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Tea Party

  1. video
    John Heilemann on Hardball: John Boehner Could Get EatenThe House majority leader hasn’t been much of a uniter, so far.
  2. sharron angle
    Sharron Angle Will Teach Your Kids Creationism“Why can’t we present both theories to our children and let them choose?”
  3. budget wars
    The Rise of the Budget FundamentalistsWhen the need for spending cuts becomes a religious belief.
  4. shmashmortion
    Kristen Schaal Makes an Excellent Planned Parenthood Argument on The Daily ShowThe House’s proposal to defund Planned Parenthood doesn’t go far enough.
  5. what’s the matter with wisconsin?
    Tea Party Faces Off With Protesters in WisconsinTo support Scott Walker.
  6. money woes
    Centrists Take Aim at the Budget’s Sacred CowsDaring to touch the third rail of politics.
  7. ink-stained wretches
    The Tea Party Will Have a MagazineThe era of the typo-ridden, hand-drawn sign is apparently over.
  8. how the other .0000001 percent lives
    Protesters Arrested Outside Conservative Meet-Up in Palm SpringsPowerful people met up at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort this weekend.
  9. early and often
    The SOTU Tea Party and Republican Responses: Cutting, But ComposedPaul Ryan and Michele Bachmann did a better job than liberals hoped they would.
  10. tea time
    Thirteen Percent of Tea Partiers Say Violence Against the Current American Government Is JustifiedOnly 4 percent of non-tea-partiers say the same thing.
  11. crazy in arizona
    Tucson Shooting Victim Arrested for Threatening Tea Party Leader“You’re dead.”
  12. early and often
    GOP Plans to Use Derided ‘Demon Pass’ to Push Diminishing GoalsHarsh realities were faced, the status quo was embraced.
  13. don’t ask don’t tell
    New Research Confirms Majority of Americans Completely Fine With Letting Gays Serve Openly in the MilitaryTea partiers, not so much.
  14. election hangover
    Lisa Murkowski Wins Alaskan Spelling BeeWhat kind of Senator will she be now?
  15. cable news
    Talk Box: McConnell’s Earmark Flip Encourages at Least One LiberalBut Rachel Maddow is happy to point out his George W. Bush problem.
  16. 2012
    How Dancing With the Stars Foreshadows the 2012 ElectionThe tea party could propel a Palin to victory in both.
  17. cable news
    Talk Box: Rand Paul Stays Vague About Spending Cuts, Gets Testy With SpitzerPaul to Spitzer: “Your personal agenda is getting in the way of you being a very effective broadcaster.”
  18. early and often
    Rand Paul’s Tea-Party PartyFoot stomping, not head stomping.
  19. early and often
    Boehner and the Tea Party Tearily Triumphant As They Win Back the HouseBut now comes gridlock, discord, and painful compromise.
  20. cable news
    Talk Box: Glenn Beck Warns GOP ‘Boys Club’ of Whig-Like ExtinctionPlus, Chris Matthews tries to get Alabama governor Haley Barbour to let him know when the next boys’ club meeting starts.
  21. politics
    How New Yorker Ilario Pantano Reinvented Himself as a Conservative Candidate in North CarolinaFrom Horace Mann to Iraq to the tea party.
  22. early and often
    Voter Fraud the Latest Thing Threatening to Destroy America, Says Tea PartyIt’s an “epidemic,” they claim. “No, it’s not,” say the facts.
  23. early and awful
    Rand Paul Head-Stomper IdentifiedHe’s Tim Profitt, the candidate’s Bourbon County Coordinator.
  24. cable news
    Talk Box: It’s Already Over for Democrats (on Cable News)Plus, the Washington ‘Post”s Eugene Robinson and Keith Olbermann see gridlock as a political “wet dream” for Barack Obama.
  25. early and often
    More Than a Third of Likely Midterm Voters Support the Tea PartyFifty percent of likely voters are Republican and 35 percent support the Tea Party.
  26. tea time
    What Makes Someone a Tea Partier?The Times and AP have wildly different numbers on how many tea-party candidates are on the ballot this year.
  27. 2012
    White House Counting on the Tea Party in 2012To elect someone everyone else hates.
  28. paladinosaur
    Carl Paladino Says Awful Things About Homosexuals“There is nothing to be proud of in being a dysfunctional homosexual.”
  29. early and awful
    Republican Congressional Nominee Has a ‘Purely Historical’ Interest in Dressing Up As a Nazi“I’ve always been fascinated by the fact that here was a relatively small country accomplished incredible things.”
  30. early and often
    Sharron Angle Caught on Tape Offering to Share Her Special Juice With OpponentAnd trashes the Republican Party.
  31. so joetorious
    Joe Biden on California GOP: ‘This Is Not the Same Breed of Cat, Man’Sometimes, Joe Biden just nails it.
  32. politics as unusual
    Christine O’Donnell Is ‘Currently Taking Applications for a Husband’Eccentric Republican seeks same.
  33. america’s sweetheart
    Sarah Palin Will Lead the Slow-Motion Postapocalyptic Flag ArmyOtherwise known as the tea party.
  34. jimmy carter
    Jimmy Carter: Not a Witch, Cool With Masturbation“As a young man, I was not 100 percent against … “
  35. in other news
    The White House Is Angry at the TimesWas their story “100 percent inaccurate,” or just somewhat inaccurate?
  36. glenn beck
    Glenn Beck Tactful As Ever in Discussion of Michelle Obama’s Health Campaign“Get away from my French fries, Mrs. Obama … “
  37. colin powell
    Colin Powell: Tea Party Is All Slogans, No Agenda“You can’t just have catchy phrases.”
  38. secretary of awesome
    Hillary Clinton Expects the Tea Party Candidates to Sober UpAs in, mellow out.
  39. early and often
    In 2012 Primary, Everyone Will Have to Pretend That TARP Wasn’t a Huge SuccessBecause that’s what the Tea Party wants.
  40. gop
    Limbaugh and O’Reilly Enter the O’Donnell-Sparked GOP Civil War“Where was this anger directed at a Democrat ever?” Limbaugh asks.
  41. early and often
    ‘Granite Grizzly’ Kelly Ayotte Narrowly Beats Tea Party in New HampshireAyotte defeated Ovide Lamontagne in the Republican primary for the U.S. Senate.
  42. tea time
    Tea Party Ascendant With Win in DelawareAn unemployed anti-masturbation activist takes out a nine-term congressman.
  43. Meet Christine O’Donnell, the Tea Partier Who Could Lose the Senate for the GOPShe is a very interesting person.
  44. glenn beck
    Scenes From BeckapaloozaRestoring America’s honor where Martin Luther King Jr., once spoke.
  45. tea party
    Tea-Party Member Discovers the Very Small Percentage of D.C. He Deems SafeHow to find Real America in America’s Capital.
  46. tea party
    Tea Party on Social Security: ‘We Are All Collateral For The Banks’Congressman Bob Inglis shares his observations.
  47. early and awkward
    Senate Tea-Party Candidate Accidentally Reveals What He Thinks of BirthersTo a Democratic operative, who recorded it.
  48. tea time
    Mark Williams Steps Down As Chairman of the Tea Party ExpressHe will be devoting himself to fighting the construction of a mosque near ground zero.
  49. tea time
    A Tea Party Consultant on the ‘Black Arts’ of His Trade“I talk to the same part of your brain that causes road rage.”
  50. barack obama
    Obama Notes That ‘Six Months Ago,’ Few Really Wanted Him to ‘Spend Money in Case of a Catastrophic Oil Spill’Put those pointing fingers down, Congress.
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