Tea Party Woes

Randi Rhodes Blog What happens when the Tea Party universe collides with reality? Surprise, surprise—it turns out that a lot of people in Tea Party whacko and New York gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino’s inner circle have shady pasts. In fact, the only thing in New York State with a more tainted past than Carl Paladino’s inner… More Tea Party Woes

‘Oh For Goodness Sake’ Blog: Feel Better Soon, Buffalo Pundit

Oh For Goodness Sake  gets it about the really creepy Republican candidate for Governor, Carl Paladino: A so-called fiscal conservative, anti-government slumlord, who fights mightily for his own tax breaks, having already sucked vast personal wealth out of tax-based government housing programs; an adulterous model for conservative family values, who circulated Birtheristic, racist, sexist, obscene emails, like… More ‘Oh For Goodness Sake’ Blog: Feel Better Soon, Buffalo Pundit

Mario Piperni: Carl Paladino And His Hallowed 9/11 Cloud Dust

Mario Piperni’s artwork is fantastic.  I use it quite often on this blog.  The political messages that they portray speaks volumes. Mario Piperni The talk has been about Christine O’Donnell’s victory in Delaware but another teabagger-backed nutcase who won on Tuesday was Carl Paladino, the Republican candidate for next governor of New York.  Paladino was criticized during… More Mario Piperni: Carl Paladino And His Hallowed 9/11 Cloud Dust

Who is NY GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Carl Paladino?

Image by azipaybarah via Flickr You’ve undoubtedly heard of this character earlier in the year when it was revealed that Carl Paladino had sent racist and raunchy emails out to friends and associates. So, the Tea Party fully endorsed Carl Paladino, yet they claim there’s not a racist bone within the Tea Party.  Think again Teabaggers…… More Who is NY GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Carl Paladino?

Progress Report: Tea Party Racism Exists

Racism In The Tea Parties  In passing a resolution condemning the racist elements within the Tea Party this week, the NAACP set off a media firestorm over the merits of its charge against the right-wing movement. As the Atlantic’s Ta-Nehisi Coates notes, critics bemoaned the resolution as a silly stunt that “heightened division” and implied that racist… More Progress Report: Tea Party Racism Exists