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The Buck Stops… Anywhere but 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

With the rollout of Obamacare a complete disaster, one might expect the Obama Administration to apologize to the public for lying about who can keep their coverage. Or perhaps for the premium increases millions of Americans are seeing. Or for spending hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars on a failed website. Nope: Speaking to reporters Tuesday White House Press Secretary Jay Carney blamed loss of healthcare coverage for millions of Americans on insurance companies complying with the Affordable Care Act. "Insurers pulled those plans away from them," Carney said. "The law [Obamacare] could not order insurers not to cancel that plan." Millions ...

Tea Party Patriots in Pennsylvania launch Get Out The Vote event

With the critical November elections less than 50 days away, Tea Party Patriots across the country are launching Get Out The Vote (GOTV) efforts. In the fight for fiscal sanity, limited government and repeal of the President’s health care law, Patriots are doing the hard work of educating the public on these issues. One such GOTV effort took place this past Saturday in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Don Reimer (who is the coordinator for the Philadelphia Tea Party Patriots) put together their first of many GOTV events for local activists. This event, while a learning experience for all involved, showed how national and local coordination can ...

Pennsylvania Speakers Bureau

John M. Morningstar Local Coordinator, Bradford County Tea Party Wysox, PA John Morningstar is the coordinator of the Bradford County Tea Party in Wysox, PA. He and Valerie, his wife of 30 years, have two daughters, both of whom are teachers “I got involved with Tea Party Patriots because this out-of-control federal government is hurting my daughters. Layoffs, postponed weddings - they deserve better.”   Lisa V. Nancollas Local Coordinator, Mifflin County Tea Party Lewistown, PA Lisa Nancollas lives in Lewistown, Pennsylvania. She is the coordinator for Mifflin County Tea Party Patriots. Lisa is a registered nurse with a bachelor’s ...

Tea Party Patriots Weekly Report from Washington for 07/19/15

  CALENDAR: The House will come back into session on Tuesday, with the first votes scheduled for 6:30 PM. The House will stay in session until Friday, with the last votes expected no later than 3 PM. The Senate will come back into session at 10 AM Tuesday, with no votes scheduled before 2:15 PM. At that point, the Senate is expected to vote on cloture on the Motion To Proceed to H.R. 22 the vehicle for the surface transportation reauthorization bill, known more colloquially as the Highway Bill. They will still in session until Friday. LAST WEEK ON THE HOUSE FLOOR: The House began its work last week on Monday, taking up six ...

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News Briefing for Wednesday, June 3

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: Patriot Act Renewal: Senate Overwhelmingly Votes To Proceed “…Conservative groups are arguing against McConnell’s amendments, and that could augur trouble in the House. So far, the USA Freedom Act has enjoyed unusual support from both tea party groups and the American Civil Liberties Union. “We support passage of the USA Freedom Act as passed by the House, and see no need whatsoever for these amendments which are obviously designed to weaken the bill,” Tea Party Patriots CEO Jenny Beth Martin said in a statement. “Simply put, if it is amended in the manner that the Majority Leader desires, we will be forced to ...

News Briefing for May 30

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: Choosing between Big Brother and the Bill of Rights (Op-ed) “Around 1:30 a.m. Saturday, there was a seismic shift in the U.S. Congress. As the Senate deadlocked over what to do about several expiring provisions of the Patriot Act, it became clear that political momentum had moved away from surveillance and secrecy toward freedom and privacy….” http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-0529-abdo-martin-nsa-20150529-story.html ACLU and Tea Party leaders unite against surveillance “It takes a travesty most vile to compel two groups that are essentially polar opposites to get together and call for reform. Enter the ...

News Briefing for Thursday, May 28

HEALTHCARE: Overhead costs exploding under ObamaCare, study finds “Five years after the passage of ObamaCare, there is one expense that’s still causing sticker shock across the healthcare industry: overhead costs. The administrative costs for healthcare plans are expected to explode by more than a quarter of a trillion dollars over the next decade, according to a new study published by the Health Affairs blog. The $270 billion in new costs, for both private insurance companies and government programs, will be “over and above what would have been expected had the law not been enacted,” one of the authors, David Himmelstein, wrote Wednesday. ...

News Briefing for Friday, May 22

HEALTHCARE: Costs trouble Obamacare enrollees “More than one-third of Obamacare enrollees aren't happy with the extra out-of-pocket costs they must still pay for healthcare. Thirty-seven percent of respondents to a Kaiser Family Foundation poll released Thursday said they're "somewhat" or "very" dissatisfied with their plan's deductible — a set sum consumers must pay for some doctors visits or treatments before their insurer steps in. Those on plans that meet the new requirements under the Affordable Care Act were more likely to report problems with costs — like being unable to pay their medical bills or skipping doctors visits because of cost ...

News Briefing for Tuesday, May 19

HEALTHCARE: ObamaCare Premium Increases Next Year May Shock You “The top ObamaCare exchange insurers in six states where 2016 rate requests have already been filed are seeking to raise rates an average 18.6% next year. Early reports range from an alarming 36% hike sought by the dominant insurer in Tennessee, to a hefty 23% average increase requested by Oregon insurers, to a moderate 7.7% average rise proposed in Connecticut. Flyers promoting Blue Cross Blue Shield and ObamaCare are on display to attract Hispanic customers at a kiosk at Compare Foods in Winston-Salem, N.C.... Flyers promoting Blue Cross Blue Shield and ObamaCare are on display to ...