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Bring “America” to Wilson!

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Want Dinesh D’Souza‘s movie, “America: Imagine the World Without Her,” to come to Wilson, NC??? Then…

    1. Email Dinesh’s team at theaters@americathemovie.com and america.movie.media@gmail.com and ask them what you can do to help bring it to Carmike 10 in Wilson.
    2. Call Carmike 10 at 252-265-5528 and ask them what you can do to help bring it the theater.

We have to get this movie to Wilson! Then, when it gets here, we have to get everyone we know to watch it, hopefully packing the theater every night!!

Of course, while we’re working to get “America” to Wilson, we can all go and see it at:

  • Premiere Theatre 12 at 105 Tenth Place in Goldsboro, NC. To see more details and to see showtimes, click here.
  • Greenville Grande Stadium 14 at 750 SW Greenville Blvd. in Greenville, NC. To see more details and to see showtimes, click here.

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To watch the official trailer of the movie CLICK HERE.

Thanksgiving Day Proclamation – The Continental Congress, 1777

This is the text of the Continental Congress November 1, 1777 national Thanksgiving Day Proclamation; as printed in the Journals of Congress.

Saturday, November 1, 1777

Congress1The committee appointed to prepare a recommendation to the several states, to set apart a day of public thanksgiving, brought in a report; which was taken into consideration, and agreed to as follows:

Forasmuch as it is the indispensable duty of all men to adore the superintending providence of Almighty God; to acknowledge with gratitude their obligation to him for benefits received, and to implore such farther blessings as they stand in need of; and it having pleased him in his abundant mercy not only to continue to us the innumerable bounties of his common providence, but also smile upon us in the prosecution of a just and necessary war, for the defense and establishment of our unalienable rights and liberties; particularly in that he hath been pleased in so great a measure to prosper the means used for the support of our troops and to crown our arms with most signal success:

It is therefore recommended to the legislative or executive powers of these United States, to set apart Thursday, the 18th day of December next, for solemn thanksgiving and praise; that with one heart and one voice the good people may express the grateful feelings of their hearts, and consecrate themselves to the service of their divine benefactor; and that together with their sincere acknowledgments and offerings, they may join the penitent confession of their manifold sins, whereby they had forfeited every favor, and their humble and earnest supplication that it may please God, through the merits of Jesus Christ, mercifully to forgive and blot them out of remembrance; that it may please him graciously to afford his blessings on the governments of these states respectively, and prosper the public council of the whole; to inspire our commanders both by land and sea, and all under them, with that wisdom and fortitude which may render them fit instruments, under the providence of Almighty God, to secure for these United States the greatest of all blessings, independence and peace; that it may please him to prosper the trade and manufactures of the people and the labor of the husbandman, that our land may yield its increase; to take schools and seminaries of education, so necessary for cultivating the principles of true liberty, virtue and piety, under his nurturing hand, and to prosper the means of religion for the promotion and enlargement of that kingdom which consisteth in righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Ghost.

And it is further recommended, that servile labor, and such recreation as, though at other times innocent, may be unbecoming the purpose of this appointment, be omitted on so solemn an occasion.

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Join Us Every 1st Thursday…

WNCTP Monthly Mtgs

August Meeting Recap & Update

WNCTP LogoLast night’s monthly meeting for August was great! As always, we covered a lot of material. If you want to know what we went over, you can download a PDF version of our Agenda by clicking here. As you will see from the Agenda, we talked about many areas where everyone can get involved in some way or another. I want to encourage each of you reading this to find one thing on the Agenda (under the “Involvement” heading) that you can do. Then, do it well, with excellence, with all your might (use the CONTACT FORM at the end of this post to let us know how you can help). None of us are super-heroes. We can only do what we can do. But, if we use our God-given talents to do one thing (or two or three things, depending on what you have the passion for) that will help our cause, it will bring us that much closer to victory. During the meeting, we also talked about educational opportunities and several upcoming events, which you do not want to miss.

