Tag Archives: Teabaggers

Worst Person in the World

The tea party and eliminationism is basically synonymous. A video has surfaced of an elected official in Michigan brandishing a sign depicting President Obama’s head on a stake, as well as then-Speaker Nancy Pelosi riddled with bullets and then-Governor Granholm … Continue reading

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Tea Party Leader Arrested for Assault, Rape

Presented without comment: Lemon Grove resident Michael John Kobulnicky, 50, a leader in the San Diego Tea Party and former regional director of the Southern California Conservative Party, is under arrest for allegedly kidnapping and raping a local woman on … Continue reading

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Predictions for the Fight

Mitt Romney will win the New Hampshire primary tonight by at least eight points. Romney will also win South Carolina and will become the presumptive nominee at that point. Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich will continue to weaken the presumptive … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney is Painful to Watch

Last night was the first time in a while I’ve watched a Romney speech from beginning to end. He’s terrible. Especially off-prompter. At the last minute, his advisers yanked the prompters because Santorum didn’t use prompters. Again, the stupid anti-Obama … Continue reading

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Your Law and Order Party

Tea party governor Tom Corbett cut 10 percent of the state police force. Imagine calling 911 for the Pennsylvania State Police and not seeing a trooper for hours, even days. It’s a scenario that state lawmakers and troopers foresee if … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“And I issued a challenge to Tea Party members. … [Gingrich] is a progressive. … If you have a big government progressive, or a big government progressive in Obama, one in Newt Gingrich, one in Obama, ask yourself this, Tea … Continue reading

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Cliff Schecter vs. Mark Williams. Fight!

My friend and utter badass Cliff Schecter ran circles around ousted (and quite racist) tea party leader Mark Williams on a show called Crosstalk yesterday. The real fireworks begin around 9:40 and Cliff gets off a great run about Iran … Continue reading

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Best Analysis of Modern Conservatism Ever

As a companion to Chait’s piece, David Frum wrote what I believe to be the finest analysis of modern conservatism to be committed to print. Seriously, read it. It’s so refreshing to read an item by a Republican — a … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy Versus Hypocrisy

Andrew Sullivan posted a photo illustrating the dual hypocrisies of the tea party movement and the OWS protests. You might recall the curbside tea party protest photo in which all of the government-run taxpayer financed items in the scene are … Continue reading

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The Fraud That is School Lunches

Alabama’s war on children has been a success, so if your name is Dennis Rehberg and you’re planning to run for the Senate, why not try to capture some of that same magic? Rep. Dennis Rehberg (R-MT), who’s expected to … Continue reading

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Worst Persons in the World

Several tea party debate audience members actually cheered at the idea of someone dying from a lack of health insurance. How do you reason with people like this? Obviously, you can’t. If the “pro life” people don’t object to someone … Continue reading

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The (Tea) Party is Over

The fringe just became fringier. Americans are totally over their love affair with the tea party nonsense. Polls have been showing a drop in its approval, and a new AP/GfK poll shows that its unfavorable rating has seen a sharp … Continue reading

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Are You Fricking Kidding Me?

Republicans are turning American into a third world nation. Proof: Rather than spend money on cutting grass, the Carlisle School District has brought in 7 Romney sheep to tend the fields. “They’ve done a good job so far,” says Superintendent … Continue reading

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Republicans Tank in New CNN Poll

Via Steve Benen, CNN’s latest poll shows decent news for Democrats — but only because the Republicans and tea party performed so poorly in the numbers. A lot of that anger seems directed toward the GOP. According to the survey, … Continue reading

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Tea Party Crowd Cheers Credit Downgrade

At a Tea Party Express lawn concert, the credit downgrade was announced and the concert-goers cheered the news. Yes, she said “objectivizing.” And, yes, if there’s another recession the people cheering will be just as screwed as the rest of … Continue reading

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Shocker: Tea Party Outfought Democrats

Why doesn’t this surprise me? A telephone poll by the Pew Research Center for People and Press found that Republicans and Tea Party-affiliated respondents both paid more attention to the debt negotiations and were more likely to take action to … Continue reading

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Whatever Reid Passes Will Be Irrelevant

A conservative Republican named John Boehner — the Speaker of the House — could barely blitz a deal through the tea party blockade and their Republican hostages in the House. What kind of bill from Harry Reid, the mealy swishy … Continue reading

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Nobody Needs This Crap Anyway, Right?

What will happen if the debt ceiling deadline passes without any action? Aside from a global economic collapse, here are the programs that will be zeroed out. You know, the things that Republicans and tea party people are saying is … Continue reading

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Disconnected with Reality

Every expert from economists to the White House to Moody’s say that allowing the government to default on the debt would be nightmarish. Except Republicans and Tea Party Republicans. By a 53% to 30% margin, most Republicans say that it … Continue reading

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Tea Party Summer Camp Sounds Wicked Fun!

Dammit. What I would give to be a kid again. Just so I could attend the Tea Party summer camp. The organization, which falls under the tea party umbrella, hopes to introduce kids ages 8 to 12 to principles that … Continue reading

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