Tea Partiers, Greens, and the GOP

By: Saturday November 24, 2012 11:30 am

Republicans love third parties, but only those that are likely to take votes from Democrats. When a third party or even a mere movement is formed that threatens to take votes from the Republicans, the GOP has a much different response.

Your RW Relative, “They Never Had to Gas Tea Partiers!”

By: Sunday November 20, 2011 6:45 am

I’ll bet you 10 quatloos that if you eat Thanksgiving dinner with right wing relatives one or more will make the baiting comment, “You know, the police never had to use tear gas on the tea partiers.”

Tea Partiers Offer to Reward SF for Arizona Boycott by Staying Away

By: Saturday May 1, 2010 12:15 pm

A dispatch from the Department of Unintended Benefits, via TPM: California Tea Party groups are calling San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom’s boycott and raising him a … boycott. The mayor raised the ire of California Tea Partiers this week when, in response to Arizona’s passage of a controversial immigration law, he announced a boycott of [...]

Utah Taxpayers Duped into Providing Free Police Services for Tea Party Express Fundraising Event?

By: Sunday March 28, 2010 7:00 pm

The Tea Party Express sails into town in their huge buses, suck up taxpayer services and hold their event in public parks all the while screaming about the need to cut taxes and reduce government services.

Breaking News: GOP Fires Bin Laden

By: Friday March 26, 2010 6:01 pm

In a shocking turn of events, the Republican Party has fired Osama bin Laden from his long-term position as Chief Fearmonger & Boogeyman. Mr. bin Laden received a letter earlier this afternoon informing him that his services will no longer be required, citing three principal reasons for his dismissal:

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