Demoralized as Hell: Another Palin/Tea Party candidate surging

While Morning Joe was busy talking to Olympia Snowe explaining her retirement (somehow the threat of a two-way vs a three-way primary didn't come up in conversation) There is big news out of another GOP primary: a series of last-minute surveys shows Fischer surging despite her shoestring campaign and millions of dollars in ads that … Continue reading Demoralized as Hell: Another Palin/Tea Party candidate surging

Another GOP debate to blog…

I have no idea how this will go but we will soon find out: My Take, Cain, Santorum and Bachmann helped themselves, Rick Perry was bloodied, Romney stayed steady but not great, Huntsman hurt himself, Paul was Paul, Gingrich was solid. A lot more substance than other debates, likely due to the tea party business. … Continue reading Another GOP debate to blog…

Conservatism 101 Walking the Walk

One of the disadvantages of being a one man business is by definition you are doing it all yourself, bookkeeping, invoices, writing, reporting the lot. And as the laws of physics have not been repealed and I don't own a TARDIS on the days I was entertaining Robert Stacy McCain, covering Romney, Buddy Roemer , … Continue reading Conservatism 101 Walking the Walk

Tea Party Express in the Rain in Worcester

Yesterday I took Stacy McCain to South Station in Boston to catch the 3 p.m. back south and headed east toward Worcester where my friend John Weston from WCRN and Conservatively Speaking was Emceeing the event. The rain which was spotty just started pouring down but a tent was arranged and a small podium was … Continue reading Tea Party Express in the Rain in Worcester

Examiner column: Tea Party History repeats itself before National Cameras

My latest for the Examiner: Tea Party History repeats itself before national cameras talks about the latest example of the media narrative of the tea party failing, this time with the MSM on hand to film it: They were not shy about making their opinions known to the media either individually or as a group. … Continue reading Examiner column: Tea Party History repeats itself before National Cameras

Videos from the Tea Party Express in Concord NH

Yeah it would have made more sense to have this video up before yesterday's Palin stuff but that was breaking news and frankly tends to drive hits faster. Since some videos were added to this post as updates I've included them here too: I talked to Sue first She later moved her setup to the … Continue reading Videos from the Tea Party Express in Concord NH

Interviews from the Tea Party Express event in Manchester 9/5

You really can't get the idea of the kind of Draw Sarah Palin is until you actually see it. The first thing that you note is the people come from everywhere: And that it comes in two waves, the true believers first and then the others later The first person I ran into was Doreen: … Continue reading Interviews from the Tea Party Express event in Manchester 9/5

First thoughts from manchester Tea Party Express Palin event

Stacy and I got here around 10:15 (passing a large group of Santorum signs to the delight of Lisa Graas I'm sure) and I dropped Mr. McCain off as I looked for a parking place, the first thing I noticed was the number of plates from other states As normal there was a contingent that … Continue reading First thoughts from manchester Tea Party Express Palin event

Mr. DaTechGuy visits the Tea Party Express Part 1

Stacy and I got to Rollins Park in Concord around about 4:30. The Tea party express had not yet arrived but WMUR channel 9 was already there: There were a few early reporters as well, they were getting the platform ready to set up for the event. The first person I talked to was from … Continue reading Mr. DaTechGuy visits the Tea Party Express Part 1

$1250 reasons why I can’t get on that Bus

I'm at the Tea Party Express Rally right now in Concord NH. Met a lot of friends who I rode with a year ago and I had an interesting conversation with the people here and there is good news and bad news. 1. The Good news is they might have room for me on the … Continue reading $1250 reasons why I can’t get on that Bus

Beer and Loathing at the Nashoba Club Restaurant Ayer Ma.

An hour after the show ended Robert Stacy McCain stepped off the train for a quick excursion to New Hampshire to cover the Tea Party express as it passes through the state. This is Stacy's third trip in the area with me, the first with the Scott Brown race, the second with the Sean Bielat … Continue reading Beer and Loathing at the Nashoba Club Restaurant Ayer Ma.

I think the Tea Party Express might just know…

...a tea party candidate when they see one and it ain't Jack Davis. “Jack Davis is no more ‘Tea Party’ than Barack Obama,” said Amy Kremer, chairwoman of the Tea Party Express. She was flanked by members of TEA New York. “Jack Davis is a phony who has run three times as a Democrat and … Continue reading I think the Tea Party Express might just know…