Tom DeWeese column
Tom DeWeese
Tom DeWeese is one of the nation's leading advocates of individual liberty, free enterprise, private property rights, personal privacy, back-to-basics education, and American sovereignty and independence.

A native of Ohio, he's been a candidate for the Ohio Legislature, served as editor of two newspapers, and has owned several businesses since the age of 23. In 1989, Tom led the only privately-funded election-observation team to the Panamanian elections. In 2006, Tom was invited to Cambridge University to debate the issue of the United Nations before the Cambridge Union, a 200 year old debating society. Today, he serves as Founder and President of the American Policy Center and editor of The DeWeese Report. Tom also heads up an Internet news site called Freedom21.com.

For 40 years, Tom DeWeese has been a businessman, grassroots activist, writer, and publisher.

As such, he has always advocated a firm belief in man's need to keep moving forward while protecting our Constitutionally-guaranteed rights.


How the media twists facts to enforce its propaganda bias
Tom DeWeese
November 3, 2017

It's become obvious that our fight against Agenda 21/2030 is beginning to have an affect when a reporter writes not one, but two attack articles about the same . . .


Barbarians at the school house door
Tom DeWeese
July 13, 2017

The barbarians have finally broken down the school doors and are now plundering knowledge. Books are their target. Banning them is the goal. In New York City . . .


Barbarians at the school house door
Tom DeWeese
July 10, 2017

The barbarians have finally broken down the school doors and are now plundering knowledge. Books are their target. Banning them is the goal. In New York City . . .


Can we take back our election process and make the parties listen to us?
Tom DeWeese
May 18, 2017

The clamor is growing louder every day. "They don't listen." "We have no real choice of candidates." "The system is rigged for the elite." "There's no . . .


Stop AFFH: Get S.103 to Trump's desk
Tom DeWeese
February 10, 2017

I have a vital update for you on our battle to stop the HUD assault on private property. Senator Mike Lee of Utah has just introduced a new bill to stop the . . .


Public/Private Partnerships: government-sanctioned monopolies
Tom DeWeese
February 1, 2017

President Trump is calling for a major new investment for rebuilding the nation's infrastructure of highways, bridges and more. There is no question that it . . .


Five actions Ben Carson must take to control HUD's tyranny
Tom DeWeese
January 24, 2017

After twenty four years of a relentless drive for centralized government power through Clinton, Bush and Obama, finally there is a chance to roll back some of . . .


Five actions Ben Carson must take to control HUD's tyranny
Tom DeWeese
January 23, 2017

After twenty four years of a relentless drive for centralized government power through Clinton, Bush and Obama, finally there is a chance to roll back some of . . .


The renewed drive to exit the United Nations
Tom DeWeese
January 17, 2017

Alabama Congressman Mike Rogers has introduced a new bill (H.R. 193) to end U.S. membership in the United Nations. The bill is the reintroduction of his . . .


The solution to healthcare reform
Tom DeWeese
January 11, 2017

As the Republicans in Congress struggle to present a workable replacement to Obamacare, the solution is staring them in the face. It's called free enterprise.  . . .


Every step taken makes a difference
Tom DeWeese
December 22, 2016

I founded the American Policy Center (APC) thirty years ago, back in 1986. I had goals to accomplish and dreams of success. Mostly I just wanted to make a . . .


The mental dismemberment of children
Tom DeWeese
December 6, 2016

This past Halloween I had an opportunity to take part in an activity that I haven't done in a couple of decades – hand out candy to the children on . . .


The anti-Trump riots are a smoke screen the real goal - eliminate the Electoral College
Tom DeWeese
November 22, 2016

Many seem bewildered by the anti-Trump riots and demonstrations. And many keep trying to find a reasonable response. Give it up. You can't reason with them with . . .


The first step in liquidating a culture... ERASE its memory
Tom DeWeese
September 25, 2016

What happens when the forces of evil gain power and the necessary technology to destroy an entire culture for their own means? That is the story of my new . . .


Listen this time or HUD will destroy your city
Tom DeWeese
July 22, 2016

America's homeowners should be shaking in their shoes. The federal government has decided that people who have worked, saved and planned so they can buy homes . . .


