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KING WILLIAM T.E.A. PARTY
The Next King William T.E.A. Party Meetings:
Apr 22, 2021

In view of the many controversies surrounding the county’s 2020 & 2021 budget and other factors, KWTP is exploring solutions for reigning in the creeping growth and expanding cost of government. We hope the Board will prove up to the Task.

Brief updates on local, state and national issues. Come early if possible and see another of the stirring and inspiring videos we've found. The Meetings starts at 6:30PM - so come on in and have a seat. They begin promptly at 6:30 PM and you'll be out by 7:30 PM.
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KWTP continues to take the lead with credible information on a variety of hot-button issues at local, state and national levels.

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Wharton's Olivia Mitchell and Leora Friedberg of the University of Virginia discuss the $4.4 trillion public sector pension shortfall.

Not Enough time, Not Enough Money

Sanitation workers, firefighters, teachers and other state and local government employees have performed their duties in the public sector for decades with the understanding that their often lackluster salaries were propped up by excellent benefits, including an ironclad pension. But Moody’s Investors Service recently estimated that public pensions are underfunded by $4.4 trillion. That amount, which is equivalent to the economy of Germany, accounts for one-fifth of national debt. It’s a significant concern for public employees who were banking on a fully funded retirement to get them through their golden years.

To Listen to the podcast and read the background information - Click on Our Link

Pension

or go to:

http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/the-time-bomb-inside-public-pension-plans/

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King William Tea Party Encourages All Citizens to contact their Elected Representatives.

We have provided The Links At the bottom of our Home page - Now it is Your Turn - Use Them

At a loss for Words to Say - Go to Our King William Letters Page. Here - You will find over 30 letters written by people in King William. Find One you like and use it to send a message to your Elected Representatives. This is the only way to tell them What You Think and Want to Happen.



* Now Register Your Position on Federal Issues with our Link
Register Positions on Federal Issues Easily!
or go to
https://www.popvox.com/home




See The Website As A Mom

Here (http://www.asamom.org/) you will find links directed to Moms and Moms at heart who work to preserve our Constitution, Country and Children's Future. Lori Parker founded the group that emphasized the importance of women in solving government issues.


               


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Welcome to the King Willam Tea Party Website
"2021 - Past Year"
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Below are the Events we have had and the ones we have in the works.We want to keep the citizens of
King William County informed of issues on a local, state and national level.

The King William TEA Party is an independent political movement loosely aligned with other local, state and
national TEA Parties. We are a grass roots movement who take our name from a historical act of defiance against
the King of England when Americans thought they were "Taxed Enough Already".

We believe in a return to sound fiscal policy at the federal, state and county level. We believe in Federalism and
the limits of federal power that our founders intended.

The King William Tea Party does not condone nor will it tolerate racism, sexism, or religious intolerance or bigotry
in any form within the ranks of its membership or at any of its sanctioned events.  Such beliefs, attitudes, and
activities are contrary to the basic rights of all humankind as outlined in the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and
Declaration of Independence.

Our goal is for this site to keep you informed of political events, news, and issues that are important to you, the
citizens of King William County Virginia.

Our meetings begin promptly at 6:30 PM with Locations to be Announced.


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Welcome Visitor !
Are you here to learn what KWTP has EXPOSED ?


King William T.E.A. Party ( Taxed Enough Already ) has earned a well-deserved reputation as the “only conservative voice in King William.

Over our brave history of eleven years we have exposed numerous examples of both county government and school personnel either misleading or outright lying.

This has come at a serious price of official, cowardly retaliation to some of our supporters.

The most recent (and well documented) incident was exposed in the paid ad we ran in the COUNTRY COURIER's June 24th issue.

Presenting official county records for land assessment vs. actual sales, it exposed without a doubt the County Administrator's misleading public assertion that “land values have remained level.”

Why is this important? Because it showed how the scandalous Land Use Tax Exemption Program (special tax breaks for millionaire “farmers”) and shifting the tax burden to homeowners and businesses has to be covered up by promoting false information.

The ad – reproduced on our web page and Facebook – shows the rising land values from 2015 to 2019 but most recent land sales were well above assessed (and taxed) values.

But, hiding behind cover of the County Administrator's false statement, the Board of Supervisors quietly passed on the opportunity this year to rein in the sweetheart deal their millionaire supporters and benefactors have been getting for the last six years.

Conveniently by law, this tax-shifting onto the backs of regular folks can't be changed until the next round of reassessments; years from now.

Sadly, the two local area newspapers haven't found the need to report this, appearing to be content with just acting as a “stenographer” for the county's official propaganda. No balance allowed from opposing views in their “news” items on county statements and BOS proceedings.

Now, recognizing that most people get their news on social media more than never before, KWTP has launched a concerted effort to support this trend to help get the word out.

Very often, our website (thanks to webmaster Paul) is recognized as one of the best sources for real KW news and information, as is our FACEBOOK page ( thanks Fred ) with hundreds of LIKES.

Unless and until the PC censors shut this down, we will continue to investigate, validate and report what we've found.

Now, if you're still reading, you need to consider the 5/10/85% Rule. 5% of Americans are well informed, 10% somewhat informed and the remaining 85% are... shall we charitably say CLUELESS....

We urge you to be among the active and involved 5 to 10 % citizenry.