We also had several visitors, who, as I told them, won’t be visitors next time they come but will be family. As those who are involved in the Tea Party understand very well, we are a family. Like all families, we don’t agree on all the issues or on how everything should be done. Yet, we share a unique bond because we are in the trenches together, fighting for our freedom and for the future of our children and grandchildren. Why? Because we believe in something. We believe in God and all He has provided for all of us in this great Country. We believe in the principles of liberty and freedom. We believe in that which has motivated every man and woman in uniform, since our founding, to sacrifice so much for our nation. We believe in what our Founders gave their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor to provide for us. And we are standing together for a great cause that empowers us to make a difference so that America is bettered by our work each and every day. So, when we gather, it is remarkable. As I always say, I feel closer to my Tea Party family than I do to any church I’ve ever attended. It is truly amazing!

One of the things we talked about last night is that we have to study and begin to implement some of the tactics of the opposition but do it morally, ethically, and for the Truth. So, I told you that I am reading things like The Coming Insurrection (The Invisible Committee), Rules for Radicals (Saul D. Alinsky), Chairman Mao’s Little Red Book (Mao Tse-Tung), The Communist Manifesto (Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels), S.T.O.R.M.’s Reclaiming Revolution booklet (To print this out for free and read it for yourself, click here), etc. As I have been studying these things, I have been reminded of how clever and cunning the Serpent still is today, especially compared to us who are Christian Conservative/Libertarian types. It’s time for us to use purified versions of their tactics for our cause. If you want to read and study these books, you can borrow them from our Library, which is being facilitated by our friend Bobby Aycock.

Also, here are some updates:

  • WNCTP Twitter Screen ShotWe are growing our social media presence. As you may know, we are on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, and we are now on LinkedInGoogle+ and Pintrest. Please join us on these mediums so we can stay connected on all that is going on (Our complete network is made up of nearly 2,400 patriots!!!). Also, if you want to start receiving our email updates, email us with your request to be added and it’ll be done.
  • We are getting a webcam and will start web-streaming our events LIVE on Google Hangouts, starting with our September 5th monthly meeting (After each event, the broadcast will immediately be uploaded to our YouTube channel so it can be viewed on demand.).
  • Our website (which, uuummmm, you’re on right now), has been updated with new information. Check out especially our Events, Education & News, and Take Action! pages.
  • Man in the Moon DVD coverWe have pre-ordered Glenn Beck’s Man in the Moon movie (Check out this teaser trailer).It will be shipped out to us on or around September 13. So, we will plan on having a movie night on our big-screen projection system in early October with whoever wants to come. Sound like fun?
  • We have updated our monthly meeting flier which can be posted at Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, the Library, Subway, Chinese restaurant, book stores, churches, government buildings, community centers, businesses, etc. etc. Please print off as many as you can and help us get the word out.

Thank you all for your support and tireless effort in our mutual cause to restore America to her God-ordained purpose as the city on a hill she was founded to be. We have a lot of work to do that will never end because freedom requires eternal vigilance. For those of you who have not yet plugged in, please come to our next monthly gathering on September 5 at 6:00pm at Western Sizzlin. Let us not wait until we and our children are living under totalitarian rule to wake up and get involved – at that point, I can assure you, it will be too late. Wake up TODAY! Get involved TODAY! I know you “don’t have time”. None of us have the time for this. But we make time for what is important to us and freedom is very important to all of us. So, use the CONTACT FORM at the end of this post to let us know how you can help.

Let me leave you with a quote from Dietrich Bonhoeffer who said, “Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.”

Your Companion in Liberty,

Joel M. Killion

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Every 1st Thursday…

First ThursdayThe Wilson NC Tea Party meets the first Thursday of every month @ 6p @ Western Sizzlin (in the big room in the back) in Wilson, NC.

If you want to be a part of the solution to America’s ills, come, and bring your faith, ideas, energy, and passion. We have work to do. Remember…

Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn’t pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same, or one day we will spend our sunset years telling our children and our children’s children what it was once like in the United States where men were free.” (Reagan)

“…And, having done all [the crisis demands]…stand [firmly in your place]. Stand therefore [hold your ground]…” (Ephesians 6:13-14, Amp)

And if you still think you shouldn’t be involved in restoring America, consider these two quotes:

The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under the government of worse men.” (Plato)

[We] do not say that a man who takes no interest in politics is a man who minds his own business; we say that he has no business here at all.” (Pericles, Greek General)

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Independence Day Celebration – July 4

