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First Coast Tea Party

11437 Central Parkway,
Suite 107
Jacksonville, FL 32224

904-683-3945


Visit our website www.fctpcommunity.org
for updates and a listing of meetings and other events.
Clay County Chapter


The Chapter Gratefully accepts and very much appreciates all donations.  
 


Contacts

Sandy Scarborough
d.scarborough@comcast.net
904-282-1883

Frankie Anderson
fanderson1@bellsouth.net
904-207-8179

Manny Salinas
904-529-8052

 

Monthly Meeting

 Our Monthly Meeting Take Place at the

Weigel Senior Center
3916 Section Street
Middleburg, FL 32068
See map below


Next Meeting Announcement For September 19, 2017
 
At this time, we have not confirmed our special guest speaker, but we certainly hope to see all of you at our
September 19, 2017 meeting. The summer will be behind us, and we can only hope, pray,
and work to see that President Trump’s agenda - which is our agenda - is carried out!

May God Save the Republic!   Happy Birthday America!

Frankie Anderson

Agenda for September 19, 2017
Meet and Greet, 6:00 pm
Call to Order, 6:30 pm-Sandy Scarborough
Opening Prayer
Pledge of Allegiance
Frankie’s 15 Minutes of Fame:
Special Guest Speaker
Adjourn, 8:30 pm

 

Happy Birthday America, July 4th, 2017 -

Greetings to all of our members and fellow American Patriots.

In honor of America’s 241st birthday, may I share a few thoughts with you?

The Meaning of the American Revolution

“The American Revolution was not a common event. Its effects and consequences have already been awful over a great part of the globe. And when and where are they to cease? 

But what do we mean by the American Revolution?  Do we mean the American War?  The Revolution was affected before the war commenced.  The Revolution was in the hearts and minds of the people, a change in their religious sentiments of their duties and obligations.  While the King, and all in authority under him, were believed to govern in justice and mercy according to the laws and constitution derived to them from the God of nature, and transmitted to them by their ancestors, they thought themselves bound to pray for the king and all the royal family, and all in authority under them, as ministers of God ordained for their good. But when they saw those powers renouncing all the principles of authority, and bent upon the destruction of all the securities of their lives, liberties, and properties, they thought it their duty to pray for the Continental Congress and all the thirteen state congresses, etc.
 
The people of America had been educated in the habitual affection for England as their mother country….
But when they found her cruel as Lady Macbeth…their affections ceased and were changed into indignation and horror.
 
This radical change in the principles, opinions, sentiments, and affections of the people was the real American Revolution.”

    John Adams, February 13, 1818 to his wife, Abigail


The Federalist Papers #14: “Had no important step been taken by the leaders of the Revolution for which a precedent could not be discovered, no government established of which an exact model did not present itself, the people of the United States might, at this moment, be numbered among the melancholy victims of misguided councils, must at best have been laboring under the weight of some of those forms [of government] which have crushed the liberties of the rest of mankind. Happily, for America, happily we trust, for the whole human race, they pursued a new and a more noble course. They accomplished a revolution that had no parallel in the annals of human society. They reared the fabrics of government which have no model on the face of the globe.” James Madison
 


Washington’s exhortation to honor, bravery, liberty
 
“Head Quarters, New York, July 2, 1776

The time is now at hand which must probably determine, whether Americans are to be, Freemen, or Slaves; whether they are to have any property they can call their own’ whether Houses, and Farms, are to be pillaged and destroyed, and they are consigned to a State of Wretchedness from which no human efforts will probably deliver them. The fate of unborn Millions will now depend, under God, on the Courage and Conduct of this army-Our cruel and unrelenting Enemy leaves us no choice between a brave resistance, or the most abject submission; this is all we can expect-We have therefore, to resolve to conquer or die: Our own Country’s Honor, all call upon us for a vigorous and manly exertion, and if we now shamefully fail, we shall be infamous to the whole world. Let us therefore, rely upon the goodness of the Cause, and the aid of the supreme Being, in whose hands Victory is, …-The Eyes of all our Countrymen are now upon us, and we shall be their blessings, and praises, if happily we are the instruments of saving them from the Tyranny mediated against them. Let us therefore animate and encourage each other, and shew the whole world, that a Freeman contending for Liberty on his own ground is superior to any slavish mercenary on earth.”
 

July 4th, After making some revisions, Congress approves the Declaration without dissent (New York abstained, but approves July 15th)


General Orders  Headquarters, New York July 9, 1776                      

The Appointment of Military Chaplains

“The Hon. Continental Congress having been pleased to allow a Chaplain to each Regiment, with pay of Thirty
 –Three Dollars and one third per month----The Colonels or commanding officers of each regiment are directed
 to procure Chaplains accordingly; persons of good Characters and exemplary lives-To see that all inferior
officers and soldiers pay them a suitable respect and attend carefully upon religious exercises. The blessings
of Heaven are at all times necessary but especially so in times of public distress and danger-The General
hopes and trusts, that every officer and man, will endeavour so to live and act as becomes a Christian Soldier
 defending the dearest Rights and Liberties of his country.” George Washington


And finally, from Arthur J. Stansbury, 1828:

Q." What do you mean by Revolution?"

A." A revolution means some great change of government; and we ought to ever remember ours with ardent gratitude to God for so great a blessing and with lasting love and reverence for those good, and wise, and brave men, who went through such dangers and sufferings that their country might be free." 1828.

From his  Elementary Catechism of the Constitution/ 1828, which he wrote for sixth grade boys at that time in
our history.


Upcoming Events and Important Dates to Remember:

Sep. 9, 2017  Saturday afternoon- Benghazi Tribute  -- Save the Date--

Please contact Beth Heath for details. Beth Heath (904) 705-6439 Benghazi Tributes Team; Turning Points in America; Florida Nonprofit Charity
 
*If you have an event or a particular message you would like added to our email reminder(s), please contact Sandy Scarborough or Frankie Anderson and we will attempt to provide that for you.


If we are going to reclaim America, it will take all of US.

God bless you and may God continue to bless our America.

Visit our website www.fctpcommunity.org for updates and a listing of meetings and other events.

The First Coast Tea Party You Tube interviews links are available on the front page of your Tea Party website http://fctpcommunity.org/ Or, email us at: ClayTeaParty@gmail.com

 

 

Please be informed - Very Important that You Attend our Semi Monthly meetings to keep informed of what is happening in our Clay County Community -


Meetings are held at the: Weigel Senior Center, 3916 Sections, Middleburg, Fl, 32068

(just past the Middleburg Post Office and by the Civic Center)


I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government
from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." -- Thomas Jefferson
 

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