Pass the Final Four (originally written 4/1/07)

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I wrote this blog originally 4/1/07… Pass The Final Four It was this exact time of year in 1995 when as a young Republican political staffer I was in Washington, DC. The cherry blossoms were blooming and the mornings were crisp, but sunny. I thought our capitol city was so beautiful and with a newly-elected Republican majority in DC and …

Writing Ms. Smith Back Into History

Supervisor Pam Slater-Price Supervisor Pam Slater-Price Leave a Comment

As originally posted on www.SDNN.com Editor’s Note: This is a part of a collection of stories SDNN will publish throughout the month of March to celebrate Women’s History Month. Join us as we recognize Women’s History Month by checking SDNN every day for stories from other women in our region. Happy Women’s History Month! Long before Hillary Clinton, there was …

A Tepid 77th?

Barry Jantz Barry Jantz 19 Comments

For a primer on my lamentation, here are all the below-referenced posts and candidate guest columns on the 77th AD: http://sdrostra.com/?tag=77th-state-assembly Sigh.  Maybe it was that the various commentaries by the four potential Republican candidates in the 77th Assembly District were all published late last week, as folks in general were readying for a three-day weekend.  Perhaps that’s the crux …

Fair or Unfair Use of Anonymous Speech

Criticus Criticus 14 Comments

The internet has added another layer to politics. Anonymous political commentary, long an American tradition, has had a rebirth. I would argue that anonymity has an important place in political discussion, but that we as a community need to decide exactly what that place is. My opinion is that anonymity is appropriate if the topic of the commentary is controversial …

Term Limits Is A Republican Issue – We Should Support Them For County Supes

Guest Column Guest Column 10 Comments

San Diego Rostra Guest Column by Jon Fleischman If some local public employee unions were to place on the ballot a decrease in the county sales tax, first and foremost I would be stunned.  But then I would sign on board and work (apparently in a bipartisan fashion) to reduce the size of government, and increase liberty and freedom for …

Rick Amato Does Radio “Chicago Style” Monday Night on KCBQ

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal Leave a Comment

Talk show host Rick Amato will broadcast a special show tonight from the San Diego County Republican Party Sheriff’s Candidate Forum & Statewide Straw Poll event at the Town & Country Hotel. The forum runs one hour beginning at 6 p.m.; the straw poll follows at 7 p.m. Rick’s show will air from 9 to 11 p.m. with complete coverage …