Wednesday, April 14, 2010

Roundabouts

There's been much ado about the Tea Party (as in "taxed enough already" - described as "a media creation with little real bite")... basking in the news spotlight, some hoping it signals a new wave of political consciousness in the United States. At the same time, the so-called "militia" movement has been claiming headlines of its own, both documented in Harry Ramble's blog article "Detours to Nowhere" ::: Individuals choosing to "opt out" of the culture is nothing new. Government rules and regulations are making it harder to. Political observers believe Socialism is on the rise and on a roll in North America. The Tea Party, in my opinion, is at a crossroads. It will determine its own fate by the November elections, either becoming a viable alternative party or cementing itself as "fad movement." Tea-partiers may give way to a re-emergence of 19th century Federalist ideals and values.

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