CAGOP U.S. Senate Candidates – Missed Opportunity

William Del Pilar William Del Pilar 2 Comments

A conservative Latino’s view on politics… The California Republican Party (CAGOP) implemented endorsement rules to separate those who simply want to see their names on a ballot from those who want to be contenders. One criterion is 200 delegate endorsement signatures and at least 10 of them must be from delegates of the eight regions. In other words, they must work …

Travis Allen: A fraud? A liar? A snake oil salesman? All the above! Part II

William Del Pilar William Del Pilar 4 Comments

A conservative Latino’s view on politics… Part two of my research into Republican gubernatorial candidate, Assemblyman Travis Allen (R), 72nd Assembly District. You can read the first half here: “Travis Allen: A fraud? A liar? A snake oil salesman? All the above! Part I”. Travis Allen, creating a false narrative, the CAGOP proxy battle The most recent CAGOP convention went …

Travis Allen: A fraud? A liar? A snake oil salesman? All the above! Part I

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A conservative Latino’s view on politics. The battle in the governor’s race, between John Cox and Travis Allen to represent the Republican Party and be one of the top-two in the “jungle primary,” is dividing us. Allen voters embellish Cox’s flaws, while purposely ignoring Allen’s and are creating an irreparable wedge if one of them advances. Allen’s rhetoric is also …

Trump and the California GOP

Elliot Schroeder Elliot Schroeder 19 Comments

I’d be lying if I wasn’t happy seeing the end of Clintonism.  As Trump’s victory rolled in, his strategy became apparent. Energize the rust belt filled with blue collar workers who have been abandoned by the Democrats in both social policies and, with Clinton, economic ones.  Trump recognized that the Blue Collar Reagan Democrats, with its wide presence in several …