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GOP Congressman Suggested Limiting Voting To Property Owners

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Ted Yoho strikes again. Speaking at the Berean Baptist Church in Ocala, Fla., during his 2012 campaign, the first term Republican congressman appea...

Elitism and the Real Face of Conservatism

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

The elitism of the right wing -- personified by Tom Perkins and his "system" -- makes me sick. More than that, it makes me angry, and anger is a powerful motivator. We have to understand what progressivism is up against.

Tea Party Group Deals Blow To McConnell

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 10.09.2013 | Politics

Tea Party Nation, led by conservative activist Judson Phillips, has withdrawn its endorsement of Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) in the GOP primary again...

Tea Party Activist Calls For Walkout Of 'Hitlerian' Obama Speech

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 02.12.2013 | Politics

Fringe conservative activist Judson Phillips called on Republicans to walk out of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, describing the ...

Tea Party Group Fined For Booking 1,600 Rooms In Vegas, Not Paying For Them

Posted 08.13.2012 | Business

Apparently what doesn’t happen in Vegas also stays in Vegas. A judge slammed a now-defunct Tennessee outpost of the Tea Party for reserving more...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman Seizes Cameras At Town Hall Event | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After banning and confiscating cameras at his town hall events, Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Ohio) is taking heat from all sides -- including fr...

Can Tea Party Leader Really 'Primary Boehner'?

Mother Jones | Stephanie Mencimer | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

The size of the budget cuts was indeed unprecedented, especially in the middle of a bad economy. Naturally, though, it wasn't good enough for the tea ...

Tea Party Leader: Scott Brown Threw Us 'Under The Bus'

Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips said on Friday that Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.) threw members of the conservative movement "under the bus" by ...

Tea Party Leader: Charlie Sheen Still Making More Sense Than John Boehner

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips stood by a comparison he recently made between House Speaker John Boehner and Hollywood actor Charlie Sheen i...

Tea Party Leader Compares Boehner To Charlie Sheen

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Judson Phillips, leader of Tea Party Nation, one of the movement's largest national groups, expressed his disgust with the GOP's latest efforts to sla...

Hate Speech the Right's Magic Bullet

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

The Russian playwright Anton Chekhov had a rule: If you show a gun in the first act, by the time the curtain falls, it has to be fired. For weeks and ...

Tea Party Nation Founder: Arizona Shooter 'A Liberal Lunatic,' We Must 'Push Back'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips described Jared Loughner -- the suspected perpetrator of a fatal shooting in Arizona on Saturday -- as a "lib...

Tea Party Nation Founder Brands NAACP As 'Liberal Hate Group'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Judson Phillips, head of Tea Party Nation, recently released his picks for 2010's "top five liberal hate groups." Among them is the National Associati...

Tea Party Leader Wants Methodist Church Disbanded

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Judson Phillips, founder of Tea Party Nation, one of the country's most prominent tea party organizations, really seems to despise the Methodist Churc...

Buy a House, Buy a Vote

Carol Hartsell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Carol Hartsell

How was your Thanksgiving? Did you buy any property during your time off? Well, you should have, because if Tea Party president Judson Phillips had ...

Tea Party Leader: Denying Vote to Those Without Property 'Makes a Lot of Sense'

Chris Kromm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Kromm

When critics charged that tea party groups like True the Vote may have been trying to disenfranchise voters with their aggressive tactics in the 2010 ...

Keith Ellison and the Tea Party's View of Sharia

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

Mainstream Islam does not advocate fighting except in self-defense.

Tea Party Founder: I Have A 'Real Problem With Islam'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Judson Phillips, founder of the Tea Party Nation, fortified a recent email encouraging Minnesotans in the 5th Congressional District to vote Rep. Keit...

Let's Get Serious About Teabagging

Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Alex Brant-Zawadzki

People in the Tea Party are mostly white, mostly Republican and mostly misinformed, but they are also dangerous. Despite appearances of weakness, they are still here and they're not going anywhere soon. Progressives must recognize the threat.

Palin Tea Party Convention Speaking Fee Sparks $500,000 Lawsuit Between Wealthy Donor, Organizer

Daily Intel | By: | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Tea Party Convention is over. But the war it started is apparently just getting under way. Yesterday, Bill Hemrick, a conservative fund-raiser and...

Tea Party Heading To Vegas For Next Convention

CNN | Paul Steinhauser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Tea Party is headed to Las Vegas this summer. Tea Party Nation, the group that earlier this month held what was billed as the first national Tea ...