Monday, October 5, 2015

Support Trey Gowdy for Speaker of the House

From The Tea Party:

Boehner's attempt to play kingmaker and set up his establishment trainees as his successors is failing -- our grassroots activism to DRAFT GOWDY is working!

The latest blow: Boehner was forced to delay other leadership votes to protect his pals from losing, AND thanks to you...they might!

Will you join us, 140,000 tea partiers, and the growing surge of commonsense conservative leaders like Mia Love with her call to draft Rep. Gowdy into leadership?

Sign your Draft Trey Gowdy for Speaker Petition today!

Time is critical, the vote to determine the next Speaker of the House is Oct. 8th -- in JUST THREE DAYS!

I need your personalized petition -- will you take just 60 seconds to stop and fill one out?

We must Draft Trey Gowdy at that vote, and stop Boehner from installing his establishment clones.

And after you've signed, please make an urgent, critically important contribution of $25, $50, or even $100 or more to ensure the Tea Party Leadership Fund has the resources to flex our collective grassroots might, seize the momentum and expand our unprecedented campaign to secure a rock-solid Republican at the head of the pack.

John Boehner wasted the GOP's big victory in 2014. And he did it by failing to confront Barack Obama and his arrogant Imperial Presidency.

On issue after issue, from defunding the illegal DHS amnesty scheme, cutting government, or pushing back on Obamacare, Boehner is simply going along with the wishes of the establishment.

We say to John Boehner: "good riddance!" But now that he is leaving, the American people are desperately looking for leadership to reverse the disastrous course Barack Obama and the Democrats have plunged our country down.

We need Speaker of the House Trey Gowdy.

Follow this link to sign on the dotted line and Draft Congressman Trey Gowdy to serve as the next Speaker of the House AND BRING TRUE CONSERVATIVE LEADERSHIP TO CONGRESS.

We must capitalize on the strong support of Mia Love while her announcement is in the headlines!

Will you join the call and sign the petition to draft Trey Gowdy to be the next Speaker of the House -- to provide real conservative leadership for the Republican majority -- unlike John Boehner who compromised and capitulated to Barack Obama?

America needs a strong leader like Congressman Trey Gowdy who's proven he will stand up to Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid -- and even liberals in his own party when necessary.

Congressmen Gowdy is well known for standing strong on principle, despite the mainstream media or public opinion -- these qualities will make him an excellent Speaker of the House and would return the House GOP to a strong position.

Our Plan: 1.Gather fifty-thousand more signatures to show Congressman Gowdy we're serious.
2.Deliver a copy of the signatures and the Official Draft Gowdy Petition to every GOP Congressman's office on Capitol Hill.
3.Notify the media of the official tally to show the ground swell of support we've uncovered for Congressman Trey Gowdy to succeed Boehner as Speaker of the House.

Gowdy hasn't back down to the political elites on Benghazi. AND I'm willing to say he wouldn't have compromised and capitulated to Barack Obama like John Boehner did to the last.

And that's why I'm asking you to sign your Draft Trey Gowdy for Speaker Petition today. Once you've signed, donate $25 or more and make sure we get this petition in front of another 10,000 Americans.

Let me remind you what we could have accomplished under Gowdy's leadership:

•We could have STOPPED the pork-filled House bill to fund the government
•We could have repealed and defunded Obamacare
•We could have said no to the massive debt increase in the latest tax-and-spend liberal budget
•AND we could have stopped funding of the Obama DHS illegal amnesty plan...

That's why it is so important that we gather 50,000 Americans who will sign their name on the dotted line to draft Trey Gowdy as Speaker of the House.

That's why I'm asking you to sign your Draft Trey Gowdy for Speaker Petition today.

Frankly, it doesn't do Americans any good when Republicans appease Barack Obama -- and that is exactly what happened with John Boehner as our Speaker. Whether it's raising the debt ceiling, selling out our veterans, pushing amnesty, or caving in on fully funding Obamacare -- our GOP leaders have failed us.

No more. Let's Draft Trey Gowdy Today!


Katrina P.
Garland, TX
Tea Party Leadership Fund

P.S. As Rep. Mia Love knows, this is no time to hesitate -- this is a huge opportunity to secure a better course on Capitol Hill! Please sign your Draft Trey Gowdy for Speaker Petition now and be sure to include at least $25 to help make sure we keep the momentum rolling!

Help defeat TPP

From Demand Progress:

Breaking news: Negotiators and lobbyists meeting in secret have just reached a final agreement on the massive Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).1

The TPP is the biggest corporate trade deal in world history—slashing protections against Wall Street recklessness and for Internet freedom across a whopping 40 percent of the world's economy.

