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DC Tea Party April 15th...Who Is Going?
Vanity ^ | March 28, 2010 | Wpin

Posted on 03/28/2010 11:57:39 AM PDT by Wpin

I am wondering who is going to the April 15th Tea Party in Washington DC. I have not seen much info on it yet, but did hear a hint on Fox News last night.

I have a fairly good number of people willing to go, but do not want to go if there isn't going to be thousands there. Not with the first timers coming along.

Interesting thing...most of the new protesters are college kids! And, I know that at least half of them were/are democrats who are outraged at the health care bill passed!

If anyone has info on this protest and if they think it will be fairly large please let me know.


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; Culture/Society; Government; US: District of Columbia; US: Maryland; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 415; april15; bho44; dc; freedom; marchondc; protest; taxdayteaparty; teaparty
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1 posted on 03/28/2010 11:57:39 AM PDT by Wpin
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To: Wpin

I’m not, already been there three times.

The jackass in the Whitehouse could careless. I’m going to a local tea party.


2 posted on 03/28/2010 11:59:30 AM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Markets and Marxists Don't Mix! Audit the FED NOW!)
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To: Wpin
You can count on a good turnout. Every DC event (and I've been to all of them) have been attended by large, enthusiastic crowds. Even the mini-event at Taft Park in the week preceding last weekend's rally was good.

I really wish that young people will start showing up in big numbers. They are the ones whose futures are getting screwed. It would be interesting to see the media trying to spin this.

3 posted on 03/28/2010 12:05:25 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Wpin

My sister & I are thinking about it. With the send off yesterday getting so much attention I think more will start considering it, too....


4 posted on 03/28/2010 12:07:34 PM PDT by PoplarBluffian (Being a Democrat is never having to say you're sorry)
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To: Wpin

I will be there!


5 posted on 03/28/2010 12:08:22 PM PDT by Oceander (The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance -- Thos. Jefferson)
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To: alice_in_bubbaland

“I’m not, already been there three times.

The jackass in the Whitehouse could careless. I’m going to a local tea party.”

Your decision, and I can certainly understand it (and thanks for all you have done so far). But I am going for one reason: right now, the conventional wisdom is that the dems won’t suffer much in November, and that the anger will dissipate. This is wrong, but it is very important that the less-radical dems and the spineless subset of Republicans understand that this conventional wisdom is wrong.

My fear is that if they sense that this conventional wisdom is true, they are going to view Obamacare as yesterday’s news, that they will dismiss out of hand all opposition, and, most worrisome, be more likely to support initiatives like amnesty, VAT, cap and trade: any one of which would probably doom this country to becoming Europe version 2.0.

They may not have listened before, but it is largely because they didn’t understand it, and saw it as a fleeting “temper tantrum”. If we stand firm, then they will start listening.


6 posted on 03/28/2010 12:12:08 PM PDT by jjsheridan5 ('You can get more with a kind word and a two-by-four than you can with just a kind word.')
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To: Starboard

I was there for the September 12th March On Washington which was spectacular! And there the weekend before last, which was disappointing to me.

I will probably go anyway, but am concerned about bringing first time young people along if it will not be well attended...


7 posted on 03/28/2010 12:13:22 PM PDT by Wpin (I Choose Liberty)
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To: Oceander

Four of us driving up from Georgia. Also, know of at least one bus from the Savannah area.


8 posted on 03/28/2010 12:13:25 PM PDT by Josa
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To: Wpin

I think it WILL be well attended; not as large as 9/12 because it’s on a weekday....but I think there will be a very respectable crowd.


9 posted on 03/28/2010 12:20:07 PM PDT by Josa
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To: jjsheridan5

You have a point there. Our neighboring Tea Party group is hosting one in Flemington, NJ. We said that our Tea Party group would attend. Both groups went down to DC last Saturday together.

Our group is also hosting a rally on 4-10, in our County Seat.

We are trying to keep the fire going on the local level.


