Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Congressional Pep Talks in the Tarheel State

"The 'Right' Solutions" is back from hiatus (and ended up being a day longer, due to a cancelled flight). I spent the past four days in Charlotte, North Carolina for the Young Republican National Federation's Summer Conference; 1 1/2 months before the DNC comes to the Queen City.

We had the pleasure of two Congresswomen speaking to our group. First was Renee Ellmers (who I am pictured with above) whose home district is in the Research Triangle region. She's very articulate and speaks passionately, especially about ObamaCare, considering her professional background is nursing (Ellmers was a RN). Interesting to note, she spoke at the YRNF event at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, a venue the Democrats had to cancel for their DNC.

Also addressing the YRNF was Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, from Tennessee. This was the first time I met her, after seeing her on Hannity, on many occasions over the years. Below is her speech, where she spoke on behalf of Mitt Romney. The Congresswoman is a rising star in the Republican Party!

Republicans in the state of North Carolina are excited about this election and are working hard to see that the Tarheel State is not Democrat Blue, come November. I believe this is a state that will flip to red and I will write more about this in the coming weeks.

Hats off to the YRNF and the NCFYPR for putting on a great weekend, as well as to Congresswoman Ellmers and Congresswoman Blackburn for taking the time out of their busy schedule to meet with us! The Southern Charm of Charlotte was quite evident in my weekend visit, and I recommend, to my readers, to take a trip to this thriving city!

1 comment:

  1. Marsha Blackburn Voted FOR:
    Omnibus Appropriations, Special Education, Global AIDS Initiative, Job Training, Unemployment Benefits, Labor-HHS-Education Appropriations, Agriculture Appropriations, FY2004 Foreign Operations Appropriations, U.S.-Singapore Trade, U.S.-Chile Trade, Supplemental Spending for Iraq & Afghanistan, Flood Insurance Reauthorization , Prescription Drug Benefit, Child Nutrition Programs, Surface Transportation, Job Training and Worker Services, Agriculture Appropriations, Foreign Aid, Debt Limit Increase, Fiscal 2005 Omnibus Appropriations, Vocational/Technical Training, Supplemental Appropriations, UN “Reforms.” Patriot Act Reauthorization, CAFTA, Katrina Hurricane-relief Appropriations, Head Start Funding, Line-item Rescission, Oman Trade Agreement, Military Tribunals, Electronic Surveillance, Head Start Funding, COPS Funding, Funding the REAL ID Act (National ID), Foreign Intelligence Surveillance, Thought Crimes “Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act, Peru Free Trade Agreement, Economic Stimulus, Farm Bill (Veto Override), Warrantless Searches, Employee Verification Program, Body Imaging Screening, Patriot Act extension., Supplemental Appropriations, Patriot Act Extension, Debt Deal, South Korea Trade Agreement.

    Marsha Blackburn Voted AGAINST:
    Ban on UN Contributions, eliminate Millennium Challenge Account, WTO Withdrawal, UN Dues Decrease, Defunding the NAIS, Iran Military Operations defunding Iraq Troop Withdrawal, congress authorization of Iran Military Operations, Withdrawing U.S. Soldiers from Afghanistan, Libya Troop Withdrawal, Libya.

    Marsha Blackburn is my Congressman.
    See her “blatantly unconstitutional” votes at :F