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Pro-life, conservative Dr. Marilyn O'Grady to run against Charles Schumer and liberal Republican.

Posted on 06/07/2004 7:20:32 PM PDT by Sun

Dear Friends in New York,

Wouldn't it be great to defeat Senator Schumer this year. I know it's a longshot but how many of you picked Birdstone to beat Smarty Jones at the Belmont and deprive him of the Triple Crown?

Below is an important email from my friend Tom Mulligan about the Senate candidacy of Dr. Marilyn O'Grady http://voteogrady.com/ . Even if she doesn't win their are important reasons why a vote for Dr. O'Grady will advance the cause of life.

I hope you will give Dr. Grady your support.

Sincerely, Fr. Peter West

The Senate race in New York this year is considered a foregone conclusion by many people and not worthy of much thought - that is a big mistake. For those who are pro life, this race is, in many ways, one of the most important. That is because the Right to Life Party no longer exists in New York. It is also because the voice of those in the Republican Party who are pro life is ignored with increasing frequency.

The only candidate in this year's Senate race in New York who is pro life is Dr. Marilyn O'Grady, who will be running on the Conservative Party line. She is a strong advocate for life and family issues. Her father was a New York City Police Detective. She has degrees from St. John's University. As a surgeon, she has a track record of helping those who suffer i.e. treating disadvantaged minorities as a volunteer, helping improve medical care at Northport Veterans Hospital etc. She has also been a long-time board member of the Long Island Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights.

If Dr. O'Grady is not successful in gathering a significant amount of votes, it will send a clear message to all candidates for public office in New York that the pro life voice is to be ignored. The Republican Party will become no different than the Democratic Party on life issues. Dr. O'Grady ran for Congress in 2002 and did well. She is a serious candidate.

What can you do to make a difference? A lot.

If you are interested in helping the pro life voice continue to be heard in New York, please provide me with your name, address, phone number and e-mail address, as soon as possible. I can be reached at tmulligan@windelsmarx.com I will then forward it to the people who are working on developing support for Dr. O'Grady at the local level. This does not necessarily commit you to a great deal of time. Your help could simply consist of calling some of your friends and asking them to vote for Dr. O'Grady. A vote for Dr. O'Grady does not mean that you are changing your current party affiliation, it does mean that you want the pro life voice to continue to be heard in New York.

If you are interested in learning more about Dr. O'Grady, please go to her website http://voteogrady.com/

Thank you for your anticipated help. It will make a big difference.

Tom Mulligan

News from Friends of Marilyn O'Grady

For more information: Howard Lim, 914-943-6695


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Whether you are from New York State or not, please help dethrone New York State's Charles Schumer. Senator Schumer is one of the, if not THE top leader of the fillibusters to stop President Bush's judicial nominees from going to the floor for an up OR down vote.

Dr. Marilyn O'Grady is running against liberal pro-abortion Charles Schumer and liberal pro-abortion Republican, Howard Mills.

James Buckley won in the Senate race in New York State under the Conservative Party, WITHOUT the help of any major party. Let's repeat history in 2004!!

1 posted on 06/07/2004 7:20:33 PM PDT by Sun
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To: Coleus; FairOpinion; Hotdog; Kuksool; jmstein7; lainie

Please help Marilyn O'Grady by spreading the word.


2 posted on 06/07/2004 8:01:52 PM PDT by Sun (Slavery was justifed by claiming the victims were not people; abortion is justified that way today.)
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To: William Creel

The New York State Republican Party runs people like pro-abortion Pataki for governor. Gov. Pataki took the pro-life out of the New York State Republican Party platform.


4 posted on 06/07/2004 8:32:53 PM PDT by Sun (Slavery was justifed by claiming the victims were not people; abortion is justified that way today.)
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To: William Creel

I'm for smaller govt. and lower taxes, as well, but being pro-life is my litmus test for a candidate.

God has blessed our country, because the Founding Fathers prayed to God for wisdom when writing the constitution.