10 posted on 03/28/2010 12:22:02 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (Markets and Marxists Don't Mix! Audit the FED NOW!)
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To: Wpin

I heard a lot of people talking about 4/15 last weekend so that may be an indication of a good turnout. However, this is an evening event so not sure how that will work out.


11 posted on 03/28/2010 12:26:23 PM PDT by Starboard
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To: Wpin
My wife and I attended the last D.C. Tea Party, and will attend this one. I hope we can all try to bring some people of color , who are Conservative. This was one glaring problem at the last one. My wife, who is Oriental said as we got into our car at Union Station, “I only saw two Black people all day, and they were both selling something!”
12 posted on 03/28/2010 12:29:54 PM PDT by USA-Forever
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To: Wpin

I’ll be there.


13 posted on 03/28/2010 12:30:27 PM PDT by pb929
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To: Wpin

I’m going. I had already signed up and then found out that our local tea party group was having a local rally as well. I’m a little torn, but since I’ve already paid for Washington, I’m going to go.


14 posted on 03/28/2010 12:31:08 PM PDT by meyer (It's time...)
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To: Wpin

Glenn Beck was pushing this event several months ago. I think just with his endorsement alone, that should bring in a good number.


15 posted on 03/28/2010 12:40:08 PM PDT by marstegreg
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To: PoplarBluffian

Always take video cameras to provide proof of everything the Socialists try to pull.


16 posted on 03/28/2010 12:40:49 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead (Clean the RAT/RINO Sewer in 2010 and 2012)
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To: ExTexasRedhead
Always take video cameras to provide proof of everything the Socialists try to pull.

And this is a good way to get young people to go. Give them the filming duties.

17 posted on 03/28/2010 12:48:19 PM PDT by taraytarah (Stupak is as Stupak does.)
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To: alice_in_bubbaland; Wpin
The jackass in the Whitehouse could careless.

Very true, and I'm sure by now a lot of people realize this. At this point it's clear marches on D.C. have little to no effect on the Rats in power, it'll be little else than another feel good event.

18 posted on 03/28/2010 1:00:40 PM PDT by whatisthetruth
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To: Wpin

This group of the Tea Party has several thousand lined up, but it may be nationwide, not just D.C.

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19 posted on 03/28/2010 1:00:55 PM PDT by AuntB (WE are NOT a nation of immigrants! We're a nation of Americans! http://towncriernews.blogspot.com/)
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To: Wpin

If our local patriots group gets a bus, I’m hoping to go as well.


20 posted on 03/28/2010 1:02:05 PM PDT by sneakers
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To: Wpin

[Mrs] T and I will be there. And being an evening event a lot of DC FReepers will also make it. It won’t get dark till after 8PM and temps will be pleasant.

The Tea Party Express III is ending their route in DC that day and they always get good coverage from conservatives. Their presence alone will bring patriots to DC.

The Carroll County (MD) Tea Party is handing out flyers and they always have a good showing.

Tea Party events with only a week’s notice brings out 10s of thousands, no matter what the media says.

I say bring the newbees. Without individuals there we will never have a big crowd.

What’s the old saying, “You gather Eagles one at a time”.

[Mr] T


21 posted on 03/28/2010 1:04:23 PM PDT by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: whatisthetruth

“At this point it’s clear marches on D.C. have little to no effect on the Rats in power, it’ll be little else than another feel good event.”

We all know by now that the democrats are fascists who do not care about what the people think. They feel that if there actions are out of the news, it will leave the minds of the people before the next election.

Every time we have a large Tea Party, I have no doubts we win over several thousand new converts. It also will help to keep people from feeling marginalized from the actions and words of the democrats and their media.

Last, we bring support and courage to the Republicans in congress who are doing a very fine job of fighting the democrats.

So, it is more than just a “feel good” event. It is activism which is very necessary right now.


22 posted on 03/28/2010 1:22:41 PM PDT by Wpin (I Choose Liberty)
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To: Wpin
I'm going - this will be my 3rd visit. I and my 3 friends will be attending, since I don't want "them" to think we are giving up this fight. Keep on keeping on, as the saying goes, and show as much enthusiasm as the first time.

