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2004 Republican National Convention Announces Program
2004 Republican National Convention ^ | August 29, 2004

Posted on 08/29/2004 3:54:57 PM PDT by RWR8189

"Fulfilling America's Promise: Building a Safer World and a More Hopeful America"

Contact: Leonardo Alcivar (212) 356-2300

NEW YORK - The 2004 Republican National Convention today announced an initial schedule of podium speakers, program participants and entertainers for the five official convention sessions at Madison Square Garden on Monday, August 30 through Thursday, September 2. Additional announcements and program details will be released in the coming days.

"The outstanding lineup of Republican Party leaders, elected officials, and entertainers who will take to the stages of the Garden this week are a testament to the strong leadership of President George W. Bush and the support for his vision of a safer world and a more hopeful America," said Bill Harris, CEO of the 2004 Republican National Convention. "This lineup will be supplemented by more announcements in the days to come - and certainly a few additions that will take everyone by surprise."


Monday, August 30, 2004
"A Nation of Courage"
10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. EDT

Convention Call to Order
Ed Gillespie
Chairman, Republican National Committee

Presentation of Colors
The Greater NY Council of Boys Scouts Troop 520 and the Law Enforcement NYPD Transit Bureau Explorers Post 5233

Pledge of Allegiance
Steven McDonald, New York, NY

The National Anthem
The Gatlin Brothers, Abilene, TX

Invocation
Sheri Dew, Salt Lake City, UT

RNC Official Business

Welcome
Ed Gillespie
Chairman, Republican National Committee

Ann Wagner
Co-Chairman, Republican National Committee

The Honorable Michael Bloomberg (NY)
Mayor of the City of New York

The Honorable Marc Racicot
Former Governor of Montana and Bush-Cheney '04 Campaign Chairman

Ann Wagner
Co-Chairman, Republican National Committee

Bill Harris
CEO of the 2004 Republican National Convention

Ann Wagner
Co-Chairman, Republican National Committee

Representative Tom Reynolds (NY)
Chairman, National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC)

Republican Candidates for U. S. House of Representatives

RNC Official Business

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert (IL)
Permanent Convention Chairman, 2004 Republican National Convention

Sara Gear Boyd
Secretary of the Convention

The Honorable Jane Norton
Assistant Secretary of the Convention

RNC Official Business

Submission of President Bush as Candidate for Presidential Nomination

Submission of Vice President Cheney as Candidate for Vice Presidential Nomination

Roll Call Votes

Senator George Allen (VA)
Chairman, National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC)

Republican Candidates for U. S. Senate

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert (IL)
Permanent Convention Chairman, 2004 Republican National Convention

Governor Bob Taft (OH)
Chairman, Republican Governors Association

Eric Hoplin
President, College Republicans

The Honorable Pat McCrory
President, Republican Mayors and Local Officials

Susan Davis
President, Irish-American Republicans

Marilyn Byers
President, National Conference of Republican County Officials

Michael Mack
President, Young Republicans

Fernando Mateo
President, Hispanics Across America

Benediction
Joni Eareckson Tada, Agoura Hills, CA


Monday, August 30, 2004
"A Nation of Courage"
7:45 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. EDT

Convention Call to Order
Representative Deborah Pryce (OH),
Deputy Permanent Co-Chair

Presentation of Colors
NYPD

Pledge of Allegiance
Lt. Col. Joseph Repya (Ret.), Eagan, MN

National Anthem
Olivia Lalewitz, Detroit, MI

Invocation
Imam Pasha, New York, NY

Rolling Roll Call of the States

Ed Gillespie
Chairman, Republican National Committee

Sara Gear Boyd
Secretary of the Convention

The Honorable Jane Norton
Assistant Secretary of the Convention

Official Convention Photograph

The Honorable J. Dennis Hastert (IL)
Permanent Convention Chairman, 2004 Republican National Convention

Tribute to President Ford

Music Dexter Freebish

Recognition of President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush

Ron Silver Actor

Representative Heather Wilson (NM)

