St. Louis Tea Party Number 1

The Tea Party Is 5 Years Old Today

If you were out on the Arch steps on February 27, 2009, take a moment to consider what’s happened. From near-spontaneous reaction to bailouts, corporate takeovers, and profligate government spending emerged the largest and most sustained political movement since the 1960s Both the GOP and Democrat Party are minority parties, as independents have surged A…

St. Louis Tea Party February 27, 2009

5 Years Ago Today, The Tea Party Was Born On a Phone Call

Give all due credit to Rick Santelli. His rant inspired a movement. But words don’t wear boots. More images like this one available at Doctor Bulldog: http://doctorbulldog.wordpress.com/2009/02/27/st-louis-tea-party-by-the-arch/ At 7:00 pm on February 20, Mike Leahy, Eric Odom, Jenny Beth Martin, Michelle Moore, Brooks Bayne, and a few others hijacked the TCOT conference call to answer Santelli’s…

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The State of the GOP

by Bill Hennessy and Jim Durbin John Knowles’s classic novel, A Separate Peace, begins memorably: I went back to the Devon School not long ago, and found it looking oddly newer than when I was a student there fifteen years before . . . as if a coat of varnish had been put over everything…

3rd Anniversary Tea Party: Thank You!

The 3rd Anniversary Tea Party rocked . . . because of the great patriot-activists who have decided it’s time to act and win. Although Dr. Larry Schweikart couldn’t make it (because of the Chicago snow storm), Friday’s event was better than planned or expected.  Tea Party champion Michael Patrick Leahy jumped into fill a last-minute…