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Tweet it Tuesday! Show up on Social Media!

Today is Tweet it Tuesday, and that means that today we show up on social media! If you’ve ever listened to Rush Limbaugh, you probably have heard him talk about the online “bots” used by left wing activists to swarm a person, a company, or elected officials. There’s a reason that progressives create fake social media accounts and bombard their targets with tweets; why they all make the same posts on Facebook, and why change their profile photos to all mimic each other. They do all of this because it works. Did you know that it takes fewer than 30 tweets to get a staffer’s attention?1 Did you know that undecided Senators and Representatives can be influenced by social media posts made by constituents?2

WATCH: Liberal hecklers treat Education Secretary Betsy DeVos like she’s sub-human

Liberal activists are making newly appointed Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ life a living nightmare, as many have publically berated her and physically impeded her path following her confirmation and subsequent swearing-in ceremony simply because she believes in empowering parents to chart their children’s educational future. Ms. DeVos in her opening statement at the outset of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Jan. 17 said she will be a “strong advocate for great public schools” but will also support parents who don’t believe a school meets their child’s particular needs. ...

Wife of wounded warrior meets with President Trump, proposes ‘real solutions’ for VA

Tiffany Smiley, wife of an injured Iraq-war veteran, Tuesday met with President Donald J. Trump to share her and her husband’s experience navigating Veterans Affairs and to give her own suggestions on ways to improve the floundering department. “Today I had the absolute honor of sharing our story with President Donald J. Trump. I was able to explain the difficult journey we had with the VA and propose practical and real solutions to bring change to the broken VA system,” Ms. Smiley says in a recent Facebook post. West Point graduate and Army Ranger Lt. Scotty Smiley – “the Army’s first blind active-duty officer, according to Milita...

Vice President Pence: DeVos confirmation ‘a vote for every child having a chance at world-class education’

Betsy DeVos in an unprecedented vote was confirmed 51-50 today to serve as education secretary, with Vice President Mike Pence casting the tie-breaking vote – the first for a cabinet nominee – per his constitutional authority. “Today’s vote to confirm Education Secretary @BetsyDeVos was a vote for every child having a chance at a world-class education,” Vice President Pence tweeted this afternoon. Education Secretary-designate DeVos has long been a proponent of school choice, championing it in her home state of Michigan where four times she has been elected chairman of the Michigan Republican Party and serves as the chairman of The ...

Tea Party Patriots Congratulates Betsy DeVos on her Confirmation as Secretary of Education

Atlanta, GA – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as Secretary of Education. “Tea Party Patriots and our network of grassroots activists across the country congratulate Betsy DeVos on being confirmed as Secretary of Education. Secretary DeVos has the opportunity to be a transformative Secretary of Education because she believes in a free-market approach to education and fully supports school choice options. By nominating Betsy DeVos, President Trump put teachers’ unions on notice that his administration will prioritize the education of ...

Senate Finance Committee Chairman: ‘All of the Obamacare taxes need to go’

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) is putting his foot down: The taxes that come with Obamacare are on the chopping block and must be included in the repeal of the law – something that is not negotiable. The Hill has the details: “We need to definitively answer the question about what to do with the ObamaCare taxes,” Hatch said in a speech at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday. “Some have argued that we should keep all or some of them in place and use them to pay for our eventual replacement package.” But Hatch rejected that idea. “My view is this: After spending seven years talking about the harm being ...

Report: 300 sanctuary cities allegedly shielded 17,000 criminal illegal immigrants

Local officials in so-called sanctuary cities are under fire this week for allegedly shielding from deportation more than 17,000 criminal illegal immigrants by ignoring federal detainers that order local law enforcement to hold suspects until federal authorities are able to intervene. The Washington Examiner has the story: The explosive growth of so-called "sanctuary cities," under fire Wednesday by President Trump, has reached over 300 and blocked federal officials from seizing, and likely deporting, more than 17,000 criminal illegals. The Center for Immigration Studies, which has collected the names of every sanctuary, reports: "Over the ...

Louisiana attorney general: ‘Thrilled’ by prospect of working with Sessions to enforce immigration laws

Republican Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry in a recent opinion piece expressed his enthusiasm at the possibility of working with Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) – if and when he is confirmed as our next U.S. attorney general – to administer federal immigration law. The Hayride has the commentary: As Louisiana’s chief legal officer, I am thrilled by the prospect of working with a federal partner like Mr. Sessions who opposes illegal immigration and sanctuary cities. Our State has fallen prey to vehicular homicide, human trafficking, child exploitation, and other heinous crimes committed by illegal aliens. Like me, Mr. Sessions supports ...

HHS Secretary Nominee Rep. Price says he wants ‘healthcare system that recognizes the needs of all’

Health and Human Services Secretary Nominee Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) during a hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee says if and when Obamacare is repealed, he will work to pave the way for a health-insurance system that doesn’t leave anyone behind – whether Democrat or Republican. The Daily Signal has the details: “The last thing we want to do is go from a Democratic health care system to a Republican health care system,” Price said early on. “We want to go to an American health care system that recognizes the needs of all.” On Tuesday, four days after Trump is sworn in, Price will go before the ...