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Mr. Teabagger Goes to Washington

Phil Perrier | Posted 10.18.2011 | Comedy
Phil Perrier

Say hello to Wyoming congressional candidate Cody Kane. (Not a real person) Kane, 41 is a former rodeo star turned businessman. He is married to former beauty queen and one time TV weather lady Candy Burgess Kane.

Amanda Terkel

Sarah Palin Headed To Wisconsin | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sarah Palin is heading to Wisconsin this weekend to address a Tea Party rally at the state Capitol, a site that has more recently hosted...

Cutting Spending Is Not the Only Way To Cut the Deficit

Steven Cohen | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics
Steven Cohen

The deficit is a major problem for America. But there are two parts to the problem. One part is waste in government. The second is insufficient revenue. We are under-taxed, especially our corporations and our rich.

Tea Party Coloring Book Prompts Death Threats | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The publisher behind a coloring book for children that espouses the beliefs of the Tea Party says he has received death threats over its publication, ...

The GOP's Tea Party Stockholm Syndrome

Chris Harris | Posted 08.21.2015 | Politics
Chris Harris

Thanks to the establishment's efforts, very few Tea Party activists are running as third party candidates in November. So the GOP's plan appears to have worked... sort of.

Tea Partiers Say The Darndest Things

Simon Greer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Simon Greer

Though their quotes can be quite amusing, without the Tea Party movement, we would have had a stronger health care bill, a more robust ongoing stimulus to retain and create jobs, maybe even comprehensive immigration reform.

The Tea Party Movement Is a National Embarrassment

Stuart Whatley | Posted 02.09.2010 | Books
Stuart Whatley

The Tea Party movement is the latest installment in an old American tradition: the exploitation of mostly frustrated, desperate, and susceptible people by monied interests and profiteers.

Which Tea Party?

Joel Richard Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joel Richard Paul

Tea Party activists, I owe you an apology. I used to think that the country was divided between blue states and the "irony-free zone." I realize now that the Tea Party is, in fact, a lot funnier than Democrats ever were.

Clarence Thomas' Wife Makes Common Cause with Militia Guru Larry Pratt

Adele Stan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adele Stan

It's quite disturbing that Ginni Thomas, who shares her life with one of the most powerful men in the United States government, should use her social standing to recruit people to rage against that government in the company of Larry Pratt.

The Tea Party Is Mostly Pro-Choice and Pro-Gay: Knowing That Matters

Eric Sapp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eric Sapp

Since the early Reagan years Republicans have managed to hold together an unholy alliance between big business, libertarians, and moderate/conservative faith voters. But it doesn't have to be that way.

Tea Party Fantasies

John O'Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John O'Kane

The Tea Party's wide sweep threatens to undo the contract of a fair society that strips and clothes to create freedom for the maximal number, as the founder fathers intended.

Information Terrorists Hijack Our Airwaves

Nomiki Konst | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Nomiki Konst

Let's face it Dems, you have the heart but you don't have the brains. The GOP has discovered a way to make the media work for them.

Will the Sound and Fury of the Tea Party Movement Translate Into Votes?

Mario Almonte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mario Almonte

With Tea Party groups around the country actively sizing up candidates and picking sides, come November, we may finally discover whether the movement is the new voice of America, or just the squeaky wheel getting the grease.

Why the Tea Party Has No Poets

Richard Geldard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Geldard

It is a misnomer to call the Tea Party a protest movement. It's just a bumper sticker movement spawned in irrational anger but without coherent protest. Genuine protest produces poetry, not slogans.

Who Are the Other 95 Percent?

Marco Ceglie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marco Ceglie

On April 15th, alongside the Tea Party's Tax Day protest in DC, members of "The Other 95%," were on the Mall holding two huge signs reading "The Other 95% Say Thanks For Our Tax Cuts, Obama!"

Tea Party Clout

Jonathan Richards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

The Tea Party doesn't know its own strength!...

Happy Tax Day: Are Americans Getting Their Money's Worth?

Steven Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steven Hill

When you sum up the total balance sheet, it turns out that Americans pay out just as much as Europeans -- but we receive a lot less for our money.

Progressives Crash Iowa City Tea Party

Trish Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Trish Nelson

Progressives Crash Iowa City Tea Party by Trish Nelson An actual tea party would probably have been more exciting. All in all, I'd have to consider ...

The American Taxpayer Is Not an ATM

Peter Roskam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Peter Roskam

The turmoil around Tax Day this year is well placed, because Americans left, right and center understand how the enormous growth of government puts at risk a prosperous future.

Tax, Baby, Tax

Bob Burnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Burnett

The tax burden isn't too high on the rich; it's too low. Tax fairness requires the US to increase taxes on the richest 10 percent of Americans and cut taxes for working families.

Tea Party Leaders With Imaginary Solutions

Colin Barnicle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Colin Barnicle

Tea Party members are normal people who want answers that fit their lifestyle. America shouldn't be scared of them. America should be scared of the leaders offering very few solutions.

Matt Osborne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Matt Osborne

One blowing oil well is more real and compelling than all of the lies and noise the right has generated in the last 17 months put together.

Tea Party Rally At Daley Plaza: Chicago Tea Partiers Protesting Tax Day (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

It's Tax Day again, and for the second year in a row, the Tea Party protesters gathered in Daley Plaza. Starting at noon, downtown's Daley Plaza fil...

How to Become a Civil War Buff Before Next Year

Rich Grant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rich Grant

The 150th Anniversary of the Civil War will kick off in April 2011. That gives you one year to become a real Civil War buff.

Tea Parties Protest Tax Day 2010 (PICTURES, VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing & Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's Tax Day 2010 and the Tea Party is holding rallies across the country to push their conservative, small government message. This year a number of ...