The Tea Party
2. Pro-domestic employment is indispensable.
3. A strong military is essential.
4. Special interests must be eliminated.
5. Gun ownership is sacred.
6. Government must be downsized.
7. The national budget must be balanced.
8. Deficit spending must end.
9. Bailout and stimulus plans are illegal.
10. Reducing personal income taxes is a must.
11. Reducing business income taxes is mandatory.
12. Political offices must be available to average citizens.
13. Intrusive government must be stopped.
14. English as our core language is required.
15. Traditional family values are encouraged.
The men and woman of the Tea Party
Is the Tea Party really on the side of the everyday citizen?
Tea Party demonstrators gather in Lafayette Park during a rally in Washington in April 2009
What is the Tea Party movement?
My take on it all
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