A Clarion Call to True Patriots

My friends and Fellow Patriots,

It is now official.

We have a Nominee for President and Vice President.

Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan were officially placed in nomination at the Republican National Convention yesterday in Tampa Florida.

No more conjecture. No more grasping at straws or hanging by threads hoping that somehow, someone else would be nominated.

We, as conservatives, have one chance. One chance to start the process of restoration. We have One chance to start the process of rebuilding this nation. We have one chance to begin again.

One chance.

While we applaud those who, over the long and sometimes contentious primary season and through the weeks leading to yesterday’s roll call vote in Tampa, who steadfastly supported various candidates in their efforts, those campaigns did not bear fruit.

For my part, as an early endorser of Newt Gingrich, and as one who, before that, had held out hope of an Allen West candidacy, I put aside my own adherence to a single candidate for the greater needs of this nation.

As a Patriot, a Tea Party Patriot, a student of history and a Reagan Conservative, I know that no single president or single election will finish what must be done to restore this nation to its rightful place as a world leader and economic power.

This election, on November 6th, 2012 is no exception.

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The Weekend Edition: Tea Party Roots and the Convention

This weekend, we stand on the doorstep of the 2012 Republican Convention.

That convention will begin on Monday, come rain or shine…Hurricane or not In Tampa and just like the expected weather, the event itself will be somewhat stormy.

Not every Republican is happy with the event because not every Republican is happy that Mitt Romney will officially become the GOP Nominee.

Various factions of the Tea Party are holding out hope that their choice, somehow, will become the nominee.

Such is the nature of the Tea Party with which I am proud to identify.

In those early months of the Tea Party, liberals tried, in vein, to label us as everything from racists to angry mobs, to ready for the padded rooms at Bellevue.

But, do you remember the first label? The very first one so falsely attributed to the Tea Party?

Astroturf.

It was April 15th, 2009. TAX DAY. That’s when Nancy Pelosi stepped to a microphone and stated, “This [tea party] initiative is funded by the high end — we call call it astroturf, it’s not really a grassroots movement. It’s astroturf by some of the wealthiest people in America to keep the focus on tax cuts for the rich instead of for the great middle class. “

Astroturf.  NOT a real grassroots movement.

Some of the wealthiest people in America trying to keep the focus on tax cuts for the rich.

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Screw Business as Usual…A Fire and Brimstone Strategy

It’s going to be an ugly campaign. We all know it and we’re ready for it but it’s going to the ugliest and nastiest and dirtiest campaign in history.

Regardless of whom the GOP nominee turns out to be, why NOT take the early lead?

If the GOP Nominee takes this advice, it will send a clear message to the Republican establishment that conservatives aren’t going to do business as usual any more. It would shake the establishment and pull together conservative voters.

Even if the establishment candidate, Romney, becomes the nominee and adopts this measure, HE would pull together the conservative vote.

Here is a little something else this would do…It would shake the Obama campaign to its core.

As soon as the 1,144 delegates are in hand, WHOEVER garners them either at the convention or before…put this into motion.

Rather than a leisurely march toward a VP nominee or a surprise VP announcement like we got in 2008, vet the possible VPs NOW and stand ready to announce the running mate in a nationally televised press conference the day after the delegates are in hand.

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