Virginia Republican Says Conservatives Own Christianity In Attack On Obama For Citing Bible (AUDIO)

Wiki ADDICTING INFO A House Tea Party Republican declared that conservatives own Christianity during an attack against President Obama. In his moral defense of granting asylum to thousands of Syrian refugees, President Obama cited the Bible in November to counter anti-refugee conservatives. “Scripture tells us that we shall not oppress a stranger, for we know… More Virginia Republican Says Conservatives Own Christianity In Attack On Obama For Citing Bible (AUDIO)

CNBC Created the Tea Party. Now the Right Wants to Destroy the Network

THE DAILY BEAST The business network has become enemy number one for the Republican Party, but one of its star reporters is often credited with launching the Tea Party movement six years ago. After Wednesday’s debacle of a debate, CNBC is now the most-hated cable network among conservatives. The fury has grown so intense that… More CNBC Created the Tea Party. Now the Right Wants to Destroy the Network

The Tea Party is on life support: New poll shows it’s less popular than ever

SALON It’s not 2010 anymore Finally. Support for the Tea Party has finally plummeted to the lowest levels ever. According to a new Gallup poll, the Tea Party’s favorability nationally has dropped nearly in half from a November 2010 high of 32 percent to a five year low of 17 percent. According to Gallup, the Tea Party… More The Tea Party is on life support: New poll shows it’s less popular than ever

Let’s call them all lunatics: Fearful “balanced” “journalists” let wingnuts run wild

SALON In their 2012 book, “It’s Even Worse Than it Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With the New Politics of Extremism,” Thomas Mann and Norm Ornstein argued that America’s political dysfunction had two causes: First, the mismatch between our constitutional system, requiring compromise, and our increasingly polarized, parliamentary-style politics. Second, the fact that… More Let’s call them all lunatics: Fearful “balanced” “journalists” let wingnuts run wild

House Tea Partiers to the World: Burn, Baby, Burn…

MOTHER JONES Chaos, chaos, and chaos. Rep. Kevin McCarthy’s withdrawal from the speaker’s racehas caused disarray—that is, greater disarray—within the House GOP conference. Hours after McCarthy’s announcement, there was no word of what comes next. Who might jump in? Would a caretaker candidate emerge? How long could Speaker John Boehner stay in the job? And,… More House Tea Partiers to the World: Burn, Baby, Burn…

Boehner’s Departure Opens The Door For Tea Party Crazies to Take The Wheel

POLITICUS USA House Speaker John Boehner’s decision to resign will likely be greeted with applause by liberals and conservatives alike, as he presided over one of the most dysfunctional and least productive Congresses in the history of the country. Conservatives will cheer that the weak leader has been replaced by a stronger conservative, and liberals… More Boehner’s Departure Opens The Door For Tea Party Crazies to Take The Wheel

Elitist Teabagger Pens An Article About What It’s Like To Be Black

ADDICTING INFO Alan Caruba, contributing writer for the fringe right-wing Tea Party News Network, has some pretty impressive credentials. Founder of “The Center for Anxiety,” a conservative propaganda mill, Alan has spent his entire life on the quest for knowledge. Not the kind of knowledge a contemporary student or scholar craves, mind you; Alan’s quest… More Elitist Teabagger Pens An Article About What It’s Like To Be Black

Florida Tea Party Hires Actors To ‘Play’ Protesters Opposing Everglade Restoration (VIDEO)

Addicting Info Recently, Florida’s environmental experts came up with a plan to help restore some of the damage done to the state’s Everglades. The unique and gorgeous habitat has faced a series of setbacks in recent years with commercial development, water usage abuse, and pollution. To help fight this, the South Florida Water Management District… More Florida Tea Party Hires Actors To ‘Play’ Protesters Opposing Everglade Restoration (VIDEO)

Tea Party News Network website staff quits after report on ‘despicable practices’

But wait…hasn’t the Tea Party been performing despicable practices since 2009? The Raw Story The conservative Tea Party News Network website (TPNN) lost most of its staff on Thursday following a mass resignation over the site’s “despicable practices,”Politico reported. “You regularly show contempt for the people who make all your financial success possible,” the group said… More Tea Party News Network website staff quits after report on ‘despicable practices’

It’s Elizabeth Warren’s party now! How to remake it in the liberal heroine’s image

I’ll just say, I hope she runs in 2016… Salon If they’re smart, liberals could use Warren’s new power to make the changes to the party that are so badly needed Despite being so notoriously difficult to get right, predictions are part of the pundit’s stock-in-trade. So once you’ve got some grains of salt ready… More It’s Elizabeth Warren’s party now! How to remake it in the liberal heroine’s image