Where does the tea party come from? Activist Republicans, study shows.

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    Seems that, unlike what especially many on the right like to say, which is that the Tea Party consists of many Independents and Democrats, that it is in fact, a spin-off of disgruntled Republicans. Which many, espeically on the Left have been saying for the last 3 years.

    Read it and weep: Where Does the Tea Party Come From? | Politeia | Big Think
     
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    Article dismissed as leftist agenda-driven horseshit.
     
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    Glad to see people are starting to sus this information out in a provable way.

    They are nothing but the same far right wing base of the republican party and always have been.
     
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    That's right, thaaaaat's right. Easy does it, no thought necessary. Your ideology will be your guide and comfort.
     
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    Memo
    No one gives a shit about the race card when unemployment is above 9%.
     
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    well it is one opinion constantly rehashed and repackaged to give it credibility. In the end it remains the far left opinion. Just like SS is safe.
     
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    Marc, do you really believe this??

    Here's my take on the TEA Party.............some of these folks have been around a long time, they saw the writing on the wall long ago. The government has been spending out of control for many years. When every person that applied for a mortgage (black, white, yellow, brown, pink and purple) qualified, it was the beginning of the end.

    I don't like debt at all, however as a reasonable person I realize it's sometimes necessary. Unfortunately most people don't realize what a $200-$300,000.00 mortgage will do their bottom line if someone loses their job.

    Our government in DC today doesn't understand that concept either. The TEA Party is a group of people that is tired of the pork, special deals, the sweet congressional and government pay packages and the out of control spending.

    What this report tells me is that some folks are beginning to take these people a little more seriously and they are getting scared......their free ride is being threatened and they don't like it. It only sends me the message that someone is ruffling the right feathers. :cool:
     
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    Yeah, real "big thinking" liberoidals at it again! :rolleyes:

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    I am still waiting to see an Tea Party candidate on a ballot in my area. It seems to be repubs versus democrats like always. I think this proves they are just a wing of the republican party.
     
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    ...says the guy mindlessly parroting an article that reinforces his bigotry-driven stereotypes.
     

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