CNN Moves To The Right and Loses 52% of Its Viewers

PoliticusUSA CNN’s abandonment of news to climb in bed with the tea party has turned into an epic disaster as the network has lost 52% of its viewers. In a month where all three cable networks had ratings declines, no one did as badly as CNN. The network lost 52% of their total viewers (Run, Anderson, run.… More CNN Moves To The Right and Loses 52% of Its Viewers

D-Day in Wisconsin on Tuesday

The Progressive   Wisconsin! Get Out The VOTE. RECALL THEM ALL!! Related articles Americans For Prosperity Accused Of Voter Suppression In Wisconsin Recall Elections (kaystreet.wordpress.com) Wisconsin Recall Elections: Social Media Changing Badger State Political Landscape (huffingtonpost.com) Walker Guy Stabs Protester’s Balloon and Bloodies Himself (kaystreet.wordpress.com) How you, yes you, can help the Wisconsin recall election… More D-Day in Wisconsin on Tuesday

Tea party headed to Wisconsin to defend Republican state senators

These people profess to love their country, yet support policies that are devastating for our country… Raw Story Two prominent tea party groups will begin their four-day “Restoring Common Sense” tour in Wisconsin on Friday to support the Republicans facing recall elections. CNN reported that the Tea Party Nation and Tea Party Express will hold rallies… More Tea party headed to Wisconsin to defend Republican state senators

Robertson: The Tea Party Is God’s Answer

“The stupid” follows this guy like white on rice.  (No pun, honest!) Right Wing Watch Pat Robertson and the Christian Broadcasting Network have been heavily promoting the so-called “Teavangelicals,” or the ties between the Religious Right and the Tea Party. Following a report by David Brody, who hosted a panel on “Teavangelicals” at the Faith… More Robertson: The Tea Party Is God’s Answer

The Week In One-Liners

  Politico The week’s top 10 quotes in politics:  “We didn’t elect Superman, we elected a human being.” – Colin Powell, on President Barack Obama.  “I’m trying to stay out of prison, obviously.” – Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, on his current goals.  “Am I looking at the right camera?” – White House advisor… More The Week In One-Liners

Michele Bachmann’s Gaze

It was the weirdest video response I had ever seen.  It actually topped Sarah Palin’s last video blaming the media  for directing a “blood libel” at her, in terms of bizzare. Slate It was almost impossible to concentrate on what Michele Bachmann was saying, exactly, in her Tea Party response to tonight’s State of the Union. First,… More Michele Bachmann’s Gaze

Matthews Yells At Tea Party Leader: Why Is ‘Balloon-Head’ Bachmann Speaking For You

I saw this segment on Chris Matthews’ Hardball last night and found Matthews’ heightened frustration with the Tea Party leader Sal Russo, amusing and justifiable. Mediaite Chris Matthews was nearly apoplectic in his questioning of Tea Party Express co-founder Sal Russo on the topic of Congresswoman Michele Bachmann and her controversial re-imagining of history where the… More Matthews Yells At Tea Party Leader: Why Is ‘Balloon-Head’ Bachmann Speaking For You

The GOP’s Michele Bachmann Problem

Apparently Michele Bachmann has aspirations of running for the presidency in 2012.  It appears that the GOP “establishment” and Bachmann do not see eye to eye on this issue… The Daily Beast The Minnesota congresswoman has never shied from controversy, but her latest efforts to represent Tea Party interests are disrupting Boehner’s push for the… More The GOP’s Michele Bachmann Problem

Tea Party Group Blames ‘Leftist’ for Giffords Shooting

The Atlantic Showing no sign of tamping down on divisive political rhetoric in the wake of the shooting of 20 people that left six dead in Tuscon Saturday, the Tea Party Nation group e-mailed its members Sunday warning them they would be called upon to fight leftists in the days ahead and defend their movement.… More Tea Party Group Blames ‘Leftist’ for Giffords Shooting

Tucson Tea Party Leader: We Won’t Change Our Rhetoric After Giffords Shooting

TPMDC A leader of a Tucson-area tea party group condemned the mass shooting in Arizona that included Rep. Gabriel Giffords (D-AZ), but told TPM that this doesn’t mean her group is going to tone down their rhetoric: “I think anytime you start suppressing freedom of speech, I think it’s wrong. I live here and I… More Tucson Tea Party Leader: We Won’t Change Our Rhetoric After Giffords Shooting