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Muslim Brotherhood to Be Topic of Monthly Meeting

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FOR RELEASE - Sunday, August 24, 2014
ACT! for America to Describe Muslim Brotherhood infiltration
 of US Government at PCTEA Monthly Meeting
Kent, Ohio - The Portage County TEA Party announced today that Dan Hroma, Northeast Ohio Chapter Leader for Act! for America, will be the main speaker at its monthly meeting which will held Tuesday, August 26, 2014. The meeting will be held at the Maplewood Career Center at 7075 State Route 88 just North of Ravenna and will begin at 7:00 PM and is open to the public.  Hroma's presentation will focus on the efforts of the Muslim Brotherhood to infiltrate the US Government and influence political policy making in the US through front groups such as Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), and dozens of other groups.  He will also discuss their connection to groups like Hamas and ISIS which recently sprung up out of Syria and into Iraq. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.
ACT! for America was founded by Brigitte Gabriel, a Lebanese immigrant who came to the United States after losing her country of birth to militant Muslim fundamentalists during the Lebanese Civil War. ACT! for America is the only grassroots organization dedicated to national security and terrorism.  They have over 875 chapters across the country and 279,000 members.   ACT! for America is a non-partisan, non-sectarian organization whose mission is to give Americans concerned about national security and terrorism a powerful, organized, informed and mobilized voice.
The TEA Party is not a political party but a grassroots cultural movement.  The movement is educating American citizens about the Constitution and the uniquely American form of self-governance that has made our country so successful.  Through this education, the movement is attempting to re-define what it means to be an American citizen, by encouraging individual to vote, to run for office and to attend government meeting in their area so that they can participate in their self governance.  The acronym TEA stands for Totally Engaged Americans.


Frederick Douglass Foundation Manifesto

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The Frederick Douglass Foundation 

"Where justice is denied, where poverty is enforced, where ignorance prevails, and where any one class is made to feel that society is an organized conspiracy to oppress, rob and degrade them, neither persons nor property will be safe."                                        