AFG-100224-006Hello WNCTP Family – Join your patriotic brothers and sisters on July 4 as we celebrate America’s birthday, the day we declared our independence from British tyranny. The party starts at 5 PM at Sharon Killion’s home (5247 Pridgen Road, Elm City, NC 27822). We’re going to fire up the grill and cook whatever meat you bring (Bring enough meat and other food and deserts to feed you and your family and one other person). Also, bring the whole family because we’re going to have fireworks and one of our dear friends will bring his ATV to ride with the kids. We will gather on Sharon’s big back porch (Bring your own law chairs, blankets, and bug spray. Tiki torches will surround the porch to help keep the bugs at-bay.) and eat together as we fellowship, pray together, and reflect on the birth of our Nation. We will read the Declaration of Independence (adopted on July 4, 1776 as America’s birth certificate), sing some patriotic songs from our Founding era, and share some special moments on our 96” by 96” projection system with high-quality surround sound.

Glenn Beck’s Keynote Speech at “Audit the IRS” in DC

Note: The following is the complete transcript of Glenn Beck’s keynote speech at the Audit the IRS “Press Conference” in front of the U.S. Capital Building on 6/19/13. (To watch the entire speech, click here.):

Today, inside, they dedicated a new statue of another American giant, Fredrick Douglass – a man born into slavery, but who knew instinctively that he was not born a slave. No man is.

Glenn Beck at Audit the IRSTo keep a man a slave you do much the same as the cruel circus masters did to the elephant around the turn of last century. Clamp heavy chains around their legs and stake them to the ground. Then beat and terrorize them. After a while you no longer even have to stake the chain; the elephant gives up and just the mere rattle of the chain convinces the elephant there is no hope, so they give up and do whatever it is the circus requires.

Fredrick Douglas was lucky enough to live in a house where he was taught to read, write and think. He knew God did not make men masters over others. Nor did he ever intend any man to impose unrighteous dominion over another man or beast.

It is time we remind ourselves of this truth again, and begin to rise up against the intimidation before the handful of peanuts from our new political circus masters is considered a kindness and not the symbol of evil cruelty.

In the building behind me, they are now excusing storing all data, phone calls, financial transactions, geotracking on every American for our “safety,” while allowing anyone to cross our borders either on foot or in underground tunnels without any worry or consequence.

They have not suspended or fired but promoted those at the IRS who rattled the chains of control to any group that disagreed with their policies. And now, after pushing misery and death through the so-called “Arab Spring” in country after country, they are plotting a new war with Syria. This will bring death and destruction the world over. We are told that we need to pick sides and arm those who are so far down the scale of decency that even Vladimir Putin asked Americans if they knew that those we are arming have literally eaten their enemies on the battlefield.

The fact that he even needed to ask that question, and that most have never even seen the video of the commander of the rebel troops on TV engaging in this ungodly horror, is an indictment of our governmentofficials and our media.

I am surrounded today by some modern-day spiritual giants. All from different faiths, different backgrounds and many different views. But we all have one thing in common. We don’t recognize our country anymore and because we know that God is just, we tremble for our children’s future.

We wonder, are we even worth defending anymore? If so, why? Who are we? And will we even notice or care when the chain is finally snapped around our legs?

What will be written about us? The greatest generation has passed. We who are historians will watch.

Will it be said that none called for justice not one pleaded for truth? They trusted in vanity and spoke lies. They conceived mischief and brought forth iniquity.

What is it we even believe as a people anymore? Where did we get these ideas that now seem so popular?

Audit the IRS Press Conference 6-19-13 5Our forebears came to these shores not for free stuff, but for freedom. The chance to make their own way, create a different life. They came here because they knew that God made them free to make their own way in life, take the risk, do their best and take responsibility for their own lives.

They came here because they wanted to serve Him in the way they believed, not as they were told.

But how many care about our history? And, of those who do care, how many really still believe?

Some things are worth believing in. That the little guy can make it. Every single life has value and is worth living. That honor and integrity do matter. That justice will prevail – if not in this life – then the next, and that God does exist. And what we do in our lives matters.

It is the meek and the humble that inherit the earth. Have we forgotten?

We have declared ourselves masters of the earth — spread our troops all over the world, taught the world how to do banking like we do it here in America.  Even though we can’t even master ourown homes, protect our neighborhoods, or simply balance a check book. How grotesque and garish we must appear to those looking in.

I, for one, still believe in the silly notion of truth, justice and the American way.

Since our founding, a good percentage of our fellow citizens closed their eyes to the civil rights of all Americans. “I’m okay. I don’t want to think of the bad things going on. I am busy. It doesn’t affect me. It can’t be that bad and even if it is, I am just one person and what can I do about it anyway?”

