Our next meeting will be on May 1, 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.
We have three interesting speakers for this meeting.
The Virginia Tech Tragedy
Honoring the Victims of the tragedy at Virginia Tech
|A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America
Our Nation grieves with those who have lost loved ones at Virginia
Tech. We hold the victims in our hearts. We lift them up in our
prayers, and we ask a loving God to comfort those who are suffering.
As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of
violence perpetrated on Monday, April 16, 2007, by the authority vested
in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws
of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the
United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon
all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval
stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the
District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its
Territories and possessions until sunset, Sunday, April 22, 2007. I
also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same
length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular
offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities
and naval vessels and stations.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this seventeenth
day of April, in the year of our Lord two thousand seven, and of the
Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and
GEORGE W. BUSH
All of us at the San Fernando Valley Republican Club send our condolences to the families of the victims of this senseless massacre and our support to those students, faculty and staff who were scarred by this tragedy.
Featured Speaker 1: Rees Lloyd
Brands the ACLU as the "Taliban of American liberal secularism."
Rees Lloyd is a Vietnam-era veteran of the U.S. Army, and an
activist and attorney for The American Legion, the largest wartime veterans
organization in the world with 2.7-million members.
as the representative of the National
American Legion in hearings in the House and Senate in the 109th
Congress in support of the Veterans Memorials, Boy Scouts, Public Seals, And
Other Public Expressions of Religion Act ("PERA) in the 109th
Congress. PERA passed the House 244-173, but stalled in the Senate when then-
Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter declined to bring it up for a vote
before the election.
amend federal laws to rescind the authority of judges to order taxpayer-paid
attorney fees to be paid to the ACLU, or anyone else, in Establishment Clause
is a leader of the American Legion's national crusade against the ACLU and for
passage of PERA in the 110th Congress; is the Commander of American
Legion District 21, which includes some 22 Posts and 6,000 members in Riverside
County; and is the co-founder and Director of the Defense of Veterans Memorials
Project of The American Legion Department of California and the Alliance
Defense Fund, which is fighting in court to save the Mt. Soledad National War
Memorial in San Diego, the Mojave Desert WWI Veterans Memorial, and other
veterans memorials, from legal secular-cleansing Establishment Clause attacks by the ACLU.
Featured Speaker 2: Craig Huey
| Breakthrough 2008 - Surprising trends among evangelical voters
Huey is publisher of Reality Alert newsletter and president of
LAvoter.com and JudgeVoterGuide.com
- Little known trend: Christianity
and the free market
- What Evangelists might do with Mitt Romney - and other Republican candidates
- Voting your values vs. voting tradition: the emerging disconnect.
- The #1 blunder Republicans can make in 2008.
- The biggest stumbling block...and the biggest hope for Republicans and the Evangelical vote.
- A Christian world perspective: what conservatives and libertarians have in common.
- The political marketing challenge of February 2008 - how conservatives can win over the Evangelical vote in California
Featured Speaker 3: David Hernandez
| The Cross on the County Seal
David Hernandez will talk about his battle with both the ACLU and the LA County Board of Supervisors in his attempt to prevent the County from removing the historical cross on the seal.