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2004 - Log Cabin Congratulates Our Victorious Candidates (2004)
Log Cabin Republicans ^ | 2004

Posted on 05/10/2007 9:25:36 AM PDT by Calpernia

Log Cabin SV Issues

Gay & Lesbian Families | Defend the Constitution | Defending Freedom| AIDS/HIV

Election 2004 | Workplace Discrimination

Log Cabin Congratulates Our Victorious Candidates

Two-thirds of Endorsees Victorious

November 3, 2004
(Washington, DC)— Log Cabin Republicans congratulates its victorious endorsees for United States Senate and United States House of Representatives. Two-thirds of Log Cabin endorsees were victorious on Election Day.

FULL LIST OF VICTORIOUS LOG CABIN ENDORSEES

For United States Senate:

John McCain (R-AZ):  WON
Arlen Specter (R-PA):  WON

For Unites States House of Representatives:

Charlie Bass (NH-2nd):  WON
Judy Biggert (IL-13th):  WON
Sherwood Boehlert (NY-24):  WON
Mary Bono (CA-45th):  WON
Mike Castle (DE):  WON
Chris Cox (CA-48th):  WON
Charlie Dent (PA-15th):  WON
David Dreier (CA-26th):  WON
Mike Fitzpatrick (PA-8th):  WON
Mark Foley (FL-16th):  WON
Rodney Frelinghuysen (NJ-11th):  WON
Jim Gerlach (PA-6th):  WON
Wayne Gilchrest (MD-1st):  WON
Nancy Johnson (CT-5th):  WON
Mark Kirk (IL-10th):  WON
Jim Kolbe (AZ-8th):  WON 
Jim Leach (IA-2nd):  WON
Ron Paul (TX-16th):  WON
Deborah Pryce (OH-15th):  WON
Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (FL-18th):  WON
Joe Schwarz (MI-7th):  WON
Chris Shays (CT-4th):  WON
Rob Simmons (CT-2nd):  WON



TOPICS: Reference
KEYWORDS: 2008; logcabin; mccain; ronpaul
Since a few of these people are in the 2008 general elections, I thought I would post this for reference.
1 posted on 05/10/2007 9:25:45 AM PDT by Calpernia
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To: Antoninus; GulfBreeze; processing please hold; dynachrome; Spiff; flashbunny; NapkinUser; AuntB

For reference, a few from this 2004 endorsement are in the 2008 elections.


2 posted on 05/10/2007 9:26:54 AM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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A reminder of what this 2004 Convention looked like:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/1796766/posts
From the ORIGINAL Cache of the 2004 Republican National Convention

This is the brochure for the protest of the 2004 Republican National Convention.

This brochure is for the groups, Not in Our Name, Code Pink, RNC2DNC, MoveOn, Stonewall and name the group of the day.

There were a lot of thank yous that went out on the anti war protesters mails for all the inside help they had in getting the RNC schedule of events, guests and planning information so they could affectly assemble at all the events.

Look at August 29. A thank you party was held for the Log Cabin Republicans.

3 posted on 05/10/2007 9:29:43 AM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Calpernia

Everyone on that list except for Ron Paul is also a member of the Main Street group, not surprising.


4 posted on 05/10/2007 9:32:47 AM PDT by darkangel82 (Socialism is NOT an American value.)
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To: darkangel82

Ref:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1519618/posts
Republican Main Street Partnership (George Soros is funding the Moderates)


5 posted on 05/10/2007 9:33:56 AM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Calpernia

Soros is paying them to repeat his talking points, not surprising either.


6 posted on 05/10/2007 9:40:30 AM PDT by darkangel82 (Socialism is NOT an American value.)
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To: Calpernia
even Barney Frank Dims love log!

its log! its log

it's big, it's heavy, it's wood!

its better than bad its good

7 posted on 05/10/2007 10:34:23 AM PDT by Vaquero (" an armed society is a polite society" Heinlein "MOLON LABE!" Leonidas of Sparta)
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To: Calpernia

RMSP Reference thread BumP


8 posted on 05/10/2007 10:58:30 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... In FReeP We Trust ...)
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To: Calpernia

I totally missed this when you posted it. Thanks. Ron Paul isn’t conservative republican, he’s not a libertarian (good point about personal responsibility), so just what is he?

I’ve loved some of his speeches and ideas over the years, but he’s over the edge.


9 posted on 05/16/2007 6:55:39 PM PDT by AuntB (" It takes more than walking across the border to be an American." Duncan Hunter)
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To: AuntB

>>>I’ve loved some of his speeches and ideas over the years, but he’s over the edge.

You are not alone. I have some of his writings linked to my blog.

