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News :: Social Welfare
Protesters In Boston Crash Tea Party Hate Rally-video
18 Apr 2011
The right wing Tea Party held a small rally on Boston Common friday April 15--they were confronted by an anti-Tea Party counter demonstration.
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Boston, Mass.-April 15, 2011:
About 20 protesters from the Women's Fightback Network and Bail Out The People Movement , after a short rally at Park Street station,confronted a tax day Tea Party rally on Boston Common. The counter protesters chanted pro-union and anti-racist slogans and drowned out the Tea Party speakers--they also held picket signs and a large banner right in front of the Tea Party stage which effectively blocked the Tea Party group's view of their own speakers.
About 5 Boston cops seperated slightly the 2 opposing groups but let the anti-Tea Party protesters stay.
The Tea Party members (only about 200) engaged in heated discussions with the counter-protesters, trying to defend the Tea Party's racist, anti-immigrant, pro-war stands.
One incident occured when an aggressive Tea Party guy turned over a Socialist Alternative info table.
The Tea Party reminds me of the nazi movement in 1930s Germany--they must be confronted wherever they try to speak in public. It's odd that the Tea Party wants to cut taxes for programs of social welfare, yet they are all for the 51% of our taxes that go for the Pentagon and its wars.
Here is the link to a rough video of the counter protest:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZpfMazlKc8
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See also:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZpfMazlKc8
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I came to be tea bagged
18 Apr 2011
I so much wanted a big hunky male to tea bag me, but no one offered.