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Tax Day Tea Party

SLIDESHOW: Kids Say The Darndest Things At Anti-Tax Tea Parties

HuffPost Citizen Journalist Bess Kalb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Written by Bess Kalb, a senior at Brown University, who attended the Providence, RI Tea Party as a HuffPost citizen journalist. She interviewed a sur...

A Short Citizen's Guide to Kooks, Demagogues, and Right-Wingers On Tax Day

Robert Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Reich

Tax day typically attracts a range of right-wing kooks, all of whom tell us how awful we have it. Here's a citizen's guide responding to the predictable charges.

Jason Linkins

Teabagging Party Query Confuses Innocent Supermarket Customer | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

These Tea Parties are really fun to cover and to blog about, but once you get so far inside the machinery of media and politics, it's easy to forget h...

Pouring Some Tea on the Ground for All My Dumb Homies...

Greg Saunders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Saunders

Bitching about taxes is America's true pastime. So when a few thousand people gather on tax day to whine about their taxes, it's hardly the second coming of the American Revolution.

Youtube On Tea Parties: "Invalid Argument"

The Full Ginsburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So in editing this morning's IRS video, we'd done some searching for footage of those terrible terrible terrible tea parties, and lo and behold, YouTu...

Vets Upset At Teabaggers For Holding Rally At Kansas Vet Memorial

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tomorrow, conservatives around the country will be holding Tax Day tea parties. Although "tea" technically stands for "taxed enough already," Fox News...

HuffPoster Reports On Montana Tea Party

Huffington Post Contributor | Louise McMillin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

[Reported by a HufPost citizen journalist] And they certainly showed up in Missoula, Montana. Montana is a very conservative state. Missoula, howeve...

Obama Creating Crisis "100 Times As Grim As 9/11": Annapolis Teabaggers

Legum's New Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today, I went down to the City Dock in Annapolis to check out the local "tea party," one of many anti-Obama protests occurring around the nation today...

Jason Linkins

Teabagging Jokes Offend Conservatives | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the things that emerged in the run-up to the Tax Day Teabaggings is that the Tea Party participants helpfully opened the door to allowing every...

'Chairman Maobama' Is Leading The Country On A Path To Socialism: DC Teabaggers

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today, ThinkProgress went over to Lafayette Square Park in front of the White House to attend one of the many right-wing Tax Day Tea Parties taking pl...

Where Were the Teabag Protests 8 Years Ago?

Hale "Bonddad" Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Conservatives are protesting because they are out of power. They aren't protesting spending; if they were, they would have taken to the streets years ago.

Sharing Tea Bags with Right Wing Extremists

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Whether intentional or not, the talkers and bloggers who appear to be driving the post-Bush crazy train have opened up the conservative tent to some pretty unsavory and dangerous characters.

Tea Party Organizer: Mission Accomplished

Fox News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The attention being given the national tea party movement is nothing short of remarkable. Organized by a few people using new social media tools like...

Arthur Delaney

Tea Party Movement Plans Next Wave Of Protests For July 4 (VIDEO) | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HuffPost has comprehensive coverage of the Tax Day Tea Party protests. Click here for the latest photos and video. Tax day will come and go, but it l...

Jason Linkins

Clear Channel 'Going Big On' Tea Parties | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The important thing about today's Teabag Parties is that these are straight up grassroots operations,. Grown from the bottom-up by populist Dick Arme...

Arthur Delaney

D.C. Tea Party Protest Stymied By Rain, Police | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tea party protesters braved some very uncooperative weather Wednesday to join a tax day tea party in a park next to the White House in Washington, D.C...

Jason Linkins

David Shuster: GOP "Going Nuts" For Teabagging, But They "Need A Dick Armey" | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HuffPost has comprehensive coverage of the Tax Day Tea Party protests. Click here for the latest photos and video. Media Monitor Julie notes that m...

Conspiracy Theory Conservatism

Jeffrey Feldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeffrey Feldman

Should it come to pass that conspiracy theory conservatism wins out once and for all over Goldwater conservatism, the Republican Party will be doomed, broken, kaput.

My Family's Experience in the Militia

Brandon Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brandon Friedman

Enjoy this week, Tea Partiers. It costs you nothing. Your right to dismiss the American form of government has been paid in full by others who you clearly don't appreciate.

Arthur Delaney

Tax Day Tea Parties Officially Endorsed By Republican Party | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There has been much disagreement in recent days over whether the tax day tea party movement is grassroots or astroturf, a right-wing crusade or a spon...

Hey, Tax Day Tea Parties -- Your 'Grassroots Movement' Can't Have Corporate Media Sponsorship

Tina Dupuy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tina Dupuy

I want the stimulus bill to stimulate the economy. I want businesses and markets to be regulated just enough to ban legal pirates but not too much to make them dead in the water.

Glenn Beck Gets Ready To Tea Bag

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Matthew Filipowicz

As others have noted, Glenn is getting harder and harder to satirize. I mean really, is it that far off to imagine him dressing up in a tea bag?

Texas Gov Rick Perry To Attend Tea Party

Star Telegram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For now, it's not about the war on terrorism, abortion or gay marriage. The issue stoking outrage among thousands of conservatives across the country...

SLIDESHOW: Anti-Tax Tea Parties In California

Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Saturday, several hundred people assembled across Southern California for anti-tax protests to kick-off what has become known as the "Tax Revolt Te...

Tea And Sympathy

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

If the modern-day Tea Parties are smart, they would try to educate the public and hang their whole protest on the "anti-bailout" hook.