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Is Donald Trump Evil?

| October 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich San Diego Rotary recently featured a program on human trafficking, which The City Club of San Diego joined in sponsoring (but it was a Rotary driven event). The City Club did so for two reasons: First, because human trafficking is a great evil and it is thought that as many as eight […]

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Masscult, Midcult & Media

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich Mass culture masquerading as high art, promoted by money- hungry businessmen and consumed by the public unawares… the commodification of culture. Ermanno Rivetti on Dwight Macdonald The calling of the press is very high; it is almost holy. Louis Brandeis Dwight Macdonald was a writer and critic of great standing among the […]

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Tell Our Elected Officials We Pay for Clean Water; So Stop Contaminating It

| September 14, 2016 | 0 Comments
Tell Our Elected Officials We Pay for Clean Water; So Stop Contaminating It

It is five years later and finally the glue that holds the fluoridation house of cards together is starting to collapse. It’s mainly because those who support it haven’t been willing to have a rational debate/discussion about it. And, I know from experience. Back in 2011, I became one of hundreds of people who created […]

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An Open Letter to Hillary Clinton

| August 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich My dear Mrs. Clinton: You were an intern with Senator Charles Goodell, Republican of New York, when I was his press secretary, but that was 1970 and we had more than 50 interns – the largest intern class ever on Capitol Hill – and I had not remembered you, until, as First […]

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Between Christ & Machiavelli

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money. – Samuel Johnson One hundred and twenty-seven months ago I wrote my first column for the Sentinel. Not a single farthing has passed from publisher’s coffers to mine. So, “blockhead” fits. The exact number of words I’ve written is somewhere over 190,000; […]

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Major League Legends Participating in Major League All Star FanFest

| July 9, 2016 | 0 Comments
Major League Legends Participating in Major League All Star FanFest

  Major League Baseball (MLB) today announced the first round of participants competing in the MLB All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game on Sunday, July 10 at Petco Park in San Diego, including stars from movies, television, music, sports, plus Major League legends. Participants scheduled to appear include: Nina Agdal, Sports Illustrated swimsuit model and […]

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Chris Pratt and Concorde Win the Grand Prix of Del Mar

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Chris Pratt and Concorde Win the Grand Prix of Del Mar

The 71st Del Mar National Horse Show came to a close bringing another season of equestrian excellence to San Diego County.  This three week event ended on a high note with top notch competition and the $100,000 Grand Prix of Del Mar.  In front of near sell-out crowds, the world renowned equestrian spectacle took place in […]

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Heroin and Prescription Drugs

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich When the governor of Vermont devoted his entire State of the State address to the heroin epidemic that had cursed his lovely state, that occasion became the first time any governor had focused on a single issue in such a speech. Governor Peter Shumlin of Vermont gave that historic address 7 January […]

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Baseball Legends to Make Appearances at MLB All-Star Fanfest

| May 30, 2016 | 0 Comments
Baseball Legends to Make Appearances at MLB All-Star Fanfest

Free Autographs, Q&As, Clinics and More with Price of Admission More than 40 legends of Major League Baseball and the San Diego Padres will make appearances at MLB All-Star FanFest from July 8 through 12, 2016 at the San Diego Convention Center. Fans will have the opportunity to receive free autographs and participate in question-and-answer […]

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What Now?

| May 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

By George Mitrovich In June of last summer I watched Donald Trump in New Hampshire speak at a campaign appearance in a big home before an all-white audience. I watched his show courtesy of MSNBC, which astonishingly covered it live – all of it. Trump in his Live Free or Die campaign stop, was my […]

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