Tea Party 2.0: Upgraded For 2012

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While loud and raucous rallies are still a part of the tea party toolbox, the movement, which came to life over dissatisfaction with big government and anger over government bailouts and President Barack Obama's health care reform, is evolving.

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    02/24/2017 - 6:51 pm | View Link
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  • Tea Party
    The Tea Party is a grassroots movement that brings awareness to any issue which challenges the security, sovereignty or domestic tranquility of our beloved nation.
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    Tea Party Patriots - Pursuing Personal Freedom, Economic Freedom, and a Debt Free Future
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    Home page of The Tea Party, a rock group from Toronto. Canadian rock band The Tea Party.
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    The theme of the Boston Tea Party, an iconic event of American history, has long been used by anti-tax protesters with libertarian and conservative viewpoints.
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  • Tea Party movement | American political movement ...
    Tea Party movement, conservative populist social and political movement that emerged in 2009 in the United States, generally opposing excessive taxation and ...
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