Tea Parties and More

It’s tax day today and there’s a slew of anti-tax “tea parties” being held across the country, which have been “have been co-opted by a major America political party (the RNC’s Web site allows for creating send-a-tea-bag post cards to Dem leaders) and an entire cable news channel (which has been promoting the events).”

Here’s my pick for the top headline of “tea-party” day: “Anti-Obama Taxpayer Tea Parties steeped in insanity.”

The Tea Party movement, more than anything else, is a rather garish display of a Republican right that seems to have lost not only the national elections but also any semblance of political bearings. Staying on this course, the GOP risks — in the words of one pundit — becoming “the Talk Radio Republican Party.”

Better put that kettle on, Marge. It’s going to be a long and bizarre four years.

Right-wing radicalism is on the rise.

And here’s another prime example of madness from the Republican party, or at least one member of the party: “In Minnesota, a Battle Without End for a Senate Seat.”¬†Doesn’t Norm Coleman know it’s time to give it up?

Another U.S. ship has thwarted a pirate attack and Ron Paul (remember him?) has got a plan to fend of the pirates.

Oh heavens… Is Sarah’s star fading?

Another daythe madness continues. I think I’ll put the kettle on, have a cup of herbal tea and then go for a walk on the beach.

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