Tea Party

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Sheryl Underwood sat down with Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now” for an exclusive interview covering HBCUs, CBS’s “The Talk” and Republican politics. Underwood who also…

The government shutdown is finally coming to an end. Senate leaders on Wednesday finally hammered out a deal to reopen the government and avoid a potential U.S. default, which could have happened as soon as midnight tonight. According to CNN, the Senate deal would reopen the government, funding it until January 15. It would also […]

  STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT   James S. Brady Press Briefing Room ****** PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Of all the responsibilities the Constitution…

In the overly dramatic story entitled “An Onset of Woes Raises Questions on Obama Vision,” the New York Times reports that President Barack Obama has privately…

After an IRS official acknowledged that the agency flagged some 75 conservative groups for additional reviews due to their names including the words “tea party” or…

Metro Atlanta has spoken, and they do not want the T-SPLOST. On Tuesday, voters rejected the $7.2 billion transportation referendum that was intended to help alleviate the area’s traffic congestion through a 10-year, 1 percent sales tax that would have funded several construction projects as well as MARTA improvements. The referendum failed in metro Atlanta […]

In an interview with ABC News, President Barack Obama addressed the growing “Occupy Wall Street” movement and similar protests. Obama said that he understands the frustration coming from the Occupy Wall Street movement and compared the protests to the Tea Party. ROLAND S. MARTIN: Occupy Wall Street And The Tea Party Are Exercising Their Rights […]

It has been amazing listening to various critics of the Occupy Wall Street protests suggest that somehow what they’re doing is un-American. I’m the same person who said that the Tea Party had an absolute right to do what they were actually doing. In fact, I also said it was a welcome sight to see […]

Spectators cheered the prospect of  letting uninsured Americans die during Monday’s CNN Tea Party debate. “That’s what’s freedom is all about,” Republican presidential nominee Ron Paul said when CNN’s Wolf Blizter asked who should pay when uninsured Americans encounter catastrophic illness. “He should do whatever he wants to do,” Paul said. “My advice to him is […]

Shirley Sherrod has emailed an open letter defending herself and the NAACP, while attacking conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart and the Tea Party. Here is the letter: Back in March, I delivered a speech to an NAACP Freedom Fund banquet in my home state of Georgia. I drew on my personal life story to urge poor […]

From The New York Daily News Mark Williams, the flamethrower leading the battle against the Ground Zero mosque, was kicked out of the National Tea Party Federation Saturday for a racist blog post. He shrugged off the diss, calling it “grandstanding” from a “minor player on the fringe.” A California radio host and leader of […]