Barrington, IL Tea Party

Restoring respect for individual voters and traditional American values.

The Constitution anticipated that informed voters would defend their liberty and maintain a limited federal government. It's time to do it.

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American Heritage Discovery posted a blog post
Aug 25
Bruce Donnelly posted events
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Rally with Allen West in Bloomingdale Aug 28 at Indian Lakes Resort

August 28, 2014 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Lt. Col. Allen West, the prominent former Florida congressman and author, who may run for President in 2016, is coming here to support the 8th Congressional district candidate Larry Kaifesh, who he has endorsed against Tammy Duckworth.This is a…See More
Aug 14
Ed Mattson is now a member of Barrington, IL Tea Party
Jul 17
Derek Murphy posted a blog post

Rauner for Governor

Bruce Donnelly and the Barrington Tea Party,My name is Derek Murphy and I am the field office manager in the Barrington Area for Bruce Rauner's campaign for Governor. I am looking to reach out to the Tea Party group looking for precinct walkers and…See More
Jul 10
Derek Murphy is now a member of Barrington, IL Tea Party
Jul 10
Bruce Donnelly commented on Bruce Donnelly's blog post Obituary for Jack Roeser
"You can also find more tributes to Jack Roeser at Chanpion News http://www.championnews.net/?p=183569 The Chicago Tribune and Daily Herald obituary notices and comments are also at Legacy.com"
Jun 21
Bruce Donnelly posted a blog post

Obituary for Jack Roeser

Many Barrington area conservatives knew Jack Roeser, or knew of him, as a tireless champion of limited government  and the reform of the Republican Party to fight for conservative principles and values.He will be missed.  It is a shame that he did…See More
Jun 21
Bruce Donnelly commented on Bruce Donnelly's blog post Money doesn't vote. You do.
"Note that the VA 7th GOP primary turnout was about 40% higher than 2012.  Normally, a presidential primary has much higher turnout than a midterm.  The VA GOP depressed 2012 turnout by keeping almost all candidates but Romney off the…"
Jun 12
Bruce Donnelly posted a blog post

Money doesn't vote. You do.

Congratulations to Dave Brat for his trouncing of Eric Cantor in the primary this week.  Voters in Richmond reasserted that the people will not be ignored or ruled by Washington elites.As Dave Brat said, "Money doesn't vote.  You do."Cantor had over…See More
Jun 12
Bruce Donnelly posted a video

Normandy Speech: Ceremony Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Normandy Invasion, D-Day 6/6/84

President Reagan's Address at the Ceremony Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Normandy Invasion, D-day at Point-du-Hoc - 6/6/84. For more information ...
Jun 6
Bruce Donnelly posted a blog post

2014 Candidates and their websites

This will list candidates and their campaign websites for the convenient reference of Barrington area voters.Please print and share this information with your friends and neighbors.  If they are not yet registered to vote, please refer them to their…See More
May 24
Bruce Donnelly posted an event

Fundraiser for 8th Congressional District at home of Keith Hanson

June 2, 2014 from 6:30pm to 8pm
Download PDF event invitation with details at…See More
May 24
Bruce Donnelly replied to Bruce Donnelly's discussion 2014 Call to Action for Volunteers
"I will schedule a meeting soon to seek new local leadership and action plans for this year. I will continue to be supportive as best I can, but the group needs to decide what to do next in 2014. The dismal primary turnout in March does not bode well…"
May 6
Joe Tragesser replied to Bruce Donnelly's discussion 2014 Call to Action for Volunteers
"We need you, Bruce... praying for your good health.. Blessings... Joe Tragesser..."
May 6
Bruce Donnelly posted a discussion

2014 Call to Action for Volunteers

The 2014 election is now less than 6 months away.This should be as important an election as 2010.We can finally vote Governor Pat Quinn and Senator Dick Durbin out of office.We can also make progress at changing the General Assembly so that Bruce…See More
May 6

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Freedom Junction

Please view our new AZ blog at http://www.freedom-junction.blogspot.com.

Posted by American Heritage Discovery on August 25, 2014 at 3:37pm

Rauner for Governor

Bruce Donnelly and the Barrington Tea Party,

My name is Derek Murphy and I am the field office manager in the Barrington Area for Bruce Rauner's campaign for Governor. I am looking to reach out to the Tea Party group looking for precinct walkers and phone bankers in the area. I have an office at STRO in Roselle IL but we will have a place for all Barrington area persons wanting to stay close. Please get in touch with me at 630 901 6126 or at…

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Posted by Derek Murphy on July 10, 2014 at 3:57pm

Obituary for Jack Roeser

Many Barrington area conservatives knew Jack Roeser, or knew of him, as a tireless champion of limited government  and the reform of the Republican Party to fight for conservative principles and values.

He will be missed.  It is a shame that he did not live to see the struggle of many decades won.

His obituary is repeated here for reference by those who may have missed the news and funeral (June 17).

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Posted by Bruce Donnelly on June 21, 2014 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

Money doesn't vote. You do.

