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Originally posted by Southern Guardian
reply to post by cushycrux
All tea party candidates that gained support from tea party voters were Republican. When the Patriot act came up for renewel, out of the 40 tea party candidates in the house, only 10 of them voted against renewing the Patriot act. Mind you though, the totaly amount of Republicans came up to 26 along with 122 Democrats. but the proportion of freshman tea partiers is well pathetic.
It's still 5 months though.... maybe the tea party caucus will prove to us that they are the change of the Republican party later on.... As of yet I've seen no change whatsoever, and no accountability from tea partiers themselves. But then again why would tea partiers hold their own accountable? The tea party movement had nothing to do with socialism or freedom or the constitution (see how many tea partiers jump up when Medicare actually gets put up to vote to be removed), it has to do about that man in the whitehouse. That man hit a nerve with rightwing voters and they want him out, that is all tea partiers are concerned about, that is all conservatives are really concerned about as far as I can see.
Originally posted by neo96
Rand's heroes must continually fight against "parasites", "looters", and "moochers" who demand the benefits of the heroes' labor. Edward Younkins describes Atlas Shrugged as "an apocalyptic vision of the last stages of conflict between two classes of humanity- the looters and the non-looters. The looters are proponents of high taxation, big labor, government ownership, government spending, government planning, regulation, and redistribution." "Looters" confiscate others' earnings by force ("at the point of a gun") and include government officials, whose demands are backed by the implicit threat of force. Some officials are merely executing government policy, such as those who confiscate one state's seed grain to feed the starving citizens of another; others are exploiting those policies, such as the railroad regulator who illegally sells the railroad's supplies for his own profit. Both use force to take property from the people who produced or earned it. "Moochers" demand others' earnings on behalf of the needy and those unable to earn themselves, however, they curse the producers who make that help possible and are jealous and resentful of the talented on whom they depend. They are ultimately as destructive as the looters – destroying the productive through guilt, and appealing to "moral right" while enabling the "lawful" looting performed by governments.
sounds like ayan hit the nail on the head in todays society for a fictional book
Originally posted by neo96
last time i l checked alot of them ran as independents and some ran as republicans no doubt.
ok you may not hate but the severe hatred for the right and the teaparties is nothing but political manipulation so the left maintains their control of this country and no its the same old tune just a new player that they want gone.
politics are nothing but mass manipulation to get and maintain power you may see no differences but i do anyone who has been paying attention knows whats going on and the fact of the matter is the only "party" who hasnt screwed this country over are the teaparties.
Originally posted by beezzer
Originally posted by Shadowfoot
reply to post by beezzer
Did you even watch the videos through? Sounds like all your doing is making a sophomoric stand on a shaky principle thinking you are being attacked. Please watch the videos and let us know what you think. I am sure that is all the OP is asking for. I shouldn't of been inflammatory for that I apologize. The proof is in the video pudding above.
Why watch the vids and waste MY time listening to leftist propoganda. I know what I believe. I know what I stand for.
I don't need talking points, spokesmen, "leaders" of any stripe, to tell me what to think.
Originally posted by bruji76
reply to post by projectvxn
And where those paychecks come from? From the wealth accumulation of capitalists, by slaving poor people and taking profit from their labor giving them just the leftovers to survive so they can keep on profiting from them.
Originally posted by projectvxn
reply to post by Sinnthia
Well She really didn't see the worker as they who produce the wealth in America. And she would be right.
I don't share her more harsh views of the common worker. But the left tries to portray the worker as the engine that drives America and they aren't. They are contractors who sign up to do a job until they are not needed or move on to bigger better things.
The left seems to think that workers have a right to a job. They do not. It is not the impetus of business to create jobs, it is to create profit. Without profit there are no jobs.
Agenda 21 is a crucial component of a global governance system in which nations are no longer sovereign and individual rights are not inalienable and granted by God but dictated by the United Nations. It calls for a complete transformation of society through wealth and land distribution, bureaucratic control over resources, the abolition of private property rights, and the implementation of a communitarian philosophy. It boldly proclaims that ICLEI is an international “agency” that has control over local governements. Agenda 21 grants third-party NGOs enormous power under the guise of “public-private partnerships;” in fact, the phrase “non-governmental organization[s]” appears 183 times in the 300-page manifesto. In the Agenda 21 document we read:
Originally posted by neo96
reply to post by bruji76
something given has no value.
and sorry no it takes money and risk and alot of hard work to produce anything in this world.
i can give someone 1 million dollars right now in less than 1 day maybe 2 or even a week they would be broke.