Archive for April 15th, 2009

Thousands Attend Indianapolis Tea Party

In spite of a cool and overcast day the Indianapolis Tea Party was a great success. The volunteer organizers did a terrific job and the Americans in attendance were enthusiastic and friendly, but there was an undercurrent of anger and frustration that was seen more in the huge variety of signs than in conversation. We […]

Sioux Falls Tea Party Featured Great Reenactment

I wasn’t able to be at the Sioux Falls, South Dakota Tax Day Tea Party (too busy covering the Rapid City one 350 miles away), but it sounds like they had a great time. According to their Facebook page, they had 3,000 in attendance! They have some pics on the Facebook page, plus a few […]

1,500+ at Rapid City Tax Day Tea Party

Our Tax Day Tea Party in Rapid City today was EXCELLENT! We had a good crowd when we lined up in Memorial Park along the intersection of Omaha Street and 5th Street, and in short order it only got better.  Before long, people were lined up along 5th Street from Rapid Creek, around the bend […]

“Now is the time for all good men…”

The cameras are charged, the posters are made and the Gadsden flag (“Don’t tread on me”) is ready to be unfurled at the Indianapolis Tea Party this afternoon from 4:30 to 6:00 on the south lawn of the State Capital building. “Tom Paine” will be the keynote speaker. I’ll do my best to get some […]

The Tea Party Movement: Why Now?

Today America will see thousands of patriotic Americans in hundreds of cities across the nation join together in Tax Day Tea Parties. The Tea Party movement has grown out of alarm over the runaway spending that has hit Washington D.C. in recent months.  Our poorly-representative government is spending trillions of dollars that we don’t have, […]

A Tax Structure to Suppress Production

American Minute from William J. Federer On APRIL 15, 1865, President Lincoln died. He was shot the night before in Ford’s Theater. On APRIL 15, 1912, the Titanic sank. It struck an iceberg the night before. In 1954, APRIL 15 became the deadline for Income tax returns. Though the Constitution banned a Federal Income Tax […]

Tea Partying in Rapid City Today

I’ll be at the Rapid City Tax Day Tea Party from start to finish and then some today.  I hope to see you there, but whether you can come or not, be sure to come back to Dakota Voice this afternoon to see the pictures and videos I’ll be uploading. I’m also joining some 490 […]