In late 2008 and early 2009, Janice Reed was very concerned about the bank bailout and saw how hard it hit many Americans nationwide. Reed began to see and understand more of what was happening to the country and how it was unraveling before her eyes. This brought to mind her long-ago civics classes, a…

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Gregg Cummings is a true patriot who bleeds red, white and blue. He’s a veteran and a former police officer still dedicated to serving his country. He didn’t get involved in the tea party movement until he heard Nancy Pelosi include veterans as she read the terror watch list aloud. Cummings also felt the same frustration…

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Should Democratic voters be outraged that liberal judicial activists are keeping a secret list of potential judicial nominees? Absolutely! For a group that demands transparency from President Trump – who has been transparent about his judicial choices since the beginning – they refuse to practice what they preach. Fox News has Jenny Beth’s commentary: Their…

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The election of Barack Obama and the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) encouraged many people like Pat Shaler to get involved and do something to fight the encroaching socialism. Shaler has been a tea partier since the very beginning. As a retired lawyer who saw the beginning of Medicare, he knew that the ACA was bad…

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Joining the tea party movement seemed like a natural move for Regina Thomson. She was inspired and energized by the Rick Santelli rant. With her conservative beliefs,  and with the uncertain political climate, she decided to join the tea party movement. She watched the early formation of the tea party movement while enmeshed in a job that consumed too much of…

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Carol Davis was raised in a conservative home but veered politically left for a while. She was working her part-time job bartending at a local bowling alley in Chicago when she heard Rick Santelli make his rant in 2009. As a divorced mom who worked two jobs for over 40 years to make ends meet, his…

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Shelly Kennedy was a resident of the greater New York City metro area. After the 9/11 attacks and before the 2008 presidential campaigns started, she worked with a number of grassroots groups advocating for truth in media and against the various economic, political and social changes being pushed by UN Agenda 21. But she wanted…

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Robert Connors was a tea partier before there was a tea party. He became involved during the George W. Bush and Al Gore presidential election. When Robert was not out protesting for our liberties, he was working with several radio and television stations in California. He became much more involved when he saw politicians slowly…

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To kick off our anniversary celebrating ten years of the tea party, we are doing a weekly spotlight of our members and activists. Our first patriot has been with the tea party since the very beginning. Keli Carender was not your typical tea party activist or conservative. At the time, she was a 29-year-old woman…

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