Beginning a Big Year for CA

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     The State Legislature returns on January 6 to complete the second half of the 2019-2020 session. 120 California legislators – 80 Assemblymembers and 40 Senators — will assemble in the State Capitol to begin work on some of the most consequential issues that have faced our state.      It’s likely that around 3,000 bills will be introduced …

Measure SS – Conservatives should endorse

William Del Pilar William Del Pilar 10 Comments

A conservative Latino’s view on politics… I’m speaking to my fellow Valley Center conservatives on Measure SS. Those touting the mantra “no more taxes” and yes, it has legitimacy. We’re tired of politicians campaigning on fewer taxes and then voting to increase them. However, Measure SS is a local issue. Let this conservative tell you something about serving on the …

Board of Supervisors District 5 Valley Center Forum

William Del Pilar William Del Pilar 4 Comments

Del Pilar’s Diatribe, a conservative Latino’s view on politics… Candidate Field Set… Let’s Get Ready to Rumble! The deadline to file for political offices came and went, and as always, a flurry of candidates flooded the San Diego Registrar of Voters office. Some changed races and whether party strategy or a more viable path to win, they seek to represent …

Tipping Point: DeMaio Signs Top Pollster Nienstedt

Erica Holloway Erica Holloway 2 Comments

As originally posted on Flash Report. Camp Carl DeMaio must be doing a jig. Earlier this week, the councilman signed highly-respected pollster John Nienstedt of Competitive Edge Research & Communication. So far, the polling for the San Diego mayoral race ain’t been what most of us race watchers would consider legit. This move signifies a tipping point in the race …

Leftist cesspool California is model for Obama’s America

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Cross-posted from the Washington Times Communities Welcome to the People’s Republic of California. Famous for “California Gurls,” the Orange County and Beverly Hills Housewives, labor unions, and corrupt politicians, the Golden State welcomes you to chaos, superficiality, and exorbitant spending! Hate the Tea Party? Party it up in Maxine Waters’ hellish district! Hate wealthy people and believe in high taxes? …

Kudos, John McCann. Kudos.

South Bay Sunnycrest South Bay Sunnycrest 3 Comments

In a headlining story posted by the San Diego Union-Tribune today, Sweetwater School Board President John McCann has finally stood up for South Bay taxpayers, and has cancelled Superintendent Jesus Gandara’s taxpayer-funded credit card. As reported by the U-T, Gandara has racked up nearly $31,000 in charges to the card which include $11,500 on meals alone. On top of the exorbitant $250,000 …

A South Bay Update

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As an update to the ongoings in the South Bay, I’m sure some of you have heard by now that Democrat Sweetwater School Board member Arlie Ricasa was hit with a $2,000 fine by the FPPC. As reported by the San Diego Union Tribune, she was caught not fully reporting an $18,000 loan on her campaign financial documents. Good, now …

CraigsList and Infighting and Failed Votes, Oh My

Erica Holloway Erica Holloway 4 Comments

Just a little over a month into Republican control of the U.S. House of Representatives and the wheels are already wobbling. This week marked some public failures on the part of the conservatives to stay united and focused on their jobs. Somehow, even noncontroversial floor votes could not manage to cross the vote threshold, leading some to speculate about the …

SD CityBeat: “Local GOP giddy”

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San Diego CityBeat story on sample ballot “advertising”… Gloat of the sample-ballot stuffers Local GOP giddy over ad-friendly court ruling By John R. Lamb “The law requires a paper towel ad to be scrupulously honest, but allows political candidates to lie without reproach. What’s wrong with this picture?” —Jef I. Richards By the sound of her voice, San Diego County …