Letter to the Editor: REP ISSA VOTE IN SUPPORT OF MARJORIE GREENE

Editor, Times-Advocate: Representative Issa’s recent vote to not strip Marjorie Greene of her committee leadership roles shows his unwillingness to follow his constituents’ expectations. Only 24% of Republicans feel Greene is worthy of staying in her position, let alone remaining in her committee roles. Mr. Issa is following the fringe wing of his party which will hopefully come back to […]

Letter to the Editor: SENATORS: CONVICT DONALD TRUMP

Editor, Times-Advocate: My name is Michael and I am a small business owner in Escondido. Donald Trump must be convicted and disqualified from running for office ever again. The House impeached Trump for his incitement of an armed insurrection against the U.S. government to throw out the results of the presidential election. Now, it’s time for the Senate to act. […]

No consequences . . . or, how to make a monster


It was one of our biggest Thanksgiving dinners ever – aunts and uncles, cousins all over the place – and my Aunt Naomi had just announced desert time, taking orders for either cherry or pumpkin pie. Immediately bursting into tears was my daughter, 8 or maybe 9-years-old at the time . . . sobbing. She hadn’t finished her meal, and […]

Proud of their old guys


Hail, Father Time! Yesterday’s Super Bowl game praised two old timers, quarterback Tom Brady and his head coach Bruce Arians, as being the oldest to quarterback and coach a winning Super Bowl team. Being a seasoned citizen myself I felt so much better being lumped in with Brady who at the ripe old age of 43 accomplished something no one […]