You’re invited! I.V. lunch speaker Tedd Webb. RSVP today!

Join me for lunch with the co-host of the best morning show in America, Tedd Webb. You’ve heard Tedd on-air on WFLA-970 for years, now come hear him in person as he provides his unique (and very irreverent) views on the upcoming presidential election, and other things related to politics and governement.

Mark your calendar, the guest speaker at the next Irreverent View lunch is our most irreverent guest ever!  And you’re invited! Please RSVP today! Send an email to Chris@IrreverentView.com if you would like to attend.

Tedd Webb

Join me for lunch with the co-host of the best morning show in America, Tedd Webb on Thursday, November 1. You’ve heard Tedd on-air on WFLA-970 for years, now come hear him in person as he provides his unique (and very irreverent) views on the upcoming presidential election, and other things related to politics and government.

About the lunch*: The lunch group is informal but we have some loose/suggested criteria. They are: Continue reading “You’re invited! I.V. lunch speaker Tedd Webb. RSVP today!”

The RNC Moves In

Federal funds will pick up the rather hefty tab of $50 million for convention security, with the Federal Elections Committee providing the Republican National Committee’s Committee on Arrangements with $18.2 million to make Mitt Romney look good.

By Chris Ingram

The Tampa Tribune

Published Sunday, July 29, 2012

The Republican National Convention, with all of its delegates, VIPs and more than 10,000 members of the media, will invade Tampa in 29 days and make the Gasparilla pirate “invasion” look like a junior varsity affair.

The convention will be the second most-covered media event of the year, following only the summer Olympics in London.

For most locals, the convention will be insignificant — other than traffic tie-ups and wall-to-wall media coverage that may drive people away from the TV in favor of a good book.

Ken Jones, chief executive officer of the nonprofit RNC host committee, is quick to point out that Continue reading “The RNC Moves In”

You’re invited to jail!

Our next Irreverent View lunch will take place on Thursday, June 14 at the Hillsborough County Jail Falkenburg Road facility located at 520 N. Falkenburg Road, Tampa, Florida 33619. The lunch will include remarks from Sheriff David Gee and Colonel Jim Privatera followed by a tour of the facility. A box lunch will be provided by Rigatoni restaurant for $10-$15.

Irreverent View lunch at the Hillsborough County Jail

Our next Irreverent View lunch will take place on Thursday, June 14 at the Hillsborough County Jail Falkenburg Road facility  located at 520 N. Falkenburg Road, Tampa, Florida 33619. The lunch will include remarks from Sheriff David Gee and Colonel Jim Previtera followed by a tour of the facility. A box lunch will be provided by Rigatoni restaurant for $10-$15.

In order to attend this event, you must email me your name as it appears on your driver license or other government issued photo ID and your date of birth. You must bring your photo ID with you on the day of the lunch or your will not be allowed to participate. If you plan to attend, please email me this information before COB on June 11.  Space for the tour is limited, and is available on a first-come first-served basis.

Additional information about the tour:

  1. Parking is at the shell lot at the north end of the complex.
  2. All participants must have picture ID.
  3. Arrive at 11:30. If you are not in line to go through security by 11:45, you will not get in.
  4. The cost for the lunch will be between $10 and $15 and is mandatory. Please bring cash or a check made out to Rigatoni.
  5. Note this is at the Falkenburg Road (not Orient Road) facility.
  6. If you have a warrant for your arrest, bring a toothbrush or bail money.

You’re invited! Mark Ober to address I.V. lunch

Hillsborough State Attorney Mark Ober will be the special guest speaker at the next Irreverent View lunch on Wednesday, May 2nd from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Rigatoni on Kennedy in Tampa. If you would like to attend the luncheon, please send and e-mail to Chris@IrreverentView.com More details to follow.

Mark your calendar! Hillsborough State Attorney Mark Ober will be the special guest speaker at the next Irreverent View lunch on Wednesday, May 2nd from 11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Rigatoni on Kennedy in Tampa. If you would like to attend the luncheon, please send and e-mail to Chris@IrreverentView.com More details to follow.