I'm in San Diego, but I can help with some things too.
not an instructor but working on my first instructor cert through NRA.
"There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty." - John Adams
"To maintain the ascendancy of the Constitution over the lawmaking majority is the great and essential point on which the success of the system must depend;" - John C Calhoun
"If you don't have a gun, freedom of speech has no power." - Yoshimi Ishikawa