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Poll: Voters Still Believe Tea Party Understands Nation’s Problems Better Than Congress

August 15, 2011 by  

Poll: Voters Still Believe Tea Party Understands Nation’s Problems Better Than Congress

The mainstream media and liberal pundits may love to hate the Tea Party, but a recent poll reveals that many voters still believe the grassroots political movement understands the Nation’s problems better than members of the United States Congress.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 42 percent of all likely U.S. voters believe the average member of the Tea Party has a better understanding of the difficulties facing America today, with only 34 percent of respondents believing the same of the average Congressional member.

According to a press release from the polling company, the results are more divided when looked at along party lines: “Sixty percent (60%) of Democrats, however, have more confidence in the average member of Congress. But 68% of Republicans — and a plurality (46%) of voters not affiliated with either major party — think the average Tea Party member has a better understanding of today’s problems.”

However, the poll also revealed that only 36 percent of all voters have a favorable opinion of the Tea Party, with 44 percent viewing the group unfavorably and 20 percent responding that they were unsure. This survey of 1,000 likely voters was conducted on Aug. 5 and 6, with a +/- 3 margin of sampling error.

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  • s c

    This poll needs to be understood of a certain character in FDR’s administration. Does Harry Hopkins ring any bells? One of the many asinine things he said was ‘we will tax and tax and spend and spend. . . ‘ It didn’t work then, and it doesn’t work now, BUT that doesn’t mean that America’s losers can’t leave it alone.
    They’re still flogging that damned, dead horse. Maybe somebody thought that people would forget after FDR was gone. Hopkins didn’t understand (duh). Bummer doesn’t understand (duh). Dems and progressives don’t understand (duh).
    A kid in grade school understands this crap better than Congress. Most adults get it. SOME people in Washington will NEVER understand it because they refuse to get it – DUH.

    • newspooner

      Harry Hopkins was a Communist. Roosevelt must have known this when he was appointed, unless Eleanor forgot to tell him.

    • People’s Rights

      Most people don’t believe in the polls, they are all misleading.
      Dems like to conduct polls and ratings to persuade people to buy into their agenda.

      A. The results can not be verified, and the mainstream media can say whatever results they want.

      B. Before the polls are conducted, the pollsters/cheaters send text messages to their own people to vote or they don’t even conduct the real polls, they just say they did.

      C. We read articles about hacking into government and industrial corp., so what makes you think the polls can not manipulated or be just plain fraudulent.

      I wonder who is paying them? Marcy, you don’t really believe they are doing it for free, do you?

      • Jana

        People’s Rights,
        Very wel said!

  • Mark Montgomery

    The voters are now wise to the lock-step nazis called “tea partiers”. The tea party is directly responsible for our credit rating downgrade. They are terrorists that held my country hostage for a month while they played chicken with the economy. Just look at what a typical tea partier is: elderly, white, rich, racist, unflinchingly backs rich corporations over the average citizen and hates immigrants and Muslims. We already lived through a time where these kind of morons ran half the country and that was during the civil war. I hope we don’t have to fight the tea partiers in the streets to set ourselves free from their single-minded lunacy. Mark Montgomery NYC, NY

    • Stan Smith

      Another Libtard! Comment Well Mark The Tea Party is here to stay to keep commie/Dems Libtards like you in check! That goes for the RINO’s and elite Repubes! Hey Libtard Mark your Lame A ss Quote {I hope we don’t have to fight the tea partiers in the streets to set ourselves free from their single-minded lunacy. Mark Montgomery NYC, NY } Sorry Libtard you are going to lose! More of Libtard Mark lame a ss quotes {Just look at what a typical tea partier is: elderly, white, rich, racist, unflinchingly backs rich corporations over the average citizen and hates immigrants and Muslims} We don’t like Illegal Immigrants that been sucking us dry at tax payers expense, We don’t Like radical Muzzies, So Libtard Mark you been bottle fed by the Libtard Media with so much mis information, Since you want to fight The Tea Partiers in the streets bring it on Libtard guess what you LOSE! go back to your Libtard hate site at Daily KOS! Oh yes Libtard you said TP are racist Well Libtard I’m Mexican decent! since Libtards like to use race card alot! I use mine I don’t like you Libtard gringos People like you been poisoning my peoples mind far too long! most of us Mexicans don’t like Libtards! Idiot!

    • s c

      M, consider it your utmost moral duty to get yourself ‘fixed.’ It’s unnatural for someone to sound like a parrot, but people like you line up to do it. In case you don’t know, you’re not the only ‘enlightened’ yahoo who gets PAID to respond to this website. You’re not very good at it, of course, but that’s because you haven’t linked up with the rest of the useful idiots who show up here.
      I certainly hope that you’re paying your full, fair share of TAXES on the minimum wage you get for being here. Someday, you might work yourself up to being a full-fledged comrade. Be proud of yourself, but remember that you can be replaceed by someone whose IQ is less than 75 (it’s in your contract). That’s why you get minimum wage.

