01-28-2011, 01:12 PM
This just shows how politicians will say whatever they have to to get elected but once they are in and basically cant be touched for six years they abandon the group that got them elected...So much for loyalty...and then you wonder why they dont listen to their own constituents..I am not a Tea Party guy but I do think they serve a very useful purpose within the Republican Party by putting the RINO's on notice
01-28-2011, 01:19 PM
The first meeting of the Senate tea party caucus on Thursday attracted just four senators — out of a possible 47 GOP members — willing to describe themselves as members. The event was as notable for who wasn't there, than who was.
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), once a tea party darling, has for now declined to join the caucus, whose first meeting was organized by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.).
Sen. Ron Johnson, a Wisconsin Republican whose campaign sprung from the small government movement, has passed for now. Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) showed up to address the group of activists Thursday, but then hustled out of the room, ignoring reporters' questions about whether he was in or out.
Yupper, Tea Party is something to be reckoned with.:rolleyes: