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The Greatest Story Ever Told, Almost

Wednesday, June 9, 2010
posted by Sunshine

This is a bit lengthy, but worth it…

Let’s start with the biggest, and perhaps least exciting, races for the county (state races to follow tomorrow). In the 50th Dem Primary Francine Busby was selected as the Democrat nominee to lose to Brian Bilbray once more. I don’t think Busby was celebrating her victory, I searched for police reports and couldn’t find any so I guess she called it an early night.

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Chris  Rubin

Here is more from Christine Rubin on the 2nd Amendment, from her own campaign website:

“I support the repeal of AB 962. California should not have the right to regulate the purchase of ammunition.

California also should become a “shall carry” state for law-abiding citizens to
obtain a concealed weapons permit (CCW).

Protection of one’s self or family should be considered “good cause”. I oppose any legislation that restricts the sale or transfer of guns or ammunition.”

Read Ms. Rubin’s views on this, and other issues here:

Christine Rubin is an NRA member. She believes in our right to defend our homes and families.


Second Amendment Open Carry Roundup

Thursday, June 3, 2010
posted by Christine Rubin

See information on tomorrow’s event.  You are invited.  By the way, is this an indication of being “soft on the Second Amendment”?


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Christine Rubin is Soft on Second Amendment Rights

Thursday, June 3, 2010
posted by Jim Kelly

Second amendment rights are important.  They are important because they are rights granted to us by the Constitution,  from the very inception of our nation.  For years now liberal progressives have sought to chip away at those rights.  Christine Rubin, candidate for State Assembly in the 77th District, has recently declared publicly in the Family Values Voter Guide that she is in favor of the registration of those who own firearms.  How does this make Rubin anything other than an anti-second-amendment-liberal?


Rubin Mail: The Right Plan to Fight Illegal Immigration

Monday, May 31, 2010
posted by Thor's Assistant

Any campaign mail pdfs or audio, video or youtube clips for your candidate?  Send them to  Our volunteers will post them as they can.

Here’s one from Christine Rubin in AD 77…


Who  says   Chris  Rubin

In 2003 Rep. Darrell Issa gave our state a chance for change by starting the “Rescue California” campaign. With great leadership by his aides Scott Taylor and Dale Neugebauer, the campaign gathered 75% of the signatures which forced the historic October 2003 recall election.

Scott Taylor recruited me to the campaign staff, and also picked Christine Rubin to handle media relations. I watched as Chris went head-to-head with initially skeptical reporters from the LA Times, Sacto Bee, OC Register, SF Chronicle…and one-by-one she won their trust and respect.


In the Family Values Voter Information Guide, 77th Assembly District candidate Christine Rubin states that she supports hate crimes legislation.  This position is antithetical to conservative thought.

It is important for the readers of Rostra to know that I am deeply opposed to the concept of thought crimes legislation.  I say thought crimes because the emphasis of such legislation is to have a chilling effect on thought and speech.


Yes, we already knew that.

But, here is the story from Capitol Weekly.

Most importantly, here are the pertinent sections related to the San Diego area contests…

AD 77 – This seat came open two years early when Assemblyman Joel Anderson, R-La Mesa, decided to mount a bid for state Senate. Another three–way race, this one includes El Cajon City Councilman Bill Wells; Brian Jones, a Santee City Councilman; and Christine Rubin, a former staffer for Senator Mark Wyland, R-Escondido. Wells appears to have the most endorsements, including the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, though Rubin is well-connected and boasts the support of several sitting GOP legislators. Jones has some local support, but may have made some enemies in 2008 when he attempted to take on local Rep. Duncan Hunter in his own primary; he lost by 56 points.


Please join me as I campaign throughout the 77th Assembly District at the next stop, Barrett Junction Cafe in Dulzura.

Complimentary appetizers will be served.

Thursday, May 13
5:30pm – 8:00pm

Barrett Junction Cafe
Highway 94 at Barrett Lake Road
1020 Barrett Lake Road
Dulzura, CA 91917

RSVP by phone: 858-245-3050
Or email


Don’t Let the Media Start a Civil War

Wednesday, May 5, 2010
posted by Christine Rubin

The media frenzy surrounding Arizona’s immigration law is nothing less than the press inciting a civil war.

