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February 2015

Stand For Truth

By |February 13th, 2015|

Lieutenant Colonel Allen West was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and lived where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

was a preacher. He served for 22 years in the United States Army and received many military honors.

In 2010, he was elected to the U.S. Congress from the 22nd District of Florida. He was one of 44 blacks in the 112th

U.S. Congress, one of 2 blacks in the Republican Caucus.

Colonel West attended the last Michigan GOP Convention in Novi. Many people met him as he moved through the

crowd being introduced by Ambassador Ron Weiser.

On his website, allenbwest.com, December 29, 2014, Colonel West wrote a piece in which he said, “Every now and

then, you come across an article that folks just need to read. This one written by Michael Smith entitled,

‘Confessions of a Public Defender,’ and originally posted at American Renaissance on May 9, 2014, is one of those


He urges the review of this piece by saying, “It will take you only 5 minutes to read this article-and I will bet you will

read it again. Then ask yourself, is this something you hear Al Sharpton addressing? Or President Obama, Eric

Holder, Jeh Johnson, or Jesse Jackson?”

He describes the article by saying, “It is a profound and deeply disturbing piece…. Smith articulates that

which ails the black community—the real discussion we should be having on race–not that of victimhood and the

further expansion of the welfare nanny-state….There is a war to be fought, it is for the soul of the inner city and the

black community….We cannot begin to ‘have a conversation about race’ until we are willing to honestly address the


As attorney Michael Smith says in the closing paragraph of his article, “… it is wrong to deceive the public. Whatever

solutions […]

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Conversation With A Former Terrorist (Part 3)

By |February 13th, 2015|

Kamal Saleem a former Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist talks with Dave regarding his past, his conversion to Christianity, and the effects that Radical Islam is having on America.

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August 2014

Conversation With A Former Terrorist (Part 2)

By |August 6th, 2014|

Kamal Saleem a former Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist talks with Dave regarding his past, his conversion to Christianity, and the effects that Radical Islam is having on America.

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August 4, 2014 Newsletter

By |August 3rd, 2014|

Below are five core principles taken from the Republican Party Platform.  These central values were passed unanimously as a single resolution by the Republican National Committee:


Our rights come from God, and it’s the government’s job to protect those rights.
We believe in traditional marriage, not homosexual marriage.
We believe in your right to bear arms, and it should not be infringed.
We believe in legal immigration, NOT ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION.
We believe in the sanctity of life.


Additionally, two other significant resolutions have been passed:


We oppose ObamaCare.
We oppose Common Core.


As we approach the primary, please evaluate which candidates or incumbents presently running have honored these principles.  Google: Project Vote Smart and type in the various candidates’ names (or do the same at iVoterGuide.com).  Their voting records will appear and you can easily determine if they have supported these seven central principles.  Since past behavior is one of the best predictors of future behavior, their voting history will help you determine their commitment to these core values if they are elected.


When I ran for Republican National Committeeman, I committed to work against the Party’s philosophical drift to the left.  Further, I committed to getting fiscal, moral, and constitutional conservatives elected.  I still pursue these goals.  I have yet seen no instance in history where a country or state that goes socialist has helped itself, but rather has destroyed itself.  Please review the candidates running in your district, make your decisions, and join me in getting platform conservatives elected.


For Liberty,


Dave Agema

National Committeeman


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Conversation With A Former Terrorist (Part 1)

By |August 3rd, 2014|

Kamal Saleem a former Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist talks with Dave regarding his past, his conversion to Christianity, and the effects that Radical Islam is having on America.

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Why Are Republicans Upset With The Establishent

By |August 3rd, 2014|

 I have talked to multiple members, past attendees, and officers, past and present, who tell me that candidates have almost always been allowed to speak in the past. I have attended HUNDREDS of GOP events across the state, and over  400 Tea Party events in the last 6 years. I have also personally organized dozens of events myself, both for the GOP, the Tea Party, Joint events, and even for national groups and committees.  The entire POINT of a pre-election event is for candidate exposure, and to promote party unity, in an attempt to bring people together during the challenges of the primary, so that we will not carry grudges into the general election.
Pay to play is expected. Those who just buy an individual ticket or 2 and show up to mingle, get what they pay for. Those who step up and pay more usually get speaking time.  As to the agenda already being done, I am used to events with 400 to 3,000 attendees, with dozens of speakers, entertainers, vendors, and schedules  are ALWAYS flexible, especially when dealing with politicians during an election cycle. ( I do respect your understanding of the need for face to face networking before and after the event, too often that is left out).

Case in point, If I had a keynote speaker and their representative FAIL to show, (must have left some time in the agenda) I would logically reach out to the Highest ranking Republican official present and put them front and center.  The other night, that would have been Dave Agema, ( until Brian Calley showed up at the end).  Even if Ruth/Barb had shown, common practice and even self interest of the Ionia GOP would be to […]

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July 14, 2014 Newsletter

By |August 3rd, 2014|

In 1962, in a speech to the Cadets at West Point, General MacArthur said,


In this day of gathering storms, as moral deterioration of political power spreads its growing infection, it is essential that every spiritual force be mobilized to defend and preserve the religious base upon which this nation is founded; for it has been that base which has been the motivating impulse to our moral and national growth. History fails to record a single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline. There has been either a spiritual awakening to overcome the moral lapse, or a progressive deterioration leading to ultimate disaster.


