St. Louis Tea Party in Clayton Missouri
I have to give props to Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit. He organized a great line-up of speakers for our April 15th Tea Party.
Among the guests who spoke were Lt. Governor Peter Kinder, Bill Hennessy, (he organized our very first Tea Party in February of 2009 ), Dr. Gina Loudon, and my favorite, Jay Stewart!
Interestingly enough, our local Channel 4 News unexpectedly reported the crowd size as “thousands.” I’m a little more reserved and would say maybe about 1500, but it was hard to tell for sure because everyone was pretty well spread out. Of course, after a year of the local news outlets horrendously under-reporting the size of our Tea Parties, I’m not going to complain!
Anyway, here are some photos I took of the event:
[Click on the images to enlarge. Trust me, they are quite larger than they appear here! ]
That beaming lucky dog is Jim Hoft of Gateway Pundit. A probable reason for his beaming grin is the girl next to him, Michelle Moore, who appears every once in a while on “FOX and Friends” and has her own blog HERE.
Of course, as expected, we had a couple of party crashers and infiltrators. This guy in the green cap was spouting out all sorts of racist Skin Head type crap. Luckily, some resourceful Tea Partiers were prepared for this eventuality and kept dogging them with the signs you see in the photo. It wasn’t long before the infiltrators realized they had been outwitted and made a hasty retreat with their tails between their legs!
I’ve got to give props to the guys with the signs. You guys rocked!
Jay Stewart, a very humble young man.
I caught up with Jay Stewart and snapped this photo before the Tea Party got underway. We talked briefly and I told him he did a great job on Neil Cavuto’s show last week when he summed up the Tea Party perfectly; it is “a citizenship movement!”
Jay Stewart gives one heck of a speech! I only wish I had had a video camera handy!
Yup, that’s the Po-Po up there on the balcony keeping a watchful eye on all of us. I’m pretty sure they had snipers all perched in their cozy little nests on top of some of the buildings; but, snipers are masters of camouflage, so I didn’t get any pics. Dadgummit!
Words of warning: They are VERY strict about not letting anyone use the restrooms located in the courts building… No, really. I’m serious about that!
Oops! I almost tread right over Our Little Princess! By the looks of her Gadsden Flag, she means business!—And, I know for sure she bites!
A sea of flags is a beautiful sight to behold!
A big salute goes out to Our Fallen Heroes who have died defending the Freedoms we take for granted.
Margaret (?) and Bill—still crazy after all these years!
Hey! That guy has a really good point! If you want to see what Liberalism has to offer the world, just take a look at all the states that are collapsing under the weight of massive government spending on irresponsible Liberal Socialist programs!
Oh, I think America is awake, now. However, they are still too wussiefied by years of pacifist Libtard indoctrination. Soon, they will have to make a very critical choice in their lives: Liberty or death.
Yup! November is shaping up to be the “Bay of Libs” as Americans get a G.R.I.P. on their government and Get Rid of Incumbent Politicians! Let’s just hope everyone keeps paying attention to their local candidates for the rest of their lives; staying active and voting for those who best reflect your own values and ideals.
Dr. Gina Loudon.
Bill Hennessy—The original Tea Party organizer for St. Louis.
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