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Look what we did together! (Tea Party Express highlights of 2011)
Tea Party Express ^ | January 1, 2012 | Sal Russo

Posted on 01/06/2012 3:26:14 PM PST by Syncro

 

Happy New Year!

We were so busy in 2011 that it seems like a blur that flew by.  At a time when the mainstream media keeps pushing the notion that the Tea Party is losing its influence, I think that it is important to look back on all that you and I accomplished in 2011.  We can be very proud of all that we have done and use it as motivation to fight for Tea Party values in 2012. 

Here are some of the highlights of 2011:

Organized the first Tea Party response, by Michele Bachmann, to the State of the Union. 

Helped launch the first meeting of the U.S. Senate Tea Party Caucus

Conducted the first Tea Party Townhall in Washington with Tea Party Senators and Congressman

Conducted a Wisconsin State Bus Tour to defeat big unions attempt to take control of the Wisconsin Senate by recalling conservatives.  We defeated the unions and kept control of the Senate

Successfully defended Justice Prosser and defeated liberal attempts to take over the Wisconsin Supreme Court

Conducted our 5th coast-to-coast national bus tour to give presidential candidates a chance to make their case to Tea Party activists

Hosted the CNN/Tea Party Express Presidential Debate in Tampa, Florida

Petitioned Congress and kept the pressure on them to adhere to Tea Party principles

We initiated, organized and continue host a national weekly Tea Party radio program

Conducted two tea party rallies in Nebraska endorsing conservative Republican Jon Bruning and targeting Senator Ben Nelson who has subsequently quit running rather than face defeat

Led a rally in Massachusetts to target liberal Congressman Barney Frank who has declined to now run for re-election

Traveled to Indiana to endorse State Treasurer Richard Mourdock against RINO Republican Richard Lugar for the U.S. Senate.

Thanks to your dedication, passion and generous support, together we were able to make a real difference in the political landscape of this country in 2011. 

As the Tea Party says goodbye to 2011 and we enter into 2012 strong and unified, we must remember all that we have done together and remain unified.  Our power and influence scares the political establishment on both sides of the isle, the mainstream media and the business-as-usual crowd - that is why they attack and try to discredit us! 

2012 is going to bring the election and fight that we have all been preparing and waiting for.

In 2012, we here at the Tea Party Express are committed to work our hardest to defend Governor Walker against the union-led recall, to maintain control of the House, to take control of the Senate, and to make Obama a one-term President! 

We here at the Tea Party Express will continue to be guided by our motto of "Restore Liberty-Honor the Constitution" and our 6 basic principles:



TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Announcements; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: bachmann; barneyfrank; govwalker; jonbruning; mourdock; obama; salrusso; senateteapartycaucus; teapartyexpress; tpx; walker
On to 2012!

 
 

The union-led Recall in Wisconsin is less than two weeks away from the deadline to collect signatures, and reports show that they may have already obtained the amount required to Recall Governor Walker.

The recall effort says that they are close to collecting the 720,000 signatures that they plan on turning in on January 17th.

We have been telling you that the Obama campaign is using this Recall to engage his extremist Union and OWS base in November presidential election by dumping money into defeating Walker and his conservative solutions. Walker’s courage and bold policies are a threat to Obama’s agenda and his re-election prospects.
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Tea Party Express is working with Gov. Walker and other Tea Party groups in Wisconsin to fight back! Our very own Amy Kremer chatted with Gov. Walker while filling in on The Roger Hedgecock Radio Show last month. Amy and Gov. Walker were able to discuss the critical nature of this Recall and the astounding economic progress Wisconsin has seen since Walker took office.
 
Tea Party Express is continuing to defend Walker
 

We traveled across Wisconsin this past summer, holding rallies to defeat the first wave of the union Recalls. This battle, however, is on a much larger scale as MoveOn.org, George Soros, and the OWS movement converge in Madison, Wisconsin to defeat Walker and deliver the first victory of Obama’s re-election campaign.

The Tea Party Express bus rolling through Wisconsin holding rallies and supporting the Republican Senators facing recalls in 2011

The Tea Party Express not only helps to elect conservatives, but also defends them when they make the hard, but courageous decisions. Join the Tea Party Express and send Obama a message: We the People will NOT be bullied and we will NOT be silenced! We are here to fight for our country and defend the principles she was founded on!
 
P.S. To Listen to Amy’s Interview with Gov. Walker Click here  The Governor Walker interview is about 2/3 of the way through the show

1 posted on 01/06/2012 3:26:22 PM PST by Syncro
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To: Jim Robinson; onyx; Jean S; Wisconsin

Pingin’ you folks!

