Tea Party

In true GOP revisionist fashion, right-wing extremist Glenn Beck called the NAACP a “joke” and claims that the organization is an “affront” to civil rights…

In an interesting twist, President Barack Obama‘s former press secretary, Robert Gibbs, criticized his friend and former boss’ “exceedingly passive” response to the revelation that…

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is opening a criminal investigation of the Internal Revenue Service just as another probe concludes that lax management enabled agents…

Hey, did you hear the one about the alleged Founding Fathers of this nation beating the President of the United States until he’s left broken…

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Just a year ago, tea party activists came roaring out of the congressional elections eager to shape the looming race for the White House. Things have not gone as planned. Turned off by Mitt Romney’s style and evolution on several important issues, they have bounced from one candidate to another in […]

In an interview with ABC News, President Barack Obama addressed the growing “Occupy Wall Street” movement and similar protests. Obama said that he understands the frustration coming from the Occupy Wall Street movement and compared the protests to the Tea Party. ROLAND S. MARTIN: Occupy Wall Street And The Tea Party Are Exercising Their Rights […]

Last week Loop21.com asked “Why Can’t the Congressional Black Caucus Be More Like the Tea Party?” Today they are responding. Congressional Black Caucus communications director Stephanie L. Young, part of a new breed among the caucus, there to inject some fire into the 41-year-old organization spoke to us exclusively. When Young isn’t getting the word […]

Spectators cheered the prospect of  letting uninsured Americans die during Monday’s CNN Tea Party debate. “That’s what’s freedom is all about,” Republican presidential nominee Ron Paul said when CNN’s Wolf Blizter asked who should pay when uninsured Americans encounter catastrophic illness. “He should do whatever he wants to do,” Paul said. My advice to him is […]

The Tea Party is calling for the resignation of Indiana Democratic congressman Andre Carson after he said the party wanted to see Black people hanging from trees. Mark Meckler and Jenny Beth Martin of the Tea Party Patriots described Rep. Andre Carson’s remarks as “disgusting” and “hateful” in a statement to the Daily News. “Rep. […]

MIAMI — African American congressman Andre Carson from Indiana had harsh words for the Tea Party at a recent Congressional Black Caucus event in Miami. He compared the Tea Party movement to the efforts of Jim Crow and directly addressed members of congress affiliated with the movement. The Huffington Post reports: “This is the effort […]