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