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News Briefing for Friday, January 30, 2015

TEA PARTY PATRIOTS: It's Time to Pass the Lee Balanced Budget Amendment (Jenny Beth Martin’s op-ed) “With the president’s recent lawlessness on executive amnesty and GOP efforts to beat it back, it’s easy to forget that just three and a half years ago, we were on the cusp of a grand bargain. President Barack Obama and Speaker John A. Boehner would tackle a range of ever-present fiscal crises, everyone would make tough concessions, and the nation would be on sound fiscal footing for a generation. Alas, it was not to be. In a rare moment of fortitude, the speaker wouldn’t go along with the massive tax increases the president wanted. ...

The Progressive Left’s Secular Theocracy

I'm a Christian and a Tea Partier. Obviously I want to overthrow America's constitutional government and replace it with an oppressive theocracy. Or so the progressive left tells me. I encounter this accusation often, as wild-eyed MSNBC anchors shout it toward their cameras, increasingly silly columnists write it in the New York Times, and my own acquaintances say it in our political conversations. I don't know if these people actually believe their rhetoric or if they're simply trying to scare others away from all things Tea Party and religious. I suspect that it's a combination of both. Regardless, I can't help but chuckle at the irony my ...