On December 16, 1773, the original Patriots put their lives on the line. With an envelope, a stamp, and a bag of tea, millions of Americans can send a peaceful message.
With sincerity and respect, we ask that you join us on April 1st, 2009, in sending the Oval Office a Tea Bag, in honor of the party in Boston on December 16, 1773, and in anticipation of its nationwide symbolic re-enactment in the summer of 2009.
The White House mailing address:
1600 Pennsylvania Ave. Washington , D.C. 20500
Mail tea bags, pictures of tea, empty tea bags, strings with the labels, boxes of tea, or Tea Party fliers or invitations to:
1. Your Representative
2. Your Senator
3. Your Governor
4. The IRS
5. The Federal Reserve
6. Treasury Secretary Geithner
7. Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid or Barney Frank
8. Arlen Specter, Olympia Snow or Susan Collins
9. Barry Obama
Some have suggested that the tea bags should be sent on April 15th - the day tax returns are due. July 4th would be another important date.
The date(s), recipients, symbols, and messages are not necessarily the most important considerations. The key is to continue to add more momentum to the grassroots Tea Party initiative. As time progresses, the effort will become more uniformly organized. Until then, we want to continue to let the greedy pigs in Washington know they've crossed the line—they've recklessly burdened future generations, they've usurped too much power and they've seized too much money.
Hat Tip: Z
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Tea bag caveats
Given the more stringent security procedures for mail handling enacted after 9/11, there are no guarantees envelopes containing mailed teabags will get through to the White House without being discarded or significantly delayed...
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