Tuesday, December 20, 2011

BREAKING: House Republicans Walk Away From Bipartisan Compromise on Payroll Tax Cut, Jobless Benefits

BREAKING: House Republicans Walk Away From Bipartisan Compromise on Payroll Tax Cut, Jobless Benefits: pMoments ago, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives voted 229-193 to walk away from a bipartisan compromise that would have extended for two months both the payroll tax cut for 160 million working Americans and long-term unemployment benefits for millions of jobless Americans, as well as stopped automatic cuts to Medicare reimbursement rates for doctors that are scheduled [...]/p

Remember that republicans and tea partiers only like tax cuts when its for corporations and the wealthy.

UPDATED: House Republicans Have Tried To Eliminate Up To 7.4 Million Jobs In 2011

UPDATED: House Republicans Have Tried To Eliminate Up To 7.4 Million Jobs In 2011

Two More Ways Republicans Are Undermining Financial Regulations

Two More Ways Republicans Are Undermining Financial Regulations: pAfter Republicans took over the House of Representatives in November 2010, the incoming House Financial Services Chairman, Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-AL), said he believes Washington’s role is to “serve the banks.” And the GOP has done its best this year to follow that directive, by denying regulators the money they need to implement the Dodd-Frank [...]/p

Thanks to the Tea Party the Wall street crooks will be bailed out again in the future.

Monday, December 19, 2011

Failed Tea Party Politician Posts Facebook Page Calling For Obama Assassination

Failed Tea Party Politician Posts Facebook Page Calling For Obama Assassination

Bachmann Issues Doomsday Warning To Tea Party Activists: ‘This Is Our Last Election’

Bachmann Issues Doomsday Warning To Tea Party Activists: ‘This Is Our Last Election’: pOn a conference call with Tea Party activists last night, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) said she dreams of the day when Medicare will no longer be needed. Bachmann told the Tea Party Patriots “tele-forum,” which featured most of the Republican presidential candidates, that she wants to create a new health care system in which individuals [...]/p

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Boehner Rejects Bipartisan Senate Compromise, Puts Tax Cut For 160 Million Americans In Danger

Boehner Rejects Bipartisan Senate Compromise, Puts Tax Cut For 160 Million Americans In Danger: pOn Saturday, the Seante passed a bill to extend the payroll tax holiday for two months, overcoming Republican opposition by including things favored by the GOP, like expediting consideration of the Keystone XL oil pipeline. With the extension, the Senate adjourned for the rest of year. But it looks like the massive concessions Democrats made [...]/p

Friday, December 9, 2011

Koch Brothers, ALEC and the Savage Assault on Democracy | Common Dreams

Koch Brothers, ALEC and the Savage Assault on Democracy | Common Dreams

The wealthy Libertarian money behind the fake "grassroots" movement called the Tea Party. They use the misinformed masses of the Tea Party to the bidding of corporations.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Romney’s Attack On Newt: I Pledge To Get Rid Of Medicare Faster

Romney’s Attack On Newt: I Pledge To Get Rid Of Medicare Faster: pMitt Romney’s campaign is stepping up their attacks against current GOP presidential frontrunner Newt Gingrich today over his criticism of Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) Medicare privatization plan. In a press release to reporters, Gail Gitcho, Romney’s communications director, charged, “Speaker Gingrich’s attack on Paul Ryan’s plan as ‘right-wing social engineering’ – and then denying his [...]/p

BREAKING: GOP Filibusters Middle Class Tax Cut — Again

BREAKING: GOP Filibusters Middle Class Tax Cut — Again: pA bill to extend the payroll tax holiday failed in the Senate this afternoon after Republicans filibustered the extension for a third time, preventing it from getting the 60 votes needed to begin debate or receive an up-or-down vote. The latest bill would have paid for the extension of the holiday, which primarily affects middle [...]/p

Sen. Mike Lee Admits He Filibusted CFPB Nominee To Sabotage The Agency

Sen. Mike Lee Admits He Filibusted CFPB Nominee To Sabotage The Agency: pEarlier today, 53 percent of the Senate voted to move forward with Richard Cordray’s nomination to lead the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau — depriving him of the supermajority he needs in order to be confirmed. One of the senators joining this filibuster, Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT), was uncharacteristically candid about why he helped build [...]/p

