Susquehanna Valley Conservatives Mission

SVC MISSION STATEMENT

SVC supports conservative principles and policies and provides area conservatives and the general public with education and information regarding issues at the local, state, and national levels. SVC encourages active participation in the public arena.

Upcoming November SVC Meeting

What: Susquehanna Valley Conservatives Monthly Meeting

When: Monday November 14, 2016 at 7:00 PM

Where: Best Western Country Cupboard Inn, north of Lewisburg along Route 15

Nationally-known meteorologist Joe Bastardi will bring us an update on global warming/climate-change (or whatever else it is being called these days) as well as his peerless prognostication for the upcoming winter.

Stan Zellers, President
Susquehanna Valley Conservatives

Speaker at Bucknell – November 1

Bucknell’s Catholic Campus Ministry is hosting a pro-life physician and ethicist from Geisinger on Nov. 1.

Respect Life:  A Catholic Physician’s Call to a Culture of Life

Greg Burke M.D. is co-chair of Bioethics and Chief Patient Experience Officer at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.  He has published widely in the areas of physician ethics and spirituality in medicine and patient care.  Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and an associate in the General Internal Medicine Department at Geisinger, Dr. Burke has been practicing medicine for 25 years.  He holds degrees from the University of Scranton and the Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.  He is president of the Harrisburg Catholic Physicians’ Guild and member of the national Catholic Medical Association.

From a Catholic physician’s pro-life perspective, Dr. Burke will explore the complex, challenging and controversial bioethical issues involved in the medical treatment of persons from the beginning to the end of life.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 1, 8:00 p.m.
WHERE: Bucknell University Bertrand Library, Traditional Reading Room (Rm. 213, 2nd floor)
FORMAT:           Lecture followed by Q and A and discussion.
SPONSORED BY:         Bucknell Catholic Campus Ministry
QUESTIONS/INFORMATION:       Email ccm@bucknell.edu

October 10 SVC Meeting

What: Susquehanna Valley Conservatives Monthly Meeting

When: Monday October 10, 2016

Where: Best Western Country Cupboard Inn, north of Lewisburg along Route 15

New rules (377 pages of them) issued by the federal Department of Housing
and Urban Development (HUD) went into effect in mid-July. These rules; known
as “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing” are so broad and intrusive that
they have the potential to change every community in the United States;
overriding local zoning ordinances, affecting local education, and generally
imposing a federal mandate on every American property owner.

If you are a believer in the constitutionally-defined law-making process,
you need to know that Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing is a set of
rules issued by a department of the Executive branch; not legislation
initiated, and passed, by either the U. S. House of Representatives or the
U. S. Senate.

At our October 10th public meeting, Susquehanna Valley Conservatives will be
showing a film entitled “No Choice: How HUD Controls Your Property Rights.”
This 52 minute film features John Anthony – who has studied the AFFH rules –
breaking down the 377 page ruling, presenting the gist of those rules, and
demonstrating how the rules will affect your community. This is not a
Republican or Democratic issue – it affects every community and every
property owner in America.

Please mark your calendar now and plan to attend on October 10. You will be
shocked ! Educating yourselves now can help avoid making decisions later on
that will lock you into a loss of local control.

It’s that important.

Stan Zellers, President
Susquehanna Valley Conservatives

September 12 Meeting!

WHAT: Monthly Susquehanna Valley Conservatives Public Meeting

WHEN: Monday Sept 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM

WHERE: Baylor Conference Room – Best Western Country Cupboard Inn – north of Lewisburg along Route 15

PRESENTER/TOPIC: Bob Ritter will discuss the current push for an Article V Convention of States for Constitutional Amendments to 1) Require a balanced federal budget, and 2) Impose term limits on federal Senators and Representatives.

America is being crippled by out-of-control federal spending, federal debt (currently $ 20 trillion and rising), federal regulations, and a massive shift of power from the states to the federal government. There is no reason to believe future elections will materially change this. The situation is unsustainable therefore the states must consider their constitutionally-sanctioned option to prevent severe economic and social consequences as a result of runaway federal policies and actions.

