We break down San Diego and national news stories here in the John Riley Project. Topics include the SANDAG mileage tax, Uber, public restrooms, minimum wage for fast food, CA Bullet Train update, Target shutting down stores, Amazon monopoly?, and the looming Government Shutdown. Got a question or comment? You can drop your take in the live chat on Facebook or YouTube to get involved in the San Diego Community Forum.
It’s Wednesday, September 27, 2023. Here’s what John Riley thinks:
SANDAG Mileage Tax Scrapped
Voters opposed this privacy intrusion and higher cost of living from SANDAG. Elected politicians listened.
Uber and San Diego Yellow Cab Taxi Join Forces
Capitalism is more about cooperation than competition. This partnership is a win for both companies and consumers that need a ride.
I Need a Bathroom… NOW!
A San Diego technology company, Rest Space, has come up with an app that gives you access to private restrooms while in downtown San Diego or on the road. It’s like Airbnb, but for restrooms.
California Politicians are Considering an Increase of the Minimum Wage for Fast Food Workers
What do you think of a $20 minimum wage just for fast food workers? Local economists in San Diego offer their opinions. So does John.
California Bullet Train Update
15 years later, still a boondoggle.
Target Shutting Down Stores due to Crime
Shoplifting is becoming a national sport. Now Target is opting out of communities where they are getting ripped off. Can you blame them?
Federal Government Suing Amazon
Is Amazon a monopoly? Should they be broken up? Or is Jeff Bezos an American hero?
Are they really going to Shut Down the Federal Government?
No. It’s all political theater.
San Diego Community Forum
- Govt grocery stores
- Pledge of allegiance
- Gas prices and EVs.
- Andrew Yang self-driving trucks
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