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Tea Party Is A Movement Now, Not Just A Mood

December 22, 2014 by

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By Heath Hansen ~ Is the tea party a movement or just a mood? That was the question posed by Weekly Standard columnist and Fox News contributor Steven Hayes as he kicked off a panel at the Heritage Foundation celebrating the 5th anniversary of the tea party. Hayes and his co-panelists, Heritage Action for America […]

The Most Important Lesson of 2014

December 17, 2014 by

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By Mark Alexander~ “History by apprising [citizens] of the past will enable them to judge of the future; it will avail them of the experience of other times and other nations; it will qualify them as judges of the actions and designs of men; it will enable them to know ambition under every disguise it […]

A Referendum on Obama … and Republican Leadership

November 5, 2014 by

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Obama Lost More Than Republicans Won By Mark Alexander~ “An elective despotism was not the government we fought for; but one in which the powers of government should be so divided and balanced among the several bodies of magistracy as that no one could transcend their legal limits without being effectually checked and restrained by […]

Constitutional Convention? Caveat Emptor

October 15, 2014 by

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The Law of Unintended Consequences By Mark Alexander~ “The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government. But the Constitution, which at any time exists, ‘till changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole People, is sacredly obligatory upon all.” –George […]

Can The Tea Party Take Over The GOP?

June 5, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ “Republicans never, ever win the presidency unless they nationalize the election by campaigning on a conservative agenda—drawing a sharp contrast between the Democrat worldview and the conservative worldview.” That’s Richard A. Viguerie offering his insight and advice in his new book, “Takeover” ($27.95, WMD Books) and, if you have been wondering […]

The War Within The GOP

April 14, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ I started out a Democrat because my parents were Democrats. When I was old enough to conclude that the Democratic Party was so socialist I could not remain one, I became a Republican. In her nineties, even my Mother registered as a Republican. Times change and people change. Now I am […]

You Might Be a Liberal If…You Might Be a Liberal If…

April 2, 2014 by

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By Mark Alexander~ “[W]e ought to deprecate the hazard attending ardent and susceptible minds, from being too strongly, and too early prepossessed in favor of other political systems, before they are capable of appreciating their own.” –George Washington (1795) We use political labels all the time. Too often, though, we do so without conveying anything […]

Ayatollah DeMint? CBS Reporter Equates Iran’s Islamist Hardliners To U.S. Tea Party

June 16, 2013 by

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By Tim Graham ~ For many years, the networks have done a sloppy job of comparing “conservatives” around the globe. As the Berlin Wall fell, the “conservatives” became the communists who wanted to keep their grip on power and not give way to democracy. That’s hardly comparable to American conservatives. On Saturday night, CBS News […]

The Tea Party Target

May 13, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ The Foundation “Wherever the real power in a Government lies, there is the danger of oppression.” –James Madison Essential Liberty “[A] top IRS executive admitted Friday that, beginning in 2010, the agency had specifically targeted for possible audits conservative groups with the words ‘tea party’ or ‘patriot’ in their names. Then over […]

Tyranny? What Tyranny?

May 9, 2013 by

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Liberty Lesson 101 for the Class of 2013 By Mark Alexander “The time to guard against corruption and tyranny, is before they shall have gotten hold on us. It is better to keep the wolf out of the fold, than to trust to drawing his teeth and talons after he shall have entered.” –Thomas Jefferson (1781) […]

Memo to the GOP: Liberty Is Colorblind

March 21, 2013 by

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Promote Freedom in Every Quarter of America! By Mark Alexander “A little matter will move a party, but it must be something great that moves a nation.” –Thomas Paine (1791) A record number of conservatives, from grassroots Patriots to national GOP leaders, gathered for the 2013 CPAC confab last week, sponsored by our friends at […]

Sequester Roll Over, Part 2?

