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If you are in NC, join the tea party

Tomorrow there will be a tea party protest in Raleigh led by Americans for Prosperity. (Since we are in the south we might have to call it a "sweet tea" party.) Here is the general info:

REMINDER

New American Tea Party

Saturday, March 21, 2009

12 - 2:00 pm

State Capitol (east side)

Raleigh, NC

You can find additional information on this event, as well as on upcoming events in other parts of the state, at the Americans for Prosperity NC website. If you are in another part of the country check out AFP's national website. This is only one of the groups organizing tea parties, and there are individuals across the country organizing their own as well. If you know of other events planned for this weekend, please provide links and/or info in the comments section.


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Comments (9)

Will be there with wife and... (Below threshold)
Dave in W-S:

Will be there with wife and one of the sons to remind certain people that we sent them to Washington and we can damn well pull them back.

Enjoy and be sure to take p... (Below threshold)
Adrian Browne:

Enjoy and be sure to take pictures of the teabagging!

I'm honestly curious. What ... (Below threshold)
Bruce Henry:

I'm honestly curious. What was the turnout? I live in Raleigh, but I had to work today, or I would have swung by to count the number of tinfoil helmets.

Turnout was about 350. It w... (Below threshold)
Dave in W-S:

Turnout was about 350. It was a great event, good speakers, good enthusiasm, and the USMC band and pipe and drum units parading behind us to give some great patriotic ambience. Am uploading photos as I write and will post the URL as soon as I am done. Brand new blogspot site, created for the purpose, but the pictures are where it's at.

Photos have finally uploade... (Below threshold)
Dave in W-S:

Photos have finally uploaded. Blogger interface over wifi with hi-res photos is a pain in the butt. But the photos came out pretty good, I think.

The site is here.

Bruce, you should have take... (Below threshold)
Dave in W-S:

Bruce, you should have taken a little time off and come by. You might have heard something that turned a light on for you.

BTW, counting yours, the total number of tin foil hats would have been 1.

You know what? You're right... (Below threshold)
Bruce Henry:

You know what? You're right. After sleeping on it, I realize my comment was snide and disrespectful. It is every American's right to protest, and you exercising that right is something to be commended, not disparaged.

I apologise for that comment.

I reserve the right to be snide and disrespectful in the future. But this subject didn't deserve it.

Graceful apology accepted.<... (Below threshold)
Dave in W-S:

Graceful apology accepted.

Invitation still stands to stop by next time and see what it's all about. No tinfoil, just legitimate concerns by American voters.

Better tea from the america... (Below threshold)
Flu-Bird:

Better tea from the american tea party then the vegan pukepaste from CODESTINKPINK




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