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Philly Judge Orders Man to Pay $220K…for a Tax Bill the City MADE UP!

Posted: December 15, 2014 at 5:09 pm   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories When Nathan Lerner got a $280,772 tax bill from the city of Philadelphia, he knew something fishy was going on. In fact, he claimed he didn’t owe the city a cent — and Philadelphia’s revenue manager essentially backed him up. But last week, as the Patriot-News reported, a judge reluctantly ruled that Lerner couldn’t challenge the […]

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Thanksgiving Story: The Pilgrims, Collectivism, and Free Markets

Posted: November 23, 2014 at 11:30 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

The story of the Mayflower, the Pilgrims, and Thanksgiving is widely taught in all our schools. What is seldom taught, however, is what those Pilgrims learned, at great pain, about Collectivism versus Free Markets. This story stands as perhaps the clearest and starkest-ever before-and-after comparison between those two rival systems for human interaction and governance. Most of us know how […]

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Andy Biggs, Nick Dranias, and Dustin Romney Debate Article-Five Amendments Convention

Posted: November 21, 2014 at 9:00 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Entertainment, Features, Politics, Top Stories

On November 20, 2014, the Scottsdale, AZ Tea Party hosted a discussion/debate on the merits of using the US Constitution’s Article V (Clause 2) amendments convention process to rein in runaway spending, borrowing, and regulation in Washington. See this link for the introduction to Article V. Nick Dranias, who spoke first, is President and Executive Director, Compact […]

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Rush Limbaugh: Governor Scott Walker, Genuine Star of Conservatism

Posted: November 6, 2014 at 9:20 am   /   Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

On Nov 5, Rush Limbaugh paid tribute to Scott Walker, Governor or Wisconsin. He’s a Republican who wins elections in a blue state and as governor delivers tax reductions and budget surpluses to his constituents through conservative principles. Walker’s performance as governor, his political skills, and his personal style are just about everything we could want in a leader […]

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Five Points Roadmap: Solving Our Spending Problem

Posted: October 26, 2014 at 10:00 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

This is the third post in an in-depth series on Speaker Boehner’s five points for resetting America’s economic foundation. We left off yesterday talking about how we can fix our tax code by bringing down rates and clearing out loopholes.  To the powers-that-be in Washington, ‘tax reform’ often means finding new ways to raise your […]

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An Evening with Michael Farris,

Posted: October 5, 2014 at 9:40 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

In the video below, Dr. Michael Farris provides the background, the rationale, the battle plan, and a status update for Convention of States, a grassroots political movement to reform Washington DC via Article V of the US Constitution.   Our Constitution’s Framers, especially George Mason and James Madison, presciently foresaw a day when we might have an […]

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Video: Five Points for Resetting America’s Economic Foundation

Posted: October 3, 2014 at 10:55 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

[FeaturedVideo] Five Points for Resetting America’s Economic Foundation Remarks by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) As Prepared For Delivery American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC September 18, 2014   I’m honored to be back at AEI. I last spoke here shortly before being elected Speaker of the House – a job I love but, looking back […]

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Gingrich: “Five Important Points from Speaker Boehner”

Posted: October 3, 2014 at 9:20 am   /   Features, Politics, Top Stories

“A realistic, positive vision for governing in the 21st century”  NOTE: Yesterday, Speaker Boehner released a new video highlighting his five points for resetting America’s economic foundation.  This long-term vision builds on our American solutions to help get people back to work, lower costs at home, and restore opportunity for all. “Five Important Points from Speaker Boehner” Newt Gingrich […]

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Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) Inspires at AZ GOP at Fundraiser

Posted: September 13, 2014 at 11:47 am   /   Arizona, Elections, Features, Politics, Top Stories, Videos

On Sept 12, 2014, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) inspired a full audience at a Scottsdale, Arizona fundraiser. Among his themes were: We have common cause with our Founders and Framers, 1787 Between the GOP’s Establishment and Grassroots base, there lies a great opportunity We are suffering from regulation without representation, a form of tyranny The […]

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