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Passing laws to break laws

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE In its paroxysm of over-the-top liberalism, the new Democratic supermajority in California’s state legislature is introducing a package of bills to protect sanctuary cities and illegal immigrants. The legislature is poised to pass laws to create an $80 million public legal defense fund to block deportations of illegal immigrants, train public […]... (Continue Reading)

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Adam Hill, your real race has just begun

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE An open letter to San Luis Obispo Supervisor Adam Hill: Congratulations Adam! You’ve been elected to another term as a member of the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors for District 3. But having said that, we both know that yours was a victory of wrong over right, of special […]... (Continue Reading)

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Adam the arrogant

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE Just when I thought I had heard everything I could about San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill, up pops another one… and a big one! The latest CCN revelations about his attempted pay-to-play shakedown of the Home Builders Association of the Central Coast (which was thankfully rebuffed by the organization) […]... (Continue Reading)

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Stop the intimidation, vote Adam Hill out of office

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE An open Letter to Adam Hill As a contestant for the District 3 supervisor seat in the Nov. 8 election, San Luis Obispo Vice Mayor Dan Carpenter must be baffled by a character like you. What factors could possibly keep such a flawed character afloat? Adam, how is it that you […]... (Continue Reading)

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The “Sophie’s Choice” election

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE Never did I think I would write an opinion piece on national elections in a local paper. But never in my six decades on this planet have I seen a presidential election like this one. This year, our two-party system seems to have flatly failed us by giving us two vastly […]... (Continue Reading)

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Hill the hilarious

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE Well Adam Hill, you’ve done it again. You just can’t help yourself, and your ability to get things wrong every time is at once astounding and hilarious. At least it keeps us entertained. The latest two funnies were your “declaration” associated with the legal case that you are supporting against CCN […]... (Continue Reading)

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California’s overflowing ballot box

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE “It’s a scientific fact that if you stay in California you lose one point of your IQ every year,” Truman Capote. Based on Capote’s metric, we must be living in a state full of halfwits. As proof of the veracity of Capote’s statement, one need only review California’s “Official Voter Information […]... (Continue Reading)

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6 differences between Hill and Carpenter

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE The contrasts between the candidates vying for the San Luis Obispo County District 3 supervisor seat, incumbent Adam Hill and SLO Councilman Dan Carpenter, are striking. For example, Dan Carpenter has been approached by some of Hill’s big developer supporters who offered to match the campaign contributions they made to Hill […]... (Continue Reading)

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Supervisor Adam Hill must go

Supervisor Adam Hill

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE With Nov. 8 rapidly approaching, all of the elections—national, state, and local– seem more contentious than ever. Such is the case with the local race for District 3 Supervisor where incumbent Adam Hill is facing San Luis Obispo Councilman Dan Carpenter and it is that race that seems to be generating […]... (Continue Reading)

Another View of the transportation sales tax hike

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by T. KEITH GURNEE Benjamin Franklin’s famous quote “The only things certain are death and taxes” seems incomplete. These days, it should be modified by adding “and tax increases.” Having read Gordon Mullin’s excellent piece taking on the Tribune on the transportation tax in the CCN, there is another wrinkle to the story. After […]... (Continue Reading)

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