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The Top 11 Reasons We Need to Fire John Boehner!

John Boehner was elevated to Speaker of the House in 2010 because of the uprising of the Tea Party movement. Boehner promised to fight Obamacare and stand up to President Obama’s reckless spending, but has failed to live up to those promises. Count the ways he’s fallen short since then and don’t forget to sign our petition to Fire the Speaker! He led the House to fully fund Obamacare He caved to President Obama and raised taxes He supports granting amnesty to illegal immigrants He supported increasing the debt ceiling several times, further stealing from our children’s future. He led the House to pass ...

Interview with Senator Ron Johnson

Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) is a businessman who ran against then-Senator Russ Feingold (D-WI) in the 2010 elections. Since his victory at that time, he has led on the issues most important to the Tea Party – repeal of Obamacare, the national debt, the federal budget, and taxes. Senator Johnson was kind enough to sit down with Tea Party Patriots blogger Dustin Siggins last week for a short time to give his thoughts on spending, the three-year anniversary of the passage of Obamacare, and other issues facing the nation.   Dustin Siggins: How is the district work period going for you? Senator Ron Johnson: We’re traveling all over the ...

John Boehner Just Denied You Exist

“Well, listen, I think this has been the most misreported story of my two years’ tenure.  We don’t have a tea party caucus to speak of in the House.”                                                                          - Speaker John Boehner, ABC news, November 8, 2012 This is not about Mitt Romney.  Mitt Romney is a good man, a good father, and a good American. This is about the Beltway GOP establishment that picks losing candidates, runs losing campaigns – and now denies that you exist. Mitt Romney is gone.  Our problem is still here.  Because the beltway GOP establishment is still ...

TPP Statement on Speaker John Boehner’s “Knuckle-Draggers” Comment

In reaction to House Speaker John Boehner’s recent statement implying that those who opposed the massive TARP bank bailout are “knuckle-draggers,” Jenny Beth Martin of the Tea Party Patriots had the following statement: “This is an asinine statement that further demonstrates Speaker Boehner is out of touch with the American people.  The Tea Party was born out of opposition to such big government policies.  House Republicans will fail if their leader keeps espousing White House talking points.  As Congress this month matches its lowest approval rating of all time, it's time for the Speaker to lead.”

John Campbell explains why he voted against insider trading bill

Rep John Campbell (R-CA) was one of two lone votes against HR 1148 also known as the STOCK Act (Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act).   This insider trading bill had just previously passed the Senate by a 96-3 margin.   When it reached the house, amendments added by the Senate were removed to make it more palatable to house members.  As a result, the bill passed with an overwhelming 417-2 margin. According to Heritage Foundation, the difference between the two bills is the Senate version also addressed other perceived public corruption problems.  The House deleted those provisions by amendment. After analysis, Heritage favors the ...

Paul Ryan-supported Spending Control Act introduced by John Campbell

On December 7th, HR 3576, The Spending Control Act was introduced by Rep. John Campbell (R-CA). The intent of the bill is to create a spending policy that requires that the deficit be reduced, not just stopped from growing. It is supported and cosponsored by Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan and Representatives Frank Guinta (R-NH), Marlin Stutzman (R-IN), and Todd Rokita (R-IN). The congressmen also argue that since the passage of the Budget Control Act in 1974, Congress has only once completed the entire budget process by the beginning of the new fiscal year. As of this writing, it has been 965 days since the Senate has considered a budget. ...

Senator Johnny Isakson’s Five Point Plan for Debt and Deficit Issues

During August 2011, Senator Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia spoke at a series of town hall and similar meetings around Georgia, and presented his “Five-Point Plan” for how the Congress and Federal Government should address the national debt and deficit issues. The summary of the Isakson “Five Point Plan” given below is based on and quotes from a transcript provided by Senator Isakson’s office, of a speech Senator Isakson gave to the Rotary Club of Augusta on August 8, 2011. Point One – Reprioritize expenditures and get the budget in line with available resources. Senator Isakson recalled his experiences cutting expenditures for his former ...

Southerland: ‘I Will Infuriate John Boehner’

By Zayida Baker Rep. Steve Southerland, R-Fla., voted in September to keep government running through November 18. At a Tallahassee fundraiser September 26, he discussed D.C. budget battles and looked ahead to 2012. Southerland voted September 23 for the 2012 Continuing Appropriations Act, part of a package to fund government at current levels past September 30. It passed the House 219-203. Among the 24 Republican “nays” were Reps. Steve King (Iowa), Paul Broun (Ga.), Trent Franks (Ariz.), and Connie Mack (Fla.); Michele Bachmann (Minn.) and Ron Paul (Texas) did not vote. On September 26 a similar measure passed the Senate 79-12. All 12 ...

United States Senator John Cornyn July 10, 2011

Now in his second term, Sen. John Cornyn (R – TX) was first elected to the U. S. Senate in 2002. Previously he served as a district judge, a member of the Texas Supreme Court, and as Texas Attorney General. He is a native Texan, married and the father of 2 children. Sen. Cornyn’s record reflects his commitment to open government, tax cuts and tax reform, border security, and support for veterans. He supports the Right-to-Work-Act. In confirmation hearings has worked to expose unethical conduct and values contrary to the Constitution, specifically in his questioning of Eric Holder, Elena Kagan and John McConnell. He opposes increasing the ...

News Briefing for Tuesday, March 3, 2015

HEALTHCARE: We all win if Supremes gut ObamaCare “…If the high court reins in the subsidies, here’s what’s likely to happen: --People with ObamaCare subsidies will still be helped - No matter how the justices rule, it will have no impact on the poor. Nine out of every 10 people who are newly insured because of ObamaCare are on Medicaid, which will be unaffected. Yes, close to 6 million middle-class Americans get the questionable subsidies and so pay a fraction of their plan’s actual cost, while taxpayers pick up three-quarters of the bill. If the court nixes those subsidies, these people will be facing huge premium hikes — and the ...