God is slow to anger, but how long will he bless us if we continue to kill the most innocent of lives?


6 posted on 06/07/2004 9:45:54 PM PDT by Sun (Slavery was justifed by claiming the victims were not people; abortion is justified that way today.)
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To: Sun

> please help dethrone New York State's Charles Schumer

Let's be very clear about this. Voting for the likes of O'Grady has nothing to do with detrhoning Schumer, and unless she also is embraced by the Republicans, will actually work to place him back in office.

What it might do, however, is begin a long period of prolife base-building at the expense of short-term electoral results. Whether the chance of doing that is worth the cost remains, to this observer, to be seen, dependant upon who the Republicans nominate. For me, it's too early to make that call.

I didn't know that the NYS RTL Party was in demise. Not a bad thing, considering their divisive inflexibility.


7 posted on 06/08/2004 3:19:56 AM PDT by Paul_B
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To: Paul_B

Yes, it is a long shot.

However, you can NEVER win by being pessimistic. If the NYS Conservative Party won the U.S. Senate race with James Buckley in 1970, why can't they do it again?


8 posted on 06/08/2004 8:13:21 AM PDT by Sun (Slavery was justifed by claiming the victims were not people; abortion is justified that way today.)
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To: Tamsey

Hi Tamsey,
I am responding to your post on this thread, because for some reason the NYPost article thread has been pulled. Arlen Specter throws a conservative bone once in awhile, especially before an election. Please do a search about his history. Here's just one article to get you started:

April 19, 2004, 8:44 a.m.
Benchless
Arlen Specter keeps a qualified judge off the federal bench.

By David J. Sanders

It has been almost a year since President Bush nominated Arkansas lawyer Leon Holmes to the federal bench. Since that time, he has had a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, but his nomination remains stalled.

Holmes enjoys the support of his two home senators, Democrats Blanche Lincoln and Mark Pryor. Even with their support, however, some Senate Democrats were uneasy with Holmes. Sen. Charles Schumer, the hard-core liberal New York Democrat, railed against Holmes, but those attacks began to subside last year. Senate Minority Leader Tom Daschle has said the Holmes nomination wouldn't be filibustered by Democrats.

So what is the problem?

It is liberal Republicans who have put Holmes in their sights with hope of stopping his nomination. Word is that Pennsylvania senator Arlen Specter — who, if reelected, will likely be Judiciary Committee chairman next session — continues to lead the charge against Holmes's nomination. He is not alone. Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe, both of Maine, continue to stand between Holmes and his vote on the Senate floor."

From nationalreview.com (excerpt)


9 posted on 06/08/2004 8:20:11 AM PDT by Sun (Slavery was justifed by claiming the victims were not people; abortion is justified that way today.)
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To: Sun

Yes... you quoted me an article that can only go so far as to state "word is" that Specter is against Holmes. Specter actually voted for Holmes in Committee... http://www.opinionjournal.com/editorial/feature.html?id=110003978

You may not be that familiar with Pennsylvania. We are split about halfway down the middle between the left and the right.... the state went for Gore in 2000 and in 2002 we elected Rendell, a Democrat, for governor. We are extremely fortunate to have Santorum for a Senator given the fact that conservatives are outnumbered here... the only reason Santorum IS a governor is because Specter helped him in his campaign. Specter is too far to the center for my tastes, but he actually reflects the voter base in Pennsylvania fairly well and we still have the gift of Santorum in the Senate with him.


The reason your other thread was pulled was because you violated posting rules in about 4 different ways. You should read up on them if you don't know what was wrong.


10 posted on 06/08/2004 8:32:04 AM PDT by Tamzee (Noonan on Reagan, "...his leadership changed the world... As president, he was a giant.")
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To: Tamsey

Hi Tamsey,
Specter's actions show another good reason to get rid of RINOs. :)

I guess FreeRepublic is too structured for me. I think posting should be fun! This will be my last post on FreeRepublic.