I got suspicious of him when some of his supporters here started referencing MoveOn linked sites.

So I looked further. And there he was.

Thank you for responding :) Missed you.


10 posted on 05/16/2007 6:59:49 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Calpernia

Likewise.:<(

I must say I’m impressed with the machine he’s got hitting all the polls. It’s gonna get real ugly before it’s over, huh?


11 posted on 05/16/2007 7:02:04 PM PDT by AuntB (" It takes more than walking across the border to be an American." Duncan Hunter)
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To: AuntB

Ugly? I think that is an understatement :(

I don’t think we realize what we are in for.

This election is for all the marbles.

I wish I understood what the significance of 2010 was.


12 posted on 05/16/2007 7:09:45 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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Candidate Application Questionnaire

Once you have completed this portion of the application, you may email it as an MS Word (.doc) attachment to [email edited]. In the alternative, you may fax it to [fax edited] or mail it to: [snail mail edited].

Please do not forget to also download and sign the Candidate Contract, as well as email a photo to [email edited] or mail to the address above.

1. Please provide supporting information to demonstrate that you meet each of the basic candidate criteria.

• Be openly gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender;

• Demonstrate electoral viability;

• Publicly endorse federal Gay/Lesbian Civil Rights Legislation, and similar state and local anti-discrimination laws or legislation;

• Advocate aggressive public policies and positions relevant to HIV/AIDS research, education and treatment; gay and lesbian health and wellness; and women’s reproductive freedom.

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Your Strategy:

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Your Campaign Finances:

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13 posted on 05/28/2007 6:17:32 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Calpernia

Well that just rips it!! I’ve been defending him for a long time because he sticks strictly to the Constitution. But not any more. Not if he’s linked to MoveOn.org.


14 posted on 05/28/2007 6:23:01 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby (I was born with nothing. So far I have most of it left.)
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To be clear about our mutual responsibilities and obligations, we have drafted this contract. You must accept these terms by checking the box at the end of the agreement before any decision on your endorsement can be made.

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This includes compliance with items 1, 2 and 4 upon receipt of the Fund endorsement.

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15 posted on 05/28/2007 6:32:38 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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Political Party Alliance

The National Stonewall Democrats

The National Stonewall Democrats is the nation’s only grassroots Democratic lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender organization. The Stonewall Democrats focus on making change in three ways; educating the LGBT community about the differences in the political parties, mobilizing the LGBT community on election day to get-out to vote for fair-minded Democrats and standing up against the Republicans when they attack our families and civil rights.

Dave Noble, Executive Director www.stonewalldemocrats.org

The Log Cabin Republicans

The mission of the Log Cabin Republicans is to work within the Republican Party to advocate equal rights for all Americans, including gays and lesbians. Log Cabin’s mission derives from our firm belief in the principles of limited government, individual liberty, individual responsibility, free markets and a strong national defense. We emphasize that these principles and the moral values on which they stand are consistent with the pursuit of equal treatment under the law for gay and lesbian Americans.

Patrick Guerriero, Executive Director www.logcabin.org


16 posted on 05/28/2007 6:51:36 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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More about Stonewall:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1794584/posts
Brief history of the modern childlove movement


17 posted on 05/28/2007 6:52:39 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: abigailsmybaby

See 16 & 17


18 posted on 05/28/2007 6:53:24 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Calpernia

I see that Rudy Guiliani is a supporter of Stonewall.

Thanks for the ping.


19 posted on 05/28/2007 9:10:49 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby (I was born with nothing. So far I have most of it left.)
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To: abigailsmybaby
I see that Rudy Guiliani is a supporter member of Stonewall.
20 posted on 05/28/2007 9:21:51 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Calpernia
Oops!
21 posted on 05/28/2007 9:52:34 PM PDT by abigailsmybaby (I was born with nothing. So far I have most of it left.)
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To: abigailsmybaby

LOL!


22 posted on 05/28/2007 9:53:13 PM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: abigailsmybaby; Calpernia
Well that just rips it!! I’ve been defending him for a long time because he sticks strictly to the Constitution. But not any more. Not if he’s linked to MoveOn.org

Ron Paul is not "linked to" MoveOn.org...whatever that means. If there are sites or people who are sympathetic to MoveOn.org and like Ron Paul because he opposed the war in Iraq...so what? I don't let the leftists dictate my opinions. Here are some inescapable facts...US intelligence believes that the war in Iraq is increasing the number of jihadists....AQ has benefitted from the US invasion of Iraq. I post the same question to people on here again and again and never get an answer: why do you continue to support the invasion of Iraq and the continued US presence there if its helping Al Qaeda? I swear I think most people on here are less concerned with that fact than they are with admitting that maybe the leftists were right (for once) on this one issue

