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Thousands gather for 'Tea Party' in Protests

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posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 02:05 PM
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This is not a Democrat thing or a Republican thing, it is a Government thing!

Four to Five thousand people gathered for peacful protests of Government spending on the "bailouts" and "stimulus packages"

This is a movement I can support! They gather again on April 15th, this year!

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The group wants Congress to repeal the $787 billion stimulus package that President Barack Obama has championed as a way to create jobs and give the economy a boost.

“The thought of all this spending makes me angry,” Frost said. “I’m tired of being angry.”

Other protesters wore Revolutionary-era costumes, sported “Got Tea?” shirts and raised signs with messages like, “Give us Liberty, not debt” and “No more bailouts.”

“There is a movement going on in this country,” said former U.S. Rep. Steve Chabot. “You can see it here today.”

Sean Lynch of Colerain Township brought his children . His 8-year-old, Isabel, held a “Stop spending my allowance” sign, and 5-year-old Kate raised one that read “Stay out of my piggy bank.”


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posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 02:07 PM
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Stimulus money is allowing my unemployed father to take a course to better his resume to get a job and he's been unemployed for the better part of 6 years.

The bailouts should stop, though.

I mean, the unemployment checks have been extended. That's a good thing.

What else can we do? Do -you- have any better ideas?



posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 02:16 PM
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Every one is for your father bettering himself and furthering his education.
Thanks for some good news!

Unemployment benefits are not paid for by the bailouts.
Every one who has worked has paid taxes into the Unemployment fund, and when they recieve benefits they have paid into.

That is 100% different than AIG being paid 165mil for bonuses after they have already recieved three seperate bailouts and have mismanaged a corporation with fraud and greed.

The taxpayers have had enough...and it is time to peacfully protest!
That is what we can do...we must!





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posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 02:53 PM
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posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 03:31 PM
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Tea Party Hippocrates.

Where the hell where they when their boy was spending a trillion a year in Iraq and Afghanistan?

Where the hell were they when Bush borrowed billions from the Chinese to fund his tax cuts for the 1%?

Where the hell were they when Bush asked and got 700 Billion last October for the bail out package?

But they hit the street when Obama wants to spend 700 Billion on needed infrastructure and green technologies so we can build things again....hypocrites the LOT of them.



posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 03:31 PM
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Originally posted by ravenshadow13
Stimulus money is allowing my unemployed father to take a course to better his resume to get a job and he's been unemployed for the better part of 6 years.

The bailouts should stop, though.

I mean, the unemployment checks have been extended. That's a good thing.

What else can we do? Do -you- have any better ideas?


Nonsense, if he's been unemployed for six years, simple fact, he's not tryin'! This is a perfect example of WHY the stimulus is a scam!



posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 04:00 PM
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The tea party idea was resurrected about a year and a half ago.


I think this was the beginning of a whole new way to look at our politicians.
They ARE the same. Across the board people have begun to realize this.
Spend spend spend. Unjust war, or unjust harvesting of our tax dollars.
And now, the bad fiscal policies of the left AND the right have come to fruition.
These people are not hypocrites.



posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 04:06 PM
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Originally posted by ravenshadow13

What else can we do? Do -you- have any better ideas?


Of course, it's actually very simple. The international banking elite control the United States through it's central bank: The Federal Reserve.

Abolish the Federal Reserve and put the monetary power back in the hands of congress and the treasury. Problem solved. (well you'd also have to get crooks like Geithner out of there)



posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 04:09 PM
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Emotions running high...thank you for your truly educational post!

While I wish these larger protests had started with the first bailout, under former President George Bush...sadly people were "shocked" and waited...numbed by the betrayal. Agreed, the first bailout was approved under Bush, a Republican, and it was an extreme abuse of power, it is nonetheless too late to reverse the first bailout.

If we do not protest now...it will be too late to stop the third bailout!





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posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 05:04 PM
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Why the hell are these called tea parties?

When the Boston Tea Party occurred, they actually threw tea into the harbor. .. So where is the tea? No tea, no tea party! .. I HATE cliche names like that.

It should be a public bank party, and we throw a bank into the harbor. Or in their case the Ohio river.

