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Florida Tea Party appoints former Freedomworks state director as field director

Press release emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Contact: Fred O’Neal (407) 719-6796
or Doug Guetzloe (407) 312-1781


John Hallman, former State Director for FreedomWorks and taxpayer advocate joins Tea Party effort.

(Orlando) State TEA Party Chairman Fred O’Neal announced today that taxpayer advocate and lifelong Republican activist, John Hallman, has joined the fledgling party as state field director.… Read more ...

Florida Tea Party: Democratic Tool Or Legitimate Third Party?

The Florida Tea Party, the actual political party, not the movement, has been the subject of much debate over the last week. The controversy regarding the legitimacy or duplicity of the party and its candidates has been covered by many newspapers and popular political websites. The Buzz blog at the St.… Read more ...

Florida Tea Party: Grayson Poll Shows TEA Party “more popular than GOP” in CD8

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Opposition polling shows the TEA Party “more popular than GOP candidates” in the CD8 race. Peg Dunmire is moving into position for a strong race against Grayson.

A new poll conducted last week has Congressman Alan Grayson continuing to hold a commanding lead in the Republican primary in Florida’s 8th Congressional District.… Read more ...

Doug Guetzloe of the Florida Tea Party: ‘Perot Third Party Effort Cost Bush the Election Urban Myth Debunked’

The most telling empirical data is the following from the Institute of Election Analysis:

“In the Governor’s races, Perot’s voters cast 18% of their ballots for the Republican candidates; 56% of their ballots for Democratic candidates, 17% for independent candidates, and 8% did not bother to vote for Governor. If Perot’s voters had voted for Bush and Clinton in the same proportion that the voted for the Republican and Democratic candidates for Governor, Clinton’s lead would have increased by 7.5 million votes.”… Read more ...

The Lake Wales News: “Fighting the system with TEA”

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Fighting the system with TEA
Staff Writer
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
“The establishment has never liked me.”

Strong words – especially from a three-term county commissioner and current congressional hopeful.

But Randy Wilkinson says he stands by his words – and by his new political friends at the TEA (Taxed Enough Already) Party.… Read more ...

“First in the Nation” Tea Party Congressional Nominees Will Hold Tea Party Town Hall Social Tonight in Orlando

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“First in the Nation” TEA PARTY Congressional nominees Peg Dunmire (TEA-Orlando) and The Honorable Randy Wilkinson (TEA-Bartow) will host a TEA PARTY TOWN HALL SOCIAL tonight-Friday, May 14 from 6-9 pm at the Perkins Restaurant made famous by the recent encounter between Congressman Alan Grayson and a group of opponents.… Read more ...

(Poli-Tea) Florida: Tea Party and Whig Party Challenge Democrat-Republican Rule in the Sunshine State

Posted at http://politeaparty.blogspot.com/2010/04/fl-tea-party-and-whig-party-challenge.html by d. eris:

Given this week’s tax day tea party protests, it is worth reiterating that any movement intent on fostering constitutional representative government is doomed to failure if it works within the confines established by the Democratic-Republican two-party state and ruling political class. Like untold numbers of anti-war activists during the Bush administration, many in the tea party movement have, unfortunately, been duped by the propagandists of lesser-evilism in the corporate media and the major parties.… Read more ...

Tea Party Movement Renews Demand that Tea Party, the Ballot-Qualified Party in Florida, Change Its Name

Ballot Access News:

As noted earlier, on January 19, 2010, the South Florida Tea Party, Inc., had filed a federal lawsuit, demanding that the ballot-qualified Tea Party change its name. On February 17, the South Florida Tea Party, Inc., filed an amended complaint. It again asks that the court order the ballot-qualified party to change its name.… Read more ...