How the Grinch… err SB1 (Gas Tax) Stole Christmas

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A conservative Latino’s view on politics… The $800 average SB1 (gas tax) takes from California families is the equivalent of what we spend on Christmas and shows our politicians to be the Grinch who stole Christmas. A CHRISTMAS STORY My mother worked in factories her whole life. She worked hard and sent most of her paycheck back to Panama. My …

Measure SS – Conservatives should endorse

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A conservative Latino’s view on politics… I’m speaking to my fellow Valley Center conservatives on Measure SS. Those touting the mantra “no more taxes” and yes, it has legitimacy. We’re tired of politicians campaigning on fewer taxes and then voting to increase them. However, Measure SS is a local issue. Let this conservative tell you something about serving on the …

Constitution Triumphs Over Becerra, the FACT Act and NARAL

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A conservative Latino’s view on politics… People, regardless of ideology and political party, we must realize, we need constitutional judges because they look at the Constitution to direct them on the law. Constitutional judges protect all ideological sides. When a court like the Ninth Circuit of Appeals rules with feelings, emotions, and ideology, it may be popular, but likely suppresses individual …

Save the Date! Desmond v. Gomez – Unfinished Business

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A conservative Latino’s view on politics… The 23-year reign of District 5 Supervisor Bill Horn is ending. We’ll know his replacement November 6, 2018. Will it be San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond – Horn’s chosen successor – or newcomer, legislative analyst Michelle Gomez? Desmond, a steadfast Republican, dominated the primary, but Democrat hopeful Gomez looks to change that. Valleyites and …

Janus v. AFSCME and the Union Aftermath

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A conservative Latino’s view on politics… I was lucky enough to hear Mark Janus speak on his legal battle against the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees – Janus v. AFSCME. This was before the decision came down and he gave me hope. His courage to stand up for his First Amendment rights and against unions and their …

Board Of Supervisors District 5 Race Set: Gomez Versus Desmond

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A conservative Latino’s view on politics… The Board of Supervisors District 5 race – an upset in the making! Commissioner Michelle Gomez (D) overcame Jerry Kern’s (R) experience, war chest, and her own late entry obstacles. Resulting in second behind San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond (R). Setting up the classic battle of left versus right this November. Two good individuals …