Mission StatementThe Mission of the Dayton Tea Party is to provide community groups, events, and educational programs that advance the American principles of Liberty and promote Fiscal Responsibility, Smaller Government, Support for Free Markets, and Respect for the United States Constitution.
Federal law calls for the President to submit a new federal budget on the first Monday in February. President Obama has missed this deadline for all but one year that he has been in office and the 2015 budget will be no exception. Bloomberg reports the federal budget will be released in two phases this year. The first phase – a summary by department and agency with some spending detail – will be released March […]
According to recent polling, the overwhelming majority of Americans believe the country is on the wrong track. Congress now has an approval rating of only 12.9% and people are leaving the political parties in droves. As liberty-minded individuals, we often concern ourselves with the “unintended consequences” of government policy on the lives of citizens. When […]
Media Trackers reports on the activities of Washington County Commissioners Ron Feather and David White both of whom were elected to office in 2012 by conservatives. The two men have been working to put the county’s finances in order after the previous commissioners had allowed the county’s deficit to ballon to almost $1.5 million. As part of their cost-cutting activities, Commissioners Feather and White have decided not to reappoint County Administrator Paul Cunningham as they […]
Through a slew of acronyms, your federal tax dollars are hard at work in northeast Ohio curbing individual rights to create a sustainable tomorrow; however, northeastern Ohio citizens have an acronym of their own and are fighting back. Here’s the background: In June 2009, the Partnership for Sustainable Communities funded by HUD, DOT and the EPA was formed “to help communities nationwide improve access to affordable housing, increase transportation options, and lower transportation costs while protecting […]
Governor Kasich will give his annual “State of the State” address in Medina, Ohio this Monday. Members of the Portage County Tea Party have organized a rally outside the event to let the governor know how they feel about his pro big government policies: Implementing Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion Cementing federal control of our schools through Common Core Proposing a fracking tax Instituting a phony income tax cut by raising the sales tax Using taxpayer dollars […]
By now most political observers have heard the major finding from the recently released CBO report on Obamacare – the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will reduce the hours worked in the U.S. economy by 1.5-2.0 percent between 2017-24 resulting in a decline in full time workers of 2.5 million by 2024. The CBO explains why, “In CBO’s view, the ACA’s effects on labor supply will stem mainly from the following provisions, roughly in order of […]