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David H. Koch Theatre ‘rebranded’ to ‘The Tea Party’s Wallet’

A crowd of around 500 protesters added the caption “I’m the Tea Party’s wallet” to the name plate of David H. Koch Theatre in New York during a so-called “guerrilla drive-in” on Wednesday night. Those who attended the “guerrilla drive-in” watched a short film about the Koch brothers, which was…

Republicans beat up on Obama during first presidential debate

The Republican Party held its first debate of the 2012 presidential nomination Thursday night in South Carolina, broadcast on Fox News. The candidates competed over who could express the staunchest conservative principles and throw the hardest punch at the White House occupant they’d like to challenge. The significance of the…

Gay GOP group denounces gay Republican candidate as ‘a bad joke’

WASHINGTON – The nation’s best-known group representing gay conservatives fiercely denounced and dismissed gay GOP presidential candidate, Fred Karger of California. “Fred Karger’s candidacy is a bad joke. He is not a credible candidate,” GOProud‘s executive director Jimmy LaSalvia told Raw Story in an email. “For one, I’ve never heard…

Wisconsin GOP allegedly forged signatures on recall petitions

Forged signatures of dead people have been discovered on Republican Party of Wisconsin recall petitions against Democratic senators, but Republicans are blaming their opponents for the forgeries. The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal Sentinel reported that Bill Pocan’s signature was listed on the recall petition against Democratic state Sen. Bob Wirch. He was…

Democrats file fundraising complaint against Romney

BOSTON (Reuters) – The New Hampshire Democratic Party on Friday said Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign may have violated election finance laws by funneling “soft money” into the Republican frontrunner’s White House bid. The party filed a complaint with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) suggesting that Romney could be funneling unlimited…

Fidel Castro resigns as head of Cuba’s Communist Party

by Isabel Sanchez Isabel Sanchez – Tue Apr 19, 3:40 am ET HAVANA (AFP) – Fidel Castro confirmed his exit from the Communist Party leadership on Tuesday, ceding power to his brother Raul as delegates prepare to vote on changes that could bring term limits to key posts. The move…

Palin in Wisconsin: Obama policies a ‘bullet-train to bankruptcy’

Sarah Palin appeared before a mixed crowd of Tea Party supporters and protesters waving signs bearing slogans like “Union thug with lipstick” at a rally in Madison, Wisconsin today.  According to the Wisconsin Sentinel-Journal. the former Alaska governor expressed her support for Governor Scott Walker and his plan to limit…

Prominent Vietnam dissident jailed for seven years

HANOI — The son of a Vietnamese revolutionary leader was jailed for seven years on Monday for spreading anti-state propaganda, in one of the communist nation’s most politically charged cases in years. After a trial lasting about half a day, Cu Huy Ha Vu was convicted of advocating an end…

NY candidate Jack Davis: Bus blacks to farms to pick crops

Congressional candidate Jack Davis said in a Republican Party endorsement meeting that Latino farmworkers should be deported and that inner-city African-Americans should be bused to farms to pick crops. Several sources who attended the endorsement interview confirmed Davis’ statement to Buffalo News. The remark echoes a similar comment he made…

Massachusetts voters can now register as ‘Pirates’

The Massachusetts Election Division has approved the Massachusetts Pirate Party as a political designation, allowing voters in the state to register as a “Pirate.” The party strives to increase government transparency, promote personal privacy, reinforce the spread of knowledge through copyright reform, and abolish patents. “We live in a country…

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