Here on The Maine Tea Party / Maine Refounders, our goal is to give concerned citizens both a forum for ideas and a easy practical way to get involved. Our mission is to attract, educate, organize, and mobilize our fellow citizens to secure public policy consistent with these three Core Values: Fiscal Responsibility Constitutionally Limited GovernmentFree Markets Fiscal Responsibility: Fiscal Responsibility by government honors and respects the freedom of the individual to spend the money that is the fruit of their own labor. A constitutionally limited government, designed to protect the blessings of liberty, must be fiscally responsible or it must subject its citizenry to high levels of taxation that unjustly restrict the liberty ourConstitutionwas designed to protect. Such runawaydeficit spendingas we now see inWashington D.C.compels us to take action as the increasingnational debtis a grave threat to our national sovereignty and the personal and economic liberty of future generations. Constitutionally Limited Government: We, the members of The Maine Tea Party, are inspired by our founding documents and regard theConstitution of theUnited Statesto be the supreme law of the land. We believe that it is possible to know theoriginal intentof the government our founders set forth, and stand in support of that intent. Like the founders, we supportstates' rightsfor those powers not expressly stated in the Constitution. As the government is of the people, by the people and for the people, in all other matters we support the personal liberty of the individual, within the rule of law. Free Markets: A free market is the economic consequence of personal liberty. The founders believed that personal and economic freedom were indivisible, as do we. Our current government's interference distorts the free market and inhibits the pursuit of individual and economic liberty. Therefore, we support a return to thefree market principleson which this nation was founded and oppose government intervention into the operations of private business. The Maine Tea Party / Maine Refounders is a place for you and other like-minded Americans looking for direction in taking back the control of our country. It is also a place to find information that will assist you in navigating the rough waters we face in the days ahead. We will let our voices be heard and resist in a peaceful, patriotic way.It is our intention to create a grassroots coalition of Americans and provide a platform to unite around a common goal of stopping the socialistic liberal agenda, seek out and support individuals with True Constitutional Values, The government works for us WE THE PEOPLE Our elected officials may forget this at times, so it is up to us to remind those who we sent to Washington, our State and local offices that we expect them to represent OUR interests.Visit this website often. Make use of the resources that are linked here. Share the ideas and resources that have worked in your home or town.We have established a clear "No tolerance" policy for personal attacks or profane language because our desire is to focus on ideas, solutions and actions.