Tag Archives: teabaggers

The Overton Window

If you loved The Turner Diaries, but always wished that the racism and references to “ethnic cleansing” weren’t quite so overt, there may soon be reason to celebrate. It looks as though Glenn Beck, the teary-eyed patron saint of Tea Party movement, is working on what sounds to be a kinder, gentler version of the […]

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Cycle Powered Cinema meeting tomorrow at 6:00 in Ypsi

Just a quick reminder that we’re getting together tomorrow at the Corner Brewery to discuss the current status of the Cycle Powered Cinema project, what work there still is to be done, and our vision going forward. If you’d like to join us, there’s still plenty that needs to be accomplished. And, if you can’t […]

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“See, the Democrats are violent too!”

With the news that a mentally ill man in Pennsylvania had threatened the life of Republican Congressman Eric Cantor, conservatives everywhere have begun jumping up and down, waiving their hands around wildly (imagine Arnold Horshack trying to get Mr. Kotter’s attention), and claiming that this definitively proves, beyond a shadow of a doubt, that Democrats […]

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Glenn Beck says Obama is “poking” teabaggers, hoping that they’ll commit acts of violence

That’s right, if there’s violence, it’s all Obama’s fault… He might as well have been throwing those bricks, yelling the n-word, and making those pipe bombs himself. Oh, and if you haven’t seen it yet, here’s a brilliant little piece of Glenn Beck parody served up by Jon Stewart.

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Will teabaggery inevitably lead to violence?

I’m just getting caught up on Metafilter after having dinner at the Brewery with my family, and I’m finding this thread on Tea Party progenitor Keli Carender to be particularly interesting. Maybe it’s the beer, but I’m finding myself completely intrigued by this criminally uninformed young woman and the movement she’s credited with birthing. (Sorry […]

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