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

POLL: 99 Percent Message Nearly Twice As Popular As Tea Party GOP Message

POLL: 99 Percent Message Nearly Twice As Popular As Tea Party GOP Message: pA new NBC-Wall Street Journal poll out last night found that a whopping 60 percent of Americans strongly agree with the basic sentiment of the 99 Percent Movement, as expressed in the statement below: The current economic structure of the country is out of balance and favors a very small proportion of the rich over the [...]/p

Friday, October 28, 2011

Radical Sheriff Arpaio Has Secret Birther Plan To Keep Obama Off 2012 Ballot

Radical Sheriff Arpaio Has Secret Birther Plan To Keep Obama Off 2012 Ballot: pThe birther movement, thought dead by multiple debunkings and the release of President Obama’s actual birth certificate, was thrust back into the national spotlight this week when Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R), a former frontrunner in the race for the GOP’s presidential nomination, called birtherism “a good issue to keep alive” and claimed he wasn’t [...]/p

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Tea Party Senator Proposes Permanent Tax Giveaway To Multinational Corporations

Tea Party Senator Proposes Permanent Tax Giveaway To Multinational Corporations: pTea Party Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) — when he isn’t badly mangling the U.S. Constitution — wants to take a hatchet to the federal budget, proposing a program that “would require slashing every government program that’s not defense or Social Security (Medicare, Medicaid, veterans affairs, education, and so on) by 89.6 percent.” But at the [...]/p

Really? Where were all the signs from those fake "grassroots" Tea Party events that said give away everything to corporations? Oh, that's right, that was the actual agenda of the people who funded the Tea Party. This corrupt Tea Partier has really bad timing. Either that or his handlers in the corporate world wanted one last con/ripoff before the country really gets pissed at Wall Street and their corporate pals

Justice Scalia Laughs At Rick Perry’s Tenther View Of The Constitution

Justice Scalia Laughs At Rick Perry’s Tenther View Of The Constitution: pA growing number of conservative lawmakers embrace tentherism, a radical overreading of the 10th Amendment which claims that nearly all of the federal budget is unconstitutional. Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) believes that Social Security and Medicare “contradict[] the principles of limited, constitutional government that our founders established to protect us.” Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) [...]/p

Gov. Walker: Wall Street Greed Has Nothing To Do With “ Real Issues“

Gov. Walker: Wall Street Greed Has Nothing To Do With “ Real Issues“
Corrupt Tea Party Gov Scott Walker. This man sold out his state after being funded by the wealthy Libertarian funders of the Tea Party.

PERRspectives: Occupy Wall Street Highlights Tea Party's Bogus Populism

PERRspectives: Occupy Wall Street Highlights Tea Party's Bogus Populism

Sunday, October 2, 2011

Bloomberg News Investigation: Koch Industries Bribed Foreign Officials, Sold Petrochemical Equipment To Iran

Bloomberg News Investigation: Koch Industries Bribed Foreign Officials, Sold Petrochemical Equipment To Iran: pA new article by Bloomberg News reporters Asjylyn Loder and David Evans profiles decades of corporate crimes at the petrochemical and commodity speculating giant Koch Industries. Some of the examples, like a pipeline explosion that killed two teenagers and a cover-up of heightened benzene releases in Corpus Christi, have been well-documented. However, the report outlines [...]/p
Tea Party funders the Koch brothers.

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Paul Ryan Calls For Increasing Taxes On Middle Class But Dismisses Millionaires Tax As ‘Class Warfare’

Paul Ryan Calls For Increasing Taxes On Middle Class But Dismisses Millionaires Tax As ‘Class Warfare’: pRep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) resumed his attacks on President Obama’s economic policy Sunday morning, suggesting that the President’s plan to tax millionaires’ profits from capital gains in order to fund job creation efforts constitutes “class warfare”: RYAN: It adds further instability to our system — more uncertainty — and it punishes job creation and those people who [...]/p

Friday, September 16, 2011

Report: What Happens If The Tea Party Wins

Report: What Happens If The Tea Party Wins: pBefore President Obama entered the White House, there was a widespread consensus — even among leading conservatives — that the Constitution leaves most decisions to We the People and the leaders we elect. The election of a center-left president eager to move the nation in a progressive direction, however, killed many conservatives’ belief that democracy [...]/p

