Tea Party Opposition Brews Over an Emboldened President Obama

"We're not inciting violence," Palin said. "Don't get sucked in to the 'lame-stream' media's lies about conservative America standing up for freedom, as in citing violence. Violence isn't the answer. It's a bunch of bunk what the media is trying to feed you. Don't let them divert attention from the debate."

In a Sunday Facebook note titled "Warning: Subject to New Politically Correct Language Police Censorship," she again used the phrase -- "Never retreat, instead reload" -- but this time as a sports metaphor writing about March Madness.

"Focus on the goal and fight for it," she wrote, as advice to competing teams. "If the other side tries to push back, your attitude should be "go for it." Get in their faces and argue with them. (Sound familiar?!) Every possession is a battle; you'll only win the war if you've picked your battles wisely. No matter how tough it gets, never retreat, instead RELOAD!"

Palin will appear next at a Tea Party event in Boston. Her appearances alone have helped raise contributions by 200 percent, according to the group.

As the Tea Party Express rolls on, the newly invigorated Team Obama is working fast to prove it can achieve other big gains. For instance, a new START treaty negotiated with Russia; help for homeowners owing more on their mortgages than their homes are worth; and more favorable lending for students.

Also, the president will travel to Oregon this week to discuss health care and to North Carolina to talk about jobs, all while making a surprise trip to Afghanistan over the weekend.

"What the president is interested in doing is moving forward with our next challenge," White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett said Sunday on ABC's "This Week."

Drawing energy from his recent victory on health care, Obama decided over the weekend to push through 15 held-up nominees for administration jobs while the Senate was in recess. The "recess appointment" is a tool every president uses, but one that always angers the other party.

Obama's advisers say the next big agenda item is financial regulatory overhaul, by Memorial Day.

But Republicans hope that anger will be every bit as potent come November.

"They're pushing forward here rather than trying to bring us together," Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press." "It's going to make problems worse."

ABC News' Kristina Wong contributed to this report.

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