Archive for Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Tea party groups planning fall rally in Kansas City at The Woodlands

May 18, 2011


— A coalition of national tea party groups says it plans to hold a political rally and presidential straw poll in Kansas City, Kan., this fall.

The group announced plans Tuesday for the rally Sept. 30-Oct. 1 at The Woodlands racetrack. The event, called Freedom Jamboree, will include speeches, music and fireworks.

William Temple, one of the organizers, says the rally will be free and organizers are hoping as many as 300,000 people attend.

The coalition isn't directly affiliated with better-known tea party groups such as FreedomWorks, Americans for Prosperity, or the Tea Party Express, although those groups have been invited.

The Kansas City Star reports that organizers of some tea party groups wanted to avoid a direct connection with those organizations to reflect the grassroots nature of the movement.


Paul R Getto 7 years ago

Will the old guys burn their Medicare cards? "Keep your dirty government hands off my medical insurance?"

sarilea 7 years ago

It sounds like the fall rally is shaping up nicely. How many Tea Partier's do you expect in attendance? I sure would like to be able to attend - I am a Prairie Village resident but am residing in Bethlehem PA right now. Tea Partiers are not as numerous here yet, but the group is growing. I will tune in to you there in KCK and keep track - continuing to diligently work for the Liberties and Freedom we all have enjoyed. Sally Bailey

deec 7 years ago

So if they get the track reopened by then, the anti-government attendees can eat and stay at the government-subsidized Legends area.

just_another_bozo_on_this_bus 7 years ago

Yea, built on land seized through eminent domain for the benefit of private interests.

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