Our America: It’s time…Friends,
In 2009, the Our America Initiative was founded to provide a platform to raise issues and give voice to Americans who believe the path to renewed greatness for our country lies in a truly smaller government and greater liberty.
As Barack Obama begins another four years in the White House, and as we watch the politicians in Washington continue the absurd spending and taxing that has given us a wrecked economy and $16 trillion in unsustainable debt, never has the need to shrink government and increase freedom been greater.
That’s why I have rejoined the Our America Initiative as its Honorary Chairman. With your help, we have created an organization of thousands of activists, young people and defenders of liberty who share the principles of smaller government that are so desperately needed today. And I am excited to help mobilize those thousands of Americans to have a real impact on the decisions and policies Washington will be making in the weeks and months to come.
In the next few months, Obama and the Congress will be deciding what to do — or NOT do — about the fact that we have once again hit the nation’s debt ceiling. Will they FINALLY face the fact that the government is simply spending far more than we can afford? Or will they find yet another way to dance around that reality?
With chaos continuing in places like Syria, Libya and Mali, will the politicians again decide to send our troops and our money to intervene in conflicts with no clear U.S. interest? And will the government be allowed to keep up its attack on our individual and constitutional rights of privacy, gun ownership and individual liberty?
All these questions will be answered in the weeks and months ahead, and we MUST be heard.
Beginning in a few weeks, as Honorary Chairman of the Our America Initiative, I will be speaking on college campuses all across the nation. I will be joined at those events by other leaders of the liberty movement who will help us put the energy of our young people to work.
Also, stay tuned for announcements very soon of nationally-known and respected leaders who will be joining the Our America Initiative as Honorary Board Members. I can’t do this alone, and I’m excited to have other voices challenging the status quo on Our America’s behalf.
Of course, all of these activities, as well as the Internet and social media activism we will be doing and a wide range of additional outreach efforts, require funding. Your support is essential!
I hope you will go to OurAmericaInitiative.com today and make a contribution to the Our America Initiative. It is a 501(c)4 not-for-profit advocacy organization, and can accept contributions from individuals, corporations and other organizations, with no government-imposed limits. The opportunity — and the need — to make ourselves heard on the national stage is great, and I am committed to making the best possible use of that opportunity on behalf of real liberty and economic freedom for all Americans.
We have much to do in a few short weeks as critical decisions about our nation are made by the politicians. They need to know that more government and less freedom are not the solutions they claim to be seeking. We’ve tried it their way. Now it is time to let liberty lead us to prosperity and the freedom we can achieve if government will get off our backs and out of our way.
Please join me. Your support will make the difference. Please go to OurAmericaInitiative.com or mail a check to Our America Initiative, PO Box 1985, Salt Lake City, UT 84110 so that we can put liberty and freedom back in the national debate!
Thanks, as always, for your friendship and support.
Governor Gary Johnson
Our America Initiative