Some Tea Partiers, who just had a decent size rally, seem to be convinced of a bunch of things that simply aren't true. But facts are probably not the issue here. And should folks really be worried about them? In a lot of ways they are not a new group, just a new mix and Stephen and Matt think it might be a lot of noise over strength. And Stephen gives some news from Europe on how the Catholic sex-abuse scandal is being taken up there, including in Italy where some are beginning to resist paying their church tax. Is this an opportunity for progressive Catholics?
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