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    Libertarian Militia Leader on Govt. Disability

    The gall of some of these tea party folks is amazing.

    Libertarian Militiaman Who Urged 'Patriots' To Break Windows? He's On Government Disability
    So the Washington Post interviews this Tea Party leader and former militiaman, the one who urged people to break Democratic party office windows, as if he were just someone with another reasonable point of view that's not worth examining. It's the old "he said, she said" that's just what we've come to expect from the corporate media.

    They don't even mention that he's calling for an armed march on Washington for April 19 - a favorite of extremists because in addition to being the date of the first shots fired at Lexington in the Revolutionary War, it's also the anniversary of the last day of the government siege in Waco and the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. No implied threat there, though! If you listen to the above radio interview, his stated position boils down to: Don't make me shoot you.

    And in the final irony, of COURSE he's on government disability:

    Vanderboegh said he once worked as a warehouse manager but now lives on government disability checks. He said he receives $1,300 a month because of his congestive heart failure, diabetes and hypertension. He has private health insurance through his wife, who works for a company that sells forklift products.

    Born in Michigan and raised in Ohio, Vanderboegh said he was not always a libertarian. He once was active in the Young Socialist Alliance and the Progressive Labor Party. "In my youth, I was a communist," he said. But in the mid-1970s, Vanderboegh read Friedrich von Hayek's "The Road to Serfdom," among other books, and had an epiphany.

    "From that point on, I could never take Marxism-Leninism seriously again," Vanderboegh said.

    He said he long opposed President Obama because he believed the president has "collectivism" tendencies. But he became especially energized during the health-care debate.

    "Collectivism" tendencies. You mean, like government disability?

    Vanderboegh said he advocates breaking windows only of Democratic Party offices, not congressional offices, and that he does not condone the death threats and other incidents of harassment that some Democratic lawmakers have faced.

    "Obviously I not only deplore or decry that, but I denounce that vigorously because it has nothing to do with what I was advocating," he said
    Listen to the audio at this link: To hear some real crazy

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    Re: Libertarian Militia Leader on Govt. Disability

    What, a right winger that is also a hypocrite.. say it aint so!

    And lets not for get the teabagger "leaders" who owe tons in taxes and so on.. great patriots there!
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    Re: Libertarian Militia Leader on Govt. Disability

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    What, a right winger that is also a hypocrite.. say it aint so!

    And lets not for get the teabagger "leaders" who owe tons in taxes and so on.. great patriots there!
    So. He claims he is something he clearly is not. Last I checked, Libertarianism isn't a 'right wing' philosophy - nor is it a 'left' one; but really he is neither - he is however, a raging hypocrite. Again, the LP doesn't have the market cornered on these sorts of people - do they?

    Since when does the LP have the market cornered on nutjobs and hypocrites? Maybe he should run for public office - he'd fit right in.
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    Re: Libertarian Militia Leader on Govt. Disability

    It's probably the SEIU breaking the windows, knowing the conservatives will be blamed.

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    Re: Libertarian Militia Leader on Govt. Disability

    Quote Originally Posted by PeteEU View Post
    What, a right winger that is also a hypocrite.. say it aint so!

    Libertarianism isnt considered right wing, hell Ive met plenty of conservatives who out right hate our guts because of our foreign policy and social positions.
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    Re: Libertarian Militia Leader on Govt. Disability

    Personally, I think this "libertarian leader" is just an old guy who likes to incite people to break somebody's windows. If we didn't have political parties, he'd probably advocate people breaking the windows of McDonald's just because he prefers Burger King.

    And I think any political leader who advocates destruction or violence of any sort against those who disagree with them isn't much of one.

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    Re: Libertarian Militia Leader on Govt. Disability

    Quote Originally Posted by kansaswhig View Post
    The gall of some of these tea party folks is amazing.





    Listen to the audio at this link: To hear some real crazy
    oh, the irony. rich.

    Originally Posted by johnny_rebson:

    These are the same liberals who forgot how Iraq attacked us on 9/11.


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    Re: Libertarian Militia Leader on Govt. Disability

    It has little to do with being libertarian and everything to do with being a teabagger. These ****tards haven't gotten any more sane, they've been steadily getting more nuts.

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    Re: Libertarian Militia Leader on Govt. Disability

    Quote Originally Posted by NoJingoLingo View Post
    It has little to do with being libertarian and everything to do with being a teabagger. These ****tards haven't gotten any more sane, they've been steadily getting more nuts.
    i agree.....what could have been a respected movement has turned into, well, just a movement.

    Originally Posted by johnny_rebson:

    These are the same liberals who forgot how Iraq attacked us on 9/11.


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    Re: Libertarian Militia Leader on Govt. Disability

    Ahh, the "not one of ours" excuse by the right.. funny how the rats abandon the ship when things are exposed.. typical.
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