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Going Backwards: Tea Party, Fox News Viewers Outliers on Immigration, Islam | Common Dreams

Going Backwards: Tea Party, Fox News Viewers Outliers on Immigration, Islam | Common Dreams

How Rick Perry Has Been on the Public Dole His Whole Life | Tea Party and the Right | AlterNet

How Rick Perry Has Been on the Public Dole His Whole Life | Tea Party and the Right | AlterNet

Why Are the Corporate Media In Denial About the Right-Wing Terrorist Threat? | Tea Party and the Right | AlterNet

Why Are the Corporate Media In Denial About the Right-Wing Terrorist Threat? | Tea Party and the Right | AlterNet

During Secret Retreat With Billionaires, Koch Lobbyist Admits Tea Party Group ‘Designed’ To Elect Republicans In 2010

During Secret Retreat With Billionaires, Koch Lobbyist Admits Tea Party Group ‘Designed’ To Elect Republicans In 2010: pThis morning, blogger Brad Friedman, writing in Mother Jones and BradBlog, revealed a set of audio tapes from the last major donor meeting convened by the billionaire Koch brothers. There are a number of startling revelations from the scoop — but the opening remarks from Kevin Gentry, a Koch Industries executive at the firm’s DC [...]/p

Monday, August 29, 2011

Bachmann Joins Perry, Endorses Even Bigger Corporate Tax Holiday Than Corporations Asked For

Bachmann Joins Perry, Endorses Even Bigger Corporate Tax Holiday Than Corporations Asked For: pDuring his presidential campaign kickoff tour of New Hampshire, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) signaled potential support for a temporary holiday that would allow corporations to repatriate offshore funds at a zero percent tax rate, far lower than the current 35 percent rate, under the guise of job creation. Reducing the rate to zero percent [...]/p
The insanity continues.

The Problem With Rick Perry’s Federalism Is Extremism, Not Hypocrisy

The Problem With Rick Perry’s Federalism Is Extremism, Not Hypocrisy: pPolitical reporters seem much more comfortable discussing allegations of hypocrisy than discussing policy substance, so I should be glad that the extent of Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s bizarre ideas are getting some attention through the lens of hypocrisy. But I do hasten to add that the real story is the ideas not the hypocrisy. For [...]/p

Friday, August 26, 2011

The Tea Party Is The Hate Wing Of The Republican Party That Has Always Been There


The fake "movement" is nothing more than a rebranding of the most vile wing of the republican party.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Tea Party Rep. Who Wanted To emLower/em The Debt Limit Fundraises Off Downgrade

Tea Party Rep. Who Wanted To emLower/em The Debt Limit Fundraises Off Downgrade
He must be very proud of himself.

Bachmann Staffer’s Ties To Uganda’s ‘Kill-Gays’ Bill

Bachmann Staffer’s Ties To Uganda’s ‘Kill-Gays’ Bill: pJim Burroway has a good post exploring the troubling connection between GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann and Peter E. Waldron, a campaign staffer “responsible for her faith-based organizing both in Iowa and South Carolina.” Yesterday, the Atlantic reported on Waldron’s “arrest in Uganda in 2006 on charges of running illegal guns and ammunition,” but Borroway [...]/p

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

How the Political Right Bullied the Department of Homeland Security Into Ignoring the Threat of Right-Wing Extremism | Tea Party and the Right | AlterNet

How the Political Right Bullied the Department of Homeland Security Into Ignoring the Threat of Right-Wing Extremism | Tea Party and the Right | AlterNet

Research: Tea Party's Growing Unpopularity Traced To Infusing Politics With Religion | Crooks and Liars

Research: Tea Party's Growing Unpopularity Traced To Infusing Politics With Religion | Crooks and Liars

Atheists, Muslims More Popular Than Tea Party (Also, Tea Party's Just a New Name for Racist Christian Right) | AlterNet

Atheists, Muslims More Popular Than Tea Party (Also, Tea Party's Just a New Name for Racist Christian Right) | AlterNet

