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  • Removing clerks' names from marriage licenses will be among top priorities of Gov.-elect Matt Bevin

    11/07/2015 1:07:43 PM PST · by Republican Wildcat · 14 replies
    cn|2 Pure Politics ^ | 11/6/2015 | Kevin Wheatley
    FRANKFORT — Republican Gov.-elect Matt Bevin plans to make marriage licensing one of his first priorities after his inauguration Dec. 8, pledging Friday to take executive action to strip county clerks’ names from the documents. Bevin spoke to the media in the Capitol Rotunda in his first post-election news conference, where he reiterated his plan to shutter Kentucky’s health insurance exchange, kynect, as well as his stance against releasing his tax returns. The state’s next governor spent much of his day at the Capitol meeting with his transition team and legislative leaders, saying he expects to announce his chief of...
  • Incoming Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin Tells EPA to ‘Pound Sand’ on Big Issue

    11/07/2015 12:28:52 PM PST · by bestintxas · 72 replies
    the blaze ^ | 11/6/15 | Tré Goins-Phillips
    Kentucky Gov.-elect Matt Bevin said in an appearance on The Glenn Beck Radio Program Friday that he will push back against the Environmental Protection Agency’s efforts to regulate the coal industry, telling the EPA to “pound sand.” Bevin’s comments came after Glenn Beck asked, “Now that you’re in, President Obama has said that he’s going to destroy the coal industry. Kentucky is a coal state. What are you going to be doing specifically to push back on that?” In August, President Barack Obama unveiled his coal policy in partnership with the EPA, granting the agency authority over what is traditionally...
  • IBD Ted Cruz Tax Reform: Economically, Politically Revolutionary - Intellectually Dominating

    11/05/2015 12:53:36 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 22 replies
    Bad Blue ^ | 11/5/2015 | Lewis K. Urler and Peter Farrar
    The tax-reform proposal unveiled by Ted Cruz last week is as transformative, intellectually dominating and economically and politically revolutionary for 2016 as Kemp Roth was in 1980. Indeed, even more so. Cruzs plan would scrap the current income tax code and replace it with a simple, single, flat rate of 10%, to be paid by everybody on everything , wages, profits, capital gains, dividends, rent, interest and all forms of individual income. No one would be able to claim that billionaires pay lower tax rates than their secretaries or that the system is rigged to favor the rich over the...
  • Larry Lessig Tells Breitbart: Democrats Are Scared Of Outsiders

    11/05/2015 11:40:18 AM PST · by Biggirl · 4 replies ^ | November 5, 2015 | Michelle Fields
    Harvard Professor and former Democratic presidential candidate Larry Lessig says the Democratic party is scared of having outsiders run for president, because party leaders have seen how powerful Republican outsiders Donald Trump and Ben Carson have become.
  • What this black conservative just did should strike FEAR into every single progressive’s heart

    11/05/2015 9:23:59 AM PST · by don-o · 12 replies ^ | November 5, 2015 | Allen West
    Well, Tuesday in Kentucky history was made. First of all, the Bluegrass State elected only its second Republican governor in 40 years, Matt Bevin. And may I add that Governor-Elect Bevin spent four years active duty service in the U.S. Army as an Artillery officer — Go Redlegs! But there was an even BIGGER story coming out of Kentucky Tuesday night. As reported by National Review Online: Matt Bevin’s 53 percent to 44 percent victory tonight marks only the second time in 48 years that Republicans have won the Kentucky governor’s race. But Republicans also made history in another way....

