Facts About the Tea Party Movement<quoted text>
Eat sh it, dumbfk
The Tea Party is an American grassroots movement which is considered to be a populist movement of United States citizens advocating reductions in taxes and government spending.
Other major issues of the Tea Party Platform include reducing the U.S. National Debt and the budget deficit of the government. May Tea Partiers advocate for adherence to the United States Constitution and in particular prefer an originalist interpretation of that founding document.
The name Tea Party refers to the Boston Tea Party of 1773 in which the colonists were protesting taxes on their tea by the British. The protest involved throwing tea from ships in the Boston Harbor into the ocean. The colonist’s rallying cry was “No taxation without representation.”
Because the modern-day Tea Party movement is not a registered political party it’s name has not yet appeared on any election ballots. The Tea Party movement does endorse candidates for elected office.
In the November 2010 midterm elections the Tea Party movement was shown to have a significant influence in helping the candidates the supported get elected. In that election all Tea Party supported candidates were members of the Republican party.
Because the modern-day Tea Party movement is a grassroots movement of local as well as national groups there is no one central leadership of the Tea Party movement.
Each Tea Party group determines its own priorities and sets its own agenda, though there are loose affiliations between groups and communication for the purposes of organizing particular Tea Party Protests and Tea Party demonstrations.
Some of the rallying points for Tea Partiers and issues against which they rallied to protest include the bank bailouts, stimulus spending, and health care reform.
In most all cases the underpinnings of the Tea Party movements protests and demonstrations involve advocating for reduced federal spending, the elimination of deficit spending, and the need for politicians to listen to the will of the people.
Thanks for visiting Tea Party Platform to read about the Tea Party Movement