Save the Date! Desmond v. Gomez – Unfinished Business

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A conservative Latino’s view on politics… The 23-year reign of District 5 Supervisor Bill Horn is ending. We’ll know his replacement November 6, 2018. Will it be San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond – Horn’s chosen successor – or newcomer, legislative analyst Michelle Gomez? Desmond, a steadfast Republican, dominated the primary, but Democrat hopeful Gomez looks to change that. Valleyites and …

Board Of Supervisors District 5 Race Set: Gomez Versus Desmond

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A conservative Latino’s view on politics… The Board of Supervisors District 5 race – an upset in the making! Commissioner Michelle Gomez (D) overcame Jerry Kern’s (R) experience, war chest, and her own late entry obstacles. Resulting in second behind San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond (R). Setting up the classic battle of left versus right this November. Two good individuals …

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

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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 …

Mea Culpa from Veltmeyer

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Following his recent press release criticizing the Republican Party of San Diego, 52nd District Congressional candidate James Veltmeyer recants… April 16, 2018 A recent media release was sent out critical of the San Diego County Republican Party. Let me state unequivocally that I regret the actions of my campaign. Let me also be crystal clear that I take full responsibility. As …

Krvaric in SDUT: I’m a Republican. Here’s what I think about partisan politics in 2018.

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This ran over the weekend in The San Diego Union-Tribune…  by Tony Krvaric, Chairman, Republican Party of San Diego County “I want to become an American.” Those words were uttered when I was just 14 years old, living in Sweden. My parents had fled communist Yugoslavia to arrive in Sweden in search of a better life. While growing up in …

What’s wrong with politics in East County: The political parties ignore bad behavior

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Guest Commentary by Hon. Kristine Alessio “The only infallible criterion of wisdom to vulgar minds – success.”   — Edmund Burke When after a lifetime of membership I left the Republican party, I was accused of doing it for political gain on this site and in other media. But that was nothing more than ad hominem, which did not address the …