Nothing has changed, except the chairs at the table.

Someone has always been on the losing end of the stick of power. Blacks are the most obvious, the Chinese, the Native Americans, but lets not forget the Irish, the Catholics, the Mormons, the Jews, and now it seems all those of faith that will not conform.

For those that think men make progress collectively: I warn you, history teaches that you couldn’t be more wrong. We are redeemed one man at a time. There is no “family pass” ticket or park hopping pass to life. One ticket, one life at a time.

Man doesn’t vanquish hatred or bigotry. The target keeps moving. From the blacks to the Irish. Atheists to Christians.

But as always, there are a few leaders: Ben Franklin, John Quincy Adams, Harriet Beecher Stowe, Abraham Lincoln, Fredrick Douglas, Booker T. Washington, Gandhi and Martin Luther King. They know that the march toward freedom never ends; man must be ever-vigilant and pray less with his lips and more with his legs.

Audit the IRS Press Conference 6-19-13They never forget that truth, justice, and freedom are the wellspring from which the waters of man’s civil rights come. And so they must be upheld for all men – those you know, those you do not, and maybe more importantly — they must be upheld for those who you do know but do not like or agree with at all.

If they are lost for one, in the end they are lost for all.

In the past, these historic stands which we now call civil rights movements were done by a small but dedicated portion of our citizens which led to great shifts in our culture.  But those movements always came from the same institutions… the church.  And usually not the church with the popular preacher, but the one who put it on the line to tell the people the truth.

Preachers like these men, who know that we are all born free, but that freedom comes at a great price — a profound responsibility to stand against injustice, hatred and bigotry. Our pulpits have gone quiet out of arrogance, fear and apathy. Their faith is found in the wisdom of man and not in the power of God. For some, losing tithing checks or the gold Rolex watch has become more important than losing man’s freedom.

Whatever the reason, too many are no longer willing to call evil by its name. There is no vision. And when there is no vision, the people perish.

I humbly suggest to you that Martin Luther King knew the answer, and he lost more than congregants during his long march. Students are taught that his vision came from the ideas of Gandhi. Maybe a new radical 20th century progressive philospher was the one that taught MLK that “although we be free of all men, when we choose to make ourselves servants to all, we gain the more.”

Let’s get a couple of things straight. What MLK and Gandhi did was not progressive or new. It was an ancient idea. Hollywood, Woodstock, nor the hippie culture was the source of power of the 1960s freedom movement.

God was.

He was leading those who risked their lives over that bridge in Selma, not Janice Joplin, Columbia University, or a labor union. It wasn’t John Lennon that taught people about love and peaceful resistance — that job fell on the shoulders of a Jewish carpenter. And it is there that we will find the answers that will break the chains that are being forged for a new generation of slaves.

audit-the-irs-rally-june-19-2013The rights that so many Americans ignorantly preach about so often are not really their rights. They belong to God and they are given to us for stewardship. They are pretty important and obvious. So obvious that we used to say they were “self-evident,” meaning that humans don’t need to be taught; you instinctively know that you have a right not to be executed without a trial, held without charge, searched without warrant or spied upon without cause.

The government is no longer the protector of those civil rights, and so we must be. When we are told that it is okay for the IRS, EPA, ATF, FBI or anyone to hassle, threaten or intimidate others because of their skin color, religion or political belief, we stop being the country that we all want to build, and start being the country the world should fear.

The long train of abuses regarding these rights are the same MLK marched against, and the very same our dusty founders warned us about losing.

Men may make progress, but man never changes. Man loves power and money. No matter the skin color, religion or income level. These symbols of our nation make men drunk with power, who then justify their lust for more by claiming they are public servants. The only difference between Las Vegas and Washington, D.C. is that at least Vegas has the decency to admit the town is full of hookers and crooks.

We must sober up and admit that too many of the Republicans and the Democrats have played us, lied to us and stolen from us, while the getaway car was driven by the media. A media that can no longer claim with a straight face the role of journalist. Journalists print the things the powerful don’t want printed. What they do is public relations. Those PR firms will not print the truth about the average American who finds himself concerned with the direction of our country today. So we must.

We are not violent. We are not racist. We are not anti-immigrant. We are not anti-government. And we will not be silent anymore.

