Tea Parties in American History – RealClearPolitics


Are this year's “tea parties” really tea parties? What could today's protesters have in common with the “Indians” who dumped 90,000 pounds of tea in Boston harbor in 1773? Quite a bit, actually. What do today's tea partiers want? According to the Christian Science Monitor, the movement “is about safeguarding individual liberty, cutting taxes, and […]

Retirement age broadcaster retires; Media Matters takes credit


Eric Burns, the president of Media Matters, tells the New York Observer that the George Soros Steno Pool has “had some incredible successes this year.”
Acknowledging that “it’s been a difficult fund-raising environment,” Burns tells the Observer that Media Matters “raised roughly $10 million in 2009. The haul was less than the organization’s peak numbers in [...]

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