Info on Judges

October 16, 2010

I will vote for Ventura County judges as follows:

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT

Chief Justice – NO on Tani Cantil-Sakauye (she is borderline – see links below)
Assoc.Justice – NO on Ming W. Chin
………………………NO on Carlos Moreno

CALIFORNIA STATE COURT OF APPEALS:  District 2
Division 1 – NO on Robert Mallano
………………..YES on Victoria Chaney
…………………NO on Jeffrey Johnson
Division 2 – NO on Judith Ashman
Division 3 – NO on Walter Croskey
Division 4 – YES on Steven Suzukawa
Division 5 – YES on Orville Armstrong
Division 6 – YES on Paul Coffee
…………………NO on Steven Perren
Division 7 – NO on Laurie Zelon
………………..YES on Frank Jackson
Division 8 – YES on Tricia Bigelow
…………………YES on
Elizabeth Grimes

Check them out for yourself here:
http://www.judgevoterguide.com/
http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/about/ — click on “search” and write in name of judge

See how many people you can encourage to vote!
Tell them our principles and values!

See you at the Street Fair on Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
in front of Jack-in-the-Box!

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JUDICIAL CANDIDATES

October 13, 2010

Judges are rated here:  http://www.judgevoterguide.com/

From our member Nick    http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/about/.
Go to search. Write the name of the judge .  You will find all their history.


Election Suggestions

October 9, 2010

Our Thousand Oaks Tea Party is a non-partisan
organization supportive of Constitutionally-limited
government, fiscal responsibility, and free markets.
We oppose corruption, wasteful spending, raising
taxes, and the influence of special interests in our
government which was designed by our Founders to be
of the people, by the people, and for the people.


The 12 Values of the 9.12 Project:
Honesty, Reverence,
Hope, Thrift, Humility, Charity, Sincerity, Moderation,
Hard Work, Courage, Personal Responsibility, Gratitude

Dear Tea Party – 9.12 Members:


Because many of you have asked how I will vote November 2, below are the candidates and issues that I believe are aligned with our T.O. Tea Party principles.

I have discussed these with many Tea Party members and other T.O. residents and have come to the conclusions below :

I have not listed the major candidates in the major parties below because you probably already have made decisions on them.  If you do want to know my opinion on them, feel free to ask.

CANDIDATES:


T.O. City Council * * * * * *

The more I delve into Thousand Oaks concerns, the more I find special interest money influencing major changes in our city and driving two incumbents – Fox and Gillette – into projects against the wishes of  most residents and which will change our town forever.  Therefore, I feel it is very important that we replace these two incumbents, so I will vote for:

* * * Claudia Bill-de la Pena, incumbent –
Claudia has proved herself to be fiscally conservative
See Acorn of 10-7-10: http://www.toacorn.com/news/2010-10-07/Community/Councilwoman_trying_to_distance_herself_from_fello.html

* * * Al Adam – Claudia’s appointed planning commissioner.  Claudia & Al are running as a “team of fiscal conservatives against over-development of Thousand Oaks.”
See Acorn of 9-23-10 :
http://www.toacorn.com/news/2010-09-23/Community/Keeping_Thousand_Oaks_semirural_is_important_to_co.html

* * * Geoff Bride – At our Candidate Forum 9/16, and at three other Forums, Geoff, unlike any other, repeatedly spoke of the need to cut wasteful spending, pensions, salaries, benefits and fees.
See Acorn of 9-16-10: http://www.toacorn.com/news/2010-09-16/Community/Council_challenger_says_Fox_and_Gillette_arent_lis.html

 

Conejo Recreation & Park District

I have found that taxpayer money has – and will continue to be – much abused in the Lang Ranch Community Park project.  Therefore I will  vote for   no   incumbents.   Instead I will vote only for

Charles Huffer

 

Conejo Valley School District

Michael Dunn – I know him to work diligently for conservative principles and values in schools.  I will vote for him.  That saves taxpayer money.

And, since Dunn recommends voting for the other incumbents to maintain our good schools, I will also vote for incumbents

Tim Stephens
Pat Phelps


County Treasurer – Tax Collector

I will vote for Steven Hintz. I believe he will keep our tax money safer.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction

I will  write  in  “Diane Lenning.”

She lost in the primary, but the other two candidates are liberals, meaning they will waste taxpayer dollars.

The more people write in her name, the bigger the message we’ll send in Calif. that we want want Conservatives on the ballot!



