Kelley Unger on the Freedom Foundation

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Liberty in the Evergreen State: The Freedom Foundation  special to SJCRP  by Kelley Unger Director of Development Operations, Discovery Institute    Washington is known as the Evergreen state, which for many elicits images of green farmlands and forests, and open spaces for hiking, hunting, and exploring. Originally settled by explorers, fur traders, miners and fishermen, Washington has been the home of free spirits and innovators from the time of its early settlement until the present time. But over time, expanded government, more invasive conservation and animal protection legislation, as well as organized unions, have robbed our state’s residents of their… 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

Jinyoung Englund on electoral defeat

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We received the following update from the Englund campaign in the 45th District for state senate on Nov 10, 2017. I expect we will hear her name again in our state.   Team, From the beginning, we knew we were the underdogs. And yet, you all still said YES to the call to serve a purpose higher than self. That purpose was a balance of power in our state and honoring the legacy of the late Senator Andy Hill. Our movement was one born out of conviction — that we could not allow Andy’s spirit of bipartisan cooperation to die… Click Here to Read More

State GOP Still Optomisitic after Nov 7th election

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Email from Susan Hutchison, Chair Washington State Republican Party 11/9/17   We have big plans for 2018 Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser. Dear Fellow Republicans, Despite our loss in the 45th Legislative District, I am hopeful as we go forward into 2018!  No matter what you hear from the media, we have a very positive view of 2018. To sum it up, Tuesday was a status quo election. Democrats won in democrat districts, and Republicans held four special election seats in the State House and Senate. Congratulations to Shelly Short, Jacquelin Maycumber, Phil Fortunato, and Morgan Irwin who are currently… 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