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San Fernando Valley Republican Club

Meeting Notice and Newsletter
In This Issue
Featured Speaker: Evan Sayet
John Kanaley - 37th Cong. Dist.
RNHA Family Picnic
Upcoming Conferences and Conventions
The Victory Caucus
Saul Rios - City on the Hill
Quick Links
July 26, 2007

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday, August 7th, 2007 at 7:00pm at Galpin Ford, 15555 Roscoe Blvd (just east of the 405), 2nd Floor Meeting Room, North Hills.  There is a $5.00 event fee, except for first time visitors, students and guest speakers who may attend at no cost.

Evan Sayet will be our featured speaker.
Evan Sayet:  Regurgitating the Apple  
Evan Sayet How modern liberals "think"
Evan Sayet has been a top Hollywood writer and producer for more than 20 years. His credits range from "The Arsenio Hall Show" to "Politically Incorrect." After the Sept. 11 attacks, Sayet decided to step from behind the camera and speak out in his own voice - that of one of the nation's top political satirists. His entertaining yet quite serious lecture will examine the modern liberal "mindset" and how it can lead to siding with evil over good and behaviors that produce failure rather than success.
Evan Sayet is a long time member of the San Fernando Valley Republican Club and we welcome hearing an update of the talk he gave to The Heritage Foundation last March.
John Kanaley - Candidate for Congress  
John Kanaley 37th Congressional District
John Kanaley is running for Congress in the 37th Congressional District.  The election will be held on August 21st. 

Because of the low Democratic turnout and general apathy on the part of Democrats, John can win this seat if we can get at least a 40% turnout of Republicans in the district.  We need volunteers to make phone calls from their home and volunteers who will go down to Long Beach on the weekends and walk precincts for John.

Let me know if you are willing to make phone calls.  I have phone lists that I will send you.  We need to make a major effort to win this seat for John.  It will change the dynamics of the House of Representatives.  We can win it, but we need you to make phone calls and to walk precincts.  Please contact me and let me know that you will help this fine Republican candidate win this seat.

For more information, go to John Kanaley's web site.
RNHA Family Picnic - Saturday, July 28th  
 Republican National Hispanic Assembly Invites you

Saturday, July 28, 2007
10am to 4pm
Republican National Hispanic Assembly
of Greater Los Angeles
Family Picnic
Henry Acuna Park
1700 W. Victoria, Montebello, CA

Bring your barbeques, food and beverage, blankets & games!
We have a reserved area, and there is no entry fee -
bring everything you will need!
A $5 per family donation is requested to defray the permit cost.
Please rsvp by Thursday, July 26, 2007 to

Upcoming Conferences and Conventions
California Republican Party CRP Convention


Please join fellow California Republicans for a
"Weekend in the Desert"
at the
California Republican Party State Convention
September 7-9, 2007
Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa
Indian Wells, CA

Go to the CRP Web Site for more information


Western States Leadership Conference
September 20 - 23, 2007

Western States Leadership Conference

Join Us in Beautiful San Diego
for the
Western States Leadership Conference
September 20 - 23, 2007
San Diego Marriott Hotel & Marina
San Diego, CA

"Taking on the Challenge of the New West"
Together with
Our Invited Presidential Hopefuls
Sam Brownback, Jim Gilmore, Rudy Giuliani, Mike Huckabee, Duncan Hunter, John McCain, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney, Tom Tancredo, Fred Thompson, Tommy Thompson

"Winning the New West in 2008"

Western CPAC Conference
October 12-13, Newport Beach

Western CPAC has confirmed the dates and location for a conference to help educate and renew conservative advocacy in the Western states, especially California. Our conference will have a special theme of "Preserving the Reagan Legacy," and we are delighted that radio talk show host Michael Reagan has agreed to serve as General Chairman of this year's Western CPAC! Especially given the public policy issues to be raised during California's new early presidential primary in February, 2008, we expect an exciting time ahead for public policy organizations and advocates on the West Coast.

Western CPAC does not endorse candidates for office. However, all the GOP candidates for president will be invited to speak and will be featured at either one of the two evening banquets or the Saturday luncheon, and at non-meal Saturday "breakout" sessions as time allows.

There are only 600 people who will be able to attend.  This is the western version of the CPAC conference which took place a couple of months ago in Washington, DC.  I encourage you to make your reservation early, or they may be sold out.  Go the Western CPAC web site to make your reservation.

The Victory Caucus
 Find out what is going on in Iraq

The new Victory Caucus web site has been launched.
You want facts about Iraq? Here are the facts.
You want metrics --the Victory Caucus has the metrics.

It also has the latest from the military as well as the key opinion-driven articles.

This past Monday, The Victory Caucus re-launched with a major redesign that brings us closer to our vision of being a one-stop-shop for concerned citizens to understand what is really going on with our war effort. The site now includes automatic aggregation of official US sources like MNF-Iraq, DoD, and CENTCOM, as well as key bloggers who are reporting from Iraq like Michael Yon and Michael Totten. The entire site is enabled with a powerful mapping/charting package, which allows us to present information in interesting and visually appealing ways. See, for instance, this map of major operations.

Additionally, we now have a library of official documents (weekly State Department status reports; transcripts of DoD briefings, etc.) --- all of which, along with the core content of the site, are tied in with a search engine.

If you want to know what is really happening in Iraq, go to Victory Caucus.

The Victory Caucus is a crucial bookmark for assuring that all that information is easily available inone place.
City on the Hill - Saul Rios
City on the Hill Youth Leadership Conference
The San Fernando Valley Republican Club sponsored our member, Saul Rios,  15 years old, to attend the 
City on the Hill Youth Leadership Conference in Sacramento this month.  City on the Hill is a youth leadership conference that teaches young people how to be leaders.

From the City on the Hill web site, the program's goals are:
  • To teach students how our government works and to help them discover what it takes to be the leaders of tomorrow.
  • To promote a strong sense of moral and civic responsibilities based on the Judeo-Christian ethic.
  • To encourage students to make friends with other teens who share similar values and convictions.
SFVRC will sponsor a teen-ager each year to attend the City on the Hill Conference.
We will have another great meeting of the San Fernando Valley Republican Club on Tuesday, August 7th.  I look forward to seeing all of you there.

Gary Aminoff
San Fernando Valley Republican Club