Come back regularly to our WEB and FACEBOOK pages. After all, it's your wallet their picking and your family their mocking that the millionaires and their lackeys are making fun of.

WWW. KWTEAPARTY.COM and FACEBOOK

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* King William T.E.A. Party's Meetings & More

Happy 2020 as we work together to make things better at local, state and national levels.

You are cordially invited to experience the “New and Improved” King William T.E.A. Party. Our meetings will be fast-paced and won’t last more than one hour. Get in, get it done, get home!

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School Choice Advocate Challenges Education Establishment

By Robert “Sarge” Bruce - King William Tea Party - 25 Feb 2021


Speaking to the King William T.E.A. Party, Antione Green, a leader in a non-profit organization committed to education reform and community development, criticized the failings of too many of the nation's public schools and how powerful political forces are working against proven alternatives.

“Our government’s role must be to empower its citizens and create opportunities for prosperity, abundance, and a great quality of life,” he said, “by removing all barriers restricting economic and education freedom.”

Notable among these barriers, he said, is denying parents vouchers that would help pay for their children to escape failing public schools.

Green, board president of the Richmond Urban Collective, was a driving force in establishing Richmond's Patrick Henry School of Science and Arts a thriving charter school that serves as a model for the growing school choice movement.

“The goal of our K12 schools should always be to create economically-free thinkers,” Green said, “but it's not an easy fight against the public school establishment and Virginia has only eight in the entire state.”

He noted that Jason Kamras, the superintendent of Richmond Public Schools, said he’s “100% committed to ensuring that Richmond Public Schools remains a traditional public school system.”

In concluding remarks, KWTP founder Bob Shannon encouraged attendees to work with school choice advocates.

“Every child we rescue from these failing models is a favorable step in the direction of ending a sad chapter in our education history,” he said, “Education is the key.”

(King William T.E.A. Party – Taxed Enough Already – regularly invites speakers presenting a wide variety of positions. kwteaparty.com )

Antione Green, a tireless promoter of parental choice in K-12 education, emphasized the need for citizens to confront political leaders who are “too often heavily influenced by campaign donations from teachers unions.”


Click the Link to see the 3 Minute Video - This underscores his passion, life calling, and courage to continue to the good fight for parental choice and education opportunity:
Antione Green
or go to:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=_YPaiIV3AOo

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King William Supervisors Throw Out 2021 Reassessment, Citing Numerous Errors
By Em Holter - Tidewater Review - Feb 11, 2021 at 5:19 PM

KING WILLIAM — The King William Board of Supervisors made several motions at a special meeting Wednesday night to take the necessary steps to throw out the 2021 property reassessment and start over after finding inconsistencies within the reported values and hearing from citizens.

First, the board unanimously voted to extend the assessment by 90 days in order to close any claims that the assessment is complete. Following the motion, the board unanimously voted to disband the Board of Equalization which had begun hearing appeals in October.

Lastly, the board initiated staff to begin advertising notice of the board’s intent to amend the ordinance to change the date of the assessment from Jan. 1, 2021, to 2023, — which will result in a public comment period.

As a result, the 2021 reassessment is invalidated and the data collected will not be used for the upcoming budget. Instead, the county will use the 2015 reassessment data to determine tax revenue for fiscal year 2022.

To Read The Rest of the Article"- Click on The Link:
Reassessment
or go to:
https://www.dailypress.com/tidewater-review/va-tr-kw-reassessment-issues-0210-20210211-fmzlvbiqtvbinbvjsgp5im7hye-story.html

(As a side note - A Thank You to all the King William citizens whose hard work made this possible
and has been stated by some of those who were involved - the real work is just beginning)

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Lieutenant Governor candidate lights a fire in snowy King William
By Robert “Sarge” Bruce, KWTP Secretary, RBRUCEPIX@aol.com King William, VA , 11 Feb 2021

Mrs. Winsome Sears, vying for the Republican Party nomination in the Lieutenant Governor race in Virginia, brought her campaign themes of dignity, equal opportunity, Second Amendment rights, lower taxes, entrepreneurship, and educational choice to event attendees inside and outside Ripley's Family Restaurant.

Braving a severe snowstorm on a round trip from her home community in Northern Virginia, the successful small business owner, United States Marine, former Delegate, and the first Republican to win a majority Black District since 1865 immediately found common ground with the audience.

“Like you, I am sick and tired of politicians forgetting who they work for,” Sears said. “For far too long, our elected leaders in Richmond have disregarded our shared values for leftist policies that increase the size of government while decreasing our freedoms.”

“Over 50 years ago, when I immigrated to America from Jamaica, I came as a young child with a vision of opportunity,” Sears said. “Consequently, my American Dream became a reality for me and this country has enabled me to do great things for my family, community, and county. From serving in the United States Marine Corps to the Virginia House of Delegates to building my own small business, I have been truly blessed by Virginia.”

“But opportunity and freedom are not the same as they were 50 years ago,” she noted. “For too long, our Commonwealth has suffered under the abuses of Democrat leadership. Governor Northam and Lt. Governor Fairfax have eroded our most precious rights at every possible turn by championing infanticide and assaulting our Second Amendment rights.

“Like so many other small business owners,” she continued, ”I’ve endured the unwarranted and unnecessarily aggressive shutdowns that have been sanctioned by this hypocritical administration. This assault on hardworking Virginians and our economy must end.”

