The Tea Party Win - The Leading Cry of the Rich?

Continuing the “GOP nightmare,” Tea Partier Christine O’Donnell (DE), who doesn't believe in evolution and says masturbation is the same as adultery, beat longtime Republican congressman Mike Castle in Delaware’s Republican Senate primary. In response to his unexpected loss, Castle chose to call the Democratic candidate Chris Coons over O’Donnell last night, and confirmed that he “will not be endorsing” O'Donnell in the general election. In New York, Buffalo multimillionaire and Tea Party candidate Carl Paladino won the Republican gubernatorial nomination over former congressman Rick Lazio. Palidino had forwarded racist and pornographic e-mails to friends, and Democrats generally are regarding both of these wins as good news. Given that the Tea Party was started and funded by a small group of oil billionaires and lobbyists, they shouldn't be taken for granted - and may even be the leading edge of the final total corporatist takeover of America, much as populist uprisings in Spain, Italy, and Germany in the 1930s all turned into regimes run for the very rich - the dictionary definition of fascism. The leading cry of the rich? "No taxes on rich people to pay to help working people, no rights for workers, and no regulation of corporate activity." Ironically, these are also the main messages of the Tea Party. Even some mainstream Republicans are starting to get worried...


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gerald 13 years 40 weeks ago

Republicans should never worry. They have won the class warfare and they have rigged our electronic voting machines with no paper trails. The United States is a Republican nation!!!

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gerald 13 years 40 weeks ago

Is the Teabag Party really a fascist front for wayward Republicans and Democrats?

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gerald 13 years 40 weeks ago

We have heard about predatory capitalism and responsible capitalism. Here is an article that needs reading.

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gerald 13 years 40 weeks ago

Let us make September 11 America's National Day of Atonement and Repentance.!!!

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gerald 13 years 40 weeks ago

We are continuing to be mugged.

Willie Clinton is upset because Rachel Maddow called him a Republican. If Rachel did say it, then he is a Republican. Yes, Willie is a Republican.

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leighmf 13 years 40 weeks ago

OB &L- Oil billionaires and lobbyists! RR Rabble rousers.

Knowing this is where the TP came from, I am scared. We know they've fostered the KKK and insane individuals, so why not Neo-Nazi Anti-Muslim terrorist hate sudsidiaries which could be MERGED under a new CORPORATE name, such as TP for purposes of electing insane officials to finally do us in?

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DRichards 13 years 40 weeks ago

Tea Party, Not Progressives Make a Statement
Norman Solomon on why Progressive Democrats were not more successful in Democratic Primary

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micaanab 13 years 40 weeks ago

Do the t baggers honestly believe a more extreme view will get bills passed in congress? Nothing will get done. In fact maybe that's what the republicans are hoping for in 2012.

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DRichards 13 years 40 weeks ago

Re: Tea Party Candidate says masturbation is the same as adultery.

Refresh my memory; Isn't that what Jesus is attributed as saying in the New Testament?

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Larry-T 13 years 40 weeks ago

A response to republican lies about small business.

Corporate shills like Ms. Lucas yap "Lots of small businesses make over $250,000 and they will be hurt by this tax!" What they leave out is that the tax is not on small business gross income, but on taxable income taken OUT of the business for personal profit. All the small businessman needs to do is plow the profits over $250,000 back into their business and use it to grow their business. In that case, their PERSONAL TAXABLE INCOME will not be hit with the new tax, no matter how much the business "makes."

Don't let them pull these linguistic tricks on you.

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Gene Savory 13 years 40 weeks ago

Hmmm ... if a marketing bargain is the same as sexual arousal, is it adultery?

hep2jive 13 years 40 weeks ago

Journalism on hormones...

Okay, I think we can do better than this. How about rational conversation?

hep2jive 13 years 40 weeks ago

The Tea Party is primarily a Libertarian movement. The focus of most of the movement is the economy. People do your research. In my opinion if someone is from the Starbucks Coffee party and wants to do something to genuinely benefit America, stop throwing rocks. Differences are part of the Democratic process.

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ulTRAX 13 years 40 weeks ago


These past 30 years the rich, corporations, and Wall St got just about EVERYTHING they wanted… taxes cuts that raised debt, free trade, corporate welfare, credit card wars, deregulation of banks, mass media, and commodities. They sabotaged government revenue with irresponsible tax cuts and wild spending and sabotaged the industrial base of America with free trade agreements. They let sociopathic predators on Wall Street run wild and they didn't just brought down their own banks, they brought down our entire economy.

ALL THE EVIDENCE IS NOW IN, and it’s these conservative/neo-liberal policies were a DISASTER. Their instincts were wrong as were their predictions. Yet these Tea Party numskulls are demanding policies even MORE insane than the above?

If we should be putting ANYONE in power it’s those whose instincts were sound in OPPOSING all of the above insanity… people on the LEFT.

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