Conservatives Should Be Wary About How They Fight The Culture Wars

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Steve Kornacki, NBC political correspondent wrote an article about the Trump culture wars: “Politics has traditionally been a niche pastime for Americans, but the appetite for coverage of Trump seems endless. Digital subscriptions for major national papers are surging. Cable news ratings have exploded to unheard-of levels. Political podcasts are proliferating.”  The “politics as entertainment” surge is a symptom of …

Grass Roots Activism Leads To New Republican Assembly Leader

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California Republicans have a new Assembly Caucus Leader:  Assemblyman Brian Dahle, R-Nubieber, will take over as leader of the 25-member caucus at the end of the legislative session in September. He succeeds Chad Mayes, of Yucca Valley, who generated conservative outrage and an activist campaign to oust him when he negotiated a deal last month to renew California’s signature climate …

Family, Civility and the First Amendment

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My White Supremacist neighbor and my Antifa neighbor were created in the image of  God and as such are endowed with the inalienable right of free speech. However, if we wish to address their lack of civility we’re going to have an impossible battle attempting to do so through more law. “Thousands hacking at the branches to the one striking at the …

Assemblyman Voepel weighs in on Chad Mayes’ leadership

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Randy Voepel is the first area Republican Assemblymember to answer SD Rostra’s Facebook-posted query from this morning, which asked legislators for a public position on whether Chad Mayes should continue as GOP Assembly Leader. “Based on my own feelings regarding the future direction of our caucus,” said Voepel, “as well as the wishes of our local and state Republicans, I …

Dave Myers Trolls Gore As Neo-Nazi Sympathizer. Myers is a Bad Candidate.

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Democratic candidate for San Diego County Sheriff Dave Myers trolled incumbent Sheriff Bill Gore on Facebook: “Bill Gore, where is your statement condemning hate, condemning Neo-Nazi? My grandfather and his fellow soldiers fought to stop Nazi’s. The citizens of San Diego expect their Chief Law Enforcement Officer to speak out against Neo-Nazi, white supremacy.” This is just one more reason why …

“Kevin’s” New California Republican Party: Be Brilliant At The Basics

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San Diego Mayor Kevin  Faulconer gave a speech at The Commonwealth Club about the future of the California Republican Party. By the time Election Day arrived, many people didn’t even know me as the Republican candidate. They knew me as Kevin. And I became the first mayor in San Diego history to hold my inauguration in that man’s neighborhood. I largely …