Do Tea Party conventioneers no longer want to party?
The Tea Party Nation has canceled its Tea Party Unity Convention, again. The original Tea Party Unity Convention was scheduled for July 15-17, 2010 at the Palazzo Resort and Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event organizers said that they canceled because its “hot” in Las Vegas during the month of July. So they moved the convention to October 14-16, again to be in Las Vegas, but at the Mirage Resort and Hotel Casino, instead.
And now it seems that without even a whisper from the Tea Party Nation, the “Unity” convention has been canceled completely, or so it would seem.
The Unity Convention was to cost $399.00 plus Hotel and Air fare.
The guests scheduled to appear included Sharron Angle, Lou Dobbs, Andrew Breitbart, and last heard Sarah Palin and her $100.000 speakers fee.
The link to register for the Unity Convention and information sign up page has been removed and replaced with a 404 error page. The link to make reservations at the Mirage comes up, error, code expired.
A search on the Tea Party Nation website shows no mention of the convention or any reason for its cancellation.
Another Tea Party convention, the LibertyXPO, which was billed as the largest political Tea Party event in the movement's history failed miserably when no one bothered to show up when it kicked off in DC Sept. 10. As Mother Jones' Stephanie Mencimer reported, "organizers were still begging for $40,000 to help pay for the event" as the XPO got underway. Two days later, marchers at the poorly-attended second 9/12 rally in DC went after Glenn Beck for using up tea party travel money on his Aug. 28 rally to himself.
This Novembers election will have a big impact against the Democratic Party in Congress, but with several GOP backed Republicans who lost their primaries to Tea Party backed candidates, this election is also going to have a big impact on the Republican Party.
The Tea Party is removing the Conservatives in the Republican Party and replacing them with ultra Conservatives. The Tea Party candidates that have won their party primaries have past the “purity test” that the Tea Party demands. It is no longer acceptable for a politician to agree on 99 percent of all issues, they must now agree 100 percent on every issue.
The Democratic Party will take a beating this November, its expected, they are the ones in power, and we still have plenty of problems from the last President that need to be fixed. And those problems are not being fixed fast enough, so we will see many Democrats lose.
But the GOP is facing an insurrection from within its own party, and unless the establishment GOP members can come to terms with the extreme conservatives splitting their party, they will lose more of their established party members in elections to come, and they will see their party driven so far out into right field, that the rest of the nation will be to their left.
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