In North Texas, McCarty and Tea Party Flourish

In North Texas, McCarty and Tea Party Flourish
Julie McCarty during the ‘What Does The Tea Party Want?’ keynote session of The Texas Tribune Festival on Sep. 28, 2013.

GRAPEVINE — When the Tea Party movement swept the country in 2009, Julie McCarty was a 38-year-old mom staying home to care for her two-year-old daughter. Her involvement in politics was “next to nothing,” she says. “I voted, and I knew that Obama was going to be trouble for America.”

That spring, she and her husband Fred attended a national Tax Day rally on the steps of the Dallas County Courthouse. The event’s leaders wanted a …….. read more here.

by Morgan Smith

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