Richard Viguerie on the Mount Vernon Statement
ConservativeHQ.com (Richard Viguerie) - "Hopefully, the Mount Vernon Statement will draw a line to clearly separate the principled conservatives from the majority of Washington politicians (Republican and Democratic) who want to continue to expand the reach, power, control, and influence of government at all levels."
Richard Viguerie's keynote speech to Leadership Tea Party
ConservativeHQ.com - Watch the YouTube video of Richard Viguerie's keynote speech to Leadership Tea Party in Dallas, Texas on January 29, 2010.
Only 21% say US Government has the consent of the governed
Rasmussen Reports - "The founding document of the United States, the Declaration of Independence, states that governments derive 'their just powers from the consent of the governed.' Today, however, just 21% of voters nationwide believe that the federal government enjoys the consent of the governed."
At CPAC, a new conservative order
Politico - Conservatives from all over America will gather in Washington today for the first day of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) -- and in contrast to recent years, there's a new spirit in the air, fueled by an infusion of new blood and new leaders (such as Rep. Michele Bachmann and Florida Senate candidate Marco Rubio).
Give the people the home court advantage
Washington Examiner - Ralph Benko presents a not-so-revolutionary idea on how to wrest our elected officials' attention away from the influence of lobbyists and Party leaders: have them conduct their voting business via new technologies right from their home offices.
Blogs move in on Old-Media territory
Forbes - With the continued rapid evolution of new transmission technologies and the public's increasing demand for information in real-time, blogs have challenged an in many ways supplanted traditional media in the world of news reporting. Such a transformation was foretold by Richard Viguerie and David Franke in their book America's Right Turn - and as they predicted, the change is happening literally before our eyes.
Tea Party Organizer Wins New York State Assembly Race
FOX News - We've known for some time that the Tea Party movement has had a major impact on elections in Virginia, New Jersey and Massachusetts, but a state race in New York is the first where a Tea Party organizer ran and won as an actual candidate.
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