tea party

Snap 'o the day: Counterprotest
Published on Aug 5th, 2010
7 comments Catholics United and Congressman Tom Perriello supporters show up at a Tea Party press conference. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Good times at the Free Speech Monument August 2.
Snap o' the day: Protest and counterprotest
Published on Aug 3rd, 2010
4 comments Kirk Bowers (left) and Steve Peters agree to disagree. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE The Jefferson Area Tea Party and a group called DeFundIt.org host a press conference to denounce federal funding of...
2 protests: War, Perriello office location draw citizens
Published on Jun 21st, 2010
86 comments Jefferson Area Tea Party chair Carole Thorpe wants to assemble closer to Congressman Tom Perriello's office. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE The sidewalk in front of Congressman Tom Perriello's office was...
Tea party gets new leader
Published on Apr 9th, 2010
46 comments Bill Hay founded the Jefferson Area Tea Party in 2009. This year, when Tax Day rolls around, the local tea party finds itself with a new chair: Charlottesvillean Carole Thorpe. Hay has endorsed and...
Tea Party rage: New Yorker�s Packer sees it roiling in Cville
Published on Mar 28th, 2010
59 comments The day after a blogger posted this address as Perriello's and urged visits from outraged Tea Partiers, a propane line on a grill was found severed. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Writers for the New Yorker...
Perriello's place II: Olbermann calls Whitehead 'worst'
Published on Dec 15th, 2009
25 comments John Whitehead accepts his "worst person in the world" award. FILE PHOTO BY JEN FARIELLO As last week's cover story, "Perriello's place: When free speech collides with private property," hit the...
New trend? Local protesters denounce effigy burning
Published on Nov 16th, 2009
69 comments Jefferson Area Tea Party chairman Bill Hay has his differences with Congressman Tom Perriello, but he does not condone burning Perriello in effigy. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE About a week after Guy...
Snap o' the day: Democracy in action
Published on Nov 10th, 2009
1 comments Ben Marchi is on the Americans for Prosperity bus as it travels the 5th District to protest Congressman Tom Perriello's healthcare reform vote. November 10 the bus pulled into the lot at Perriello's...
Taxing moments: Perriello gets earful from Tea Party
Published on May 11th, 2009
15 comments Congressman Tom Perriello (D-Ivy, red tie) speaks to around 50 constituents. PHOTO BY LINDSAY BARNES The clock had just struck 4pm last Friday, and it was time for Congressman Tom Perriello's (D-Ivy...
Tax day: Tea partiers fill Pavilion
Published on Apr 15th, 2009
113 comments Barrett Wright gets to skip school and protest taxes. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Charlottesville is usually thought of as a liberal town, but that wasn't the crowd on April 15 at the Jefferson Area Tea...