The TPP deal now goes to the U.S. Congress, where bipartisan opposition to the deal has been growing. We're launching a huge campaign to stop the TPP from passing Congress. Will you chip in $5?

Even though the deal is being reported as final, the public STILL has not be shown the text of the agreement. Members of Congress are being asked to take a position on a deal that is literally sealed behind closed doors.

What do know about the TPP has come from leaks released by organizations like WikiLeaks, and it's frankly outrageous.

The draft TPP would sneak in SOPA-like attacks on Internet freedom, overturn protections against Wall Street recklessness, and allow corporations to sue sovereign nations to overturn the decisions of democratically elected officials.2

The corporate supporters of this deal say it's about promoting "free trade," but there's actually nothing free about it. The TPP is all about rigging the rules of the game in favor of big corporations against the environment, workers, and consumers.

The reason we can stop this bill is that it's not just liberal Democrats who oppose it—conservatives and Tea Party activists hate it too. In the last few weeks, presidential candidates from Bernie Sanders to Donald Trump have condemned the TPP, and if enough of us speak out, we can stop this deal cold.

Click here to donate $5 and help stop the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Thanks for standing with us.


1. Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal Is Reached, The New York Times, October 5, 2015

2. Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP): Job Loss, Lower Wages and Higher Drug Prices, accessed October 5, 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Support pro-liberty Congressman Tim Huelskamp

Do you want to repeal ObamaCare root and branch? Do you want to end Obama’s warrantless spying on American citizens? Do you want to stop Common Core?

I know you do. And I also know that Congressman Tim Huelskamp has been fighting every day in Washington, DC to do the same thing. He’s proven it every single day. That’s why he has a lifetime score of 97% with FreedomWorks.

Huelskamp voted to defund ObamaCare. He voted to kill the Death Tax. He voted to stop Obama’s unconstitutional abuses of power. In fact, every time John Boehner tried to stop conservatives, Rep. Huelskamp stood up and fought. He did it because he’s the rarest of things, an honest politician. He’s fought for you. And he’s fought for the values you and I believe in. And, that’s why I’m asking you to chip in $50, $35, or $15 right now to help reelect Tim Huelskamp to Congress. 100% of your donation WILL go directly to his campaign!

Did you know that Rep. Huelskamp is a proud member of the House Freedom Caucus? You know, the Caucus that helped fire John Boehner. These brave conservative congressmen are the only ones who are standing up to the progressives in Congress. And that’s why it’s absolutely crucial that you and I protect them. And, that’s why I’m asking if you want to help the thin red line in Congress by chipping in $15, right now.

I cannot stress enough how important it is that we protect conservatives like Tim Huelskamp. You know that every single member of the House Freedom Caucus has a target on their back. And Huelskamp has a big one. In fact, John Boehner’s cronies already recruited a primary challenger.

We can’t let them win. We can’t let them beat him. Because, the liberals will do everything they can to stop Rep. Huelskamp. And they’ll do it, because they’re afraid of him, and they’re afraid of the House Freedom Caucus. Well, I’m not going to back down, I’m going to stand with Congressman Huelskamp.

And I’m hoping you’ll stand with me and help protect the conservatives that risk their careers every day fighting for the Constitution, fighting for your freedom, and fighting for the values that made this country great. That’s why we have to defend Tim. We’ve got to support members of the House Freedom Caucus, like Tim Huelskamp. So if you want to help us defend them, please donate $50, $35, or $15 right now.

Let’s get freedom working in Congress again.

A nicer gentler Russia

Big shit is going down in the Middle East with Russia bombing what they say are ISIS targets yet they are no where near an ISIS encampment. It turns out they are bombing their buddy's enemies,people we are supporting. Russia,an considerate invader,is coming not only to the Middle East,no soon they'll appear in the Middle West. As in midwest USA. It's not that far fetched. Russian planes have flown very close to the Alaskan and Californian coastlines. Apparently Putin has slacked off on recognizing American sovereignty. Obama is really good at going after Republicans,especially conservatives with no mercy whatsoever yet when it comes to foreign policy he cowers. That is how it is. There is no other way to explain it. Will Putin invade the USA? He wants to get the band back together but America has always been an adversary. If he can capture the USA he believes he can push Russian dominance worldwide. That has been the Soviet dream and Putin is a ?former? KGB colonel and the dream of the Soviet Union was worldwide dominance with the USA on Russia's leash.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Ban private prisons


Sen. Bernie Sanders just introduced a bill to end one of the biggest contributors to America’s broken criminal justice system: private, corporate-run, for-profit prisons.1

Today, the U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world, and poor people and people of color suffer the most at the hands of our out-of-control incarceration industry.2 That’s partly because the corporations that operate for-profit prisons are primarily concerned with their bottom lines. To maximize profits, those corporations advocate for increased incarcerations and unreasonably strict parole and release laws. And they win.

