Newsletter: Freedom Foundation, local news digest

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EMAIL FROM NOV 29, 2017   Greetings Conservatives! Central Committee Meeting Dec 2, 2017 (this Sat) 12 pm Heritage Bank in F.H. (535 Market Street)All conservatives are welcome.   Special to our Newsletter: Kelley Unger, Director of Development Operations at Discovery Institute Discovery Institute is a nonpartisan, secular think that that promotes thoughtful analysis and effective action on local, regional, national and international issues. Read more on our website here, or theirs here. Read about Kelley here. Kelley Unger, Discovery Institute   In this article Kelley introduces us to another conservative WA State think tank, The Evergreen Freedom Foundation: Washington is known as the Evergreen… Click Here to Read More

Election Results

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Newsletter from 11/16/17   View this email in your browser Greetings Conservatives!   SJCRP Central Committee Meeting Dec 2, 2017 12 pm Friday Harbor Heritage Bank details here   VETERAN’S DAY (11/11)A special thanks to those who serve or who have family that serve in the Armed Services. The percentage of our population that does so is ever shrinking. A Fox news analyst wrote, “Army officer: In a divided country, will it soon become dangerous to wear my uniform in public?” To quote: “To be clear, I’m not calling for Americans to blindly worship the military. As Army veteran David French… Click Here to Read More

Ballots due Tuesday; newsletter (yes, boring title…)

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Greetings Conservatives! Ballots Due Tuesday 11/7! These types of elections are always a challenge for us. Although they are “non-partisan,” just saying it doesn’t make it so. Many of the most partisan, vicious people I have met claim to have no party affiliation.   On the other hand, some of the most temperamentally cheerful and welcoming people I have met embrace their party. They recognize the value of a coalition of like-minded (not same-minded) people, and see a party not as an oppressive system of same-ness, but as a coalition of allied people with diverse beliefs and intents. We stick together to allow each… Click Here to Read More

Ballot Observers Needed!

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It’s Election Time…   … and observers are needed!   Have you ever wondered how ballots are collected from Lopez and Orcas? The relevant law is found here: WAC 434-250-100: Ballot deposit sites. On Lopez and orcas, the ballots are usually picked up two to three times per election. The Box can only be opened with two people present, per state law. They open the box, move the ballots into a secure container (see picture), sign the log with the proper ID number (corresponding to the seal) and place it INSIDE the container with the ballots, attach a padlock, and then… Click Here to Read More

Central Committee Meeting on Sept 30th (and the news digest)

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  GREETINGS CONSERVATIVES:   Announcing: Central Committee Meeting  Sept 30th, 12 pm Heritage Bank meeting room in Friday Harbor  535 Market Street  (go around back)   And Announcing an Encore Event: with Ed Kilduff, Hydrologist  Oct 7th Orcas Island  More details forthcoming Save the Date!   Public Service Announcements: Flu Clinic, Burn Ban lightened  First a public service announcement — fall flu clinics are coming shortly, between Sept 20th and Nov 15th, depending on your island.   Also, campfire restrictions are being eased. It’s been a bad year for fires!   Lasty, the “local newspapers are producing the second annual Senior Resource Guide. Like last… Click Here to Read More