NPR Profile on a Tea Party “star”: Another data point on what the Tea Party is and is not.
One Tea Party person, a nice window into the unfolding Tea Party story. Walt
by Martin Kaste
The National Tea Party convention is on Thursday — though it’s probably more accurate to call it a Tea Party convention, not the Tea Party convention.
But despite the convention, questions remain for the fledgling movement: Where is it heading? And can the Tea Party become a unified organization?
Liberty Belle: Rising Tea Party Star
Keli Carender, blogger, teacher and star of the movement, organized some of the earliest Tea Party-style protests — before they were even called Tea Party protests. As far back as February of 2009, Carender held a rally against the economic stimulus package in downtown Seattle……..