If you only have time to read one short thing today, follow this link. Right now.
If you have slightly more time, know that it’s an analysis of the fascist tendencies of the Tea Party movement by PalMD. No, not “I don’t like those people” fascists. Real fascists. He doesn’t write about politics a lot, but he’s been saving it up for this one, and he did it right. You can tell; he got a not-science-y-enough troll in the very second comment.
But that’s enough of me. Go read. Then pass it on.