Education & Research Links
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Please Note - We are providing these links for the the purposes of research. We do not necessarily agree with or can monitor everything on the websites.
Tea Party Links -
Conservative & Free Market Think-tanks
- Find your Elected Officials
- Find your US Congressman and District
- Find your US Senator
- Truth in Accounting - The truth about government spending
- Flip Congress 2010 - Reseach Congressional voting records
- Project Vote Smart - Extensive non-partisan information on elected officials' voting records and candidates' positions
- FEC.gov - The Federal Elections Commission home page with daily news on the results of their oversight activities.
- CHA.House.gov - Committee on House Administration. This is the "HR" site for House members, and includes lots of interesting information such as a staggering list of reimbursable expenditures.
- LegiStorm.com - Tracks congressional salaries, trip expenditures, and legislative activity.
- MAPlight.org - Tracks the relationship between special interest group money, bills, and the US Congressmen that sponsored them.
- CampaignMoney.com - See who’s giving money, even down to your zip code, and who they gave it to.
- FollowTheMoney.org - Focusing on the donations given at the state Congressional level.
- NewsMeat.com - Not only can you see how much a candidate has spent, but how much money they have on hand and what what their odds of winning look like.
- OpenSecrets.org - Look up any member of Congress and see how their funds were gathered: personal funds, personal donations, and more.
Issues / Party Information / Education
- FairTax Nation - Focused on the FairTax
- FairTax - Americans for Fair Taxation - Replace the Federal Income Tax System
- National Council of Americans - Educating Americans on the words of our Founding Fathers
- Tenth Amendment Center - Working to protect State Rights
- Thomas.loc.gov - Legislative information freely available to the public through the Library of Congress covering all aspects of Congressional activity.
- Govit.com - Outstanding website that allows you to vote in a thumbs up/down manner on various bills, send your votes to your officials, and discuss your opinions with the Govit community.
- FreedomSpeaks.com - Allows you to compose a single letter, and, with a few clicks, send it to every official that represents you. Sends letters free of charge to your officials' email boxes and fax machines.
- Politics1.com - Political clearinghouse with a thorough list and description of major and minor political parties.
- OnTheIssues.org - Look up any candidate, down to state, and see where they stand on a multitude of issues and how they’ve voted.
- PoliticalBase.com - Shows you campaign contributions, compares the candidates on the issues in a simplified grid format and more.
- PoliticalTrends.info - Attempts to give you a visual image of how the blogosphere is reacting to the issues.