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Pawlenty To Deliver Keynote Speech At Boston Tax Day Rally

April 12, 2011 by  

Pawlenty to deliver keynote speech at Boston tax day rallyFormer Minnesota Governor and potential GOP Presidential candidate Tim Pawlenty will headline the third annual Tea Party tax day rally on April 15 in Boston.

The rally is slated to take place at the Boston Common Bandstand, which is not far from the original Tea Party protests that took place in 1773. In a revolt against the British Parliament's tea taxes, American colonists dressed as Indians boarded the transport ships, destroyed the tea and tossed it into Boston Harbor. It is considered to be one of the key events that led to the American Revolution.

Pawlenty is one of several speakers who will address thousands of Tea Party supporters between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. Dick Patten, of NoDeathTax.org, John Lumbard, Americans for a Balanced Budget Amendment, and Karyn Polito, a former Massachusetts State Representative, are among the scheduled guests.

Last year's tax day rally, which featured former Alaska Governor and Tea Party favorite Sarah Palin, drew approximately 10,000 spectators. The event has been organized by the Greater Boston Tea Party (GBTP), an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization.

“We looked at where Minnesota was when [Pawlenty] came into office and where Minnesota was when he left,” GBTP president Christen Varley told Politico.com. “We looked at where we are in Massachusetts and where our governor is taking us and felt he was one of those voices we really need in Massachusetts.”

According to the media outlet, Pawlenty will join former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum earlier in the day on April 15 to take part in a tax day rally in Concord, N.H.

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  • newspooner

    And on Monday April 18, there will be a Patriot’s Day Rally and pig roast (Rally free, pig roast tickets $20) in Worcester, MA at Linclon Square from 4-6 PM. Come and watch the local Communists counter-picket and try to stir up trouble. See how the Tea Party people handle the situation properly and with dignity. Will Barack O’Brien show up to represent the city? Will Barney Freak and his colleagues show up, or are they afraid that they might get roasted?

  • homeboy

    will they be serving tea and crumpits?

    • Raggs

      NAH… Charlie rangel is expected to have a koolaid stand, pelosi is serving animal crackers and harry reid is bringing the whores.

  • http://google lubie63

    Pawlenty, was probably the worst Governor in Minnesota history, he left us (Minnesotan’s) with a deficit comparable to the Bush administration. How in world can can we expect this guy to run the country when he could not even run a state. All he cared about was the wealthy!

    • Raggs

      OH brother… and obama is doing a much better job now ain’t he?

    • Patty

      Lubie-Pawlenty is a bad pick, but not for the reasons you state. He had a democrat congress that can take credit for that one. His “new found” fondness for the tea party is just that. He didn’t govern that way. We don’t need another quasi RINO republican. I want his political career OVER. EVERYONE – He is not what we want or need! Please, his track record proves he is just another establishment polititian! Don’t drink the kool-aid at his stand!

      • http://deleted Claire

        Pawlenty??? Never in a million years. Or at least I hope not.

    • EddieW

      I appreciate your comment, I know nothing about him, except being from Minnesota, that is now going under Sharia law…that alone is too much for me, and gives Pawplenty no chance in my book!! We don’t seem to have any Statesmen!!! Now a days, they have to compromise so much, they have NO integrity left!!! Look at Congress for an example, they KNOW Obozo is not qualified to be President, even being born in Hawaii, BOTH parents have to be US citizens, for him to be Natural born!! Plus he not born there!! So NO integrity in Congress!
      The “supre,me”Court KNOWS he is not qualified, so they will not hear any case brought by anyone on it!! NO INTEGRITY!! SOLD our their very soul!!

      • Patty

        MN is not going under Sharia law. Ellingson is US congress, not local.

    • barbm

      i looked him up and wasn’t impressed. i wouldn’t vote for him. he’s a lawyer for crying out loud. i like gary johnson, the former governor of n.m.. he did a great job getting their budget under control and is a self-made millionaire who started a one-man construction company and built it into an empire in his state. i also like paul ryan because i’m impressed with his interest in economic forecasting from an early age. however, even though i don’t like him as well, there’s a black guy looking to run – herman cain. i hate that race always seems to come up in just about every discussion, but it might help to dispell the idea that tea partiers are racists, and it’d pit black against half black which might get some vote-by-race votes.

    • Patty

      Lubie – He didn’t do it. The demo congress he had did. But, that is beside the point. He is another Mondale that will never make it.

  • Raggs

    The last person we need to see run is Romney…..

