Washington, DC – Tea Party Patriots President and co-founder Jenny Beth Martin released the following statement today, reacting to the confirmation hearing of EPA Administrator-designate Scott Pruitt. “Today, Scott Pruitt showed the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and the nation as a whole why he will be such an effective EPA Administrator once he…

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On Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden greeted federal employees of the Environmental Protection Agency as they returned to work. In what is essentially a taxpayer-funded marketing video for the Administration, Biden took some liberties with the truth, showing the hypocrisy of the Administration. First, the Vice President said: What you saw last night [in Congress]…

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Once again, anti-free market policy at the White House is damaging America’s economy and international relations. This time, it’s over the Keystone Pipeline. It appears the State Department will now likely delay its final report until 2014: The State Department’s decision on the Keystone XL pipeline is in danger of being pushed into 2014. State’s…

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When sequestration was about to kick in, President Obama and his allies predicted many woes would come to the federal government and the American people. It looks like one area of forecasted harm, major furloughs in the federal bureaucracy, is far less ruinous than advertised: When sequestration was about to kick in, the Obama administration…

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Ever since the debt ceiling was created, both parties have talked about the risk of “default” if America hits it. This ignores reality, in which default only happens if the country fails to pay interest payments. Hitting the debt ceiling would only force a balanced budget. With the next debt ceiling fight beginning in Washington,…

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On Monday, Paul Krugman’s column was full of the usual tripe and hatred of those who are to the right of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA). However, while much of the column deserves debunking, he also got some things (brace yourselves) right. Here are the Bad & Ugly of the column: First, Krugman says…

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Last week, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel sent a letter to the Senate Armed Services Committee describing the harm sequestration will cause to the Defense Department if it is allowed to continue in Fiscal Year 2014. From a column on the letter (h/t to Jazz Shaw): Automatic budget cuts already are “severely damaging military readiness,” Hagel…

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In April, Tea Party Patriots criticized the so-called “Monsanto Protection Act” because of its cronyism and corrupt nature. This stance for the free market – clearly consistent with free market principles – so shocked critics of the Tea Party that Huffington Post, Russia Today, The Guardian, Grist.org, and many other organizations highlighted the post. Now…

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Note: The below post comes from Rasmus Brygger, President of the free market-oriented Liberal Alliance Youth in Denmark. It isn’t always easy living in a country described as the land of milk and honey by socialists all over the world. They should, of course, love Denmark, since it’s by many measures the most socialist country…

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A few weeks ago, Tea Party Patriots reported on a modest scandal in the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) – the agency appears to be waiving fees for Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests for liberal groups, while charging conservative groups full price. Over the last few weeks, other small scandals have popped up, but have…

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