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Disdain for filthy politics

To think that the Grass Valley Tea Party, or any of the other national grassroots tea parties, are controlled by issues favorable to big business is an ill-informed opinion. What we disdain and are protesting is the social progressives changing our Constitution to benefit their views of communal good.

I detest the rule of the elite. The same dishonest politicians who got us into the Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac sub-prime mortgages; the same sinister politicians who structured the payouts on credit default swaps from AIG to Wall Street are now the ones who are supposedly going to solve our monetary problems.

As an example: Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has been caught through communiques, pressuring AIG not to disclose how and to whom EDS payments would flow. This was recently reported widely.

According to The Wall Street Journal, and Market Watch, “big banks, including Deutsche Bank AG and Goldman Sachs Group Inc., were paid in full value of their CDS interests even though the value of those contracts may have been severely discounted in the market.”

These are not Tea Party people … these, Ms. Cook, are your Democrats in the White House. This is the kind of corrupt behind-the-doors maneuvering that Tea Party members abhor. We disdain either party that commits this type of filthy politics.

Barbara Samardich

Nevada City

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