"We only stay with our three core values and encourage those wanting to be involved with social issues to support or work with groups geared to social issues. The tea party is not a Bible class," he added.
"The tea party movement is about our three core values," said Mr. King. "Politicians change over time; our values do not. When the Patriots took to the Boston Harbor, there were no politicians - just Patriots in disguise standing for fiscal responsibility, limited government and support of the free markets against the British Crown."