The Tea-Party agenda is not based on the constitution. They want to abolish the constitution and return to the articles of confederation. This has been stated by Amity Shlaes, Anne Coulter, Jim DeMint, and others.
Liberals follow the Original Intent of the Constitution much better by actually reading the damn thing.
WE the people..., in order to form a more perfect UNION,... insure Tranquillity,...promote the GENERAL WELFARE...for ourselves and our Posterity. . .