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What does RIRA stand for?

At the core of the Rhode Island Republican Assembly is the proposition that it is the duty of the public servant to place the common good ahead of his own.

  • This most basic requirement of good government has been lacking in Rhode Island for quite some time.
  • As conservatives, we demand of our leaders a superior level of honesty, integrity, and respect for the law.

 

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The National Federation of Republican Assemblies is a grassroots movement to take back the Republican Party for the vast and disenfranchised majority of its members. Read more...

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The Rhode Island Republican Party is filled with compassionate people who contribute to their communities on a regular basis. Learn more...

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Objectives of the Rhode Island Republican Assembly

  • To recruit, educate, train and motivate individuals to run for public office who are irrevocably committed to uphold and fight for constitutional principles and the preservation of the republic.
  • To increase Republican voter registration.
  • To promote conservatism in the tradition of the Founding Fathers.
  • To bring back to the Republican Party those who have been disaffected by the perception that the party has moved away from its core principles.
  • To watchdog elected officials and insure their adherence to conservative Republican principles.
  • To identify and oppose those individuals, groups and agendas that would, knowingly or otherwise, bring about the loss of our freedoms and the destruction of our republic through the violation of the constitution and the erosion of the traditional family or public morals.
  • To inform the public regarding correct principles relative to issues and the qualifications of candidates for public office.
  • To maintain the integrity of the Republican Party platform based on correct moral and constitutional principles; then to use the platform as a criteria of accountability for elected officials.

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Upcoming RIRA Events

Thu Aug 14 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
RIRA Monthly Meeting
Thu Sep 11 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
RIRA Monthly Meeting
Thu Oct 09 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
RIRA Monthly Meeting
Thu Nov 13 @ 6:30PM - 09:30PM
RIRA Monthly Meeting
Sat Dec 06 @ 6:00PM - 10:00PM
RIRA Christmas Party

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RIRA holds their monthly meetings at the Rhode Island Shriners Imperial Room at Rhodes Place in Cranston. Click the link below for directions and we hope to see you at our next meeting!

National Federation of Republican Assemblies (NFRA) Blog

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The Republican Wing of the Republican Party
  • One distinctive feature of this recovery is that many of the jobs added since the recession officially ended five years ago is that a large part of the jobs are coming from low wage labor. Low wages are not the only challenge hitting Americans. The small package of benefits, or lack thereof in many cases, is leaving Americans in a position where more of their disposable income is going to basic needs like healthcare and retirement planning. . .

  • If you can do something, you do it. If your opponents can’t stop you, then you have the right to do it. The true radical, the man of destiny, will do anything he wants because that is what makes him great. Lies are constant and utterly shameless. No lie can ever be exposed because the liar moves on to the next lie and then the one after that. Truth is as meaningless in a Kto-Kovo world as law. . .

  • So Barack Obama is again using one of the most contemptible phrases in American politics — “economic patriotism.” There are many credible reasons to despise this rhetorical construct. Patriotism, after all, is the attachment to one’s homeland, a nationalistic devotion to one’s country and the values that make it great. If a person not only resists things that are “patriotic” but opposes them, then logic dictates that the person is being unpatriotic. So the president is really asking one question: Why do you hate America?

  • While at Hampton my best friends did not know how badly off I was for clothing during a large part of the time, but I did not fret about that. I always had the feeling that if I could get knowledge in my head, the matter of clothing would take care of itself afterwards. At one time I was reduced to a single ragged pair of cheap socks. These socks I had to wash over night and put them on the next morning. . .

  • Liberals just aren't very liberal these days. The word “liberal” comes from the Latin word meaning freedom, and in the 19th century liberals in this country and abroad stood for free speech, free exercise of religion, free markets, free trade -- for minimal state interference in people's lives. In the 20th century New Dealers revised this definition, by arguing that people had a right not only to free speech and freedom of religion, but also, as Franklin Roosevelt said in his 1941 Four Freedoms speech, freedom from fear and from want. Freedom from want meant, for Roosevelt, government provision of jobs, housing, health care and food. And so government would have to be much larger, more expensive and more intrusive than ever before.

  • Obama’s economic legacy is rarely appreciated. He has institutionalized the idea that unemployment between 6 and 7 percent is normal, that annual deficits over $500 billion reflect frugality, that soaring power, food, and fuel costs are not proof of inflation, that zero interest rates are the reward for thrift, that higher taxes are always a beginning, never an end, and that there is no contradiction when elite progressives — the Obamas, the Clintons, the Warrens — trash the 1-percenters, while doing everything in their power to live just like them. . .

  • In a stunning display of callousness, the Defense Department has announced that thousands of soldiers — many serving as commanding officers in Afghanistan — will be notified in the coming weeks that their service to the country is no longer needed. Last week, more than 1,100 Army captains — the men and women who know best how to fight this enemy because they have experienced multiple deployments — were told they’ll be retired from the Army.

  • President Barack Obama is in competition with himself to see how malicious and destructive he can be. One is hard pressed to fashion a chart of every evil, consciously malign, deliberately pernicious action he has taken since assuming office six grueling years ago. . .

About the Rhode Island Republican Assembly

The RIRA is a private membership organization of Republican activists who work to promote conservative ideals within the Republican Party of Rhode Island. Most of our members are also active members of the Rhode Island Republican State Central Committee and/or of the various Republican city and town committees throughout the state. Among other things, the RIRA hosts monthly dinner meetings, where like-minded conservatives discuss current events, debate intra-party issues, formulate political strategies, as well as hear from select conservative speakers.