Lansing, Michigan Tea Party and Tax Protest 2009

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Flyer about the February 27 Tea Party
A Lansing, Michigan Tea Party and Tax Protest is scheduled for February 27, 2009 in Lansing, Michigan as part of the Chicago Tea Party.[1]
  • Time: 12:00am
  • Location: Michigan State Capitol 100 N. Capitol Ave. Lansing, MI

Taxpayer Tea Party

Host: Michigan Taxpayer Tea Party Committee
Start Time: Wednesday, April 15 at 12:00pm
End Time: Wednesday, April 15 at 1:00pm
Where: State Capitol, Lansing, MI

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]

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