8th District Tail-Gate & Political Forum @ UNION UNIVERSITY (Jackson, TN)

Date: 10/7/2010 (TODAY!)
Time: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Place: Union University (Jackson, TN) @ the Carl Grant Events Center, 1050 Union University Dr., Jackson, TN 38305

Union University is holding a forum for Donn Janes to provide the citizens of the 8th district insight into his plans for the district, if elected. Mr. Janes is the candidate that aligns most closely with Mid-South Tea Party principles and values. If you are so inclined, he needs as much support from us as possible. Please make the effort to attend this event to show the community that “We The People” support candidates that align with us.

A tail-gate gathering will be held in the parking lot from 7:00-8:00pm for a meet/greet and to show unity for this event. Please call (901) 827-0120 if you need further information.

Visit us at http://www.midsouthteaparty.org

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EIGHTH DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE FORUM, OCTOBER 12th

October 5, 2010

For Immediate Release:

EIGHTH DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE FORUM, OCTOBER 12th

The Mid-South Tea Party is organizing a Forum for ALL of the candidates in the 8th District. The principal candidates in the election are Roy Herron representing the Democratic Party, Stephen Fincher representing the Republican Party, and Donn Janes an Independent Candidate. All three candidates have been invited. The Moderator for the event will be Mr. John Lewis of Fayette County.

The forum will be held October 12th, beinning at 7:00 P.M. at the Millington Civic Center, 8077 Wilkinsville Rd., Millington, TN 38053.

The objective of the forum is to provide an opportunity for constituents of the 8th District to make an informed voting decision November 2, 2010. In addition to opening remarks, each of the candidates will have a separate time with Mr. Lewis who will ask questions with relevance in this campaign. There will also be a time for audience questions. Although this event is sponsored by The Mid-South Tea Party, constituents of all political beliefs are welcome. News media is invited and would be welcome.

Contact: Keith R. Hoffman 901-730-4010

NINTH DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE FORUM, OCTOBER 11th

October 1, 2010

For Immediate Release:

NINTH DISTRICT CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE FORUM, OCTOBER 11th

The Mid-South Tea Party is organizing a Forum for ALL of the candidates in the 9th District. The two principal candidates in the election are Congressman Steve Cohen representing the Democratic Party and Ms. Charlotte Bergmann representing the Republican Party. There are two independent candidates Ms. Sandra Sullivan and Mr. Perry Steele. All four candidates have been invited. The Moderators for the event will be Mr. Chuck Bates, News Director and Ms. Precious Watson, International Correspondent. Both are from the Information Radio Network (IRN).

The forum will be held October 11th, from 7-9:00 P.M., at Cherokee Baptist Church. The Church is located at 5340 Quince Road, in Memphis. (the corner of Quince and Estate)

The objective of the forum is to provide an opportunity for constituents to make an informed voting decision November 2, 2010. In addition to opening remarks, each of the candidates will have a separate time with the Moderators who will ask them questions important to the campaign. There will also be a time for audience questions. Although the event is sponsored by the Mid-South Tea Party, the audience will consist of constituents with various political beliefs and who desire to learn the character and political views of each candidate. News media will be invited.

Contact: Keith R. Hoffman 901-730-4010

This message was sent by: The Mid-South TEA Party, PO Box 1751, Cordova, TN 38088

Don’t Be A Jackass

I saw this video floating around Facebook and quite frankly it outraged me to no end.

I have no issue with the guy recording the checkpoint stop. I do however have an issue with him giving the Border Patrol officer a hard time for doing her job. He should have been thanking her, not making her job more difficult.

Law enforcement has the right to conduct these stops/checkpoints. If you have an issue with them, take them up with your Congressman and the SCOTUS. As long as they are conducted uniformly, without ‘profiling’ or singling one individual out, then they are completely constitutional. The SCOTUS ruled long ago that an individual is obligated to identify themselves to a law enforcement officer. A roadway is public property and operating a vehicle on them is a privilege (not a right) subject to public laws and regulations. Law enforcement is charged with enforcing those laws and regulations in a uniform manner and a person’s ability to use those roads is conditional.

We give the Border Patrol guys a hard time for people crossing the border illegally and not doing their jobs. Then when they are doing their jobs, idiots like this give them a hard time. So the next time you have an issue with a law enforcement officer doing their job, take the time to thank them for doing it. Then contact your local elected officials and give them a hard time about it.

Law enforcement simply enforces the laws created by our elected officials and courts. They cannot change the laws and/or enforcement policies. As long as they are professional and apply the law uniformly, we can ask no more of them.

Under Drawers For Sale … Cheap

Times are tough all over …

Just weeks before forces are hit by expected £2.4bn budget cuts, some have taken to punting various items – including underwear – on an auction website specially tailored for cops to sell off lost or stolen property. – UK Telegraph

So if you are needing some ‘new’ underwear and don’t mind that they are slightly used, here is a deal for you. But then again, it does beg the question why the British cops have such things in the first place?

American Killed By Mexican Pirates

Pirates on the border …

ZAPATA, Texas — An American tourist was shot in the back of the head in Mexican waters on Thursday after being ambushed by armed boaters, a Texas sheriff said. It happened on a lake where run-ins with pirates had already put fishermen and Texas officials on alert.

Laredo, TX has become a war zone yet the Obama administration seems more interested in protecting illegal aliens than Americans.