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 …

Open Secret No More – “NPP” Surpasses GOP Registration

William Del Pilar William Del Pilar 7 Comments

A conservative Latino’s view on politics… I view the state Republican Party with embarrassment, contempt, and no awareness when it comes to voter registration. The recent headlines showing the Republican Party falling to No. 3 in registration, behind “No Party Preference” (NPP) is making the public aware of their massive failure in California. How’d we get here? “’No Party Preference’ …

Where is Travis Allen? It’s time to lead! #WHEREISTRAVIS

William Del Pilar William Del Pilar 6 Comments

A conservative Latino’s view on politics… The primary battle between Republican Party members, Assemblyman Travis Allen and business leader John Cox was vicious and nasty – mostly from Allen toward Cox. It turned into a lopsided, decisive beatdown that saw Cox take Allen out by 16.3 percentage points (over 900,000 votes). It was reminiscent of the utter destruction Mike Tyson gave …

Ryan Trabuco, Sharing Some Final Thoughts

South Bay Sunnycrest South Bay Sunnycrest 12 Comments

I’m sure it’s no secret that people know I’ve used this handle on SD Rostra, but yesterday I announced my re-registration to “No Party Preference.” I had my reasons, and could care less about the criticism of those reasons. Last week, I e-mailed the good administrators here to let them know that  my contributions to Rostra had been few and far between …

Team Fletcher: “Just Win, Baby!”

Tony Manolatos Tony Manolatos 35 Comments

Politics & Media Mashup will return next week. This week, it’s all Nathan Fletcher all the time.  Nathan Fletcher left the Republican Party because there’s nothing he wants more than to be San Diego’s next mayor. Yes, to me it’s that simple. Fletcher said this week he was leaving the party – with less than three months before the June …