Those who wish to use unrighteous dominion over mankind are not enemies of ours; they are enemies of God, and He will not be silent much longer either.

We will no longer accept the lies, the corruption, or the information and data gathering. It is evil. And we come here today to send a message that we will surround all of those who wish to stand and break the cycle of corruption. We will use ourselves as shields to protect those in the system, the elected officials or whistle blowers with the courage to stand.

We come here today to respectfully, but with the power of the spirit, demand to be treated as an equal member of society. I am a man, and I will be treated as such. I answer to only one king and His kingdom will come, His will be done. We have chosen sides and we choose God. America as a nation must do the same, as well.

Audit the IRS Press Conference 6-19-13 4We come today to declare our independence, to reaffirm our founding principles. We, as a nation, acknowledge a creator. We acknowledge that he gives certain natural, guaranteed rights to man. We declare that government exists primarily to protect these natural, God-given rights. He has established right and wrong. He is just and therefore, man must pay for his mistakes either now on Earth, or through God’s justice later.

There is no such thing as social justice. Only God can balance things out, and we are not God. But honest and decent men can fight for and establish equal justice.

There is no such thing as collective salvation. We, however, are going to be judged on how we treat our fellow brothers and sisters. Thus we must serve them, help them with charity toward all. “Malice toward none,” Lincoln said. God said it slightly differently – vengeance is mine.

Anyone who speaks of punishing their political enemies in on the wrong side. It is clearly evil and we have a responsibility to say so.

America: it is now your time to rise up and boldly declare those same self-evident truths that changed the world, and demand that those truths remain the basis of our laws.

My civil rights will not be trampled, and I say this not for me but for my children, and all those who yearn to breathe free. Those who make your Apple products at Foxxcon, those who languish in prisons in Cuba, North Korea and Venezuela. Those homosexuals who are stoned to death in the streets of Egypt or Iran, while our so-called civil rights leaders hold coffee klatches with third graders in the White House.

We will stand not for our job, house or income, but we will stand for those immigrants who came here the right way, and not have their dreams destroyed by increasing competition at the lowest rung of the ladder while keeping the brightest and best minds out of the visa pool allowing for little competition at the top.

We will not pervert women’s rights and twist it into a gross silent defense of abortion doctors in Philly and Houston while turning our eyes from the forgotten women who have never had the civil right to walk alone on a street without a man, or to drive a car in Pakistan or Saudi Arabia, and even those who now cower in fear with their faces covered in states like Florida, Virginia, New York and Minnesota.

We will not waste another second shadow boxing the demons of the past when the fight to end actual slavery is still happening today. Call it what you will, but those who make your iPad in China – those who make your cute little Mao purses – are the very people you claim to care so much about. They are the ones yearning to breathe free. And worse, there is the oldest form of human degradation man has ever known, the sex slave trade that currently has in its coils over 2 million children. The biggest source of this evil is a wide open hole in our Arizona border.

We beg the American people to wake up and help the 8-year-old children being sold into sex slavery. The press may say, ‘How dare these men declare themselves the next Martin Luther King or civil rights leaders?’

How blind to believe the civil rights movement ever ended. The civil rights movement never ends, and it never will. It has been marching since the beginning of time. Where Martin Luther King started is where Gandhi left off, and where he started, Abe Lincoln left off, and before that Whitfield all the way back to Moses. God has not moved. We have. But it is never too late. We are not at the mercy of these events. We can alter the course of history. We can stand against the dangerous arc of this story.

But we need people who are willing to speak truth.

The last century was a century of genocide. A century where collectivist, national socialist, and communist evil rose up again and again… swallowing up the lives of millions. It happens every time man says the collective is more important than the right of the individual. That one phrase becomes in the end – every time – a license to kill anyone deemed to be standing in the way of progress.

But evil met its match. Goodness eventually prevailed. People like Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Martin Luther King, Jr., Lech Walesa and Mother Theresa awoke the world. They gave their lives to the pursuit of human rights. They took the side of justice against injustice; they held aloft the torch of freedom to push out the darkness of hate. These men and women lived difficult lives. They often lived shortened lives. They were often born to relative privilege, but willing to take on suffering. They did want not to martyr themselves. They would have happily lived to the end of their natural lives in comfort… but to the righteous, there is no comfort when evil has taken root.