Music Christ Tabernacle Choir

Bernard Kerik
Former Police Commissioner New York, NY

Robert Khuzami
Former Assistant United States Attorney, New York, NY

Zainab Al-Suwaij
Executive Director, American Islamic Congress

Jason Sehorn and Angie Harmon

Music
Darryl Worley

Senator Lindsey Graham (SC)

Senator John McCain (AZ)

Music
Daniel Rodriguez

The Honorable Rudy Giuliani
Former Mayor of the City of New York

Benediction
Reverend Max Lucado, San Antonio, TX


Tuesday, August 31, 2004
"People of Compassion"
7:00 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. EDT

Call to Order Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (TX)
Deputy Permanent Co-Chair

Presentation of Colors
Veterans of Foreign Wars/American Legion/ Americans Veterans

Pledge of Allegiance
Carmen Bermúdez, Tucson, AZ

National Anthem
Gracie Rosenberger, Nashville, TN

Invocation Greg Laurie¸ Riverside, CA

Princella Smith
Winner, MTV "Stand Up and Holla"

Rolling Roll Call of the States
Senator Norm Colman (MN)
Deputy Permanent Co-Chair

The Honorable Michael Williams
Assistant Secretary of the Convention

Bonnie Garcia
Assistant Secretary of the Convention

Senator Elizabeth Dole (NC)

Representative Anne Northup (KY)

George P. Bush, Dallas, TX

Music Dana Glover

Erika Harold
Miss America 2003

Steven McDonald, New York, NY

Senator Sam Brownback (KS)

Music Jaci Velasquez

Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist, M.D. (TN)

Elisabeth Hasselbeck

The Honorable Rod Paige

Lieutenant Governor Michael Steele (MD)
Deputy Permanent Chairman

Music
Daize Shayne

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (CA)

Mrs. Laura Bush

Music
Harlem Boys Choir

Benediction
Rebetzin Esther Jungreis
Founder, Hineni New York, NY


Wednesday, September 1, 2004
"A Land of Opportunity"
7:00 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. EDT

Convention Call to Order
Representative Shelley Moore Capito (WV)
Deputy Permanent Co-Chair

Presentation of Colors FDNY

Pledge of Allegiance
Sarah Pyszka, Pittsburgh, PA

National Anthem
Central Baptist Choir

Invocation
Archbishop Demetrios
Primate of the Greek Orthodox Church of America, New York, NY

Governor Linda Lingle (HI)
Temporary Convention Chairman

The Honorable Brian Sandoval (NV)
Attorney General

Senator Rick Santorum (PA)

Rolling Roll Call of States
The Honorable Michael Steele
Deputy Permanent Co-Chair

Jennette Bradley
Assistant Secretary of the Convention

Bonnie Garcia
Assistant Secretary of the Convention

Vice Presidential Nominating Process

Senator Mitch McConnell (KY)

The Honorable Elaine Chao

Representative Rob Portman (OH)

Lurita Doan (VA) and Patricia Stout (TX)

Representative Paul Ryan (WI)

Music
Third Day

Michael Reagan

Tribute to President Ronald Reagan

Lieutenant Governor Kerry Healey (MA)

Governor Mitt Romney (MA)

Music
Sara Evans

Sen. Zell Miller (D-GA)
Keynote Address

Mrs. Lynne Cheney

Vice President Dick Cheney

Music
Brooks & Dunn

Benediction
Bishop Rene Gracida, Bishop Emeritus, Diocese of Corpus Christi, TX


Thursday, September 2, 2004
"A Safer World, A More Hopeful America"
7:45 p.m. to 11:15 p.m. EDT

Convention Call to Order
Representative Henry Bonilla (TX)
Deputy Permanent Co-Chair

Presentation of Colors
New York Port Authority

Pledge of Allegiance
Mary Lou Retton and Kerri Strug
Olympic Gold Medalists

National Anthem
Nicole C. Mullen, Nashville, TN

Invocation
Bishop Keith Butler, Southfield, MI

Lynn Swann
NFL Hall of Famer

Dorothy Hamill
Olympic Gold Medalist

The Honorable Michael Williams (TX)

Music
Donnie McClurkin

Music
Michael W. Smith

Governor George Pataki (NY)

President George W. Bush

Benediction

Cardinal Egan


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: convention; gop; gopconvention; rnc; rncconvention; rncprogram; speakers

1 posted on 08/29/2004 3:54:58 PM PDT by RWR8189
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To: RWR8189

WOW I can't wait!


