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Mark Barie (Source:  SUNY Plattsburgh)
Mark Barie (Source: SUNY Plattsburgh)

At North Country tea parties, sounding the alarm over big government

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Through the summer, the conservative "tea party" movement gained momentum across the country. Activist groups protested against what they view as a bloated Federal government. They also sparked controversy with fierce rhetoric opposing the policies of President Barack Obama. Here in the North Country, Plattsburgh businessman Mark Barie has helped to organize a group called "UNYTEA". It stands for The Upstate New York Tea Party. He spoke about the project with Brian Mann.

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Adirondack Bureau Chief

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