Islamic extremists are exploiting the Iraqi conflict to recruit new anti-U.S. Jihadists. Those Jihadists who survive will leave Iraq experienced in, and focused on acts of urban terrorism. They represent a potential pool of contacts to build transnational terrorist cells, groups, networks, in Saudi Arabia, Jordan and other countries.
--CIA Director Porter Goss, testimony to Congress, February 16, 2005

I can tell you this. In November or December of 2001, when, you know, America and coalition forces invaded Afghanistan, and fought the battle of Tora Bora, although we didn't capture or kill bin Laden or Zawahri or some of the other top lieutenants, Al-Qaida was essentially dead.

It was not only that most of the members had been killed or captured. It was repudiated throughout the world. And it -- you know, the internal documents show that they were in great despair. Unfortunately, Iraq has given -- the -- the war in Iraq has given them new life. And I -- I fear the progeny of Al-Qaida are going to be with us for a long time.
--Lawrence Wright, author of Looming Towers--Pulitzer Prize winning book on Al Qaeda

Michael Scheurer, former head of the CIA's Bin Laden desk on the invasion of Iraq:

if Osama was a Christian it was the Christmas present he’d always asked his parents for but would have never believed it would actually be delivered. Ah it broke the back of American counter terrorism efforts and counter terrorism policy ah in many ways and I have to say I’m not an expert on Iraq in terms of Saddam’s regime but before we went into Iraq we should have really balanced the two. Ah whatever the threats Saddam posed, what we’ve done by going into Iraq is basically validate what everything that al Qaeda has said about the Americans for the past decade in the eyes, at least in the eyes of Muslim. The Americans lust after ah Arab oil. They’ll destroy any Muslim government that stands up to them. They’ll destroy any Muslim government that threatens Israel. They will, they intend to annihilate Islam and occupy our sanctities while I bet no one even mentioned to the President before the invasion of Iraq that Iraq is the second most important place in Islam so ah in terms of what we have now, what we have is Afghanistan to the tenth degree because Afghanistan when the Soviets invaded was an Islamic backwater. It took a long time before the Middle East really began pumping fighters and money into Afghanistan. Iraq is smack in the heart of the Arab homeland and it’s going to be a magnet for Mujahadeen for the foreseeable future.

23 posted on 06/04/2007 11:29:34 AM PDT by Irontank (Ron Paul for President)
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To: Antoninus; GulfBreeze; processing please hold; dynachrome; Spiff; flashbunny; NapkinUser; AuntB

ROFLMAO!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRKs5HWTUsc
Online Presidential Debate 1.2 “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”

Bryan Barton Bump!


24 posted on 06/20/2007 7:38:01 AM PDT by Calpernia (Breederville.com)
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To: Calpernia

Sen. Sphincter and Sen. Mc Stain. What a surprise. Not!


25 posted on 06/20/2007 8:29:28 AM PDT by dynachrome (Henry Bowman is right.)
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To: All; Calpernia

So we have two Republican presidential nominees who are Log Cabin Republicans - John McCain and Ron Paul.

Let’s remember that when we vote in the primaries.

Gay people have all the rights that we do, but they want SPECIAL rights, and they could ruin the lives of some children.

In Massachusetts Catholic Charities were forced to get out of the adopting business, because the law dictated that they had to adopt out to gay couples, which is against the Catholic religion.


26 posted on 09/13/2007 7:17:57 AM PDT by Sun (Duncan Hunter: pro-life/borders, understands Red China threat! http://www.gohunter08.com/Home.aspx)
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To: pissant; Sun

Gay is a red herring. Sex and homosexuality was used to hide a political movement. That is what Hillary Clinton’s thesis was based on.

It is the political movement of the LCR that is the cause of alarm.

Remember, Fred Thompson wanted to throw our politcal platform out.

From post:
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/1895603/posts?page=7#7

pissant

>>>Moderates Dole and Thompson tried to toss the platform out in 1996. Thompson called it “useless” ...

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/1877589/posts
Why ALL Conservatives need to support Duncan Hunter - Including you, Mr. Limbaugh

>>>>Fred argued in 1996 to do away with the GOP platform and considered abortion to be a “distracting issue”. <<<<

7 posted on 09/12/2007 9:23:01 PM EDT by Calpernia

But out numbering the conservatives with the ‘LCR’, you essentially enter into a one party system.


27 posted on 09/13/2007 7:30:17 AM PDT by Calpernia (Hunters Rangers - Raising the Bar of Integrity http://www.barofintegrity.us)
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