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1 hr ago | Free Republic

When All Is Lost: Blame The Tea Party

Only two things are certain in life: death and taxes. Well, not exactly. I'm always dumbfounded when the Tea Party - basically the old conservative wing of the Republican Party - is routinely and viscously slandered as racists, extremists, and blamed for every misfortune or injustice to befall America.

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Related Topix: The Tea Party, Pop/Rock, US News

Thu Jul 31, 2014

MLive.com

Battles between Tea Party and traditional Republicans to play out in primaries

There's the guy who runs a three-bay auto repair shop who tells an audience of Petoskey voters that he's running for Congress because he believes the Constitution is in danger.

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Related Topix: US News, Petoskey, MI, Michigan, Michigan Government, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Dissident Voice

Disgrace x Hypocrisy x Murder x Racism = U.S. Government

For a shamefully bloody example of how little single issue identity politics can mean, check out the unity of supporters and opponents of same sex marriage, supporters and opponents of abortion, and supporters and opponents of every other divisive issue clouding the minds of a population kept from acting as a democratic majority, we need look no ... (more)

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Related Topix: Wedding, Israel, World News, Middle East, Pop/Rock, The Tea Party, US News, Liberal Political News

Free Republic

NRA Backs Lamar Alexander Against Pro-2A Tea Partier Joe Carr

They are searching for money. Any major organization does. They see more money from the GOPe then from the Tea Party right now I expect they figure he'll win again so they want to have him in their corner.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Lamar Alexander, US Senate, Republican

The Washington Post

How Tea Party could get the shaft in border fight

Today, the House is voting on two measures on the border, in a maneuver designed to get the GOP border bill past conservative opposition.

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Related Topix: US News, Health

Outside the Beltway

House Border Bill In Doubt In Face of Tea Party Opposition

With mere hours left before Congress heads out of town, the House of Representatives is set to vote later today on a bill that is supposedly intended to address the ongoing border crisis created by the arrival of Central American migrants at the southern border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Peter King, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Steve King

Mother Jones

Leaked Memo: Top Tea Party Group Says Mitch McConnell Only Opposed...

FreedomWorks' president writes that the GOP senator's "uwillingness to lead" forced his group to "shut down every phone line in the Leader's offices."

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Mitch McConnell, US News, Barack Obama

News Max

Jeff Bergner: IRS, Justice Covering Up Tea Party Targeting

A former State Department worker tells Newsmax TV that the IRS and the Justice Department are engaged in a substantial cover-up surrounding the revenue agency's tea party-targeting scandal.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Washington Examiner

Was IRS targeting of Tea Party and conservative groups a consequence of Obamacare?

Was the illegal targeting of Tea Party and conservative nonprofit applicants by the IRS during the 2010 and 2012 election campaigns encouraged by Obamacare ? A hearing today by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee chaired by Rep. Darrell Issa , R-Calif., will focus on a staff report that recommends a series of reforms designed to get ... (more)

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Darrell Issa

The Grant County Beat

TEA Party Patriots Meeting Attendees Get Some Answers About Silver Schools

At the TEA Party Patriots Tuesday, July 29, 2014 meeting, the featured guests were Silver School Superintendent Lon Streib and Silver School Board President Trent Petty.

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Related Topix: US News, Education Etc., Grant County, NM, Silver City, NM, Western New Mexico University, University of New Mexico

The Washington Post

Ex-IRS official called conservatives 'crazies

In this May 22, 2013 file photo, Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner refuses to answer questions as the House Oversight Committee holds a hearing to investigate the extra scrutiny the IRS gave Tea Party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, Washington, DC, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

New York Daily News

Disgraced IRS official at center of scandal called conservatives 'a------s,' 'crazies' in emails

Former IRS official Lois Lerner has refused to answer questions over allegations that her office applied extra scrutiny to Tea Party and other conservative groups that applied for tax-exempt status.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives, Conservative Political News

Silicon Alley Insider

OK, Tea Partiers, Let's Burn Down The Obscure Export-Import Bank

The fight over the reauthorization of the obscure Export-Import Bank is the perfect opportunity for Democrats to take advantage of the growing rift in the Republican Party.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Eric Cantor

Silicon Alley Insider

OK, Tea Partiers, Let's Burn Down The Obscure Export-Import Bank

The fight over the reauthorization of the obscure Export-Import Bank is the perfect opportunity for Democrats to take advantage of the growing rift in the Republican Party.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Eric Cantor

MLive.com

Ken Braun: Tea Party prospects dicey in Michigan Congressional primaries

A man is arrested at a tense immigration protest at the Michigan Capitol on Friday, July 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Mike Rogers, Dave Camp, Representative Justin Amash, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Michigan

The Daily Beast

Will Tea Party Reindeer Farmer Lose?By Ben Jacobs

Elected unexpectedly after his opponent was caught forging signatures, Michigan Rep. Kerry Bentivolio now faces a better-funded, establishment-backed opponent.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kerry Bentivolio, Thaddeus McCotter, Paul Ryan, Darrell Issa

Crosscut.com

The 'Grandma' scenario: Candidates go for broke in high-stakes primary

The scenic 35th District on the Olympic and Kitsap peninsulas is facing its own questions even as it votes in a primary election that could help determine the course of state politics.

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Related Topix: Belfair, WA, US News, US Politics, Jay Inslee, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Washington Times

EDITORIAL: In Congress, big spenders all

Politicians just can't give up their free-spending ways, and it's not difficult to find a Republican who wants to expand the government just like a Democrat.

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Related Topix: US News, Opinion

The Washington Post

Why Sarah Palin TV makes perfect sense

Although it took six years for her to do it, former mayor of Wasilla/Alaska governor/GOP vice presidential nominee, and current author/Fox analyst/Tea Party favorite/social media pioneer/reality TV star and all around muckraker Sarah Palin has finally landed on her most perfect title: founder, The Sarah Palin Channel .

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Related Topix: US Governors, Sarah Palin, US News, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate

Russia Taday

MH17 tragedy: Beating drums for war in Ukraine

The shooting down of MH17 in Ukraine's civil war is a terrible event. However, the American media and government grossly misrepresent the USA's role in creating the current situation, and coverage of Ukraine does credit to 'Alice in Wonderland'.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Opinion

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