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Rendezvous With Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign That Changed America – Craig Shirley

Rendezvous With Destiny: Ronald Reagan and the Campaign That Changed America – Craig Shirley As late as Election Day, headlines across the country blared that the race was “too close to call.” Even on the verge of his historic triumph in the 1980 presidential election, political observers continued to underestimate Ronald Wilson Reagan. In Rendezvous with Destiny, the long-awaited follow-up to his widely praised account of Reagan’s insurgent 1976 presidential campaign, Craig Shirley tells the incredible behind-the-scenes story of Reagan’s improbable run to the White House in 1980—of how the “too close to call” election became ...

Reagan’s Revolution: The Untold Story of the Campaign That Started It All – Craig Shirley

Reagan’s Revolution: The Untold Story of the Campaign That Started It All – Craig Shirley Today’s political scene looks nothing like it did thirty years ago, and that is due mostly to Reagan’s monumental reshaping of the Republican party. What few people realize, however, is that Reagan’s revolution did not begin when he took office in 1980, but in his failed presidential challenge to Gerald Ford in 1975-1976. This is the remarkable story of that historic campaign-one that, as Reagan put it, turned a party of “pale pastels” into a national party of “bold colors.” Featuring interviews with a myriad of politicos, journalists, ...

Working with the Media

Diana Banister, of Shirley & Banister Public Relations in Washington DC, shares ways you can approach and work with the media to make sure your Tea Party Patriots messaging reaches the correct audience.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERps1SYI2xI

TOPLINE: Stuff You Need to Know for Friday, November 14, 2014

Yet Another Video of Obamacare Architect Jonathan Gruber Is Making the Rounds — This Time He Brags About a ‘Dirty Secret’ Ever since video emerged of Obamacare “architect” Jonathan Gruber bragging that the “stupidity of the American voter” helped get Obamacare passed, the MIT professor’s past statements have been under intense scrutiny. Yet another video emerged on Thursday showing Gruber bragging about the “dirty secret in Massachusetts” at a Noblis Technology event in 2012. “The dirty secret in Massachusetts is the feds paid for our bill, OK? In Massachusetts, we had a very powerful Senator you may know. His name is Ted ...

TOPLINE: Stuff You Need to Know for Thursday, November 13, 2014

Obama to Announce 10-Point Immigration Plan Via Exec Action as Early as Next Week President Obama is planning to unveil a 10-part plan for overhauling U.S. immigration policy via executive action -- including suspending deportations for millions -- as early as next Friday, a source close to the White House told Fox News. The president's plans were contained in a draft proposal from a U.S. government agency. The source said the plan could be announced as early as Nov. 21, though the date might slip a few days pending final White House approval. Obama was briefed at the White House by Homeland Security officials before leaving on his Asia-Pacific ...

TOPLINE: Stuff You Need to Know for Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Gruber: Republicans Trying To "Confuse People" About Obamacare Jonathan Gruber… appeared on Boston's WGBH-TV Tuesday to defend the healthcare reform law and to explain his comments that the Affordable Care Act was pushed through Congress due to the "lack of transparency." Gruber also said the "stupidity of the American people" was critical in getting the law passed. On WGBH-TV today, however, Gruber accused Republicans of trying to "confuse people" on Obamacare, calling it their "master strategy." Check out this audio clip from the guy who just got busted saying something he wishes he hadn’t. http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2014/...

TOPLINE: Stuff You Need to Know for Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Obamacare May Not Have Enough Enrollees to Stay Solvent The administration on Monday said fewer than 10 million Americans will enroll in Obamacare’s health exchanges this go-around, well short of the 13 million target congressional scorekeepers deemed critical to its economics, suggesting another rocky rollout in the law’s second year of full operation. Policy advisers at the Health & Human Services Department estimated that 9 million to 9.9 million people would enroll through the exchanges — or only a slight increase over the 8 million that the administration says were active at the end of the first enrollment period this April. The ...

Tea Party Salutes Nation’s Veterans

On November 11, Americans nationwide will commemorate the millions of their fellow countrymen who have put their own lives at risk in defense of this country.  In honor of our veterans, Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of Tea Party Patriots, issued the following statement: Thomas Jefferson said, “The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.”  Most of that patriot blood was shed by our veterans, the men and women who took an oath to support and defend the Constitution of the United States. American veterans are a breed apart.  Living veterans represent less than 10-percent of the entire populat...

TOPLINE: Stuff You Need to Know for Monday, November 10, 2014

Obama Vows to Use Executive Action on Immigration Before New GOP Congress Is Sworn In President Obama vowed Sunday to move forward with an executive order to ease immigration laws before the end of the year, ignoring dire warnings from Republican leaders that the move will poison his relationship with the next Congress. Wow. Obama is doubling-down on a really bad idea that voters simply do not want.  What is with this guy? http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/nov/9/obama-vows-use-executive-action-immigration-new-go/   Obamacare Architect: Lack of Transparency Was Key Because ‘Stupidity Of The American Voter’ Would Have ...

TOPLINE: Stuff you Need to Know for Friday, November 7, 2014

Warning To GOP Leaders: Don't Betray A Clear Conservative Victory In the wake of perceived backpedaling by some Capitol Hill Republicans, a group of national conservative leaders speaking through the Conservative Action Project (CAP) issued a strongly worded warning to the GOP: fight for the conservative agenda you ran on and don't betray the voters who just gave you an unprecedented victory. Read the full text of the CAP letter by clicking on this convenient hyperlink. http://www.conservativehq.com/article/18829-warning-gop-leaders-dont-betray-clear-conservative-victory Tea Party Activists: We'll Hold Republicans Accountable Tea party ...