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Would you like to participate in another way to inform our fellow citizens regarding conservative policies and the need to restore Constitutional government. You can do just that without cost.  See my February 12 entry below for the details.

  Earl Mazo | February 22, 2007 | Digg This


In 1959, at age 18, I took a trip to visit Earl Mazo at his news office in Washington, D.C.

An acolyte of Richard Milhous Nixon since age 11, in 1952, I was greatly impressed by Mazo’s biography of Nixon.

As the years went by, my high regard for Mazo increased as I saw the integrity and courage he manifested in documenting the fact that Richard Nixon was elected President in 1960, and that John F. Kennedy and his family stole the election.

Mr. Mazo, 87, passed away on February 17.

  Ralph de Toledano | February 15, 2007 | Digg This


It was my great privilege to know Ralph de Toledano, who died recently at the age of 90.

I first encountered Ralph when I was a 15-year-old high school student, via his book, Nixon. Both he and I were big fans of the then Vice President Nixon and each of us even, for a variety of reasons, preferred Nixon to Goldwater in 1964.

Ralph was a close friend of Whittaker Chambers and helped expose the insidious influence in the United States of the Frankfort School based at Columbia University.

  Activist Project, Please Help | February 12, 2007 | Digg This


Would you like to participate in another way to inform our fellow citizens regarding conservative policies and the need to restore Constitutional government. You can do just that without cost.

I am the host of Conservative Roundtable, the weekly television program produced by The Conservative Caucus (TCC), which airs on cable TV "public access" channels in more than 100 communities across America. On these broadcasts, I interview conservative leaders, authors, journalists, policy experts and elected officials. We discuss issues important to the future of our republic and offer action items for viewers.

Please watch a recent edition of Conservative Roundtable at Google Video which exposes the threat to America’s status as an independent republic posed by the "North American Union" (NAU):

Then, check our program schedule to see if Conservative Roundtable is on your local cable TV system: If it is listed, I invite you to tune in and to tell your friends to watch. If Conservative Roundtable is not on your cable system, then you may be able to get the program approved for broadcast. Usually this takes several phone calls and filling out some forms from your cable company.

Here’s how it works: Many cable TV companies offer a "public access" channel dedicated for use by local residents. But only a local resident such as you may request the broadcast time. That’s why I am asking for your help today. If you and 100 others in communities across the country succeed in getting their cable companies to broadcast Conservative Roundtable, our audience will be nearly doubled. You can imagine the positive effect that will have.

Also, please email this message to your friends who may wish to assist this important project as well.

Additional information is on our website at:  and you can get direct assistance by contacting Art Harman, the producer, at 703-938-9626 or

Thank you very much for your help.


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  Doris Elliott | February 8, 2007 | Digg This


A good friend of longstanding, Doris Elliott, died of heart failure on January 12th at age 82. She was a faithful friend of The Conservative Caucus for many years.

"Doris June Elliott, 82, passed away Friday, January 12, 2007 of heart failure. There will be a memorial service on January 28, 2007 at 12:30 p.m. at the All Saints Episcopal Church, 209 S. Iowa Avenue in Lakeland. Doris was born June 21, 1924 in Topeka, Kansas and grew up in Casper, Wyoming. She graduated from Natron County High School. Doris studied to be a nurse, and entered the United States Air Force where she received her nurse anesthetist training. She was stationed in South Dakota, California, and Alaska. Her career in the medical field took her to Colorado, Texas and South Dakota. She worked for the University of Missouri Hospital, Columbia, MO before moving to Mulberry in 1992. She worked for Anesthesia Associates, Winter Haven before her retirement in Mulberry. Doris was an active member in the Taxpayer’s Party. She is survived by her two children, Clyde Andrus Elliott Jr. of Hollywood, FL, daughter Mary Ruth Elliott of Amarillo, Texas, and one grandson Shaun Michael Clark of Kent, OH, two brothers, Raymond Fritts of Thermopolis, WY, Darrell Fritts of Orange County, CA and 10 nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the John Birch Society at"

(Source: The Ledger, 1/21/07)

  More on Gerald Ford | February 7, 2007 | Digg This


Gerald Ford (nee Leslie Lynch King Jr.) was a "New World Order" liberal, dating back to his support of Wendell "One World" Willkie’s Presidential campaign in 1940.

