See the Pittsburgh Tea Party here!
Obviously Illinois Representative Jan Schakowsky (D) doesn't get it!
The Denver Tea Party was huge!
Good stuff from the Alabama Tea Party.
The Humble Libertarian has written an awesome post in defense of the Tea Parties.
Grassroots at its finest ... "Tea Party" Protests Appear to Draw At Least 250,000!
Yet, the question remains ... Are You a Terrorist?
I am. Pretty cool, uh?
How is it even possible that Janeane Garofalo gets asked questions concerning politics? Olberman is pathetic, but Garofalo is a not just a moron ... she's a complete lunatic too!
Let's not get too upset with Janeane tough. Pity her low I.Q. Besides ... it's only "Tea Bag Envy!"
In case you missed it in Melissa's post, here's what a progressive demonstration looks like.
Do the Tea Parties represent a growing trend? Where will the Tea Party protests lead?
I think it's time to put Congress under 100% surveillance!
... the message in grassroots Tea Parties today is of exactly the same character as its historical inspiration. The Tea Parties represent a growing anger against encroaching tyranny by a federal government that pays far more heed to billionaire financiers, union bosses, special interest lobbyists, and those on the bottom who pay no income taxes, than it does to all the folks in the middle, who work hard to pay their taxes and all their other bills. - Kyle-Anne Shiver
It's time. We must take a stand!
Good talking points for the newbie fiscally conservative Republican.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says the central planners are "either in the pocket of the banks or they're incompetent." More from the story:
The Troubled Asset Relief Program, or TARP, isn't large enough to recapitalize the banking system, and the administration hasn't been direct in addressing that shortfall, he said. Stiglitz said there are conflicts of interest at the White House because some of Obama's advisers have close ties to Wall Street.
The return to taxpayers from the TARP is as low as 25 cents on the dollar, he said. "The bank restructuring has been an absolute mess."
"We're going to be asking all the banks, including presumably some healthy banks, to pay for the losses of the bad banks," Stiglitz said. "It's a real redistribution and a tax on all American savers."
Stiglitz was also concerned about the links between White House advisers and Wall Street. Hedge fund D.E. Shaw & Co. paid National Economic Council Director Lawrence Summers, a managing director of the firm, more than $5 million in salary and other compensation in the 16 months before he joined the administration. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank.
"America has had a revolving door. People go from Wall Street to Treasury and back to Wall Street," he said. "Even if there is no quid pro quo, that is not the issue. The issue is the mindset."
Were the Conspiracy Theorists right all along? "If you want to continue to hide your head in the sand, don't dare connect these dots!"
Some good advice on fighting inflationary depression from Peter Schiff.
"Increased government spending does not increase economic growth in the near term because Congress cannot create purchasing power out of thin air. Before it can spend, it must first take money out of the economy through taxes or borrowing. No new spending power is created; it is merely redistributed from one group of people to another." - economist Curtis Dubay of the Heritage Foundation