Honor Flight Fundraiser October 7
A fundraiser benefiting Southeast Honor Flight. Watch the documentary film taht holds the Guinness record for the largest attendance at a film screening.
Senate Candidate Ron DeSantis pumps up Abacoa
A Sunday brunch at Abacoa - not the typical time for a chapter meeting, but a good time to get to know Florida Senate candidate Ron DeSantis. First elected to Congress in 2012, Ron represents Florida district 6, a coastal district stretching from south of Jacksonville to New Symrna Beach, and certainly has tea party roots. He was a frequent visitor to 912 and tea party groups throughout the state before his election, and visited us in Abacoa in February 2012. See: Ron DeSantis on the founding fathers’ views versus the administration’s As a Congressman, Ron has been an ...
Heritage Action Candidate Forum
Last week in Greenville, South Carolina, Heritage Action hosted a Presidential Candidate Forum at which 10 of the Republican candidates participated. Unlike the two cable news debates, this event avoided pitting the candidates against each other, and actually focused on policy. Heritage Action Sentinel Program This forum occurred during the annual meeting of the Heritage Action Sentinel program, which is the grass-roots arm of the Heritage Foundation. Combining the think-tank and lobbyist muscle of Heritage with a nation-wide grass-roots army of Sentinels is becoming a very effective way of advancing the Conservative agenda. If you would like ...
Freedomworks 9/12 Summit Spotlights Freedom Caucus
Glenn Beck, who ended the 9/12 Freedomworks event in Orlando by announcing that Ted Cruz had won 41% in a straw poll of the thousands of attendees, at first joked that Donald Trump had won. (Trump actually came in third with 8%, and Ben Carson was second with 12%). The groans in the audience indicated that many prefer the steadfast conservatism of Cruz over the Trump phenomenon. I mention this first, as it is indicative of the difficult year that is to come. Glenn Beck also believes it will be a difficult year, even comparing it to 1968. ...
Public Hearing on the County Budget – What to expect
On Tuesday, September 8 at 6 PM, the county commission will meet to consider the 2016 budget in the first of two meetings to set the millage rate. In the June workshop, before the county valuations were adjusted upward slightly, flat millage projections yielded $724.8M in property taxes – an 8.6% increase over last years budget. With the new valuations, the yield became $729.9M or a 9.4% increase.
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