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  • The Winner of the Civil Rights Movement was . . . Washington, DC

    02/14/2012 1:55:32 PM PST · by billflax · 5 replies
    Forbes ^ | 02/14/2012 | Bill Flax
    Amidst flowery February orations, in retrospect, the Civil Rights movement’s main beneficiary appears to be Washington. State segregation ceased, which is well, but forced federal integration remains, well, wrong. Washington rightly overturned denials of freedom oppressing southern blacks, but did so by infringing on others’ liberties elsewhere. En route, civil rights became the sine qua non of American statism. Civil rights legislation provided the primary catalyst for government’s escalation since WWII. Sadly, the Civil Rights Act brought neither legal equality as proposed in theory; nor equality of outcomes to which the Left strove in practice. The CRA failed doubly. First,...
  • Dear Mitt Romney: Don't Change on Account of Sarah Palin (Laff riot!)

    02/14/2012 1:27:44 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Yahoo! News Contributor Network ^ | February 13, 2012 | Andrew Riggio
    Sarah Palin is weighing in on the GOP nomination race. She appears to have something to say about everyone and has little positive to say. It's almost embarrassing for the Republican Party to have her voice an opinion. Palin comes across less like an expert on campaigning and more like a washed-up booth babe trying to show she does have something useful to say. Of particular note are her recent jabs at Mitt Romney. She's calling him out for not being far enough to the political right. The former vice-presidential candidate might be suggesting Romney adopt a stance more like...
  • About Constitution 101 [free course mentioned by Rush today]

    02/13/2012 1:05:25 PM PST · by Daffynition · 67 replies · 15+ views ^ | February 13, 2012 | unknown
    “Constitution 101: The Meaning and History of the Constitution” is a 10-week online course presented by Hillsdale College. Featuring an expanded format from the “Introduction to the Constitution” lecture series with Hillsdale College President Dr. Larry Arnn, Constitution 101 follows closely the one-semester course required of all Hillsdale College undergraduate students. In this course, you can: watch lectures from the same Hillsdale faculty who teach on campus; study the same readings taught in the College course; submit questions for weekly Q&A sessions with the faculty; access a course study guide; test your knowledge through weekly quizzes; and upon completion of...
  • Has the Tea Party Peaked? (What has been gained stands to be lost)

    02/14/2012 6:38:59 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/14/2012 | Perry Fisher
    An 800-pound gorilla in a room otherwise full of Tea Party types needs to be pointed out: people who prefer smaller government tend not to especially like government. Human nature being what it is, we tend to avoid that which we don't like. Which is okay except for the equal and opposite other gorilla: the political left actually likes government and, thereby, governing. It amounts to a built-in default, as if one football team suited up eleven players and the other just ten. If the typical Tea Party affiliate ignored a building mess as long as she could, dusted off...
  • NEW TIME: Tea Party Express Radio Hour Starts at 8:00 PM PST Tonight (Every Monday)

    02/13/2012 8:19:36 PM PST · by Syncro · 3 replies
    Tea Party Express ^ | February 13, 2012 | Howard Kaloogian
    The program has a new time and we added an hour!Tonight, is another broadcast of the Tea Party Express Hour and it starts at 8:00 PM PST and goes until 10:00 PM PST. .878 Listen live at 8:00 PM PST/11:00 EST here We really want to hear from Tea Party Express members and supporters and would love for you to call into the show and let us know what is on your mind. Last week, we had some great calls from around the nation. > We will be taking calls from around the country on our studio line at...
  • Democrats look back to 2008 (& try to recapture the mojo - Feinstein: tea party “extremism”)

    02/13/2012 4:41:06 PM PST · by Libloather · 2 replies
    UT San Diego ^ | 2/12/12 | Christopher Cadelago
    Democrats look back to 2008Written by Christopher Cadelago 10:30 a.m., Feb. 12, 2012 Democratic leaders this weekend implored attendees at the state party convention in San Diego to harness the energy and enthusiasm of 2008, casting the upcoming elections as pivotal moments that will determine the trajectory of the country for decades to come. Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Saturday that the only way to maintain the firewall against Republican and tea party “extremism” is to re-elect President Barack Obama, return her to the U.S. Senate for another term and marshal the resources to regain control of the House of Representatives....
  •, Minuteman Project and Occupy D.C. Organizers hold a beer summit at CPAC.

