Talk about a scam!
The donation page on the Web site of the Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund pleads with potential donors to "make the most generous contribution possible" to help fund "the ads, the get-out-the-vote campaigns, the research and the volunteer training sessions we need to take the fight to the big-spending incumbents!"....But of the $7.4 million that the Georgia-based group's super PAC has spent since the beginning of 2013, just $184,505 has gone to boost candidates, The Post found.
[Jenny Beth] Martin, the super PAC's chairwoman, oversees all its expenditures, according to Broughton, meaning she sets her own $15,000 monthly fee for strategic consulting -- payments that have totaled $120,000 since July. She also draws a salary as president of the Tea Party Patriot' nonprofit arm -- getting more than $272,000 in the 2012 fiscal year, according to the group's most recent tax filing.
Her twin salaries put her on track to make more than $450,000 this year, a dramatic change in lifestyle for the tea party activist, who had filed for bankruptcy in 2008 and then cleaned homes for a period of time to bring in extra money....Martin's cousin, Kevin Mooneyhan, is also on the payroll as a strategic consultant.
Gotta love the TeaParty!
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