Boston Tea Party

Ferguson Riots Are NOT Like Original Tea Party Protests

Dan McLaughlin, The Federalists

There are four major problems with justifying the violence in Ferguson by reference to the Boston Tea Party and the Stamp Act Riots, either in moral terms or in terms of effectiveness.

Teachers Equate Ferguson Riots With Boston Tea Party

Eric Owens, Daily Caller

Students in taxpayer-funded schools in Madison, Wis. are now learning that the riots in Ferguson, Mo. are comparable to the Boston Tea Party, according to a guide that school district officials distributed to teachers.

Remembering the Original Tea Party

Richard Samuelson, The Weekly Standard

Today's Tea Party, like the Boston Tea Party movement, is concerned with constitutional structure and the aristocracy that threatens to alienate government from the common citizen.