The Obama administration and its progressive soldiers seem to know no bounds when it comes to seeking political advantage by limiting speech. The Wall Street Journal put it well: “The Obama administration is moving to rein in the influence of tax-exempt groups in elections by creating rules to restrict their spending on a wide range of campaign-related activities.”
President Obama and progressives purportedly have an interest in democracy and amplifying the voice of each citizen, but the latest changes being proposed to how 501(c)(4) organizations can operate in or near elections is a direct threat to electoral freedom.Read More
Dugan told host and Breitbart News Executive Chairman Stephen K. Bannon, “2010 was a firecracker. 2014 is going to be an explosion.”
He said the Tea Party has always been right about the perils of Obamacare. He said when Americans get “hit in the pocketbook on Obamacare,” the Tea Party will get even more credibility on health care, which will make the movement gain more credibility on other issues such as the national debt. He said the impact will be felt at the ballot box.Read More
Conservatives question US Chamber’s plan to spend millions to defeat Tea Party style candidates in 2014 Silencing the Voice Of the People
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The U.S. Chamber of Commerce says it will back “pro-business” candidates against Tea Party-styled opponents in this year’s elections, largely in response to conservative lawmakers fueling last year’s partial government shutdown fight.
In 2014, the chamber will work to protect and expand a pro-business majority in the House and advance our position and our influence in the Senate,” Chamber President and CEO Tom Donohue said Wednesday. “We will support candidates who want to work within the legislative process.”Read More
SCTPC Convention Update "We The People"
If you live in the 7th District, please tune in to “Carolina This Week” on WPDE this Sunday morning at 11:00am. I will be speaking with Tim McGinnis about our convention and other items that are important to us. I hope you find this interview lively and informative. For those outside the district that cannot receive this channel, we will have a YouTube video posted here by midweek.
The interest in our 2014 convention has been tremendous and we are thrilled that so many of you, from South Carolina and at least a dozen other states will be attending. We have a fabulous line-up of speakers to keep you informed and up to date on dozens of critical issues.Read More
The resolution cites a string of allegations against Holder, such as involvement in Operation Fast and Furious, refusal to enforce the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and various drug laws, refusal to prosecute IRS officials responsible for leaking confidential GOP donor tax information, and misleading testimony before Congress this year about whether he approved invasive investigative tactics against reporters like Fox News’ James Rosen.
Olson was joined by 19 of his House colleagues. Members who joined Olson on the resolution as original cosponsors include Reps. Larry Buschon (R-IN), Blake Farenthold (R-TX), Phil Roe (R-TN), Randy Weber (R-TX), Lynn Westmoreland (R-GA), Roger Williams (R-TX), Ted Yoho (R-FL) Louie Gohmert (R-TX), Michele Bachmann (R-MN), Bill Flores (R-TX), Mark Amodei (R-NV), Jim Bridenstine (R-OK), Scott DesJarlais (R-TN), Jeff Duncan (R-SC), Duncan Hunter (R-CA), Sam Johnson (R-TX), Steve Stockman (R-TX), Mike Conaway (R-TX), and Thomas Massie (R-KY).Read More
“Congressman Issa is currently working on a proposal that would offer temporary status for some qualifying aliens already present,” Frederick Hill, Issa’s spokesman, wrote in an email.
On Tuesday morning, The Hill reported that Issa was working on such a bill. “Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) has also started work on a bill that would deal with the immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, and has been briefing stakeholders on it for feedback, according to three people familiar with the matter,” The Hill’s Jennifer Martinez wrote. “It’s unclear when Issa will put the bill forward, sources say, but his aim is to jump-start a discussion in the House about the divisive issue.”Read More