    • Patty

      Raggs-I am not liking any of these names that they are throwing out that could even possibly have a chance. All establishment RINO’s. We need to get rid of them, not promote them.

      • Raggs

        Yeah exactly what I’m doing… romney is the last rhino we need to see run in 12… We have very few opt’s and it is starting to look like we have even less of a good chance of finding a canidate that is worth a shit… the democommies are laughing…

        • Patty

          If repubs were as good at marketing as Dems are, we could put an unknown out there that has no history. That is exactly what nobama was.

  • jopa

    Was there just a mega Tea Party rally in Washington DC last week or am I mistaken?Didn’t see any news coverage of the event.Who were the speakers and what was accomplished?

  • jopa

    Everyone is celebrating the anniversary of Romneycare today.The fifth anniversary I believe.

    • Patty

      Another failed policy that is bankrupting a state.

  • http://com i41

    Herman Caine or Donald Trump, either one has plenty of business experience and don’t use telapromptors to give talks or when speaking to 3rd graders.

  • Carlos Albiniz

    I thought I might vote for Pawlenty, but if he is involved with the Tea Party, I’ll Scratch him off. All the Tea Party seem to be capable of contributing is belly aching, preventing things from getting done,saying no and denigrating Lindsey Graham. I am really sick and disgusted with them so I may be voting with the democrats in 2012.

    • barbm

      carlos said, “…belly aching, preventing things from getting done,saying no and denigrating Lindsey Graham.” i’m on social security. we’ve not received a raise 2 years in a row. ever hear any of us whining? it’s the libs whining – gimme, gimme, gimme – even though most never gave an honest day’s work for an honest day’s wages. where is it written in our constitution that the federal or any other govt owes you a living or promises you’ll always be tra-la-la happy? you have to do those things for yourself. we’ve prevented what from being done? more spending of money we don’t and will never have if this out-of-control spending continues? come on, carlos, it doesn’t take a genius to figure out the bubble has to burst at some point. even a socialist, i mean democrat, should be able to see that. who the heck is lindsey graham? :) i know he’s some senator, but i’ve never heard one person on any blog (INCLUDING THIS ONE) denigrate him.

    • Patty

      Carlos – DO NOT BE FOOLEED. Pawlenty is riding their tails. He is about as close to the tea party as I am to democratic ideals.

  • jopa

    Carlos ; My sentiments exactly.I have thought long and hard on this issue and you nailed it, thank you.

  • http://com i41

    Never had any doubts about any ofthe true colors and socialist mind set of any slub who wigs out at the mention of the Tea Party. Only idoits support marxist/communist socialists democrats, no matter how destructive democraps are intent on destroying America. As for belly aching and complaining cresendo, cut the benefits of the unelected agancy dorks, or what worthless f–ks the beltways smucks marxist/communist socialist democrats are. What they have done to destroy USA, wanting to give total control over the government. To be managed by brain dead, book trained, bastards to be in making the operations work like government programs, they never work.

  • http://charden@neo.rr.com Charles

    Carlos
    What do you want done? Bigger goverment,bigger debt to help you not
    get a job or lose one you already have, I hope you don`t have kids,
    a health care that is doomed to fail, You better find out what Obama
    really stands for. The T party just might save your ass. As far as jopa, I don`t think he works or ever has. Listen to jopa and you will be poor the rest of your life. No we don`t want to transform America into
    a Communist state and spread the wealth. Our country already owes 14
    trillion dollars and about 6 trillion is to China. The T party
    dosen`t want this and neither do I. What do you want Caros?

  • http://charden@neo.rr.com Charles

    Carlos,
    You vote for Obama and I`ll see you begging on the street along
    with my friend, jopa.We are fighting for the very life of this country.
    You aren`t going to like everything that is said, or done. There will
    be mistakes made,because we have never had a President, who has flat
    out tryed to destroy our way of life. Work hard and go to school and you will have something in life.No body said it was going to be easy.
    Do it Obamas way and set home and let the goverment take care of you
    and you`ll stay poor for ever. Your choice Carlos. We better pray to
    God that Obama and his Marxist friends are driven from Washington
    forever in 2012. 2012 is a long way off,we just might not reach it.
    The spending has to stop and it has to be now.

    • Patty

      In more than 5 days, there has only been 26 posts about Pawlenty here. Does that give anyone a clue on how he will do. Pawlenty, I hope someone points this out to you. Loser. A proud MN, but not proud of you.

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