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Tea party rally a bust.

Original post made by Chet, San Ramon, on Oct 17, 2010

No crowds of thousands as they had expected and advertised. Here is the news from the rally. This was supposed to be a huge rally.

Republican politicians flocked to the Alameda County Fairgrounds this weekend to deliver an anti-government message to Tea Party activists.

A relatively subdued afternoon crowd of 200 people attended the all-day Golden State Rally for America 2010 in Pleasanton yesterday.

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Posted by dublinmike
a resident of Dublin
on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:21 am

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You're right about it being a bust.

I talked to an older gentleman Friday mid-morning at Starbucks in Pleasanton. He told me that he's tired of the Tea Party. He mentioned that is was hijacked by a self-serving few. He did not plan on going to listen to some self-serving Republican speeches.

Lastly, he became a Libertarian in 2004 because of Bush's failures.

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Posted by jimf01
a resident of another community
on Oct 17, 2010 at 10:40 am

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After spending a great day at the fairgrounds with thousands of wonderful conservatives, I like coming back in here to see that the desperate and hopeless libs continue to lie, and smear, distort and distract.
You all have fun with this from now to Nov 2. I am going to be busy getting out the vote, ensuring conservative victory. Yesterday leaves me with no doubt that we are turning the tide in this country, and turning a little bit of the bay from BLUE to RED this year

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Posted by dublinmike
a resident of Dublin
on Oct 17, 2010 at 3:51 pm

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jimf01, what was the estimated head-count?

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Posted by Stacey
a resident of Amberwood/Wood Meadows
on Oct 17, 2010 at 7:54 pm

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I think the event must have been poorly advertised or something. A family member is on the local Tea Party mailing list and they didn't know about it. They only learned about it after the fact. Pretty amazing. Did the email get filtered as spam? It wasn't in the spam folder.

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Posted by SteveP
a resident of Parkside
on Oct 18, 2010 at 8:51 am

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dublinmike and chet and other PW posters on the DNC payroll---the bottom line is that even the Dems have bailed on the likes of Pelosi, Obama, Reid and other failed liberals. It's typical that you would denigrate those in the right; you are appearing as predictably desperate to hang onto your govt funded utopia.
It's right that you should be afraid of the Tea Party since your party is almost over.

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Posted by zenmonkman
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 18, 2010 at 9:49 am

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Regardless what happens in this Mid-Term election I consider it to be one of the most important elections in American history, at least since the election of Abraham Lincoln. Argumentation, rhetoric and hyperbole are reduced to ONE VOTE PER PERSON. Then and only then will we see how reality stacks up against emotional turmoil.

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