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Obama adviser sorry for comparing GOP to Jonestown cult

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posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 03:49 PM
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Well it looks like Obama's brand new senior level "adviser" John Podesta is attempting to "apologize" for that snide remark he made the other day comparing the GOP majority in the House to the famous Jonestown Cult.

Of course this comes *After* criticisms and naturally *After* the point has been instilled into the minds of the "target" audiences.

Obviously, Mr. Podesta has a few screws loose himself, and the "Jonestown Cult" actually resembles many Left Wing totalitarian brainwashing and mind control techniques.

Some people think the guy should resign or be fired already.

Not good for Obama (as usual)


John Podesta was just named as a new senior-level adviser to President Obama last week, but he's already ruffling Republican feathers.

In a profile published late Tuesday by Politico Magazine, Podesta is quoted comparing Republicans to the infamous cult led by Jim Jones, who was responsible for the 1978 cyanide poisoning of more than 900 of his followers in Guyana.

"They need to focus on executive action given that they are facing a second term against a cult worthy of Jonestown in charge of one of the houses of Congress," said Podesta of what Obama's White House team faces. Jonestown was the informal name of the settlement founded by Jones and his American followers.

Obama adviser sorry for comparing GOP to Jonestown cult






Republican Study Committee Chairman (RSC) Chairman Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.) is calling for the resignation of White House counselor John Podesta for comparing the House Republicans to Jonestown cult. Podesta was named to the post just one week earlier.

The Jonestown Massacre resulted in the deaths of more than 900 people who drank poisoned Kool-Aid in 1978 at the direction of cult leader Jim Jones in a South American Jungle.

Podesta told Politico that "[White House officials] need to focus on executive action given that they are facing a second term against a cult worthy of Jonestown in charge of one of the houses of Congress."

Rep. Scalise Calls for Obama to Fire Podesta 'Immediately' for 'Jonestown' Comparison





posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 03:57 PM
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Which is extra-ironic seeing as how Jonestown was supposed to be the Marxist Utopia (Jones was a Marxist) that Obama's political party is still dreaming of and imposing on us.

The left will always accuse you of doing that they are planning. Count on it.

Um, Kool-Aid, anyone? Drink up!

It tastes like Redistribution.



posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 03:59 PM
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There seems to be an epidemic of people not self-censoring of late.

Soon statements like this and the rants of people like Bashir and Shultz will be perfectly acceptable.

Kind of like casual swearing.



posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 03:59 PM
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doublepost


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posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 04:06 PM
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thisguyrighthere
There seems to be an epidemic of people not self-censoring of late.

Soon statements like this and the rants of people like Bashir and Shultz will be perfectly acceptable.

Kind of like casual swearing.



Casual swearing my goodness I switched on regular TV for about ten minutes and the trash talk and swearing coming out of the mouths of those talking heads is not casual this has become their formal speech.


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posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 04:12 PM
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He's only sorry that the comparison didn't go over well.
The man still believes it.

It'll be interesting to watch his tenure in the administration. Ms. Jarrett has more influence than most people realize and I don't believe she'll take too well to the internal power struggles that might arise because of his presence.

Either way, it'll be fun to watch.
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posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 04:18 PM
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xuenchen
...John Podesta is attempting to "apologize" for that snide remark he made the other day comparing the GOP majority in the House to the famous Jonestown Cult...


It's a quite apt analogy, actually. These tea partiers are the geniuses who decided to shut down the government if they didn't get their way on a law they could never pass in the first place. They totally misjudged the situation, tried to play chicken with the President, and wound up folding like chairs in a church basement.

Since losing that battle, however Boehner has regained control of the House republicans looks like a few of them switched over to the mainstream, after realizing that Ted Cruz & co. had led them on a fools errand.



posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 04:23 PM
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slowisfast
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He's only sorry that the comparison didn't go over well.
The man still believes it.

It'll be interesting to watch his tenure in the administration. Ms. Jarrett has more influence than most people realize and I don't believe she'll take to well to the internal power struggles that might arise because of his presence.

Either way, it'll be fun to watch.


Good point about Valerie Jarrett.

But it's possible that Podesta was *Her* selection.

The *Illusions* of "infighting" might be on purpose.

In the meantime, the agenda will be furthered.




posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 04:48 PM
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Podesta is an ultra NWO utopian progressive.

look at some of the standard rhetoric........


John Podesta Archives




In July 2012, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon convened a High-Level Panel to advise on the global-development framework beyond 2015, the target date for the Millennium Development Goals, or MDGs. Center for American Progress Chair John Podesta served on the panel, and in this video discusses the panel’s recommendations to eradicate poverty and transform world economies through sustainable development.

John Podesta on the U.N. Post-2015 Development Agenda (video)




posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 07:19 PM
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The problem with the members memory is that,and i quote, " a cult worthy of Jonestown in charge of one of the houses of Congress,",, is that the cult ALSO AMBUSHED AND KILLED A SITTING ,member of Congress.

So just what, is the comparison , too the Republic/Democratic,, house have too do with it?

It was a Senator,,, and if u can just start killing Senators,,well,, lets see,, Senator Kennedy comes too mind,,unless he meant something different.

THAT is why they TOOK THE COOL AID!,,because they knew they were,,,,????



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