In keeping with COVID restrictions, patrons inside were joined virtually by others in their cars in the parking lot for a live radio broadcast in the manner of a "drive-in church."

(King William T.E.A. Party – Taxed Enough Already – does not endorse specific political candidates, but makes it a point to invite and host speakers presenting a wide variety of positions. kwteaparty.com )

Winsome Sears makes a point in her presentation to the King William T.E.A. Party. “When I served in the House of Delegates, I wanted my constituents to know that whatever power I held derived from them. Therefore, I was to be their servant leader and only answerable to them.”

Click the Link to Go to her Website:
Winsome Sears For Lieutenant Governor
or go to:
http://winsomesears.com

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Lobby Day
WATCH NOW: As gun rights activists drive and walk through Richmond's streets, questions raised about city's weapons enforcement
Eric Kolenich , Sabrina Moreno Jan 18, 2021 Vet

‘To Read The Article and see The Pictures;

Click the Link
Lobby Day
or go to:
https://richmond.com/news/local/about-100-protesters-showed-up-monday-in-downtown-richmond-more-drove-through-in-gun-rights/article_31a82392-82fd-5bec-9f29-86b17482ea8c.html#tracking-source=home-top-story
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February 2, 2021- Special Election in King William County

What’s on the Ballot:
Commissioner of the Revenue
Treasurer
Member of School Board 4th District

Click the Link For More Information
King William County
or go to:

https://www.kingwilliamcounty.us/240/Election-News

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Fighting the Good Fight: What I Learned at the Rally
By Jeff Minick - January 11, 2021 Updated: January 11, 2021

Here’s what I witnessed in Washington on Jan. 6 at the Save America March.

Surrounding me were patriotic Americans who had traveled from all parts of our land to protest what they believed was a fraudulent election. My daughter’s friend had secured VIP seating for our party, but few people sat during the event. Instead, many of them danced, tapped their feet, or sang to the music from the loudspeakers. Others chatted and laughed with friends, stood on the chairs to snap pictures of the enormous crowd, and enthusiastically applauded the speakers.


Click the Link To Read the Article:
Article
or go to:

https://www.theepochtimes.com/fighting-the-good-fight-what-i-learned-at-the-rally_3650720.html?utm_source=news&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=breaking-2021-01-11-4
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Election Results
2020 Election:

‘To See the numbers’

Click the Links
Virginia
or go to:

https://results.elections.virginia.gov/vaelections/2020%20November%20General/Site/President_and_Vice_President.html


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Nation
or go to:
https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-1-d&q=state+by+state+election+results

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Remove Division Superintendent Dr. David White from King William County Public Schools!

In recent events, King William County Public Schools division superintendent, Dr. David White, has shown his agenda to shove the Black Lives Matter mentality down the throats of our community. With a letter to our parents of King William County students, a resolution highlighting one race over another, and an under the table set up of a rally supporting those that burn our flags, kneel to the Pledge of Allegiance, and burn down cities and towns creating hate. With all of that said we need to ban together as a community to let Dr. David White know that we will not be divided. We will not tolerate such to go on in our community involving our schools, thus creating division amongst our students, our families and our staff!

To Read and Sign this Petition - Click on The Link:
Petition
or go to:
https://www.change.org/p/the-king-william-county-community-remove-division-superintendent-dr-david-white-from-king-william-county-public-schools?recruiter=868178144&recruited_by_id=b1edaa70-39ef-11e8-8873-c97f586af45f&utm_source=share_petition&utm_medium=copylink&utm_campaign=petition_dashboard&fbclid=IwAR02ILCDCKroKAFIPYpLmnhMP3rrNRXMUFszqRZhEZcCNTk6_RzXKqGBO7o
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Below is a link & comment to a song reference by a supporter of the petition.

This song was recently shared/taught in our high school. It was brought to the attention of the principal AND the superintendent, with seemingly no concern. It’s definitely a politically charged/motivated song.
Song
or go to:
https://youtu.be/6_35a7sn6ds

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2.5 Million ‘Extra’ Registrants on Voting Rolls
by BREITBART

Fitton: Judicial Watch Finds 2.5 Million ‘Extra’ Registrants on Voting Rolls – Warns 5 States to Clean Up or Face Federal Lawsuit

One of the most important things we can do in this election year is continue to force states and counties across the nation to comply with the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA).

And we are. We have sent notice-of-violation letters to 19 large counties in five states that we intend to sue unless they take steps to comply with the law and remove ineligible voter registrations within 90 days. Section 8 of the act requires jurisdictions to take reasonable efforts to remove ineligible registrations from their rolls.

These 378 counties combined had about 2.5 million registrations over the 100%-registered mark, which is a drop of about one million from our previous analysis of voter registration data. Although San Diego County removed 500,000 inactive names from voter rolls following our settlement with Los Angeles County, San Diego still has a registration rate of 117% and has one of the highest registration rates in the county.

We found major voting list issues in California, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Virginia, and Colorado.

In 2018, the Supreme Court upheld a massive voter roll cleanup that resulted from our settlement of a federal lawsuit with Ohio. California also settled a similar lawsuit with us that last year began the process of removing up to 1.5 million “inactive” names from Los Angeles County voting rolls. Kentucky also began a cleanup of up to 250,00 names last year after it entered into a consent decree to end another Judicial Watch lawsuit.

