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  • Immigrants keep up the fight, even as Florida crack-down bills founder

    04/26/2011 6:24:29 PM PDT · by moonshinner_09 · 12 replies
    Palm Beach Post ^ | April 26, 2011 | Dara Kam
    TALLAHASSEE — Hundreds of immigrants, some in the country illegally, and their children are swarming the Capitol this week to plead with lawmakers not to break up their families. Lining hallways, crowding into elevators and praying outside the Florida House and Senate chambers, immigrants -- including two bus loads from Palm Beach County on Tuesday -- are staging an all-out push in the final two weeks of the legislative session to keep an Arizona-style immigration reform from becoming a reality. In tow are children of all ages whose parents are illegal immigrants and who have been deported or are in...
  • Good Friday at Walter Reed - Week 314, April 22, 2011

    04/23/2011 11:51:42 AM PDT · by kburi · 15 replies
    April 23, 2011 | Kburi
    Last night was soggy with temperature in the high 40’s. The rain meant that the MOAB, Mother Of All Banners, and Flag Row were safe and dry in their holders until next Friday. However, Flag Row was covered by smaller flags all night. Easter weekend means that there was no dinner bus. It also means that many people in the DC area are out of town on Easter break. Traffic was considerably lighter and only a few cars were entering and leaving Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Because of the rain,our umbrellas were up. Jessica started with a pink...
  • New Black Panthers Plan Massive Egypt-Style Protest & Boycott of ‘Non-Blacks’

    04/22/2011 5:59:41 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 104 replies
    The Blaze ^ | April 19, 2011 | Jonathon M. Seidl,
    The New Black Panther Party, the racist and radical black power group, has a big day ahead of it this coming Saturday. According to its website, it’s planning a massive 60-city “showdown.” And the day of rage will include a protest of “non-black” businesses. The group says it’s establishing a home base at an office building in Harlem, an area it’s modeling after revolutionary ground zero in Egypt. The site goes on to explain why its rallying: As in other revolutions, protests and uprisings going on around the earth, a showdown is looming for Saturday April 23rd as marchers with...
  • A Good Night at Walter Reed! - Week 313, April 15, 2011

    04/22/2011 9:12:18 AM PDT · by kburi · 16 replies
    April 22, 2011 | Kburi
    On the 313th consecutive Friday night, it was a quiet and pleasant evening at the front gates of Walter Reed. We had a good group with a lot of waves and honks from the passing cars. It was a break from the hectic pace of the past several weeks. In the 6th anniversary after action report, we should have mentioned that the George Washington University Young Republicans, who were there, were following a tradition of joining us. Over the past 5 years, the GWU Young Republicans Club has joined the Friday night support the troops rally, either 1 or...
  • Unity Rally at the Capitol Monday April 18 (Sacramento)

    04/17/2011 3:26:48 PM PDT · by American Preservative · 2 replies
    teapartyunited.us ^ | April 14, 2011 | We The People
    Monday, April 18, 2011, from noon until 4pm, grassroot organizations from across the state will come together to "Reclaim America, United." Sponsors of this event are Citizens Reclaiming Constitutional Liberty PAC (CRCLPAC) and Tea Party United. This years event will not only focus on the United States' ever growing budget, but will show that the Tea Party Movement is United in order to claim Victory in 2012. Grassroot organizations from across Northern California are coming out to attend and share information with their fellow grassroots activists to be taken back and implemented in their own communities after the event is...
  • Could Obama raise $7 million-plus in next week's 24-hour California swing?

    04/16/2011 5:57:26 PM PDT · by American Preservative · 19 replies · 1+ views
    sfgate.com ^ | April 15, 2011 | Carla Marinucci
    President Barack Obama's packed April 20-21 San Francisco/Los Angeles fundraising calender may net him and the Democratic National Committee upwards of $7 million, according to our calculations of events as described by party insiders. Here's the April 20 San Francisco rundown for the president: *Big ticket dinner: The high end $35,800-a-seat dinner slots -- there were 60 exclusive seats in San Francisco -- have quickly sold out -- despite that initial "sticker shock" we told you about. The take: $2.1 million. Those who get into the Pacific Heights home of salesforce.com CEO Mark Benioff -- a residence that used to...
  • Several Arkansas Events (Tea Party Rallys and stuff)

