Eisenhower-Reagan Connection

I don’t how many of you are interested in American History, especially the history of our presidents. I recently came across this article by Fred Barnes concerning the relationship between Ronald Reagan and Dwight D. Eisenhower. I thought you might enjoy reading about this original research. Roger Crawford Unearthing the Eisenhower-Reagan Connection www.weeklystandard.com A footnote […]

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Convention Update, MN Surplus, Fed. Sequestration

Dear Friends, I was pleased that Kanabec County Republican Convention was very well attended with about 60-70 delegates, alternates, and guests.  Our goal is to have as many people as possible informed on the issues and involved in our party.  Convention attendees and guests heard Phil Krinkie, President of the Taxpayers League of Minnesota, explain his […]

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Chip in Mora & “Reform 2.0 Cambridge”

Town Hall with Chip Chip Cravaack is holding a Town Hall meeting in Mora. Tomorrow Tuesday, Oct 18, 2011 Freddie’s Restaurant from 7:30-8:30 pm. Short notice, but I hope to see lots of you there.   “Reform 2.0” – Cambridge MN MN legislators met with constituents to learn about what reforms are needed by local […]

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Local Meetings Productive

Dear Friends, This is technically the legislative offseason, but I still have been busy meeting with constituents and attending area meetings, including two forums on Tuesday. One meeting was a discussion of what we can do to help our state operate better through more efficient practices and by creating an environment where small businesses can […]

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Taking the pursuit out of the “pursuit” of happiness

Another great article- Roger Forgetting Founders’ tough love Michael Goodwin, New York Post Last Updated: 7:02 AM, July 3, 2011 Posted: 1:16 AM, July 3, 2011 The second sentence of the Declaration of Independence contains the most beautiful song of human liberation ever composed. “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created […]

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Memorial Day

Dear Friends & Neighbors, I will be presenting the Memorial Day address at the following events: Monday, May 30, 2011 10 a.m., Oakwood Cemetery, Mora 11 a.m., Brook Park Cemetery Memorial Day is much more than a three-day weekend that marks the beginning of summer. To many people, especially the nation’s thousands of combat veterans, […]

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Mobile Millionaires

Wall Street Journal March 12, 2010 http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748703976804575114241782001262.html?mod=djemEditorialPage_h Income tax rates go up, rich taxpayers vanish. Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is the latest Democrat to demand a tax increase, this week proposing to raise the state’s top marginal individual income tax rate to 4% from 3%. He’d better hope this works out better than it has […]

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Response to a Constituent

The following is my response to a very lengthy email from a constituent.  I thought you might be interested in my response. Dear Mr. ____ Thank you for the email outlining your views. I’ll try and answer some of your concerns. First of all, I decided to run because the last four years when the […]

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Edwin Meese on Liberty

“We are faced today with two different roads, one of which follows the path of liberty set by our Founders in the Constitution, and one of which diverges from that path and leads us down the road to tyranny.” “There are two different warring camps within our society, and the ongoing battle between those camps […]

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How Obama Thinks

by Dinesh D’Souza Forbes Magazine dated September 27, 2010 “The President isn’t exactly a socialist. So what’s driving his hostility to private enterprise? Look to his roots.” This article was in Forbes and talks about where Obama’s ideology comes from, very interesting and explains a lot. – Roger

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Ronald Reagan

“We cannot escape our destiny, nor should we try to do so. The leadership of the free world was thrust upon us two centuries ago in that little hall of Philadelphia. In the days following World War II, when the economic strength and power of America was all that stood between the world and the […]

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