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"Hi, I'm a Tea-Partier"

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posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 06:22 PM
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I really don’t know what to say about this. This is just amazing. You just have to watch this video.




posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 06:27 PM
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"It snowed last winter, so global warming is clearly a lie."




posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 06:37 PM
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It is amazing how a simple cartoon can cut through all the BS and address the points, providing an understandable concept for a subject.

Who makes these animations? I posted a thread today with the same characters explaining the Fed Reserve's "quantifying easing" procedures.
Same cast, different topic:
www.abovetopsecret.com...


Very cool and thanks,
spec

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posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 06:43 PM
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If you go to that site (forgot what its called) its usually watermarked in these cartoons. You can make your own videos. You just pick the characters and put the text you want them to say.



posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 06:51 PM
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I got to the part where the argument was to make everyone pay, was because people were getting dropped by insurance companies if you got sick.

That would be called FRAUD. There is "supposed" to be a way to force companies and individuals to honor their contracts. It was once called the judicial system. So what happened? Oh, that would be the government and their priests, the lawyers, destroyed it.

Also, if a private company cannot make money, they go out of business so the purpose of a company is to make money. If the government wanted to create a whole new system of health care, why not do that? Oh, that is the whole reasoning behind this bill. To make private companies go out of business and then the government steps in and takes over.

Classic Cloward Piven.

With the Social Security system BROKE and underwater, with the Medicare and Medicaid system BROKE and underwater, how does ANYONE believe another system is not going to go under?

Each and EVERY move the government makes is calculated and planned. What makes ANYONE believe people are any different in government compared to a private company? Tell me people, answer this one very important question and I will convert to socialism on the spot-

When you CANNOT sue the government for failing to uphold ANYTHING (look into Supreme Court decision on the responsibility of EVEN protecting citizens), how do you think the government run health care system will not be run like the Post Office?

Will be waiting..............................................................................................................................
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posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 08:16 PM
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Ahh, TP bashing.

You know what's funny?

They said we were racist, we elected black and hispanic men to office.

They said we were all misogynistic, we've elected more women to office.

They said we were a movement bent on violent take over, and we beat most of them at the ballot box. And within hours the calls for open violent revolt from the likes of Tim Wise, and that cartoonist dude against anything they deem conservative or in any form "right wing".

They said we're all just republicans, and yet we put a stop to many republican insiders and incumbents.

They said we are all climate change deniers, we proved that the whole thing was being used to commit fraud and rob people through taxation. And that's what I'm denying.

They said we wanted no health care reform. We proved that 2000 pages of legalese can only lead to higher costs and larger deficits.

They've said a whole lot of things in the media about the Tea Party, and most of it has been proven a flat out lie. And now, grasping at straws.


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posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 08:23 PM
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Originally posted by projectvxn
Ahh, TP bashing.

You know what's funny?

They said we were racist, we elected black and hispanic men to office.

They said we were all misogynistic, we've elected more women to office.

They said we were a movement bent on violent take over, and we beat most of them at the ballot box. And within hours the calls for open violent revolt from the likes of Tim Wise, and that cartoonist dude against anything they deem conservative or in any form "right wing".

They said we're all just republicans, and yet we put a stop to many republican insiders and incumbents.

They said we are all climate change deniers, we proved that the whole thing was being used to commit fraud and rob people through taxation. And that's what I'm denying.

They said we wanted no health care reform. We proved that 2000 pages of legalese can only lead to higher costs and larger deficits.

They've said a whole lot of things in the media about the Tea Party, and most of it has been proven a flat out lie. And now, grasping at straws.


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Wow- well said!!

I think the Tea Party scares the hell out of people (of both parties) not because they're bad, but because they don't want to accept the status quo anymore, and THAT scares the hell out of these politicians!



posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 08:34 PM
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No need to overreact it is just humorous. We all know that is not the average Tea Partier I just thought it was funny.

Sheesh…



posted on Nov, 15 2010 @ 09:03 PM
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I don't think it's funny at all. I've had to put up with being called a racist several times. Even on immigration threads and discussions...And I'm a Hispanic immigrant!

