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Popularity of 'Don't Tread on Me' plates in Virginia suggests Tea Party still strong
FOXNEWS ^ | 12/28/13 | FOXNEWS

Posted on 12/28/2013 12:06:50 PM PST by Doogle

A Virginia license plate with the Tea Party-embraced “Don’t Tread on Me” logo is a big seller, suggesting the movement remains popular, at least in the state, even after a tough loss in this year’s gubernatorial election.

At least five other states also sell the specialty plates: Arizona, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Texas. But in Virginia, the tag ranks No. 2 among such plates approved in the past five years and ninth among more than 200 total.

The tag was issued to roughly 21,800 Virginia-registered vehicles in just the first 20 months of sales, according to state figures reported by The Virginian-Pilot newspaper.

“It is a symbol of frustration … a symbol of disgust with the government,” David Dwyer, a former Hampton Roads Tea Party chairman, told the newspaper.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: teaparty
...more of Pelosi's astro turf growing....*smiles*
1 posted on 12/28/2013 12:06:50 PM PST by Doogle
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To: Chode
ping...
2 posted on 12/28/2013 12:08:16 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle; Clint N. Suhks

“...in Virginia, the tag ranks No. 2 among such plates approved in the past five years and ninth among more than 200 total.”

VA has more than 200 options for license plates?


3 posted on 12/28/2013 12:17:20 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: Doogle

Easily identifying your vehicle to be monitored then impounded en route to the Obama Gulags.


4 posted on 12/28/2013 12:24:40 PM PST by wac3rd (Somewhere in Hell, Ted Kennedy snickers....)
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To: carriage_hill
LOL in Indiana we even got a Tony Stewart plate.


5 posted on 12/28/2013 12:28:19 PM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: nascarnation

Amazing. Gotta keep the inmates busy doing something, I guess.


6 posted on 12/28/2013 12:34:15 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: carriage_hill

No this stuff is all computer generated and made by outside vendors - 3M is the big cheese in this business.

They stopped “stamping” plates 15 yrs ago here.


7 posted on 12/28/2013 12:37:27 PM PST by nascarnation (Wish everyone see a "Gay Kwanzaa")
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To: Doogle; CAluvdubya; Ms. AntiFeminazi
I got mine:


8 posted on 12/28/2013 12:47:22 PM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: Doogle

In Pa, we only have back plates. My front plate is the Gadsden.


9 posted on 12/28/2013 12:47:28 PM PST by sneakers ( Quinn: "Liberty is the solution to the human condition.")
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To: nascarnation

Not in PA, either. But they still do in OH and MI:

http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Do_prison_inmates_still_make_license_plates


10 posted on 12/28/2013 12:50:33 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: wac3rd
Easily identifying your vehicle to be monitored then impounded en route to the Obama Gulags.

if your afraid, go and hide.

not everyone is, afraid, though. I have my NRA life membership and NYSRPA life membership emblems... I would not have such a plate for a different reason.... I refuse to pay the state for any type of vanity plate. One of my main purpose in life is to deny the state as much money as possible(legally).

11 posted on 12/28/2013 12:57:15 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: Doogle

I’m in Northern Va. Where all the dems live and I see these plates all the time. I would love to get them but fear retribution at work and my husband works for gov’t and won’t let me.


12 posted on 12/28/2013 1:30:34 PM PST by clarissaexplainsitall
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To: Doogle

Virginia just elected the sleaziest SOB in the Democratic Party to be its Governor.

The Republican was as close to the Tea Party platform as you probably get these days.

It seems pretty clear that VA is going the opposite direction.


13 posted on 12/28/2013 1:39:34 PM PST by Regulator
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To: Doogle
i hope so...
14 posted on 12/28/2013 2:00:26 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: wac3rd

License plates represent taxes and bowing to government entities in order to use public (i.e. commonly-owned) roads.

Getting Gadsden plates, therefore, is akin to getting personalized IRS 1040 forms.

Unclear on the concept, methinks.


15 posted on 12/28/2013 2:16:12 PM PST by relictele (Principiis obsta & Finem respice - Resist The Beginnings & Consider The End)
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To: Doogle

I wouldn’t get this kind of specialty license for fear that a liberal would vandalize my vehicle in retaliation.


16 posted on 12/28/2013 2:45:26 PM PST by Theodore R.
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To: Doogle

I fly my Gadsen flag for all to see and get quite a few compliments on it.....in Joisey.


17 posted on 12/28/2013 3:05:40 PM PST by MattinNJ (It's over Johnny. The America you knew is gone. Denial serves no purpose.)
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To: MattinNJ

I stopped once at the little flag shop out by Hotdog Johnnys looking for the Gadsen and the old lady as soon as I asked changed her tune and get real nasty


18 posted on 12/28/2013 3:40:29 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Doogle

get=got


19 posted on 12/28/2013 3:42:24 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: Theodore R.

My wife’s nephew had this plate on his Corvette Sting Ray.

COPTZR.


20 posted on 12/28/2013 3:45:00 PM PST by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need 7+ more ammo. LOTS MORE.)
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To: Doogle

I know a black guy who has one. I asked if he was a Tea Partier. He didn’t know the connection. He said he just liked the design.


21 posted on 12/28/2013 5:54:01 PM PST by cutofyourjib (Repent and pray for one another!)
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To: Slyfox

I love it! Of course, in most parts of So Cal we’d get keyed if we had that on our car. Now in NV, that’s a different story.....I want one!


22 posted on 12/30/2013 5:25:21 AM PST by CAluvdubya (Molon Labe)
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