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Governor Deval Patrick – Republican Sedition

Patrick is not the first one to say this. Some Republicans are attempting to break the US Government such that it will fail. In particular, some of the the Tea Baggers, especially Beck and his cohorts are seeking to foment violent revolution. I don’t feel “almost” is an apt description…

It is Treason.

Patrick says Obama critics are ‘almost at the level of sedition’

Governor Deval Patrick, even as he decried partisanship in Washington, said today that Republican opposition to President Obama’s agenda has become so obstinate that it “is almost at the level of sedition.”

The Democratic governor, who is close to the president, made the comments at a forum at Suffolk Law School’s Rappaport Center, where he was asked by an audience member about partisan battling in Congress.

Patrick said that even “on my worst day, when I’m most frustrated about folks who seem to rooting for failure,” he doesn’t face anything like the opposition faced by the president.

“It seems like child’s play compared to what is going on in Washington, where it is almost at the level of sedition, it feels to like me,” Patrick said.

Merriam-Webster.com, the dictionary site, defines sedition as “incitement of resistance to or insurrection against lawful authority.”

 
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Posted by on May 25, 2010 in Stupid Republican Tricks

 

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Conservative Cheer America’s Losing

Conservatives yesterday jumped up an down with joy that Chicago has lost the bid to host the 2016 Olympics…

Hosting the Olympics means a $40 – 60 billion direct infusion into the American economy, with additional secondary economic benefit (sale of goods and services) in the $250 billion range. That would result in jobs for possibly 100,000 people – including a lifeline resuscitation of the moribund construction industry which is on life support in this recession. While certainly not enough to pull the country out of the mess created by the Bushit conservatives…

Putting 100,000 people to work isn’t “chump change”.

Martin Luther King said:

Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man’s sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true.

So now we got Republicans and conservatives cheering that America LOST the Olympics, billions in revenue, and tens of thousands of new jobs.

We got Senator DeMint (R-SC) flying into a foreign country whose government has been declared an international pariah, not only by the US – but by nations in the same region of the world – to tell them to resist American efforts at returning a legitimate democratically elected government.

So not only will racism make you stupid…

Racism will make you a traitor to your country.

 
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Posted by on October 3, 2009 in Stupid Republican Tricks

 

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If It Quacks Like a Duck… Conservatism and Whining About Being Identified as Racist

This is one of two videos by conservative talk jock Alex Jones. Now, conservatives have dominated the radio air waves since shortly after Raygun killed the Fairness Doctrine, and the FCC began loosening rules on station ownership allowing radio stations to be consolidated as Right Wing propaganda outlets under a few owners. The ability to propagandize their talking points 24 x 7 over the airwaves without criticism, or offering up opposing viewpoints has been a foundation of the success of the Republican Party and the spread of conservatism.

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That is beginning to change. And the fear is palpable among conservative commentators who have ramped up vitriolic, and often racist commentary in an attempt to rally the base listenership. This particular conservative, tries and make the rather weak point, that anyone calling conservative commentary “racist”, even when it is racist – is violating the First Amendment Rights and is dragging the country into a totalitarian state. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on August 11, 2009 in Stupid Republican Tricks

 

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