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Discussion in 'Tea Party' started by gkjpalmer, Aug 16, 2012.

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    Tea Party supporters strike me as very angry, nasty people. The pitch fork, KKk, and torch type.

    I understand that the Tea Party was in large part born in protest of the 5 trillion dollar deficit that was growing during eight years of the Bush Administration. I too was angry about that and very dissastified with what was going on in Washington.

    But what the Hell have you "Great Patriots" accomplished aside from making it clear that your pissed and you hate.

    You know..when your done pointing your fingers at Mexicans and Liberals and Blacks and Socialists and Communists and anti Americans and Planned Parenthood and Muslims and Barack Obama and Gays And Lesbians and Welfare Moms and Food Stamp kids and this Form of Government established by founders from whom you've taken your name, but hate so much...try doing something that helps your fellow Americans...even the few you do like.
     
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    Why?

    Winning elections among other things.

    So your whole impression of the Tea Party is that they're a bunch of mean, racist, homophobe bigots.
    Color me stunned...
    Isn't that what you also think of conservatives in general?

    Just because the Tea Party hasn't set up shop in your local park doesn't mean they're not getting things done. If nothing else they've made Washington aware that We the People are watching, we're not as stupid as Washington would like and we are perfectly capable of making this Republic work as intended, despite the best efforts of current leadership.
     
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    Helpful hint: When painting with the broad brush, make sure you hold it with the bristles pointed away from you. :lol:
     
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    Run out of your valium much?
     
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    I stand by my original post.
    Winning elections?
    Broad brush advice?
    Valume?
    Conservative vs Liberal?

    My point is they arrived in Washington and simply became another version of what was already there.
     
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    Link to such behavior?
     
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    "Valume"
     
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    What have we done? Do you remember the 2010 midterms?

    We work within the system, the system tells us that it takes more then one midterm to make real change happen in DC. 2010 wasn't a presidential year, this is.

    The people we put in office in 2010 are holding back the tide brought on by this in incompitant pres. Reinforcements are on the way. If your a leftist, a democrat or a socialist, this next election is going to be brutal for you, please, for your own health, stock up on the happy pills
     
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    This is what I am asking; What have you done?
    And again, if I am not mistaken, The Tea Party formed during the Bush administration during which time fiscal mismanagement became epic.

    Two wars funded over seven years outside the federal budget through endless emergency appropriations, K street gone wild, revenues cut but spending not, and regulations known to have greatly contributed to the great depression deregulated? Outing a CIA operative? Endless signing statements? "Outsourcing is good for the economy" and incentivising it with tax write offs to promote it? Its there country so let them go wild....but lets rebuild it?

    To the contrary, I am not a leftist. As I stated in my initial post, I too was not happy about the financial mis-management. I was working during those years for a company that did business with manufacturing and I watched them disassemble to move to Communist China so that a few people could make a ton of money while thousands became unemployed. Let me tell you that THAT more than trickled downward.

    When the Tea Party began, I was excited. Then I slowly realized that they were driven more by sheer anger than anything else. Build a fence? Investing in American roads and bridges is Socialism? Attempting to reduce the cost of healthcare for everyone is an evil?

    I do not see one solution to one issue to alleviate this mess comming from the Tea party, nor do I see a willingness to exchange ideas. Fillabuster/Cloture record DESTROYED.
     
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    Go back to wherever you came from and educate yourself. You have now 8 posts and you've already proven you know nothing. We already have enough idiots here.
     

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