2 posted on 08/29/2004 3:57:26 PM PDT by areafiftyone (Democrats = the hamster is dead but the wheel is still spinning)
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To: areafiftyone

Why does the program not take place in the daytime after Monday? The Dems were on seemingly all day every day.


3 posted on 08/29/2004 3:59:45 PM PDT by LisaFab
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To: LisaFab

I'm glad its not cause I get to see it when I come home from work. I got to trek thru the protestors on my way home every night and I don't want to miss a minute of the convention. It might still be on in the day, but I think the main stuff is at night.


4 posted on 08/29/2004 4:01:26 PM PDT by areafiftyone (Democrats = the hamster is dead but the wheel is still spinning)
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To: areafiftyone
No, only the first day. Wondering why our convention is more truncated than the Dems.

My sympathies on walking through the vermin.:-)

5 posted on 08/29/2004 4:04:39 PM PDT by LisaFab
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To: areafiftyone
WOW I can't wait!

Zainab Al-Suwaij

Executive Director, American Islamic Congress

Neither Can I!

6 posted on 08/29/2004 4:05:16 PM PDT by pete anderson
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To: RWR8189

Why is it the media is getting so upset with the fact that Rudy Giuliani, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and John McCain are speaking at the convention???!! They say that this is a con and a dirty trick, that all real Republicans spew hate and have blood on their hands. That these are not real Republicans and the entire convention is a lie to fool the "ignorant" voters in middle America. This is a rhetorical question. I know the answer and it makes me sick that the media is so blatantly biased.


7 posted on 08/29/2004 4:05:25 PM PDT by Kirkwood
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To: pete anderson

LOL - well there's always something we aren't going to be crazy about!


8 posted on 08/29/2004 4:07:28 PM PDT by areafiftyone (Democrats = the hamster is dead but the wheel is still spinning)
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To: LisaFab

I think I"m going to buy a bug exterminator getup to put on.


9 posted on 08/29/2004 4:08:18 PM PDT by areafiftyone (Democrats = the hamster is dead but the wheel is still spinning)
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To: areafiftyone

I cant wait either. I am glad to see Ron Silver speaking. Not because he is an actor either but because he makes a very intelligent and good argument for voting Bush back.


10 posted on 08/29/2004 4:08:54 PM PDT by aft_lizard (I actually voted for John Kerry before I voted against him)
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To: Kirkwood

Because too many democrats like Guiliani, McCain and Schwartzenegger. They cannot understand that.


11 posted on 08/29/2004 4:09:24 PM PDT by areafiftyone (Democrats = the hamster is dead but the wheel is still spinning)
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To: pete anderson
You can read more about the woman to which you refer here. I suspect she will be speaking about Iraq.
12 posted on 08/29/2004 4:25:23 PM PDT by Torie
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To: RWR8189

Where's Britney, darn it??


13 posted on 08/29/2004 4:28:34 PM PDT by TheBigB (Can I borrow your underpants for ten minutes?)
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To: LisaFab

Republicans WORK during the day.......lots of Dems don't. /sarcasm


14 posted on 08/29/2004 4:30:51 PM PDT by goodnesswins (VICTORY...........brings peace.)
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To: TheBigB

She probably bailed after the thread got nuked last night.


15 posted on 08/29/2004 4:33:35 PM PDT by Long Cut (The Constitution...the NATOPS of America!)
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To: Kirkwood
That these are not real Republicans

Absolutely correct.

16 posted on 08/29/2004 4:35:29 PM PDT by itsahoot (Sometimes the truth hurts, sometimes it makes a difference, but not often.)
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To: RWR8189

I think I read somewhere that Scharzenegger is going to be on on Tuesday, between 7 and 8 pm PDT, and will speak for about 20 minutes.


