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RNC Documentary Premieres at the NY Underground Film Festival
March 8, 2006 | Paul A. Rodriguez

Posted on 03/08/2006 4:59:32 PM PST by PARodrig

My fellow Freepers:

I need your help!

As many of you already know, I ran for Congress in New York’s 12th CD in 2004. As part of the experience, I became one of the principal subjects of a documentary being filmed on the Republican National Convention being held in the city that year. As a result, I had a camera follow me around during my campaigning in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan, to the convention at Madison Square Garden, to various meetings and events of our NY Young Republican Club, to my uncle’s house in Staten Island, and even to my barber.

This weekend, AUGUST IN THE EMPIRE STATE will be debuting at the 13th Annual New York Underground Film Festival. Screenings will be at 5:15PM on Saturday, March 11th and 1:00PM on Sunday, March 12th. The Festival website is http://www.nyuff.com/2006. The address is Anthology Film Archives, 32 Second Avenue (at Second Street).

I will be stepping into the lion’s den on Saturday, ready to face the questions of one of the largest amalgamations of left-wing radicals in city. Therefore, I urge of my all of my fellow Republicans and conservatives to come out and support me. I promise that you will not be disappointed and may even see a lot of familiar faces in the documentary. Cameo appearances include Stuyvesantown District Leader and State Assembly candidate Frank Scala, NYYRC Chairman Robert Hornak, former Congressman Rick Lazio, and even members of Brooklyn’s NY Ghettos/Crazy Pistons motorcycle club.

I sincerely hope that you will be able to attend and show the Festival’s attendees that although they may come from underground, we definitely do not.

Best regards,

Paul A. Rodríguez, President - New York Young Republican Club, Inc.


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1 posted on 03/08/2006 4:59:42 PM PST by PARodrig
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To: PARodrig; Cacique; firebrand; Do not dub me shapka broham; Yehuda; Dutchy; Clemenza; nutmeg

ping


2 posted on 03/08/2006 5:07:18 PM PST by PARodrig
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To: PARodrig

Good luck to you. May I ask...have you seen the film? Is it flattering?


3 posted on 03/08/2006 5:07:24 PM PST by Hildy
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To: PARodrig
PArodrig! Happy to see that you are still alive!

If all goes well with my current round of interviews, you will be seeing me sooner rather than later at NYYR events.

I look forward to seeing the documentary in question.

4 posted on 03/08/2006 5:13:50 PM PST by Clemenza (Dick Cheney is a big middle finger to the "other directed" Sheeple. My kind of guy!)
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To: Hildy

Thank you! Yes, I have seen it. It was screened privately for a group of friends and colleagues of the directors and amazingly enough, they found me more sympathetic than the leftist activist who is the other subject of the film. :-)


5 posted on 03/08/2006 5:14:20 PM PST by PARodrig
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To: PARodrig

A huge pat on the back and kudos to you in all your efforts.


6 posted on 03/08/2006 5:16:08 PM PST by Integrityrocks
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To: PARodrig

Bump.


7 posted on 03/08/2006 5:24:03 PM PST by Do not dub me shapka broham ("The moment that someone wants to forbid caricatures, that is the moment we publish them.")
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To: PARodrig

I haven't seen the pictures, I don't know who the leftist activist is, but I'd bet my life savings you are more sympethic than he! Good luck!


8 posted on 03/08/2006 5:24:10 PM PST by Hildy
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To: PARodrig

I admire people like you who do the work instead of sitting around and complaining. Thank you Sir. And, best of luck.


9 posted on 03/08/2006 5:24:41 PM PST by AGreatPer
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To: PARodrig
Best of luck, but don't trust them. I wouldn't put it past them to change the makeup of the film without letting you know just to embarrass you. Be ready for anything.
10 posted on 03/08/2006 5:27:57 PM PST by Nuc1 (NUC1 Sub pusher SSN 668 (Liberals Aren't Patriots))
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To: PARodrig
Good Luck!!

"Don't take any wooden nickels"
11 posted on 03/08/2006 5:39:43 PM PST by BallyBill (Serial Hit-N-Run poster)
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To: PARodrig

Best of luck, Paul. I'm sorry that I'm on the opposite coast.


12 posted on 03/08/2006 5:47:55 PM PST by doug from upland (A dead body means a chance for Democrats to have another funeral-op)
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To: PARodrig

Great to hear from you again! Sorry I can't be in NYC this weekend, but I'll be happy to ping some more FRiends from the Tri-State area to this thread. :o)


13 posted on 03/08/2006 8:54:57 PM PST by nutmeg (NEVER trust democRATs with our national security)
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To: neverdem

Please ping your NYC list here... thanks.


14 posted on 03/08/2006 8:55:42 PM PST by nutmeg (NEVER trust democRATs with our national security)
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To: StarFan; Dutchy; alisasny; BobFromNJ; BUNNY2003; Cacique; Clemenza; Coleus; cyborg; DKNY; ...
ping! (apologies for any redundant pings)

Please FReepmail me if you want on or off my ‘miscellaneous’ ping list.

15 posted on 03/08/2006 8:56:37 PM PST by nutmeg (NEVER trust democRATs with our national security)
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To: #1CTYankee; .303 Brit; 2nd amendment mama; Agamemnon; AGBRUHN; always vigilant; Anarchist; ...

Connecticut ping! (NYC, actually... please read PARodrig's post)

Please Freepmail me if you want on or off my infrequent Connecticut ping list.

16 posted on 03/08/2006 8:58:01 PM PST by nutmeg (NEVER trust democRATs with our national security)
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To: nutmeg

bfl, thanx


17 posted on 03/08/2006 9:04:01 PM PST by neverdem (May you be in heaven a half hour before the devil knows that you're dead.)
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To: PARodrig

OUTSTANDING!!!


18 posted on 03/09/2006 2:30:56 AM PST by RaceBannon ((Prov 28:1 KJV) The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.)
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To: PARodrig

Boricua y conservador de NY? I want to learn more about you, Sir!


19 posted on 03/09/2006 4:57:42 AM PST by cll (Carthage must be destroyed)
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To: PARodrig; Justanobody; Former Dodger; fastattacksailor; ariamne
Good luck to you Paul!

Justa, is this something that the DC Chapter should be pinged to?

20 posted on 03/09/2006 8:07:09 AM PST by jan in Colorado (Beware of the ENEMEDIA!!! What treason have they perpetrated today?)
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To: jan in Colorado; PARodrig; AliVeritas; kristinn; tgslTakoma; Doctor Raoul; Sisku Hanne; ...
Thanks for the ping Jan. I will ping some from DC and let them decide and a few I know in the NYC area.

All the best to you Paul.

21 posted on 03/09/2006 9:09:23 AM PST by Just A Nobody (NEVER AGAIN - Support our troops. I *LOVE* my attitude problem! Beware the Enemedia.)
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