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I Think The Tea Party People Are Idiots

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    Actually, I Think They Are Worse Than That....

    Many Tea Party activists that I have seen interviewed have made a BIG POINT about how they are not prejudiced or racists in any way... they say it does not bother than in the least that the President is an African American.  This despite the fact that they only emerged...
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F 88 Responses Apr 27, 2010

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    Converted Converted 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 18

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    Would a politician, especially an honorable

    Tea Party one, ever exploit their children for a cheap political attack ad?If it’s Ben Sasse (candidate for the Nebraska Senate), then the answer is definitely yes.Oh, and he really wants you to know that he and his family prays for all his political opponents at breakfast...
    peza peza 51-55, M 7 Responses May 1, 2014

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    Do They Even Understand???

    I don't think the tea party knows anything in all honesty. They are against raising taxes - ok, who isn't, but they're only against raising taxes on those who make enough money to pay the taxes. I heard the statement "Blacks were better off when they were slaves" Really...
    evilkittymew evilkittymew 36-40, F 53 Responses Oct 1, 2011

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    Some Insight Into Racism And The Right Wing

    As much as I would like to be able to take credit for the below piece, I must give it to it's rightful author, Tim Wise.  Tim has put it all together in one place with links to the studies mentioned (a time consuming process I just don't have time for, though I have seen and...
    imabear imabear 51-55, F 107 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    Why not tax rich. What do tea party gain

    from no taxes. What was original goal of taxes Why can wealthy dodge taxes Why do wealthy get tax breaks if dodging Wealthy arent job providers They are makers of phone app services. That help them fire employeees And they are also robotics buyers To fire...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 26

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    Ows Success

    OWS has succeed in changing BofA's mind about charging the $5 debit card fee.  This is a small victory, but a very good one for millions of people.  I still think people should pull all of their money out of BofA and put it in a credit union or a local bank.  The corporate...
    Aether71 Aether71 36-40, M 30 Responses Nov 1, 2011

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    A youtube video shows it.

    Many got interviewed None want government help gone But say dont tax wealth. While poor lose the help those interviewed crave. EP Link
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    I'm Going To Get Some Flak For This, But. . .

    In an exchange with Dream Wizard, we were marveling at how many of the conservatives in this group (not ALL, but quite a few; don't go there, Bill) are males with sexy female avatars, often with some "interesting" groups on their profile. And then it went further:DREAMWIZARD...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 18 Responses Oct 22, 2011

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    But me could be biased.

    From watching reporters. Like jon stewart And bill maher And george carlin And bill oreilly. Lol.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    Applause

    I'll just leave this right here for y'all to digest.  And i just found this...yeah!
    Aether71 Aether71 36-40, M 11 Responses Sep 22, 2011

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    Given how savagely anti-gay the mainstream

    Oklahoma Republican party is, it’s no surprise that the state’s Tea Partiers are so rabidly hateful that they come across more as dark satire than as serious bigots. To wit: This week, an Oklahoma magazine discovered that last summer, Tea Party state House candidate...
    peza peza 51-55, M 9 Responses Jun 14, 2014

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    WWJD?Most Christians ask themselves  "What

    Would Jeses Do?" when confronted with an issue they are unsure how to respond or react to, to give them a better moral guideline.The Tea Party Question....WWJND? If Jesus was a Tea Party Republican, What Would Jesus NOT Do?
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 24, 2014

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    When You Don't Know...you Just Don't Know!!!

    The TeaParty Gang is just a bunch of self haters hating on President Barack Obama...PERIOD.  They don't have any positive suggestions, plans, or solutions.  If they did not have the Republican money backing them...they would have dissipated like a cloud long ago. All they do is...
    livingwell livingwell 51-55, F 73 Responses Aug 31, 2011

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    I Think The Tea Party Movment Is Secrtly Fascist

    I really dislike the tea party moment I really think its a fascist racist movement that want to suppress women minorities and anyone that is consider a left wing tendencies. they want to go back in time to time when all these people had little to no power.
    iggyboi06 iggyboi06 26-30, M 5 Responses Nov 20, 2013

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    Hot Air

    " Wind is a finite resource and harnessing it would slow the winds down which would cause the temperature to go up." - Rep. Joe Barton ( R.TX ) House author of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Chairman of the House-Senate energy conference committee.
    peza peza 51-55, M 6 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    Advice Needed.