Poll: Tea Party Less Popular Than Muslims, Atheists, 21 Other Groups

Poll: Tea Party Less Popular Than Muslims, Atheists, 21 Other Groups: pThe debt ceiling deal has left the Tea Party more disliked than ever, as a recent New York Times poll shows. In April, 2010, 21 percent of Americans approved of the Tea Party while 18 percent disapproved of it. Now, 20 percent approve while a stunning 40 percent disapprove of it. Ironically, the conservative movement [...]/p

Sunday, August 14, 2011

While Pushing Corporate Tax Cuts, Bachmann Rejects Extending Jobless Benefits: ‘We Don’t Have The Money’

While Pushing Corporate Tax Cuts, Bachmann Rejects Extending Jobless Benefits: ‘We Don’t Have The Money’: "pRight now, 14 million unemployed Americans are struggling to make ends meet. 44.4 percent of these Americans have been struggling without a job for six months or more. While Republican lawmakers continually put off their “jobs” agenda, many of these Americans receive much needed financial support from the federal unemployment benefits program. These benefits, unfortunately, [...]/p"

The Tea Party: the conspiracy branch of the Republican Party

The Tea Party: the conspiracy branch of the Republican Party

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

While Cutting Health Care For The Poor, Gov. Scott Pays Less Than $400 A Year For Taxpayer-Subsized Health Insurance Plan

While Cutting Health Care For The Poor, Gov. Scott Pays Less Than $400 A Year For Taxpayer-Subsized Health Insurance Plan: "pAfter relentlessly campaigning to abolish health care reform, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) has taken every opportunity to slash health care coverage for the poor, elderly, and disabled. Since taking office in January, Scott has enacted a landmark Medicaid privatization scheme, rejected millions in federal health aid for seniors, children, and the disabled, and even [...]/p"
Tea Party Gov. in Florida.

Tea Party Terror: An Unholy War to Gain Tyranny of the Majority | Tea Party and the Right | AlterNet

Tea Party Terror: An Unholy War to Gain Tyranny of the Majority | Tea Party and the Right | AlterNet

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Corrupt Florida GOP Rejects Money To Fight Child Abuse And Neglect

Florida GOP Rejects Money To Fight Child Abuse And Neglect: "pIn a partisan stand against the Affordable Care Act, Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R-FL) and GOP lawmakers are turning away much-needed federal funds aimed at preventing child abuse and neglect. According to Linda Merrell of the Florida Child Healthcare Coalition, the state has missed out on up to $52 million in federal funding — $3.4 [...]/p"
Nothing like those Tea Party values.

Michele Bachmann has the 'Courage' to say nothing of substance

Michele Bachmann has the 'Courage' to say nothing of substance

Ten years of borrowing paid for the Bush tax cuts

Ten years of borrowing paid for the Bush tax cuts

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Rick Perry Signs A Mini-Ryan Health Bill

Rick Perry Signs A Mini-Ryan Health Bill: "pGov. Rick Perry (R-TX) is transforming Texas into a Paul Ryanian Mecca, having just signed legislation that seeks to privatize Medicare and compels the state to formally ask for a Medicaid block grant. The measure also “defunds abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood” and “implements co-payments for non-emergency visits to hospital emergency rooms.”/p"

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

ALEC exposed, and it ain't pretty | Crooks and Liars

ALEC exposed, and it ain't pretty | Crooks and Liars

Despite Perry’s Tough Budget Talk, Texas’ Debt Growing Faster Than The Nation’s

Despite Perry’s Tough Budget Talk, Texas’ Debt Growing Faster Than The Nation’s: "pFor all his talk of fiscal conservationism on the national stage, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) hasn’t been so parsimonious at home, where his state is racking up debt at a faster rate than the national government and in greater amounts than most other states. Perry regularly attacks President Obama for engaging in “too much [...]/p"

Monday, July 11, 2011

Pro Corporate, Pro-Voucher Tea Party Group Admits It Wants To ‘Shut Down Public Schools And Have Private Schools Only’

Pro-Voucher Tea Party Group Admits It Wants To ‘Shut Down Public Schools And Have Private Schools Only’: "pAs ThinkProgress has documented, a tightly-knit group of right-wing Political Action Committees (PACs) and corporate foundations have unleashed an assault on public education, pushing school voucher schemes nationwide that would funnell taxpayer dollars away from public schools and toward private schools instead. In doing so, many of these voucher advocates claim they simply want to [...]/p"