Frederick Douglass           
"The Largest Christ-Centered, Multi-Ethnic, and Republican Ministry in America, Today"
Ten Ways The Frederick Douglass Foundation
WILL Save the Republican Party
There are many out there giving all sorts of reasons for the fact that Mitt Romney earned fewer votes than John McCain.  Few however, are mentioning that, of all the groups under this so-called big tent that supposedly needs to be bigger, blacks aren’t being invited into the tent with anything other than half-hearted invitations that are met with rejection by the bouncer at the tent’s front entrance.  The bouncer tells a few blacks about the rear entrance, but many are written off as unimportant.  Not all blacks want to remain on the government plantation, and their reasons have little to do with anything coming from the mouths of the Republican Party’s squishy risk-averse politico wizards who are continuously running the Republican Party into an icy snowdrift of defeat.  Many Republicans and conservative-minded people feel like the Republican Party doesn’t even like its own base and would rather replace us with another that would vote blindly and religiously without being allowed to have input.  Well, that needs to change right now.
The Frederick Douglass Foundation is the largest Christ-centered, multi-ethnic and Republican ministry in America.  We have the first-hand knowledge of and experience in what it takes to show minorities how too many of them are voting against their own self-interests.  As well, we know how the Republican Party should cater its message for these minorities.  We know how to communicate with the black community through the black pastors.  Without us, the Republicans are as welcome at the front door of the black church as blacks feel at the front entrance to the Republican Party’s so-called big tent.  We know the problems, we have the solutions, and the Republican Party needs us at the table.
The Problem
In communicating with minorities, we first reach out.  Then we teach the truth about history, conservatism and how conservatism, in its purest form, correlates with the teachings of Jesus Christ.  Once we’ve established credibility by reaching out and teaching, we are able to preach to the people what we believe and why we believe it.  This method works, but without street credibility, of which the Republican Party has none in most minority communities, the Republican Party will have no chance of making their tent bigger.
It’s true, not all minorities should be Republicans.  Some are socialist stooges on which any efforts to recruit would be completely wasted.  However, there is a strong conservative and Christian ethic inside many minority communities that serves as the foundational yearning for the strong familial bonds that minority communities once shared.  The black family wasn’t always in such tatters as it is now.  In fact, before socialism was injected into the American political body starting in the 1930’s, black children were actually more likely to be in two-parent homes than were white children.  In fact, in 1965, when Daniel Patrick Moynihan issued his report, “The Negro Family: The Case for National Action,” a massive 24% of all black children were born out of wedlock.  Today, 29% of white children are born out of wedlock, and more than 70% of black children are.  That’s how bad the situation has gotten.  Those that run the system that has made the problem so much worse scoffed at Moynihan, but the numbers suggest he was right.  How high do those numbers need to go before we take the situation seriously?
These socialist policies were implemented to buy the black vote away from the Republican Party and were implemented in a way so as to discourage the creation and the maintaining of the black family.  The Republican Party has not only failed to fight the destruction of the black family and to fight every governmental program that is put into place in order to serve as a replacement for this said family, but they’ve shown nothing but disinterest to those in the black community pleading with the party for help in freeing the blacks from this modern-day government plantation.  In return for welfare of all sorts, the party of government only requires that minorities vote for them and that there should not be a man in the home of a woman with children.  The establishment does not want competition for their influence on the minds of children from upstanding men who aren’t afraid to be fathers.  The influence of fathers is being replaced with the influence of government, and without the male/female balance of influence, children grow up in chaos.
The best way to keep a child out of poverty is to allow that child to grow up in a two-parent family.  A child with two parents is less likely to get into trouble in school, less likely to drop out of school, less likely to be sexually molested, less likely to graduate functionally illiterate, less likely to join a gang, less likely to abuse drugs, and less likely spend time in jail or in other liberty-killing government institutions.  Knowing this, our goal at the Frederick Douglass Foundation is not only to strengthen the American family, but also to fight any liberal efforts to weaken it.  And we do this unashamedly. 
Too often, the Republican Party has been timid in its willingness to stand up for traditional American values.  But this unwillingness will continue to be met with an unwillingness of conservative-minded voters to actually show up at the polls for them.  In times like these, the Republican Party has no room to continue to refuse to reform.  The endless printing of money to fund the multi-trillion dollar deficits and the resulting devaluation of the dollar will only lead us to a third-world living standard.  The line in the sand’s been crossed.  America’s already sliding swiftly down the slippery slope to nowheresville.  The Republican Party’s weak-kneed attempts at pretending to fight must absolutely and immediately be replaced with a warrior-like crusade to free our country from the stranglehold of big government.  We must be the party of ideas, and we must not shirk our duties as the adults in the country to explain to the voting population why conservatism is right.
For many in the minority communities, they will not notice the difference in America as we drift of into a stagflationary economic nightmare.  Their living standards are already third world in nature, but when the rest of the country is living like that as well and when there are too few productive people left to pay the taxes to support this glorious third-world living standard, where will we be then?
The Republican Party must realize this and realize it quickly.  The answer is not to give up and go along, but it is to educate, in terms people will understand, why conservatism is the answer.  If the party refuses to clean up its house, not only will the Republican Party find it impossible to win national elections, but they will also find winning such elections more and more meaningless as they continue to allow the people living on the system to just make run after run on the bankrupt national treasury in order to vote themselves raises. 
Politics is like a chessboard, but the Republicans are playing checkers.  By failing to control the narrative, we are too often on the defensive. Republicans are forced to defend their beliefs while others have already defined our motives in terms that aren’t true.  It’s as if we’re regularly four steps behind.  The Republicans need to start playing chess.  Accepting the system the way it is, we need to start proposing policies within the system that produce the results that are conservative.  Instead of calling for getting rid of the welfare state, we should be proposing taxation, benefits and incentives inside the system that will yield conservative results.  In doing so, we will force those who disagree with us into a defensive fetal position when they are forced to defend the status quo by making arguments that completely violate everyone’s Christian heritage and sense of decency.  We will need to anticipate the arguments that they will be required to make against our common-sense proposals, and then we will need to further put them on the defense.  In the meantime, we will gain the trust of exactly those voters whom we’ve completely ignored.  We will be able to define conservatism on our own terms, as well as prove it is indeed the only good choice.
The Solution
Here are ten things that the Frederick Douglass Foundation propose:
One of the minority community’s collective fears is that the Republican Party wants to take away their benefits.  Of course no one’s willing to tell them differently.  Since the Republican Party message isn’t geared towards getting minorities to vote for them, the Republican Party gets defined as a racist and bigoted organization that wants to put blacks back in chains- to paraphrase our distinguished Vice President.  One of the Frederick Douglass Foundation’s duties is to refute this nonsense.  We need to explain how these “benefits” come with strings and that these strings are used to keep the blacks in metaphorical chains on the government plantation.  We’ll need more than just Christian-based arguments for traditionalism.  We will need to explain to the minority populations that conservatism is in fact the way to a more prosperous life with a fatter pocketbook.
We must go over the establishment’s heads to educate minorities on the real history of the political parties in America.  This might involve commercials strategically placed on BET and on black radio.  A series of super PAC commercials starting immediately will serve as the new educational foundation for the blacks in the community.  These will be promotional commercials for the Frederick Douglass Foundation, and each will tell a quick little startling story about history or offer set of facts that will completely undermine the reason any black person would ever vote for a Democrat.  It could be as simple as this: “Did you know that it was the Republican Party, under their first President Abraham Lincoln, who freed the Slaves.  It was the Democrat Party that fought under the rebel flag to keep slavery as an institution in America.
Once the Democrats lost the war, they formed the KKK to lynch blacks and Republicans.  The KKK would force blacks to vote for Democrats at the point of a gun.  Over the Democrat Party’s efforts to stop them, the Republicans passed amendments to free the slaves, to give blacks citizenship and the right to vote, and it was the Republicans in congress who passed all of the civil rights bills.
Yet the Democrat Party still voted for segregation, while it was the Republicans who voted to end segregation.  We’re the Frederick Douglass Foundation.  Learn more at FDF dot org.  The Republican Party is the Party of the black man.  We’re taking it back.  FDF dot org.”  All we need to do is plant the seed.  Radio advertisement on black radio stations will be more effective than TV ads, which are too often ignored with the use of DVR fast forward.  We need to hang slavery, segregation, the KKK and the black genocide on the Democrat Party.  Let them defend it, and then blast them with more facts once they do.  That’s how we play chess- with the big guns.
By the way, this information should be plastered all over every Republican website out there.  The fact that so many Republicans don’t know their own great history only makes it harder to make arguments on behalf of their party.