    What do you think...? “The end of democracy and the defeat of the American Revolution will occur when government falls into the hands of lending institutions and moneyed corporations.” ― Thomas Jefferson “Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 22, 2013

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    They're not idiots. Tea Party leaders are

    pushing a contrived agenda to further their individual political careers and line their pockets and the base are naïve to the fact that they're being manipulated into actively participating in a party that go against their own interests.
    LIZard0121 LIZard0121 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 17, 2014

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    The Emperor Has No Clothes

    Gosh, but I hope the electorate can grasp the obvious, especially now that the lines have been clearly drawn in the sand with Romney's VP pick, Ayn Rand's minion Paul Ryan. Here's an excerpt from a wonderful, scathing blog by Charles Pierce: Paul Ryan is an authentically...
    EvesHarvest EvesHarvest 51-55, F 13 Responses Aug 11, 2012

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    We Need Fdr And Not Ayn Rand!

    We need a new Works Progress Administration. Check out the wiki that describes how awesome this organization was:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Works_Progress_AdministrationFDR came in and saved this country. He created millions of jobs and in the process built such magnificent...
    niceguyinhell niceguyinhell 31-35, M 15 Responses Oct 11, 2011

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    A Kind Word From Wall St. And Banking Investor$ To The Aspiring Rich

    I know some of the TP folks that comment here are in desperate need of a 'pick me up'. Thankfully there is a message from Wall St. to cheer them up: Does the current worldwide economic depression have you down? Are you questioning rich worship, or for the more modest, the...
    MtnMig MtnMig 36-40, M 15 Responses Oct 18, 2011

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    'America Spring' coup huge success.

    Obama to resign any minute now. Probably. 
    peza peza 51-55, M 4 Responses May 16, 2014

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    Perry, Texas And The Fires

    So it seems that Gov Perry recently slashed the funding for Texas volunteer fire departments - and now he has an inferno on his hands. And who is he looking to for help? Wait for it.... The Federal Government!!! That's right - Perry, that "I Hate the Feds", "No More Spending...
    imabear imabear 51-55, F 13 Responses Sep 8, 2011

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    Hysterical Misspelled Tea Party Signs!

    Not the brightest folks on the planet, are they?  Here's some proof.We can’t confirm that this is, in fact, a Teabagger, but our Magic 8 Ball says the terrible spelling “points to yes.” And you, my dear lady, have a crisis of a lot of things. Awake, but still...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 19, 2013

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    Sara Palin and her views on religion.

    Sarah Palin has long been a bete noir of the left, but she has always been able to count support from grass-roots conservatives. At least, until now. During a speech to members of the National Rifle Association this weekend, Ms Palin cracked a joke that - while being well...
    mikemcneil mikemcneil 51-55, M 7 Responses Apr 30, 2014

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    I Keep Forgetting That Activism Is Only Allowed By The Left

    I guess people who associate themselves as tea party should use their guns on themselves. And the should make it a messy suicide. So, their family members have to take weeks to clean up the mess. Maybe, put them in camps (oh wait... FDR was the democrat who did that to the...
    RockingTheCarhartts RockingTheCarhartts 46-50, M 12 Responses Nov 3, 2013

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    LilAnnie LilAnnie 56-60, F 6 Responses Nov 25, 2013

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    The Tea Party Dictionary

    Americans Against the Tea Party Presents:The Tea Party Dictionary Abortion n. A deeply personal medical decision made by a woman and her legislators. Alternative energy sources  interj. Slang. New locations to drill for gas and oil. Animals n. Creatures put here for the...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    A Response To Buffett Asking To Be Taxed More...

    Tea Party Meber October 12th, 2011 10:04 pm HES BRANWASHED BY THE LIBERELS TO SAY WHAT HE SAID. ITS TIME 2 STOOP THE TAXAITION OF THE WROKING CLASS AND GET RID OF ADOLF OBAMA1 I could not have come up with anything funnier than this.  I think that "1"  at the end...
    Lilt Lilt 46-50 28 Responses Oct 13, 2011

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    Is The Tea Party A Religion?

    Arguing with a TP'er is like an atheist arguing with a Born Again Christian. No amount of evidence, science or logic argument is ever going to convince a Born Again Christian that there is no God or that the Bible is contradictory and illogical. Articles of pure faith are immune...
    niceguyinhell niceguyinhell 31-35, M 9 Responses Aug 8, 2011

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    Teabagger Socialism-free Purity Pledge

    Here at Americans Against The Tea Party we get emails all the time from stupid idiot TEApublicans who claim they’re not “socialists.” Usually the messages are barely coherent with misspelled words and grammar that would embarrass a kindergartner. This Teabagger...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    Breaking News: Koch Bros Involved In Bribe/fraud Scandal

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-10-02/koch-brothers-flout-law-getting-richer-with-secret-iran-sales.htmlThe Koch Bros (who inherited their company from their Dad....didn't actually earn it) are involved in bribes and fraud, according to a new article just released from...
    niceguyinhell niceguyinhell 31-35, M 8 Responses Oct 3, 2011

