Mixed Feelings on Tax Day

Tax day, April 15, 2009, was a day of mixed excitement and alarm.

On one hand, it is speculated that there were over 800 cities all over these United States in which were held organized Tea Party assemblies. People from all walks of life gathered together with one voice, hundreds of thousands in number, begging to be heard in Washington. With the peaceful protests they are requiring only that the Federal and State governments adhere to their constitutions, ensure the liberties and freedoms for which many of our fathers died, and limit government spending, thereby lowering our taxes.

On the other hand, it was heavily publicized that just one week earlier on April 7, within the same government being addressed, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a bulletin warning of potential violence

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