There is so much that can be done on the activism side of politics to help make lasting change in your local community. Today on the Commonwealthy podcast we are going to be talking about seven types of political capacities that the right side needs to be involved with in order to bring our vision of a free market limited government to reality. Continue reading
John Tsarpalas: Well, today on Commonwealthy I want to talk about activism and I want to talk about some ideas that maybe you haven’t thought about that have been going on out there for quite a while by the left, by progressives. I want to talk about different ways you can change the political spectrum in America using different means, different capabilities, different capacities if you will.
Think about it. Laws change through courts. They change through winning elections. They change through lobbying. They change through the media and press. There’s lots of ways to change the political landscape. We are going to talk about that today because this is something I’ve worked on in my past quite a bit and helped to build some organizations to deal with some of this. Continue reading
John Tsarpalas: I was just thinking back to the first political event I ever went to. I was nervous. I didn’t know anybody there. I didn’t have any friends in politics. I just knew I was interested and had a burning desire to change the world and I wanted to find out more.
So I remember calling up and then they invited me to something. And I went. I was nervous. And just about everything that I have done in politics (in a campaign, in organizations), just before I did it, I was nervous. So let’s talk about that today because this is big. There is tremendous fear related to politics.
This is Commonwealthy #72, Overcoming Your Fears in Politics. Continue reading
One of the best ways to make a real difference in your community, election year or not, is to start a political organization. Local political organizations provide a permanent infrastructure to support limited government conservative candidates and provide a way to organize activism year round. Political organizations are key to getting our candidates elected so we can implement policy at any level. Continue reading