Posts Tagged ‘ tea party ’

Every time Elisabeth Hasselbeck Opens Her Mouth A Song Comes Out

April 6, 2014
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Every time Elisabeth Hasselbeck Opens Her Mouth A Song Comes Out

Something is truly wrong with me. Whenever I turn on Fox News, instead of like most folks on the left who simply face-palm themselves so hard their hand automatically grabs for the remote, I dial into the etherial ether and extract a song to accompany my suspension of disbelief. (I hear lyrics… ok? And no…

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McConnell’s Tea Party challenger speaks at cockfighting rally, thought he was at a states’ rights event

April 2, 2014
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McConnell’s Tea Party challenger speaks at cockfighting rally, thought he was at a states’ rights event

U.S. Senate Reublican candidate Matt Bevin’s itinerary listed an event at The Arena in Corbin on Saturday as a “states’ rights rally,” and inadvertently went on to praise/support the illegal practice of cockfighting while not realizing he was at an  event which was in place solely for the purpose of building support to legalize cockfighting in…

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Justice Clarence Thomas’ wingnut wife: ‘Secularism’ must end due to Obama’s ‘tyranny’

March 31, 2014
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Video from Clarence Thomas’ wife says ‘secularism’ must end due to Obama’s ‘tyranny’ (via Raw Story ) Tea Party activist Ginni Thomas, the wife of conservative Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, spoke to an anti-abortion rights activist who said that President Barack Obama was like a “tyrant” because the United States had a secular government…

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Mitch McConnell on Tea Party challengers: ‘We are going to crush them everywhere’

March 9, 2014
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Mitch McConnell on Tea Party challengers: ‘We are going to crush them everywhere’

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) isn’t enjoying that wave of Tea Party tantrums that swept into power in 2010, except when it benefited his party initially. Other establishment Republicans are fighting back against the Tea Party, the faction of the GOP they created.  McConnell told the New York Times in an interview,”I don’t think…

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Watch what happens when the Tea Party takes over a school board. Warning: It gets ugly

February 22, 2014
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Watch what happens when the Tea Party takes over a school board. Warning: It gets ugly

The Tea Party took control of a West Clermont School District in Ohio, placing themselves on the board, and the results are amusing from afar in that we expect chaos from this group, but for parents of the students, it’s an ugly spectacle. Tina Sanborn, Mark Merchant, and Jim Lewis or as we call them:…

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Tea Party group that accused John Boehner of targeting Conservatives, targets John Boehner

February 11, 2014
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Tea Party group that accused John Boehner of targeting Conservatives, targets John Boehner

The outside tea party-aligned group Senate Conservatives Fund, the very one that has accused House Speaker John Boehner of targeting Conservatives,  is calling for him to be replaced in response to House Republican leadership’s decision to push a debt ceiling hike without taking hostages.                      …

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Victoria Jackson to run for local office because she smells “communism and socialism creeping in here”

February 4, 2014
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Victoria Jackson to run for local office because she smells “communism and socialism creeping in here”

Former “Saturday Night Live” cast member Victoria Jackson once had aspirations “to be Julie Andrews on the top of a mountain singing with my children in matching outfits with a ukulele” but now she plans to run for office. Jackson wants her next gig to be the Williamson County Commissioner in Tennessee. The Tea Party…

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Watch: Congressman chats with a Tea Partier who wants Obama executed

January 31, 2014
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Watch: Congressman chats with a Tea Partier who wants Obama executed

While Congressman Jim Bridenstine (R-OK) attended a breakfast event with the Tea Party organization Tulsa 9:12 Project last week, a woman said, “Obama, he’s not President, as far as I’m concerned, he should be executed as an enemy combatant,” then went on to ask the congressman about “the Muslims that he is shipping into our country…

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Maryland KKK plans rally to impeach ‘illegal President’ Obama, fight Obamacare and immigration

December 19, 2013
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Maryland KKK plans rally to impeach ‘illegal President’ Obama, fight Obamacare and immigration

A Maryland branch of the Ku Klux Klan is rallying on Friday to call for the impeachment of President Obama, just 95 miles from the White House. I know it’s difficult to believe that the KKK wants to remove our first black president from office, but it’s all true. The “Confederate White Knights” announced on their…

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Clueless: Tea Party group posts image which mocks the Tea Party

December 16, 2013
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Clueless: Tea Party group posts image which mocks the Tea Party

A Florida Tea Party group accidentally on purpose posted a photo from a video game that was mocking the group, but of course, they were clueless. During a phone interview National Liberty Federation told The Raw Story, “We don’t take credit for the image. We have no association with the game. I’d never heard of…

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It finally dawns on John Boehner that Conservative Groups are ‘using’ House Republicans

December 11, 2013
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It finally dawns on John Boehner that Conservative Groups are ‘using’ House Republicans

Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) exhibited a moment of  anger toward outside conservative groups on Wednesday after he was asked about their opposition to a two-year bipartisan budget deal that was agreed upon between Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA). Boehner told reporters, “You mean the groups that came out and opposed it…

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Tea Partiers view Edward Snowden more favorably than other Republicans

December 3, 2013
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Tea Partiers view Edward Snowden more favorably than other Republicans

The following comes as a shock to no one ever. Edward Snowden, the NSA leaker, has tea party support. According to a Pew Research Center poll which was released on Tuesday, 55 percent said that Snowden’s leak of classified information on government surveillance programs “harmed the public interest,” while 34 percent said that it “served the…

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