Tea Party Archive

Explaining the Tea Party

It's obvious that the Tea Partiers are driven by anger at the "irresponsibility of Congress" as my Colby College English professor Ed Witham put it (many times) in the mid-to-late 1970s.  At first it appeared that this was all about fiscal responsibility, but let's be honest---budgets don't generate much passion. ...
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What happened to leaving this country a better place for future generations?

“What happened to leaving this country a better place for future generations?” — “Generation Y”, Feb 23,  in response to “A Pledge of Fiscal Responsibility“ In recent days other respondents have alerted us to a similar proposal (the “Contract From America”) that is being developed by Tea Party organizers, and it’s likely that...
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