But the cause of human rights has been taken over by organizations who share little with the individuals who led the movement. Human rights was once a cry for justice. Now it used as a threat. These organizations have become bullies and grotesque parodies of the principles they pretend to represent. They criticize free nations and spare the unfree. They denounce nations like Israel and America, who have high standards for freedom, and leave alone nations that have no freedom at all. They are nearly comical in their double-standards.

They are no more than the enforcers or the attack dogs of those who wish to keep men confined in spaces they design. Whatever moral force they once had is spent. Their time is up. And so, we dismiss them. Today we take back the phrase “human rights” and place it where it belongs, as the first half of God’s plan for humanity. The second half is responsibility.

If we want to be endowed with rights – real human rights, we have to act with responsibility. We must not be comfortable with rights. We must be comfortable with responsibility.

Who will protect your rights better? A king, president or you?

Who will protect the truth? A reporter, a labor union or you?

Who will protect and teach your children to seek truth? A textbook committee, an education bureaucrat, or you?

Did a commission of wise men stop the Holocaust? Did a committee of Congress end Jim Crow?

No. In each case, the work was done by individuals who would not abide convenient lies.

They saw injustice and they called it out. They saw their nation wage war against a single group and they said “not in my name.” They didn’t wait for the conventions of society to catch up to God’s laws. They pushed. They pressed. And they were victorious.

Each of us have been waiting for a leader to rise from among us. And none have. How many have been called and refused to serve? How many must have failed to heed the call for the Lord to make it all the way down to us?

audit-the-irs-rally-2-june-19-2013I pray now that those who have heard the call to rise up in the tradition of peaceful resistance do so now before, as it was with Bonhoeffer, it is too late. I beg those with eyes and ears to heed the call and begin to train under the exact system used by MLK. Search his words out. You will find that your history professors and civil rights activists left out the real author of the words of Gandhi, King and Bonhoeffer.

Read them, ponder them, and risk living them. Even though they will make you a target of the NSA, having your name on their list as an enemy may in the end be the way your name is forever etched in his book of life.

Pastors, priests and rabbis: I challenge you. What have you done with your knowledge and priesthood power that those without have not done this week? If you cannot answer that with power every day, what does that say about you?

Average citizens and college students: I challenge you. Martin Luther King didn’t take a class, get a certificate and a bunch of permits. He saw injustice, studied eternal truths, exercised discipline and marched.

If you don’t find a leader, perhaps it is because you were meant to lead.

Christians: I believe in the free market. If your preacher is too afraid to preach it from the pulpit, maybe you should preach it from the street corner. Many are called. Will you answer?

Our spiritual body is out of shape and we need intensive training right now.

Get back to God, and know that some things are true and worth believing in. The good guys do win in the end. Evil does not stand unless good men never rise up. The time is now and we are the people the world is waiting for. We must never stop being the shore that others can come to for shelter and hope.

But to do so we must realign ourselves with truth and rise up and stand. This is the vision. We must preach good tidings to the meek, bind up the brokenhearted, and proclaim liberty to those held captive. To declare vengeance belongs to God and God alone. We must give unto those who mourn — beauty for ashes and water the trees of righteousness. We shall not perish.

I can’t help that most of us don’t like to hear the truth, but hear it we must: George Washington told us religion and morality are the only stable and lasting basis of individual life and public policy. If we are to survive, they must be part of our public policy rather than driven from it.

It is no longer enough to just be a good person. We must work to be the next Abraham Lincoln or Martin Luther King. It is noble to strive to be the size of the bronze giant they dedicated this morning in the building behind me. Fredrick Douglas’ time was in the 1800; King’s time has passed. This is our time. This is the next long march toward civil rights and we shall overcome.

Stand without fear, lock arms and stare down the bullies that wish to enslave mankind yet again.
Honor, courage and love are what is required, and they are contagious. Spread the word and proclaim liberty throughout the land.

“Let us, today, raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.”

“Monumental” @ Farmington Heights Church

Farmington Heights Church in Wilson (NC) will be showing Kirk Cameron’s movie MONUMENTAL: In Search of America’s National Treasure on Sun., Oct. 14 @ 7p.

Monumental is the story of America’s beginnings. Presented, produced, and starring Kirk Cameron, the 90-minute true story follows this father of six across Europe and the U.S. as he seeks to discover America’s true ‘national treasure’ – the people, places, and principles that made America the freest, most prosperous and generous nation the world has ever known.

