Turn out the lights. The tea party is over

Voters Tuesday sent a strong message to the once-formidable tea party:  We don’t like you and we don’t want you representing us in Congress. Tea party candidates lost big in Senate primaries in Kentucky and Georgia as GOP voters rallied behind “establishment” party candidates who  stand a better chance of running strong against Democratic candidates […]

Conspiracy theory du jour

Dan Casey over at The Roanoke Times pokes some fun today at the latest conspiracy theory — a takeover of U.S. society through the United Nations Agenda 21. Tea Party groups in Virginia — including the Floyd County chapter — cite Agenda 21 as a threat to property rights and individual freedoms. Some speakers at […]

Those are fighting words, Bob Smith

Indian Valley resident Bob Smith came on this web site last night and called me — along with others who agree with my position on the phony grassroots organization called The Tea Party — a “trust fund Obama supporter.” Mr. Smith says: “I have watched for the last 40 years while self-hating elitists such as […]

Tea Party running out of steam

Just call the Tea Party the CB Radio of this year’s political circus, a fad that is fading fast, a crackpot idea whose time never was and now is disappearing faster than Sarah Palin’s credibility. Three Tea Party candidates went down in flames in the Virginia primaries Tuesday, beaten to a pulp by established candidates. […]