Echoing the success of Tea Party candidate David Brat, who beat second-in-command Eric Cantor, a Florida professor named Tim Canova is taking on Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the chair of the Democratic National Committee. Bernie Sanders is no fan of her, which explains how Canova is gaining momentum in the primary race. Photo by New America
Throw an easy afternoon tea party that will impress. For those not in the know, afternoon tea and high tea are completely different. Afternoon tea is served to fill the gap between lunch and dinner and traditionally consists of light fare like cakes and cookies. High tea, on the other […] The post How Throw a Perfectly Lovely Afternoon Tea Party appeared first on EcoSalon.
Live from the Republicans' Self-Made Gehenna: Digby (June 18, 2015): [Yes, he's a right-wing blowhard. But he's rich & famous, and his kooky ideas fit snugly in the Tea Party mainstream](http://www.salon.com/2015/06/18/we_must_take_donald_trump_seriously_enough_of_the_fkface_von_clownstick/):...Show More Summary
Illinois congressman Adam Kinzinger, who is supposed to be a Republican, and ran as a Tea Party conservative to first get elected in 2010, doesn’t like it when conservative groups and organizations point out his rather liberal voting record, he gets a 36% rating from Conservative Review for a reason(lots of them). Show More Summary
Inspired by our sponsor Disney's "Alice Through the Looking Glass," celebrity event designer Jenny Orsini shows Kathie Lee and Hoda three ideas for throwing a garden party. (By TODAY with Disney)
Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) was scolded during a radio interview on Wednesday regarding the issue of expanding Medicaid in his state, the Maine People’s Alliance Beacon reported. LePage has vetoed five bills that would have done so, each of which would have allowed the state to take part in...
A few years back I wrote an article about the Tea Party and its totalitarian aspirations. Times change and my blogging has vastly moved on. Yet I still have this article sitting in one of my archives. I rarely write on political matters these days. Show More Summary
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House Republicans are carrying on with one of their stupidest, most vindictive moves yet, attempting to impeach IRS Commissioner John Koskinen even though he wasn’t working at the IRS when the IRS supposedly targeted tea party groups for extra scrutiny. Show More Summary
Perhaps Christopher Kane should dress Alice for the tea party. At least, that was our first thought when we saw Anne Hathaway in the designer's romantic minidress at the Through the Looking Glass premiere. Following a stylish round of...Show More Summary
The commissioner, John A. Koskinen, is accused of lying during previous hearings about the agency’s scrutiny of Tea Party groups. Some see the impeachment effort as a partisan rebuke.
Which of these two President Obamas is smarter, better, and more honest? It should seem quite obvious, but it took scientists to finally bring the “mystery” of intense Obama hatred by some in the GOP, ranging from tea party members to...Show More Summary
“The offending works are the pop-surrealist artist [Mark Rylan]’s ‘Fountain’ (2003) and ‘Rosie’s Tea Party’ (2005), which both show young, doll-like girls in unsettling scenes: In the former, a figure cradles her own head as blood springs from her neck; in the latter, a girl is surrounded by an assortment of meats and slicing a […]
Lindsey Graham is concerned that the division within the Democratic Party will make way for a more extreme faction of the left.
Former Utah Senator Bob Bennett (R), THE first major casualty of the 2010 Tea Party movement, passed away on May 4, 2016. Bennett was primaried in 2010 and ultimately lost his seat to super-villain, racist and fiscally irresponsible Senator Mike Lee. Show More Summary
A Tennessee county official is defending her right-hand man from terrorism accusations after he posted an anti-government sign on his office door that hints at his ties to right-wing extremist groups. Richard Burroughs, the chief of staff to the Anderson County mayor, taped a small sign identifying...
Jonathan Chait takes aim today at a common conservative story about the rise of the tea party during the Obama era: That story is that President Obama’s domestic agenda violated the Constitution — perhaps not the actual written textShow More Summary
Anti-Trump Republicans fall into two broad categories. One category reviles the nominee for having exposed and exploited deep strains of nationalism, anti-intellectualism, and bigotry on the right. For instance, Robert Kagan calls Trump “the party’s creation, its Frankenstein’s monster, brought to life by the party, fed by the party and ... More »
It's been 140 years since Congress actually impeached an appointed executive branch official. Tea Party congressman are about to change that.
Remember when the Beltway's Very Serious People were so fuking giddy over a Republican rebranding scam called the "Tea Party"? It was self-evident at the time to anyone who was not a Beltway hack and was (much, much later) confirmedShow More Summary