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Party leaders from coast to coast joining us now mark -- in Sacramento is co-founder of the Tea Party patriots.
Dallas Tea Party founder Philip Dennis who's in Atlanta today and David Webb.
And organizer of New York city's Tea Party 365.
Gentlemen great to have -- first -- you iPad market number of Tea Party folks on who -- Democrats this is a bipartisan thing but how many.
Tea Party activists folks were -- protests -- -- you know.
Well actually voted for -- -- You know it's -- -- exactly quantify the latest statistics show that 40% of members of the Tea Party movement.
Are -- Democrats or independents so no matter how you slice that this is a tremendous sea change in the United States.
-- -- -- give us a sense of what's going on in your region of course set closer to the south.
-- and the sense that you're getting from I guess the mosaic of people who now feel that they are are more akin to what you guys are doing -- the other parties.
People are coming up joining the Tea Party movement because.
We're seeing government doing things that don't make any sense to us -- we've been noticing it for a long time.
You know spending money borrowing money from from -- it's not the way we live our lives were responsible repair bills on time our government -- out of control from a fiscal standpoint.
And people are saying we've had enough of this because we see the consequences that lie ahead.
The New York Times no less having to admit today on the front page even as its columnists denigrate Tea Party activists is everything.
From racists do -- to all kinds of things.
Says that supporters of the Tea Party movement are better educated wealthier and more conservative -- -- -- so.
Even the times has to admit that these sort of larger loans out there they're well educated people who know what they're doing.
That in general David they reflect what happens most people as they get a little bit older in life become.
Theater in they're either in a higher position in business or they own a small business.
Or in a position in a corporation so they tend to think more fiscally conservative not surprising.
It's just a factor of what it reflects in the population.
What what what I don't like is what I've seen over time where they.
They marginalize and denigrate every want and I've got many Democrats many independents businessman independents.
-- corporate officers.
That are a member of my organization.
It does it does feel like it's it's getting so -- by the way this is a live picture.
In that Georgia right now what we're going to be broadcasting -- -- Bhutto's there throughout the rest of the day but took a look what's back to one thing.
Mark you said and and -- you also.
Reflected this as well that there's been so much spending without people on the other side would argue -- would be inside the beltway.
That all you have to do is look at the markets and look at profits coming back a lot of companies whether it's Google or JPMorgan or UPS.
To say you know what what we did have to tap the brakes or at least -- -- -- a year and a half ago we were in a terrible situation so my question mark do you is.
Wasn't some of the spending or at least you understand how some of it certainly helped people's 401 k.s and their pensions comeback.
I think the answer is what you'll see if you spend hundreds of billions of dollars -- -- we're talking hundreds of billions of dollars entering the economy money printed.
Absolutely you're gonna see a -- come out of that it's artificial.
Look if you went out and you took -- cash advance on your own credit card for 20000 dollars threw -- in the bank account.
Your lifestyle would increase things would feel better for a little while but eventually you gotta pay the piper and the same is true for the government when the government has to pay the piper.
That means we have to pay the piper and that's what people -- rising up against.
People have more common sense and their government they understand basic finances the government is completely out of control and has lost touch with the reality.
Well David exactly to mark's point americans' individual Americans have got their finances in pretty good order right now it's interesting that this -- in the New York Times says.
80% of Americans feel that their finances are in good order businesses clearly.
Have been squeezing their operations to the bone to try to become as -- -- -- the only organization that is still inefficient and still spending.
Way beyond its means is that government up public sector the private sector is doing it bit.
It's -- the public sector is not.
And most of the money that's been spent has gone to the public sector when you have the money out of the stimulus in the departments and areas it was applied.
It's increasing jobs in government government sectors unions teachers unions and those legacy costs have to be paid for.
By Americans I've -- that the government doesn't older piggy -- -- -- printed press and Americans do have to watch our pocketbooks.
We no longer have government spend it we have government borrowing.
Because you can only spend what you have your -- would otherwise.
You're absolutely right so -- -- the big question now becomes after.
April 15 which is a very appropriate that was supposed to these events how do you keep the velocity going up your movement.
A lot of that's the problem ever since that.
Obamacare Health Care Reform bill passed.
We have seen tremendous interest from new people coming into the organization and like mark -- said a lot of the people are being Democrats and independents.
-- we need to do and what we will keep doing is organizing and educating the voters.
And advocating fiscal responsibility from the new leaders that we were placed the big spending Republican and Democrat swept.
We're not going to be -- new leaders to.
To Washington with scalpel to trim away the fat along the edges we're gonna sit there with -- solves to attack that federal monster that's totally out of control.
Fill up -- -- -- alert David -- wonderful to see all thanks very much for being here thank you thank you David.
And thank you don't forget by the way.
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