On 9/11, Still the Shining Beacon on the Hill

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The following was written by Vista City Councilmember Amanda Young Rigby a year ago. This year she shares it with SD Rostra. Guest Commentary by Amanda Young Rigby Yesterday, I joined first responders from around our county as well as from across the western region and even some international crews, to remember the first responders – firefighters and police officers …

Coast News: Phil Graham’s accuser faces criminal charges for filing false report

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Not unlike false allegations undermined the Congressional campaign of Carl DeMaio a few years ago, fabricated charges — discovered late in the campaign — may have played a role in Phil Graham’s June primary loss for a North County Assembly seat. From The Coast News… “A North County woman who falsely accused former State Assembly candidate Phil Graham of groping …

San Diego County Gun Owners responds to shooting at Del Mar Fairgrounds

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In response to the shooting at the Ice Cube concert at the Del Mar Fairgrounds, the San Diego County Gun Owners PAC calls on the 22nd Agricultural Board to discontinue events that invite violence and, instead, support events that promote family, safety, and law-abiding San Diegans, such as the Crossroads of the West gun show. Where’s the moral outrage towards the Del …

SB 901: A Fair Compromise Protecting State and Ratepayers

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by Lawrence Stirling As conflagrations continue to ravage our state, and after much debate in the capital, now is the final chance for lawmakers in Sacramento to approve Senate Bill 901 (SB 901) — a package of much-needed wildfire prevention and financing reforms. The bill is compromise legislation which includes some important safeguards for California’s ratepayers and our business community. …

Weakened Catholic Church Begs for Statist Responses

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If you love and value individual Liberty, regardless of how ( or if) you worship God , the crisis in the Catholic Church will have a negative effect on you.  Nick Gillespie of Reason lays out why the waning credibility of The Catholic Church will have dreadful consequences for libertarians: This is all of obvious concern to Catholics, but the …