    11/05/2015 7:06:13 AM PST · by shortstop · 16 replies ^ | 11/05/15 | Bob Lonsberry
    On Tuesday, at the voting booth, America took a hard turn in the Republican direction. In race after race and state after state, the big winners at the ballot box were Republican candidates and Republican principles. I know why. It’s because the Democrat brand sucks. It’s because Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton and any number of their hangers on have turned their party into something hostile to the beliefs and lives of an increasing number of Americans. Let me give you some examples. The Democrat Party is the party of people who hate the cops. If you think cops are...
  • Kentucky’s New GOP Lt. Gov. Is Black Tea-Party Activist

    11/04/2015 8:14:08 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 20 replies
    Matt Bevin’s 53 percent to 44 percent victory tonight marks only the second time in 48 years that Republicans have won the Kentucky governor’s race. But Republicans also made history in another way. Bevin’s lieutenant governor running-mate, Jenean Hampton, is now the first African American elected to statewide office ever in the state’s history. Both Bevin and Hampton are Tea Party activists who have never held elective office. Hampton’s path certainly represents triumph over adversity. Born in Detroit, the 57-year-old Hampton and her three sisters were raised by a single mom who lacked a high school education and couldn’t afford...
  • The 2015 Election Tightened The Republican Stranglehold...

    11/04/2015 1:40:50 PM PST · by goldstategop · 43 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 11/04/2015 | Chris Cillizza
    It's hard to overstate how important those GOP gains — and the consolidation of them we've seen in the last few years — are to the relative fates of the two parties. While the story at the national level suggests a Republican Party that is growing increasingly white, old and out of step with the country on social issues, the narrative at the local level is very different. Republicans are prospering at the state level in ways that suggest that the party's messaging is far from broken. There are other, more pragmatic effects of the GOP dominance in governor's races...
  • State By State Map That Says It All (GOP Dominance Of States)

    11/04/2015 1:29:53 PM PST · by goldstategop · 38 replies
  • The Latest on Miss. elections: GOP nears House supermajority (Dem floor leader defeated)

    11/04/2015 10:07:30 AM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 21 replies
    The latest news on Mississippi's general election. All times are local. 12:23 a.m. Republicans have boosted their majority to 71 in the state House. But three races were too close to call early Wednesday. The surge turns back Democratic hopes of trimming the GOP edge, which now stands at 67-55 in the chamber. Redistricting created terrain for Republicans to pick up seats, boosting hopes that they would get to a 74-seat supermajority. With the supermajority, they would eliminate Democrats' ability to block taxing and spending decisions. Republican challenger Vince Mangold on Tuesday defeated House Minority Leader Bobby Moak from Bogue...
  • Why were the polls so wrong?, Kentucky governor edition

    11/04/2015 9:20:23 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 65 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 4 | Philip Bump
    If you'd asked most political people a week ago who'd be celebrating his victory in the Kentucky gubernatorial race Wednesday morning, they'd have probably guessed it would be the Democrat, Jack Conway. Kentucky has a long tradition of electing Democrats to the highest position in the state; since 1971, only one Republican had won the position (Ernie Fletcher in 2003). But also, the polls! Surveys conducted in late October showed Conway with a decent lead over Republican Matt Bevin -- suggesting that the race would be close, but Conway was likely to win. Conway didn't win. Conway got beaten, badly...
  • Dems in shock over near landslide loss of Kentucky governorship to Tea Party Republican

    11/04/2015 5:46:00 AM PST · by EXCH54FE · 82 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Nov 4, 2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Democrats outspent and outpolled Republican novice Matt Bevin, and expected their candidate, Attorney General Jack Conway, to keep the Kentucky governorship in Democrat hands, where it had been for all but one term of the last half century. Instead, Tea Partier Bevin, who had previously challenged Mitch McConnell for the GOP nomination for Senator and lost big, pulled off a near landslide victory with an 85,000 vote margin. Sheryl Gay Stolberg and Alan Blinder of the New York Times: In beating his Democratic opponent, Attorney General Jack Conway, by almost nine percentage points, Mr. Bevin, 48, shocked people in his...
  • The Hill: GOP "Plauged By Tea Party Monster It Created"

    10/30/2015 9:08:27 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 32 replies ^ | October 30, 2015 | Breitbart News
    The Hill explains how the Tea Party has taken over the GOP. Since the GOP took the wheel of the 114thCongress in January, all they seem to have accomplished is driving the institution into the ground—guided by ineffective, chaotic leadership that’s part and parcel with the Republican Party’s new extremism.
  • Donald Trump third in STL Tea Party poll; Ted Cruz on top

