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The Tea Party dead?
Don´t even consider it

Hernando Today (FL), by Henry Kelley

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Posted By:mikkins2, 2/13/2013 9:19:08 PM

Every day I read or hear pundits spending energy telling us the Tea Party is dead. Daily. Repeatedly. If we were dead, we´d have about as much media time as, oh, Michael Dukakis. However, our principles of limited government and fiscal responsibility are starting to actually resonate. All it took was a simple expiring 2 percent payroll tax hike to destroy four years of "government for free" fiction. Anyone else notice that "fiscal cliff" tax hikes have already been consumed by the spending for Superstorm (aka a "weak Category 1 for Floridians") Sandy?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mr Smart, 2/13/2013 9:30:34 PM     (No. 9175091)

This Government anti gun thing is going to grow the ranks of the tea party.
People now see a real reason to get involved.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pros7767, 2/13/2013 9:46:37 PM     (No. 9175112)

The Tea Party will save this country. Hopefully with the help of Dr. Ben Carson.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mindyourbubble, 2/13/2013 10:03:49 PM     (No. 9175137)

I just checked my pulse and blood pressure. Not dead yet. I wasn´t Nov 6 2012 and I won´t be Nov. 2014.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: slipstik, 2/13/2013 10:54:42 PM     (No. 9175190)

Do you actually think there is a political solution to this dilemma?? With massive segments of the population on the dole, your government arming itself against its own citizens, a military training to take over domestic control, a ruler governing by decree, a congress largely bypassed and without the spine to stand up for any principle beyond its own grandeur, and a supreme court which can´t seem to read or understand the Constitution, and at least 57 other insurmountable issues. Folks, we´ve already stepped off the cliff.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Dixie, 2/13/2013 11:44:04 PM     (No. 9175235)

America is very large, very rich in natural resources, rich also in the attitudes of many people...mostly people outside the cities, and some getting older...but there are a lot of people who figure that they WILL live free.

We have no historical heritage of generations of serfdom, and we have sloughed off our brief heritage of enslavement of Blacks. We DO have a historical heritage of a "can do" and "never give up" pioneer background. We DO have a historical heritage of our parents, grandparents, great-grandparents making huge sacrifices and taking a big chance to transport themselves and their children to this new country...arriving with no job and, if one is not found soon, no money.

No-one should give up on America. No-one should underestimate America. This is NOT Germany, or Japan. Americans aren´t real good at taking orders, but we are real good at getting to work and at being incredibly stubborn.

This land is too big, and our people have hearts too big for anyone to underestimate us.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/14/2013 12:28:32 AM     (No. 9175282)

Long as I am upright and breathing.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: afherkdriver, 2/14/2013 2:47:55 AM     (No. 9175352)

I have heard Henry at "Tea Parties". Smart man and a good spokesman. We need many more of him.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mws50, 2/14/2013 5:36:59 AM     (No. 9175418)

And if America goes the way of Rome, Texas will rise out of the ashes.

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