Let me see if I understand. Vice President Biden declared that the Tea Party is made up of “terrorists” and United States Congresswoman Maxine Waters told a group of SEIU members that the Tea Party can “go straight to hell.” Waters raised the stakes in her latest tirade, “I Intend to Help Them Get There.” And if you believe the liberal left at the insistence of the Democrat Party, the Tea Party is holding America hostage.
At the same time that the peaceful actions of United States citizens exercising their constitutional rights are being condemned in the most intemperate tones, the President of the United States is praising the efforts of the violent overthrow of a sovereign nation declaring that the rule of Libyan strongman Moammar Gadhafi “is over.” The supporters of this overthrow are in the streets shooting off automatic weapons and riding in trucks outfitted with what would be illegal here in the United States. Don’t get me wrong, I’m no fan of dictators; it’s just the inconsistency of liberals that I object to. While it’s OK to force a ruler out of office with violence, it’s un-American to stop unconstitutional measures by following the rule of law.
The Tea Party is abiding by the basic principles of the Constitution set forth in the First Amendment to “petition the government for a redress of grievances” by voting (the 2010 election) and lobbying present members of Congress to vote in terms of the oath they took to uphold the Constitution so we can save our Republic.
Mark Meckler and Jenny Beth Martin, who lead the Tea Party Patriots, said the following in a recently published statement: “The president and all leaders of the Democratic Party, who have called for civility in the past, are neglecting to censure their own. Is civility only required from their opponents? . . . Perhaps it’s time for a new-NEW era of civility. … The president’s silence on these latest violations of civility has been deafening, but not surprising.”