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    Re: Tea Party Federation kicks out Williams over blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by Goshin View Post
    The question isn't merely whether representatives were elected democratically, and that alone. The question also arises as to whether those who pay taxes (especially those who pay the most) are being legitimately and fairly represented by people who have the best intrests of the country as their priority.

    It is questions like these that led to the rise of a grassroots organization like the Tea Party, which was dissatisfied with both Dem and Republican politicians, and is seeking to replace the "good old boy network" politicians with new faces that are less beholden to entrenched intrests and the established power base.

    Works for me.
    "Taxation without the sort of representation that I personally think to be in the best interests of the country" makes a crappy protest chant :/
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    Re: Tea Party Federation kicks out Williams over blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    "Taxation without the sort of representation that I personally think to be in the best interests of the country" makes a crappy protest chant :/
    Sums up their argument pretty well though.
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    Re: Tea Party Federation kicks out Williams over blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    "Taxation without the sort of representation that I personally think to be in the best interests of the country" makes a crappy protest chant :/
    Maybe a poor chant, but one hell of a platform to stand on.

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    Reports national telephone poll, taken Friday and Saturday nights, shows that 41% of likely voters favor the health care plan. Fifty-four percent (54%) are opposed.
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    Rammed it thru anyway with bribes and threats.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that 37% favor the legislation, 43% are opposed, and 20% are not sure.
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    That is taxation without representation and one hell of a bad mistake by the dems and a great platform for the party of “HELL NO”.
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    Re: Tea Party Federation kicks out Williams over blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by Crunch View Post
    That is taxation without representation and one hell of a bad mistake by the dems and a great platform for the party of “HELL NO”.
    If you think legislatures should vote based on opinion polls, I would think your real beef is that you prefer direct democracy to any kind of representation. Maybe I'm being too literal here, but it doesn't sound like a very republican viewpoint.

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    Re: Tea Party Federation kicks out Williams over blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by invisiblgorilla View Post
    If you think legislatures should vote based on opinion polls, I would think your real beef is that you prefer direct democracy to any kind of representation. Maybe I'm being too literal here, but it doesn't sound like a very republican viewpoint.
    I think in our "representative" style of government, the government should represent the majority of the people...... they didn't, and they will feel it in the next two elections, and that is as it should be.
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    Re: Tea Party Federation kicks out Williams over blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by Crunch View Post
    I think in our "representative" style of government, the government should represent the majority of the people...... they didn't, and they will feel it in the next two elections, and that is as it should be.
    They are beholden to the people in their districts. Which is different from a random slice of America from a poll. I expect my representatives to make hard decisions on my behalf. That may or may not relate to poll results that could change from month to month.

    For example, if vote for someone because they campaign for issue X, but then 6 months later I (and my district) no longer support issue X. It's not clear cut what a representative should do to earn my vote next election. Should they "flip flop" and go back on their campaign promise, or should the follow the "will of the people"?

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    Re: Tea Party Federation kicks out Williams over blog post

    I think of liberals AND conservatives that support their elected ideological icons and the 14 trillion dollar (and counting) hole they have put us in and see their disgaraging comments about the tea party principles of responsible goivernment and laugh and laugh and lau...ummm...throw up just a little bit...

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    Re: Tea Party Federation kicks out Williams over blog post

    What I want to know is, WHY didn't the Tea Party Federation kick him out for his previous comments, like when he said Muslims worship a "Monkey God", or when he referred to President Obama as "an Indonesian Muslim turned welfare thug and a racist in chief."
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    Re: Tea Party Federation kicks out Williams over blog post

    Well, what was wrong with those things? They're true, aren't they? </blatant sarcasm>

    Quote Originally Posted by the makeout hobo View Post
    What I want to know is, WHY didn't the Tea Party Federation kick him out for his previous comments, like when he said Muslims worship a "Monkey God", or when he referred to President Obama as "an Indonesian Muslim turned welfare thug and a racist in chief."

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    Re: Tea Party Federation kicks out Williams over blog post

    Quote Originally Posted by the makeout hobo View Post
    What I want to know is, WHY didn't the Tea Party Federation kick him out for his previous comments, like when he said Muslims worship a "Monkey God", or when he referred to President Obama as "an Indonesian Muslim turned welfare thug and a racist in chief."



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