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On April 17, the central Texas town of West was rocked by an explosion at a fertilizer plant that killed 15 people, injured more than 160 people and leveled an entire neighborhood. This small community of less than 3,000 people situated on Interstate-35 between Waco and Dallas was decimated.
For any American paying attention, it can hardly be a surprise that Congressional approval is at a low point. In fact, it is at an all time low. In a recent poll, only 10% of respondents approved of the job Congress is doing. To get an idea of how abysmally low that rating is, let’s take a look at some other data for comparison.
FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe Asks Senator Lindsey Graham for His Email Password
Washington, DC- At a press conference today, FreedomWorks President Matt Kibbe addressed the growing list of civil liberties violations that have surfaced in recent weeks, and extended an open invitation to South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham to walk the walk implied by his casual dismissal of the 4th Amendment to the Constitution. If he has "nothing to worry about," he should be willing to publicly release his email password. The petition can be found at www.LindseysPassword.com.
Participation Trophy Madness: New Cars For Perfect School Attendance?!?
As has to be pointed out with so many news stories these days, this is not satire.Graduating senior Vanessa Umana expected to leave last Friday's commencement ceremony at Francis Polytechnic High School with a diploma, a few photos and some wonderful memories.
Updated 6/14/2013Arizona Governor Janice Brewer, after publicly opposing Obamacare before the 2012 elections, has been trying ever since to implement the deeply unpopular law with the expansion of Medicaid in her state. Her push to implement this expansion of the already failing Obamacare is a tale of cronyism and backroom deals. In the end if she is successful it will only benefit the dealmakers, not the people of Arizona.
The FreedomCast - Episode 48 - EPA, DoJ and the IRS - CJ Ciaramella on the Latest Scandals
On today’s FreedomCast, reporter for the Washington Free Beacon, CJ Ciaramella joins me to discuss the latest on the NSA Prism program, the underreported EPA scandals and how you have privacy protection if you’re Lisa Jackson, but not an innocent farmer.
Washington, DC- Over sixteen thousand general admission tickets have been sold for FreedomWorks’ main summer event, “Free the People,” set to take place on Friday, July 5th from 7:30-9:30pm local time at the USANA Amphitheater in Salt Lake City, Utah.
FreedomWorks Director of Grassroots Whitney Neal to Testify Against Common Core in Delaware
WHAT: FreedomWorks Director of Grassroots and former Texas middle school History Department Director Whitney Neal will testify as an expert witness before the Cape Henlopen School District Board of Education meeting in opposition to Common Core, a national takeover of education curriculum. WHEN: Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at 7:00pm ET. The meeting begins at 7pm; Neal’s testimony is the 18th item on the agenda.
The Obama Administration has given every indication that it will reignite the debate over the economically damaging carbon tax. This comes as no surprise. What should come as a surprise, however, is the willingness of some Republicans to be supportive of such a draconian tax. The conservative base must stand and let their voices be heard: No Carbon Tax.