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2014-07-21 09:55:39

University of Notre Dame In January of 2009, Barack Obama assumed the U.S. presidency in the midst of the most severe recession since the great depression of the 1930s. While many Americans hoped the new administration would take an active role in providing relief for those harmed by the economic collapse, a "Tea Party" movement emerged to oppose Obama's agenda. University of Notre Dame political sociologist Rory McVeigh, whose study, "Educational Segregation, Tea Party Organizations,...

2014-05-05 08:31:17

AUSTIN, Texas, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In 2010 a Tea Party "revolt" stunned republicans and democrats alike. Tommy Merritt was one of the many casualties suffered by the Texas GOP establishment 4 years ago. In 2014, he's trying to chart a different course in a GOP. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140501/82879) "When he was in office, Merritt was widely viewed as so liberal that he was sometimes called a 'caucus of one,'" Tony McDonald said. Tommy Merritt is running...

2014-04-09 12:27:24

Maps Battle Plan For Conservative Victory In GOP Civil War MANASSAS, Va., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ConservativeHQ.com announced today that TAKEOVER, the latest book by conservative direct marketing pioneer and author Richard A. Viguerie was released April 8 and within hours hit #1 on Amazon's Political Parties list. In TAKEOVER Viguerie makes the case that the most important battle in politics today isn't between Democrats and Republicans - it is the civil war...

2013-06-19 12:11:05

New study explores the true nature of political opposition to, and racial prejudice against, US President Barack Obama Is the US Tea Party movement a racial backlash against President Obama? A new study by Angie Maxwell from the University of Arkansas, and Wayne Parent from Louisiana State University, assesses whether racial attitudes are contributing to Tea Party membership, and if so, the exact nature of this racial prejudice. Their work is published online in Springer's journal, Race...

2012-09-10 23:15:00

Monster athlete Carol Rodriguez brings the tea on sports. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 Tea Party, hosted and created by Natalie Nunn the former “Bad Girls Club” cast member runs down the entertainment in Hollywood, fashion, and gossip. To stem things up on set 2x Olympian Carol Rodriguez Puerto Rican track star and USC graduate will be bringing the "Tea on Sports”. Carol will be highlighting the ultimate plays and the standout player of the week during her...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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