Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Culpeper County Republican Committee events


Super Saturday

 

 

November 2nd @ 10am: Super Saturday FINAL PUSH! We will be trying to hit as many doors as we can and make contact with as many voters as possible!! 

 

CCRC  News

 

The CCRC website is up!  Go to CulpeperGOP.org and check it out!

Culpeper County Republican Committee Headquarters at 402 S. Main Street is open every Tuesday from 4:00 until 7:00pm and on Saturdays from 11:00 until 2:00!  Come by and say hi and get your election signs!

 

Precinct Update

 

We still need a few more volunteers at our precincts.  If you can help, email Maggie Cleary at Maggie.cleary99@gmail.com.  Precincts still in need are:

 

Elldorado 11:45am until 1:45pm

 

Mitchells 11:45am through 7:00pm

 

Jeffersonton (Jeffersonton Baptist Church Community Center) 3:45pm until 7:00pm

 

Rixeyville 5:45pm until 7:00pm

 

Even if you can only commit to a portion of time, we would love to have your help!

 

Saturday, November 2nd: Vice President Mike Pence will be in Louisa at Patriot Industries, 205 Ferncliff Drive.  Doors open at 8:30am and the event is planned for 10:30am.  According to a press release from America First Policies, Pence will participate in a trade policy event.

 

November 21st @ 7:00pm CCRC Monthly Meeting Reformation Lutheran Church, 601 Madison Road, Culpeper VA. 

 

 

December 8, 2019 Christmas Parade, 5:30pm on Main Street, Culpeper.  Bring the kids and get ready for the most wonderful time of the year!

 

 

December 19th @ 7:00pm CCRC Monthly Meeting Reformation Lutheran Church, 601 Madison Road, Culpeper VA.

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Economy beats expectations

The Adam Ford Newsletter

Wed, 30 Oct 2019

U.S. third-quarter economic growth tops expectations

Good news:

"U.S. gross domestic product, which is the broadest measure of the U.S. economy, grew significantly more than expected in the third quarter — 1.9%, vs. the 1.6% rate economists predicted. Economic growth slowed only slightly from the second quarter's rate of 2%.

Meanwhile, U.S. private sector job growth picked up in October, also topping analysts' expectations, with private payrolls growing by 125,000 for the month, vs. the 100,000 expected."

Recession? Hello? Bueller?

The Adam Ford Newsletter 🎃 Epstein murked? | American pastor arrested in India | Yeezy hits Dems | Economy beats expectations | Sorry, Miss Warren

The Left's New Hero

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

By Gary Bauer
 
The left has found a new hero -- Lt. Col. Alexander S. Vindman.  He's considered a top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council, and as such was among the many individuals who listened in on President Trump's July call with the Ukrainian president. 
 
Vindman testified before Adam Schiff's kangaroo court yesterday, saying that he was concerned about the conversation.  According to the New York Times, he told members of the House Intelligence Committee:
 
"I did not think it was proper to demand that a foreign government investigate a U.S. citizen, and I was worried about the implications for the U.S. government's support of Ukraine.  I realized that if Ukraine pursued an investigation into the Bidens and Burisma it would likely be interpreted as a partisan play which would undoubtedly result in Ukraine losing the bipartisan support it has thus far maintained."
 
First, the president did not demand anything as the transcript of the call, which the White House released weeks ago, clearly shows.  As for corruption and foreign aid coming up in the same conversation, so what?
 
Vindman is a NSC staffer.  No one voted for him.  He does not set policy for the country.  That is the president's job.  Second, he's making a political decision and he admits it.  He was concerned about partisan perceptions. 
 
Well, where were Col. Vindman's concerns when three liberal senators threatened Ukraine's "bipartisan support" if Ukrainian officials didn't cooperate with the Mueller investigation? 
 
How can senators demand foreign leaders investigate Trump but Trump can't demand investigations from foreign leaders?  Why aren't these senators being impeached?
 
And where were Col. Vindman's concerns when Ukrainian officials were scrambling to cover-up their support for Hillary Clinton?  Why is it okay for the left to exploit Ukraine, but it's an impeachable offense for Trump to ask questions?
 
