Come join us at the annual Oxford County GOP Christmas party!
December 10th 5:30 pm in beautiful downtown Bryant Pond at the Franklin Grange.
All area Republicans are invited
The grange building is located on Main Street between the library and masonic lodge.
We ask everyone to bring either non-perishable food items for a local food bank or an unwrapped Christmas gift for a toy campaign that we will choose that evening from many in the local area.
The Woodstock Republican Committee
is proud to present
An Evening with Amity Shlaes
December 30, 2013
Ms. Shlaes is the author of The Forgotten Man which was recognized by The National Review as, “the finest history of the Great Depression ever written.”
This year she published Coolidge a biography of the 30th President who, at the end of his term, left the government smaller than it was when he took office. Paul Ryan noted that, “Amity Shlaes shines fresh light on a leader of humble persistence who unexpectedly found himself in the presidency and whose faith in the American people helped restore prosperity during a period of great turmoil.”
Amity is also director of The Four Percent Growth Project, is a columnist for Forbes magazine, and has been an editor for The Wall Street Journal.
In keeping with the season, the proposed topic for the evening will be:
Scrooge as he is reflected in the current economy and popular culture
Space for this event will be limited and it is strongly suggested to RSVP prior to December 16 to ensure you can be accommodated. No one will be admitted without having first RSVPed.
Please call 665-2049 for more information and to reserve a seat.
The Oxford County GOP wishes to thank Maine GOP chairman Rick Bennett for attending and speaking at our November general meeting.
Maine GOP Chairman Rick Bennett.
Rick Bennett addressing the meeting -
Candidate for ME CD-2 Bruce Poliquin.
Candidate for Maine’s second congressional district Blaine Richardson was the guest speaker at the October meeting of the Oxford County GOP.
Mr Richardson spoke to the group about his campaign and his reasons for seeking elected office.
Mr Richardson is a retired US Naval officer with many years of leadership in his background.
Mr Richardson is a resident of Belfast and is eager to go to Washington to represent the people of Maine.
The following are Mr Richardson’s statements on several important issues from his website – www.blaineforuscongress.com
Jobs in Maine:
The unemployment issue in Maine can be addressed by the lessening of regulations on the employers, farmers and job creators in the State of Maine. If elected to Congress I will take take on the EPA, DEP and the USDA to make sure the burdens of regulations are removed from the backs of job creators in Maine. I would also support a bill that would drop the Corporate Tax rate to as close 0% as possible. This would bring hundreds of billions of dollars back from overseas as well as potentially generate hundreds of thousands of news jobs.
Balancing the Budget:
I believe it is both immoral and irresponsible to spend more than what is taken in. Our Nation has a spending problem and it must stop at the Federal level. I would support a Balanced Budget amendment to the United States Constitution that would help to bring our sixteen trillion dollar Nation debt under control.
The hardworking taxpayers of Maine, or any State for that matter, should not have their hard earned money taken away from them to bail out a failing corporation or a failing bank, no matter how large that corporation or bank may be. If elected to Congress I will never vote for corporate welfare.
America’s Involvement Overseas:
As a Vietnam War era Veteran I have seen the damage that undeclared war can cause. I believe that only the Congress has the right to declare war and if elected to Congress I will not support the use of US Troops or US funds in overseas conflicts without a declaration of war.
As one who looks to the Founding Fathers for political inspiration, if elected to Congress I would work to repeal the parts of the Patriot Act and the NDAA which clearly violate the Bill of Rights. I will also work to defund the NSA.
Support of the U.S. Constitution:
Over 40 years ago I took an oath to uphold and support the U.S. Constitution. While that event happened over four decades ago, I am just as serious today about upholding and supporting the U.S. Constitution as I was the day I took the oath.
My support of the 2nd Amendment is without compromise. I believe that the State of Maine Constitution says it best when it says, “Every citizen has the right to keep and bear arms and that right shall never be questioned.”
As a member of the Disabled American Veterans I understand the needs and challenges that Maine Veterans face. I truly believe the fact that no one will take better care of a Veteran than a fellow Veteran.
An alarm should go off in every American when they hear that Obamacare is going to be enforced by the IRS. If elected to Congress I will do everything in my power to make sure Obamacare is defunded and repealed.
Food Sovereignty and Farming Freedom:
The right to choose what we eat is one of our most basic human rights and we should never allow governments to trample on it. In order to have food sovereignty, we must also have farm freedom.
The Food Modernization and Safety Act of 2011 places burdensome regulations on small Maine farms who have absolutely no history of making anyone sick. This act will also cost small farmers tens of thousands of dollars in compliance costs and would surely put many farms out of business.
It is time to get the government and “big farming” out of Maine farms and it’s time to allow the hard working farmers of Maine to exercise their God-given rights to buy, sell and produce what they want without the interference of government. The FMA, and other laws that are bad for Maine families and farms, need to be repealed and I will introduce legislation to do just that if elected to congress.
The October meeting of the Oxford County GOP is coming right up!
The Meeting will be Tuesday October 8th in South Paris at Market Square Restaurant. The Meeting will start at 5:30 PM.
The Guest speaker for this meeting will be Blaine Richardson – candidate for congress in the second district of the state of Maine.
Blaine Richardson – Candidate for ME CD-2
The Restaurant is located at 24 Market Square in South Paris, phone number 743-3911. Dinner and drinks will be available from the restaurant’s excellent menu.
The Oxford County GOP is pleased to announce our
Kick-Off Kampaign 2014 Event.
The featured speaker for this event will be -
Governor Paul LePage
Come join the Oxford County GOP September
10th 2013 – 5:30 pm at
248 King Street, Oxford
Only 125 tickets will be sold for this event and the cost is $50 dollars per ticket.
This will be a country cook out with Ribs and all the fixin’s, come with a healthy appetite!
This fundraiser is in support of upcoming 2014 election cycle and will help elect Republicans to office.
Tickets may be purchased the day of the event at the door – Checks made payable to the Oxford County Republican Committee.
Our August meeting will be in Fryeburg on Tuesday the 13th at 5:30pm.
The Guest Speaker for this meeting is Maine GOP Vice Chair Susan Morissette.
The Oxford County GOP will also be conducting our annual Pie Auction!
Pies will be available from First Lady Ann LePage , Linda Bean, and many more.
The meeting will be at the Fryeburg Fair Grounds in the cafeteria.
1154 Main St Fryeburg Maine
Thank you to all who attended the Oxford County Republican Committee annual barbecue and picnic in Bethel.
We had a great time and a great speaker, Richard Rosen.
Mr. Rosen’s speech on the accomplishments of Republicans in the legislature was a positive look at the impact we the GOP can have on state government.
See you at our next meeting in Fryeburg August 13th -
Annual Oxford County Republican Committee Barbecue and Picnic
All area Republicans are invited
Tuesday July 9th
Social Hour 5:30 pm Dinner 6:30 pm
18 Broad St Bethel Maine – (across from the Bethel Inn)
Cost for Dinner – $7.00
The Guest speaker for this event is
The first Director of the Governor’s Office of Policy and Management and a long serving state Senator and Representative.
This event is hosted by the Bethel town Republican Committee and all proceeds from the dinner go to the Bethel town Republican Committee.