Click the Link to Read the rest of the Article:

Voting Rolls
or go to:
https://www.breitbart.com/politics/2020/01/06/fitton-judicial-watch-finds-2-5-million-extra-registrants-on-voting-rolls-warns-5-states-to-clean-up-or-face-federal-lawsuit/
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WHO Official Urges World Leaders to Stop Using Lockdowns as Primary Method Against CCP Virus
By Ivan Pentchoukov October 11, 2020 Updated: October 11, 2020 - The Epoch Times

The World Health Organization’s special envoy on COVID-19 has urged world leaders to stop using lockdowns as the primary control method against the spread of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) virus, commonly known as the novel coronavirus.

“We in the World Health Organization do not advocate lockdowns as the primary means of control of this virus,” David Nabarro told The Spectator in an interview aired on Oct. 8. “The only time we believe a lockdown is justified is to buy you time to reorganize, regroup, rebalance your resources, protect your health workers who are exhausted, but by and large, we’d rather not do it.”

Nabarro pointed to the collateral damage that lockdowns are having worldwide, especially among poorer populations.

“Just look at what’s happened to the tourism industry, for example in the Caribbean or in the Pacific, because people aren’t taking their holidays. Look what’s happened to smallholder farmers all over the world because their markets have got dented. Look what’s happening to poverty levels. It seems that we may well have a doubling of world poverty by next year. Seems that we may well have at least a doubling of child malnutrition because children are not getting meals at school and their parents, in poor families, are not able to afford it,” Nabarro said.

“This is a terrible, ghastly global catastrophe actually,” he added. “And so we really do appeal to all world leaders: Stop using lockdown as your primary control method, develop better systems for doing it, work together and learn from each other, but remember—lockdowns just have one consequence that you must never ever belittle, and that is making poor people an awful lot poorer.

Click the Link to Read the rest of the Article:

Lockdowns
or go to:
https://www.theepochtimes.com/who-official-urges-world-leaders-to-stop-using-lockdowns-as-primary-method-against-ccp-virus_3534230.html

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"Estimated Influenza Illnesses - Not Covid-19:

Estimated Influenza Illnesses, Medical visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths in the United States
— 2018–2019 influenza season


Be sure to check out "Table 1: Estimated influenza disease burden, by age group — United States, 2018-2019 influenza season"

From this Page you will be able to Link to the data from Past Years back to 2010 - 2011

To See the Data From the "Centers for Disease Control"

Click the Link


Estimated Influenza Illnesses - Not Covid-19
or go to:
https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/burden/2018-2019.html

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It Appears We Have A Militia in King William

Contact Email
kw1stbattalion@gmail.com

T.E.A. Party hears militia presentation

King William, VA , September 24, 2020

Top officers of the recently formed King William County Virginia Militia explained the group's mission and structure at King William TEA Party's latest meeting.

Speaking to Thursday evening's gathering at Ripleys Family Restaurant, militia commander Daniel Winters and executive officer Jeremy Hester, both US Navy veterans and county residents, emphasized the organization's legal foundation under the US Constitution and Virginia law.

“The Code of Virginia identifies the 'unorganized militia' as all able-bodied residents between 16 and 55 who are US citizens,” Winters noted, “that's the basis for who we are and what we do.”

Hester explained that one of their first actions was to meet with King William's Sheriffs Department to offer assistance if needed in certain situations.

“We're purely defensive, prepared and trained to help local and state law enforcement authorities,” Hester said.

Winters said that membership has grown to several dozen local residents, mostly US military veterans, and newcomers are invited. Veterans are strongly encouraged to join, but no experience is necessary.

“All prospects are carefully screened,” he said, ”and we enforce a strict code of conduct.”

The group's information handout has a formal Statement of Purpose:

“King William County, VA Militia's purpose is to protect and defend the United States and our Constitutional form of Government; to protect and promote the well-being of the citizens of King William County, and surrounding areas; to assist our community with any natural or man-made disasters; as well as to provide back-up assistance to state and local law enforcement agencies, including King William Sheriff's Department and Virginia State Police.”

For more information on volunteering, email KW1stbattalion@gmail.com

DISCLAIMER: In the interests of hearing from a wide variety of individuals and groups , King William T.E.A. Party (Taxed Enough Already) takes no position on those invited to present information. See www.kwteaparty.com and Facebook . Email the Secretary at RBRUCEPIX@aol.com if you would like to be considered for a speaking slot at one of our regular meetings.
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Statue of Jesus Found Toppled, Beheaded in Miami, Church Says


By Jack Phillips July 19, 2020 Updated: July 19, 2020 The Epoch Times

A statue of Jesus Christ was found toppled and beheaded at a Catholic church in Miami, an act of vandalism that probably will be investigated as a hate crime, church officials said.

The attack that occurred sometime between late on July 14 and the morning of July 15 at Miami-Dade’s Good Shepherd Catholic Church was likely targeted, Rev. Edivaldo da Silva said. The statue was decapitated and removed from its pedestal, he said.

“This crime reflects the increasing attacks on the Catholic church across the country,” the archdiocese said in a statement, referring to a series of arson attempts on churches in recent days in the midst of nationwide unrest.

Similar acts of vandalism have included the toppling of the statue of Rev. Junipero Serra, the priest who founded the California mission system. In another incident, a man attempted to set a Florida church on fire after crashing into it earlier this month. Meanwhile, a statue of the Virgin Mary was desecrated in Tennessee over the weekend.

