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By Jim Sbick at Times News Online
Safeguarding our personal liberties one of the most important features of a democratic society was in the news cycle last week.
Thursday marked the fifth anniversary of the Tea Party, one of the major grass-roots groups whose members believe that the federal government has become too large and powerful. Supporters are strongly dedicated to the Constitution, free-market policies, and reducing the national debt and federal budget deficit by reducing U.S. government spending and taxes...