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Reading The Pictures: .38 More Ways to Counter the Teabaggers?

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2009-08-25-38_healthreform.jpgWe now have this example of a pro-reform demonstrator appearing at a weekend tea party protest packing heat.

An Interview With Janis Ian Plus This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Read More: Michael Jackson, Inner Circle, The O'Jays, Imogen Heap, The Adventures, Janis Ian, Cate Bros., Rubicon, Daryl Hall & John Oates, The Beach Boys, Woody Guthrie, Eric Burdon, REO Speedwagon, Otis Redding, Now That's What I Call Country, Matt Hires, Mark Schultz, Jack Ingram, Smile Empty Soul, Roy Hargrove, Billy Ocean, Cheap Trick, Rory Gallagher, David Guetta, Stefon Harris & Blackout, Michael Bolton, Queen Latifah, Matisyahu, Robert Glasper, The Roy Hargrove Big Band, Cass Elliot, Neil Diamond, The Casualties, Roberta Gambarini, Patton Oswalt, George Benson, Elvis Presley, Phil Stacey, Tim Buckley, Delores O'Rioran, Carmen Appice, The Mamas & the Papas, Al Jarreau, The Old Grey Whistle Test, Entertainment News, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, The Dukes, Paul Revere & the Raiders, 16 Horsepower, Collective Soul, Fun., Alan O'Day, Pilot, Now That's What I Call Music, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Roy Orbison, The Bloody Beetroots, Felix Da Housecat, Teddy Pendergrass, The Subdudes, James Carter, Adam Ant, Colbie Caillat, Arctic Monkeys, Jeff Golub, Jackie DeShannon, Island Records, Fame, Woodstock, Sounds of Blackness, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Smokie Norful, Irma Thomas, Mew, Tanya Stephens, Brian Bromberg, Willie Nelson, Jack Wagner, The New City Ramblers, Mott the Hoople, Love and Theft, New Releases, Deryl Dodd, Cross Country, Radiohead, Bob Dylan, Nat King Cole, Kenny G, Jet, Niti Sawhney, Vander Graaf Generator, Sally Shapiro, John Denver, Jason Aldeean, Smokey Robinson, Taking Woodstock, Vandaveer, Najee, Selah, Needtobreathe, Latoya, Strawbs, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, The Advocate, Lgbt, Sony Legacy, Verve Records, Roberta Flack, Leonard Bernstein, Grammy, Ang Lee, Atlantic Records, Jerry Wexler, Gramma Awards, Saturday Night Live, Wbai, Wnew, Miami Vice, Dar Williams, Birthers, Fox News, Cher, Teabaggers, Joan Baez, Glen Campbell, Mel Torme, Death Panel, Nina Simone, Entertainment News
Mike Ragogna

Janis Ian is one of the Woodstock era's unsung musical heroes who, just two years prior to the Bethel Bash, shocked our nation with her controversial single "Society's Child."

Ignorance Isn't Anti-American

Richard Zombeck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Zombeck

Michele Malkin is right. The teabaggers, the town hall protesters -- these people aren't un-American. They're uneducated, ignorant, and uninformed... and that's completely American.

Dose of Truth: Five Facts About Health Care Reform

Sally Kohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sally Kohn

My favorite outrageous lie about health care reform is the "gay conspiracy", whereby reform will not only put our elderly out to float on icebergs, but adorn those icebergs with men in leather chaps and feather boas.

David Vitter Is the Senate's Biggest Coward

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

David Vitter has not answered to his constituents or to the law for his criminal acts, his dishonesty, his hypocrisy, or his shudder-inducing cowardice.

Videos Explode Teabaggers' Health Care Myths

The Uptake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Uptake

You may have heard that "Obamacare" will euthanize Grandma and force you to lose your medicare coverage. You may have heard that veterans will lose co...

Are Republican Elected Officials Backing the Violent Thugs?

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howie Klein

Early on August 5th, as the corporate-funded, Limbaugh/Beck incited violence was just starting to roll, John McCain sent out a tweet: "Town hall meeti...

Embracing the Crazy

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Sweeney

Birthers: the people who believe, despite all evidence to the contrary, that Barack Obama was born in Kenya, or Indonesia, or Mars, or the Seventh Ring of Hell.

Conservative Jokers Attack ACES

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

The National Republican Congressional Committee tried to air an ad attacking Rep. Perriello for supporting the bill. Only they used the discredited $3,100 "national energy tax" number and the TV station refused to air it. Oops.

Does A Nation of Ninnies Need A Nanny?

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

What's the difference between an overly bubbly housing market and sugary carbonated beverages? Both appeal to our infantile desire for instant gratification.

Jason Linkins

Fox Anchor Makes Barney Frank-Themed Gay Sex Joke (After Criticizing 'Tea Bag' Humor) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Look at me today, weighing in on the appropriateness and inappropriateness of various forms of humor today, like some learned cultural critic, or some...

A Last Bit of Tea Party Coverage (For Those Who Just Haven't Had Enough)

Dan Sweeney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Sweeney

The people here didn't, as a whole, remind me of some dumbass redneck stereotype. No, they reminded me of anti-Bush, anti-war protesters from about four years ago.

Teabaggers Stray Off Topic, HuffPosters Report

HuffPost Citizen Journalists | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Over 2,500 HuffPost citizen journalists have helped provide comprehensive coverage of the Tax Day Tea Party protests. Click here for the latest photos...

Thursday's Late Night Round-Up: Teabaggers, America's Farewell To Texas, And India's Sham Election (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Patrick Waldo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Jon Stewart kept after the tea partiers last night mocking the hypocrisy of the right using babies, celebs, and musicians to promote their cause when ...

Tempest In A Tea Party: The "Daily Show" Takes On Teabaggers (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Unsurprisingly, Jon Stewart explored the tax day tea protests last night. He not only took on Fox News for sponsoring these events, but the people the...

Susan Boyle: Teabaggers Get a Load of What a True Populist Phenomenon Looks Like

Jane Hamsher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jane Hamsher

The Scottish singer was in heavy rotation all day long on cable news, which couldn't have been less interested in cutting away to the teabaggers.

Ryan Grim

Sorry Teabaggers: Majority Of Americans Support Expanded Government Role In Economy | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sorry, teabaggers. A Gallup pollreleased on Wednesday has a majority of Americans saying that they approve of the expansion of the government as a mea...

WSJ Subscribers: Send a Tea Party Message to Murdoch

Philip G. Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Philip G. Baker

The headline across the top of today's Op-Ed page in the WSJ reads "Tax Day Becomes Protest Day." My protest was to call up and cancel my 28-year subscription to the WSJ.

The "Tea Bag" Revolution's Unfortunate Name Choice (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

I am so grateful to Andy Cobb for making this video, because I was giggling left and right every time a Fox News anchor used the term "tea bag" and ha...