11 posted on 06/08/2004 8:38:23 AM PDT by Sun (Slavery was justifed by claiming the victims were not people; abortion is justified that way today.)
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To: Sun

Before you dismiss it as pessimism, who are the Pubs going to nominate? Prove to me that giving my vote to a third party is a good idea this time around. The burden of proof is on you. Otherwise we have, not a case of pessimism, but of fanciful optimism.


12 posted on 06/08/2004 8:45:12 AM PDT by Paul_B
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To: Sun

I think NYC alone has over 100,000 abortions every year. Sorry, no pro-life candidate is going to win a statewide election in NY State anytime soon.

The NY GOP looks to have laid down for Schumer - a shame. Stuff like Dr. O'Grady's candidacy won't make much of a difference - it certainly won't mean the win or loss for the GOP in that race.

When will the NY GOP get its act together?


13 posted on 06/08/2004 8:49:30 AM PDT by HitmanLV (I will not be pushed, filed, stamped, indexed, briefed, debriefed or numbered. My life is my own.)
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To: Sun

While I'm no fan of either, perhaps we should remember that Democrats are even more the enemy than centrist Republicans.

Posting is fun, but Free Republic is a large and quite annoying problem to the left.... it's been a target for law suits trying to shut it down and members here need to follow the rules posting legally protected material.


14 posted on 06/08/2004 9:00:12 AM PDT by Tamzee (Noonan on Reagan, "...his leadership changed the world... As president, he was a giant.")
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To: Sun
I guess FreeRepublic is too structured for me. I think posting should be fun! This will be my last post on FreeRepublic.

Don't go. Once you are here for a while and get the hang of things, following the guidelines will become second nature.

15 posted on 06/08/2004 9:58:29 AM PDT by jmc813 (Help save a life - www.marrow.org)
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To: Sun; 2ndMostConservativeBrdMember; afraidfortherepublic; Alas; al_c; american colleen; annalex; ...
Dr. Marilyn O'Grady at her Medical Office

You can send us email at marilyn@voteogrady.com. We want to hear from you.

16 posted on 06/08/2004 9:36:28 PM PDT by Coleus (God gave us the right to life and self preservation and a right to defend ourselves and families)
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To: Coleus

We could use another doctor in the Senate, to educate Frist regarding the sanctity of individual human life no matter how young.


17 posted on 06/08/2004 9:41:16 PM PDT by MHGinTN (If you can read this, you've had life support from someone. Promote life support for others.)
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To: MHGinTN
I agree.

He has a great pro-life record it's too bad he profits from the abortion industry and wants embryonic stem cell research to continue.

Frist a Major Share-Holder in Reputed For-Profit Abortion Provider

by Terence P. Jeffrey, HUMAN EVENTS  Posted Dec 23, 2002
Sen. Bill Frist (R.-Tenn.) has said he will challenge Sen. Trent Lott (R.-Miss.) for the position of Senate Majority Leader. Frist, who ran for the Senate as a moderate in 1994, said at the time that he would prefer to keep abortion legal. The senator was also a major shareholder in the stock of reported abortion provider HCA.

18 posted on 06/08/2004 9:51:54 PM PDT by Coleus (God gave us the right to life and self preservation and a right to defend ourselves and families)
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Frist a Major Shareholder in Reputed For-Profit Abortion Provider
19 posted on 06/08/2004 9:52:53 PM PDT by Coleus (God gave us the right to life and self preservation and a right to defend ourselves and families)
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To: Sun

Best wishes to Marily O'Grady!


20 posted on 06/08/2004 11:08:00 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: William Creel

Lim is a good guy. He is also a Yaffer and a Columbia grad.


21 posted on 06/08/2004 11:18:39 PM PDT by rmlew (Peaceniks and isolationists are objectively pro-Terrorist)
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To: Sun

Don't quit now, baby. You're just getting warmed up.


23 posted on 06/09/2004 10:09:40 AM PDT by firebrand
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