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Values Voter Summit Made the Internet Seem Drunk—and Extra Homophobic—This Week

Did your Facebook feed feel rip-roaring wasted this week? Well, ladies and gentlemen, it’s nothing to be alarmed over: It’s simply the 2014 Values Voter Summit, […]

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Corbett Hires Tea Party Conspiracy Theorist at $70k/Yr

Here’s how to get a plum job in government: Spend four years railing against the government. Bucks County-based Ana Puig, a co-founder of the Kitchen […]

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Tea Party Activists Protest Outside Comcast Shareholders Meeting

At eight o’clock this morning, a dozen Tea Party activists began unfurling handwritten signs and “Don’t Tread on Me” Gadsden flags outside the front entrance […]

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2013 CPAC Isn’t All Tea Party and Sarah Palin

  For the next three days, conservative pundits, patrons and politicians will be gathered outside Washington D.C. for their first major powwow since Mitt Romney lost […]

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If You Were John Boehner, Your Ass Would Be Fired

All hail Presidents Day, known for automobile sales and bearable traffic on the Schuylkill Expressway. It’s not really a day for thinking about politics. Yet […]

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Clarence Thomas Speaks! (First Time in 7 Years!)

Clarence Thomas, by claiming he gets all the info he needs from legal briefs, has managed to sleep through more than half a decade of […]

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A Republican Riddle: Is Doubting the Supreme Court Unpatriotic?

I’m sorry that Chris Stigall feels so mad and dispirited about last week’s historic Supreme Court ruling. But let’s remember how this discussion began in […]

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Obamacare Can Still Be Defeated

What are you feeling about last week’s Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare? Dispirited? Mad? Maybe even frightened? Me too. But I’ve been mulling this over […]

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If You’re Not Angry at Jose Rodriguez, You Don’t Get to Call Obama a Tyrant

What kind of government sounds more tyrannical to you? One that makes sure every citizen gets health care? Or one that tortures, spies, and kills […]

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Tea Party-Friendly Talk Radio Arrives in Philly With WWIQ

For years, 106.9FM WKDN Family Radio served as the local soapbox for zealot Harold Camping, who memorably predicted that the world would end in May […]

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You Know You’re a Fascist If …

A message to my conservative, Tea Party-loving, Fox News-watching friends: If you see Obamacare as oppressive socialist tyranny but celebrated two weeks ago when John […]

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How to Market Philly to Tourists

Philadelphia’s expensive “XOXO” tourism ads are clever, and I’m certain they’ll win awards, but they don’t give anyone a compelling reason to visit our city. […]

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Occupy Wall Street Should Avoid Tea Party Tactics

In observance of the 224th anniversary of Constitution Day, an organization describing itself as a “leaderless resistance movement with people of many colors, genders and […]

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Health Care Repeal: First on the Tea Party To-Do List

After an unusual week of temperance on Capitol Hill in the wake of the Arizona tragedy, you can expect things to heat up so fast […]

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Does the Tea Party Exist Because Obama is Black?

On Election Day, Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post was apparently so upset about the predicted midterm rebuke by the electorate of our first black […]