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Entries by Stephen Ducat from 10/2010

Tea Party Rage, Part One: Benign Confusion or Serious Threat to Democracy?

| Posted 10.10.2010 | Politics

There is no other way to understand the Tea Party movement other than by invoking the excruciatingly overused appellation, fascist. Despite its constant misuse, that term does indeed apply.

Tea Party Rage, Part Two: Grass Roots Movement or AstroTurf Tool of Corporate Power?

| Posted 10.15.2010 | Politics

The Tea Party represents the meeting of fascism from above with fascism from below, forces that are drawn together like the magnetized lips of kissing dashboard dolls.

Tea Party Rage, Part Three: The Role of Democratic Party Enablers

| Posted 10.22.2010 | Politics

The Tea Party is as much the political consequence of the Obama administration as it is the result of oil billionaire backers like the Koch brothers.