Tea Parties, Terrorism and Political Partisanship

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Conservative bloggers and some Republican leaders accuse the Obama Administration of trying to silence their voices in the name of homeland security.  What do reaction to a report on right wing extremists and this week’s Tax Day “tea parties” reveal about the direction of partisan politics? Also, EPA clears the way to regulate greenhouse gases, and brutal interrogation methods have been revealed along with legal justifications.  Will Bush Administration officials be investigated or prosecuted?

Banner image: A demonstrator waves an old torn US flag as others display placards during a 'Tea Party' protest in Santa Monica, California, on April 15. Photo: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images


Warren Olney

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