tea party

Reader Input: GOP became ‘party of no’

The Republican Party has become irrelevant since hooking up with the tea party. Republicans have painted themselves into a corner where all they can do to campaign is dredge up rei ...

Reader Input: Did we forget the meltdown?

Have Americans become deaf, dumb and blind or have they been brainwashed by Republican and tea party lies over the past six years? A nationwide USA Today/Pew Research Center Poll ...

Reader Input: Strategy for party survival

We still anxiously await the conservative, almost-as-smart-as-a-fifth-grader, who will impress us with facts supporting trickle-down tea economics. In the meantime we must contin ...

Reader Input: Tea party now rudderless

Five years ago, not many people knew of Ted Cruz or had seen a tricorn hat. Then the tea party burst on the scene, transforming American politics with its Revolutionary War-era gar ...

Reader Input: Tea party not to blame

I am personally beginning to become rather tired of letters published in the Auburn Journal written by Jim Beall, Sr. of Loomis. His comments are often highly defamatory – bo ...

Reader Input: Look away from teat party suck

Those of tea party ilk seem quite titillated with the “government teat” metaphor; as well they should be, given the amount of slurping done by their masters. We don&r ...

Reader input: Where is tea party taking us?

Since the millions of tea party activists appeared out of thin air five years ago their constant refrain has been, “We’re going to take back the country.” Just wh ...

Reader Input: Republicans not party of compassion

As millions of Americans sit down for Thanksgiving dinner, let’s not forget about the Republican war on the poor. Some 3.5 million Americans will have less on their plates th ...

Reader Input: Country needs centrist ideology

The real issue is the soul of the political process. Obamacare is nothing more than a right-wing Trojan horse meant to recreate government in its own image. Political distortion, ...

Reader Input: GOP needs new tactic to save butt

Conservatives must brainstorm now, more than ever, to save the Republican Party. We condemn gay marriage to score points with the voters — turns out to be a bad idea. We ...