Friday, July 8, 2011

Michele Bachmann Adds The First Amendment To The Long List Of Constitutional Provisions She Refuses To Obey

Michele Bachmann Adds The First Amendment To The Long List Of Constitutional Provisions She Refuses To Obey: "pLast night, Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) became the first presidential candidate to sign a maximalist socially conservative pledge that, among other things, calls for “all forms of pornography” to be banned. In other words, yesterday marks the day when Bachmann added the First Amendment to the long list of constitutional provisions she despises. The right [...]/p"

Bachmann: ‘I Hope’ Higher Unemployment Will Help My Campaign

Bachmann: ‘I Hope’ Higher Unemployment Will Help My Campaign: "pAppearing on CNBC this morning, presidential candidate Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) was asked about this morning’s dismal jobs report and whether higher unemployment rates might help her chances of winning in 2012. “Does it strike you that as the unemployment rate goes up, your chances of winning office also go up?” host Carl Quintanilla asked. [...]/p"

Rep. Bachmann's Far-Right Family Pledge Argues Black Kids Were Better Off In 1860

Rep. Bachmann's Far-Right Family Pledge Argues Black Kids Were Better Off In 1860

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Dear Governor


Terrific message to all those corrupt, destructive, Tea Party governors.

Bachmann’s Parable For The Poor: Have Faith In God And You Won’t Need Welfare

Bachmann’s Parable For The Poor: Have Faith In God And You Won’t Need Welfare: "pThinkProgress filed this report from a town hall in Rock Hill, South Carolina. Bachmannia descended upon South Carolina last week as GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann stomped for votes at events across the state. Wearing a yellow dress to honor the yellow Tea Party flag, Bachmann roused a rally of supporters in Greenville on Wednesday [...]/p"

Michelle Bachmann's Radical Religious Beliefs


The American version of the Taliban.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Tea Party GOP Represenative Says Gutting Wall Street Reform Is ‘Compassionate’

Tea Party GOP Represenative Says Gutting Wall Street Reform Is ‘Compassionate’: "pCongressional Republicans have been waging a campaign to undermine the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, with House Republicans cutting the budgets of the regulators charged with implementing the law and Senate Republicans obstructing nominees for key regulatory positions. Even though the country is still struggling to recover from the Great Recession — caused in no small [...]/p"

Kasich’s ‘New Way’ Tramples Over Ohioans To Cut Funds For Kids, Drill In Parks, Allow Guns In Bars

Kasich’s ‘New Way’ Tramples Over Ohioans To Cut Funds For Kids, Drill In Parks, Allow Guns In Bars: "pOhio Gov. John Kasich (R) campaigned on the promise of “a new way and a new day” for all Ohioans. Within 177 of those “new days,” Kasich has demolished worker’s rights, slashed children’s health, kneecapped the middle class, insulted African-Americans, and even eliminated jobs he promised to create — all while expanding tax breaks for [...]/p"

The big right-wing lies: We're going broke, and spending is out of control | Crooks and Liars

The big right-wing lies: We're going broke, and spending is out of control | Crooks and Liars

After Backing Tax Breaks For Big Oil, Sen. Johnson Tells Poor Kids To Tighten Belts

After Backing Tax Breaks For Big Oil, Sen. Johnson Tells Poor Kids To Tighten Belts
Tea Party Values

Thursday, June 30, 2011

Tea Party Senators Marco Rubio And Ron Johnson Selected Their Chiefs Of Staff From Same K Street Lobbying Firm

Tea Party Senators Marco Rubio And Ron Johnson Selected Their Chiefs Of Staff From Same K Street Lobbying Firm: "pIn December, ThinkProgress first reported that at least 13 new Republican lawmakers had hired corporate lobbyists as their chiefs of staff. An investigation published by The Hill’s Kevin Bogardus and Rachel Leven reveals that a large number of corporate lobbyists have left lucrative jobs on K Street to manage the staff for important committees and [...]/p"

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

How Greed Destroys America | Common Dreams

How Greed Destroys America | Common Dreams

Tea Party Values: Bachmann Calls The Minimum Wage An ‘Expansion Of Government’ That Needs To Be Eliminated

