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Congressman Broun again warns of dictatorship

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posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 08:08 AM
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U.S. Rep. Paul Broun is again raising the specter of Democrats turning the United States into a totalitarian state.

Broun, a Republican whose district includes part of the Augusta area, apparently has not changed his belief that President Obama may be a fascist since he made similar remarks in Augusta in November and then in an Associated Press interview.

He told a meeting of the Morgan County Republicans on Wednesday night that Obama already has or will have the three things he needs to make himself a dictator: a national police force, gun control and control over the press.

"He has the three things that are necessary to establish an authoritarian government," Broun said. "And so we need to be ever-vigilant, because freedom is precious."

As he did when comparing Obama to Hitler and the Soviets last year, Broun cited a speech Obama gave in Colorado during the campaign last July calling for "a civilian national security force that's just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded" as the military.

In the speech, Obama called young Americans to serve both at home and abroad, and said he would expand the Peace Corps, AmeriCorps and other volunteer opportunities. Broun, however, said Obama was referring to a national police force.

"'The liberals say, 'What is wrong with Americorps?' " Broun said. "Well, this is not Americorps."

Broun also said he thinks the national media is openly supporting Obama's policies. He also said he believes the president and Attorney General Eric Holder will enact new gun-control policies.

Holder said in February that he wants to renew a Clinton-era ban on assault weapons, but Obama said in April that he is putting the issue on the back burner.

Broun also cited the dozens of so-called "czars" Obama has appointed to oversee areas like the troubled car industry as evidence that he is overstepping his bounds to seek power.

"They're developing a shadow government that (does not) answer to the American people," Broun said.

At a town hall meeting in Clarkesville last month, Broun called Obama, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid a "socialistic elite" and agreed with a constituent who said they might use a flu pandemic to declare martial law.

"They're trying to develop an environment where they can take over," Broun said. "We've seen that historically."

More than 1,000 people combined turned out to hear Broun speak mostly on the topic of health care at town hall meetings Wednesday in Madison and Greene County.

About 300 attended the Madison meeting. At Lake Oconee, the audience filled three 300-seat movie theaters, where Broun spoke on the invitation of three local doctors who have been giving presentations on Democrats' proposals for health care reform, said Bob Cowles, one of the organizers. Broun spoke live in one theater, while crowds in the other two listened in over a closed circuit.

Health care reform also is about Democrats seeking more power, Broun said.

"It gives them more power, more control over your life," he said.

Health care is too expensive, he said, and he attributed the cost to government regulations like HIPPA, a 1996 patient privacy and insurance portability law. Rather than create a government-run insurance program to compete with private insurers, the current system's framework should be kept, but with changes like expanded tax-free health savings accounts, more tax credits for medical expenses and tax breaks for doctors who provide charity care, Broun said.

"Just like (when) you have a dog with fleas, you don't kill the dog, you put on a flea collar," he said.

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Broun has warned the public on previous occasions. Will we listen now or will his message fall on deaf ears?

Are we too sedated and saturated with distraction to do anything to change our inevitable future?


[edit on 3-9-2009 by warrenb]




posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 08:30 AM
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I hope you weren't expecting for him to say that he likes Obama now.



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 08:33 AM
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You know what Warren?

This thread is crap

You deal a whole lot in fear and crap, in fact a lot of your material Serves as a distraction.
This thread is based upon an opinion of GOPer who's career depends upon feeding off others fears apparently...

Don't trust members of the government,,, unless Warren B approves of the member

Stinks like an elephant




posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 08:36 AM
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Originally posted by mental modulator
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You know what Warren?

This thread is crap

You deal a whole lot in fear and crap, in fact a lot of your material Serves as a distraction.
This thread is based upon an opinion of GOPer who's career depends upon feeding off others fears apparently...

Don't trust members of the government,,, unless Warren B approves of the member

Stinks like an elephant




You sound like an angry old man who has nothing better to do than run around online bashing people and throwing wild accusations around.
Get a life.



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 08:37 AM
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Do you care to refute the points that the Congressman made, or are you just going to attack the OP, and spew hate over one's party affiliation?


your material Serves as a distraction.


Pot meet kettle.

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IMO, I think that Obama does have what is necessary to start a dictatorship.

Will he do it? I don't know, but if he tries, it will be a tough, bloody battle.

[edit on 9/3/2009 by Lemon.Fresh]



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 08:55 AM
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Originally posted by Lemon.Fresh
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Do you care to refute the points that the Congressman made, or are you just going to attack the OP, and spew hate over one's party affiliation?


your material Serves as a distraction.


Pot meet kettle.

============

IMO, I think that Obama does have what is necessary to start a dictatorship.

Will he do it? I don't know, but if he tries, it will be a tough, bloody battle.

[edit on 9/3/2009 by Lemon.Fresh]


Yes Obama is wildly popular, the people are all in awe of him which is the KEY to beginning every dictatorship in modern history.

But instead of referencing history, lets assess the wildly spun accusations of the politician from Georgia who's party is on the outs...

There's nothing to discuss but the game of politics...

I am sure you are the victor of this bloody battle as BALD EAGLES FLY to your aid as the real Americans are victorious!



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 09:11 AM
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Originally posted by mental modulator
reply to post by warrenb
 



You know what Warren?

This thread is crap

You deal a whole lot in fear and crap, in fact a lot of your material Serves as a distraction.
This thread is based upon an opinion of GOPer who's career depends upon feeding off others fears apparently...

Don't trust members of the government,,, unless Warren B approves of the member

Stinks like an elephant




If you want to talk about "distraction" then why don't you talk about news channels such as fox cbs, and so on. Theres a reason people don't tune into these programs because all they talk about is michael jackson and some chick who failed a polygraph. when really there is much more serious things going on that need to be addressed. like how the hell did all these laws get changed without anyone knowing? its because news doesn't cover important information and is unreliable.

But really just to generalize "don't trust the government" is very untrue and inaccurate. Yes there may be serious corrupt and greedy people in the government, but there is still good people who care about us, and this is why we are seeing all these people come out and speak up about current issues.



posted on Sep, 3 2009 @ 09:16 AM
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Dunno, seems to me that it is the same snip differant day. The republicrats are always saying this sort of thing about each other. Truth is that both of the imaginary sides are right.



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