- 2019-2020 Planning Meeting
Preventing big government from getting bigger and more tyrannical is a fight worth fighting. Come help us plan our next two years. We want your ideas how to make us more effective. RSVP by January 29th. (I need to give our headcount to Square 1.) We will be in the Square 1 meeting room in the back. Please arrive at 6:00 pm and get your food ordered before our meeting starts (at 6:30).
- American Dream Coalition Transportation Solutions for Tampa Bay
REGISTER TODAY at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/american-dream-coalition-transportation-solutions-in-tampa-bay-tickets-1461707005 for our exciting transportation conference to be held Saturday, August 4th, from9:30am to 3pm at the Holiday Inn, 3535 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, FL 33762. The venue has easy access from Pinellas, Hillsborough, and Pasco just minutes off I-275. Another 1% reckless transit sales tax hike boondoggle may potentially be on the November ballot. Equip yourself to defend against this unnecessary 14+% tax hike scheme with information from free market transportation/land use experts instead of deep pocketed special interests and central planners. Please join us for this informative event that will include a full course lunch and requires a paid registration. Register today at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/american-dream-coalition-transportation-solutions-in-tampa-bay-tickets-1461707005. Transportation experts currently committed to speak are Randal O’Toole, CATO Institute; Baruch Feigenbaum, Reason Foundation; Marc Scribner Competitive Enterprise Institute; John Charles, President and CEO of Cascade Policy Institute. There may be other speakers as well as we finalize the agenda. This is your opportunity to learn and ask questions and to hear from transportation experts on emerging technologies, transportation options, transit-oriented development and regionalism The American Dream Coalition (http://americandreamcoalition.org/?page_id=2) supports free enterprise solutions for transportation, mobility, land use and home ownership. The coalition publishes research and educational materials about housing, traffic congestion, transit, and similar issues. Please go to Eventbrite to register today to get the best price: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/american-dream-coalition-transportation-solutions-in-tampa-bay-tickets-1461707005
- Meet Sean Hannity, Ron DeSantis and Matt Gaetz in Tampa (Posted from Tampa 9-12)
Tickets going fast! Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/afternoon-with-hannity-tickets-47478209603. Plan to arrive at 1pm when doors open. We'd like to setup carpools from Carrollwood and Brandon at a place TBD. If you'd like to carpool with a fellow 912'er, please email Karen at [masked]. You can valet park at the hotel or use the public garage across the street on Florida Ave for $1.60/hr.
- Meet 2018 Candidates for School Board
As the 2018 Election nears, we will meet select candidates to decide which ones best represent our Tea Party Values. Join us May 31st to meet candidates for Hillsborough County School Board. Confirmed so far: Sally Harris (D2) and Kelso Tanner (D6). We will also discuss our process to produce a Tampa Tea Party Voting Guide. We begin with social time & food ordering at 6:00 PM. Please have all food orders in before 6:30 PM when our meeting begins. RSVP by Noon, May 30th so we know how many seats to set up.
- Celebrate The New Year with a Tampa Tea Party Happy Hour
Come celebrate the start of a new year. We'll share fond memories of 2017 and discuss opportunities for us to make a difference in 2018. Seasons 52 has a great Happy Hour - see their on-line menu: http://www.seasons52.com/happy-hour/fl/tampa-restaurant/4511 We have a semi-private area set aside for us. This will be a very informal event - casual attire is perfect. Feel free to invite friends, just be sure to include them in your RSVP number. It's important to have an accurate number so we have the right number of wait staff assigned to us. RSVP by Noon on January 4th.
- Join Tampa912 for "A Night With the Federalist Papers"
Dr. Gonzalez will be discussing his book, The Federalist Pages, and the insights he has gained about our nation's constitutional history and the steps needed to restore the Constitution to a document that will work in a manner the Framers intended. He will have copies of his The Federalist Pages available for purchase at our meeting. You can learn more about Dr. Gonzalez at http://www.thefederalistpages.com/about.html Also find his book at: https://www.amazon.com/FEDERALIST-PAGES-Constitutional-Restoring-Greatness/dp/1938842316 https://librivox.org/the-federalist-papers-by-alexander-hamilton-john-jay-and-james-madison/ Bring your neighbor, this is one you don't want to miss! "But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever." John Adams, letter to Abigail Adams, July 17, 1775
- Join S Pinellas 912 for NFL Stand Up for America Rally
- Attend Great Activist Training
The Foundation for Applied Conservative Leadership (FACL) presents Tampa Political Leadership School. This intensive 1-day training will teach you how to turn your conviction and passion into effective political action. Highly recommend this training - I attended a few years ago and put the training to use immediately. Cost is $50. Register by Sep 9th for early bird price: $40 ($25 for students). The fee includes an onsite lunch. Please register as soon as you can. Here's the link: https://www.faclevents.org/tampa-fl-1-day-23sep2017 Contact: Chris Shalosky ([masked])
- Meet Bob White, candidate for Florida Governor.
Tampa Tea Party and Tampa 912 invite you to meet Bob White, candidate for governor in 2018. Please see a short bio below. LOCATION CHANGE: We had to move the meeting due to a scheduling conflict with Bass Pro Shops. So we're back to our usual setup at Square 1: 6:00-6:30PM Social Time 6:30-8:00PM Meeting ** Please place all food orders prior to 6:30 to minimize meeting interruptions. Excepts from Bob White's campaign website: Bob White is a fourth generation Floridian with a passion for politics and an unwavering commitment to the Constitution and limited government. He serves as the Chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus of Florida (RLCFL), Chairman of the Republican Liberty Caucus of Central East Florida (RLCCEF) and is the founder and former Chairman of the Liberty Catalyst Fund (LCF). The Liberty Catalyst Fund is an electioneering communications organization whose mission is to educate voters on issues of liberty, freedom, constitutional integrity and limited government. The LCF works to promote candidates that demonstrate a commitment to these principles and oppose candidates that do not.
- Discuss 2018 Elections
This month, we are again co-hosting with Tampa 912. We'll hear from select candidates for local offices, discuss our expectations of candidates and look at potential opportunities to make a difference. Social time starts at 6:30. Meeting starts at 7:00.