Bachmann Calls The Minimum Wage An ‘Expansion Of Government’ That Needs To Be Eliminated: "pRep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) formally kicked off her presidential campaign yesterday, painting herself as a Tea Party candidate who is ready to lead the country back to prosperity (even if her former chief of staff doesn’t think so). Today, in classic Tea Party form, Bachmann reiterated her long-held belief that a federally mandated minimum wage [...]/p"

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Tea Party Values:Madison Protester Punched In The Face By Man With ‘Don’t Tread On Me’ Flag

Madison Protester Punched In The Face By Man With ‘Don’t Tread On Me’ Flag: "pA man participating in a non-violent, progressive sing-along yesterday in the Wisconsin state Capitol was punched in the face by a man wearing a “Don’t Tread on Me” flag and reportedly yelling “Walker for president,” referring to the state’s Republican governor, Scott Walker. The flag is closely associated with the Tea Party movement. The Wisconsin [...]/p"

The Koch Echo Chamber


Good video on the Libertarian funders of the Tea Party.

CBO smacks Republicans and Defict Hawks with new report | Crooks and Liars

CBO smacks Republicans and Defict Hawks with new report | Crooks and Liars
In other words, everything the Tea Party claims is a complete lie.

Thursday, June 16, 2011

After Campaigning Against The Stimulus, GOP Freshman Attends Opening Ceremony At Stimulus-Funded Jobs Center

After Campaigning Against The Stimulus, GOP Freshman Attends Opening Ceremony At Stimulus-Funded Jobs Center: "pRep. Richard Hanna (R-NY), a freshman who won last year with Tea Party backing, campaigned vigorously against President Obama’s stimulus plan, a legislative package backed by his opponent, former Rep. Mike Arcuri (D-NY). Hanna’s ads pounded Arcuri for voting for the “failed stimulus.” But on Tuesday, Hanna seemed to be celebrating a successful stimulus program. [...]/p"

Texas Tea Party Leader: 'We Have 36 Hispanics In The Legislature...We Need To Change Those Numbers'

Texas Tea Party Leader: 'We Have 36 Hispanics In The Legislature...We Need To Change Those Numbers'

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Corrupt Tea Party Governor LePage Is Killing Maine’s Clean Energy Economy

Tea Party Governor LePage Is Killing Maine’s Clean Energy Economy: "pOur guest blogger is Kiley Kroh, Associate Director for Ocean Communications at the Center for American Progress Action Fund. Thanks to Gov. Paul LePage’s (R-ME) recent assault on jobs and innovation, investors at this week’s EnergyOcean International Conference in Portland, Maine are wondering if their money would be better spent elsewhere.  Portland was chosen for [...]/p"

Tea Party Summer Camp To Teach Belief In God And Selfishness

Tea Party Summer Camp To Teach Belief In God And Selfishness: "pA Tea Party group in Tampa will offer a summer camp to indoctrinate children into a strange mix of Ayn Rand and Jesus Christ: The organization, which falls under the tea party umbrella, hopes to introduce kids ages 8 to 12 to principles that include “America is good,” “I believe in God,” and “I work [...]/p"

Tea Party Child Indoctrination "Camps" | Crooks and Liars

Tea Party Child Indoctrination "Camps" | Crooks and Liars

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Tea Party Caucus Leader Michele Bachmann's economic ideas might be more cruel than Paul Ryan's | Crooks and Liars

Michele Bachmann's economic ideas might be more cruel than Paul Ryan's | Crooks and Liars

Jim McGovern: Tea Party Cuts To Hunger Programs Are ‘Morally Indefensible’

Jim McGovern: Tea Party Cuts To Hunger Programs Are ‘Morally Indefensible’: "pRep. Jim McGovern (D-MA), a long-time champion in the fight against hunger, is outraged by Republican cuts to food programs as the need for assistance has grown. Through no fault of their own, millions of American families are struggling to find jobs and put food on the table for their children, even as oil companies, [...]/p"

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Bachmann Calls For Huge Corporate Tax Cut Alongside Tax Increase For The Working Poor

