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Friday, April 16, 2010

Tea Party Tax Day

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For short notice our Tax Day Tea Party rally turned out well. Fred and I estimated 150 people came.

Here is a link to Mlive about our event.


Here is a link to our website


Here is a short list of people deserving our thanks for helping and making this possible. Michael and Paul manned the sign in table. Sharon and Joyce sold the heck out of our Tea Shirts, buttons and Tea., Fred manned the table for the Michigan Freedom Initiative he also gave a talk on the petition drive among other things; and LeRoy circulate the petition out into the rally and got some petitions signed – after all signatures are the bottom line. Scott came and helped out too. Tammy was ever present helping out along with Paula. We also owe a big thanks to (pictured above) John VanWyck of Lakeshore Entertainment for the PA and manning it; also Oscar Osboe of Double O Audio & Video for a professional video of the event. John and Ozy both donated their time and talents. Paula BTW made up the donation signs for the jars. Fred and I counted up the money afterward and we'll report tentatively at Whitlow's on the 27th at our next meeting 7pm in the banquet room.

Here’s the reason I say “tentatively”. (This is a good thing either way)

Another bit of great news came out of this Rally. LeRoy who held our Constitution Day Rally with Josh Charney at the LST connected with Ron yesterday at the rally. Ron is with the LST and was the one who gave LeRoy and Josh permission to have the Constitution Day Rally at the LST. Well they got to talking and it looks like we can use the LST for our regular meetings provided of course we do not interfere with their events. LeRoy introduced Ron to Fred and I and we will report as we find out more. Probably on the Muskegon Patriots Facebook page.


This meeting on the 27th will be to set up to create an annually elected organization and in general to get us better organized so future rallys will be better planned and our member’s talents and passions better highlighted.

All are welcome to come and be a part of the Muskegon Patriots. Remember, we are only as good as our members.

Our Country is only as good as it’s Citizens.

Here are two of my favorite quotes.

1. “Never forget there was only one freedom on which this nation was founded; that was freedom from government.” -Barry Goldwater ...
2. “Unless a decision has “degenerated into work” it is not a decision; it is at best a good intention” Peter F Drucker, “The Effective Executive” pp114 Harper Collins paper back edition, 2006.

In other words, join us volunteer for stuff, start your own thing ---- Get involved.

Regards, Live Dangerously Be A Conservative
Bob Carr

Update >>>>>>>>>>>>>edit below

Talked with Oscar Osbow and he said he could make DVDs available upon request for $5.00 each.
Email him at Or go to the Double O website above and get his phone and email.

Oscar is also putting the entire event on YouTube. It was around 90 mins. You Tube is limited to 10 mins. There will be a lot of segments. This involves a lot of work and time on Oscars part and it it free. Thanks Oscar.


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Unknown said...

Is that all? They the only ones?

live dangerously said...

Geez I'm Sorry Chris, I didn't mean to hurt your feelings. I gave a link up front to mlive which only mentioned you with pictures too. You were the one who talked for an hour on the stage, you were the one who dumped the tea and kicked the can. That was all well covered in the mlive article. I wrote my article to highlight the work others did to help make it possible for you to give such an involved and long talk. I thought the others deserved at least a mention. Thousands or at least hundreds saw you on Mlive, 10 or so read my blog so not to worry.

Regards, Live Dangerously Be A Conservative

I am glad for the work you do but also happy to see the others in our group who did the grunt work setting up and manning the tables, brought the stuff did the PA, I didn't think it harmful to give them some credit. But for what it's worth as you say you are our leader so please acccept this as a retraction.