Some conservatives have raised their concerns about Vindman because, according to the New York Times, Vindman is a Ukrainian immigrant and "Ukrainian officials sought advice from him about how to deal with Mr. Giuliani." 
 
What does that mean exactly?  Was Col. Vindman authorized to negotiate with foreign officials?  Or was he doing freelance foreign policy?
 
Apparently you're not allowed to ask those kinds of questions.  The left and its media allies viciously attacked conservatives like Laura Ingraham and John Yoo. 
 
"How dare you question this decorated military hero," they exclaimed.  Predictably, some Republicans immediately ran for the tall grass.


Tuesday, October 29, 2019

EMET Applauds the Department of Education for Historic Investigation of the Misuse of Taxpayer Funds in Middle East Studies Program

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AND CALLS FOR THE OPENING OF FURTHER INVESTIGATIONS INTO COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY AND BARNARD COLLEGE



(Washington, DC, October 28, 2019) On the first anniversary of the worst act of anti-Semitic violence in the United States, the murder of 11 Jews praying at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, a study was recently released by the American Jewish Committee (October 23rd) which found that 9 out of 10 American Jews feel that anti-Semitism is a growing problem in America, and more than 8 out of 10 say that the problem has gotten worse in the last five years.
 
And the problem is particularly pronounced among our nation's college campuses.
 
According the most recent report (September 2019), by the Amcha Initiative, a group that tracks anti-Semitic incidents on American college campuses, anti-Semitic harassment of Jewish students rose by 70 per cent this year. This study indicates Israel-related harassment has increased by 70%, attempts to exclude pro-Israel and Jewish students have more than doubled, and the exclusion of Zionist students from participating in student campus life nearly tripling. The research indicated that academic BDS compliant behavior by faculty was linked to 86% of the anti-Semitic harassment on our nation's college campuses.
 
And among the most hostile university environments to Jewish and pro-Israel students is Columbia University and Barnard College. A report by Alums for College Fairness documents more than 100 anti-Semitic incidents in Columbia and Barnard since the 2016-2017 academic year and describes Columbia and Barnard as "arguably one of the most prominent settings for university based anti-Semitism within the United States."  
 
The report describes how Columbia and Barnard faculty members systematically discriminated against Jewish and Zionist students, and have targeted them while speaking in the classroom, on social media, within editorials and while speaking at extracurricular activities, and names 11 faculty members who are openly anti-Semitic and hostile towards Jewish students.
 
This brings the issue home of what has been going on within our Title VI funded Middle East Studies Programs. These programs have a very specific legislative intent: To raise a pool of experts with a knowledge of foreign languages and cultures in various regional studies who can best serve the national interests of the United States. These centers are provided for by the American taxpayer in order to be "a national resource" to enhance our nation's understanding of various regions of the world to protect the stability, vitality, national security, as well as economic interests of the United States.
 
Ever since 1965 when this law was first passed, billions of dollars have been appropriated to various universities for the regional studies programs, without any oversight or investigation into how these funds are actually being used, and many of these programs have wandered far astray of their original legislative intent.
  
It is an undeniable fact that many of these universities use the taxpayer funds for one-sided, anti-American and anti-Israel political propaganda, rather than giving our university students a solid education in the languages and cultures of the region, which is why the money was appropriated in the first place.
 
In 2008, EMET had been responsible for getting Congress to amend the law authorizing Title VI programs, saying that in order to get taxpayer funding the university must demonstrate "a wide range of viewpoints" and a "diversity of perspectives."
 
This stipulation of the federal law has been, for the most part, overlooked and disregarded.
 
However, as a result of several meetings initiated by EMET with the Department of Education (DoE) in 2018, the DoE had instituted a stipulation that in order to receive the federal funding, the universities must write an essay demonstrating what they have done to promote a "diversity of perspectives" and a "wide range of viewpoints."
 
It is quite telling that the word "Israel" was never mentioned once in the grant application. Yet, every one of the universities wrote about "study abroad programs in Israel" or "faculty exchanges with Israeli professors," obviously trying to cover up for their known biases.
 
