Lehigh Valley Tea Party Lehigh Valley Tea Party Official Web Site Home Page. http://www.lvtp.org/component/content/frontpage.html Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:13:04 +0000 Joomla! 1.5 - Open Source Content Management en-gb Special Guest Speaker July Meeting http://www.lvtp.org/component/content/article/116-general/619-special-guest-speaker-july-meeting.html http://www.lvtp.org/component/content/article/116-general/619-special-guest-speaker-july-meeting.html Video from our last meeting!

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To see the Power Point  slide used during this presentation go HERE

Peg Luksik

Friday July 11th, 2014

Charles Chrin Community Center (Directions/Map-Link) 4100 Green Pond Road Palmer,PA 18045

Doors open at 6:30 * Meeting from 7pm to 9pm

 


Common Core Standards - Separating Truth from Fiction

Commercials on radio and TV make it clear, and hard to argue, that the Common Core mandate is clearly best for all children. Even the national PTA has endorsed Common Core.

If that's the case - why is there so much controversy? Why do opponents claim it is counterproductive to achieving a quality and a higher level of education for all children? Truly, why would anyone fear or fight an opportunity to achieve better and higher standards for all children?

According to Peg Luksik, a 35 year educator & trainer, author, and former US Dept of education employee tasked to review and evaluate education reform initiatives, the answer is found in the actual documents of the Common Core initiative along with the supporting memos, current legislation and definitive actions, by the US Department of Education and the PA Department of Education.

On July 11th, see and hear exactly how the Common Core initiative will impact local education based on the documents and actions of the US Department of Education and the State of PA. Luksik will guide the audience through the mandated regulations and documents as published.

Ask questions. You decide - do these standards benefit ALL the students?

Who is Peg Luksik?

Peg Luksik is a Pennsylvania teacher with over 35 years of experience in both special education and elementary education. She has taught at every level from pre-school to college in regular classrooms, resource centers, self-contained special education classes, and in alternative educational settings. In addition, Luksik has trained teachers in curriculum and classroom management, written and evaluated curricula, authored several books on education issues, and hosted a nationally syndicated television program dealing with education in America.

As a graduate student, Luksik worked in a psychometric testing center, where she administered, scored and interpreted the educational assessments used to diagnose both gifted and challenged children and determine their educational programming. She has also worked for the U.S. Department of Education, tasked to review and evaluate education reform initiatives.

Luksik and her husband Jim have 6 children and reside in Johnston PA


Sponsored by The Lehigh Valley Tea Party

LVTP meetings are free and open to everyone

This event is for educational purposes. The views expressed at this event are not necessarily those of the LVTP.

This is a General Membership Meeting of the Lehigh Valley Tea Party


pig roast
The Fourth annual Pig roast (Hellertown Reservoir Park) will be held on Saturday August 30th and is only $20 for adults and $8 for Kids. Please e-mail Bryan at bryaneichfeld@gmail.com with your intended number of guests so we know how many will be coming. Bring your friends, neighbors, children and grandchildren!! Tickets can be paid for at the next two LVTP meetings, July 11th & August 1st. You can also pay online:
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Easy Directions: I-78 to Exit 67 Hellertown, take 412 South(Left) through Hellertown. Left on Polk Valley Road (formerly McAdoo) just beyond McDonalds. Take Polk Valley Road to the Saucon Valley School Campus (do not go on the campus). Follow Polk Valley to the right. At the end of the campus turn right onto Reservoir Road, the park is about 1/4 mile on the left. (Link to online map)
See you there!


Please remember to bring your donations to help
SUPPORT THE TROOPS

Our troops don't always receive or even have access to some of the things they need to make their lives more bearable while deployed overseas. Please bring your non-perishable donations to the meeting so they can be delivered to them directly.

For a list of needed items and more info please CLICK HERE

Support the Troops, INC.


LVTP meetings are open to everyone - upcoming 2014 meetings, Friday evenings:

July 11th, August 1st, September 5th, October 3rd

Charles Chrin Community Center (Directions/Map-Link) 4100 Green Pond Road Palmer,PA 18045

Doors open at 6:30 * Meeting from 7pm to 9pm


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An urgent update from the Illegal Immigration Action Committee http://www.lvtp.org/component/content/article/34-front-page/617-an-urgent-update-from-the-illegal-immigration-action-committee-.html http://www.lvtp.org/component/content/article/34-front-page/617-an-urgent-update-from-the-illegal-immigration-action-committee-.html Keep your mouth shut

 

Medical staff warned:


Keep your mouths shut about illegal immigrants or face arrest.


