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Tea Party Patriots Co-Founder Jenny Beth Martin’s Speech at CPAC

This morning, Tea Party Patriots National Coordinator Jenny Beth Martin opened the last day of CPAC’s speakers with a resounding condemnation of Obamacare, today’s stagnant economy, and the corruption and pocket-lining in Washington. Jenny Beth’s speech brought observers to their feet as she cheered them to stand up and fight against the establishment. She also highlighted Tea Party successes across the nation in Wisconsin and Washington State, and how patriotic citizens around the nation and in Congress are taking back our country. See the speech below. Full text of speech as prepared for delivery: Jenny Beth Martin Speech at ...

Job Opening In WA State 6th District

Job Opening WA State 6th Congressional District TPP Citizen Journalist Larry Killion   After nearly 40 years in office, Rep. Norm Dicks (71) WA 6th Dist. Democrat has announced he will not run for another term.  There were already a number of GOP candidates waiting to try another run at him in the next election but the Democrats seemed stunned by the announcement. Puget Sound voters will decide where we go from here in November.   In an article in the Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal, Lary Coppola said, “This community certainly owes an enormous debt to Norm, who has brought home the bacon for almost four decades. His ability ...

NRA is the problem

NRA is the problem says 18 term Congressman Larry Killion TPP Citizen Journalist. 1-16-12. A gun-control proponent, whose voting record gets failing grades from the National Rifle Association (NRA), is frustrated. “It is just the political reality on Capitol Hill. The problem is the NRA's got a majority in the House and Senate — that's the reality of it," said Norm Dicks, 70, WA-D. Dicks complained about the lack of gun control in an article in the Seattle Times that discussed a recent candle light vigil for a Park Ranger killed by a gunman in Mt. Rainier National Park. Dicks wants Congress to overturn a law that took effect in 2010 ...

Local Paper Laments Career Politicians

Kitsap Sun says Dicks is part of the problem. Larry Killion, TPP Citizen Journalist.  12-19-11. An article by Rob Woutat takes issue with “Congressional Careerism.”  Norm Dicks, 70, (D-WA.) was first elected in 1976.  Fourteen others have been in Congress anywhere from 36 to 56 years.  Men, that did not see Congress as a career, wrote the Constitution with the idea that once a man did his civic duty in an elected office for a term or two at the most, he would then return home to his real job and career.  According to records from the first hundred years of Congress, those that stayed a second term in the Senate were veterans and ...

Payroll Tax Cut Extension Passes in the House

12/14/11 By Jim Culbertson, TPP Citizen Journalist The House passed HR 3630 (Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2011) with the support of Congressman Dave Reichert (R, WA) and with most representatives voting along party lines. The bill has been threatened with veto by the White House and is believed to set a baseline for further negotiation. Democrats are not happy with the bill because it includes no tax increases and because it contains language that requires the president make a decision on the Keystone XL pipeline within 60 days of the bill’s enactment. A key provision in the bill is the extension of the 4.2% Social Security ...