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Email Watch: Tea Partiers Fundraise for a "Hose in the Mouth" of Opponents

BY Nancy Scola | Friday, October 29 2010

Wow, with our days to go, the gloves are officially off. An email comes in from the Tea Party Patriots. (Which one are they, again?) The subject line: "Total Annihilation." And the time for mincing words has clearly passed; here's a taste.

Please help us put a hose in the mouth of our drowning opponent. 

The full text is after the jump.

We are going to win the battle on Tuesday.  You already know that to be true.

The question that has not yet been answered is,

How big will the victory be?

Our goal is to give the big government liberals who have violated the constitution a pounding of historic proportions.  They deserve no less.

We have an opportunity to deliver them a defeat so catastrophic that it will send the leaders and organizers who have been working for decades to establish socialism in America into permanent retirement and force the liberals to start rebuilding their efforts from scratch.

Will you help us make that happen?

Tea Party Patriots has built a massive, nationwide database of registered voters who more than likely support Tea Party principles, but do not always go vote.  We are working hard to have person to person, one on one contact with each of these people and motivate them to go to the poll on Tuesday.  If we can reach them all, we can create the massive landslide we need.

A donation of $50 will give us the resources we need to reach 100 of these people.

$100 helps us reach 200 of these key voters.

And with $1,000 we can motivate 2,000 people to go to the polls.  In many places that would double the turnout at a voting precinct!

Please help us put a hose in the mouth of our drowning opponent.  Click here to donate today.  Time is of the essence.

If we fail to make the most of this chance, we may not get another one.

You are the heart and soul of the Tea Party Movement. Thank you for promoting the causes of fiscal responsibility, constitutionally limited government, and free markets with us!

Your Tea Party Patriots National Coordinator Team,
Debbie Dooley, Jenny Beth Martin, Mark Meckler, Sally Oljar, Diana Reimer, and Dawn Wildman

As for the TPP, it's organized as a 501(c)(4), so the restrictions are on talking about specific candidates, not wishing for the violent death of your political opponents. The group makes the point in the footer of their email, where they note that they're a "social welfare organization." Of course, whose welfare is a different question.

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