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Mike 03 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-26-10 06:36 PM
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Teabagger Idiots: Tea Party Advocates Who Scorn Socialism Want a Government Job
Edited on Fri Mar-26-10 06:44 PM by Mike 03
This article is from the largely conservative Bloomberg website. This article includes a very revelatory breakdown of the demographics of who constitutes this messed up, confused, hypocritical, Alice-through-the-lookingglass party.

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March 26 (Bloomberg) -- Tea Party activists, who are becoming a force in U.S. politics, want the federal government out of their lives except when it comes to creating jobs.

More than 90 percent of Tea Party backers interviewed in a new Bloomberg National Poll say the U.S. is verging more toward socialism than capitalism, the federal government is trying to control too many aspects of private life and more decisions should be made at the state level.

At the same time, 70 percent of those who sympathize with the Tea Party, which organized protests this week against President Barack Obamas health-care overhaul, want a federal government that fosters job creation...

The ideas that find nearly universal agreement among Tea Party supporters are rather vague, says J. Ann Selzer, the pollster who created the survey. You would think any idea that involves more government action would be anathema, and that is just not the case. ...


Older, White

Tea Party supporters are likely to be older, white and male. Forty percent are age 55 and over, compared with 32 percent of all poll respondents; just 22 percent are under the age of 35, 79 percent are white, and 61 percent are men. Many are also Christian fundamentalists, with 44 percent identifying themselves as born-again, compared with 33 percent of all respondents.


Much more here at link, and you have to read this to believe it, because these morons are a sham and a debacle. They have no clue what they stand for or don't stand for.

Enjoy:

http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601070&sid=aLB...

Also, I want to thank Bloomberg.com, because they tend to be anti-Obama, and this article stands out as a truly honest piece of journalism.

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pepperbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-26-10 06:44 PM
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1. proof incarnate: they want THEIR government, not SMALL government. n/t
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eleny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-26-10 07:21 PM
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3. +1
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madmax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-26-10 06:49 PM
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2. Bitter old white men nt
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Peregrine Took Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Mar-26-10 07:26 PM
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4. I heard that a lot of the older white teabaggers are retired federal employees.
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