The Next Tea Party Print
Monday, 02 November 2009 19:02

The next TEA (Taxed Enough Already) Party is to be held on
> SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 14 from 10:00 AM - NOON at the PAVILION
> IN LEONARD PARK. We were not able to use the courthouse this
> time due to some construction issues. Please tell everyone
> you know to be there and voice their concerns. Pass this
> letter on to others and contact your local media. Maybe if
> enough of us contact them we can get someone there. Bring a
> lawn chair.
> As time marches forward, so do those who seek to tear down
> the written landmarks upon which our nation was founded. The
> Constitution, The Supreme Law of the Land, is under attack.
> Amendment I says that "Congress shall make no law
> respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the
> free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech,
> or of the press, or the right of the people peaceable to
> assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of
> grievances."
> Currently we are witnessing the attack by our own President
> and Congress on news organizations and talk show hosts that
> don't agree with them, and also the constant slander of
> American citizens who choose to gather peaceable and voice
> their opposition to legislation in TEA Parties and Town Hall
> Meetings.
> Every elected official takes an oath agreeing to uphold our
> Constitution. Yet it has lately been up to the average
> American citizen to do just that. And as we have worked to
> spread the word to our friends and neighbors about what this
> Administration is doing, we have seen the momentum build.
> The TEA Party held in Gainesville on July 4 had between
> 50-75 people in attendance. On September 11 we had between
> 150-200 people. I have had many phone calls asking "What can
> I do?" and friends asking how to get involved.
> Residents in our area are doing what Americans all over
> this great nation are doing, preserving our Constitutional
> Rights and educating ourselves and our friends. Let's
> continue to move forward!
> What does a TEA Party accomplish? Two things.
> 1. It educates those in attendance on current issues and
> encourages them to make a difference.
> 2. It draws attention as the numbers grow and attracts
> people who have not been involved or concerned before.
> What can you do?
> Speak from your heart. What is it that concerns you?
> Whatever your issue of greatest concern, share it with your
> friends, family, and your neighbors and show them how it
> affects them. The issue has to be personal before most
> people will take an interest.
> Forward this letter to everyone you can think of.
> Voice your concerns constantly to your elected officials,
> local and national. Call the White House. Call Congress. Fax
> letters. Send emails. Do it over and over.
> Our founders were relentless in their pursuit of freedom.
> They sacrificed much because they were convinced that it was
> worth fighting of. They were also in the minority. They were
> ridiculed, mocked, and worse. But they did not give up. We
> cannot give up, either.
> The changes that are being proposed in Congress right now
> are huge, future-altering changes that will turn America
> into something we will not recognize. Don't let it happen.
> IF these changes take place, they will be nearly impossible
> to reverse. The time is NOW.
> " 'Tis not the concern of a day, a year, or an age;
> posterity are virtually involved in the contest, and will be
> more or less affected, even to the end of time, by the
> proceedings now. " - Thomas Paine, Common Sense
> Nicki Truesdell