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Tea Party! America Thanks You! (video)

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posted on Aug, 10 2011 @ 04:40 PM
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You probably should for the same reasons I did. I voted for him too. I do have to thank him for making it completely obvious that the president of the United States, whomever they may be, truly is a puppet and tool of manipulation and corruption. Nothing more or less. Hating them is pointless. Arguing about which one is better is juvenile and pointless.

Peace!




posted on Aug, 24 2011 @ 01:41 AM
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All i have to say is "Divide And Conquer." I have never in my entire life seen people scared and frightened so much about a group that they go out of their way to lie about them or make fun of them. It is amazing how far they are willing to go to make a group succumb to sarcastic humor. I am neutral in this situation, but I have never seen so much gull.



posted on Aug, 24 2011 @ 03:03 AM
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Originally posted by LoneGunMan
reply to post by Raznva
 


Where in the world are they doing anything to get out of our lives? The only thing they are taking are the things we want to pay taxes for in the first place.

They needed to cut the hell out of military spending and let the tax cuts for the rich expire.

I just dont get what some people are thinking nowadays. Its like invasion of the body snatchers. Its almost getting downright creepy.


I would direct you to comments by John Bolton on Defense Spending and the Tea Party


The Tea Party has had a major impact on Washington, shifting the terms of the national debate from how much to spend to how much to cut. This is a significant achievement. American liberty is only as strong as our ability to defend it, and a hollowed-out military is a disservice to both the cause of freedom and the Framers’ vision of the Constitution.


The Constitution clearly lays out the federal government’s responsibility to “provide for the common defense.” Of the 18 paragraphs in Article I, Section 8 of the Constitution, enumerating the powers the Congress, six - fully one-third - explicitly bear on national defense. Article II states expressly, “The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the several States [when in federal service].”


In Federalist No. 41, James Madison explained, “Security against foreign danger is one of the primitive objects of civil society. It is an avowed and essential object of the American Union.” To treat national defense as just another wasteful government program is not only unwise policy, it runs counter to the Framers’ basic constitutional priorities.


makes no sense to put our military on the chopping block when any objective analysis shows the real culprit is entitlement spending. The Heritage Foundation predicts that between 2010 and 2015, total defense spending will fall from 4.9 percent to 3.6 percent of gross domestic product. Meanwhile, Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid surpassed defense spending in 1976 and have grown unchecked since. These three programs alone risk completely crowding out the government’s primary constitutional obligation: defending our country.

www.washingtontimes.com...



posted on Aug, 24 2011 @ 03:16 AM
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There are a lot of veterans in the Tea Party; That is one thing the liberals fail to notice, or if they do, it must be why they have decided that both Tea Partiers and veterans are the biggest threat to national security, because veterans returning from a tour of duty in Iraq are patriotic and know how to wield a weapon. I happened to attend Tea Parties with a Korean war vet, who brought his own large flag to an event. These are the people who are being villified by the liberal left, the very ones who fought bravely in the Korean, Viet Nam, and other wars so that all Americans can sleep safely in their beds at night. I know it sounds cliche but it's really the truth.



posted on Aug, 24 2011 @ 03:20 AM
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What's there to thank the tea parties for? Aside from voting in more typical republicans into power, they didn't do much else. Sure, people talk about tea partiers being disorderly, but then again neoconservatives have been this way for some time now, regardless of what name they choose to go under. This is nothing new, we can thank them for nothing but the same.



posted on Aug, 24 2011 @ 03:23 AM
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Somehow leftists always see whats Orwellian about the right but never in their own Totalitarian camp. Have a mirror in your house?



posted on Aug, 24 2011 @ 03:26 AM
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Originally posted by Southern Guardian
reply to post by Flatfish
 


What's there to thank the tea parties for? Aside from voting in more typical republicans into power, they didn't do much else. Sure, people talk about tea partiers being disorderly, but then again neoconservatives have been this way for some time now, regardless of what name they choose to go under. This is nothing new, we can thank them for nothing but the same.


Hmmm did the Tea Party vote in "typical republicans" or radical extremists who somehow have so much control over Congress and the President that it caused our Triple A rating to be reduced to just AA+ ? Which one ya want? Pick one.

Oh yah the part about T Partiers and Republicans being disorderly? LMAO for real

www.politicalchips.org...

www.thegatewaypundit.com...