      • USAF VET

        Let me get this straight, since I am almost 69, and support the Tea Party, and am a caucasian that puts me into Marks definition of a terrorist. But the trouble is I’m not a racist, I have many friends who have different skin tone than I have. I am certainly not rich since I’m living on a fixed income. What I do not like are illegal trespassers, and terrorists, be they foreign or domestic. The ones we have to be watchful of mostly are those who want to change this country of ours into a sharia compliant state. Mark, when I read that you were from New York, I had my answer, you have been educated in the liberal fasion that has been tearing down our country for a long time and just don’t get it. The Tea Party isn’t a political organization but a whole lot of your fellow citizens who realize that Liberalism just isn’t right for us. I’ll bet you don’t even know what TEA stands for. It means Taxed Enough Already.

      • http://?? Joe H.

        Mark must not get much news in his fallout shelter!! If he did, he would know that even S&P stated that the reason they downgraded was the refusal of congress to take any action on the deficit!!! No mention what so ever of the Tea Party!!! Congress wouldn’t take any steps to sufficiently lower the deficit so S&P downgraded the US!!! FACT!

    • wally

      no we hate ILLEGAL immigrants and RADICAL muslims you know the ones that chopped off american heads an flew into twin towers and the fraud n commander in chief

    • Bleh

      Actually Mark anyone who read the S&P report and is intellectually honest, knows the Tea Party is not at fault for the Downgrade.

      For starters prior to the Debt deal we were told they needed $4 trillion in cuts to save the Credit rating. Cut, Cap & Balance did this and was killed in the Senate. eg Democrats fault. If you want to pin blame this is it right here. The only Bill that did what was required was shot down in the Senate.

      Secondly the actual S&P report you all love to cite has a bit more in it that specifically states the Rating was dropped because the Debt issue was not addressed and that it could drop more.
      They specifically cited Both major Parties for being at fault with NO MENTION of the Tea Party at all. They specifically cited that they take NO POSITION on the mix of measures that generate revenue OR cut spending.

      The S&P does NOT care how the Debt is addressed just as long as it is addressed and the Tea Party supported the only measure that the Senate killed that did address it.

      Learn to think for yourself.

    • Randice

      Gee Mark, you sound like David Axelrod and John Kerry combined. I was shocked by what you wrote, until I saw where you were from. I’m going to take a WAG and say you voted for and worship Charles Rangell and Anthony Weiner; and you still can’t figure out what’s wrong with your state. The only thing the tea party is responsible for with anything relating to the downgrade of the US, is that it did not get lowered to a triple B. (that’s BBB). You may think them for that. Ironically, your ilk has no problems labeling those that want the government to stop spending federal dollars (that money that 50% of us pay for) as “terrorists”, yet, you cannot utter the word to those that really are. (ironically again, all Muslims). This is not to say all Muslims are terrorists, just that all terrorists have been Muslim. Your labeling of the tea party as “elderly, white, rich, racist, is old and no one but those of you and your kind pay any serious attention to it. Quit playing the race card and the class warfare game. You also may want to take a course in civility and tone down the violent rhetoric, and while you’re at it, get a damn job.

    • Richard

      no response to a non-comment

    • Dale on the left coast

      Mark . . . back in April this year . . . S&P warned of a downgrade. Then they said a 4 Trillion spending reduction would keep the AAA . . . you just got to stop watching Mathews . . . it makes you sound stupid and uninformed!!!

    • newspooner

      The ignorance (or worse) of the writer named Mark is showing. Only an idiot or a totally fooled Establishment news commentator fan would think that a Tea Party follower was a Nazi. Nazis were national socialists, the total antithesis of what Tea Parties stand for. The real Nazis are among the other types of socialists hiding in the Republican and Democratic Parties, labelling themselves as Liberals, which is also a misidentifier because they certainly are not in favor of liberty.

    • Void1972

      Because of tens of thousands of freaks like yourself, N.Y., like California and many other states are no longer livable. I’m sure you would love to have the Mosque built at ground Zero, and happy that gays rule the city, and love to suck off the entitlement system, because you are entitled. The fact is that you deserve nothing. You are a maggot eating the soul of America.
      Look at the Democratic cult of today. Look at the followers of that cult, and who they follow.
      97% of blacks voted for the obamanation. Many of those so called blacks are made up names and dead people. Pure and simple corruption. The other voters are the ignorant of the black community, the ex-cons, the unwed mothers with multiple offspring by multiple men. The communist panthers like van jones, who not only don’t deserve a job in any American position, but should take their sick and demented ideals, and live in a country like africa, where they would be amongst similar psychopaths like obamas daddy. All blacks you ask? No, just the ignorant or the communist or the freaks like the “honorable” Rev Wright, Jackson and Sharpton.
      Who else is with you? Oh, how about the spanish community. Sure they also suck off the American entitlement system. Why? Because of a few communist leaders, or democrats as they call themselves now. Because they are entitled to destroy America as we the people sleep.
      The gay community is also so gay and happy to vote for the obamanation. Why? Because they are gay, and happy, and mentally and morally corrupt! Don’t believe me? Check out any dictionary pre-1978. Yes, homosexuality was considered a mental disorder, but now they are your equal. I believe that they are your equal.
      Who else votes for the destruction of our once great nation? Oh don’t forget the reformed jew. Why?
      Because they hate God, they hate America, and they love communism. They created communism. Don’t believe me? Educate yourself. Read “To Eliminate the Opiate” by Rabbi Marvin Antleman.
      Who else is on your side? ACLU, satanist, muslims, SEIU, communist, socialist, child molesters, rapist, murderers and every freak of Gods creation. How can you say that You ask?
      Facts! 96% of America’s prisoners were former democrats.
      These are the people behind Americas demise. Why?
      Because you have deep mental problems. Most of you come from broken homes, with a horrible childhood. You have been mentally, physically or sexually abused as children. You are anti-social, anti-American and anti-God. You have no friends, only fellow freaks that wander through each day with hatred for everything good and just. You are no use to society, so you fight against it.
      While America slept, these freaks crawled into our government and began the destruction of the last hope for humanity. Why? That is the question only you can answer.
      The Tea Party is anti-everything above, Where you stand against America, the TP Stands for love of Country. Where you are anti-God, the TP Stands with God, for every immoral, demented belief you support, We the people denounce you.
      We the people are waking up.
      So yea, your afraid, and I see you acting out with the riots around the country, with the looting, raping and murder of innocent American’s. Thinking your entitled.
      Your gravy train is coming to an end.
      God Bless America, and those who fight for her!!!!

    • Guest

      As for the Congress there are 70 known Socialists in the bunch according to the American Socialist party. They also name them. As for the tea Party. no other group of people have stood by the Constition and are doing something about it..

      Then you have people who don’t have a clue and so sit on their brain and do nothing EXCEPT put everyone else down.

      God bless America

    • nick

      The Tea Party Held the country hostage for a month, not the Dems- they were ready and willing right? And let me guess when this idiot you idolize so much that is burying our country comes back from his well deserved vacation and preaches we need more stimulus and spending I am sure you will back him right? I live in NY and pay well over 40% of my income to taxes but I should pony up more because I work hard so this idiot can spend another $2.5 trillion and get nothing in return? The tea party was voted in because people realize their message is real, true and needed- but you keep living in your class warfare commentary world, and keep calling the officials terorrists- yes you are above it all. And at least the Tea party folks know who our enemies are AND THEY ARE MUSLIMS- racist or not facts are facts and ALL THE STRIFE and problems stem from primarily one religious belief called ISLAM. You blithering idiot- I guess you also have a poster of Jimmy Carter over your bed as well.

    • VicB

      Are you really that much of an automaton to believe everything your spoon fed or are you just stupid. Answer this, I’m a 50 year old college educated black male who’s a member of the S. Florida Tea Party. Am I a racist, an Uncle Tom, a sellout? Which term makes you feel better about your ignorance or your parties lack of character? I keep hearing your type throwing those term around because you can’t debate us on substance or issues. Have you personally ever seen proof of these racial claims? I doubt it. Only a sheep would follow this know nothing, do nothing party that builds ivory towers for themselves while pointing fingers at everyone else. The Ponzi scheme both Dems and Rhino’s have been running is coming to an end. Wake up and see that the Nations wealth is being stolen by an elitist totalitarian government that needs to be stopped, don’t nod your head in unison and go lockstep down the road to destruction of the country. The Tea Party isn’t trying to change America into something it’s not, that’s what the government has been doing for decades. We’re trying to restore it to what it was meant to be. Any American that knows the difference between the truth and a lie should be in our ranks.

  • home boy

    and here i thought the politicians were the problem. i must be wrong. so if the tea party are terrorist how would you classify our political system?




