Oregon tea party ignites passions

Posted on March 18, 2010 by

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Awesome article in the Tribune about the local Tea Party movement, including Americans for Prosperity and the 9-12 Project! (How did they manage to give a shout out to Geoff Ludt and Jeff Kropf, and forget Jeff Reynolds?)

Democrats dismiss them as cranky right-wingers and nut cases. Libertarians hail them as new recruits to the cause.

Republicans view them — sometimes warily — as a force to be harnessed to help reenergize the conservative movement.

They’re participants in the local “tea party” movement, a motley mix of new political activists and longtime true believers in limited government.

Read more at the Portland Tribune

Cross posted at ThoughtsFromAConservativeMom.com

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