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State and Local (GOP Club)

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  • OPINION-Improving NJ voter turnout is the only way to fix the state | Jack Ciattarelli

    01/12/2022 6:19:51 PM PST · by TakebackGOP · 3 replies ^ | 1/12/2022 | Jack Ciattarelli
    “Jack, in 2020, Donald Trump got 1.9 million votes in New Jersey. You left 600,000 votes on the table by only receiving 1.3 million votes.” New Jersey is not unique in that voter turnout for presidential races far exceeds governor races, which is unfortunate considering all that’s at stake in our state. Having said that, the 2021 governor’s race did see the greatest number of gubernatorial votes in state history. Still, as a state, we need to do better. As for the 2020 presidential election, receiving 1.9 million votes doesn’t really matter when your opponent receives 2.6 million to win...
  • David Treibs bio relevant to Republican Precinct Chairman, Gillespie County, Texas

    01/08/2022 6:40:44 PM PST · by David Treibs · 12 replies
    David Treibs
    I am running for Republican Precinct Chairman for Precinct 13 in Gillespie County, Texas, so I thought I’d write a little bio that is relevant to that objective. Summary of qualities for the position: --A lifetime history of activism defending life, liberty, and the Constitution; --Involvement in the Republican Party (excepting 1998?) since I was 18; --Proven record of opposing the Republican establishment when that is necessary. I am 57 years old, a Christian, have 8 home-schooled children, have been an activist in conservative and Christian causes since middle school. I’ve been active in the Republican party since I was...
  • On Big Problems: Expect More from States, Less from Supreme Court

    01/01/2022 1:51:42 PM PST · by Jacquerie · 9 replies
    Governing the Future of States and Localities ^ | November 21st 2021 | Clay S. Jenkinson
    In today’s polarized political climate, Americans nervously anticipate U.S. Supreme Court rulings with the same fervor with which they enjoy sports, and with the same goal in mind: namely, to win. But American government is not a game, cautions United States Court of Appeals Judge Jeffrey S. Sutton. By forcing the Supreme Court to make notably divisive, winner-take-all decisions, he argues, we run the risk of politicizing the “crown jewel of American government.” No one at the American founding took the view that the U.S. Supreme Court should resolve the most difficult issues in American government or be the key...
  • Gov. Ron DeSantis on states bringing back mask mandates over the Omicron variant

    12/14/2021 9:46:47 AM PST · by hamburger hill · 16 replies
    Fox News ^ | Dec 14, 2021 | roboeamerican
    Gov. Ron DeSantis on California and New York bringing back mask mandates over the Omicron variant: "You give these people an inch, they will never let go." [2 minute video]
  • Wisconsin Hearing going on…. 157,00 voters in Wisconsin have the same voter registration number.

  • San Francisco Mayor London Breed’s Reaction to Crime Spree and Covid Surge: Clubbing

    Between Pandemic Panic Theater and the real threat of the crime wave sweeping across San Francisco, most would assume Mayor London Breed would be burning the midnight oil trying to find solutions to the plethora of problems her constituents face. They would assume this because most do not know the real London Breed, a social justice partier who would never let her city’s problems get in the way of her nightlife. Case-in-point: Mayor of San Francisco out clubbing last night as her city falls apart — Jack Posobiec ✝️ (@JackPosobiec) November 28, 2021 The most woke of Democrats are...
  • Got balls? Ron DeSantis has new edgy merch

    11/18/2021 10:32:15 AM PST · by Jacquerie · 4 replies
    Florida Politics ^ | November 18th 2021 | Anne Geggis
    As golf balls, they're not all that big. Florida’s Governor has a pair. That’s the slogan emblazoned on new merchandise — golf balls — that debuted Wednesday as the Legislature made a decisive drive toward passing legislation Gov. Ron DeSantis called for to fortify Florida against those pesky federal vaccine mandates. “Hold the line,” says the box, under the line about the Governor having a pair. Even if the line isn’t specified on the new merchandise, there’s plenty of double entendre. Allusions to anatomy abound. “Standing firm and setting an example for the rest of the nation in defending freedom...
  • Thirteen Republicans bail out Biden and Pelosi to pass- 1.2-trillion so called bipartisan infrastructure bill.

    11/06/2021 6:08:53 AM PDT · by ncalburt · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11-5-21 | Sean Moran
  • Ronchetti leaves KRQE to consider run for governor (New Mexico)

    10/22/2021 12:29:48 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 14 replies
    The Santa Fe New Mexican ^ | October 22, 2021 | Daniel J. Chacón
    Mark Ronchetti has resigned as KRQE-TV's chief meteorologist to consider a run for governor. "We have not made a final decision yet," Ronchetti said Friday in a statement. "Krysty and I will continue to talk to our girls and pray about the direction we're going to head in next," he added, referring to his wife and two young daughters. "We hope to have a final decision by next week." During Thursday night's news broadcast, the station reported that Ronchetti had "handed in his resignation to News 13 effective immediately" to consider a run for governor. A political science professor at...
  • MIA: Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg

    10/15/2021 2:51:08 PM PDT · by TPIDerek · 37 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 10.15.21 | Chris Barron
    Over the last six months, companies globally have sounded the alarm about a growing supply chain threat: the incredible backup at US ports, in particular at ports in California. What started as a concern has spiraled into a full blown transportation emergency – one that threatens to spike already rising inflation and lead to scarcity of essential items here in the US. The current supply chain crisis falls squarely within the purview of the Secretary of Transportation – given that it involves ports, rail, and trucking (ie the basic components of the Secretary of Transportation’s policy portfolio).
  • Murphy knew thousands would die. He simply didn't care.

