Viguerie: Wednesday afternoon, the fight for the future begins

This year, members of the Tea Party movement provided almost all the excitement and energy, and 90% of the grassroots volunteers and small contributions that made a Republican victory possible. Now, Tea Partiers have the power and the responsibility to rebuild the GOP into a party that represents mainstream working-class and small-business-class Americans.  

Viguerie's Bold Election Predictions

Richard Viguerie makes his guess as to how tomorrow's election will shape up for Republicans. "When all the votes have been counted for the Nov. 2nd election, a high percentage of principled conservatives will have won," says Viguerie. "And it happened because of you."

We need to end federal funding of National Public Radio

I've launched a “Petition of One Million American Taxpayers to End Federal Funding of National Public Radio (NPR).”

The online petition states that “with an almost uncountable number of news and public affairs programs throughout the nation, there is no justification for taxpayers money being used to fund a government radio network.”

In an e-mail message sent to conservative activists, I cited NPR’s firing of commentator Juan Williams because Williams told the Fox News Channel’s Bill O’Reilly that persons in Muslim garb on airplanes make him nervous.

Viguerie Launches Petition, With a Goal of a Million Names, to End Federal Funding of National Public Radio (NPR)

Why are taxpayers still funding ultra-liberal NPR? has launched a petition to get 1,000,000 signatures calling on Congress to defund NPR.

Viguerie versus Parker Spitzer, Round 1: Dancing with the czars

CHQ chairman Richard Viguerie appeared on CNN’s Parker Spitzer show last night to explain, among other things, why their show won’t help CNN’s plummeting ratings. It is, after all, just more liberal perspective in a liberal media world, but our country is center-right.

Tea partying past George Allen

The Virginia tea party convention last weekend was the largest tea party gathering to date. It’s a sign that the constitutional small-government movement is getting more traction, and that the big action — even on federal issues and races — is likely to be at the state level.

Virginia Tea Party Convention Takeaways

Over 2,300 Tea Party patriots from all over Virginia and the rest of the country turned out for the first ever Virginia Tea Party Convention in Richmond this past Friday and Saturday.  It was the largest convention of its kind nationally in the short history of the movement.  

Self-Interest Drives this Congress

In a move that exemplifies the nature of this Congress, our "representatives" voted to break and get home to campaign instead of working on the budget or dealing with any number of important and pressing matters. In a vote reeking of all which is wrong with Congress, Speaker Nancy Pelosi once again put her political interests above the American people’s and voted in favor of getting back to their respective states for campaigning.  

Likely Democratic Candidate to Succeed Dodd Received A+ Rating From ACORN

In a September, 2009 article for American Thinker, Mark J. Fitzgibbons pointed out that Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was one of only six Attorneys General to receive a grade of A+ from ACORN. Blumenthal is now considered to be the front runner to secure the Democratic nomination to succeed retiring Democratic Senator Christopher Dodd in November 2010.

In Connecticut, at least, it appears the acorns don't fall far from the tree.

Fitzibbons' article can be read here.

Pat Buchanan: The battle for the GOP will boil down to the Tea Party vs. War Party

American Conservative – Pat Buchanan agrees with Richard Viguerie that there will be a battle for the heart and soul of the Republican Party after November’s elections, and the fight will essentially boil down to those conservatives who are willing to reduce America’s military empire versus those in the neoconservative wing who want to expand it.

Richard Viguerie is Keynote Speaker for Tea Party Group; Cautions Against Forming a Third Political Party

Richard A. Viguerie praised the Tea Party movement for providing new energy to conservative grassroots throughout the nation at the January 29 meeting of the Leadership Tea Party.