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The impending demise of the new Progressives

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE The stunning rise of the local new Progressive movement looks like it may be matched only by its pending rapid decline. Its cause? An emerging public perception of the movement’s hypocrisy, it’s single-minded ideology, and its self-destructive overconfidence. The previous chapters of the national Progressive movement led to some great things […]... (Continue Reading)

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Acceptance and Adam Hill

T. Keith Gurnee

OPINION by KEITH GURNEE Now that the victors of last November have all been sworn in, some of us are having difficulty accepting the results. Just look at President Donald Trump and San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill. Reality has landed. Both have been elected and both have been seated. While some struggle with […]... (Continue Reading)

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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