Republican party en Bay Area's Tea Party speaks up <p>Though the Bay Area leans fairly left, you don’t have to look under barrels of tea to find local Tea Party supporters. KALW’s Artjoms Konohovs met a few in San Francisco's Justin Herman Plaza and asked how it feels to be a Tea Party supporter in the Bay Area. Here is what they said:</p><p>“There is no equality here. It's obvious. It is all one-sided – like the whole state is – it's just worse here in San Francisco. I live in Hayward and at least it's a little more tolerant for both sides.” – Pete Tall, Hayward</p> Tue, 28 Aug 2012 22:51:01 +0000 Artjoms Konohovs 15853 at Bay Area's Tea Party speaks up Today on Your Call: Who are the independents? <P>On today’s Your Call, we’ll have an open lines to independents. According to a Gallup poll, more Americans identify as Democrats than as Republicans, 31 percent to 27 percent. &nbsp;Last year, the percentage of Americans identifying as political independents increased to 40 percent. Do you identify as an independent? What issues are important to you? Are you voting? Join us at 10 or email <A href=""></A>? Where do independents fit within the two-party political system? Mon, 27 Aug 2012 06:48:16 +0000 Malihe Razazan 15734 at Today on Your Call: Who are the independents? Will Durst: Angrier Birds <p>Will Durst here with a few words on the uncanny similarities between the 2012 Republican primary race and a game of Angry Birds. There&#39;s more than you might think.</p><p>For one thing, just like the 2012 Republican primary race, you&#39;d have to be a hermit living in one of the recesses of a Sonoran Desert vertical zinc mine not to be aware of Angry Birds. They&#39;re both infuriatingly cute and terminally addictive pastimes that experts consider major enemies to both sanity and productivity in America today.</p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 05:06:45 +0000 Will Durst 9183 at Will Durst: Angrier Birds Today on Your Call: Who are the Republicans? <p>&nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 Jan 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 3794 at Today on Your Call: Who are the Republicans?