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Dear Californians: Stop Whining, Start Voting!

Photo credit: Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association.

Look, California, stop it. I cannot control who is on the ballot in June or in November. I cannot help it if you are not excited if a Republican does not make it to the General election in November.  Personally, I am excited about voting to repeal the gas tax. I would hope that everyone is. Passing this repeal is do-able. The majority of Californians are unhappy with the gas tax. We complain about the state of things in CA, someone does something about it, it gets on the ballot and then no one shows up. It needs to be different this Nov. I think it will be because so many of us helped with the effort. We helped on social media, gathering signatures, giving money, etc. It’s the most important thing on the ballot in my opinion, and that goes for June and Nov (since the June ballot has a measure requiring the funds to be used on roads). Then, the big one, the repeal on the Nov ballot.

I don’t know if any Republicans will be on your Nov ballot but I do know that the gas tax repeal initiative will be. Further, it’s politicians, including a Republican, who imposed this tax on us. I’m always more excited about repealing anything that is costing me money, or voting for something that will save me money, than voting for any politician. In  1978, when Prop 13 was voted in, it took a lot of motivated voters to get to the polls to vote for it.  My parents were among them.  And though I was too young to vote, I appreciate those votes and am still reaping the rewards of that particular election. In fact, the 40th anniversary of the passing of Prop 13 is June 6th, 2018, the day after primary day,  and it’s still as popular now as it was when it passed. How better to celebrate the 40th anniversary of this great taxpayer revolt than by showing up at the polls yourselves?

I am tired of seeing all the posts about how Texas beats CA. One thing Texas lags behind CA in is in property taxes. They are FAR higher in TX than in CA, both in percentage and in our case, when we priced homes in TX, in dollars. So, God Bless Prop 13 and those who voted for it all those years ago. Similarly, this gas tax repeal will save future generations of Californians significant money. If you don’t get out and vote, it won’t pass. So please, stop whining about something that may not ever be again in our lifetimes, a Republican Governor of California. Start talking to the Millennials about that. Do plan on voting in both June and November for the gas tax repeal. I will appreciate it, future drivers will appreciate it, your kids will appreciate it, and the many people who worked hard to get this on the ballot will appreciate it! .

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Nick Popaditch is on the Great American Panel on Sean Hannity Show, tonight!

A Great, Great, Great, Great, Great American!

Nick Popaditch is once again in New York!  He will appear on the Great American Panel on the Sean Hannity Show on FNC tonight!  Please make a note to watch and/or set your DVR’s for this must see T.V.  (Check local listings for times in your area.)

As many of you know, over the past year or so, I have volunteered and assisted several campaigns. None are as personal to me as this one. You see, I live in the California 51st Congressional District. I have witnessed, first hand, the havoc wreaked by this President and Congress’ economic policy. I can literally see Mexico from my house. I know the need for a secure border. I can also see November from my house. Please help me, help Nick Popaditch flip this house! A brighter view is in sight!

I was, somewhat, kidding Nick one day. I quipped: “Once elected, I DO have your cell phone number and I will use it”

His response to my slightly snarky comment was: “You and the rest of California’s 51st Congressional district will be my commanding officer. I will take your mission to the hill! Semper Fi” I absolutely believe him!

People continuously ask me “what is wrong with your State?”  The answer to that question can, and has filled volumes! I know a bit about what is wrong with “my” State, but I also know what is right with it.  Many of us have been working diligently to right the wrongs of the progressive demise of California.   It won’t be a quick fix, but the Golden State will shine again!   Let’s start at the Mexico border and move North!  Let not your heart be troubled; Nick Popaditch is an example of what is RIGHT about California!

“What Do I believe in? I believe in limited Government, Strong National Defense and the traditional American Family.” Nick Popaditch

Nick Popaditch is a retired U.S. Marine campaigning for Congress in the 51st district running against incumbent Bob Filner (D). Understanding and believing in duty to country and his community, Nick is redeploying once again to serve and protect the liberties that make this nation truly exceptional.

This former Marine Tank Commander is also known as ”The Cigar Marine” from the AP photo (April 2003) on major front page newspapers in the U.S. of the historic event that truly symbolized the liberation of Baghdad as the 1st Tank Battalion Marines pulled down a statue of Saddam Hussein.

“Gunny Pop” was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry for his actions on April 6 and 7, 2004, while commanding a tank in Fallujah, Iraq and was also awarded the Purple Heart.

Nick was medically retired from the Marines in 2005 at the rank of Gunnery Sergeant from wounds sustained in combat in the battle of Fallujah.

He is the author of Once A Marine an Iraq War Tank Commander’s Inspirational Memoir of Combat, Courage, and Recovery. The book holds an honored spot on the United States Marine Corps Professional Reading program, also known as the Commandant’s reading list. Marine Corps University recommends
Once A Marine
for every rank from Private to General.

You can order your signed copy of “Once A Marine” here.

On the Economy and Obamanomics

“Only A Liar, only a liar could look somebody straight in the face, after you took over the economy at 7.5% unemployment, jack it up to over 10% and tell them how many jobs you have saved. Only a liar can do that.” Nick Popaditch.

