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Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) & Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) Tax Day Tele Townhall With Tea Party Patriots – April 15, 2015

(Photo Credits: Public Domain, Wikipedia (1 and 2) On April 15, Tea Party Patriots was honored to have two tax-fighting conservatives on our Tax Day Tele Townhall: Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH). Except for President Obama, no one looks forward to Tax Day. Shamefully, the tax code has grown into a 70,000+ page monster, the IRS has been used as a weapon against Americans for their political and religious beliefs, and politicians use it to hide favoritism for special interest groups in the form of tax credits. On our tele townhall, both Senator Lee and Rep. Jordan described in detail why we must simplify our tax ...

Scott Walker Joins Tea Party Patriots for a ‘Tele-Town Hall’ Tonight (National Review – Jim Geraghty)

Wisconsin governor Scott Walker join will be joining Tea Party Patriots “for a national tele-town hall meeting tonight.”... Continue here.

Barack Obama: Worse than Jimmy Carter

The people have spoken! A new Quinnipiac University poll [1] released Wednesday shows a plurality of Americans (33 percent) believe Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II. Oh how the mighty have fallen? Former President George W. Bush came in second with 28 percent believe he’s the worst president, while Richard Nixon came in a distant third at 13 percent. The Quinnipiac poll, it should be pointed out, just reaffirms recent downward trends [2] in President Obama’s approval rating. While we certainly agree with the poll’s outcome, we’re not surprised the rest of America is catching on. Right now, the White House is ...

Daily Caller’s Jim Antle diagnoses the problem with listening to Rove Republicans

Last week, former Bush advisor Karl Rove and other establishment Republicans decided to found a new organization to help Republicans win races in 2014 and beyond. Apparently ignoring their poor rate of success in 2012 (though, admittedly, candidates like former Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) did themselves in), these money-rich and principle-poor Republicans are focusing on preventing what the organization’s spokesperson called “undisciplined candidates and sub-par campaigns.” Tea Party Patriots National Coordinator Jenny Beth Martin has already responded to Rove’s efforts, pointing out that Rove is more concerned with lining his pockets than saving ...

Rep. Jim Jordan welcomes Tea Party Patriots and Members-elect to Washington

Last Friday, Tea Party Patriots was proud to welcome Republican Study Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-OH) to its second Freshman Orientation in Washington, D.C. Jordan spoke for over 15 minutes to new Members and over 100 Tea Party leaders.

Exclusive Interview with Rep. Jim Jordan

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) is the Chair of the Republican Study Committee (RSC). With nearly three-quarters of the House Republican Caucus joining its membership after the 2010 elections, the RSC has gone from being a thorn in the side of Republican leadership to being a major player in moving the party to the right. And while the party may still not be as dedicated to lower spending and tax reform as many grassroots conservatives would prefer, under Rep. Jordan the RSC has proposed significant spending, tax, and entitlement reforms. It also proposed a budget that would balance in five years. Rep. Jordan was kind enough to sit down with Dustin Siggins ...

Holding Them Accountable: Rep. Jim Himes

We need to hold our Representatives and Senators accountable. Listen to Rep. Jim Himes say his voted didn't contribute to Washington's out-of-control overpsending. While Congressmen and Senators are home this week for the Fourth of July vacation, we also need you to work this week to get your Congressman, 2 Senators, and any candidates for those offices on the record and on video answering 2 questions: 1) If elected or re-elected will this person vote to repeal this law COMPLETELY? and 2) If elected or re-elected will this person vote to balance our budget in 5 years without raising taxes and stick to those spending levels for 5 ...

News Briefing for Monday, April 27

HEALTHCARE: Obamacare Leaves Behind Millions Of Lower Income Workers “Despite being designed to help the poor, certain aspects of Obamacare are holding millions of individuals back who fall into what is being called the “coverage gap.” Reverend Vann R. Ellison, the president of the Florida based St. Matthew’s House, is trying to bring attention to the issue which he says affects people that fall between the $10,000 and $12,000 a year income range. St. Matthew’s House, which takes care of roughly 1,500 people, provides food and shelter to those individuals trying to work their way out of poverty. “We generally deal with lower income ...

News Briefing for April 25

HEALTHCARE: ObamaCare penalty could be too low, analysis finds “A new analysis highlights that it is often cheaper for people to pay ObamaCare’s penalty for not having health insurance than to buy coverage, meaning the penalty might be too low to spur middle-income people to get covered.  The analysis from the consulting firm Avalere Health finds that for people making less than 200 percent of the poverty line, or about $23,000, purchasing insurance is usually cheaper because of income-based subsidies under the law. The penalty for not having health insurance in 2015 is $325 or 2 percent of income, whichever is greater. But for healthy ...

News Briefing for Thursday, April 23, 2015

HEALTHCARE: Another Side Effect of Obamacare: Increased Food Stamp Enrollment? “Expanded Medicaid under Obamacare could be responsible for more people signing up for food stamps, the Associated Press reported. That’s because so many state agencies are making it simpler to enroll in multiple government assistance programs at once if they are eligible for Medicaid. In New Mexico, enrollment for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as food stamps, grew by 5 percent in 14 months. “We attribute the increase in SNAP to Medicaid expansion,” New Mexico Human Services Department Deputy Secretary Sean Pearson told the AP. ...