    WHEN Obama wrote a book and said he was mentored as a youth by Frank (Frank Marshall Davis) an avowed Communist, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN it was discovered that his grandparents were strong socialists who sent Obama’s mother to a socialist school where she was introduced to Frank Marshall Davis. He was later introduced to young Barrack Hussein Obama. People said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN people found out that Barrack Hussein Obama was enrolled as a Muslim child in school and his father and stepfather were both Muslims, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he wrote in another book he authored “I will stand with them (Muslims) should the political winds shift in an ugly direction” people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he admittedly, in his book, said he chose Marxist friends and professors in college– people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he traveled to Pakistan after college on an unknown national passport, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he sought the endorsement of the Marxist Party in 1996 as he ran for the Illinois Senate, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he sat in a Chicago Church for twenty years and listened to a preacher spew hatred for America and preach black liberation theology, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN an independent Washington organization, that tracks Senate voting records, gave him the distinctive title as the “most liberal senator,” people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN the Palestinians in Gaza set up a fund raising telethon to raise money for his election campaign, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN his voting record supported gun control, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he refused to disclose who donated money to his election campaign, as other candidates had done, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he received endorsements from people like Louis Farrakhan and Mummar Kadaffi and Hugo Chavez, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN it was pointed out that he was a total newcomer and had absolutely no experience at anything except community organizing, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he chose friends and acquaintances such as Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn who were revolutionary radicals, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN his voting record in the Illinois senate and in the U.S. Senate came into question, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he refused to wear a flag lapel pin, and did so only after a public outcry, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN people started treating him as a Messiah and children in schools were taught to sing his praises, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he stood with his hands over his groin area for the playing of the National Anthem and Pledge of Allegiance, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he surrounded himself in the White house with advisors who were pro-gun control, pro- abortion, pro-homosexual marriage and wanting to curtail freedom of speech to silence the opposition people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he aired his views on abortion, homosexuality and a host of other issues, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he said he favors sex education in Kindergarten, including homosexual indoctrination, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN his personal background was either scrubbed or hidden and nothing could be found about him, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN the place of his birth was called into question, and he refused to produce a birth certificate, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he had an association in Chicago with Tony Rezco–a man of questionable character and who is now in prison and had helped Obama to a sweet deal on the purchase of his home– people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN it became known that George Soros, a multi-billionaire Marxist, spent a ton of money to get him elected, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he started appointing White House Czars that were radicals, revolutionaries, and even avowed Marxist/Communist, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he stood before the Nation and told us that his intentions were to “fundamentally transform this Nation” into something else, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN it became known that he had trained ACORN workers in Chicago and served as an attorney for ACORN, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he appointed cabinet members and several advisors who were tax cheats and socialists, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he appointed a Science Czar, John Holdren, who believes in forced abortions, mass sterilizations and seizing babies from teen mothers, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he appointed Cass Sunstein as Regulatory Czar who believes in “Explicit Consent,” harvesting human organs without family consent, and allowing animals to be represented in court, while banning all hunting, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he appointed Kevin Jennings, a homosexual, and organizer of a group called gay, lesbian, straight, education network as Safe School Czar and it became known that he had a history of bad advice to teenagers, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he appointed Mark Lloyd, as Diversity Czar, who believes in curtailing free speech; taking from one and giving to another to spread the wealth; who supports Hugo Chavez, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN Valerie Jarrett was selected as Obama’s Senior White House Advisor and she is an avowed Socialist, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN Anita Dunn, White House Communications Director said Mao Tse Tung washer favorite philosopher– and the person she turned to most for inspiration, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he appointed Carol Browner as Global Warming Czar, and her being a well known socialist working on Cap and Trade as the nations largest tax, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he appointed Van Jones, an ex-con and avowed Communist as Green Energy Czar, who since had to resign when this was made known, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN Tom Daschle, Obama’s pick for health and human services secretary could not be confirmed, because he was a tax cheat, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN as President of the United States , he bowed to the King of Saudi Arabia , people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he traveled around the world criticizing America and never once talking of her greatness, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN his actions concerning the Middle-East seemed to support the Palestinians over Israel , our long time ally, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he took American tax dollars to resettle thousands of Palestinians from Gaza to the United States , people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he upset the Europeans by removing plans for a missile defense system against the Russians, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he played politics in Afghanistan by not sending troops early-on when the Field Commanders said they were necessary to win, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he started spending us into a debt that was so big we could not pay it off, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he took a huge spending bill under the guise of stimulus and used it to pay off organizations, unions, and individuals that got him elected, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he took over insurance companies, car companies, banks, etc., people said it didn’t matter

    WHEN he took away student loans from the banks and put it through the government, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he designed plans to take over the health care system and put it under government control, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he claimed he was a Christian during the election and tapes were later made public that showed Obama speaking to a Muslim group and ‘stating’ that he was raised a Muslim; was educated as a Muslim; and that he is still a Muslim– people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he set into motion a plan to take over the control of all energy in the United States through Cap and Trade, people said it didn’t matter.

    WHEN he finally completed his transformation of America into a Socialist State , people finally woke up— but it was too late.

    Add these up one by one and you get a phenomenal score that points to the fact that Barrack Hussein Obama is determined to turn America into a Marxist-Socialist society.

    All of the items in the preceding paragraphs have been put into place.

    All can be documented very easily. Before you disavow this do an internet search.

    The last paragraph alone is not yet cast in stone. You and I will write that paragraph. Will it read as above or will it be a more happy ending for most of America? ]

    If you are an Obama Supporter don’t be angry with me because I think Barrack Hussein Obama is a socialist. Far too many facts support he is indeed a Socialist.

    If you seek the truth you will be richer for it.

    Don’t just belittle the opposition. Search for the truth. Democrats, Republicans, Independents, Constitutionalists, Libertarians all need to pull together or watch the demise of a free democratic society.

    Pray for Americans to seek the truth and take action for it will keep us FREE.

    Our biggest enemy is not China, Russia, North Korea, and Iran our biggest enemy is a contingent of politicians in Washington DC.

    The government will not help, so we need to do it ourselves.

    Question….will you delete this, or pass it on to others who don’t know about Obama’s actions and plans for the USA, so that they may know how to vote in November, 2012 and the ensuing years?

    It’s your decision.

    I believe it does matter. How about you?

    • home boy

      audrey, you should open up your bible and read about the great tribulation that is about to happen. you should have more faith in god’s teachings. you would then know that all that is happening now will soon be destroyed. all these facts that you have shown are wonderful to know but unless you get rid of the political system in this country you will solve nothing. god’s new system will solve this problem but you have to have faith.

      • Jana

        home boy,
        God also expects us to put our faith to work. He didn’t call us to sit back and do nothing. Go to Eph.6 and see where we are to put on our armour and how to stand against these evil doings. That takes courage, and it also takes someone of great faith to be able to stand.
        We have sat back for too long not heeding God’s Word and allowing our Christian rights to be taken away from us. God did not call us to be wimps, but He has called us to be Warriors.