    08/01/2015 5:01:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 75 replies
    KPLR-TV ^ | August 1, 2015 | Gregg Palermo
    Donald Trump is surging in GOP presidential polls ahead of next weeks first Republican debate among the partys presidential candidates, but the controversial businessman finished third in a sampling of conservative activists, according to a survey released Saturday by the St. Louis Tea Party Coalition. In email polling of 122 coalition members conducted July 26 through July 29, Texas Senator Ted Cruz came in first at 29 percent, followed by Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker at 27 percent, with Trump at 19 percent. The rest of the crowded GOP field finished in single digits. You can see the entire poll here....
  • House conservative seeks Boehner's ouster [Mark Meadows]

    07/28/2015 3:05:37 PM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 107 replies
    Politico ^ | 07/28/2015 | Jake Sherman and Lauren French
    Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) has filed a motion to try to force Speaker John Boehner from his leadership post. The move, called a motion to vacate the chair, represents a new level of opposition to GOP leadership from the conservative wing of the House Republican Conference. The motion can be postponed for several days before consideration. The resolution was filed late Tuesday afternoon, just one day before the House was slated to depart for its summer recess.
  • Trump Gathers in the Haters for Bizarre Speech in Las Vegas (Stunningly idiotic)

    07/11/2015 7:43:39 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    Politicus USA - Real liberal politics ^ | July 11, 2015 | Hrafnkell Haraldsson
    In a move that is difficult to describe as an accomplishment, there were so many haters in Arizona that Donald Trump had to move his anti-immigrant hatefest from the Biltmore Resort and Spa to the Phoenix Convention Center. By this morning, 9,000 haters had tickets in their hands. His campaign chairman, Corey Lewandowski, bragged, “We received 4,000 RSVPS in 2¹/₂ hours.” By this morning, Trump was claiming 15,000: Donald J. Trump ✔ ‎@realDonaldTrump Today I will be rallying with with 15,000 patriots in Arizona for border security! Let's Make America Great Again! 11:48 AM - 11 Jul 2015 The...
  • Cruz Vows 'Reagan Revolution' to Obama's Carter

    05/29/2015 9:20:12 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 25 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 5/29/2015 | Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar
    Pro-IsraeliRepublican presidential candidateSenator Ted Cruz (R-TX) spoke toArutz Shevaat the third annual Champions of Jewish Values event, held in New York, in which he spoke about what his planned presidency would look like. Cruz was highly critical of the administration of US President Barack Obama, remarking, "this administration has expressed an unprecedented antagonism to the nation of Israel -that's unacceptable. I'm grateful that the American people stand with the nation of Israel." Concerning the Iranian nuclear threat, Cruz said, "we need a president who...says we wil not negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran that allows Iran to keep centrifuges,to keep...
  • OVERNIGHT HEALTHCARE: GOP chairman won't back extending ObamaCare subsidies

    05/16/2015 12:04:49 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 36 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 14, 2015 | By Peter Sullivan
    House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (R-Ga.) said Thursday that he does not support an idea backed by Senate Republican leadership to temporarily extend ObamaCare subsidies if the Supreme Court cripples the law. "I don't think that I would be able to be supportive of continuing the subsidies beyond what the Court would allow," Price told The Hill. A plan from Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) to continue the subsidies until 2017 has been co-sponsored by Senate Republican leaders. Price is one of the most prominent Republicans to come out against the idea. The idea behind the temporary continuation is that...
  • 2016 race: Why a Tea Party president is a real possibility

    05/05/2015 1:04:59 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 5, 2015 | Mark Meckler
    When the Tea Party began in 2009, even those of us at the heart of the movement couldnt have predicted how it would permanently alter Americas political landscape. Just six years later, its undeniably at the heart of American politics in spite of countless attacks from the political establishment and from the national media. Because of the Tea Partys strength and influence, candidates who call themselves conservative must prove their bona fides to successfully court any grassroots support at all. Sen. Ted Cruz is a great example. Clearly a Tea Party favorite, Cruz has stood strong in the Senate for...
  • Why a leading tea party group just slammed Mike Huckabee

