Tag Archives: Tea Party

Ted Cruz: The Media Is Playing “Gotcha” About My Signing Up For Obamacare

Yesterday Ted Cruz used his lackeys at the Heritage Foundation to whine that the media is playing “gotcha” over his announcement that he will sign up for Obamacare. Mediaite breaks it down: As Cruz explained, the reason why he has to buy his employer-based health insurance through the federal exchange is because of the Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) amendment that ...

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Wingnuts: The First Lady Is Bald

An episode of Jeopardy has aired in which the First Lady participated in a video category about health eating. While she clearly had her hair pulled tightly and clasped at the back, wingnut sites are today calling her “bald.” Because Benghazi, probably.

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Ben Carson: Obama Is A Psychopath

GQ Magazine today published a profile of Ben Carson. Here’s the bit making gleeful headlines across Teabagistan: On the night earlier this year that Barack Obama stepped before the nation to deliver his sixth State of the Union address, Ben Carson—a political newcomer who harbors dreams of soon giving his first—settled into a sofa just a few blocks away. He ...

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Ted Cruz: I Used To Like Rock Music But I Only Listen To Country Since 9/11

“I had an emotional reaction that said ‘these are my people.'”

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Today’s New York Daily News

(Tipped by JMG reader TJ)

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LIVE VIDEO: Ted Cruz Makes It Official

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The Scary Rise Of The Patriot Movement

The full VICE episode debuted on HBO on Friday. (Tipped by JMG reader SpiderPig)

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Ted Cruz 2016: The First Ads

As he promised, shortly after midnight Sen. Ted Cruz told his supporters that he is running for president. The official public announcement comes today in Virgina. Via the Washington Post: Cruz is scheduled to give the convocation at Liberty University on Monday. By selecting the school, a private Christian college founded by the fundamentalist preacher Jerry Falwell, as the site ...

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What Could This News Possibly Be?

Twitter is reacting in predictable fashion.

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Tomorrow: Ted Cruz Makes It Official

Via the Houston Chronicle: Sen. Ted Cruz plans to announce Monday that he will run for president of the United States, according to his senior advisers, accelerating his already rapid three-year rise from a tea party insurgent in Texas into a divisive political force in Washington. Cruz, scheduled to speak Monday at a convocation ceremony at Liberty University in Virginia, ...

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Christian Site Launches Pro-D&G Petition

From LifeSiteNews: A host of performers, led by Elton John, have called for a boycott of the Italian designers for “lining up with the Pope and the far-Right in their support for legal discrimination.” Elton John and David Furnish, his “husband,” have two IVF children from a surrogate mother in the United States. Unfortunately this is just the latest example ...

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Frothy Mix Gets Teabagged

Mediaite sets up the clip: Probable GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum appeared this past weekend at the South Carolina National Security Action Summit, an annual event held by Frank Gaffney and the Center for Security Policy. If you know anything about Frank Gaffney, the following should not surprise you. During a Q&A session with the conference’s attendees, a woman came ...

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Trump To Launch 2016 Committee

The Associated Press reports: Donald Trump announced plans Wednesday to form a presidential exploratory committee. “I am the only one who can make America truly great again,” the Republican businessman and reality television star declared in a statement announcing the move. While a step short of a formal campaign launch, the formation of an exploratory allows him to begin raising ...

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Erick Erickson: Everything Obama Does Is Meant To Humble The Arrogant Crackers

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Bristol Palin: I’m Engaged

“Last night, Sgt Dakota Meyer proposed and I said yes! Dakota came to Alaska to film Amazing America with my mom last year. He met Tripp during that time, and I’ve seen him in a few places where our paths have crossed since. He’s visited us in Alaska, and I’ve visited his wonderful family in Kentucky. He’s wonderful with Tripp ...

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Ben Shapiro Vs Dan Savage

In a Townhall piece published today, wingnut commentator Ben Shapiro goes after Dan Savage for his recent invitation for Ben Carson to “suck my dick” and prove that homosexuality is a choice. That is an insipid argument; were the shoe on the other foot, Savage would have to demonstrate that being gay is involuntary by engaging in sexual behavior with ...

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KANSAS: Staffer For Anti-Gay US House Rep Busted On Child Sex Charges

Family Research Council BFF and US House Rep. Tim Huelskamp (above) is best known around here for his attempts to block marriage equality and LGBT rights. But the “family rights” advocate now has a major in-house problem. Via Topeka’s CBS affiliate: A staffer for a Kansas congressman is in jail charged with 17 counts of sexual exploitation of a child. ...

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Media Matters: Right Wing Rodeo

Ben Carson, Jan Mikelson, and Mark Levin.

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Todd Starnes: John Boehner Needs To Go

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Glenn Beck Turns On Ben Carson

“Goodbye to his presidential career. It’s over. It’s over. There is no way to recover from that. That just sounds like a lunatic. That is just a ridiculous statement on a million fronts. A ridiculous statement. It’s not just that he didn’t see [the question] coming. It’s that he just thought that was a good answer. That was good enough ...

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