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Local ACLU Chair Engages in Voter Suppression for Lynn Compton

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Regardless of who wins the District 4 race, we know one thing for sure: Lynn Compton supports voter suppression. The egregiousness is further compounded by the fact she tapped our local ACLU chair to make that suppression happen.

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Conspiracy Over Conscience

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What’s happening in SLO County is a microcosm of the conspiracy theory-thinking that’s pervaded our political discourse nationally.

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The CalCoastNews Candidate

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It’s mind-boggling that a political candidate like Lynn Compton would want to be associated with CalCoastNews, a website now widely recognized for manipulating the public. If Compton financially supports the manipulative, delusional politics of Karen Velie, what does that truly say about her moral compass? 

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Parkinson’s Trigger-Happy Silence

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Does Parkinson fear the NRA as much as he fears telling the truth about Andrew Holland?

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SLO County and the War on Integrity

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Candidates with integrity won’t stoop to underhanded and illegal tactics. They certainly shouldn’t be silent, especially when these allegations and propaganda are so prevalent in our political discourse. Voter frustration and anger are commonplace in political campaigns, but well-organized character assassinations should be addressed, condemned and corrected. If it’s not addressed, this type of mudslinging will become the new norm in SLO County politics, and voters will be unable to cut through the incessant, hyperbolic noise.

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We Are Andrew Holland

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The world knows his name. A video showing his agonizing, final hours has garnered national and international coverage. SLO County is now associated with cruel, institutionalized …

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Stew Jenkins Shouldn’t Talk About Misbehavior

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I’ve seen a number of critics and step up to criticize Hill’s behavior, but none of them are as egregious in their hypocrisy as Stew Jenkins, a man who has no business practicing or interpreting law — a man who should check his own behavior before criticizing someone else’s.

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An Open Letter to Cal Poly “Fake News” Organizers

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If you are interested in bringing back the idea of a fake news panel, please allow me to participate and set the truth free for my sake and everyone else’s. It’s time to bring integrity back to Cal Poly Journalism Dept. by discussing a fake news site their faculty helped enable.

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First Amendment ‘Auditing’ or Terrorism?

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Until they act like grown-ups, wear a suit instead of military camo, and eliminate the death threats, the “auditors” will be ignored. But if they attempt to carry out any of their threats, we will fight back accordingly.

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Let’s Talk About Depression

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People will think Adam Hill’s personal revelation is somehow an excuse or some public relations-savvy pivot, but we can all agree Hill’s candor about the subject is something that a lot of people can relate to. By having that discussion, we can literally save lives and be a part of the solution.