We must get the Republican Party to propose something that might seem radical, but will make sense in the long run.  Once the Republican Party has reached the black community and educated them on true history, the Republican Party needs to propose something that will lift the black man up.  The main issue that keeps the black man down is the fact that so many black children grow up in one-parent homes.  The strings that come with welfare benefits require that a man not live in the house where a woman is raising her children.  In other words, the government has convinced single mothers that, if they decide to break the rules and get married, then they will lose their benefits.  This is why, in some inner cities, 90% of all black babies are born out-of-wedlock.  The government should not be discouraging beneficial behavior like marriage with social policies that hurt black children by depriving too many of them of the important influence of a father.

The Republican Party should thus propose a new welfare policy that actually encourages marriage.  Instead of losing benefits, welfare recipients who get married will get a temporary boost in government funds, and these funds will not be taken away for a certain period of time if one or both of the parents decide to get a job.  For the first two years of marriage, this couple’s income will be super-charged with a continued influx of welfare funds.  These funds can be slowly lowered over that period of time, but in the end, the family will more than likely find itself able to live without the benefits.  Along the way, this family will be strengthened as the parents replace the low self-esteem of being on welfare with the pride that comes with achieving self-sufficiency. 
In the long run, this will save the government welfare costs by encouraging those on welfare to get married and support themselves without welfare.  It will also allow many more black children to grow up with their fathers, making it less likely that they will end up in jail, which will save more taxpayer dollars by decreasing the number of people in jail.  The government costs will go down in many ways if the black family is returned to its former glory, and when blacks go from being users of taxpayer dollars to being working taxpayers, the government will find it even easier to remain solvent.  The road to solvency involves the creation of more taxpayers.
Of course, there will need to be rules in place to prevent fake marriages.  If a marriage dissolves within five years, the couple will be required to pay back the additional welfare dollars that they’d received as part of the deal.  At the same time though, if there are bad circumstances that necessitate the dissolving of the marriage (such as physical abuse or other abuses) this rule can be waived.  Regardless, the Republicans need to use social policy as a way to help those enslaved on the government plantation find freedom.  As 21st Century Abolitionists, this is our underground railroad.  It’s not something that the most in the government would ever support because they do not support the strengthening of the family.
The entrenched incumbents’ resistance to these common-sense ideas will make it even easier to win elections.  When making the arguments for helping those on welfare to get off it by financially encouraging marriage, while having the establishment scoff at the idea, it will be easy for the Republican Party to point to the fact that the establishment doesn’t really want minorities to have a better life.  It would rather minorities live in poverty, dependent upon the moldy government cheese, than find freedom through self-sufficiency.  A wise chess player will anticipate the arguments the establishment will need to make in order to stop the Republican Party’s efforts to bolster the black family.  Checkmate. 
We must address and expose the blatant racial motives in the government party’s sacrament of abortion.  Abortion is a tool of the Eugenics movement used to kill as many blacks as possible.  It is also a money-laundering scheme whereby Planned Parenthood gets about one million dollars a day to kill black babies, and the pro-abortion party gets money back as campaign contributions.  In other words, the government establishment is partially funded with the blood-money government-subsidized profits of killing unborn babies.  And regular commercials need to be on black radio making this point.  There’s a reason that most Planned Parenthoods are located in minority communities, and minorities need to know the historical reasons for this.  As well, it must be made clear that about 1,200 black babies are killed in America every day.  The Tuskegee Institute estimates that the KKK lynched and killed about 3,500 blacks in 86 years.  In other words, more blacks are killed in the Democrat Party’s abortion mills in 3 days than the KKK killed in 86 years.
The Republican Party, with the help of the Frederick Douglass Foundation, needs to lay this race-based blood letting on the party that promotes it.  And we need to draw attention to the glee with which they takes these lives and how they benefit financially from doing so.
At the same time, we need to be sensitive to those who’ve had abortions.  Post-abortive syndrome is a common in both men and women, and we need to be very sensitive to its effects on those who need to receive our message.  These folks need to be reminded of the forgiveness that Jesus Christ offers to those who are willing to receive it.  I wouldn’t want to hold my breath waiting for the pro-abortion establishment to talk about the forgiveness that Jesus Christ offers to those who’ve been convinced to have an abortion.  But I’d love to hear the establishment’s spokesmen explain how those who’ve had abortions have no need of forgiveness, simply because Planned Parenthood has paid tribute to them in the form of campaign contributions.
In order to fight the government’s efforts to make abortion common and free through the use of tax dollars to fund abortions for low-income people, the Republican Party needs to make abortion more cost prohibitive.  The nanny staters love to put sin taxes on tobacco, alcohol, sugary drinks, fattening foods, carbon-based energy and even work.  They do this because they know that taxing something means that there will be less of it.  How is murdering an unborn baby not a sin?  If we want less abortion, we should propose a 300% sin tax on all abortions.  Of course, the pro-abortion party will oppose this with the fury of a witch holding a broken broom stick, but let’s allow them to make the argument that killing the unborn is not a sin. 
This is a national conversation that the Republican Party should love to have.  Why is a profitable outfit like Planned Parenthood a non-profit organization?  Why shouldn’t they have to pay taxes on their profits?  Why shouldn’t the American population be made aware of the fact that Planned Parenthood gets a million dollars a day in taxpayer money and doesn’t have to pay taxes on their profits, yet they have extra money to pay tribute to the abortion party in the form of campaign donations?  You don’t have to be head cashier at the jiffy mart to figure out that the abortion party is playing mob boss by accepting protection money from the abortion mills. In answer to the question about what we should do with the children that are born to mothers who can’t afford to take care of them, the Republican Party needs to get behind faith-based adoption agencies and defend their rights not to be forced to allow babies to be adopted by homosexuals. 
The right of religious people to adhere to their faith must not be violated through frivolous lawsuits that impose governmental regulations on religious groups who cannot, in good faith, allow children to be adopted by homosexuals.  Attention must be drawn to the fact that Catholic adoption agencies in Massachusetts were forced to close down because the state, which imposed the redefinition of marriage on the people, refused to allow them to adhere to their faith as they performed their adoption-agency duties.  Preservation of the family unit, as imagined by God, is of the utmost importance in the preservation of our United States.  Redefining the family unit to accommodate those who define their identity by the sin of homosexuality will only weaken the institution of family.  Strengthening the family unit, especially in the black community, must be our number one goal at all times.  Dare the party of big government to argue against that. The Republican Party must not write off the traditional values voters by half-hearted attempts to preserve the institution of marriage.  It must be protected from redefinition by the secular left.
