Richard Rider, Carl DeMaio, Marie Waldron and D.A. Bonnie Dumanis highlight Tonight’s Republican Party of San Diego meeting

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It was another lively GOP  event this evening, and with SD Rostra’s own Richard Rider the lead-off  featured speaker!  Among those attending were SD City Councilman Carl DeMaio, Escondido City Councilwoman Marie Waldron, and San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis. Rider gave much credit to GOP Chairman Tony Krvaric for his conversion to the Republican cause (see quote above) and Republican …

Rider on KUSI pans Brown’s tax increases

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Friday (1/21/11) at o’dark thirty I did a lively 6 minute KUSI TV interview panning Governor Brown’s planned tax increases — well, the special election he wants to raise taxes later this year. I think the interview went well, do I’m putting it out for Internet viewing. I think you’ll like it. Or perhaps hate it. Depending on who “you” …

Rider interview on KUSI praising/condemning Jerry Brown

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On the morning of Jerry Brown’s inauguration as governor of California, I did a 5 minute in-studio interview discussing his upcoming reign on KUSI-TV. Here’s the link to the video, which will not remain up on their website for too long, I suspect. http://www.kusi.com/video?clipId=5435070&autostart=true The interview is lively and a just a tad irreverent. And it includes an on-the-fly mike …

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’ …

Rider fact-checked by Voice of SD. Verdict — “Mostly true”

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Recently I was “fact-checked” by the Voice of San Diego. Got a “Mostly True” verdict. Fortunately, Voice also goes into some detail on the San Diego city Walmart ban and efforts to overturn it — a “two fer” as far as I’m concerned. I missed out on getting the top “True” rating because I did indeed leave out what the Voice of …

Lorie Zapf Endorsed by San Diego Tax Fighters Lorie Zapf Endorsed by San Diego Tax Fighters

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At this point it might be easier to post who isn’t endorsing Lorie Zapf for City Council (Unions, Donna Frye, Kim Tran and Family, and Citybeat) From the campaign: Lorie Zapf Endorsed by San Diego Tax Fighters The Lorie Zapf for City Council campaign today announced the endorsement by the San Diego Tax Fighters. The San Diego Tax Fighters is …

The Wheels Come Off High Speed Rail

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FINALLY major MSM has started reporting the bogus nature of the HSR projections that suckered the voters into approving the $10 billion CA HSR bond. Here’s an excellent article from the LA TIMES, no less! http://www.redcounty.com/la-times-questions-high-speed-rail/37308 (a better link to the article than going directly to the TIMES, and includes interesting comments) Recently I posted a column here I wrote …

HUGE SD Tea Party rally this Saturday 27 February

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This Saturday there is a big taxpayer rally scheduled in San Diego, down by the Star of India on the waterfront. Free parking across the street in the county administration building parking lot. High visibility event, and we want maximum turnout. I’ll be one of the two keynote speakers. Details below from packaged news release. ANNIVERSARY TEA PARTY WITH ROGER …

Celebrate Richard Rider Day!

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The San Diego City Council just unanimously approved Councilmember Carl DeMaio’s proclamation of October 6th as Richard Rider Day in our City. For decades, Richard has been a tireless advocate for taxpayers in our community, and has demonstrated the core principles and convictions we need in our elected officials. Richard, your activism has been an inspiration to me and countless …