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Dems Could Win Tea Party Voters Over With America-First Trade Message

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Elk

A new poll contradicts the widely held belief that the the Tea Party movement is opposed to government action to help the economy.

Political Nomenclature; Or, Who Am I, Anyway?

Mark Axelrod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Axelrod

I'm a progressive. Or am I a liberal? Or am I a socialist? On some issues I'm more conservative, so am I a progressive neocon or a social democrat or a democratic socialist?

Sarah Palin's Flying Circus

Stu Kreisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stu Kreisman

As shown in the Python sketch, it's impossible to have an intellectual discussion with anyone whose sole purpose is to undermine and demonize your beliefs or position.

No Brownies Welcome: the Arizona Persecution

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

Without a doubt the law will eventually be stricken down as unconstitutional, but not before many families and lives are broken. This is a direct attack to the Latino community. We must tell Gov. Brewer, she is the one no longer welcome.

Tea Party Proponent John O'Hara Spars With Jon Stewart On His New Book 'A New American Tea Party' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Jon Stewart had author and tea party proponent John O'Hara on "The Daily Show" last night to talk about his new book, "A New American Tea Party." In a...

Mario Cantone: Tea Partiers Are 'Retarded'

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This week, HuffPost Comedy got a chance to sit down with Mario Cantone and talk about the tea party, Betty White, and Larry King's rekindled romance. ...

Listen My Childlren...

Ralph D'Andrea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ralph D'Andrea

Tonight is the 235th anniversary of Paul Revere's ride. If you're too old to remember what you memorized in grade school, you can refresh your memory...

'SNL' Mocks Tea Baggers' Outfits, Signs, And Lack Of Humor (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Bill Hader made an appearance as James Carville last night on "Weekend Update," and had some fun at the Tea Baggers expense. Referring to their dispea...

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.

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.

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.

Summer in the District: Getting Dirty and Gritty Over Obama's Supreme Court Pick

Michelle Schweiger Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Schweiger Schecter

The President is gearing up for this battle -Both sides of the aisle he'll have to straddle Seeking broad bipartisan support -For his appointment to the High Court.

The Truth About Bart Stupak

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

The Tea Party brought Bart Stupak down -- I know because the mob storming through Michigan this week declared it to be true. And I make it a point to always believe angry mobs.

Political Haiku: Hoist with His Own Teabag

Frank Dwyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Frank Dwyer

Huckabee stirs up base, says it's okay for gays to adopt puppies. ...

How to Piss Off Crazy Teabaggers

Beth Armogida | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Beth Armogida

Of course, the best thing is to do is to ignore them, but that's no fun! Why not embrace the American way and get even?

It's Time for the Media to Integrate the Race Beat

Dori J. Maynard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dori J. Maynard

Whatever the initial rationale behind "mainstream media" leaving white people out of the race beat, recent events argue that it's time to reexamine that decision.

Wing-Nut Tea

Susan L. Travis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan L. Travis

These are interesting and difficult times for all Americans, though the predicament of our Republican brothers and sisters bears special reflection.

Is This Any Way to Run a Pop Stand?

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hoyt Hilsman

Imagine an organization of two warring factions. The two spend most of their time vilifying each other, and defeating their opponents' plans. This nightmare is none other than the US Congress.

Take It Down A Notch, GOP

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

There is a suffocating, sweltering mood brewing in our country, like that of the anxious early 1960s; one that has gained safe haven in the Republican Party.

Bill Maher Talks Tea Baggers, Pot On The "Tonight Show" (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Bill Maher went on Jay Leno's show last night and actually made the "Tonight Show" bearable to watch. The first topic of discussion was health care, w...

ReThink Review: Born On the Fourth of July -- Patriotism Redefined

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

What Republicans can't understand is that being critical of your mother or your country doesn't for a second mean that you love them any less.

Tea Party Excess?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I'm not saying the Tea Party wackadoodles shouldn't be exposed by the Left, to show the lunacy and nastiness being openly displayed by some Tea Partiers. But it doesn't mean the movement itself is solely comprised of such gadflies.

Tea Party Protesters Rely On Government Assistance

New York Times | KATE ZERNIKE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Tom Grimes lost his job as a financial consultant 15 months ago, he called his congressman, a Democrat, for help getting government health care. ...

Republicans Demand a Government Takeover and Bailout of the Oil Spill

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

Now that crude has begun to wash upon the shores and wetlands of Republican red states, any superficial bumper sticker griping about socialism has been temporarily forgotten.

Electric Shocks, Tea Partiers and Rabble Rousers

Cindy Handler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cindy Handler

For those of us who respect our country enough to obey its laws, it's time to denounce the acts of violence and those who enable them. We must do so, loud and clear. Before it's too late.