Marriage is a religious institution that existed before the United States of America was even thought of.  The State did not create marriage and has no business redefining it.  If the meaning of marriage came from God, as it did, allowing man the arrogance it takes to assume he’s wise enough to change its meaning will only render it meaningless.  We need the Republican Party to be led by a man who can make this argument without allowing the liberals to shame him into submission.  We need the party to be willing to stand up and make these arguments.  A marriage amendment is necessary and possible.  Marriage wins at the ballot box just about every time it’s put to a vote.
And it will win even more easily if we’ve got a party willing to make the easy argument for marriage.  We should not feel shame for supporting traditional marriage, but those that support the redefinition are the ones that need to know what shame is.  As of now, they appear to have no shame whatsoever.  Let them display that lack of shame.  I can’t imagine too many parents looking forward to attending their child’s gay “wedding.” In this same vain, the Republican Party needs to stand up for those religious folks who are being persecuted for not being willing to work for homosexuals.  In states where “gay marriage” is occurring, those who work at weddings doing catering, music, photography and managing wedding halls are being sued if they refuse to take the job from homosexuals trying to get “married.”  Many of these people are being forced to pay hefty fines and having to give up their businesses and livelihoods.  Our party needs to stand up for religious rights.  We have no obligation to work for those whom we choose not to work.  It is our right not to have to work for them.  Is this discrimination?  No.  The government has no right whatsoever to rewrite the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God so that religious people will be conscripted into a life of sin as defined by the God they worship.  This, if allowed by the government through the government’s courts, is a violation of the 1st Amendment. 
The Republican Party, with the help of the Frederick Douglass Foundation, needs to be able to make this argument and to be willing to do so with the unquestioned authority of God Himself. The Republican Party needs to cease allowing itself and its motives to be defined by the establishment.  Spokesmen for the Republican Party need to make sure that liberals aren’t allowed to use their preconceived talking points as the basis for what is wrong with this country.  The economy isn’t in shambles because of the policies of President George W. Bush.  It is in shambles because the Republican Party has allowed the liberals to run the government with liberal social policies that have consequences. 
Those consequences were felt with the collapse of the housing market.  That had nothing whatsoever to do with tax cuts and lack of regulation.  Instead, it had everything to do with forcing banks to lend to those they knew wouldn’t be able to pay the money back- that is in fact a symptom of overregulation of the marketplace.  One of the driving forces behind this movement was actually an organization with which the president was affiliated- ACORN.  The consequences of trying to fix a problem created by liberal social policies with more liberal social policies will be devastating.  America is about to get the worst possible first-hand lesson in economics in the next few years that one could possibly imagine.  The Republicans need to stop pretending that liberal talking heads understand enough about economics to be legitimate voices at the table.  Instead, it should be our duty to help educate them as to why they are wrong.
As well, we need to continuously explain why the coming recession is indeed a product of the establishment’s socialist big-government policies.  It is not a hangover from the Bush economy.  It is big-government establishment’s goal to impoverish as many Americans as possible so as to make them dependent upon government programs and financially coerce them into voting for big-government incumbents into perpetuity. We are the rebels who refuse to be controlled by those who would have us trade our freedom for their power. The Republican Party needs to make arguments against amnesty for illegal aliens in economic terms that will explain how amnesty will actually cause wages for other people to go down, including legal Hispanics.  As is, the government subsidizes the labor of illegal aliens by giving them free healthcare and food stamps, thus enabling them to work for lower wages under the table.  Once amnestied and legalized, they will no longer be able to work for such low wages.  At that point, they will be forced to compete with American citizens and legal immigrants for low-paying but legal jobs.  This will create a demand for more unskilled illegal aliens who will be willing to work under the table, while, at the same time, creating a larger supply of workers competing for low-paying and unskilled legal jobs.  This will make it even harder for all Americans to find lower-paying jobs, and it will enable the companies to offer even less money and fewer benefits, as there will be even more folks looking to take those jobs.
Those in the government trying to replace the electorate it despises loves to paint we who oppose amnesty for illegal aliens as racist, but how is supporting a system that allows Americans- black, Hispanic, white or whatever race- to get higher paying jobs racist?  If preferring that a black-American or an Hispanic-American be the preferred candidate for a $10 an hour job over a newly legalized alien who broke the law to come to this country and who will work for $8 an hour is racist, then the Republican Party might as well give it up now.  But, it’s as if we already have.  The Republican Party spokesmen are too often unable or unwilling to make this argument based on economics.  They should, and they need to learn how to do it.  It’s not bigoted to stand up for the laws of our nation or to stand up for those whose ability to make a living is hindered because foreigners refuse to obey our laws and come here legally.
And for those who’d worry that making these arguments will hurt with the Latino vote- why would they assume that all Latinos support the lawbreakers in their communities who refused to live by the same rules as they did?  Isn’t that assumption kind of racist in itself?  Let the party of big government make the argument that all Hispanics are in favor of breaking the law out of loyalty to their race.  Sure, those at La Raza are indeed a bunch of racist gringo-hating socialist conquistadors, but let the open-borders crowd make the argument that all Hispanics think like that.  We at the Frederick Douglass Foundation know for fact that that’s not true.  Once the economic argument has been made, it will be much easier to close the border and control who comes in.
The Republican Party, with the help of the Frederick Douglass Foundation, needs to explain why conservative social issues and economic issues will help minorities.  After actually sincerely reaching out, we must remind and educate everyone that the entrenched party of government is the party of slavery, segregation, the KKK and the black genocide of abortion.  We must then explain how the present-day government establishment uses social policy to enslave many minorities in this country on their government plantation by attaching strings to the benefits they offer in exchange for votes. 
These strings are what hurt minorities financially, and if the Republican Party simply reaches out to the minority communities with unabashed conservative arguments, we will be received.  Why must we assume that all minorities, simply because they might get benefits from the government, would prefer a system that makes the creation of a traditional family more unlikely?  We have to show and prove that this is exactly what the party of government prefers and envisions for their own benefit and to the detriment of the black family and of all the black children who are forced to grow up without fathers as a result. 
It may not happen immediately, but a concerted effort to go over the heads of the liberal gatekeepers of socialism with a strategy for educating those who’ve been programmed by the liberal institutions will ultimately enable us to compete for minority votes.  Failing to reach out though, as is the Republican Party’s habit, will yield no results whatsoever.  We’re the Frederick Douglass Foundation.  Join us in our efforts to heal our nation.  Thinking big, planning ahead and taking risks will grow the party.  First we reach out, second we teach, and then we preach with the credibility we don’t have now.  Failing to do so will keep us walking in the political desert for generations.

