NEW JERSEY: Thousands take part in ‘tea party’ protest against high taxes in Morristown.

TEXAS: Sen. Cornyn booed at Capitol “tea party”. “‘You’re the problem,’ a crowd member hollered.”

Also, Thousands attend America’s Tea Party protest at Southfork Ranch.

NEVADA: Fourth of July Marked with Tea Party in Reno: “The tea party, in which ‘tea’ stands for ‘taxed enough already,’ was one of five held in Nevada on Saturday and was organized locally by Republican Debbie Landis. Landis estimated 3,000 people participated through the course of the day.”

MASSACHUSETTS: Pride, concern share stage at Quincy Tea Party Freedom Celebration.

Also, ‘Tea Party’ crowd fills center of Hanoverton.

SOUTH CAROLINA: Tea Party protesters rally against big government, massive spending.

INDIANA: Hundreds show up in rain for second local tea party.

IDAHO: T.E.A. Party In Idaho Falls.

ARKANSAS: TEA Party Packs Bomber Stadium.

MICHIGAN: Genesee TEA Party holds Independence Day tax protest, plans campaign against Hurley millage.

MINNESOTA: Tea Party calls for less government, people’s rights.

FLORIDA: Apopka TEA Party Has Big Turnout.

NEW MEXICO: TEA Party Rally Focuses On Nation’s Values.

CONNECTICUT: Norwich tea party protest draws 500.

This is just what was at the top of Google News under “tea party” this morning. Nothing systematic about it. But as Michael Silence notes below, it’s a widely distributed phenomenon.