Newsletter: National Center in the News Newsletter Winter 2006

Message from David and Amy Ridenour If success can be measured by how much one drives the liberals up a wall… …our programs are very successful indeed. In recent months, your National Center for Public Policy Research has been attacked by the George Soros-funded groups Media Matters and Center for Media and Democracy, the far-left Nation magazine and by Norman Lear’s People for the American Way. Black conservatives affiliated with our Project 21 have been denounced from the podium at the NAACP’s national convention and we’ve been targeted by the Washington Post, New Republic, the Los Angeles Times and other liberal publications. For standing by our principles supporting property rights, we even were branded “far right” by a wayward Member of Congress – a Republican, no less – and banned from his office. We consider assaults based on ideology as a badge of honor. The left wouldn’t hit us so hard if they didn’t regard us as a threat. Assaults come with the territory when one is effective. By year’s end, our personnel will have been interviewed, cited or published more than 7,000 times in 2005 alone. Our web presence is growing: Our main website receives a half million pageviews monthly. We’re also getting more out of every dollar that you donate. Thanks to your generosity, we were able to purchase a new national headquarters located just blocks from the U.S. Capitol, the Supreme Court, Fox News, CNN and MSNBC. It also saves us thousands of dollars each month in office expense in the process. The pages that follow – a newly–designed “In the News” – provides more detail on our successes. We’ve changed the format not only to give you more information on our programs, but, through donor profiles, to introduce you to others who support our work. From time to time, we’ll also include articles that will assist you in getting the most out of your contributions. We hope you enjoy our new format. And thank you for all you do to make our work possible. With best wishes, David and Amy Ridenour

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