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10.14.13 Andy Cush

It’s an inspiring story: Chris Cox, a “chainsaw sculptor” from South Carolina, decides to start mowing the lawn and picking up trash at the National Mall last week, as furloughed federal employees have been unable to maintain the grounds. His actions go viral across social media, and a group of concerned patriots (who happen to […]

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03.29.13 Andy Cush

If you’re fed up with Michael Bloomberg’s insistence on giving the NYPD free rein to do whatever they’d like, his attempts to regulate soda and tobacco to death, or his constantly turning up in in silly photographs, take solace in this: hey may be the only thing protecting our city from total Tea Party takeover. […]

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09.13.11 Marina Galperina

Here’s yesterday’s Tea Party GOP debate on CNN summarized into 75 seconds, if you’re feeling like a hankering shot of terror juice with a chaser of incredulity. Did the herd really just cheer to let the uninsured die? […]

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02.09.11 Bucky Turco

Maybe some good can come of the Tea Party’s conspiracy theory leaning brand of politics. Yes I just said that. Apart from their insistence that Barack Obama is a socialist-Kenyan-secret Muslim appointed to destroy America from within or attempt to revert the country to a time when black people were slaves and women couldn’t vote, […]

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01.26.11 Bucky Turco

Rep. Michele Bachmann’s wacky State of the Union response was rife with problems, from not looking at the right camera to a technical glitch that prevented her speech from being broadcast on the Tea Party Express website, but the first signs of trouble appear to have started hours before. […]

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11.29.10 Lauri Apple

The Tucker Carlson Times reports on the supposed resurgence of the John Birch Society, an organization your grandparents might have belonged to if they were paranoid anti-Communists. […]

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11.03.10 Lauri Apple

Yesterday’s election results, OMG. Mostly terrible, with the Republicans winning lots of Congressional seats and governor’s races and people (?) like Sarah Palin saying smarmy crap on their Twitters all night long, bragging about refudiation. GOP in the muthafuckin’ House, for real. […]

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10.01.10 Marina Galperina

Tea Baggers are buying up copies of this right leaning coloring book for the children. The illustrations are quite terrible. The text is riddled with bad grammar and historical errors, which makes sense, source considered, and is overall as intelligence-thwarting as you’d imagine. Though kiddie propaganda peddlers of the Really Big Coloring Books co claim […]

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07.14.10 Bucky Turco

While some might argue that the tea baggers intentionally used the words “Democrat Socialism” for this anti-Obama billboard in Iowa, considering their propensity for bad spelling, it’s likely a grammatical error and they probably meant this. Either way, it’s gone now. (Photo: Deb Nicklay/AP) […]

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06.24.10 Marina Galperina

The owner of the Tea Party Bookshop in Salem, Oregon is changing the store’s name to Tigress Books, because, no, they don’t know when the next rally will be, but here’s a schedule of this month’s Pagan meet ups. […]

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