Montana Tea Party

Cyndi Baker (left) and Rep. Cleve Loney R-Great Falls (right)

Montana TEA Party Rebranding as Not the TEA Party

The Tea Party in Montana has been tarnished by demonstrations of racism, rabid extremism, general ignorance and, after the 2015 session, failure. So tarnished, in fact, that they are now shying away from being called “Tea Party.” In fact, the organization formerly known as the “Montana Shrugged TEA Party” in Montana is now calling itself…

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They Keep Saying They Aren’t Racist, but…

by Cowgirl One of Montana’s leading Tea Party figures has posted a photo for a device she says can lure the President.  Here it is–a Tea Party animal trap for a black person. Here’s Olsen’s post, courtesy of the Montanafesto blog. Jennifer Olsen is the…


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Since the Dawn of Time

The Helena City Commission  has voted unanimously to give its preliminary approval to a non-discrimination ordinance they’ve been considering for some time.  In case you missed the hearing, there were some really bizarre statements made in opposition to the idea. To give you the flavor…





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Montana TEA Party Calls for Boycott of All News

The Billings Montana Shrugged TEA Party has issued a “CALL TO ACTION” today (capitalization and inexplicable quotation marks are their own.) In an email to TEA Party members, Billings TEA Party leader Eric Olsen calls for a boycott of all news.  The TEA Party leader…


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Farther, Faster, Racistier

How many times have you heard Republicans hold up their hands and say “Hey, we have no problem with minorities, we are against illegal immigrants.” This may be true for some conservatives, but others use it to mask their true anti-immigrant – legal or not…