Tag: Melissa Bean

Bean's Budget Plan - "Cut Wasteful Spending"

From the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – How would Bean reach a balanced budget if she were in Congress as she said to the Daily Herald on October 27, 2002? Bean said, “my primary tactic to reach a balanced budget would be cutting wasteful spending.”* Bean’s Wasteful Spending 2008 earmarks of $26,842,300 2009 earmarks... Read more »

Rep. Melissa Bean's Jackbooted... Librarians?

-By Warner Todd Huston Last week a shocking video of a townhall of sorts held by Chicago, Illinois area Congressman Melissa Bean (D, 8th District) was released that seemed to show that she’d hired a couple of thugs to intimidate attendees from asking her questions that she didn’t want to answer. The video kicked up... Read more »

Congressman Melissa "No Questions Please" Bean And Her Intimidating Enforcers

-By Warner Todd Huston It is interesting to watch this video of a recent townhall held by Chicago area Congressman Melissa Bean (8th District). First she does her level best to avoid actually answering any questions and then when a constituent gets tired of the tap dancing she sends a guy that looks like a... Read more »
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Third Way Expert Sam Hodas

More of a multi-part series from the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Sam Hodas worked for Congresswoman Melissa Bean’s staff from 2007-2009 as a legislative assistant and a constituent services representative. He went to work for Third Way in late 2009 where he currently is a Policy Advisor for Third Way’s Clean Energy Initiative.... Read more »

(Ill. Congresswoman) Bean's Crime Inc: Last Post On Third Way

The last part of a multi-part series from the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Congresswoman Melissa Bean is one of the Honorary Co-Chairs of the Third Way Foundation, formerly known as the Progressive Foundation. The National Security Program Third Way is helping develop a new moderate approach on national security that is tough and... Read more »

(Ill. Congresswoman) Bean's Crime Inc: More On Third Way Does

A multi-part series from the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Congresswoman Melissa Bean is one of the Honorary Co-Chairs of the Third Way Foundation, formerly known as the Progressive Foundation. Culture Program Third Way is designing a 21st century cultural agenda that adheres to progressive principles and resonates with moderate Americans. Our aim is... Read more »
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(Ill. Congresswoman) Bean's Crime Inc: What Other Say About Third Way Does

A multi-part series from the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Congresswoman Melissa Bean is one of the Honorary Co-Chairs of the Third Way Foundation, formerly known as the Progressive Foundation. What Others Say About Third Way Politico labeled Third Way “the moderate voice of the progressive movement,” and both Newsweek and US News have... Read more »

(Ill. Congresswoman) Bean's Crime Inc: What Third Way Does

A multi-part series from the Palatine Tea Party… (Palatine, Illinois) – Congresswoman Melissa Bean is one of the Honorary Co-Chairs of the Third Way Foundation, formerly known as the Progressive Foundation. What Third Way Does We develop and advance fresh ideas and communications strategies. Our products are recognized as unique-concise, timely, politically incisive and easy... Read more »

(Ill. Congresswoman) Bean's Crime Inc: What Third Way Believes

A multi-part series from the Palatine Tea Party… Congresswoman Melissa Bean is one of the Honorary Co-Chairs of the Third Way Foundation, formerly known as the Progressive Foundation. What Third Way Believes: Progressive politics is at its best when it seeks new and modern ways forward. When we are willing to break out of ideological... Read more »
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(Ill. Congresswoman) Bean's Crime Inc (Third Way)

A multi-part series from the Palatine Tea Party… Congresswoman Melissa Bean is one of the Honorary Co-Chairs of the Third Way Foundation, formerly known as the Progressive Foundation. Third Way Foundation is the leading moderate think-tank of the progressive movement.* Who is Third Way? Third Way is the leading moderate think-tank of the progressive movement.... Read more »