Who had the worst week in Washington? The tea party.

It couldn’t happen to a more deserving political group… The Washington Post The Gadsden flag is flying at half-staff this past week. The tea party — that plucky insurgent movement that, as recently as two years ago, began trying to reshape the Republican Party and politics more generally — finds itself flailing as 2012 draws… More Who had the worst week in Washington? The tea party.

Mario Piperni: Monday Morning Tea Party Madness

Mario Piperni The positive aspect of the Tea Party movement is that when you need a conspiracy-minded moron to illustrate exactly what’s wrong with American politics, you now know exactly where to look for one. “Agenda 21 is an elusive enemy that floats in and chokes you gradually,” said Saul, of the Cedar Valley Tea Party in… More Mario Piperni: Monday Morning Tea Party Madness

Tea Party Group Fined For Booking 1,600 Rooms In Vegas, Not Paying For Them

I know that the value called integrity has pretty much left politics in general, but why didn’t the Tea Party head of Las Vegas Operations at the time consider making a deal to pay some portion of the money to the hotel? The Huffington Post Apparently what doesn’t happen in Vegas also stays in Vegas. A judge… More Tea Party Group Fined For Booking 1,600 Rooms In Vegas, Not Paying For Them

Jules Manson, Failed Tea Party Candidate, Calls For Assassination Of Obama, First Daughters

I wrote about this a few days ago.  At that time, the two sources that I got the article from had deleted the article without explanation. I decided to do the same but I did include an explanation. Now I see that The Huffington Post has picked it up.  I believe HuffPo to be a… More Jules Manson, Failed Tea Party Candidate, Calls For Assassination Of Obama, First Daughters

Occupy Wall Street Demographic Survey Results Will Surprise You

TPM IdeaLab We now know what they want, what social networks and online tools they use and who doesn’t like them. But just who are the Occupy Wall Street protesters? Over a month since the demonstrations began in New York’s Zuccotti Park, two demographic surveys of the movement and its supporters are now available online, both of them containing surprising, perhaps even counter-intuitive findings about… More Occupy Wall Street Demographic Survey Results Will Surprise You

VIDEO: Republicans Change Their Tune On The 99 Percent Movement

The GOP are such hypocrites! Think Progress ThinkProgress has already reported on the disdainful reaction the 99 Percent Movement initially received from the mainstream corporate media, as well as the notable double standardin the right-wing media’s coverage of the movement versus the Tea Parties. But as the protests have demonstrated their staying power, and polls have shown Americans support the movement, a… More VIDEO: Republicans Change Their Tune On The 99 Percent Movement

Tea Party Movement Getting Americans Steamed

No surprise there, especially after the debt ceiling debacle… TPMDC The debt ceiling fight turned out to be a damper on the American economy, and for the approval ratings of political leaders in Washington. But it’s starting to consume the same political entity that decided to make raising it a major issue: the Tea Party.… More Tea Party Movement Getting Americans Steamed

New York Times / CBS Poll Shows Negative View Of Tea Party Is On The Rise

No surprise here… A poll organized by The New York Times and CBS has sought to measure the American public’s general impression of the Tea Party movement. According to poll results, people have gained a deeper awareness and knowledge of the movement over the past year and, with that, a more negative view. Specifically: Forty percent of Americans… More New York Times / CBS Poll Shows Negative View Of Tea Party Is On The Rise

Poll: Tea party support shrinks by half since 2010 elections

Good!  I suspect it’s because people have come to see what kind of right-wing mutants these crazies really are! Raw Story A CBS/New York Times poll released Friday (PDF) shows that support for the tea party, the arch-conservative wing of the Republican party, has been cut virtually in half since the 2010 elections, even as their elected representatives… More Poll: Tea party support shrinks by half since 2010 elections

Bachmann and Palin outraged at Biden’s Tea Party ‘terrorist’ jab

The weird Sisters, hand in hand, Posters of the Sea and Land…~ Shakespeare’s Macbeth When I see Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann or Liz Cheney cackling over anything the Obama administration says or does, I’m reminded of the three witches in Shakespeare’s Macbeth. My apologies to good witches everywhere! The Hill Vice President Biden found… More Bachmann and Palin outraged at Biden’s Tea Party ‘terrorist’ jab