SD CC WILL repeal Walmart superstore ban

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters 2 Comments

PREDICTION: SD City Council will repeal Wal-Mart superstore ban! But I’m getting ahead of my self. Since I posted my press release on on SDRostra concerning the San Diego Wal-Mart referendum petition drive, I’ve done a bit more research on the referendum time line. Wal-Mart needs only 31,029 valid signatures. After the petitions are submitted (they MUST be submitted by …

Liberal economist lauds Wal-Mart effects

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters 9 Comments

Rostra commenter “Gwendolyn” and I have exchanged acerbic comments here on the Wal-Mart ban. Naturally, she cited labor union/left wing “studies” intended to show how evil Wal-Mart is. Of course, I could counter with free market-friendly website rebuttals. But I don’t have to. Instead, let’s go to an impartial source — a leading economist in the Obama administration who has …

Wal-Mart going to San Diego ballot?

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters 2 Comments

Posted on my blog: http://Walmart-SanDiego.notlong.com Is the San Diego Wal-Mart superstore ban going to the ballot? by Richard Rider 4 December, 2010 The San Diego Union-Tribune (the U-T) is doing a survey on San Diego’s new Wal-Mart ban. Normally I’m not too interested in such unscientific polls, but this one might affect Wal-Mart’s decision to go to the voters via …

HELP! Who to support for Poway CC?

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters 26 Comments

I’m looking for guidance and input concerning the Poway city council elections. I understand that certain candidates are opposed to the proposed Poway Wal-Mart Superstore (for whatever reasons they care to claim). I’m interested in supporting candidates who will vote FOR the Wal-Mart enterprise. I care not what the claimed reasons are. My pro-Wal-Mart position is based on consumer choice, …

Re-Print on Wal-Mart

Barry Jantz Barry Jantz Leave a Comment

Reading Richard Rider’s post below, I can’t help but re-hash my FlashReport commentary of about 3-1/2 years ago, regarding — at the time — a proposed ordinance to regulate big box retailers… Big Boxes and Big Brother Proving they are more beholden to their union backers than they are their own constituents, a majority of the San Diego City Council …

End SD city ban on Wal-Mart superstores

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

SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE editorial writer Chris Reed has an excellent post on his blog about the incoherent anti-Wal-Mart arguments by Democrats against low food prices and jobs for lower income folks. I strongly recommend reading his piece. http://Wal-Mart-GOOD.notlong.com It reviews in detail a fabulous study from an honest LIBERAL economist verifying all the good Wal-Mart is doing the poor and …