Tea Party

Tea Party leaders issued a response to controversial remarks made by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) over the weekend. According to party leaders, “it’s time for a new-NEW era of civility.” “We’ve had Democrats calling American citizens ‘terrorists’ and ‘hostage takers,’ and now an elected Democratic representative says that we can ‘go straight to hell,’” Mark […]

Shery Lanford Smith, the chairwoman of Sumter Tea Party in South Carolina posted a joke about killing Michelle and Barack Obama earlier this month. Lanford Smith reportedly joked about throwing the couple out of a helicopter, then quickly removed it a few moments later. Her Facebook status read, “I could throw both of them out […]

The Tea Party isn’t happy with the Democratic Party especially, Rep. Maxine Waters. The 11-term California Democrat recently made a comment at a meeting where she told the Tea Party to go where the sun doesn’t shine. “I’m not afraid of anybody,” Walters told the crowd. “This is a tough game. You can’t be intimidated. […]

Frustrated with Black unemployment, Congressional Black caucus members say that they will carry the fight to Tea Party Republicans, who they blame for blame for President Obama’s latest lurch to the right. During the latest Black Caucus’ stop in Atlanta, Rep. Maxine Waters said that 43  African-American lawmakers have vowed to take matters into their […]

DECORAH, Iowa-President Barack Obama had a heated exchange with a Tea Party supporter while on a Midwestern tour promoting rural economic policies. The Tea Party activist took offense to Vice President Joe Biden’s statement that Republicans were holding the economy hostage, which many Republicans have misquoted as him calling Tea Party Republicans, terrorists. The Huffington […]

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Republican congresswoman Michele Bachmann says that if she’s elected president “it won’t take that long” for her to turn around the ailing economy. Speaking to reporters ahead of next week’s straw poll in Iowa, Bachmann says the economy would start to improve shortly after she becomes president if signals are sent […]

LOS ANGELES — At the 102nd annual NAACP convention, NAACP President, Ben Jealous, compared new voter ID laws to “Jim Crow.” He also blamed them on the “most racist and conservative elements in the Tea Party.” Reuters reports: NAACP President Benjamin Jealous said a wave of newly enacted photo-ID requirements stemmed from what he saw […]

Members of the South Central Los Angeles Tea Party and hundreds of others will rally against the NAACP on July 24th in an event sponsored by Peterson’s organization BOND Action. “Their a political pawn of the liberal-elite, white, racist Democratic Party and not really for the people,” Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, founder of BOND Action […]

Members of the South Central Los Angeles Tea Party and hundreds of others will rally against the NAACP on July 24th. BOND Action is a non-profit organization focused on community-based activism. “Their a political pawn of the liberal-elite, white, racist Democratic Party and not really for the people,” Rev. Jesse Lee Peterson, founder of BOND […]

While GOP polls show conservative sweetheart Rep. Michele Bachmann (R.-Minn) as a forerunner in the premature Republican presidential race, recent negative press could suggest a looming political debacle. This week is most certainly Media V. Bachmann, as two controversial stories have placed the Minneapolis representative in not-s0-comfortable footing, despite topping Republican favorite Mitt Romney in […]