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
  • Bachmann Compares Obama To Pilot Who Downed Germanwings Airliner1.5k - Huffington Post
    Flight 9525 captain tried to save passengers - CNN
    04/2/2015 - 4:51 am | View Link
  • Carson to announce whether he’ll run in 2016 in early May - New York Daily News
    Ben Carson Responds to Commencement Address Controversy - Breitbart.com
    04/1/2015 - 1:52 pm | View Link
  • Texas House OKs $210B budget after 17 hour floor debate - Raleigh News & Observer
    Tax cuts on table as House works to finalize $210B budget - Miami Herald
    04/1/2015 - 7:40 am | View Link
  • Justice Dept. won't seek contempt charges against former IRS ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune
    DOJ drops contempt case against Lois Lerner - USA Today
    04/1/2015 - 5:29 am | View Link
  • Toll Battles Mount as U.S. States Seek Cash for Ailing Highways - Washington Post
    Toll Battles Mount as States Seek Cash for Ailing Highways - NewsMax.com
    03/31/2015 - 10:25 am | View Link
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  • The Tea Party will never understand the Constitution: What the right misses about its favorite document
    With the 2016 election cycle having kicked into first-gear already, any American who hasn’t inured themselves to the monotonous (and often ultimately meaningless) repetition of the word “Constitution” is advised to get to self-desensitizing — and ...
    04/21/2015 - 12:36 pm | View Link
  • It's good Emmer isn't totally in step with tea party
    So U.S. Rep. Tom Emmer is taking heat for not being 100 percent aligned with the Minnesota Tea Party Alliance? Great! More power to him — and any elected official who shows a willingness to step back from the edges of the political spectrum and more ...
    04/21/2015 - 10:59 am | View Link
  • Reaction from local Tea Party to sales tax study
    The drama for the evening at the St. Augustine Tea Party meeting on April 14, 2015, was Commissioner Jeb Smith’s defense of his vote to study a sales tax increase in St. Johns County, Florida. Mr. Smith’s reason for continuing the “study” was to ...
    04/21/2015 - 9:36 am | View Link
  • IRS Tea Party-Targeting Scandal Continues
    If the tea party and other conservative groups had been fully active in the critical months leading up to the 2012 election, would Mitt Romney be president today? The public will, of course, never know for certain. Thanks to Judicial Watch, however, the ...
    04/21/2015 - 1:59 am | View Link
  • Host your own high tea party with mobile company SocieTea
    What is it about tea parties that make us feel so elegant? With delicate silverware, tiny pastries, cute little sandwiches and the clink of a tea cup on a saucer, there are few ways to feel more royal than high tea with friends. A new Vancouver business is ...
    04/20/2015 - 7:52 am | View Link
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  • Tea Party / Garden | Kara's Party Ideas
    This gorgeous CINDERELLA TEA PARTY was submitted by Amber Schmidt of Announcing You. What a darling tea party! I especially love all of the gold shimmering details in it; it’s so fu...
    04/23/2015 - 11:37 pm | View Link
  • Tea Party Patriots
    Tea Party Patriots - Pursuing Personal Freedom, Economic Freedom, and a Debt Free Future
    04/23/2015 - 10:11 pm | View Link
  • Tea Party Bumper Stickers | Car Stickers, Decals, & More
    Find 1000s+ of Unique Bumper Stickers & Car Decals. Tons of Tea Party designs available, or personalize your own! Single & bulk orders.
    04/23/2015 - 8:45 pm | View Link
  • Tea Party | MSNBC
    Republicans tried their best to display a united front at CPAC this year, even as the Tea Party remained a far-right threat to the Republican establishment.
    04/23/2015 - 3:37 pm | View Link
  • 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 government intervention in the private sector while supporting stronger immigration controls.
    04/23/2015 - 3:02 pm | View Link
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