Monday, April 16, 2012
Roughly 3.500 people filed into Falls River Square to hear from politicians like Ohio Treasurer and U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel, U.S. Congressman Jim Renacci, "Joe the Plumber" and more.
Tea Party rallies are not for the faint of tongue. On Sunday, roughly 3,500 conservative folks poured into Falls River Square to attend the "Rescue America Tax Day Rally" and express their views on everything from tax reform and deficit issues to domestic oil drilling and restricting the government's reach in free markets. People waved signs, dressed in their best red, white and blue duds and cheered for each politician who hit the main stage. Several local right-wing groups set up tents and spread their messages as well. "We're here to retire President Barack Obama, (Sen.) Sherrod Brown, (Rep.) Betty Sutton and others who are running this country into the ground," said Akron Tea Party member Tony Ziehler. "It's about changing the …
Mandel was the guest speaker at a Tea Party rally on Sunday.
Ohio Treasurer and state Senate candidate Josh Mandel was the guest speaker at a Tea Party rally in Cuyahoga Falls Sunday afternoon. Watch the video above to hear what he had to say about Wall Street, Sherrod Brown and making it to Washington. Were you at the Tea Party? Share your thoughts on the event in the comments.
Saturday, April 14, 2012
Shannon Glatz, a Lakewood resident and member of GetEqual of Ohio, says her group will protest the "hateful" messages of the Your Values bus tour, which is set to make a stop at Sunday's Tea Party rally in the Falls.
The “Rescue America Tax Day Rally” is rolling into Cuyahoga Falls on Sunday and, like many Tea Party events, it will be somewhat controversial. GetEqual of Ohio, an organization focused on equal rights for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, will stand and protest against the Family Research Council’s “Your Money, Your Values, Your Vote” bus tour, which is set to make a stop at Sunday’s rally, said GetEqual member Shannon Glatz, of Lakewood. Glatz said she and about 50 other people from the Cleveland and Akron area are going to peacefully challenge the bus tour's “hateful” stance toward LGBT. “GetEqual will come together, send positive messages, offer its own insights to the City of Cuyahoga Falls and hopefully get the …
The program is set to run from 3 to 6 p.m. on Sunday and will feature Ohio Treasurer and U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel, among others.
It's Tea time. This Sunday at Falls River Square, the Akron Tea Party will sponsor the "Rescue America Tax Day Rally," according to akronteaparty.biz. After an hour of music and entertainment, the program will begin and run from 3 to 6 p.m Special guests include: conservative talk show hosts Quinn and Rose and Samuel "Joe the Plumber" Wurzelbacher. Ohio Treasurer and U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel will take the stage around 5:30 p.m. to address spending reforms, tax issues and the expansion of government. Sen. Frank LaRose (R-27) and State Rep. Kristina Roegner (R-42) have also been invited to speak on day-to-day governmental issues affecting Americans. The Stark 912 Patriots, Portage County Tea Party and Medina County Friends and …