Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Only 1 Day Left!

Only 1 day left till the Tax Day Tea Party - you can read more about it here. Remember to email or fax your senators, congressmen, state and local representatives, and even President Obama. Send a picture of a tea bag in protest over government spending and failing policies. Pass the word to your friends. Let's join together and make this a huge statement BY THE PEOPLE that we want our country back and to remind them that they work for us!

3 comments:

An English Shepherd said...

We quite like tea bags over here in England ;-)

Wizz :-)

grammy said...

Glad our taxes are in the mail already. (o:

Ju said...

What was probably the icing on the cake for the tea parties was when Rick Perry, Texas' governor stated that Texas can secede from the union. That will draw a lot of attention but more importantly it sends the message that these movements are serious for such strong words to be used. While the media will say they Texas does not have the right to do this outright (there are some court cases which agree, there are certain paths they can take to get this goal).

While they do not have the right to do this outright, there are certain paths they can take to get this goal. Come on, you know this is possible because this is the same country which gives exceptions to tax cheats through cleaver legal
maneuvers.

Really it is just using the legal system creatively.

Texas probably has the best chance at success. Here is just one way how it can work. The annexation agreement made when Texas joined the union provided that Texas would be able to divide into 5 states. This would create 8 more conservative Senators.

If Texas were to try to divide and be rebuffed, the US would be in violation of the agreement and Texas should be able to go free.

It is not all that far fetched.

Regardless of the TX situation, the movement was larger than expected. And it is just a start because the thing about grass roots is that it will only take hold, grow and spread.

Some pics here:

http://tinyurl.com/texasmayleave