Category Archives: tea party

Politicians are cowards. More than that, they are cowardly followers. So are we.

I recently received this in an email from a friend. Brilliant! Anger is the only way. You have won me over.  This is America.  American’s respond emotionally.  We have to rile them up against the right.  But if Democrats aren’t … Continue reading

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Stop Beating a Dead Fox

The conservative news channel’s only real power is in riling up liberals, who by this point should know better. Source: nymag.com I missed this in January. I’m so glad I found it. Thanks to the facts presented here, I’m going … Continue reading

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You Could Say That a Vote for Republicans is a Vote For More Guns

Statistically, you’re most likely to be a gun owner if you’re an older, white, conservative, married, Southern man. Know what else you’re more likely to be? Republican, especially a conservative Republican.   Why is that? Is it really grown men … Continue reading

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You Could Say That a Vote for Republicans is a Vote Against American Jobs

If you’re like me, you may have little to no understanding or appreciation for something called the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank. The Pittsburgh Business Times published a good article today titled, Roderick, NAM urge action on Export-Import Bank. I recommend reading … Continue reading

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The Tea Party and Move On: Finding Common Ground? No, Not Where It Matters

This was an interesting conversation. (The audio kicks in correctly at 1:30, so be patient) First, I applaud the idea of not losing sight of the fact that we’re all human beings. As National Tea Party Patriots co-founder and Citizens … Continue reading

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As ACA Signups Skyrocket Towards 7 Million Fox News Claims Obama Is Cooking the Books

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst As the number of people who are enrolling in the ACA’s private insurance plans surges towards 7 million, Republican Sen. John Barrasso and Fox News Sunday teamed up to claim that President Obama is cooking … Continue reading

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Senate Republicans are just wasting time.

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Last night, Republicans in the U.S. Senate stayed up all night to delay a vote on a federal appeals court judge. Greg Russak‘s insight: Precisely…. “Just to put this in perspective, the Senate Republicans did … Continue reading

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GOP is literally killing its base

See on Scoop.it – DidYouCheckFirst Slashing food stamps will decrease the life expectancy of poor rural whites, many of whom put Republicans in office Greg Russak‘s insight: "The late journalist Joe Bageant (a self-described “redneck leftist” and author of the … Continue reading

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Taxing Truths, Especially for Conservatives

And taxes stayed pretty much just that way for the next 15 years, until the early 1960s. Importantly, this was one of the most successful eras in US economic history. The middle class boomed, the economy boomed, and the stock … Continue reading

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Republican Voters: You’re Shutting Down Yourselves and Your Neighbors

Whether shutting it down temporarily or shrinking the government permanently, the facts are that doing so tends to hurt the people in Republican states more than other states and to greater degrees than Republican voters seem to realize or are … Continue reading

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