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Wichita Tea Party Citizen Report

A citizen report submitted by John Todd. Photos are available by clicking here. More coverage and video can be viewed by clicking here. An estimated 100-plus citizen activists assembled today near Second and Waco Streets to participate in a protest of the federal stimulus package and bailouts. The event was billed as The Wichita Tea Party. Two men drove 200 miles from Garden City to attend. Other Kansans were here from Abilene, Hutchinson, Andover, and Augusta. A gentleman from the Kansas City area came dressed in a pink pig suit with a sign denouncing "pork spending." He delighted the crowd.…
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Wichita Tea Party Photos

In Wichita, it was a cold day with a freezing wind, but quite a few protesters --human, canine, and porcine -- came out to show their displeasure with the direction of our country. Appreciation was also expressed for the members of the Kansas Congressional delegation who voted against stimulus pork and bailouts. Click here for more photos from this event. Or, click here for an automatic slideshow. See more coverage by clicking on Wichita Tea Party.
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In Wichita, Angry Citizens Revive Boston Tea Party Protest

Wichita Tea Party organizer Nancy Armstrong talks about Friday's Wichita Tea Protest on KAKE Television: Coverage at KAKE Television is at Angry Citizens Revive Boston Tea Party Protest. Other stories at Voice For Liberty in Wichita are at Wichita Tea Party Area Residents Plan Wichita Tea Party Wichita Tea Party, from AFP
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Wichita Tea Party, from AFP

Here's a message from Americans For Prosperity's Kansas state director Derrick Sontag about the Wichita Tea Party this Friday. It started with people like you, logging on and signing our petition at NoStimulus.com, and now we have a full-blown grassroots movement on our hands. One such activist, Nancy Armstrong, supported Hillary Clinton in the 2008 primary and even went on the road, campaigning for the former New York Senator. But while on the campaign trail, Nancy learned more than she anticipated about the Obama campaign. Now she’s joining the fight against the massive deficit spending bill by organizing the Wichita…
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Area Residents Plan Wichita Tea Party

Grassroots movement sweeps into Wichita with anti-stimulus rally WICHITA -- Grassroots activists in Wichita will rally outside Sen. Sam Brownback’s office on Friday, to show their appreciation to the senator for opposing the federal stimulus bill, and to demonstrate their frustration with big government spending. Nancy Armstrong, Garden Plain, organized the rally at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 27 outside Sen. Sam Brownback’s office (245 N. Waco, Wichita). Sen. Brownback voted against the federal bailout bill. Armstrong said Friday’s rally is intended to thank the Senator for standing in opposition to this bill, but also to let everyday Kansans vent their…
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