Tea Party issues: Bailouts, Spending, Taxes, Big Government, Health Care Reform, Global Warming, Gun Control, Elections, etc...The Old South Meeting House is where the patriots met to plan the Boston Tea Party.
Monday, January 25, 2010
Tea Party Challenges to the GOP
According to the Washington Post, for the 5th district, “Republican leaders in Virginia are backing a moderate state lawmaker, Sen. Robert Hurt, whose record enrages many conservatives, including a disparate band of Tea Party activists. To them, Hurt is not a real conservative because of his past support for tax increases, and they’re promising a third-party challenge if he wins the nomination.” This is fascinating. The Tea party is really an insurrection that takes no prisoners including moderately conservative Republicans. The Post says that “At least five distinct Tea Party organizations have formed across the 5th District.” This means it is a local uprising, a band of “war lords” fighting for power and purity. It’s not a disciplined strategic movement...read more
Frank DuBois served as the NM Secretary of Agriculture from 1988 to 2003. DuBois is a former legislative assistant to a U.S. Senator, a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Interior, and is the founder of the DuBois Rodeo Scholarship.