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Jenny Beth Martin talks IRS, Obama’s internet giveaway with Daily Signal’s Genevieve Wood

Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin recently sat down with Daily Signal Senior Contributor Genevieve Wood to discuss Congress’ pending vote on whether to impeach President Obama’s corrupt IRS Commissioner John Koskinen as well as to discuss President Obama’s plan in the coming weeks to hand over regulatory control of the internet. “Part of the reason [Commissioner Koskinen] needs to be impeached is because he misled Congress and he lied to Congress,” says Jenny Beth. The commissioner took the reins at the scandal-ridden agency in the wake of news the agency was targeting Americans for their political beliefs but, instead ...

Inspector general accuses Denver-based VA of ‘gross mismanagement’

Federal investigators Wednesday accused those at a Denver, Colo.-based Veterans Affairs office of improperly overseeing construction of a VA hospital that ran over budget by millions of dollars. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch has the details: The inspector general accused the VA of “gross mismanagement” for assigning far too few engineers and project managers. [Sloan Gibson, deputy secretary of Veterans Affairs] said the department has taken responsibility for the problems and has made changes. Two weeks ago, [Fla. Republican Jeff] Miller’s committee subpoenaed documents on a separate internal VA investigation into the cost overruns. The ...

IRS inspector general admits to not notifying taxpayers of stolen social-security numbers


Sen. Mike Lee: ‘Saddling future generations with a debt burden of this size … fiscally irresponsible’

Americans have had to tighten their belts over the last seven-plus years but not so for Congress – members of which have been on an out-of-control spending spree that has to stop, says Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) in a recent column. Read Sen. Lee’s comments below: Nearly everyone in America understands what it means—and what is required—to live within a budget. Regardless of zip code or economic status, most people can spend only as much as they earn. One person’s paycheck may be twice the size as his neighbor’s, but neither may continually spend beyond their means… Currently, the total national debt hovers just above $19 trillion, ...

Inspector General: Clinton’s private-server emails contained intel beyond “top secret”

Emails uncovered from Hillary Clinton’s unsecured, private server used to conduct official state business contained intelligence beyond “top secret,” says an unclassified letter from a top inspector general. Fox News has the exclusive: Fox News exclusively obtained the unclassified letter, sent Jan. 14 from Intelligence Community Inspector General I. Charles McCullough III. It laid out the findings of a recent comprehensive review by intelligence agencies that identified "several dozen" additional classified emails -- including specific intelligence known as "special access programs" (SAP). That indicates a level of classification beyond ...

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 ...