Tags: Arizona | tea party | license plates

Ariz. Tea Partyers Don't Want Specialty Plate Treading on Them

Friday, 06 May 2011 08:05 AM

Arizona tea partyers are riled about a specialty license plate that would help fund their movement, saying that the arrangement violates their principles, The New York Times reports. The critics object to doing business with the state, even if it benefits them financially.

Arizona, tea party, license plate, don't tread on meProceeds from purchases of the specialty plate, which bears the familiar “Don’t Tread on Me” snake design often seen at tea party gatherings, would go to tea party groups. In order to receive funds, however, they would have to submit applications and open their books to a state-appointed panel.

“We’re establishing a government organization to take taxpayers’ money and pass it back to grass-roots organizations,” said Jim Wise, a tea party activist in the Grand Canyon state. “Is that what we want?”



© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

NFL Vets: Youth Football, Memory Problems Linked, According to Study

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 09:13 AM

NFL vets who played tackle youth football may be more likely to struggle with memory and thinking problems as adults, ac . . .

Earthquake Northern California 2015: 5.7 Tremor Hits Off Coast

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 09:11 AM

A wide coastal area below the Oregon border was rattled on Wednesday when a magnitude 5.7 earthquake struck just offshor . . .

Body Parts in Suitcase, Strewn on Sidewalk in San Francisco

Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 08:55 AM

Human body parts were found on a street in San Francisco, stuffed into a rolling suitcase and strewn about the sidewalk. . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved