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Our Terrifying New Congress: Meet 5 Tea Party Extremists Taking Office This Month
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, TEA Party, right wing, GOP, Republicans )

Freya
- 23 days ago - alternet.org
The crop of Republicans taking power next month is even further to the right than the current House GOP conference. The newly Republican Senate, too, will feature more than its fair share of ultraconservative hard-liners.
Our Scary New Congress: Meet 5 Tea Party Extremists Taking Office This Month
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, Conservatives, wingnuts, Joni Ernst, Cory Gardner, jody hice, glenn grothman, mark walker, Tea Party, GOP, The Right, Politics News )

Judy
- 24 days ago - salon.com
These five hard-right Republicans promise to make the 114th Congress a spectacularly awful one.
White House And GOP Scramble To Pass Budget After Revolt By Democrats
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Federal Budget, White House, GOP, Democrats, Wall Street Lobbyist, campaign finance interests )

Dandelion
- 45 days ago - theguardian.com
Republicans formed an unlikely alliance with the White House in a late-night scramble to pass a $1.1tn federal budget over the objections of House Democrats, who claim it has been hijacked by Wall Street lobbyists and campaign finance interests.
McConnell Concedes GOP Senate Will Not Mean Obamacare Repeal
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: congress, obama, healthcare, repeal of obamacare, GOP, Senate )

Cal
- 89 days ago - npr.org
Election Day isn't until next week, but Senate Majority Leader-in-Waiting Mitch McConnell is already warning Republicans who would like to repeal Obamacare and roll back environmental regulations about two key numbers: 60 and 2.
BRUTAL! With Winter Fast Approaching, Three Governors Slash Funding for Heat and Food
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: heating assitance, ChrisChristie, GOP, fiscal conservatives, lack of compassion, eniors, helping the greediest, heating assitance, welfare, food stamps, ethics, crime, republicans, usa, dishonesty, americans )

Cal
- 133 days ago - takepart.com
A COLD WIND BLOWS FOR THE DISADVANTAGED THIS WINTER: Three Republican governors--Chris Christie in New Jersey, Scott Walker in Wisconsin, and Rick Snyder in Michigan--are cutting heating assistance programs and thereby blocking residents from receiving inc
Arrest and Try House GOP Leadership for Sedition - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Hastert Rule, H. Res 368, Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Speaker of the House John Boehner, Affordable Care Act, government shut down, sedition )

Dandelion
- 155 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
The House GOP leadership's use of the Hastert Rule and H. Res 368 to shut down Govt. threaten the U.S. economy with default is an attempt to extort US Govt. into altering or abolishing the Affordable Care Act. Thus a seditious conspiracy.
GOP Lawmaker Calls on Sarah Palin to Lead New Party to Replace Republicans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Tea Party, Christian Extremists, politics, Americans, Sarah Palin, news )

Carrie
- 174 days ago - rawstory.com
A former California lawmaker and executive for the conservative social activist network the Council for National Policy is proposing that the Tea Party and Christian extremists form a third party, and says that Sarah Palin should be its leader.
GOP Leader Calls Anti-Fracking Congressman a Terrorist
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Republicans, terrorism, jihad, Jared Polls, terrorist, fracking )

Roseann
- 266 days ago - grist.org
Democrat Jared Polls (D-Colo) thinks local communities should have control over fracking and Republicans say that makes him a "terrorist" on a "jihad."
GOP Congressman: Wives Should "Voluntarily Submit" to Their Husbands
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: STEVE PEARCE, SEXISM, MISOGYNY, VOLUNTARY SUBMISSION, GOP, REPUBLICAN PARTY, WAR ON WOMEN, CONSERVATIVES, CHRISTIANS, FUNDAMENTALISM )

Carrie
- 369 days ago - salon.com
Well, here's some unsolicited advice to the GOP on how it could perhaps have more success convincing women that they, too, care about their freedom and autonomy -- tell New Mexico Rep. Steve Pearce to go far, far away.
Requiring An ID to Eat?! The Right-Wing's Next Crazy Plot Against Low-Income Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: food, poor, poverty, GOP, republicans, americans, politics )

Roseann
- 374 days ago - alternet.org
Senator wants to force low-income Americans to show ID for their food.
Republican Says Poor Children Should Be Required to Work for Food
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: children, republicans, GOP, corruption, dishonesty )

Roseann
- 403 days ago - dailykos.com
[On Saturday,Georgia Rep. Jack Kingston came out against free lunches, saying that children should have to pay at least a nominal amount or do some work like sweeping cafeteria floors.
The Tea Party Hits a New Low With Attack on Endangered Species
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Govtfearmongering, GOP, Endangered species act, animals, Koch Brothers, usa, war, propaganda, lies, ethics )

Roxy
- 419 days ago - care2.com
Hopefully this bill and the Tea Party's efforts to gut the ESA will be the next to go extinct. Meanwhile, please contact your representative and ask them to oppose the Endangered Species Management Self-Determination Act
GOP Trying to WIPE OUT the Endangered Species Act!!!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Teaparty, republicans, government, ethics, crime, congress, lies, animals, protection, habitat, habitatdestruction, wildlife, trees, nature, politics, pollution, water, science, government, destruction, climate, forests, ecosystems, endangered, environ )

Roxy
- 429 days ago - biologicaldiversity.org
Tea Party senators introduced a bill this week that would effectively end the protection of most endangered species in the United States! Senate Bill 1731, introduced by Tea Party Sens. Rand Paul, Mike Lee and Dean Heller, would end protections
Alienating Big Business: Lack of Money for Conservative Republicans a Trend Across the Country
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: GOP, Tea Party, money, big business, elections, economy, americans, government, politics )

Carrie
- 447 days ago - rawstory.com
A clutch of disparate local elections on Tuesday were threatening to turn conventions on their heads across the US and force a revaluation of a Republican national strategy that has alienated big business.
The Republicans' War on the Poor
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: republicans, GOP, poor, poverty, class war, nutrition, healthcare, congress, corruption, ethics, abuse, americans, healthcare, crime )

Roseann
- 458 days ago - readersupportednews.org
"The way the program to provide the poor with the bare minimum of daily nutrition has been handled is a metaphor for how the far right in the House is systematically trying to take down the federal government."
 

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