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Tax Day Tea Parties

Santa Ana
Santa Ana police on horseback watch as protesters leave an anti-tax rally at the Santa Ana Civic Center. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Canine contribution
Alex Gudino of Cerritos lets his dog parade his message around the anti-tax rally at the Santa Ana Civic Center. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Tax list
Cathy Godoy of Santa Ana wears tags listing various taxes at the Santa Ana Civic Center rally. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Symbolism
Annette Beason, a registered nurse from Tustin, rims her sun hat with tea bags to represent the spirit of the anti-tax tea party in Santa Ana. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Crowd
A crowd estimated at more than 1,000 people gathers at the Santa Ana Civic Center for the anti-tax rally. (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Glendale
Protesters gather at Glendale City Hall in one of many Tax Day tea parties.. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
Many ages
Sabrina Bertino-Clarke, 8, adds her voice to those of about 250 protesters at Glendale City Hall. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
Sign of the times
Wearing her tea bag earrings and toting a sign, Rita Jett, 55, of Santa Clarita joins the Glendale protest. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
Old Glory
Matthew Arnall, 10, holds the flag during the Glendale anti-tax rally. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
Shouting out
John Arnall, 6, center, adds his lung power to the Glendale protest. (Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles Times)
Tea toss
Don Dwyer hurls a box symbolically labeled “tea” into the water in Annapolis, Md., during an anti-tax protest. (Karl Merton Ferron / Baltimore Sun)
Mad
Demonstrators participate in a tea party protest at the Federal Building Plaza in Chicago. (Scott Olson / Getty Images)
Pants
Donna Millwood and Sue Easterly, not seen, hold up their “britches” sign as tax protesters gather outside the federal building in Anchorage. (Al Grillo / Associated Press)
Signs
Demonstrators against taxes and President Obama stage a protest in Staten Island, N.Y. (Emmanuel Dunand / AFP/Getty Images)
Statue
Tamara Schirrmacher, dressed as the Statue of Liberty, holds chains that she says represent the national debt during an anti-tax rally in Pleasanton, Calif. (Paul Sakuma / Associated Press)
Money
A man holds up a fistful of money to show support for demonstrators as he drives by an anti-tax rally in Nashville. (Mark Humphrey / Associated Press)
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