Congratulations to Dave Brat for his trouncing of Eric Cantor in the primary this week.  Voters in Richmond reasserted that the people will not be ignored or ruled by Washington elites.

As Dave Brat said, "Money doesn't vote.  You do."

Cantor had over $5 million.  Brat spent about $100,000.

Unfortunately, GOP leaders like Mitch McConnell still are not heeding the message.  He won his primary recently by dramatically outspending his challenger, who was a first time…

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Posted by Bruce Donnelly on June 12, 2014 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

2014 Candidates and their websites

This will list candidates and their campaign websites for the convenient reference of Barrington area voters.

Please print and share this information with your friends and neighbors.  If they are not yet registered to vote, please refer them to their County Clerk websites as listed under the "VOTE!" menu tab at the top of this web page.  Encourage everyone to vote in 2014.  There are 7.5 million registered voters in Illinois, but only about 50% of them vote in midterm elections such…

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Posted by Bruce Donnelly on May 24, 2014 at 11:45am

Primary on Tuesday March 18

Early voting ends Saturday.  In Cuba Township, voting is at the Lake Barrington Village Hall.

The Cuba Township Republicans recently interviewed all of the candidates in competitive races, and then discussed them carefully before making the following endorsement decisions.  I support these choices personally.

For Governor to replace Pat Quinn:  Bruce Rauner   http://brucerauner.com/

For US Senator to replace Dick Durbin:  Doug Truaz …

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Posted by Bruce Donnelly on March 13, 2014 at 11:32pm — 8 Comments

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2014 Call to Action for Volunteers 2 Replies

The 2014 election is now less than 6 months away.This should be as important an election as 2010.We can finally vote Governor Pat Quinn and Senator Dick Durbin out of office.We can also make progress at changing the General Assembly so that Bruce…Continue

Started by Bruce Donnelly. Last reply by Bruce Donnelly May 6.

Open Thread -- Common Core links 48 Replies

This forum will share recent links to inform parents about problems with the Common Core education standards.  If you find useful links to share with others, add them as comments.  There have also been prior blog posts on this subject.  Use the…Continue

Tags: common core

Started by Bruce Donnelly. Last reply by Bruce Donnelly Nov 26, 2013.

Iran and American politics

Last night, Obama and John Kerry announced what they called a "historic deal" with Iran, which Israel has already branded instead as a "historic mistake" today.I certainly think Israel's judgment is far more trustworthy these days than Obama's.I…Continue

Tags: Iran

Started by Bruce Donnelly Nov 24, 2013.

Big business cronies and GOP establishment plot against Tea Party 7 Replies

This is an interesting article in the Washington Post.…Continue

Tags: business, establishment

Started by Bruce Donnelly. Last reply by Bruce Donnelly Nov 7, 2013.

Amnesty is back 2 Replies

As expected, there's a push to revive the Amnesty bill in the House.\It's not just the Dems.  Republicans are quietly working behind the scenes to push this through.…Continue

Tags: citizenship, immigration, amnesty

Started by Bruce Donnelly. Last reply by Bruce Donnelly Oct 29, 2013.

Useful summary about Obamacare 4 Replies

The Will County Freedom Network (Joliet area) has published a useful summary of key issues with the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) which justify the efforts to defund it.…Continue

Tags: healthcare, obamacare, aca

Started by Bruce Donnelly. Last reply by Bruce Donnelly Oct 26, 2013.

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Where to vote in Barrington

Be sure to remind all of your friends and neighbors to register in time for the next election, and take advantage of the opportunity to sign up for voting by mail.  Elections have consequences.  We need to improve voter turnout in Barrington.

Here is a link where you can confirm your voter registration and new districts and voting precinct.…

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Created by Bruce Donnelly Aug 31, 2010 at 5:24pm. Last updated by Bruce Donnelly Oct 20, 2012.

Atlas Shrugged movie

The producers of the movie Atlas Shrugged - Part 1 have started taking DVD orders for delivery in November 2011.

http://www.AtlasShruggedMovie.com/ 

They have also announced that Atlas Shrugged - Part 2 will be released in fall 2012.

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Created by Bruce Donnelly Oct 10, 2011 at 2:32am. Last updated by Bruce Donnelly Oct 10, 2011.

August 2011 Member Survey

How are Republican presidential candidate preferences changing locally?

 

A survey of Barrington Tea Party members was taken right after the May 5 debate in South Carolina on Fox News, and again after the June 13 debate on CNN.

This has now been updated through a similar survey after the August 11 debate in Ames,…

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Created by Bruce Donnelly Aug 17, 2011 at 4:28pm. Last updated by Bruce Donnelly Aug 17, 2011.

June 2011 Member Survey

How are Republican presidential candidate preferences changing locally?

 

A survey of Barrington Tea Party members was taken right…

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Created by Bruce Donnelly Jul 28, 2011 at 4:06pm. Last updated by Bruce Donnelly Jul 28, 2011.

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