Six issues that are Agenda 21
Tom DeWeese
May 11, 2016

Every day, in meetings at all levels of government, representatives of Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), planning groups, and federal agents surround . . .


Time to make candidates face the real issues threatening American freedom
Tom DeWeese
April 13, 2016

The election campaigns are in full swing. Yet, have you heard a single candidate for President, or even for a lower office, mention the destruction of property . . .


Private property ownership -- the first American right to die under Barack Obama's tyranny
Tom DeWeese
January 27, 2016

"Imagine no possessions, I wonder if you can..." John Lennon wrote these words for a fantasy song to glorify his understanding of the road to peace. John may . . .


Private property ownership -- the first American right to die under Barack Obama's tyranny
Tom DeWeese
January 6, 2016

"Imagine no possessions, I wonder if you can..." John Lennon wrote these words for a fantasy song to glorify his understanding of the road to peace. John may . . .


Strong Cities Network; DHS; and the SPLC
Tom DeWeese
December 2, 2015

On September 29, 2015, Attorney General Loretta Lynch delivered a speech to the United Nations that should be considered one of the most powerful and . . .


Compassion, thy name is theft
Tom DeWeese
November 13, 2015

I am fed up to my burning ears with Cart Blanc castigation of Conservatives! The other day I accidentally landed on MSNBC just in time to hear a discussion . . .


Know your enemy
Tom DeWeese
October 28, 2015

The UN just wrapped up yet another international meeting attended by thousands of delegates and world leaders. This time they introduced and unanimously . . .


It's 1992 all over again. A new Agenda 21 threatens our way of life
Tom DeWeese
September 26, 2015

If you had a time machine and could travel back to 1992 as the UN's Earth Summit was underway, and you knew what you know now about Agenda 21, imagine the . . .


It's 1992 all over again. A new Agenda 21 threatens our way of life
Tom DeWeese
September 14, 2015

If you had a time machine and could travel back to 1992 as the UN's Earth Summit was underway, and you knew what you know now about Agenda 21, imagine the . . .


Patriots vs. politicians
Tom DeWeese
September 2, 2015

Many of the younger generation must be truly bewildered over the emotions older Americans display when expressing love, devotion, respect and reverence for our . . .


A new symbol has been cast: People--Property--Liberty
Tom DeWeese
August 21, 2015

The American way of life, based on a strong middle class established through free enterprise and ownership of private property, is under assault like never . . .


Why the Patriot Act is tyranny and Rand Paul is a hero
Tom DeWeese
June 20, 2015

Senator Rand Paul is taking a lot of heat from establishment Conservatives and some in the media for his unwavering stand against the Patriot Act. The party . . .


Three questions to change the election
Tom DeWeese
June 2, 2015

The number of candidates for President seems to grow on a daily basis. Each new candidate attempts to convince us they are the new hope for a better tomorrow. . . .


Special report: Taking the Agenda 21 fight to the Maine state legislature
Tom DeWeese
April 27, 2015

Recently I was invited to address the state legislature of Maine to discuss Agenda 21 and its assault on private property rights. THAT HAS NEVER HAPPENED . . .


The Clintons' massive war chest disguised as a charity
Tom DeWeese
March 19, 2015

Many Americans believe Bill Clinton has spent his years away from the White House simply enjoying the good life of an ex-president. He gets a full security team . . .


The threat to freedom: The Southern Poverty Law Center and the Department of Homeland Security
Tom DeWeese
February 12, 2015

Author's Note: Last year, Dr. Ben Carson upset Barrack Obama by speaking out against Obamacare during a public meeting in which Obama was also present. It . . .


Never underestimate the power of a pebble in your shoe!
Tom DeWeese
February 3, 2015

Thousands of grassroots activists across the nation have taken up the fight against Agenda 21 and its policy of Sustainable Development. Where once there . . .


Private property rights and socialism do not mix
Tom DeWeese
January 6, 2015

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) is the mainstream organization to which nearly every real estate agent in the nation belongs as a means to keep up . . .


