I recently attended the announcement of a major media buy in Florida by Americans For Prosperity at their local office in Kissimmee, FL. Tim Phillips (@TimPhillipsAFP), President of Americans For Prosperity, and Slade O'Brien (@SladeOBrien), State Director for Americans For Prosperity - Florida spent time with me afterward discussing Obamacare, real solutions to our healthcare problems as well as the new set of ads that will be playing throughout Florida.
I want to talk, today, about a problem that’s occurring across the country. I hear it in academia, in the media, pop culture, and especially in politics – and we find it at the local, state and especially the federal level. At times you could attribute it to being accidental, maybe they don’t really understand – but more times than not, its purposeful.
Robert Levy, Chairman of the Cato Institute, penned an oped in the NY Times titled, The Limits of Nullification where he argues against the states using Nullification to push back against the Federal government. KrisAnne Hall, however, in agreement with the founders of our Republic, strongly disagrees.
I spent time with Bill Whittle at the Americans For Prosperity Defending The Dream Summit in Orlando, FL at Universal Studios where we discussed several areas where the tea party and grassroots groups are making a mistake.
From Breitbart.com, "Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) will honor former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton with this year’s Liberty Medal from the National Constitution Center. The award will be presented to Clinton on September 10th, the eve of the first anniversary of the terrorist attack on the United States mission in Benghazi that killed four Americans."
I had the honor and privilege of interviewing author Trevor Loudon at Americans For Prosperity's Defending the American Dream Summit where he made the claim, "I would estimate that there are at least 100 members of the US Congress and probably 30 members of the US Senate who would not pass a basic security test and FBI security clearance…because they are connect to radical Marxist groups".
After he spoke at Americans For Prosperity's Defending the American Dream Summit in Orlando, FL at Universal Studios on Saturday, August 31, 2013, Senator Ted Cruz rushed to Radio Row and joined me on American Patriots Radio for a brief interview. I was certainly honored to spend a couple minutes with him where we talked about the IRS, ObamaCare, squishy Republicans and the Restoration Tax Plan.
I attended Americans For Prosperity's ObamaCare protest today in front of Senator Bill Nelson's office in Orlando, FL. Patriots from several counties gathered from 12Noon to 1pm to ask Senator Nelson for an ObamaCare Exemption, similar to the one recently granted to he and his staff.
Do you have those days where your frustration builds and you find it hard to continue in our struggle to save our Republic? In today's show, for such a time as this, I share a story about an old man and a rock and I ask you to recommit yourself -- right here, right now -- to the mission.
On today's show, I not only go off on a major rant on the problems we face but I offer an answer to the age old question: What are you going to do about it? Join us in Orlando to learn from the best of the best in policy, activism and new media training from experts across the country.
Both Americans For Prosperity (AFP)'s annual events, RightOnline and the Defending The American Dream summits will be held in Orlando, FL at Universal Studios on August 30-31st.
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Speakers: Senator Ted Cruz, Senator Ron Johnson, Senator Marco Rubio, Arthur Brooks from AEI, Governor Bobby Jindal, Governor Rick Perry, Greg Gutfeld, Michelle Malkin, and MORE. Updated list here.
In today's episode of American Patriots Radio with @JasonWHoyt, I tackle the NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden's revelation about the Federal Government's surveillance program and what this means to civil liberties and why we should care.
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If you would have asked me last Monday what I had planned for my week, I never would have imagined what I would actually end up doing. Today's podcast includes my interview "On the Record" with Greta Van Susteren, with Glenn Beck in Dallas and with Becky Gerritson of the Wetumpka Tea Party as she's preparing to testify before ....
On Tuesday, May 28, 2013, I was honored to be invited as a guest on "On The Record" with Greta Van Susteren to talk about the DHS visiting and intimidating Tea Party events last week.
I mentioned during the interview that I believe there are multiple agencies involved just as Brandon Darby wrote in Breitbart.com on Catherine Engelbrecht's experiences with True The Vote as well as her personal family business. In the video below, she discusses what she's experienced on the Mike Huckabee show.
In addition, here is Representative Kevin Brady of Texas during the House Ways & Means Committee's time with Steven Miller of the IRS.
I created this YouTube Playlist as one of many necessary tools to stay motivated. For such a time as this, with the ups and downs of life in the form of successes and setbacks, it's important to stay motivated and continually fuel your mind with inspiration.
