"Other than the inability to locate the Caps key, I find the following to be stupid"
ooh. ouuchhh! you got me there, rickmcq.
"most of the TEA Partiers I know ARE 'Christian Conservative types"
YOUR acquaintances may be CC types, but the tea party is NOT CC. it continues to buck CC repubs just as strongly as it fights dems in general.
"So the US goes isolationist again?"
that's the right direction, or don't you find us having more than 900 military bases world-wide and acting as the world's police a good thing?
"That "threat" exists only in your fevered imagination"
last i checked my temp is 98.6 and the supreme court 'imagines' we have excessive christmas in our lives, too.