm down it dawns on me that those on the left making the comments are the real bigots … or they are trying to influence voters with another …

It’s time to restore Hetch Hetchy

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A recent article in “California Watch” got me thinking once again about the worthwhile struggle to restore Hetch Hetchy Valley in Yosemite by removing O’Shaughnessy Dam. What saddens me the most is the lack of support from environmentalists to remove this dam. Could it be that the home of the Sierra Club and the bastion of liberalism in California (if …

How many other government agencies have “hidden” surpluses?

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http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/california-politics/2012/07/parks-director-says-in-resignation-letter-she-is-appalled-by-hoarding-of-money.html Sacramento doesn’t have the leadership to solve the deficit without a tax increase. Gov. Jerry Brown wants to raise taxes without showing any way to make sure past mistakes aren’t repeated. I love the comment that California State Senator Noreen Evans (D) made in reference to the State Parks hidden surplus: “If one department can hoard $54 million for …

Not only does the Legislature need to “Man up,” so does Governor Brown

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http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-jerry-brown-20120414,0,7914862.story Is Governor Brown for real? He signed a budget that was based on overly optimistic revenue projections that everyone knew would not be met. If he was a leader, he would NOT have signed the current budget last summer. If he really cared for California, he would have said “NO” and forced the legislature to work out a realistic …