    01/05/2015 4:31:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Washington Post's Post Politics Blog ^ | January 5, 2015 | Jose A. DelReal and Sean Sullivan
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee's (R) announcement Saturday that he is leaving Fox News as he considers running for president again has regnited an old feud between himself and the conservative Club for Growth -- a spat that dates back nearly a decade. In a year in which GOP voters appear likely to have several good pro-economic growth candidates to choose from, Mike Huckabees big government record would stand out from the crowd, and not in a good way," said Club for Growth president David McIntosh in a statement Monday. Huckabee, a strong retail campaigner with a loyal evangelical Christian...
  • Bold Agenda: GOPs Dominance in States Could Yield Crucial Constitutional Amendments

    01/04/2015 5:31:40 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 66 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 4, 2015 | by Mike Flynn
    The 2014 midterm elections gave state Republicans their largest political majorities of the modern political era. In Governor races, the GOP picked up a net 2 states, against expectations of a 2-seat loss. The party also holds 68 of the nations 98 partisan legislative chambers, a grip on state government not seen since the 1920s. In only seven deeply blue states do Democrats control both the legislature and the Governors mansion. Republicans hold or share control in every other state. Conservatives rightfully worry that Republicans in Washington will pursue a modest agenda with their Congressional majorities, but the states provide...
  • Jan. 6 House Speaker Vote: Conservative Coup Against Boehner?

    12/30/2014 3:12:39 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 41 replies ^ | 12/30/14 | Raven Clabough
    Conservative members of Congress are frustrated with House Speaker John Boehners (shown) leadership and are expected to opt for a change on January 6, when the official speakers election is held. While this vote is typically just a formality, conservative lawmakers are hoping to use the opportunity to remove the Ohio Republican, who has served as speaker since 2011. After the November elections, Republicans had decided behind closed doors that they would be nominating Boehner (R-Ohio) for speaker and did not offer any other nominees. Rep. Boehner was selected as the House Republican Conferences choice for Speaker last month, Boehner...
  • National Day of Reckoning! [Impeach Obama]

    11/20/2014 11:53:25 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 223 replies
    November 20, 2014 | Jim Robinson
    Received a message this morning requesting a repeat of the National Day of Protest against amnesty that was held a couple of months ago. I'm all for it, but think this time it should be entitled, "National Day of Reckoning!" and should be repeated weekly for the duration. FR was instrumental in leading the fight for impeachment against the criminal Clinton. Well, Clintoon was a piker compared to our new tyrant. As much as the Republicans fear impeaching our first black president, I'm afraid it must be done. The Constitution demands it!! We cannot cower in fear as our wannabe...
  • Tea Party icons urge conservative voters to turn out, help GOP take back the Senate

    11/03/2014 3:34:14 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 83 replies
    The Sugar Land Sun ^ | November 3, 2014 | Michael Patrick Leahy
    Several Tea Party icons, including Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX), Representative Louie Gohmert (R-TX), Sarah Palin, and former Representative Allen West (R-FL), are urging Tea Party activists around the country to help Republicans take back the majority in the U.S. Senate in next weeks 2014 mid-term elections through a low budget but heart-felt social media campaign of personalized YouTube videos. Dollar for dollar, these short YouTube pitches may end up being the most cost-effective assistance the Republican Party receives in the last week of the campaign. Targeted at the passionate Tea Party conservatives who powered the huge...
  • NYTimes Grudgingly Admits Tea Party Winning Immigration Fight

    08/13/2014 9:12:28 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 53 replies ^ | 8/13/14
    The New York Times yesterday featured a story about how the Tea Party has influenced the GOP on immigration: "On Capitol Hill, the Tea Party wing continues to drive the partys agenda. Last winter, as House Republican leaders drafted their 'principles' for immigration overhaul, they largely disregarded the opponents of any form of legal status for immigrants in the country illegally, dismissing them as a loud but small minority. Niger Innis, the executive director of, the nations largest grassroots tea party organization and convener of regular Tea Party caucus events on Capitol Hill, issued the following statement: What were...
  • Announcing FR's BP expedition to the Rio Grande Valley!! [FReepathon, Texas special]

