Richmond VA Audits Local Tea Party After Standoff with Mayor

The message coming from mayors in numerous cities is that they are willing to spend millions in taxpayer money to accommodate the Occupiers that are breaking the law but have no problem charging Tea Party groups that follow the law exorbitant fees and making them jump through hoops to acquire permits.

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Richmond tea party: Charge Occupy protesters or refund $10,000 we spent to rally in Virginia

The Associated Press via The Republic 10/27/2011

Richmond, Va. — The Richmond tea party is demanding a refund of about $10,000 from the city, claiming it unfairly charged them for rallies while allowing the Occupy protesters to use the same space for several weeks for free.

The political organization is sending the city an invoice […]