UNITED REPUBLICANS /Be It Resolved.....
SUBJECT: OPPOSE CANDIDACY OF REAGAN
WHEREAS: Ronald Reagan has made eloquent conservative speeches while his deeds have served the liberals;
WHEREAS: Despite Reagan's CLAIM OF CONSERVATIVISM SINCE 1950, the left dominated his POLITICS PRIOR TO 1960;
WHEREAS: During his 1966 GUBERNATORIAL RACE, Reagan selected liberal Rockefeller men to run his campaign, and upon election, his APPOINTMENTS continued in the same pattern, excluding conservatives.
WHEREAS: Reagan SUPPORTED NIXON'S LEFTIST POLICIES, PRAISED KISSINGER, BUT BETRAYED CONSERVATIVE CANDIDATES,
WHEREAS: Reagan PROMISED ECONOMY but doubled the State Budget and raised taxes;
WHEREAS: Reagan actively PROMOTED REGIONAL GOVERNMENT, contrary to his expressed philosophy of local government;
WHEREAS: Under Reagan, LIBERAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS accelerated, and PPBS, a budgetary process of political change, established, moving public schools toward total state control;
WHEREAS: Reagan also betrayed conservative principles in the areas of PROPERTY RIGHTS, INCOME TAX WITHHOLDING, GUN CONTROL, MEDICINE, MENTAL HEALTH, WELFARE REFORM, CRIME CONTROL, ETC.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED: That UROC oppose Ronald Reagan as candidate for President or Vice President, and urge Americans nationwide to carefully scrutinize his record.
Adopted in UROC State Convention
Santa Maria, California
May 4, 1975