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GOP Congressman gets booed at Town Hall

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posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 09:38 AM
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As he spoke to a group of 350 citizens at the Upstate Family Resource Center in Boiling Springs, he asked an outspoken attendee why she was afraid of Barack Obama.

Someone in the crowd suggested the Congressman watch Glenn Beck. Inglis replied, "Turn that television off when he comes on."

This was not well-received by folks who started loudly booing their Representative as many stood up and left the building.


It's not only Democrats getting hammered at Townhall meetings, looks like some RINO's are looking to get in on the action!

South Carolina Republicans...first you have Lindsey Graham, now this guy? Do us a favor and get some real conservatives elected over there!




posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 09:44 AM
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You are right, is not only Democrats getting the heat, here in Ga a "Republican state" both sides of the party are been judged by the people.

Is not honest people in politics anymore it has no been in a long, long time even before our time.

People in this time and age knows that and regular people are starting to find a common ground regardless of party favoritism.

Our nation is in trouble, both major parties has done the damage.

Perhaps my faith in my fellow Americans is coming back, I always say that American people are slow on reacting but when they do, hell those crocks in Washington better be afraid.

[edit on 10-8-2009 by marg6043]



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 09:51 AM
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Glen Beck? Oh brother! Maybe Americans need to start thinking for themselves and not listening to every tom dick and harry on television. Yes Glen Beck talks about very important issues and is spot on in regards to some of his opinions and commentary. But he's ONE PERSON! He's hardly the end all be all of political commentary. It's silly for anyone to stand up in a town hall meeting and say "Well listen to Glen Beck........he said it". LOL COME ON PEOPLE! Look at what news outlet he is now working for. Realize that two years ago he was calling Ron Paul a "kook" and "looney".

Glen Beck goes with whatever way the wind is blowing. That being said.........politicians in Washington are two sides of the same coin. They pledge allegiance to the corporations and whoever will garner them reelection and fat payoffs. It's sickening. We need reform in our Congress and Senate. Look at old relics like Sen. Byrd! GET RID OF THESE LIFETIME POLITICIANS! I say serve your four years and get out! We need new blood in Washington DC every 4 years. How the hell are we supposed to be a "citizen's" government by the people and for the people when we have 80 and 90 year olds who've spent their whole lives in Washington? LMAO!



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 10:00 AM
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You completely missed the point didn't you.

Reread the OP, keep going after GB comes up and then sit in a dark room for 30 minutes thinking about the situation and then reply.

I will give you a hint.

This is not a GB thread.



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 10:05 AM
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I voted against Graham this guy I have no control over though, he isn't the rep for my district.

From reading the article though I can say I think he is completely blind to what is going on in this country. The MSM only wants us to look at the current they don't want us to peal it back and see what's behind it.

Now I watch Beck, but he doesn't "scare" me, of course he is a little over the top, but he is no different then any other talking head on TV. Look at Rachelle Maddow and Chris Mathews, they are trying to paint this rosy picture that just doesn't exist.

Now maybe these people need to take what Beck says with a grain of salt because he is an entertainer, but the people are PO'd and some of the information he presents on his show is relevant and important, of course you just have to look past the spin he puts on it.

If the Media did their job and actually investigated with vigor the goings on in this country, people wouldn't have to listen to people like Beck. This congressman is yet another person that is out of touch, he wants us to have "hope" but the president and his admin keep shoving unconstitutional things down our throats.

He doesn't understand that what he has done in the first 6 months in this country is unprecedented and people are scared, the media isn't doing there job so people turn to people like Beck because he is one of the few that are willing to fight the bodyguards to pull back the curtain to see what is behind it.

The media isn't supposed to be a Vicatin it is supposed to be a slap up side the head, now this guy is mad because people want answers, and he tells them to turn off one of the only guys that are willing to dig.



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 10:10 AM
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You completely missed my point but thanks.



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 10:13 AM
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They where DNC/Obama/Acorn Plants set out to destroy the GOP and they are racist well that seems to be the vibe going around

No in all serious Graham needs to go and South Carolina needs to remove the people in current position, Sanford needs to go. Find some good Independents or true Conservatives



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 10:13 AM
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nevermind.

