Tea Party 2.0: Upgraded For 2012

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While loud and raucous rallies are still a part of the tea party toolbox, the movement, which came to life over dissatisfaction with big government and anger over government bailouts and President Barack Obama's health care reform, is evolving.

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  • Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for uttering ‘climate change’Gov. Rick Scott’s anti-science purge begins: State employee banned for uttering ‘climate change’
    A Florida state employee has been reprimanded and told not to come to work after Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) administration banned the use of the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” Earlier this month, reports said that officials in the Scott administration ordered Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) administrators not to use the terms in documents or meetings because they asserted that the climate science behind global warming was not a “true fact.” More
  • Portman among 47 GOP senators to sign letter to Iran
    WASHINGTON — In a move Democrats denounced as trying to sabotage the Obama administration’s foreign policy, Sen. Rob Portman and 46 other Senate Republicans yesterday warned Iran’s leadership that any agreement to limit Tehran’s apparent efforts to build a nuclear bomb would need Senate approval to stay in effect beyond 2016. More
  • Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan
    House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
  • GOP boycotts health care advisory boardGOP boycotts health care advisory board
    House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
  • Poll: Christie is Republicans' third choice to run for presidentPoll: Christie is Republicans' third choice to run for president
    Gov. Chris Christie is the third most popular choice to run for president in 2016 among Republicans, according to a new national poll released today by Fairleigh Dickinson University. More
  • Dallas mom invites sex offenders to tea - CBS News
    DALLAS - A Dallas woman invited three sex offenders to her house for a tea party, with the hope of starting an honest conversation, reports CBS DFW
    05/1/2015 - 9:19 am | View Link
  • IG: IRS takes significant steps to stop tea party targeting - Boston Globe
    ACLJ: Despite Report Claiming IRS Has Improved Processing Tax-Exempt ... - Yahoo! News
    04/30/2015 - 5:23 am | View Link
  • Tea-party targeting scandal reignites on Capitol Hill - WorldNetDaily
    Lois Lerner E-mails Have Been Found, Watchdog Says - Accuracy in Media
    04/29/2015 - 10:02 am | View Link
  • Violet Grey Toasts New York Fashion Legend Iris Apfel - Hollywood Reporter
    Violet Grey Toasts New York Fashion Legend Iris Apfel - Yahoo! News
    04/29/2015 - 5:20 am | View Link
  • Des Plaines Garden Club "Mad Hatters Tea Party - Chicago Tribune
    "Mad Hatters Tea Party Luncheon" was the theme for the Des Plaines Garden Club's April 9th. Meeting.
    04/28/2015 - 2:47 pm | View Link
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  • Anti-Gay Tea Party Founder Busted for Kiddie Porn in Brooklyn
    A failed Brooklyn Tea Party candidate with a history of fighting against LGBT rights, and who once campaigned with the slogan "Our children are our future," was arrested Thursday for possessing and sharing child pornography, The New York Post reports.
    05/28/2015 - 5:23 am | View Link
  • GOP’s bloodthirsty Liam Neeson primary: The one issue which unites the Tea Party and the right
    Last week, Salon featured a fascinating excerpt from the new book “The Jefferson Rule: How the Founding Fathers Became Infallible and Our Politics Inflexible” by David Sehat, which set forth the history of the right’s long march to extremism over ...
    05/27/2015 - 11:14 pm | View Link
  • Tea Party activists read the leaves on the “Culture Wars”
    Fuzzy Slippers recently pondered if, based on false press reports on the status of the “culture wars,” the Tea Party faded away prematurely. Based on my experiences with a vibrant California Tea Party group, I would argue that the conservative citizen ...
    05/27/2015 - 9:22 pm | View Link
  • Tea party House members launch retaliatory attacks
    UPDATE 1:07 p.m.: Nevermind. The Republican-led coalition removed their objections and allowed some bills to be reconsidered. Thompson’s bill to allow video monitoring of special needs classroom – an important issue in the Plano school district – was ...
    05/27/2015 - 4:42 pm | View Link
  • Ali Wentworth Brings Vodka and Zoloft to Toddler Tea Party in New Trailer for 'Happily Ali After' Book
    What does comedian and author Ali Wentworth bring to a toddler tea party? Anti-depressants, hard alochol and so much more. But don't worry, it's just for her. "This is called mommy juice," Wentworth explains to her three young companions as she pours ...
    05/27/2015 - 8:06 am | View Link
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  • Tea Party
    The Tea Party is a grassroots movement that brings awareness to any issue which challenges the security, sovereignty or domestic tranquility of our beloved nation.
    05/25/2015 - 1:34 pm | View Website
  • The Tea Party
    Created to foster the constitutional conservative values of the Tea Party movement. Includes a directory of local Tea Parties.
    05/25/2015 - 12:22 pm | View Website
  • Tea Party movement | American political movement ...
    Tea Party movement, conservative populist social and political movement that emerged in 2009 in the United States, generally opposing excessive taxation and ...
    05/25/2015 - 7:57 am | View Website
  • Tea Party Patriots
    Tea Party Patriots - Pursuing Personal Freedom, Economic Freedom, and a Debt Free Future
    05/25/2015 - 3:25 am | View Website
  • Tea Party protests
    The Tea Party protests were a series of protests throughout the United States that began in early 2009. The protests were part of the larger political Tea Party movement.
    05/25/2015 - 3:18 am | View Website
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