Yep, this is exactly what I've been saying. The desperate reports of the 'tea party's' demise have been greatly exaggerated. I chalk it up to wishful thinking on the part of the Democrats. And I believe we're seeing the beginnings of a more conservative Republican party. Methinks The Tea-Party Just Went Back On The Warpath | RedState From Ted Cruz's impressive non-filibuster to the fact John Boehner showed more backbone than he's shown for years... the 'tea party' is alive and well... and operating under a whole new head of steam. All they have to do now is sit back and watch Obamacare implode. Welcome back, tea party... although you were never really gone.