Rider letter on 3rd party candidates in WS JOURNAL

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I had another letter to the editor published (intact) today in the WALL ST JOURNAL. See below. I’m on a roll — three-for-three on recent WSJ submissions. I should retire while I’m ahead. One odd aspect — after I submitted this letter, the WSJ letters editor and I engaged in quite agreeable banter back and forth via emails. Clearly this …

George Will Praises Book On Libertarian Ideas

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George Will gives a nice plug for libertarian ideas, as expressed in a book by Nick Gillespie and Matt Welch, “The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What’s Wrong with America“: A generation that has grown up with the Internet “has essentially been raised libertarian,” swimming in markets, which are choices among competing alternatives. And the left weeps. …

Earliest Race Returns Show Rider In Front

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 5 Comments

While San Diego’s voters won’t be casting ballots for months to come, there’s still plenty of competition among current and aspiring officeholders.  In a head to head battle at the Scripps Ranch Four Mile Run last Sunday, December 12, Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher and would-be officeholder Steve Rider both finished in the top three of the 30 – 34 old mens’ …

Old Butch

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This joke has been around for several years, origin unknown. I couldn’t help but share it since it has newfound meaning! Old Butch John was in the fertilized egg business. He had several hundred young layers (hens), called ‘pullets,’ and ten roosters to fertilize the eggs. He kept records, and any rooster not performing went into the soup pot and …

Thanks for the shoutout, Alex

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 2 Comments

You never know where a little visibility is going to come from. On a recent segment of the game show “Jeopardy!,” the correct response to the club provided was Presidential Candidate Ron Paul. Upon getting the correct answer, insufferable host (but a seriously good poker player who I watched in Las Vegas during a celebrity tournament) Alex Trebek energetically commented, …

Don’t Tread On Me!

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 7 Comments

“I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.” – A. J. Liebling (1904-1963) I’m counting on these words to guide me in my role as one of your bloggers here on SDRostra. While people seem to assume I’m a conservative, I am in fact a Libertarian through …