I won't play your game.



[edit on 10-8-2009 by jd140]



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 10:19 AM
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Some would look at the fact that they're walking out of Town Hall meetings after booing their representative, as an indication that people ARE starting to think for themselves.



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 10:26 AM
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Those like Inglis that believe this sense of fear is coming from conservative talkers are misunderstanding what's happening to our nation, and how those that are aware of it are rightfully reacting.

This is the point of the article is it not? How is my comment off base?



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 10:31 AM
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There is a major miscalculation among the government proponents of the current proposed health care reform bill, That is in their completely ignorant assumption that it is only republicans who are opposed to it.

This is not an entirely partisan issue, as much as they would like to believe that it simply isn't true.

They need to understand that they simply cannot dismiss or over look the concerns of THE PEOPLE without making things worse for them.

The anger levels are rising nation wide, it is in their power to address that anger and alleviate it.



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 10:36 AM
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Look at the age of some of these town hallers. They are in their 50s 60s and 70s, sometimes older. Where were these so called independent self thinkers for the last 60 years? Now that times are smacking them in the face and finally waking them up they are thinking for themselves? Hardly!

Where these town hallers the same ones listening to Glen Beck two years ago when he was calling Ron Paul a kook and a looney? These people should be chanting END THE FED! Not Glen Beck!

[edit on 10-8-2009 by Zosynspiracy]



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 10:46 AM
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This guy gives me hope for the Republican party. He knows right from wrong and he sees what the neo-cons have done to the party. He is correct in seeing what the media has done to conservatives. Limbaugh, O'reilly, Hannity, Beck etc. They worked their magic for years and it worked. They are still trying to do it and they get some encouragement by the radical base but it really doesn't work mainstream anymore. They lied and got caught one time too many.



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 10:47 AM
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Man were the heck do you live at. It's exact opposite in my neck of the woods.

All of the older folks are all for govt. health care here. The folks in the 30-40 range group are all ticked off. The folks in their 20's and younger could care less just as long as they can go out and get sloshed their good lol.



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 11:11 AM
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S&F.


Hey, you know as well as I do that there are some Republicans that deserve to be called on the carpet for their alignment with the socialist elements in this country, and other things.

Ever look at the voting records of the two alleged Republican Senators from Maine? Snowe and Collins. They are so tightly aligned with the Dem's that they should switch party affiliation. Their best buddy is Arlen Specter, if that tells you anything.



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 11:20 AM
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Is not that they are "aligned with Democrats" is just that they are pocketing money from the same sources.

Common JB I thought you learned how Washington works by now, regardless of who belongs to what.



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 11:47 AM
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Originally posted by marg6043
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Is not that they are "aligned with Democrats" is just that they are pocketing money from the same sources.

Common JB I thought you learned how Washington works by now, regardless of who belongs to what.



Yeah, marg, but these two are old biddies. But maybe you're right - they drink from the same trough and that funds their re-election campaigns. God knows, Maine is a very poor state. They have done a very piss-poor job getting industry and jobs for the people up there. I would guess that only about 20% of the eleigible voters actually vote, so they get who they deserve.



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 11:54 AM
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I tell you, is an agenda for our nation and we the common people and tax payer are no part of it.

We are turning into a Socialism/Capitalism nation in which only The elites get to reap the benefits of free markets and capitalism while the rest of the nation get to be socialized by government programs and keep underfoot.

A lot of people knows this agenda and they are fighting regardless which political party is pushing it.



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 12:34 PM
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It's not a matter of political party any more. I wouldn't have said that 10 years ago, but now is it so very apparent. The Republicans are one of the biggest disappointments of this century. They need an awakening.

But the big difference is that the current elites do not even pretend to care about the people. They simply jam legislation through without a care about repercussions.

But now, the people are saying enough! And the elites are crapping their pants in disbelief.



posted on Aug, 10 2009 @ 01:51 PM
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Occurs they are crapping their pants in disbelieve, the only thing they can do is what they are good at, having their interest groups lawyers redacting bills to pass against the American people.

Very soon the good for nothing congress will retaliate with naming us terrorist and a danger to the Establishment, hell we are already in their list of anti government groups.



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