(this is a re-post from March, 2010)
Philosophy matters: Political; Religious; Economic.
And a fish rots from the head down. Let's review:
In a 2001 radio interview, Barack Obama stated that the government should provide "political and economic justice in this society," and the U.S. Constitution "reflected the fundamental flaw of this country that continues to this day."
Tea Partiers believe that a government big enough to give you everything you need, is also a government big enough to take away everything you have.