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Who started the Tea Party Movement?

DizziNY 2012/08/14 14:11:38

Who started the Tea Party Movement?

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The original Tea Party started in Boston, on December 16, 1773.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_Tea_Party
On December 16th, 2007; the anniversary of Boston Tea Party, Americans "dumped the tea" again by donating over $6.04 Million into the Ron Paul 2008 Presidential Campaign. This was largest one day political donation ever! This event kicked off the rebirth of the Tea Party movement.
Ron Paul Money Bomb of 12-16-07 Created the Tea Party Movement
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5yJV-kiOiiE&list;=UUiqRq2mT_b...
http://youtu.be/5yJV-kiOiiE
The name "Tea Party" is only properly used if it is an authentic continuation of that movement, & these ideals & goals are the same. There is a massive onslaught of infiltration & takover of Tea Party organizations in progress. During election time we have an easy way to sort out the phonies. Just ask them who they support for President.
When our fore fathers threw King George's tea into the harbor, King George did not form a Tea Party advisory council. Perhaps that is because he understood that our fore fathers had a hidden agenda. They were not just trying to save money on taxes. They wanted to be free.
Would it be reasonable to believe that if King George had lowered the tea tax there would have never been an American Revolution? The Declaration of Independence did not even mention the tea tax unless one were to assume that it was included in the general reference to "imposing Taxes on us without our Consent".
Our founding fathers specifically listed a "long train of abuses & usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism". Many of these same abuses & usurpations exist today. A few examples might be:
"He has erected a multitude of New Offices, & sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our people, & eat out their substance".
"He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution & unacknowledged by our laws".
"For depriving us in many cases of the benefits of Trial by Jury".
Thomas Jefferson, who wrote the Declaration of Independence, also admonished us that:
"The price of freedom is eternal vigilance."
The Boston Tea Party was illegal.
Legal means condoned by goverment.
Illegal means not condoned by goverment.
In the final analysis no tyranny will ever condone the effective defense of freedom.
Everything that Hitler did was legal.
The Declaration of Independence was illegal.
Our Bill of Rights is repleat with phrases such as "Congress shall make no law" & "shall not be infringed".
Government does not give us our rights. Our rights are inalienable, & are endowed by our Creator.
Nothing takes the place of the vigilance of the people.
The battle for freedom is never won, & never lost.
The battle for freedom always continues.
It is never too late, & it is never soon enough, to defend freedom.
No matter how enslaved we are, we always have hope.
No matter how free we are we are never safe.
NOTHING EVER LIMITS THE GOVERNMENT, EXCEPT THE PEOPLE.
Any generation that fails to defend freedom will lose it.
The next generation will have to shed blood to gain it back"

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Who started the NEW Tea Party Movement?

The picture that is below is from the 2008 presidential campaign.

What would Patrick Henry say today?
Give Me Liberty Or Give Me Death
http://targetfreedom.com/cfr/what-would-patrick-henry-say-today/
http://targetfreedom.typepad.com/targetfreedom/2009/02/patric...

To read what Patrick Henry said on March 23, 1775

visit:

http://libertyonline.hypermall.com/henry-liberty.html

What would Patrick Henry say today?

&...Patrick Henry portrait

Read this in the original form. Then read this again, and change a few words: &...

Change "British ministry" to "federal government".
Change "kings" to "tyrants".
Change "Great Britain" to "Washington".
Change "ministry and Parliament" to "federal government".
Change "throne" to "federal government".
Change "British guard" to "federal officer".
Change "Boston" to "Waco and Ruby Ridge".

Here is AN UPDATE to what Patrick Henry said on March 23, 1775:

Mr. President, it is natural to man to indulge in the illusions of hope. We are apt to shut our eyes against a painful truth, and listen to the song of that siren till she transforms us into beasts. Is this the part of wise men, engaged in a great and arduous struggle for liberty? Are we disposed to be of the number of those who, having eyes, see not, and, having ears, hear not, the things which so nearly concern their temporal salvation? For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know the whole truth; to know the worst, and to provide for it.

I have but one lamp by which my feet are guided, and that is the lamp of experience. I know of no way of judging of the future but by the past. And judging by the past, I wish to know what there has been in the conduct of the Federal government for the last ten years to justify those hopes with which gentlemen have been pleased to solace themselves and the House. Is it that insidious smile with which our petition has been lately received? Trust it not, sir; it will prove a snare to your feet. Suffer not yourselves to be betrayed with a kiss. Ask yourselves how this gracious reception of our petition comports with those warlike preparations which cover our waters and darken our land. Are fleets and armies necessary to a work of love and reconciliation? Have we shown ourselves so unwilling to be reconciled that force must be called in to win back our love? Let us not deceive ourselves, sir. These are the implements of war and subjugation; the last arguments to which tyrants resort. I ask gentlemen, sir, what means this martial array, if its purpose be not to force us to submission? Can gentlemen assign any other possible motive for it? Has the Federal government any enemy, in this quarter of the world, to call for all this accumulation of navies and armies? No, sir, she has none. They are meant for us: they can be meant for no other. They are sent over to bind and rivet upon us those chains which the Federal government have been so long forging. And what have we to oppose to them? Shall we try argument? Sir, we have been trying that for the last ten years. Have we anything new to offer upon the subject? Nothing. We have held the subject up in every light of which it is capable; but it has been all in vain. Shall we resort to entreaty and humble supplication? What terms shall we find which have not been already exhausted? Let us not, I beseech you, sir, deceive ourselves. Sir, we have done everything that could be done to avert the storm which is now coming on. We have petitioned; we have remonstrated; we have supplicated; we have prostrated ourselves before the federal government, and have implored its interposition to arrest the tyrannical hands of the Federal government. Our petitions have been slighted; our remonstrances have produced additional violence and insult; our supplications have been disregarded; and we have been spurned, with contempt, from the foot of the Federal government! In vain, after these things, may we indulge the fond hope of peace and reconciliation. There is no longer any room for hope. If we wish to be free-- if we mean to preserve inviolate those inestimable privileges for which we have been so long contending--if we mean not basely to abandon the noble struggle in which we have been so long engaged, and which we have pledged ourselves never to abandon until the glorious object of our contest shall be obtained--we must fight! I repeat it, sir, we must fight! An appeal to arms and to the God of hosts is all that is left us!

