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WHAT: FreedomWorks will host a blogger conference call to provide the GOP Doctor’s Caucus with a platform to make the case for patient-centered health care reform. Each Congressman will present a brief statement on how the President’s health care law negatively affects the doctor-patient relationship, and why a patient centered health care system is the most compassionate and effective system on the table. Statements will be followed by Q&A.
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of the House and Senate Budget Plans
The swiftness and efficiency of the recent papal election has some commentators lamenting the state of the American electoral system, particularly with regard to the increasing expense involved in selecting a president. The 2012 presidential election, for example, lasted nearly two years and ended up costing in excess of $5 billion.
“Free Medicaid” – Federal Coercion of States and Taxpayers
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
Coalition Letter to RSC Chairman Steve Scalise on a Carbon Tax Resolution
FreedomWorks has signed onto the following letter supporting Congressman and Chairman of the Republican Study Committee Steve Scalise in his resolution expressing the sense of Congress that a Carbon Tax would be an unacceptable detriment to the U.S. economy.Dear Chairman Scalise,On behalf of the millions of members and supporters of our organizations, we write to commend your introduction of a concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy.
The FreedomCast: Episode 19 - Dean Clancy on the Democrat's Proposed Budget
On today’s edition of The FreedomCast, Dean Clancy VP of Public Policy at FreedomWorks joins me to discuss the battle between the Republican and Democrat budgets, what to expect in the process going forward and report live from CPAC, and the latest on BlogCon2013.
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Key Vote NO on Senate Omnibus/Continuing Resolution
Dear FreedomWorks member,As one of our millions of FreedomWorks members nationwide, I urge you to contact your U.S. Senators and urge them to vote NO on H.R. 933, which contains the Continuing Resolution (CR) to fund the federal government through the end of Fiscal Year 2013.
FreedomWorks Reveals the 2013 Recipients of the “FreedomFighter Award”
Congressional Democrats have finally gotten around to proposing a federal budget - the first one in four years - and you can probably imagine what it includes. According to The Hill,The first budget from Senate Democrats in four years includes nearly $1 trillion in new taxes but would not balance the budget.