    02/13/2012 4:36:56 PM PST · by Blue Collar Republican · 29 replies
    You Tube Video ^ | Feb 13, 2012 | ebecker2000
    It would have been just any mundane clash of civilizations with points thrown and missed until a Mad Hatter in the form of the gregarious Tea Partier appears in the thick of the stand off between Occupiers and Conservatives and says - hey stop shouting at each other - you got at least 60% in common - so lets have some beers (many beers) and discuss this. And so began the Beer Summit an initiative between possibly the minuteman wing of the Tea Party - attendees at the CPAC and some of the Occupiers who came to protest CPAC. At...
  • White House Economic Adviser: 'We Need a Global Minimum Tax'

    02/13/2012 12:51:04 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 72 replies
    White House Economic Adviser: 'We Need a Global Minimum Tax' Daniel Halper February 13, 2012 2:41 PM Gene Sperling, director of the White House's national economic council, said today at an official meeting that "we need a global minimum tax": “He supports corporate tax reform that would reduce expenditures and loopholes, lower rates for people investing and creating jobs in the U.S., due so further for manufacturing, and that we need to, as we have the Buffett Rule and the individual tax reform, we need a global minimum tax so that people have the assurance that nobody is escaping doing...
  • [Georgia/Newt] Tea party support fractured among candidates [Rasmussen: Tea Party = noobies]

    02/13/2012 1:53:30 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 11 replies
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | February 12, 2012 | Daniel Malloy
    Long before the tea party movement became an American political phenomenon, Newt Gingrich chucked empty produce crates into the Chattahoochee River in Roswell as part of a tax day re-enactment of the Boston Tea Party. The year was 1994, and the Georgia congressman was months away from reaching the apex of his political career as U.S. House speaker. As he now seeks the presidency, Gingrich casts himself as an intellectual forefather of the grass-roots movement that has redefined Republican politics, and as the man best suited to harness its energy against the “establishment” choice, Mitt Romney. So far, tea party...
  • Welcome to Election Day Tea Party 2012

    02/12/2012 11:28:08 AM PST · by Jonah Vark · 7 replies · 1+ views
    ELECTION DAY TEA PARTY ^ | The Nationwide Tea Party Coalition
    On November 6, 2012, the United States faces a turning point. Will we restore our constitutional republic or will we continue to slide into European style collectivist statism? Almost three years ago, on February 27, 2009, average American citizens who stand for individual liberty started the Tea Party movement. Our goal has always been to return our country to the three core values of constitutionally limited government, free markets, and fiscal responsibility. The election battle of 2012 will be fought from precinct to precinct in every corner of the country. The Left will use every financial, media, and paid staff...
  • Palin Hints at Romney Flaws [Says, Conservatism "It's Either There or It Isn't"]

    02/11/2012 6:46:51 PM PST · by Steelfish · 30 replies
    Wall St. J ^ | February 11, 2012 | PETER NICHOLAS
    Palin Hints at Romney Flaws BY PETER NICHOLAS WASHINGTON—Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin didn't endorse any of the Republicans presidential candidates in a speech to conservative activists Saturday, but she hinted that Mitt Romney might be a flawed candidate in a general-election matchup with President Barack Obama. Ms. Palin, the 2008 vice-presidential nominee, told a raucous crowd that the Republican candidate needed to be someone whose conservatism is heartfelt and "instinctive." "It's too late in the game to teach it or spin it at this point," said Ms. Palin, who didn't mention the Republican hopefuls by name. "It's either there...
  • Santorum Wins Virginia Tea Party Straw Poll

    02/11/2012 3:10:31 PM PST · by writer33 · 61 replies
    Manassas Tea Party ^ | 02/11/12 | Manassas Tea Party
    Manassas, VA, February 11, 2012 -- Although he will not appear on the Virginia Presidential primary ballot on March 6, it did not stop Manassas Tea Party members from selecting Rick Santorum as the overwhelming winner in a straw poll conducted at its monthly meeting of members last evening. In the straw poll which also contained the U.S. Senate Virginia seat and Manassas City Council races, Santorum swept the Presidential poll with 67% of the vote but equally interesting was Mitt Romney received no votes. Newt Gingrich was second in the poll with 27% and Ron Paul last with only...
  • HATING BREITBART ON C-SPAN [C-Span Video CPAC 2012 "TeaBagger,Racist,Timothy McVeighs,Oreo..."]

