Will Trump supporters publicly endorse his quotes?

Daniel Watts Daniel Watts 15 Comments

As a late-stage millennial, I have nearly 2,400 Facebook friends. Everyone I’ve met in my life is connected to me on social media one way or another, and they’re of all political stripes. My cadre of Facebook affiliates ranges from Donald Trump supporters to people who are not insane. Yesterday, I engaged in a little experiment. My hypothesis: Even the most ardent supporters of Donald Trump …

The Surveillance State and the Erosion of Trust in San Diego

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Revelations about the surveillance state are eroding trust in government and in law enforcement in particular.  Police officer involved deaths of civilians are also responsible. Setting the Ferguson incident aside, which details are murky; Eric Garner’s death in New York and the death of Tamir Rices in Cleveland, both captured on video, cast doubt on the fairness and integrity of …

Who has more Klout?

Tony Manolatos Tony Manolatos 13 Comments

Viewing the San Diego Mayor’s Race Through Klout’s Lens Shows Fletcher On Top If San Diego’s mayoral race was based solely on social media influence the winner would be Nathan Fletcher. That’s not going to sit well with some people, so allow me to explain. In the past, one’s social media influence was measured by the number of “friends” on …

A Sit Down With Roger Hedgecock Part III: National Politics, Presidential Timber, Social Media

Ryan Purdy Ryan Purdy Leave a Comment

This is the Part III of my interview with San Diego’s Roger Hedgecock, nationally syndicated talk show host. He is heard locally on KOGO 600 AM. You can read Part I of my interview with Hedgecock here. You can read Part II here. I asked Hedgecock his take on national political figures worth following, in particular ones that are suitable …