Oct. 4, 2011
In 2008, The Man of Peace himself, Barack Obama said, “If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun.” He called the police stupid after the arrest of Harvard scholar Henry Gates in ’09. Mr. Obama also implied in a speech to supporters he might send someone to “beat up Sean Hannity,” a FOX news show host. Jimmy Hoffa addressed a crowd awaiting President Obama’s oration on Labor Day, 2011. He said, "President Obama, this is your army. We are ready to march. Let's take these sons of bitches out...” Nice. In August of 2011, Maxine Waters (D-CA) said, “…as far as I'm concerned, the Tea Party can go straight to hell." Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL), also in August, said “the real enemy is the Tea Party.” Who can forget back in January of 2011, when economist and TV talking head Paul Krugman tweeted that right-wingers were probably responsible for the Gabby Giffords’ shooting. All of this passes for civil behavior, because it takes on the high and mighty conservatives.
According to Huffington Post reporter Lauren Ashburn, however, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is too belligerent for most women! She told host Howard Kurtz this on CNN’s Reliable Sources just two days ago. Speaking about Christie’s reaction to a state senator, she said, “I don’t think it’s appropriate for a leader to be talking about how he’s pissed.” She continued to say, “…when Hurricane Irene hit he told everyone to Get the hell off the beach.” Gov. Christie’s remarks seem a bit tame in comparison, don’t they? Ashburn added, “A lot of women don’t like belligerent men.” Well then, I guess they must vehemently dislike the president and his pals!
Does the Tea Party have some competition from a new party? The crowds disrupting traffic on Wall Street the past couple of weeks are disorganized and confused. When asked what they were doing there, the interviewees basically told reporters they didn’t know, but they seemed to be enjoying the chaos and reveled in a sense of belonging. They are fighting corporate America, the enemy of the people, they said. Others spoke about sparking a revolution, and replacing America with… they don’t know what. To me it’s like the aimless hippie movement in the 1960’s, to which I never belonged – but I admit, I wanted to. Fortunately, I was too young at the time. These guys shout nasty sayings, and they have a mob mentality, so they are not the Tea Party Left! And, if you want to raise your awareness, and maybe get little scared, take a look at this website: Occupy Wall Street
It may seem like harmless fun, and these guys do have a right to peaceful protest, but we’d better be alert. Some of them do want to overthrow the government and tear down our institutions. If they do anything rash, they’d better be stopped, or you and I might lose our happy homes.
Keywords: Conservatism, Conservative blog, Mark A. Cohen, From The Left to the Right, Tea Party, Barack Obama, Sean Hannity, Jimmy Hoffa, Lauren Ashburn, Reliable Sources, Paul Krugman
Keyword Phrases: "Conservatism”, “Conservative blog”, “Mark A. Cohen”, “From The Left to the Right”, "Tea Party”, “Barack Obama”, “Sean Hannity”, “Jimmy Hoffa”, “Lauren Ashburn”, “Reliable Sources”, “Paul Krugman”
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