Inspired by the famous Boston Tea Party and this famous rant by Rick Santelli in February of this year: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEZB4taSEoA Americans across the nation gathered today to protest unprecedented levels of federal spending that, many fear, will leave our nation burdened with a debt it can never repay. Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image! http://www.nowhampshire.com/2009/04/15/taxpayers-storm-‘luxury-lavatory’-at-state-house/ Please Register or Log in to view the hidden image! Emotions are running high, and there is even talk of seceding from the union!: Here's Santelli commenting on the phenomenon he inspired: http://www.eyeblast.tv/public/checker.aspx?v=ydSUqGkUnz The question is, is this the begining of a real movement perhaps similiar to the "angry white male" movement of the nineties that arose in response to early Clinton misteps, or a one time protest tied to April 15 (tax day). And, if it does continue, will it help propel the GOP back into power, or spur the development of a third party that would actually help the Democrats by spliting the conservative vote?