Long regarded as “the land of opportunity,” there’s no question the tiny band of religious outcasts who founded this country hit upon a formula for success that went way beyond what they could have imagined. How else can you explain the fact that they established a nation that has become the best example of civil, economic and religious liberty the world has ever known?

What formula did they discover? What motivated them to come here in the first place? More importantly, how can we apply these same foundational truths today?

Take your family on a new adventure to discover the true national treasure of America.”

To learn more about MONUMENTAL, go to www.monumentalmovie.com.

The Huge Community Yard and Bake Sale Was a ROARING Success!

Our community yard and bake sale was a wonderful success. Many within and outside our Tea Party family (though everyone who donated in every way is truly behind our efforts) lavished this event with more than enough prayer, donations, and encouragement. It was truly humbling to see the outpouring of support and hard, painstaking work that was given to this fundraiser. We could try to name everyone who was involved but, surely, someone would be left out. However, it goes without saying that Mr. Bobby Aycock, who raised his hand months ago at one of our monthly meetings and said yes to the call of helping to organize and implement this laborious effort, deserves our utmost appreciation. From beginning to end, as he drove around town (after having already worked hard in his daily profession) gathering donations for weeks leading up to today’s fundraiser, as he squared away the details piece by piece to ensure that everything ran like a well-oiled machine, he selflessly gave of himself. So, Bobby, from the heart, we all want to express our highest gratitude to you. Thank you sir. You are a good man. Your word is your bond and your work is honorable. And because of you and those who worked so hard to bake cakes and cookies and cup cakes and who donated and worked and cleaned and sold and organized throughout this whole event, the Wilson NC Tea Party was able to raise over $1700 (and this doesn’t include the donated items we are now selling on Amazon.com to retrieve the highest return).

And let us also give thanks to the supernatural power of the hand of Divine Providence Who kept the rainy weather at bay as we went about doing His work in preserving this lamp of Liberty called America. Thank you Lord for hearing our prayers and granting our requests. You are good. Your hand of provision and care has been apparent from day one and has never left us. May we simply be true to You and Your good name.

Because of the success of this event, we will be able to host what is sure to be a remarkable Pre-Election Rally on the front lawn of the Wilson County Public Library on October 13 (from 12noon-2p). We will be able to provide an event for our fellow patriots that will educate, stir, and rally voters and potential voters alike. Now is the time to register new voters. Now is the time to set brush fires of freedom in the minds of men through education. Now is the time to set our eyes like a flint on our purpose. Now is the time to pray and rend our hearts to God in a Second Chronicles 7:14 fashion. Now is the time to question with boldness, hold to the truth, and speak without fear. Now is the time to spend ourselves for freedom, to give our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor for the maintenance of this great gift of freedom our Founders gave us.

Go to our EVENTS page above, review everything that is coming up and get involved like never before.

The battle is already won. We simply have to finish the game. Are you ready? We are about to make a sound  that is so loud and distinct that the Progressives will pee in their pants . . . of course, even Hell will feel the ripples.

God bless you all!

An incredible gift for your Wilson NC Tea Party . . .

Anna Beavon Gravely, with Americans for Prosperity (AFP), wants to award OUR Wilson NC Tea Party with an incredible gift: a high-quality projector and overhead screen (like the ones on the right) that we can use to take our educational work for liberty to another level.

But this award requires that we log 100 hrs by mid-September on AFP’s Freedom Phone system (This is the very same phone system AFP used to help Gov. Scott Walker win the recall election in Wisconsin in June – here’s a short YouTube video that shows the Freedom Phone system in action in Wisconsin: www.youtube.com/watch?v=T7ienIBVbMM. I don’t know about you but we need to see a Wisconsin type of win here in NC on a larger scale and the Freedom Phone system is a MAJOR tool we can use to see that victory become a reality in our state.).

As it stands, a few of our members have collectively logged 28.6 hours. We have 6 more weeks, and in order to reach the goal, 12 hours need to be logged on the system each week. That is either one 2-hour phone bank with 6 people (the best option because the system is faster) or 2 phone banks with 3 people at each 2-hour phone bank. Up to this point, Anna says we have averaged about 2 people each time she has organized one of these sessions for us and we meet every Saturday from 10a-12p at Sweet Maria’s Restaurant, unless otherwise noted (Of course, we are NOT meeting THIS Saturday (Aug 11) because we are having our Yard Sale fundraiser for the Tea Party from 6a to 12p @ the old car lot across from the fire station @ the intersection of Forest Hills Rd and Ward Blvd in Wilson). Simply said, we need A LOT more help!!!

