Patterson, the Marionette; McCarthy, the Puppet Master and the CAGOP

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A conservative Latino’s view on politics… Since 2006, the California Republican Party (CAGOP) has become a running joke with every lopsided defeat. One would think the 2018 midterm beatdown would welcome change. However, current CAGOP leadership is willing to continue digging, taking us down a deeper hole and a new puppet master is emerging. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy with …

CAGOP Establishment Blames Trump for 2018 Midterms

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A conservative Latino’s view on politics… The California Republican Party (CAGOP) has been losing this state exponentially since 2006. After the utter destruction in the 2018 midterms, publicly disgraced and scandal-ridden former Republican state vice-chair Kristin Olsen conveniently puts the blame on President Donald Trump. Ms. Olsen, a leader in the CAGOP, needs to look in the mirror. At the …

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 …