The pastor of St. Stephen Catholic Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee, found the statue decapitated on July 18, according to the Catholic News Agency. The statue’s head hasn’t been located.

To Read the Rest of the Article - Click the Link

Hate Crime
or go to:
https://www.theepochtimes.com/statue-of-jesus-christ-found-toppled-and-beheaded-in-miami-church_3430015.html?ref=brief_BreakingNews&__sta=vhg.uhsxTVVTblvsit%7CVTY&__stm_medium=email&__stm_source=smartech

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“….land values remain level ?

When introducing her recommendations for the upcoming budget, King William County's Administrator noted that the new round of real estate assessments had residential values increasing some 20%, commercial values increase 5-10%, but “land values remain level.

Wait a minute ! Isn’t land a part of both ? Would the reason behind her illogical assertion be to continue giving very generous tax breaks to some of the county's wealthiest landowners while raising taxes on ordinary homeowners and businesses?

What data could the County Administrator be referencing that she based that statement on---and why would she SAY what is clearly not true ?

Key to this deception is the per acre values – $612 ( Forestry ) and $1500 ( Agriculture) – that are special reduced rates only for land in the Land Use Tax Exemption program. This obvious undervaluing can only be corrected/adjusted in the year that a new assessment is underway. And it just so happens to be this year when homeowners are going to get hit with much higher assessments.

In comparing actual King William County LAND Sales for the years 2015, & 2019, facts reveal an inconvenient truth. It should be obvious what drives county officials to continue to mislead citizens on something so vital to a county with a relatively small tax base, and the desire to shield their favored sons from higher taxes:

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Our County Administrator owes the tax paying citizens of King William an E-X-P-L-A-N-A-T-I-O-N. How did she arrive at the assertion that LAND VALUES HAVE REMAINED LEVEL ? Equally important is for home owners and small business owners to understand the cynical tax burden shifting game being run on them by the Board of Supervisors.

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Why Illinois Is In Trouble – 109,881 Public Employees With $100,000+ Paychecks Cost Taxpayers $14B
Adam Andrzejewski - Senior Contributor Policy


Illinois could soon be the first state in history to have its bonds rated as “junk.” Last month, both Moody’s MCO and Standard & Poor’s downgraded Illinois debt to just one notch above junk status.

Last week, the Illinois State Senate President Don Harmon (D-Chicago) wrote a letter to Congress requesting a $41.6 billion bailout. Critics balked.

In many ways, Illinois may have already crossed the Rubicon.

To Read more - Use Our Link
Trouble
or Go To:
https://www.forbes.com/sites/adamandrzejewski/2020/04/27/why-illinois-is-in-trouble--109881-public-employees-with-100000-paychecks-cost-taxpayers-14b/#4e35715d7ee9

Want to Say Hi To Virginia Governor Northam - Just ask "How he plans on addressing Virginia's Public Employee Problem?"

Use Our Link
Public Employee Problem
or Go To:

https://www.governor.virginia.gov/constituent-services/communicating-with-the-governors-office/
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Our Jan Meetings are


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The Jan 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm:

Main topic:
2020 Leadership Meeting -----NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Longstanding/Current Members Only.

Location To Be Determined

Future Meetings


Year 2021
Jan 14, Jan 28, Feb 11, Feb 25, Mar 11, Mar 25,
Apr 8, Apr 22, May 13, May 27, Jun 10, Jun 24,
Jul 8, Jul 22, Aug 12, Aug 26, Sep 9, Sep 23,
Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11, Dec 9

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Our Following Meeting is

The Jan 28, 2021 at 6:00 pm:

The Jan 28 at 6:00

Main topics:

National :
Fallout from November's election continues with a warmly accepted suggestion that it is time to start a 3rd National Political Party. Would this be a reliably sound alternative to the Republicrats Establishment continued cowardice and complicity in the National mess we are finding ourselves in? If it is to be considered just who would lead it? Is this as some have suggested Trumps efforts to affect Republican Senators votes in his upcoming sham of an Impeachment Trial? Let's consider what none other than Rush Limbaugh has to say about this.

State:
House Bill 1970 to reestablish Voter ID rules . What happened to this bill in the Virginia G.A? What other sound proposals are circulating to address this vital issue? One of the most pressing issues of our time and one Patriot groups must exert some political muscle we do have.

Local:
AN update on the legal progress we are making in the County Real Estate Assessment mess. Listen to what we learned on Monday after meeting with Richmond Legal Counsel . Fred Krauss and Ray Carter have led on this issue and will update us on where this is headed. If you care about trying to avoid this in another 2 years ( King William government has decided to move to a 2 year reassessment cycle )

It is time to insist Del Scott Wyatt do what we hired him to do, his job. E-mail communication with Del. Wyatt has been disappointing to say the least. A request for Del Wyatt to come and listen to our problem was met with a stunning response that I'll share Thursday night. Perhaps Wyatt needs some nudging ??

*** A reminder that we ask you to arrive at 6pm in order to order your meal and start the meeting promptly at 6:30 pm ***

Meetings of KWTP are open to all citizens
of good will. Usually held on the second
and fourth Thursdays each month.

