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Thursday, March 19, 2009

Americans For Prosperity in North Carolina Join Tax Day Tea Parties!

I am so glad that more and more people are joining the national tea party movement!

Here is the presser I just received from Dallas Woodhouse:



Governor Beverly Perdue recently proposed steep tax increases amounting to $680 million in her budget proposal intended to stimulate North Carolina ’s bruised economy.

AFP- North Carolina is very excited to join hands with the many grassroots activists across the country to protest not only Governor Perdue's tax hikes, but all federal bailouts, spending sprees, so-called stimulus packages, earmarks and fiscal irresponsibility in national, state, and local governments.

Please attend one or more of these events and help us spread the word. Our economic freedom is under attack and we must fight back. All of the events below are free and open to the public. (If you are having an event and we don’t have it listed, please email us at

Date: Saturday, March 21, 2009
12:00-2:00 pm
NC State Capitol (east side) downtown Raleigh
Free Lunch for the first 150 people who attend. Rain or shine.
Register online here.

Date: Saturday, April 4, 2009
11:00-1:00pm 35.2176 -80.8389
Marshall Park, Second and McDowell Streets, 28204
Need info?

Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2009
5:30 pm
Wilmington Tea Party on the Cape Fear River: “Taxation Without Representation”
Protest at the waterfront by the Federal Building in Wilmington. Federal Building is located at N. Water Street between Market and Princess.

Then, the Tea Party will march to City Hall for a City Council meeting at 6:30 pm. One item on the agenda is a public hearing for the annexation of Monkey Junction area.
City Hall is at 102 N. 3rd Street, Wilmington, NC 28402

Register online here.

Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2009
5:00 pm
Edenton Courthouse Green ( Chowan County)

Note: The Edenton Tea Party was one of the earliest organized women’s political actions in United States history. On October 25, 1774, Mrs. Penelope Barker organized, at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth King, fifty-one women in Edenton, North Carolina. Together they formed an alliance wholeheartedly supporting the American cause against “taxation without representation.”

This event will include Revolutionary war re-enactors to celebrate the famous Edenton Tea Party. This is a once in a lifetime event to celebrate our past and protect us from a future of debt and high taxes.

Please register today here.

Date: April 15, 2009
Note: Two Raleigh Tea Parties on this date—different times and locations—attend both!
4:30-6:00 pm (tentative)
Federal Courthouse. New Bern Avenue across from the Post Office
6:30pm - 8:30 pm
NC State Capitol at One East Edenton Street (east side)
Register online here.

Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2009
4:30 pm
Sidewalk in front of Asheville City Hall and Buncombe County Courthouse
Non-partisan Movement to Repeal the Pork!

Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2009
12:00-1:00 pm
Center City Park, downtown Greensboro, between Elm and Davie streets
More details here.

Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2009
2:00pm - 4:00 pm
City Hall Lawn
600 E. Trade Street
Charlotte , NC
Register online here.

Dallas Woodhouse
State Director
Americans for Prosperity

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is the nation’s premier grassroots organization committed to advancing every individual’s right to economic freedom and opportunity. AFP believes reducing the size and scope of government is the best safeguard to ensuring individual productivity and prosperity for all Americans. AFP educates and engages citizens in support of restraining state and federal government growth, and returning government to its constitutional limits.

For more information, visit


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