Tea partying past George Allen

The Virginia tea party convention last weekend was the largest tea party gathering to date. It’s a sign that the constitutional small-government movement is getting more traction, and that the big action — even on federal issues and races — is likely to be at the state level.

Virginia Tea Party Convention Takeaways

Over 2,300 Tea Party patriots from all over Virginia and the rest of the country turned out for the first ever Virginia Tea Party Convention in Richmond this past Friday and Saturday.  It was the largest convention of its kind nationally in the short history of the movement.  

Self-Interest Drives this Congress

In a move that exemplifies the nature of this Congress, our "representatives" voted to break and get home to campaign instead of working on the budget or dealing with any number of important and pressing matters. In a vote reeking of all which is wrong with Congress, Speaker Nancy Pelosi once again put her political interests above the American people’s and voted in favor of getting back to their respective states for campaigning.  

Likely Democratic Candidate to Succeed Dodd Received A+ Rating From ACORN

In a September, 2009 article for American Thinker, Mark J. Fitzgibbons pointed out that Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was one of only six Attorneys General to receive a grade of A+ from ACORN. Blumenthal is now considered to be the front runner to secure the Democratic nomination to succeed retiring Democratic Senator Christopher Dodd in November 2010.

In Connecticut, at least, it appears the acorns don't fall far from the tree.

Fitzibbons' article can be read here.

Pat Buchanan: The battle for the GOP will boil down to the Tea Party vs. War Party

American Conservative – Pat Buchanan agrees with Richard Viguerie that there will be a battle for the heart and soul of the Republican Party after November’s elections, and the fight will essentially boil down to those conservatives who are willing to reduce America’s military empire versus those in the neoconservative wing who want to expand it.

Richard Viguerie is Keynote Speaker for Tea Party Group; Cautions Against Forming a Third Political Party

Richard A. Viguerie praised the Tea Party movement for providing new energy to conservative grassroots throughout the nation at the January 29 meeting of the Leadership Tea Party.

It's the primaries, stupid!

Listen to Richard Viguerie interview today on Mark Davis' radio program on WBAP Radio in Dallas here.

Richard Viguerie urges Republican National Committee to reject litmus tests for candidates

"The problem the GOP faces is not so much with Republicans in Name Only (RINO) as it is with the current leadership," says Richard Viguerie concerning the proposal being considered by the Republican National Committee that would deny funding to candidates who did not meet political litmus tests on various issues.

Richard Viguerie: President's Proposal to Freeze Spending is Obama Obfuscation

 “President Obama’s expected announcement that he would support a freeze on non-security spending is another Obama obfuscation," says Richard Viguerie following President Obama's State of the Union Address.

Today's Supreme Court decision: Good Riddance to Incumbent-Protection Censorship; Hello Insurgents

Today’s Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United case means that the anti-incumbent furor that has been growing is partly released from the shackles created by ‘incumbent protection’ election and campaign finance laws.

Scott Brown victory a reflection that grassroots support for conservative candidates and organizations at historic highs

Americans are furious, angry, and frightened at the political establishment’s massive expansion of government in the last 10 years.  No big-government incumbent should feel safe in the 2010 primaries. And as Massachusetts voters showed, that applies in the bluest of blue states.

Richard Viguerie: Scott Brown victory a reflection that grassroots support for conservative candidates and organizations at historic highs

Richard Viguerie says that the Scott Brown victory indicates that "Massachusetts voters sent a message that will encourage conservatives to challenge Republicans in Name Only (RINO)."