17 posted on 08/29/2004 4:44:26 PM PDT by FairOpinion (FIGHT TERRORISM! VOTE BUSH/CHENEY 2004.)
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To: Long Cut

LOL, it was a classic thread. It should have archived for future freepers in the year 3000 can look back and have a laugh and see 21st century eye candy.


18 posted on 08/29/2004 4:44:35 PM PDT by aft_lizard (I actually voted for John Kerry before I voted against him)
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To: FairOpinion

I hope he calls Kerry a "girly man"


19 posted on 08/29/2004 4:45:42 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: RWR8189

Wow, what a music line up. Fantastic.


20 posted on 08/29/2004 4:49:33 PM PDT by Paul_B
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To: LisaFab
Why does the program not take place in the daytime after Monday? The Dems were on seemingly all day every day.

I was wondering the same thing. Well, if this is the full schedule, so be it. We'll get more stuff done!

21 posted on 08/29/2004 4:52:33 PM PDT by cyncooper
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To: Kirkwood

They said our convention in 2000 was a dirty trick, too.

They just say it because they lie.


22 posted on 08/29/2004 4:53:38 PM PDT by cyncooper
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To: DannyTN
I hope he calls Kerry a "girly man"

LOL!

Then we could have days on end where Kerry and the media demand that Dubya "denounce" Arnold.

hahahaha

23 posted on 08/29/2004 4:55:28 PM PDT by cyncooper
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To: LisaFab

Why does the program not take place in the daytime after Monday?



What and spoil the surprise........



"This lineup will be supplemented by more announcements in the days to come - and certainly a few additions that will take everyone by surprise."


24 posted on 08/29/2004 4:55:36 PM PDT by deport (In politics, as in fishing, you don't have to be a genius. You just have to be smarter than the fish)
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To: RWR8189
Daize Shayne

Cool...


25 posted on 08/29/2004 4:55:58 PM PDT by socal_parrot
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To: aft_lizard; TheBigB
There's another going.

Same people, same discussion, but less pics. :(

I understand that last night after I left, someone posted some all-too-risqe' pictures of Shannen Doherty. JimRob himself pulled the plug.

Pity. But we probably WOULD have gotten out of hand sooner or later. Us whoremongers are like that.

26 posted on 08/29/2004 5:01:55 PM PDT by Long Cut (The Constitution...the NATOPS of America!)
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To: LisaFab

Republicans do things in the daytime, unlike the demoRATS,

who can be stupid and unproductive 24/7.


27 posted on 08/29/2004 5:04:42 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: Paul_B
"Wow, what a music line up. Fantastic."

Not. The only names I recognize are Worley, Brooks and Dunn, and the Gatlins. All Country. Where's the ROCK?

Couldn't they have at least gotten Alice Cooper, Ted Nugent, and Marylin Manson to spice things up? They're all Pubbies.

I like Country myself, but I also like some Rock. This is in NY, FGS. You want to fire the crowd up, make it memorable. It's supposed to be a big party.

28 posted on 08/29/2004 5:07:26 PM PDT by Long Cut (The Constitution...the NATOPS of America!)
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To: Long Cut

"Third Day" will be playing per schedule above. They are a Christian rock group.

The schedule above isn't completed at any rate. They've listed other performers that will be in attendance that aren't on that list.

You may find others you like, maybe not. I'm curious about the additions they say will take us by surprise.


29 posted on 08/29/2004 5:32:45 PM PDT by Soul Seeker
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To: Long Cut

Substantial contempo Christian presence. Works for me.


30 posted on 08/29/2004 5:43:47 PM PDT by Paul_B
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To: RWR8189
Invocation Imam Pasha, New York, NY

What is wrong with this picture?

31 posted on 08/29/2004 6:07:37 PM PDT by Indie (Ignorance of the truth is no excuse for stupidity.)
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To: RWR8189

So, has the Live thread for the convention started yet? (just kidding)


32 posted on 08/29/2004 7:23:28 PM PDT by ride the whirlwind (Sorry, Mr. Kerry....In the parlance popularized by your wife, you can just "shove it.")
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To: ride the whirlwind

Heh.


33 posted on 08/29/2004 7:24:42 PM PDT by Howlin (John Kerry & John Edwards: Political Malpractice)
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To: Kirkwood

You provide no indication of which news mediums you speak. The MSM is upset most of the time, primarily because liberals are perpetually unhappy.

