If you drink the mainstream media cool-aid then you would perceive the Tea party to be focused on economic reform and are a welcome break from the previous incarnation of conservative thinking that was clearly very religious. Ah but who funds them? Some of the deepest pockets behind Tea Party groups such as Americans for Prosperity, FreedomWorks and Citizens for a Sound Economy belong to the Koch brothers. They are radical libertarians who don’t seem to care much one way or another about traditional social conservatism, but in fact, they have given quietly more than a hundred million dollars to right-wing causes.
Republican candidate Marco Rubio has declared his intent to run for election as US president in 2016. Having learned that touting “stupid” or “religious nut” is not a vote winner from the last election, he will be different, something new and fresh, right? …. actually no, he is more of the same …. sigh! He did … Read moreA new offering from the Republicans? … er no.