Posts Tagged ‘Tea Party’

Even Brooklyn Has a Tea Party: And now they have a candidate

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

On paper, you would think that the Tea Party in Brooklyn would support Brooklyn/Queens Rep. Bob Turner’s Senate candidacy, given that he’s the party’s hometown congressman. But over the weekend, the organization somewhat surprisingly instead decided to back Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos. In an interview, the head of the Brooklyn Tea Party, Joseph Hayon, [&hellip
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The Movement’s Next Move?: Occupy Wall Street’s window for real change is closing

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

Rogers headshot By Josh Rogers An Occupy Wall Street group invited me last week to a Facebook page outlining all of the financial corruption issues the media was ignoring. The first post I saw involved portable toilets at one of their encampments. Now surely a grassroots movement with protests in many countries has plenty of logistical worries, [&hellip
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Always Controversial “Atlas Shrugged: Part 1″ to be released on DVD November 8th

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Arts & Film, Blog, Breaking News, Film

Ayn Rand’s controversial book Atlas Shrugged has been adopted by many Tea Party-ers as a manifesto of sorts due to its themes of staunch individualism, small government, and big industry. It is unsurprising, therefore, that the studio behind this latest theatrical adaptation is Fox Studios. Mildly surprising, however, was the way that Fox and the [&hellip
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