Joe Bageant

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Journalist and author of Deer Hunting with Jesus: Dispatches from America's Class War

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In the first year of the Obama Administration, the "tea party" movement made almost as much news as the federal stimulus, Wall Street, healthcare and the President himself.  Who…

Are 'Tea Parties' Real Politics?

In the first year of the Obama Administration, the "tea party" movement made almost as much news as the federal stimulus, Wall Street, healthcare and the President himself.  Who…

from Which Way, L.A.?

In the first year of the Obama Administration, the “tea party” movement made almost as much news as the federal stimulus, Wall Street, healthcare and the President himself.

Are 'Tea Parties' Real Politics? Can They Make a Difference?

In the first year of the Obama Administration, the “tea party” movement made almost as much news as the federal stimulus, Wall Street, healthcare and the President himself.

from To the Point

To upset  Barack Obama  next Tuesday,  John McCain  is counting on a conservative base in small towns, energized by running-mate  Sarah Palin .

Will 'Values Voters' Turn to the Economy?

To upset Barack Obama next Tuesday, John McCain is counting on a conservative base in small towns, energized by running-mate Sarah Palin .

from To the Point

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