It now appears we are on the brink of one or the other — awakening or disaster. Let’s consider our present situation.


(1)  Illegal immigrants (emphasis on the word illegal) in the thousands are pouring across our borders. Clearly, this poses the question: Do we welcome them with open arms or do we protect our own U.S. citizens from physical and financial harm? As a legislator, I worked diligently to stop illegal immigration because it threatens the safety and security of Americans, reduces the number of job available to U.S. citizens, and increases both state and federal costs due to increased use of social programs and government assistance. Few listened and no action was taken.


(2)  We have permitted PACs, lobbyists, and the wealthy elitists to determine the direction of our party. The passage of Medicaid Expansion and Common Core, along with open support for gay marriage, are prime examples of their impact. It should be noted that there is an effort to add homosexuals to the Elliot-Larson Act. The Republican Party is losing its way; it is not honoring its platform and the moral and Constitutional principles upon which that platform is based.


(3)  We have taken no positive action to address the infiltration of radical Islam into the highest echelons of government. An obvious example is Huma Abdin, Hillary Clinton’s Deputy Chief of Staff, who has three close family members connected to the Muslim Brotherhood. (See the book entitled, The Muslim Brotherhood In The Obama Administration by Frank Gaffney.) Those in power do not understand that Muslim radicals plan to take over this country from within. To quote from the article entitled, “History of the Muslim Brotherhood Penetration of the U.S. Government,” by Clare M. Lopez (April 15, 1013):


The process of settlement [in the U.S.] is a “Civilization-Jihadist Process” with all the term means. The Ikhwan [Brotherhood] must understand that their work in America is a kind of grand Jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within and “sabotaging” its miserable house by their hands and the hands of the believers so that it is eliminated and God’s religion is made victorious over all other religions.


(4)  Nor have we addressed the issue of Sharia Law being applied in our courts. Per Frank Gaffney of the Center for Security Policy, “…Sharia law has entered into state court decisions, in conflict with the Constitution and state public policy….We found 50 significant cases just from the small sample of appellate published cases [which we reviewed].” (See article entitled, “Sharia Law and American State Courts,” June 21, 2011.)


Having served in both the Michigan legislature and the United States Military, I have seen first-hand the results of caving to power and/or the desire for financial gain or professional status. Selfish ambition, rather than the best interest of the country, becomes the focus. Now many of the same people who yielded to pressure, financial gain, and/or status are running again. Even though they:


blocked efforts to stop illegal immigration,
refused to stand against Obamacare, Medicaid Expansion, Common Core, and gay marriage,
closed their eyes to the infiltration and influence of Islamic radicals in our government, and
stonewalled the passage of a bill which would uphold the Constitution and disallow American Courts from using foreign laws (including but not limited to Sharia law),


. . . they are running for office again.


As your National Committeeman, I will not support these candidates. Please join me. Ask questions of your elected officials and check their voting records. As elections approach, let’s stand together to uphold the Constitution, the Rule of Law, and the Judeo-Christian Biblical principles on which this country was founded.



For Liberty,


Dave Agema

National Committeeman


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July 2014

June 5, 2014 Newsletter

By |July 1st, 2014|

As I have mentioned before, the RNC passed my 5 Core Principles resolution with unanimity a little over a year ago at the national level. In short those were:

Our rights come from God, and it’s the government’s job to protect those rights.
We believe in traditional marriage
Legal immigration – not illegal immigration
The second amendment
The sanctity of life.

. . . all of these are in direct opposition to the democrat platform.

Another set of principles for our republic that most republicans can agree on are these:

Private enterprise is superior to government enterprise.
There is a need for efficiency and economy in our government.
Government is best when it’s kept at the local level, and state sovereignty must not be infringed.
A favorable tax climate is best for a prosperous economy and abundant jobs.

To be effective we must use social media to further these objectives. Politicians understand voter numbers, and they need to hear from you when they stray off the reservation. We need to be writing letters to the newspapers and calling in to the radio stations to keep our base motivated and get our message out. Too many fear the liberal media, but we must be as aggressive as the left. Presently we are not. In the last election we were putting up yard signs while Obama was using social media. If we want to beat him, then we need to beat him at his own game.

Your freedom of speech is at risk, due to an aggressive left using Saul Alinsky’s “Rules For Radicals,” which emphasizes personal attacks in order to silence the voices of opponents. Many have fallen into this trap. Remember that the media is about 7% conservative, so expect to get attacked for speaking truth, but don’t stop. If you do, the ideological war is lost.

We need to mobilize our base, but we will not accomplish this by offending those that are the biggest part of our tent. When we go left, we lose our base, which is bigger than the few fringe elements we gain in return. Most every major society throughout history has experienced what we are now . . . just before their fall. We cannot expect differently unless we mobilize our political base, instead of offending them.

