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Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party.
Supporters of Ron Paul for president Don the revolutionary -- cornered acts.
-- the don't tread on me flag and demanded an -- in and it to the warfare welfare state at a restoration of our personal freedoms.
They raised a record breaking six million dollars for congressman Paul on that day.
On the strength of his message of peace limited government personal liberty and sound money -- on that day.
The modern day Tea Party movement was born.
The Tea Party was at the front of the wave that swept Republicans into congress on the 2010 elections.
Yet for the dozens who claim to stand with the Tea Party we can get the true believers on one hand.
They are a group of Republicans are rejected speaker John -- ruthless anti war anti live your war resolution.
In favor of congressman Dennis percentages substantive right our resolution.
They rejected the Patriot Act and president Obama's expansion -- President Bush's surveillance state.
And they rejected permitting the government to borrow more money one -- wants to.
They've shown themselves to stand with the Tea Party not by casting symbolic votes like those are repealing obamacare and in favor of cut -- -- balance.
Both measures with no chance of passing but by casting substantive votes against the -- expansions of the government.
The narrative that the Tea Party is a purely racist movement forwards in the aftermath of Barack Obama's election -- the presidency.
Is simply untrue.
But that narrative narrative was -- on you might protest of friends in order to facilitate president Obama's deception.
You see without demonizing and prominent scapegoat like the -- party the president's complicity in the Wall Street Washington complex.
Against which you are now protesting would be very clear.
Just as the Tea Party was co opted by mainstream Republicans so too is your protest movement.
Being co opted by mainstream liberals by labor union bosses.
Who -- lucrative pensions have aggravated the budget deficits which threaten the programs you cherish and by other.
Democratic special interest groups who tell you they oppose Warren crony capitalism but support -- president was engaged and supportive ruthlessly.
And both of these things.
In 2009 President Obama met secretly in the White House -- leaders of the pharmaceutical industry.
It was much like the 2001 meeting Vice President Cheney held secretly with leaders of the energy industry.
Both were egregious examples of crony capitalism but only the latter drew your higher.
Even though -- president Obama's meeting.
You should know this He agreed to -- in a planned doubling.
Of the price of pharmaceuticals.
In the next decade.
Many of you -- protestor friends believe the president's Health Care Reform law pushed back against big health companies.
It's simply formalize the crony capitalists relationship between the health care industry and the federal government and at the same time stole your freedoms.
And so here you are a month -- -- protest of what you have called liberty park and Wall Street -- -- around the country.
And already those who have been manipulating you your entire political lives are attempting to do so again.
Injecting their narrow demands into your largely principled stands.
So what -- your demands -- I'll tell you.
But first I want to tell you this I support wholeheartedly.
Your right to protest against the government.
It is one of our inalienable rights -- its exercise keeps our republic vibrant.
Thomas Jefferson in fact said that every generation needs a revolution because it is a quote medicine necessary.
For the sound health of the government.
You have a similar chance to live up to Jefferson's prescription.
Here are my suggestions for your demands this will unite the left and the right among you.
And stop the feds from using your tax dollars to kill people and to pick winners and losers.
And that the Fed.
And the wars.
And the income tax.
The president's class warfare nonsense is made to divide you you're not poor because 10% are -- or poor because the federal government.
Has taken up all the oxygen of success in the room.
You are poor because of decades of federal mismanagement.
That has laid -- to our economic system.
Capitalism didn't make you pour the lack of capitalism did.
Your inability to pursue your entrepreneurial dreams -- molested by the government is the crime the government has committed against you.
I don't know if these demands or any of them will be -- just because you are occupying liberty park may be in 2012.
Those principled Republicans I told you about who voted against the war.
And against the expansion of the government and against the bailouts will be joined by equally as principal Democrats and independents and young people such as you.
Who can work together to reclaim the American republic from the Wall Street Washington all of -- -- You are protesting against.
When you go home and one day you will.
Think about it.
It's worth the -- from the are defending freedom everybody's freedom every night of the week.
So long there.
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