“If you’re in the 51st congressional district, we’ve had some hard times. If you’re still down there after the recession you are a survivor. You are not looking for a handout. You are looking for the Government to stop pulling the rug out. That is what you are looking for.” Nick Popaditch.

“What do you need? You need representation. I’ll go up there and say no, I’ll start saying no so you can start saying yes in your life. You can say yes to lower taxes, you can say yes to a job; you can say yes to business growth, you can say yes on your Street when we start saying no to Washington D.C.” Nick Popaditch.

The 51st Congressional district encompasses virtually the entire California/Mexico border. Please see map to better understand how vast the 51st congressional district is.  Please note the area to the south, is Mexico : http://nationalatlas.gov/printable/images/preview/congdist/ca51_109.gif

It is obvious that these times call for a warrior to represent this all important area.  Bob Filner has represented this district for 18 years. His ultra progessive policies have done nothing to help the 51st.  In fact, the unemployment rate in the Imperial Valley region of the 51st is the HIGHEST OF ANY DISTRICT IN THE NATION!

You can find additional information on this Warrior for Congress here:

http://www.popaditchforcongress.com/index.html

Please check out Bob Filner’s voting record here:

http://www.votesmart.org/voting_category.php?can_id=26774

Please follow Nick on Twitter: @Popaditch

Nick Popaditch on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Popaditch-for-Congress/239944974289

Nick Popaditch on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/nickpopaditch

“What’s a Junior Congressman? My vote will count as much as anybody’s” Nick Popaditch

ALL Elections Are National! Even if you cannot vote for Nick, he will vote for you!

PLEASE CLICK ON LADY LIBERTY TO DONATE TO NICK POPADITCH!

Let’s Flip This House!

Thank you and God Bless from California’s 51st Congressional district!


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Nick Popaditch v Bob Filner Debate Video !

TKO delivered by Nick @Popaditch. Please watch, the debate speaks for itself :

A Picture speaks a thousand words and this one is priceless. This is what happens when you try to debate Nick @Popaditch !  I have some strong commentary about this debate, which I attended but I shall wait! I want to know what you think!  Please watch and comment.  If you think Nick won this debate, please consider donating to his campaign . Thank you from the California 51st Congressional District!

If you cannot see the video below, please click this link : Nick Popaditch v Bob Filner Debate

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Gunny Nick @Popaditch on @AmatoTalk Tonight! #ca51 #catcot

The Gunny will be on the Rick Amato radio show, this evening from 9-11 p.m. pst.  Please do not miss this opportunity to hear Nick @Popaditch. This is by no means an easy election in the California 51st Congressional district.  All elections are National.  Even if you cannot vote for Nick, he will vote for you!

Please tune in to www.kcbq.com to listen live online, and join our tweet stream @AmatoTalk ! Show the Gunny how much he means to you!  There are precious few of us online from the #CA51, so am encouraging a high level of listenership.  We are getting close.   November is in our sights.   Now is the time to step it up, let’s walk the talk.

If you do not know about Nick Popaditch, his website is a great way to begin.  I will also be posting non-stop about him, so just tweet me if you have any questions on this exceptional candidate!

Nick is travelling this district non-stop and will be at many events between now and election day.  One that I would like to call your attention to is the Comedy Store in La Jolla :

This event will be held on October 12, 7:00 pm at The Comedy Store in La Jolla.  The address is 916 Pearl Street, La Jolla CA 92038

Tickets must be purchased prior to the event.  The cost is $50.00 per person or $75.00 per couple.  All proceeds benefit Nick Popaditch for Congress. For more information and to purchase tickets please contact Sutton Porter at suttonporter@gmail.com or call 562-242-4760   (Must be 21 years of age or older.)   This promises to be an evening to remember.  The Gunny at the Comedy Store! You will be able to say you saw him when!

Please read more about Nick Popaditch at : http://popaditchforcongress.com/

Can’t make the comedy night, but want to contribute? : https://www.popaditchforcongress.com/contributions.html

This former Marine Tank Commander is also known as “The Cigar Marine” from the AP photo (April 2003) on major front page newspapers in the U.S. of the historic event that truly symbolized the liberation of Baghdad as the 1st Tank Battalion Marines pulled down a statue of Saddam Hussein.


“Gunny Pop” was awarded the Silver Star for gallantry for his actions on April 6 and 7, 2004, while commanding a tank in Fallujah, Iraq and was also awarded the Purple Heart.   Nick was medically retired from the Marines in 2005 at the rank of Gunnery Sergeant from wounds sustained in combat in the battle of Fallujah.

He is the author of Once A Marine an Iraq War Tank Commander’s Inspirational Memoir of Combat, Courage, and Recovery. The book holds an honored spot on the United States Marine Corps Professional Reading program, also known as the Commandant’s reading list. Marine Corps University recommends Once A Marine for every rank from Private to General.You can order your signed copy of “Once A Marine” here : http://www.onceamarine.com/purchase-once-a-marine-book.htm

ALL elections are National. Let’s Flip This House!




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