Don’t Let Senator Rangel Get Ahold of Our Pocketbooks

The following missive was sent to us by Weber County GOP stalwart Christie Moore, Weber County Republican District 7 Chair: Dear Christie, Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel recently “vowed to put all of President Bush’s 2001 and 2003 tax cuts on the chopping block.” He may wield the chairman’s gavel over…

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Californians – The GOP’s Real Migrant Problem

The state’s diaspora spreads throughout the once-solidly Republican West. So does its politics By Ryan Sager Los Angeles Times RYAN SAGER is the author of “The Elephant in the Room: Evangelicals, Libertarians, and the Battle to Control the Republican Party” (Wiley, 2006). rhsager.com September 25, 2006 IF BLUE-STATE Californians want…

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2006 Weber County GOP Executive Committee BBQ

We just received-back our photos via pony express from our apparently “outsourced” out-of-town film develper, who eventually provided us a nice CD brimming with nice JPEG images of last month’s (8/3/06) GOP Executive Committe BBQ. Without further ado, we link those images, with interim captions. 2006 Weber County Republican B-B-Q…

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McCain-Feingold Was a Mistake

The Washington DC Examiner Newspaper, The Examiner September 1, 2006 WASHINGTON – Something almost without precedent in America will happen Thursday. That’s the day when McCain-Feingold — aka the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 — will officially silence broadcast advertising that contains criticism of members of Congress seeking re-election…

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Shining a Spotlight on Ethics

Wethinks this issue deserves some serious grass-roots discussion. Just how “loyal” should we grass-roots Republicans be in the face of stories like this? Although it doesn’t take much creativity, here’s how the democRATS are spinning similar unfortunate stories nationally. Here is just one example: The scandal sheet Isn’t his something…

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The Heart of the Mormon Trek

Deseret Morning News editorial Years ago, a history teacher proclaimed he loved history because once you learn it, it doesn’t change. You’ve got it. It’s constant. But that was then. Today, history — and the interpretation of history — is more changeable than the weather. Witness the recent “revisionist” views…

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State Central Committee Meeting Notes

By Terry L. Thompson Legislative District 6 Chair THIS CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETING HAD ALL OF THE MAKINGS OF THE EXCITEMENT OF WATCHING PAINT DRY. BUT I HAVE SAID BEFORE “STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE MEETINGS NEVER LET YOU DOWN” AND AS MY FELLOW BROTHER IN REPUBLICAN PARTY ARMS TOM FEENY SAID “YOU…

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Memorial Day Special – The Glory of Old Glory

By Dorrene Jeske City Council-member Ogden City In the history of our flag, there have been many moments of glory. Naturally the colonists used at first the flags of their home-land. The first flag to have any resemblance to the present stars and stripes was the Grand Union Flag. It…

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Utah State Nominating Convention Report

From: Terry L. Thompson (Legislative District 6 Chair) To: Weber County Republicans Ref: Utah State Nominating Convention Date: May 13, 2006 ATTENDANCE: Total Delegates 3,478 Total Attendance 3,136 Percentage Over 90% (amazing for an off Presidential election year!) The Utah State Nominating Convention was held at the South Towne Expo…

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