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Obama Clearly Knew about VA Problems, But Did Nothing about It

Obama Clearly Knew about VA Problems, But Did Nothing about It

It’s absolutely laughable to believe that President Obama is just now discovering how bad things are in VA hospitals. The issue has come to the fore as VA officials at a Phoenix hospital have been accused of “cooking the books,” which ultimately led to the death of 40 veterans. This discovery has led inspector general Richard Griffin to look at […]

Elizabeth Warren Busy Trying to Make Money Off of Benghazi Scandal

Elizabeth Warren Busy Trying to Make Money Off of Benghazi Scandal

Leave it to a Democrat to capitalize on an already sad affair. On May 9th Senator Elizabeth Warren published a blog post on her website. The post was in response to the newly created panel meant to reopen the investigation to unearth what really happened in Benghazi. She writes that with having multiple family members in the military, she knows […]

Democratic Strategist: “GOP Foolish to Ignore Tea Party”

Democratic Strategist: “GOP Foolish to Ignore Tea Party”

When Washington insiders finally get it, you know you’re making progress. Last weekend, a veteran Democratic consultant commented on why Eric Cantor lost, and why the Tea Party is very important to the success of the Republican Party. Donna Brazile, DNC Vice Chairwoman and strategist who ran Al Gore’s Presidential campaign, said that Republican candidates who ignore the Tea Party […]

The Biggest Tea Party Win of 2014

The Biggest Tea Party Win of 2014

If anyone thought the Tea Party movement or candidates were going away anytime soon – well, think again. In the biggest upset of the 2014 primary season, economics professor and Tea Party candidate Dave Brat defeated the second most powerful Republican in the House, Majority Leader Eric Cantor. With just over 65,000 total votes cast in Virginia’s 7th Congressional District, […]

Is What Happened in North Carolina Good for the Tea Party?

Is What Happened in North Carolina Good for the Tea Party?

North Carolina recently witnessed a “battle royale” between establishment republicans and grassroots opponents that left the GOP candidate the proud victor. It might seem like Thom Tillis’s victory on May 6th was a blow to the Tea Party and its goals. But looks are deceiving. Even though Tillis throttled his two Tea Party opponents by receiving more than 40% of […]

Establishment Republicans Target Renegade Tea Party Incumbent

Establishment Republicans Target Renegade Tea Party Incumbent

After scoring big wins in the May 6 primaries, the GOP Establishment now takes aim at one of the most anti-establishment Congressmen in Washington, Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan. A couple of big companies and Republican Congressmen are supporting his primary opponent, businessman Brian Ellis. Ellis was also a 14-year member of the East Grand Rapids School Board before he […]

Latest Poll Shows Attacks on Justin Amash Backfiring in Michigan

Latest Poll Shows Attacks on Justin Amash Backfiring in Michigan

It’s no secret that the GOP Establishment in Washington, D.C. doesn’t like Justin Amash. He’s one of the most principled, pro-Constitution Congressman in the House of Representatives, and he’s not willing to compromise his principles for special interest groups. That’s why he has a primary challenge from Michigan businessman (and 15-year East Grand Rapids school board member) Brian Ellis. Ellis […]

Tea Party Tornado Sweeps Texas GOP Primary

Tea Party Tornado Sweeps Texas GOP Primary

To paraphrase Mark Twain, reports of the Tea Party’s death in Texas are greatly exaggerated. In four Republican primaries, Tea Party-supported candidates all won their respective contests, headlined by the race for Lieutenant Governor. Challenger Dan Patrick beat well-funded incumbent and energy magnate David Dewhurst for the 2nd highest office in Texas. Dewhurst contributed over $5 million of personal funds […]

Lead Benghazi Investigator Receives Death Threat

Lead Benghazi Investigator Receives Death Threat

In light of recent developments indicating the Executive branch has hidden key pieces of information surrounding the Benghazi scandal, a new panel has been selected to review the events of September 11, 2012. Since assuming the position as the lead investigator, Trey Gowdy has received threats against his life. Apparently, these were not empty threats. The Washington DC police found […]

Professor Says Tea Party Advocates Can “Leave in a Bodybag”

Professor Says Tea Party Advocates Can “Leave in a Bodybag”

Professor Otis Madison said that anyone who wanted to support Tea Party candidate Ted Cruz (or anyone associated with the Tea Party for that matter) could: “get the hell out of my room or leave in a body bag.” Madison, who teaches at The University Of California Santa Barbara, is conducting a class called “The Obama Phenomenon.” Some of the […]