The idea caught on immediately, and has gained huge support. Tea Parties are taking place all over the US.
North Shore Journal has the growing list of dozens of parties planned. There is probably a party planned for your area.
Many have asked me what they can do about the current crisis.
The tea parties look like a good idea. They are solid informal places to get together with people who live in the area, to exchange views and information. No long-term commitment or party membership or anything is needed. Just show up at a restaurant or other gathering place and meet people and talk.
From casual meetings can come a great movement.
Here's a clip about the growing list of parties: