The Tea Party

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    There is no "platform" since "tea party" is a generic term for a decentralized set of independent political activist groups generally advocating smaller government and greater individual liberty (among other things) not a political party, which is probably why it's commonly referred to as the "tea party movement".
     
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    So the Tea Party is really not a party, simply a movement of like minded individuals who believe in limited government and low taxes.
    Yet, these like minded individuals choose to have a convention and listen to other like minded individuals for fun, pay hundereds of dollars to attend with no purpose and no agenda, other than a collective 'ain't it awful' circle jerk?
    They're dumber than I thought.
     
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    We really need to start education kids better.... little things like basic comprehension and the ability to retain information.
     
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    Keep thinking that.
     
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    Ya think? Maybe start with reading and writing, then progress to syntax - then we might start to education kids better. LOL. (sorry, I know it's petty, but still, funny).
     
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    I doubt the tea party will become a 3rd party. BUT, we are growing force that scares the hell out of both democrat & republican politicians.

    I was at my tea party meeting--in my small town--last weekend. And when a 400--500 audiance can get all 5 senate candidates to come here to talk to us--you know they are taking this movement very seriously--as they know that the tea party consists of democrats, independants & republicans.

    A far as the platform we stand on?

    1. Smaller government
    2. Fiscal responsiblity
    3. Protecting future generations from a run-a-way federal government
    4. Protecting the Constitution as it was written by our forefathers


    "When government is big enough to give you everything you want, it's also big enough to take everything you have." Thomas Jefferson
     
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    I asked a legitimate question, and I got a bull shit response. It's clear the TP movement (no, I don't mean to imply a bowl movement - though ...:razz:) has an agenda, the leaders simply lack the integrity to put it in writing.
     
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    There is no single "leader" of the tea party movement. Tea partiers consist of millions of democrats--republicans & independants--who are sick & tired of a run-a-way--federal government.

    And I already gave you our PLATFORM. Here it is again.

    1. Smaller government
    2. Fiscal responsibility
    3. Protecting future generations from a run-a-way federal government.
    4. Protecting our constitution as our forefathers intended.

    Lib-tards cannot understand this movement. But--it's for REAL.
     
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    I think you could wisely say that the Tea Party is the Party of KNOW.
     

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