The Pros And Cons Of The Tea Party

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Americans are speaking out across America and grass roots lobbyists are gathering together for specific reasons and for specific causes. Some of the Americans ' frustration with the government in 2010are related to Health Care costs including Medicare/Medicaid and having affordable health insurance, Deficits and Insurance Fraud, Jobs vs. Unemployment and Corporate Greed, Wall Street Ethics vs. Automobile Recalls, Saving vs. spending, Downsizing government vs. centralization. Is the congress listening to us? Apparently many people think not. If you are an American, variety is the spice of life - we have opinions from the Democrats, the Republicans, the Independents, the Liberals, the Conservatives, Right and Left Wingers, the Economists, and …show more content…
Will these partiers be able to unblock the government 's political constipation with some breakfast beverage lobbying, grass-roots style? The Tea-partying lobbyists On Wikipedia, Tea Party Protests, dated February 19, 2009 states "CNBC Business News Network editor Rick Santelli criticized the government plan to refinance mortgages, which had just been announced the day before, as "promoting bad behavior" by "subsidizing losers ' mortgages" and raised the possibility of putting together a "Chicago Tea Party" and that started the craze. (Wikipedia). The Tea Party Facebook page currently boasts 113019 members since March 2009. According to the Tea Party Patriots, Inc.website, "it is a non-partisan grassroots organization of individuals united by our core values derived from the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States of America, the Bill Of Rights as explained in the Federalist Papers." (Tea Party Patriots) Their mission is "to attract, educate, organize, and mobilize fellow citizens to secure public policy consistent with our three core values of Fiscal Responsibility, Constitutionally Limited Government and Free Markets. (Tea Party Patriots.org)." Sounds like heavy Republican Federalist Influences …show more content…
The menu is covered with odd, non-English words. Macchiato, espresso, latte, cappuccino. It 's not surprising that you might end up ordering a simple coffee, since everything else just sounds too odd or fancy. It 's not that difficult to learn what it all means, though. It takes some time, and someone knowledgeable to explain it to you. Let 's start at the beginning. First, you have "coffee." Everyone knows what this is. In America, it 's coffee brewed in the drip or auto-drip method. Drip (or brewed) coffee has a high water to coffee ratio. Still on the subject of coffee itself, we have espresso. Espresso is basically extremely strong coffee. It has a high coffee to water ratio. It 's an emulsion, made up of the liquid espresso and the rich crema, the oils from the coffee bean. If you order a coffee in Europe (specifically France and Italy) they will serve you espresso. To get the equivalent of a brewed coffee in Europe, you must order a "cafe Americano(a)." An Americano consists of shots of espresso over water. It tastes like a brewed coffee, although a little richer due to the crema of the espresso. A latte or cafe latte, consists of shots of espresso, steamed milk, and a small amount of foamed milk. Latte can be flavored, most commonly with chocolate to create a cafe mocha, or mocha latte, depending on how you term it. A mocha, cafe mocha, and mocha latte are all the same thing. It 's a drink

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