Thursday, December 27, 2007

Russell Meeting Upcoming

There will be an important "Meet the Candidate" upcoming (details will follow later) in Johnstown, PA. The featured candidate will be Lt. Col. William T. Russell of Johnstown, who's running for the 12th District congressional seat against John Murtha.

Very soon the campaign will begin circulating petitions to get Russell on the ballot. If you're a Republican registered in the 12th District, please let me know (at , or write directly to campaign manager Larry Stiles (Marine Corps Vietnam vet) at the address below. If you live in the 12th District, you can register by going to the web site and filling out the form.

Many people have contributed to Bill Russell and many, many more will. If you haven't contributed yet, do at the Russell web site. If you'd like to send a check by mail, it should go to:

William Russell for Congress
P.O. Box 630
Johnstown, PA 15907

It's critically important to raise "early money" in order to establish a foundation for victory. This is a national effort that's getting support from all 50 states.

I've written many columns here on exactly how Murtha can be defeated. However, the key to victory lies with people like you who believe deeply that the Murtha era must come to an end for the good of our troops and the country as a whole.

Lobbyists and others who have benefited from Murtha's government handouts are pouring money into his campaign. These people need to be confronted with the error of their ways, as their "contributions" are compromising our soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as causing economic harm to the country.

To defeat both Murtha and the special interests that support him, people of moderate and conservative views need to step up and back an outstanding American, Lt. Col. William T. Russell.

The total focus of this campaign is victory on Election Eve. Team Russell needs your strong support. You'll be part of an army of volunteers.

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