Lollipops and Sharia Law

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Last Tuesday, the day after the local Republican Party endorsed Omar Qudrat for the 52nd Congressional seat (Scott Peters’ district), one of the other GOP candidates in the race, Dr. James Veltmeyer, sent out a press release that condemned the party for abandoning its core principles. “I was told by several members that my support for our party’s platform in …

Harkey, Graham, Desmond nab GOP endorsements in hot contests

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The Republican Party of San Diego County meeting Monday night resulted in the local GOP endorsing candidates in three hotly contested races where the incumbents are not seeking election this year. All those endorsed needed 2/3 of the vote from the roughly 50 members of the Party’s Central Committee to gain support, a level of backing that candidates cannot take …

Concerned with guns, California considers legislation to end Biathlon competition at any Olympics in state

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California has been the site of only one Winter Olympics, the 1960 Squaw Valley games. It was also the Olympic debut of the sport of biathlon, a traditional Northern European competition combining cross country skiing and rifle shooting. Despite there being no plans for a future California Winter games, some in the legislature want the state to make a statement …

Krvaric in SDUT: I’m a Republican. Here’s what I think about partisan politics in 2018.

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This ran over the weekend in The San Diego Union-Tribune…  by Tony Krvaric, Chairman, Republican Party of San Diego County “I want to become an American.” Those words were uttered when I was just 14 years old, living in Sweden. My parents had fled communist Yugoslavia to arrive in Sweden in search of a better life. While growing up in …

El Cajon’s Kalasho faces new accusations of fraud over allegedly false real estate document filings

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From East County Magazine By Paul Kruze March 9, 2018 (El Cajon) — As though the water couldn’t get any hotter for embattled El Cajon Councilman Ben Kalasho, he is now facing accusations that he is illegally shielding his personal assets, prior to an anticipated August trial on allegations that he sexually harassed two beauty pageant participants in 2016, among …