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Read the signs held at the Tea Party rally in Spokane

Tea Party gatherers brought their signs to the rally Thursday, April 15, 2010, on the steps of the Spokane Convention Center. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)
Tea Party gatherers brought their signs to the rally Thursday, April 15, 2010, on the steps of the Spokane Convention Center. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

In no particular order, here are some of the signs I read while covering Thursday's Tea Party of Spokane gathering:

- Armed and dangerous, with my vote
- Oppose Obamunism
- Liberty or Death
- Fox News for the truth
- Thanks to Obama: No jobs, TARP, bad economy, big spending, debt and default on future generations, government healthcare – killing seniors, big taxes on everyone …
- Get the UN out of Spokane
- Stimulus: Audacity of dopes
- End the Fed
- Socialists, spreading the wealth! Since 1917 (with pictures of Obama with Mao, Stalin, Lenin and Marx)
- I am not a wacko
- Socialism and Marxism are in our White House
- Taxes, no thanks. Tax the banks
- Education, not indoctrination
- No more red ink
- Who is John Galt?
- We are John Galt!
- Obama: Commander in Thief
- Patty Murray, your (sic) fired!
- Endowed by our creator
- We don’t support Chris Marr (this likely is in response to comments reported in this Inlander article)
- Liberty yes! Palin no!
- Obama: Bow to the American people
- What Osoma (sic) couldn’t do, Obama is doing
- You can’t have entrepreneurs and eat them too!
- Obama’s senior healthcare advisor: Jack Kevorkian (this was held by George McGrath, who often testifies at Spokane City Council meetings)




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