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Attend local Republican National Convention house parties

Original post made on Aug 29, 2012

Bring a dish and bottle of wine to share while you meet and chat with fellow Republicans at the Contra Costa Republican Party's Republican National Convention house parties on Aug. 29 and 30.

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Posted by William, a resident of Danville
on Aug 29, 2012 at 10:00 am

I wonder with all the joy of the far right and their position on women's issues if they will discuss legitimate rape, transvaginal ultrasound and 13 year olds forced to carry a fetus who is the result of the neighbor teenager raping her? Sure a lot to cheer about!

Posted by Dave, a resident of Danville
on Aug 29, 2012 at 1:53 pm

Where they can all celebrate their whiteness, dream of larger and larger tax cuts for the so-called job-creators (who haven't been creating many jobs with all the tax cuts we've given them so far), and proclaim greater liberty for all except for those whose intimate lives they wish to control (or have government control).

Posted by Shondra, a resident of San Ramon
on Aug 29, 2012 at 2:21 pm

I wonder if "Dave" is aware of the main stream media cutting away from their coverage of the RNC Tuesday night whenever a minority spoke to play the whites only game. One made the mistake of airing An Indian American woman thinking she was "white." HAR Har HAR!!

Posted by Christa, a resident of Walnut Creek
on Aug 29, 2012 at 2:26 pm

William--as a male---is not taken seriously nor was Akins. Nice try to smear a party by the words of one. Let's look at Obama voting numerous times to kill a baby who survives abortion. With the morning after pill--in cases of rape--pregnancy would be interrupted. Unless, as women can do, it really wasn't rape in the first place so never reported.

Posted by Dave, a resident of Danville
on Aug 31, 2012 at 5:09 pm

Trotting out a few token minority speakers, when the audience (delegates) is so overwhelmingly white as to be embarrassing, will not win over the minority vote. But, that is not the Republican strategy anyway, is it? Frustrating registration and voting by minorities through restrictive new voting laws is the Republican strategy this year. Reminds me of Jim Crow laws.

Posted by Yp, a resident of Danville
on Aug 31, 2012 at 8:30 pm

Dave: You are a racist. Why is it embarrassing to be white? You watch a convention simply to see the color of the skin of people? Shame on you. I don't care what color you are, I care that you are a racist!