Instapundit links to articles on the third anniversary of the Tea Party movement, when the first rallies were held.

I attribute the rise to the rant earlier in February 2009 by Rick Santelli.

I can watch this over and over again without getting tired of it.  It’s more true today than three years ago.

Update:  Leslie Eastman, And So it Begins:  IRS Targets Tea Party Groups for “Special Attention”!