      • Maryland Freestater

        hate to say this, but I must respectfully disagree with your Revelation point. In the end of Revelation, St. John said this did not have to come to pass if only good people stood up to the evil. I would rather stand up to this little Prince of Darkness NOW rather than see Apocalypse come. Should EVERYBODY stand up against these bsatards, WE CAN WIN. Remember, “God helps those who help themselves”!

    • Jana

      That was a great post and a great article. I am sending this on in my email.
      These things do matter. Praise the Lord someone put all of this together.
      GOD expects us to honor HIM, and when we know what the Word says, then we do know these things do matter very much.

    • Guest

      What matters is that most people do not RESEARCH the candidates backround, friends and all of the ones mentioned above.


      Why?? Too busy, too lazy. too dumb, too all-knowingalready too old, too poor, too rich and too late.

  • http://yahoo skyraider 6

    it certainly points to the fact that he is not for america or it’s people


    If the US congress is going to turn it power over to a few hand picked congressionals to tell them what to do is that not counter intuitve to the reason as to why they were elected to office?

    Does this mean that these shirkers we call Rpresentatives are derelicts and running from responsibility…well it sure does seem to me I wasted my time voting for a bunch of overpaid elite bums…I want my frigging money back.

    • 45caliber


      I don’t believe Congress is turning their jobs over to a dozen men. Actually, I don’t believe those men will accomplish anything. It is simply a stall tactic to reduce the time before the next election and a way for both parties to insist that the other party isn’t doing anything except stalling.

      • Richard

        Does this mean that those slackers are also turning over their salary to those same individuals? The savings on lifetime health care should pay off something.

  • 45caliber

    Most voters are middle class (although ACORN is certainly trying to get out the welfare vote). They certainly believe the Tea Party is more likely to listen than the millionare politicians in Washington. The Tea Party is primarily made up of people just like the voters.

    • Song

      Exactly 45 and anyone who thinks to the contrary is showing what a maleable, indoctrinated, non-thinking, puppet of the MSM they are and have never attended a tea party rally.

    • Guest

      Obama rants about the Medicare frauds. He outta know what a fraud is, He is one.

      However, the most fraudulent entitlement is welfare. Not Medicare. maybe Medicaid is paked with frauds. ????

      If you care to visit a social security office you will see a group of people, fairly young and with kids along, waiting to talk to a person who can help them get food stamps, a monthly payment from the welfare department and when they leave jump into an SUV or a BMW and drive off to their section 8 apartment after picking up their dope of choice and ordering take-out for dinner.

      Obama loves them. He is not reforming the welfare system and who cares who pays for it??? We the PEOPLE are paying for all the perks of the legislators, ObamaOsama and his friends and family. Vacations, golf, hairdressers and make-up artists, Airforce one, two and three, buses,entire hotels, and so much more we can’t fit it all on here.

      If you are sick of ObamaOsama….then:

      IMPEACH HIM. Get on the House crew and demand they start proceedings against the neo-Hitler of the 20th century.


  • Committed Conservative

    Amen, Audrey; God bless you! All of these things matter but the main stream liberal media will never acknowledge any of it.

  • Jay

    The Tea Party is in opposition to the big government paradigm, but they are not extremist. They are for the rule of constitutional law – which requires a limited government. Neither is the Tea Party racist; it welcomes diversity. The spirit at a Tea Party is one of unity and uplift. It is not about anger so much as about determination. And it fights to preserve liberty for your grandchildren.

    Your criticisms make it obvious that you know nothing about the Tea Party. Go there, talk to them like a neighbor – you may disagree with their constitutionalist view but they are regular moms and dads, brothers and sisters.

    Are Tea Party ideas so abhorrent that they need to be destroyed by whatever means possible? Character assassination has the mark of intolerance in a country that is made great by its diversity and respect for dissent. Unless one must exclusively believe or be excoriated that the cradle to grave welfare state is a fundamental and absolute truth! The evidence is the opposite, though that is another lesson.

    Tea Partiers are patriots who are educating themselves and the community where they live about what has kept us free – certainly not politicians. We always thank those in uniform for fighting for our freedom. But in fact, when asked if this is a free country, nearly half equivocate Poll; this alone should alarm this generation. And, it has.

    TEA Parties are studying what it means to be a free country; and they are gaining a sense of history for what people have encountered when attempting to self govern and live free. The experience is that the forces of tyranny are inexorable and overcome a complacent people.

    The philosopher Niche called it “The will to power.” People naturally want to tell others what to do, control and have power over their lives. In short, there are potential tyrants everywhere. People seize the reigns of government for their own designs: G Washington Farewell Address And this creates an inevitable, formidable and centripetal force of tyranny.

    The man on the street has no idea of the dangers of a rampant state without constraint. If not restrained, says George Washington ” A government is like fire, a handy servant, but a dangerous master;” it can become all consuming. And the public has become complacent because these concepts are no longer being taught in the public schools.

    • Guest


      you are a welcome person here at this site. I always wait to see what you will say and it’s usually a blessing to hear the “GOOD SIDE” of the Tea party and other people.

      Great entries and wish you luck in the future

  • Jay

    In reality, the Tea Party is a group for constitutionalists who share the vision of the founding fathers. The Tea Party came to existence with the rise of the socialist left in an effort to counter the progressive tendencies of the Democrats. But why do people hate the Tea Party?

    The answer is simple: The Tea Party is right. When banks and automobile companies were failing, the government was bailing them out. When a majority of Americans were against government health care reform, Obama and the Democrats were hell-bent on forcing it down their throats.

    The Tea Party was against the bailouts and in favor of letting capitalism run its course. They also vehemently opposed health care reform. Both instances expanded the federal government’s power over private businesses and set the nation on a course to add $11.5 trillion to the national debt this next decade.

    The thing is, the Tea Party fights against everything the socialists believe makes a good country, such as punishing the wealthy with higher taxes, government health care, business safety nets, everything Obama and the Democrats have been promising their voters.

    But the Democrats and the left-wing media have recently seen the impact of the Tea Party on the American people. Threats against congressmen have tripled since Congress passed healthcare reform, according to the Associated Press. Congressmen who were expected to run for reelection, such as Chris Dodd, Bart Stupak and Eric Massa, have all resigned following the passage of the health care bill. The Democrats see this as a product of the Tea Party movement.

    They are most likely correct. However, if they fear a group that stands for the beliefs of the founding fathers, what does that say about them? See, the Democrats are fearing right now for the 2010 congressional elections. With the threat of losing a majority in either house, Obama’s power weakens. And if the Republicans have a good year in 2010, the momentum could carry over to the presidential election in 2012.

    Resorting to labeling the Tea Party as a racist and hate group shows the desperation from the socialists. The fact is, if they let Americans figure out what the Tea Party really stands for – capitalism, limited government and lower taxes – then they will lose the election.

    The hatred directed toward the Tea Party is an effort to maintain political power, not to protect the American people. CNN and MSCBC show videos of the Tea Party holding signs and rallying in Washington. Apparently, they are not allowed to rally. What no liberal media outlet will discuss is the Tea Party’s actual views, out of fear more Americans will be swayed. The Tea Party has American values at heart and what began as a grassroots movement quickly became a nationwide sensation because of the undeniable truth of the movement. Hatred directed toward it is merely disguised fear.

  • Michael J. Schmitz


  • TIME

    A Hamster knows better than our Congress and thats damm sad!

  • Jay

    Dear White Liberal America
    By Lloyd Marcus

    Thank you very, very much. You see us poor helpless inferior blacks (oh forgive me, I must be politically correct, “African Americans”), and you want to help us using your superior intellect. After all, we could not possibly succeed in this racist, homophobic and greedy country without your assistance.

    I first met you guys in the 70s when I attended the prestigious Maryland Institute College of Art on a scholarship. A black kid from the ghetto, I found myself amongst white kids from well to do families. I worked a part-time job to cover my books and art supplies. You guys did not have to work.

    And yet, I remember many conversations about how you would never bring a child into this “freaking world” and how “freaking screwed up” this “freaking country is”. You told me how “freaking selfish” your “freaking parents” were and how they only cared about “freaking money”. Then, you drove off in your convertible given to you be your “freaking parents” as I stood at the bus stop.

    I can not thank you enough for the numerous times you shared your expensive premmo weed with me. While I enjoyed the free weed (of which I’ve long ceased to indulge) and rebellious chicks, in all honesty, I could not figure out what you were so p-o-ed about.

    So, now you former hippie boomers are in total control of government, colleges and public schools, still selling your Utopian message of peace and love. Thanks for getting rid of black dads in the home via your welfare programs. I mean, everyone knows dads are cruel chauvinists who beat and molest their kids.

    Oh, and thanks for encouraging schools to accept black kids speaking Ebonics rather than English. It would be racist to expect us simple minded colored folks to learn to speak English correctly. And besides, we don’t want our black kids sounding too white. Authentic blacks must sound like the hood, love rap and Kentucky Fried. I would never trust any black that eats “sushi”; which is probably what those traitors, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas eat. If Justice Thomas would have answered his phone with a “What up!” and a heartfelt “A-muri-ka sucks”, the NAACP would have championed him as a true brother faithful to his blackness. Sadly, Rice and “Uncle Thomas” as we call him, chose the character, education and hard work route to success. How disgusting!

    Yes, you libs are soooo good to us. I really appreciate “b” actresses like Janeane Garofalo putting that Uncle Tom, RNC Chairman, Michael Steele in his place when she said he suffered from Stockholm Syndrome. How dare he not view himself as a victim of white America. How dare he empower young blacks with the knowledge that they can achieve without liberal intervention. What an ungrateful, well, you know the word I’m thinking. It begins with an “N”.

    In closing, you libs, please keep up the good work. With your continued diligence, we minorities and most Americans will not have to work or be responsible for anything. Your president is in the process of confiscating the wealth from those greedy rich white SOBs and redistributing it to us. Right on!

    Now, if I can just figure out how to tie my shoes all by myself. But if I can’t, I know you libs are there for me. Fighting back tears of overwhelming gratitude, again, I thank you.

    Cordially yours,

    Lloyd Marcus

    Lloyd Marcus, Singer/Songwriter of the “American Tea Party Anthem”, is President, NAACPC (National Association for the Advancement of Conservative People of Color) and star of the Lloyd Marcus TV Show.