    07/22/2014 10:36:48 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 255 replies
    Click here to pledge your support ^ | July 22, 2014 | Jim Robinson
    Howdy everyone!! We're loading up the FReepercampmobile today and will be departing for Texas this afternoon. God willing, we will arrive McAllen Texas sometime Thursday night and will plant our flag at our border encampment on the American bank of the Rio Grande River!! We had planned this expedition several weeks ago and were intending to urge Governor Perry to call out the Texas Guard and or Texas militia units at his disposal and also to learn first hand what's happening at the border and to protest the government's lawless actions there. The president will not secure the border, will...
  • Protest Obama's Texas Rio Grande Valley Border Crisis and Illegal Alien Invasion of America

    07/20/2014 2:49:43 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 191 replies
    July 19, 2014 | Jim Robinson
    Calling all citizens and patriots! Protest Obama's lawlessness on the border! Prepare to defend the border, repel invaders!! Obama's continuing lawlessness is totally out of control and is now threatening our very existence as a free Republic. Not only is he not securing the border, he's doing the exact opposite. They tried getting a "Dream Act" through the congress to give amnesty to young illegal aliens, but it was rejected by the representatives of we the people in congress, so the president has unconstitutionally "passed" his own "Dream Act" and is now enforcing it rather than the immigration laws legally...
  • Protest against Obama's illegal alien invasion, Sacramento, July 19, 2014

    07/19/2014 7:06:31 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 49 replies
    July 19, 2014 | Jim Robinson
    We had about a hundred people present at our anti-illegal alien protest in Sacramento today. We had people representing Oath Keepers, Overpasses for America, Free Republic and other groups, including a contingent of volunteers from the Bolinas Border Patrol. There was only one counter protester that I'm aware of and in the end she gave in and took up an American flag and a "Secure the Borders" sign. I overheard her say, "OMG, I've always been a flaming liberal and now I'm a member of the tea party!" But she was also an admitted lunatic and possibly an escapee from...

    07/18/2014 4:19:31 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 18, 2014 | by MATTHEW BOYLE
    A flurry of legislative activity to address the border crisis is emerging as a major showdown between Tea Partiers and establishment politicians. Conservatives want to take the fight directly to President Barack Obama, whose executive amnesty policies they say is the primary cause of the problem. Leading the charge on the right are Sens. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), the ranking member of the Senate Budget Committee, and Ted Cruz (R-TX), the wily Tea Party freshman. The political establishment, on the other hand, prefers a legislated fix to a 2008 anti-human trafficking law, which they cite as a key cause of the...
  • Houston Protest Against Immigration Reform/Amnesty & Border Surge

    07/18/2014 2:59:02 PM PDT · by humblegunner · 77 replies
    Original Content | 7/18/2014 | humblegunner
    Today at the Mexican Consulate just south of downtown Houston a protest against the illegal alien border surge was staged by concerned patriots. Apparently the word got out to the opposition forces. There were 25 to 30 illegals and associated supporters there as well. Our side numbered from 40 to 50 while I was on site. We were staged on opposite sides of the street. The illegals (they proclaimed themselves so, chanting "undocumented and unafraid") had a small public address system and had a designated wise-ass on the mike leading chants and taunts which actually were pretty comedic. The...
  • Over 300 anti-alien invasion protests planned for this weekend and growing!! Be there!!

    07/17/2014 11:29:17 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 145 replies
    "Make Them Listen" ^ | July 17, 2014
    National Day Of Protesting Against Immigration Reform/Amnesty & Border Surge On July 18 and 19, 2014, the largest coordinated protest against all forms of amnesty, comprehensive immigration reform, and the government's failure to enforce immigration laws and secure our borders will begin, all across America. The protests are scheduled to be held at state capitols, Mexican consulates, and on streets and overpasses coast-to-coast, including Hawaii and Alaska. Click the link for updated list of nation-wide protests for July 18 and 19 against Obama's illegal alien invasion. List is updated daily. Find one near you and be there! No amnesty! Send...

