The Tea Party Movement Started in 2007 or 2009?

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    Most people say the Tea Party Movement started in 2009 but Ron Paul supporters always say it started in 2007. Here's the video they made recently that argues that point. I actually wasn't aware until watching this that they advertised the events as Tea Parties. I thought they called them money bombs and then much later referred to them as Tea Parties. So when did the modern movement really start?

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6bNiDx7qTjA"]The Tea Party Started In 2007 And Ron Paul Is The Godfather[/ame]
     
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    Running around the internet it appears as though there are many places that have Tea Party re-enactments and festivals on an annual basis. One I found goes back to 1976.

    I think the video is confusing the TEA Party movement with re-enactments.

    I suppose we should date the actual TEA Party movement back to 1773 :razz: but even Wiki gives credit to the year 2009.
     

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