NewsMax Sunday Features TBOR ED on Mail-In Voting

May 18, 2020

NewsMax’s Sunday edition featured TBOR’s Executive Director alongside some of the top conservative leaders in the country. As a former long-time Republican field operative, John Pudner made the case for temporarily allowing broader mail-in voting, pointing out that coronavirus actually makes it very difficult for those who would commit voter fraud or ballot harvesting that can occur in other years. Pudner writes the “Take Back Our Republic” column for NewsMax and has appeared on NewsMax TV (Channel 349 Direct TV, […]

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Executive Director John Pudner Featured in NewsMax

December 12, 2019

NewsMax featured TBOR Executive Director’s opinion piece noting that in almost every case – Clinton voters support impeachment and all other voters do not. The only winners in the impeachment hearings to date are political consultants raking in contributions as the hearing stroke anger on both sides. Click here for the opinion piece.

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Pudner Talks Senate Races and Campaign Finance in NewsMax

November 19, 2018

One of the few issues that could unite people across the Rural vs. Urban and Coasts vs. Middle America chasm is money-in-politics reform, where we helped achieve a great referendum victory for campaign finance reform and an ethics board in North Dakota the same day the state also handed the GOP their most lopsided Senate flip. Silver’s accuracy should also cause conservatives to question some of the leaders’ opposition to any rules on money in politics. Silver’s calculations indicate that […]

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NewsMax Features Post With TBOR Statement on Kavanaugh

October 8, 2018

NewsMax featured John Pudner along with Alan Dershowitz, Ron Paul, Scott Rasmussen and Other Conservative Leaders Monday. Click here for the post, which concludes with Back Our Republic’s statement on Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court: “We congratulate Brett Kavanaugh on being confirmed to the United States Supreme Court and President Trump on successfully placing two justices to the highest court in the land. Our hope is that Kavanaugh, Gorsuch, and an increasingly right-leaning court will embody a jurisprudence that […]

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Take Back’s John Pudner featured in Newsmax

June 19, 2018

The vast majority of Americans are fed up and want the FixIt America approach of ending overt gerrymandering and secret political payments that let politicians choose their voters rather than the other way around. The good news is the same computer programs that enabled partisans to draw ridiculous districts that leave voters hours from their “representatives” can just as easily create the districts that revitalize our democracy. To read more on Pudners take on the Supreme Courts decision on Gerrymandering click here. […]

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Take Back OpEd Featured in NewsMax

September 13, 2017

One of the only things that unites Americans is agreement that our republic is broken, and we need to take it back. For years I tried to do this from a political, partisan perspective — winning low-budget campaigns to enable Republicans to take over the Virginia legislature in the 1990s, then the Alabama legislature a decade later — with a massive effort to win over the faith-based vote for Bush-Cheney 2000. My political efforts culminated when I launched Dave Brat’s […]

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Tax Day, Arrest, Cash in Harbor

April 18, 2016

If you have a google alert for “Take Back Our Republic,” then you received stories from USA Today, NewsMax, Reuters and Bill Moyers based on an arrest in DC, throwing campaign cash in the Boston Harbor, and tax credit request on tax day. See below: Boston Harbor campaign cash Capitol Hill protest Co-Sponsors to stop foreign money, provide tax credit As we get ready to set our budget on May 2, please help us keep up the pressure for conservative […]

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Newsmax: Take Back Our Republic – Fighting to Restore Grass Roots to Politics

January 20, 2015

January 20th, 2015 By: John Gizzi – Newsmax As the 114th Congress opens, both the Obama administration and Democratic members of Congress are poised to craft legislation to restore some of the limits on independent campaign spending allowed by the Supreme Court_s Citizens United and McCutcheon decisions. Read more. Other headlines: US News: Republicans for the (Regular) People – A new group aims to back campaign finance reform from the right The Chronicle of Philanthropy: Conservative Nonprofit Takes Up Mantle […]

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