    Click the link for updated list of nation-wide protests for July 18 and 19 against Obama's illegal alien invasion. List is updated daily. Find one near you and be there! Send them back! Secure the borders! Make Them Listen!
  • The Tea Party Isnt a Political Movement, Its a Religious One

    07/14/2014 2:21:33 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | July 13, 2014 | Jack Schwartz
    Obama is the Antichrist, Republicans are heretics, and compromise is unholy. Politics cant explain how the right acts.America has long been the incubator of many spiritual creeds going back to the Great Awakening and even earlier. Only one of them, Mormonism, has taken root and flourished as a true religion sprung from our own native ground. Today, however, we have a new faith growing from this nations soil: the Tea Party. Despite its secular trappings and taxed enough already motto, it is a religious movement, one grounded in the traditions of American spiritual revival. This religiosity explains the Tea Partys...
  • Enough! Most Say They're Over Sarah Palin, Poll Shows (So we wrote yet another story about her)

    07/09/2014 1:21:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    NBC News ^ | July 9, 2014 | Mark Murray
    More than half of the country has a message for former Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin: enough. That's the result from a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Annenberg poll in which 54 percent of voters say they've heard enough from Palin and would prefer that she be less outspoken in political debates. That includes nearly two-thirds of Democrats, a majority of independents, and even nearly four-in-10 Republicans. And the results come as Palin has called for President Barack Obama's impeachment. (VIDEO-AT-LINK)But Palin isn't the only former politician voters wish would stay away from politics. Fifty-one percent of voters say they've heard...
  • Tea Party Favorites Find That Losing Only Widens Their Reach

    07/03/2014 6:38:14 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 3, 2014 | Jennifer Steinhauer
    Mississippi Tea Party dreams were extirpated last week when State Senator Chris McDaniel lost his Republican primary bid to unseat Senator Thad Cochran. Yet if some of Mr. McDaniels most outspoken contemporaries are any guide, he may actually have greater political influence as a loser. Mr. McDaniel made clear this week that he was not giving up the fight, dashing off fund-raising emails declaring Mississippis Republican Senate runoff a sham, plain and simple, and offering rewards to individuals who provide evidence leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone involved in voter fraud. Thanks to illegal voting from liberal Democrats,...
  • Traitorous President Obama facilitates unconstitutional illegal alien invasion of the states!

    07/03/2014 2:56:30 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 188 replies
    Not only does he refuse to enforce the law, but he openly invites this flood of illegal aliens to illegally cross the border into America while forcing the border patrol to stand down, and he looks to his criminal regime to give them safe harbor. Now he wants to dump them on the states against the will of the people. This is high crimes and treason and he must be held accountable. Obama is the most unlawful president ever! Congress must impeach!! These are just this morning's headlines on the Drudge Report: VIDEO: Coyote smuggles illegals across on jet ski...Migrants...
  • An Angry Tea Party and Vocal Ted Cruz Prove America Is Becoming More Liberal

    06/30/2014 8:03:30 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 36 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | June 26, 2014 | H. A. Goodman
    Christopher Hitchens got a chance to analyze the Tea Party in 2011, the same year cancer took his life. In a Vanity Fair article titled "Tea'd Off," the great polemicist explains that populist movements like the Tea Party are a reaction to social and political change. Hitchens writes that before the Revolutionary War costumes, America had seen a somewhat similar phenomenon with the John Birch Society: The John Birch Society possessed such a mainstream message--the existence of a Communist world system with tentacles in the United States--that it had a potent influence over whole sections of the Republican Party. It...
  • The Tea Party Took Its Name Based On an Act of Deception (You've got to see this)

    06/29/2014 6:48:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 48 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | June 29, 2014 | Tim Giago, Founder, Native American Journalists Association
    In the past few primary elections the Tea Party has won some and lost some. Lately it's been more "lost some" than "won some." Several months ago I wrote that the Tea Party was founded on an act of impersonation based on an act of deception. They named themselves and patterned themselves after a bunch of so-called Boston Patriots who decided to rebel over a tax on tea by sneaking aboard a vessel that had received a shipment of tea and dumping the tea into the Boston Harbor. In order to conceal this criminal act from the authorities they dressed...
  • After Action Hillary protest/Freep report