(and one state)


2 posted on 01/06/2012 3:33:48 PM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro
I didn't make it to the Hillsdale rally this year but here are a couple of photos from the stop in Jackson Mi. 2010.

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Lloyd Marcus doing his thing.

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Tim Walberg (now Congressman Walberg) speaking to the crowd.
3 posted on 01/06/2012 3:39:14 PM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: Syncro

Is TPE supporting Ron Paul?


4 posted on 01/06/2012 3:41:39 PM PST by marty60
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To: Syncro; Bushbacker1; seekthetruth; Matchett-PI; Ricebug

WOO-HOO! GO TEA PARTY EXPRESS!

“Hosted the CNN/Tea Party Express Presidential Debate in Tampa, Florida”

You betcha!

Florida FReepers ROCK!


5 posted on 01/06/2012 3:42:02 PM PST by onyx (PLEASE SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC:DONATE MONTHLY! Sarah's New Ping List - tell me if you want on it.)
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FREEDOM

It's Not Just A Buzzword


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6 posted on 01/06/2012 3:44:32 PM PST by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: marty60

Of course they are!

After all, he created the Tea Party back in 1954!

Duh...

Why, you a Paul supporter?


7 posted on 01/06/2012 3:48:53 PM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: cripplecreek

I was there, wish I would have met you!

Walberg has done good for himself, getting his start as one of the New Kids on the Block...

Great pictures, thanks!


8 posted on 01/06/2012 3:51:44 PM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro

Absolutely not. but thanks for letting me know what the TPE is really supporting.

How does the TPE get Pauls support when he says the TEA Party is Corporate owned?

Or is there a “secret” Tea Party we don’t know about?


9 posted on 01/06/2012 4:20:21 PM PST by marty60
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To: Syncro

GRRRRRREAT post, Syncro! It was great to meet you at the TEA PARTY EXPRESS rally in Milford, Michigan this summer. Whew, that was a hot day!


10 posted on 01/06/2012 4:24:48 PM PST by PGalt
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To: marty60
Oh my, you took me seriously. (Maybe)

I thought posting that Paul started the tea party in 1954 should show that I was kidding.

It looks like it was a "serious" question.

I don't really think you are that naive, but if that is the way you want to play it, OK.

Sorry, I cannot believe anyone with any knowledge of the Tea Party Movement, the Tea Party Express and Ron Paul could seriously wonder if the TPX supported Ron Paul.

Here's the answer I should have given you.

No, the TPE does not support Ron Paul.

So yes, I guess I could say that there is there a "“secret” Tea Party we don’t know about.

Ron Paul started it in 1773.

11 posted on 01/06/2012 6:08:19 PM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: onyx

And we sure had a fun time in the best of company!


12 posted on 01/06/2012 7:13:00 PM PST by seekthetruth (I want a Commander In Chief who honors and supports our Military!)
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To: PGalt
It was great to meet you also, PGalt!

It was a beautiful day there in Milford, nice and sunny and warm.

And a very nice and successful Tea Party Rally!

13 posted on 01/06/2012 7:17:09 PM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro

Synco, tell the TPE to get down to S.C. and stump for Newt ASAP. If Newt doesn’t get S.C. Romney is a done deal. We have to cut him off in S.C. Santorum or Perry can’t do it. Newt is our last hope to save the country. Anyone who can’t see that is whistling past the graveyard.


14 posted on 01/06/2012 7:25:31 PM PST by WVNan (!)
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To: WVNan

OK


15 posted on 01/06/2012 8:27:42 PM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro

Thanks. You’re a sweetheart.


16 posted on 01/06/2012 9:44:05 PM PST by WVNan (!)
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To: Syncro

Did anybody mention this fact?

OBAMA”CARE” IS A MONOPOLY, AND THEREFORE VIOLATES THE ANTI-TRUST LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.


17 posted on 01/06/2012 9:46:29 PM PST by Graewoulf (( obama"care" violates the 1890 Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND is illegal by the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: onyx; Syncro; seekthetruth
Florida FReepers ROCK!

I think we had a good time in Tampa. My 10th Anniversary FreeRepublic hat, compliments of Syncro, made the night! Oh, next to meeting you, Onyx, of course!

18 posted on 01/07/2012 5:47:16 AM PST by Bushbacker1
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To: Syncro
We here at the Tea Party Express will continue to be guided by our motto of "Restore Liberty-Honor the Constitution" and our 6 basic principles:

No more bailouts
Reduce the size and intrusiveness of government
Stop raising our taxes
Repeal Obamacare
Cease out-of-control spending
Bring back American prosperity and jobs

Adding repeal of Dodd/Frank and the just passed NDA Act should be included in our list of principles. Whatcha think?

