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Tea Party Activists Aren't Gearing Up For 2016 -- They Want To Refight 1964
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tea Party, extremism, Rand Paul, CPAC, straw poll )

- 478 days ago -
"The conservative movement's choice for president believes that whites-only lunch counters should be legal. He believes that business owners' rights trump civil rights, that Medicare should be undermined or even destroyed..."
After State of the Union, GOP Assails Obama While Showing Disunity
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, Tea Party, disunity, government, politics, dishonesty )

- 520 days ago -
For a party fighting the perception it's at war with itself, the competing speeches were an unwelcome and very public reminder of the divisions that remain.
Meet Lee Bright, The Tea Partier Who May Be Too Extreme For Even South Carolina
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: South Carolina, Tea Party, Lee Bright, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, elections, republicans, politics, candidates )

- 527 days ago -
Bright's extreme opposition to tougher gun laws is just one of many positions that puts him far outside of the mainstream, even in staunchly Republican South Carolina. Among other examples, Bright has:
Palin Links 'Zealot-Like' Atheists to the 'War on Christmas' and 'Slavery' From Federal Debt (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Republicans, Tea Party, Sarah, Palin, religion, dishonesty, lies, propaganda, politics, ethics )

- 599 days ago -
During a Saturday speech to promote her book "Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas" at the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition's fall fundraiser, Palin observed that "everywhere it seems that we see that faith, religious freedom is...
We Have a Dumb Religion Problem -- Not a Political Problem
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Republicans, Tea Party, Evangelical Christians, politics, corruption, ethics, propaganda )

- 601 days ago -
To get what's happening to the GOP and, to America, you need to understand the theology of the extremist frankly stupid and misinformed evangelical heartland. We don't have a political problem. We have an evangelical stupidity problem.
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 )

- 605 days ago -
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 Tea Party Is Going Down
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, Tea Party, republicans, politics, government, freedoms, elections, ethics )

- 612 days ago -
By 2016, the Tea Party may have gone the way of the religious right of the 1990s or the anti-immigrant Minutemen of the 2000s. And yet the question remains whether the Tea Party's demise will produce a kinder, gentler, more cooperative America--or...
The Triumph of the Right
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: dishonesty, economy, ethics, politics, propaganda, republicans, usa, Robert Reich, income inequality, middle class, Tea Party )

- 614 days ago -
They say the biggest problem is the size of government and the budget deficit. In fact our biggest problem is the decline of the middle class and increasing ranks of the poor, while almost all the economic gains go to the top.
10 Reasons Why the Tea Party Is So Unpopular
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, republicans, propaganda, Tea Party, dishonesty, lies, media )

- 618 days ago -
There are many more defining features of Tea Party Republicans, ... hostility to political compromise, an impulse to destroy public programs instead of creating public solutions, and their arrogant claims that they represent a majority of Americans ...
Matt Taibbi: Democrats Must Stop Ted Cruz's Hollywood Ending
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: debt ceiling/government shutdown mess, default, Ted Cruz, Tea Party, GOP schism, Barak Obama, What Would Stalin Do?, U.S. poltics )

- 629 days ago -
The Obama White House has rightly refused to negotiate with the Cruz-ians, but there's still a strange lack of urgency in some of the administration's public statements, and that lack of urgency is beginning to draw notice.
TAKE ACTION NOW! John Boehner and House Republicans: Hands Off Social Security and Medicare
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: TEA PARTY, Social Security, Meidcare, Medicaid, senior citizen benefits, u.s., politics, news, republicans )

- 630 days ago -
We need to send a clear message to John Boehner, Paul Ryan and the rest of the House Republicans: "Hands off Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid benefits!"
The Real Goal Of The Shutdown: Cut Social Security, Medicare & Austerity
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: austerity budget, gov't shutdown, wealthy elites, 1%, Congress, republicans, hysteria, tea party, teabaggers, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, President #Obama, democrats, Corporate America, neocon agenda, corporate media, misinformation, Grand Bargain )

- 636 days ago -
"What's at stake in the partial "shutdown" of government? Certainly not Obamacare, which was never in danger. It's all an exercise in drawing fake lines in the sandbox, so that the bipartisan business of gutting entitlement programs can recommence."
Why A Handful Of Hard-Liners Has A Hold On Boehner
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: tea party, republicans, dishonesty, ethics, democrats, congress, obama, politics, news, usa )

- 638 days ago -
To understand House Speaker John Boehner's role in the government shutdown, you have to understand the 30 or so House Republican hard-liners and his relationship with them.
Michele Bachmann Compares Health Care Law to Crack and Obama to Crack Dealer
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Michele Bachmann, Tea Party, Americans, Obamacare, government, congress, corruption, ethics, dishonesty, lies, republicans, propaganda, politics )

- 641 days ago -
Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) told World Net Daily that Obama and Democratic lawmakers refuse to negotiate over implementation of the Affordable Care Act because they want Americans to become more reliant on the federal government.

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