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Tea party Rep: We do give Boehner ‘fits’

Wondering if the Tea Party caucus in the House intentionally gives John Boehner headaches? One congressman says that is the case. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) appeared on Fox News Monday morning and was asked by anchor Bill Hemmer if the most conservative members of the chamber gives the House Speaker…

Tea party Rep: We do give Boehner ‘fits’

Wondering if the Tea Party caucus in the House intentionally gives John Boehner headaches? One congressman says that is the case. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) appeared on Fox News Monday morning and was asked by anchor Bill Hemmer if the most conservative members of the chamber gives the House Speaker…

Palin biopic now showing in theater not so near you

ORANGE, California (Reuters) – “The Undefeated,” a flattering documentary about Sarah Palin’s rise in American politics, opened in a handful of U.S. movie theaters on Friday, drawing die-hard fans of the Tea Party favorite from far away. Distributors put the film in just 10 AMC theaters nationwide, mostly in reliably…

Palin raises $1.6 million for non-campaign, has spent most of it

WASHINGTON — Sarah Palin, the darling of the conservative Tea Party, has raised $1.6 million in campaign donations even though she has not yet said she will run for president and has already spent a huge chunk of the funds, documents showed. The Federal Election Commission report released Thursday showed…

Van Jones at Netroots Nation: ‘We are the deep patriots, they are the cheap patriots’

Environmental activist Van Jones, a former advisor to President Barack Obama, rallied the crowd with a keynote speech Saturday afternoon at the Netroots Nation conference in Minneapolis. “I’m sick of us getting kicked around, folks. I’m sick and tired of it,” he told the crowd. Jones accused banks and oil…

Michele Bachmann announces White House run

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AFP) – Michele Bachmann, a Congresswoman championed by the Republicans’ Tea Party wing, announced she had formally filed her candidacy in the 2012 presidential election. Bachmann used the start of the Republicans’ first big televised debate to make the announcement. “I filed today my paperwork to seek…

Republicans head to first New Hampshire debate

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AFP) – Republicans aiming to topple President Barack Obama in 2012 will tackle each other Monday with their first big televised debate and a chance to grab national attention. Seven potential or declared White House candidates will debate in Manchester, New Hampshire, where Republican hopefuls are already…

Tea party groups oppose Arizona ‘tea party’ license plates

A large group of tea party organizations have rejected a new Arizona license plate that is meant to commemorate the movement and help fund it. Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) approved the new “tea party” license plates in April, along with 10 other special plates. The “tea party” license plate…

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…

Trump: Obama is worst president but it’s Bush’s fault

Barack Obama is a horrible president and it’s all the fault of George W. Bush, according Donald Trump. On Friday, the billionaire called what CNN described as a “hastily arranged news conference moments before a posh, poolside party… and hours before he was to speak at a Tea Party rally.”…

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