Leandra Lederman (Indiana-Bloomnington) presents IRS Reform: Politics As Usual? at Indiana-Indianapolis today as part of its Faculty Workshop Series: The IRS is still reeling from accusations that it “targeted” Tea Party and other tax-exempt organizations. Show More Summary
Jeb Bush entered the Republican race for president with reluctance, worrying aloud that his 199os brand of conservatism would look hopelessly moderate to the Tea Party Republicans who have come to form the party’s base in the twenty-first century. Show More Summary
Note to my future bridesmaids: this is my dream bridal shower. Decorated in dreamy pastels, ornate French Baroque furnishings and sprinkled with the most decadent and delicious pastries, this tea party at Ladurée looks like a scene out of Sofia Coppola’s “Marie Antoinette.” The princess may have said “Let them eat cake,” but after seeing this party from from Rebecca […]
George "Duf" Sundheim, donning his "Duf Sundheim" navy blue fleece jacket and khaki pants, strode down the center aisle inside the Destiny Fellowship Church, wading into the crowded pews at a tea party meeting in the northern reaches of California. He'd been asked about immigration. Sundheim, a...
Peter Whittle was a surprise choice to be UKIP's London Mayoral candidate. He beat the more experienced deputy chair of UKIP Suzanne Evans to the nomination, despite only joining the party in 2013. Evans called UKIP leader Niger Farage...Show More Summary
Joe Kristan (Tax Update Blog), 1000 Days of TaxProf Scandal Coverage: Thanks to Paul Caron for his persistence in paying attention to the past and continuing IRS abuse of power. Peter J. Reilly (Forbes), IRS And The Tea Party — Scandal Enters A New Millennium: Big milestone over at the...
The Beltway media is so hungry for a GOP civil war that it refuses to acknowledge that the crazies have already won
Interesting development in the surrogate fight : Conservative personality Glenn Beck attacked former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin Wednesday night for her attacks on Sen. Ted Cruz on behalf of Donald Trump. The Tea Party former governor, who endorsed the Manhattan billionaire last month, posted a Facebook statement Tuesday. In the post, Palin doubled down on […]
VideoBig milestone over at the Tax Profyesterday. The IRS Scandal, a day by day chronicle, has hit 1,000. The event is marked by a an article in The College Fix titled - "The IRS Scandal, Day 1000: Every single day for nearly three years prof chronicles IRS scandal"-. I was [...]
There are generally three main reasons people gravitate to the Super Bowl: the game, the food and, of course, the party. If the ladder is more your cup of tea, you'll really appreciate these creative DIYs perfect for the big game. From...Show More Summary
By Robert Klavins. Rob is the NE Oregon Field Coordinator for Oregon Wild. He and his wife also own a working farm and bed & breakfast in rural Wallowa County. For the first time in the better part of a century, a handful of wolves are howling in the wildlands of Western Oregon. Show More Summary
HENNIKER, N.H. — Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), tea party darling, thinks he has some common ground with an unlikely Senate colleague: democratic socialist Bernie Sanders. "I agree in many ways with Bernie Sanders," Cruz said at a college here. The common ground? That Washington is corrupt and beholden to lobbyists. "It's kind of funny," Cruz said, […]
I got an email last month offering two free tickets to the preview of a new play, Chatting with the Tea Party, described as “a documentary-style play about a New York playwright’s year attending Tea Party meetings around the country and interviewing local leaders. Show More Summary
Today, Paul Ryan gave a fascinating speech at Heritage Action, a tea party-allied organization that has fashioned itself as the guardian of conservative purity. The speech called for unity. “To quote William Wallace in Braveheart,” he said, “we have to unite the clans.” But his speech was actually a repudiation of everything the tea party […]
DON SURBER: Is Anybody Going To Apologize To The Tea Party?
“Daily Show” host Trevor Noah shot down Sen. Marco Rubio’s (R-FL) claim after Monday night’s Iowa Republican caucus that he defied expectations and won — even though he actually didn’t. The Tea Party lawmaker, who actually came in third behind Sen. Ted Cruz...
Albuquerque Journal op-ed: IRS Continues to Target Conservative Groups, by Rick Harbaugh (Albuquerque Tea Party): Lois Lerner, the former head of the IRS, was forced into early retirement because of this issue. Holly Paz also disappeared off the rolls of the IRS over this issue. The current head of the...
A Tea Party favorite who built a strong operation in the state, Mr. Cruz stressed his conservative credentials as he sought support from Iowans who lean to the right, including Christian evangelicals.
Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin accused Rep. Steve King (R-IA) of “huffing ethanol” on Monday after he suggested that GOP hopeful Donald Trump had bought her support. “There aren’t very many people who have been able to say no to Donald Trump,” King told MSNBC...
Fincher was best known for leading the charge to renew the charter of the Export-Import Bank despite opposition from top GOP leaders and its tea party wing. Fincher's western Tennessee district is heavily Republican and is considered a safe seat for his party in November's elections.