Location (Subject To Change) - This time it is the RIPLEY'S RESTAURANT,
(Same Shopping Mall as the "Upper King William Library")
694 Sharon Road - Central Garage,
in the Sharon Office Park, mile past
King William High School.

Directions: http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ukw_directions.htm

For more information visit www.kwteaparty.com and

https://www.facebook.com/pages/King-William-County-TEA-Party/105478799495338

Future Meetings


Year 2021
Jan 28, Feb 11, Feb 25, Mar 11, Mar 25,
Apr 8, Apr 22, May 13, May 27, Jun 10, Jun 24,
Jul 8, Jul 22, Aug 12, Aug 26, Sep 9, Sep 23,
Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11, Dec 9

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Our Following Meeting is

Feb 11, 2021

The Feb 11 at 6:00

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Winsome Sears For Lieutenant Governor.

We are excited and look forward to hearing Mrs. Sears positions on issues she would face as Lt. Governor.

Mrs. Winsome Sears is running for the Republican nomination for Virginia Lt. Governor. Both Mrs. Sears and her husband are former U.S Marines and They are solid folks with impressive backgrounds.

Winsome Sears launches GOP bid for lieutenant Governor
Richmond Times Dispatch - Andrew Cain Jan 21, 2021

Winsome Sears, who in 2001 became the first Black Republican woman elected to the General Assembly, formally launched her GOP bid for lieutenant governor Thursday, saying she is running because “we’ve got to have adults making decisions.”

Sears, 56, immigrated to the U.S. from Jamaica at age 6. She served in the Marines, where she was an electrician and diesel mechanic. She now lives in Winchester and owns a plumbing, electrical and appliance repair business.

“We’ve got to safeguard people’s rights,” Sears said in a telephone interview. “Democrats are playing games with our lives.”

She said that if state ABC stores and large retailers can be open amid COVID-19, “churches and mom-and-pop stores can be open.”

Sears is the 13th candidate in the sprawling field for lieutenant governor, which features five Republicans and eight Democrats.

Sears first came to prominence in Virginia political circles in 2001, when she defeated Del. William P. Robinson Jr., D-Norfolk, who had been a delegate since 1981. She served in the House of Delegates from 2002 to 2004. She chose not to seek re-election, then lost a 2004 bid for Congress to Rep. Bobby Scott, D-3rd, 69% to 31%.

Sears, who majored in English and minored in economics at Old Dominion University, holds a master’s from Regent University. After leaving the legislature, she served on the Virginia Board of Education and was an appointee in President George W. Bush’s administration to the U.S. Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee on Women Veterans.

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Article - Winsome Sears For Lieutenant Governor
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-gop-bid-for-lieutenant-governor/article_bf7d5e47-c4fa-510f-b02b-e3acf5f8e739.html
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Click the Link to see the 1 Minute Introduction Video:
Winsome Sears For Lieutenant Governor
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Meetings of KWTP are open to all citizens
of good will. Usually held on the second
and fourth Thursdays each month.
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Location (Subject to Change) - This time it is the RIPLEY'S RESTAURANT,
(Same Shopping Mall as the "Upper King William Library")
694 Sharon Road - Central Garage,
in the Sharon Office Park, mile past
King William High School.

Directions: http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ukw_directions.htm

For more information visit www.kwteaparty.com and

https://www.facebook.com/pages/King-William-County-TEA-Party/105478799495338
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King William T.E.A. Party Notes - For The 28 Jan 2021 Meeting - Going Strong for 12 Years !

Democrats have the MAJORITY in Virginia's House of Delegates and Senate - Some Democrat Bills for the 2021 Virginia General Assembly - Below!

(Summary of Just Some Selected for Awfulness)
No witness signature mail-in voting, felons and idiots voting, automatic vote registration, Virginia electors must vote for national majority winner for president, repealing "one man and one woman" marriage definition, two-term governors, expanding "protected class" status for LGBTQ , no mandatory minimum jail sentences, abolish "no parole," abolish death penalty, unrestricted abortion and requiring all health plans to pay, more gun, magazine and ammo restrictions with new penalties, marijuana legalization, new tobacco taxes and restrictions, bigger transportation taxes, fighting "climate change" a state government priority, redefining "domestic terrorism" with more penalties, minimum wage increase, "safe days" off work paid by employers, more, more more.

Just Some of the Information you will read - Link Below:

Notes
or go to
http://www.kwteaparty.com/PDF/Jan 28 2021 Meeting Notes.pdf
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Year 2021
Feb 11, Feb 25, Mar 11, Mar 25,
Apr 8, Apr 22, May 13, May 27, Jun 10, Jun 24,
Jul 8, Jul 22, Aug 12, Aug 26, Sep 9, Sep 23,
Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11, Dec 9

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Our Following Meeting is

Feb 25, 2021

The Feb 25 at 6:00

Main topic:

Speaker - Antione Green

I'm no longer with Excel in Ed. They decided to move in a different direction after the 2017 elections. It appears we didn't elect a pro-education reform governor or "majority" in our state legislature. I remain committed to advancing our shared cause for education opportunities through my service and leadership with the Richmond Urban Collective and other coalition groups throughout our commonwealth.

We have a great opportunity this year to advance an education opportunity agenda year. It's our time!



Meetings of KWTP are open to all citizens
of good will. Usually held on the second
and fourth Thursdays each month.

