A Statement from AFP President Tim Phillips “President Obama has demanded a clean, hassle-free vote on raising, yet again, the debt ceiling; he should not and will not get it. The debt ceiling fight is another much needed opportunity to refocus on what got us into this mess: years of runaway government spending. AFP urges […]
Asks activists to contact Representatives Arlington, VA – Today Americans for Prosperity, the nation’s largest advocate for economic freedom, is asking its more than two million activists nationwide to take action to help prevent a bad deal from going forward. AFP President Tim Phillips said, “It’s deeply disappointing to see Speaker Boehner and President Obama […]
Releases list of nine “naughty and nice” legislators Arlington, VA- Today, Americans for Prosperity (AFP), the nation’s leading grassroots advocate for economic freedom, announced the release of a new Lame Duck initiative aimed at pressuring Congress to refrain from raising taxes. The effort, “Merry Taxmas” presents AFP’s initial list of naughty and nice legislators and […]
Retro-Themed Game Allows Gamers to Bag Bad Policies ARLINGTON, VA – Americans for Prosperity (AFP), the nation’s leading grassroots organization in championing economic freedom, recently released its most innovative educational outreach message yet, in the form of a computer game titled “Lame Duck Hunt.” In Lame Duck Hunt, free-market economic policy meets today’s techie culture […]
Following this week's passage in the Senate, Americans for Prosperity (AFP) is again calling on President Obama to back up his words with action, and veto re-authorization of the Export-Import bank.
AFP President Tim Phillips said, "As a senator, Obama was right when he called the Ex-Im bank a fund for corporate welfare. Now he has a chance to back up all the rhetoric with meaningful action. Our video is a clear challenge to President Obama, asking him to take a stand against corporate welfare and veto re-authorization."