On Monday Venetian Casino Resort, LLC. filed suit against Tea Party Nation Corporation of Franklin, Tenn for $642,144 in unpaid hotel bills and interest. According to a contract attached to the suit, Tea Party Nation agreed to pay the resort $579,148 in the event of a cancellation. The Palazzo alleges the group still owes $554,148, plus and 18 percent interest charge of $87,996.
|By: Lisa Derrick Wednesday July 20, 2011 6:12 pm|
|By: Scarecrow Wednesday January 12, 2011 8:40 am|
Sharron Angle, who once told her supporters that if they didn’t get what they wanted at the ballot box, they should pursue their “Second Amendment remedies,” found it prudent yesterday to emphasize here faith in the First Amendment.
|By: David Dayen Wednesday January 12, 2011 7:50 am|
I have to figure whoever wrote this for Palin knew precisely what that metaphor was all about. It’s not an accident that Palin likens herself to a persecuted religious sect. She has the victimization thing down pat.
|By: Gregg Levine Tuesday November 2, 2010 9:56 pm|
Reid owes his political life to unions, youth voters and Latino/a voters.
|By: watertiger Monday November 1, 2010 8:00 pm|
This silly season does NOT bode well for the country’s future.
|By: Jon Walker Monday November 1, 2010 8:00 am|
If these races break exactly as PPP polling dictates, the Democratic caucus would be reduced to only 51 members. On the other hand, if the three toss-up races each brake for the Democrat instead of the Republican, the Dem caucus would be down to 54 members–still a substatial margin by historical measures.
|By: Jon Walker Friday October 29, 2010 1:10 pm|
If ever there were an election where the alternative was so bad that the unpopular incumbent could turn the race into a choice instead of referendum, it is this election in Nevada.
|By: Jim White Thursday October 28, 2010 6:40 am|
A remarkable theme echoing through much of the political press Thursday morning is the realization that Tea Party candidates who are running for office as Republicans are hurting the party’s chances in a year that otherwise has been predicted to be a huge Republican landslide. The Washington Post headlines its story on the topic “Tea party antics could end up burning Republicans“, while Reuters declares “Tea Party-backed Republicans spur party switches“. The Guardian brings out the best headline and best line, however, with the headline “The GOP’s coming Tea Party hangover” and the line “Tea is the Republican party’s cocaine: thrilling for a moment, but ruinous over time.” Tea Party candidates have won nominations in Republican primaries by channeling unfocused rage, but as that rage now erupts into a combination of genuine violence and a complete inability to articulate a platform (as demonstrated by Arizona Governor Jan Brewer in this video, where she can’t even deliver an opening statement in a debate), even Republicans are moving away from “the crazy” and looking for candidates who are interested in good government rather than good theater.
|By: Glenn W. Smith Sunday October 24, 2010 9:30 am|
Yet another Republican candidate has threatened the violent overthrow of the government should he not get his way in the election. Here’s the Dallas Morning News reporting on Dallas congressional candidate Stephen Broden: If the government is not producing the results or has become destructive to the ends of our liberties, we have a right [...]