Posts Tagged as ‘Tea Party’

b-activists: In response to the Tea Party’s 2nd place spot, see our Picks for “Person of the Year”

While we know that Time magazine’s selection for “Person of the Year” can often times be controversial, it’s always surprising when the official announcement is made and the winner or runner-up draws some degree of criticism. Such has been the case with today’s announcement that one of the runners-up to 2010 winner, Facebook founder Mark [...]

December 15, 2010 by Michelle | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: Thank you, NAACP for calling out the Tea Party

Earlier this week, the NAACP called on the Tea Party to reject the racism that exists within its own ranks. Not surprisingly, Tea Party activists were outraged and denied that racism is a part of their movement — despite a clear, documented pattern of bigotry and hate.Yesterday, one of the Tea Party’s biggest leaders proved [...]

July 16, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

culture shockers: What is The Learning Channel thinking?

The Sarah Palin phenomenon is far from over. The Learning Channel (TLC) just announced they will show her eight-episode travelogue, Alaska, paying the former Governor $250,000 an episode, $2 million in total. The reality-show is not supposed to be politically charged, but rather gives audiences the chance to learn about the beautiful Alaska from one [...]

March 29, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Congress passes health care reform (finally- and what this means in plain English)

The day has finally come. After the formation of the Tea Party (formally tea baggers), a long road of chaotic town hall meetings, Congressmen getting spit on or racially insulted, and constant misinformation, health care is on its way to reform. Most of the news has focused on the extreme protests and tension between the [...]

March 22, 2010 by Stefani | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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