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Dear FreedomWorks member,As one of our millions of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to contact both of your senators and urge them to support the “Alexander-Vitter Amendment No. 523,” to the Senate Budget Resolution, S.Con.Res. 8. Introduced by Senator Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Senator David Vitter of Louisiana, the amendment would make ending the harmful medical device tax of Obamacare and repealing the wasteful Wind Production Tax Credit (PTC) a priority of the Senate Budget Resolution.
More Layoffs For Environmental Project That Received $2 Billion in Stimulus Funds
Despite having received nearly $2 billion in stimulus funding, contractors at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation cleanup project in Richland, Wash., have consistently hemorrhaged jobs over the past couple of years as taxpayer dollars dried up, and companies had to return to more realistic budgets. And while this has been a consistent pattern established for years now, a new round of a couple hundred layoffs at the site is being attributed to - you guessed it - sequestration.
The Importance of Pop-Culture in the Fight for Liberty
There is a tremendous amount of money, time and effort spent on promoting political ideas through think tanks, political action committees, cable news stations and a myriad of other sources. Billions are spent on elections, and woe betide anyone unfortunate enough to live in a swing state, doomed to unrelenting robocalls and political advertisements for months on end.
Senate Vote-a-Rama - Learn About the Most Important Senate Budget Amendments Here!
Democracy and Power 104: Future Debt Burden A government debt is a government claim against personal income and private property – an unpaid tax bill. —Hans F. SennholzExcessive spending and inflicting debilitating debt is integral to all modern democracies. Why? Elected politicians institute programs for current voters and shift the debt to future workers, even the unborn. Social Security, Medicare, prescriptions drug benefits for seniors are prime examples in America.
Karl Rove Thinks Voters Are Stupid - A Mathematician Proves Him Wrong
Karl Rove published an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal in which he claimed that Republicans lost the 2012 Presidential election, in part, because Democrats maintain a significant data advantage over Republicans. While this may be true, Rove’s contention is that with its own “army of computer engineers, mathematicians and social scientists” Republicans will be able to win elections they would have lost otherwise. As a practicing mathematician, I can tell you that Rove has no idea what he is talking about.
FreedomWorks Media Roundup: March 13th – 21st, 2013
FreedomWorks chief praises Paul filibuster, dismisses GOP split Matt Kibbe, president and CEO of Tea Party group FreedomWorks, on Sunday rejected suggestions that Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) filibuster on drones had weakened the GOP’s image on national security issues.
On Monday, the RNC released a 100 page “autopsy” on the 2012 election. Despite the fact that hardly anyone, especially young people, are going to actually sit down and read a 100 page document about the Republican Party, it appears that the RNC is beginning to understand some of the problems it faces.
Messaging Conservative Principles - Governor Walker Speaks with Bloggers at CPAC
On Saturday, Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin addressed CPAC, and according to at least one observer, was the best speaker of the conference. After he finished, he agreed to address a small gathering of bloggers to expand on the points he made in his speech.Of his main speech, Solomon Yue, Oregon RNC National Committeeman, said,
Sometimes, in the course of your life, there will be parties to which you are not invited. Are you ok? Shall I fetch the smelling salts? If you’re still reading this, I’ll assume that you’re a reasonable human being...and that you’re not planning on raising your children in St. Mary’s County, Maryland.