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Saturday, April 01, 2006

APRIL LIST OF EVENTS (Check back often, events are added frequently):

April 5, 2006, Jinx Magazine presents a debate: Diane Rubino (of the Population Council) and John Zmirak (of the American Conservative magazine) debate the question "Should the U.S. Subsidize Abortions and Contraception Overseas?" (with Michel "The Brain" Evanchik moderating and Todd Seavey hosting) at the next Jinx Athenaeum, downstairs at Lolita bar (free admission, cash bar) on the northeast corner of Broome and Allen on Manhattan's Lower East Side, one block south and three
west of the Delancey St. subway stop. (Volunteers to debate specific future topics, especially if you have a willing, serious opponent, are welcome.)

April 6, 2006, 6:30pm: Metropolitan Republican Club presents First Thursday, its monthly informal social and political salon. $10 at the door for members, $15 at the door for non-members, includes all refreshments. Met Club, 122 East 83rd Street (between Lexington and Park).

April 6, 2006, 6:30pm: Republican Jewish Coalition Reception with former New York Secretary of State and present gubernatorial candidate Randy Daniels, sponsored by the Republican Jewish Coalition. Location to be announced. Free for members. To renew your membership, call 212-922-0839 or e-mail newyork@rjchq.org

April 6, 2006, 7:00pm: Junto focuses on libertarianism, Objectivism, and investing. Junto is a group that shares information and discusses current issues...plus presents speakers to talk with us: Megan McArdle, blogger, Jane Galt on How to Beat Failure: Why U.S. rules allow us to try, try again. General Society Library, 20 West 44th Street, NYC, Between 5th and 6th Avenues, near the Grand Central Terminal The speaker is only a part of Junto…
* We'll socialize from 7:00pm.
* The meeting begins at ABOUT 7:30pm with
a discussion of current issues and events.
* The featured speaker is introduced at ABOUT 8:00pm.
* The meeting will continue to ABOUT 10:00pm.
Discussions are lively, but polite.
Participation by attendees is highly encouraged.

April 6, 2006, 7:30pm: The New York Young Republican Club (the independenet one) will hold its monthly meeting on the first Thursday due to Passover (the monthly meeting is traditionally on the second Thursday of the month). Speaker to be announced. At Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Airmens Club, 283 Lexington Ave (bet 36th & 37th St), 2nd Floor. Business casual attire is requested. Members - FREE, Non Members - $5, F/T Students - $2

April 11, 2006, 6:30pm (prompt): The Donald & Paula Smith Family Foundation Present a debate Doing Away with Tax Day:How can we get to a fairer and less cumbersome code? Featuring Neal Boortz, The Neal Boortz Radio Show and Author of The New York Times bestseller The FairTax Book VS. Michael J. Graetz Yale School of Law, Author:The Decline (and Fall?) of the Income Tax. Moderator Harvey Shapiro Contributing Editor, Institutional Investor. (Free and open to the public - Reception to follow). The Graduate Center, The City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York (Corner of 34th Street & 5th Avenue).

April 12, 2006, 5:45pm: Federalist Society New York Lawyers Chapter presents JOHN R. BOLTON, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE UNITED NATIONS Speaking on: KEY ISSUES BEFORE THE U.N.: IRAN NUCLEAR WEAPONS AND U.N. REFORM. Introductory Remarks: HON. DENNIS G. JACOBS, U.S. Circuit Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. At The University Club, 1 West 54th Street. Reception 5:45 P.M., Speaker 6:30 P.M.
Refreshments will be served. The event is free of charge and open to the public. Reservations are not required. For more information, telephone Mark Schuman at (212) 578-9043 or e-mail: mschuman18@yahoo.com (The Club requires gentlemen to wear jackets and ties and ladies to wear clothing of equivalent formality.)

April 19, 2006, 6:30pm: Metropolitan Republican Club Speaker Series: Edward F Cox
Join us to hear former U.S Senate candidate and Republican activist talk about the New York political scene and the various issues affecting New Yorkers today.
Members and Non-members: Free. Met Club, 122 East 83rd Street (between Lexington and Park).

April 19, 2006, 7:00pm: This Wednesday not only marks the rebirth of the NY Conservatives Meetup, but also falls on Patriots Day. Although it is not an official holiday in New York, it is a rather important day for this nation. On April 19, 1775 the War fir American Independence began with the Battles of Lexington and Concord. So let us all meet as fellow patriots, toast those who came before us, and stir up a little trouble of our own. Please RSVP to ron@ronlewenberg.com so he can reserve an appropriate number of tables.

April 20, 2006, 8:00pm: Log Cabin Republicans Monthly Meeting. This month's speaker will be U.S Senate candidate KT McFarland. Women's National Republican Club, 3 West 51st St (between 5th and 6th).

April 20, 2006, 7:00pm: The New York Young Republican Club (the state-party affiliated one) will hold its monthly meeting at the Union League Club, 38 East 37th Street, Close to Park Avenue. KT McFarland, US Senatorial Candidate and Kathryn Jean Lopez from National Review will be our speakers! Business Attire ONLY, check your coat at the door, please be kind enough to turn your cell phone off!

April 26, 2006 Let’s Talk Republican! Topic: Finance
Our Spring open forum will discuss the subject of Finance. All who work in the financial services -- bankers, accountants, investors, fund managers, financial planners, consultants, brokers, and others -- are encouraged to attend.
Members and Non-members: Free Please RSVP before 4/26 to letstalkrepublican@yahoo.com. See you there! Met Club, 122 East 83rd Street (between Lexington and Park).

April 27, 2006 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Fordham Center on Religion and Culture presents: Reflections on the End of Life will explore the end-of-life questions raised during the Terry Schiavo case and in the year following. The discussion will not rehearse the case itself but explore the larger medical, ethical, religious, and policy issues involved in this kind of decision to withdraw medically provided nutrition and hydration. McNally Amphitheatre 140 West 62 Street. Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus

April 27, 2006, 6:30pm: YR "Support School Choice" Spring Social Event. Support Educational Tax Credits!!! The New York Young Republican Club would like to invite all New Yorkers who support school choice to come join us at Second on Second. Since Thursday is a school night, we invite you as early as 6:30 PM! However, if you go to night school, you're more than welcome to show up whenever you can. Second on Second is a Thai Food Karaoke bar located at: 23 Second Ave between 1st & 2nd St 212.473.2922 start:6:30 PM. Thursday nights is "School Girl Night" with the bar and wait staff, so the New York Young Republican Club believes that if you support parental choice with education, you should show your support by showing up on April 27. Our Spring social will be open to all members and non-members, so come and enjoy. For more about Educational Tax Credits, see the New York Young Republican Club blog. If 6:30 PM disrupts your dinner time, Second on Second serves Thai Food. Happy Hour is from 5 PM to 8 PM. Karaoke starts at 9 PM, but if you wish to have a private karaoke room, you can call them for a reservation. 212.473.2922. The NYYRC is not requiring anyone to sing if you choose to come.

April 27, 2006, 7:00pm: Senator Marty Golden will host a Candidate Forum for Republican Gubernatorial hopefuls John Faso and Bill Weld. The Forum, co-sponsored by the Brooklyn Republican Victory Committee, will be held from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Bay Ridge Manor, located at 476 76th Street in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Both Faso and Weld are confirmed for the event, which will feature statements from the candidates, followed by audience questions. Refreshments will be served.