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Town Crier Committee Report
May 21, 2013
SATP Joins the National IRS Protest
Members of the Saint Augustine Tea Party (SATP) joined other
groups in a
of the IRS’s discrimination policy against conservative groups.
About 150 people assembled in front of the Charles E. Bennett
Federal Building located at 400 W. Bay Street in downtown
in the federal building. Members of the First Coast Tea Party,
the Putnam County Tea Party, the Saint Augustine Tea Party, the
Bear Witness group and numerous Fair Tax people lined up along
Bay Street with signs and flags. The protesters were well
received by the passing traffic, as evidenced by the honking of
horns and shouts approval.
Photos by TCC Staff
Federal Employees Sheltered from Protest.It is not likely that any federal employees would have been aware of the protests. Any attempt to approach the building was immediately suppressed by federal security personnel. So while the public traveling on Bay street were being energized by the demonstration and while it was being covered by local TV coverage, federal employees were safe behind the walls of their sanctimonious isolation.
May 18, 2013
Is the Tea Party
According to national Republican leaders, such as Karl Rove and others, Tea Party candidates are causing the GOP to lose support among the people. Observations made today, dispute that position. According to interviews the vast majority of Americans, who visit the historic district of St. Augustine, Florida, are contemptuous of the politicians. Republicans fair no better than Democrats. So why do the Town Criers, a Committee of the Saint Augustine Tea Party, attract so much attention? (See picture above) “It’s because our Tea Party signs express the sentiments of the people. People are way ahead of the politicians and their respective media outlets on the basic issues,” according to the Town Criers. “The people have no interest in the Republican’s newfound interest in amnesty. They understand that the corruption is on both sides of the aisle,” were comments given by the public
Obama Scandals the Perfect Storm for Tea Parties
The upcoming hearings and investigations will only reinforce what is already in the minds of the people.
The IRS Relies on Voluntary Compliance, Reinforced with Fear.
“When patriots like the ones pictured here, Stand up in mass, the game for the IRS will be over,” a Tea Party spokesman said. Continuing, “This may be an opportunity to make meaningful changes regarding tax law. Fair Tax, anyone?"
Photos by TCC Staff