CCW Lifestyle Series # 11 – Failing the Victim Selection Process

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As legally armed citizens we train to always avoid getting into self-defense situations, remember you win every fight you avoid. Criminals tend to go through a process when selecting victims. The subject today is what we can do to ensure we fail the victim selection process. A good overall strategy is to follow John Farnham’s rules of stupid: Don’t go …

Campaign 101: Forty-five days out

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So you’re a candidate running for local office. You have no campaign website. You don’t even have a campaign Facebook page. Okay fine, your personal Facebook page mentions your election efforts, but you list no contact information, nor do you check your messages sent through it. A search of your name and the office you seek comes up with nothing …

Newsom signs COVID-19 Related Bills for Workers’ Compensation and Employee Notification

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Today, the Governor signed SB 1159 (Hill) and AB 685 (Reyes). Below is a description of the bills. SB 1159 (Hill) codifies the Governor’s executive action stating if an employee before July 6 contracted COVID it would be presumed to have occurred at work. For situations after July 6 the bill narrows the Governor’s executive action to say for certain …

Supervisor Jim Desmond – An Uncommon Man

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uncommon adjective un-com-mon  | \ en-‘ka-men Definition of uncommon 1: not ordinarily encountered:unusual 2: remarkable, exceptional Supervisors shoot down Desmond’s Proposal to Stop Enforcing State Reopening Plan Those opposing Desmond? Mayor Steve Vaus’s allies, “Republican” Supervisors Dianne Jacob and Kristin Gaspar. In a courageous and uncommon 1-4 vote Supervisor Desmond upheld what is sorely lacking in government — the core philosophy …

Enquirer: Lemon Grove kerfuffle doesn’t keep Arambula from endorsements

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The East County Enquirer is asking the following… “Lemon Grove Councilman David Arambula is proudly endorsed by the Deputy Sheriffs’ Association of San Diego County and the San Diego County Democratic Party. “But wait…isn’t that the same David Arambula accused of drunken violence in a fist fight with an applicant he invited over to his house to discuss a proposal …

You Do Make a Difference – California’s Standard Capacity Magazine Ban

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Activism comes in many forms. The point being to find something about which you are passionate and get involved in support of that something. At San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO) our passion is the Second Amendment (2A) and all things that come with it. Primarily SDCGO is focused on helping elect 2A supportive politicians throughout San Diego County along …

Weekend News Links

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Some Weekend Links… SDUT: San Diego tourism industry update: ‘We’re in a deep depression’ SDUT: Should San Diego have suspended parking violations for another month? SDUT: Gloria says city should investigate leaked, doctored document in NBC7’s retracted story VOSD: Special Emergency Podcast: Ash Street, Ash Street, a Story Goes Down SDUT: SANDAG takes no action on proposed political donation policy …

The Analogy with Voting Reveals a Concern

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The Analogy with Voting Reveals a Concern By Lucas J. Mather, Ph.D. I’ve written here before cautioning our use of words in Second Amendment activism (See A Caution About Words in Second Amendment Activism). We need to be as concerned with crafting our arguments as we are with safely handling firearms. Words are as powerful in law and politics. My …

Darrell Issa is A Second Amendment Hero

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“Darrell Issa is a Second Amendment Hero.” Those aren’t my words but rather the words of Gun Owners of America, back in 2012. In it’s most recent ranking, Gun Owners of America described Congressman Issa’s record as a “Pro-Gun Voter: philosophically sound.” The National Rifle Association gave Congressman Issa an “A Rating” and invited him to speak about the “Fast …

When Does A Citizen Have A Duty To Act? – Kyle Rittenhouse and Kenosha

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Many of you are probably familiar with the shooting incident in Kenosha, Wisconsin involving seventeen year old Kyle Rittenhouse. For those who are not, Kyle was part of a group that volunteered to help protect lives and property during the recent riots. At one point, Kyle was separated from his group and, due to police activity, was unable to rejoin …

Should the San Diego County Gun Owners PAC Endorse Julie Thunder For Encinitas Mayor?

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Should the San Diego County Gun Owners PAC Endorse Julie Thunder For Encinitas Mayor? In a word, “No”. In a phrase, “No. She didn’t ask for the endorsement and will probably reject it.” Michael Schwartz is the Founder and Executive Director of the San Diego County Gun Owners PAC, of which I am a founding (and current) member. He endorsed …

Compared to other states, CA has uber-high median home prices — coupled with much smaller lots and smaller houses

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters 19 Comments

As everyone knows, buying a home in California is MUCH more expensive than buying a home in almost all the other states. Generally we compare states using the “median home value.” According to Zillow, the July 2020 median home value in the U.S. is $248,857. The CA median home value is $578,857. BTW, the median home value in our San …

Dems Insert a $32.5 Million No-Bid, No Review Labor Contract in Budget

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Democrats Insert a $32.5 Million No-Bid, No Review Labor Contract in Budget Junior (AB 86) SACRAMENTO – On Friday evening, California Democrats slipped authorization for a $32.5 million, no-bid labor contract into Assembly Bill 86, the “Budget Bill Junior,” which tacks-on additional financial obligations to the state budget. The $32.5 million contract is also “exempt from the review or approval …

San Diego County Population Growth Has All But Stopped

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I was on one of my statistical journeys through U.S. Census data when I unexpectedly stumbled upon this the following important fact: According to the latest census figures, the population of San Diego County — a huge county physically larger than the state of Rhode Island that is home to over 3.3 million people — a county population larger than …

CA population growth rate is slowing down — DRAMATICALLY

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The California population growth rate is slowing down — DRAMATICALLY by Richard Rider In recent years, our nation’s population growth rate has slowed. The 2019 U.S. Census population growth figures are now out.  The national population’s growth rate was only 0.5%.  That growth rate has been dropping annually for the last 5 years.    Indeed, it’s the slowest annual U.S. growth …

Mayor Wells wants El Cajon cops to stand down on COVID enforcement

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On Friday I am calling a special council meeting to discuss instructing our police to not enforce Covid-19 laws and or regulations. The people of El Cajon are suffering and it is highly unfair and nonsensical that big box stores, grocery stores, club stores and now even schools are open while nail salons, restaurants, churches, other businesses and organizations are …

Biden / Harris 2020

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You just spent $2.3 million on your 900 sq ft condo, with sweeping views of the bay and bridge. It SOUNDS expensive but this is “The City” (as is written on the NBA team’s jerseys) .  You bought this place because of the exclusive access to the expansive rooftop deck. You’re proud of this purchase because it represents that you …