Tea Party grassroots army readies for battle
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Tea Party grassroots army readies for battle
Interviews with activists across 20 U.S. states indicate that Tea Party groups, far from fading, have evolved into an increasingly sophisticated and effective network of activists. They are working to unseat establishment Republicans who they believe have betrayed the principles of lower taxes, limited government, and free markets.
"Those who think the Tea Party is on the wane are in for a gigantic surprise in 2012," says Debbie Dooley, co-organizer of the Atlanta Tea Party. "We have built a grassroots army and we will be a fine-tuned machine next year."
The goal of these loosely affiliated but fiercely independent groups nationwide is to hone their electoral skills and build a “farm team” of public officials who can ascend through the ranks of government. It’s a long-term strategy that looks past the 2012 election to a takeover of the Republican Party and the U.S. Congress.
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Accuracy in Media to Attend Waco TEA Party Convention
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Accuracy in Media (AIM) will be leading grassroots media training sessions at the inaugural Grassroots-Campaign, Leadership & Activist Survival School hosted by the Waco Tea Party on August 13, 2011.

“The Waco Tea Party is excited to have Mr. Churchwell and Mr. Irvine from Accuracy in Media as instructors at our August 13th ‘Grassroots Survival School’” said Toby Walker, President of the Waco Tea Party. “With so many new organizers entering the trenches, it is imperative that they and other grassroots activists understand how to combat media bias — using the media to their advantage.”

Accuracy in Media will lead discussions focusing on media engagement, communication techniques, Web 2.0 tools and effective grassroots messaging for activists from all parts of Texas. Interested parties are encouraged to visit the event site for more information (https://www.wacoteaparty.org/).

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The Grassroots in the Tea Party Ready to Abandon the GOP?
In the latest polls by Gallop, The majority of registered Republicans are looking at a third party as a solution to the political ineffectiveness of the GOP. They are frustrated and want results. Speaker of the House John Boehner is unwilling to show any leadership and have any moral courage. We have the debt ceiling coming up for a vote in the House. The people are speaking very loud saying no more borrowing and cut spending. Speaker Boehner wants to compromise with the man in the White House. This same man’s policies has made the nation poor and facing more than just a crisis. Why make deals with him instead of being bold.People have had enough.
              Now the grassroots looking at a third party for leadership to turn back the nation from the brink of destruction. This war on terror and all these big government policies that stand in the way blocking the people of their God given liberties,The undeclared wars and the bailouts to Wall Street.The Pandering to illegal immigrants not securing the border to amnesty. It now clear people are now finding out the obvious. The GOP is no different than democrats. The two party system  gives the false choice to choose from of either voting Democrat the Hardcore Jackass or Republicans representing Jackass light dressed in an elephant costume.
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A Snake in the Grassroots of the Tea Party
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I have warned those in the Freedom Movement about Patriot Pied Pipers trying to infiltrate, subvert and destroy the National Tea Party. On a national level, I warned about Glenn Beck, Sarah Palin, and even Wikileaks. Well now I see they have even burrowed into the local grassroots of the Tea Party. I had a very interesting email exchange with the head of a pretty popular Tea Party site yesterday.

A couple of things hit me during this exchange.  The first thing is that this guy was thoroughly indoctrinated exactly like I was 15 years ago. (We will call him “Mr.TeaParty,” since he has a really cool disclaimer for privacy on all of his emails and I am sure he would not want me to out him or his efforts which you will see why below.)  He had all of the Reagan worship, the spouting conservative talking points without any real thinking or debate and he ignored all of the facts that did not support his paradigm.

I felt like I was talking to my younger self, because no one could defeat me in a debate.  I knew it ALL. I was in the leadership of the second largest college Republicans, I went to CPAC twice, I banged signs against long shore men, I went to Rush Limbaugh’s show three times and even got my two books signed.  Like I said, thoroughly indoctrinated.

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