Articles Tagged with tea party

Why Ted Cruz Doesn’t Stand A Chance

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Republican senator Ted Cruz recently announced his candidacy for the presidency in 2016. While this ambitious and dramatic mouthpiece for the far right does have a small pack of devoted followers, his ubiquitous poor reputation will almost certainly keep him from the White House, and probably even from the Republican nomination. The news story alone… Read more »

GOP Pro-Family Tim Huelkskamp Fires Staffer Arrested For Child Sex Crimes

GOP Conservative Tim Huelkskamp's Staffer Arrested On 17 Counts Of Child Porn

Kansas GOP pro-family Rep. Tim Huelkskamp, named the “most anti-gay Republican” by ThinkProgress in 2012, has fired staffer Matthew P. Pennell, who was arrested on Thursday and charged with 17 counts of sexual exploitation of a child, KWCH reports. The news site adds that Pennell was arrested as part of a joint sting between the… Read more »

Donald Trump Explains Why He May Run For President [Video]

Donald Trump May Run For President

Donald Trump is seriously considering running for president in 2016. Trump has not decided as of yet; however, his upcoming plans will have a bearing on his decision. Donald Trump boarded his $100 million, custom Boeing 757 airliner and flew to the 2015 South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention at Springmaid Beach Resort, in Myrtle… Read more »

Mitt Romney 2016: ‘Yeah, I Want To Be President’

Mitt Romney 2016 President

Mitt Romney is back and ready to run for President in 2016? Appears so! Apparently rebounding from 2012, Mitt Romney is back on board as a potential Republican Presidential nominee in 2016. Romney told some of his supporters and donors in a New York City presentation that he was giving himself the green-light for a… Read more »

Ben Carson Presidential Campaign One Step Closer to Reality

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Dr. Ben Carson, a Washington Times columnist and former head of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital, told his employer Friday that he was one step closer to launching a 2016 presidential campaign. According to the Washington Times, the doctor who was the first to successfully separate twins conjoined at the head has launched his… Read more »

Stephen King Bashes Tea Party On Twitter

Stephen King Bashes Tea Party On Twitter

Stephen King has been no stranger to political discourse over the past few years. He’s spoken out on gun control, said that tax breaks for the rich don’t create jobs, and generally tossed his two cents in several times. The current border crisis, though, with numerous unaccompanied immigrant children seeking refuge, and many government officials… Read more »

Texas Tea Party Protests Against Illegal Immigrants

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Central Texas Tea Party members organized a protest to urge local lawmakers to pass a resolution banning the transportation of illegal immigrants to the town of Temple and Bell County. The illegal immigration protest was just one of many similar events going on around the country as the federal government buses and flies illegal aliens… Read more »

Murrieta Protesters Deemed Terrorists By Amnesty Group Calling On DOJ To Prosecute

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The Department of Justice and the FBI have been asked to investigate and prosecute the Murrieta residents protesting illegal immigrants, as terrorists. The Tequila Party, a pro-amnesty group, reportedly formed in opposition to the Tea Party. The group is reportedly leading the effort against residents of the California town that blocked busloads of illegal immigrants… Read more »

Mississippi College Republicans Chair Resigns, Becomes Democrat

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In what has continued a bizarre campaign season in Mississippi, the head of the Mississippi Federation of College Republicans has resigned and has told supporters and local media that he will become a Democrat. The Clarion-Ledger reports that now-former Chairman Evan Alvarez of the Mississippi Federation of College Republicans came to the decision recently as… Read more »

Second Amendment Group Set To Sue Connecticut School Over Political Bias

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The Connecticut high school accused of political bias because of blocking conservative websites, is about to be sued by the Second Amendment Foundation. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, student Andrew Lampart found the alleged partisan research limits while working on a senior paper at Nonnewaug High School in Woodbury. The internet firewall utilized by… Read more »

Hillary Clinton 2016: Could The Republicans Beat Her If She Runs?

Hillary Clinton is beatable in 2016.

Hillary Clinton is the Democratic Party nominee if she chooses to run. Write it down. Republicans would be wise to start devising their strategy to deal with a Hillary Clinton nominee in 2016. She doesn’t have a once-in-a-lifetime-chance opponent like she did in 2008 in Barack Obama. Nobody on the Democratic Party horizon is even… Read more »

Tea Party Candidate Scott Esk Supports Stoning Gay People To Death

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A Tea Party candidate in Oklahoma is in the national political spotlight on social media, after older Facebook posts in which Scott Esk describes his approval of stoning gay people went viral this week. Scott Esk, running for Oklahoma House District 91, reportedly made the comments back in July — and a magazine in the… Read more »

Sarah Palin Calls Out Clinton’s Book And Bashes Cantor All In One Week

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Sarah Palin has re-entered the media spotlight this week, making waves on two fronts seemingly simultaneously. Palin began the week by reminding the American public who really took the first shot in the “War on Women.” While Hillary Clinton made the rounds to promote her new memoir, “Hard Choices,” Palin zeroed in on one instance… Read more »

Sen. Thad Cochran Cracks Whip On Tea Party Tactics

Thad Cochran On Tea Party Tactics

US Sen. Thad Cochran, Argh-Mississippi, has made his seat in Washington a comfortable one. He’s now in his sixth term and chairs the Senate’s Agriculture Committee. From that perch, you can launch one helluva storm in the direction of the parties who, say, sneak into your 72-year-old dying wife’s nursing home room to take her… Read more »

Ted Cruz Says BLM Needs To Sell Land, Not Grab More

BLM Texas Land Battle

Ted Cruz feels the BLM (Bureau of Land Management) should be reducing claims on public lands. The Republican Texas Senator is among those lawmakers weighing in on the Red River Texas and Oklahoma boundary dispute with the federal agency. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, the BLM Red River boundary dispute may cause approximately 90,000… Read more »

Stephen Colbert Announcement Garners Wide Range Of Reactions On Twitter

Stephen Colbert move draws Twitter outrage

Stephen Colbert is replacing David Letterman on the Late Show. That particular announcement has drawn quite a few reactions from the truly excited to those are a bit bewildered about the move. The truly interesting reactions are from the ones who identify themselves as conservatives or proud members of the Tea Party and are operating… Read more »

United Nations Banned From Overseeing Tennessee Elections

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United Nations election monitors have been banned from overseeing Tennessee elections results. In 2012 liberal-leaning groups voiced their concerns over state voter ID laws to the UN, which then became involved in the ballot casting process in the United States. A total of 44 election monitors were sent to a multitude of states (including Tennessee)… Read more »