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Colbert: Co-Opting ‘Occupy’ would ‘spread their message of my message’

Concerned by this past weekend’s unexpected snowstorm and an impending harsh winter season potentially affecting their movement, Stephen Colbert spent his Monday evening offering a bit of support to “Occupy Wall Street.” Inspired by former House Majority Leader Dick Armey helping fund the tea party through his Freedomworks organization, the…

Texas Rep. tells crowd Obama impeachment ‘needs to happen,’ but fails to say why

A Republican congressman from Texas recently told a gathering of tea party supporters that the impeachment of President Barack Obama “needs to happen,” but when queried as to why, he could not say. The comment comes from Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX), a women’s doctor who took office in 2003, stepping…