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Taxpayer dollars used
to fund study tying Tea
Party to tobacco lobby

Fox News, by Judson Berger

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/15/2013 3:05:36 PM

Taxpayer dollars were used to fund a study that painted the Tea Party movement as the spawn of the tobacco lobby -- a premise that Tea Party leaders say is absurd. The study was published earlier this month in the Tobacco Control journal and was formally presented by its authors at an on-campus symposium in San Francisco Feb. 8. "The Tea Party that we see in 2009 actually has decades of influence from tobacco and other corporate interests," co-author Amanda Fallin said at the time, downplaying the notion that the group is just a "spontaneous grassroots movement."

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Another day another outrage. What makes it even worse is that this is proof that we cannot ever trust anything coming from the NIH. It is sickening that politics now influences every single thing. How really disturbing.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Guard SGT (ret), 2/15/2013 3:07:43 PM     (No. 9178502)

Me thinks the authors have been puffing the wacky weed way too much!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: blunderbuss, 2/15/2013 3:22:09 PM     (No. 9178542)

And the anger and outrage grows stronger and stronger.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fritzilou, 2/15/2013 3:51:54 PM     (No. 9178620)

Another day, another stupidity..........I´ve attended two Tea Party meetings with friendly, intelligent and happy people, none of whom smoked in the building nor were they seen sneaking about for smokes. I would think that most all intelligent people of both political parties never or no longer smoke and certainly don´t want their children to smoke. The difference is that busy bodies want to ban smoking and people like me don´t tell others what to do if they do it without harm to others.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: snowoutlaw, 2/15/2013 4:04:18 PM     (No. 9178637)

Al Gore is a kid of the tobacco industry. The south was all Democrat and all tobacco was from south. So the Tea Party is tied to Al Gore?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: coyote, 2/15/2013 4:19:52 PM     (No. 9178658)

Baloney

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jimK1, 2/15/2013 4:59:39 PM     (No. 9178724)

I hope somebody somewhere is keep track of all of this. There needs to be a reckoning that all of these progressive types cost us.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BadgerBill, 2/15/2013 7:16:52 PM     (No. 9178876)

Taxpayer Dollars Used To Fund Study Tying DNC To Communists
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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/16/2013 12:14:10 AM     (No. 9179186)

Trolls I tell you.

Now he is after tobacco farmers.
Keep in mind tobacco is a big export. Maybe he just hates the south.

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