Timothy F. Johnson
Founder and President/CEO 
Last Updated on Saturday, 09 August 2014 07:30

The Truth about Gay Population in US

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August 4, 2014


Gays Are 1 in 50, Not 1 in 4

8:00AM EDT 8/4/2014 Michael Brown

According to a 2011 Gallup poll, Americans thought that 25 percent of the population was gay (meaning one out of every four people), while those aged 18-29 put the figure at closer to 30 percent (meaning almost one in every three people). The reality is that less than 2 percent of the population is gay (meaning fewer than one in 50 people), and many gay leaders know this is true.

People of America, you have been duped.

For many years, we were told that "one in every 10 Americans" was gay, a figure based on the massively flawed 1948 study of Alfred Kinsey. (Kinsey actually relied on data from male prisoners to come up with his statistics.)

Even though gay activists knew the figure was inflated, they used it as a convenient lie, since, as two leading gay strategists noted in the late 1980s, "there is strength in numbers." (For details, go here.) As expressed by a gay leader a few days ago, "The truth is, numbers matter, and political influence matters."

In other words, if Americans realized that less than 2 percent of the population was gay rather 10 percent (let alone 25 percent), they would have a very different view of "gay rights."

To be sure, it is wrong to bully or oppress or mistreat anyone based on gender or ethnicity or romantic attractions, so that is not the question. And whether gays are 1 percent of the population or 90 percent, they should not be mistreated.

