Shelby County Commissioner Steve Basar also dropped by our meeting to announce he’s running for the House District 8 congressional seat currently held by Stephen Fincher, who is retiring. Basar says he lives in the district and hopes to win the August primary.
At our Midtown Republican Club meeting last night, Shelby GOP Chairman Mary Wagner came to ask for Republicans to volunteer for the election March 1st. She said we don’t have as many Republican officials as we need. Even high school students aged 17 can help and get time off from school if approached. Check ShelbyGOP website for more information.
You are invited to attend the Fox Business Presidential debate watch party Thursday, January 14, at the Fox & Hound on Sanderlin. It starts at 7 p.m.
According to the New York Post, “Hillary Clinton has quietly dropped Rodham from her name. The switch leaked Tuesday as a tweet from a Washington Post reporter: ‘A change at the @washingtonpost copy desk today: Per the Clinton campaign, the preferred first reference’ is Hillary Clinton. No Rodham.'”
Look who’s coming to the U.S. “The first transport of refugees arrived in New Orleans recently and will be resettled in Louisiana and 180 other American communities. The 10,000 Syrian refugees are first flown to the United States, according to the French news wire Agence France-Presse, with the State Department paying the International Organization for Migration (IOM) for the airfare. Then, once the refugees arrive in the country, they could be dispersed across 180 cities, where they are to be aided within the first 30 to 90 days in settling and finding employment in the area,” reports Breitbart.
Marsha Blackburn spoke with Tim Van Horn and Karen Perrin on their 600 am radio show and indicated that she’s considering running for Speaker of the House. She qualified it by saying that is if Paul Ryan declines. Let’s hope he does and she becomes Speaker. Love that for the Dems’ war on women ridiculousness.
The Shelby County Democrat Party is not making any endorsements for this election. Fractured, are they?