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    'Never mind Sarah Palin and the tricornered hats. The tea-party movement is dominated by conspiracist kooks.'

    By Jonathan Kay

    "I consider myself a conservative and arrived at this conference as a paid-up, rank-and-file attendee, not one of the bemused New York Times types with a media pass."


    "It's a charming act, which makes the tea-party movement seem no more unnerving than the people who spend their weekends reenacting the Civil War. But the 18th-century getups mask something disturbing. After I spent the weekend at the Tea Party National Convention in Nashville, Tenn., it has become clear to me that the movement is dominated by people whose vision of the government is conspiratorial and dangerously detached from reality. It's more John Birch than John Adams."

    Tea Party Movement Is Full of Conspiracy Theories - Newsweek.com
     
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    Sherry You're not the boss of me Supporting Member

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    I really appreciate reporters who can be objective and have no agenda. Oh, and I wish him all the best with that book he just so happens to be writing.:lol:
     
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    Interesting but curiously consistent. So he too is a conspirator? Seems we have lots. I need to add cynicism to my Musings.
     
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    Moral of the story: Dems need to Keep moving leftward.
     
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    You need to explain that assumption?
     
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    The last time I checked a American conservative and a Canadian conservative is NOT the same thing.

    Nice try but your still a dumbass.
     
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    Lonestar_logic Republic of Texas

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    Another lame attempt to marginalize those they fear.
     
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    Accurate Tea Bag description
     
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    Believe American Pravda, ignore the Tea Parties, just keep believing in the magikal healing properties of Obama's ideology and follow him leftward
     
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    You need to pass that on to the author or do you know him so well you know that to be true? Or are you just a presumptuous ass? Last item most likely.


    "Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative." John Stuart Mill
     

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