tea party

Reader Input: Conservative coalition harms

Standard and Poor’s estimates that the federal government shutdown by the tea party wing of the crumbling Republican Party subtracted $24 billion from the American economy. ...

Reader Input: Shutdown is Tea Party’s fault

Congressman Tom McClintock’s House floor speech, published in the Journal (“Let us reason together,” Another View, Oct. 3) was laughable. Yes, the House and Senat ...

Reader Input: Scary to picture Ted Cruz as president

“Open mouth, insert foot!” The recent ramblings of the esteemed senator from Texas (re: Ted Cruz) is an excellent example of “Too much college, too little high sc ...

Reader Input: Adversity builds US character

Bill Harder, Sr. (“Welfare state is not what we’re about,” Reader Input, June 21) lists the benefits of Denmark: Free health care, college education, lengthy m ...

Reader Input: Bureaucrats have failed US citizenry

On May 10, America learned that the IRS – perhaps the most frightening of all government agencies – has been singling out and targeting conservative groups, including t ...

Reader Input: Writer revels in misinformation

Re: Jim Beall Sr.’s letter on Sunday (“A special ‘thanks’ to Fox News,” Reader Input, May 5) concerning me, proves my points. Besmirching selective co ...

Reader input: A special ‘thanks’ to Fox News

I wish to apologize to Jack Smithart (Reader Input, May 1) for apparently offending his heroes, the Tea Party and Fox News (Were they even mentioned in my “Corpeople” l ...

Reader Input: Does US mirror 1958 China?

Could it be that we are taking the “Great Leap Forward” as did China in the year 1958? During China’s Great Leap Forward campaign, massive amounts of money/inve ...

Reader Input: How will Auburn take to Walmart?

There are lessons in history. Through most of the 1760s the British East India Company had maintained a monopoly on the importation of tea to America. As a result, tea prices wer ...

Reader Input: 1700s tea party led to some freedoms

Once upon a time there was a tea party in Boston where a variety of mostly young idealists expressed their annoyance with British oppression and taxation. It coincidentally pleased ...