Click here for a full slideshow from the Gateway to November Tea Party Rally.
On Sunday September 12, Tea Party members and their fellow travelers descended on the grounds of the Gateway Arch to protest the federal government. As with most political rallies, homemade signs were abundant and, as with most political rallies, more than a few of those signs raised some eyebrows.
10. Protesting the Federal Government on Federal Land
Okay, so this is more about the location than any actual signage. But we could not help but notice the irony resulting from this unique combination of setting and message.
9. 2012 Will Bring Victory or Damnation
Well, at least she isn't talking about the Mayan calendar.
8. Say What?
Umm, technically, neocon is short for neoconservative. But this is clearly more of a small-tent party. Irving Kristol, they don't like you any more than they like Barack Hussein Obama!
7. Putting the "G" in Gmail
When did God get email?
6. Elton John for Congress
'Cuz nothing says liberty like stilts and platform shoes.
Click here for a full slideshow from the Gateway to November Tea Party Rally
5. Cognitive Dissonance
Free government documents from the people who oppose free handouts from the government.
4. It's a Bird. It's a Plane. It's Supercon!
A flag so solemn that it doubles as a kick-ass cape (also available for purchase from a bucket near you).
3. The Nationalist's Collective Unconscious
Is it just us, or does the phrase "The American Dream" invoke a singularity of thought and aspiration that runs counter to the beliefs of a group that opposes collectivist philosophies like socialism?
The day just wouldn't be complete without a little paranoia.
1. Representing Theocracy Since 1 A.D.
Did this guy miss the memo about restoring the Constitution? We thought the Tea Party's whole argument was that our rights derive from the Constitution, we need to adhere to Constitutional limits on the federal government, and we need to return to the original vision of a republic outlined in the, yes, Constitution. The last we read, the Bible didn't have much to say about any of that.