Bachmann Calls For Huge Corporate Tax Cut Alongside Tax Increase For The Working Poor: "pSeveral of the 2012 GOP presidential hopefuls have laid out economic platforms that would include huge cuts in the corporate tax rate. Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R) called for lowering the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 25 percent, while former Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R) went a step further, calling for a [...]/p"

Friday, June 10, 2011

John Birch Society Celebrates Koch Family For Their Role In Founding The Hate Group

John Birch Society Celebrates Koch Family For Their Role In Founding The Hate Group: "pBillionaire brothers David and Charles Koch have been dominant financiers for conservative front groups and nonprofits for nearly three decades. Their money has flowed to organizations dedicated to lobbying for corporate and upper income tax cuts, as well as to groups responsible for mobilizing Tea Party rallies against President Obama. But the Koch family’s association [...]/p"

Senate Republicans Hijack Non-Controversial Bill To Push Pro-Wall Street Agenda

Senate Republicans Hijack Non-Controversial Bill To Push Pro-Wall Street Agenda: "pRepublicans in both the House and the Senate have been using various avenues to undermine the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, which was signed last year to rein in the financial industry following the 2008 financial crisis. House Republicans have been attempting to use the budget process to render federal regulators incapable of implementing the law, [...]/p"

Ayn Rand And The GOP

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

CHART: Without The Bush Tax Cuts, The Debt Would Be At Sustainable Levels

CHART: Without The Bush Tax Cuts, The Debt Would Be At Sustainable Levels: "pWhen President George W. Bush came into office, he was facing a balanced budget and the real prospect of the United States paying down its national debt. In fact, in 2001, Bush promised to pay off all of the federal debt within 10 years. Of course, that is not what happened. The debt and deficit [...]/p"

The $2.5 Trillion Tragedy: What America Has Given Up For 10 Years Of Bush Tax Cuts

The $2.5 Trillion Tragedy: What America Has Given Up For 10 Years Of Bush Tax Cuts: "pToday marks the 10th anniversary of former President George W. Bush signing into law his 2001 tax cuts (he passed a second round in 2003). While doing so, Bush promised prosperity and growth, but the nation got neither. The cost of these budget-busting 2001 and 2003 tax cuts was, as estimated by Citizens for Tax [...]/p"

Bush Tax Cuts: A Decade Of Failure

Bush Tax Cuts: A Decade Of Failure
Try and tell that one to a Tea Partier.

The Cries of the Poor: Jesus Christ Was Not Ayn Rand | Common Dreams

The Cries of the Poor: Jesus Christ Was Not Ayn Rand | Common Dreams

Sunday, June 5, 2011

Palin Fans Trying to Edit Wikipedia Paul Revere Page

Palin Fans Trying to Edit Wikipedia Paul Revere Page
If you say something that is wrong and prove yet again that you are an uneducated fool, then just rewrite the history to fit your ignorance.

Tea Party Plan To "Take Our Country Back"

Tea Party Plan To
One look at this agenda and its obvious who runs the Tea Party. Corporations and Lobbyists.

Palin: 'I didn't mess up about Paul Revere' | Video Cafe

Palin: 'I didn't mess up about Paul Revere' | Video Cafe

Listen My Children & You Shall Hear, Palin's Take on Paul Revere | Common Dreams

Listen My Children & You Shall Hear, Palin's Take on Paul Revere | Common Dreams
Terrific little poem

Gov. Rick Scott Only Cares About Babies Until They're Born, Cuts Pregnancy Programs | Crooks and Liars

Gov. Rick Scott Only Cares About Babies Until They're Born, Cuts Pregnancy Programs | Crooks and Liars
Dishonest and corrupt Tea Party gov. in Florida.

Religious Leaders: GOP’s ‘Ayn Rand’ Budget Targets Poor, Goes Against Religious Values

Religious Leaders: GOP’s ‘Ayn Rand’ Budget Targets Poor, Goes Against Religious Values: "pWhile religious conservatives and Republican political leaders gathered at the Faith and Freedom Conference in Washington this weekend, another group of religious leaders held a small gathering across the street to warn against the perils of the Republican Party’s fiscal priorities. Four members affiliated with the religious group Faith In Public Life held a brief [...]/p"

Friday, June 3, 2011

Rep. Ryan Fits Six Lies Into A Single Minute

Rep. Ryan Fits Six Lies Into A Single Minute
Libertarian Paul Ryan continues to lie to the American people about his plan to destroy Medicare.

