Is the Tea Party a 'Social Justice' Movement? – From the Vault

For my Sunday reposts, I choose pieces previously written, but still relevant, and share them here for a largely-new audience.  The following piece attracted a fair amount of attention: — “Is the Tea Party a ‘Social Justice’ Movement?” — As I made my way on an April morning from Harvard Square to a Tea Party [Read More…]

Political Quotes of the Day: Sacred Spending Cows, Rick Perry's God, and Blame the Tea Party

Quotations are offered not because I agree or disagree with them, but as points of departure for continued reflection. Ed Morrisey (a couple days ago): There is a lot of anger at the moment in the US over the embarrassment of the downgrade, as well as shock.  I’m most amused by the shock, to tell [Read More…]