Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Kentucky Tea Party just getting started

Last month's tea party in Lexington helped generate a lot of interest across the state in citizen activism.

It's just going to get bigger.

It will be interesting to see what happens with the Tax Day Tea Parties at lunchtime in towns across the state and nation on April 15. The big crowds so far have been weekend crowds. How many people will take time on a Wednesday to go to these rallies? I don't know. It might be a little discouraging for people who haven't done much -- or any -- such events.

I've organized and promoted several political events. Some have gone well and some have been complete flops. Some of the April 15 events may not be very big, but organizers will do well to focus instead on the people who do take the time to show up and get to work immediately on the next event.

In fact, it would probably be a good idea to plan another event immediately and promote it at the April 15 event.

By the way, I will emcee the Richmond Tea Party this Saturday, April 11 at 4:00 at Wallingford Broadcasting and will be back in Richmond on April 15 to speak at their Tax Day Tea Party.

At both, we will be promoting the April 18 Bluegrass Tax Liberation Day at Applebee's Park in Lexington.

See how that works?