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Cape “tea party” canceled; City fears too many attendees

March 28, 2009

CAPE CORAL, Fla. – A tea party to protest government spending and taxing is canceled. Canceled by the government.

Why? They feel too many people could show-up.

Lynn Rosko planned to hold a tax payer tea party at Jaycee Park in Cape Coral on April 1st. The idea was announced at a Cape Coral City Council meeting, then an e-mail blast by the Republican Party and it was mentioned in the local media.

With all of that attention, the City of Cape Coral felt there could be more than 500 people attending the tea party.

The story continues …..

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  1. Valerie Protopapas permalink
    March 29, 2009 7:19 am

    I thought the whole point of such demonstrations was to oppose the government in all of its manifestations! If the government can cancel it, then one can no longer pretend that people have the right to “assemble” to “present their grievances”. Doesn’t that effectively “cancel” not only the demonstration, but the Constitution as well?

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