Green Tea Party

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The Green Tea Party is a tea party protest that took place in September of 2009, Truth about Green (T.A.G) will be hosting the first Green Tea Party in Lafayette Park in Washington, D.C. The protest will address scientific concerns with environmental concerns like global warming.[1]

Background

This event was part of a national movement referred to as the Chicago Tea Party. The series of protests began in Seattle, Washington on February 16, 2009, later gaining momentum on Thursday, February 19, when Rick Santelli in an on-air segment on CNBC Business Newslive called for a "Chicago Tea Party." Santelli's remarks became known as the "Rant Heard 'Round the World."[2]

Organizers sprang up in many different quarters of the fiscally conservative movement online and include Top Conservatives on Twitter, Smart Girl Politics, Don't Go, Americans for Tax Reform, the Heartland Institute, American Spectator Magazine, the New American Tea Party and many others.[3]

Speakers

TAG has signed up several speakers for the event including Steven Milloy, author of Green Hell along with Ann McElhinny and Phelim McAleer who filmed the documentary Not Evil Just Wrong.[1][4]

Others speakers include:

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