County makes it illegal to enforce the law

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Greetings Conservatives!   “Sanctuary County” passes You may have heard that the county passed a sanctuary county measure. The media is saying that nobody spoke against it. That’s not actually true. We sent in several letters, had a con statement for the voter’s guide, and we did have one couple show up and brave the crowd at the Aug 15th meeting. However, with very little time to fight it, many of our most active people gone, and everyone else severely overscheduled I do think all of us in the Republican party fell short, both membership and leadership. As it turned out,… Click Here to Read More

Contrary to what you may think, there are not enough “con” statements! (I tried to work “convict” in there too…)

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Greetings!  If you are directed here from the newsletter, note that SJI received a shortened version of this email.   We still need people for the fair. Click here to sign up. We are very short on Friday and Saturday. We also need some help with setup and takedown. Our other urgent need is the sanctuary county issue. We need people to write letters (contact info here) and show up to the Aug 15th county council meeting where this will be discussed. One conservative who attended the most recent council meeting overheard someone say “Well, no one opposes the sanctuary county measure…”… Click Here to Read More

Primary Grows Up to Big Time, Herb Meyer Opines, Illegal Immigrant Rights Initiative, and more

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Greetings Conservatives!   If last week’s newsletter was short, this week is long. And every single thing is absolutely necessary. I thought for a long time about what I could cut and couldn’t think of anything more.   Primary Report The primary has come and gone. If you have not yet heard the results, you can look them up for our county on the Elections Office website here. For the state you can go to the Secretary of State’s website here. Likely the most significant thing was that State Senate Candidate Englund did advance to the general election. Her opponent had an 8… Click Here to Read More

Remember to Vote! Ballots due Aug 1st.

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Remember to vote!   Ballots due Aug 1st for the SJI School Board election.   As noted last week, this is a nonpartisan election and the party is taking no position on this. If you want advice, I recommend checking with your PCO for unofficial guidance. The list of PCOs is here. You can find the voter’s guide here. Fair The fair is coming, Aug 14-19th. We need help staffing the booth. This is usually quite a bit of fun. You can signup here or you can email Michelle Loftus meloftus@centurytel.net. News Our most popular feature, the news digest is… Click Here to Read More

State Budget Stumbles Sans Help for Hirst

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Greetings Conservatives!   Thank you Ed Kilduff  and all those who showed up to hear him   A knowledge of Hirst and the water wars in this state is essential to understanding the political situation in our state (see below). School Board A number of people have asked about this. This is not a partisan election and the party is taking no position on this. If you want advice, I recommend checking with your PCO for unofficial guidance. The list of PCOs is here. You can find the voter’s guide here. Kim Wyman Cancer Update I received a note from Susan… Click Here to Read More

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