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Project 21 fellow, Fox News contributor, FreedomWorks fellow, 9/12 and 4/15 speaker, and all around class act Deneen Borelli has a great piece up over at FoxNews.com on the roots of racism charges against the tea party movement, revealing the sheer panic that is motivating the left to grasp at straws and throw down the "race card"
Today marks the 40th annual Earth Day. Traditionally, this day is thought of as a leftist holiday that uses scare tactics to convince us that the world is ending soon unless we sinful Americans environmentally clean up our act. Surely, the Obama administration will use this day to push forward their anti-growth, high tax, job killing agendas to “save” the environment. The Earth Day network plans to,organize a massive climate rally on The National Mall to demand that Congress pass a strong climate bill in 2010.
If Financial Reform Passes, "The Party on Wall Street Has Just Begun"
President Obama traveled to Wall Street today in order to deliver some “tough talk” in efforts to promote the financial regulation reform bill expected to be introduced in the Senate next week. Back in January, Obama pledged that taxpayers would never be forced to bailout another failing bank,Never again will the American taxpayer be held hostage by a bank that is too big to fail.
New Wall Street Regulations Threaten Jobs, Markets, and Economic Recovery
Policy experts, lawmakers, businesses, and constituents from across the country have continued to express their well justified opposition to the idea of a government-run cap and trade system in the U.S. Currently, a new version of a cap and trade based bill is being considered.
Updated: now includes Salt Lake City
In addition to the D.C. Tax Day Tea Party down the street at the Washington Monument, there were hundreds of tax day protests around the country. Here's a few reports from our members and their local tea parties:
Salt Lake City, Utah
I find it rather interesting to read about how President Obama and many of his Democratic cronies are desperately pushing for financial regulatory reform. It makes me wonder why such legislation has become such a pressing priority. After all, both President Obama, and many Democratic lawmakers have financially benefited from the likes of Wall Street’s heavy hitting investment houses such as Goldman Sachs.
As you probably know by now, Senator Graham (R-SC) has teamed up with Senators Kerry (D-MA) and Liebermann (I-CT) to unveil their own version of cap-and-trade in sheep's clothing next week. This new energy tax bill was crafted over months behind closed doors, and only special interest lobbyists could pry out any details.
ATTENTION FL FreedomWorks Members: The Big Vote is Today - Call Your Florida Rep!
Florida FreedomWorks members and allies - please see below an urgent call to action from our friends at the South Florida Tea Party:HJR37, the Florida Health Care Freedom Act, and SCR10, the Balanced Federal Budget Bill, both passed the Rules Committee! The Florida Health Care Freedom Act will exempt Floridians and from buying health insurance and Obamare. The Balance Budget Bill will put presssure on Congress to balance the budget and calls for a limited constitutional convention if they fail to act.
Ohio Coal Miners Look to Get Some Answers from Sherrod Brown
A group of about 30 miners from Ohio who had traveled to D.C. to speak-out against cap and trade as part of FreedomWorks Take America Back Tax Day Tea Party activities decided to drop in on Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH).Check out the video clip!