October 20, 2009

RNC & Newt support leftist RINO in NY Primary

Either the GOP returns to Conservative principles or our Nation is no longer
the Land of the Free. Join this facebook club: R.I.N.O. Hunters Club.
Glad to see Club for Growth has transformed themselves.


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To: "R. George Dunn" <rgdunn@veionline.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 2009 6:10 AM
Subject: "The R.I.N.O. Hunters' Lodge" sent you a message on Facebook...

Ken Emanuelson sent a message to the members of The R.I.N.O. Hunters' Lodge.

Subject: The Race in New York's 23rd Congressional District

Fellow R.I.N.O.Hunters:

There's a big fight stirred up in New York's 23rd Congressional District,
pitting the national Republicans against the Conservative Party.

True to form, Michael Steele's RNC is backing left-wing Republican R.I.N.O.
Dede Scozzafava.

Fred Thompson, Dick Armey and the Club for Growth are backing Conservative
Party candidate Doug Hoffman.

There's plenty of information out there on the race, but we've digested the
key points on each of the candidates and included them below.


DEDE SCOZZAFAVA (Republican Party)

Website : http://www.facebook.com/l/c4772;www.dedeforcongress.com/

Prior public office experience : since 1998

Profession : COO for Seaway Capital Partner and Corporate Secretary for Wise
Buy Stores

Education : Scozzafava holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the Boston
University School of Management and a Masters in Business Administration
from the Clarkson Graduate School of Management.

Positions :

For the Obama stimulus
For card check / Against secret ballot in union elections
Does not support 'no pork' pledge
Signed no tax pledge October 15th
For Cash for Clunkers
Does not support school choice / vouchers
Does not support teacher testing / merit pay
Does not support concealed carry
For same-sex marriage
For expanded 'hate crimes' legislation
For inclusion of sexual orientation in anti-discrimination laws
Believes abortion should be legal in all cases
For making morning-after pills available to minors without a doctor's

Endorsements / Supporters:

National Rifle Association
New York State United Teachers
Newt Gingrich
Republican National Committee
National Republican Congressional Committee
Daily Kos
(Endorsed by Working Families Party (ACORN affiliate) in prior races)

Background :

Scozzafava was first elected to the New York State Assembly in 1998. She was
a Village of Gouverneur Trustee for four years and Mayor of the Village of
Gouverneur from 1993 until her election to the State Assembly. Scozzafava
has been appointed to serve on the Assembly Standing Committees of Ways and
Means, Ethics and Guidance, and Banks for the 2005-2006 Legislative Session,
and is the Ranking Member on the Assembly's Codes Committee. Previously, she
served on the Task Force on Education Standards, the Nursing Shortage Task
Force, the Legislative Commission on Critical Transportation Choices, and
the Task Force on Integrative Medicine and Agriculture. Scozzafava is
married to Ron McDougall, the head of the Jefferson-Lewis-St. Lawrence
County Central Labor Council and a UAW member.

DOUG HOFFMAN (Conservative Party)

Website : http://www.facebook.com/l/c4772;doughoffmanforcongress.com/

Prior public office experience : None

Profession : Accountant and Entrepreneur

Education : Hoffman holds a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from SUNY
Plattsburgh, an MBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of
Connecticut (1976). He is a Certified Public Accountant.


Against the Obama stimulus
Against Cash for Clunkers
Against card check / FOR secret ballot in union elections
Signed no tax pledge in August 2009
Signed no pork pledge
For school choice
Against same-sex marriage
'Pro-life, period.'

Endorsements / Supporters :

Senator Fred Thompson (R-TN)
Rep. Dick Armey (R-TX)
Club for Growth PAC
American Conservative Union
The Conservative Victory Fund
New York State Right to Life PAC
Susan B. Anthony List
Concerned Women PAC
Family Research Council Action PAC
Police Benevolent Association of the New York State Troopers

Background :

Hoffman is a Managing Partner of Dragon Benware Crowley & Co.
(http://www.facebook.com/l/c4772;www.dragonbenware.com) and oversees Hoffman
Family Enterprises
(http://www.facebook.com/l/c4772;www.hoffmanfamilyenterprises.com) a diverse
group of companies involved in Investments, Real Estate, Construction,
Hospitality and Tourism. Hoffman served as a member of the New York State
National Guard from 1970 – 1973 and the U.S. Army Reserves from 1973-1976.
Hoffman held the rank of Staff Sergeant at the time of his discharge.
Hoffman also served as Corporate Controller for the Lake Placid 1980 Olympic
Organizing Committee, overseeing a budget of $150 million and eventually
2,500 employees and 6000 volunteers. Hoffman's wife Carol is a highly
decorated Trooper in the New York State Police.

BILL OWENS (Democrat Party)

Website : http://www.facebook.com/l/c4772;www.billowensforcongress.com/

Prior public office experience : None

Profession : Attorney

Positions :

For card check / Against secret ballot in union elections
For the stimulus package
Against same-sex marriage

Endorsements / Supporters:

President Barack Obama
Former President Bill Clinton
Vice President Joe Biden
Working Families Party (ACORN affiliate)

Background :

Bill Owens is Managing Partner at the law firm Stafford, Owens, Piller,
Murnane, & Trombley, PLLC, and has practiced for 30 years. Owens has served
in the Air Force as a Captain at the Plattsburgh Air Force Base. Owens has
also served on the boards of a number of civic organizations.

Bill is married to Jane Owens, his wife of 36 years.

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Either the GOP returns to Conservative principles or our Nation is no longer
the Land of the Free. Join this facebook club: R.I.N.O. Hunters Club.
Glad to see Club for Growth has transformed themselves.

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