Yet, of the 15 universities that received more than 4 million dollars in federal funding for their Middle Eastern Studies programs, more than half had their essays signed by directors of the department of Middle Eastern Studies that also signed a letter supporting an academic boycott of Israel, or has endorsed the academic boycott of Israel.
 
This means they have received our taxpayers' dollars under fraudulent terms.
 
In March of 2019, a consortium of the University of North Carolina and Duke Universities Eastern Studies programs hosted a conference entitled, "Conflict over Gaza: People, Politics and Possibilities." As with the overwhelming preponderance of the Middle East Studies Programs' events, this supposedly "academic" program degenerated into an exceedingly biased, anti-Israel hate-fest. This particular event strayed so far from the legislative intent that it even hosted a shocking anti-Semitic performance by the Palestinian rapper, Tamer Nafar, encouraging the audience to sing along and blatantly encouraged the audience to be get into an anti-Semitism mindset.
 
Because the investigative journalist, Ami Horowitz, was able to film this, a sense of public outrage ensued. As a result of this, Rep. George Holding, (Republican, North Carolina), called for the opening of an investigation into how these taxpayer funds are being used.
 
We commend the Representative Holding, the Department of Education and Secretary Betsy Devos for this historic investigation, a first in over 50 years since this Act was passed. This should serve to put the academic community on notice that this money was appropriated for a specific legislative purpose.
 
We now call upon the department of Education to open up a further investigation of Columbia University and Barnard College.
 
Says EMET Founder and President, Sarah Stern, "Hate has no place in the university campus, even under the smokescreen of 'academic freedom'. The universities have an important responsibility in shaping the attitudes of future generations of Americans. What occurs in the college classroom formulates opinions that endure for a lifetime and anti-Semitism has reached new and disturbing heights in the United States. Just as the universities have had a special role in correcting the scourge of racism in America since the 1960's, they now have a special responsibility to correct the current scourge of anti-Semitism. And beyond that, universities should be aware that academic freedom and free speech should be a two–way street, not only for the professor, but for the student as well. The student should be able to engage in academic discourse and be able to freely engage in 'the life of the mind', without fear of reprisal by a biased professor. An academic environment should be one that is conducive to real learning. True learning and intellectual inquiry could not take place in an educational atmosphere of fear, bullying and intimidation. We commend Secretary of Education Betsy Devos for the investigation into the University of North Carolina, and now are asking her to please open up an investigation into what is taking place within the Middle East Studies Departments at Columbia and Barnard."

About The Endowment for Middle East Truth
Founded in 2005, EMET's mission is to educate policymakers in Washington and the general public about the importance of Israel to the United States in their common struggle against radical Islam.  For more information, please visit www.emetonline.org. Follow EMET on Twitter and Facebook.


<b>Press Release: EMET Applauds the Department of Education for Historic Investigation of the Misuse of Taxpayer Funds in Middle East Studies Program</b>


Quote of the Day

"Washington is a capital besieged in political and moral corruption. Only the willfully blind or fanatically partisan observer can fail to be profoundly alarmed about the clear and present danger the nation faces. And, at its most elemental level, the threat has nothing to do with Donald J. Trump. He is merely the severest reaction yet whose cause was a long time in the making."

Michael Giere

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UVA College Republicans: Updates & Upcoming Events




With the election now just nine days away, the Hoos have been hard at work fighting for our majorities! In just over a week, the future of our beloved Commonwealth will be decided, so we're doing everything we can to support our great candidates!


Updates

Call Night


Monday, we changed things up a little and co-hosted a call/text night with Hoos for Life, the leading pro-life group on Grounds. We texted nearly 40,000 voters asking them to vote for pro-life candidates and reminders to vote will automatically be sent out on election day to those who responded! There's no doubt that one of the biggest issues of this election will be the protection of life, so we were happy to help out this worthy cause!



