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John Stewart

To be an Advocate, Be an Advocate

10 Habits of Highly Successful Advocates

The title sounds like the opening to a self-help program.  In a way, this is about helping you, the advocate, become more successful or effective.  Webster’s defines “successful” as “resulting or terminating in success".  And, Webster’s defines “effective” as “producing a decided, decisive, or desired effect". 

The key point is “Did you achieve what you wanted?”  To help achieve what you want, the below list of 10 habits are offered.

1. Successful advocates pick their battles carefully!

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John Stewart

May you live in interesting times

As the old Chinese curse has it: “May you live in interesting times,”.  While the Chinese connection is subject to much debate, the phrase is very appropriate given the chaotic actions of the current times.

Today, President Trump announced that the United States will pull out of the Paris Accord.  And, collective gasps and frantic blustering predicting apocalyptic catastrophe quickly filled the air.

So, what does that mean for OHV recreation?  Well, for starters, you will have access for fuel. And, there will still be manufacturing capacity to product the next whiz-bang must have 4x4 mod.

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John Stewart

As a new year begins, what is next?

A new year is just around the corner.  As 2016 slips into history, it leaves behind a contentious, tumultuous time.  Are those contentious and tumultuous times a footnote in history?  What will the new year bring?

January 6 ushers in a new Congressional session, the 115th seating of a Congress in the history of the constitutional republic of the United States of America.  January 20th is set for the inauguration of the 45th President in the history of the constitutional republic of the United States of America.

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John Stewart

Election Day 2016: Don’t Sit This One Out

Your preferred candidate may or may not have won their party’s nomination.  Either way, you must vote on Nov. 8.

In 2016, for the first time ever, some candidates running for office are attacking our Second Amendment rights rather than talking about enforcing our current laws and locking up criminals who misuse firearms. The balance of the Supreme Court is at stake.

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Audrey Mason

Why I Fight to Preserve Everyone’s Off-Roading Right

Pack it in, Pack it out OR Lose the Right to use it!
The Sad but Real Truth about the Endangered Off-Road Lifestyle

Hi, my name is Audrey Mason.  I have been an active off-roader my entire life. I currently ride a Honda 400ex, and cruise in an YJ jeep with my husband K.J. Mason. I was introduced to SDORC, a non-profit political coalition of volunteers dedicated to protecting and preserving off-roading, through our family Rob & Kathleen Smith. The Smith’s are long time active members of SDORC (San Diego Off Road Coalition) coordinating large events, raising awareness and spreading the word of important current issues and top legislation endangering our off-roading lifestyle. For example, land closures, lawsuits, potential endangered species, most issues that off-roaders are facing and are unaware of. 

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