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Jenny Beth’s Journal: Politicians in 2017 must ‘have the courage to stand’ by these four campaign promises

Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin in a recent column asks members of the new Congress and the new administration to have the chutzpah to follow through on the campaign promises that landed them in Washington, D.C. – specifically, repealing Obamacare; securing the border; reforming the tax code; and reforming trade policy. The Washington Times has the commentary: Republicans should show the same stubborn commitment to conservatism’s tried-and-true principles as the Democrats show to their misguided and unworkable principles. Patient-centered health care reform, a simplified tax code, immigration laws that respect the rule of ...

Please help support the Cajun Relief Foundation as they continue recovery efforts following the Great Louisiana Flood of 2016

Tea Party Patriots is proud of our former member Rob Gaudet and the incredible work being done by the non-profit he founded called the Cajun Relief Foundation. The Cajun Relief Foundation was founded to “provide training, strategy, and logistical assistance to citizen first responders” and has proved to be a critical resource for the community of Baton Rouge, Louisiana as it recovers from the terrible flooding that ruined homes and disrupted thousands of lives. The group organized a group of citizens known as the “Cajun Navy” and implemented a “critical online logistical strategy” following the flooding to support “the heroes who risked ...

Senator says North Carolinians on hook for up to 25 percent Obamacare price jump

Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) says North-Carolina residents in 2017 potentially face a 19-to-25-percent jump in their Obamacare health insurance thanks to a proposed rate increase from the Tar Heel State’s Department of Insurance on top of limited health-insurance options. McClatchy DC has the details: Further, because major health insurers have suffered losses and are exiting the program, in 90 percent of North Carolina counties, residents enrolled in President Barack Obama’s signature health care program will only have one plan from which to choose in their so-called marketplace, Burr wrote in an op ed published in the online North State ...

WATCH: Attorney For Groups Targeted By IRS Brilliantly Educates Caller About The First Amendment

As the congressional investigation and calls for President Obama’s IRS Commissioner John Koskinen to step down continued to heat up earlier this week, someone called in to a Washington Journal segment on C-SPAN with guest Cleta Mitchell – attorney for Tea Party Patriots and a number of other groups singled out by the IRS – throwing out an apparent hypothetical and saying, if he were an IRS official and aware of the anti-IRS stance of an organization, he would do all within his power to derail that organization. Ms. Mitchell wasn’t having any of it… Townhall has the details: “I am a lowly clerk at the IRS, looking at your application ...

Photo Of Teary-Eyed Haitian Immigrant Graduating From West Point Goes Viral For All The Right Reasons

Army Second Lieutenant Alix Schoelcher Idrache awoke Tuesday to find an image of him during his West Point graduation Saturday making the rounds on social media after the photo, taken by Army Staff Sergeant photographer Vito T. Bryant, was posted to the U.S. Military Academy Facebook page early Tuesday morning. Carbonated.TV has the scoop: “I woke up this morning and found my face all over Facebook and with it myriad of amazing comments about my accomplishments,” Idrache wrote Tuesday on Facebook. “I am humbled and shocked at the same time. Thank you for giving me a shot at the American Dream and may God bless America, the greatest country ...

It’s up to Congress to block Syrian refugee funding (Jenny Beth Martin’s Weekly Column in the Washington Times)

Otto von Bismarck once observed: “Only a fool learns from his own mistakes. The wise man learns from the mistakes of others.” President Obama’s seeming determination to refuse to learn from the lessons of Europe’s experience with Syrian refugees puts him clearly in the former category, not the latter. Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2015/dec/4/jenny-beth-martin-its-congress-stop-flow-syrian-re/

ACLU, Tea Party take on federal spying: ‘They’ve gone too far’ (The Hill – Julian Hattem)

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and a top Tea Party organization are teaming up to pressure lawmakers to oppose renewing controversial parts of the Patriot Act that undergird National Security Agency (NSA) operations... Continue here.

Why federal appeals court declared NSA phone records collection unlawful (The Christian Science Monitor – Warren Richey)

The US government’s program to collect virtually all telephone metadata generated in the United States is illegal and beyond any terms of congressional authorization, a federal appeals court panel ruled on Thursday... Continue here.

Freedom Day 2015 at the Indiana Statehouse

Radio Host Tony Katz Addresses The Crowd Just before Tax Day in Indiana, more than 100 patriots rallied for liberty in the Hoosier State House for Freedom Day 2015. Tea Party leaders, local legislators, education activists, and even local clergy gathered to discuss strategies to promote liberty and shrink the size of government. The host was the Coalition of Central Indiana Tea Parties. In addition to a networking opportunity for activists, attendees were encouraged to be more active in speaking directly to their elected legislators. Well-funded special interests lobby those same legislators everyday and ask for more government spending, which ...

The Libertarians Who Got SCOTUS and Congress to Consider the Unthinkable (Bloomberg – David Weigel)

Inside the Supreme Court, Justice Antonin Scalia was trying to give Congress some credit. Why, he asked Solicitor General Don Verrilli, should the court worry about destroying the Affordable Care Act if it ruled against subsidies for states that hadn't created exchanges?... Continue here.