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Tea Party Kills Job Creation In North Carolina

Nice going, Tea Party! Looks like you — and hard right multimillionaire Art Pope, who has essentially bought the legislature and state house — have dealt another blow to state jobs by driving television and film production out of state! As California moves closer to quadrupling tax incentives for film production, North Carolina is moving [...]

It finally happened. We’re only a few months away from the 2014 midterms and I thought maybe we’d see a longer roster of infuriatingly misleading campaign ads from Karl Rove’s Crossroads GPS outfit. But finally we have our first big winner. Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) is running for reelection against Republican nominee Rep. Tom Cotton [...]

She supported Joe Miller when he ran last time, and he lost big in the general election, so she will likely be wrong again this time if she thinks Miller has a better chance now. The Alaska Dispatch reports: Palin, who served as governor from late 2006 until her resignation in mid-2009, also backed Miller [...]

In his ongoing crusade against renewing America’s Export-Import Bank’s charter; Heritage Foundation head Jim DeMint had yet another of his paranoid fantasies about socialism. Yet again, he put it in writing. This time, his inner demons got the best of him in an Op-Ed on Roll Call. Of course, they deleted the delusions a few [...]

Roy Nicholson, who co-founded the Mississippi Tea Party, was speaking at an event featuring conservative journalist Charles Johnson. Nicholson gave the opening prayer where he beseeched God to act violently. The Jackson Free Press reports: At the beginning of the meeting, just after asking God in the opening prayer to “be violent against” the GOP [...]

Victoria Jackson, the former “Saturday Night Live” cast member who became active in the tea party, and the conspiracies that go with that, lost her bid to win a spot on the Williamson County Commission, The Tennessean reports. Jackson received 632 votes, losing out to Judy Lynch Herbert, with 1,422 votes, and Betsy Hester, with [...]

Rep. Stephen Fincher’s Twitter account declared the Tennessee Republican’s love of “shagging.” Shagging in Britain, means having sex. According to The Hill, a spokeswoman for the congressman’s office says the since-deleted tweet “had nothing to do” with Fincher — nor was it in reference to the British slang term for sex. So does this mean [...]

Kansas Governor Sam Brownback threw out some red meat to his Republican-base while blaming President Obama for voters backing his challenger, Jennifer Winn. “I think a big part of it is Barack Obama,” Brownback told KSHB. “That a lot of people are so irritated at what the president is doing, they just, they want somebody [...]

Former pizza king and presidential candidate Herman Cain wants the world to know how potent the Tea Party still is. “The tea party movement, in terms of its impact, is still very strong,” Cain said on Fox News. “The key thing is it’s called many of the incumbents to move more towards the right relative [...]

In 2010 the Tea Party swept into the House and, from there, our political discourse and any attempt at compromise took a very bad turn. On Tuesday, Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas held off the Tea Party insurgent Milton Wolf  to defeat what may have been hard-line conservatives’ last chance at knocking off an incumbent [...]

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