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Tax Day Tea Party

Colorado Tax Day Tea Party: Denver's Best Signs (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Local conservatives--and a few protesters--are rallying on the steps of the Colorado Capitol Thursday as a part of today's national Tax Day Tea Party....

A Time For Tea: A Tea Party Time Line

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

It would take a book or three to provide a comprehensive documentation of every aspect of the origins of the Tea Party movement. There are so many dif...

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 ...

Majority Of Tea Party Members Say Their Taxes Are Fair (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jeremy Binckes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Thursday may be the equivalent of the Super Bowl for Tea Party groups who have made taxes the centerpiece of their movement. But on the eve of Tax Da...

The Super-Rich Want You to Hate Taxes So They Can Keep Your Money

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

This Tax Day, as you're dropping your return in the mail (or pressing that e-send button), instead of reinforcing the pro-rich, anti-tax lie and sighing grumpily as you do your duty, look around at everything your taxes are paying for.

Tea Party Protesters Rage On Tax Day 2010 (PICTURES)

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

The tax man cometh on Thursday and with him come numerous Tea Party rallies across the country -- and a few anti-Tea Party events too. From coast to c...

D.C. Tax Day Tea Party Features Lord "Hitler Youth" Monckton and Cast of Koch Industries' Favorites

Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brendan DeMelle

Lord Christopher Monckton, infamous for his "Hitler Youth" comments at the Copenhagen climate summit, is among the guest speakers at this week's Tax Day Tea Party in Washington, DC.

A Nation Divided

Bill Lucey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Lucey

How did a country which survived the ravages of the Civil War, who came together during the Great Depression, spoke with one voice in defeating Nazi Germany; and later Communism, become so divided in such a short period of time?

We've Come So Far, America

Erikka Yancy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erikka Yancy

There are few things I love more than a beautiful piece of footage or a photograph from the civil rights era. I admit that when I was younger I roman...

Racism and the Tea Party

Melissa Webster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melissa Webster

When the Tea Party is encouraged to take guns to presidential events and carry signs with assassination threats to our leaders, are we really all that surprised by this, the moment they realize they've lost?

Tea Party Video: Right-Wing Tax Protests Caught On Tape

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HuffPost has comprehensive coverage of the Tax Day Tea Party protests. Click here for the latest photos and video. Anti-tax activists are assembling ...

Flat Tax Lessons From Bulgaria

GlobalPost | Douglas H. Paal | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

SOFIA, Bulgaria �" American economist Alvin Rabushka keeps the flags of about 30 nations�" mostly post-communist countries like Bulgaria and Slova...

Tea Party 2.0 - Tax the Rich

Kelpie Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kelpie Wilson

By rights, progressives should be the ones using the Tea Party symbolism in their movement. That's why I am proposing Tea Party 2.0 -- No Representation Without Taxation.

Teabaggers Protest Government, Taxation, Other Three-Syllable Words

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Rallying the faithful, former Alaska governor Sarah Palin sought to clarify the mission of the Tea Party movement: "We are not just against big government. We are against big words!"

Taking it to the Streets! Time for Massive Demonstrations for Jobs and Financial Reform

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Miles Mogulescu

This is a call for a mass mobilization -- a Million Person March -- to demand jobs and real financial reform.

Cartoon: Sarah Palin's Tea Party

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam


Sarah Palin's Jihad

Malou Innocent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Malou Innocent

Palin's comment about Iran reflects an ongoing effort by conservatives to cast Obama as soft on terrorism, and mirrors much of the media coverage following the foiled Christmas Day attack.

My Tea-Stained Weekend: An Evangelical Conservative Turned Progressive Goes to the Tea Party Convention

Melinda Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melinda Warner

To succeed, the Tea Party's more peaceful members will have to balance the opinions of those with more extreme positions. But I have my doubts that they will find that common ground.

Why the Tea Party Movement Opposes a Man Who Cut Taxes On 95% of Tax Payers

Richard M. Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard M. Benjamin

Neglected in all the fevered conversation around the Tea Party movement's meteoric rise is any useful reflection on what the cause and this figurehead stand for: white racial resentment.

Neo-Nazis, Militants Eye Tea Party for Recruitment (VIDEO)

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

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Tea parties are proving very attractive to both white supremacists and the militia movemen...

What the 'I'm Mad as Hell' Party Could Do

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Reich

If the Mad-as-hell Party helps get money out of politics it will do a world of good. But if it just fulminates against the establishment, forget it. Wrecking balls are easy to wield. Rescuing our democracy is hard work.

1 Year + 1 Election = Lots of Opinions

B. Jeffrey Madoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
B. Jeffrey Madoff

"Some things make the markets go higher, some things make the markets go lower," Jim Cramer told the viewers of his "Mad Money" TV show last Monday. ...

Tea Partiers Mobilize to Steal Kennedy's Seat

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

Leaders of the Tea Party movement are throwing their weight behind Republican Scott Brown's campaign for Ted Kennedy's vacated Senate seat. This is a significant departure from the movement's strategy thus far.