What is a tea-bagger?

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    A Tea Party Pledge and all the talk about our founding father's vision of America is totally lost on this band of white trash.

    In simple terms, they're right wing Republicans having a temper tantrum because they were sent packing by We, the people and they face the harsh reality of becoming a minority in the next half century.

    In historical terms, they would be called tories, redcoats and lobsterbacks by our founding fathers. Their protests are sponsored by agents OF the modern day East India Companies.

    Our founding father's CREATED a government. The tea-baggers and the 'government is the problem' wingnuts are protesting AGAINST the representation our founders fought for in favor of taxation (fees or payments) without representation BY today's East India Companies...United Health Group, WellPoint, Aetna, Humana, Cigna, Health Net, Coventry Health Care, Amerigroup, Universal American, Centene...

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    An important milestone in the history of corporations was passed in 1600, when Queen Elizabeth of England granted a charter to the East India Company. The new company enjoyed the relatively new privilege of limited liability: investors would be liable only for the amount they invested in the company, even if total debts exceeded total investments. Limiited liability attracted much greater investment, which was the goal as England strove to create the means to establish colonies and extract wealth from the New World.

    Led by the Dutch and British East India companies, corporations gained significant power to shape world trade and transport, the governance of colonies, and even the creation of new laws to benefit their interests - one reason Thomas Hobbes likened them to parasitic worms in the bowels of the body politic in his 1651 political treatise Leviathan.

    By 1776, however, one host population was ready to purge its system of parasites. A series of laws, including the Townshend Acts and the Tea Act of 1773-which essentially granted the East India Company a tax-free tea monopoly in the American colonies-helped incite the colonists to revolt against England and form a new republic in which the role of corporations was significantly constrained. In the newly minted United States, state legislatures imposed tight limits on corporations' purposes, the amount of capital they could procure, even how long they could exist. As corporate law expert Robert Hinkley observes, "These restrictions ensured that there was very little corporate abuse of the public interest in this country from the American Revolution to around the time of the Civil War."
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    I think the Tea Party Movement has Nothing to do with Republican or Democrat.
    Just people fed up with the Big Government.
    I think the last Straw was the bankster bailout.
    Instead of helping the American People, they stole trillions in Taxpayers money right in front of us.
    I mean if Geithner and paulson came to your house and took all your money and said we need it to help the American people, then a week later you found out they used it to bail out banksters and other Criminals, plus for personal gain, would you be happy.
     
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    Really? I think it is mainly a the more conservative of conservatives gathering to hate on Obama, and nothing else.
     
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    LOL, they were formed just to hate on the poor wittle Obama. That must be it.:lol:
     
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    you ask what is a teabagger? Bwany Frank comes to mind.:lol::lol:
     
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    Tea Bagger = Frustrated Conservative
     
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    Ignore the Tea Party Movement, Libruls. Keep trending Leftward.

    Bfgrn made the most insightful analysis in human history, you have nothing to fear.
     
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    All liberoidals should adhere to the sound, sage and obviously insightful advice given to you freely by CrusaderFrank!

    Leftward HO!
     
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    If they were sincere, they would have formed while Bush was in office. As it is, we never heard of a tea party movement until after the McCain concession speech.

    Tea baggers are only missing a hood and a burning cross. Otherwise, an argument defending their long held hatreds and paranoias could be made.
     
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    I think the Tea Party movement is pretty simple. Against politics as usual.
    Democrats just happen to be the majority of the incumbents.
    If the candidates who unseat them don't work for change the political climate they will too feel the pressure.
     

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