tea party

By - 9/22/14 - 7:46 pm

Tea party twitter accounts broadcast climate change denial propaganda funded by the Koch brothers and American Petroleum Institute. In the face of world wide protests calling for policy to mitigate climate change, they tell anyone who will listen that we should fear the Islamic State instead.

I say we should assess each threat independently and on the merit.

We have less than 20 years to act on climate.

By - 8/24/14 - 2:49 am

A young man named Mike Brown was shot six times and killed by a Ferguson, Missouri police officer named Darren Wilson. What started as jaywalking at 12:02 p.m. on a Saturday in August, ended as a homicide a minute later.

By - 1/19/14 - 10:16 am

Seems a member of the Fox commentariat was prattling on recently about how Estonia is now a better place than America because Estonians know their history, while Americans

Don’t even know why some guy in Boston got his head blown off because he tried to secretly raise the tax on tea. Most people don’t know that.

As Politifact and J.L. Bell point out, most people don't know that because it didn't happen:

By - 7/14/13 - 11:55 am

Right wing radio host Michael Graham has a photo of George Zimmerman as the avatar on his twitter account. The picture he chose was the one taken by police after George shot and killed Trayvon Martin, presumptively in self-defense, on February 26, 2012. Why?

By - 1/11/13 - 9:00 pm
By - 10/20/12 - 1:39 pm


Huffington Post:

NEW YORK -- Scott Brown recently got in hot water for falsely claiming that his Senate race opponent, Elizabeth Warren, was using paid actors in her commercials. But it turns out that Brown is perhaps the one who should have known more about the people appearing in his ads.

By - 8/6/12 - 2:40 pm

Mosque burned in Joplin: Another hate crime?
Hours after the shooting in Wisconsin, a mosque burns to the ground in tornado-ravaged Joplin
By Susan Campbell


By - 7/7/12 - 11:53 pm

The Tea Party so wanted five conservative judges to find the individual mandate in the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional but as you know, that was not the decision. [float=right]IMAGE(http://static.ow.ly/photos/normal/KJyg.jpg)
Boston Tea Party rally in Columbus Park.
Photo by Chris Faraone.
[/float] So today, the Boston Tea Party rallied in opposition of the national health care law in Chris Columbus Park near the waterfront and the North End.

By - 4/15/12 - 9:07 pm

On the Common, no less

Paul Weiskel took this photo of a BPD officer with his hand around the throat of somebody protesting against the Tea Party rally on the Common today. More photos.

David Rothstein at Channel 4 tweets:

By - 4/15/12 - 8:34 pm
Stars and bars

On the Common, no less

Greg Cook took a bunch of photos of the Tea Party rally on the Common today, along with a counter protest by gay rights supporters.

Ed. note: This is the rally that was organized by the Mass. Tea Party Coalition and not the Greater Boston Tea Party.

By - 10/21/10 - 9:06 am

Then a 14 year old teenager, Lisa Allen came forward Wednesday to tell her side of the story when Republican candidate for US Congress former police officer Sgt Jeff Perry, failed to protect Ms. Allen from Officer Scott Flanagan who performed an illegal strip-search of her. Police officers are entrusted to, and take an oath to, serve and protect. Ms. Allen said Officer Perry protected Officer Flanagan but not her. Ms Allen went further and said Perry "should not be in a position of power."

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By - 9/16/10 - 5:01 pm

[float=right]IMAGE(http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2384/2414608671_34c1c72f85_m.jpg)[/float]..except he's not bearded and he's not a Marxist, he's a liberal Democrat who fights for working families.

In May 1985 Chris Coons wrote an article for his college newspaper, The Amherst Student, titled “Chris Coons: The Making of a Bearded Marxist.

By - 7/16/10 - 9:52 pm

[float=right]IMAGE(http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk143/nfsagan/MarkWilliamsAnderson360.jpg)[/float]Earlier this week the NAACP called on the Tea Party to reject the racism that exists within its own ranks. Tea Party activists responded saying that racism isn't a part of their movement. But then yesterday one of their biggest leaders, Mark Williams, the public face of the Tea Party Express, attacked the NAACP calling it a "racist" organization and that "they make more money off of race than any slave trader, ever."

By - 4/12/10 - 8:34 am

Brown to give Tea Party rally in Boston a pass; flack earns pay by claiming senator who found time to campaign for John McCain in Arizona now too busy to show up in the largest city in his state.

By - 4/10/10 - 11:32 pm



Rally To Expose Tea Party for What They Are

By - 4/2/10 - 3:05 pm

A stupid question, but worth asking: Are there any members of the Teabag party who are also people of color? I've tried to find images of African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans, or Native Americans to no avail. The right's extremely popular wingnuts don't seem to have a place at the table for non-whites. What's up with that?