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Meeting to help our Republican Candidates – October 13, 2022

Thank you, candidates and volunteers!  Heavy rain did not stop us.

Speakers in presentation order
Diane Sare, LaRouche ag Chuck Schumer
• Vlad Mosheyev for Lee Zeldin ag Gov Hochul
Michael Conigliaro, State Assembly 28th ag Andrew Hevesi
Marilyn Miller, State Assembly 32nd ag Vivian Cook
Joseph A. Maffia, State Assembly 75th ag Tony Simone
Arkadiusz Tomaszewski, State Assembly 44th ag Robert Carroll
Tina Forte, Congress 14th ag Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Michael Zumbluskas, Congress 12th ag Jerry Nadler
Paul King, Congress 5th ag Gregory Meeks
Steve Speer, Congress 10th ag Dan Goldman
Tom Zmich, Congress 6th ag Grace Meng
• Isaiah Vega on behalf of Juan Pagan, Congress 7th ag Nydia Velazquez
• Daniel Kogan, Civil Court Judge
Martha Rowen, State Senate 26th ag Andrew Giournardes
Robert Bobrick, State Senate 47th ag Brad Hoylman
• William D. Shanahan, Civil Court Judge
Danniel Maio, State Senate 15th ag Joe Addabbo

Adjourned at 10:06 pm.

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Words to Remember From the Past and Some Information to Enlighten US

* August 12, 1986 From President Ronald Reagan “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: “I’m from the Government, and I’m here to help.”

* July 7th, 2009 Margaret Thatcher Prime Minister of The United Kingdom said “The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people’s money”.

* Friedrich A. Hayek, Co-winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics said “If socialists understood economics they wouldn’t be socialists.”

Friedrich A. Hayek is one of the most influential members of the Austrian School of economics, and in 1974 shared the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics with Gunnar Myrdal “for their pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena.” He also received the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1991 from President George H. W. Bush.

* House of Commons, November 11, 1947 Winston Churchill Prime Minister of the United Kingdom said “Democracy is the worst form of government except for all the others.”

*   December 12th, 1987 President Ronald Reagan popularized the statement “Trust but verify”. He used this Russian phrase frequently.

* “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I’m not sure about the universe.”
― Albert Einstein

* “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.”
― Mark Twain

* “Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
― Oscar Wilde

* “Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.”
― Mark Twain

* “Show me a man that gets rich by being a politician and I’ll show you a crook”― Harry Truman

* “The first duty of a man is to think for himself”
― Jose Marti

* “One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.”
― Plato

* “As government expands, liberty contracts.”

― Ronald Reagan

* “Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on, or by imbeciles who really mean it.”

Mark Twain

* “Politics is supposed to be the second-oldest profession. I have come to realize that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.”

Ronald Reagan

* “A recession is when your neighbor loses his job, a depression is when you lose your job and a recovery is when Joe Biden loses his job.”

Stan Norwalk

* “I’ve noticed that everyone who is for abortion has already been born.”

Ronald Reagan

* “An honest politician is one who, when he is bought, will stay bought.”
– Simon Cameron

* “Politicians are like diapers. They both need to be changed often. And for the same reason.”
– Tom Blair

* “We’re not going to make America great again. It was never that great,” NY Governor Cuomo, a Democrat, remarked at a bill signing event in New York City. The comment was met by an audible reaction from the crowd. His comments were a response to President Donald Trump’s campaign catchphrase – “Make America Great Again.”

Aug 16, 2018 Governor Andrew Cuomo of NY

* Joe Biden to a Black radio host “If you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black.”

* January 2007 Joe Biden describing candidate for President Barack Hussein Obama. “I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy. I mean, that’s a storybook, man.”

* March 23, 1775 Patrick Henry at a Virginia convention. “I know not what course others may take but as for me give me liberty or give me death”.

* November 1776 Nathan Hale before being hung by the British. “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country”.

* December 1776 Thomas Paine “These are the times that try men’s souls”

* July 4th, 1776 Benjamin Franklin at the signing of the Declaration of Independence “We must all hang together or assuredly we shall all hang separately”.

* “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there’d be a shortage of sand.”
Economist Milton Friedman

* “You want a friend in Washington? Get a dog.”
President Harry S Truman

* “It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.”
Russian Dictator Joseph Stalin

* “In politics stupidity is not a handicap.”
French military commander and political leader Napoleon Bonaparte

* “Politics have no relation to morals.”
Italian philosopher,diplomat,author and historian, Niccolo Machiavelli

* “I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.”
American humorist,social commentator, actor, vaudevillian, Will Rogers

* “Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self confidence.” Robert Frost

* “What is wealth? Wealth is a good family !” Stan Norwalk

* “When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; I’m beginning to believe it.”
American lawyer Clarence Darrow

* “Democracy is being allowed to vote for the candidate you dislike least.”
Author Robert Byrne

* Jackie Robinson:  First African American baseball player. Played for the Brooklyn Dodgers

“Nobody wants to quit when he’s losing; nobody wants you to quit when you’re ahead.”

“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.”

“I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… all I ask is that you respect me as a human being.”