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Our Thanksgiving Thoughts

As we gather in our homes this Thanksgiving, we want to express our deep appreciation.  Andy Andrews wrote, “Too many times I have offered up the prayers of a beggar – always asking for more and forgetting to give thanks.  I do not wish to be seen as a greedy child, unappreciative and disrespectful.  My God has bestowed on me many blessings, and for these I will remember to give thanks.  I am grateful for sight, breath, and sound.  If in my life there

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Happy Veterans Day from SVGOP

To Our Veterans, Past and Present, and to all the men and women of the United States Armed Services: We thank you for your service to our country. For protecting the liberty enjoyed by all Americans. None of America’s achievements are possible without your courage, dedication and sacrifice. We owe you our freedom. SVGOP is committed to promoting the values you fight for: freedom, liberty, and opportunity for all. To those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, those who risk their lives every day

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In August we celebrate the treasure of our 63 National Parks

The SVGOP joins the nation in celebrating the treasure of our National Parks.  These 63 parks offer us the opportunity to connect with wonders of nature as varied as glaciers, caves, reefs, canyons, forests, deserts, rivers, lakes, and so much more.  This heritage is managed and protected by the US National Park Service whose thousands of employees deserve to be recognized.  Can you imagine going to work as a Grand Canyon park ranger?  Some parks are remote making them difficult for residents in Silicon

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Fourth of July 2021

We proudly celebrate the Fourth of July but mourn Santa Clara County Restrictions on our Freedom We celebrate the 4th July 2021 but mourn Santa Clara County’s restrictions on our Freedom In Santa Clara County, we reflect on whether this past year has been a friend to Freedom or rather a foe. On Independence Day, we celebrate our country’s independence from a far-reaching colonial England but mourn Santa Clara County’s restrictions on our Freedom.  America became its own free nation and constructed governing principles

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Commemorating Juneteenth

Today we celebrate Juneteenth, the holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. President Abraham Lincoln, the first Republican President of the United States, issued the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, which declared more than 3 million slaves to be freed. However, it would take two years before the news would reach parts of Texas. On June 19, 1865, Union General Gordon Granger arrived in Galveston and ordered all enslaved people to be freed. The first Juneteenth celebration was held on the one

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CAGOP Launches Election Integrity Day in Santa Clara County

June 15th kicks off election integrity awareness We encourage all citizens to engage in California’s election process by checking your voter registration, signing up to volunteer as a poll observer, and more! CA Election Integrity is our hub for people to get involved and find resources to stay educated and up to date. Partnering together we can secure our elections! Our Democracy works when people have full faith in our elections. Help protect election integrity, apply to be a Poll worker, contribute to the

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