It's been 10 years since the Tea Party's miraculous rise from nowhere to forge a new chapter in American History. 10 years is a good milepost to take stock and look back. But before we look at the history we made, it is just as important to look at the friendships that were forged in the crucible of our freedom movement. It is in those friendships that the humanity of our movement lies and it is these friendships that will [...]
Remember a time when there was no Tea Party. Remember when there was no freedom movement that sliced and diced its way to relevance and influence? A movement that shook the wall of establishment politics until its very foundations cracked and crumbled. A decade ago, I remember feeling alone. And we all were alone separately without even a bridge to connect us. Next Month, we gather together for our summit in this our 10 anniversary edition of the intrepid and [...]
Our Tea Party freedom movement exploded on the national stage just in the nick of time. Like the cavalry, we arrived when the threat to our Republic was critically dire, spitting fire and brimming with passion. It has been a very engaging and tumultuous journey, and now, in our 10th year, we should take stock in what we have done, what we are doing and what we look to do. We should also look to one another. Many of us [...]
Reflections on February 19, 2009 by Deborah Giffin, Treasurer, Virginia Tea Party Where were you in February 2009? We you worried about the national debt? Were you worried about The Great Recession, keeping your home and job? Obama was sworn in as President January 20, and he signed the Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, $787 Billion, on February 17. On February 19, Rick Santelli of CNBC gave an epic rant regarding the Fed, markets, and money from the floor of [...]
As a reminder, the annual Lobby Day event in the Virginia General Assembly is tomorrow. We encourage everyone to attend! Main rally is from 11:00 - 12:00 noon.
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Jim Jordan is a founding member of the Freedom Caucus, the most conservative members of the House of Representatives. Now this great friend of the tea party has the chance to become the Speaker of the House and provide our country with fresh leadership. Leadership that will support President Trump, build the Wall, fix illegal immigration, and make America Great Again. But your Congressperson needs to hear from You! Below is the contact information to all the Republican Congressperson in [...]
We are excited to announce the release of our first group of local government ratings reports. While this initial focus is for the Shendoah Valley, we will be releasing other areas of the state over the next few months. Stay tuned here to learn about YOUR city/county; coming soon! See below for our press release. For July 18, 2018 Release July 18, 2018 VATP Committee Contact: Mark E. Daugherty [...]