Corrupt Tea Party Gov. Rick Scott Can’t Explain Why He Took Obama Stimulus Money After Denouncing It

Rick Scott Can’t Explain Why He Took Obama Stimulus Money After Denouncing It: "pRick Scott, the nation’s least popular governor, can’t seem to escape bad press this week. First, he was roundly criticized for vetoing $615 million in budget funds — a move that will hurt Florida’s most vulnerable population. Then he was lampooned for signing a bill that mandates drug testing of all welfare recipients — and forces the state’s poorest [...]/p"

The $7 Trillion Lie: Palin Falsely Claims Debt Has Grown More Under Obama Than ‘All Other Presidents Combined’

The $7 Trillion Lie: Palin Falsely Claims Debt Has Grown More Under Obama Than ‘All Other Presidents Combined’: "pSarah Palin, in the only interview she’s granted during her “One Nation” bus tour, claimed that the U.S. federal debt had grown more under Obama than “all those other presidents combined.” Watch it: This is flatly false. When Obama took office the debt stood at $10.6 trillion. After inheriting two wars and the worst economy [...]/p"

As Obama Jumps In Florida Polls, Gov. Scott Signs Bill Hampering Voter Registration

As Obama Jumps In Florida Polls, Gov. Scott Signs Bill Hampering Voter Registration

Corrupt Tea Party Gov. Rick Scott May Personally Benefit From New Law That Hands Medicaid Program Over To Private Companies

Gov. Rick Scott May Personally Benefit From New Law That Hands Medicaid Program Over To Private Companies: "pFlorida Gov. Rick Scott (R) signed “a landmark Medicaid overhaul” yesterday that will put “hundreds of thousands of low-income and elderly Floridians into managed-care plans.” The proposal “gives managed care companies more control over the program that’s paid for with federal and state money,” a shift the state GOP claims will “hold down spiraling costs [...]/p"

Sarah Palin’s History Lesson: Paul Revere Warned The British

Sarah Palin’s History Lesson: Paul Revere Warned The British: "pIn what is somehow “not a publicity seeking tour,” Tea Party maven Sarah Palin is traipsing around the nation’s historic landmarks in her “One Nation” bus to “take Americans back to their roots.” Yesterday, Palin’s federally assisted vacation-mobile ran over Mitt Romney’s presidential announcement and stopped in Boston, MA where she toured the sites along [...]/p"

Tea Party Plan To "Take Back America"

Tea Party Plan To
The entire Tea Party agenda is big handout to corporations and lobbyist. Just one look at this agenda and you know why the Tea Party is astroturf that uses uninformed people to do the bidding of corporations.

Monday, May 9, 2011

Tea Party Leader: We'll Take The Debt Ceiling Hike If You Put Gay Troops Back In The Closet | TPMDC

Tea Party Leader: We'll Take The Debt Ceiling Hike If You Put Gay Troops Back In The Closet | TPMDC
Tea Party leaders show their disgusting bigoted side again.

Tea Party Leader: We'll Take The Debt Ceiling Hike If You Put Gay Troops Back In The Closet | TPMDC

Tea Party Leader: We'll Take The Debt Ceiling Hike If You Put Gay Troops Back In The Closet | TPMDC
Disgusting, uninformed Tea Partiers.

Unraveling Walkers Chain of Corruption - Part 4 | PolitiScoop

Unraveling Walkers Chain of Corruption - Part 4 | PolitiScoop
Corrupt Tea Party Gov. in Wisconsin.

Wonk Room » Florida Hands Over Medicaid Program To Private Insurers

Wonk Room » Florida Hands Over Medicaid Program To Private Insurers
Tea Partiers attack the poor and give their backers more public money.

Facing Recall, Wisconsin GOP Will Hustle Through Voter ID Bill That Disenfranchises Students, Seniors

ThinkProgress » Facing Recall, Wisconsin GOP Will Hustle Through Voter ID Bill That Disenfranchises Students, Seniors
The corrupt and dishonest Tea Party politicians attempt to cheat again.

Saturday, May 7, 2011

New Rules


There are a couple here that are perfect for that Tea Partier out there. The final rule in particular.