EXTREMISTS OR CANARIES IN THE COAL MINE?

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, President Obama and others have labeled Tea Party congressmen as extremists, going so far as to call them "terrorists holding the government hostage".

The reality is, however, that the House of Representatives has every right and responsibility to be involved and have a voice in the process of working out our debt and spending issues.

Are they really extremists? Or are they canaries in the coal mine, daring to state the obvious and stand behind it?