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In Alaska Senate Race Democrats’ Secret Weapon Is–Wait For It–Sarah Palin

In Alaska Senate Race Democrats’ Secret Weapon Is–Wait For It–Sarah Palin

Joe Miller, endorsed by Sarah Palin,  won the Republican primary for Senate four years ago, and he was so unpopular that Democrat Lisa Murkowski won as a write-in candidate. Now, Miller is seeking the Republican nomination to take on Mark Begich, a nomination he probably won’t get. But he is poised to run as a third party candidate, […]

April 23, 2014 / More... ( comments)

New Records Show IRS Targeted Liberal Groups More Than Tea Party

Think Progress obtained a series of IRS documents via the Freedom of Information Act that contradict Republican claims that the IRS targeted only conservative Tea Party groups for scrutiny because of their political beliefs. The 22 “Be On the Look Out” keywords lists, distributed to staff reviewing applications between August 12, 2010 and April 19, […]

April 23, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Tea Party Congressman Introduces Bill To Withhold Eric Holder’s Paycheck

Insane Tea Partier Introduces Bill to Withhold Eric Holder’s Paycheck (Video) (via Americans Against The Tea Party) One of the creepiest looking member of Congress introduced perhaps one of the most outrageous bills of the current term. Representative Blake Farenthold (R-TX) announced legislation that would withhold Attorney General Eric Holder’s paycheck so long… Repost This […]

April 22, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Tea Party Holds ‘Retirement Party’ For John Boehner

The Tea Party really wants to bid adieu to House Speaker John Boehner. Tea party activists are sending out invitations for a “surprise retirement party” for House Speaker John Boehner, targeting inside-the-beltway Boehner backers and reporters. The email invites are paid for by the Tea Party Leadership Fund Political Action Committee, a conservative organization that […]

April 19, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Tea Party Candidate Appears To Plagiarize Positions, Then Disappears Website

North Carolina U.S. Senate candidate Greg Brannon has some very familiar language on his position statements. [He] appears to have plagiarized several of his campaign “on the issues” pages from Republican Michigan Rep. Justin Amash. A Facebook post of Brannon’s also seems to be a near-direct copy of an article by a Cato Institute scholar. […]

April 17, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Electronic Frontier Foundation Praises the Tea Party, FreedomWorks and Birther Larry Klayman

Yesterday, tax day, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) posted an article titled “Tea Party, Taxes and Why the Original Patriots Would’ve Revolted Against the Surveillance State,” and it wouldn’t surprise me if the authors were wearing tri-corner hats with hand-written “Rand Paul 4 Prez” placards stacked up on their desks while they hammered out the […]

April 16, 2014 / More... ( comments)

New Poll: Republicans In Danger Of Losing House

Devastating New Poll: GOP in Danger of Losing House in November (via Americans Against The Tea Party) A newly released poll from Public Policy Polling shows that the GOP is by no means assured of retaining control of the House after the mid-term elections next fall.  Apparently, a major factor in turning the electorate against […]

April 14, 2014 / More... ( comments)

J.D. Winteregg is trying to unseat John Boehner by running against him in a Republican primary. His ad accuses Boehner of being limp because of “electile dysfunction.” And it tells you what to do if you have a “Boehner lasting longer than 23 years.” “If you have a Boehner lasting more than 23 years, seek […]

April 14, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Mississippi Tea Party Candidate Insists Confederate Group Isn’t Racist

Mississippi Tea Party Candidate Defends Confederate Group, Says It’s Not Racist (via FreakOutNation) State Sen. Chris McDaniel (R-MS) was interviewed by the Weekly Standard and took that opportunity to defend the Sons of Confederate Veterans, whose organization he claims is not “racist.” McDaniel said, ”We’re talking about an organization… Repost This Article Now read this:High School […]

April 12, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Tea Party Republicans Publish Op/Ed Slamming Obamacare; Shocker, It’s Filled With Lies

With a non-stop geyser of news hitting digital media every day, a lot of material tends to slip through the cracks. For example, we somehow missed an op/ed from several days ago that’s packed wall-to-wall with lies and misinformation about Obamacare. Naturally, it was co-authored by a prominent tea party Republican along with a senatorial […]

April 9, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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