Please note: This Playlist changes often. When inspired by a video, I simply add it to the Playlist.
BOOKMARK THIS PAGE and visit often when you need inspiration.
December 23, 1776 - Thomas Paine "THESE are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph."
Ephesians 6:10-20 "Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people. Pray also for me, that whenever I speak, words may be given me so that I will fearlessly make known the mystery of the gospel, for which I am an ambassador in chains. Pray that I may declare it fearlessly, as I should."
I received the following in one of those forwarded emails that you typically receive from friends and family. This one, however, deserves to be documented in a blog post and shared via social media. Unfortunately, I do not know the name of the patriots in the photographs, nor do I know the original author of the email. To each, though, I thank you from the bottom of my heart.
Subject: A Love Story
A story in pictures you won't forget easily....
AND IT BEGINS . .FOCUS ON THE MAN IN THE FIRST PICTURE. . .IT'S HIM THROUGHOUT THE SERIES BELOW. . .GOD BLESS HIM.
If he is a hero...........She is an angel
"I could hardly keep the tears from falling!!!"
God has blessed us all, for he has put soldiers here to protect what we believe in!
THE FINAL INSPECTION
The Soldier stood and faced God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shining, Just as brightly as his brass. 'Step forward now, Soldier, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek? To My Church have you been true?' The soldier squared his shoulders and said, 'No, Lord, I guess I have not. Because those of us who carry guns, Can't always be a saint I've had to work most Sundays, And at times my talk was tough. And sometimes I've been violent, Because the world is awfully rough. But, I never took a penny, That wasn't mine to keep... Though I worked a lot of overtime, When the bills got just too steep. And I never passed a cry for help, Though at times I shook with fear.. And sometimes, God, forgive me, I've wept unmanly tears. I know I don't deserve a place, Among the people here. They never wanted me around, Except to calm their fears If you've a place for me here, Lord, It needn't be so grand. I never expected or had too much, But if you don't, I'll understand.
There was a silence all around the throne, Where the saints had often trod. As the Soldier waited quietly, For the judgment of his God.
'Step forward now, you Soldier, You've borne your burdens well. Walk peacefully on Heaven's streets, You've done your time in Hell.'
It's the Soldier, not the reporter Who has given us the Freedom of the Press. It's the Soldier, not the poet, Who has given us the Freedom of Speech. It's the Soldier, not the politicians That ensures our right to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness.. It's the Soldier who salutes the flag, Who serves beneath the flag, And whose coffin is draped by the flag.
If you care to offer the smallest token of recognition and appreciation for the Military, please pass this on and pray for our men and women who have served and are currently serving our country and pray for those who have given the ultimate sacrifice for freedom.
God Bless our troops their loved ones.
"Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness;" (Isaiah 5:20) Please take the time and look at these videos and SHARE this page with your family, friends, neighbors and co-workers. Please note; there's so much more evidence out there that we live in a backwards, illogical world that simply lacks common sense and a common decency towards our fellow man -- all occurring with a complete lack of will to solve the problems we face today.
I weep for future generations.
