Welcome to the Mississippi Tea Party
The Mississippi Tea Party at the 9/12 US Capitol Rally
Welcome to the New Mississippi Tea Party Website! This space will feature news that is current and speaking to the issues of the Day.
PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Laura Van Overschelde, Chairman May 1, 2018
Mississippi Tea Party
As we see the growing problem of the masses of Central Americans gathering at the U.S.-Mexican border, reminders of the validity of law by its original and constitutional process is in order. The Mississippi Tea Party in its original efforts included immigration reform as a first named tenet. We still believe that illegal immigration hurts Mississippi, its citizens, in the short term, our economy and our industry in the long term, just as it does for all of the United States. We should not shy away from that fact.
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) problem has dogged us since its inception under the pen of Barack Obama as an illegal proclamation because it is the CONGRESS that makes the law. Duly legislated law is to be enforced by the Executive branch. It is not the Executive branch that makes the law and enforces it. This is a direct assault on our Constitution, its lawful order and processes. And DACA is not a law enacted by Congress but an executive order signed by the previous office holder Barack Obama.
For real clarity, Presidents are allowed by U.S. law to issue executive orders (EO's) - which serve as communiques to federal employees working for agencies that fall under the authority of the "executive" branch of government. Examples are Dept. of Education, Dept. of Interior, Dept. of Energy, Dept. of the Treasury, Dept. of Justice, etc. EOs are not binding on employees in the Legislative or Judicial branch of government - no matter how much that "king" might want to rule the world.
The U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) heard the appeal of the DACA case on April 25, 2018. Let us pray that they will re-affirm the authority of the legislative branch (Congress), NOT the executive branch (President), to enact federal laws. If they allow Presidents to rule the entire nation by decree (EO's), they will set a precedent that will lead to the destruction of the separation of powers among the three branches of government. Then, Presidents could rule over us as if they are kings.
It is the duty (and right) of the President to enforce the law as written by Congress. If President Trump is attempting to enforce immigration laws to make sure all immigrants to the U.S. do so in a lawful manner, he is acting within the scope of his rightful authority as chief of the executive branch of government. If that is the case, the SCOTUS should uphold the President’s authority to do so.
Where DACA conflicts with other existing immigration law, the SCOTUS should strike it down.
The Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), a public interest organization, has additional info here.
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press conference, wed. 3-14-18, 1:00 pm
SENATOR CHRIS Mcdaniel
Nonprofit Educational Organization
Anita MonCrief (ACORN whistleblower)
Campaign Finance Laws
Candidate Qualifying Guide
Precinct Strategy - Most Powerful Office in World by Eagle Forum
Precinct Strategy blog - MS Republican Party secret
Polling Place Locator
Presidential Primaries, Caucuses & Conventions (2016)
True the Vote
Where Do I Vote
CONSTITUTIONAL STATE POWERS
Article V Caucus
Compact for America
Convention of States
Globalization of Education
Act for America
Center for Security Policy
(American Laws for American Courts)
Mississippi Parents for Vaccine Rights
Vaccine Schedule for MS - 2017
LAWS OF MISSISSIPPI
Find a Bill
Find My Legislator
MS Legislative Roster 2016, free at APP store
Mississippi Legislature, Videos of
Mississippi Legislative History Project
My Legislator, Find My
My Legislator - How Do They VOTE
Secretary of State
Spending in Mississippi
State Revenue - sources of
Transparency in Mississippi Government
NATIONAL FREEDOM GROUPS
Family Research Council
Patriot Action Network
Smart Girl Politics
Tea Party Patriots
America’s News Media
American Center for Law and Justice
Americans for Prosperity - Mississippi
CRTV - Conservative TV, Mark Levin
Front Page Magazine
Mississippi Conservative Daily
One America News
Patriot Journalists PJNET media
World Net Daily
Citizen's Handbook - purchase info
Disclosure of Communist Goals Cong. Record
Magnolia Report (legislature)
Mississippi Preparedness Project
Money in State Politics
National Liberty Alliance
POLICIES/PROCEDURE (think tanks)
Bigger Pie Forum
Franklin Center for Govt. & Public Integrity
Landmark Legal Foundation
Mississippi Center for Public Policy
Mississippi Justice Institute
Pacific Legal Foundation
TRACK A BILL
MS Tea Party programs/events on YouTube
WHAT IS THE MISSISSIPPI TEA PARTY?
The Mississippi Tea Party is part of the grassroots political movement support by patriots across America. It was formed in 2009 to include local chapters organized together within our state to encourage a citizen voice in governing. The Mississippi Tea Party is the nonprofit statewide organization.
The Mississippi Tea Party is not a political party, instead, members support candidates whose beliefs and actions support the core beliefs of the Tea Party Movement:
The State wide organization:
The goals of the Mississippi Tea Party are:
The Tea Party and social issues:
Social issues in America can be strongly polarizing. While Tea Party members may have strong beliefs on certain matters it is important not to let those issues distract from The Tea Party's core beliefs of Fiscal Responsibility, Constitutionally Limited Government and Free Markets. The Tea Party does not take a position on social issues. Members are encouraged to involve themselves with other organizations to more appropriately get involved in these issues.