PROPOSITIONS

This is how I will vote on the Propositions I feel are Tea Party-related.

19   –    – –    –    Legalize marijuana (A social issue – not in Tea Party core principles.)

20 –    Yes –  Redistricting – More people involved in the process, removes special interest influence
21 –    No –   Vehicle license surcharge (a tax)
22 –   Yes –   Keep taxpayers money local
23 –   Yes  – Don’t destroy good jobs with job-killing Green jobs
24 –   No   – Maintain existing legislation that helps businesses tax-wise
25 –   No –   Would make it easier to raise taxes!!!
26 –   Yes –  Makes it harder to raise levies & charges
27 –   No –   Redistricting – the opposite of Prop. 20 (don’t vote the same way on both of them)

I hope this helps!

Carolyn
805-262-2477


8/22 Simi Rally back on calendar …

August 22, 2010

Hernan, organizer of the Simi 8/22 Rally, when I told him how many people we’d invited, talked with his friends, and — although they are grieving — decided they would go ahead with the Rally anyway.

So, you would be welcome at NOON — Simi Valley Courthouse on Tapo Canyon by flags.  As before, NO SIGNS, wear blue-jeans and red/white/blue shirts.  Flags are welcome.


CANCELED: Simi 8/22 & T.O. 9/12

August 21, 2010

Sun., Aug. 22 – Simi Courthouse Rally has been canceled due to tragic accident Thursday involving three of the organizers.

Sun., Sept. 12 – T.O. “9.12” Rally has been canceled — we urge you to instead go to Sacramento’s  H U G E “9.12” Rally: Repeal!!! Reduce!!! Restore !!!
http://www.teapartypatriots.org/recycle/Recycle.aspx.

We canceled our Thousand Oaks “9.12” Rally because we want to put more effort into:  local political activism, such as:

–Our Candidate Forum  Sept. 16 – details to follow soon

–Our “City Watch” program:   To efffect change in our local government — officials and boards.   (See below re our first group event on Sept. 20 at Simi Valley City Council meeting.)


Tea Party Rescues America* – new DVD

August 19, 2010

Thursday, Aug. 19 – 7:00 p.m. – Calvary Chapel-Newbury Park  Address:  2697 Lavery Ct., #18, (Lavery Ct. is two long blocks north of Hillcrest & Lawrence)

This brand new documentary about the Tea Party movement was
made especially to show to people who have been hesitant to venture into Tea Party Land (perhaps because the media has done a good job of making patriots look scary).  They’ll see how nice Tea Partiers are — people just like THEM.  Please bring them with you!

The film received rave reviews last week when over 900 groups
showed it across the country — at large gatherings (200) and small.

* Dick Morris says about the film:  The Tea Party Movie shows
the anatomy of the group and explains its motivations.  With almost no funding or paid staff and all decisions made at the local level, the Tea Party people are reshaping American politics.  A bottom-up movement, they are restoring values to our politics.  The film is sometimes moving, sometimes funny, and always interesting. Do yourself a favor and watch it!  (see more at DickMorris.com)


N E W ! ! !

“9.12” Rally -Thousand Oaks – 2:00-4:00 p.m. – Hillcrest & Lynn Rd.   Details soon.  Bring signs and flags.

Or, if you want to travel:  “9-12 Rallies” in Sacramento, St. Louis & DC.  ThemeRepeal!!! Reduce!!! Restore !!!
http://www.teapartypatriots.org/recycle/Recycle.aspx


Please save this date:

Sept. 16 – Thurs. 7 p.m. – Candidate Forum – Newbury Park
Calvary Chapel, Sanctuary.  Nonpartisan.  Details soon.

We need lots of help encouraging schools to teach the Constitution:

Sept. 17-23 – Constitution Week
Do you have a connection at a local school?
We want to sponsor a Constitution Contest for Kids and ask
schools “What are you doing during Constitution Day/Week?”


Sharron Angle needs lots of help to defeat Harry Reid:

Oct. 2 & 3 – Las Vegas – Let’s help ANGLE defeat REID
See details at below from Laguna Tea Party Patriots .
They’re working to build a large coalition for this Tailgate Weekend
Donations are welcome also!  We must WIN this one next door to California!!!



