1789 engraving of the Boston Tea Party. Colonists protested excessive taxes levied to pay for massive government spending by tossing British tea into the Boston Harbor. (Click for larger image)
A Texas Tax Day Tea Party will be held in Gregg County. People from all over East Texas will be joining us as we express our concern that Congress is spending our money irresponsibly and that it must cease.
The rally will include participants donating tea bags which will be given to Speaker Nancy Pelosi to let her know about our concern about her massive spending spree!
Rep. Louie Gohmert will be the headline speaker.
Where & When
April 15 (income tax day)
12:00 PM (noon)
Gregg County Courthouse Steps
101 E. Methvin St.
What to Bring
- Tea bags to deposit into the tea pot
- Signs expressing your concern over higher taxes and massive spending
- Family, friends, neighbors, acquaintances
Similar tea parties have been and are being held throughout Texas and all over the nation.
We anticipate a very large crowd and encourage you to join your friends and neighbors!
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