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Monday, May 13, 05:30 pm - May 13: Major Gen Robert Bodisch of the Texas State Guard

Monday, June 10, 05:30 pm - Jun 10: Dr. Everett Piper on America's Universities - Not A Daycare

Monday, July 08, 05:30 pm - July 8: 86th Session Recap

Monday, August 12, 05:30 pm - Aug 12: 10th Anniversary Party for NETTP!

Monday, September 09, 05:30 pm - Sep 9: Massey Campos on Self-Evident Truths

CORE BELIEFS:

NE Tarrant Tea Party believes in

  • Personal Responsibility
  • Fiscal Responsibility
  • Limited Government
  • Rule of Law
  • National Sovereignty
  • Traditional 2-Party System
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WHO ARE WE?

Don't let the name fool you!  We are a statewide movement...  a group of activists from all across Texas promoting Constitutional governance in every precinct, one voter at a time.  Take a look at our Board members and find contact information here.

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WHO REPRESENTS ME?

It is a citizen's responsibility to provide regular feedback, both positive and negative, to his/her representatives.  Here is a helpful list of contact information for NE Tarrant County residents, from city council to President.

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Voter Registration

To change your address within Tarrant County, simply complete an online form at this link

To register to vote from anywhere outside of Tarrant County, download a form at this link and mail it to Tarrant County Elections.  (The city library often has the form as well).

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2019 Municipal & School Board Elections

April 20, 2019.

Your local property taxes are the highest taxes you pay.  You must pay attention to the local elections!  It's time to vote on school boards and city councils.  Do your research and vote wisely.

Early Voting:  April 22-30 at any polling location in Tarrant County
Election Day Voting:  May 4 only at your assigned location

Here are some recommendations from local friends.  They are NOT necessarily researched by our Board orendorsed by NETTP.  There are a lot of cities and ISDs and we as a Board do not personally vet them all.  We rely on other folks to fill us in and then for you to do your homework!  Exceptions are noted.

  • Grapevine-Colleyville ISD:  Mike McCoy and Tommy Snyder (both vetted and endorsed)
  • Grapevine City Council:  Leon Leal (vetted)
  • Colleyville City Council:  Tammy Nakamura, Bobby Lindamood, Richard Newton (all 3 vetted and endorse)
  • Keller ISD:  Kris Kittle (vetted and endorsed), Pilar Fraser
  • Keller City Council:  Becki Paquin, Sherri Almond
  • Euless City Council:  Perry Bynum
  • HEB ISD:  Fred Campos, Andy Cargile (only because his opponent is so bad)
  • Ft Worth City Council:   Cary Moon (district 4), Dennis Shingleton (district 8), Betsy Price (Mayor - chosen only because her opponent is so bad; not an endorsement of her)
  • Tarrant Regional Water District:  Mary Kelleher
  • Denton City Council:  Jesse Davis, Gerard Hudspeth, John Ryan
  • Tyler ISD:  Lisa McClure (district 6)
  • Plano City Council:  Lily Bao, Shelby Williams, Colleen Epstein, Daniel Long
  • Plano ISD: Cody Weaver, Heather Wang, Semida Voicu
  • Frisco ISD:  Steve Noskin, Muni
  • Frisco City Council:  Jeanne Weisz

This will be updated as more resources respond!

 

 

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NETTP's Kickoff Trip to the Capitol

February 12, 2019.

 

We are headed to Austin! The official NETTP "kickoff" trip is on! It will be Tuesday, Feb. 26. We expect a large group, so we'll probably rent a bus, and there will be a fee for that. We always try to make our trips free of charge - but buses are expensive, so we'll need folks to chip in for it. Not sure yet what the fee will be as Fran is still getting quotes, but rest assured, we'll keep it as low as possible!

