American Patriot Rally

American Patriot Rally - Sept 12, 2009

Sat, September 12, 1:00pm – 3:30pm
Where100 Columbia St Vancouver Washington 98668 (Vancouver Landing Amphitheater) (map)
DescriptionWe have chartered the Amazing Grace tall ship from Gig Harbor, Washington. She is an 85 foot, top-sail schooner characteristic of traditional ships from the mid 1700’s. Colonial Patriot Thomas Paine (as seen on YouTube) will deliver a special message. are working with The 912 Project and other patriotic groups in Oregon to organize this event. Victoria Taft, local talk radio host, has agreed to serve as MC for the event. We have a host of speakers lined up to remind us of the principles of the American Founding and our civic responsibilities as We The People. We must raise our expectations for representation and make a more deliberate effort to develop future statesman. The tall ship Amazing Grace will make her maiden voyage on the Columbia and Willamette rivers. Sponsor cruises are schedule in the morning and evening. Visit for event details and contact info.

Admission is a canned food item and an unwrapped toy for the marines toys for tots program

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Thomas Hann says ... on Wednesday, Sep 9 at 11:36 PM

Sail aboard Amazing Grace in the morning or the evening. Colonial Patriot Thomas Paine will be sailing on the Sunset Freedom Sail. Sailboats invited to join. Paula Swornay will sing Amazing Grace when we reach downtown PDX. contact at

Linda Doty says ... on Wednesday, Sep 9 at 10:21 PM

I was going to try to make it to D.C. for the event there, but since I can't, will come to this fantastic accumulation of people standing up for what's right for America and her citizens! The ship looks simply beautiful - thanks for bringing it!

Lynn Costello says ... on Tuesday, Sep 8 at 2:54 PM

This is going to be great fun with original music and an opportunity to get together with others to celebrate this magnificent country and the freedom we all enjoy!

Michael Frome says ... on Tuesday, Sep 8 at 9:02 AM

I'll be there. Aside from a heartfelt affinity for tall ships, I think it is pretty important for "just plain folk" like myself to learn and participate in our political process. I look forward to this and seeing what it is all about.

Marland Howard says ... on Tuesday, Sep 8 at 8:27 AM

This is a big deal for Vancouver, and for America. There will be hundreds of tea parties across this nation, and I sure don't want to miss ours. It isn't very often that our community has this kind of impact opportunity! Patriots, arise!

Terry Busch says ... on Tuesday, Sep 8 at 6:16 AM

This will be an amazing event! With live music, Marine color guard and a great lineup of speakers. Come and see the ship, learn about our founding fathers our historical heritage and enjoy the music. You won't want to miss this one!

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