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By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, May 30th, 2013
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‘Tea Party Deserves It’ gets support in Colorado, responding to IRS scandal, one says it’s a ‘fake scandal’

IRS is obviously knowingly targeted conservative groups, Tea Party organizations, turning the tax agency into a political weapon. While multiple investigations into the government wrongdoing are expected to begin More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
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Lois Lerner pleads the fifth in IRS scandal hearings, Tea Party leader responds

Lois Lerner invoked the Fifth Amendment Wednesday when she appears before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, refusing to answer any questions about the recent IRS scandal. Lerner’s attorney, More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
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DHS attends several Tea Party protests of IRS, armed police photographed at St Louis event

On Tuesday, demonstrations took place at IRS offices nationwide as various Tea Party groups protested being targeted by the agency. Monitoring the protests, however, were armed agents of the Department of Homeland More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, May 14th, 2013
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MSNBC says seizing AP phone records ‘chilling’ and ‘sinister’ VIDEO

On Monday, MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” targeted the Obama administration over the IRS targeting of conservative groups: “tea party” or “patriot” groups. Host Joe Scarborough tackled yet another issue: The More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 11th, 2013
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IRS admits to flagging ‘tea party’ and ‘patriot’ groups during election audits, new statement contradicts older ones

The Internal Revenue Service “inappropriately flagged” conservative political groups during the 2012 election to see if they were violating their tax-exempt status, a top IRS official said Friday. A new statement More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 20th, 2013
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WWE ‘Ultra-Patriot’ angers right-wing with ‘racist’ Tea Party character by Jack Swagger

The latest reboot of the Jack Swagger character as an “Ultra-Patriot” heel  has caused outraged within the political right in the US, with many outlets drawing attention to it. Fox News featured a segment on More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
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Rand Paul gives Tea Party response to State of the Union address TRANSCRIPT

In the tea party rebuke to President Obama’s vision of the state of the union – and some in his own party – Republican Sen. Rand Paul laid out a deeply conservative alternative that includes cutting corporate More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Monday, February 11th, 2013
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FBI stop Matt Llaneza in Oakland bomb plot, wanted to frame Tea Party or right wing group

A 28-year-old man was arrested Friday in Oakland after he allegedly tried to detonate a vehicle-borne explosive device at a bank, authorities said. Matthew Aaron Llaneza, a resident of San Jose, allegedly selected More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, September 14th, 2012
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Former Senate candidate says the Tea Party sits at the GOP’s ‘kids table’

Two years ago the Tea Party was ubiquitous with watercooler and talk radio political banter. After both political conventions evacuated their hosting cities in the southeast, the Tea Party remains enigmatic. donkeyhotey More...

By deskofbrian On Friday, March 9th, 2012
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US Report: More hate groups in America, Tea Party on list, Occupyiers are not

The number of hate groups in the U.S. has grown each year for the past 11 years, according to a new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center. In 2000 the center reported that there were 602 hate groups; in 2011 More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, January 24th, 2012
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Obama campaign manager: Tea Party is ‘extremist’, Republicans want Iraq war,end Medicare

Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina photo/White House public domain Dear Democrat, the GOP wants to ban gay marriage, end abortion and just about every other stereotypical talking point ever used by the Democratic More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, September 24th, 2011
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Morgan Freeman on Tea Party, ‘It’s a racist thing’ claiming they control the Republican Party

While promoting The Dolphin Tale Morgan Freeman commented during an interview on CNN’s Piers Morgan that aired Friday night about the Tea Party stances, claiming they’re “racist.” “The More...

By deskofbrian On Tuesday, March 8th, 2011
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Ron Schiller, former NPR exec: Tea Party ‘xenophobic’ and ‘racist’

Former executive Ron Schiller blasted Republicans and the Tea Party in a meeting with two members of a fictitious Muslim group. Schiller, then-president of the NPR Foundation and senior vice president for development, More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, November 14th, 2010
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Keith Olbermann rants over Tea Parties – further reveals vile hypocrisy of far left

  I found the post described as “A near-perfect 20-minute summary of the right-wing crazies who might triumph today”: It is as if a group of moderately talented performers has walked on stage at More...

By deskofbrian On Saturday, October 9th, 2010
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Election 2010: Senate debate between Russ Feingold vs Ron Johnson

Republican challenger Ron Johnson and U.S. Sen Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) stuck to their respective philosophies of government on Friday night in their first debate, but a few surprises emerged on issues. Both candidates More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, August 28th, 2010
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Further proof Americans are naive: Boycotting Target for supporting the GOP

How can we live in the age of information and not understand how Big Business and politics works? Nevermind, Barack Obama was elected President under the disguised phony campaign promises. Let’s use this example: More...

By deskofbrian On Monday, May 17th, 2010
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How Rand Paul became the Tea Party’s Obama

At the Republican Party headquarters in Russellville, Paul took the podium. Dimpled and handsome, 47 years old, with boyishly tousled salt-and-pepper hair, he surveyed the audience, a crowd of mostly retirement-age More...

By Brian Attenberg On Saturday, March 13th, 2010
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Obama signs another Executive Order we should be worried about

President Obama has been excitedly signing Executive Orders as if they were blank checks since his first full day in office. He is not the first President that went power crazy with the executive orders. However, More...


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