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I swear the more I hear from the teapublicans the more I believe they should have their own planet or at least their own country. These people would make life unbearable for the rest of us if they could.

Another movie that caught my attention was one made in 1996 based on a 1953 play by Arthur Miller called 'The Crucible'

   

The Crucible is a 1953 play by the American playwright Arthur Miller. Was initially called "The Chronicles of Sarah Good". It is a dramatization of the Salem witch trials that took place in the Province of Massachusetts Bay during 1692 and 1693. Miller wrote the play as an allegory of McCarthyism, when the U.S. government blacklisted accused communists. http://en.wikipedia.org/...

As I watched the plot unfold I couldn't help but think... This is how life would be today in America if the Tea Party got its way. Please watch the trailer below and judge for yourself.

Besides movies, to stimulate THINKING, I get a lot of motivation from facebook. First someone or group will post a picture and if it somehow disagrees with how the Tea Party members view reality, they post the most ridiculous verbiage for all to see and learn how foolish and mechanical they appear to those of us who have more than just a couple of brain cells. Mostly the rhetoric they use has been spoken over and over again, sounding to those who lived through the 50’s and 60’s, like a broken record. I have included some of the print-screens I've taken of the more nonsensical comments. Like I said, these Tea Party types really should have their own planet or country because they sure don't belong here amongst the ones who can row with both oars in the water, who also, rather ponder before they spout. thinkingblue


Thinkingblue comment:

Oh, the poor brainwashed republicans (Hey GOP you did a real number on your followers) can’t see a comparison if it were to go up to them and smack them right across the checks. Well maybe I can take a stab at it and spread some enlightenment on the subject. I’ll paraphrase the above jargon using a popular saying: Did you ever hear the expression “THROW THE BABY OUT WITH THE BATH WATER”? It translates this way; By throwing the baby out with the bath water, you get rid of the good parts as well as the bad parts of something when you are trying to improve it… “I don't think we should throw the baby out with the bath water. There are some good features of the present system that I think we should retain.”

DOES THAT FLOAT YOUR BOAT? No? Well how about this: "Throwing the baby out with the bath water" is an expression that implies that an entire idea, concept, practice or project doesn't need to be rejected or discontinued if part of it is good. The baby, in this sense, represents the good part that can be preserved. The bath water, on the other hand, usually is dirty after the baby is washed and needs to be discarded, just like the parts of the concept that are bad or useless.

In other words welfare is mostly good because LITTLE BABIES (you know those things that come from the fetuses you worship until they are born) WON’T STARVE TO DEATH due to the safety net called Welfare. Don’t do away with it because a teeny tiny bit of humanity may take advantage of it.

The same goes for the 2nd Amendment, we (those of us in power) should not strike it down or make it illegal to own a hunting weapon just because there will always be some NUT who will use that hunting weapon to do harm to another human being.

DID IT SINK IN YET? Oh F*ck it, I GIVE UP! Trying to interpret reality to someone who can’t see the forest for the trees is like herding cats or nailing jello to a tree, It just ain't a gonna happen.

Was that enough catch-phrases for you…? How about a few more… “I'd love to get into a battle of wits with you, but I'd never go against someone unarmed.”  OR "Don't get lost in thought; you'll be a total stranger there."  OR "Put a condom on ur head because if ur ganna act like a dick u might as well dress like one!"


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  •  Tip Jar (6+ / 0-)

    A search for truth will find injustice!

    by thinkingblue on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 08:20:33 AM PST

  •  I couldnt' agree more. (1+ / 0-)
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    mindara

    As a matter of fact, I uncovered this speech given this week by former Congress Tea Party Candidate, Joe Walsh.

    He blatantly espouses a Call to Arms.

    Ppl dismiss this because of the messenger.  I don't.  I think these speeches are being given all over the country.

    The Tea Party is GOTV everyday.  Are we?

