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Patrick Henry Never Went to Tea Parties

Harlow Giles Unger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harlow Giles Unger

Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may ...

Jenny Beth Martin, Tea Party Leader, Says Movement Has 'No Place For' Racist Behavior

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There is no racism in the Tea Party movement, according to the head of one of the largest national Tea Party groups. "In Tea Party Patriots, we have ...

Yosemite Sam Joins The Tea Party - VIDEO

Matthew Filipowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Matthew Filipowicz

In a newly released video, cartoon legend Yosemite Sam has announced that he has officially joined the Tea Party. ...

Don't Let a D-Bag Teabag Sen. Lindsey Graham

Morris Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Morris Davis

What brought the wrath of the radical right down on Sen. Graham is that on occasion he breaks ranks with right wing orthodoxy and, heaven forbid, works with colleagues on both sides of the aisle.

Tea Partiers Take San Francisco

Harmon Leon | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
Harmon Leon

What let me down was that these shenanigans took place in our own backyard. There was barely a counter-protester to be found when we needed representation to point out the absurdities of this scenario.

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 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 ...

The Illinois Tea Party: We Aren't Going Anywhere

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In a historically blue state like Illinois, Republicans who want a shot at an elected office usually stay on the moderate side. But things have change...

Tea Party problems revealed

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Green

The enigmatic Tea Party movement softened its hardcore image with the recent appearance of Pam Stout, president of the Sandpoint, Idaho Tea Party Patr...

The Tea Party: an Insider's Perspective

Ian Masters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ian Masters

I spoke with Victor McCoy of the Tea Party Patriots and Sons to learn about the group from an insider. McCoy, the pro-tem Sergeant-at-Arms for his Chapter, offered insights on his cause and his personal motivations for getting involved.

Trash Talking Mounts In Tea Party Debate (VIDEO)

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Produced by HuffPost's Citizen Reporting Team During a Tea Party protest in DC last weekend during the health care reform vote on Capitol Hill, Re...

The Constitution Does Not Sanction Bigotry

Naoma Nagahawatte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Naoma Nagahawatte

Have Tea Partiers forgotten that the U.S. was built by many non-English speaking immigrants, and is comprised of their descendants?

Democrats: To Break Up the (Tea) Party, Stop Locking People Up

David Segal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Segal

Democrats ought to be working to break up the Tea Party by taking stands on those issues that'll pry loose the movement's social libertarians. Foremost, we should quit locking people up for no good reason.

US Versus EU

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

This is a tale of two continents and currencies. Greece exploded in violence because many of its citizens object to paying the past-due bills for the ...

"Mexicans Are Filthy Stinking Animals"- Teabaggers: That's Really Not Racism

Axel W. Caballero | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Axel W. Caballero

Mainstream media has time and again given the Tea Party and teabaggers a free pass and the benefit of the doubt when it comes to their use of racism t...

Tea Party Patriots Get iPhone App

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Those who dismiss the Tea Party movement as a bunch of rednecks may be interested to know ...

Tea Party Leader Calls Obama "Half-White Racist"

HuffPost Citizen Reporting | Alex Brant-Zawadzki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Produced by HuffPost's Eyes & Ears Citizen Journalism Unit Last September Mark Williams, a tour partner with the Tea Party Express, referred to Presi...

The Tea Party Movement's Chicago Roots

Chicago News Cooperative | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Sitting in a Starbucks last week, a few blocks from his Lakeview home, Eric Odom mused about the irony of the ever-intensifying Tea Party movement. ...

Tea Party Movement In Iowa: Less Popular Than Pot, Aliens, Socialism

True/Slant | Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Unsurprisingly, the media covered Sarah Palin's address at the Tea Party convention in Nashville with unprecedented levels of enthusiasm for a fringe ...

Tea Party Turmoil: Internal Conflict Plagues Movement Following Convention

The New York Times | Kate Zernike | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Tea Party war -- the internal one -- continues. Following the weekend convention sponsored by Tea Party Nation, a social networking site for tea ...

Anatomy of the Tea Party Movement: RecessRally.com

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

RecessRally.com is a website developed by conservative website guru Eric Odom, where most of the August Tea Party protests during the August Congressional recess were organized.

Tea Party Patriots Send Rubber Chickens To Senators: 'Enough Is Enough'

The Huffington Post | Elyse Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Tea Party Patriots arrived on Capitol Hill Wednesday morning to deliver rubber chickens to Senators who voted for cloture on the chamber's health ...

Tea Partiers Turn On GOP Leadership

Politics Daily | David Sessions | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The grassroots anti-tax, anti-government movement sweeping through Republicans nationwide is proving a thorn in the side of the national party as the ...

Tea Partiers Decry The Hijacking Of Grassroots Movement

Mother Jones | Stephanie Mencimer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Would a true Tea Party patriot drop nearly $1,600 in donor money for a small meal at a fancy steakhouse? Robin Stublen says no, and he's mad as hell a...

Anatomy Of The Tea Party Movement

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

The Tea Party movement gained national attention for their unified protests against big government. But the movement itself is far from a cohesive, organized body of supporters.