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Obama Supporters Becoming Collateral Damage to Affordable Care Act

Policy cancellations, enrollment frustration, cut in work hours, loss of wages – the fury continues to mount against Obamacare as more people become collateral damage in the Administration’s healthcare ‘train wreck.’ That anger is causing disenchanted Obama supporters to make more than a policy change. Jocelyn, a New Hampshire resident whose hours were cut at Home Depot due to Obamacare, candidly shared her thoughts. “In 2008, I voted for the President, believing he would help America. I thought he would be the future of hope and change. It turns out that did not happen. It was just a lie. Once he passed healthcare in 2010, I could not ...

Tea Party Patriots Launches TV Ad Campaign About State Sen. Kurt Schaefer’s Tax-Hiking, Big-Spending, Client-Over-Constituent-Favoring Record

ATLANTA, Ga. – Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder and CEO Jenny Beth Martin today released the following statement in conjunction with the release of a television ad to run across the state of Missouri regarding big-spending politician Kurt Schaefer: “For too long, Missouri state Sen. Kurt Schaefer has put his own and his private law firm clients’ interests above the interests of his constituents and the citizens of Missouri. Whether it’s voting for a record tax increase, or voting for a billion-dollar boondoggle so bureaucrats can have a fancy new office, or voting to let his law firm’s client, a Chinese corporation, buy Missouri farms – ...

Tea Party Patriots Applauds Court’s Decision Obama Administration Improperly Funded Cost Sharing Reduction Payments in Obamacare

ATLANTA, Ga - Tea Party Patriots co-founder and CEO Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today reacting to a federal judge’s ruling in favor of the House’s Obamacare lawsuit challenging the funding of Cost Sharing Reduction payments. “Tea Party Patriots and our supporters have always believed Obamacare is unconstitutional and that the White House and its congressional enablers have broken laws, including the plain text of the statute itself, in order to prop up an unworkable law that is destined for failure. Today, a federal court has agreed that the Obama Administration has been ‘improperly funding’ Cost Sharing Reduction ...

VA whistleblower slams former U.S. senator for ignoring memo outlining ‘veteran harm’

Former Veterans Affairs employee Ryan Honl is criticizing former U.S. Senator Russ Feingold for allegedly sitting on a memo in 2009 documenting veteran abuses at a Wisconsin-area VA. WKOW has the story: Ryan Honl, a former Tomah VA employee who filed a complaint about the opiate prescription problem and other issues with the Office of the Inspector General for U.S. Veterans Affairs in September 2014, is featured prominently in the ad [recently released by libertarian-leaning Freedom Partners Action Fund]. Honl criticizes Feingold for not responding to a April 17, 2009 memo  sent out by the American Federation of Government Employees, which ...

Columnist: Hillary Clinton ‘might as well have posted documents on an open blog’

Internet-security experts say Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server to transmit national secrets was so vulnerable that she might as well have published them online. Investors.com has the details: Corruption: It’s been known for some time that Hillary Clinton’s personal email contained top-secret government material. We’re also learning just how vulnerable her system was. She might as well have posted documents on an open blog. While secretary of state, Clinton conducted State Department business through a personal email account handled by a private server that did not meet the government’s security standards. The homebrew ...

Deported illegal immigrant facing negligent homicide charges after firefighter, kids killed in crash

A volunteer firefighter and two of his children were pronounced dead after an illegal immigrant abruptly veered into oncoming traffic on a state thoroughfare in Wylie, Texas recently. Fox News has the story: Police say on March 31 in Wylie, Texas, Margarito Quintero swerved into oncoming traffic on State Highway 78, slamming head-on into Captain Peter Hacking's vehicle. Hacking and two of his children, four-year-old Ellie and 22-month-old Grayson, were killed in the wreck. According to reports, Quintero didn’t have a license and was in the United States illegally. He was previously arrested and deported in 2008. Quintero, who remains in ...

Jenny Beth Martin: ‘Record of atrocities committed by those waging jihad in the name of the Islamic State is long’

Tea Party Patriots CEO Jenny Beth Martin ahead of Secretary of State John Kerry’s admission ISIS is committing genocide against Christians in the Middle East joined the chorus of congressmen and citizens urging the Obama administration to condemn ISIS and its barbarism toward religious minorities. Read Jenny Beth’s letter on the issue: Dear Member of Congress: On behalf of Tea Party Patriots and its more than 1.4 million members and supporters, I write today to urge you to support H. Con. Res. 75, to express the sense of the Congress that the Islamic State is declared to be committing war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. ...

ICE: 124 illegal aliens released under President Obama later charged with murder

Data given to the Senate Judiciary Committee from those at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement reveals 124 illegal immigrants released on President Obama’s watch since 2010 were later charged with homicide. Fox News has the story: "The criminal aliens released by ICE in these years — who had already been convicted of thousands of crimes — are responsible for a significant crime spree in American communities, including 124 new homicides. Inexplicably, ICE is choosing to release some criminal aliens multiple times," said the report written by CIS's respected director of policy studies, Jessica M. Vaughan. She added that 75 percent were ...

Speaker Ryan: ‘The president is not permitted to write law – only Congress is’

The House of Representatives this week votes on a resolution that will determine whether Congress files with the Supreme Court a brief opposing President Obama’s stayed executive order that would grant work permits to 5 million illegal immigrants. Politico has the story: Speaker Paul Ryan announced Tuesday that the House will vote on a resolution to allow the chamber to file a brief in a Supreme Court case that tests the validity of President Barack Obama's immigration executive order. Ryan (R-Wis.) told a closed meeting of House Republicans that the chamber will attempt to file a brief in U.S. v. Texas, which tests whether Obama's plan to ...

Did hundreds of Washington influencers stay mum about Hillary’s illegal email setup?

Dozens upon dozens of reporters, judges and congressional and White House staffers may have known about Hillary Clinton’s shady use of a private email server long before it became headline news. The Washington Times has the details: Listed on some of the more than 28,000 messages Mrs. Clinton released so far are several White House chiefs of staff and a former director of the Office of Management and Budget, much of the rest of official Washington, and a number of people who had oversight of the State Department’s key operations and open-records obligations. President Obama was also on a series of messages, though the government is withholding ...