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The "tea party" movement that gained steam shortly after President Obama took office is seeing a surge in popularity, with a string of candidates and officials willing to take up its cause and a political infrastructure that's starting to mirror that of an actual political party
Originally posted by damwel
I thought you said "as long as no rep/dems are hiding in the ranks".
Didn't you know Sarah Palin is a republican? If she says she isn't to become a "bagger", you would believe her?
Originally posted by ModernAcademia
House leadership just announced a $75 billion "Jobs" bill tomorrow - and we just got the legislation today.
The tea party needs to focus on that rather
Originally posted by whaaa
I find it absolutely astonishing how easily Americans are "chumped out"
by a few buzz words when infact the whole TP deal was never a grass roots movement. Always and I mean ALWAYS follow the money if you want the truth.
American politics in general has turned into nothing more than "dancing with the stars" for old white men. Just the political arm of the entertainment industry.
And look who is spearheading the fund raising for the Tea Party folks.
They are all Republicans!!!!
Talk about being played like a $5.00 fiddle.....
[edit on 16-12-2009 by whaaa]