So mark your calendars now! The trip will include:

*A very early start (about 5:00 am) at a convenient meet up place in the DFW area.
*Fun, fellowship, and games on the bus driving to Austin
*A tour of the Capitol building
*Meeting with YOUR legislators to tell them about NETTP and our legislative priorities for the 86th session
*Observe House and/or Senate in session
*Visit the Capitol Gift Shop for souvenirs (if you wish)
*A tour of the Supreme Court building by Judge
Bert Richardson, Kevin P Yeary, David Newell, Criminal Court of Appeals (and possibly others)
*A visit to the Capitol Visitors' Center (a museum of Texas History and the oldest state office building)
*A Capitol Scavenger Hunt (with prizes!)
*Sleepy time on the bus ride home
*Complete satisfaction in knowing you spent your day learning about your State Legislature, State History, and how to be an effective Citizen Advocate

Kids are welcome if accompanied by a responsible adult. You will do lunch on your own - either buy a lunch at the Capitol Grill inside the Capitol, or bring a brown bag lunch.

You do NOT have to have gone through training in order to join us. This is a great opportunity to be a part of our team, get familiar with the Capitol, and see if you want to join in next time!

If interested, please email rhodesfran@yahoo.com.



 

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Constitution Boot Camp

January 8, 2019.

We do more in four hours than most schools do in four years!!


Among all the current methods of teaching and/or learning the Constitution, the most effective vehicle has shown to be a one-day, four hour video event known as a Constitution Boot Camp. It has been said to be more effective than online courses, such as those offered by Hillsdale College because the class in completed in one day.

We use a “strict construction” approach to present the Constitution as the founders’ intended it to be understood. Few educational endeavors do this. Most of the covered material is not taught in most public schools, colleges, or Law Schools, but it should be.

The event covers these subjects:

Segment 1: Total time – 45 minutes

  • Misconceptions
  • Rights – Natural versus Constitutional
  • Declaration of Independence

Segment 2: Total time – 45 minutes

  • Oath of Office
  • Enumerated Powers of Congress

Segment 3: Total time – 45 minutes

  • Enumerated Powers of the President
  • Enumerated Powers of the Judiciary
  • God, Church and State

Segment 4: Total time – 45 minutes

  • Amendments
  • Remedies, including nullification

We will open doors at 9:30am for registration, coffee, donuts and mingling. The first session will begin promptly at 10am. Snacks will be provided during breaks, and lunch is provided between sessions 2 and 3. Everything is included -- all materials, snacks and lunch! You just have to love your country enough to show up.

Tickets are $30 for adults. For spouses or family members who can share materials, additional tickets are sold at $15. Tickets for a student class (different from the adult class) for grades 6-10 are $15 and include lunch/snacks as well. Students in grades 11 and 12 will need to determine if they prefer an adult level class or a youth class. The youth class will be conducted partially by Constituting America, which is an organization started by actress Janine Turner and which focuses on teaching the Constitution to students in schools in a fun way. We do not have accommodations for students younger than 6th grade for this event. No one is admitted without a ticket.

Scholarships are available! If you need help, don't let that stop you from coming! Chris Badger of Grapevine Realty has eagerly offered to provide scholarships, and NE Tarrant Tea Party is very appreciative! Email heyjuliesue@gmail.com to inquire. Thanks, Chris!

Tickets can be refunded up to seven days before the event. There are no refunds after that, and we will not be able to find anyone to buy them from you or even give them to. We are all overworked volunteers so please don't ask!

Park in the NW corner of the church and enter the large glass entryway.

Bring pen and paper, and some money if you think you might want to buy DVDs or books.

Dress code is casual.

All are welcome. NETTP does not have dues or memberships. Join us!

If you can only come for part of the day, the price does not change, but you are welcome to work your schedule as needed.

Any questions? Email heyjuliesue@gmail.com.

To purchase tickets, click here.

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CORE BELIEFS:

NE Tarrant Tea Party believes in

[READ MORE]

WHO ARE WE?

Don't let the name fool you!  We are a statewide movement...  a group of activists from all across Texas promoting Constitutional governance in every precinct, one voter at a time.  Take a look at our Board members and find contact information here.

[READ MORE]

WHO REPRESENTS ME?

It is a citizen's responsibility to provide regular feedback, both positive and negative, to his/her representatives.  Here is a helpful list of contact information for NE Tarrant County residents, from city council to President.

[READ MORE]

Voter Registration

To change your address within Tarrant County, simply complete an online form at this link

To register to vote from anywhere outside of Tarrant County, download a form at this link and mail it to Tarrant County Elections.  (The city library often has the form as well).

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