December 2nd Meeting Re-Cap

Meeting_Pic_3_Dec_2_2014Thank you to those who joined us Tuesday night for our December meeting.

Here is a recap of speakers and agenda items,

  • Clermont County Prosecutor, Vince Faris spoke about the writings of 18th century political philosopher, Frederic Bastiat. Visit this link for a copy of the collected works of Bastiat on, The Law, The State, and other political writings. Another related book mentioned was Henry Hazlitt’s, Economics in One Lesson.
  • Lou Giust from the Ohio branch of Convention of States spoke about the efforts to move forward with an Article V Convention. Visit their website to learn more and sign up for their email list.
  • Pollster and Professor Al Tuchfarber, PhD spoke about the significance and impact of the November 2014 Midterm Elections. For a summary of his remarks, visit this link, Major Takeaways from the 2014 Midterm Elections.
  • Our next meeting will be held January 6th, 7pm at the Holiday Inn Eastgate.

Many of you also brought canned food items to last night’s meeting. They were delivered to St Xavier High School Canned Food Drive today (Wednesday, December 3rd) along with a cash contribution of $140.57, which will go to the purchase of more canned food items.

In Liberty,

Ted Stevenot
Clermont Tea Party

“A few of us are endeavoring to raise a fund to buy the Poor some meat and drink, and means of warmth. We choose this time, because it is a time, of all others, when Want is keenly felt.”  Charles Dickens, Christmas Carol

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Clermont Tea Party Meeting, December 2nd

wreath of fir branches isolated on white backgroundJoin us 7pm on Tuesday, December 2nd at the Holiday Inn Eastgate (4501 Eastgate Blvd., Cincinnati, OH 45245) for our next Clermont Tea Party Meeting. This is our last meeting before the new year and we have several great speakers:

  • Lou Giust from the Ohio branch of Convention of States will be speaking briefly about the efforts to move forward with an Article V Convention. An Article V Convention or “Convention of States” is convened when 34 state legislatures pass resolutions (or applications) on an agreed topic or set of topics. The Convention is limited to considering amendments on these specified topics.  Learn more at this link.
  • Clermont County Prosecutor, Vince Faris will be speaking about the writings of 18th century political philosopher, Frederic Bastiat. Bastiat lived in the early 1800s and is best known for his collection of writings called, The Law. The book is only about 60 pages long and is easy to read. It can be purchased at Amazon or downloaded for free as a PDF.
  • Pollster and Professor Al Tuchfarber, PhD will be speaking on the significance and impact of the November 2014 Midterm Elections. With decades of experience as as a pollster, Dr. Tuchfarber has fascinating insight to the sentiment of voters and electoral trends. Click here to view his, “Major Takeaways from the 2014 Midterm Elections.”

Finally, with the holiday season approaching, many organizations are engaging in canned food drives to help those in need. You are encouraged to bring a few canned food items to the meeting. We will be forwarding them on to the 2014 St. Xavier High School canned food drive.

I look forward to seeing you on Tuesday, December 2nd!

In Liberty,

Ted Stevenot
Clermont Tea Party


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