    10/15/2021 1:29:12 PM PDT · by Duffman1990 · 5 replies ^ | 09/29/2021 | Matt Rooney
    Arguably the best exchange during Tuesday night’s gubernatorial debate (the first of two) came when Phil Murphy – who spent most of the night trying to deflect away from his record – tried to smack Jack Ciattarelli over January 6th. “If you want to talk about disqualifiers: ‘If taxes are your issue, we’re probably not your state,'” Ciattarelli said, responding to Murphy’s oft-repeated allegation that the GOP nominee willingly participated in a ‘Stop the Steal’ rally. “Or saying that you wanted to make New Jersey the California of the East Coast? I consider those disqualifiers.’ “The people died, Assemblyman! People...
  • ‘We Need Cops’: Republican Candidates For Governor Decry Defund The Police Movement After St. Paul Bar Shooting

    10/11/2021 4:23:17 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 12 replies ^ | 10/10/21 |
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Republican candidate for Minnesota governor Scott Jensen says a mass shooting at a St. Paul bar early Sunday morning shows the idea of defunding the police is “ridiculous.” A woman was killed and 14 people were injured when gunfire broke out at Seventh Street Truck Park just after midnight. Three suspects have been arrested and are being treated at area hospitals for injuries suffered in the shooting. On Facebook, Jensen posted a video of Ramsey County Sheriff Bob Fletcher driving through the area of the shooting the night before it happened. Fletcher regularly livestreams patrols from his...
  • Pushing back against the radical left to save America

    10/03/2021 8:04:07 AM PDT · by Deebee88 · 4 replies
    Mixed Texan Politics ^ | 10/02/2021 | Donovan Corzo
    The save America movement is alive. I have talked about this before but we continue to see a push back against the Biden agenda from Republican-led states and are even seeing it at the local level. This is in my opinion what will keep the country from completely falling apart until the midterms when we are able to send a strong message and give the Democrats a major loss in Congress. Yes, elections still do matter despite what happened in 2020.
  • The Murphy-Ciattarelli Debate 9/28/21

    09/29/2021 4:31:17 AM PDT · by Rumplemeyer · 4 replies
    I am interested in the opinions of those that watched the debate last night.
  • Is it time to give up on California?

    09/24/2021 9:27:37 PM PDT · by Deebee88 · 50 replies
    Mixed Texan Politics ^ | 09/20/2021 | Donovan Corzo
    Now that the recall effort to remove Gavin Newsom as governor is over, I’ve had time to reflect on where I think the state is headed after this. Is it time to give up on California? California did what the majority does every election and votes Democrat. This is not to discredit the huge effort to get over 2 million signatures to make the recall happen.
  • " A Note to Sane People "

    09/10/2021 6:33:08 AM PDT · by histanvan · 18 replies
    Vincenzo Oliveto ^ | Sep 6, 2021 | Vincenzo Oliveto
    "Critical things to think about in 2021. " I never dreamed that I would have to face the prospect of not living in the United States of America, at least not the one I have known all my life. I have never wished to live anywhere else. This is my home and I was privileged to be born here. But today I woke up and as I had my morning coffee, I realized that everything is changing for the worse."
  • Republicans including Ron Desantis tear into Bidens insane coercive and unconstitutional orders American forcing American companies with 100 workers to mandate vaccines.

    09/09/2021 5:16:04 PM PDT · by ncalburt · 56 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9-9-2021 | E Elkind
  • Former Trump Administration Press Secretary and Newsmax TV Host Sean Spicer to Highlight 2021 Franklin County Eisenhower Dinner

    08/31/2021 3:23:09 PM PDT · by Ikemeister · 2 replies
    The Franklin County Journal ^ | 31 August 2021 | Dwight D. Weidman
    The Franklin County Republican Committee is pleased to announce that Sean Spicer will be the speaker at the Republican party’s annual Eisenhower Day Dinner, which will be held at Green Grove Gardens Events Center on Friday, October 15, 2021 from 6-9 PM. Tickets for the event are $65 each and will be available at the Franklin County Republican Headquarters at 1931 Philadelphia Ave, Chambersburg, PA, 17201. Additional information is available by calling Republican Headquarters at 717-263-7999.
  • Request Ballot Petition Signatures For Albuquerque Republican Mayor

    08/09/2021 4:21:19 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 5 replies
    Freepmail ^ | August 9, 2021 | Freeper MoonHawk
    Received the following from Freeper Moonhawk and posting at his request:Sign Eddy Aragon for ABQ Mayor petition From moonhawk | 08/08/2021 3:05:10 PM PDT read, can you post this link to the New Mexico forum so that any Frrpers from Albuquerque can sign the petition for Eddy Aragon’s candidacy for Mayor of Albuquerque?The deadline is only a day or two away, and he still needs over five hundred signatures. You can sign online. You must be a registered voter in the City of Albuquerque.Eddy is the ONLY Republican running for mayor. Id he doesn’t get the sigs, there will be...
  • Governor Greg Abbott Announces Texas Will Build Their Own Border Wall

    06/11/2021 10:04:22 AM PDT · by TPIDerek · 25 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 6.11.21 | Rusty Weiss
    Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that his state will push forward and build its own wall at the southern border. Abbott revealed the Lone Star State’s plans to Breitbart shortly before a border summit in Del Rio, Texas on Thursday. Those plans were confirmed at the summit and reported by CBS Dallas-Fort Worth. “I will announce next week the plan for the state of Texas to begin building the border wall in the state of Texas,” he declared at the event.