Oh well. That's the single largest protest I have yet seen so good for them. I await a protest in my city, though I admit it is an Obama loving Socialist city that probably won't see a protest.



posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 06:04 PM
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Agreed, it was kind of "cutsie" that they pinned tea bags on the hats and such...but...since we have The Patriot Act...I am afraid if any person anywhere touches any piece of anything in an act of protest...such as raiding a ship and dumping tea into the harbor...we would be labeled
"T" for errorist!



posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 06:14 PM
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LOL, yeah it was symbolic.
I doubt these "overtaxed" protesters would be happy to also pay some sort of EPA fine for polluting.
We don't want a bunch of jittery carp.



posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 06:58 PM
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I usually don't agree with you Rockpuck, but in this case I do. During the Tea Party, we threw away something we all could have potentially used. The GREATEST impact that would shake the foundations of our financial system is if we all rise up and throw our money into a burning fire. It's symbolic, it shows the system that we don't need their money! But it's also unrealistic. Who is really going to throw away money without assurance that it will truly is a worthless piece of paper.

That being said, I this this "Tea Party" movement is premature. They haven't raised taxes significantly to warrant this type of demonstration yet. Give it a few more months/years when we see hyper inflation. THEN the revolt can happen.



posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 08:56 PM
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The bailouts isn't providing for your dad to take classes. All worksource centers offer it free of charge. Bailouts needs to stop now. Obama was pushing the bailouts before he took office.



posted on Mar, 16 2009 @ 10:07 PM
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burntheships

They pinned tea bags to their hats lol. I get the symbolism, but to me, it's hallow.

spacedoubt

I doubt they would throw away something that was important to them. The Tea Party they threw out the tea (and consequently adopted Coffee as our drink of choice, little trivia there) because it was a luxury. It was a comfort to sacrifice, we all know the English and their Tea.

I would like to see American's stage a massive rally, and everyone throws their credit cards into a giant trash bin, and then light the bin ablaze and watch the plastic chains of our slavery melt away.

WHERE IS OUR PATRIOTIC AMERICAN SPIRIT? Can we not truly give up something that chains us to our financial masters? Can we not spare our luxury of spending money we don't have, which helped perpetuate this economic environment? We are weak, cowardly people. I want to know where the fighting spirit of our people went, I want to know why we don't have a Credit Card Party.

Avarus



I usually don't agree with you Rockpuck, but in this case I do.


You may be shocked to know, I get that a lot.

I typed what I typed above before I read your post, we seem to be on the same line.. perhaps not money, but credit cards. If I where charismatic enough my self I would attempt to rally the masses. As I am not, I can only pass along my ideas. I want to see a national Credit Card Party. And burn the plastic!



posted on Mar, 17 2009 @ 05:45 AM
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Originally posted by AllexxisF1
Tea Party Hippocrates.

Where the hell where they when their boy was spending a trillion a year in Iraq and Afghanistan?

Where the hell were they when Bush borrowed billions from the Chinese to fund his tax cuts for the 1%?

Where the hell were they when Bush asked and got 700 Billion last October for the bail out package?

But they hit the street when Obama wants to spend 700 Billion on needed infrastructure and green technologies so we can build things again....hypocrites the LOT of them.


There were here, they knew, there just wasn't the support for a movement. These things take time to develop and take time for enough people to get pissed off about to make them want to do something. If Bush had been fiscally responsible, the movement would be 8 years behind where it is today.

It's not like Obama takes office then suddenly, everyone gets upset.



posted on Mar, 17 2009 @ 07:28 AM
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posted on Mar, 17 2009 @ 10:34 AM
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Looks like this was the largest "Tea Party" held so far since the organization of them back in 2007.



"Taxpayers Strike Back With 'Tea Parties'"

Police in Cincinnati say at least 4,000 people showed up Sunday for a grassroots protest of wasteful government spending in general, and President Obama's stimulus package and budget in particular.








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posted on Mar, 17 2009 @ 10:47 AM
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a million man march with people of all races chained like slaves is more in order..The bail outs made us debt slaves including our decendents..Most here realize this,where some still deny it..



posted on Mar, 17 2009 @ 10:51 AM
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Yes something like that could have a profound affect...a picture is worth a thousand words...

Like the sign the man is holding in the video at the top of the thread...
Lincoln worked to end slavery, the bailouts have enslaved us once again!



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