On Tuesday, February 8th, Tea Party Express will be hosting a LIVE Town Hall at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. The event will be from 7:00 - 9:00 pm and the confirmed Members of Congress are Senator Rand Paul, Senator Mike Lee, Congresswoman Michele Bachmann, and Congressmen Steve King.This is the first of its kind event with members of the Senate and the House interacting with tea party constituents. The Members of Congress will be taking questions live from the audience, as well…See More
"The State Department has banned the import of LEGAL M1 rifles into the United States from South Korea citing they could fall into the hands of terrorists. This is a violation of the 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. M1 Rifles are perfectly…"
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Come join us at the Capitol Hill Suites Hotel for the kickoff of the "Take the Town Halls to Washington" rolling Townhall event. As a result of intense media interest the venue had to be moved. We are very sorry for any inconvenience but please note we have moved the start time to 7:30 to allow enought time for you to adjust your schedules. Details of the operation will be discussed and the strategy will be nailed down. Get ready for an adrenaline pumping 2 1/2 weeks. The new location is just 2…See More
The State Department has banned the import of LEGAL M1 rifles into the United States from South Korea citing they could fall into the hands of terrorists. This is a violation of the 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. M1 Rifles are perfectly legal for purchase and resale in the United States of America. I would like to hold a protest rally in front of the State Department in support of the 2nd Amendment. Your thoughts on this please. Hillary Clinton's direct line to the 7th floor of the State Dept. is 202-647-5291. Call and tell her she is in violation of the 2nd Amendment.
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Welcome aboard, Lee! Thanks for being a part of the Conscience of America and joining the fight to restore our Constitutional principles and freedom. Check out the site and feel free to join in. Be sure to bring your friends and fellow patriots along. We are launching the "Take the Town Halls to Washington" (sign up here on group page) effort and kickoff Mar 9th, please join us in Chantilly(events page) or on the webcast, details to be announced and be sure to follow #TH2DC on twitter
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Nationwide Tea Party Coalition - "Take The Town Halls To Washington"
MEMPHIS, Tennessee (March 5, 2010) - The Nationwide Tea Party Coalition is today announcing a new project, "Take The Town Halls To Washington", which is designed to bring tea party activists to Washington, DC during the month of March to meet, question and review the positions of approximately 60 Democrat members of the House of Representatives whose vote on the pending Health Care legislation has not yet been publicly announced. Tea Party Nation is a collaborating partner in the project.
Spokesman Mark A. Skoda, who is also Chairman of The Memphis TEA Party stated, "President Obama has indicated his willingness to ignore the people and force his bill through Congress using whatever means necessary. Our objective is to bring thousands of constituents to DC to meet with their representatives, capture their comments and produce a review of those positions on a daily basis. We believe that time is of the essence and the people need to understand where these representatives stand before any vote is taken."
Organizer, Michael Patrick Leahy further stated, "After more than a year of tea party resistance to the big government efforts of the Obama Administration, it all comes down to the next 3 weeks. The Administration has made it clear. They intend to ram down the Health Care takeover through a corrupt Congress by the end of this month, in direct defiance of the clearly expressed will of the American people.”
“It is time for every tea party activist across the country to consider dropping everything he or she is doing and join us in the most important battle of our life time. We need your energy, commitment, and efforts to make this succeed. We need you to consider coming to Washington during this 3 week period, and if you can’t come to Washington, be part of this project in your local area.”
A nationwide webcast is scheduled for Tuesday, March 9, 2010 with meetings in DC scheduled to begin the following day through March 31, 2010. Logistics are being coordinated for those coming to Washington and daily briefings and reviews are scheduled during the project. It is expected that visits will take place while Congress is in session from Monday through Friday.
The Nationwide Tea Party Coalition is an informal federation of thirty local tea parties from around the country who work collaboratively on important national projects. It was the group that organized the February 27, 2009 “Nationwide Chicago Tea Party” in 51 cities around the country that launched the Tea Party Movement, as well as the April 15, 2009 Tax Day Tea Party, where 1 million tea party activists attended events in over 900 cities.