    02/11/2012 10:04:50 AM PST · by fight_truth_decay · 31 replies
    YouTube ^ | Feb 11, 2012 | Uploaded by hatingbreitbart
    Hating Breitbart was introduced to the CPAC12 audience by the incredible Sonnie Johnson.
  • Sarah Palin's tightrope walk for relevance (Did you know she produced The Undefeated?)

    02/10/2012 7:13:17 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The Danbury News-Times ^ | February 10, 2012 | Professor Jim Bellano
    Since she was plucked from relative obscurity by John McCain to be his vice presidential candidate, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has been at the top of the American political scene. Recently, however, the ebb and flow of the primary season has called into question whether her political star has faded. During the heat of the primary battles, all of the air in the Republican-conservative-Tea Party balloon has been sucked up -- appropriately, by the candidates. Since 2008 that air was the oxygen that fueled the Palin super nova. The prospect of going from Momma Grizzly to political also-ran has...
  • VA AG Ken Cuccinelli debates liberal D Mass AG Coakley over Healthcare

    02/10/2012 10:23:11 AM PST · by Gopher Broke
    Two of the nation’s most prominent attorneys general sparred Thursday over federal health care reform in a precursor to next month’s U.S. Supreme Court battle on President Obama’s signature legislative achievement. Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, a staunch critic of the Affordable Care Act, and his Massachusetts counterpart Martha Coakley, whose state’s health care law served as a model for the federal law, offered vastly different visions for how the high court will ultimately decide the case in June during a forum at the National Press Club. Cuccinelli, a Tea Party darling, predictably opined the Supreme Court would ultimately rule...
  • Tea Partier wins state central committee election (Ohio)

    02/10/2012 8:41:30 AM PST · by LS · 9 replies
    self | 2/10/2012 | LS
    Judy Westbrock, the candidate supported by the Tea Party, won over a long-time established GOP insider for the 6th district State Central Committee seat Wed. night. Small step for mankind, er, womankind, but important.
  • Rick Santorum's "Real Concerns" <strike>About The Tea Party</strike> {About Liberterianism}

    02/10/2012 5:45:39 AM PST · by drpix · 28 replies ^ | June 2011 | video Santorum Speech
    A fuller clip of the truncated clip released by Paulbots and propagated by Romneybots at FNC, that both are dishonestly passing off as evidence of Santorum being "against the Tea Party." DON'T BELIEVE IT! Listen yourself and/or see below.
  • Oppose taxes, cherish individual liberty? DHS & FBI say you’re a terrorist threat

    02/09/2012 4:55:42 AM PST · by NewJerseyJoe · 7 replies
    Creeping Sharia ^ | 2/8/2012 | Creeping Sharia
    The first step was to sanitize the language of terrorism removing terms like jihad, mujahideen, Islamic terrorists, etc. Now the seeds are being sown so that any criticism of Islam will be a crime. So who are the new terrorist threats? New reports from the FBI and Department of Homeland Security point to Americans who cherish their Constitutional rights as the new terrorists.
  • Day after losses, Romney says he's better tea party candidate than GOP rivals

    02/08/2012 3:32:44 PM PST · by mdittmar · 94 replies
    StarTribune ^ | February 8, 2012 | STEVE PEOPLES , Associated Press
    ATLANTA - Mitt Romney says he's a better tea party candidate than his rivals for the Republican presidential nomination.The former Massachusetts governor lashed out at Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum on Wednesday, the day after losing contests in Missouri, Minnesota and Colorado.Romney says his opponents are members of a Republican Party that had lost its way. He says spending on lawmakers' pet projects doubled under Gingrich, a former House speaker. He says Santorum, a former senator, was a major proponent of that type of spending.Romney says the tea party movement was created to fight Washington insiders who spend too much...
  • GAB says, ‘no thanks,’ to ‘Grandsons’ request

    02/08/2012 8:34:27 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 6 replies
    Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 2-8-12 | Ryan Ekvall
    MADISON — The state's elections watchdog is saying thanks, but no thanks, to another pair of eyes in the vetting of recall petition signatures, turning down assistance from a conservative-leaning group engaged in its own petition review. “We are finding abnormalities. We are finding duplicates, and we will make all this information open to the public and available,” Larry Gamble from the Wisconsin GrandSons of Liberty, an organization sympathetic to the tea party agenda, and Verify the Recall, told members of the Government Accountability Board, or GAB, Tuesday. Verify the Recall, a joint venture between the Grandsons of Liberty and...