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Pajamas TV: TEA Party turnout exceeded one million

May 4, 2009 by  

TEA Party turnout exceeded one million, according to Pajamas TVWith over 77 percent of events reporting, Pajamas TV has announced 935,000 people attended the nationwide tax day tea party protests.

The conservative online TV company has also estimated the total turnout could range from 1,014,000 to 1,071,000. Thus far, Texas has reported the highest turnout, followed by California, Florida, Ohio, Tennessee and New York.

"The size of the tea party protests indicates that a significant number of Americans are not happy with the economic direction of the country and took the time to make their voices heard," says Roger L. Simon, CEO of Pajamas Media.

On April 15, conservatives from coast to coast expressed their dissatisfaction with the course of Obama’s economic policies by attending the National TEA Party Day, which stands for "taxed enough already."

The organizers called on citizens to march against politicians who "are spending trillions of borrowed dollars, leaving a debt our great-grandchildren will be paying" and want to redistribute hard-earned wealth.

Meanwhile, organizations such as the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy and Americans for Tax Reform have criticized the government for imposing limits on tax deductions for charitable donations.

They say this will make wealthy people give less to charity at a time when such donations are more needed than ever.

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  • Brian Rawls

    I dont know if these tea parties are going to help any. Obama and the lefty news media are not even covering any of it. All of this will not reach a broader population that is blinded by Obamas BullS**t

    • Connie Bartee

      Brian, I don’t think you’ll have to worry about the news getting out about our Tea Partys. The MSM is lax about reporting on them, because they figure if they ignore us, we’ll go away. Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity always give us a mention, and lots of people watch both of them. Come September, there will be a meeting in Washington and the media will have no choice but to report on it. We are not going anywhere, we’re in it for the long hall or until we rid DC of all of the cowardly politicians who are afraid to do the job they were hired for.

      • http://Yahoo.com marie

        Great strong words,there are a lot more of us on your side,probable more than you relize.hope each town,has a Tea Party crew on the town streets when primary and elections come into focus.then America People will stand up strong!Togeather we stand,departed we fall! with job shortage,Gas high. people can’t travel to other town to stand with the Tea Party group,same town yes. when I was growing up,going to school,was when there were Bible’sin school,morning prayer.then class books open.children was taught morel’s (not sex) children obeyed their parents,today the law say,parents not alowed to lay a switch to the legs for misbehaveing.people made their own gardens of vegetables,chickens for eggs,or a good ole chicken dinner.today you got fast food.(not knowing what it made of?)cow’s for Fresh real milk and cream,wholemade butter.people grew the food and caned it in jars for the winter. there were no killing in school like today.(why?) becouse they they were taught of GOD,corrected by the teachers with a Paddle on the hand,and then a note was sent home to the parents,so they got a switch to the legs.so who’s correcting the children today?lot of people has walked away from God.I was raised the old fashing way,I am Proud of the way my parents raised meI love them both,becouse they loved me enough to teach me the right way.So we need to give our children and grand children a chance in life.

        • steve

          AMEN!!!!!!

  • Susan

    I am interested in going to Washington. Where do I get more information on this?

  • sms

    We need a tea party on the internet. My small town in Louisiana doesn’t have a tea party . And i can’t get out of the house. My sister
    is in the tea party and it would be nice if i could join.It so sad that goverment is failing the hard working people and when we ask for a little handout they tell us you make too much money!Ican’t buy chirstmas for my little boy and my two grandson and when i went for help guess what they said you make to much Wow i wish i had all the money that im making too much of………………. I need all my tax money back that goverment is stealing from me and giving to people that dont need it.

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