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Ron Johnson on Principles & Values

 


Spent millions of own money to replace liberal Russ Feingold

Ron Johnson, a businessman and self-made millionaire who had never run for public office, decided to leave his business and take on Democratic senator Russ Feingold. Johnson was willing to spend millions of his own money in a long-shot effort to replace the liberal Feingold.

Johnson ran on a commitment to make government smaller and more accountable. Ron was told he had no chance of winning, yet he was willing to risk everything he had worked for to try to save his country.

Source: Now Or Never, by Sen. Jim DeMint, p.219 , Jan 10, 2012

Member of the Tea Party movement.

Johnson is a member the Tea Party movement

The Tea Party movement is a populist conservative social movement in the United States that emerged in 2009 through a series of locally and nationally coordinated protests. The protests were partially in response to several Federal laws: the stimulus package; te healthcare bill; and the TARP bailouts. The name "Tea Party" refers to the Boston Tea Party of 1773, the source of the phrase, "No Taxation Without Representation."

Source: Tea Party movement 10-Tea on Aug 11, 2010

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