Deployments


Over the weekend, CRs chapters from across the Commonwealth deployed to Virginia Beach to knock doors for Jen Kiggans and Chris Stolle. Everyone had a great time talking to voters (of course the beach was nice too) and discovered that there's a ton of enthusiasm for Jen and Chris!



Another group headed to the 66th district to knock for Speaker Kirk Cox! Voters there are ready to send the Speaker back to Richmond!


Upcoming Events

CRs Host Emily Jashinsky 


This Tuesday, we'll be hosting Emily Jashinsky. Emily is a conservative commentator for the Washington Examiner, the former spokeswoman of YAF, and is a frequent guest on Fox News! The meeting will be in Monroe Hall, room 124 at 7PM on Tuesday. As usual, all are invited to attend. Parking is available for $1/hour at the UVA Bookstore (please don't hesitate to reach out to me if you have any further questions). Hope to see you there!



Final Deployment


This weekend, we'll be deploying for the last time before the election. One group will be heading to the 73rd House District to knock for Mary Margaret Kastelberg and another to the 27th for Delegate Roxann Robinson. Wish us luck!


That's all we have for you now! We strongly encourage everyone to get involved in any way you can to help push our candidates across the finish line (reach out to your local committees to see what you can do or feel free to reach out to me and I can put you in touch with someone - it's never too late to make a difference!).


If you would like to donate to support our efforts to elect strong Republican candidates and help us grow our conservative community, you can do so by clicking the following link or by mailing cash or a check payable to "The College Republicans at the University of Virginia" to 304 14th St. NW #25, Charlottesville, VA 22903. 

 

Stay right,

 

The 2019-20 Executive Board

Matthew Nalls, President

Cameron Cox, Vice President of Campaigns and Advocacy

Riley Creamer, Vice President of Operations

Chris Tomlin, Secretary

Matt Ryan, Treasurer

Devan Coombes, Director of Communications and Recruitment

Chloe Sparwath, Outreach Coordinator

Nov. 5th - How to Write In for Nick Freitas

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Culpeper County Republican Committee Update

Mon, Oct 28th

Friends of CCRC,

We need you and as many people as you can invite/bring with you on tomorrow Tuesday, October 29th at 7pm in Fredericksburg for the debate between Senator Bryce Reeves and his Democrat opponent.  The debate will be held in Monroe Hall, room 116, on the Fredericksburg Campus of The University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Ave. Fredericksburg, VA  22401.

Everyone is welcome!  Please attend and show your support.  This can have quite an impact on the outcome of the election and can help influence others to vote for Bryce when they see how many supporters are at this important event.

Whether it's to help protect life and the unborn, to stop infanticide, to stand up for your rights, to keep our taxes low, to support local and small businesses, to lower healthcare costs, to keep electricity affordable, to preserve your right to keep and bear arms, or all of the above, you need to be at this debate to support what you believe in.


Precinct update:

We still need help at the following precincts on Tuesday, November 5 (election day):

1.  Mitchells (Mitchells Presbyterian Church) 11:45am until 7:00pm

2.  Rixeyville (Hazel River Church) from 9:45am until 1:45pm (2 shifts),
     until and 5:45pm until 7:00pm.

3.  Cardova (Alum Springs Baptist Church) from 1:45-7:00pm (3 shifts)

4.  Eldorado (Salem Volunteer Fire Station) 11:45am until 3:45pm.

5.  Jeffersonton (The Community Center at Jeffersonton Baptist Church)     3:45pm until 5:45pm.

If you are willing to help with any of these or even a portion of the shift, please let Maggie Cleary know by text or phone call to 703-434-1563.


Friends:  In an attempt to encourage our troops to read more and have some gifts for what will inevitably be a lonely Thanksgiving/Christmas season I want to make a request for used books that you are willing to part with (particularly books on history, classical, theological, self-improvement, and biographical books) This request is being made now as it will take 4-6 weeks for books to reach us.  Email Maggie at maggie.cleary99@gmail.com for the mailing address.  When you go to the post office let them know you want book rate.  It is less expensive.  I am hoping to create a library here that can be passed on to the soldiers that come after us.  Thanks for your support!