Ford relied heavily on Henry Kissinger in formulating his foreign policy, which included outrageous appeasement of the Soviet Union in such matters as the Helsinki Accords and in other ways as well.

One of the most disgraceful days in American history came in April, 1975 when President Ford presided over the tragic evacuation of Saigon and the victory of Ho Chi Minh’s Communists.

Ford supported amnesty for draft dodgers and embraced the vast expansion of "Great Society" programs against which he had voted as a member of Congress.

  Samuel Dickens | February 6, 2007 | Digg This


More than 100 people gathered to pay their last respects to Colonel Sam Dickens, who died at the age of 80 after a long bout with prostate cancer. Colonel Dickens was a great American patriot, as set forth in his obituary as recorded in the Washington Post.

During the 1970’s and 80’s, I worked cooperatively with Colonel Dickens in battling the rise of Communism in Central America.

At the viewing I was able to spend several minutes with Colonel Dickens’ widow who urged me to attend the funeral at Arlington National Cemetery on February 5. Also present was Colonel Dickens’ son-in-law, Duncan Sellars, a former Executive Director of The Conservative Caucus FTimwell as Dave Sanders and his wife, Kathy, Dave having once served as Field Director for The Conservative Caucus (TCC).

  Robert Drinan | February 2, 2007 | Digg This


One of the most wretched, malignant Left-wingers ever to serve in Congress was Father Robert F. Drinan, whose death was reported this week.

It had been my intention to be the Republican nominee for Congress against Father Drinan in 1968. However, financial challenges required that I drop that plan.

In the alternative, on the recommendation of Ray Bliss, the Chairman of the Republican National Committee, I agreed to serve as campaign manager for Pennsylvania Congressman Dick Schweiker in a successful campaign to oust liberal Democrat Joe Clark from his seat in the U.S. Senate.

In the opinion of key Massachusetts GOP leaders, I would likely have been elected had I been a candidate against Drinan that year in the Newton district which neighbored my home of Brighton and had been the place of residence for my wife and her parents.

I enjoyed solid personal relationships with key political writers for the Boston Herald (Thomas Gallagher) and the Boston Globe (Martin Nolan).

  Bush Tax Hike | February 1, 2007 | Digg This


Cliff Kincaid does a terrific job at Accuracy in Media (AIM). He points out that the media, in general, has ignored the tax hike recommendation which President Bush included in his State of the Union message.

Here is what Cliff Kincaid has to say about that:

"Are the media capable of providing accurate and complete coverage of issues of public importance? Consider the coverage of President Bush’s State of the Union address. Forget the endless commentaries about the President’s demeanor and the congressional reaction.

"What did the President actually say? Did journalists recognize and report that President Bush, in an unprecedented development and break with previous policy, had proposed a tax increase on the middle class? …

"Reuters quoted a White House official as saying that about 30 million Americans could face a tax hike under the Bush plan.

"However, in an official document, the Bush White House disguised the proposed tax increase, saying that the President was proposing that health insurance be treated as ‘taxable income’ and that ‘This is a change for those who now have health insurance through their jobs.’ Yes, a ‘change’ that would hike their taxes. …

"To their credit, Jonathan Weisman and Michael A. Fletcher of the Washington Post noted that Bush had proposed ‘the first real tax increase of his presidency’ in the health care measure. Their story ran under the headline, ‘Bush Adopts Some Priorities Of Congressional Democrats.’ …

"The Heritage Foundation defends the Bush plan, arguing that those affected ‘do not really need a tax break.’ This is another way of saying their taxes will go up. The proposed Bush tax increase will affect at least 20 percent of Americans. …

"Americans for Tax Reform (ATR) inexplicably argued that the Bush proposal was ‘not a tax increase on American workers.’ It said that the Bush measure would ‘eliminate the discrimination of tax benefits for healthcare’ and is ‘exactly what is needed for lower healthcare costs and improve [sic] benefits.’

"Of course, by eliminating so-called ‘discrimination’ in the provision of ‘tax benefits for healthcare,’ the proposal will raise taxes, by the White House’s own admission. That means the proposal runs counter to ATR’s concrete opposition to any tax increase. Indeed, ATR wants Bush to veto any bill with a tax increase. So ATR cannot have it both ways, either.

"There comes a time when supporters of the President have to put their pro-Republican bias aside and be honest and straightforward about the tax-raising provisions of his proposal."

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