But you don't overhaul the legal system to the point of attacking freedoms of speech, conscience, and religion based on the sexual and romantic desires of a tiny percentage of the population, nor do you engage in a massive social experiment, like redefining marriage, because of a statistically tiny group of people.

Back in 2003, in their official brief in the landmarkLawrence v. Texas Supreme Court decision, a major coalition of 31 gay and pro-gay organizations used the figures of 2.8 percent of the male population and 1.4 percent of the female population as identifying as gay, lesbian, or bisexual.

This means that these activist organizations were fully aware that the 10 percent figure was completely bogus and yet they never protested when that figure was used to advance their cause. Why expose such a useful lie?

In 2011, UCLA law school's Williams Institute released a study done by Dr. Gary J. Gates, who serves as the Williams Distinguished Scholar at the Charles R. Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law and Public Policy. His official bio also states that, "Dr. Gates co-authored The Gay and Lesbian Atlas and is a recognized expert on the geography and demography of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender  population. ... Many national and international media outlets regularly feature his work."

According to Dr. Gates, just 1.7 percent of the population identifies as gay, with about the same figure identifying as bisexual.

Contrast this with an informal poll I conducted while speaking at a Christian youth conference last month, asking these committed young people what percentage of the population was gay. (Some of these kids were home schooled and most seemed less aware of the more notorious cable TV shows, so they were less worldly wise than your average young people.) The first teen answered, "Thirty percent." The second said, "Forty percent."

Where in the world did they get such ridiculous figures? You can thank the media for that, by which I mean the sitcoms, dramas and movies along with the major news outlets. (For an enlightening Pew Research survey, gohere.)

But this is where things get very interesting. For years gay activists worked to get a sexual-orientation question on the CDC's National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), a document of major importance in both government policy and public perception.

That question was included in the 2013 survey, and the results, released last month, made for shocking story lines: "1.6 percent of adults self-identify as gay or lesbian, and 0.7 percent consider themselves bisexual."

These figures approximated the ones used by conservative leaders for years, because of which we were mocked as liars and vilified as haters. Now the government confirmed what we knew to be true.

Gay and lesbian leaders weren't happy with the results, with Dr. Scout, director of the nonprofit CenterLink's Network of LGBT Health Equity, stating, "If we really are 2 percent vs. 4 percent, it means people are going to say, 'OK, I'm only going to care half as much.'"

How about changing that to, "If we really are 2 percent vs. 25 percent, people are going to say, 'OK, I'm only going to care one-twelfth as much.'" And take note: Dr. Scout only claimed that 4 percent were gay.

Bisexual leaders were concerned as well, with Ellyn Ruthstrom, president of the Bisexual Resource Center in Boston, opining, "For such a respected survey as the NHIS to produce such a small number is a blow."

"It's just going to make it harder for us when we're going out and talking to people about the bisexual population," she said. "We have a real hard time already with people not taking the bisexual identity seriously."

But it gets more interesting still. An article in theWashington Post entitled, "Gay rights groups dispute federal survey's estimate of population," notes that the 2013 National Adult Tobacco Survey came up with results that "more resembled what gay-rights groups had expected. It found that 3.5 percent of Americans considered themselves gay, lesbian or bisexual, with 1.9 percent labeling themselves gay or lesbian, and 1.6 percent identifying as bisexual."

This means that gay-rights groups knew full well that, rather than being one in 10, their numbers were closer to one in 50, with fewer than one in 60 identifying as bisexual.

The truth is that America has been lied to and duped, and gay activists have been complicit in the deception, if not actively leading the way in the ruse. With the new survey out, it's time to expose the lies.

The reality is that fewer than one in 50 Americans identify themselves as gay, out of which only a minority wants to be "married."

How foolish, then, to redefine marriage, restrict freedoms of conscience, speech, and religion, and engage in a massive social experiment based on such a tiny percentage of the population.

We won't be duped again.

Michael Brown is author of Can You Be Gay and Christian? Responding With Love and Truth to Questions About Homosexuality and host of the nationally syndicated talk radio show The Line of Fire on the Salem Radio Network. He is also president of FIRE School of Ministry and director of the Coalition of Conscience. Follow him at AskDrBrown on Facebook or at @drmichaellbrown on Twitter.

Source: Charisma News

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 August 2014 08:25

TEA Party Patriots Ad Hit Joyce on Obamacare

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Dave Joyce just can't defend his position on Obamacare.

We need Matt Lynch in Congress to fight Obamacare until it is gone!

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FreedomWorks for America and Activists Rally to Un-Seat Rep. David Joyce in OH-14

FWFA Executive VP Adam Brandon will make a special announcement about the OH-14 race

WHAT: FreedomWorks for America Executive Vice President Adam Brandon will join a coalition of conservative groups across the state of Ohio at a rally in Chagrin Falls to make a special announcement in the OH-14 race.

The rally will include the distribution of 1,000 yard signs and other voter education materials. Other group representatives will include: Tom Zawistowski (Portage County TEA Party), Chuck Laughlin (Lake County Liberty Coalition), Dana Adams (Summit County TEA Party), Ralph Spampanato (Stark-Tusc 9/12 Group), Pastor Ernie Sanders (Geauga County TEA Party), and Dom Sciria (Cuyahoga Valley Republicans).

