Mass Hysteria in America – A Good Reason to be a Gun Owner

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Since it seems the entire mainstream media (MSM) is obsessed with the coronavirus and using it to create mass hysteria, it’s probably time to address the subject here. Let’s begin with two statements. The coronavirus is real, people will get sick and there will be fatalities. The coronavirus crisis is not real, it is being manufactured by the MSM and …

AB 5 Aftermath: What true leadership looks like

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Guest Commentary by Hon. Laura Koval, Vice Mayor, City of Santee True Leaders understand the importance of admitting to mistakes. With this strength in your toolkit, you earn respect and trust, thus promoting a safe place for innovative thinking, initiative and a strong entrepreneurial culture. Instead of doubling down on AB 5 (a colossal mistake in my opinion), or writing …

DeMaio Statement: Our Fight is Far from Over

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This is a hard email to write. With only a handful of votes left to be counted, our campaign has fallen short of making the runoff in the race for Congress. While I am disappointed, I am filled with two other emotions: gratitude for supporters like you and pride in the incredible campaign we ran. In this race, we had …

Anatomy of consulting costs to a $1 million campaign

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The below is not about a San Diego race, but the 43rd Congressional District in L.A. County. It provides the sobering reality of consultant-driven campaign efforts. Candidates often face a dilemma: Go it alone without consultants, but gain little credibility and raise few dollars? Or use consultants to help establish a credible effort, while significant amounts of the resulting funds …

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 …

Shepard: Bry is “not done yet”

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from the Barbara Bry for Mayor campaign… There are over 150,000 absentee and provisional ballots in the city of San Diego that have yet to be counted in the Mayor’s race. Why does this matter? Our campaign anticipated a strong showing by Scott Sherman in the early-returned absentee ballots and the Election Day poll voters, because they included a disproportionate …