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  • Teacher put on leave after threats to crash tea parties [paid leave]

    04/15/2010 1:35:40 PM PDT · by icwhatudo · 72 replies · 3,916+ views
    kgw.com ^ | KGW.com and AP Staff
    PORTLAND -- A state board will investigate whether a Beaverton teacher was on his own time or using state resources while he organized liberals to crash Oregon tea parties. On Thursday, Jason Levin was put on paid leave by the Beaverton School District. Levin has gotten national attention for a "Crash the Tea Party" Web site that called for opponents to infiltrate the events and behave outlandishly. That raised suspicion he was doing political work during schools hours. Beaverton School District spokeswoman Maureen Wheeler confirmed Levin was placed on paid administrative leave as of Thursday while they conduct an internal...
  • Teabonics

    04/06/2010 12:17:05 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 19 replies · 972+ views
    Flickr ^ | March 28, 2010 | Pargon
    These are signs seen primarily at Tea Party Protests. They all feature "creative" spelling or grammar. This new dialect of the English language shall be known as "Teabonics."
  • AP Headline: 'Crash the Tea Party' organizer is threatened (media found their talking point)

    04/14/2010 10:10:26 AM PDT · by a fool in paradise · 81 replies · 2,753+ views
    AP ^ | April 14, 2010 11:25 AM ET | no byline
    ...Beaverton Middle School teacher Jason Levin's group wants to infiltrate the Tea Party to discredit the organization. But since Levin's name has been associated with the "Crash the Tea Party" Web site, he has been harassed by people who say they belong to that group. Levin told KATU-TV that his phone has been ringing around the clock and his answering machine is recording threats...