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Tea Party Holds ‘Retirement Party’ For John Boehner

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)

Tea Party Candidate Campaigns At Cockfighting Rally

He thought he was appearing at a “states’ rights” rally. While we are not sure as to whether any “Don’t Tread on My Fighting Chickens” were visible, he still should’ve known better: Tea Party candidate Matt Bevin spoke at an event he “believed” was focused on “state’s rights.” In reality, it was to support legislation […]

April 3, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Lila Rose appeared on the Daily Caller interview show of Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. Thomas is a Tea Party activist. Rose went on about we’ve had “tyrants” in power, like we do now. “Secular is somehow saying there’s no God, there’s no higher power, there’s no higher law,” she said. […]

March 31, 2014 / More... ( comments)

Where To Find The 47%

Where To Find The 47%

It’s a point that’s been made before but John Kiernan has a series of great maps and data to emphasize the point.  The same Republican states that are home to most anti-government movements are the ones that depend the most on the government for cash.  As described by Ben Hallman: The “takingest” states, in a […]

March 28, 2014 / More... ( comments)

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