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    The Tea Party Has Finialy Accepted "we The People"

    Yes that is right. The tea party Jobs act is here and folks , good news your all included!!The Soylent corporation is introducing it's newest flavor.Yes that's right, you asked for it and now it is here.CONSTITUTION flavor soylent tea blend. ... and you thought the tea party and...
    CheekyGeek CheekyGeek 41-45 47 Responses Sep 20, 2011

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    We Need To Impose A "stagnant Wealth" Tax On Lazy Billionaires

    In order for the economy to thrive money needs to flow. For the last 15 years money hasn't flowed, rather it has been hoovered up by neo-Robber Barons and neo-Monopolists (think cable companies, Comcast) who suck up all the money and then just....hoard it.They don't build any...
    niceguyinhell niceguyinhell 31-35, M 31 Responses Sep 15, 2011

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    Message For The Consistently Racist Tea Party Crowd - If The Hood Fits Wear It.

    Alan Grayson has a new message for the consistently racist Tea Party crowd, and it’s a scorcher – ‘If the hood fits, wear it.’ More info go to:    http://www.addictinginfo.org/2013/10/23/tea-party-jesus/
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F Oct 23, 2013

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    Opinions

    I believe everyone in this country is entitled to THEIR OWN opinion. DO NOT presume to TELL ME what my opinion is or how I feel. Whenever I get disrespected in that fashion on my own post I will delete said comment.
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 8 Responses Sep 21, 2011

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    I Think The Tea Party People Who Are In This Group Are Being Dishonest!

    I just replied to a cross-dresser who posted a story here in this group 2 days ago, on Sept. 19. This person's "story" was about his/her feeling that Progressives are idiots, not tea baggers. Isn't that being dishonest? I'm not going to "flag" the story, or anything like that...
    goodogstay goodogstay 46-50, M 9 Responses Sep 21, 2011

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    10 Reasons Not To Tax The Rich. And Why They're All Bad

    From Common Dreams: http://www.commondreams.org/view/2010/10/20-1 We hear them all the time, the reasons for unrestricted capitalism, minimal government, lower taxes for the rich. So often that many Americans start to believe them. But the facts and common sense reveal good...
    imabear imabear 51-55, F 53 Responses Nov 11, 2010

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    A Mr. T.P. Republican Thanksgiving...

    Soon one of the most sacred American holidays will be upon us. It is a time to reflect and give thanks, a time to share and to remember. Some of us will. The Republicans and Tea Party have a lot on their plate as well. This year, thanks to them, some won't have a meal because in...
    paddytram paddytram 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 8, 2013

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    Top 15 Recent Insane Teapublican Troll Posts

    TOP 15 Recent Insane TEApublican Troll Posts on AATTPFeatured below are 15 of the finest examples of TEApublican troll ignorance, hatred, bigotry and just plain old whining that our super-sleuths have sniffed out on the Americans Against The Tea Party Facebook page and blog...
    SpiceZ SpiceZ 56-60, F 3 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    Idiot : Self Defeating In A Profound Way.

    Here I present an exercise in the Profoundly self defeating logic of the mind set of the tea party. The line / Ad campaign / Political Proposal. Health care is Far too expensive. Lets pass laws to stop those unnecessary lawsuit!   remember GW 's speech when he said he loved...
    CheekyGeek CheekyGeek 41-45 23 Responses Sep 3, 2011

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    Let's Look At Their Entire Agenda:

    Let's look at what the Tea Partiers have actually promised they would do to us if elected:  Here are the STATED PLANS THEY HAVE: Plans To Eliminate Programs Relied On By Hard-Working Americans And Seniors Eliminate unemployment benefits. Joe Miller, GOP candidate...
    SaratogaGirl SaratogaGirl 26-30, F 79 Responses Oct 18, 2010

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    Tea party people are not idiots; they are the

    victims of the Koch Brothers, two dangerous born rich billionaires who are out to enlarge their personal fortunes even if this means destroying the American middle class.
    onefootoutthedoor onefootoutthedoor 51-55, M 3 Responses Jan 14, 2014

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    Faith1968 Faith1968 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 20, 2014

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    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow 51-55, M 6 Responses Jun 23, 2014

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    Tea Party Tells Businesses "don't Hire!"

    From Alternet - http://www.alternet.org/newsandviews/article/683476/tea_party_to_businesses%3A_%22stop_hiring!%22/#paragraph4 Tea Party to Businesses: "Stop Hiring!" Just when I think conservatives can't surprise me any more, they surprise me with another jaw-dropper. And, no...
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