If you have any questions or simply want to help, call Anna at 919-302-3614 for more details.

WNCTP’s HUGE Election-Year Community Yard Sale – Sat, Aug 11

ATTENTION!!! The Wilson NC Tea Party’s HUGE Election-Year Community Yard Sale is on Sat., Aug. 11 @ 6a-12p @ the old car lot across from the fire station @ the intersection of Forest Hills Rd and Ward Blvd in Wilson, N.C. (Note: We are not advertising this in the newspapers as a Tea Party event per se but as a HUGE Community Yard Sale.) We had our first HUGE Yard Sale in 2010 and made over $2000, which helped us to be a part of the Tea Party movement in NC that helped to take a Conservative majority in the NC General Assembly (after 140 yrs of Democrat rule). We NEED all the money we can get this year to make a similar, historical impact – in fact, we MUST eclipse our 2010 victory.

So, PLEASE start collecting everything around your house, storage building, etc. that can be donated to this fundraiser. Ask all your family members and friends if they can donate anything. Then, call Bobby Aycock (who is in charge of this event) at 252-373-8745 so that he, along with Kevin Carraway, can arrange to have everything picked up for this event.

Also, call Bobby if you are interested in helping with this event in any way.

Please post this event on your Facebook and Twitter pages. and let all your friends know about it. Email the following to all your friends (Again, please DO NOT mention anything about the Tea Party when mentioning this event. THANK YOU!!!):

A HUGE Community Yard Sale is on Sat., Aug. 11 @ 6a-12p @ the old car lot across from the fire station @ the intersection of Forest Hills Rd and Ward Blvd in Wilson, N.C.”

Our success in this event will determine, in large measure, our success in promoting and educating our community in the principles and values of Liberty in this area this election year. Thank you in advance for all your help!!!

Save America from the comfort of your own home ! ! !

Want to help protect freedom but prefer to do so from your home? Want to help the Wilson NC Tea Party from the comfort of your own recliner or couch? Well, Anna Beavon Gravely, with Americans for Prosperity (AFP), and YOUR Wilson NC Tea Party have a solution: Help us log 100 hrs by the end of July on AFP’s Freedom Phone system. And here’s the perk!!! If we meet this goal, AFP will give us a high-quality projector and overhead screen that we can use to take our work for liberty and education to another level. The individuals that have been trained on the phone system can phone from home on Saturday, July 7th, from 10-12pm. The individuals that have not been trained on the system can meet with Anna at Sweet Maria’s on July 14th from 10-12pm so that they can have the opportunity to get trained and log some time to help us achieve our goal. As it stands, we have collectively logged 15.6 hours. If you have any questions or simply want to help, call Anna at 919-302-3614.

WNCTP Monthly Meeting — July 5 @ 6:30 @ Western Sizzlin

This Thursday @ 6:30p @ Western Sizzlin is the Wilson NC Tea Party Monthly Meeting. Come and bring a friend! We have work to do before the general election (Nov 6) and we need every hand on deck. What we do in 2012 will determine if America stands or falls! It took prayer and work to make us free — we must pray and work to remain free!

Freedom Phones Campaign w/ Americans for Prosperity

Anna Beavon Gravely, who is a local field coordinator with Americans for Prosperity, sent me the following email. This is an excellent opportunity for everyone to get involved. Once you are trained by Anna, you will be able to do this from the comfort of your own home and everything you do will bring major incentives to your Wilson NC Tea Party:

Hi Joel,

I have reserved the big room at Sweet Maria’s for June 16th, 23rd, 30th, July 14th, and 28th from 10am to 12pm for phone banking.

June 16th from 10am to 12pm will be a time for me to explain the incentive to everyone in attendance and to explain how the phone system works.  It will also allow the TEA Party the opportunity to log some hours on the system.

Sweet Maria’s address:
415 Nash Street West  (In The Walston Center)
Wilson, NC 27893
(252) 243-0094

Anna Beavon Gravely
Field Coordinator – North Carolina
Americans for Prosperity
919.302.3614
annabeavon.gravely@afphq.org

Constitutional Seminar – June 19 – Wilson, NC

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