[freedomtowernight_edited.jpg] 26th Parallel: Miami Tea Party - 04/19/09

Sunday, April 19, 2009

Miami Tea Party - 04/19/09

I had the opportunity to go to the Tea Party held in downtown Miami earlier today. Right in front of the Dade County Courthouse, an estimated crowd of about 200-250 people gathered on both sides of Flagler Street for a couple of hours between Noon and 2 PM. Young and old, English and Spanish, but one thing in common was a concern for the massive spending and general direction our country is headed toward. Lots of signs and flags, cars honking their horns, but a very respectful and courteous crowd with nary an offensive sign or display in sight.

The organizer of the event, Marcos Sendon, did a great job considering this was a pure grassroots effort. As far as I could tell, only NBC 6/Telemundo brought out a cameraman to tape the event.

Here are a few pictures I snapped from the Tea Party:


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