‘Presidenting While Black’

By: Monday May 20, 2013 10:05 am

But but but, the GOP isn’t racist!!  From Memeographs: Ladies (and gentleman in 12 states and DC) please take our quiz today! The Constitution (Tea Party™ Edition) says the only remedy for Presidenting While Black is impeachment. Image by Memeographs.

A little reminder to vote – look what happened when too many Americans fell asleep at the wheel in 2010

By: Thursday August 9, 2012 2:22 pm

Or, you could say look at what happened when too many people, desperate for jobs and losing their homes due to the craptastic Bush reign of economic terror, were seduced by the “mad as hell” message from the Teabaggers? Dems on the Hill and at the state level were tossed out and the bigoted, fact-challenged [...]

Teabagger Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI): 100-round rifle magazine is a ‘basic freedom’

By: Sunday July 22, 2012 7:27 pm

Really. A “basic freedom”? Is this what the musket-owning Founding Fathers had in mind? Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) thinks so. (Raw Story).  Fox News host Chris Wallace on Sunday asked Johnson why people needed military-grade weapons like the AR-15 semi-automatic rifle and large ammunition clips used by the shooter in Aurora, Colorado where at least [...]

Tennessee Tea Party: downplay slavery in history books – it tarnishes rep of founding fathers

By: Monday January 23, 2012 1:23 pm

This doesn’t surprise me a bit. The uncomfortable truth that some of our founding fathers owned human beings to work their fields, clean and cook in their homes, and serve as forced concubines has upset the Tennessee Tea Party. It’s just too embarrassing to laud those great white men who split families apart and had non-compliant [...]

Tea Party madness: manifesto tells businesses: “Stop Hiring!”

By: Thursday October 20, 2011 11:44 am

In what is a flat-out display of complete disdain for the President and the fate of the average American, the Tea Party nation has gone berserk with its manifesto, “Call For A Strike of American Small Businesses Against The Movement for Global Socialism.” A snippet: Resolved that: The Obama administration and the Democrat-controlled Senate, in [...]

If the tea party isn’t racist, why warn against racist behavior?

By: Monday August 9, 2010 10:02 pm

A link to this WaPo piece by David Weigel came bumping along my twitter trail today.  “Five myths about the ‘tea party’” challenges the notion that “The tea party is racist”, saying It’s a phenomenon that some activists call “nutpicking” — send a cameraman into a protest and he’ll focus on the craziest sign. Yes, [...]

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