It was bound to happen. The racist elements of the Tea Party Express came to light in brilliant display for all to see. This coming from the founder of the Tea Party itself. After a week of trading insults with the NAACP Williams posted extremely racist and stupid musings on his website, which has since been taken down and Williams has issued an apology. But yet a much bigger concern for me is their collective attitude that only their opinions and needs mean anything. And yet that still isn’t the biggest issues the party must face. The Biggest issue they have as a collective is their own hypocrisy. The Tea Party demands an immigration crack down. Yet a vast majority of the small and medium business owners are these same people clambering for reform. Reform would go a lot smoother if our businesses here would stop hiring illegal immigrants. Then on top of all that these same people are fueling the growing animosity aimed at the Unemployed. Again how many jobs could we free up just by enforcing our borders and making our small and medium businesses hire only American citizens or those with proper work visa’s. Just doing that would bring unemployment below the double-digit mark. Yet I do not see them knocking themselves over to get this done. Besides border control and immigration, they strongly favor tax reform. This is tea party code for, leave Bush’s tax cuts alone, leave our tax shelters alone. Leave our tax loopholes alone. The fact is for the last few decades maybe longer the tax burden has always been on the middle class. Not by sheer number but by percentage of earning paid out in taxes. The Tea Party does not want this to change. In fact they want to pay less taxes than their paying now. Here’s an interesting figure, for every 12 houses valued at 100,000 or less one is in fore closer. For houses valued at a million dollars or more that number is seven to one. Yet these same people who make up the Tea Party are the ones pointing the finger at everyone but themselves. For years they paid virtually no taxes on their true worth, and claim the unemployed are leaching from the system. They Employ all the illegal immigrants the government fails to stop at the border, and point their fingers at us. They carried the majority of the debt when the markets crash and they blame the real tax payers of irresponsibility. Their excessive greed caused the market to crash and again they point their fingers at us. Its time to throw the brakes on this express and send it back to its berth.
Throwing the Brakes on the Tea Party Express