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posted on Aug, 24 2011 @ 03:47 AM
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Originally posted by ThirdEyeofHorus\
Hmmm did the Tea Party vote in "typical republicans" or radical extremists


Tea partiers voted in the freshman republicans whom I've not seen any difference with, from the Patriot act to their continued support for the billions sent to Israel. Mind you though, you have Rand Paul, and Murkowski.... but then again Murkowski wasn't a tea party favourite, and Rand Paul makes but a tiny minority of the republican freshman voted in.

As for the state of the economy, I'd like to know where standard and poors blamed their decision all on Obama, and how you could miss the fact that the Republicans have been the majority in congress for more than 7 months now. And yes, I'll assume there was a large 8 year gap between Obama and Clinton as well right? Whatever fits your delusions. This kind of mentality really shows why the tea parties have not amounted to anything over the last 3 or so years.



posted on Aug, 25 2011 @ 02:32 AM
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The Tea Party is pretty racially divided, I mean count the black people, whether or not that is coincidence I don't know but I do know they were all pretty OK when the Constitution took a back seat to the Patriot Act.
Like "be a sport, give up your rights", because it's the patriotic thing to do.

And when the country had a few trillion surplus President decides he's gonna blow big pharma a big wet kiss and paid for the elderly drugs...nobody said that's socialism.

And when he gives his croneys and himself a big fat tax break, not a peep was heard from anywhere.
Even when minimum wage hadn't gone up in 7 years!
No Tea Partiers were fighting for the working class.
And 2 wars went right by. And now...Golly, where'd all the money go?

Oh yeah, Tea Party is watching out for us.

With all the Constitutions and the Don't Tread on Me Signs I would think the first thing the Tea Party should have fought for was OUR CONSTITUTIONAL FREEDOMS.
Maybe return the Constitutional Freedoms we lost?
If they were sincere in their fight, they could have done that couldn't they?
Instead we lost another one. That's not even trying.

The Tea Party IS Big Pharma -(The Rockefellers) all dressed up in a flag.
Don't you get it?




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posted on Aug, 25 2011 @ 11:48 PM
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Originally posted by newcovenant
reply to post by ThirdEyeofHorus
 


The Tea Party is pretty racially divided, I mean count the black people, whether or not that is coincidence I don't know but I do know they were all pretty OK when the Constitution took a back seat to the Patriot Act.
Like "be a sport, give up your rights", because it's the patriotic thing to do.

And when the country had a few trillion surplus President decides he's gonna blow big pharma a big wet kiss and paid for the elderly drugs...nobody said that's socialism.

And when he gives his croneys and himself a big fat tax break, not a peep was heard from anywhere.
Even when minimum wage hadn't gone up in 7 years!
No Tea Partiers were fighting for the working class.
And 2 wars went right by. And now...Golly, where'd all the money go?

Oh yeah, Tea Party is watching out for us.

With all the Constitutions and the Don't Tread on Me Signs I would think the first thing the Tea Party should have fought for was OUR CONSTITUTIONAL FREEDOMS.
Maybe return the Constitutional Freedoms we lost?
If they were sincere in their fight, they could have done that couldn't they?
Instead we lost another one. That's not even trying.

The Tea Party IS Big Pharma -(The Rockefellers) all dressed up in a flag.
Don't you get it?




edit on 25-8-2011 by newcovenant because: And we wonder why things are the way they are

No they are not. I'm sorry. I don't even agree with a lot of what this group does, but I will say they are not with big pharma, that's just silly.

Don't you see its weird how everyone seems to be (making) up or trying to figure out WHERE this group is coming from or started? And no, Ronnie is not the big group here.

You won't find the group, and that's where the mystery is. Don't be manipulated, the point is to THINK for yourself. Be thoughtful, understand, research, with humility.



posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 09:17 AM
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No they are not. I'm sorry. I don't even agree with a lot of what this group does, but I will say they are not with big pharma, that's just silly. Don't you see its weird how everyone seems to be (making) up or trying to figure out WHERE this group is coming from or started? And no, Ronnie is not the big group here. You won't find the group, and that's where the mystery is. Don't be manipulated, the point is to THINK for yourself. Be thoughtful, understand, research, with humility.


