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Jenny Beth Martin

Jenny Beth Martin

Jenny Beth Martin is president and co-founder of Tea Party Patriots and the Chairman of Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund.

Articles by Jenny Beth Martin

Illustration on patents and protection of American intellectual property by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

Supreme Court must protect property rights

On Monday, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case Oil States Energy Services LLC v. Greene's Energy Group LLC. The case will decide the constitutionality of a little-known government agency called the Patent and Trial Appeals Board. Even more significantly, the case will have far-reaching implications for intellectual property rights, patent protections and the future of innovation in the United States. Published November 22, 2017

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2017 file photo, House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. meet with reporters outside the White House in Washington. Congress is still trying to send President Donald Trump his first unqualified legislative triumph, nearly six months after Republicans grabbed full control of Washington. Now, lawmakers are returning from their July 4 recess with an added objective _ averting some full-blown political disasters.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File) **FILE**

Tax reform: How the GOP can win big

The GOP needs the right kind of win, not a simple "check-the-box" win or a perfunctory "we-finally-did-something" win. No, the GOP needs the kind of win that will give Americans the confidence that Republicans should remain in control of Washington after next year's elections. Published November 14, 2017

Photo: Associated Press

Russia's century of disinformation campaigns

This week marks the centennial of the Bolsheviks' October Revolution, the event that led to the formation of the Soviet Union - one of the most repressive and brutal regimes in human history. Published November 10, 2017

Congress must review military-women policies

Political correctness, having run roughshod over American universities and institutions, has finally taken hold of the Pentagon - the absolute last place in the world it should be. Published November 1, 2017

Get back in there and run the tax cut play! (Illustration by Gary Varvel for Creators Syndicate)

Join the Tax Reform Coalition - now

It was two weeks ago that congressional GOP leaders unveiled their "Unified Framework for Fixing Our Broken Tax System," and its opponents (read: every special interest group that employs a tax lobbyist) have launched their campaigns to protect their loopholes. Published October 17, 2017

A solider walks out of the C-17 Loadmaster as various supplies and military vehicles were loaded inside as approximately 150 4th Sustainment Brigade, 4th Infantry Division soldiers were deployed to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to provide sustainment support to Hurricane Maria Relief efforts at Fort Carson ADAC/G on Friday Sept. 29, 2017 in Colorado Springs, Colo. (Dougal Brownlie/The Gazette via AP)

Lessons in the midst of Puerto Rico's tragedy

Puerto Rico's devastation in the wake Hurricane Maria has dominated the news over the past week. But a false narrative has crept in, crowding out the truth about what is actually unfolding. And the true story is worth sharing, even if the politicized narrative is more captivating on social media. Published October 5, 2017

The meaning of the NFL's kneel-down

Football season is in full-swing, and so is the controversy surrounding hundreds of NFL players' unpatriotic actions. Published September 26, 2017

AT&T and Time Warner's proposed merger was blocked Monday by the Justice Department.

DOJ must carefully review AT&T-Time Warner merger

For good reason, Americans are distrustful of the consolidation of power - and it matters little whether that concentration of power occurs in government or in the private sector. Corporate monopolies are just as insidious to Americans as all-too-powerful government, and the two each pose a threat to individual liberty. Published September 21, 2017

Making American Steel Great Again Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

A trade roadmap to make America great again

Only a year ago, it seemed inconceivable that Michigan, Wisconsin or Pennsylvania would vote for Donald Trump. And the thought that all three would vote in his favor was pure fantasy. But that's exactly what happened in November. Published September 13, 2017

Sen. James Lankford, Oklahoma Republican

Reform Senate debate rules to end the gridlock

With Congress finally returning to work after taking the month of August off, it's time for Democrats to stop abusing the rules of the Senate to cause gridlock. Published August 31, 2017

In this June 6, 2017 photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. listens as President Donald Trump speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. The rift between President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is poised to have lasting consequences on the GOP legislative agenda and Republicans' re-election prospects. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Trump, McConnell, Obamacare and the tea party

President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are not on speaking terms - and have not been for a few weeks now, according to multiple reports. But the actual reason why the two are not speaking to one another is less understood, especially by the media. Published August 25, 2017

Obamacare Stain on the GOP Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

Obamacare repeal and the discharge petition

Repealing Obamacare - the most famous and oft-repeated campaign promise in American history - is not yet dead, if the House Freedom Caucus and President Trump have anything to say about it. Published August 18, 2017

In this May 15, 2017, photo, Alabama Congressman Mo Brooks announces his candidacy for the U.S. Senate in Huntsville, Ala. Brooks is in a heated Republican primary with incumbent Sen. Luther Strange and former state Chief Justice Roy Moore, who was twice removed from his duties after losing battles on gay marriage and the public display of the Ten Commandments. Voters are being asked to decide which brand of conservatism they prefer. (Bob Gathany/AL.com via AP, File)

Support Mo Brooks to replace Jeff Sessions

Conservative grassroots activists who support President Trump and are angry at the Senate's failure to pass a bill repealing ObamaCare will have their first opportunity to send a message to Washington in next Tuesday's Alabama U.S. Senate special election. Published August 8, 2017

The future of patent protections

American innovation is at a crossroads today -- and the future of invention in our country will be determined by our resolve to enforce patent protections and to uphold the rule of law. Published July 27, 2017

In this Jan. 20, 2015 photo, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., accompanied by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. West Virginia likes to say it's "Almost Heaven." Less idyllic is the spot its Republican senator, Shelley Moore Capito, is in as she decides whether to back her party's effort to repeal and replace Democrat Barack Obama's health care law. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Senate Republicans: Partners in perfidy

Americans are often accused of having short political memories. And three Republican senators - Rob Portman of Ohio, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - are betting their entire political careers on that premise. Published July 20, 2017

In this June 27, 2017 photo, Honduran refugee Laura Maria Cruz Martinez sits in a display chair as she waits for customers at the medical supplies store where she works in Mexico City. About five months after first applying for refugee status at Mexico's southern border, Martinez's family moved to Mexico City with the help of the United Nations refugee commission and Cruz found a job as a store clerk near downtown. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

Trump immigration policies working

President Donald Trump's immigration policies - even those not yet fully in effect - are already a huge success. How do we know? Well, for one thing, The New York Times is crediting Mr. Trump's policies with having had a swift and significant effect on curbing illegal immigration. And, although we don't often have cause to say this, in this instance, The NYTimes is absolutely correct. Published July 5, 2017

In this May 15, 2017, photo, protesters wave signs and chant during a demonstration against President Donald Trump's revised travel ban outside a federal courthouse in Seattle. A federal judge said Wednesday, June 21, 2017, that a class-action lawsuit challenging a once-secret government program that delayed immigration and citizenship applications by Muslims can move forward. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file)

Time for Trump to bid farewell to DACA

When it comes to immigration policy, the contrast between the Obama and Trump administrations could not possibly be any starker. Whereas President Obama institutionalized lawlessness, President Trump is determined to reverse course and enforce our nation's immigration laws - a welcome change. Published June 26, 2017