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Tea Party Turns Five

February 27, 2014

From September 2008 to February 2009 nearly $1.6 trillion America didn’t have had been spent by our government: TARP to bailout Wall Street ($700 billion), plus the auto bailouts ($80 billion), plus the Stimulus to bailout Democrat constituencies ($787 billion).  When would it stop?  Who would end up paying for it?  Anyone paying attention was [...]

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Rick Santelli’s Historic “Rant”

February 19, 2012

Remember Rick Santelli’s historic CNBC “rant” which happened three years ago today?  Who knew what a firestorm he would set off, including the inspiration of a name for a soon-to-be organized movement which was already ready to roll!  Here’s the “rant”: The rest is history!

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Happy Birthday, Tea Party Movement!

February 15, 2010

A year ago today, the first protest against the onslaught of Big Government occurred in Seattle, WA.  The protest was organized as a response to the stimulus porkulus bill, and led to other tax revolts around the country in Mesa, AZ, Denver, CO, and Overland Park, KS.  Then, on February 19, CNBC’s Rick Santelli let [...]

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The Tax Protests Expand

February 21, 2009

The idea for a “Chicago Tea Party” is growing.  Since CNBC’s Rick Santelli’s rant on Thursday, this website has popped up and news about other tax protests (not revolts just yet) are proliferating everywhere except in MSM coverage– they don’t seem to care or notice. Question, though, if this is to morph into ”Tea Party USA” as some have [...]

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