Troubleshooter Picks Fight With Ethics Commission

Mr. Murphy Mr. Murphy 3 Comments

Did anyone else notice this gem today regarding Democrat Councilwoman Marti Emerald’s ongoing ethics issues? Here is what I find most amusing: why does Emerald think the anonymous ‘complaint’ placed up on the previous center-right website Red County was actually the real one submitted? Emerald lashes out at ethics panel (Union Tribune) San Diego City Councilwoman Marti Emerald, who has …



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Vito Andolini Vito Andolini 3 Comments

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Fleischman: GOP-Only Primaries Are Essential

Barry Jantz Barry Jantz 4 Comments

From today’s FlashReport (the comments are stacking up on the Flash post)…. Do You Want A Strong, Vibrant GOP For Decades To Come? GOP-Only Primaries Are Essential by Jon Fleischman In a few weeks the members of the California Republican Party Central Committee will gather in Riverside County for our semi-annual convention. At that convention, delegates will consider a change …

California Chaos – Phase 2 – Another Day Older and Deeper in Debt

Diane Harkey Board of Equalization Member Diane Harkey Leave a Comment

This op-ed originally appeared in the Dana Point Times   The world did not end on June 30! We celebrated the 4th of July, summer is in full-swing and not much has changed with our state’s finances. Or has it? As of midnight, June 30, the end of the state’s fiscal year, we had failed to balance our “unbalanced budget” and …

Federal Stimulus Dollars – Capping the Cost of the “Gift”

Diane Harkey Board of Equalization Member Diane Harkey Leave a Comment

This op-ed originally appeared in the Flashreport The Federal Economic Stimulus dollars are soon to be rolling out of Washington to our State.  However, what exactly our state will receive, the distribution process, or the full requirements and potential obligations that come with acceptance of such government largesse, is a bit vague. The best estimate is that California stands to …