Governor Perry To Attend Opening Of New King Street Patriots Tea Party Office In Houston—TPA Round-Up
At the bottom of this post is the weekly Texas Progressive Alliance Round-up. The TPA is a confederation of the best political bloggers in Texas.
With the round-up, I’d like to give some equal time to the King Street Patriots Tea Party group.
The King Street Patriots Tea Party will be opening a new headquarters on Monday, May 16 at 7:00 PM. This new headquarters will be located at 7232 Wynnwood Lane in Houston.
(Update 5/15/11 —There will be a protest.)
According to the notice of the event, Governor Rick Perry will be attending.
The notice also says you must RSVP to attend. It does not restrict attendance in any way. All you have to do is RSVP.
Given that the Tea Party talks about holding our politcal leaders accountable, I think that it would be consistent with the purpose of this gathering for citizens to attend and ask the Governor respectful questions about public affairs in Texas.
I’m certain that such questions would be seen by Tea Party supporters as true to the Tea Party mission of public participation in civic affairs.
The King Street Patriots also say in the announcment—“King Street has NO major underwriters/silent partners/conservative Santa Claus. We exist SOLELY through the generosity of patriots like you.”
It is wonderful that so many freedom loving citizens are paying the expenses for this new headquarters. I congratulate the King Street Patriots Tea Party. I’m certain that claim of self-funding would stand up to any scrutiny.
How heartening it is that the Governor of a big state like Texas would just drop on by a humble little event sponsored by citizen-patriots who give of themselves for the good of our nation.
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