Tag Archive for tea parties

Van Tran-Nobody, Including Reporters, Knows His Name

So we have these Tax Day/Tea Party protessts in Santa Ana yesterday. We have GOP speakers from all across the county lining up to speak at these protests. Then we add to the mix a reporter for a relatively new online publication OCLNN.com covering the event. In his story, posted on Thursday afternoon he wrote the following…

HOPE: Election Day One Year Ago

On Election Day one year ago on November 4, 2008, Barack Obama was elected the 44th President of the United States of America. What seemed to be a long shot bid of a freshman Senator from Illinois launched in February 2007, had turned in to the reality of electing our first African-American President. Speaking on Election night before…

Um, That Stimulus Thing IS Working!

From CNN/Money we have this story about the GDP report out just in time to scare the crap out of the Teabaggers and GOP naysayers for Halloween. Economy finally back in gear Government says GDP grew 3.5% in third quarter, ending a year-long string of declines and coming in better than forecasts. NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com)…

Tea Party Crowd Size in DC Exaggerated

I really don’t understand the anger behind the Tea Party Protests; about 98percent of Americans who make less than $250,000 a year got a tax cut and people are somehow upset about this?  If they are anger about the swelling size of the national debt – projected by the White House at close to $9…

Democrats Should Be Joining the Tea Parties

Democrats are responding to the growing nationwide phenomena of anti-tax “tea parties” protests by mocking them and by pointing out that they are prompted and run by right-wing organizations. Neither response is a winning political strategy. It is pure political stupidity — and bad economic policy — for Democrats to treat the tax protests with derision…