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New Hampshire Tea Party

Marked by the State Seal, this page is for organizing events and outreach for all of the New Hampshire Regions. This state group is intended for New Hampshire Patriots with focused discussion, events and attendance possibilities.

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Latest Activity: Feb 4, 2016

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Marco Rubio’s own words

Started by JimS Feb 4, 2016. 0 Replies

Just a reminder that these are Marco Rubio’s own words from 2010 from his senate campaign website. Floridians and Tea Party groups across the country phone banked, donated money and voted him into…Continue

The battel will be long

Started by Mark Robinson. Last reply by 33coed07dzx2y Apr 16, 2012. 1 Reply

We the people will be the only ones suporting the over throw of big business government.I believe that both parties Democrat and Republican need some cleaning out. both parties are run by the same…Continue

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REMOVE THE MOSQUE OUT OF THE CAPITAL BUILDING

Started by 3ozt6gobts7m9. Last reply by 3ozt6gobts7m9 Nov 14, 2010. 1 Reply

Your infidel taxpayer dollars at work! The dome on Capitol Hill will be gilded in no short order. Where is the separation of mosque and state? Head slap! There s no separation. Mosque is state. (hat…Continue

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Comment by James L Barrett on May 14, 2014 at 12:30pm

Hello NHTP,

I am planning on running for Grafton district 2 legislature. Is there anyone in the area or anyone willing to help me on the path to getting set up and winning the election? It would be greatly appreciated.

Comment by Donnie Darko on October 19, 2013 at 9:37pm

Good day. How is Fighting the good fight going so far? We have less than a year left until elections!

Comment by Edward Ducy on December 21, 2011 at 10:18pm

Thank you for the welcome, I am proud to be here

Comment by Tea Party Founder on December 21, 2010 at 8:22am

@Mark - I agree.  We have to realize that we are in a marathon not a sprint.  It is when we commit to be vigilant everyday the rest of our lives.  We cannot allow these crooks continued access to our tax dollars.

Comment by Mark Robinson on December 21, 2010 at 8:17am

Organized crime,

Could this be the United States government. Are the big unions like teachers union, health care unions and worst of all the government officials union, organized crime by strangling the American citizens with taxation? You tell me,

Increase educational tax, increase property tax, increase food tax, decrease medicare, decrease rights, decrease representation.

And a government Union that create laws binding the citizens but removing them from complying.

 

 

 

Comment by John Wind Bell on March 27, 2010 at 2:14pm
http://hubpages.com/hub/Obama-ness
No wonder Castro likes Obama ......DUH !
They are great 'bed-fellows.'
Comment by Bob J Criswell on January 25, 2010 at 3:33pm
Check out how bias the News Media has been http://www.mrc.org/specialreports/uploads/obamaomit.pdf
Comment by Bob J Criswell on January 21, 2010 at 8:40pm
Comment by Bob J Criswell on January 20, 2010 at 4:39pm
Sign the petition to have Scott seated at once. http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/seatscottbrown/
Comment by Bob J Criswell on January 19, 2010 at 10:09pm
In epic upset, GOP's Brown wins Mass. Senate race
 

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OMG!! -> Government Now Wants To Seize Your Car For Going 5MPH Over The Limit

We’ve discussed this on and off for several years now. Civil asset forfeiture is a legal process that allows the government to seize assets and cash from citizens without any due process or judicial oversight.

You don’t even have to be charged with a crime. You are assumed guilty unless you can somehow prove your innocence.

Of course, not everyone has this ability… if you aren’t local, state, or federal law enforcement, this is called stealing, and you go to prison.

But the government is actually a bigger problem than common thieves.

A 2015 report showed that law enforcement used civil asset forfeiture to steal more from US residents than every thief, robber, and burglar in America combined.

About $4.5 BILLION worth of cash, cars, homes, and other property is taken by civil asset forfeiture each year – hundreds of millions more than common criminals steal.

And it happens at every level. Your local cop can use civil asset forfeiture just like your state trooper. And then any one of the armed agents of the US government—from the FBI to the Fish and Wildlife Service—can rob you for whatever reason they want.

This travesty continues to grow because the cops who take your stuff get to keep it. Police departments and government agencies around the country depend on civil asset forfeiture to boost their budgets.

Cops will literally keep some of the cars they take as squad cars. And they make a fortune auctioning off the houses, boats, and anything else they confiscate.

Obviously this gives cops an incentive to steal, whether or not they actually think the property was used in a crime, or acquired illegally. Remember, civil asset forfeiture adds billions every year to their bottom line.

On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case of civil asset forfeiture.

Tyson Timbs was convicted of selling a small amount of drugs to an undercover police officer. He was sentenced to house arrest, and paid about $1,200 in fines.

But then police used civil asset forfeiture to take his $42,000 Land Rover which Timbs purchased with money from a life insurance policy after his father died. The money did not come from selling drugs, or any other illegal activity.

Timbs sued, and the case made its way to the Supreme Court, because every lower court in Indiana said the forfeiture was perfectly legit.

The case revolves around whether or not the seizure of the Land Rover was an excessive fine under the 8th amendment, and whether or not this protection against excessive fines applies to state governments.

And the public got some crazy insight into the government’s position.

The Indiana Solicitor General was arguing in favor of civil asset forfeiture when Justice Stephen Breyer asked him a hypothetical.

Breyer asked, if a state needs revenue, could it force someone to forfeit their Bugatti, Mercedes, or Ferrari for speeding? Even if they were going just 5 miles per hour over the speed limit?

And the utterly appalling answer from the Indiana Solicitor General was, yes.

That’s right… the official government position is that they can steal any amount of your property in “connection” with any crime whatsoever, no matter how trivial the crime may be… even exceeding the speed limit by 5 miles per hour.

This is how overbearing and authoritarian the government has become in the land of the free.

This is how much power your local cop has… and the power only grows as you go to state, and federal officials.

If there is any solace in any of this, it is that the other Supreme Court Justices were reportedly laughing at this exchange.

The justices seemed incredulous that Indiana’s top lawyer was using such absurd assertions and flimsy reasoning in his arguments.

So, for now, we can keep our cars if we get pulled over for speeding. But that may not always be the case…

Depending on how this is ruled, it could pave the way for even more egregious abuses of power… or it could curb the practice, and reign in these thieves in uniforms.

Just understand where the government is coming from. These politicians, bureaucrats and officers think they can do whatever they want. Absolutely anything goes, with no limitation whatsoever.

And that makes it a little tough to feel like you really live in the land of the free.

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