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America’s Second Tea Party 246 years after Boston

Colorado Springs: The historically pivotal Tea Party protest of 1773 was an iconic event of American history. It is the event that led to the start of the American Revolutionary War in 1775. The Boston Tea Party was a political protest that occurred at Griffin’s Wharf in Boston, Massachusetts. American colonists frustrated and angry at ...

Do you know how much in taxes you really pay? Is it time for Tax Reform?

Almost a decade ago, many Americans thought that we were Taxed Enough Already.  Although the TEA party moved to broaden its scope, the initial formation was geared to stop higher taxation.  Many more Americans would likely join this movement if they truly knew exactly how much taxes they paid. 

‘Partisan’ vs. ‘nonpartisan’: It all depends what side you’re on

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2016 – Election Year 2012 has begun in earnest, and mud is flying fast and free across the Fruited Plain. From Bernie Sanders’ tepid attacks on Her Hillariness to this week’s juvenile mudslinging fest between The Donald and The Tedster—based not on Obamacare, economic misery, international terrorism or illegal immigration but on ...

Matt Bevin’s win is great news for Donald Trump

WASHINGTON, November 6, 2015 — Americans’ apparent desire to replace long-term politicians with successful, straight-talking individuals, often from the business community, who have never held any elected position may be much stronger than originally thought. The election this week of Republican Matt Bevin as governor of Kentucky may be evidence of this. His unexpected electoral triumph could ...

Tea Party vs. GOP: Republicans say the darndest things

HONOLULU, Aug. 18, 2015 – Benjamin Disraeli famously remarked to his father, “To govern men, you must either excel them in their accomplishments, or despise them.” Yes friends, it’s that problem again that we all have every four years in America: Republicans are tasked with choosing another presidential Dear Leader to govern us, and no GOP ...

Decline and Fall of America: Endgame for crony capitalism

WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2015 – Let’s launch today’s essay on America’s ongoing decline and fall by quoting at length some provocative comments from Jesse’s Café Américain, a uniquely odd, provocative, pseudonymous, one-man website primarily devoted to gold, silver and economic matters: Watching the conversations related to the political scene [is] a little more interesting now ...

La-la Land on the Potomac

As leviathan continues to grow, Americans are grilling lotus on their barbecues. It's time to feel again the outrage that launched the Tea Party.