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“An UnTea Party Revolution”

New article has been posted on The Huffington Post. Read it on HuffPost by clicking on the link.

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Stop the revolution, I want to get off!

Revolution is nigh and this time it’s not the product of the misguided anger of the Tea Party!

This one is ‘real.’ Not manufactured. A protest the right loves to hate.

Armed with legitimate complaints, too many to count, people — ignored by an uncaring Congress — have taken their concerns to the street.

It started with the occupation of Wall Street, spread to more than 100 cities throughout the United States, then to cities all over the world.

Is this a populist movement?

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“The Tea Party: a Movement Running Out of Steam!”

What started out as a ‘Grass Roots’ movement is low on steam.

By definition grass roots is: ‘ordinary people regarded as the main body of an organization’s membership. Therefore, the ‘main body’ of the Tea Party is a collection of ordinary people with a common interest.

So what is the common interest of the members of this Tea Party: government spending, or taxation, or a return to the Constitution, or seeing President Obama’s birth certificate, or maybe the elevation of Sarah Palin?

Which ever it is, it is clearly evident that even the members of this ‘grass roots’ movement aren’t sure which it is.

From the moment of the first demonstrations, Tax Day, Wednesday, April 15th, it was evident that the movement was destined to struggle!

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