Silly. Who is silly my friend and re the research and looking things up - I might say the same about you or you would already be aware what I am saying is true. Research the original funding for the Tea Party. They had professional signs mixed in with the placards from the get go. You think these grass rooters printed up the slick glossy numbers themselves and did they already just happen to have megaphones and vans in their personal arsenal? Don't be naive. This is little more than pharmaceutical lobbyists and their families who late in the game were joined by regular pissed off Americans who lost their job AND their home value in GWB's latest "lets make sure every American has a home whether they can afford it or not" scam to bundles securities and sell the bad debts off to China. Everybody didn't lose money on that housing scam by the way. You are being manipulated by lobbyist from Big Pharma along with a few members of the KKK...like it or not, admit it or not.



posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 09:45 AM
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This Propaganda from the machine. Do your research.

So sad, by trying to reduce the size of a corrupt government they get called tea baggers, by telling the government to stop borrowing money from china they get slammed. The Devaluation of our dollar & economy problems can be chalked up to actions of politicians. so the tea party is bad because of it.

here is some facts sheep of your beloved agencies and I can write for hours exposing corruption

EPA -> Raised Radiation safe level after the Japan Nuclear disaster. A nearly 1000-fold increase for exposure to strontium-90;

A 3000 to 100,000-fold hike for exposure to iodine-131; and

An almost 25,000 rise for exposure to radioactive nickel-63.

Department of Education Paid for by China

SEC has made politicians exempt from insider trading, need I say more.

Social security is bankrupt the government borrowed against it, just give me my Private option So I can invest it.

So Sad
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posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 09:49 AM
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I don't like the actions of Barack Obama. I think he has fumbled the ball many times.
We have an opportunity to elect someone else the next election cycle.

It is none of my business who you vote for but if you are fool enough to fall hook line and sinker for the Tea Party position you are going to be hooked, gutted and filleted.
And then you will be cooked and eaten with a fine Chardonnay Grand Cru.

Tea Party takes us from the frying pan and places us in the fire.



Did you hear them fighting against Illegal Search and Seizure when airports rolled out the new invasive measures to molest people and sell RAPISCAN detectors (a GOP corportate lobbiest) ????

NO??? It is clearly in violation of your 4th Constitutional Amendment. What ever happened to Don't Tread on Me? Like I said earlier...thats for if they fall down drunk at a party because it has nothing to do with the Constitution. They are ineffective at keeping our rights and freedoms - they could care less and would wipe their arses with it if they could. And yes I think they have "constitution" toilet paper in their homes, I know it costs a little more but hey...does the job.


Unveiled a Trove of Over 800 "Model" Bills Secretly Voted on by Corporations to Rewrite Your Rights


Reports indicate that the Tea Party Movement benefits from millions of dollars from conservative foundations that are derived from wealthy U.S. families and their business interests. Is appears that money to organize and implement the Movement flows primarily through two conservative groups: Americans for Prosperity and FreedomWorks.

David Koch of Koch Industries was a co-founder of Citizens for a Sound Economy (CSE), the predecessor of FreedomWorks. David Koch was chairman of the board of directors of CSE.[2] CSE received substantial funding from David Koch of Koch Industries, which is the largest privately-held energy company in the country www.sourcewatch.org...

Fox News support
Fox News Channel took ownership of Tax Day Tea Parties around the nation by promoting them on-screen as "FNC Tax Day Tea Parties"

The Tea Party has also gotten substantial support in the form of promotion from Fox News Channel and its talk show hosts, including Glenn Beck. Karl Frisch of Media Matters wrote that Fox News "frequently aired segments imploring its audience to get involved with tea-party protests across the country." Fox has also provided organizing information for the events on air and online.

www.cbsnews.com...

Koch Industries denies funding tea parties, but official filings say otherwise



For some odd reason, the Koch folks want to be one degree of separation from the tea parties. I don't understand it, since the good tea party people are simply grassroots, everyman movements, based on Mom, apple pie, the American Way, and various homegrown flavors of tea, right? When it comes to the tea parties, not so much. crooksandliars.com...



posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 09:55 AM
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Department of Education Paid for by China


And isn't everything we do paid for by China now?
And the rest of your claims...just curious to see the links.



posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 10:25 AM
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Originally posted by SirClem
Who is the T.E.A. Party?
Define them, please. Who leads them? I haven't seen them on the ballot.


Hmmm...OK.

Originally they were a small group of primarily frustrated Libertarians...of the Ron Paul persuasion...not Michelle Bachmann.

They took issue with Pres. G.W. bush and the initial bailouts.

At the same time the far right was desperate to distance themselves from the rock bottom public opinion of Republicans that was evidenced with the Democrats taking a majority in Congress and GWB losing in 08.

