Kos’ Abbreviated pundit roundup: Analyzing the Tea Party

Daily Kos Jon Favreau at The Daily Beast: The Tea Party is the problem.The Tea Party is the most destructive force in American politics today. Over the last few weeks, it has demonstrated again that its intent is not to shake up the establishment but to burn down the village. As a Democrat, I disagree with… More Kos’ Abbreviated pundit roundup: Analyzing the Tea Party

GOP and Tea Partiers: it’s like deja vu all over again

The Maddow Blog There was a certain irony to the timing. Yesterday, the House Republican leadership began a new outreach effort to leaders of the Latino community, trying to repair years of damage. And during their discussions, and assurances about the GOP’s sincerity, a far-right rally was underway on the national mall featuring anti-immigrant speeches from one… More GOP and Tea Partiers: it’s like deja vu all over again

Tea Party Whining Backfires as All Political Groups Could Lose Tax Exempt Status

Irony, thy name is the Tea Party… PoliticusUSA More lawmakers are beginning to call out the fact that social welfare groups should not be subsidized by the American taxpayers if they are violating the law with political activity. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) excoriated Republicans for failing to understand the basic language of the laws governing 501(c)… More Tea Party Whining Backfires as All Political Groups Could Lose Tax Exempt Status

CNN Host Corners Darrell Issa Over Claim That Obama Conspired To Target Tea Party

Think Progress House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) claimed on Sunday that political officials in the Obama administration directed Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agents in Cincinnati to target conservative groups applying for 501 (c)(4) status, but his charge fell apart when probed by CNN host Candy Crowley. Relying on interviews the Committee staff conducted… More CNN Host Corners Darrell Issa Over Claim That Obama Conspired To Target Tea Party

List of Companies Supporting Right-Wing and Tea Party Causes and Candidates

FYI… Liberals Unite As we discussed in our recent article, 4 Effective Ways to Fight the Tea Party, there are many things we can do to combat their agenda.  We can work to advocate truthfulness, avoid television stations that air conservative Super PAC propaganda.  WE can support candidates facing elections against Tea Party candidates… And we… More List of Companies Supporting Right-Wing and Tea Party Causes and Candidates

Former NAACP Chair Says The IRS Was Right To Target Tea Party Groups (VIDEO)

I absolutely agree with former NAACP Chair, Julian Bond.  This entire faux outrage fiasco is designed to make the president look bad.  That has been the objective of the GOP since Tuesday, January 20th, 2009. Addicting Info As my colleague Egberto Willies wrote on Tuesday, this whole tempest in a teacup over the IRS scrutiny of groups who used… More Former NAACP Chair Says The IRS Was Right To Target Tea Party Groups (VIDEO)

4 key findings from the Inspector General’s report on the IRS scandal

This has been a heck of a week for the Obama Administration. The  GOP has several gripes with Obama over Benghazi details. Then there’s the Tea Party who feel victimized for being flagged by the IRS (they blame Obama of course.)  Finally, the newest scandal over  someone ordering  specific reporters from Associated Press targeted to… More 4 key findings from the Inspector General’s report on the IRS scandal

John Boehner Opens Mouth, Inserts Foot, and Insults The Troops In Spectacular Fashion

I think we need to look at John Boehner as an inanimate Howdy Doody type puppet and his puppet masters are the Tea Party in Congress.  Not that Boehner was ever an astute majority leader anyway…but the new crop of 2012 Tea Partiers have him on strict lock-down.  Anything John Boehner says is not his… More John Boehner Opens Mouth, Inserts Foot, and Insults The Troops In Spectacular Fashion

Sam Donaldson to tea party: ‘It’s not your country anymore – it’s our country’

Clearly no one of any prominence in the political media or in congress has spoken out against the Tea Party before.  This is why former ABC News anchor man, Sam Donaldson is in the news… The Raw Story During an appearance on Chris Matthews‘ syndicated weekend talk show, ABC News contributor and analyst Sam Donaldson… More Sam Donaldson to tea party: ‘It’s not your country anymore – it’s our country’