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British Tea Party launched by Conservative activists to challenge Coalition.  Wish em much luck …

It’s gonna take a heck of a lot of luck and hard work to make this fly. 
This sort of thing isn’t, I don’t believe, a natural part of the Brit make up.  Maybe Lyndon and Chris will correct me on that, both of em being ex-pats. But Brits get angry and react in different ways.  They don’t seem to organize things like Tea Parties.

I guess we’ll see and as usual ...  Stay Tuned.

PS: Any Brits lurking out there who want to comment, you are more then welcome.  My word alone on this topic is hardly sufficient. But I do find it interesting.


British Tea Party launched by Conservative activists to challenge Coalition

A British Tea Party campaign inspired by the electoral truimphs of the American movement is launching a series of challenges to the Coalition government.

By Jon Swaine

Activists are hold a rally at next month’s Conservative party conference in Birmingham at which criticism of Coalition policies will be aired.

A British division, launched last year by The Freedom Association, has held events including a “Boston tea party” in Boston, Lincs. ( Lincolnshire )

It has joined forces with the Taxpayers’ Alliance pressure group, which is being advised by Freedom Works, a large Washington-based political group that backs Tea Party candidates.

The organisers, who have already attracted thousands of disgruntled British conservatives, are being advised by the US low-tax, libertarian activists.

Raheem Kassam, one of the British tea party organisers, also held talks with US activists at the huge CPAC conference earlier this year.

“We want to counter what we believe is a Left-wing bias in our culture,” Mr Kassam said.

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