During the Constitutional Convention of 1787, the Framers recognized that the federal government being created could become so powerful and tyrannical that it would never initiate actions to re-establish original constitutional limits on its power. The Framers included Article V of the Constitution which authorized a process wherein the states, independent of Congress, can debate, adopt, and ratify amendments to the Constitution.

The Article V process provides that Congress shall call a convention to consider amendments upon the application of at least 2/3 (currently 34) of the states. If amendment(s) is/are adopted in convention, the amendment(s) would then go to the states for ratification, with an affirmative vote by at least 3/4 (currently 38) of the states required for ratification.

To learn more about this process go to the national website at www.conventionofstates.com.

Mark Your Calendars with these dates for future Susquehanna Valley Conservatives meetings:
Monday October  10
Monday November 14
Monday December  12

SVC Meeting Announcement – Tonight!

WHAT: Monthly Susquehanna Valley Conservatives Public Meeting

WHEN: Monday May 9, 2016 at 7:00 PM

WHERE: Baylor Conference Room – Best Western Country Cupboard Inn – north of Lewisburg along Route 15

Lebanon Valley College history professor Dr. James Broussard will discuss the question ‘Was Ronald Reagan a ‘RINO’ ?
Dr. Broussard will discuss Reagan’s record as governor of California and as president of the United States in light of the current understanding of conservatism.  He will explore how Reagan became the champion of conservative America despite some policy decisions as governor and president that would not be embraced by the conservative movement of today.

Dr. Broussard will also be signing copies of his latest book, Ronald Reagan:  Champion of Conservative America, which will be available for purchase.

Mark Your calendar with these dates for future Susquehanna Valley Conservatives meetings:

We will resume our monthly public meetings Monday September 12. We are working on a great line-up of fall programming.
Enjoy your summer !

May’s SVC Meeting

Lebanon Valley College history professor Dr. James Broussard will discuss the question ‘Was Ronald Reagan a ‘RINO’ ?

Dr. Broussard will discuss Reagan’s record as governor of California and as president of the United States in light of the current understanding of conservatism.  He will explore how Reagan became the champion of conservative America despite some policy decisions as governor and president that would not be embraced by the conservative movement of today.

Dr. Broussard will also be signing copies of his latest book, Ronald Reagan:  Champion of Conservative America, which will be available for purchase.

WHEN: Monday May 9, 2016 at 7:00 PM

WHERE: Baylor Conference Room – Best Western Country Cupboard Inn – north of Lewisburg along Route 15

 

We will resume our monthly public meetings Monday September 12. We are working on a great line-up of fall programming.

Enjoy your summer !

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All Susquehanna Valley Conservatives meetings are free and open to the public. All points of view are welcome.

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SVC April 11 Public Meeting Announcement

State Senator Gene Yaw and Union County Commissioner Preston Boop will outline the seriousness and magnitude of the heroin epidemic here in central Pennsylvania. Both these men have extensive experience dealing with the wreckage and devastation heroin addiction leaves in its wake.

Plan to attend. If you have children or grandchildren you will want to be informed about this killer.

WHAT: Monthly Susquehanna Valley Conservatives Public Meeting

WHEN: Monday April 11, 2016 at 7:00 PM

WHERE: Baylor Conference Room – Best Western Country Cupboard Inn – north of Lewisburg along Route 15
NOTE: This meeting is Part 1 of Susquehanna Valley Conservatives effort to raise public awareness on the heroin epidemic. Planning is in progress to host a much more comprehensive forum that will involve health care professionals, public education leaders, law enforcement and government officials, as well as others who are affected by this scourge. The forum will take place late this summer or in the early fall.

Mark Your Calendars with these dates for future Susquehanna Valley Conservatives meetings:

Monday May 9, 2016 – TBD

Monday September 12, 2016 – TB

All Susquehanna Valley Conservatives meetings are free and open to the public. All points of view are welcome.

Democracy is not a spectator sport – Get Informed and Get Involved !