Well you have come a long way baby! They started off by calling us Kooks, Astro-Turfers Tea Baggers, Racist and now we have graduated to earn the moniker of right-wing Terrorist. What is absolutely amazing to me is that those on the left who claim to represent the people in our government are the ones pushing those descriptions.
It has taken over 110 years for us to get to this point in our history but, for me in 2008 we crossed through the door into "The Twilight Zone." What was black is now white. What was right is now wrong. The country to many people like myself seems to be totally upside down.
We have for many years been frustrated with the out of control spending that Washington is addicted to, not to mention trashing our Constitution. So in the "Winter of 2009" we watched as Rick Santelli went into his famous "Tea Party Rant" and that was the spark that ignited a Movement. The people started to gather in cites and towns all over this country. We finally realized that we were not alone. We were "Mad As Hell And We're Not Going To Take It Anymore!" The Sleeping Giant had awakened and was in a VERY BAD MOOD!
The press and the Political Elites in both parties had no idea what had happened. Who are these people?Where did they come from? What do they want? They were dumbfounded. We are the voters and many of us had voted for the nuts running the asylum. We came from every corner of this country. We want the Nuts in charge to stop spending us into oblivion, listen to us, obey the Constitution and get the hell out of our lives.
Those Political Elites who were threatened the most were the ones calling us all kinds of names hoping we would cower in the corner and go home. Well we didn't and our movement just kept getting stronger. We ambushed those Political Elites at Town Halls throughout the summer of 2009 over Obamacare and other issues. They were still dumbfounded. You could see those little wheels in their heads turning and that little voice saying. Who are these people? Where did they come from?
You just knew the Political Elites were going to have a seizure when an estimated 1.5 million people showed up at the U.S. Capital on September 12, 2009, yelling at the building. "DO YOU HEAR US NOW!" They heard us all right but they were not listening. On Christmas Eve in 2009, the Senate passed Obamacare 60–39 over the objections of most Americans. Obamacare was then sent to the House where it passed 219–212 on March 19, 2010, after numerous protest on the Capital grounds. Many states revolted and sued the Federal Government over Obamacare.
To the Patriot/Tea Party Movement passing Obamacare was tantamount to a declaration of war and so the new rallying cry went out "November 2010 is Coming!" And boy did it! Not only did the Republicans take over the House of Representatives they also cut the Progressive Democrats lead in the Senate from 59-41 to 53-47. Just as important the The Republicans reaped large gains in the State Legislatures and Governorships.
All though we have had some setbacks and we do not always get what we want. The Patriot/Tea Party Movement has enormous influence on the direction that the Local, State and now the Federal Governments are taking and as long as we stay engaged we will continue to have major influence.
That is why the far left goes to great lengths to to demonise the Patriot/Tea Party Movement. They have called us everything in the book. They accuse the movement of starting violence even though the evidence is overwhelming that it is the left who is responsible for most of the political violence in this country. Thankfully that is not a major problem so far.
The Left and their allies in the "Main Stream Media" fear the Patriot/Tea Party Movement and what they represent. Just like passengers flying in an airliner will no longer put up with hijackers and terrorist and go down without a fight. The Patriot/Tea Party Movement will no longer put up with what the Political Elites and the peons in the media try to shove down our throats. Wear the insults as a badge of honor and lets turn our country around and make it the best it can possible be. Remember who your enemy is, the Progressive Democrats!
We owe the Conservative Republicans a debt of gratitude for standing up to the Progressives and the President. We need to support them and send them more re-enforcements in 2012.
Thank you Patriot/Tea Party Republicans!
"November 2012 is Coming!"
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