    04/13/2011 1:08:02 PM PDT · by pulaskibush · 1 replies
    04132011 | me
    Dear Fellow Republican, If you live in west Pulaski County, you might be interested in coming to the Wednesday, April 13 meeting at Thompson Library (on Rahling Rd) at 6:30pm. Find out about the 2012 elections. Learn what has happened in our Legislature. This will be an informational meeting; questions can be asked. Todd Sharp (Pulaski County Rep.Committee 1st VP) will talk. The meeting will end sharply at 7:30 pm. the 2012 elections are crucial! Thanks, Joanne Douglas PCRC 2nd VP cell: 501-352-7272 ____________________________ Friday, April 15 · 4:30pm - 6:30pm Location Arkansas State Capitol Woodlane & Capitol, Little Rock,...
  • Fort Lauderdale 2011 Tea Party Tax Day Rally

    04/08/2011 12:42:24 PM PDT · by AnyStreetFL · 4 replies
    Fort Lauderdale Tea Party / 912 War Room ^ | 04/08/2011 | Fort Lauderdale Tea Party
    Friday, April 15 · 4:00pm - 6:30pm This event is being organized, assisted, and supported by local Conservatives, Tea Party, GOP, Democrats, Independents, 9/12 Project, and other local Grass roots organizations in Broward County. Just like the last two years we will meet April 15, 2011 at 4 PM to dusk to VOICE our disapproval of the current tax rates, crazy Gov. spending, and the national debt we were all forced into. Please bring a sign, flag, bull horn and be respectful to those around you. Civility is what separates us from the animals :-D When you leave please pick...
  • TEA Party Rally April 16th ~ AFP & other WI Patriot Groups (Madison WI, Capitol, Noon)

    04/11/2011 2:37:54 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 6 replies · 1+ views
    Time Saturday, April 16 · 12:00pm - 1:30pm Location- WI State Capitol in Madistan, WI Speakers include Vicki Mckenna and Tony Katz. Mark Belling may also be there. Link to facebook event http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=164799016908247
  • 6th Anniversary Report at Walter Reed! - Week 312, April 8, 2011

    04/10/2011 6:15:06 AM PDT · by kburi · 20 replies
    April 10, 2011 | Kburi
    Tonight, the 6 year anniversary of supporting the wounded warriors at Walter Reed, was a special night. It was the 312th consecutive Friday night that Free Republic members, Protest Warriors, lurkers and visitors have stood at the front gates to counter the anti-war group down the street. Even though it was a chilly and rainy evening, spirits were high with some familiar faces and some new Freepers joining us. Mr and Mrs Trooprally coordinated two tents as shelter with plenty of BBQ, pizza, hot drinks and cookies to feed the crowd of 30 plus. With the corners fully manned...
  • TEA PARTIES Friday, April 15 in San Francisco Bay Area

    04/09/2011 7:52:56 PM PDT · by American Preservative · 5 replies
    ksfo.com ^ | April 2011
    Info here >> http://www.ksfo.com/Article.asp?id=2155622 here >> bayareapatriots.comand here >> tppsv.com SAN FRANCISCO - JUSTIN HERMAN PLAZA - 4-7 PM with Barbara Simpson SAN JOSE - Cesar Chavez Park - 4-7 PM with Brian Sussman
  • Tea Party rallies for Arizona-style immigration law at the Capitol

    04/04/2011 10:37:30 PM PDT · by American Preservative · 7 replies
    sfgate.com ^ | April 4, 2011 | Wyatt Buchanan
    An Arizona-like law to combat illegal immigration has a snowball's chance in Phoenix of passing the California Legislature, but freshman Assemblyman Tim Donnelly, R-Twin Peaks (San Bernardino County) is giving it a shot. Donnelly, who has patrolled the California-Mexico border as part of the militant Minutemen citizen group, held a rally at the Capitol today for his bill, AB26. The bill would make a number of changes in state law, including requiring law enforcement to verify the immigration status of anyone who is arrested and suspected of being in the country illegally. It also would make it illegal to limit...
  • 'Cut Spending Now' Event at the Capitol

    04/03/2011 8:55:24 AM PDT · by Starboard · 14 replies
    Americans for Prosperity ^ | April 3, 2011 | Starboard
    Wednesday, April 6th in Washington, DC to tell the Budget Committee to Cut Spending Now. Confirmed speakers: Rep. Michele Bachmann, Rep. Mike Pence, and more.
  • The Friday Before April 8, the 6th Anniversary at Walter Reed! - Week 311, April 1, 2011