19 posted on 01/07/2012 5:54:00 AM PST by Bushbacker1
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To: WVNan

Yer derned right I am!

Oops, lol.

I meant to say very humbly, Thank you very much!


20 posted on 01/07/2012 7:47:25 AM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Bushbacker1
I think they would both be covered in Reduce the size and intrusiveness of government.

But they both need to be priorities, expecially (in my view) the Dud/Frank thingie

Here's a current article on NDAA

US: Only 1 In 4 Americans Approved National Defense Authorization Act – Poll

Written by: January 7, 2012

Only one in four likely voters (24%) say they approve of the National Defense Authorization Act, and only 4% say they strongly support it, according to a recent poll. The question of whether or not likely voters approve or disapprove of the NDAA was asked after the act was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives, but before signing by President Barack Obama on New Year’s Eve.

According to an IBOPE Zogby Interactive survey, Republicans (30%) are more likely to say they support the NDAA than Independents (22%) and Democrats (21%).

Critics of the act say it includes provisions to authorize the military to detain U.S. citizens without trial, while supporters say the wording is a hedge to help fight terrorism, according to the poll.

Additionally, thirty-eight percent of likely voters say they oppose the NDAA as it was approved by the House, while another 38% say they are not sure.

The IBOPE Zogby International survey of 2,310 likely voters was conducted from December 22-26. A sampling of IBOPE Zogby International’s online panel, which is representative of the adult population of the U.S., was invited to participate. Slight weights were added to region, party, age, race, religion, gender and education to more accurately reflect the population. The margin of error is +/- 2.1 percentage points. Margins of error are higher in sub-groups.


21 posted on 01/07/2012 8:02:10 AM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Bushbacker1

Glad you liked the hat, Bushbaker1!

It was a pleasure giving it to someone that appreciated it so much.

That was a GRATE time at the wing place that nite with such a fantastic group of people.

One of the highlights of the trip for me, hanging with Free Republic people!


22 posted on 01/07/2012 8:04:57 AM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: trooprally

bookmark


23 posted on 01/07/2012 9:30:14 AM PST by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: Syncro

Well it did shock me Syncro! As long as I’ve read your post that one threw me for a loop. But there has been so much craziness on FR the last couple of months, who knows.

I had gone to the TPX site and they were lamenting Bachmann leaving the race and didn’t mention any other candidate but Paul. So I made an asumption. (and you know what assuming does)

Sorry if I offended you.
PS, I have a slow leak in my brain. (no shit) maybe that’s what is the problem.


24 posted on 01/07/2012 9:36:49 AM PST by marty60
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To: marty60
I wasn't offended.

Just wanted to set the record straight

Got a link to TPX mentioning Paul?

Yea, that leak has been noticed a lot.

Just using this one account here now?

25 posted on 01/07/2012 10:10:54 AM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro

Yes, I got tired of being called a newbee or a troll. Finally remembered to pw. :-)


26 posted on 01/07/2012 10:17:36 AM PST by marty60
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To: Syncro

Indeed, and your tag line says it all. I can’t let go of the dream either. Praying for a miracle from God.


27 posted on 01/07/2012 12:03:50 PM PST by WVNan (!)
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To: Syncro
That was a GRATE time...

Are you saying we 'grated' on you? :)

28 posted on 01/08/2012 3:30:01 PM PST by Bushbacker1
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To: Bushbacker1
LOL!

Grate Minds Love Cheeze

29 posted on 01/08/2012 9:16:36 PM PST by Syncro (Sarah Palin, the unofficial Tea Party candidate for president--Virtual Jerusalem)
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To: Syncro
[Article] We here at the Tea Party Express will continue to be guided by our motto of "Restore Liberty-Honor the Constitution" and our 6 basic principles:




Speaker Boehner sidetracked and chumped the Tea Party Caucus on repeal of Obamacare.

He changed the subject to debt ceilings and appropriations levels and the budget -- and I didn't hear the word "Obamacare" come up all summer!

Boehner took Obamacare completely off the table, and the dirty little secret is that the Fortune 500 companies and the captains of the Republican Yacht Club (but I repeat myself) want Obamacare -- so they can wipe their company healthcare plans off the books, pocket the premiums, and throw their employees on the tender mercies of Obama's Soviet doctors and undertakers.

"What's good for General Bullmoose / Is good for the USA!"</off Al Capp>

30 posted on 01/09/2012 5:35:25 AM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: lentulusgracchus
Or, to quote an old Vietnam War movie,
"Sounds like a personal problem to me!"

31 posted on 01/09/2012 6:03:46 AM PST by lentulusgracchus
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