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Tea Party Patriots and Leadership Institute Launch State Grassroots Training Initiative

Program will Transform Passionate Protesters into Grassroots Leaders WASHINGTON, DC –Tea Party Patriots, in partnership with the Leadership Institute, today announced the launch of a 50-state grassroots activism training initiative designed to equip and mobilize activists, campaign staff and candidates to turn their passion for tea party principles into effective action.  Beginning this month, Tea Party Patriots and the Leadership Institute will offer in-person, customized activist, campaign and candidate training to Tea Party Patriot state affiliates. Building on the success of last year’s TeaPartyTraining.org launch, this phase will further ...

Cato Institute Connects with Local Tea Party

When it comes to spreading the message of the Tea Party, it helps to have an articulate, informed, and respected advocate as a spokesperson. Recently, the Haywood County 9-12 TEA Party in North Carolina brought in the Chairman of Cato Institute, Robert Levy, to speak to their organization. The results were all they could have hoped for, and then some. The article is worth reading in full, but here are some of the highlights of what Chairman Robert Levy said. First, on the Constitution: Levy spoke about the U.S. Constitution's Ninth and Tenth Amendments in the Bill of Rights. He said the Tenth Amendment states that powers not delegated to the ...

Vince Vaughn talks liberty at YAL State Convention

Hollywood actor Vince Vaughn tells young activists why he is a libertarian. Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore The Young Americans for Liberty held their California State Convention on Saturday, April 25, which Tea Party Patriots was proud to sponsor. The convention was attended by approximately three hundred college students from California and several surrounding states, including Washington, Arizona, and Oregon. Representatives from several  conservative organizations that sponsored the event were there to speak with attendees, including FreedomWorks, FIRE (Foundation for Independent Rights in Education), and the CATO Institute. Activists ...

Liberty is on the Rise! YAL Activist Training in the Buckeye and Lone Star States

The Young Americans for Liberty state conventions continued, which Tea Party Patriots are proud to sponsor. This time, approximately 100 students, along with a few older activists, traveled across the Buckeye state and gathered at the University of Cincinnati on April 11 to learn how liberty activists can successfully promote their message of liberty government. After a morning of training from Chris Doss of the Leadership Institute, the attendees were excited to hear from Rep. Thomas Massie (R-WV). Massie, who of the few champions for freedom in Washington, D.C., gave an update on what Congress is up to. In addition, YAL Midwest Regional ...

Rallying Patriots in Utah!

Jenny Beth Martin at one of many meetings with Utah tea party leaders   There is perhaps no bigger champion of liberty than Republican Senator Mike Lee of Utah. He is a tireless critic of Obamacare and an extraordinary champion of Constitutional principles in the United States Senate. That’s why Jenny Beth Martin and Tea Party Patriots’ team were excited to take part in a tour of the Beehive State and meet with local activists. Utah has a unique political scene, because of the strong influence of the Mormon Church. Our activists on the ground are dedicated to the cause, and we’re providing them with the resources they need to ...

News Briefing for Tuesday, December 16

HEALTHCARE: OBAMA: ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU ... TO SIGN UP FOR OBAMACARE “President Obama is turning to Mariah Carey’s popular Christmas song  in an attempt to sell Obamacare. When the president appeared on Ryan Seacrest’s radio show earlier this morning, the host sang part of the chorus which includes the lyrics: “I just want you for my own, more than you could ever know.  Make my wish come true, baby, all I want for Christmas…” “… is for you to sign up for healthcare at healthcare.gov,” Obama finished, without singing. After the song, Obama joked that Seacrest should stick to being a radio host instead of ...

Fall Training: Volunteer Recruitment and Voter Registration

Last night we were fortunate enough to have Christopher Doss from The Leadership Institute join us for our Fall Training Series of webinars. Chris brings with him three decades in political work -- including the administrations of three governors, a stint on Capitol Hill in Washington, and nearly twenty General Assembly sessions in Virginia and other states. Chris now serves as a lecturer for the Leadership Institute and travels around the US and abroad teaching campaign and grassroots strategies. On last night's call the focus was on the importance of building a grassroots volunteer network and identifying people who are going to vote for your ...

TOPLINE: Stuff You Need to Know for Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Feds Encouraging Deported Illegal Aliens To Come Back To US The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is expected to allow thousands of illegal immigrant deportees to return to the U.S., so long as they have ties to Southern California. Taxpayers will additionally fund a media campaign in Mexico, alerting deportees that they may be eligible to come back to the United States. … The plan, which only applies to Southern California, was reportedly drawn up in response to a lawsuit that was filed last year by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) relating to the rights of illegal immigrants. Your tax dollars hard at work! Not to secure the ...

Welcoming new converts to conservatism

Five weeks ago, Tea Party Patriots launched its Patriot Town Hall series. Last night, the final speaker of the series, Leadership Institute founder Morton Blackwell, spoke to Tea Party activists across the country. The series, which brought former Ronald Reagan staffers and a Reagan biographer to Tea Party activists across the nation, is designed to bring the principles and strategies of the nation’s greatest modern President to a new generation of activists. All of the speakers over the last six weeks brought their own unique perspectives, including Blackwell. Here are three key points he outlined: While Barry Goldwater and Ronald Reagan ...

”He reached out to all Americans”: Becky Norton Dunlop on Reagan’s Presidency

A few weeks ago, Tea Party Patriots launched its Patriot Town Hall series. The series, which brings former Ronald Reagan staffers and a Reagan biographer to Tea Party activists across the nation, is designed to bring the principles and strategies of the nation’s greatest modern President to a new generation of activists. Last week, nationally syndicated radio talk show host Mark Levin explained to Tea Party Patriots how President Reagan beat media bias in his day. On Sunday, former Interior Department official and current Heritage Vice President of External Relations Becky Norton Dunlop took the stage and spoke about Reagan’s strength of ...