http://www.nytimes.com/2010/04/15/us/po … oll.html?p
"Tea Party supporters are wealthier and more well-educated than the general public, and are no more or less afraid of falling into a lower socioeconomic class, according to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll."
The last eight years were very good to the baggers. They don't want to see it go.
But they don't realize, or care, how devastating it was to so many others. And these others showed their devastation by voting in Obama.
Now, these tea people can't seem to let their desires go and let the resultsof the election take place.
It's no different than civil rights, women's rights, workers rights....people on top always hate to share. They think it will take from them.
But the funny thing is, there's plenty enough to go around. And this country used to care about that a lot more. Care about everyone having a piece of the pie.
We now have a county where a very few have almost all the wealth,..all the good life, and the rest struggle to survive.
There is a much bigger picture going on--and one that plays itself off irrespective of gvt. Uses gvt. and is above gvt.
But, as far as DOMESTIC policies, making things fairer, and the idea of a green economy, new green jobs...all these YOUNG people going into gvt....I will support Obama all the way.
Because, the decades of the big oil robber barons are over.
The times of the "good jobs at good wages" have been destroyed.
Obviously, we need a new way to deal with what the greed has left us.
And I see the tea-party as just another party of greed...."keep your hands off mine, I'm all that matters."
I like Obama and his ideas, and if he is favoring poor people, it's because it is long over due!
you have to keep reading the article. it says most are male, over the age of 45 and basically want the country to remain the same as it was years ago.
the writers write, "are more well-educated". that doesn't even sound like proper grammar to me.
the end of the article reads: “That’s a conundrum, isn’t it?” asked Jodine White, 62, of Rocklin, Calif. “I don’t know what to say. Maybe I don’t want smaller government. I guess I want smaller government and my Social Security.” She added, “I didn’t look at it from the perspective of losing things I need. I think I’ve changed my mind.”
They may be "well educated"-- like Bush was. Yale has a lot to answer for; I have lost respect for it. If they are well educated, why do they not question the constant propaganda machine spinning out daily talking points? The successful result of a good education is the ability to think critically and to apply vigorous scientific scrutiny to our theories.
if well-educated means following the crowd into irresponsible criminal type activity, then we have what we asked for.
by PrettyPanther 8 years ago
When I saw this tidbit, I just had to share. IRS is viewed favorably by 49% of respondents, Tea Party Movement by 36%. *** SUMMARY CHART ***FavorableBarack Obama 50%The Internal Revenue Service 49%The Democratic Party 42%The Republican Party 40%The Tea Party Movement 36%Nancy Pelosi...
by SparklingJewel 8 years ago
I was motivated to write this article after reading the following two articles:Is The Tea Party Simply A Symbol Of Public Anger Or Is It The Future of the GOP? (Sodahead)http://twurl.cc/21xrwhich was inspired byThe Tea Party Teens (New York Times) http://twurl.cc/21xs Both of these...
by SparklingJewel 6 years ago
tea partiers against the establishment have a lot in common with OWShttp://campaign2012.washingtonexaminer. … gop/488261
by fishskinfreak2008 7 years ago
Web-site/URL: http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/20 … t-boehner/Does this mean that Boehner COULD BE GONE in 2011?
by CHRIS57 5 years ago
I love America. I was raised in Michigan, i do business in the US, but then - i don´t live in the US. Professional life takes me all over this planet. May be that allows a more unbiased view on the state of the US and allows to compare developments in the US with other places. Results and my...
by Doug Robinson 7 years ago
http://news.infoshop.org/article.php?st … 5205207672Interesting article that finds similarities in Hitler's philosophy and the modern day Tea Party's core beliefs.
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