    06/29/2014 1:20:39 PM PDT · by God luvs America · 35 replies
    6/29/2014 | Me
    It was nice to get back into the groove of Freeping today as about 4 dozen Freepers/Tea Partiers got together to tell hillary what we think of her during a book signing in her "hometown" of Chappaqua. A large crowd was expected- boy were they wrong. Yesterday my nephew, who works at a well known bakery a quarter-mile from the Chappaqua Library where the signing was held, informed me dozens of businesses in the area, including the one where he works, were warned of large crowds on Sunday due to the event. Here are the highlights:
  • Larry Sabato: Despite Mississippi loss, Tea Party 'is alive and well'

    06/27/2014 9:58:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Tea Party's failure to knock off long-time Mississippi GOP Sen. Thad Cochran has depressed supporters, but the tight race not only showed that the movement is alive, but also that it is here to stay, according to the University of Virginia's Center for Politics. In a new analysis of the race between Cochran and state Sen. Chris McDaniel, the U.Va. political team, headed by Larry Sabato, found that competing ably with the establishment is a strong indicator that the Tea Party itself is become more established and a force that GOP leaders are going to have to deal with....
  • The Tea Party lost in Mississippi, but that doesnt mean its losing (Amusingly wrong)

    06/25/2014 9:12:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    Salon ^ | June 25, 2014 | Simon Maloy
    Tea Partyers keep blowing elections, but they're still remaking the GOP in their own extremist image. Last night was rough for the Tea Party. Sen. Thad Cochran beat the odds and the expectations and defeated Chris McDaniel in the runoff for Mississippis GOP Senate nomination. In Oklahoma, endorsements by Sarah Palin and Sen. Ted Cruz did little to help T.W. Shannon, who was easily defeated by Rep. James Lankford in the race for the Republican nomination to replace retiring Sen. Tom Coburn. Both seats were all but certain to stay in Republican hands no matter who won, but the tea...

    06/20/2014 11:26:10 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 114 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 20, 2014 | By Bob Price
    HOUSTON, TexasMilitia groups in Texas and across the nation are responding to the Texas Border Surge announced Wednesday night by the offices of the Governor, Lt. Governor and Texas House Speaker. An announcement was made on several new media outlets including Facebook. The alert to the civilian militia groups, which includes many groups who showed up at the Clive Bundy ranch in Nevada, calls on all able bodied militia members to converge on the Laredo sector of the Texas/Mexico border. A man who identified himself on a national conference call as Ruthless said their objective it to put up a...

    06/11/2014 1:25:14 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 11, 2014 | By Tony Lee
    When Dave Brat was on the verge of becoming the first candidate in history to defeat a sitting House Majority Leader in a primary on Tuesday evening, shocked mainstream media reporters and pundits scurried away from their leisurely dinners to become "experts" on television. Political reporters who often only read and talk to fellow scribes cocooned in the D.C. bubble may not have been blindsided had they occasionally read Breitbart News, which Rep. Eric Cantor's (R-VA) allies dismissed to their cozy friends in the mainstream press. As the political world chaotically scrambled to get information about Brat and also discovered...
  • The Top 8 Consequences of Cantor's Defeat

    06/10/2014 8:46:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 87 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | June 10, 2014 | Ben Shapiro
    On Tuesday night, one of the most stunning upsets in Congressional primary history took place, with House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) losing his primary to economics professor Dave Brat. Brat campaigned on the platform that Cantor was a backer of amnesty legislation; heavy conservative media coverage of the thousands of illegal immigrant youths pouring across our inundated southern border contributed to a sense of urgency. So Cantor is out. And the landscape has radically shifted, both for the Republican Party, and for the 2014 election. Here are the biggest ramifications of Cantors defeat. Boehner Is Likely Done. The writing...
  • Eric Cantors Primary Loss Is a Political Earthquake. And Its Awful.

