Constitution Fair – Saturday, 9/21

Please attend the Constitution Fair tomorrow!  See Constitution Week USA for more information.  

Saturday, September 21st
6:00pm-9:00pm

Enjoy world-class entertainment by 2nd generation Osmond Family recording artist and American Idol contenstant, David Osmond, hailed as the best Osmond voice of our time!

Suggested donation is $5 per person, $15 per family.(Family must have at least one parent.)  Bring a blanket for the lawn, and get ready for a great evening!

Go to the RESOURCES PAGE to download the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, the Bill of Rights, and many other Founding documents and information.  You can also download everything you need to teach your Family a lesson on the Constitution.  You can also order a video titled A More Perfect Union: America Becomes A Nation is the first comprehensive recreation of those stirring, heated debates during the sweltering summer of 1787. Filmed on location at Independence Hall, Williamsburg, Virginia, and other historical sites, it dramatically chronicles how America became a nation and those underlying principles that guard our freedoms today.  

Check out all the booths!  Meet your elected representatives, candidates for the upcoming 2014 election, and many more. Here’s a terrific booth to visit:  The Center for Self Governance. 

 

 

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Center for Self Governance – Last chance for Level 1 Classes until 2014!

The Center for Self Governance as had incredible growth and demand from around the state, and leaders will be holding 3 more Level 1 classes in Arizona before 2014.  Please note that the Sun City class is coming up very quickly and will be held in two parts:  Nov. 12 and 14.  Apologies for the late notice, but it took some time to confirm all the particulars. 

Did you know that Self-Governance graduates, working as Teams, have had a 100% success rate working at the local level?   They have had an 85% success rate at the state level, and 20% success rate at the federal level.  Check out this flyer. 

Here are the Level 1 classes:

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BREXIT: Independence Day, Bill Whittle

"When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation….And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor." The 56 Representatives of the United States of America who signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 

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Celebrating Arizona and Celebrating our Liberty

This year Arizona celebrates its 100th Birthday. All around the State, we will participate in a host of wonderful musical performances, speeches, and other tributes to our beautiful State. This is a great time for Arizona and its citizens. And even though Arizona has opportunities for improvement, we should be proud of all that we citizens have accomplished together. At this time, let us also celebrate the importance of statehood.

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“Liberty and Tyranny: A Conservative Manifesto”

“We all declare for liberty; but in using the same word we do not all mean the same thing. With some the word liberty may mean for each man to do as he pleases with himself, and the product of his labor; while with others, the same word many mean for some men to do as they please with other men, and the product of other men’s labor. Here are two, not only different, but incompatible things, called by the same name – liberty. And it follows that each of the things is, by the respective parties, called by two different and incompatible names – liberty and tyranny.” Abraham Lincoln

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Fines & Jail Time for Keeping Chickens in Gilbert

Let’s say you keep 5 chickens in your backyard in Gilbert.  Your children consider them pets and have named them Honey-Bun, Suzie, Blondie, Wanda, and Pumpkin.  You consider them a source of nutritious food.  Let’s say you are unfortunate enough to live in a subdivision that is zoned SF-6 or SF-7.  Other people in other parts of Gilbert are allowed to have chickens.   They have bigger lots.   But your lot is only 6,000 or 7,000 square feet.  Your chickens are illegal.

Before I go into the details of this story (having changed the names of the chickens to protect their privacy), it’s important for you to know that until 2005 when Gilbert’s Land Development was "updated," you could have legally kept your five little chickens.

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