I'm sick of the absurdities. Sick of being compared to Al Qaeda, neo-nazis, the KKK, and the Third Reich. I'm sick of being accused of being another Timothy McVeigh, or a theocratic religious nut, I'm sick of the marginalization of white people as a form of retribution for a past no one, not even the progressives can change..And boy would they like to because they're heavily involved in it.

I'm sick of MSNBC, CNN, CBS, George Soros and the rest of the left shoving bigger government down our throat when it was the big government of Bush they railed against the most, as if it were any different today. I'm sick of Liberals forcing themselves to agree with socialists and communists because that's who's in charge in their party right now. I'm sick of neo-conservatives who think the same crap the progressives do should be applied liberally and militarily to the rest of the world. I'm sick of being told all of these lies, and when I question them, being called a racist, a fascist, or a terrorist. I remember when the neo-cons were doing the EXACT SAME THING to Liberals during the Bush years and it is why I'm pissed at the Liberals today for thinking they could do the same thing and command my respect.

Why, 'cause they got some brown skin in the pool? I'm one of the minorities they claim to speak for, but every time I hear them speak on the issues that matter to my demographic I keep hearing how I'm going to be screwed, not helped.

How does allowing millions of illegals in the country without any remedy or recourse acceptable to anyone, let alone LEGAL immigrants like me whose efforts and struggles are devalued by these policies? I'm sick of being told people like me don't exist. Remember when there were no Black Tea Partiers? Hispanic Tea Partiers? And the ones they did find, you know what they were called? Uncle Toms. How the hell is THAT not racist? Every white, conservative person in the land must be a slave owner, look at 'em, they're white! White is EVIL! Even poor white people are out to enslave you. The only rich white people you should EVER identify with are Progressive leaders, because they have your best interests in mind.


I'm tired of it Misoir. I really am. You may not understand why I feel so strongly about this now, but when you truly put in the work, and are there with other people you've known your whole life, and you're being accused of all of these things, knowing it isn't true, it creates a sense of alienation. And I suppose that's what it was supposed to do. But when you realize that it is YOU they are talking about it really does hurt. It makes you angry. That's what I learned from the Bush years and all the anti-Liberal propaganda. What did everyone else learn? Apparently how to be bigger tyrants.

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posted on Nov, 16 2010 @ 08:34 AM
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that video is exactly like talking to a tea partier



posted on Nov, 16 2010 @ 08:37 AM
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this video missed the part where the tea party wiped the dems out on election day. maybe there should be a squeal

"hi i'm a tea partier and america has a new third party...the democrats."



posted on Nov, 16 2010 @ 08:47 AM
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They said we're all just republicans, and yet we put a stop to many republican insiders and incumbents.



And you elected more Republicans.

Stop trying to fool yourself...there is not longer a Tea PARTY. Just a TEA branch of the Republican party. You will be forever tied to them...and the rich people are thanking all of you for going out to protest for lower taxes for them.



posted on Nov, 16 2010 @ 08:48 AM
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I am giving you a standing ovation!!!

Second line....




posted on Nov, 16 2010 @ 09:03 AM
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First, a question: If Tea Party candidates represent a change from the status quo, why did almost all of them run on the Republican ticket?

I fully understand that not all Tea Partiers are ignorant, bigoted, or Republican, but come on, look at how much hate and fear mongering and bigotry comes out of the mouths of a lot of the candidates.
Wanting to deny homosexuals basic human rights? That's bigotry. It doesn't matter what your religious beliefs say, religion has no place in governance. I'm sure there were (and unfortunately still are) a lot of people disgusted with the idea of interracial marriage being defended, or equal rights for minorities, should we respect their backassward beliefs? No. In matters of equal rights, a bigoted opinion holds no value and should not be listened to or entertained.
Socialist health-care doesn't work. Really? Because the countries with the best health-care in the world tend to be socialist. As a Canadian, I can say that socialized medicine absolutely work (I'm also aware that Obamacare isn't socialist).
The idea that big business doesn't need government regulation to ensure they don't take advantage of workers and / or destroy the environment? Seriously? Companies that are willing to outsource to third-world countries specifically so they can take advantage of a complete lack of environmental regulations and use what amounts to slave labor don't need to be regulated? Sorry, big business exists only to make money, and they've already shown time and time again that the welfare of the environment and their workforce doesn't matter.
Trickle-down economic theory? That's been proven by the Reagan administration not to work. The rich don't spend their money at Wal-Mart, they save it, spend it out of country, or on a very small number of big-ticket items. The rich need to be taxed more, and the middle class need to be taxed less. I know most people secretly believe they'll one day be rich, but for 98.5% of us it's just not going to happen, no matter how many lotto tickets we buy.
Comparing Obama to Hitler? That's just distasteful and ignorant, as it was when bleeding-heart lefties said the same about Bush.

