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Americans for Prosperity Sends Its Luxury Bus Over the Cliff

It is every astroturf special interest front group’s worst nightmare: the moment when, despite their best efforts to carefully orchestrate each facet of the campaign, reality comes crashing down–sending the movement careening into crackpot-ville for good. This is that moment for Americans for Prosperity, the…

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Political Quick Hits

Mental Limitations Rep. Champ Edmunds (R-Missoula) has trouble figuring out the difference between climate and weather, but that doesn’t stop him from declaring those more scientific minded than he “mentally ill.” Here’s the screenshot.  Edmunds writes on his Facebook page that global warming must be…

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TEA Party Jobs Plan Bound to Succeed

Montana college students returned to school today.  It’s the first new school year since the TEA Party Republican takeover, and the  job creation strategies promoted by TEA Party Congressman Rehberg and enthusiastically carried out by the TEA Party Republican Legislature are now in effect. Of…

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Montana’s Biggest Phony

Montana TEA Party Congressman Dennis Rehberg has been caught again pretending to care about projects in Montana that he votes against when he gets back to Washington. Rehberg said this week in the Montana Standard that he visits community health centers because “It really attaches…

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Koch Brothers Might Want A Refund

Not a good week for right-wing attempts to grow corporate-backed astroturf in Montana. Some unstable right-wing characters, including Henry Kriegel (a senior Church Universal Triumphant loon who recently became head of the Bozeman Tea Party), had a big Tea rally at the Montana State Capitol…

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Legislator Pens Hilarious Rebuttal Letter

An angry TEA Party state legislator has taken issue with a letter to the editor which criticizes him and lashed out in response with a hilarious rebuttal:  “Derek Skees presentation: Letter riddled with errors.” The letter writer, in “Skees provided boring lesson in free speech tolerance,” criticizes Skees…

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Knox Watch TEA Party Republican Rep. James Knox says he is taking a job out of state but keeping his state legislative seat and has no reason to resign.  When asked who will represent the voters of House District 47 if Knox is living out…

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