Tea Party Movement

From Colorado Springs: Lessons for America's Budget-Cutters

Some communities question if they can function along the Spartan economic guidelines touted by Tea Party activists. One place those municipal leaders might want to examine is Colorado's second-largest city. It's a laboratory in draconian fiscal conservatism.

Tea Party Faithful Weren't Feeling the Love in Philadelphia

To say the Tea Party faithful were not feeling the love Thursday in Philadelphia's Love Park would be an understatement. The park features Robert Indiana's famous sculpture that spells out "L-O-V-E" in bold red letters. Across the street is Philadelphia's City Hall, topped with the statue of William Penn that has looked down on the City of Brotherly Love for generations. Independence Hall, where the founding fathers crafted our system of government that has never been equaled, is nearby. It was quite a locale for citizens to vent their frustrations about the federal government, and vent they did.

Will the U.S. Repeat the Great Mistake of 1937?

Critics of the Obama stimulus programs are calling for an end to recession-fighting spending, arguing that it isn't needed anymore. But are these critics repeating the mistake of FDR's opponents in 1937, calling for balanced budgets that could result in a double-dip recession?