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Northern Nevadans Listen to Duncan Hunter

Posted by sierrascrapper on December 31, 2007

After making a round of campaign stops in Northern Nevada after the Christmas holiday, Congressman Duncan Hunter found that Nevadans support his run for President.  Congressman Duncan Hunter attended a townhall meeting in Reno on December 27, 2007 where there were almost 50 in attendance.  All 3 of the local affiliate stations turned out to cover the meeting and interview Congressman Hunter.  There were two other local stations and the local newspaper there to cover the event.   Hunter spoke on the issues of unfair trade practices with China, the threat of terrorism in our country through our open borders and our rising problem with illegal immigration.  General Chuck Yeager also spoke at the townhall meeting and told his story about how he broke the sound barrier and how the creation of jets came about. 

The next evening, Congressman Hunter and General Yeager spoke to a standing room only crowd in Carson City, NV.  There were over 100 people in attendance.  Nevada’s First Lady Dawn Gibbons was there to meet him when he walked in the door and led a cheering section as he entered into the townhall meeting.  The crowd in Carson City were very receptive to his message and liked each of the points that Hunter discussed.  He spoke more in depth on the issues of education, the War on Terror, Iran, unfair trade with China and our economy.  General Yeager also told his story of his career in the Air Force and told them why he supported Duncan Hunter.  The people who showed up at this townhall meeting were so thrilled to support Duncan Hunter and they were anxious to spread the word about him to their friends.  They all left with at least one of the new CDs that the campaign has just released.  This CD is an excellent tool to spread the message about Duncan Hunter and it’s easy for folks to listen to it in their car on the way to work or wherever they are traveling.

During this trip Congressman Hunter and General Yeager toured the Nevada State Museum in Carson City and were able to see the Carson City Mint and see how the machine operated.   Congressman Hunter also visited a locally owned and operated outdoor outfitter called Mark Fore and Strike.  This business has been owned by 4 generations of the same family.  Congressman Hunter enjoyed meeting with the Stodtmeisters (owners) and appreciated their knowledgeable staff who helped him pick out a gift for the Yeagers. 

Congressman Hunter always has a straight-forward answer for any question that is put out.  At the Reno meeting, a local Hispanic activist named Gilbert Cortez who has led protests against ICE raids in our area asked Congressman Hunter how he is going to deal with the problem with illegal aliens in our nation.  Congressman Hunter told him straight up that they would have to go home and come back the right way and stand in line.  Many of the attendees thought that Mr. Cortez would start a major commotion, but Hunter was so clear and steadfast on his answer that Mr. Cortez didn’t have any further comment and it appeared that he actually agreed with Hunter on this issue.  Another voter in Carson City had a question for Congressman Hunter regarding the issue of abortion.  He wanted to know exactly how Congressman Hunter felt about abortion when it came to cases like rape or serious retardation.  Congressman Hunter stood true to his pro-life beliefs and told him that every fetus inside of a woman is considered a child of God and that they all deserve to have the same rights as humans.  The gentleman had no further response as he agreed with what Hunter had to say.  It was amazing to see Congressman Hunter stand up for his beliefs and not waiver.  It’s doubtful that other candidates would stand so strongly on this issue if confronted with it face to face.

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Congressman Duncan Hunter and General Chuck Yeager visit Northern Nevada

Posted by sierrascrapper on December 27, 2007

Hunter on his way to Reno for presidential campaign stop

Republican Presidential candidate Congressman Duncan Hunter will be making a stop in Northern Nevada on December 27 and 28, 2007. He will be accompanied by his Honorary Campaign Chairman General Chuck Yeager. 
Congressman Hunter and General Yeager will be in the area for a townhall meeting, scheduled in Reno on December 27, 2007 from 5 – 6 PM at the Airport Plaza Hotel. Congressman Hunter will be discussing issues such as immigration and border control, 2nd Amendment rights, trade with China, national security and Christian values. 

There is also a VIP reception and discussion of our 2nd Amendment Rights and protecting our American Hunting and Outdoor Heritage at a private residence in Sparks, NV. The catered reception and photo opportunity with Congressman Hunter and General Yeager will be on Thursday evening from 7 – 9 PM. For details and an invitation please contact Kristie Parker via email at kristie.parker@gohunter2008.org. 

The Carson City County Republican Party is hosting a townhall meeting in Carson City on December 28, 2007. This event will be held at the Gold Dust West Casino in the conference room located at 2171 Hwy 50 East from 5 – 7 PM. The public is also invited to attend this event and meet with Congressman Hunter and General Yeager.

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Veterans in Nevada to receive visit from Duncan Hunter

Posted by sierrascrapper on November 6, 2007

Congressman Duncan Hunter is making another visit to northern Nevada over the Veteran’s Day weekend.  Duncan Hunter will arrive in Reno, NV after appearing as the Grand Marshall in the Veteran’s Day Parade in San Diego, CA.  Duncan Hunter will be in the Veterans Day Parade in downtown Reno, NV on Sunday November 11, 2007.  He is the ONLY candidate to appear in Nevada in honor of our nation’s veterans.

A townhall meeting has been scheduled for 3:30PM at the Best Western Airport Plaza 1971 Terminal Way in the 2nd floor ballroom.  This will give Nevadans an excellent opportunity to understand the vision Congressman Hunter has for our nation as President. 

That evening Congressman Hunter will embark on a trip to Elko, NV.  He will speak at a townhall meeting in Elko on Monday, November 12th at 8:30am and then visit the Neumont Mine-South Area Operation to meet with the workers at the mine.  He will then make several short stops at the local’s favorite restaurants in Carlin, Battle Mountain, Winnemucca and Lovelock to meet with rural Nevadans.

Join us in supporting Duncan Hunter and bring a friend.

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Duncan Hunter to speak at CLC in Reno, NV

Posted by sierrascrapper on October 5, 2007

Duncan Hunter is slated to speak at the Conservative Leadership Conference in Reno, NV on Saturday morning, October 13, 2007.  The conference is being held at John Ascuaga’s Nugget in Sparks.  A Presidential Preference Straw Poll will also be held during the conference.

A Meet & Greet/Townhall Meeting with Duncan Hunter has been scheduled for Friday night from 5-6pm in the Tahoe Room near the conference area at John Ascuaga’s Nugget.  This is a great opportunity to meet with Presidential candidate Duncan Hunter and discuss the issues with him.  We will be passing out literature about Congressman Hunter, accepting contributions to the campaign, as well as looking for volunteers to help us spread the word.

Now more than any other time, we need to take this opportunity to influence the national election with a candidate who truly represents the Reagan Legacy.  Please join us!

 If you are interested in attending the Conservative Leadership Conference check out this link:

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