Report on our July 4 Tea Party . . .
We’ll have a DVD of the event soon, but here’s a
report from our Oath Keepers speaker, Laura Boatright
http://www.teapartyie.com/news.php


A r t i c l e s
:

TEA PARTY CAUCUS led by Michele Bachmann
Important to TeaPartyPatriots: Caucus is not a Tea Party movement mouthpiece:
http://politics.usnews.com/news/articles/2010/07/21/michele-bachmann-tea-party-caucus-not-movement-mouthpiece.html
Member list: http://bachmann.house.gov/News/DocumentSingle.aspx?DocumentID=199440

TEA PARTIES should TARGET TRENT!
Trent Lott aims to “co-opt” critics of his lobbying racket: http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/politics/Lott-aims-to-_co-opt_-critics-of-his-lobbying-racket-1001976-98858994.html#ixzz0wL

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Oct. 2 & 3 – LAS VEGAS

Let’s join Laguna Patriots to help Sharron Angle defeat Harry Reid!

It’s time to send Harry Reid packing!!! Calling all California Patriot’s to Las Vegas on October 2 and 3, 2010.  If not now, then when? If not us, then who?  The time is NOW!!! Let’s invade Las Vegas in support of Sharron Angle.

We will work in the call center and walk the precincts, making the case that Harry must GO!!!

We have seen the tremendous damage that has been done to our country in just a little over a year and a half of Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid.  We watched as they wasted trillions of dollars of our money. We watched as they took over our economy and our businesses. We watched as they forced Obamacare on us.

We couldn’t stop them then; but, we can do something now! We can send a message to Congress and the Administration that you don’t govern against the People and the Constitution.  We can help kick Harry Reid out of office and replace him with Sharron Angle.  The contrast could not be clearer and the message could not be more important for us and our children.

We are organizing to support Sharron Angle in her campaign to remove Harry Reid from office. We did it with Scott Brown and we can do it with Sharron. We are planning a weekend trip to Las Vegas to put boots on the ground to help her get the message out. We will be walking precincts and helping in the call center.  We will even be walking the tailgate parties at the big football game between UNLV and Reno.  Please set aside the weekend of October 2nd and join us in rebuilding the core values of our country.  More details to come!!!

Email TheTimeIsNowLV@yahoo.com to comment, ask questions and enter yourself on a distribution list for further updates.  Or Contact: Monica at (949) 249-2889.


Calendar of Events:

August 14, 2010

AUGUST, SEPTEMBER, OCTOBER

Get Out the Vote!  Assure the Vote is Honest!

Be an Election Officer this Nov. 2 — Sign up NOW!
We want a Tea Party member in EVERY precinct in the U.S.!!!

Call Ventura County Registrar of Voters Office – 805-654-2784
Make sure your friends, family and co-workers are registered.
Deadline:  October 18 forms must be in Registrar’s office.

WARNING!  Some candidates entering races as “Tea Party Candidates” may in fact be operatives of the Democratic Party to split the conservative vote.  Florida is filing a lawsuit to determine who is behind one candidate.
NOTE:  There are NO official “Tea Party Candidates” endorsed by
Tea Party Patriots.  Tell your friends across the country to be wary.

AUGUST

Aug. 12 – Thurs. – 7 p.m. – Glenn Beck Book Club  – “Meltdown” (1)
Aug. 19 – Thurs. – 7 p.m. – Video Club  –  New DVD of Tea Party movement (2)
Aug. 22 – Sun. – noon – Rally–Simi Valley – by Courthouse flags (3)
Aug. 25 – Wed. – 7 p.m. – Ventura County GOP – Camarillo (4)
Aug. 28 – Sat. – all day – Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” – DC (5)
Aug. 29 – Sun. – 10-noon – Tea Party Patriots’ Rally – DC(6)

SEPTEMBER

Sept. 9 –  Thurs – 7 p.m. – Book Club – Newbury Park – Meltdown (1)
Sept. 12 – Sun. “9-12 Rallies” in DC, Sacramento & St. Louis (8)
Sept. 16 – Thurs. 7 p.m. – Candidate Forum – Newbury Park (9)
Sept. 17 – Fri. – Constitution Day (10)
Sept. 17-23 – Constitution Week (10)

OCTOBER

Oct. 17 – Sun – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Street Fair Booth – TOaks. (11)
Oct. 21 – Thurs – 7 p.m. – Video Club  – Generation Zero (12)

NOVEMBER

Nov. 2 – ELECTION

SOON

City Watch –  “Think Nationally, Act Locally”
We’ll work to reduce wasteful spending in our City & County governments, keeping a careful eye out for fraud and unconstitutional measures.  We’ll hold bi-weekly meetings to discuss our discoveries and concerns.  We’ll attend public meetings in every city, take notes, post our concerns, and invite officials to attend our meetings.  Please start collecting items that concern you.