A government-contracted security force threatened to arrest doctors and nurses if they divulged any information about the contagion threat at a refugee camp housing illegal alien children at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, sources say.

Read the whole story HERE

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LVTP Flag Day rally http://www.lvtp.org/component/content/article/116-general/612-lvtp-flag-day-rally.html http://www.lvtp.org/component/content/article/116-general/612-lvtp-flag-day-rally.html Flag Day Rally

 

The Lehigh Valley Tea Party is organizing a rally, a celebration of our American values!

Flag Day

When: Saturday, June 14th from 11am – 1pm (Flag Day)

Where: In front of the Lehigh Valley Mall on MacArthur Rd in Allentown

What: Bring a sign or one can be provided.  The idea is to be positive and show the world what we stand for, not against.  Please, no signs with the names of elected representatives.

Please contact rally@LVTP.org to let us know you plan on participating.  It’s only 2 hours and we’ll have plenty of fun!  Let’s show the world we’re still out there and making a difference!

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Thank You Tea Party http://www.lvtp.org/component/content/article/614-thank-you-tea-party.html http://www.lvtp.org/component/content/article/614-thank-you-tea-party.html To begin, I would like to thank all for the opportunity to make my case to be the nominee for the 17th Congressional District. Although we did not secure the nomination, it was an honor to have the privilege push the values of limited government and securing individual liberties and freedoms.

I will continue to address the issues facing our nation; attacks on our personal liberties, veterans, and youth; not because I am seeking the nomination, but because we must find solutions. I have committed myself to these issues and will continue to fight for what we believe to be Right & Just.

My first step will be to fulfill my promise to help the nominated candidate Dr. David Moylan win in November. I will also be active helping our Veterans receive the help and support they deserve. It is apparent that we can not wait for our government to solve these issues.

Although, I was unable to attend tonight's meeting I look to be active in the LVTP. Your mission of educating Americans on the issues facing our great nation is something to be proud of.

Your commitment to reduce Government spending must be recognized in Washington. The path of spending and debt is unsustainable. It is mathematically impossible, maybe that is why our Government has felt the need to push Common Core, where getting the right answer isn't important.

The Tea Party has changed the election debates. No longer are candidates running on what government programs and funds that they will bring back to their district, but campaign on fiscal responsibility. Now if we can get them to add running on protecting our liberties and constraining government, we as a nation will be on the right track.

I want to thank you again for the opportunity to come before the group, and look to work with you going forward.

Matthew Dietz

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Michelle Malkin to Headline Americans for Prosperity Paycheck Protection Rally http://www.lvtp.org/component/content/article/116-general/611--michelle-malkin-to-headline-americans-for-prosperity-paycheck-protection-rally.html http://www.lvtp.org/component/content/article/116-general/611--michelle-malkin-to-headline-americans-for-prosperity-paycheck-protection-rally.html Americans For Prosperity are organizing bus trips to Harrisburg on June 4th to support a bill in the legislature which would prohibit the government from collecting union dues from teachers salaries. Buses are leaving from many locations in eastern PA.  The per person cost is $10.00 which includes a box lunch.

Contact information to check schedules and make a JUNE 4TH reservation isRebecca Faucette 267 443-7979 rfaucette@afphq.org


Harrisburg, PA — Americans for Prosperity-Pennsylvania will host a paycheck protection rally featuring Michelle Malkin on Wednesday, June 4 at the State Capitol in Harrisburg.

“The special treatment that public employee unions get in Pennsylvania is so ridiculous, it’s even grabbed the attention of Michelle Malkin!,” said Jennifer Stefano, State Director of Americans for Prosperity Pennsylvania.  “We are pleased that Michelle will be joining us as we host this event.  We are calling upon all Patriots in Pennsylvania to rally with us in Harrisburg to urge our legislators to step up and pass Paycheck Protection now!”

Wednesday, June 4th from 12:30PM to 2:30PM

The Pennsylvania State Capitol, Capitol Rotunda

501 N 3rd Street

Harrisburg, PA 17120

Read more: AFP-PA website

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