I want to be a continual burr in the saddle to them.

23 posted on 03/28/2010 1:32:21 PM PDT by gramho12 (Sarah, smile..)
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To: Wpin
I will probably go anyway, but am concerned about bringing first time young people along if it will not be well attended.

First time young pepole won't realise if it's well attended or not. My granddaughters 5, 11 & 14 attended the December 12 Tea Party, which wasn't that well attended, they have no concept of what is well attended, they are looking forward to the April 15 Tea Party.

24 posted on 03/28/2010 1:35:08 PM PDT by c-b 1 (Reporting from behind enemy lines, in occupied AZTLAN.)
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To: whatisthetruth

You are right about the Rats not caring about our marches but I truly believe that it keeps the RINOs in line. And it helps to keep those few like minded democrats on our side.

Without the continued marches the RINOs will go along with Sessions on Cap ‘n Tax and McCain on amnesty.

Keeping the Republicans together is our only hope right now.

[Mr] T


25 posted on 03/28/2010 1:35:20 PM PDT by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: Wpin
I think we are winning over people, that is why the Rats are trying so hard to marginalize us. Did you see the latest Rasmussen poll that shows 52% of the American public think the Tea Partiers are more informed than Congress?

Well, they are right on that account, so don't give up this fight.

26 posted on 03/28/2010 1:36:07 PM PDT by gramho12 (Our forefathers gave up everything for our freedom; what have we done?)
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To: gramho12

“I want to be a continual burr in the saddle to them.”

Now That is the spirit!!! Thanks!


27 posted on 03/28/2010 1:36:21 PM PDT by Wpin (I Choose Liberty)
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To: Wpin

Tea Party Express TV...

http://www.teapartyexpress.tv/


28 posted on 03/28/2010 1:38:46 PM PDT by empressword
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To: Wpin

I, my wife, and my pastor are joining about 30 -60 others to go up to DC on April 15. Look forward to seeing you there. This is the time when the true patriots have to step forward (if they can afford to) and make a showing in DC. Emails and faxes should not end either; if anything it should intensify.

God Bless you all and onward to the ultimate victory.


29 posted on 03/28/2010 2:07:36 PM PDT by francesco525
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To: Wpin

We’re going.


30 posted on 03/28/2010 2:12:35 PM PDT by RedMDer (0 = one D Ten T : Recycle Congress in 2010, 2012... Forward with Confidence! Forward!)
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To: AuntB

saving


31 posted on 03/28/2010 2:32:43 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: empressword

saving


32 posted on 03/28/2010 2:41:06 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: Wpin

Going to a local tea party here in MKE...


33 posted on 03/28/2010 5:37:40 PM PDT by Thunder90 (Fighting for truth and the American way... http://citizensfortruthandtheamericanway.blogspot.com/)
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To: Wpin

I’ll be coming in from NC with 3 or 4. I wouldn’t miss a chance to attend in DC for anything. Now that I’m out of work (having been laid off), I can attend when I want to.


34 posted on 03/29/2010 12:43:02 AM PDT by dstarr (One Big Ass Mistake America)
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To: Wpin

I have work in the evening, so I won’t be gathering round the Monument. Hopefully, I can be down in DC or at one in Frederick, MD during the day, however.


35 posted on 03/29/2010 2:58:16 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (I am Ellie Light.)
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To: 3D-JOY; abner; Abundy; AGreatPer; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; alisasny; ALlRightAllTheTime; ...

PING!


36 posted on 03/29/2010 2:59:22 AM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (I am Ellie Light.)
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To: Wpin

I wish I could go but I can’t find a flight under 800 bucks. Driving is pretty much out of the question cause I cant’ take the entire week. I’m looking into hooking up with the Houston Tea Party to attend a rally here instead.


37 posted on 03/29/2010 3:01:02 AM PDT by Txngal
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To: AuntB

we still seems massively disorganized . Better to have one giant rally than a lot of smaller ones on different days.
It’s amazing how organized the radical left is .We need to use their methods against them.


