ThinkTwice News: Episode I – Tax Day Tea Party 2009

 

The majority of the live footage was filmed on Wednesday, April 15, 2009 in Defiance, OH.

Note from 2016: This event was at the beginning of the tea party movement, before it became what it is today (kind of a joke).

Audio provided by:

Additional footage provided by The Ridley Report


History Lesson: the first Tea Party, 1773
“…Americans would now get their tea at a cheaper price than ever before. However, if the colonies paid the duty tax on the imported tea they would be acknowledging Parliament’s right to tax them. Tea was a staple of colonial life – it was assumed that the colonists would rather pay the tax than deny themselves the pleasure of a cup of tea.”
Read more at EyeWitness to History


 The gun in the room (Stefan Molyneaux, Free Domain Radio)

audio The Gun in the Room: Starting the debate by pointing out the barrel 

audio The Gun in the Room: Continuing the debate by pointing out the barrel

 

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