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  • ~Its looking promising, lets not get complacent and keep moving forward~ PE

    Republicans are making sure we reclaim the Senate. Outside groups are pouring millions into Colorado, Iowa and North Carolina in the final days. Republicans are aiming to deal Democrats a decisive blow in the closing days of the campaign for control of the U.S. Senate by pouring millions of dollars into three states — Colorado, Iowa and North Carolina. – BLOOMBERG NEWS

      The Democrats’ war on women rhetoric is falling flat this cycle.  The so-called war on women that Democrats love to talk about on the campaign trail may be losing some of its luster… The gender gap is smaller when Republicans don’t make mistakes,” said Jennifer Lawless, director of the Women and Politics Institute at American University.  Republicans this time have managed to neutralize their deficiencies in this area so the war on women rhetoric does not resonate so much.” … In a Quinnipiac University poll last week, women picked Udall by 45% to 41%. But men back Gardner by 51% to 38% giving the Republican a five point lead in the race overall. – CNN

      The Optimistic GOP Story Everyone Is Missing – Obama’s head will spin from the new conservative agenda.  “The vast majority of political journalists — and I include some of my conservative colleagues — are missing a very big story.  The Republicans are going to recapture the Senate, picking up more seats than most any forecaster expects. And the House GOP is going to add to its majority. But then comes the big story: The beginning of a new conservative revolution.  The idea that nothing much will change if the GOP captures the whole Congress is just plain wrong. The politics and policies in Washington are about to change in a major way.  Obama may still be president. But he is going to be immediately confronted with a flood of new bills that will change the debate on tax reform, energy, health care, education, international trade, and regulations.  Obama will no longer be able to hide behind Harry Reid, who has stopped all voting on these matters. And Mitch McConnell, as Senate majority leader, will be able to move forward the reform ideas of his caucus and House policy leaders like Paul Ryan, Jeb Hensarling, Kevin Brady, and many others.” – LARRY KUDLOW in the NATIONAL REVIEW

      Christian right is set to turnout in mass for Republicans in the midterms.  If Republicans win control of the Senate in the midterm elections they should say a prayer of thanks for Christian conservatives…Reuters/Ipsos polling data shows evangelicals are more enthusiastic than the general population about the midterms…Chad Connelly, the Republican National Committee’s pointman for faith voters, said evangelical voters are motivated by worry about the economy and mistrust of Obama. - REUTERS

    Mark Miloscia hit with anti-Catholic attack.  Mark Miloscia, the Republican candidate for Washington State’s 30th district, has been targeted by the despicable ad above, which has since been removed from the website that hosted it….  But reportedly hard copies of it were put on display along with other materials for his opponent at a recent political event….  [T]he Democratic party turned on him when he held his own on the marriage issue, standing in favor of traditional marriage. That cost him his run for state auditor. He then did a short stint as a lobbyist for the Catholic Conference.  Finally, with Republicans courting him, he switched parties and is now running for state senate. He explained his decision to switch parties in an op-ed here where he described his experience of not being accepted in the party as a Catholic who’s pro-life….”- PATHEOS

    Libel lawsuit filed by Democratic Candidate Seaquist against Republican Candidate Michelle Caldier in 26th District House race – “State Rep. Larry Seaquist, D-Gig Harbor, and his wife, Carla, filed a libel lawsuit against his Republican challenger, Michelle Caldier, Monday saying Caldier is trying to characterize him as a ‘sexual deviant or voyeur.’  Seaquist filed the suit Monday in Kitsap County Superior Court and is asking for unspecified damage….  Caldier issued her own statement calling his behavior ‘threatening.’  ‘I am confident that, especially in this day and age, the people of the 26th District and beyond will see through this desperate attempt to distract from the facts as summarized in the Police Report filed against Mr. Seaquist. I felt threatened and intimidated then, but find courage to stand against this bullying and harassment as a role model to my daughters and other young women who need to know that they too should feel safe to express their political viewpoint without fear of reprisal from those in power.’” – KITSAP SUN

    Steve Beren – New Media & Technology Director Washington State Republican Party


  • By Professor Steven Yates

    Liberty is disappearing from the world, little by little. With taxes going up, real (inflation-adjusted) wages going down, wealth and power consolidating in expansionist governments and global corporations, especially banks but also food leviathans like Monsanto, it is impossible to deny that what some are calling “the deep state” is becoming the prevailing governing structure of our time. The “deep state” encompasses government/military facilities and corporations via myriad hierarchies, overlapping boards and directorships, “think tanks,” and contractual ties.

