One this very day, I attended my second Republican state convention in two years as a voting delegate. I call myself a Prager conservative. I feel honored to do so. It seems president Obama feels honored giving adolescent and disingenuous speeches to domestic and world audiences alike. He gives them so often, it must be supremely pleasureable for him to present such orations in front of his friends who await a weakened America.
I personally prefer the pleasure of being a Prager conservative attending meetings at Sabes Jewish Community Center or attending a Republican state convention. It helps me to understand the world and my country’s role in it better. I like meeting with my American friends who share American values.
Much in these conventions is boring and uneventful. There were today two highlights distinctly brighter than most of the regular wattage in the auditorium at St. Paul’s River Centre.
One was the appearance of Minnesota Governor, Tim Pawlenty, heavily criticized by Minneapolis’s lefty Strib for ‘pretending’ presidential ambitions. They want him home. Often good character is identified best by the enemies one makes.
The governor spoke. The governor spoke without teleprompter. There were no cranial gyrations to the left, and then again to the left, and yet again and again to the left, as is the habit of our now famous Washington baritone.
The governor spoke well. He has a very good feel of America. And he expresses it very well…..and, unlike so many politicians these days, he speaks sincerely from his mind and heart together in seemingly beautiful harmony. He is a man every Minnesotan can be proud of.
Another special moment was when our October 8th guest, Marty Seifert, had his moment to present his message to the 1250 folks in the audience. I believe him to be a conservative, one Prager conservatives will like very much.
Marty spoke conservative values. He wasn’t alone. Several of the other candidates also seemed to feel this was a good time and place to let their inner American soul loose. All seemed bright. None seemed adolescent or intoxicated by a teleprompter nearby. Well, do understand, they are only “applying” for the Minnesota governorship, after all. And let’s be fair, none of these candidates are lefties trained to gyrate as cobras. They speak American instead.
It was also good news for those of us who have come to appreciate Marty Seifert as a first rate candidate for governor. In a straw ballot to determine delegate favorite, Marty led the contestants with 37% of those voting, followed by Emmer, with 23%, Pat Anderson at 14% and David Hann at 12%.
Delegates were also to record their favorite second place candidate. David Hann led this vote with 18%, Mr. Emmer was second with 17%, Ms Anderson followed with 15% and Marty had 14%…totalling 51% for Mr. Seifert, our special guest at the Prager Discussion Group meeting this Thursday at Sabes Jewish Community Center in St. Louis Park.
I have asked Representative Seifert to let us know something about his background…and about his conservative values, when he joins us this coming Thursday. His visit is only a slight curve around out 4 month general topic, “America’s March to the Left”. Although it is certainly fair play to ask the Representative his views on national and international fronts, he is an experienced legislator in St. Paul, well aware of any leftwing Marxist type polticial movements at this state level of government.
I am asking members attending the meeting to prepare a number of questions for discussion with Marty. He will be with us the entire meeting. This will be a great time to meet and know well a person well qualified to follow in the footsteps of great Minnesota governors. With the DFL proposing one and one half billion dollar tax increases as it did this past session (fortunately to be vetoed by Governor Pawlenty), we will need another skilled and knowledgeable conservative to continue to redirect Minnesota to be more liberty and free market oriented.
Marty Seifert is a candidate for governor of Minnesota. He has a fine conservative record in his thirteen year tenure in the State House of Representatives including a stretch as Republican Leader of the House. He proposed an amendment last year to ban taxpayer funds allotted to ACORN, the gangster tinged Obama -connected community organizers, noted for their interest in the child pornography business at taxpayers’ expense.
At last, Republican candidates are emerging as vocal conservatives. In the American governmental system, however, compromise is essential in working to solve problems of the day…..but that skill seems to have become a dream in the past as the American Democrat Party becomes more anti American in its views at home and abroad. Compromise was once possible when both of our two major parties began negotiations from an American belief in free enterprise, religious led moral oriented family culture in general agreement regarding who we are as Americans.
Today’s national American Democrat Party is now Marxist oriented devoted to interests beyond defending America and upholding the values which have made our nation special. Graduate student Obama ignores democratic needs turning his words instead to some flaky dream of peace between the lion and the lamb. He clearly talks of diminishing America to the equality of other countries… of Somalia or Kenya? What must the Secret Police Leader of Russia, Putin, of the newer, richer authoritarian as ever Russia, think of this pussycat purring? Will Obama lie down with Chavez? If so, when?
How will Marty Seifert, as next Minnesota governor, handle the DFL x Obama wannabes in St. Paul anxious to further destroy America’s traditional institutions?
Please join us from 7:00 to 9:00PM, Thursday, October 8, at Sabes Jewish Community Center in St. Louis Park for two hours of talking conservative with conservative, Marty Seifert. What a great opportunity to get closer to goings on in St. Paul!