If they are upset at what is planned for the Convention - wonderful! That is a good sign indeed. We can rightfully be buoyed and cheered by it.

People do not read or tune in to seek media unhappiness and whining - as indicated by falling circulations and decreased viewing.


34 posted on 08/29/2004 7:54:08 PM PDT by mtntop3 ("He who must know before he believes will never come to full knowledge.")
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To: RWR8189

Ping to myself for later reference, thanks. :)


35 posted on 08/29/2004 8:10:20 PM PDT by agrace
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To: Long Cut

I saw something recently that stated ZZ Top would definitely be coming for the convention... but now they aren't on the line-up?

http://www.nypost.com/entertainment/27713.htm


36 posted on 08/29/2004 9:39:10 PM PDT by Tamzee (John Kerry was a North Vietnam War Hero.)
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To: Long Cut

Ditto on Cooper and Nugent. Keep Manson away though. He's said some nasty things about Dubya the last few years.


37 posted on 08/29/2004 10:40:32 PM PDT by RockinRight (Liberalism IS the status quo)
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38 posted on 08/30/2004 6:49:15 AM PDT by firewalk
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To: RWR8189

THANK YOU for posting this schedule! I will ping my lists here.


39 posted on 08/30/2004 9:26:28 AM PDT by nutmeg ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." - Comrade Hillary - 6/28/04)
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To: StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; DKNY; ...
Schedule of podium speakers, program participants and entertainers for the five official convention sessions at Madison Square Garden on Monday, August 30 through Thursday, September 2. Check the official site -- GOPConvention.com -- for any additional announcements and program details or changes.
40 posted on 08/30/2004 9:32:45 AM PDT by nutmeg ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." - Comrade Hillary - 6/28/04)
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To: Gracey; Alamo-Girl; RottiBiz; bamabaseballmom; FoxGirl; Mr. Bob; xflisa; lainde; dixierose; ...
FoxFans:

Schedule of podium speakers, program participants and entertainers for the five official convention sessions at Madison Square Garden on Monday, August 30 through Thursday, September 2. Check the official site -- GOPConvention.com -- for any additional announcements and program details or changes.

(this is not necessarily Fox News' schedule... you may want to check C-SPAN's schedule also)

41 posted on 08/30/2004 9:37:46 AM PDT by nutmeg ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." - Comrade Hillary - 6/28/04)
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To: #1CTYankee; .303 Brit; 2nd amendment mama; Agamemnon; AGBRUHN; always vigilant; Anarchist; ...
Schedule of podium speakers, program participants and entertainers for the five official convention sessions at Madison Square Garden on Monday, August 30 through Thursday, September 2. Check the official site -- GOPConvention.com -- for any additional announcements and program details or changes.
42 posted on 08/30/2004 9:39:05 AM PDT by nutmeg ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." - Comrade Hillary - 6/28/04)
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To: nutmeg

Thanks for the ping!


43 posted on 08/30/2004 9:40:27 AM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: aShepard; BREWS-AND-BLUES; BRYAN-USMC; chemist; Franklin Raff; got_moab?; heylady; hot4teacher; ...
Schedule of podium speakers, program participants and entertainers for the five official convention sessions at Madison Square Garden on Monday, August 30 through Thursday, September 2. Check the official site -- GOPConvention.com -- for any additional announcements and program details or changes.
44 posted on 08/30/2004 9:41:16 AM PDT by nutmeg ("We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good." - Comrade Hillary - 6/28/04)
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To: Long Cut

I agree 100%. Marylin Manson supports Bush? Their are some good Alternative bands that back Bush. They need to be there.


45 posted on 08/30/2004 9:47:58 AM PDT by Sprite518
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To: pete anderson
WOW I can't wait! Zainab Al-Suwaij Executive Director, American Islamic Congress Neither Can I!

Invocation Imam Pasha, New York, NY

This PC bullsh!t has got to stop. No more pandering to the towelheads!

46 posted on 08/30/2004 9:55:51 AM PDT by aShepard
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