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The Tea Party Nation’s Sellout

October 26, 2011
Nelson Hultberg, Right Side News
10/26/2011

On February 19, 2009, CNBC commentator Rick Santelli put forth a marvelous patriotic rant for several minutes declaring that Americans should stand up and protest the Obama administration’s outrageous socialist policies. And he promised to organize a Chicago Tea Party to help publicize the cause later in July.

Little did he know at the time what he had wrought. He was cheered vehemently by millions of libertarians, conservatives and independents throughout America. By April 15th “tea parties” in more than 750 cities held demonstrations. The fervor for revitalizing Samuel Adams’ 1773 Boston Tea Party rebellion against the oppressive English spread in waves across modern America. The call went out to stand against Washington’s domination of our lives just as the patriots of our founding era had done. And it was met magnificently. The protests swelled into July and culminated in a massive “taxpayers march on DC” on September 12, 2009 that numbered several hundred thousand marchers.

And now… the rest of the story. …..

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