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Posted on 01/06/2010 1:59:03 PM PST by mdittmar
TPP Statement on Tea Party Political Party
Dear Fellow Tea Party Patriots,
There is much talk of the formation of a third political party based on the tea party movement. In Florida, a Democratic operative with absolutely no connection to the tea party movement has filed papers to form a third party called the Florida Tea Party. He has issued legal threats against local tea parties demanding that they cease using the name "Florida Tea Party."
Tea Party Patriots is issuing this statement in order to make it clear that we are not associated with this, or any attempts to form a third party. Additionally, we believe that such efforts are unproductive and unwise at this time. The history of third party movements in this country is one of division and defeat. We believe that it is instead time for all Americans to rise up and demand appropriate reform within their own parties. The mechanisms exist for citizens to participate in their parties, and to drive their parties in the right direction.
The Tea Party Patriots encourage all citizens to get involved in the party process, and to reshape their parties into something in which they may once again believe. This country does not belong to any one party, nor does it belong to the career politicians. This country belongs to the citizens. As Benjamin Franklin once said, "We have given you a republic madam, if you can keep it." The founders knew that it would be our sacred obligation as citizens to get involved, and to work hard to hold on to this great nation. We have much work to do, and future generations will look back in judgment. We hope you will join us in preserving the republic.
You are the heart and soul of the Tea Party Movement. Thank you for promoting the causes of fiscal responsibility, constitutionally limited government, and free markets with us!
Your Tea Party Patriots National Coordinator Team,
Debbie Dooley, Mike Gaske, Kellen Giuda, Ryan Hecker, Jenny Beth Martin, Mark Meckler, Sally Oljar, Diana Reimer, Billie Tucker, and Dawn Wildman
Jenny Beth Martin (firstname.lastname@example.org, 770-878-1550)
Dawn Wildman (email@example.com)
Mark Meckler (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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We are taking back the Grand Old Party!
Tea Party Patriots is issuing this statement in order to make it clear that we are not associated with this, or any attempts to form a third party. Additionally, we believe that such efforts are unproductive and unwise at this time.
Exactly! That's the plan!
I suspect some of the posts I've seen in this forum trying to keep conservatives distant from the Republican Party have been posted by disrupters.
bookmarked!!! Looking forward to working with all of you and staying three steps ahead of the RAT and other tricks that will no doubt try and subvert us.
Dems playing games again as usual, trying to split the tea-partiers and the GOP too if they can do it.
“I suspect some of the posts I’ve seen in this forum trying to keep conservatives distant from the Republican Party have been posted by disrupters.”
1. Adopt a strong personna, and enocurage divisive themes, and
2. Watch for and report extremes, of racism, threats of violence, etc.
B U M P
Splitting the conservative small government vote in 1992 with the “Reform Party” gave us 8 years of Bill Clinton.
If we are divided, as the left wing socialists want us to be we lose.
If we unite and take back the GOP..we win!
Not all of “us” have either an interest in forming a new political party nor taking over an existing one. I can’t nor wouldn’t ever speak for others, but I am interested in ending all influence any political party has on our political process. To my way of thinking it is political party’s that have brought us to the brink of totally loosing what is left of our Republic in the first place.
Until we, the citizens of this once great Republic, can find a way to return to what our Founding Fathers intended we won't have a hope. As long as Political Party's dictate for whom we can vote into office they (the party) will control our destiny!
Good luck with taking back the GOP from wherever it went! Seriously, I am not on a crusade. I simply have over time and with study came to the conclusion, as George Washington tried to warn us about, that the Party system in this Republic is destroying it and I won't play their games any longer.