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After years of dithering, Mayor Faulconer announces homeless tent plan destined to fail

Former San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio is blasting Mayor Kevin Faulconer for failing to adequately address the exploding homeless crisis in San Diego.

Mayor Faulconer today announced his plan is simply to erect a few large tents to temporarily house the homeless - a strategy DeMaio says is destined to fail.

Hurricane Harvey’s Homosexual problem? 

Many conservatives blamed Hurricane Katrina on LGBTQs.

Since the intentional misreading of the Sodom and Gomorrah story in Genesis 19 in the Bible where the twin cities were supposedly destroyed because of homosexual depravity, the causes of natural disasters always find ways to be placed on the backs of LGBTQ Americans.

Statement from NALEO on Trump's elimination of DACA

End of program will fan the flames of fear nationwide and put the lives of hundreds of thousands of hard-working and contributing young immigrants in limbo.

The National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) today issued the following statement in strong opposition to President Donald J. Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program:

Log Cabin Republicans of SD statement on trans military ban

Gina Roberts, President of Log Cabin Republicans of San Diego.

Gina Roberts, President of Log Cabin Republicans of San Diego,  and the only Transgender President within the organization makes the following statement concerning President Trump's ban on Transgender service members.

San Diego AIDS Memorial Task Force calls on public to submit design ideas

As part of their commitment to creating a lasting tribute to the families whose lives have been forever changed by AIDS and HIV, the San Diego AIDS Memorial Task Force will hold a public meeting on Aug. 28 to provide a status update on the project and call on members of the public to submit design ideas for a memorial in a new Bankers Hill park.

Pink Floyd's "The Wall," a Modern Warning 35-years Later?

Pink Floyd's "The Wall" is maybe more pertinent than ever.

One of the scariest music videos of the 80’s was from the highly successful rock opera and personal double album from Pink Floyd called “The Wall.” Odd how that title is political even today. 

There are actually a few music videos on YouTube which showcase the 80’s tune, and motion picture of the same name, and each of them arguably a prediction of current times. 

Who was 'Detroit’s' intended movie audience?

It’s too simplistic to say that stories of people of color should only be the province of people of color.

Fifty years ago, this summer an urban rebellion took place. One hundred and fifty-nine riots erupted in African American cities across the country. The civil unrest took place in cities like New York, Atlanta, Chicago, Birmingham, and Boston, to name a few.  The worst riots that summer were in Newark, New Jersey and Detroit, Michigan.  

Sarahah app is just an excuse to bully someone

You may have heard of the latest social app that has dominated the number one spot in Apple’s app store, but what is it really? And why are people so eager to subscribe to its abuse?

It’s called Sarahah and it means “honesty” in Arabic. It was launched in November 2016 and later with a Snapchat update it grew into the little startup that could.