What's the problem?

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    According to Wikipedia, the Tea Party promotes the following ideals:
    (1) Reduced government spending.
    (2) Opposed to increased taxation.
    (3) Reduction of national debt and federal budget deficit.
    (4) Adherence to the US Constitution.

    In my opinion, those are some pretty honorable ideals that we all should strive for - especially politicians regardless of political party connection.

    How can you honestly say you are opposed to any of these ideas?

    Discuss.
     
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    It's gonna hurt women and children! Women and Children, for chrissakes!
     
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    I don't think it's that bad, it's just the only one that actually does it is Ron Paul, everyone else just talks.
     
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    That's like being for motherhood and apple pie. It's when you get down to the specifics that people take issue.
     
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    I want to cut defense in half so we can reduce deficit spending without draconian cuts to the social safety net.

    Does that make me a tea partier?
     
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    Problem is the lefties are anti-American socialists, that is why they are opposed to those.
     
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    Only the members that thought like this before it was hijacked by the corporates. They call them Libertarians I believe....
     
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    I think we just greatly differ on how to achieve most of them.
     
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    No, that makes you a socialist. Keep the military, deport illegal aliens, put the individuals that can work that are milking the system to work or else they lose their benefits. Now I mean the ones that can work. The ones that actually deserve the aid can still get it.
     
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    No, we are completely different. Take separation of church and state. NOT IN THE CONSTITUTION!! I bet you believe it is? That is the difference between a lefty socialist and me, I am a constitutionalist.
     

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