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  • Jeff Palmer
    Yes. You ve outlined the tactics of the RLC spot-on. Perhaps, with the temporary difficulties we have had with our newsletter, we ve been negligent in
    Message 1 of 1 , Oct 24, 2004
      Yes. You've outlined the tactics of the RLC spot-on.

      Perhaps, with the temporary difficulties we have had with our newsletter,
      we've been negligent in sufficiently advertising those candidates targeted
      for coordinated support, but I believe they *have* been mentioned on these
      e-groups. Perhaps someone with ready access to the complete list of
      RLC-endorsed candidates them will repost them here; otherwise, I suspect
      they may be found on our website. I encourage you to check them out and
      join us in offering your most generous support, as you have suggested!

      One RLC-endorsed candidate I can personally recommend is North Carolina's
      own *Mike Harrison*, candidate for Buncombe County Commissioner (Asheville,
      NC). Mike is a fellow RLC member and, as his "core beliefs" (attached
      below) suggest, he is not afraid to run on the RLC philosophy of "Lower
      Taxes, Less Government, and Personal Liberty". Mike finished second in the
      GOP primary. He and the other top-four Republican finishers are competing
      for the four Commission seats to be decided in the general election.
      Contributions will be gratefully received via his website at
      www.mikeharrison.littlespringfarm.com/ or by s-mail at:

      The Committee to Elect Mike Harrison
      P.O. Box 33
      Barnardsville, NC 28709

      Jeff Palmer - jap@... - www.rlc.org
      Coordinator, Republican Liberty Caucus of North Carolina

      '"Core Beliefs" of Mike Harrison, Candidate for Buncombe County Commissioner

      I BELIEVE the strength of our nation lies with the individual and that each
      person's dignity, freedom, ability and responsibility must be honored.
      I BELIEVE in equal rights, equal justice and equal opportunity for all.
      I BELIEVE free enterprise and encouraging individual initiative have brought
      this nation opportunity, economic growth and prosperity.
      I BELIEVE government must practice fiscal responsibility and allow
      individuals to keep more of the money they earn.
      I BELIEVE the proper role of government is to provide for the people only
      those critical functions that cannot be performed by individuals or private
      organizations and that the best government is that which governs least.
      I BELIEVE the most efficient, responsible and responsive government is
      government closest to the people.
      I BELIEVE Americans must retain the principles that have made us strong
      while developing new and innovative ideas to meet the challenges of changing
      I BELIEVE Americans value and should preserve our national strength and

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Neil Galbraith [mailto:neilgalbra@...]
      Sent: Sunday, October 24, 2004 7:27 PM
      To: RLC-Action@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [RLC-Action] Emailing: Mark_Sanford_Bio2_10-18-03

      I hope this will constitute "action," and if not, I apologize.

      Since many of us live in districts where neither the Republican nor Democrat
      represent a truely libertarian point of view, it might be helpful to hear
      about some liberty oriented Republicans in other districts and/or states,
      such as the Congressional candidate from Louisiana (who's name escapes me at
      the moment). I am not a wealthy man, but I do like to chip in when I
      can--if not support, then at least a small bit of money. I would rather
      give my money to a pro-liberty candidate in Louisiana than your typical
      neocon in New Mexico. I feel I'd be better served by having more
      pro-liberty congressmen in general, even if they aren't going to be from my

      This might be an good use of the RLC--to serve as a clearing house for our
      contributions and support. If a Republican candidate in any race knew that
      an RLC endorsement carried with it donations from members across the
      country, then it might help him make the tough choice to stick to his guns.

      That said, it is useful for me to hear about candidates, events, and other
      "actionable" items from around the US, even if they don't immediately seem
      to impact me in New Mexico.

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