Shattering the Myth that the Tea Party is Dead

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    by Leslie Eastman

    As an amateur Egyptologist who occasionally writes about Egypt at the Temple of Mut, my specialty is mummies. So, I know dead things and can say with certainty: The Tea Party is NOT dead.

    I have been a Tea Party activist since the first nationwide series of events were organized in February, 2009. I assisted in the promotion of San Diego’s event, and helped found the SoCal Tax Revolt Coalition. I am also a member of the group’s punditry team, the SLOBs (San Diego Local Oder of Bloggers). So, I also know a thing or two about Tea Parties.

    In the wake of this November’s extremely disappointing election results, liberal sites are ablaze in a delusional mixture of glee and schadenfreude that celebrates the demise of conservative activism.

    On the other hand, supposedly conservative pundit/school marm Peggy Noonan derides the Tea Party for “rage”. Furthermore, one of the movement’s heroes, Rand Paul, is now joining the chorus of establishment Republicans in calling for amnesty for illegal immigrants.

    Keep up your hopes Lefties! But, they ain't going away! Read more @ » Shattering the Myth that the Tea Party is Dead - Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion
     
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    I think the tea party will stay around and have an effect but it will not be part of the "republican" party. I think the business end of the party will fight hard to reject it due to what they see as problems with the social platform and winning elections.

    Now will the tea party replace the republicans and they go out the way of the Whigs or will the tea party end up fighting the republicans for primaries and be a thorn in their side.

    Either way it should be interesting in the 2014 elections
     
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    Personally I think the TEA PARTY movement did much to galvanize liberals to get out and return to office a POTUS that they are not especially thrilled with.

    So THANK YOU Tea-Partyests for your part helping to put Obama into the Oval Office for another four years.
     
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    Hmmm....So it was the TEA Partiers that compelled 8 million voters to stay home this time around, rather than go vote for Obiedoodle.

    Well, if you want to run with that one, who am I to stop you? :lol:
     
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    The Tea Party was successfully demonized after 2010. This was vital due to the response to the Tea Party in the 2010 elections.

    How did they do it? The GOP sent retards to Washington that caved to the debt ceiling, and the US downgrade was subsequently blamed on the Tea Party. All of that ugliness did nothing but make Americans mad, especially since the GOP backed down.

    Make no mistake, the GOP is a Big Government party and as such diesdains the Tea Party. This does not stop them from trying to gain their support through demagoguery, however.

    All the Tea Party wants is fiscal sanity, yet they are referred to as extermists as those in Washington who run trillion dollar deficits are referred to as the sane ones. This is what boggles my mind. Just know the power arrayed against you in the Tea Party, for they are impressive. You have no major party to work through and the media is against you.
     
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    Clearly reading comprehension isn't your strong suit, Odd.

    YOu must be arguing with an imaginary fellow right winger that exists in your head, because the complaint you've just objected to is something THEY are saying.
     
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    hey if they change all their ideas then they will survive.


    It also means they recognize they were wrong about everything
     
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    Right...They galvanized lolberals sooooo much that 8 million fewer of them showed up to vote for their Boiking this time around, than they did in '08.

    In the meantime, Ted Cruz, Jeff Flake and *gaaaaaasp* Michelle Bachmann won their races.

    Yup...Them there lolberals were reeeeeaaally galvanized! :lol:
     
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    TEA Party is alive and well.
     
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    No one.
     

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