Tag: Sam Adams Alliance

Video Interview: Eric O'Keefe and Getting Rid Of Obamacare With The Health Care Compact

-By Warner Todd Huston Obamacare will sink this country if it is ever allowed to come into full operation. So says Eric O’Keefe, Chairman of Sam Adams Alliance, a Chicago-based, free market organization, and chief advocate for the Health Care Compact, an effort that can replace Obamacare and give us a truly American way to... Read more »

Report: The 4th Annual Sammies

-By Warner Todd Huston On Friday, April 8, I attended the 4th Annual Sammies Awards, a yearly event that brings together reform-minded folks from across the country to celebrate the best of America. The winners are all recognized for their engagement as watchdogs, reformers, messengers, and strategists and rightfully so. This year’s keynote speaker was... Read more »

2011 Sammies Awards, April 8

From the Sam Adams Alliance… 2010 was the year activists redrew the battle lines in American politics, erasing “R” and “D,” fusing red and blue, blurring conservative and liberal, and creating bright contrast between political professional and citizen. The Sammies celebrates ordinary Americans who take extraordinary steps to advance our freedoms. This year, SAM will... Read more »

SAM examines tea party culture

From the Sam Adams Alliance… As part of our new “Green” Energy series, we unveiled today our latest research: a study of the Tea Party as a cultural institution. SAM’s Chris Stolte explored this idea in a piece he wrote for the Daily Caller. Tea Culture: This party is not just about politics By Chris... Read more »

Green Energy: Charting Citizen Activism

From the Sam Adams Alliance… SAM’s insightsLab has released the first in a series of reports examining grassroots activist energy for the 2010 midterm election. In this study we aimed to measure the intensity of this energy at various times: before the general election, on Election Day, and following the election. Please join us in... Read more »

It's the Sammies!!

Chicago-based Sam Adams Alliance is announcing its fourth annual Sammies awards… On the heels of some of the most citizen-driven election results in decades, we’re proud to announce the contest opening for the 4th annual Sammies, our annual awards show recognizing America’s best citizen leaders. In 2011, the Sammies will recognize their achievements with new... Read more »

Sam Adams Alliance Announces Call for Nominations for 4th Annual Sammies Awards

From the Sam Adams Alliance… $60,000 to be given to top citizen leaders of 2010 at April awards gala in Chicago CHICAGO – On the heels of some of the most citizen-driven election results in decades, Sam Adams Alliance announced today the contest opening for the fourth annual Sammies, an awards show recognizing the country’s... Read more »

Sam Adams Alliance: New Tea Party Study Released

Tea Party activists and individuals working within traditional conservative political “Establishment” organizations are united on issue priorities, but differ when it comes to their level of enthusiasm, and the Tea Party movement’s ability to accomplish its political goals, according to a new study from Sam Adams Alliance. The study, Surface Tension: Tea Parties and the... Read more »

Happy Birthday Samuel Adams!

From the Sam Adams Alliance… Today is the 288th birthday of Samuel Adams–“founder” of the American Revolution. Never heard of him? Or at least, only know about Sam Adams because you like the beer named after him? Well that’s a tragedy because in his day–way back in 1776–Sam Adams was considered the thought-leader and brain... Read more »

Engaging Democracy: How to Raise an American featuring Myrna Blyth

From the Sam Adams Alliance… With summer vacation now in full-swing (for kids, at least) and family vacations and road trips coming up, this week’s Engaging Democracy podcast discusses the importance of sharing American values and American history with children, teenagers, and even young adults. Eric O’Keefe shares some anecdotes on why it’s critical that... Read more »