    06/10/2014 6:34:13 PM PDT · by lbryce · 172 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | June 10, 2014 | Michael Tomasky
    How did the No. 2 man in the House lose a primary? Chalk it up to immigration and the Tea Party. Its one of the most shocking losses in U.S. electoral historyand its bad for America. Heres the thing: Eric Cantor did not fall asleep in this race. He spent around $5 million. He ran lots of TV ads. He knew this was going to be a close one. He campaigned. And he still got creamed. And heres the other thing: Cantor was not an enemy of the Tea Party. He was in fact the Tea Partys guy in the...

    06/10/2014 5:14:03 PM PDT · by cotton1706 · 502 replies ^ | 6/10/14 | Jake Sherman
    RICHMOND, Va. Dave Brat, a local economics professor, toppled House Majority Leader Eric Cantor on Tuesday night in the most shocking primary defeat since Republicans took the House in 2010. The conservative challengers victory halts one of the most meteoric rises in national politics, and illustrates the strong anti-incumbent fever that has taken over Cantors Richmond-area district. Cantor is the second House incumbent to lose this primary season Texas GOP incumbent Ralph Hall was defeated by a tea-party backed challenger at the end of May. Cantors defeat not only reorders Virginia politics, where Cantor was the highest-ranking Republican,...
  • 100% reporting: D. Brat 36,110 (55.5%) E. Cantor 28,898 (45.5%) [LANDSLIDE!]

    06/10/2014 4:48:55 PM PDT · by gwgn02 · 186 replies
    Mark Levin Radio ^ | 6/10/2014 | Mark L
    Did I just hear this right? Dave Brat has a big lead over Cantor right now...only %40 of the vote left to count and he's got a huge lead 57-43 GOOOOOO BRAT!!! Let's hope he pull this out!
  • Tea Party Forces A Runoff in Mississippi: McDaniel and Cochran fail to win a majority

    06/04/2014 6:39:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 58 replies
    National Review ^ | 06/04/2014 | Eliana Johnson
    Its the scenario that Republicans on both sides of Mississippis hard-fought primary battle had hoped to avoid: Neither candidate in Tuesdays primary captured 50 percent of the vote, sending the race into a June 24 runoff election. It was a virtually unknown candidate, real-estate broker Thomas Carey of Hernando, Miss., who determined the outcome: With 99.5 percent of precincts reporting, he had captured 1.6 percent of the vote, keeping both incumbent senator Thad Cochran, with 48.8 percent, and his insurgent challenger, state senator Chris McDaniel, with 49.6 percent, under the 50 percent margin required to seize victory. Into the wee...

    06/03/2014 11:35:56 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 153 replies
    Breitbart ^ | June 3, 2014 | by MATTHEW BOYLE
    HATTIESBURG, Mississippi With final votes still being counted, Tea Party-backed state Sen. Chris McDaniel is poised to force a runoff against 42-year incumbent Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS) in the GOP primary here, likely prompting a three-week dash to the finish of an epic race between conservatives and the GOP Establishment. "Whether it's tomorrow or whether it's three weeks from now we will be victorious, McDaniel said during a speech to supporters here around 11:30 p.m. CT. Cochran did not plan to address his campaign rally, according to NBC reporter Kasie Hunt. With 97.9 percent of precincts reporting, McDaniel was up...
  • Nate Silver Is Half Right About the Tea Party

    05/25/2014 4:06:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    Townhall ^ | May 24, 2014 | Kevin Glass
    The resounding victory that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell scored over "tea party" businessman Matt Bevin this past week has thrown the media into a tizzy. Is the "tea party" dead? Did the GOP establishment kill it? Or did the GOP subsume the tea party, taking its candidates, its issues, and its ideology for the GOP? Nate Silver writes that recent "tea party vs. establishment GOP" stories are inadequate: The term tea party is applied very loosely by the political media. Was Missouri Rep. Todd Akin a member of the tea party, for instance? Weigel says no: Most groups associated...