Tea Party Movement Evolves Into Political Force With Eye Toward 2010

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    REMEMBER THIS PAST SUMMER? OBAMALAMA DIDN'T KNOW WHO THESE PEOPLE WERE? THERE WEREN'T THAT MANY IN DC. THE LEFT WING LUNATICS KNOCKED THEMSELVES OUT TRYING TO PROVE THEY WERE "FEW IN NUMBER'"


    What started as a conservative protest klatch has evolved into a political force with enough muscle to potentially alter the course of the 2010 mid-term elections.

    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.

    The tea party activists rallied for smaller government and lower taxes again on Capitol Hill Tuesday afternoon -- among the headliners were Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., and former Texas Rep. Dick Armey, whose FreedomWorks group has acted as somewhat of an umbrella organization.

    That's just the latest affirmation of tea party momentum:

    -- Various tea party groups and supporters, including FreedomWorks, are launching political action committees to back candidates financially in the 2010 elections.









    FOXNews.com - Tea Party Movement Evolves Into Political Force With Eye Toward 2010
     
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    the liberals/dems really did a stupid number to keep calling these folks "teabaggers".....

    this will and seemingly has already, come back to haunt them. dems seem to be all about the schoolyard taunt, insult....not much about the debate or the issues.
     
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    They are fringe lunatics They will DRIVE the independents and moderates FLEEING to distance themselves from the "Tea People".
     
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    If y'all aren't careful the Tea Partiers might have the opposite effect you are looking for in the 2010 election.
     
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    Go Teabaggers! Change we can believe in!

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    :lol::lol:
     
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    Actually, they called themselves "teabaggers" before they realized it had sexual innuendo.

    All I can say is, go teabaggers! We can't destroy the GOP without you!

    Oh, I guess the academic response would be:

    "Populist movements rarely gain enough momentum to do much in this country."
     
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    not true...dems called them that....and virtually 99.99% of the time it was sexual....this is still going on....just look at how many dems continue to call them teabaggers....its an insult and the dems hope it sticks.....
     
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    The tea party is a powerful political movement that is totally impotent to impact Democratic candidates. They scare the hell out of Republicans and will force Republican candidates to adopt unwinnable platforms in moderate districts. This is what happened in NY23 district in 2009 and will happen across the nation in 2010.
    Rather than allowing Republicans to tailor their election strategy to the wants of the people in their district, teabaggers and the wingnuts (Limbaugh, Beck, Palin) will force candidates to toe their rightwing line.

    The result will be a fractured GOP with winable seats forfeited to the Democrats
     
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    if you think demoncwats don't go to the tea parties, then you can remain DUmb. :lol::lol::lol:
     

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