    04/04/2011 7:45:52 AM PDT · by kburi · 5 replies
    April 4, 2011 | Kburi
    Another damp evening made cold by the wind. Traffic was constant as were the honks and waves Speaking of waves one car slowed down and an older woman wagged her finger at Trooprally. Her car continued slowly south across the entrance to WR and stopped in front of RonGKirby. For a full ten seconds she gave the finger to RonG before remembering where she was and drove on. A throwback from the 60’s? Let’s see if she repeats that behavior next week. Ten Freepers were joined by two visitors from the Aleethia Foundation: Hal Koster, Founder and President, and...
  • Reid jabs Tea Party: 'There were tens of them' at DC rally

    04/02/2011 5:59:14 AM PDT · by Libloather · 65 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4/01/11 | Jordan Fabian
    Reid jabs Tea Party: 'There were tens of them' at DC rallyBy Jordan Fabian - 04/01/11 11:52 AM ET Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Friday ridiculed the size of the crowd at a Tea Party rally on Capitol Hill for deep spending cuts. No more than a couple of hundred activists showed up for the Washington demonstration, many fewer than past Tea Party rallies in the nation's capital. "There were tens of them here yesterday. That’s a chosen word, tens of them," Reid said on a conference call with reporters. Reid and his fellow Senate Democrats have repeatedly...
  • Flash!!! Congress Approves Funds For Iconic Statues….. - April 1, 2011, Week 311

    04/01/2011 7:21:51 PM PDT · by kburi · 11 replies
    April 1st, 2011 | Kburi
    Â…..of Two DC Chapter Members of Free Republic ! Shockingly, an agreement has been reached between the House and US Senate! This agreement allocates a portion of unused stimulus funds to erect two iconic statues honoring the six consecutive years during which the DC Chapter led Friday night troop support rallies outside the Walter Reed Army Medical Center gate. President B Hussein Obama refrained from commenting, but assured the American people he would give careful consideration on whether to sign the legislation after first conferring with his teleprompter and then deliberating over a few rounds of golf, vacationing in...
  • FREEDOM JAMBOREE - LEAVENWORTH 10 FREEDOM RIDE, KANSAS CITY, 09/30 - 10/01

    04/01/2011 8:20:35 AM PDT · by seekthetruth · 109 replies · 1+ views
    Freedom Jamboree ^ | 04/01/2011 | seekthetruth
    FREEDOM JAMBOREE, THE NATIONAL TEA PARTY STRAW POLL CONVENTION & LEAVENWORTH 10 FREEDOM RIDE Freedom Jamboree is a coalition of grassroots, independent Tea Party and conservative community organizers from around the country, completely independent of any national Tea Party umbrella organization. Freedom Jamboree sent invitations to all national Tea Party potential candidates for 2012 in mid-January, and will invite any new candidates that announce their candidacy in the next few months. Invitations were sent only to those who have supported the Tea Party movement and its Constitutional principles by both word and deed. Many of them already accepted and many...
  • Tea Party group: 'Cut it or shut it'

    03/31/2011 3:17:49 PM PDT · by Qbert · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/31/11 | Russell Berman
    A small but vocal group of Tea Party activists gathered outside the Capitol on Thursday to urge House Republican leaders to hold the line and push for deeper spending cuts in the federal budget. Chanting, “Cut it or shut it” and “We want less,” the activists directed their ire at Senate Democrats, arguing that the cuts they have demanded are not “extreme,” but necessary to right the nation’s fiscal ship. House GOP leaders “are doing the right thing in changing the direction of spending, but they’ve got to go further,” said Colin Hanna, president of Let Freedom Ring, a conservative...
  • Speakers List updated for 3rd Annual Denver Tax Day Tea Party

    03/25/2011 8:46:58 PM PDT · by invaderzim · 6 replies
    Hear Us Now ^ | 03.25.11 | Hear Us Now
    The speakers list for the 3rd Annual Tax Day Tea Party has been updated for those who are interested.
  • Tax Day Tea Party April 15th (Call to action)

    03/23/2011 2:38:48 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 3 replies
    This is a call out to all those having or planning Tax Day Tea Parties. As we know, on April 4th, the Unions, Socialists, communists, extremist Islamic elements, antiwar groups, and other leftist groups are holding a rally to spit on reform and at America. We must have a strong response on the 15th to show America that the silent majority is NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE.