So the Dems and their lap dogs in the mainstream media tried to paint the Tea Parties as Republican organized events. But nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, many of the Tea Party participants hold George Bush and the Republicans even more responsible for where we are. Why? Because when Republicans had control of both chambers of Congress and the Presidency, they failed to deliver on their promise of reducing the size and scope of government; instead we got TARP and nation building. Bush's blunder in Iraq and his response to the bank crisis led to a complete rout in the November elections by the Democrats.
A common refrain from Democrats regarding the Tea Parties was, “Where were you when Bush was running up the national debt?” Good question. Many were on the sidelines. But now they are in the game and their anger is directed at both parties. However, those people who continued to support Bush while he ran up deficits, expanded the domestic spying capabilities, and spent
It is time for a principled third party to rise from the ashes; a party which respects the Constitution, private property, personal and economic liberty, individual and state sovereignty, national borders, and the principle of no foreign entanglements. It is time we stop acting as the policeman of the world and bring our troops home from every foreign country and deploy them on our borders. How ironic it is that conservatives who fear government overreach in domestic affairs are more than willing to allow government unlimited powers on foreign affairs. It is the same incompentent government, folks.
You want evidence of the people's anger at Republicans? Watch this video of a Tea Party in South Carolina.