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Angry Citizens Revive Boston Tea Party Protest
Posted By admin On February 27, 2009 @ 10:51 am In 1,Featured Stories | Comments Disabled
Friday, February 27, 2009
History will repeat itself Friday in Wichita and across the country. Demonstrators are planning tea party protests to show opposition to the federal stimulus bill.
Wichita is one of more than 40 cities that will hold simultaneous tea parties. Protesters say it’s time taxpayers to come together and demand to be heard.
It was all the way back in 1773 when American colonists held the Boston Tea Party. They pitched crates of tea into the harbor to protest British taxation.
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Now citizens angry over the stimulus bill are paying homage to the event to make a point by hosting tea parties in cities country-wide.
“Let’s go back to the founding fathers,” says Nancy Armstrong, Wichita event organizer. “Basically, this is a land bound tea party, but it’s a populist revolt against the “porkius bills,” I like to call it,”
It’s all part of the new grassroots movement called American Tea Party that came to life after President Obama signed the $789 billion stimulus package into law last week.
“We’re protesting the stimulus bill which really is nothing more than a spending bill. It’s not going to stimulate the economy,” said Armstrong.
The tea party movement is generating a lot of attention. Already there are blog sites dedicated to it and one can even find information on YouTube.
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