What is your opinion of the Tea Party?
Is it an ultra conservative faction that will only pull votes from the Republican party, or is this a political movement that is destined for legitimacy?
Good for the country. Smaller government, Less spending should be something all Americans should get behind.
Its both, it happens to a group of concerned individuals that are hardlined small government people who believe that the country is head the wrong direction with more government, and I think they have a large influence on who will be elected for the republican party, but they are a minority, and it still not big enough if it breaks from the republican party to make any moves to be a legitimate especially as shown by this crop of "Tea Party" candidates that are running for president. Mitt Romney has basically ignored them and he still will probably win the republican nomination.
They started out with the right ideas, but then it seems they got hiijacked by the right wing fanatics like Glenn Beck and Shawn Hannity. It really is sad how it all went downhill so fast.
by Doug Hughes 7 years ago
"..._Worst of all, this is a vision that says even though America can't afford to invest in education or clean energy; even though we can't afford to care for seniors and poor children, we can somehow afford more than $1 trillion in new tax breaks for the wealthy. Think about it. In the last...
by Ralph Deeds 8 years ago
This week in Michigan enough Tea Party delegates showed up at a Republican meeting to elect delegates to the party's nominating convention for the election in November to defeat the current Republican party chairman's bid to be elected a delegate. This strikes me as a cataclysmic event for the...
by Ralph Deeds 5 years ago
Is the Tea Party Destroying the Republican Party?Former U.S. Sen. Bob Bennett believes the tea party is destroying the Republican Party. The ex-Utah lawmaker, a victim of tea party politics when he lost his seat in 2010 to Mike Lee, gave his candid assessment to a conference of the Assoc.of Amer...
by mio cid 5 years ago
So the republican party is not only trying to suppress the vote of minorities,but now they have also been caught red handed trying to commit voter fraud in Florida.
by Dr Billy Kidd 5 years ago
Tea Party activists in the House of Representatives want to shut down the U.S. government. They say it'll teach America who really is in charge. What's more, they say that not passing a federal budget by the Oct. 1 deadline will cut government back to the levels imagined by the founding...
by Doug Hughes 7 years ago
This is from the most recent poll from Pew Research."As the Tea Party has evolved from a grass-roots movement to become a major force on Capitol Hill, public views of the Tea Party have grown more negative... The latest national survey by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press,...
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