Investigative reporter will speak at Tea Party meeting

Charles Johnson will be the speaker at the Jan. 8, Tea Party action meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Best Western Yosemite Gateway Restaurant in Oakhurst. Johnson will be speaking on the detrimental aspects of Common Core, and the new Advanced Placement United States History (APUSH) examination offered by the college board as part of the Advanced Placement Program. He’ll also speak briefly about the truths of the IRS scandal having recently written a book on the subject.

Johnson is an independent investigative journalist, and author. He is founder of, a website dedicated to independent research and news.

He is the author of Why Coolidge Matters: Leadership Lessons from America’s Most Underrated President (Encounter Books) and The Truth About the IRS Scandals (Encounter Books).

He has written for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Post, The Los Angeles Times, The New Criterion, The American Spectator, and the Claremont Review of Books

His work has been featured on Real Clear Politics, the Drudge Report, Rush Limbaugh’s Show, and the Wall Street Journal’s Best of the Web. He has been on Fox News with Megyn Kelly, Sean Hannity, and numerous other radio programs.

To date, Johnson is the only person to have won both the Robert F. Bartley Fellowship, and the Eric Breindel Collegiate Journalism Award.

He has also won the Robert F. Novak Special Alumni Fellowship from the Phillips Foundation and the Publius Fellowship at the Claremont Institute. He has worked for Alan M. Dershowitz at Harvard Law School, Seth Lipsky at the New York Sun, and Carl Schramm at the Kauffman Foundation. See more at