Tea Partiers are Smart and Rich, and Other Tea Party Talk: Today's Headlines

Suzanne Murray

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A CBS Poll finds that Tea Party supporters are well-educated and wealthier than the general public. They're also still "not sure" where Obama was born. Uh, Hawaii? -- New York Times

A marine's Facebook page, Armed Forces Tea Party Patriots, criticizing Obama sets off a very interesting free speech debate. -- Fox News

An Army doctor, Lt. Col. Terry Lakin, refuses to go to Afghanistan until President Obama produces a birth certificate. He faces a court-martial and dishonorable discharge. Seriously ... Hawaii. -- NY Daily News

Kentucky Senator Jim Bunning has endorsed a Tea Party favorite, Rand Paul, to replace him in the U.S. Senate. The GOP primary is May 18. -- USA Today

Tensions are rising about Tea Party tax day protests. Does this mean civil war? -- Christian Science Monitor

A leading national Tea Party group is in Hawaii with bloggers and activists to show its support for Charles Djou for Congress in Hawaii's special election. Hawaii ... nice. Hey, isn't that where Obama was born? -- Yahoo! News

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