February 7, 2013 by

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The Patriot Post ~ Will Republican ‘Leadership’ Bow to Obama? By Mark Alexander “The principle of spending money to be paid by posterity, under the name of funding, is but swindling futurity on a large scale.” –Thomas Jefferson (1816) This week we honor the life of President Ronald Reagan, who inherited from his Democrat predecessor, […]

Tea Partiers Must Hang Tough

December 21, 2012 by

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By Star Parker ~ Compromisers tell us that we have no choice but to resign ourselves to a bloated, second-class America. Now, suddenly, the Tea Party is everybody’s whipping boy. Liberals, in the wake of the election, gloat about what they see as liberalism’s return to the mainstream and good riddance to the end of […]

You’re Doing it Wrong – Humor

August 28, 2012 by

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You’re Doing it Wrong Wonka Wisdom   Wheel of Misfortune He’s Not Laughing, It’s the Botox Like, Totally Extreme Sky Rocket And now for some cartoons Read more excellent articles at The Patriot Post.

2012 Will Be the Tea Party Election Year

May 16, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Bluntly said, the full weight of Tea Party members, their family members and co-workers who go to the polls in November will end Obama’s reign of terror. I think that 2012 will be known as the year the Tea Party movement changed the future of America away from its entrenched socialist […]

Patriots’ Day: Sons of Liberty Then and Now

April 19, 2012 by

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By Mark Alexander ‘Tis the Season for a Patriot Spring “Let us therefore rely upon the goodness of the Cause, and the aid of the supreme Being, in whose hands Victory is, to animate and encourage us to great and noble Actions — The Eyes of all our Countrymen are now upon us. … Let […]

FBI Terrorist Alert: Beware of Those Who ‘Reference the Constitution or Bible’

February 9, 2012 by

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By Mark Alexander Memo to Ron Paul supporters — and anyone else interested in restoring constitutional integrity “Wherever the real power in a Government lies, there is the danger of oppression.” –James Madison (1788) The FBI held a press conference this week on a terrorist alert bulletin, which it sent to every federal, state and […]

Two Years After Tea Party, Time Calls ‘The Protester’ Their Person of the Year

December 16, 2011 by

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By Tim Graham Time is so liberal it was obvious they could not consider the Tea Party protests as a Person of the Year entry. But that’s not true with Occupy Wall Street, since Time’s 2011 Person of the Year is suddenly now “The Protester.” Kurt Andersen’s essay announced: “‘Massive and effective street protest’ was […]

The Original Tea Party – December 16, 1773

December 15, 2011 by

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By Alan Caruba The modern-day Tea Party is a loose amalgamation of people who came together in March 2009 to protest against passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act otherwise known as Obamacare. There was a large gathering in Washington, D.C. with estimates of several hundred thousand to a million participants. There had […]

The Patriot’s 2012 GOP Candidate Ratings

October 27, 2011 by

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By Mark Alexander The Pros and Cons “If men of wisdom and knowledge, of moderation and temperance, of patience, fortitude and perseverance, of sobriety and true republican simplicity of manners, of zeal for the honour of the Supreme Being and the welfare of the commonwealth; if men possessed of these other excellent qualities are chosen […]

Obama’s Red October Uprising

October 13, 2011 by

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By Mark Alexander The Resurgence of the American Socialist Movement “We must make our election between economy and Liberty, or profusion and servitude.” –Thomas Jefferson By now, you’re aware that the seeds of socialist dissent are being sown across our great nation, mostly within the fetid soil of urban centers, where cadres of activists coalesce […]

Chicago-Style Government + More

September 23, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post  Digest The Oath Accountability Civil Action Join the tens of thousands of Patriots who have already signed on to the Oath Accountability Civil Action for Constitutional Integrity. To enforce our Constitution’s limits on the central government, we believe a formal legal action is necessary. This action, if successful, would require that all […]

Taking Down Socialist ‘Tax Fairness’ Rhetoric

September 22, 2011 by

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By Mark Alexander Who decides what is fair? “The basis of our political systems is the right of the people to make and to alter their Constitutions of Government. But the Constitution, which at any time exists, ’till changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole People is sacredly obligatory upon all.” –George […]

Obama’s Proposed Tax Increase on Small Business + More

September 14, 2011 by

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The Patriot Post  Chronicle The Foundation “An unlimited power to tax involves, necessarily, a power to destroy; because there is a limit beyond which no institution and no property can bear taxation.” –John Marshall Editorial Exegesis “President Obama unveiled part two of his American Jobs Act on Monday, and it turns out to be another […]