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Posted by: thepinetree on 10/15/2012 02:16 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 11/05/2012 10:15 AM
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Tuolumne County Supervisor Evan Royce
 Defends Rico Oller

Sonora, CA...The California Senior Advocates League PAC, which has recently launched an ad campaign in support of Frank Bigelow and attacking Rico Oller for accepting $200,000 in per diem benefits during his terms in the Assembly and Senate. This attack is part of a campaign to subvert Rico’s conservative record. In the absence of meaningful facts, Bigelow’s supporters are forced to resort to specious claims. The per diem was $25,000 per year over eight years. It is provided to all state legislators so they can live near the Capitol when the legislature is in session...



Madera County Supervisor Frank Bigelow accepts the benefits of his job as well. Unlike a Madera Supervisor, a legislator works full-time, and more. Rico understood the compensation package when he ran for office, which included per diem and has no pension benefits. Rico believed the compensation package was generous and turned down a 12% pay increase. Supervisor Bigelow, on the other hand, will enjoy a comfortable retirement financed by county taxpayers.

Frank Bigelow also claims that Rico spent more money than any other legislator. The 1st Senate District that Rico represented stretched from Mono County to Modoc County, and was the largest legislative district in California. The challenges of communicating with all of those people were reflected in his legislative budget. These attacks are ridiculous and hypocritical. Rico wants to reduce
regulations and create jobs so the state can finance essential public services like public safety and education. Irresponsible spending on wasteful projects like high speed rail divert resources from our schools. Unlike Bigelow, who voted for high speed rail four times as a Supervisor before voting against it, Rico has opposed this project from the start.

Rico has a 100% rating with the California Taxpayer's Association, and has been endorsed by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association and the National Federation of Independent Business. Locally, Rico is endorsed by Calaveras County Sherrif Gary Kuntz, Tuolumne County Sheriff James Mele, the Tuolumne County Republican Party, and Supervisors Randy Hanvelt and John Gray; in addition to myself.

Help Rico stop the fire tax, visit www.RicoOller.com to learn more.
Evan Royce
Tuolumne County Supervisor 3rd District




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Posted on: 2012-10-15 17:18:56   By: Anonymous
 
Conservative in name only. Rico any chance the RICO statute was named after you?

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    Bear Hunting,Shooting Bears Out of Trees
    Posted on: 2012-10-15 18:18:00   By: Anonymous
     
    Hunting with dogs,Oller shot treed bears,and thought if good fun.
    This says a lot about the man.
    He also has some domestic assault records on his wife.

    Oller is far from a sensible person able to work with others ,what the legislature is all about.Oller was unapproachable,and recalcitrant,not qualities for concensus and getting things done.He was known as the worst member of the legislature.

    Do we want him back in?......NO

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      Re: Bear Hunting,Shooting Bears Out of Trees
      Posted on: 2012-10-15 18:31:26   By: Anonymous
       
      You ought to go to work for MSNBC.

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      Re: Bear Hunting,Shooting Bears Out of Trees
      Posted on: 2012-10-15 19:36:34   By: Anonymous
       
      Hunting with dogs is fun! It was legal and continues to be legal til the first of the year. What is sad is California is inhabited by a bunch of pansies that no linger have the values this country and state were found on! Rico is and always has been a good decent person.

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        Re: Bear Hunting,Shooting Bears Out of Trees
        Posted on: 2012-10-15 19:59:01   By: Anonymous
         
        Your "fun" is disgusting and the biggest form of being a "pansie" and "jerk"!! Poor dogs, poor bears... THE BEARS belong here, JERKS like you don't! Real brave... shooting a bear from a tree... what a moron.

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          Re: Bear Hunting,Shooting Bears Out of Trees
          Posted on: 2012-10-15 23:40:22   By: Anonymous
           
          Well thank god we have you to remind us how great of a person you are, and that us hill folk still carry fire to see at night. I mean if you hadn't shown up, we might not have electricity yet.

          I am voting for Oller

          PI

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            Re: Bear Hunting,Shooting Bears Out of Trees
            Posted on: 2012-11-06 08:39:25   By: Anonymous
             
            And when you wake up in the morning, tomorrow, PI, you'll still be an absolute f u c k t a r d!

            Congrats on that!

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      Re: Bear Hunting,Shooting Bears Out of Trees
      Posted on: 2012-10-16 08:44:02   By: Anonymous
       
      Many of our past presidents hunted with dogs and a few even fought chickens!!Rico never did anything illegal and how do you think bears will be controlled by the Gov. now?With dogs!!!Good job on an idiotic law....remember your law when you see orphaned bear cubs too.what skeletons are in your closet?

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        Re: Bear Hunting,Shooting Bears Out of Trees
        Posted on: 2012-10-17 18:47:49   By: Anonymous
         
        I don't have domestic violence against my wife in my closet.

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        Re: Bear Hunting,Shooting Bears Out of Trees
        Posted on: 2012-10-17 19:15:27   By: Anonymous
         
        The early Presidents also had slaves.

        Times change,some people get more sensible.

        Some don't.

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          Re: Bear Hunting,Shooting Bears Out of Trees
          Posted on: 2012-11-05 14:03:35   By: Anonymous
           
          Yea,and you and I(well at least I know I am)a slave to all politicians now,I work!

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Posted on: 2013-09-05 19:24:10   By: Anonymous
 
bwR6KM I think this is a real great article.Much thanks again. Really Great.

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