Moser claims $10m fine against him as politically motivated

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Below is the press release from Ken Moser. Yesterday, Jesse Marx of Voice of SD did a story on the matter, which may help provide some context. Voice story… Telemarketer Says Another GOP Campaign Was Behind Phil Graham Robocalls – A San Diego man who’s facing a nearly $10 million fine for spoofing political robocalls in 2018 says the family …

Rodriguez announces for Mayor of Oceanside

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From his Facebook page… I write to you with a heavy heart and deep convictions surrounding these uncertain times. COVID-19 has unleashed a level of economic uncertainty the City of Oceanside has never experienced. With record unemployment, hundreds of permanent business closures and evolving health orders that restricts the most basic of our constitutional freedoms in an effort to stop …

A potpourri of election voices

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A smattering of social media comments over the last couple of days from throughout the region (and elsewhere), in no particular order… Benjamin Katz, political software guru… “San Diego’s Golden Hall remains one of my favorite political traditions. Here in San Diego, on election night, everyone joins to together for a single unified celebration of democracy: Democrats, Republicans, journalists, and …

Politico: Issa defends himself from accusations of ‘gay-baiting’; calls for Krvaric’s resignation

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Carla Marinucci at Politico has a nice summary of the fallout over the last few days, including Darrell Issa saying he would demand that local GOP Chairman Tony Krvaric resign. LOS ANGELES — Former Rep. Darrell Issa is facing fierce backlash over a controversial new campaign ad that critics say is “gay-baiting” against his opponent in a competitive congressional primary. …

When even Daily Kos says your bill sucks

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Assembywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher has been digging her heels in so much in recent weeks, she’s now forming trenches. That’s why it’s hysterical to see even her most strident left-wing fellow travelers not sharing her bunker in defense of AB 5. Read Daily Kos… Clumsy Democratic attempts to fix Uber/Lyft problem is deadly to freelancers We have nothing to add. …