Corporations should not be able to profit from mass incarceration. The Justice Is Not For Sale Act, introduced by Sen. Sanders and Rep. Raul Grijalva, bars federal, state, and local governments from contracting with private prisons. We need to come out in strong support of this bill.

Tell Congress: Ban private for-profit prisons.

Out of the 1.6 million people incarcerated in 2013, over 8 percent of them were in private prisons. Reports show that inmates in these facilities suffer worse conditions, including more assaults and higher recidivism.3, 4 For-profit prisons are also incentivized to advocate for laws that reduce basic rights, benefits, and entitlements inmates receive while in prison.

And when for-profit prison corporations lobby for harsh laws that lead to more incarcerations, incarceration rates rise throughout the entire U.S. correctional system, leaving taxpayers to foot the bill for maintaining the highest incarceration rate in the world.

In addition to banning private prisons, the Justice Is Not For Sale Act would enact a number of other measures to address mass incarceration. One would eliminate the mandatory bed quotas that require U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to hold an average of 34,000 individuals in detention on a daily basis. Another would restore the federal parole system. The abolition of the federal parole system was a major factor in the explosion of the federal prison population since 1980, and makes it impossible for federal prisoners to access parole boards that can look individually at their sentences.

Sign the petition now and tell Congress to get behind a bill that provides real solutions to America’s mass incarceration crisis.

Tell Congress: Ban private for-profit prisons. Click the link to sign the petition.

1.John Wagner, "Sanders to push a plan to ban private companies from running prisons," The Washington Post, September 17, 2015.Click here

2."U.S. Has World’s Highest Incarceration Rate," Population Reference Bureau, August 2012.Click here

3."Emerging Issues on Privatized Justice," U.S. Department of Justice, February 2001.Click here

4."The effects of private prison confinement in Minnesota on offender recidivism," Minnesota Department of Corrections, March 2013.Click here

Big Telecom will shut down the government to get their way on Net Neutrality

From Open Media:

Ever since our historic win in February to stop the Internet Slow Lane, Big Telecom has been waging a war to roll back our victory.

If Big Telecom cronies try their underhanded tactics in Congress, it will amount to little more than a ransom note: “Bring back the Slow Lane or we’ll shut down the government.” If successful, this would be the lowest attempt yet to reverse our progress.1

We need your help to amplify your voices right now and launch an immediate campaign if their evil plan makes it to the final vote. It’s a very dynamic situation and anything could happen in the final hours.

The more we can raise in the next 24 hours, the more ready we will be, and louder we will get. So please chip in now.

Big Telecom are using every tool they can. They even have the audacity to claim that throttling and slowing your internet connection and your favourite sites counts as protected “free speech” under the 1st Amendment.2

Yeah, right. Give me a break.

Anything could happen in the next 24 hours. If they get their way tomorrow, we’ll wake up in a world where our favourite sites become slower and more expensive. We can’t let that happen.

We’re in this for the long haul— defending our Net Neutrality win defends the foundation of the open Internet. Can you donate today so we’re ready for what comes next?

For the Internet,

Josh Tabish, on behalf of your OpenMedia team

P.S. Thanks to the Internet, we’re incredibly efficient. But it still takes resources to amplify your voice and protect long-term wins. Whatever we raise, we’ll use to defend Net Neutrality and keep the Internet Slow Lane from ever coming back.

To Donate


[1] Policy Riders Threaten Vital Public Safeguards, Hijack Budget Process. Source: Public Citizen.

[2] ISPs don’t have 1st Amendment right to edit Internet, FCC tells court. Source: Ars Technica.

Force the Senate to have an up and down vote on Audit The Fed

From Campaign For Liberty:

The easy money policies of the Federal Reserve has set our economy on a collision course with disaster.

To begin reversing course, Congress must pass Audit the Fed so we can learn, once and for all, what the Fed is hiding.

And it’s up to you and me to make sure Congress feels the heat this fall.

Please take a moment to watch the special message C4L Senior Vice President Norm Singleton and I have prepared for you and find out how you can help today!

Click Here

For Liberty,

Ron Paul