Brian Schwanke of Michigan was found with 34 child porn videos and two pictures. Self-described Tea Party member and Quaker Brian Schwanke — who slammed President Obama’s lack of of self-control during Nelson Mandela’s funeral on his Facebook — couldn’t resist an undercover agent’s child pornography advances, according to reports and family members. The Michigan […]
Bitcoin is a new way to widen the inequality gap, courtesy of the techno-libertarian class. All of the buzz around Bitcoin has disturbed me since Dan Backer filed with the FEC to allow his tea party groups to accept Bitcoin for contributions and expenditures. Show More Summary
Joe Jordan | Nebraska Watchdog Any day now—he says “soon”—tea partier Chip Maxwell will put up or shut up for Congress. And as Nebraska Watchdog has noted, one way or another, Maxwell’s decision will be a game changer. If he runs he’ll join Dan Frei in the GOP’s May primary, with both trying to send...
A fight between the Republican Party establishment and the Tea Party is brewing in a central Pennsylvania congressional district that is home to the United Flight 93 National Memorial. It pits a dynastic Republican name, known for getting funding for his district, against an out …
Talking to NBC's David Gregory for the Meet the Press web-based feature Press Pass on Sunday, Israeli journalist Ari Shavit launched into a rant against the strong bond between conservatives in Israel and the United States: "In recent years, we've seen too much of an alliance between Tea Party Israel and Tea Party America. Show More Summary
Death & Taxes has some background: Brian Schwanke, self-described Christian, Tea Party Patriot, ‘feminazi’ hater and Civil War reenactor was simply appalled when he saw a picture of President Obama appearing to “flirt” with Demark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt. Show More Summary
This is why you can’t have two Kings. The Tea Party Express, a California-based conservative activist group, sent an email blast on Wednesday excoriating Representative Steve King (R-IA) for opposing tea party congressmen and more rigid conservative tactics. “At a time when the Republican Party’s priority should be embracing the conservative Tea Party movement in [...]
An Atlanta-based Tea Party group has announced it will be lobbying to derail the Atlanta Braves’ upcoming move to the suburbs. According to Jonathan Mahler of Bloomberg.com (h/t Sam Gardner of FOX Sports ), a group called the Tea Party...Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Oh! More Things I Know (Holiday Edition) >> When one of the dendrites in a tea party caucus member's head goes out the whole string goes out. Other things I know: Santa just IS purple. And also a T. rex. >> Wild weather! When I woke up yesterday I looked out the window and noticed that another foot had fallen overnight. Show More Summary
The last time I wrote about the Catholic Church, the church had selected its new pope. And, as anticipated, the first pope from Latin America is shaking things up at the Vatican and around the world. However, I was a
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) does not fare any better against Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes in a general election than his Tea Party challenger Matt Bevin. Both McConnell and Bevin lead Grimes by the same margin in a hypothetical one-on-one matchup, according to a new Kentucky Senate poll. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, the co-founder of the Tea Party Patriots said one of President Barack Obama's most senior advisers is "unqualified to hold any position of authority" after his "despicable" remarks comparing Republicans to the Jonestown suicide cult. Show More Summary
The scandal surrounding the closing of New Jersey lanes to the George Washington Bridge for a “traffic study” that didn’t exist just keeps growing to the glee of both Democrats and Tea Party presidential wannabes. And now, the subpoenas started flying: The Democratic lawmaker investigating September’s controversial lane closures at the George Washington Bridge has […]
The GOP is as difficult a negotiating partner as the Palestinians in their conflict with Israel, according to Chris Matthews."It's like Israel," he said of Democrats looking to put forward a more significant budget deal and tax reform. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Even as a touch of bipartisan bonhomie settles over Washington with the passage of a budget compromise, conservatives in Congress are planning their next attempt to rein in government spending when the U.S. bumps up against its b...