There is no shortage of hypothetical outcomes of the new law and these scenarios are repeated as if they are already “fact.” The new Arizona law does not take effect until the end of July, and no one has been stopped or questioned under this new law. The outcry from protesters in San Diego, Los Angeles, and Sacramento makes it seem like Arizona has violated some natural or constitutional law. Nothing can be farther from the truth. States have the right to govern and protect themselves and California has no moral authority to dog-pile on its stately neighbor.


77th Assembly District Debate

Monday, May 3, 2010
posted by Christine Rubin

77th Assembly District Debate: ALL 3 Candidates Confirmed!

DATE: Tuesday, May11

TIME: 9:15pm-10:00pm

MODERATOR:  Rick Amato





Thursday, April 22, 2010
posted by Christine Rubin

This article is one more example of how the California Air Resources Board intends to extract fees and fines from businesses, all in the name of cleaning the air. Now their ARB staff admits they over-estimated the amount of pollution from construction heavy equipment. Every industry must keep up its guard. No one is safe from the CARB…

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The recent tragedies in San Diego County have shed new light on our parole system and the risks to our children. Citizens are demanding that the system be evaluated, fixed, and overhauled, so that the protection of our children remains the top priority and is never compromised in the policies, procedures, and safeguards put in place. The desire to shrink prison populations along with the pressure of decreased funding in the parolee administration system is at odds with the goal of ensuring that convicted sexual predators can never commit another heinous crime.


Tuesday, April 13, 2010
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 pm.
The winery is located at 17677 Rancho De Oro Rd. (at Hwy. 67) in Ramona.

Light appetizers will be served and wine will be available for purchase by the glass and bottle. There is no charge to attend this event, but RSVP is requested. This is an excellent opportunity to meet and speak with me about the issues important to you.


For more information, visit

or call 858-245-3050.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                    Contact: (858)245-3050

April 5, 2010                                                                                  

Christine Rubin for Assembly 2010 announces the endorsement of the Assembly Republican Caucus Chair, Connie Conway

(San Diego) Assembly Republican Caucus Chair, Connie Conway, has officially endorsed Christine Rubin in her bid for the 77th Assembly District.

“Christine is a solid, experienced and dedicated public servant. I have followed Christine’s career and am confident she understands what it takes to be effective in Sacramento and is ready to represent the 77th Assembly District, “said Assemblywoman Conway.

“I am honored to have earned the respect and endorsement of Assemblywoman Conway,” Christine said.


The numbers are in for the latest reporting period in the 77th Assembly District and I continue to be competitive with my two opponents that hold elected office.  While many expected Brian or Bill to be the front runners, I have shown that this race is about the entire 77th Assembly District.  We have all been challenged by the circumstances surrounding this unusual filing period. As a first-time candidate, many asked if I would have “skin” in the game. I have shown that I do and will continue to aggressively raise money. I applaud both my competitors for their efforts and know, first hand, how difficult fundraising is in these economic times. We are fighting for our liberty and democracy in this crisis of our generation. This is not the time for political hyperbole or quick claims of first place. I will let the numbers speak for themselves. 



Contact: (858)245-3050

March 17, 2010

Former 77th Assembly District candidate, Jeff Kover, endorses Christine Rubin for State Assembly.

(San Diego) Former 77th Assembly District candidate, Jeff Kover, has officially endorsed Christine Rubin in her bid for the 77th Assembly District.

“My campaign for the 77th Assembly seat allowed me to travel and meet some great people throughout the district. Although I am no longer a candidate, I am offering my support and endorsement to Christine Rubin.” – Jeff Kover

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                   Contact: (858)245-3050

March 16, 2010                                                                                  

Former State Assemblywoman, Sharon Runner, Endorses Christine Rubin for State Assembly

(San Diego) Former Assemblywoman, Sharon Runner, has officially endorsed Christine Rubin in her bid for the 77th Assembly District.

