April 15th proved to be a day that Americans had grown tired of overtaxation, corporate welfare, and a growing central government. Between 5,000-7,000 people showed up in Raleigh alone to the tea party to protest these and other grievances. Civitas attended with camera in hand: capturing the sights, speakers, and getting the average citizen’s perspective. [...]
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Community organizers of a different stripe gathered in Raleigh this weekend to display their anger about the stimulus, big government and ever increasing taxes. The movement known as the New American Tea Party flooded the grounds of the state capitol with a coalition of conservative groups. A crowd of about 300 got a steady stream [...]
New RNC Chairman Michael Steele was a featured speaker at the Civitas Institute's 2007 Conservative Leadership Conference. Check out this short video where Steele outlines his definition of conservative values.
As ever, Dean Stephens does yeoman’s work (voluntarily) cataloging much of the CLC. Check out some of Dean’s great highlights here, here and here.-Max Borders
According to Dome, the Winston Salem Journal has just endorsed Senator Elizabeth Dole and Kay Hagan in their respective primaries. For a clumsy segue, Winston folks, Senator Dole will speak in nearby Greensboro tomorrow if you want to come out and see her. Or come out Saturday and spend the whole day engaging issues – [...]