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Updated: May 28, 2017
On Behalf of a Grateful Nation
"Guard with jealous attention the public liberty.
Suspect every one who approaches that jewel.
Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force.
Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined."
--Patrick Henry, 1788
courtesy Patriot Post
of Selected Events
When two times are listed,
the second is the actual meeting time
Why not come early? Shmooze, network, meet/greet -- rub elbows with like-minded Patriots like yourself!
May 20, Saturday
Tech Roanoke Conference
- - Political Data Central - -
Red Lion downtown
Click here to buy your tickets
1433 NW Sammamish Rd
meets on 1st Thursdays
Click here for map
June 1, Thursday, 6:30/7:00 pm
Tea Party Patriots
Fairwood Country Club
17070 - 140th Ave SE, Renton 98058
Click here to E-mail Maureen or call 253-334-6762 for info
meets on 1st Thursdays
June 6, Tuesday, 6:00/6:45 pm
Eastside Republican Club
dinner: 6 pm; program at 6:45
For planning purposes,
please RSVP here for dinner
3225 158th Ave SE
A great way to meet other Right-wingers!
meets on 1st Tuesdays
Click here for details
June 19, Monday 6:30/7:00 pm
Fifth District PCO Meeting
Issaquah Police Station
130 E Sunset Way
Future meetings: July 17
For map, click here and paste the address in your browser
June 21, Wednesday, 12:00 noon
Cascade Republican Women
Art Sale & Silent Auction
Duane Davidson, State Treasurer
New Ideas and a Statewide Perspective
also Dee Drewry, President, Washington State Federation of Republican Women
and Tim Eyman -- hot topics & license tabs
TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Golf Club
36005 SE Ridge Street
Click HERE for information on this special event!
meets on 3rd Wednesdays except Jul-Aug
June 28, Wednesday, 7:00-9:00 pm
Property Rights 911
presented by COOMWA
Wine & Dessert Event
Black Diamond Gardens
26130 SE Green Valley Road
Black Diamond 98010
Proceeds to go to CAPR
Your $10 donation includes a glass of vino
Call Betsy Howe for info: 253-569-9833
or e-mail COOMWA (click)
"Hello. We're your new neighbors.
We're 'offended' -- Move your pig farm!"
The farmer's reaction is great! (Fox News)
Gun Control for Dummies *click for video*
How well do you know your country?
Click here for Bill O'Reilly's quiz
Mike Lee's New Book
"Our Lost Constitution"
In paperback -- easily readable
Against a new
"assault weapons" ban
The Undeniable Truth that
Israel Haters Will Never Admit
Do you have something new you'd like to share in this space?
Click here to e-mail your material -- we're always looking for good stuff!
Remember, we're the party of deep thought, and good cheer. And patriotic! So give it to us!
Another great book! Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates:
The Forgotten War that Changed American History * click *
by Brian Kilmeade (of Fox News)
"If a nation expects to be ignorant and free in a state of civilization,
it expects what never was and never will be"
All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.
Special Report: the Two Sides of Islam (click)
"Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. What we obtain
too cheap, we esteem too lightly; it is dearness only that gives everything its value. I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from
distress and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will
pursue his principles unto death."
--Thomas Paine in The American Crisis, 1776
Breitbart: 48 Reasons To Distrust and Despise the Media -- Click here for link
"No people will tamely surrender their Liberties,
nor can any be easily subdued, when knowledge is diffused and Virtue is preserved. On the Contrary, when People are universally ignorant, and debauched in
their Manners, they will sink under their own weight without the Aid of foreign Invaders."
--Samuel Adams, letter to James Warren, 1775
"The source of the government's authority is 'the consent of the governed.' This means that the government is not the ruler, but the servant or agent
of the citizens" -- Ayn Rand,
"The change we seek has always required great struggle and great sacrifice." - - Barack Hussein Obama
"The man who speaks to you of sacrifice, speaks of slaves and masters. And intends to be the master."- - - Ayn Rand
Here's the whole quote: "It stands to reason that where there's sacrifice, there's someone collecting sacrificial offerings. Where there's service, there's someone
being served. The man who speaks to you of sacrifice, speaks of slaves and masters. And intends to be the master."
The Fountainhead, 1943.
"The origin and outset of the American Republic
contain lessons of which posterity ought not to be deprived."
--James Madison, to William Eustis, 1819
What Were They Thinking? The Founders' Thoughts Behind the Constitution
Read The Federalist Papers
Hillsdale College FREE on-line course * click *
"If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.
If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be administered by men over
men, the great difficulty lies in this: you must first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself."
James Madison, Federalist #51
Written between October 1787 and August 1788, The Federalist Papers is a collection of newspaper essays written in defense of the Constitution. Writing
under the penname Publius, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay explain the merits of the proposed Constitution, while confronting objections
raised by its opponents. Thomas Jefferson described the work as "the best commentary on the principles of government, which ever was written."
Paul A. Rahe, Professor of History, Hillsdale College
--- see Project Gutenberg -- many books free on-line * click *
Get grounded! Click HERE for links to our founding documents
"The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting an inexperienced man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier
to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgement to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man
for their president. The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America. Blaming the prince of the fools
should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince. The Republic can survive a Barack Obama. It is less likely to survive a multitude
of fools such as those who made him their president."
"The philosophy of gun control: Teenagers are roaring through town at 90MPH,
where the speed limit is 25.
Your solution is to lower the speed limit to 20."
- Sam Cohen (inventor of the neutron bomb)
"A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms
and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government."
-- George Washington
LIFE IS LIKE A COIN.
You can choose to spend it any way you wish,
But you can only spend it once.
"Democracy tends to ignore, even deny, threats to its existence because it loathes doing what is needed to counter them. It awakens only when the danger
becomes deadly, imminent, evident. By then, either there is too little time left for it to save itself, or the price of survival has become crushingly high."
Jean-Francois Revel - (1924-2006) French politician, journalist, author, philosopher
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