Dick Armey...former GOP leader of the house turned corporate lobbyist who left politics after getting busted for having multiple affairs..had been toying with various Corporate backed PACS posing as grass roots organizations. "Citizens United" was his invention...and it was anything BUT "Citizens" "United", but rather an organization that would pose as "grass roots" for Mobile Oil, Tobacco Companies...whatever paid the bills.

Enter the Koch brothers...Who own the largest private company in the United States...Oil, Chemicals etc. and the sons of one of the founders of the John Birch Society...an anti-communist group in the 30's and 40's that made it their business to crush labor unions by any means neccessary.

The Kochs retain Dick Armey and create "Freedomworks" to hijack the budding Tea Party.

How? Organization! Buses, signs, logos, conferences, and talking point directives.

See David Koch had run for VP in 1980 and lost horribly, but now he is a multi-billionaire...if you can't win in a democracy, buy it.

What was his declared campaign platform??..

"We'd like to abolish
the Federal Elections Commission and all the limits on campaign spending anyway,"

The Clark–Koch ticket promised to abolish
Social Security,
the Federal Reserve Board,
welfare,
minimum-wage laws,
corporate taxes, all price supports and subsidies for agriculture and business,
and U.S. Federal agencies including the SEC, EPA, ICC, FTC, OSHA, FBI, CIA, and DOE.

*Everything but the military


That was David Koch's campaign platform in 1980...sound familiar?

So back to the birth of the TP in 08...fast forward a couple years and you find a Tea Party who was founded to protest GW Bush and the Bailouts...fighting for tax breaks for corporations and polls that show the vast majority of current TPers think GW Bush was a swell guy and great President.

So... back to your original question...

The Tea Party?
Chairman of the Board: David Koch and his brother supporting his agenda.
CEO: Dick Armey/Freedomworks

Staffed by frustrated Americans looking for any outlet for them to express it and a bullhorn to yell into.

You can yell at your television...or we can give you the talking points, organize an event and you can yell where we tell you to along with a bunch of other folks...you are not alone.

Hijacked
Brilliant in an evil kind of way.

As far as you saying you haven't seen them on the ballot?

Freedomworks disemenates approved TP backed candidates every election. They financially back them through both Freedomwerks and the Koch brothers.

That is why when someone posing as David Koch calls Govenor Walker in WI he calls back right away like an eager school girl getting a call from the HS quarterback.


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posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 10:34 AM
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Originally posted by ThirdEyeofHorus
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Somehow leftists always see whats Orwellian about the right but never in their own Totalitarian camp. Have a mirror in your house?


A statement can be shown to be useless rhetoric if you simply flip the wording and it remains the same.

"Somehow the extreme right always see whats Orwellian about the left but never in their own Totalitarian camp. Have a mirror in your house? "

Useless.



posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 11:19 AM
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Loving all the typical Tea Party responses in this thread.

"Something was said... not good! What was it... Don't yell at Tea Party!"

www.youtube.com...
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posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 04:04 PM
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Originally posted by SmedleyBurlap
Loving all the typical Tea Party responses in this thread.

"Something was said... not good! What was it... Don't yell at Tea Party!"

www.youtube.com...
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When you have nothing constructive to refute an argument, the typical Liberal decides to insult.



posted on Aug, 26 2011 @ 11:13 PM
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What arguments? The responses I'm referring to are the standard fare on ATS these days. "Hey, you said something bad about the Tea Party... WELL OBAMA IS RUINING AMERICA"

Shouting the party line louder is not an adequate response to specific criticisms.



posted on Aug, 27 2011 @ 04:16 AM
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Originally posted by MidnightTide

Originally posted by SmedleyBurlap
Loving all the typical Tea Party responses in this thread.

"Something was said... not good! What was it... Don't yell at Tea Party!"

www.youtube.com...
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When you have nothing constructive to refute an argument, the typical Liberal decides to insult.


Maybe you should gather all your bits of political wit and wisdom and make a book of quotations? Have you ever thought of something like that because I see you have a handy one line liberal smear for almost any occasion.
I feel as if I understand the liberals a little bit better now. They are all lazy, lying, scum trying to corrupt America.
What is surprising is that you have let them live for so long. I wonder what their end goal is since a shocking majority of these people are poor middle class. Apparently they are not that good at stealing either. What motivates these people? If it isn't money, I am out of guesses. What else is there?



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