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Concerned about Common Core?

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Please forward to all concerned parents in Pa.

Parents, Educators, School Board Members, 
Concerned about Common Core? 
Join our live statewide conference call on May 13th at 8:30pm. Call in phone # is 712-432-1500 access # 440409Learn more about Common Core and have your questions answered
What impact it will have on your children's education?Who will profit and at what cost to taxpayers and children?What is still to come as implementation of Common Core continues to be rolled out and what is at stake?What you can do? Parents,We are counting on you to spread the word. Please use facebook, twitter, email and text to get the word out to parents across the state about the call.   Suggestions for tweetPA parents concerned about #Commoncore? Live conference call 5/13 @ 8:30 712-432-1500 access 440409

What impact it will have on your children's education? #Commoncore? PA live conference call 5/13 @ 8:30 712-432-1500 access 440409

Who will profit and at what cost to taxpayers and children? #Commoncore? PA live conference call 5/13 @ 8:30 712-432-1500 access 440409

What you can do about #Commoncore? PA live conference call 5/13 @ 8:30712-432-1500 access 440409



 

 

First Friday Event- May 2nd CANDIDATES FORUM

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First Friday Event- May 2nd

CANDIDATES FORUM

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SECOND AMENDMENT PROTECTION



17th US Congressional District Republican Candidates Forum

Listen, Engage, Discuss, Question.

Meet and greet with candidates will follow forum

Matthew Connolly

Matthew Dietz

Dr. David Moylan


 

Matthew Connolly

David Moylan

 

Matthew Dietz

 



Winner of the May 20th GOP primary will challenge incumbent Congressman Matthew Cartwright (D) in November general election.  Attend even if this is not for your Congressman, since freedoms are not defined by voting districts.


How to Combat the Forces of Gun Control and Win!

Protecting your gun rights by the 2nd Amendment Action Committee

 

Everyone Welcome!

 


 

Friday May 2, 2014

7:00 – 9:00 PM (Doors Open at 6:30 PM)

Free Admission - Donations Welcome

Charles Chrin Community Center

4100 Green Pond Road, Easton, Pennsylvania 18045

LEHIGH VALLEY PROJECT 9-12 TEA PARTY GROUP

www.lvtp.org

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Not authorized by any candidate or candidate committee. The LVTP is an issue oriented educational group and does not endorse any individual candidate or political party.

 


 

Please remember to bring your donations to help. SUPPORT THE TROOPS

Support the Troops!

Our troops don't always receive or even have access to some of the things they need to make their lives more bearable while deployed overseas. Please bring your non-perishable donations to the meeting so they can be delivered to them directly.

For a list of needed items and more info please CLICK HERE

Support the Troops, INC.



LVTP meetings are open to everyone - upcoming 2014 meetings, Friday evenings:


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May 2nd, June6th, July 11th,  August 1st

Charles Chrin Community Center (Directions/Map-Link) 4100 Green Pond Road Palmer,PA 18045

Doors open at 6:30 * Meeting from 7pm to 9pm


 

Lehigh Valley Tea Party Meetings

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"WOW" describes April's First Friday Event...

The  monthly meetings of the Lehigh Valley Tea Party continue to attract a fantastic turn-out of patriots.  In April, attendees learned about the Convention of States (COS) movement from Roger Rinker and Sue McCarthy of COS in PA.  They provided a  comprehensive overview of the subject and answered audience questions.

Our members however are not "just an audience" but rather an active force against tyranny, an educated voter block for liberty, who took action!

Our members' concern for this issue resulted in 78 "We're Still Watching" postcards mailed to 16 different elected officials with personalized  messages asking them to support and lead on the issue of COS in PA.