If you want change you should be siding with people that want progress, not people that wish we were living in the 19th century.



posted on Nov, 16 2010 @ 09:21 AM
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Perhaps you should pull your mind out of You Tube and into the real world, my daft friend.

www.washingtonpost.com...

Take a good, long look at that map. Notice anything? The blue segments match up with large cities. The red ones tend to match up with more rural areas.

Now, I want you to think beyond country hicks for a minute and actually apply this map to the real world. People in those red zones - who live their lives in houses surrounded by grass as opposed to traffic - have a considerably different way of life than the people in those blue zones. Most don't have public transportation - it's impractical in lower population densities. We drive half an hour to an hour to get to work, and to get home. Quite a few of us also have several acres of land to use at our discretion - gardening, horses, chickens, dogs, small machine shop, etc.

Now, interestingly enough, about 60% of the population live in those blue zones, last time I checked (or, large cities in general). In the concepts of democracy - they should be able to make rules and laws that govern the other 40%, no? Majority rule, yes?

But what the hell does some 24 year old kid still neck-deep in school know about running a farm? What does he know about life in rural areas? Why should he be able to cast a vote on powerful legislation that impacts the lives of those people?

This is the crux of the Tea Party movement. I don't enjoy being told by people in New York that I have to buy health insurance or pay them a fine. I don't enjoy being told I'm going to be limited to two pets by simpletons in St. Louis who can't conceive of anyone being able to keep more than two pets in a humane manner. I mean - afterall, even the largest apartments are simply too small for more pets than two. And fitting more than 10 cattle on a city block seems a bit cramped, too.

While not referencing any specific legislation - similar legislation has been passed at national and state levels setting arbitrary restrictions suited to environments that simply don't exist in 75% of the country's landmass.

People are tired of being told what to do by people who have no business telling them what to do. People are tired of sweeping legislation being made for the nation when it is a problem virtually unknown outside of Chicago. People are tired of constantly being assaulted by warnings from alarmists that the world is going to end if humans don't purchase some fancy new technology that saves the internet from the harmful effects of mega bites.

It's getting to the point where I -hope- for a zombie invasion every morning, or some similarly catastrophic apocalyptic event. I can form an elite combat team and battle my way across the state to find 'my woman' and retire into the hills farming and teaching the lost knowledge of fools. Or die trying. Either way sounds better than having a bunch of people who have never been in charge of a lemonade stand try to tell everyone how best to run the government, business, and my personal life.



posted on Nov, 16 2010 @ 10:10 AM
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Originally posted by saltheart foamfollower
reply to post by Misoir
 


I got to the part where the argument was to make everyone pay, was because people were getting dropped by insurance companies if you got sick.

That would be called FRAUD. There is "supposed" to be a way to force companies and individuals to honor their contracts. It was once called the judicial system. So what happened? Oh, that would be the government and their priests, the lawyers, destroyed it.


I am holding my policy book right now...my "contract"...it is 103 sprawling pages of "legalese" of the tiniest print imaginable.

You are confused when you think the issue is enforcement by the courts...The issue is that each insurance company employs attorneys by the hundreds whose sole job is to avoid them having to actually pay. The contract you sign contains numerous ways that they can do this....but you would need to be a legal scholar to tell where.

And when they drop you mid cancer treatment...unless you have a Senator in the family, your only solution is to spend your remaining money on fighting them in vain...money that you need for treatment.

