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

William Del Pilar William Del Pilar Leave a Comment

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 …

Head of Filner recall calls on Roberts to resign

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 62 Comments

The head of the 2013 effort to recall San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is calling on County Supervisor Dave Roberts to resign from office, in the wake of several allegations of impropriety against him by former staff members. Michael Pallamary, who started the effort to remove Filner from office prior to the then-Mayor ultimately resigning in August 2013, today sent …

Why Recalling Filner Matters

B-Daddy B-Daddy 1 Comment

Some Republicans have privately told me that they are sitting out the effort to recall Mayor Filner, saying it makes little difference to governing San Diego and that the GOP might be better off if Filner drags down Democrats.  I wholeheartedly disagree. Exhibit A is the July 30 ordinance requiring a “prevailing wage” for city contracts for public works and …

Recall time for Filner? No. Not yet.

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters 4 Comments

Recall time, anyone? Well, no. Not yet. Legally and politically, it’s premature to start the effort to remove the screwball we’ve elected mayor of San Diego. That being said, 2014 seems a reasonable year to look forward to. IF Filner continues to alienate folks with his bizarre behavior and awesome arrogance without bounds, HE will be the one making the …

Advice to Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood: Be more like Dick Cheney

Ryan Purdy Ryan Purdy Leave a Comment

Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood may have suffered a minor stroke just over two weeks ago, while on a trip to Washington D.C. to meet with federal officials.  I wish him well. I sincerely hope he returns to good health soon, and is able to fully execute his duties as mayor. I also hope he drops his ghoulish political opportunism.  I …