"Tea Party" leader calls Obama an "Indonesian Muslim turned welfare thug" on CNN. Wow

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  1. SilverTrain

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    Not so unbelievable, sorry to say. The GOP has been given over to the wingnuts.
     
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    Is this a surprise?
    the entire Republican party now openly defines itself along these lines. At this late stage, it’s blatantly racist, sexist, repressed, exclusionary, and permanently addicted to the politics of fear and rage. Worse: it doesn’t have a moment’s shame about any of it. No apologies, to anyone.
     
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    This reminds me of that now-infamous video featuring eloquent spokesman for conservative causes, Ted Nugent.
     
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    No. You are correct. That is almost pure race based hate. Somewhere inside that guy is a person who also opposes policies for what they are due to his conservative tendancies. Unfortunately its wrapped around a racist.


    NO ONE is saying that this sort of idiotic racist opposition DOESN'T exist. What they're saying is that there IS reason to oppose Obama for reasons other than race. Unfortunately these idiots go around spewing shit like this and people like you start to think that there are no conservatives, only racists.
     
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    That's because the chorus of condemnation of overt racists by more mainstream conservatives is a.... deafening whisper.

    I wonder who's donating so much money to Joe Wilson's re-election fund?
     
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    I know. Unfortunately the Republican Party is beholden to the interests of uncompromising idiots at this point. Which leaves people of a more libertarian or mainstream conservative mindset such as myself out in the cold without a political home. We're a bitter bunch.
     
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    Joe Wilson should have reserved his comment for after the speech but his comment was not racist. How you jumped from one idiot's comment to this viewpoint is a stretch beyond reasonable thinking. Wilson should have pointed out in a press conference after the President's address that one of the main health care bills did not prohibit illegal aliens from buying health insurance from the proposted government pool.
    There is no logic behind statements of people on this site that the majority of members of one party or the other are such and such. It is just pure speculation and hot air. Typical :bsflag: of people on here.

    It's like Jimmy Carter making his unfounded stupid remark. The press quoting a one term disaster as an expert source is purely ridiculous. They are using it to fan flames of racism among voters. Ole Jimmy better watch his mouth, and go back in his peanut hole. He isn't immune from slander lawsuits.
     
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    Noooooo, you guys!

    He said that Obama's acting like an "Indonesian Muslim turned welfare thug." It just means that Obama's really getting into his method acting and the script after rehearsing during his Illinois Senate tenure. Geez.
     
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    CNN? Same CNN that still has not spend too much time on the whole "ACORN got your back if you want to open a brothel with under aged girls from El Salvador" story?

    Yet they manage to find this guy out of the tens of thousands of people that were there and represent him as "the tea party leader."

    Yeah, I'll be taking everything CNN puts out seriously. Want to buy some real estate from me? Ocean front property in New Mexico!
     
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    How is the guy quoted on CNN the "leader"? I don't recall any elections in my "Wacko Racist Lunatic Fringe Conservatives" newsletter this month. :biggrin1:

    This guy calling Obama a Indonesian Thug is akin to Jesse Jackson calling someone a racist. As another poster wrote in another thread - they are private citizens, elected to nothing, and they can be as "wacko" as they wanna be.
     
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    Maybe people who disagree with Obama's policies and/or think he is a liar? Nah, it must be the racists.
     
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    Mark Williams was not pulled off the back of a turnip truck. He is vice-chairman of the Our Country Deserves Better Pac (OCDB). According to his bio on their website:

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    He is also listed third down from the top on TeaPartyExpress.org, which enjoys major support from all the usual suspects. He might be a fringe, way-out batshit crazyman, but he's also heavily involved with the Tea party crowd and the Republican party. Here's an ad that OCDB produced for McCain/Palin.

    He's not some nobody.
     
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    Haven't y'all heard? There are huge gangs of Indonesian Muslim Welfare Thugs. They're roaming the country & forming death panels. :rolleyes::eek:
     
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    One this is sadly obvious is the every day average Republican who buys into the astro turf teabag tempests and are called out to rant and rail against universal health care are no longer the smartest part of the population. There was a time when being a Republican actually meant something, but now it's a badge of shame and ignorance. But Republicans (even though they claim Lincoln and all of his logs) never have been terribly "integrated" during the 20th Century and are even more isolated and less integrated at the beginning of the 21st Century.

    I've never heard so much outright stupidity in my entire life from the generation just ahead of me (those retired or retiring) who missed out on the Summer of Love and never could dance (except maybe the Twist). God forbid that in the USA you have an education, speak more than one language, and prefer to read than watch TV. By doing so you just "marginalize" yourself. Nope, even with the occasional ETA bombings from Basque separatists, I live in a better neighborhood. I do miss the Rocky Mountains, though.
     
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    Midlifebear, considering that you chose to live a large portion of the year out of the country, what do you really know about what is going on these days. Also, if you were such a patriot, why aren't you spending your money here instead of living in another country so that you have a higher standard of living than you could here?

    No, not all Tea Party participants are ignorant Republicans. I know registered Democrats who are supporting the action. They feel enough is enough. The government is spending a staggering sum that the nation does not have. Unemployment is at astronomical levels. When Japan and China decide to stop funding our national debt, it will be the rudest wakeup call the United States has ever had.
     
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    :rolleyes:

    That is the stupidest "rationale" ever. Where were these "patriots" with their teabag protests when the previous administration was spending spending trillions of dollars we didn't have for two foreign wars and irresponsible tax cuts?
     
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    Plenty of people protested the wars and Bush policy. :rolleyes:

    And regardless of whether people stopped Bush, people elected Obama to bring about "change."

    He said he wouldn't add to the deficit. As I recall you used to love to post links to his little blueprint. No where in it does it say, Obama will just ignore certain spending and merely claim deficit neutrality.

    The excuse: But Bush did it too is lame. This is about America's future and what Obama promised to do for this country. People have a right to demand he do it.
     
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    Its true. Wilson could indeed have held a civil, respectful press conference afterwards to express his opposition.

    But do you really believe an otherwise obscure congressman from a thoroughly red state would have garnered so much notoriety by expressing civil, respectful opposition in a press conference?

    I'll give you a hint: Wilson isn't trying to appeal to the civil, respectful crowd.
     
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