Location - This time it is the RIPLEY'S RESTAURANT,
(Same Shopping Mall as the "Upper King William Library")
694 Sharon Road - Central Garage,
in the Sharon Office Park, mile past
King William High School.

Directions: http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ukw_directions.htm

For more information visit www.kwteaparty.com and

https://www.facebook.com/pages/King-William-County-TEA-Party/105478799495338

Future Meetings


Year 2021
Feb 25, Mar 11, Mar 25,
Apr 8, Apr 22, May 13, May 27, Jun 10, Jun 24,
Jul 8, Jul 22, Aug 12, Aug 26, Sep 9, Sep 23,
Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11, Dec 9

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Our Following Meeting is

Mar 11, 2021

The Mar 11 at 6:00

Main topic is:

Local :
Learn what we have found regarding the FACTS that were conveniently overlooked at the March 11 Joint K.W School Board/Board of Supervisor Meeting . For starters why wasn't there a single mention of "left over money " this year's budget for the schools ? Certainly expenditures had to be down considering the schools were closed for a considerable period of time . Why wasn't there a mention of the pending increase in health insurance premiums......was that left out for a reason ? How has the student population changed over the last 10 years? Just what are the "average teacher salaries" in King William and surrounding counties ? Spending at the local level can NOT BE REDUCED, without addressing the elephant in the room---the public schools.

State:
Virginia has a chance to address strengthening Voting Regulations if the General Assembly shows some backbone. Otherwise H.R.1 will essentially render the 10th Amendment pointless, Federalizing the election process. No single issue stands out at the moment in Virginia as more important.

National :
The Biden Administration seems hell bent at driving the U.S into an economic nightmare with one new spending plan after another. Some highlights as to where this is headed. Can we take comfort in the liklihood that next year Republicans will take back the U.S House and or the Senate ? to be determined and


Vet Topics include -- More Budget Battles,
more scrutiny of what's being done -- or not
done -- by Virginia's Democrat
establishment-dominated General Assembly
vs. our "esteemed" Democrat Gov and AG.

Meetings of KWTP are open to all citizens
of good will. Usually held on the second
and fourth Thursdays each month.

Location - This time it is the RIPLEY'S RESTAURANT,
(Same Shopping Mall as the "Upper King William Library")
694 Sharon Road - Central Garage,
in the Sharon Office Park, mile past
King William High School.

Directions: http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ukw_directions.htm

For more information visit www.kwteaparty.com and

https://www.facebook.com/pages/King-William-County-TEA-Party/105478799495338

Future Meetings


Year 2021
Mar 11, Mar 25,
Apr 8, Apr 22, May 13, May 27, Jun 10, Jun 24,
Jul 8, Jul 22, Aug 12, Aug 26, Sep 9, Sep 23,
Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11, Dec 9

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The Mar 25 Meeting is Canceled
Our Following Meeting is

Mar 25, 2021

The Mar 25 at 6:00

Main topic is:

Local :
Learn what we have found regarding the FACTS that were conveniently overlooked at the March 11 Joint K.W School Board/Board of Supervisor Meeting . For starters why wasn't there a single mention of "left over money " this year's budget for the schools ? Certainly expenditures had to be down considering the schools were closed for a considerable period of time . Why wasn't there a mention of the pending increase in health insurance premiums......was that left out for a reason ? How has the student population changed over the last 10 years? Just what are the "average teacher salaries" in King William and surrounding counties ? Spending at the local level can NOT BE REDUCED, without addressing the elephant in the room---the public schools.

State:


Our Special Guest Speaker Delegate Scott Wyatt :
He's returning as promised for a short presentation on what has happened in the Democrat-dominated General Assembly followed by Q & A -- particularly including our problem with Virginia statutes that govern how proper Real Estate Assessments are to be done.

Virginia has a chance to address strengthening Voting Regulations if the General Assembly shows some backbone. Otherwise H.R.1 will essentially render the 10th Amendment pointless, Federalizing the election process. No single issue stands out at the moment in Virginia as more important. And why haven't we yet heard back from Del. Scott Wyatt on our request for him to attend our meeting to hear our problem with the Virginia Statutes that govern how a proper assessment is to be done. Did we error in replacing Chris Peace ?

National :
The Biden Administration seems hell bent at driving the U.S into an economic nightmare with one new spending plan after another. Some highlights as to where this is headed. Can we take comfort in the liklihood that next year Republicans will take back the U.S House and or the Senate ? to be determined and


Meetings of KWTP are open to all citizens
of good will. Usually held on the second
and fourth Thursdays each month.

Location - This time it is the RIPLEY'S RESTAURANT,
(Same Shopping Mall as the "Upper King William Library")
694 Sharon Road - Central Garage,
in the Sharon Office Park, mile past
King William High School.

Directions: http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ukw_directions.htm

For more information visit www.kwteaparty.com and

https://www.facebook.com/pages/King-William-County-TEA-Party/105478799495338

Future Meetings


Year 2021
Mar 25, Apr 8, Apr 22, May 13, May 27, Jun 10, Jun 24,
Jul 8, Jul 22, Aug 12, Aug 26, Sep 9, Sep 23,
Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11, Dec 9

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Apr 8, 2021

Main topics:

Local : More details are coming in on Budget Discussions---School Expenditures
that are reaching the ridiculous heights. The King William Sheriff's Department apparently
thinks we are really stupid, from new cars, more deputies and a satellite office (we don't need)
to $5,000 radios...........didn't we just buy NEW RADIOS 3-4 YEARS AGO? Where is the money coming
from to fund the significant spending proposals, far exceeding last year's Budget?