Thursday, October 24, 2019

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Pence Takes On China

Thursday, October 24, 2019


By Gary Bauer


Vice President Mike Pence delivered a blistering speech today taking on communist China, the NBA and corporate America.  The vice president must be feeling inspired by the Washington Nationals because he hit it out of the park! 
 
His remarks today were among the toughest yet from the Trump Administration.  Here are some excerpts of Pence's powerful address:
 
"Past administrations have come and gone, and all were aware of [China's] abuses.  None were willing to upset the established Washington interests who not only permitted these abuses, but often profited from them. . .
 
"[S]ome multinational corporations say our economic policies are too tough and that advancing our interests and our values runs contrary to better relations with China.  Needless to say, we see it very differently. . .
 
"Today, China is not only exporting hundreds of billions of dollars in unfairly traded goods to the United States, but lately China has also been trying to export censorship — the hallmark of its regime. 
 
"By exploiting corporate greed, Beijing is attempting to influence American public opinion, coercing corporate America.  And far too many American multinational corporations have kowtowed to the lure of China's money and markets by muzzling not only criticism of the Chinese Communist Party, but even affirmative expressions of American values.
 
"Nike promotes itself as a so called 'social justice champion,' but when it comes to Hong Kong, it prefers checking its social conscience at the door.  Nike stores in China actually removed their Houston Rockets merchandise from their shelves to join the Chinese government in protest against the Rockets general manager's seven-word tweet, which read: 'Fight for Freedom.  Stand with Hong Kong.'
 
"And some of the NBA's biggest players and owners, who routinely exercise their freedom to criticize this country, lose their voices when it comes to the freedom and rights of the people of China.  In siding with the Chinese Communist Party and silencing free speech, the NBA is acting like a wholly owned subsidiary of the authoritarian regime.
 
"A progressive corporate culture that willfully ignores the abuse of human rights is not progressive; it is repressive.  When American corporations, professional sports, pro athletes embrace censorship, it's not just wrong; it's un-American.  American corporations should stand up for American values here at home and around the world."


CCRC events


Super Saturday Schedule

 

October 26 @ 10AM: Super Saturday FINAL PUSH! We will be trying to hit as many doors as we can and make contact with as many voters as possible!! 

 

November 2 @ 10AM: Super Saturday FINAL PUSH! We will be trying to hit as many doors as we can and make contact with as many voters as possible!! 

 

CCRC  News

 

The CCRC website is up!  Go to CulpeperGOP.org and check it out!

Culpeper County Republican Committee Headquarters at 402 S. Main Street is open every Tuesday from 4:00 until 7:00pm and on Saturdays from 11:00 until 2:00!  Come by and say hi and get your election signs!

 

We need the following day for our Headquarters:

 

Saturday, October 26  from 11 AM - 2 PM

Tuesday, November 5 all day supporting those working at the polls.

 

Email Barby at Mouring@gmail.com if you can help.

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 23, 6:30pm Culpeper Chamber of Commerce Candidate's Forum at Daniel Technology Center, 18121 Technology Drive, Culpeper featuring candidates for Town Council and Culpeper County Sheriff.

 

October 24 7:00 pm CCRC Monthly Meeting Reformation Lutheran Church, 601 Madison Road, Culpeper.

 

Saturday, October 26th from 10:00am until 2:00pm Super Saturday Phone Bank for Nick Freitas sponsored by Americans for Prosperity at Holiday Inn

Conference room 787 Madison Road, Culpeper.  Complimentary lunch for all volunteers.

 

November 5 Election Day Lots of volunteers needed!  Email Barby at mouring@gmail.com if you can donate any time at the polls or Headquarters.

 

 

November 21 7:00 pm CCRC Monthly Meeting Reformation Lutheran Church, 601 Madison Road, Culpeper VA. 

 

 

December 8, 2019 Christmas Parade, Main Street, Culpeper.  Bring the kids and get ready for the most wonderful time of the year!

 

 

December 19 7:00 pm CCRC Monthly Meeting Reformation Lutheran Church, 601 Madison Road, Culpeper VA.

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