I am certain, sam, we disagree about a lot of stuff...but you are ABSOLUTELY RIGHT ON in this post.
I’ll go out even further on the limb on these “Founders of the ____ Chapter of the Tea Party”! =)
I think the true founder of the “Tea Party” is Baraka Hussein Obama.
He’s the one who truly precipitated the movement with the bailouts which predated Santelli’s rant.