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This week, the Center for Freedom and Prosperity released a new video part of their economics 101 video series called “Repealing ObamaCare and Restoring a Free Market in Healthcare.” As the video explains, the current health care system is a costly mess that needs to be reformed by free market solutions.
FreedomWorks Update: Tea Party Resources and Action Items
We all have a lot on our plates as Congress continues to pack their last days in power with one bad bill after another, elections loom just around the corner, and many events are coming up in the next months. It would be easy for anyone to feel overwhelmed. Of course, this is exactly when we need to make sure we don't let the pressure up, that we see this fight through to the end.
Governor Bob McDonnell Reports Virginia Budget Surplus
Taken on its own, the modest blue bump on the bar graph Governor Bob McDonnell displayed at his news conference yesterday was anything but eye-catching. But in the context of the economic downturn, the small bar that represented Virginia’s $220 million dollar surplus was monumental.
According to the Economist, the Financial Services Authority (FSA) has issued a consultation paper after months of study in order to determine the reason for the housing crisis. The purpose of the paper is two- fold, as the experts who wrote the paper are also expected to give recommendations on safer lending practices in the future, which, everyone hopes, will avert another catastrophic meltdown.
Key Vote "No" H.R. 4173: Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, NAACP delegates passed a resolution titled “The Tea Party Movement” in an attempt to expose “bigoted elements” within the Tea Party movement and call for the repudiation of “racist Tea Party leaders.” “The time has come for [Tea Party leaders] to accept the responsibility that comes with influence and make clear there is no place for racism and anti-Semitism, homophobia and other forms of bigotry in their movement," stated NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd Jealous.
On July 1, the Obama administration launched its newest propaganda website, healthcare.gov. As expected, the website is part of Obama’s continued public-relations campaign that pushes to sell the American people on ObamaCare. Certainly, the American people should be informed on how their health care quality will change under the new law. Unfortunately, the Obama administration ignored the Republican’s request for a true consumer information tool by creating a tax-funded promotion portal.
Tea party activists plan to hound lawmakers as they return home for a weeklong recess.Conservatives discussed their plans on a phone call Wednesday that aimed to refocus the grassroots movement on policy issues. After losing the health care fight, many tea partyers shifted their focus to getting the lawmakers who passed that bill out of office in November.But with Democrats considering an energy bill, they are turning again to fighting legislation.