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Details for above-numbered events:

(1)  Glenn Beck Book Club – 2d Thursdays, 7 p.m. – Calvary Chapel-Newbury Park: 2697 Lavery Ct., #18 (2 long blocks north of Hillcrest & Lawrence)
A lively discussion about the assigned book and the Tea Party movement.  This is the best place to meet fellow Tea Party members and discuss your concerns and suggestions for activism.
Join/RSVP:  http://www.meetup.com/Thousand-Oaks-Glenn-Beck-Patriots/

(2) Video/Speaker Club – 3rd Thursdays, 7 p.m. – Calvary Chapel-Newbury Park: 2697 Lavery Ct., #18 (2 long blocks north of Hillcrest & Lawrence).                                                                                             Educational videos and speakers pertinent to issues of the day, followed by a Q&A.  An excellent opportunity to share thoughts with like-minded people.   Join/RSVP:  http://www.meetup.com/Thousand-Oaks-Glenn-Beck-Patriots/

(3)  Simi Valley Rally – Sun., Aug. 22 – noon – Tapo Canyon by Courthouse flags
Our member Hernan Udaeta (805-474-4957) is host and will make a film of event.
He requests:  NO signs, wear blue jeans and red/white/blue shirts.  Program:  Sing National Anthem, music, short speeches (no insults), support Tea Parties.

(4)  Ventura County Republican Central Committee Meetings — 4th Wednesdays 7 p.m., mixer 6 p.m.
Location:  80 Wood Rd., Camarillo.  http://www.venturagop.org/
Tea Parties are moving Republicans back to Constitutionally-limited government and fiscal responsibility.  We can further that effort at these meetings.   Get to know candidates running for local office; volunteer for those you support.   Info:  (805) 557-1240

(5)  Glenn Beck’s “Restoring Honor” Rally –  D.C. – Lincoln Memorial
Surely an historic event!      Info:  http://www.glennbeck.com/828/
Several of us are attending.

(6)  TeaPartyPatriots’ “Repeal, Replace, Restore” Rally – 10-noon – DC’s Upper Senate Park
Because many Tea Partiers at Glenn Beck’s Rally won’t remain in DC for the 9/12 Rally, they’ll join together here before returning home.   For more details:  http://www.teapartypatriots.org/Recycle/

(7)  Call your Congressman to see if he/she is having a Town Hall during August Recess
We want to publicize any Town Halls so we can pack them with our people.  (Congressman Gallegly had his Town Hall in July so he won’t have one in August.)

(8)  One Year Anniversary of the 2009  “9-12″ Rally in DC
TeaPartyPartiots is having rallies at two other venues:  Sacramento & St. Louis. Speakers! Entertainment! Booths!  http://www.teapartypatriots.org/Recycle/Recycle.aspx

(9)  Candidate Forum – Sept. 16 – Thurs. 7 p.m. – Calvary Chapel-NP – Sanctuary:  2697 Lavery Ct., #18 (2 long blocks north of Hillcrest & Lawrence)
This date is strategically placed before absentee ballots are mailed.  Candidates and our members loved our May 20 Forum before the Primary Election; this time we’ll have more space in the Sanctuary.

(10)  Constitution Day, Sept. 17 – 2004 law mandates Constitution be taught in schools.  This is an opportunity for us to contact local schools and ask how they will teach the Constitution during Constitution Week, Sept. 17-23.  We can promote a Contest for students to describe what the Constitution means to them.  Shall we have trophies?  We’ll give a pocket Constitution to all participants.
Your ideas are welcome.

(11)  Street Fair Oct. 17 – Sun – 9:00 – 4:00 – – Moorpark Rd., TOaks.
We had lots of fun last year meeting new people who became members.  Children loved tossing our Bean Bags to the Founding Fathers.   Volunteers are welcome!

(12)  Video Club:  Generation Zero – Thurs, Oct. 21, 7 p.m.- Calvary Chapel-NP
You probably saw clips from this highly-acclaimed DVD presented by David Bossie of Citizens United on Sean Hannity’s show.  A recent review says it is a “must-see for all Americans.”


Carolyn
805-262-2477 – NOTE:  Please say your phone number twice as cell phones break up in messages left