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Paul Ryan More Of The Same

By Jenny Beth Martin, Co-Founder, Tea Party Patriots (This column first appeared on Politico) Paul Ryan is not the right man to assume the House Speakership—and anyone who believes he is just doesn’t get it. In fact, anyone who believes Ryan is the right man for Speaker simply has no idea why we in the Tea Party movement feel like the Republican Party has betrayed…


A Message To House Republicans: Think Like Uber

Are House Republicans about to repeat the same mistake that got them into their current mess? John Boehner’s decision to give up his speakership allows the members of the House Republican Conference a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to make a mid-course correction. But if media reports are correct, they plan to elevate current Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to the speakership by virtual acclamation in next week’s Leadership elections. That would be a terrible…


Trump: We are led by very, very stupid people.

Thousands of Americans gathered on the west lawn of the US Capitol and thousands more joined online united against the Iran nuclear deal as political leaders blasted the Obama Administration for negotiating a bad deal. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, Rep. David Brat (R-Viriginia) and other leaders took the stage decrying Barack Obama’s nuclear deal with Iran, saying it does nothing…