Furthermore,  a follow-up letter was sent by the LVTP to all 16 state and federal level elected representatives of both Lehigh and Northampton counties further encouraging them to "Listen to We the People". (Read it here)

To help keep the heat turned up on COS in PA and for more information visit: conventionofstates.com

Become a 'front line soldier' on this issue - join the Liberty Amendments Action Committee.  Contact Michael Gross This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

The April meeting's second guest speaker was Libertarian Candidate for PA Governor, Ken Krawchuk who spoke about his book, Atlas Snubbed.  The book articulates some very bold and fresh ideas such as separating society from state.   Mr. Krawchuck also answered questions and definitely peaked members' interest with his remarks.

To purchase your own copy of Atlas Snubbed go to http://www.atlassnubbed.com/

NEXT - May 2nd Candidate Forum Event!  Plan to attend and participate.

Get to know the three GOP candidates as they battle it out for their party’s nomination to take on Democrat incumbent Matthew Cartwright in November to represent the 17th Congressional District.   Not your voting district ?  Remember  your freedoms are not defined by a voting district.

Watch for more details on the May meeting.


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Friday May 2nd, 2014

Charles Chrin Community Center (Directions/Map-Link) 4100 Green Pond Road Palmer,PA 18045

Doors open at 6:30 * Meeting from 7pm to 9pm


Last Updated on Saturday, April 19, 2014
 

School Property Tax Update and Action Item

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Last year we had a presentation from David Baldinger of the PENNSYLVANIA TAXPAYERS CYBER COALITION concerning school property tax elimination. Some of us even took a bus to Harrisburglogo to promote the importance of HB\SB 76 to our state legislators. David and concerned taxpayers across the state have been tirelessly pressing the case for tax elimination and anticipate committee voting to occur very shortly. Please read the message from David Baldinger reproduced below:


Exciting news!  Technical revisions to Senate Bill 76, the Property Tax Independence Act, have been completed and we anticipate a vote in the Senate Finance Committee very shortly.

Unfortunately, the well-heeled special interest opponents of SB 76 are also aware of the impending vote.  Last week a coordinated group of them began their opposition campaign with an extremely negative letter loaded with distortions that was sent to all Senate Finance Committee members to urge them to vote against the bill.  On the same day this organization held a media event to publicize their actions.

Senator David Argall, one of the SB 76 prime sponsors, said this about their opposition in the April 10 issue of PA Independent: “The current tax can make people homeless, and I can’t believe that these groups would be defending the status quo.”

The fight for enactment of the Property Tax Independence Act is truly a battle between the self-serving special interests that influence so much of today’s lawmaking and the ordinary taxpaying, grassroots citizens who crafted this legislation and want their voices to be heard.

Right now it is imperative that we do just that and do it loudly and clearly.  To effectively respond to this special interest attack on our homes and families we must let the members of the Senate Finance Committee know at once that we, the people, want the enactment SB 76 and expect them to support and vote for this legislation for the benefit of all Pennsylvanians.

ACTION ITEM:
Since time is critical, please write, email, call, or visit the members of the Senate Finance Committee IMMEDIATELY to strongly encourage them to vote for SB 76 in committee.  Since our goal is to gain support and not to make enemies, please keep all contacts courteous, respectful, and non-threatening but, at the same time, be firm with your request.  If you’d like, explain why this legislation is so important to you and how it will affect your family.

The list of the eleven Senate Finance Committee members is here: http://x.co/4KT4S.  Click on each of their names for contact information.

This is a crucial time for the future of SB 76, the Property Tax Independence Act, so PLEASE take a few moments to help with the effort.  I simply can’t stress strongly enough the importance of your participation. 

Please forward this message to everyone in your Pennsylvania email address book and spread the word about SB 76 wherever and whenever possible.  We can achieve enactment of this vital legislation but we need everyone’s help NOW!


David Baldinger
PTCC Administrator
www.ptcc.us



 

April General Meeting

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Friday April 4th, 2014

Charles Chrin Community Center (Directions/Map-Link) 4100 Green Pond Road Palmer,PA 18045

Doors open at 6:30 * Meeting from 7pm to 9pm


Have you heard talk of a Constitutional Convention?

What about a Convention Of States?

What does it all mean and how could it help, or hurt, America?

