Articles in Category: 'Doug Guetzloe'

By: Kevin Derby | Posted: September 2, 2010 4:05 AM

Leaders of the Florida TEA (“Taxed Enough Already”) Party chose Tallahassee Wednesday to promote their 21 candidates across the state and to endorse Rick Scott, the Republican gubernatorial candidate.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: June 24, 2010 4:05 AM
Battling over names and rights, "tea party" groups sparred Wednesday in federal court in West Palm Beach.

"The defendant has overstepped his attempt at monopoly," attorney Frank Herrera told U.S. District Judge Kenneth Marra, contending that Frederic O'Neal had no exclusive right to the Florida Tea Party name.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: June 22, 2010 4:05 AM

The TEA Party of Florida squares off against 33 local tea parties and individual Floridians in federal district court in West Palm Beach Wednesday.

The TEA Party, which was sued by rival tea organizations for co-opting the name, seeks dismissal of the lawsuit.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: June 23, 2010 4:00 AM
Financial links between the Florida TEA Party and U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., are giving Republicans plenty of political ammunition in the crowded 8th Congressional District race.

Grayson had bought advertising on an Orlando radio program -- now canceled -- hosted by Doug Guetzloe, a TEA consultant. And Guetzloe's son interned at Grayson's congressional office.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: June 19, 2010 5:35 AM

Targeting Republican lawmakers who raised taxes and green-lighted the "Train to Nowhere," the TEA Party of Florida has nearly 20 legislative candidates on the fall ballot.

"We're going after some of the big boys -- Dean Cannon, Chris Dorworth, Bryan Nelson and Steve Precourt -- because they voted for (Central Florida's billion-dollar) SunRail. They're on the hitlist," Doug Guetzloe, a consultant for the new TEA Party, said Friday morning.

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By: Kenric Ward | Posted: April 14, 2010 12:04 AM
Photo credit: Aaron Wiener, The Washington Independent

America's broadcast television networks brand the Tea Party movement as an insignificant assortment of cranks and reactionaries. Members are also portrayed -- when they're covered at all -- as tools for self-serving corporate interests and racists dragooned by the Republican Party.

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