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Perry Indictment: Why It Has Legs

    The Perry Indictment: Why the Story Will Grow Legs   August 19, 2014 – We’re going to have to be the skunk at the party, the rain on the parade – again. Our mission necessitates – absolutely requires – that we raise issues certain politicians and some of their supporters don’t want raised. …

August 19, 2014

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2nd Annual Champions of Freedom

Saturday, November 1, 2014 Harvey Hall Doors open at 5 PM Event begins at 6 PM and ends at 8:30 PM. Planning in progress – more details to follow

August 18, 2014

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The Truth about the Border Crisis, featuring Brandon Darby

 SPECIAL EVENTS!!!     Fighting for a Secure Texas & the Rule of Law  Two Special Briefings:  Crisis on the Border – The Truth   Brandon Darby Managing Editor, Breitbart Texas & front-line investigative reporter Documentary – A Wide Open Texas Border (JoAnn was on this trip.)  Testimony from US Border Patrol Agents   Thursday Night, August 21 6:30 …

August 14, 2014

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You Don’t Want to Miss this Event!

Grassroots America volunteers will be helping with this event. The Board encourages you to attend.   Friends, On Friday, August 15, starting at 5:00 PM, Friends of Sheriff Larry Smith will host a fajita dinner with both silent and live auctions. Many interesting and fun auction items will be offered at the event to raise …

August 8, 2014

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JoAnn’s Report – Austin Hearing

Fighting for a Secure Texas & the Rule of Law Austin, Texas – On Tuesday, 8/5/14, Grassroots America’s Executive Director JoAnn Fleming, Clear Lake TEA Party leader and Texas Border Volunteer Mary Huls, League City Councilwoman Heidi Thiess, Keep Texas Free President Dwayne Stovall, and Texas Border Volunteer Founder Dr. Mike Vickers testified before the …

August 7, 2014

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Grassroots America Action this week…

On Tuesday, August 5 @ 9 AM in Austin, Grassroots America Executive Director JoAnn Fleming will join TEA party leaders from across the state to testify before the Texas House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety.  Hearing details here. On Thursday, August 7 @ 11:30 AM, JoAnn and several Grassroots America board members and …

August 4, 2014

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Grassroots America Hosts Border Crisis Briefing

  Date: Friday, August 15, 2014 Time:   11:45 welcome and announcements;  Noon – 1 pm program Location:  Lakeview Church of the Nazarene, 10818 University Boulevard (Spur 248), Tyler 75707 Texas State Representatives Matt Schaefer and David Simpson will give updates on the border crisis. Other State Representatives have also been invited to participate. Grassroots America’s Executive Director JoAnn Fleming will …

August 4, 2014

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From the April 2014 DPS Texas Gang Threat Assessment:

  We are also concerned about juveniles associated with transnational and Texas-based gangs who, in some cases, have familial connections to Mexican cartels, which facilitates their access to wholesale quantities of illegal drugs and exposes them to violent crime. This activity is especially concerning when it involves school-age children for the potential impact it could …

August 4, 2014

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Texas Department of Public Safety Unclassified Reports

  What Texans Need to Know About Organized Foreign National Crime Groups at Work across Texas… From the 2013 Texas Public Safety Threat Overview: The majority of the crimes committed in Texas by the Mexican cartels and transnational and state-wide gangs go unreported, and include crimes such as drug trafficking, human trafficking, kidnapping, extortion, public …

August 4, 2014

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Dark Betrayal Unfolding

Breitbart Texas:  Citizen Journalists in Mexico Risking Death to Expose Cartels, Corruption and Media Blackout                                           by Brandon Darby and Ildefonso Ortiz30 Jul 2014 REYNOSA, Tamaulipas — In a city overrun by drug cartels, shootouts, …

July 30, 2014

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JoAnn’s Border Trip – She’s Not Happy

  Coming soon…Grassroots America’s Executive Director JoAnn Fleming will report on her trip to the Texas-Mexico border. She’s seen it for herself – the wide-open, unsecured Texas border. For three days and two nights, she joined Breitbart Texas investigative reporters, border patrol agents, and a small group of TEA party leaders to tour the Laredo …

July 28, 2014

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Frank Gaffney’s Power Point presentation

At the last minute, Mr. Gaffney was unable to make his presentation in person, because of travel problems.  We were able to Skype with him, so everyone could HEAR him talk about his slides as they were projected. We have a link to the SLIDE presentation below but there will be a delay getting the video recording …

July 25, 2014

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Frank Gaffney, Jr. addresses GAWTP during Friday 25th lunch meeting

July 25 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm Time: Lunch served 11:30 AM; announcements 11:45 AM; program Noon – 1 PM.                 Location: Lakeview Church of the Nazarene, 10818 University Boulevard, Spur 248 75707, two miles from the Loop 323 intersection.  Lunches are available for purchase, or attendees are welcome to bring their own lunches.   …

July 22, 2014

Border Crisis Update & Commissioners Court

Border Crisis Update Last week, Grassroots America organized a news conference in the Texas State Capitol to shine a bright light on the failure of state leaders to act to defend and protect the people of Texas. After grassroots conservative TEA party leaders took a stand, state leaders took a first step. Gov. Perry will …

July 22, 2014

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Press Conference Details – Austin

 Grassroots America’s Executive Director JoAnn Fleming came back from the Life, Liberty and Property Tour town hall stops in the West Texas Cities of San Angelo and Lubbock and headed off to Austin for two press conferences. We wanted to provide you with summaries and videos of these important press conferences.  Tuesday, July 15, 2014: press …

July 18, 2014

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JoAnn Fleming’s Speaking Engagements

July 22 – Woodlands 7:00-9:00 PM The Woodlands Bible Church 2407 Timberlock Place  The Woodlands, Texas 77380 August 7: Executive Director and several Grassroots America Board Members attend Texas Public Policy Foundation’s Policy Primer at the State Capitol in Austin.  The topic, “When the Feds Go Rogue, the States’ Duty to Respond,” answers the question:  “What must states do to prepare themselves …

July 18, 2014

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JoAnn Fleming Friday July 18th

What the Governor and Attorney General Can Do to Protect Texas  Due to the seriousness of the border crisis issue, our executive director JoAnn Fleming will focus on this grave situation rather than report on The Coalition for a Conservative Texas Budget.  She promises to make that presentation at another time. JoAnn is also planning a future presentation …

July 18, 2014

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Breaking news…Grassroots America continues to lead the way…

    Tuesday, July 15: Grassroots America’s Executive Director JoAnn Fleming will be a featured speaker at the Texas Public Policy news conference in Austin. She will speak in support of the Coalition for a Conservative Texas Budget Plan for the upcoming 2015 legislative session. Why is this necessary now? 1)     Many members of the …

July 15, 2014

Friday “Call to Action” Meeting: Sheriff Larry Smith 

Date:  Friday, July 11   Time: Lunch served 11:30 AM; announcements 11:45 AM; program Noon – 1 PM.   Location: Lakeview Church of the Nazarene, 10818 University Boulevard, Spur 248 75707, two miles from the Loop 323 intersection.   Lunches are available for purchase, or attendees are welcome to bring their own lunches.   Speaker: Smith County Sheriff Larry Smith will …

July 3, 2014

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Sheriff Larry Smith needs our help!

    Important! Please Plan to Attend Tuesday, July 1, 2014 9:30 AM Smith County Commissioners Court Meeting Budget Workshop If you are concerned about a strong law enforcement presence to combat the drug and human trafficking network pouring across the border and into our state, you should attend the Smith County Commissioners Court Budget …

June 30, 2014

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