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Tea Party Patriots Details Priority Issues for Next Attorney General

Nominee Must Be Committed To Justice, Cleaning Up Eric Holder’s Messes   ATLANTA, GA – Today, Tea Party Patriots Co-founder Jenny Beth Martin laid out the 10 most important questions for the Senate to ask President Obama’s nominee for U.S. Attorney General when confirmation hearings begin. “The next attorney general will have the unenviable task of cleaning up the messes created by his predecessor,” said Martin. “Eric Holder’s stewardship of this position was an absolute disgrace, and it’s critically important for the nation that whoever replaces him next year be committed to the administration of justice, not politics....

Sample Letter to House Member (Generic)

YOUR NAME YOUR ADDRESS         Representative [INSERT NAME] VIA FACSIMILE: [INSERT NUMBER]   [INSERT DATE]   Dear Congressman: I am writing to tell you that I am very opposed to the Senate’s amnesty bill and strongly urge you to do everything in your power to ensure that the Senate bill – or anything resembling the Senate’s bill -  does not become law. According to recent polls, more than 70% of Americans want the border to be completely secured before we begin to discuss any other components of the immigration system.  This mandate from the people reflects our overwhelming desire to address all aspects ...

Sample Letter to Senator – Generic – June 24

YOUR NAME YOUR ADDRESS   Senator [FULL NAME] [ADDRESS] _______________________ _______________________ June 24, 2013   Dear Senator:   I am writing as your constituent to tell you that I am extremely disappointed that the Senate is proceeding to vote on S.744, which is over 1,000 pages and has a new amendment from Sen. Corker that itself is over 1,000 pages. Did you and your colleagues read the entire bill and the new Corker amendment? According to recent polls, more than 70% of Americans want the border to be completely secured before we begin to discuss any other components of the immigration system.  When your colleagues ...

Sample Letter to Senator – Generic – June 17

YOUR NAME YOUR ADDRESS Senator [FULL NAME] [ADDRESS] _______________________ _______________________ June 17, 2013   Dear Senator:   I am writing as your constituent to tell you that I am extremely disappointed that the Senate voted to end discussion on S.744 and is now rushing forward with a full Senate vote on this bill. According to recent polls, more than 70% of Americans want the border to be completely secured before we begin to discuss any other components of the immigration system.  When Members of the Senate talk about S.744, they frequently claim that the bill would enhance border security.  But in reality, nothing ...

Sample Letter – Senator Generic June 10

YOUR NAME YOUR ADDRESS   Senator [FULL NAME] [ADDRESS] _______________________ _______________________ June 10, 2013   Dear Senator:   I am writing as your constituent to tell you that I am extremely disappointed that the Senate is rushing to pass S.744, the amnesty bill.   At more than 1,000 pages, the bill is simply too large and too complex for the Senate to be racing forward toward a vote. According to recent polls, more than 70% of Americans want the border to be completely secured before we begin to discuss any other components of the immigration system.  The Senate amnesty bill, however, gets it exactly wrong by ...

Sample Letter- Senator Generic

June 3, 2013 Senator [FULL NAME] [ADDRESS] ___________________________   Dear Senator: I am writing as your constituent to tell you that I am extremely disappointed that the Senate is rushing to pass the amnesty bill (S. 744), despite the bill’s lack of border security measures.  For decades, Americans have been waiting for our government to get serious about border security and enforcing the immigration laws already on the books.  In fact, according to recent polls, more than 70% of Americans want the border to be completely secure before we begin any talks about amnesty.  The Senate amnesty bill, however, gets it exactly wrong and ...

Former Reagan Attorney General speaks to Tea Party Patriots

During the presidency of Ronald Reagan, many in his Cabinet and personal staff went on to become famous conservative activists, authors, talk show hosts, etc. One of the most active and influential of those former Cabinet members, former Attorney General Ed Meese – now at The Heritage Foundation, among other organizations – explained to Tea Party Patriots activists how President Reagan would apply his principles and tactics to today’s problems in the third Tea Party “Patriot Town Hall.” As is the case with any discussion of President Reagan’s campaigns and time in office, the discussion centered around Reagan’s strategies and tactics ...

“No Youth Tax” Amendment Would Outlaw Indebting Future Generations

Tea Party Students Launch Petition Protecting Non-Voting Citizens from Taxation and Crushing Debt Washington, DC – Today, the Tea Party Students launched the “No Youth Tax” petition to support an amendment to the U.S. Constitution which would outlaw Congress' abusive power to indebt future generations, who do not yet have the right to vote for or against the accumulation of such debts and inevitable resulting taxation. Supporters can sign the petition at: NoYouthTax.com. A proposed draft of the “No Taxation Without Representation” amendment reads: “Upon the first day of the first year following the ratification of this Amendment, ...

Herman Cain, VA Attorney General to Highlight Road to Repeal Rally in Washington

Today the Tea Party Patriots announced that former presidential candidate Herman Cain, Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and radio host Gina Loudon are among the confirmed speakers who will be rallying tea party activists from across the country at the Road to Repeal Rally on Saturday, March 24 in Washington, D.C.  Activists will protest the Obamacare’s trampling on individual liberty days before the Supreme Court takes up the bill. Registration and more information is available at: www.RoadtoRepeal.com “We are excited these defenders of liberty will be joining Patriots from across the country to protest Obamacare’s assault on our ...

Memo from Jenny Beth Martin Addressing Tea Party Patriots’ Involvement Fighting Amnesty

In light of a recent article that appeared on Breitbart News entitled “Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Encourages Conservatives to Give Rubio Chance to Implement Immigration Agenda,” it is necessary to correct the record about our organization’s deep commitment over the past few years to preventing amnesty and defending the rule of law. The background story behind that Breitbart piece is that I wrote a short op-ed for USA Today in which I defended politicians who change their minds. USA Today requested the article and specifically asked for a defense of the concept of “flip-flopping” by politicians. The paper asked me to reflect on both ...