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Rand Paul endorses Nathan Dahm for Congress

Senator Rand Paul Endorses Nathan Dahm in Oklahoma 1st Congressional Race

“I’m backing Nathan Dahm for U.S. Congress because time and again he has proven that he is a man of courage and conviction.”

Broken Arrow, OK — Today, U.S. Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, announced his endorsement of Nathan Dahm in the race for Oklahoma’s 1st congressional district. …

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R3publicans:  GOP Hostility Toward Iran Secured After Adelson Gives $30 Million To Top Super PAC

Adelson’s perspectives on U.S. foreign policy, particularly towards Iran, are alarming, given that his influence on U.S. politics is set to grow in the wake of his latest mega-donation to the Republican party.

by Whitney Webb

WASHINGTON – With the 2018 Congressional midterm elections approaching, Republicans – eager to keep their control of both houses of Congress – have been seeking lucrative donations that would give Republican candidates an advantage in the lead-up to November.

read more at https://www.mintpressnews.com/sheldon-adelson-gop-hostility-toward-iran/241917/

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R3publicans/CPAC 2018: the Conservative Base (Not Elite) Has Embraced Trumpism—Time for Trump to Follow Suit

It was only two years ago that then-candidate Trump avoided the annual Conservative Political Action Conference [CPAC] because it looked likely he would be booed by “true conservatives.” At this year’s CPAC, both President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence were treated as conquering heroes, leading the Main Stream Media to declare the president’s victory conclusive [Trump’s Takeover of Conservatism Is Complete and Totalby Tim Alberta, Politico, February 25, 2018]. But there are still real dangers for National Conservatives aiming to use the GOP as a vehicle to achieve patriotic immigration reform. Chief among them: the possibility that President Trump will continue to show weakness on immigration. With midterms approaching, time is running out, and Trump simply has not yet given his base a compelling reason to follow him.

read more at http://www.unz.com/article/cpac-2018-the-conservative-base-not-elite-has-embraced-trumpism-time-for-trump-to-follow-suit/

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R3publicans:  Jeff Flake Announces Retirement After Realizing It’s No Longer The 1960’s

Chris Menahan
InformationLiberation
Oct. 25, 2017

Open borders, amnesty activist Senator Jeff Flake announced his retirement Tuesday with a painfully boring speech whining about “principles” and “our values.”Flake, who had no problem voting for the Iraq war, the PATRIOT act and amnesty for illegals, delivered a self-righteous sermon attacking Trumpism and praising the forces of globalism.

read more at https://www.informationliberation.com/?id=57571

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Being a Republican used to mean something. A higher standard of conduct was demanded and expected. Honesty and integrity were commonplace. We policed our own. We were “the Party of Family Values”.Looking at the news today, one can witness the death of …

Rafael Cruz to speak at Tulsa Republican Men's Club on June 6th

Rafael Cruz, father of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, will be addressing the Tulsa County Republican Men’s Club on Thursday, June 6th:

We have a wonderful evening with a conservative speaker planned for This June 6th, 2017. This is a private -ticketed and dinner will be served for $20. The last time Pastor Cruz was here in Tulsa we had over 800 people in attendance. Tickets will go fast so make plans as quickly as possible for we have limited seating. We will have live music and Congressional candidates have been invited. We look forward to seein-g you and be prepared to have – big time livin’ on Tulsa Time! If you have any questions please call Darren Gantz @ 918-638-7430 or Billie Bell @ 918-638-9977.

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First District Committee Selects New Chair and Vice Chair - Congratulations Amanda Teegarden and Joanne Tyree!

Following recent resignations by Grace Farmer and Jerry Buchanan (Sooner Politics story here), the First District Committee for the Republican Party met May 22nd in Tulsa to hold a special election for a new chair and vice chair. There were 16 voting members (one a proxy) present. After two rounds of tied voting and a brief question and answer period, Amanda Teegarden was selected as chair in a 10-6 vote. Voting was by secret ballot.

Joanne Tyree was the only announced candidate for Vice Chair and was elected by acclamation. Other candidates for chair were Bo Summers (withdrew after first vote and gave his support to Amanda Teegarden) and Jon McGrath. Neither Summers or McGrath or Tyree are members of the committee, but one does not have to be a member of the committee to be selected as chair or vice chair.

Congratulations to Amanda Teegarden and Joanne Tyree!

OKGrassroots – First District Committee Selects new Chair and Vice Chair – Congratulations Amanda Teegarden and Joanne Tyree!

[Editor’s Note: This letter was sent to the Chairwomen of the 2017 Platform Committee, Dr. Carolyn McLarty. Wayne Hill, who wrote the letter, was appointed by Rogers County to be a delegate. It is reprinted here with the author’s permission.]

Dear Dr. McLarty,

 

“If, to please the people, we offer what we ourselves disapprove, how can we afterwards defend our work?  Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair.  The event is in the hands of God.”   George Washington

 

“A general dissolution of the principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy….  While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but once they lose their virtue, they will be ready to surrender their liberties to the first external or internal invader.”  Samuel Adams

 

Wayne Hill – Rogers County – I disavow the 2017 OKGOP Platform for the reasons stated below.  Please remove my name from being associated with this document.

 

There are stands a man must take to live with oneself and before God.  The defense of life is one of those foundational convictions and a cornerstone of all liberties.  If we do not wholly and fully defend life what is worth defending?

 

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