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Original post made by Rick, Danville, on Apr 13, 2009

Neighborhood Invitation - FOR WEDNESDAY APRIL 15

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

On Wednesday, April 15, 2009 there will be a Tea Party at the intersection of Hartz Ave. and Diablo Rd. to protest the reckless and irresponsible spending that is going on in our state and Washington D.C. This Tea Party is in support of Tea Parties being held across the U.S. on tax day, April 15.

Everyone is welcome! This is not a liberal or conservative, Democrat or Republican protest activity. There is enough blame to go around in D.C. We are truly concerned about the direction or country is going and the future burden we are placing on our children, and rather than feel helpless victims, we need to take action that can make our voices heard as they are supposed to be.

The schedule of events is as follows:

12:00- 2:30 pm Meet at the intersection (sidewalk)

4:00 - 6:00 pm Meet at the intersection (sidewalk)

Put it on your calendar. Please bring your sign. Use your imagination but be sensitive to other protester’s feelings!

Please RSVP to or (925) 930-9002 indicating how many adults and children you plan to bring. Please just stop by to watch if you want. The more the better. Sign or no sign.

Thank you!

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Posted by Dawn
a resident of Alamo
on Apr 13, 2009 at 5:35 pm

THANK YOU for posting this!! I had been hoping someone would.

Neighborhood Organizer Nick C. has put a lot of effort into this event. It would be great to see a large turnout!!

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Posted by Mark Roe
a resident of Danville
on Apr 13, 2009 at 8:12 pm

We are thrilled Danville will be having a tea party - we thought we were going to have to go to Pleasanton. E-mail this announcement to everyone you know - let's show Washington how out of touch they are - let's get this great country back on track!!!

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Posted by Marvin
a resident of San Ramon
on Apr 14, 2009 at 12:20 pm

There's an easy solution to the 2 parties dilemma.
12-2 Danville
2-4 Pleasanton
4-6 Danville
6-8 Pleasanton

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Posted by Anita Venezia
a resident of Danville
on Apr 14, 2009 at 3:39 pm

I think we should save our tea and throw the politicians into the river as a revolt against the despicable spending in D.C. It's not their money that they are burning through - it's ours and there's nothing we can do about it except protest. Will they hear us? I think not. Anita Venezia - taxpayer.

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Posted by Dawn
a resident of Alamo
on Apr 14, 2009 at 5:11 pm

Anita, I hear your frustration -- but these events appear to me to be a first baby step. There's no reason for this 'beginning' to be the end!

That's why I'm going!!

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Posted by rick
a resident of Danville
on Apr 15, 2009 at 4:12 am

this is where we begin to flex our power. the people have gone unheeded for too long! let these tea parties be a warning to a government which thinks they can take our hard-earned cash and give it away to lazy, multigenerational welfare users, illegal immigrants, bailing out banks that don't produce anything and who purposefully caused this crash in the first place. we are not slaves! it sounds a little cheesy sometimes, but these are the right words - DON'T TREAD ON ME!

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Posted by Dawn
a resident of Alamo
on Apr 15, 2009 at 8:08 am

For accurate insight into the Tea Party protest, see today's Wall Street Journal:

Web Link

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Posted by Dawn
a resident of Alamo
on Apr 18, 2009 at 2:59 pm

My video of our organizer, Nick C., at the DANVILLE, CA Tea Party...

We had about 100 people at the noon rally, and at least that many again in the evening! GREAT TURNOUT for a tiny town with absolutely zero advertising or advance notice!!! The vid is from early in the evening event.



Web Link

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Posted by Carol
a resident of another community
on Aug 23, 2009 at 6:05 pm

Hi Friends, Could you please tell me when you are having your town hall meeting? I got an email but i lost it. I am with the Grant County Tea Party in Marion, In.

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Posted by George
a resident of another community
on Aug 24, 2009 at 10:44 am

I understand that FOX News will be there to provide accurate and unbiased coverage, too!

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