On Saturday, I attended a TEA Party, 912West, in Los Angeles along with thousands of other Americans. Notice all the American flags and other symbols of America in these photos of the event. These people love America.

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912West organizer Tony Katz at the podium
912West organizer Tony Katz at the podium

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Thanks to my friend Scott McConnell for photos of me
Thanks to my friend Scott McConnell for photos of me.

The speakers were mixed. For instance, one speaker exhorted the government not to cut Medicare benefits. When he said this, there was little support from the audience. Nor was there support when one speaker seemed to criticize all banks. But when speakers, such as Bill Whittle, spoke of individual rights, the audience was emphatic in support.

Too bad there are few if any elected officials, Republican or Democrat, who understand individual rights as well as many of these Americans do.