Tea Party

A local Tea Party type is making a passionate pitch for what his group considers Constitutional guarantees against government planning, and I get this deju vu tug. I’ve been here before. I’VE BEEN THIS BEFORE.
May 12, 2014   PlaceShakers
Attacked from the left and right sides of the ideological spectrum since its release two weeks ago, Speaker John Boehner is struggling to find the 218 votes needed to pass the House transportation bill, write Russell Berman and Keith Laing.
Feb 14, 2012   The Hill
Andrew H. Whittemore contends that planners dismiss the far-fetched theories of a grand United Nations sustainability conspiracy at their own peril.
Feb 8, 2012   The Atlantic Cities
The 'lamestream media' picks up the story of Tea Party activists railing against efforts to control sprawl and conserve energy.
Feb 6, 2012   The New York Times
A police sergeant displayed his mediation skills at a regional planning meeting by temporarily replacing the facilitator after 20 tea party activists disrupted the meeting.
Jan 12, 2012   The Press Democrat
The year 2011 may be remembered by some as the year planners began fielding objections about smart growth from Tea Party supporters. Nathan Norris offers his four-step process for responding.
Jan 9, 2012   PlaceShakers
Anthony Flint reports on a number of planning initiatives stopped in their tracks by protesting Tea Party members, who are strongly opposed to "smart growth communism."
Dec 19, 2011   The Atlantic Cities
Tea Partiers, anti-smart growthers and Wendell Cox all agree: Agenda 21, a United Nations program adopted in 1992, contains dangerous ideas that if implemented could damage economic growth and cement world government control over the U.S.
Dec 13, 2011   New Urban Network
They mayor of Troy, Mich. chooses ideology over investment, <em>The Atlantic's</em> says Eric Jaffe.
Dec 12, 2011   The Atlantic
Denver was the angriest city in the nation with 12,018 protesters per million, 5000 attending the April 15,2009 Tea Party Protest, and 2000 for the the October 15 Occupy Wall Street protest.
Oct 20, 2011   The Daily Beast
Arguing against a regional transportation tax, the Georgia Tea Party says that we shouldn't build any more light rail because terrorists might see it as an attractive target.
Sep 15, 2011   Treehugger