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 …

Union Tribune foolishly calls for San Diegans to spoil their ballots

Daniel Watts Daniel Watts 6 Comments

“Send a message to the GOP and Trump by writing in Ronald Reagan for president.” That’s the crux of the Union-Tribune’s June 2nd editorial. It’s also foolish and irresponsible advice, especially from a newspaper. Under California law, write-in votes aren’t counted unless they’re cast for certain qualified write-in candidates. To become a qualified write-in candidate, you have to fill out forms and submit …

Remembering Reagan in San Diego

Vince Vasquez Vince Vasquez 1 Comment

Op-ed as published in today’s North County Times On the 100th anniversary year of Ronald Reagan’s birthday, museum exhibits and educational programs are now being commissioned to share our 40th president’s legacy. In San Diego, we cross Reagan’s footprints every day, a unique civic distinction that is worth memorializing. It is rare for an American figure with such global stature …

Ronald Reagan Coronado Bridge Campaign Gains Momentum

Vince Vasquez Vince Vasquez 13 Comments

I’m pleased to announce that just hours ago, the Ronald Reagan-Coronado Bay Bridge Project surpassed its goal of 1,000 online petition signatures! This is incredible. I’ve been overwhelmed with the outpouring of community support since I launched this grassroots, independent effort on San Diego Rostra 17 days ago. It’s clear to me that President Reagan touched countless lives in our …

Renaming the Coronado Bay Bridge for Reagan – UPDATE

B-Daddy B-Daddy 10 Comments

UPDATE Thor’s assistant points out in the comments that the initial effort at renaming the bridge was announced here on San Diego Rostra by Rostra blogger Vince Vasquez. Seemed only appropriate to give him credit in the body of the article. /update. Well, officially, the San Diego-Coronado Bay Bridge. There is an effort underway to rename the bridge after former …

Top 10 Reagan Achievements — Winning Cold War and Reaganomics top list by ‘Human Events’, his favorite newspaper

Jim Sills Jim Sills 3 Comments

‘Human Events’ has covered Washington D.C.  since 1944,  taking great pride that  Ronald Reagan was a subscriber, and a weekly reader during his White House years.  Grudging acceptance came from Newsweek, which called Human Events, “The tough little Tabloid of Capitol Hill.”   No one knew Reagan’s mind and heart better, so it’s fitting they compile the definitive “Top 10” list for Ronald …