I’m a Tea Partier! I’m also a lifelong Republican as was my father, a Chicago Packard dealer Service Manager in the Capone Era. We even owned Machine Gun Mike McGurk’s ’29 Packard coupe for a while. Dad said he got to vote against that SOB Roosevelt four times!
I went to Tea Party meetings on three occasions – three different groups. I attended a big rally in Bakersfield, California where John Boehner and my Congressman Kevin McCarthy attended and were denied an opportunity to speak. They never forgave the Tea Party. It was such a stupid move, but that’s history…and I believe we’ve been paying for it with the Establishment ever since – with Karl Rove as the resident strategist. I got to share some thoughts with several gays from the local college who came to protest. We got along fine even if we didn’t agree.
How can I be a Tea Partier if I only went to three meetings and have no serious contact with any “leaders?” Tea Party is a philosophy of governance, not a club or a political party. Tea Partiers sense something drastically wrong with the “progressive” direction the country has been in since Wilson signed the Federal Reserve into law in the dark of night. This created what I call “The Multistory Outhouse” with the mastery of money at the top and a sewer of lost beauty and debt at the bottom. Guess who is in between! The Democratic Party has long abandoned the hard working family man and woman while brainwashing our children.
“Progressives” see the Constitution as a living, breathing document subject to change with the whims of those who make the most noise – classic democracy – not the Republic they hate our kids swearing allegiance to. They believe the Declaration of Independence has no legal tie to the Constitution and is therefore irrelevant. The President sees the Constitution as dead – his oath of office should be interesting, but he could sing “Yankee Doodle Dandy” and it wouldn’t matter to the mainstream media.
Tea Partiers are strong on the Constitution, but not clear on the Declaration of Independence except for its reference to God and the equality of our creation with inalienable rights. They are only slightly aware the bulk of the Declaration of Independence is a litany of history repeated in our time. The Republican Establishment hasn’t the foggiest idea and operates in ways that prove it beyond a doubt.
Contrary to the multistory outhouse, the combination of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution produced history’s greatest secular gift to mankind. I call it “The Fountain of Opportunity and Prosperity,” where money is the medium of exchange and the (profitable) servant of the other eight levels in the structure of society. There is an order of three groups of three priorities in how we think, act and operate. How these are prioritized defines the upside down “progressive” versus the “Beautifully Correct” priorities called “The Political Theory of Relativity.” (I’m willing to share with any who have the intellectual curiosity to inquire!)
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