|August 26-28, 2010--Americans
for Prosperity's fourth Defending the American Dream Summit at the
Marriott Wardman Park Hotel drew about 2,400 people. Most of the
activity occurred on August 27; highlights of the meeting included
speeches by Gov. Bob McDonnell (R-VA), Dick Morris and Herman Cain and
the "Tribute to Ronald Reagan" dinner featuring speeches by Rep.
Michele Bachmann (R-MN) and columnist George Will. On August 28
attendees took buses to the Glenn Beck rally. (Photo above shows
Lynda Howard of Claremont, NH).
|Americans for Prosperity Chairman David H. Koch is the billionaire co-owner of Koch Industries. In 1980 he was the Libertarian Party vice presidential nominee.|
President Tim Phillips seen on the big screen.
"For the last two years, we've seen this President and this Congress, under Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid. They've ignored us while pursuing a radical big government, big spending Washington-bureaucrat-knows-best agenda. And we've seen what they've done haven't we? They've piled on debt, they've run up record deficits, they passed job-killing, freedom-crushing legislation like this health care takeover. They've had they're say. They've ignored us. They've ignored you, and they've had their say. Well guess what? In about 64 days the American people get their say...
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