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John M. O'Hara's A New American Tea Party: The Counterrevolution Against PDF

By John M. O'Hara

ISBN-10: 0470567988

ISBN-13: 9780470567982

The tax protester manifesto, written by means of a number one organizer of the tea celebration protestsOn April 15, 2009, a grassroots contingency of usa citizens that may quickly turn into identified all over the world because the Tea social gathering made front-page information. Angered through years of over the top govt spending-taxpayer financed bailouts of companies deemed too giant to fail and taxpayer handouts to big curiosity groups-Americans of every age and all walks of existence took to the streets to take again their kingdom. a brand new American Tea get together: The Counterrevolution opposed to Bailouts, Handouts, Reckless Spending, and extra Taxes is their tale, and it is your advisor for contributing to the circulate to rein in executive spending. The bookSummarizes the Tea celebration movementExplains how the Tea celebration protests have been organizedPresents a choice to motion for carrying on with protests and describes tips on how to most sensible coordinate themThe debt due to present day reckless executive spending will finally lead to monstrous tax hikes. a brand new American Tea social gathering indicates tips on how to concentration your outrage right into a effective circulate that may make a favorable distinction.

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It doesn’t take away the validity of its points, but in a sound bite world, a more organic 14 A NEW AMERICAN TEA PARTY grassroots uprising is a lot more impressive and largely immunized from fallacious leftists attacks—or so we thought. In the February effort, we were eager to have the event endorsed, for it to look legitimate in order to get boots on the ground for the protest. Skeptical but willing organizations signed on and sent out notes to their members. This was good for the event and good for them.

Bureaucrats and Permits The permitting issue was a huge concern. For one, the original site for Chicago was the Daley Plaza. This site required a $1 million insurance policy. Thankfully, the folks at FreedomWorks, one of the top grassroots facilitators in the country, helped out. As the expectations grew from 1,000, to 2,000 attendees or more, we realized the Daley Plaza wouldn’t hold the crowd. To further complicate matters, the city of Chicago required 30 days notice and more insurance for staging, among other requirements.

Originally, we had planned on using space in front of the Washington Monument. But the location was far from a metro station, and we were hoping to make it easy for CPAC attendees and commuters to show up. At one point we discussed using the tidal basin and perhaps a boat with some sort of symbolic action—like dumping tea a la the original Boston Tea Party. But dumping tea in a national park seemed like a bad idea when a friend had recently been arrested for dancing at the Jefferson Memorial. Known as the Jefferson 1, she was part of a larger group of freedom lovers who brought iPods to the Jefferson Memorial to dance in silence on the Founding Father’s birthday.

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