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In recent days we've seen the vile, racially tinged attacks on tea party activists.
The Left is bitter. They know their ideology is failing to grow our economy. More importantly to them, they're losing with the American people. So with their poll numbers plummeting and liberal ideas failing they lash out in a vicious, personal manner hoping to whip up the liberal base, distract folks in the middle, and demonize us.
The good news: our fellow Americans are wise and their slash-and-burn strategy of resentment and hate will fail if we keep building our grassroots strength and continue delivering our message that free enterprise and limited government is the way to create jobs and bring back prosperity.
Our sister organization, AFP Foundation just completed its Running on Empty Tour, crisscrossing the nation (from Kalispell, Montana to Sarasota, Florida and from Roanoke, Virginia to Lincoln, Nebraska) and educating citizens about Obama's regulations and red tape that are driving up gas prices and utility bills while making every product we buy more expensive -- all to support the Left's global warming policy agenda. Citizens sent their gas bills to the President to let him know that his administration's policies are hurting working families.
The road ahead is challenging. We know that. But whoever said saving our great country was going to be easy!
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Thankfully, Representative Tim Scott has introduced H.R. 2587, which would stop the NLRB’s actions. Click here to urge your Member of Congress to support the bill.
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Activist of the Month - Stefani Buhajla
Stefani Buhajla of Fayetteville, Arkansas, has taken activism to a whole new level. In 2009, she was working as a constituent services intern for her Congressman. Around that time, she met AFP Arkansas State Director Teresa Oelke, and offered her time as a volunteer for AFP's "Hands Off My Health Care" project. She was soon volunteering for AFP on a regular basis, and was asked to attend AFP Foundation's annual Defending the American Dream Summit in Washington, D.C. She took the lessons she learned there, and at AFP Foundation's RightOnline Conference to heart.
Stefani began using Twitter (under the handle @stefanibuhajla) to spread news and information related to the conservative movement, and even set up a daily online e-newspaper called "Americans for Prosperity Daily." Stefani says that it's important for people to remember that you don't have to attend meetings to be an effective activist. You only have to effectively utilize social media. Stefani is a shining example of an activist who is daily making an impact on the political scene in her state.
Thank you Stefani, for all you do, and congratulations on being AFP's Activist of the Month.