The Koch brothers outspend Exxon Mobil on pro-pollution disinformation aimed at preventing action to preserving a livable climate.
John McCain took a swipe at the Tea Party on the Senate floor yesterday. Reading from a Wall Street Journal editorial, he denounced those opposed to raising the debt ceiling in the House as "hobbits."
The great thing about social media is that they allow a very small number of people to create a potentially very large movement: those overlapping social circles give even just one or two people a surprising amount of leverage.
It is unconscionable that William F Buckley’s publication would endeavor so aggressively to legitimize and attempt to rehabilitate the reputation of this conservative-hating organ ironically called “Conservative Victory Project”.
This weekend, House Republican leader John Boehner played out the role of Jude Wanniski on NBC's "Meet The Press." Odds are you've never heard of Jude, but without him Reagan never would have become a "successful" president, Republicans never would have taken control of the House or Senate, Bill Clinton never would have been impeached, and neither George Bush would have been president. When Barry Goldwater went down to ignominious defeat in 1964, most Republicans felt doomed (among them the then-28-year-old Wanniski).
Thom Hartmann (born May 7, 1951) is an American radio host , author, former psychotherapist [ citation needed ] and entrepreneur, and progressive political commentator. His nationally syndicated radio show, The Thom Hartmann Program , airs in the United States and has 2.75 million listeners a week. [ 1 ] From 2008 to 2011, Talkers Magazine rated Hartmann the most popular liberal talk show host in America, rising from number 10 among all talk show hosts in 2008 to number 8 in 2011. [ 2 ] Hartmann's article "Talking Back To Talk Radio" [ 3 ] became part of the original business plan of Air America Radio and he started his radio program out of his home in Vermont in March 2003.
Coordinates : 42°21′13″N 71°03′09″W / 42.3536°N 71.0524°W / 42.3536; -71.0524 ( Boston Tea Party ) This iconic 1846 lithograph by Nathaniel Currier was entitled "The Destruction of Tea at Boston Harbor"; the phrase "Boston Tea Party" had not yet become standard. Contrary to Currier's depiction, few of the men dumping the tea were actually disguised as Indians. [ 1 ] The Boston Tea Party (referred to in its time simply as "the destruction of the tea" or by other informal names and so named until half a century later, [ 2 ] ) was a political protest by the Sons of Liberty in Boston , a city in the British colony of Massachusetts , against the tax policy of the British government and the East India Company that controlled all the tea imported into the colonies.
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Paul Davis Ryan (born January 29, 1970) is the United States Representative for Wisconsin's 1st congressional district and current chairman of the House Budget Committee .
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George Joshua Richard Monbiot (born 27 January 1963 in Kensington , London [ 1 ] ) is an English writer, known for his environmental and political activism .
Founded in 1984, FreedomWorks is headquartered in Washington, DC, and has hundreds of thousands of grassroots volunteers nationwide. Matt Kibbe is the President and CEO.
Here is the organizational landscape of the April 15 tea party movement, in a nutshell: three national-level conservative groups, all with slightly different agendas, are guiding it.
The Tea Party movement is steeped in misinformation and denial.