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Councilman Weprin’s Lies on Stop, Question & Frisk

Rebuttal to Councilman Weprin’s defense of the Community Safety Act (TimesLedger, July 19-25, 2013)

Times-Ledger-Newspaper-Logo -smallCouncilman Mark Weprin wrote a letter in last week’s TimesLedger defending his vote for the two misguided bills, Intro 1079 and Intro 1080 comprising the Community Safety Act. As a constituent concerned about the safety of my family, friends and community, I am infuriated with his vote, and even more distressed by his explanatory letter filled with political doublespeak which shows that either he is lying or hasn’t read the bills.




When the Ultimate Sacrifice Award was presented to the family of Marine Lance Corporal Greg Buckley at the Lincoln Dinner, and the majestic strains of the hymn,  “Mansions of the Lord” was heard, the entire crowd was on its feet in solemn emotion.

The Rockaway Republicans attend the the 138th Lincoln Dinner

The Rockaway Republicans shared with some 200 Queens Republicans a great afternoon and wonderful tribute to America’s 16th President. This was the 138th such Lincoln tribute here in Queens, sponsored – as always – by the Queens Village Republican Club. Here’s a quick rundown of QVRC’s extraordinary guest speakers.

No better perpetuation of Lincoln’s ‘better angels of our nature’ can there be without a strong and solid K-12 education and Maspeth High’s Principal, Khurshid Abdul-Mutakabbir, described to us the classical education and curriculum he has instituted. He took the same education in Boston beginning at St. Mary’s, the very same grade school his mother and grandmother attended, and pitched the idea to NYC’s Board of Education and was chosen to run the new Maspeth High…awesome stuff for a school of immigrant and naturally born kids: our better angels.

Michael Cutler on nexus between immigration and national security

Michael Cutler

Michael Cutler

Michael Cutler gave a riveting presentation to the Queens Village Republican Club on February 7, 2013 about combating illegal immigration and the nexus between immigration and national security. Many people asked for his website and contact information. www.michaelcutler.net is the website and his email address is: mcutler007@aol.com. Email him and ask to be placed on his list to receive regular briefings and first-hand information on the battle against illegal immigration.

The 138th Anniversary Lincoln Dinner, a spectacular success!

Professor Gerald MatacottaIt was a sold-out crowd for the 138th Anniversary Lincoln Dinner that was a spectacular success and an unforgettable experience for all of the nearly 200 attendees. The event was a unique combination of inspiring speakers, patriotic friends from all nationalities and backgrounds and Antun’s world famous cuisine and catering. The most significant upshot was the inspiration to be optimistic about the future of America and the motivation to take action on our founding principles.

Raj Mehta, Leading IT Entrepreneur Honored at GOP Gala

Businessman of the year

QUEENS VILLAGE, February 7, 2013:

Raj Mehta, Chairman and CEO of Infosys International Inc., will be honored at the Queens Village Republican Club’s Lincoln Dinner on February 10th at Antun’s. Mr. Mehta will receive the “Businessman of the Year” award for his great success in achieving the American Dream, beyond all expectations, from his humble roots as an Asian American immigrant. The award will be presented by Club board member, Hemant Shah from Laffey Fine Homes, Inc., and former Lincoln Dinner honoree.

Oldest Republican Club in the Nation to Honor Pamela Geller

pamQUEENS VILLAGE, January 21, 2013: The Queens Village Republican Club, will be honoring Pamela Geller as the “American Patriot of the Year” at its 138th Anniversary Lincoln Dinner on February 10th. Ms. Geller is an author, investigative journalist, activist, captivating speaker and founder, editor and publisher of Atlas Shruggs.com a breaking news blog, and executive director of American Freedom Defense Initiative (ADFI) and Stop Islamization of America (SIOA).

Public Education Innovator to be Honored at GOP Fete

educatorQueens has always been considered one of the most diverse counties in the nation. Now, according to a recent study by Trulia Real Estate’s Chief Economist, Jed Kolko, Queens Village was identified as the second most diverse neighborhood in America, with a racial breakdown of 25.2 % Hispanic, 26.4 % Asian, 22.9 % Black, 10.8 % white, 7 % other and 6.8 multi-racial residents. The Queens Village Republican Club is proud of its legacy not only as the oldest continuously active Republican Club in America, but possibly the most diverse as well, with a broad composition of first and second generation immigrants of many races who came to our shores to pursue the American dream.

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