    • Guest

      HA HA HA All I can say is you and Bill Cosby outta get together,

      Here is Bill’s latest about what is going on:

      Any use of the phrase:
      ‘Press 1 for English’ is immediately banned.
      English is the official language; speak it or wait outside of our borders until you can.
      (2) We will immediately go into a two year isolationist attitude in order to straighten out the greedy big business posture in this country.
      America and Canada will allow NO imports, and we’ll do no exports.
      We will use the ‘Wal-Mart ‘s policy, ‘If we ain’t got it, you don’t need it.’
      We’ll make it here and sell it here!
      When imports are allowed, there will be a 100% import tax on it coming in here.
      All retired military personnel will be required to man one of the many observation towers located on the southern border of the United States/and the Northern border of Canada (six month tour).
      They will be under strict orders not to fire on Southern and Northern bound aliens.
      Social Security will immediately return to its original state. If you didn’t put nuttin in, you ain’t getting nuttin out. Neither the President nor any other Politician will be able to touch it.

      (6) Welfare Checks — will be handed out on Fridays, at the end of the 40 hour school week, after the successful completion of a urinalysis test for drugs, and passing grades.
      (7) Professional Athletes — Steroids? The FIRST time you check positive you’re banned from sports … For life.
      (8) Crime — We will adopt the Turkish method, I.e., the first time you steal, you lose your right hand. There are no more ‘Life Sentences’. If convicted of murder, you will be put to death by the same method you chose for the victim you killed: gun, knife, strangulation, etc.
      (9) One export of ours will be allowed: Wheat – because the world needs to eat. However, a bushel of wheat will be the exact price of a barrel of oil.
      (10) All foreign aid, using American and Canadian taxpayer money, will immediately cease and the saved money will help to pay off the national debt and, ultimately, lower taxes. When disasters occur around the world, we’ll ask The People if they want to donate to a disaster fund, and each citizen can make the decision as to whether, or not, it’s a worthy cause.
      (11) The Pledge of Allegiance and Lord’s Prayer will be said every day at School and every day in Congress.
      (12) The National Anthem will be played at all appropriate ceremonies, sporting events, outings, etc.
      My apology is offered if I’ve stepped on anyone’s toes …. Nevertheless….

      Sincerely, Bill Cosby


      • Jay

        Ah, Bill Cosby, a man after my own heart! God bless Mr. Cosby!

  • Jay

    Lloyd Marcus Responds to Black Tea Party Critic.
    Sunday, August 7th, 2011Mr. Walter Smith included me in his list of email recipients. Here is an excerpt.

    “Does any one know Lloyd Marcus?

    Since when did African Americans become so equal that they could afford to support groups that are obviously anti-Black. Does he not know that a vote against Barack Obama is a vote against all African Americans?”

    Dear Mr. Smith. I usually delete hate mail from the left. Because your email did not begin with the typical calling me numerous expletives and the “n” word, I will reply.

    I find it amazing how blind you are regarding YOUR racism. You call millions of Americans, many who voted for Obama, “obviously anti-Black” because they disapprove of his socialistic agenda . So, because we have a black president, any and all criticism is automatically deemed to be racist. Last time I checked, this is still America where folks have a right to disagree regardless of the president’s skin color.

    In response to your statement: “Does he not know that a vote against Barack Obama is a vote against all African Americans?”

    Good lord Mr. Smith, not only is this statement absurd, it is evil. You are instructing black Americans not to consider who Obama is as a human being. According to you, Obama’s values, principles and vision for America are irrelevant.

    In essence, you are saying Obama’s skin color MUST trump EVERYTHING! Can you not see the immorality of such thinking? What if white America followed your lead. “If you do not vote for the white guy, you are voting against all white Americans.” Only a white skin head would make such an idiotic, evil proclamation.

    But then, you probably do not consider black racism to be immoral. I suspect you view America’s sin of slavery, a ga-zillion years ago, as a gold credit card entitling blacks to limitless acts of racism.

    Mr Smith, over 50% of black babies are aborted which Obama supports via Planned Parenthood. Obama supports gay marriage. Black unemployment has risen to an unprecedented high under Obama.

    As a Christian, Obama’s agenda does not “jive” with my values. You are insisting that I worship Obama’s skin color over my God. I will not.

    Good day, Mr Smith. You are in my prayers.

    Lloyd Marcus, Proud Unhyphenated American

    Co-Chairman of The Campaign to Defeat Barack Obama.
    Please help me spread my message by joining my Liberty Network.

    Lloyd is singer/songwriter of the American Tea Party Anthem and author of Confessions of a Black Conservative, foreword by Michele Malkin

    • Jana

      Great information – - – -as usual.

  • Void1972

    Not too many liberal rebuttals? The communist despise facts & truth!
    This is a great site for both.
    Americans Unite!

    • Jay

      The truth to liberal/communist’s, is like the sun to vampires. Aaaaahh, it buuuurrnss!

  • Jay

    Why do conservatives donate more money to charity than liberals?

    May 3rd, 2010

    A book published in 2006 by economist Arthur Brooks, a professor at Syracuse University, detailed the evidence that conservatives are more generous than liberals. They are more likely to donate money, time, and even blood.