They tell us, sir, that we are weak; unable to cope with so formidable an adversary. But when shall we be stronger? Will it be the next week, or the next year? Will it be when we are totally disarmed, and when a soldier shall be stationed in every house? Shall we gather strength by irresolution and inaction? Shall we acquire the means of effectual resistance by lying supinely on our backs and hugging the delusive phantom of hope, until our enemies shall have bound us hand and foot? Sir, we are not weak if we make a proper use of those means which the God of nature hath placed in our power. The millions of people, armed in the holy cause of liberty, and in such a country as that which we possess, are invincible by any force which our enemy can send against us. Besides, sir, we shall not fight our battles alone. There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations, and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us. The battle, sir, is not to the strong alone; it is to the vigilant, the active, the brave. Besides, sir, we have no election. If we were base enough to desire it, it is now too late to retire from the contest. There is no retreat but in submission and slavery! Our chains are forged! Their clanking may be heard at Waco, Ruby Ridge and Guantanamo! The war is inevitable--and let it come! I repeat it, sir, let it come.

It is in vain, sir, to extenuate the matter. Gentlemen may cry, Peace, Peace-- but there is no peace. The war is actually begun! The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! Our brethren are already in the field! Why stand we here idle? What is it that gentlemen wish? What would they have? Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? Forbid it, Almighty God! I know not what course others may take; but as for me, give me liberty or give me death!

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  • NH 2013/04/07 20:44:45
    NH
    Ron Paul supporters on Dec 16, 2007 just like what you see in the pic They tossed boxes in the harbors and had a rally in Boston at Faneuil Hall. Any questions? Tea Party movement, still unfunded, started in 2007 and going to have it's 6th birthday in Dec. 2013.... and still uncorrupted in NH where Ron Paul got his start thanks to ONE WOMAN.
  • Schläue~© 2012/08/14 14:26:26
    Schläue~©
    The RP TEA Party movement of 2007 fizzled - popped and never gained much nationwide traction.

    The TEA Party movement of 2009 has been the must successful challenge to the two party system since Lincoln won the 1860 election in a 4-way race, getting just under 40% of the popular vote.

    It began on the same basic theme of "Taxed enough already" but after the rushed passage of 0bozo's porkulus package and introduction of HR 3200 (first draft of 0bozoTax) citizens all over the USA were waiting and ready to pounce on their elected officials at town-hall meetings during the Aug. 2009 recess. The rest is history.
  • DizziNY Schläue~© 2012/08/14 16:45:54 (edited)
    DizziNY
    Sorry, it was hijacked by Neocons. Today's Tea Party is a sham. There is NO 2 party system, it's ONE party, the elites.
  • Schläue~© DizziNY 2012/08/14 16:59:35
    Schläue~©
    Just sayin' that the failed bowel movement of the Paul-bots in 2007 has nothing to do with the TEA Party Express and other successful groups that have taken DC by storm since the Summer of 2009.
  • DizziNY Schläue~© 2012/08/15 11:04:56 (edited)
    DizziNY
    What is wrong with you people, Paul-bots and bowel movement comments, wtf is that? Why do u hate a guy who IS a REAL patriot? Why do u hate the Constitution and America? The ONLY reason this happened to the Tea Party, is because rich elitists have pumped money into it and they got Glenn Beck to spearhead the hijacking. Also it helps that the general public are sheep and they don't think for themselves. I used to watch Beck all the time but now he has become Rupert's butt boy. If you are happy about the state of the Tea Party, then u are not truly concerned about America. You are as bad as the progressive obama sheeple, that goes for anyone who thinks like that.

    If it weren't for Ron Paul you wouldn't have the Tea Party, you'd all be sucking wind. Today's Tea Party is an embarrassment, a former shell of it's once great self, a HUGE failure, and a sham.
  • Schläue~© DizziNY 2012/08/15 11:28:51 (edited)
  • sockpuppet 2012/08/14 14:19:16
    sockpuppet
    What was the question again?
  • DizziNY sockpuppet 2012/08/14 14:24:41
    DizziNY
    +1
    Lol, who started the Tea Party movement.

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