The California Handgun Roster – A New Proposal to Make a Bad Law Worse

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Most California gun owners are familiar with the California Handgun Roster. Those who aren’t can get up to speed here and here. The roster lists handguns that can be sold to law-abiding citizens in California. Handguns not listed cannot be purchased by Californians in stores or on the internet. As with most bad California gun laws, law enforcement is exempt. …

To Ride, Shoot Straight, and Speak the Truth – 100 Years of Colonel Jeff Cooper

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May is the Centennial of Col. Jeff Cooper. Jeff Cooper is truly one of the legends of the firearms community. For those not familiar with Col. Cooper and what he’s done I offer this short article to acquaint you with the Colonel. I hope this inspires you to pursue additional information and learn more about this great man. Jeff Cooper …

The official Richard Rider Fan Club

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FROM MY FACEBOOK PAGE: Safe spacing? Not here! Masks? No way! It’s my weekly meeting of the official Richard Rider Fan Club. I DID get some blowback when I announced the dues increase. Indeed, some of my fans turned on me.

Do women pro soccer players want equality with men? Yes!! Well, actually, NO!

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Undesignated 1 Comment

Do the women on the U.S. Soccer Team demand equality with male soccer players?  YES!!  Well, mostly.  Sometimes.  Actually, NOT. IF these wonderful women soccer players TRULY demanded equality, they would be lobbying (and suing) for the chance to play men’s professional soccer, where the salaries for top players can be much, MUCH higher. I don’t know for sure, but …

MAY 18 San Diego County coronavirus deaths confirm that we should end the lockdown

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End the California state and local lockdown mandates.  Sensibly. As of 5/15/20, there’s been 5,662 reported coronavirus cases in San Diego County — a huge county of 3.3 million people. https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/dam/sdc/hhsa/programs/phs/Epidemiology/COVID-19%20Bar%20Graph%20of%20New%20and%20Total%20Cases.pdf Doubtless there were many more cases.  But the symptoms were so mild that the victims didn’t get themselves tested or treated for the virus. Now look at the KEY …

Their father’s hell did slowly go by

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Just this past week, a video was uploaded to social media, showing teenage-ish boys skateboarding on the granite walls of the Mt. Soledad Veterans Memorial Monument. Fox 5 has the story and video. “A skateboarder caused controversy Monday after a video surfaced of him riding across the sacred walls of the memorial honoring military members at Mt. Soledad. “Over 5,000 …

False allegations and $10 million in related fines in anti-Phil Graham efforts, but there’s nothing to see here

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SD Rostra readers and local politicos are well aware of the sordid story of the eleventh hour false accusations against Assembly candidate Phil Graham in the 2018 primary election. Graham was tainted enough by the allegations to ensure he was left out of the 76th Assembly District general, in what many consider a run-off a Republican like Graham would have …

COVID19 and Equal Treatment Under the Law

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Guest Commentary by El Cajon Deputy Mayor Phil Ortiz “You must always be willing to truly consider evidence that contradicts your beliefs, and admit the possibility that you may be wrong. Intelligence isn’t knowing everything. It’s the ability to challenge everything you know.” I am compelled to speak for those who are not being represented, or are underrepresented at this …

Armed Protesters – Good Idea or Bad?

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As part of the continuing “COVID-19 Crisis Theatre” being performed around the country, the expected, but late in coming, protests are finally beginning. In Michigan one protest featured openly armed protesters. This begs the obvious questions; are visibly armed protesters a good idea? And is this a productive approach? But there is a much deeper and more serious issue. Let’s …

Why Supervisor Nathan Fletcher is the Worst Person to Lead our COVID-19 Response

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Guest Commentary by Scott Chipman Supervisor Fletcher has emerged as the leading figure in San Diego’s fight against the Wuhan virus and many people are beginning to realize that his serious lack of judgement and political ambitions should prevent him from ever having that much power. As this deadly virus emerged from Eastern China and began to spread across the globe, and …

Press Release: San Diego Gun Owners PAC releases 2-minute video critical of County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher

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San Diego County Gun Owners (SDCGO), a political action committee (PAC) promoting Second Amendment rights, has released a scathing two-minute video titled “An Open Letter to San Diego County Supervisor Nathan Fletcher.” The video appears on the PAC’s website www.sdcgo.org, and can be viewed here (https://youtu.be/OKBJV5B5KAY). The video, critical of Fletcher, features Fletcher’s own comments from previous press conferences, including his statement …

CCW Lifestyle Series # 7 – Lockdown Gotcha Down? – Develop Your Dry Fire Practice Routine (Part 3)

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Finding productive activities to help survive the stay at home orders can be a challenge. For gun owners, this is a great time to develop your dry fire practice routine. This is Part 3 of a three part dry practice series. Part 1 addressed setting up a dry practice area and establishing a dry practice routine. Part 1 can be …

Local FPPC Enforcement Decisions

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Released by Fair Political Practices Commission 4/24/20… In the Matter of James Elia for State Assembly 2018, James Elia, and Sara Kagy; FPPC No. 18/1372. Staff: Jenna C. Rinehart, Commission Counsel. James Elia was a successful candidate for State Assembly District 71 in the June 5, 2018 Primary Election and unsuccessful in the November 6, 2018 General Election. Elia for …

CCW Lifestyle Series # 6 – Lockdown Gotcha Down? – Develop Your Dry Fire Practice Routine (Part 2)

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The following is part of a continuing series of articles intended to provide a starting point for those new to concealed carry. There is much to learn and great satisfaction to be had but figuring out where to begin can be daunting for newcomers. The intent of the series is to provide useful information for those beginning the transition to …

It’s raining all over the world

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From Bob Siegel The Morning of Good Friday I write this morning from Spring Valley, California (essentially San Diego). It is pouring rain and has not stopped since yesterday. In fact, it has been raining several evenings in a row. The rain is torrential! I love when it rains (at least now that I live in a house with a …