“I am honored to have the support of Assemblywoman Runner.  Having served as Assistant Republican Leader, Vice-Chair of the Assembly Appropriations Committee and Chair of the Republican Women’s Caucus as well as authoring one of the toughest pieces of legislation on sex offenders in the country, Jessica’s Law, she knows what it takes to get things done in Sacramento and it means a great deal to me that she sees that strength and dedication in me.” –Christine Rubin

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Richard Bailey Endorses Bill Wells in AD 77

Tuesday, March 16, 2010
posted by Thor's Assistant

Richard Bailey has opted not to vie for the 77th Assembly District seat, leaving Brian Jones, Christine Rubin and Bill Wells as the Republicans in the race.  SD Rostra received the following from Mr. Bailey…

Dear Friends,

Campaigning the past few months as a candidate for the 77th Assembly seat has been a tremendous experience.  Now more than ever, voters are demanding a representative that believes in restraining government to its proper role and has strong ties to our community.  After much thought, I have concluded that Bill Wells is the right candidate for our district and would like to fully endorse him.  Bill believes in true conservative principles and has already served many people in our district through his work on the El Cajon City Council.


Media contact: John Petree



Independence Caucus Endorses Christine Rubin, for State Assembly in the 77th District of California

California, (March 4, 2010) – The Independence Caucus is proud to announce their support for State Assembly Candidate Christine Rubin in the 77th District.

The Independence Caucus carefully chooses candidates based on an extensive vetting process including 80 written questions, a panel interview, a conference period and a state wide vote of all I-Caucus delegates.

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                Contact: (858)245-3050

March 3, 2010                                                                                  

(San Diego) California State Senator, Mark Wyland, has officially endorsed Christine Rubin in her bid for the 77th Assembly District.

“Having spent 6 years in the Assembly and 4 years in the Senate, it is clear that Senator Wyland knows what it takes to fight for the people of California.  I am honored that he sees that strength and background in me and has decided to support me in my run for the 77th Assembly District.”  Said Christine.


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                Contact: (858)245-3050

March 2, 2010                                                                                  

Former California Secretary of State, Bill Jones, Endorses Christine Rubin for State Assembly

 “Christine is a strong and proven leader, ready to meet the challenge of rebuilding California.”

(San Diego) Former California Secretary of State, Bill Jones, has officially endorsed Christine Rubin in her bid for the 77th Assembly District.

“Christine stands with me in recognizing that a restoration of California’s greatness is only possible with common sense solutions to the State’s financial crisis. She knows that we must reduce the tax burden on businesses and individuals, cut wasteful spending, and capitalize on this great state’s incomparable potential for productivity.” 


In a prior post regarding the 77th Assembly District, a commenter recently asked about the candidacy of local businessman Arkan Somo, long considered a potential contestant for the seat.   Mr. Somo shared his answer with me, and is glad to have it published exclusively here on SD Rostra…

Arkan's Photo DSC_3399Guest Column
by Arkan Somo

The rumor of me considering jumping in the 77th race was accurate. I can’t tell you how much I have been moved by the responses I received from friends, family members and people from all walks of life. It is truly humbling and gratifying to hear their encouraging comments to run.


A Tepid 77th?

Wednesday, February 17, 2010
posted by Barry Jantz

For a primer on my lamentation, here are all the below-referenced posts and candidate guest columns on the 77th AD:

Sigh.  Maybe it was that the various commentaries by the four potential Republican candidates in the 77th Assembly District were all published late last week, as folks in general were readying for a three-day weekend.  Perhaps that’s the crux of the seeming lack of response.  The comments so far include a few in support of Richard Bailey and a question or two posed to Brian Jones, as well as a couple of resulting entries from supporters of Brian.  Fair enough.


Christine Rubin on the Race for the 77th Assembly District

Wednesday, February 10, 2010
posted by Guest Column

Each of the currently announced Republican candidates for AD 77 was invited to submit a guest column to SD Rostra.  This is the second submission.  Click here for all the 77th AD candidate statements and posts on the race.

by Christine Rubin
It is obvious that California is broken. It is also obvious to anyone that cares about our great state that practical solutions and the political will to make the hard choices should be brought to bear.  At this moment in time, both those key elements are lacking.

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