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Old 01-04-2013, 04:24 PM
 
Location: San Francisco
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Default FreedomWorks declares Tea Party identity "dated," urges minority outreach

Interesting.

The National Memo » Leaked Docs Reveal That Yes, ‘Grassroots’ FreedomWorks Is Pure Astroturf

The documents from which they drew these conclusions are here:

FreedomWorks Board Book Winter 2012

I like this bit from page 52:

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The third overarching media theme throughout the year has been the uncertain future of the Tea Party movement after the 2012 Election. FreedomWorks' strategic media objective for the remainder of the year is to transition the institution's brand away from the dated "Tea Party" identity, and towards the larger freedom movement that it represents.
Tea Party, R.I.P.?
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:03 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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Lol
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:06 PM
Status: "There are no traffic jams along the extra mile" (set 8 days ago)
 
Location: Los Angeles, CA
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Interesting.

The National Memo » Leaked Docs Reveal That Yes, ‘Grassroots’ FreedomWorks Is Pure Astroturf

The documents from which they drew these conclusions are here:

FreedomWorks Board Book Winter 2012

I like this bit from page 52:



Tea Party, R.I.P.?
If the Tea Party ever becomes diverse it wouldn't be the Tea Party. Where will all the white supremacist congregate?
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:10 PM
 
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The ideas are dated, not the identity. The gilded age didn't pan out so well.
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:10 PM
 
Location: South Dakota
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If the Tea Party ever becomes diverse it wouldn't be the Tea Party. Where will all the white supremacist congregate?
You love being a victim dont ya???
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:12 PM
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Location: Los Angeles, CA
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You love being a victim dont ya???
Victim? Not me. I'm a upper middle class black man...
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:17 PM
 
Location: South Dakota
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Victim? Not me. I'm a upper middle class black man...
Why so racist??? Whitey aint out to get you...

My Tea Party hangs out at the gun shops and shooting ranges, your welcome to attend...
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:26 PM
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Location: Los Angeles, CA
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Why so racist??? Whitey aint out to get you...

My Tea Party hangs out at the gun shops and shooting ranges, your welcome to attend...
I'm not racist I just recognize racist groups. It's hard not to notice when they do things like this>


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Old 01-04-2013, 09:36 PM
 
Location: South Dakota
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I'm not racist I just recognize racist groups. It's hard not to notice when they do things like this>

Well one could say their all racist...

Neither party has done much for minorities or poor whites have they??? They both are sold out to Big Corporate interests...

I applaud the decision and I realize it's not an easy task but whats wrong with promoting traditional conservative values and trying to reach out to anyone of any race???

In case you havent noticed were on the path to bankruptcy and on the road to serfdom...

The math isn't hard...
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Old 01-04-2013, 09:42 PM
 
Location: Baldock, hertfordshire, England
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The tea party seem great and all, until they realized its their social security thats about 80% of the problem.
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