Tag Archive for tea party

Are Republican Operatives Trying to Hijack a Healthcare Reform Town Hall in the 909?

Update: Some research revealed that the group that sent out this email without the Congressman’s knowledge is campaignsecrets.com. From their web site: “CampaignSecrets.com was founded in 2001 by a team of seasoned campaign professionals dedicated to providing professional campaign solutions to local Republican campaigns. By combining cutting-edge technology with proven campaign strategies, CampaignSecrets.com’s toolset provides…

A Love Note from a TeaBagging Republican

Marty Wisckoll from the Register was kind enough to quote me in his story about the Tax Party in Santa Ana; here’s a link to Marty’s story. My quote prompted one right wing teabagger to write me at my business email.  I’ve left his name out.  But I do love fan mail. “But the situation…

Tea Party History Lesson

Published on Wednesday, April 15, 2009 by CommonDreams.org The Real Boston Tea Party was an Anti-Corporate Revolt by Thom Hartmann CNBC Correspondent Rick Santelli called for a “Chicago Tea Party” on Feb 19th in protesting President Obama’s plan to help homeowners in trouble. Santelli’s call was answered by the right-wing group FreedomWorks, which funds campaigns…

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…