38 posted on 03/29/2010 3:06:49 AM PDT by sonic109
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To: Wpin

I was there last year...

Good turn out then...

Should be even better this year...

:)


39 posted on 03/29/2010 3:47:09 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana
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To: Wpin

There doesn;t seem to be much information on a rally on the 15th.

I know the Tea PArty Express will roll into DC, but no time os on their website, and the location is just Capitol Mall, which isn’t a location in reality. It’s either the Capitol or the Mall.

I had planned to go on the 15th, but where’s the info?

This “event” is only three weeks away.

Sarah Palin said she would be in Boston on the 14th to meet the Tea Party Express—I was hoping she would ride with the bus into DC.

But I can’t find any info in what the caravan is going tod o when it rolls into DC.

Anybody know?


40 posted on 03/29/2010 4:04:32 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: exit82

I have heard that the protest (Tea Party Express organized one) will be in the late afternoon, early evening. Probably at the Capitol Building??? Not sure either.


41 posted on 03/29/2010 4:46:48 AM PDT by Wpin (I Choose Liberty)
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To: Wpin

FreedomWorks is having an evening rally at the Washington Monument.

Don’t know if the Tea Party will rally with them.

I’d rather do something the Tea Party is sponsoring.


42 posted on 03/29/2010 7:03:40 AM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: trooprally

Exactly. bttt


43 posted on 03/29/2010 7:09:11 AM PDT by Matchett-PI (Sowell's book, Intellectuals and Society, eviscerates the fantasies that uphold leftist thought)
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To: exit82; Wpin

Exit82

You are right about tagging along with the Tea Party groups. Freedom Works “distanced” themselves from the Tea PArty over the alleged racial slurs that the Tea Partiers said. Funny how the word “alleged” only applies to criminals and terrorists. And there has been NO video tape of the alleged racial slurs from the multitudes of alleged reporters that were in DC for the anti-HC Tea Party several weeks ago.

[Mr] T


44 posted on 03/29/2010 8:29:53 AM PDT by trooprally (Never Give Up - Never Give In - Remember Our Troops)
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To: Wpin

My wife and I are going. Anyone here know what time?


45 posted on 03/29/2010 10:13:19 AM PDT by CJinVA
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To: trooprally

FreedomWorks is pro-amnesty. Dick Armey is lobbyist for the Mexican Senate & the Californian hotel industry.


46 posted on 03/29/2010 10:27:47 AM PDT by Minus_The_Bear
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To: Wpin

I’ll be there in all the red white and blue I can wear!

I’ll be back in August and September too!


47 posted on 03/29/2010 11:05:21 AM PDT by 3D-JOY
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To: Wpin

My family of six will be at the Indiana State house!


48 posted on 03/29/2010 11:07:07 AM PDT by Stymee
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To: Minus_The_Bear; trooprally
FreedomWorks is pro-amnesty. Dick Armey is lobbyist for the Mexican Senate & the Californian hotel industry

Thanks, guys--there was something about FreedomWorks that didn't seem right--now I know what it is. Like a RINO Trojan Horse.

Still wish I knew what the TP Express planned on doing when they roll into DC. I emailed them and asked also. With three weeks to go, there's not a lot of time to plan.

Maybe they are keeping it close to the vest so as to not tip off the opposition.

49 posted on 03/29/2010 2:01:18 PM PDT by exit82 (Democrats are the enemy of freedom. Sarah Palin is our Esther.)
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To: Wpin; All
I went to my first Tea Party on 4/15/2009 in Kansas City. I then went to Washington DC 9/12/2009. There were hundreds of thousands of people there. I told my wife: "If they don't get the message this time, we will bring ten times the number next time". Well they did not get the message. So if you can spare a couple of days of your life and a few bucks, for your Country, then I will see you there. If not, think of an explanation for your children as to why you couldn't do it.

If we falter now, by not showing up in greater numbers, we will lose the initiative. So if you can, by any means, show up it will have an impact.

50 posted on 03/29/2010 6:56:29 PM PDT by TheHound (You would be paranoid too - if everyone was out to get you.)
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