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Minnesota Tea Party Patriots

May 14, 2009

Minnesota Tea Party

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS -GET INVOLVED

The number one asked question is What’s Next? The time has come for the next steps. The time has come to step forward and get involved again. Tea Party Patriots is a grassroots organization lead by all the people involved. Take some time to read over this post and figure out a place you can get plugged in to help out between now and our next big event on the 4th of July. Some immediate needs:

-July 4th Tea Party Organizers
-District Coordinators
-Bloggers
-Twitter
-Technology Trainers
-Constitutional Class Instructors

Please read over the descriptions and contact us at info@mnteapartypatriots.org

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS – WHO WE ARE

Tea Party Patriots is a non partisan grassroots organization that is centered around supporting the individual tea parties throughout Minnesota and the nation. We share the common core values of tea party participants throughout the nation: Fiscal Responsibility, Limited Government and Free Markets. The Tea Party Patriots mission is to bring together like-minded individuals, educate and inform others about the core values and to secure public policy and elected officials consistent with those values.

The official website of the nationwide Tea Party Patriots goes into more detail about the movement. An important note this is not a top down organization but rather a bottom up organization where the direction, message and methodology are driven from the ground up. The real leaders of the tea party are all the local organizers throughout the country as the most effective tea party work is done at the local level.

The state and national coordinators of Tea Party Patriots exist only to help the local organizers and to facilitate common messages and communication. The national organizers are also local tea party coordinators who were involved from the beginning with the coordination of a nation wide effort of locally organized groups of patriots coming together for a common cause.

The Tea Party Movement was created spontaneously by patriots across the nation who joined together to say “Enough!” and it is those patriots unified around a common message that will help keep the government of America limited and fiscally sound. Thank you for joining us and we are excited to work together.

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS MOVING FORWARD

Thanks to everyone who came out for the April 15th Tea Parties throughout the state. We had great turnout! Now it is time to keep the momentum moving forward as we head into the summer events and keep the tea party movement growing.

One of the most common questions we hear is “What’s Next?” Everyone is excited to keep the momentum moving forward and affect real change in our state and nation. We have several events coming up and many ways you can get involved.

The tea party movement is at its heart and soul a grassroots movement. That means it can not be done without each and every one of you engaged in your community. April 15th was such a success because patriots across the state joined and worked together for a common goal. As the movement moves forward and grows the organizational needs expand and more people will need to step forward and help out.

Over the next few days we will be posting many opportunities and ways for you to get involved in your neighborhoods, communities and across the state of Minnesota. We are here to help facilitate all of you in our common fight for a government that values fiscal responsibility, limited government and free markets.

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Dumb down or raise the stakes, that is the question.

March 18, 2009

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http://mnasa.typepad.com/voice_of_mn_education/

“THERE IS NO WAY OUT OF THE BUDGET SHORTFALL WITHOUT BOTH A TAX INCREASE AND MAJOR CUTBACKS. YOU NEED TO BROADCAST THESE MESSAGES IN YOUR COMMUNITIES:

“It baffles me that the MN Chamber of Commerce insists that the math test become high stakes when not one single one of the world leading countries in education (Finland, Great Britian, Singapore, etc) use high stake graduation tests. They fail to recognize the eventual political kickback that will be set off if 3500-5000 students are denied graduation in 15 months from now. And those kids won’t just be poor kids. Some will be the children of the members of the local members of the Chambers of Commerce.”