Tea party needed
Published: Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, 9:00 p.m.
Tea party needed
Regarding the letter “Good riddance, tea party” (Jan. 9 and TribLIVE.com): Be careful what you wish for.
From my view, the tea party was a grass-roots movement working to keep our country free. The big-money donors came later and will go over to the perceived winning side. The tea-party folks want our country to remain free and true to the Constitution as envisioned by our Founders.
It seems the majority of the voters have spoken in favor of bigger and bigger government. We are on the road to progressivism/socialism/communism/dictatorship. Call it whatever you wish. God save a free America.
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