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Fleming & Schaefer representing East Texas in Austin

Fleming & Schaefer Panelists for Texas Public Policy Foundation’s 13th Annual Policy Orientation for the Texas Legislature    On January 8 in Austin, Grassroots America’s Executive Director JoAnn Fleming and District 6 State Representative Matt Schaefer will bring constitutional conservative solutions to a panel titled “Texas and Immigration: State Solutions for a National Challenge” at Texas Public …

January 5, 2015

Schaefer Fights for Border Security!

Patriots: Here’s a big “See, I told you so” when it comes to the predictable political games being played by Perry, Dewhurst, and Straus when it comes to border security. Now that President Obama has declared amnesty for some 5 million illegals (with much more to come), what do our state leaders do? Draw down …

December 5, 2014

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JoAnn: Ted Cruz is Right to Fight!

Today, US Senator Ted Cruz issued a defining statement (SEE BELOW) on what is necessary to stop Obama’s Amnesty. We agree with Senator Cruz that Republicans should use the Congressional power of the purse and the blocking of White House appointments to stop this unconstitutional abuse of power. To the talking heads on Fox News …

December 4, 2014

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One-Page General Election Information

Voting Can Be Confusing! Do you sometimes walk into a voting booth with no idea how to vote? Voting is a right bought by the blood of generations of veterans who made the ultimate sacrifices for our liberty. Informed voting is a responsibility, but getting informed is tough because candidates all say the things we want to hear. What to do …

November 3, 2014

Grassroots America will Conduct Job Interviews: Emergency Services District 2

Grassroots America will Conduct Job Interviews for the first elected Emergency Services District 2 Board of Commissioners Date:  Monday, September 29, 2014 Time:  6:00 PM – 8:30 PM Location:  Lakeview Church of the Nazarene, 10818 University Blvd., Tyler Conducting the public job interviews will be: Roy Maynard, Tyler Morning Telegraph Opinions Editor Members of the …

September 17, 2014

Grassroots Austin News Conference – Border Plan

  Grassroots TEA Party Leaders Agree with US Border Patrol Rep about the Federal Government’s Deadly “Catch and Release” Program Leaders say, “In spite of political rhetoric, the Texas National Guard’s mission won’t secure the border. Why? Because their orders are to participate in ‘catch and release’.   Thursday, September 4, 2014 State Capitol, Austin, Texas – A news …

September 4, 2014

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Texas Border Crisis Action Plan: A Plan to Secure the Border with Mexico and Protect the Health, Safety, and Economy of the State of Texas

  If the .pdf document did not open automatically or to print, please click here.   

September 3, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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

Illegal Immigration – The Texas Welcome Mat

Friends: The cold, hard facts are – the Texas Welcome Mat has been out for a long time. Our elected officials that are in key positions of legislative power put the welcome mat out. We kept electing them to office and didn’t pay close attention to the distance between what they said they were doing …

June 28, 2014

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Action Needed-Texas Border Crisis:

Texas Border Crisis:   TX Legislature’s Speaker of the House  – Republican Joe Straus Roadblocking Border Security & Help for Law Enforcement!! See the proof here

June 17, 2014

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David Brat Trounces House Majority Leader Eric Cantor

TEA Party Candidate David Brat Trounces House Majority Leader Eric Cantor – Sends Earthquake Message to Establishment GOP   JoAnn’s quick facts about the thrashing: Since the position was created in 1899, a House Majority Leader has never been defeated in a primary race! Cantor is a 13-year incumbent. Brat is an economics professor at …

June 11, 2014

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2014 Platform of the Republican Party of Texas

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June 9, 2014

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What Would Amnesty Cost?

If any form of new work visas, a guest worker program, or path to citizenship passes Congress, the first step in legal status has been achieved, and the financial burden on the American taxpayer will be high. Current net fiscal cost per illegal household is about $14,387/yr. Once legal status of any kind is achieved, …

June 9, 2014

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TX Liberty Movement Roars!

JoAnn, reporting from Houston…   Bottom line: Dan Patrick won in a landslide w/65% of the vote. The Texas Liberty Movement delivered a mandate. All our statewides won except Wayne Christian. We won 2 more senate races: Bob Hall in SD 2 & Konni Burton in SD 10. Both are tea party leaders. Picked up …

May 29, 2014

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Thursday – Meet Special Guest Dan Patrick

Special Guest  “Authentic Conservative” for Lt. Governor Senator Dan Patrick will visit Grassroots America Thursday before our regular meeting. If you’ve missed Dan when he’s been with  us before, please come meet the candidate who’s been accused of everything except being a Martian sent here to take over the world.   Dan should arrive around …

May 21, 2014