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Growing concerns about the Patriot Act’s renewal are creating strange bedfellows. The Tea Party Patriots and the ACLU are running TV ads urging Americans to “tell Congress [to] protect our privacy.”... Continue here.
Tea Party Patriots Leader: Ted Cruz “Has Yielded To No One’ in Pushing True Conservatism (Breitbart – Matthew Boyle)
LYNCHBURG, Virginia — Jenny Beth Martin, the co-founder of Tea Party Patriots and the head of the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund Super PAC, celebrated Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for the announcement of his presidential campaign shortly after midnight on Monday. In a statement to Breitbart News, Martin said that Cruz has been one of the most effective fighters for conservatism in his two years in the U.S. Senate... Continue here.
Donald Trump Slams Liberals in ‘Dishonest Press': ‘I’m Going to Start Naming Names’ (Breitbart – Matthew Boyle)
Real estate magnate and reality television star Donald Trump shredded liberals in the media who are “dishonest” on a conference call with grassroots activists nationwide from Tea Party Patriots on Sunday night, saying he’s planning to start calling out specific reporters for their inaccurate articles... Continue here.
Exclusive: Sen. Jeff Sessions to Rebut Jeb Bush’s Amnesty Support During Suprise CPAC Meet-and-Greet (Breitbart – Matthew Boyle)
NATIONAL HARBOR, Maryland — Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee on Immigration and the National Interest chairman Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) will address Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) attendees on Friday afternoon at a Breitbart News-hosted event. The event, at which Sessions will speak and also meet with CPAC attendees, is sponsored by Breitbart News and several grassroots organizations. Co-sponsors include Tea Party Patriots... Continue here.
McConnell: Court Ruling Against Obama Amnesty Means Senate Dems Must Stop DHS Obstruction (Breitbart – Matthew Boyle)
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is calling on rank-and-file Senate Democrats to break free from the clutches of Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, vote their conscience and stop filibustering a House-passed Department of Homeland Security (DHS) funding bill... Continue here.
House Homeland Security Committee Aides Say No Fence For Border, Because It’s Too Expensive (Breitbart – Matthew Boyle)
A border bill introduced by House Homeland Security Committee chairman Rep. Mike McCaul (R-TX) has less than 50 miles of border fencing because McCaul thinks it would cost American taxpayers too much to secure the whole border, McCaul aides tell Breitbart News... Continue here.
The FEC’s Internet Gag Rule: Liberals don’t Want Americans Speaking Truth to Power (Jenny Beth Martin and Matt Kibbe Op-Ed in The Washington Times)
In the time leading up to the Battles of Lexington and Concord, American patriots had, for almost a decade, gathered near the Boston Common in the shade of a majestic elm tree to share their grievances about the king’s government... Continue here.
When Ronald Reagan was President, he was hounded by media and Democrat claims of extremism, too conservative, etc. When George W. Bush was President, he was given similar treatment. It’s amazing how things change. Now, liberals occasionally praise Bush for his willingness to work across the aisle, and Reagan is viewed as having been too moderate for today’s GOP. Enter Chris Matthews and the articulate body-slamming he took from Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) on government shutdowns. Matthews, who tried to declare that things got done under Reagan and then-Speaker Tip O’Neill, somehow forgot that twelve shutdowns took place during that era in ...
Over the weekend, Obama campaign manager Jim Messina told the media that national polls don’t matter. According to Messina, the campaign is doing well in the important battleground states, and so national polls are less relevant than many would otherwise believe. While this is not a bad point, of course it is simply partisan campaign spin to say national polls mean nothing. The significance of polls was shown last week, when National Review Online reporter Katrina Trinko wrote about how many national polls are biased…and that bias could mean the difference between Obama or Romney winning in November. According to Trinko, the major reasons for ...
CALENDAR: The House and Senate are both in recess for the 4th of July break, and will not return until a week from Monday. LAST TWO WEEKS ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House came back into session on Monday, June 15. The Members dealt with seven non-controversial bills under the Suspension Calendar and renamed several U.S. Postal Service buildings. Meanwhile, the real action on Monday was taking place in the Rules Committee, where House GOP Leaders were working to buy themselves some time. As you may recall from our last conversation, the House had passed the TPA bill, but had failed to pass the accompanying TAA bill, and that left the ...