LETTER: Be part of the movement
To the Telegram: Something is happening in the political climate and there is a movement underway. If you haven't noticed it you haven't been paying attention. It started on Tax Day when more than 8,000 people showed up at the state Capitol in Ma...
To the Telegram:
Something is happening in the political climate and there is a movement underway. If you haven't noticed it you haven't been paying attention.
It started on Tax Day when more than 8,000 people showed up at the state Capitol in Madison to protest.
This is unusually out of character for conservatives.
Tea parties were held subsequently all over the state and throughout the country - more than 15,000 in Milwaukee by the lakefront and more than 3,000 in Racine outdoors in January - with more to come. Town hall meetings held by legislators were overflowing with people sharing their concerns about state and national spending, growth of government, health care reform they don't want, along with myriad other issues.
These are conservative issues they are addressing. The driving force behind this movement has not been the Republican Party, but conservatives angry at both parties for over spending.
People should know Republicans are aligning with conservatives on a mission of getting back to and sticking with conservative principles that a majority of Americans agree with - less spending, lower taxes, smaller government.
What happened in New York state's 23rd Congressional District opened a lot of eyes, and the Republican Party backing a liberal is out of the question here in Wisconsin. And don't forget Massachusetts.
Liberals have no clue as to what is happening. They think the Tea Party people are just party of the Republican Party when it is so much more. It is young families with small children with the parents worried about their children's future. It is senior citizens scared with the direction their country is heading. So many attending have never been involved in politics until the Obama Administration came to power and brought not change they could believe in, but change from what they believe in.
Conservatives that wonder what they can do as individuals should know there is a way. Become more informed and involved. How? By searching out groups like Grandsons of Liberty or Americans for Prosperity, not mention your county Republican Party. They all have Web sites that are easy to find.
We have an opportunity to take our state and our country back from the edge of the abyss of socialism. We have solid conservative Republican candidates that deserve your support both locally and nationally. Make sure your political contributions go to the candidates you want to support. Be a part of the movement for we need you to help make a difference. It starts Nov. 2.
Waukesha County GOP