Your solution is to abolish the judicial/legal system? I'll stick with the simpler solution of passing a law that forbids them from dropping sick folks.
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posted on Nov, 16 2010 @ 10:35 AM
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Originally posted by Aim64C
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But what the hell does some 24 year old kid still neck-deep in school know about running a farm? What does he know about life in rural areas?


An awful lot, if that 24 year old kid still neck-deep in school is from a rural area and/or perhaps grew up on a farm or in a farming community. Last I checked the majority of post-secondary institutions are located in or near urban areas and have been known to have students from smaller or rural communities.


Originally posted by Aim64C
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This is the crux of the Tea Party movement. I don't enjoy being told by people in New York that I have to buy health insurance or pay them a fine. I don't enjoy being told I'm going to be limited to two pets by simpletons in St. Louis who can't conceive of anyone being able to keep more than two pets in a humane manner.


I'm sure homosexuals are completely cool with bigoted Tea Partiers telling them they can't get married, and shouldn't be allowed to raise or teach children. I'm also sure women who are pro-choice are cool with pro-life Tea Partiers telling them they shouldn't have any right to terminate a pregnancy and therefore really don't have any power or ownership over their own body.


Originally posted by Aim64C
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People are tired of being told what to do by people who have no business telling them what to do.


See above.


Originally posted by Aim64C
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People are tired of constantly being assaulted by warnings from alarmists that the world is going to end if humans don't purchase some fancy new technology that saves the internet from the harmful effects of mega bites.


Yeah, probably better that they're constantly being assaulted by warnings from alarmists that the world is going to end because of muslims or gays or gay muslim socialists.

Sorry, but your post made me think 'And they say *liberals* are elitist..."



posted on Nov, 16 2010 @ 11:06 AM
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Originally posted by Misoir
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No need to overreact it is just humorous. We all know that is not the average Tea Partier I just thought it was funny.

Sheesh…


I agree. It is funny. That all they got? Some Care Bears spouting the same infantile talking point lies that they have been attempting to foist on us for decades now? I'm truly relieved that the level of discourse by those who would have us bow to a global fiat currency (carbon credits) is so weak. It reminds me of nothing so much as the mazillions of TV commercials that seek to convince us that all men are idiots, and that something as trivial as a burrito is worthy of high fives and displays of machismo.



posted on Nov, 16 2010 @ 11:38 AM
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Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
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And you elected more Republicans.

Stop trying to fool yourself...there is not longer a Tea PARTY. Just a TEA branch of the Republican party. You will be forever tied to them...and the rich people are thanking all of you for going out to protest for lower taxes for them.


There was NEVER a Tea PARTY. There are Tea Partiers. And events referred to as Tea Parties, where lot's of people with varying backgrounds and beliefs come together to voice their common anger at our elected officials. But there is no Tea PARTY in the political sense. Just like there was no Peace PARTY in the sixties and seventies.

Party is a verb. An action word. And many many voters just partied like it was 1776. It remains to be seen if the GOP gets it yet. I'm not sanguine on that. But, when the next Tea Party comes along in 2012, we'll no doubt be showing a number of the GOP branch of the only real political PARTY we do have, the Incumbent PARTY, the door.

If you thought Flower Power was a powerful force in politics and how we change as a nation in terms of governance, then just sit back and watch how people react to having everything they've worked for all their lives stolen from them piecemeal. Hippies waved daisies. We wave considerably heavier armaments. Thank God we are a polite society.

"Ask not for whom the tea bags. It bags for thee."



posted on Nov, 16 2010 @ 11:38 AM
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A T.E.A. Partier should not tell a homosexual he/she cannot get married in a church, if there is a church that will marry them. On the other hand, a T.P'er should not force a church to marry anyone, either.
In fact, the government should not be in the marriage business at all! The I.R.S. is a fraud, benefits for married couples shouldn't have ever been part of the IRS code of "behavior".
It is all about the proper role of constitutional government. If you want the T.E.A. Party to represent you when the Democrats and Republicans have failed, just remind them of that. Repeal ALL unconstitutional laws.



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