James Bacon is the RTP Monthly Meeting Featured Speaker

The RTP meeting on February 22 will feature James Bacon of www.baconsrebellion.com. He is the author of Boomergeddon and also speaks nationally (CNN and radio talk shows across the U.S. and Canada) about the national debt and out-of-control congressional spending. Read about Jim Bacon. Date: 2/22/2011 Time: 7:00 p.m. Place: James River High School

By |2011-02-17T20:14:19-05:00January 24th, 2011|Economy|0 Comments

Having a “Town Hall” Mindset

I attended the Town Hall Wednesday evening at James River High School in Chesterfield County. Sponsored by The Virginia Tea Party Patriots Cooperative Legislative Action Committee and moderated by RTP’s Legislative Committee Chairman Joe Guarino, the event attracted (my estimate) 150-200 citizens and seven state legislators: Delegate M. Kirkland Cox Delegate Riley E. Ingram Delegate [...]

By |2011-01-06T12:59:21-05:00January 6th, 2011|Constitution|1 Comment

Federal Reserve Protest – Fri 11/19

Please join Campaign for Liberty to protest the Federal Reserve on Friday, November 19th from 11:30AM - 1:00PM. The Protest will be held at the Federal Reserve Building in downtown Richmond (Corner of E. Byrd St and 9th St.). Please come join us Friday to protest the Fed's recent moves regarding "quantitative easing"; otherwise known [...]

By |2010-11-19T23:09:08-05:00November 17th, 2010|Economy, Federal Reserve, Tea Party|0 Comments

Open Letter to VA Congressional Delegation Regarding Federal Reserve Policy

The Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation has issued a strong condemnation against recent Federal Reserve policy regarding "Quantitative Easing". Read the letter that was sent to VA legislators below: www.virginiateapartypatriots.com Dear Virginia Congressional Delegation: The Federal Reserve, Treasury and White House believe that debasing our sovereign currency by creating inflation is just another policy tool. [...]

By |2010-11-15T23:36:55-05:00November 15th, 2010|Economy, Federal Reserve, Press Releases, Uncategorized|4 Comments

Earmark Myths and Realities

You'll often hear from politicians that earmark reform is "inconsequential", because the total cost of earmarks is fairly small relative to the total budget. However, this stance ignores the true perils of earmarking, which is specifically the influence to policy and politicians. Here's an example: Senator X earmarks $5M for "weatherization" in Richmond. As luck [...]

By |2010-11-10T21:51:00-05:00November 10th, 2010|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Debt Clock Time Machine: Back to the Future?

Have you looked at the national debt clock lately? It has a handy “time machine” feature (top right corner) that is frightening in what it portends for our federal budget if we continue with our out-of-control federal spending. While 2010 looks pretty bad, with a national debt of $13.7 trillion, the clock projects $17.4 trillion in [...]

By |2010-11-06T14:51:57-04:00November 6th, 2010|Constitution, Elections, Taxes, Tea Party|0 Comments

Is the Tea Party the GOP? Is the GOP the Tea Party?

It depends who you ask. If you ask the GOP leadership, "we're all the Tea Party..." Read about it here. To excerpt: House Republican leader John Boehner says: "There really is no difference between what Republicans believe in and what the Tea Party activists believe in." Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele says: "If I [...]

By |2010-09-17T23:20:45-04:00September 17th, 2010|Constitution, Elections, Tea Party, Uncategorized|2 Comments

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