CA proposition process is bad, but legislative process is worse

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Undesignated 7 Comments

Liberals in CA vehemently dislike the CA initiative process. Indeed, they just tried to enact an effective ban on the process, but the bill was vetoed by Gov. Brown. These mislabeled “progressives” dislike citizen-signed propositions, as such measures bypass the institution the Big Government advocates control throughout most of the state — elected officials. I doubt we’d be hearing the …

Attorney general, FPPC asked to investigate identity theft ads

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Undesignated Leave a Comment

Over the weekend San Diego City Councilman Carl DeMaio filed a formal complaint with the CA FPPC regarding improper practices surrounding a deceitful ad paid for by the labor unions designed to scare voters away from signing ANY petitions. Here’s the SAC BEE URL for the article, which includes the a copy of the letter. http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2011/08/supporters-of-a-controversial.html August 2, 2011 Attorney …

Gov. Brown Vetoes SB 168 – a bill to cripple petitioning in CA

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Undesignated 4 Comments

In a welcome but widely unexpected move, Governor Brown has vetoed SB 168 — the state Democrat legislators’ slimy bill to all but outlaw the petition process for putting props and initiatives on the state and local ballots. Gov. Brown Ignores the Weak Fraud Argument, Vetoes SB 168 By Joel Fox Editor of Fox & Hounds and President of the …

Candidate Sherry Hodges endorsed by state Senator Joel Anderson in the new 76th Assembly district

Jim Sills Undesignated Leave a Comment

From the Sherry Hodges campaign for SD Rostra: “State Senator Joel Anderson today announced his endorsement of Sherry Hodges for the State Assembly district representing the northern San Diego coastal region. ‘Sherry Hodges is the one I trust on the tough issues facing the legislature like cutting state spending and holding the line on taxes. I know we can count on …

DeMaio to Hold “Signature Storms” in Support of Pension Reform Ballot Measure

Carl DeMaio Undesignated 13 Comments

Mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio will spend every weekend at local San Diego stores collecting signatures for the Comprehensive Pension Reform Ballot Measure until the required 95,000 signatures from San Diego voters are collected, his campaign announced today. The announcement comes on the heels of increasing efforts by local government labor unions to “block” signature collection efforts through a well-funded and …