Murdering babies via abortion is okay.....while saying we have to confiscate guns to protect children. - TED - Conception to Birth Visualized - http://youtu.be/fKyljukBE70 - Obama's Shameless Use of Children - http://youtu.be/qXlNyZYFQg8 - Obama, "punished with a baby" - http://youtu.be/jszkPtsFH-k
Giving guns to Mexican drug cartels is okay.....while taking them from law abiding citizens. - Katie Pavlich on Fast & Furious - http://youtu.be/b3Ki3QBtqbU - 15 Yr Old Girl Explains the 2nds Amendment - http://youtu.be/Qb4_zeJbyAo
Benghazi isn't investigated.....while saying it doesn't matter now. - White House Benghazi Cover Up - http://youtu.be/zzcuQRiTlnQ - Hillary Clinton, What Difference Does It Make - http://youtu.be/t6rj9ms07l4 - White House Emails Reveal "really stupid cover up" - http://youtu.be/tA267ttgWvs
2 billion rounds of ammo are purchased.....while saying ....essentially nada. - Megyn Kelly Interviews CA Congressman - http://youtu.be/OIE_k_yFd5I
Illegal spying, kill lists and targeting Americans via drones is okay.....while saying its only to keep us safe. - ReasonTV: Cops with Drones - http://youtu.be/PX4oeZwwpqM - Rand Paul Filibuster Highlights: #StandWithRand - http://youtu.be/2-tuFD2RUPI
Giving tanks and f-16's to Egypt is okay.....while saying its in our national interests. - Sen. Rand Paul Floor Speech - http://youtu.be/Dm8APCgYpmw - Kerry & Obama Give Aid to Egypt - http://youtu.be/HA0z_ruYnK4
Spending more and more tax dollars is okay.....while saying it's necessary to reduce the debt. - VP Biden "Spend money to keep from going bankrupt" - http://youtu.be/LHFEcyUNBjg
Printing money is okay.....while saying it's necessary to stabilize the economy. - Tom Woods at the Ludwig Von Mises Institute on Sound Money - http://youtu.be/h-PxMzSyujw - The Creature from Jekyll Island - Federal Reserve - http://youtu.be/lu_VqX6J93k - LearnLiberty Answers Why Not Print More Money? - http://youtu.be/ZkyBnaYCUhw
Substantially increasing our national debt is okay.....while saying taxing the rich will be enough to pay for it. - Obama "Rich must pay their fair share. Its Math" - http://youtu.be/IFQoaF5KIcw - LearnLiberty Answers Will Taxing The Rich Balance the Budget? - http://youtu.be/FC5Gkox-1QY
Ignoring unfunded liabilities is okay.....while saying there's an account with your name on it. - LearnLiberty Answers Do We Have a Revenue or a Spending Problem? - http://youtu.be/pES9C7fX_Co - LearnLiberty Answers How Big is the US Debt? - http://youtu.be/Q-w-8fXzwQE
Allowing those who broke immigration laws to move ahead of those that are following the law.....while saying ....wait, what's the reason for that again? - Sen. Rand Paul "no new pathway to citizenship" - http://youtu.be/1q2qfQHe6ag
Raising taxes on those who create jobs is okay.....while record numbers leave the job force. - Obama Admits Raising Taxes Hurts the Economy - http://youtu.be/vKxqr5tr0fA - Thomas Sowell on Taxing the Rich - http://youtu.be/rc-bELgAowU
Groping the elderly and young children at airports is okay.....while saying its for our own protection. - TSA Strips Child and a 71 yr Old Man - http://youtu.be/w5fPdozaI30 - TSA Pulls Man's Pants Down - http://youtu.be/a7XCIvDpawI
Saying you have to take a drug test before earning money.....while saying its unconstitutional to take a drug test before getting welfare. - Debate Summed Up Here - http://youtu.be/WJDpJa-_xYw
Saying its important to secure the border.....while not doing a damn thing about it. - Speaker Boehner on Securing the Border - http://youtu.be/aKpOAiuS4ks - Gov. Jan Brewer on Obama's Border Signs - http://youtu.be/bzDlN7VLmXQ - CNN Report: Rancher Says Border Not Secure - http://youtu.be/9YkqnOVcO2k
Saying our national debt is too high.....while voting to increase the debt limit. - Ginni Thomas Interviewing Former Congressman Allen West (who voted for the debt limit increase) on the Seriousness of the Debt Limit - http://youtu.be/OvAwzUmocfU
Saying we need a balanced budget.....while voting for an unbalanced budget. - Paul Ryan's Budget Doesn't Balance for 25 Years - http://youtu.be/KwWgMcP5tDM - Paul Ryan Explains Why a Balanced Budget is Good for Jobs - http://youtu.be/dJhIQeuAB_E - Rand Paul Criticizes Paul Ryan's Budget - http://youtu.be/hNDepw7TOe0 - RNC Tribute Video to Ron Paul - http://youtu.be/E5kYudpL5JU
Saying we need to pass huge laws that the American people don't want.....while saying we need to pass them to find out what's in it. - Queen Pelosi In Her Own Words - http://youtu.be/hV-05TLiiLU - ReasonTV with Poll Numbers - http://youtu.be/0pWdW2v5Nkg
Swearing an oath to the Constitution.....while ignoring the Constitution. ....there's WAY too many videos to post on this one.
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As far as I'm concerned, "It's Too Late to Apologize".