WHEN: Thursday, March 20, 2014 beginning at 11:30am ET.

WHERE: Clubhouse in the Tanglewood Club, 8745 Tanglewood Trail, Bainbridge, OH 44023

WHY: Ohioans are ready to take their government back from unions and special interests. Rep. David Joyce is a bought-and-paid-for politician who is financially backed by Washington insider PACs, including thousands of dollars from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, House Speaker John Boehner and Republican Main Street PAC run by lobbyist and former Rep. Steve LaTourette. Rep. Joyce has also received tens of thousands of dollars from building trade and transportation unions.

ABOUT FREEDOMWORKS FOR AMERICA: FreedomWorks for America is a grassroots service center to a community of over 6 million activists supporting candidates who believe in individual liberty and constitutionally-limited government. For more information, please visit www.FreedomWorksforAmerica.org or contact Jackie Bodnar at  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 March 2014 08:17

Monthly Meeting TONIGHT!

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Candidates to Speak at PCTEA Monthly Meeting
Kent, OH - The Portage County TEA Party announced today that three of the four candidates for County Commissioner will speak at the groups Monthly Meeting on Tuesday, March 18th as well as one of the Ohio House Candidates. Republican Primary candidates Sabrina Christian-Bennett and Kristen Kline-Morris and Democratic Primary Candidate Angelo Battaglia will all speak. Vicki Kline, also a Democratic candidate for County Commissioner, had a scheduling conflict and will attend a future meeting.  Linda O'Brien, the Republican candidate for Ohio House in the 76th District will also speak at the event. The event will be held at 7:00 PM at the Maplewood Career Center, at 7075 State Route 88, Ravenna, OH 44266. The meeting is open to the public and refreshments will be served.
The TEA Party is not a political party but a grassroots cultural movement.  The movement is educating American citizens about the Constitution and the uniquely American form of self-governance that has made our country so successful.  Through this education, the movement is attempting to re-define what it means to be an American citizen, by encouraging individual to vote, to run for office and to attend government meeting in their area so that they can participate in their self governance.  The acronym TEA stands for Totally Engaged Americans.



Monthly Meeting Monday June 17th

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Monthly Meeting Open to the Public - Monday, June 17th


Our Government is Targeting TEA Party Groups and individuals through the IRS, capturing your Verizon Phone Records, recording every email and web site you visit through the PRISM program. What does it all mean to the ordinary American and how will this affect you personally?  Come to the Portage County TEA Party meeting this Monday, night June 17th and find out.  The meeting is open to the public and will be held at 7:00 PM at the Maplewood Career Center at 7075 State Route 88, just North of Ravenna in Portage County.  
Distinguished Law Professor David Forte from Cleveland State University will be the opening speaker followed by a presentation on the IRS Targeting by Portage County TEA Party Executive Director Tom Zawistowski.  Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Join your fellow citizens Monday, June 17th in Ravenna for this informative presentation, and learn what we as citizens can do to stop this abuse of power and restore Constitutionally limited Government.

PCTEA Announce State and Federal Endorsements

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Kent, Ohio -  The Portage County TEA Party today announced its endorsements for federal and state candidates for the election on November 6, 2012. In making the announcement, Executive Director Tom Zawistowski said, “When Chief Justice Roberts made the announcement about the legality of Obamacare this June, he said that, “It is not the job of the Supreme Court to protect the people from the consequences of their political choices.” We agreed. The time for the American People to do the vital job of electing officials who truly represent their values and their dreams for America is November 6th and we intend to do just that.” 


He then announced, “It is with great pride and hope for a better future for our Nation, that the Portage County TEA Party endorses Mitt Romney for President.  We have no doubt that he will steady the ship of state and release the full power of our private business and industry to create millions of tax paying jobs and grow our nation out of this financial crisis.”


He continued by saying, “We are equally excited to endorse Josh Mandel for US Senate and look forward to bringing the same level of conservative thinking to that body as we did to the US House in 2010.  Mandel will vote for the people before the party and we welcome that commitment. We further endorse Congressman Jim Rennaci in the 16th Congressional District, Dave Joyce in the 14th Congressional District and Dr. Marisha Agana in the 13th Congressional District. They are all dedicated to stopping the spending, stopping the borrowing and balancing the federal budget. They are also dedicated to restoring our individual liberty and freedom by retrenching federal government intrusion into our personal lives and into our businesses.”


Moving to the Ohio state races, Zawistowski explained, “In the race for Ohio Senate we endorse incumbent Republican John Eklund who has worked hard to become a familiar and well-known face in Portage County and is an excellent representative of our values and views.  In the Ohio House, we are fortunate to have two extremely talented and dedicated candidates in Matt Lynch in the 76th District in the Northern part of the County, and Nick Skeriotis in the 75th District in the Southern part of the county.  Both are conservative thinkers who believe in the Constitution and will defend it while in office.” 


