By Susan Lascolette There’s no doubt that the Virginia House and Senate are operating under razor-thin political margins – a 2-seat difference in the Senate and a 1-seat difference in the House. The elections on November 5th may be a tipping point. In the Senate: Eleven of the Democratic Senator candidates are running unopposed and another five have only an independent challenger. In contrast, only one Republican Senator candidate is running unopposed and another four have just an independent [...]
WHEN: Wednesday March 15 - Capitol Hill Time 1:00 - 5:00 PM WHERE: Location US Capitol on the Senate Side (Bus locations & schedule TBD) FreedomWorks will be operating buses from various parts of Virginia Lunch will be provided by FreedomWorks There will be two parts to the program: Part 1 Senator Ted Cruz Will Highlight the First Part which will last about 1 hour Andrew Wilkow - SiriusXM Radio as Master of Ceremonies C L Bryant Freedom Works Senior Fellow [...]
How refreshing it is to see a US senator speaking out against his own legislative body! The Senate makes its own rules, and then routinely ignores them. He also points out how the Senate is playing a shell game by moving money around to pay for various items, thus being disingenuous to the American people [...]
Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation Demands That Speaker Boehner Reinstate House Committee Members Amash, Huelskamp, and Schweikert
For Immediate Release December 5, 2012 Contact: Mark Daugherty 540-885-5627 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 540-255-1431 Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation Demands That Speaker Boehner Reinstate House Committee Members Amash, Huelskamp, and Schweikert (Richmond, VA) – “The Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation demands that House Speaker John Boehner reinstate House Committee members, Justin Amash and Tim Huelskamp to the House Budget Committee, and David Schweikert to the House Financial [...]
Christian Science Monitor releases a blistering report of high-ranking former U.S. political figures taking 5-figure speaking fees from a designated terrorist group. The purpose of the speeches? To get the group off of the list. Lee Hamilton, former co-chair of the 9/11 Commission, told the Monitor he received a “good fee” to speak in Washington. [...]
…there’s no putting it back in. The precedent has been established; we can attack anyone we want to and call it “defending the United States.” Congress is irrelevant. Those of you who still believe we can change enough politicia...
What country ever existed a century and a half without a rebellion? And what country can preserve it's liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is it's natural manure. Thomas Jefferson - Original Enemy "Belligerent"
By Carole Thorpe Chairwoman of the Jefferson Area Tea Party, Charlottesville VA On February 16th on the floor of the House of Representatives, Congressman Robert Hurt spoke our truth to power for nearly two and a half minutes for the urgent need to cut government spending and reduce the national debt. It was a masterful statement and a bravura performance. Congressman Hurt demonstrated a firm command of the devastating statistics which add up to our nation's crisis, clearly laid out [...]
Most Americans couldn't stomach the idea of listening to the state of the union speech. So I've undertaken the daunting task of decoding the speech from the written transcript found at NPR. It's understandable why most people would skip this staged absurdity. When Joe Wilson 2 years ago yelled “you lie”! we had no idea how prophetic his words were.
Monday January 3, 2010 http://www.rncdebate.org/ 2011 RNC Chairman Debate hosted by Americans for Tax Reform & The Daily Caller. View the debate live on Monday, January 3, 2011 at 1:00 PM EST at www.dailycaller.com. After registering and logging in, you can submit and vote on questions to be asked of the candidates at the debate. If your question is selected, you will receive both a signed copy of Grover Norquist's Leave Us Alone and a ball cap from The Daily [...]