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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    05/19/2018 - 12:59 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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    News about the Tea Party movement. Commentary and archival information about the Tea Party movement from The New York Times.
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  • California Tea Party Groups
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    05/16/2018 - 1:37 am | View Link
  • Tea Party Patriots
    Tea Party Patriots - Pursuing Personal Freedom, Economic Freedom, and a Debt Free Future
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  • Tea Party movement
    The Tea Party movement is an American conservative movement within the Republican Party.Members of the movement have called for a reduction of the national debt of the United States and federal budget deficit by reducing government spending, and for lower taxes.
    05/13/2018 - 4:32 am | View Link
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