He concluded by saying, “Our organization believes that too many voters ignore the role of Judges when voting. These are key positions in our government and deserve attention equal to the other candidates.  We endorse and urge voters in Portage County to vote for Robert Cupp, Sharon Kennedy and Terrance O’Donnel for the Ohio Supreme Court.  We further endorse Mary O’Toole for the very important Appellate Court Judge position.”


Voters can find information for all federal, state, and local races and issues on the organization’s website at www.PortageCountyTEAParty.com.  They will also find videos of many candidates as well as candidate surveys on the website.  Those who do not have internet but would like to find out who the organization endorses can call the office at 330-474-3878.


The TEA Party is not a political party but a grassroots cultural movement.  The movement is educating American citizens about the Constitution and the uniquely American form of self-governance that has made our country so successful.  Through this education, the movement is attempting to re-define what it means to be an American citizen, by encouraging individual to vote, to run for office and to attend government meeting in their area so that they can participate in their self governance.  The acronym TEA stands for Totally Engaged Americans.




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Last Updated on Friday, 02 November 2012 23:18

Issue 1 Analysis

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Romney Pays for Visit-Obama does NOT

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Bob Dyer: Romney pays own freight in the Falls

By Bob Dyer 
Beacon Journal columnist

Interesting contrast.

As I reported in August, Copley Township is still owed $10,549 for the expenses it incurred during a 2008 campaign stop by then-vice presidential hopeful Joe Biden.

Copley’s fiscal officer, Janice Marshall, sent a bill to the “Obama for America” campaign but never received a penny.

And Fairlawn rang up $34,146 in police overtime and other expenses this summer when President Barack Obama brought his re-election campaign to town and spent the night at the Hilton Akron/Fairlawn.

Shortly thereafter, Fairlawn’s assistant finance director, Patricia Bertsch, sent a bill to the Obama campaign. She said at the time she wasn’t holding her breath. Good thing. She’d still be holding it.

Now along comes Mitt Romney, dishing out his own election patter in Cuyahoga Falls on a Tuesday night in October.

Same deal?

Far from it.

Long before his big rally at the Falls’ Natatorium, Romney’s campaign folks contacted the city, said they’d like to stage an event there and promised to pay for any extra expenses the city would incur.

Romney’s people asked the Falls to come up with an invoice, and said the invoice could be adjusted upward if unforeseen expenses cropped up.

To Cuyahoga Falls Mayor Don Robart, that speaks volumes about the difference between the candidates.

“I think it’s self-evident,” he said. “[It tells you] who is accountable for their deeds and who isn’t, who’s accountable for their actions and who keeps blaming everybody else.”

Of course, Robart, a conservative Republican, has virtually nothing nice to say about the president and limitless good things to say about the Romney-Ryan ticket.

Still, regardless of which party you favor, as a taxpayer you have to prefer Romney’s approach to campaign expenses, especially if you live in a small city or town.

The final cost of Tuesday’s rally in the Falls was $7,050, most of it for overtime and facility rental. That’s $7,050 that Cuyahoga Falls’ 49,473 residents won’t have to pay.

The city of Akron, run by a moderate Democrat mayor, said in August it had no intention of billing Obama’s campaign for his 25-minute speech at the John S. Knight Center. The city decided to eat $21,304 in expenses in exchange for what it called the privilege of hosting a sitting president.

There’s an undeniable thrill in getting an up-close look at the most powerful person on the planet. But perhaps we ought to differentiate between someone acting in a presidential capacity and someone trolling for votes.

The biggest downside of the Romney visit — aside from ugly traffic jams — was that the Natatorium was shut down for the entire day, depriving 10,000 dues-paying members of a day of prepaid exercise. However, the city announced in advance that it would extend everyone’s membership by one day.

The Nat employs only a handful of full-time people, and they were paid their usual salaries because they had functions to perform and spent the day working. Losing out were the many part-time employees, none of whom worked or got paid.

Robart was still glowing several days after the Romney visit.

“It was just electric,” he said.

Although Robart initially supported Rick Santorum, and would have preferred Newt Gingrich had Gingrich not been saddled with “so much baggage going in,” Robart’s affection for Romney has heated up considerably.

“I wasn’t on his bandwagon in the primary because I thought he was a little too liberal for me. I was misguided. All of his actions since then spell out a real honorable, honest man.”

Romney’s choice of hotels was interesting. Even though the Sheraton Suites, right around the corner from the Nat, is one of the finest hotels in the region, Romney bedded down at the Fairfield Inn across from the Regal Interstate Park Cinema 18, near South Arlington Road in Green.

Robart attributed that decision to the Fairfield’s connection to the Marriott chain, founded by J. Willard Marriott — who, like Romney, was a Mormon. Romney served two terms on the Marriott board.

As the GOP hopeful was heading out to his campaign bus Wednesday morning (carrying his own luggage), he came over to Robart and spent more than 15 minutes chatting with the mayor and a small group of Cuyahoga Falls officials that included the police and fire chiefs.

“He was very, very gracious,” Robart said. “He couldn’t have been more charismatic. ...

“You always think of politicians as being phoney baloneys” — please note that Robart is saying this, not me — “but I didn’t see an ounce of that in Mitt Romney.”

If nothing else, the guy pays his bills.

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