Near the top of the list of undesirable qualities: Evangelical Christian and Leader in the Tea Party. That means Ted Cruz has a great shot of winning the Republican primary and a terrible chance of winning the election.
Not even assurances from Tea Party favorites Gov. Greg Abbott and Ted Cruz can convince them
On Monday, neurosurgeon and Tea Party favorite Ben Carson officially threw his hat into the 2016 presidential race and after his announcement, Conan O’Brien mercilessly attacked his conservative ideology on his late night TBS progra...
Avengers director Joss Whedon unexpectedly deleted his Twitter account yesterday, some believe in response to the backlash over his new film's treatment of Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow character. Comedian Patton Oswalt, who's become...Show More Summary
Emily Ratajkowski and Hailey Baldwin totally fit in for the theme of the Vogue.com Dim Sum Pajama Party held at Nom Wah Tea Parlor on Saturday (May 2) in New York City. The party was held to ring in the Met Gala, which has the theme “China: Through the Looking Glass” this year. Also in [...]
Tea Party darling Ben Carson officially tossed his bible into the 2016 presidential race this morning in a Detroit speech that was preceded by a glory hallelujah star-spangled Jesus frenzy that included a color guard, a gospel choir, and performance by a Christian vocal quintet who sang God Bless America the Battle Hymn Of The Republic. Show More Summary
Late last year, we learned that The Satanic Temple's display in the Florida State Capitol Building had been vandalized.It turned out that the vandal was Susan Hemeryck, a 54-year-old Tea Party activist who wore a shirt with the phrase "Catholic Warrior" on it. At the time, she said this about her crime:
IRS SCANDAL UPDATE: IRS Approved Clinton Foundation And Scientology, But Targeted Tea Party. “Will there be an IRS investigation of the Clinton Foundation? Even suggesting it sounds laughable, for few can stand up to the Clintons, let alone to a Democratic administration. Besides, the IRS Exempt Organizations Division used to be run by Lois Lerner, […]
Robert W. Wood (Forbes), IRS Approved Clinton Foundation And Scientology, But Targeted Tea Party: Will there be an IRS investigation of the Clinton Foundation? Even suggesting it sounds laughable, for few can stand up to the Clintons, let alone to a Democratic administration. Besides, the IRS Exempt Organizations Division used...
Does ‘we the people’ matter anymore? Will it always be pay to play for the foreseeable future? Will we ever get our country back? Not the tea party type ‘get our country back’ but actually have a democracy? To be clear, America was never a democracy. Show More Summary
As with so much else in modern America, the experience of Ferguson and Baltimore has turned police brutality into a partisan issue. With a few rare exceptions, Democrats and progressives...
In the biggest showdown between state authorities and the U.S. military since the Civil Rights Era, Texas Governor Greg Abbott ordered the Texas State Guard to shadow a U.S. military exercise in the Southwest. It all stems from Tea Party firebrands who are following in the footsteps of former Senator Joe McCarthy, who went after the U.S. Show More Summary
Tea Party: An American Story is a webcomic from Sam Machado, Cynthia “Theamat” Sousa, and Amanda Sousa Machado, signing themselves as TAS.It’s one of the most scrupulous fictional depictions of pre-Revolutionary Boston that I’ve seen. Show More Summary
Despite every freak out when black people riot, white Americans love rioting too and always have. From the Boston Tea Party to any given sports championship, white people love raising some hell in the streets. But of course they are white and so it’s OK. Heather Cox Richardson with some context and many examples of […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog says the IRS has taken significant steps to stop agents from targeting political groups based on their names and policy positions. The report is a follow-up to a 2013 audit that said agents had...Show More Summary
The divisions within the Republican Party, important and often intense as they are, tend to be more about tactics than substance. Militant tea party Republicans and the supposedly moderate establishment Republicans both want to destroy the Affordable Care Act, for instance, but the former believe shutting down the government is a good way to accomplish […]
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Just this: My annual posting of this exchange on Real Time with Bill Maher from April, 2011, because oh my god: Bill Maher: The tea party is not all Republican? Former RNC Wrecker Michael Steele: No, it's...Show More Summary
The Clinton Foundation could amend 5 years of taxes, but that doesn't explain why Hillary Clinton accepted donations. It also doesn't answer why this issue isn't being addressed by the IRS.
About midway through Grandma Clinton’s second term we’ll probably discover her lost hard drive buried beneath boxes of Depends. An inspector general investigating the IRS’s improper scrutiny of Tea Party groups has found thousands of emails from Lois Lerner, the … Continued
How lawmakers championing states' rights and small businesses came to endorse government-sanctioned cartels.