Tempest in a Teapot?

Saturday, July 4 will be another day of Tea Parties held all across the United States.  Many of us are still trying to figure out what the Tea Parties are all about.  Originally, I thought that they were about taxes.  TEA did stand for ‘Taxed Enough Already.” That seems reasonable.  Bi-partisan folks coming together to just say NO to new taxes and new debt.  I think I am wrong though.  Just looking at the agenda for the local tea party, it is unclear what the real theme is. 

A Republican friend of mine suggested that it was just a lot of hot air.  Now it seems to me that the Tea Parties are anti-Obama rallies.  Can we now say the Tea Parties aren’t bi-partisan and that they are Obama-bashing?  The local tea party has the much discussed FAIR guy in attendance.  So are the Tea Parties now protests about illegal immigration? 


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