Tuesday will see the USA hold midterm elections. According to The Telegraph:

Tea Party candidates are poised to storm Washington in the midterm elections, when the conservative movement should win enough seats to form a powerful minority able to push its political agenda.

The key elements of the Tea Party programme are, we are told, balanced budgets, smaller government and free markets. According to one US citizen I spoke to over the weekend, a typical Tea Party meeting comprises ordinary men and women who have simply had enough of their government over-promising, over-taxing and failing to deliver.

A quick glance across the internet suggests people are surprised by the speed with which the movement has grown. Not me. Anyone who has been following Ron Paul and the Campaign for Liberty will know this movement has been growing for years.

Is it teatime? I hope so, but in the meantime, here’s a contribution from the Campaign towards fighting evil this Halloween:

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