Will all these tea party people...

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    ... be protesting the taxation without representation that is happening in Washington,D.C. - or are they just unaware of what the original Tea Party was about?
     
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    i think at this point they dont even know. i will be interested to see how many people show up at these things.
     
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    i think they are protesting how much money the government is spending to bail out failed companies .....
     
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    Is that what they were doing at the original tea party? I thought they were protesting not government spending - not even taxation per se - but being taxed without representatives in Parliament. Am I missing part of history (other than my first 2 years in college) ?
     
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    nope.... you are quite correct the original tea party was to protest taxes levied on tea by england....if memory serves.....i guess they have coopted the name and defined their own cause......kind of funny to watch the "right" protest....my guess is they won't be very good at it.....
     
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    I'm not sure how they are going to find the time to protest. They all have jobs, and we all know that people who protest don't have jobs.

    I think they should protest with their fucking feet and move one of the few nations on the Earth with a flat tax - Russia.
     
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    maybe they are taking a sick day and working the man for a paid day off to stick it to the man.....
     
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    Yes then we could vote out Putin's stooge and get a real government of the people by the people and for the people up and running as opposed to this current government of the tax cheats by the tax cheats and for the tax cheats that the US currently has.
     
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    For some reason I'm guessing no one, much less anyone going to tea parties is interested in impressing the likes of Spidey or DavidS. Quite the contrary.
     
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    So they are going to lie to their bosses. A damn shame.
     

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