OPEB (Other Post Employment Benefits) numbers are skyrocketing, along with Compensated Absences
(a clever turn of the words to conceal its real definition) This "Compensated Absences" is the dollar
costs of buying back from school employees the unused vacation/sick leave time they have accrued at
the time of their retirement. Just a few short years ago this was around $ 129,000 (for 1 year) You
will be shocked at what it has swiftly climbed to in just a few short years. OPEB Benefits now are
required to be accounted for as an Outstanding Debt and that number is also approaching staggering levels.

State : The General Assembly was called back into session. What was that for you might ask?
Attend Thursday night and find out '

National : The States are beginning to awaken and respond to the push by the Biden Administration to
push a variety of new measures that ignore both the Constitution and the 10th Amendment. Hear what the individual
States are doing to fight this overreach, a push back on HR 1, essentially Federalizing elections, and ever
increasing efforts to weaken the 2nd Amendment.

Meetings of KWTP are open to all citizens
of good will. Usually held on the second
and fourth Thursdays each month.

Location - This time it is the RIPLEY'S RESTAURANT,
(Same Shopping Mall as the "Upper King William Library")
694 Sharon Road - Central Garage,
in the Sharon Office Park, mile past
King William High School.

Directions: http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ukw_directions.htm

For more information visit www.kwteaparty.com and

https://www.facebook.com/pages/King-William-County-TEA-Party/105478799495338

Future Meetings


Year 2021
Apr 8, Apr 22, May 13, May 27, Jun 10, Jun 24,
Jul 8, Jul 22, Aug 12, Aug 26, Sep 9, Sep 23,
Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11, Dec 9

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Our Following Meeting is

Apr 22, 2021

The Apr 22 at 6:00

Main topic is:
Special Guest Speaker Delegate Scott Wyatt :


Wyatt can, if so inclined, submit legislation to Amend the Virginia Statute that
governs how a proper Re-Assessment is to be done. Homeowners and businesses were
subjected to County Government and the firm that was hired ignoring the current
rules that govern how this process is required to work.

Negatively impacted citizen activists were forced to pay for outside legal counsel when
it became clear the county and the contractor weren't following the law.

Also speaking that night will be Chuck Smith, seeking the Republican nomination for
Virginia Attorney General. KWTP invites the citizens of King William to come and hear
what this solidly conservative candidate's plans are if he's the nominee and wins
statewide against ultra-liberal Democrat Mark Herring.

Meetings of KWTP are open to all citizens
of good will. Usually held on the second
and fourth Thursdays each month.

Location - This time it is the RIPLEY'S RESTAURANT,
(Same Shopping Mall as the "Upper King William Library")
694 Sharon Road - Central Garage,
in the Sharon Office Park, mile past
King William High School.

Directions: http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ukw_directions.htm

For more information visit www.kwteaparty.com and

https://www.facebook.com/pages/King-William-County-TEA-Party/105478799495338

Future Meetings


Year 2021
Apr 22, May 13, May 27, Jun 10, Jun 24,
Jul 8, Jul 22, Aug 12, Aug 26, Sep 9, Sep 23,
Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11, Dec 9

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Our Following Meeting is

May 13, 2021

The May 13 at 6:00

Main topic is to be determined and
Vet Topics include -- More Budget Battles,
more scrutiny of what's being done -- or not
done -- by Virginia's Democrat
establishment-dominated General Assembly
vs. our "esteemed" Democrat Gov and AG.

Meetings of KWTP are open to all citizens
of good will. Usually held on the second
and fourth Thursdays each month.

Location - This time it is the RIPLEY'S RESTAURANT,
(Same Shopping Mall as the "Upper King William Library")
694 Sharon Road - Central Garage,
in the Sharon Office Park, mile past
King William High School.

Directions: http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ukw_directions.htm

For more information visit www.kwteaparty.com and

https://www.facebook.com/pages/King-William-County-TEA-Party/105478799495338

Future Meetings


Year 2021
May 13, May 27, Jun 10, Jun 24,
Jul 8, Jul 22, Aug 12, Aug 26, Sep 9, Sep 23,
Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11, Dec 9

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Our Following Meeting is

May 27, 2021

The May 13 at 6:00

Main topic is to be determined and
Vet Topics include -- More Budget Battles,
more scrutiny of what's being done -- or not
done -- by Virginia's Democrat
establishment-dominated General Assembly
vs. our "esteemed" Democrat Gov and AG.

Meetings of KWTP are open to all citizens
of good will. Usually held on the second
and fourth Thursdays each month.

Location - This time it is the RIPLEY'S RESTAURANT,
(Same Shopping Mall as the "Upper King William Library")
694 Sharon Road - Central Garage,
in the Sharon Office Park, mile past
King William High School.

Directions: http://www.pamunkeylibrary.org/ukw_directions.htm

For more information visit www.kwteaparty.com and

https://www.facebook.com/pages/King-William-County-TEA-Party/105478799495338

Future Meetings


Year 2021
May 27, Jun 10, Jun 24,
Jul 8, Jul 22, Aug 12, Aug 26, Sep 9, Sep 23,
Oct 14, Oct 28, Nov 11, Dec 9

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