Category Archives: Tea Party

2014 political cartoons to agitate half your friends

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Take updated presidential poll; tell us what you think of Bachmann and others

Right after the 2010 mid-term election blow-out by the the Republicans, I started the presidential primary poll to the right, to begin to get a sense of how the early horserace was shaping up.  Lots has changed since then and today … Continue reading

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Evangelical resurgence key part of 2010 midterm wildfire

Interesting, wasn’t it, that during the run-up to the midterm election we saw Tea Partiers bellowing from behind their placards rather than Jerry Falwell raging from the pulpit. We heard Sarah Palin’s warnings rather than D. James Kennedy’s jeremiads, or … Continue reading

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New Mandate in Election 2010: To Obama’s “hope,” electorate says “nope”

Even the blizzard of numbers and results on the morning-after are overwhelmed on post-election morning 2010 by the expected-yet-stunning reversal of fortune for Democrats almost everywhere in the country and the realization that the deeper you dig the redder the … Continue reading

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More than words: very funny political cartoons of 2010–Obama hope, BP pelican, tea party, Halloween economics, Al Gore dating, Democrats at Little Big Horn

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Politics 2010: Conservative Women and (Not So) Angry White Males

I think the world of strong, intelligent and attractive conservative women. I’m married to one. There was a time when the only women rising to the top of national politics were liberal Democrats (Pat Schroeder, Geraldine Ferraro, Hillary Clinton, Barbara … Continue reading

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“I’m you” in Christine O’Donnell campaign ad called “shortest and most soulful sentence in the history of American electioneering”

There’s professional praise for underdog Senate candidate Christine O’Connell, the tea party darling who otherwise has been the target of blistering attacks. Watch the O’Donnell “I’m You” ad One analyst writes: In a 30-second spot that has been praised for its … Continue reading

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10 Stories to Chew on: Fewer young Democrats, miner and mistress in hot water, some Christians undermining faith in mosque debate, and more

1. Fewer Young Democrats:  Though many students are liberals on social issues, the economic reality of a weak job market has taken a toll on their loyalties: far fewer 18- to 29-year-olds now identify themselves as Democrats compared with 2008. … Continue reading

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Measures of conservatism in the tradition of Edmund Burke and Russell Kirk

“He is a conservative,” we hear of a candidate, public figure, spokesman, or writer. It either flows as a validation from the mouth of the like-minded, or sneered from the curled lips of a philosophical foe. We hear it a … Continue reading

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Should Evangelicals Embrace The Tea Party?

The Tea Party is not a Christian movement. It’s a populist political protest movement that has resonates with a large number of people who have been disturbed by most the outrageous government spending in the nation’s history. There are many evangelical … Continue reading

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