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Statement on Keli Carender’s Resignation

Reluctantly, we have accepted the resignation of Keli Carender from her position with Tea Party Patriots. She’s moving on to become a full time mother to her daughter. She has been a vital member to our team for the last six years and we hate to see her go, but we wish her all the best as she pivots to focus more of her time to her family. Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin shared this message with fellow patriots: Keli Carender has been a trailblazer in our modern day tea party movement. She hosted the first Porkulus Protest in Seattle, WA to protest the stimulus bill before Rick Santelli had his infamous rant in Chicago, ...

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Tea Party Patriots: The Second American Revolution – Jenny Beth Martin and Mark Meckler In 2009, an unemployed mother of two and a politically inexperienced northern California attorney met on a conference call that would end up starting one of the largest grassroots political organizations in American history, the Tea Party Patriots. Fueled by the fires of passion and patriotism, Mark Meckler and Jenny Beth Martin have become the faces of the most powerful political movement in the country, empowering their more than twenty million members by using both high-tech advances and the time-tested American tradition of rallying in public. Promoting ...

Uniforms, Morale and Big Business

In May, Tea Party Patriots reported on how uniform envy in the military has cost taxpayers millions of dollars. With the backlash caused by the Government Accountability Office report that brought this waste to light, it’s no surprise that both the Senate and House Armed Services Committees will be trying to reduce those costs after the fact. According to Roll Call, the issue is causing quite a bit of heartache up on Capitol Hill and within many of the military’s brass. Consolidating the number of uniforms, which would affect almost all of the 2.2 million men and women in the active and part-time armed forces, could save up to a quarter of a ...