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News Briefing for Thursday, January 22, 2015

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: GOP Slams Obama's SOTU Speech as Divisive, Confrontational (Quote by Jenny Beth) “Republicans Tuesday charged President Barack Obama with putting forth a highly divisive State of the Union speech that offered no new proposals and included a plan to raise $320 billion in new taxes that had no chance of passing Congress. "He's just being confrontational," Jenny Beth Martin, co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots, told Newsmax, focusing on Obama's tax plan. "He knows that's not going to pass either chamber of Congress. "In putting these policies forward, the president has shown that he has no interest in seeking common ground ...

News Briefing for Tuesday, December 16

HEALTHCARE: OBAMA: ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS IS YOU ... TO SIGN UP FOR OBAMACARE “President Obama is turning to Mariah Carey’s popular Christmas song  in an attempt to sell Obamacare. When the president appeared on Ryan Seacrest’s radio show earlier this morning, the host sang part of the chorus which includes the lyrics: “I just want you for my own, more than you could ever know.  Make my wish come true, baby, all I want for Christmas…” “… is for you to sign up for healthcare at healthcare.gov,” Obama finished, without singing. After the song, Obama joked that Seacrest should stick to being a radio host instead of ...

News Briefing for December 13, 2014

HEALTHCARE: Patients outraged after losing doctors under Obamacare “Kevin McCarthy of Thousand Oaks, California, was surprised last spring, when he learned his family doctor of 14 years could not accept the Blue Shield insurance he'd purchased under Obamacare. He said he was "outraged" because when he was shopping for his policy, Blue Shield confirmed his doctor was covered. "We were duped," McCarthy said. "Hoodwinked is another good term." Here's what happened. Insurance companies -- to save money -- are quietly selling what are called "narrow networks." They sharply restrict the number of doctors and hospitals people can see. In some cases, ...

News Briefing for Thursday, November 6, 2014

HEALTHCARE: Will Boehner and McConnell Join Reid in Fully Funding Obamacare Before GOP Congress Is Seated? “Will the congressional Republican leaders—House Speaker John Boehner and current Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell—work with out-going Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to fully fund Obamacare in a lame-duck session of Congress before the newly elected Republican majorities in both houses can be seated? If you listen to what House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy was saying leading up to Tuesday’s elections that is what they will do. “My belief is you have one chance to make a first impression,” McCarthy told Politico in an ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Legislative Update for 7/20/14  

House/Senate Action: Week of 7/14/14-7/20/14   Both the House and Senate are in session this week. The House will be in session Tuesday through Thursday. The Senate will be in session Monday through Friday.   “ECONOMIC PATRIOTISM:” On Tuesday, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew issued a call for Congress to enact new legislation that would prohibit U.S.-based multinational corporations from moving their headquarters overseas to take advantage of lower tax rates. In his letter to Sen. Ron Wyden, the new Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, Lew urged what he called “a new sense of economic patriotism,” and asked that the ...

How to help in Boston and Texas

It’s been one heck of a week here in America. The Boston bombing started the week, and as it finishes the state of Texas is dealing with a massive fertilizer explosion that may have killed as many as 40 and wounded over 150. Additionally, the all-night shootout in Boston with the suspects from Monday’s bombing continues. Individually, it is easy to be overwhelmed by all that is going on. However, together, we can help the people affected by these horrible situations move forward with their lives. As such, Tea Party Patriots is highlighting ways to help: West Texas victim assistance A local radio station has a number of charities and other ...