Category Archives: Teabag Terror

Here He Comes To Do Jack Shiiiiiiiit

Underwear on the outside? You’re just lucky he remembered to do the fly up. Magic Love Hose is not a professional politician. You can trust him because of in spite of that. He has a website and a Twitter and … Continue reading

Posted in Kulturkampf, Teabag Terror, Teabaggers, Webcomix | 1 Comment

Tea Party Sees Working Americans As Oppressors, Government As The Solution

I’ve written dozens of posts over the last two years about authoritarianism in the tea party movement. The crisis in Wisconsin is drawing this element out into the open. Governor Walker’s threat to use the National Guard against tens of … Continue reading

Posted in Authoritarianism, Teabag Terror | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Mark Williams Crawls Out From Under His Rock

I first became aware of Mark Williams when he performed with the Tea Party Express at Tranquility Base in Huntsville. A few weeks later, Williams disgraced himself with a racist blog post and resigned from TPE; but the rock he … Continue reading

Posted in Teabag Terror | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Tim Profitt’s Lame Excuse

Tim Profitt, the man who stomped on activist Lauren Valle’s head, says he didn’t mean to do it and blames his disability. Regular readers know that I have severe lumbar damage that causes me agonizing bouts of pain on … Continue reading

Posted in Teabag Terror, Teabaggers | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Morning Awful: Voter Intimidation

What actual, real, not imaginary voter intimidation looks like: RALEIGH — Republican poll observers who say they’re trying to root out fraud have aggressively approached voters and elections officials inside early voting sites, questioned established voting law and drawn at … Continue reading

Posted in Morning Awful, Teabag Terror | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Tea Party Pyramid

The relationship between right-wing politics and network marketing finally gets some attention from Mother Jones: “Herbalife has virtually no customers and is not really in the direct selling business,” explains Robert FitzPatrick, an expert in pyramid schemes who was a witness … Continue reading

Posted in Teabag Terror, Teabaggers | Tagged , , , , , | 483 Comments

Pass The Popcorn

In April of 2009, FOX News and the Republican Party both fed the flames of a new political movement. At the time, I warned: Like a mad scientist’s creation run amok, the beast that Dick Armey and his corporate sponsors … Continue reading

Posted in Teabag Terror, Teabaggers, The Teabag Terror, The Teabagger Fail | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Dear Wingnuts: It’s On You Now

Newt Gingrich, Pamela Geller, and the rest of the Islamophobes need to get together with the Taliban and al-Qaeda and get their gang war on clash of civilizations over with. From the gray lady: Evan F. Kohlmann, who tracks militant … Continue reading

Posted in Teabag Terror | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Maine Tea Party Over? Never!

The Maine Patriots, 300 strong, are revolting. So what else is new? Like most right-wing movements, this one has gone fissiparous: I was cornered in the parking lot by 10+ people and told that bad things would happen to me … Continue reading

Posted in Teabag Terror, Teabaggers | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Bob Cesca Is My Hero

for making videos like this Alice-in-Wonderland sketch of the tea party: This blog has been a visual record of the rabbit-hole.

Posted in Teabag Terror, Teabaggers | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

It’s Not About Race Except When It Is

A poll from Washington State (.PDF) finds that 74% of tea party protesters agree with the following statement: While equal opportunity for blacks and minorities to succeed is important, it’s not really the government’s job to guarantee it. But it’s … Continue reading

Posted in Teabag Terror, Teabaggers | 2 Comments