DeMaio Tweets about County Supervisor fray

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Note: Just after the below was posted, DeMaio went up with his own Rostra post on the subject. Read it here. ***** Carl DeMaio is weighing in on Twitter this morning about tonight’s Republican Central Committee consideration of an endorsement in next year’s District 2 County Supervisor election, which is shaping up to be a possible matchup between longtime Supervisor …

A conversation between two consultants

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Consultant Jones: “Hey, got this kid in the 56th Congressional. He worked for Clarkson before the primary — got canned at some point, I think before June. Maybe for cause. But, he’s trying to float this pretty seedy story…says Clarkson solicited him and worse…in the campaign office…exposed himself…” Consultant Smith: “Clarkson?” CJ: “Yeah, he says Clarkson did, hit on him …

Our colleges and universities don’t have enough money…

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Our colleges and universities don’t have enough money. We’re also told that cutbacks are impacting classes, with remaining classes full to the brim. Yet, there’s this… UC RIVERSIDE: New position to assist undocumented students Thoughts? Discussion? Is this even a legitimate Rostra post? Am I a racist for raising the discussion?

Sign wars and unsubstantiated allegations

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One of our Rostra bloggers was a candidate for office a few years ago. In the final days of the campaign, dozens of his opponent’s yard signs were taken down and strewn in the yard of his supporter.  Not his opponent’s supporter, his supporter. One could draw the conclusion his campaign had something to do with it, even if overzealous …

Core values and money in the 52nd Congressional District

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Beliefs do matter. Principles matter as well. On the part of a candidate, his or her core values are meaningless without the ability to communicate them to voters. Meaningless. This says it all right now. The rest is meaningless. Carl DeMaio Cash On Hand $985,991 Net Contributions $1,080,294 Kirk Jorgensen Cash On Hand $62,768 Net Contributions $206,890 Fred Simon Cash …