I like GATE so far. Far from earlier rumors seemingly trumpeting it as "Japan's Tea Party: The Anime", the show has been a thoughtful and interesting take on a topic close to my nerdy heart. And with some of the action ratcheted down...Show More Summary
From the Mailbag: Dear Mr. Erickson: How irresponsible and stupid for you and other right-wing media types and tea party Congress members to be calling for another government shutdown over Parent Parenthood -- you drama queen will try to shut down the government over anything -- the last government shutdown orchestrated by [mc_name name='Sen. Show More Summary
It’s common knowledge the Tea Party is fed up. If you missed their agonizing screams during session, you might have seen their disgruntled social media presence. Regardless, the Tea Party is taking unorthodox action to gain power. At...Show More Summary
Kevin Drum predicts the likely course of the Republican primaries on Mother Jones. This is the great conundrum of the tea-party wing of the Republican Party. What they should do is coalesce immediately around Scott Walker. He’s the most plausible winner among the tea partiers, and if the race was basically between him and Bush [...]Show More Summary
A Maine woman might not have lost her battle with heroin addiction if the state’s governor had not vetoed Medicaid expansion, her ex-husband said in an unusual obituary. Coleen Sheran Singer overdosed Christmas morning at 32, although her obituary was not published until this week by the...
The New York Times editors again call for re-authorizing the Export-Import Bank, and again their chief reason is their disdain for tea partiers. The editors say the bank is an “obsession” of “Tea Party ideologues” and “a convenient scapegoat...Show More Summary
Paul Waldman notes today that although Jeb Bush is substantively pretty conservative, his tone on the campaign trail has remained resolutely moderate and affable. Waldman explains how this leads to Bush winning the nomination: If you’re...Show More Summary
Maine’s GOP governor used official letterhead to pen an angry letter to a constituent on July 16, according to the Maine Beacon. In blue ink, Gov. Paul LePage wrote a brief but testy response to constituent Louise Sullivan of Cape Elizabeth, a coastal town in southern Maine. She had asked him...
Henry Sargent - The Tea Party by Irina
The Vatican’s latest selection of eco experts continues to get ‘curiouser and curiouser’. In Vatican Eco-wonderland, everything is turned upside down; left is right, wrong is right, moral is ecological
Twelve curators each took a chapter of Lewis Carroll's classic story to create a one-of-a-kind digital annotated version.
GOP Civil War gets real as Tea Party Republican moves to strip the Speaker of his gavel
IRS SCANDAL UPDATE: Newly recovered Lois Lerner email shows IRS tried to cover up tea party targeting.
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When it comes to offensive and bellicose remarks, Maine Gov. Paul LePage is a gold mine. If you want to know what a Donald Trump presidency might be like, take a look at Maine. The state, known for its mild moderates (like Senator Susan...Show More Summary
FACT CHECK: Has President Obama called for banning the display of Confederate and Tea Party flags on public property?
Mike Lee backed off his arcane plan to pass an Obamacare repeal, but now the pressure's back on McConnell
Bakers will adore this collection of scones with a twist! Perfect for your next tea party. “Just about the most charming food book I’ve come across this year.” (The Independent) This e-cookbook is best enjoyed on a tablet, and provides both metric and imperial measurements. Show More Summary
(July 28, 2015 12:27 AM, by Bryan Caplan) Heaney and Rojas close Party in the Street by comparing the antiwar movement to the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street. This naturally required even more original data collection. What they found:[T]he antiwar-Democratic relationship is an intermediate case among these... (1 COMMENTS)
Rasmussen Reports, Voters Aren’t Buying Obama’s Story About IRS Scandal: President Obama told comedian Jon Stewart earlier this week that the Internal Revenue Service didn’t target Tea Party and other conservative groups on his watch and that a lack of funding by Congress was to blame for any problems at...