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Ensuring the Export-Import Bank Stays Dead

On Wednesday July 15, Tea Party Patriot’s President and Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin joined in a press conference with fellow conservatives after the expiration of the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank authorization. Martin was joined by Sen. Ted Cruz , Sen. Mike Lee, Republican Study Committee Chairman Rep. Bill Flores, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Jim Jordan , Club for Growth President Dave McIntosh, Senate Conservatives Fund President Ken Cuccinelli, and Heritage Action Chief Operating Officer Tim Chapman. The Ex-Im Bank, was established in 1934 by executive order to finance the sale of U.S. exports to foreign countries. However, in recent ...

The Freedom Thieves are Trying to Punish YOU

Having just returned from meetings with a few Congressmen on Capitol Hill, I felt it was important to give you an update. I will touch on what I mean by "freedom thieves" later in this email, but first I want to focus on our allies on Capitol Hill. Know this, that you have made a difference in the last 3 weeks. You helped amend the Patriot Act with Senator Lee's USA Freedom Act to stop the bulk metadata collection on US citizens, 34 House members voted no on the rule for TPA "fast track authority," you visited over 500 Congressional offices representing 10 Senators and 291 Congressmen last week calling for an end to the Congressional Exemption ...

Always in Style: Economic Freedom for All

New businesses, thriving communities and citizens who can pursue their American dream. These are the effects of economic freedom. President Ronald Reagan not only understood this timeless principle – he believed in it and embraced it.   "We who live in free market societies believe that growth, prosperity and ultimately human fulfillment, are created from the bottom up, not the government down. Only when the human spirit is allowed to invent and create, only when individuals are given a personal stake in deciding economic policies and benefiting from their success – only then can societies remain economically alive, dynamic, progressive, ...

Filibustering for Freedom

Yesterday, Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) led a nearly 13-hour “talking filibuster.” Senator Paul’s objective was to block President Obama’s nominee to head the CIA – John Brennan, the man who formerly directed the President’s drone warfare program. According to the Senator, he was very concerned about a letter he received from Attorney General Eric Holder that appears to essentially ask Americans to trust whoever is President to make the right decisions on drone attacks on citizens inside the nation. Senator Paul’s stand was the first such filibuster since Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke for over eight hours in 2010. While it lasted ...

Day 18 Countdown – Write a Letter to the Editor of your Local Newspaper

Eighteen days from now, over 100 million Americans will vote for their candidate of choice for President of the United States, Representative to the House of Representatives, and local and state officials. A smaller number will vote on one-third of the Senate. And grassroots activists across the country will be influencing those votes every hour of every day until the end of Election Day. There are many things activists can do to help guarantee Tea Party values are victorious on November 6. First and foremost, of course, activists should keep calling 25 undecided voters every day through the election. Sign up here.  Also, be sure to make sure ...

The US Navy: Defending Our Freedom And … Building Our Refineries?

In the past few weeks we’ve learned that the government spent $9 billion to create 910 green-energy jobs; the Navy bought 450,000 gallons of biofuels for $26 a gallon; and now according to Reuters, “The Pentagon is pushing ahead with a $420 million effort to build refineries to make competitively priced biofuels.” And this from the same federal government where the U.S. Post Office has been losing $42.3 million a day! What could possibly go wrong? Recent news stories have pointed to concerns, mostly from Republicans, about the Navy’s decision to sink $12 million in biofuels, at $26 per gallon, to create a 50-50 petroleum/bi...

Letter to House Republicans: Present a Balanced Budget

Dear House Republicans, President Obama recently proposed a new budget that never balances -- not in ten years, not in twenty, not ever. But at least he proposed one, in contrast to Senate Democrats. Nonetheless, and especially in light of the unprecedented accumulation of debt by this administration, it reflects a stunning abdication of fiscal responsibility. In short, it is completely unserious. Now you have the opportunity to produce a serious budget of your own, but it must sharply contrast with the Obama budget.  It will be difficult for President Obama's opponent to set up such a stark contrast if they have to defend a budget that is not ...

It’s Time To Investigate Congress’s Illegal Obamacare Designation!

Tea Party Patriots is proud to sign onto a joint letter started by our friend Phil Kerpen at American Commitment to demand answers about Congress’ special Obamacare exemption. It is addressed to Congressman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Obamacare is causing insurance rates to skyrocket, coverage reductions, and massive job loss. Congress is noticing, but instead of repealing Obamacare, Congress decided to exclude themselves from the horrible law by illegally joining the Washington, D.C. Small Business healthcare exchange. Members of Congress and their staff could only join the exchange by ...

Conservatives to GOP: Americans Expect Republicans in Congress to Fight for the Conservative Agenda

Election 2014: A Conservative Victory November 5, 2014 Washington, D.C. The American people sent an unmistakable message to Washington: Voters expect Republicans in Congress to listen and fight for the conservative agenda they ran on. - Every single newly elected Republican Senator ran on the full repeal of Obamacare. In most competitive races it was the top issue. Over 40,000 ads against Obamacare were run on behalf of winning candidates. The Republican House and Senate must now keep those campaign promises and use reconciliation to send a bill repealing Obamacare to the President. - All but one of the newly elected Republican Senators ...

News Briefing for Monday, October 20, 2014

HEALTHCARE: How Much Will Obamacare Cost? Bet on 'More Than Expected' “As the nation prepares for the second enrollment period under The Affordable Care Act in November, there is officially no way of figuring out what Obamacare is going to do to federal deficits compared to the estimates used to push the program through Congress. Back in 2009, it was really important to President Obama that people understand he would not "sign a plan that adds one dime to our deficits—either now or in the future. Period." He sold the plan as costing about $938 billion in its first decade of operation (2010 through 2019) but saving about $143 billion overall ...