    While most of the sources I can find discussing this have a decidedly conservative slant (George Will, John Stossel, Human Events), the data are the data, and it does not surprise me that liberals are not jumping at the chance to discuss this. In fact, I was surprised not to find a thorough liberal debunking, which gives this even more traction in my mind.

    So unless you can provide a source showing that this is not factually accurate, let’s proceed on the assumption that it is. What I’d like to know is: why is this the case? I was under the impression that conservatives generally thought the free market will take care of everything and that if people are poor it’s because they’re lazy and they deserve it. So why are they so eager to help out the downtrodden?

    Is this a wake-up call to liberals? Should we be more conscientious in our individual efforts to help the less fortunate?

  • nick

    You see what they have done to Palin and Bachman and the rest of the GOP candidates- imagine any of these candidates were raised under the cult of Islam and then converts only to worship under a hate mongering treasonous pig such as Rev Wright? But then again Wright sounds like any other peace loving Imam from the cult of satan aka Islam…..
    People of color are waking up to the reality and those that educate themselves will see that this class warfare nonsense is going to help them? Yes give the poor more money and assistance that will be the best way to motivate themselves to get out of poverty. Give me a break- the more you give them and the longer you do, simply makes them more dependent on the government and that is not how you work your way out of poverty. An interesting read for those that believe the idiotic left argument that Democrats are on their side? HEre from republican which will be labeled by the leftist idiots- but she actually did some homework rather then drink the kool aid and take the money to shut up and vote for the lying left.

  • Jay

    Soros is behaving like an army mule with a burr under his saddle blanket… which is to say that the Tea Party movement has gotten under his skin.

    George Soros

    His coup against the United States, through surrogates in the Obama government, isn’t doing so well. George is a sore loser. He’s really piqued at the nerve of those Patriot Movement types for upsetting the Marxist agenda of Barack Hussein Obama. Obama is a Soros creation… Soros and Indonesian Muslim, that is.

    George is so irritated that he’s launched This site will feature videos and interviews from the ‘false right’, which have been showing up here and there at Tea Party events to sabotage the message. Fortunately, at least so far, George’s warriors haven’t been real hard to locate and neutralize.

    The front groups for Teapartytracker are the usual Marxist suspects… the NAACP, Think Progress, New Left Media and Media Matters for America. Think Progress is a Soros organization with ties to former Clinton Chief of Staff John Podesta’s Center for American Progress.

    Soros really wants to blunt and discredit the Patriot Movement in the eyes of the voters. Sorry, George, you’re a dime short and a dollar late on this one. The facts are that the American people are speaking through the Patriot Movements across the country. The left isn’t facing the mind-numbed masses they had hoped to face. Instead, they are facing millions and millions of well-informed and highly-motivated citizens, who have sworn to bring this country back to the Constitution and to reverse the indescribable damage done by the Marxist Government of Barack Hussein Obama.

    Democrats are departing the Obama caravan like fleas from a dead camel. They are doing everything they can to be anything but Democrats. Too late. Remember when the health care vote was counted? I wrote then that we can count too, and we’ll remember each and every vote. Well, we did and we do. We remember how you voted. We remember how cocky and flip you all were as you blithely shattered both the Constitution and the law, in order to pass the worst legislation this country has seen since the new deal. We know your names.

    The election is less than two months away now, and we’ll make sure every citizen in your district knows how you voted. You can run but you can’t hide from us.

  • active citizen

    Everyone is welcome to think as they wish and I am sure there are tea party activists that do mean well and feel cutting spending is the way to go. I disagree because I have done my research. It is worth noting this is what foreign media is showing about the origin and manipulation of the effort and motives of this Tea Party movement.


    A documentary has come out speaking on why there is a tea party:

    These allegations are serious and any activist should really consider the information and decide if cutting all the nations programs and regulations on corporations would indeed serve their own interest or the people at large…

    About the fears against immigrants and against terror. These are totally baseless if one studies history, we have more to worry from our own government’s lies and crimes against us. This history reveals how deeply involved our nation has been involved in overthrowing democratic governments around the world (FDR had an attempted coup against him, remember? And also the countless COINTELL assassinations with sloppy narratives that do not hold up). Much of the wars and economic sanctions or free market policies we have forced on other states through the International Monetary Fund IMF or World Bank WB has created much of the wave of immigration (economic refugees of US policy) that citizens here feel threatened by. If we actually took control of our world policy to meet basic defense, rather than empire or forcing corporate interests abroad, there could even be a chance of peace (Ron Paul speaks well on these points!). What we call ‘terror’ is really desperate means of fighting back against our imperial policies. This wave of immigration would not be an issue if our country removed this ‘race to the bottom’ mindset and wages and industry could have a fighting chance if we stopped letting corporations dictate rules and policy.

    Here are some relevant statements re: terror (his later books have been banned in the US) from the real Latif Yahia or the ‘Devil’s Double’ if you have heard of the recent film depicting the double for Uday Hussein. That film focused on the horrible acts of Saddam’s son and US the hero for killing him. Listen to what the real Latif says however when interviewed. He also speaks of US and West so called ‘freedom’. This man was arrested and tortured by his so called ‘saviors’. Another example of this race to the bottom. We should be scared of our policies and corporations gripping our system, not the people lashing out against it. We are waging wars to fight side effects but ignoring and being fooled on the root causes.


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