Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said in mid that "at a minimum, there's a little 'froth' [in the U.
A Tea Party protester holds a sign saying "Remember: Taxation history of the United States The theme of the Boston Tea Partyan iconic event of American history, has long been used by anti-tax protesters with libertarian and conservative viewpoints.
According to FreedomWorks state and federal campaigns director Brendan Steinhauser,   activist Mary Rakovich  was the organizer of a February 10 protest in Fort Myers, Floridacalling it the "first protest of President Obama's administration that we know of.
It was the first protest of what became the tea party movement. Malkin promoted the protest in several posts on her blog, saying that "There should be one of these in every town in America", and that she would be supplying the crowd with a meal of pulled pork. The protest was held in Seattle on Presidents Day A protest at the Denver Capitol Building was already scheduled to coincide with the bill signing.
Malkin reported that it was organized by the conservative advocacy group Americans for Prosperity and spearheaded by the conservative activist group Independence Instituteas well as former Republican Representative and presidential candidate Tom Tancredo.
It was called "the rant heard round the world". Soon, the "Nationwide Chicago Tea Party" protests were coordinated across over 40 different cities for February 27,establishing the first national modern Tea Party protest. April 15, is said to have been the day that had the largest number of tea party demonstrations reportedly in more than cities.
The Christian Science Monitor reported on the difficulties of calculating a cumulative turnout and said some estimates state that over half a million Americans participated in the protests, noting, "experts say the counting itself often becomes politicized as authorities, organizers, and attendees often come up with dramatically different counts.
Police sealed off the area and evacuated some people. The Secret Service brought out a bomb-detecting robot, which determined the package was not a threat.
Many of these events were focused on opposition to state or local taxes and spending, rather than with national issues. Estimates of the number of attendees varied, from "tens of thousands"  to "in excess of 75,".
Some tea partiers condemned the event, questioning the main sponsor, Tea Party Nationa for-profit group, as well as the several hundred dollar ticket price. It noted that the Tea Party Patriots web site circulated a memo instructing them to "Pack the hall.
Yell out and challenge the Rep's statements early. Get him off his prepared script and agenda. Stand up and shout and sit right back down. In addition, the slogan "Keep Your Laws Off My Body", usually associated with pro-choice activists, has been seen on signs at tea parties.
We're not needing to meet every week. But there will now be a way to have a call to arms to respond to attacks with a crisp and clear message. Mary Jo Kilroya counter-protester with Parkinson's disease was berated by one of the protestors and had dollar bills thrown at him with additional protesters also mocking the individual.
Gay Congressman Barney Frank was called "homo" and a " faggot several times. Then John looks at me and says, 'You know, this reminds me of a different time. Times-News that he too heard slurs. I saw it in person. In addition to mockery, protesters left a couple of notes behind.
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