    Go to minute :40 and hear Joe Walsh tell his Tea Party gathering that he will end his speech with a CALL TO ARMS.  He actually begins the speech with the words "Call to Arms"

    Here's the video of his speech

    Incendiary much?  I don't think this behavior should be taken lightly, quite frankly.

    You can read some details about the event here.

    Apparently Joe, a trained actor btw, pulls out all the stops for this speech given to less than 100 Tea Party followers in Chicago.

    His voice inflections are off the charts as are his body language.  I could be wrong, but I think Joe was aiming at a character somewhere between a high octane, hell-fire Baptist Minister and a Gung Ho Your-Country-Needs-You-Now military recruiter.

    I'll let you be the judge.

    For those who would prefer to avoid the entire 33 minute clip, here are what I thought were the hot spots in the speech.

    Joe's voice inflection explodes at minutes :41, 18.22, 20:34, 28:04, 28:43, 30:04, and 31:12 and 33:24 which is his last word recorded.

    Again, Joe Walsh states "We will end with a CALL TO ARMS" at minute :42 and the audience responds "Good"

    Joe used the word REVOLUTION at minute 19:32

    He tells the group to "To win, grab what you can, be ready for war" at 21:08 - 21:20

    "To treat it like a REVOLUTION" 27:53

    After several minutes of talking about how "they" had to gain more seats in elections in order to save the country for the grandchildren he states:

    "We may not be able to wait" 29:19

    "I'd advise us all to stay focused on CLEANSING and PURGING the party" 29:23

    At around 29:33 Joe refers to his notes and addresses Obamacare, while carefully avoiding he words birth control and abortion.

    At 31:04 - 31:49 Joe uses fear to promote gun ownership.

    He slams the EPA and regulations at 31:48

    And, while chuckling, states

    "This country is going to tip" at 32:16

    What does he mean by tip?

    At 32:20 Joe Walsh concludes:

    "We are at the point.... this will scare all my Democrat and Republican friends,.....

    WE HAVE TO BE where...... Prepared to get serious and TO DEFY AND BREAK THE LAW AND ENGAGE IN REAL CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE."

    Followed by loud applause.

    "You had better be ready" Joe warns,

    "It's been done before in this country.  

    "We need to prepare to do it now to, I'm not going to say defend, I'm not going to say hold onto, I'm going to say we have to do it now, to SAVE" 33:03

    Joe yells the word SAVE and the video ends.  

    It's difficult to be happy knowing so many suffer. We must unite.

    by War on Error on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 08:32:04 AM PST

    •  Cleanse and purge the party ... (2+ / 0-)
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      War on Error, mindara

      OK, then. There are words that will win folks over. By all means, Joe, keep talking.

      www.stacysmusings.wordpress.com

      by Magenta on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 09:17:55 AM PST

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    •  Crazy Nutcase Joe Walsh looks like a kitty cat... (0+ / 0-)

      next to this MADMAN.

      Unhinged Tactical Response CEO threatens to 'start killing people' over President Obama's possible gun control executive orders.

      James Yeager -- CEO of Tactical Response, a Tennessee-based company that specializes in firearms and tactical training -- said the White House could spark a civil war if it issues an executive order on gun control. And Yeager said he would be "glad to fire the first shot."

      "I'm not fucking putting up with this," he said in a video message posted Wednesday. "I am not letting my country be ruled by a dictator. I'm not letting anybody take my guns. If it goes one inch further, I'm gonna start killing people."

      These 2 along with Alex Jones of Prison Planet fame will be the subjects of my next blog. Whether or not these lunatics are just HOT AIR doesn't matter; the fact that they can act so completely imbecilic and publicly threaten lives without bearing any consequences, gives an impression that America is being overtaken by the deranged.

      A search for truth will find injustice!

      by thinkingblue on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 09:23:29 AM PST

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  •  Welfare's In the Constitution Before Liberty (2+ / 0-)
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    gulfgal98, mindara
    We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
    And once again, where Congress is empowered to tax in order to pay for promoting the general welfare:
    The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Fri Jan 11, 2013 at 08:35:57 AM PST

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