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The Tea Party: a critical approach

As midterm elections approach, the Tea Party movement is continuing to gain grassroots support and media attention. This combination has made them a fairly prominent political force. Since their infancy in 2009, Tea Party supporters have invoked the Boston Tea Party to compare King George’s taxation of the colonists to Obama’s economic recovery plans and the resulting taxation.  They have protested against any government spending that they see as detrimental to their perceived constitutional rights. The list of grievances includes Obama’s mortgage relief plan, the health care bill and the...
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