ENG - The Tea Party movement is a populist, conservative/libertarian, grassroots, political movement in the United States that emerged in 2009 through a series of locally and nationally coordinated protests. The protests were partially in response to several Federal laws: the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, and a series of healthcare reform bills.
The name "Tea Party" echoes the Boston Tea Party, a 1773 incident when colonists destroyed British tea rather than paying what they considered a tax that violated their right to "No Taxation without Representation." As of 2010, it is not a national political party, does not officially run Congressional candidates, and its name has not appeared on any ballots.
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PRINCETON, NJ -- Americans are as likely to want Tea Party-backed Republican members of Congress to have the most influence over federal policies in the coming year as they are to prefer President Barack Obama. The Democratic leaders in Congress rank last in this regard, behind the Republican leaders.
The 27% of Americans preferring Tea Party Republicans on this measure roughly matches the percentage telling Gallup throughout 2010 that they are supporters of the Tea Party movement -- 26% in a recent pre-election survey.
Looking more broadly at the partisan balance of the results, ...
Tea Party Patriots is launching a Perpetual Legislative Watch/Congressional Accountability Project. We have already been watching the legislators for the past 20 months. We have no intention of letting up now. On the weekend of November 12 – 14, local coordinators from around the country will meet with the incoming Congressional freshmen for an orientation. We will have legislative experts who will guide the freshmen on how to first defund and ultimately repeal government controlled health care.
We will have economic experts to help them understand the things they will ...
WASHINGTON — Tea party activists are working to solidify their movement by focusing on state and local races they think will show they are not a one-time uprising tied to this year's congressional contest.
A major focus will be Virginia.
Tea party groups are launching a political action committee to recruit, train and fund candidates, and help them drive a legislative agenda during January's General Assembly session.
The groups see the state's legislative contests as an opportunity to build a network of officials who someday rise through the ranks and compete for statewide ...
JUST IN – Planned Parenthood INVESTIGATED by Congress. Results Are HORRIFYING. (Breitbart) – There have been two recent congressional investigations into the Planned Parenthood selling baby parts scandal. Both were prompted by the Centre For Medical Progress (CMP) undercover investigation, which caught Planned Parenthood officials discussing how to illegally profit from selling baby parts. The first report in December was by the Senate Judiciary Committee and […]
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MLK’s Niece Admits “I Voted For Trump” (American Thinker) – The latest media-manufactured controversy surrounding President-elect Trump involves Congressman John Lewis, who won’t be attending the inauguration because he believes Mr. Trump will be an illegitimate president. (He reportedly believed the same about George W. Bush.) American Thinker editor Thomas Lifson has written a very good piece about how the congressman shouldn’t […]
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BREAKING – Trump Reveals His Replacement For Obamacare, Media Can’t Believe It! (Angry Patriot) – Millions of Americans are excited to finally be able to afford health insurance again, eagerly awaiting the death of Obamacare. During a chat with the Washington Post, President-Elect Trump said his Obamacare replacement plan is almost complete! Trump also said his Obamacare replacement plan has one very important goal in mind: “insurance […]
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EXPOSED – 6 False Accusations by John Lewis, Hero-Turned-Hack (Angry Patriot) – John Lewis, a Georgia Democrat, was a civil rights hero, but now he is one of the biggest hypocrites in politics today, often falsely accusing people of racism. Here are the six hypocrisies of John Lewis, showing how he has become more of a hack than anything else with his false attacks, […]
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