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My Very Own TSA Nightmare

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

I guess there is a new category of suspect persons to the TSA: “traveling with scars."

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How Big of a Problem Is the Ron Paul-Inspired Maine GOP Platform?

Sunday, May 30th, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

The document, which managed to gain acceptance at the Maine GOP convention, is causing headaches for the candidates.

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Get Ready for a Rollicking UK Election Night

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

Will the campaign end with a hung parliament, a dramatic end to a bizarre election season?

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With Brown’s ‘Bigot’ Gaffe, Immigration Issue Front and Center in UK, Too

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

Both countries have politicians treating the people as racist simpletons.

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Third Party Knocks Labor Down to Third Place

Tuesday, April 20th, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

Nick Clegg's solid debate performance reshaped Britain's already chaotic election season.

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Surprise! Tea Party Membership Reflects America

Saturday, April 10th, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

A couple of polls out this week shatter the myth of the "old white man" theme advanced by the media and the left.

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Are Tea Party Activists Suffering from ObamaCare Burnout?

Thursday, March 25th, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

With all the back and forth for rallies between D.C. and home, activists have not been able to pay as much attention to promoting candidates who espouse free market principles.

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Reaction to the Inaugural British Tea Party Event

Saturday, March 13th, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

They drank real tea (and imbibed some stronger drink as well). But their concerns mirrored their American cousins' cause from across the pond.

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Is David Cameron the ‘John McCain’ of the British Conservative Party?

Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

Despite all the Labor government’s problems, Cameron does not understand the mood of the people he is trying to attract.

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Huckabee’s Snark Can’t Rain on CPAC’s Parade

Friday, February 26th, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

The conference left Huckabee sputtering about sponsors and "libertarians," while tea partiers left him and other social conservatives behind.

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Tony Blair’s Feisty Defense of His Iraq War Policy

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

The former prime minister didn't give his critics an inch in testimony before a special Iraq war inquiry in Great Britain.

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Dale Robertson, No Friend of Ours

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

An apparently bigoted man is presenting himself to the MSM as a tea party leader, doing the movement's antagonists a favor.

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What Now for the Tea Parties?

Saturday, January 23rd, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

Scott Brown will no doubt disappoint some conservatives, but does the movement really want to associate itself so closely with the GOP?

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Joe Kennedy: The Forgotten Tea Party Senate Candidate in Massachusetts

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

Pressure from national tea party activists on Massachusetts conservatives to vote for Scott Brown may backfire.

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The Unbearable Elitism of David Brooks

Wednesday, January 6th, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

The columnist's sneering take on the tea party movement reveals a deep and abiding ignorance of the motivations of the protestors.

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Tea Party 2010: Revolution Brewing? Or Is That Some Weak Tea?

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

Taking stock of the movement's first year, and picking a script to follow for Act Two.

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Hostage Release: New Regs Will Limit Wait Times on Airport Tarmacs

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

But three hours is still a long time, especially in the summer.

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Are Some Tea Partiers Selling Out to the GOP?

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

Local and national GOP leaders have made attempts to co-opt the tea party movement as their own. Some have succeeded.

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The Farmers Relief and Freedom Relay: Turn on the Water!

Friday, November 27th, 2009 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

The epic fundraiser arrives in Fresno, happy to learn just how many people have had it with statist policies.

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Tea Partiers Come to the Aid of California Farmers

Saturday, November 14th, 2009 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

The Farmer Relief and Freedom Relay is collecting aid for the Central California farmers rocked by environmental extremism and big government.

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David Cameron Likely Britain’s Next PM, But He May Yet Blow the Chance

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

The Conservative leader has yet to give the suffering British public something to get excited about.

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British National Party Gains Further After BBC’s Question Time Fiasco

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

After the BBC staged an attempt to humiliate him and a mob storms the studio, the unlikeable Nick Griffin looks better, not worse, to Brits. (Also read Richard Fernandez: "Alone.")

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Contract From America: A Tea Party-Fueled Attempt to Be Heard

Tuesday, October 6th, 2009 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

A Houston lawyer looks to turn legislation back into a bottom-up process.

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From a UK Conservative, Advice for the U.S.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

Douglas Carswell MP, the man behind the recent toppling of House of Commons Speaker Michael Martin, has advice for U.S. conservatives.

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A Migrating Maine Snowe-Bird

Saturday, September 5th, 2009 - by Andrew Ian Dodge

Senator Olympia Snowe's behavior bears no relation to the guiding principles of her party.

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