On the last Sunday of the month we publish the Worcester Tea Party’s newsletter: This Month in Liberty. For February our introduction was about the government shutdown as a contest of wills between the President and Congress which comes from irreconcilable differences on an important issue. As is frequently the case ugly replies come in … Continue reading Nobody cares what you know until they know that you care
The other day I was in line at a store when I overheard the gentleman ahead of me vehemently insist that he didn't want to take a second bag “…to Save the Earth!” He said that was such earnest sincerity that I'm sure he believed it. And I'm sure that when I chuckled at him, … Continue reading I’ll take Two bags please.
As the new congress begins to take shape we can see that there is a lot of work that needs to be done to improve the understanding of politics among our fellow citizens. Too main think they can live off the government. Too few know the Government lives off of everyone. And too many believe … Continue reading What we need to do is Educate
Since ancient time the peak of the summer has been referred to the dog days because of the star Sirius high in the sky and temperatures are high as well. This is a post about two separate events. First, of course, is the Lord Monckton event that we had here in Worcester at Peppercorns. … Continue reading The Dog Days of August
"Carthago delenda est", or "Delenda est Carthago" (English: "Carthage must be destroyed"), is a Latin oratorical phrase. Originating in the Roman Republic in the 2nd century BC prior to the Third Punic War against Carthage, by the party advocating destruction of Rome's ancient rival Carthage, which was thought to be rebuilding its capacity for further … Continue reading Popularis Socialismi delenda est
The Worcester Tea Party is most famous for hosting Educational Events where we discuss topics of public interest. Most have been free due to the generosity of our members, but occasionally there must be a charge to cover expenses. Over the years we have heard from many famous people: Mark Fisher, Evan Falchuk, Professor Maurice … Continue reading Lord Monckton speaks in Worcester MA
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak. If your enemy is secure at all points, be prepared for him. If he is in superior strength, evade him. If your opponent is temperamental, seek to irritate him. - Sun Tzu The Art of War The Worcester Tea Party is constituted as … Continue reading The Pen is mightier than the Sword
Writing for Pete’s blog allows me the opportunity to speak to a nationwide and perhaps international audience. While it's not uncommon for me to have a choir to preach to, I feel I have to up my game a little and speak not about local taxes issues or individual corrupt politicians or odious ordinances, but … Continue reading What is the Most Important Virtue for an Activist?
Today we celebrate the birth of our nation and our own independence at a time when the enemies of both are feverishly active in our republic. For 242 years our nation has been a beacon lighting the way for all the peoples of this blue planet. The appearance of our republic has been imitated, but … Continue reading Independence of the Individual
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” George Bernard Shaw The Worcester Tea Party (WTP) is the organization of unreasonable men and women; you have to be unreasonable to advocate small government in the … Continue reading Unreasonable in Worcester
“We conclude that the initiative petition should not have been certified by the Attorney General as ‘in proper form for submission to the people,’ because, contrary to the certification, the petition does not contain only subjects ’which are related or which are mutually dependent’,” Justice Frank M. Gaziano wrote in the decision. And with that … Continue reading The SJC gives us a Victory but …
The work of the Worcester Tea Party is being the sensible alternative to the scroungy schemes put forth by the Loony Leftists. We do this through education and by drawing attention to the issues and challenges facing our Commonwealth (Massachusetts). This may seem parochial, but if you remember it was the alleged success of Romney Care, … Continue reading The Work of the Worcester Tea Party
Everywhere you look in the media the headlines are full of it. Incivility Reigns! Bullying! Cyber bullying! Mean Girls Rule! All there on the front page, all there on the splash, all there waiting for you to click on to see who said what about whom. Never mind if any of its true, never mind … Continue reading Civics with Civility
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is in the process of reacquiring the nickname TAX-achusetts. The Loony Left has come up with a ballot question they have cynically named the “Fair Share Amendment.” This proposed change our state’s Constitution would allow a surtax of 80% on incomes of one million or more. Further language in the amendment … Continue reading Your Signature will help Save Massachusetts