Skip to comments.Tea Party group concerned Palin, others using movement for personal gain
Posted on 09/07/2011 9:01:51 AM PDT by rob777
Wary that some are joining the grassroots conservative movement merely to sell books and enhance their celebrity status, a Tea Party group is putting the heat on former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to make her presidential plans clear.
In a Tuesday statement, Armed Forces Tea Party Patriots paints former GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin as the prime example of that kind of behavior. The group, which consists of former military members, wants Palin to announce whether she will seek the White House or sit out the 2012 race.
If not we are at risk of having major Tea Party speeches and events used as political rallies for a selected candidate [versus] a citizen based movement that forces the legislative agenda and serves as a fundamental check to the current corrupt culture in Washington, D.C., the group said in the statement.
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Spot on the dems are planting every seed they can to jimmy up the Tea party.
Agree. I don't think the tea party movement is centered on Palin, although some individual members of the tea party may be "centered" on her. But other members may be "centered" on someone else.
Exactly — centered on principles, run by We the People. I personally am happy to let Sarah Palin chart her own course. These guys do not speak for me.
My personal tea party is just fine with having Sarah Palin speaking truth.
BTW I support someone other than Palin for president.
“Tea Party group concerned Palin, others using movement for personal gain”
NOOooooo! Who EVER heard of a politician doing such things?
...as opposed to using the Tea Party name as a hammer to beat on a candidate you don’t like?
Gosh Thanks libtard media, for looking out for our best interests~!!
if these Tea Party event organizers didn’t invite her to come speak, she wouldn’t. If they don’t like it, then why do they keep inviting her? Could it be to drive more traffic to these events to sell more T-shirts?
No tea partiers I know or converse with seem to think this way. Some want Sarah for Prez, some don’t. Personally, I think she’s doing what the balless wonders in Congress won’t do............speak the truth.
“Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there yet? Are we there ye”~.....
We will know when SARAH tells us..
The Tea Party must remain a movement centered o principle and not become one centered on personality.Principle is important, but so is leadership. It's pretty hard to advance principle in this world without good leadership.
The Tea Party Movement is bigger than any one person, and its not about any ONE candidate and thank goodness we dont have any ONE single leader. The Movement is about bringing together debate and discussion of solutions from We the People not the politicos, not those inside the beltway types that are part of that PERMANENT POLITICAL CLASS that have fought the Tea Party Movement. As was said in the introduction, this is about every day, hard-working, individual Americans and empowering the individual.
- Sarah Palin, September 5, 2011 Manchester N. H. TEA PartyExpress
“The Tea Party must remain a movement centered on principle and not become one centered on personality.”
When people attack Palin personally without focusing on principle, they are doing exactly what you say they shouldn’t do.
Armed Forces Tea Party Patriots
The name alone suggests that it is a liberal plant organization looking to cause trouble from within.
FYI..here ya go!!!
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