Issa or Campa-Najjar: Who Really Represents the District’s Values?

William Del PilarWilliam Del Pilar 4 Comments

A conservative Latino’s view on politics… PART I of my series on Campa-Najjar. The setting was 2018 – the board of supervisors, 5th District debate. Putting on the event and being proper, I invited the usual VIPs to support their candidates. I welcomed those who showed up, including San Diego Democratic Party Chair Jessica Hayes, who came to support her …

Let the Facts Speak: The First Economic Stimulus Isn’t Working

Brian BilbrayBrian Bilbray 2 Comments

In February of this year, the President signed into law the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (H.R. 1), also known as the stimulus bill, allocating $787 billion to create jobs and to stimulate the economy. Today, according to the State of California’s Employment Development Department, San Diego County is facing the highest unemployment rate in recent history: 10.2 percent. Statewide unemployment in the Golden State has risen to 12.2 percent, and this number is projected to increase.