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    •  Exactly.... n/t (3+ / 0-)
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      "Wealthy the Spirit which knows its own flight. Stealthy the Hunter who slays his own fright. Blessed is the Traveler who journeys the length of the Light."

      by CanisMaximus on Sun Jan 20, 2013 at 05:20:08 PM PST

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      •  The Birchers/NRA creeps need something (1+ / 0-)
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        that can be denied. A wack-job paranoid fantasy -- Sandy Hook Elementary denial --  that all but the craziest Far Right extremists can say that they "doubt it."

        -- Getting the votes of paranoids is a key for Republican survival.

        -- America has 7.5-million paranoids, applying personality disorder standards. That means people who self-generate paranoid fantasies.

        -- America has tens of millions of people who fall for externally-generated paranoid fantasies. Who have weak defenses.

        -- Since 1959 with the John Birch Society, then with Lee Atwater's 1988 outreach to "Angry White Males," going for paranoids has been a top priority for the Right.

        You will hear the standard Bircher schemes from GOPer House Members. Bachmann and her fellow bircher madmen:

        -- Government Attitude Towards Elderly Leads to Euthanasia
        -- Oppose Ratification of the UN Treaty on Disability Rights
        -- Voter Fraud
        -- Signs of a Declining Economy
        -- Russia Rising and Communism Isn't Dead  
        -- Nobel Prize Goes to EU. Communist President of EU Commission Thankful.
        -- Arab Unrest and Voter Fraud (in America, somehow)
        -- Ron Paul Drummed Out of Republican Party
        -- Questions about the Aurora Colorado Movie Shooting
        -- Attack on Christianity and Restore Religious Freedom in America
        -- United Nations Ordering U.S. Troops to War
        -- Long-term Goal of a United Nations Standing Army Behind the Syria Solution
        That's word for word from

        They have 150 Members in the House. They've gotten corporate media to relabel them as a "tea party."

        In fact there is little difference between JBS extremism -- carrying on about the Aurora Colorado mass murder, for example -- and the extremism of this YouTube video.

        Far Right propaganda has one organizing principle. Always.

        "Have you left no sense of decency, sir, at long last?" Army Attorney to Sen. McCarthy, 1954. "We have done nothing to be ashamed of. We have nothing to apologize for." NRA 12/14/2012.

        by bontemps2012 on Mon Jan 21, 2013 at 09:18:38 AM PST

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    •  Check out (9+ / 0-)

      "Our president delivered his State of the Union message to Congress. - The rest of the people know the condition of the country, for they live in it, but Congress has no idea what is going on in America, so the president has to tell 'em." ~ Will Rogers

      by Lefty Coaster on Sun Jan 20, 2013 at 05:33:09 PM PST

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      •  I love your sig line - how true!!!! (nt) (4+ / 0-)
      •  But OWS is a 'threat' and leaders (1+ / 0-)
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        deserving of assassination attempts

        Seems like ANYONE who questions government and the existing situation is a 'terrorist' and 'threat'.

        Life isn't fair but you should try to leave it fairer than you found it.

        by xrepub on Sun Jan 20, 2013 at 06:56:51 PM PST

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        •  How Much Beyond Crazy Can They Go? (0+ / 0-)

          When you are already at extreme rant, where you think the government confiscation is "imminent" then how much MORE crazy can they get?

          I suppose Banch Davidian and Ruby Ridge level nutty are right around the corner.

          We are going to have to be prepared for waves of the insane coming out to organize and vote in 2014. That has always been the problem. Gun nuts aren't close to a majority, but they are demented and angry, so they will come out in force -- just like in 1994 to "protect our rights."

          The sane on the other hand have a lot of other issues to worry about -- like jobs and the economy and global warming, and the war in Afghanistan, etc. They're not fixated totally on guns. So, it's not symmetrical.

    •  Snark. Here is the real CT. The guvmint wants (8+ / 0-)

      those noids to Darwin award themselves to heaven. Yep the NRA is in cahoots with the guvmint and the corporations.

      TP#7: I need a gun to protect my home from criminals!

      Answer#1: I hope you have 22 disposable family members, because statistically, that's how many you'll have to go through before you kill an intruder.
      (Note: An Arthur Kellerman study showed it's 22 times more likely a family member will be killed by a gun in the home than for the gun to be used to ward off an intruder, Journal of Trauma, 1998)
      Answer#2: Congratulations! You've nearly tripled the chances you'll be killed instead!
      (Note: Arthur Kellermann again; a gun in the home makes being murdered 2.7 times more likely.)
      Answer#3: I'm sure your children will thank you for increasing their chances of being killed by a gun by a factor of 10 or more.
      (Note: American children are 16 times more likely to be murdered with a gun, 11 times more likely to commit suicide with a gun, and 9 times more likely to die in a firearm accident than children in other countries, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.)

      From here

      There is no they, We will sink or swim together.... We are here to awaken from the illusion of our separateness

      by GDbot on Sun Jan 20, 2013 at 06:31:45 PM PST

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    •  On the Ironymeter, the Republicans (0+ / 0-)

      rate pretty high as literal conspirators: they've made no secret of their wish, and collusion, to sabotage the proper and ordinary functioning of government.

      btw, one of the fun things of following conspiracy theorists is that every poster of one is sooner or later revealed by another poster to be a pawn of the very conspiracy the first claims to oppose.

      Although that hand-gesture, the one which GW Bush made which he explained away as something Texas Longhorn fans do. I still wonder why the Popes, Sarkozy, John Gotti, and Tony Blair make it. I could see some of them trying for the deaf sign "I love you" but John Gotti?

      Markos! Not only are the Gates Not Crashed, they've fallen on us. Actual Representatives are what we urgently need, because we have almost none.

      by Jim P on Sun Jan 20, 2013 at 07:22:12 PM PST

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