posted on Sep, 26 2010 @ 11:29 AM
The Tea Party is actually a new name for the Republican Right, whose dream has always been to return to the "free market capitalism" that hasn't
really existed since about 1892--if it ever did.
They never seem to grasp that when they talk about the "free market" it really means that big banks, monopolies and cartels will control the world
economy, and most governments for that matter. They just don't get that, and seem to think of capitalism as Sam Drucker's general store on the TV
show Green Acres.
It is not like that any more and hasn't been that way for a long time, but they simply don't see it.
Of course, they claim they are not part of this "establishment", and a lot of the foot soldiers do not seem to be from the wealthy Eastern elite,
although they don't seem to notice that they are getting funded by Karl Rove, Dick Armey and people like that--who are collecting big money from
various corporate interests and have an agenda all their own. These corporate elites do not want "small government" at all, but one that serves
The Republicans like these Tea Party-type voters because they are so easy to manipulate with slogans about taxes, big governmnet, welfare, blacks,
crime, immigrants and so on. The Republicans are very good at deflecting the attention of white voters to those even lower down on the totem pole
than they are, and stoking resentments against them. They've been doing it forever.
Their main goal is always to deflect attention AWAY from the elite, particularly the corporate and financial elite, who really caused this latest
depression. They do it very well, and it's absolutely amazing to me how so many people fall for the same lines again and again and again in every