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As one of our millions of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to contact your representative and senators and urge them to vote NO on the budget plan proposed by Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) and Senator Patty Murray (D-Washington), respective chairs of the House and Senate budget committees.
Recently, I attended a speech that attempted to lay out a case that Ronald Reagan would not have been a Tea Party President. The speaker, a conservative not terribly familiar with the Tea Party movement, made an interesting case.
FreedomWorks Warns Key Vote “NO” Against the Ryan-Murray Budget Deal
Washington, DC- While details of the final Ryan-Murray budget deal have yet to be released, FreedomWorks is planning to Key Vote “NO” against the deal in its current reported form. According to news outlets, the deal would abandon the sequester reductions and increase annually appropriated spending by about $65 billion, without any entitlement reform.
Democracy and Power 101: Government is PowerThe essence of Government is power; and power, lodged as it must be in human hands, will ever be liable to abuse. —James Madison, Speech in the Virginia State Convention of 1829-1830
Doris “Dorie” Miller was a Mess Attendant working on the USS West Virginia. Like most mornings, he rose before dawn for a dreary day of hauling trash, scrubbing dishes and prepping food for the battleship’s cook. While collecting the crew’s laundry, the General Quarters alarm sounded. Ships have drills all the time — even on Sunday mornings — but a sailor still must answer the call.
The Unemployment Rate: Obama's Inadvertent "Mission Accomplished" Moment
This morning the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), an office within the Department of Labor, announced the unemployment rate for November 2013. As currently calculated, the unemployment rate has indeed fallen to 7.0 percent. The problem is that since the national economy has deteriorated to such a severe degree over the past half-decade the BLS calculations have become a wildly inaccurate way to gauge the health of the broader economy.
11-year-old Entrepreneur Told to Stop Selling, Start Begging
We young people are fickle beings. One day, we're hero-worshipping Justin Bieber for his brave commitment to repetitive four-chord pop songs, the next day, we're abandoning him to the Canadian wilderness as we realize that he wouldn't exist save for that country's content laws and an unfulfilled American pre-adolescent need for pop stars with sketchy haircuts and pants that probably chafe.
As establishment Washingtonians continue to lose popularity with voters, they are becoming increasingly protestant of anyone who criticizes them. Here’s a list of establishment Republicans who have condemned or threatened conservative organizations in recent memory. Sen. Mitch McConnell