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Women's March

Sexual harassment and misconduct cases are largely ignored by the local establishment. While the Women’s March and protesters are doing their best to raise awareness and enact policies to protect women, there’s also a counterculture of sexual misconduct denial, exploitation and shaming that must be addressed.

Stew Jenkins and Kevin Rice

Several local residents and outside agitators descended on a South SLO County Sanitation District meeting to support Arroyo Grande’s beleaguered mayor, Jim Hill, condemn everyone who doesn’t support him, and personally attack the law firm investigating him. Oh, the hypocrisy is stunning!

Arroyo Grande mayor Jim Hill

Instead of calling the results of an independent investigation a political witchhunt, Arroyo Grande mayor Jim Hill needs to stop repeating history his political campaign helped set into motion.

SLO Courthouse

They published an article that resulted in a defamation lawsuit and a $1.1 million judgment against them, but criticize them for their journalistic misconduct — and get slapped with a civil harassment order request. Criticize them for making unsubstantiated allegations — and get inundated with unsubstantiated accusations of “violent” stalking, harassment and threats.

There are common threads between Alex Jones, Karen Velie and Kevin P. Rice: they’re mentally unfit, and many conservatives support them wholeheartedly, despite overwhelming evidence that they’re unfit and their content is unfit to print.