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Think nationally, act locally is the mantra of grassroots organizations--a slogan that was popularized by the Left but is now adopted by Tea Parties are all over the country.
Having experienced great success at the national level, Tea Partiers are turning their attention inward to their local governments and are having an impact at the city level.
Locally, the Thousand Oaks Tea Party claimed a temporary victory when plans for a giant auto mall sign off the 101 Freeway were removed from this Tuesday's City Council agenda at the auto mall dealer's association's behest.
The Tea Party has been campaigning against it and hoped to organize a large demonstration at the meeting. The dealers said they want more community input before moving forward on the project, which is still very much alive.
Although the 35-foot-sign is merely delayed--not dead, as Tea Partiers hoped--it puts wind in their sails for a future battle with the project.
Kitty Werthmann lived in Austria and was an eyewitness to the rise of totalitarianism in the 30's. She saw that freedom wasn't taken away suddenly, but gradually, bit by bit over time.
he 84-year-old woman will travel from South Dakota to Newbury Park to speak on her experiences to only a few groups, including the Thousand Oaks Tea Party. The following is an excerpt from an e-mail advertising the event [continue reading]
This blog attempts to add perspective and context to local and national politics, through a variety of disciplines, such as history, economics, and philosophy--all tempered with common sense. About the author
Eric Ingemunson's commentary has been featured on Hannity, CNN, NBC, Inside Edition, and KFI's The John and Ken Show. Eric was born and raised in Ventura County and currently resides in Moorpark. He earned a master's degree in Public Policy and Administration from California Lutheran University. As a conservative, Eric supports smaller government, less taxation, more individual freedom, the rule of law, and a strict adherence to the Constitution.