I have heard from Christian conservatives at Lincoln dinners and Tea Party groups that their values are not being represented. To them it seems that only people with money and power are represented, and some are wanting to bail out of the voting process. This is NOT the answer. Hold your elected officials’ feet to the fire, and vote people of integrity into office (who can’t be bought). We have primaries for a reason – use them to separate the dross from the silver. We’ll all be stronger for it and our base will stay our base.

There are many good people running for office. Ask them pertinent questions, but also check the voting records of those serving. Knowledge is power. Most are NOT knowledgeable of the people they are voting for, and use name recognition only (or “he seems like a nice guy”). You can change this by getting involved, not by bailing out. To win a battle, one must fight. To effectively fight, one must be trained. The state and national GOP have the tools to train, but the best tool is your own recognition that YOU must get involved to make things better. I got involved because I was sick of politicians that promised much while running, but changed once elected and became part of the machine that was a manufacturing plant for excessive taxes, fines, fees, regulations, and laws. I’m asking you to do the same. Keep on keeping on!

For Liberty,

Dave Agema
National Committeeman
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May 13, 2014 Newsletter

By |July 1st, 2014|

I recently returned from the RNC meeting in Memphis, Tennessee. Several resolutions and major rule changes were passed.

The rule change has some good, and some things I’m not particularly crazy about. The best part is there will be 8 debates and that we will control who the moderators are, not the liberal news media – that’s good. A recent poll showed that only 7% of the media is conservative, which means we seldom get a fair shake. No more 23 debates with liberal moderators like last time.

There was debate in the rules committee and once again in the general session concerning whether we should treat presidential candidates like teenagers and tell them when and where they can and cannot participate in debates. Under the new rule, if a candidate participates in a debate outside the authorization of the RNC, he will be barred from further sanctioned debates (not the reduction of delegates that was proposed previously). The problem was in determining what a sanctioned debate would look like and what constituted a non-sanctioned debate. So, in typical fashion, the new rule forms a committee, of which 5 members are chosen by Chairman Priebus and each of four regions will select two members (one female and one male) from the region. The committee will have the authority to sanction debates for the RNC and impose the penalty of removing a candidate if he/she deviates from the sanctioned debates on their own. The question then became: what would a non-sanctioned debate, resulting in punishment, look like? This now resides in the hands of the committee. They decide. This has the possibility of working against non preferred candidates by the GOP if future chairmen are not honest, and was vigorously opposed by Morton Blackwell. The question became: do we just let things go the way they are, or take control of the debate process for the betterment of our party and candidates?

Several presidential candidates were asked to see what they thought, and all agreed they liked the plan. They liked fewer debates with our moderators on our terms, not ABC, CBS, MSNBC, etc. with their moderators. The rule was passed. However, I would have preferred adding the amendments explaining what a non-sanctioned debate looks like and limiting how many members the chairman can select. Those amendments were proposed, and I voted for them. However, the rest of the Michigan contingent didn’t, and voted against the amendments. The amendments were defeated. We all voted for the main rule following the debate because it puts the party in control, not the liberals.

The resolutions passed were the following:

Resolution protecting Americas farming and ranching.
Resolution on pain-capable unborn child protection laws – reaffirming our core principle of sanctity of life – and banning all abortions at 20 weeks (we want them all stopped but this has been effective in other states to get there).
Resolution against Harry Reid using taxpayer funds for partisan attacks.
Resolution on Christian persecution. Over 70 million Christians have been killed since the time of Christ, but over half of these have been in the 20th century. Christians are being singled out in Burma, China, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Kenya, Libya, Nigeria, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Syria, and Zanzibar.
Resolution in support of parental school choice programs and education reform.

On a side note, please remember that Obamacare disrupted 82% of the people for the 18% that didn’t have insurance. It would have been easier to simply deal with the 18%. We are also educating people where there are no jobs and no money – why?

Marco Rubio spoke at one of our dinners, and reaffirmed what I have been saying for so long – hard work, morals, and values taught by two parents – a mother and a father – are the determining factor in success of our children. The family breakdown causes poverty, and our programs should encourage families and marriage, not the other way around. There is a definite progressive movement to destroy the family unit, through government benefits that favor single parents.

In America the son of a bartender and maid can be just as successful as the rich by hard work and education (Rubio was an example). The opportunity is here. The problem becomes accentuated when people look at the government as their god and provider. We don’t want to leave this country worse off for our posterity. For this reason we must win elections to lead. Certainly things are NOT better under Obama and the democrat rule. Let us be united in getting the right (literally) people elected the first time, with integrity, who will do what is good and right in spite of the persecution by the left.

Last note – in the original Webster’s dictionary, which our forefathers knew well, they said we have certain inalienable rights … The definition of inalienable were those rights that were not repugnant to God (most were Christians and understood what that meant). How things have changed!

For Liberty,

Dave Agema
National Committeeman

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March 2014

Sidewinder: Family Structure

By |March 24th, 2014|

Dave Agema interviews Mark Gurley regarding Family Structure and his experience with Russia’s approach at the World Public Forum.

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