Dec 032014
 

Executive Amnesty Alert

The Order. Recently President Obama announced he will invoke unprecedented executive powers to grant legal status and new protections to as many as 5 million illegal immigrants.

The executive order deemphasizes removal efforts for certain categories of entries, and provides temporary legal status for undocumented immigrants who have resided in the U.S. for more than five years and are the parent of either a citizen or green card holder. These unilateral policy changes provide amnesty for nearly half of the illegal immigrants currently living inside our borders.

 

Proper Course. Congress is considering several possible legislative responses, the most logical of which would be to defund the President’s lawless dictates by attaching a “funding limitation” to the next “must-pass” funding bill. In instances of an abuse of authority by the executive, it is incumbent upon the House of Representatives to use the power of the purse to restore the law. Continue reading »

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Dec 222014
 

ALL  JEFFERSON  AREA  MEMBERS  ARE WELCOME:

From the Virginia Tea Party Patriots:

The next Tea Party Messaging Team webinar will be Wednesday, January 7th at 8 p.m. ET.

Registration link below.

Our main presenter will be Bill Norton of Tea Party Patriots who will give us his latest insights into The Language of Liberty.   Bill teaches how to speak with words that are uplifting and appealing. The language of liberty, based on extensive poll-testing by Tea Party Patriots, is positive (not negative), and forward-thinking (thus dispelling the false notion the Tea Party is stuck in the past).  For those of you who saw Bill’s presentation at VTPPF’s November conference, he is always refining his material, so you won’t want to miss his newest discoveries.

We will begin with Carol Stopps, VTPPF’s CoLA Team Leader who will tell us about the federation’s messaging priorities for the upcoming Virginia legislative session.

LAST MONTH’S WEBINAR – WHAT YOU MISSED
•       Terms to avoid if you want to reach ordinary people

Best wishes,
-Chris Wright
–TPMT Leader

Please register for TPMT Webinar with Bill Norton TPP on Jan 7, 2015 8:00 PM EST at:
https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8884943820581484290

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

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Nov 072014
 
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YOU’RE INVITED!

The Jefferson Area Tea Party is hosting its third set of presentations in a series entitled “The Pros and Cons of Economic Development in Albemarle County” on Thursday evening, November 20 from 7:00 to 8:30 P.M. in Lane Auditorium – in the Albemarle County Office Building.

Local business owners will show how road projects have damaged their livelihood and how future losses can be avoided.

Projects include the Jefferson Park Avenue bridge replacement, the widening of McIntire Road at the Route 250 Bypass, and the upcoming Route 29/Rio Road interchange.

For further information contact Terry Cooper at (434) 202-8065

 

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Oct 262014
 

This article (http://mrc.org/media-reality-check/tv-news-blacks-out-years-bad-election-news-democrats) compares the major TV news networks’ coverage of the two parties’ various campaigns in two elections — the one in 2006 and the current one — over about a six-week period prior to each election.  If you don’t have time to read the article, at least click on the link and scroll down to view the bar graph.  This says it all:  The major news networks are happy to report on campaigns when Democrats are likely to win (as they did in 2006); but they ignore the campaigns when Republicans are favored to win!

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Oct 232014
 

The Miller Center on TV: Debuting Sunday, October 26 on PBS stations nationwide and the WORLD Channel
This episode of the Miller Center’s four-part debate series, “Beyond Gridlock,” explores whether our polarized political process no longer reflects the will of the American people. Debaters include MATT KIBBE, president of FreedomWorks; ERIC LIU, founder of Citizens University and former speechwriter for Bill Clinton; CHRISTOPHER PARKER, political science professor at the University of Washington; and GEORGE WILL, Pulitzer Prize-winning Fox News contributor.

The debate will air on:
•    WHTJ (Charlottesville)   Channel 41    Sunday, 10:30 a.m.
•    WCVE (Richmond)         Channel 23    Sunday, 10:30 a.m.
•    WVPT (Harrisonburg)    Channel 11     Sunday, 1:00 p.m.

Check your local listings; this debate will be broadcast on nearly 80 percent of all PBS stations. Starting October 24, video of this episode will also be available here.

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Oct 212014
 
xcard Immigration

(reposted from: Gateway Pundit)

Obama administration is planning to issue millions of new immigrant ID cards.
The federal program will move forward after the midterm elections.
xcard Immigration
US immigration released photos of the proposed ID cards for illegal immigrants.

The federal contract will plan for for up to 34 million cards.
Breitbart reported:

Despite no official action from the president ahead of the election, the Obama administration has quietly begun preparing to issue millions of work authorization permits, suggesting the implementation of a large-scale executive amnesty may have already begun.

Unnoticed until now, a draft solicitation for bids issued by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Oct. 6 says potential vendors must be capable of handling a “surge” scenario of 9 million id cards in one year “to support possible future immigration reform initiative requirements.”

 

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Oct 192014
 

While researching the Tea Party for an upcoming presentation, we’ve found a few clips that illustrate a variety of ways we can express our mission.  Here, rock star Ted Negent speaks about individual responsibility to monitor government:

 

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