Join us for a spectacular presentation by Roger Rinker and Sue McCarthy from the Convention Of States in PA. There will be facts disseminated and questions answered. You’ll also have an opportunity to take action!

This is a General Membership Meeting of the Lehigh Valley Tea Party                (All are welcome*This is an open meeting)

This event is for educational purposes. The views expressed at this event are not necessarily those of the LVTP.


PLUS, You won’t want to miss author Ken Krawchuck, Libertarian candidate for Governor, discuss his book, ‘Atlas Snubbed.’

(The LVTP does not endorse candidates or political parties. This presentation is about the author’s book.)


 

Please remember to bring your donations to help. SUPPORT THE TROOPS

Support the Troops!Our troops don't always receive or even have access to some of the things they need tomake their lives more bearable while deployed overseas. Please bring your non-perishable donations to the meeting so they can be delivered to them directly.

For a list of needed items and more info please CLICK HERE

Support the Troops, INC.


 

Your Tax Dollars, Your Choice:

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How to Keep the Government out of Partisan Politics

Do you think it’s fair that the state government acts as a collections agent for government unions? Are you interested in learning more about Paycheck Protection which would eliminate this practice?

If you would like to hear more about what we can do to end this unfair system, please join us for our Paycheck Protection Townhall! The AFP - PA & Lehighton 9/12 Present Paycheck Protection Townhall.

Jennifer Stefano, AFP Pennsylvania State Director will be the featured speaker.

Complimentary desserts and coffee will be provided. Don’t miss this chance to attend! All the details are below for you to RSVP.


Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM Beaver Run Rod and Gun Club 676 Stewart Creek Rd Lehighton, PA 18235

Sign up for the Lehighton event here!

Last Updated on Thursday, March 20, 2014
 

As Heard on the Radio

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As Heard on the Radio

Hayden Phillips, Northampton County Councilman will be on Bobby Gunther Walsh this Monday, March 17, 2014 at 8:45 am to discuss the Northampton County Councils vote to spend $698,000.

You can hear it on 790AM WAEB. If you missed it, you can still hear it! Right HERE.

Last Updated on Monday, March 17, 2014
 

Meet Your New LVTP Executive Board‏

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Spring is beginning to show itself a little more each day. As the snow melts and the air slowly warms, tiny shoots of new growth will soon start to cover the earth. And so it is with our Tea Party group. It’s at this time each year when the Executive Board is renewed with fresh faces, bold ideas, and new vision for our future. This year's Executive Board members, listed in no particular order are Mr. Lynn Patnaude, Mrs. Arlene Klocek, Mr. Tony Simao, Mr. Tom Carroll, Dr. Christine Bongiorno, Mr. Dave Dahms, Mr. Mike Ciasulli, Mr. Bill Tunke, Mr. John Mattaboni, and Mr. Michael Gross. Serving as Vice Chairman is Mr. Tom Campione, and serving as Chairman is Mr. Ronnie DelBacco. ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it )

This year we will be reviewing our policy of “educate on issues only” and consider whether the board and the membership both wish to affect political change by taking an active role in the political process, which is currently prohibited only by our own doing. (section 1.03 of our by-laws) If a more active role is desired, we'll need to decide just how far we might wish to go. Depending upon those answers, we may or may not need to modify our corporate structure; however, no major decisions will be made without hearing from active members.  We therefore urge you to renew your membership (dues form is here) so that you will have a voice in this critical planning of our organization’s future as an active member.

This will be a year for action! In the coming weeks we will lay out a set of ambitious, but achievable goals for the LVTP. With each member finding his or her niche, and lending a hand to support, promote, and strengthen our founding principles we will be able to take the LVTP to the next level and establish our group as a role model for other Patriot groups around the country. By strengthening our Action Committees we will be more vocal, more visible, and most importantly more active.  

Mark your calendars now for the April 4th General Membership Event! Bring your family, bring your friends, and bring your neighbors too. Not only are we still watching,

WE'RE COMING FOR THEM!
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