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.