Gruber's arrogance is just the tip of the Iceberg
Tom DeWeese
December 5, 2014

Recently Americans were shocked by the surfacing of video clearly revealing the blatant arrogance of White House Medical Consultant Jonathon Gruber as he . . .


Is the U.S. being colonized by Red China?
Tom DeWeese
November 13, 2014

For the past few decades the Communist regime of China has been driving toward world supremacy, both economically and militarily. The regime's main target has . . .


Six years later: the clear connection between Barack Obama and the Weathermen
Tom DeWeese
October 25, 2014

If you happened to see the Fox News, Megan Kelly (The Kelly File) interview with Bill Ayres, you witnessed a master of propaganda and misdirection, as Ayers . . .


Have you read my book -- Now Tell Me I Was Wrong?
Tom DeWeese
October 15, 2014

You know, it's been a couple of years since my book was published and I have sold a lot of them as I travel across the country, speaking about Agenda 21. But I . . .


Attack of the NGOs
Tom DeWeese
September 18, 2014

Who are these None governmental Organizations (NGOs) shock troops and how do they operate? It's a vast matrix composed of both the private NGO groups and . . .


The "humanitarian crisis" and the coming crime wave in U.S. cities
Tom DeWeese
August 20, 2014

The news is full of the "humanitarian crisis" taking place on the U.S. southern border. We hear of the "unaccompanied children" who have been tragically . . .


Panic in "Sustainable City"
Tom DeWeese
July 30, 2014

The attacks came fast and furious, from March through June. A coordinated attack to vilify, ostracize and neutralize efforts by local citizen activists who are . . .


Stopping Agenda 21: Equipping citizens to fight back
Tom DeWeese
July 9, 2014

Our battle to expose and stop Agenda 21 has grown more intense over the past few months. More counties and states across the nation are taking action against . . .


How global policy becomes local
Tom DeWeese
June 25, 2014

I first issued the following article in 2005. Since that time, planning groups like the American Planning Association and other Non-governmental organizations  . . .


Is the U.S. being colonized by Red China?
Tom DeWeese
April 30, 2014

For the past few decades the Communist regime of China has been driving toward world supremacy, both economically and militarily. The regime's main target has . . .


The principles of freedom vs Agenda 21
Tom DeWeese
April 22, 2014

In February, 2014, I was invited to present the keynote address to the annual Clouds Over America conference in Oklahoma City, OK. Part of the program that . . .


Some thoughts on the Article V issue
Tom DeWeese
March 11, 2014

I've written many articles in the past concerning my opposition to a Constitutional Convention (Con Con). I've also helped in successful fights in Ohio and . . .


Obamacare: the terrifying consequences to healthcare
Tom DeWeese
February 19, 2014

As the Obamacare debate rages, we hear much about insurance companies, costs and people's ability to pay. We hear the policy defended as proponents tell us it . . .


Memo to the movement: The "Agenda for the 21st Century" is the root of your fight
Tom DeWeese
February 7, 2014

You and I have been fighting it for years. We've made progress, but not enough. That lack of progress is enough to discourage many activists to leave our fight . . .


Lettuce forget Chavez
Tom DeWeese
January 22, 2014

A new film entitled "Cesar Chaves, American Hero," will invade American theaters this Spring. I'm calling on all patriotic Americans to boycott and picket this . . .


New tactics to fight Agenda 21
Tom DeWeese
January 7, 2014

Over the past few years, as we've educated people on Agenda 21 and its UN origins, the natural reaction by concerned citizens and property rights activists has . . .


The Alamo: hallowed American ground or UN captive?
Tom DeWeese
December 11, 2013

In 1836, 150 courageous and dedicated men died defending the Alamo. They fought in opposition to the rise of authoritarian big government as Mexico abandoned . . .


In defense of the TEA Party
Tom DeWeese
October 29, 2013

Just a few years ago some American citizens came together to demand change. They were fed up with decades of out of control government growth; confiscation of . . .


'Sustainable development' the evil facing America
Tom DeWeese
October 19, 2013

On July 23, 2004, I addressed the fifth annual Freedom 21 Conference in Reno, Nevada. Freedom 21 was the first coalition of limited government/private property . . .


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