    The police state, moreover, is on the march like never before. There are now hundreds of cases of police brutalizing people, sometimes to death, or shooting to kill on the slightest provocation . A once-respected profession is clearly attracting sadists and sociopaths. Homeland Security has militarized police departments around the country, having offered millions in grants for equipment once seen only on battlefields. SWAT teams are being used to go after people selling raw milk or growing food without government authorization. I started to write that in the U.S. you are now in more danger from cops than you are from criminals; but today the only differences are that the former wear uniforms and badges, and collect government paychecks.

    This has all happened despite the fact that in the wake of Ron Paul’s efforts, those of groups like Campaign for Liberty and of educational organizations like the Ludwig von Mises Institute, there are now probably more people calling themselves libertarians and more people interested in libertarian ideas than ever before. Ideas about liberty circulate in the blogosphere and on hundreds of websites. Competent speakers travel the country presenting a lucid case for Constitutionally limited government. Their writings are readily available. But they’ve been unable to make headway either within the neocon controlled GOP, in a hostile academic community, or in a culture largely indifferent to the world of ideas.

    There are plenty of countervailing pressures with enormous resources behind them. Look at how much the Obama regime has spent promoting its Obamacare train wreck. Look at the money being poured into foreign wars and interventions. American academia remains a cesspool of political correctness and intellectual conformity. Schools by and large have turned into obedience training centers for future employees (taxpayers) and consumers. Common Core assures that mass illiteracy will increase among the non-homeschooled.

    Libertarians act as if the world is moving towards embracing their ideas. They are in denial. Too few people in the general public care about any of these issues unless something affects them directly. Many are hunkering down. They’ve given up. Liberty is slowly being vanquished in the country that most consciously gave rise to it: the United States of America.

    A solid, self-conscious philosophy of liberty has appeared just once in human history. Its development wasn’t easy. It began with the 1100 Charter of Liberties and the Magna Carta of 1215; English kings promptly ignored then. Further steps were taken with the 17th century Levellers and, still more, with the English Bill of Rights. Liberty finally took root when the British Colonists declared independence and established their own government first under the Articles of Confederation and then the U.S. Constitution. The entire process (from 1100 to 1791 when the Constitution was ratified) took 691 years! Arguably that didn’t finish the job!

    If the case for liberty is so strong, why was it so hard to create? Why are free societies so rare? And why is liberty now fading? Why is it proving impossible to sustain?

    Read more …


  • Had problems with the site, but we are good now, enjoy–PE

    New articles in  A-21 and Opinions folders.

    Washington (AFP) – Republicans appear increasingly likely to win back the US Senate in November 4 mid-term elections, a move that would heap misery on President Barack Obama in his final two years in office.

    The more conservative of the main American parties already controls the House of Representatives, and no one seriously predicts Democrats will retake it this year.  Republicans are capitalizing on stubbornly persistent frustration with Obama and his policies, particularly in battleground states Democrats must successfully defend if they want to hold the Senate.

    Despite polls showing Democratic gains in some roller-coaster races, the math favors Republicans in their bid to win the six net seats they need to control the Senate.

    “It’s not going to be a wave election, but it will bring a majority for the Republicans,” predicted American University professor James Thurber, who founded and directs the school’s Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies.

    Forecast models by FiveThirtyEight blog and The New York Times say Republicans are between 62 percent and 64 percent favorites to seize the Senate majority. The Washington Post’s Election Lab puts Republican chances at 91 percent.

    In one of several signs the GOP is tightening its election grip, the University of Virginia’s Center for Politics on Thursday shifted the key Arkansas Senate race from “leans Republican” to “likely Republican.”

    “Republicans are hopeful that they’ve put this one away, and the trend line for Democrats is not good,” UVA wrote about Arkansas in its “Crystal Ball” report.

