An e-mail from Spanish Fork, Utah:
I and my four small children are going to a Tax Day Tea Party Rally
today. I am going not only for my children and (future)
grandchildren, but for myself–at 33, I’m still pretty young, and I
know that the runaway spending and good-intentioned waste going on in
Washington are going to have a detrimental effect on my life. I agree
with healthcare reform, but I don’t agree with (a) the encroachment of
the federal government in our lives; (b) the underhanded, shoddy, and
shady way the Reform Bill was passed; and (c) the expense and effects
on small business it will have. I am still angry about TARP and the
Although I can’t do much (see above about four small children, number
five is expected in August), I am trying to do whatever I can. That
means participating in my local caucus, donating what little I can to
the candidates and parties I believe in (and to NRO!), and trying to
teach my kiddos about self-reliance, charity, and good governance.
And going to this rally today.
Thanks for all the information you all provide; it helps my husband
and me stay informed and interested. Have a marvelous April Thursday!
(It’s gorgeous here in Utah County, I imagine the turnout will be