4 results for tag: Op-Ed


Actually, Speaker Boehner, we disagree on a lot

Over at The Daily Caller today, Tea Party Patriots’ Jenny Beth Martin has an op-ed responding to House Speaker John Boehner’s interview on 60 Minutes. The Speaker seems to think the Tea Party is all about disagreements “over tactics” and not substantive disagreements over things like Obamacare, immigration, and budgets. But as Martin explains, that’s a warped view of the tea party movement. Martin writes [1]: The Speaker trivializes the differences that led to the biggest intraparty rebellion against a sitting Speaker since the Civil War. His first problem isn’t with outside groups, it’s his own GOP colleagues in the House. When one ...

Join the fight against the FEC!

In today’s op-ed for the Washington Times, [1] Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin partnered with FreedomWorks CEO and President Matt Kibbe to address unprecedented new efforts, led by FEC chair Ann Ravel, to regulate online speech. They write, in part: Under the current FEC regulations, political advertising and commentary posted for free on one’s own website or on sites such as YouTube are exempt from regulation by the FEC. Now, however, many FEC watchers, including some of Ms. Ravel’s FEC colleagues, fear she is intent upon changing the current “hands off the internet” approach the FEC adopted more than a decade ago. Ms. ...

Jenny Beth Martin: When we stick to our principles, we win

There’s no shortage of people handicapping the 2014 primary season but most of them are focusing on the wrong thing; it’s not the people in these primaries but the principles. Tea Party Patriots co-founder Jenny Beth Martin’s May 16 column in the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call makes the case of how our principles of personal freedom, economic freedom, and a debt-free future are resonating with Americans all over the country. Read Martin’s op-ed here.

Keli Carender: Socialism, Seattle Style

The extended recession of the Obama administration and the sluggish economic recovery have spawned something of a faddish parlor game among the liberal intelligentsia; whether American capitalism has run its course and it’s time to usher in a socialist model of government. After all, with stubbornly high unemployment, workforce participation at historic lows and myriad compounding factors contributing to our economic woes, it must certainly mean that capitalism is dead. Or so we are told. One of the latest manifestations of this is the recent election of Kshama Sawant to the city council of Seattle, Washington. The 41-year-old native of India who ...