    - More gridlock ahead -

    What would a full Republican takeover of Congress mean for the Obama administration? More gridlock and polarization, according to Thurber.

    “It will be even worse with a Republican majority, and very little will get done on Obama’s legislative agenda,” which includes immigration reform, he added.

    Republicans would likely take steps to dismantle or at least stop funding Obamacare, the president’s landmark health care reform law. Read more …

  • AGENDA 21 26.10.2014 No Comments

    Interesting information, and a way to gain valuable information about Agenda 21 and how it may affect you!~PE

    An interesting Agenda 21 site

    Freedom Advocates has launched a news service called Agenda21News.com and it is FREE. Please visit the site and put your name on the mailing list to receive a News Digest of new posted articles. There is no other service like this anywhere on the Internet, so this is the way to stay informed and up-to-date. Tell you friends about this one, too!

    Because California leads the nation for globalization, we have chosen to draw the line in the sand there to stop Regionalism in its tracks. If we win, the whole country wins and Agenda 21 will take a serious hit. If we lose, the other 49 states are going to see a tsunami of Agenda 21/Sustainable Development crammed down their throat.

    Please share this critical information through email, word-of-mouth, meetings, Facebook and other social media. Please help us get this message out to every corner of America while there is still opportunity to do something about it!


  • ~PE

    CHEWELAH–The Stevens County Republican Central Committee (SCRCC) announces that at meetings held on June 7th and June 28th, 2014, the following candidates were endorsed in the current Pre-Primary period for the 2014 Election Season.   The Primary Election period begins with the mailing of ballots on July 18th and closes on August 5, 2014.

    In the race for County Commissioner, the following candidate has received the Stevens County Republican Central Committee (SCRCC) endorsement:

    • Don Dashiell

    In their respective races for 7th Legislative District Representative (Positions 1 and 2), the following candidates have received the Stevens County Republican Central Committee endorsement:

    • Shelly Short
    • Joel Kretz

    In the race for Stevens County Coroner, the following candidates have received the Stevens County Republican Central Committee (SCRCC) endorsement:

    • Lorrie Sampson
    • Dave Baskin

    In the race for Stevens County Sheriff, the following candidate has received the Stevens County Republican Central Committee (SCRCC) endorsement:

    • Kendell Allen

    In the race for Stevens County Assessor, the following candidates have received the Stevens County Republican Central Committee (SCRCC) endorsement:

    • John Olson
    • Mark Eastabrooks
    • Emil Caruthers

    In the race for 7th Legislative District Senator, the Stevens County Republican Central Committee (SCRCC) has made no endorsement in the current Pre-Primary Election period, but may consider endorsement Post-Primary.

    According to the SCRCC bylaws and approved candidate vetting procedures, all “Republican candidates running for partisan Stevens County elected offices and Republican candidates running for the partisan elected offices of Washington State Representative and Senator in the 7th Legislative District,” were invited to respond to a two-part questionnaire and vetting interview.   The first part of the questionnaire, which each candidate completed in a short-answer format, addressed qualifications for office, experience, reputation and integrity, as well as past participation in political efforts, including Republican and non-Republican efforts.  The second part of the questionnaire asked each candidate to indicate support or nonsupport for each plank on the Stevens County Republican Platform, found here:  http://www.stevenscountyrepublicans.com/county-platform/

    A five-member vetting committee appointed by the SCRCC reviewed all vetting questionnaires and conducted interviews with fifteen candidates from June 3-6, 2014 and reported averaged scores for each candidate at the June 7th SCRCC meeting.   On June 28th, the SCRCC convened to address endorsement decisions; the outcome of those meetings is listed above.

    Only candidates who have been endorsed may receive financial support from the SCRCC, and the public is hereby notified that only those candidates listed here have been authorized to claim “endorsement” by the Stevens County Republican Central Committee (SCRCC).

    The Stevens County Republican Central Committee (SCRCC) is made up of the elected and appointed Republican Precinct Committee Officers (PCOs) and officers.   To learn more about how the SCRCC is working to support of Republican values and the citizens of Stevens County, visit www.stevenscountyrepublicans.com

     

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