What matters is whether government is accountable to citizens and whether we're willing to stand up in its defense because we grasp its essential roles in democracy.
One of the most focused and non-partisan tea parties was held in Denver, CO reports Jeannine Crook: In Duncan, Oklahoma, home
Tanner McCracken reported from Hoover, Alabama, which hosted one of the largest gatherings in the country: I politely asked
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One gentleman was a former Germany national. He was concerned about what he saw as "creeping socialism". The same creeping
The hatred was palpable today on the State Capitol's steps -- hatred for taxes, hatred for government, hatred for Democrats. But the most hated figure in Sacramento today was President Obama.
"The tea parties are mostly an honest spontaneous effort by ordinary people from all over the political spectrum to express
Get HuffPost Politics on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter. The protesters, who take issue with higher taxes and increased
Now his barely-thought-out words have crystallized into something of an anti-tax, anti-spending movement, with "Tea Party