Tag Archives: Tea Party

Chris McDaniel Puts $1,000 Bounty on Black Voters

Not content to merely file a lawsuit challenging the validity of black voters, the McDaniel campaign is now offering a reward if you can point out a black voter who voted for Thad Cochran. Mississippi State Sen. Chris McDaniel’s (R) … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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Chris McDaniel Continues His Witch Hunt for Black Voters

The clown show in Mississippi shows no signs of abating as Chris McDaniel and his supporters continue their witch hunt for black voters who (in their mind) don’t belong. Noel Fritsch, McDaniel’s press secretary, told the conservative Daily Caller in … Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading Continue reading

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New Leadership

Artist – RJ Matson In other news, President Obama announced today that he will begin taking executive action on immigration now that John Boehner has confirmed that the House will not pass a bill this year. If the House does … Continue reading
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Outreach

Failed Republican congressional candidate Scott Fistler apparently believes that changing his very white name to that of a Hispanic icon will garner him the votes he needs. After petitioning a state superior court last November and paying $319, Fistler now … Continue reading
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Conditional Surrender

Artist – Dave Granlund In other news, out of the 80 congressional candidates endorsed by national Tea Party groups during the 2014 election cycle, only 4 of them are women. Only two of them remain in the race. The other … Continue reading
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Settled Science

Artist — Nate Beeler According to a recent Gallup poll, Republicans and the Tea Party have some hilarity in store for the state of democracy this year. Sen. Marco Rubio reiterated to ABC’s Jonathan Karl today that he’s still a “no” … Continue reading
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The IRS Looked for ACORN More Than Tea Party Groups

According to IRS documents obtained by ThinkProgress through the Freedom of Information Act, democratic and progressive groups were actually flagged more than Tea Party groups. The 22 “Be On the Look Out” keywords lists, distributed to staff reviewing applications between … Continue reading
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The Running Embarrassment in Mississippi

State Senator Chris McDaniel (R-MS) is something of a running embarrassment for the Republican party. As we’ve discussed long before, McDaniel has dubious ties to the neo-Confederate white supremacist community. Mississippi Republican party chairman Joe Nosef has now asked McDaniel … Continue reading
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Electronic Frontier Foundation Praises the Tea Party, FreedomWorks and Birther Larry Klayman

Yesterday, tax day, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) posted an article titled “Tea Party, Taxes and Why the Original Patriots Would’ve Revolted Against the Surveillance State,” and it wouldn’t surprise me if the authors were wearing tri-corner hats with hand-written … Continue reading
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Five Years Later, the Tea Party Still Doesn’t Understand Taxes or the Boston Tea Party

It’s been five years since the official founding of the tea party movement. Weird, it seems like much, much longer, but there it is. Five years since tri-corner hats with dingle-dangle tea bags glued to the brim became the national … Continue reading
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Judson Phillips Daydreams About “Giant Phallic” Pastry and Becoming a Gay Slave

It seems clear the Religious Right and the Tea Party spend more time thinking and talking about gay sex than actual gay people do. Judson Phillips, the president of Tea Party Nation, is worried that, thanks to Arizona Governor Jan … Continue reading
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Liberals On The Comeback, Republicans In Hiding

New Gallup polling indicates that being called a “Liberal” has never been more fashionable. While there appears to be a downward trend among those identifying as “Conservative,” or, “the largest ideological group in the country,” the Tea Party– home of … Continue reading
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Outside the Lines

Artist – Nick Anderson Remember Steve Stockman’s campaign office that was condemned by the local fire department? I joked that it was more of a “campaign sweatshop” than an office, but it turns out it was actually more of a … Continue reading
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Keep Up the Stupid, Tea Party, You’re Doing Great!

The tea party group called National Liberty Federation posted this image to its Facebook page: The group posted this as a serious representation of its anti-immigration posture. The problem is, as video gamers will recognize, the image is from Bioshock … Continue reading
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Rep. Paul Ryan Says The Tea Party Is Indispensable

  Having to do damage control over the backdrop of Tea Party cannons, semi-automatic muskets and money bombs being fired into crowds of Republicans,  Rep. Paul Ryan told Fox News Sunday that the right wing terrorists he’s in cahoots with … Continue reading
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The Kids Table

It’s a double feature today. Artist – Clay Bennet Artist – Jen Sorensen Happy Thanksgiving. Drink spirits and be merry. If there were any news stories today that you wish to share, don’t be shy. Continue reading
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Never Forget

Artist – Rob Rogers In other news, Texas state Representative Drew Darby (R) has been charged with a felony for trying to take a loaded pistol on an airplane last week. Meanwhile, Boss Limbaugh is a little confused on what … Continue reading
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Right Wing Terrorism Under The Bridge

The News Chief Political Correspondent of Pat Robertson’s Christian Broadcasting Network(CBN), David Brody, indirectly lays out the logic behind the media narrative currently saturating the airwaves, and, as White luck would have it– it totally vindicates Republican party acts of treason, just in … Continue reading
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Conspiracy Theory

Apparently the San Antonio Tea Party is convinced that designating the Alamo as a World Heritage site actually means the U.N. is going to take over. Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson had to calm fears this week after the former … Continue reading
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Cruz: Senate Republicans Surrendered

As expected, Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) used his time at the Iowa Republican party fall fundraiser last night to lament that we didn’t default on our debt. “We didn’t accomplish our ultimate policy goal in this battle, and we didn’t … Continue reading
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