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    41 75.93%
  • The Tea Party

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Thread: Which is radical fringe is worse? The Weather Underground or the Tea Party? Why?

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    Re: Which is radical fringe is worse? The Weather Underground or the Tea Party? Wh

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    .... You're either joking or have no concept of how organizations work. For example, the Negro League stopped operating as a major league in 1951. I'm sure there are still members of the Negro League who are alive. Does that mean the Negro League is still around as a major league? No. Logic yo.
    that is like saying Lincoln did away with slavery so the racists ceased to exist as well

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rocketman View Post
    that is like saying Lincoln did away with slavery so the racists ceased to exist as well
    .... No - it really isn't. Abraham Lincoln didn't do away with slavery. That's incredibly generalizing. So why would racists stop existing? Actually, what do racists have to do with slavery? The two can be and have been found to be mutually exclusive. Abraham Lincoln helped abolish slavery in the US. That has nothing to do with whether racism exists. Now, run along and go play with people who aren't smarter than you.
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    Re: Which is radical fringe is worse? The Weather Underground or the Tea Party? Wh

    Quote Originally Posted by Rocketman View Post
    that is like saying Lincoln did away with slavery so the racists ceased to exist as well
    One worked in a bar, Ayers has been writing incredibly bad books on pedagogy (while also being denied tenure), and nothing has been in their pipeline as an organized front.

    The WU doesn't exist, the motivation of the actors is gone, and they haven't done anything.
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    Re: Which is radical fringe is worse? The Weather Underground or the Tea Party? Wh

    Comparing the two is akin to comparing a 60+ bingo parlor group and the Black Panthers. There's not much "radical" to the Tea Party other than lower taxes and halting government spending and reducing the deficit. Wow... real radical! Compared to a group who bombed buildings ... it's not a comparison whether or not the WU is around now or not - who cares if they're around or not now, or what have they done lately. That morons pick blue haired middle income retirees as radicals.... it's just precious.
    I think if Thomas Jefferson were looking down, the author of the Bill of Rights, on whats being proposed here, hed agree with it. He would agree that the First Amendment cannot be absolute. - Chuck Schumer (D). Yet, Madison and Mason wrote the Bill of Rights, according to Sheila Jackson Lee, 400 years ago. Yup, it's a fact.


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    Re: Which is radical fringe is worse? The Weather Underground or the Tea Party? Wh

    If The Weather Underground had the kind of power and influence as the Tea Party, then there is no doubt they would be worse. However, what makes the Tea Party dangerous is that while they are not violent, they have some extreme ideas and enough influence in politics to screw things up for everyone else. What is worse, a few violent nuts, or tons of nonviolent nutters with some congressman beholden to them?

    Think about this way. How dangerous would the Occupy bunch been had they had political power. That is how dangerous the Tea Party is.
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    Re: Which is radical fringe is worse? The Weather Underground or the Tea Party? Wh

    Quote Originally Posted by Rocketman View Post
    We all have heard how radical the Tea Party is and how out of touch they are with reality. So how do the compare with the radical left organization calling themselves the Weather Underground formed in Ann Arbor from the SDS. The Weather Underground seemed pretty much out there and used violence to make their point. Please state your opinion.

    1. I don't think the Tea Party as a movement is "Fringe"

    2. I don't think that The Weather Underground and Tea Party are a reasonable comparison of political movements or groups

    3. It's kind of transparent towards your intent when you reach back purposefully roughly 4 decades rather than grabbing a left leaning political movement from just a few years ago that was more comparable in terms of make up, impact, and scope to the Tea Party in regards to OWS.

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    Re: Which is radical fringe is worse? The Weather Underground or the Tea Party? Wh

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey View Post
    .... No - it really isn't. Abraham Lincoln didn't do away with slavery. That's incredibly generalizing. So why would racists stop existing? Actually, what do racists have to do with slavery? The two can be and have been found to be mutually exclusive. Abraham Lincoln helped abolish slavery in the US. That has nothing to do with whether racism exists. Now, run along and go play with people who aren't smarter than you.
    that is what I have been doing with you LOL

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    Re: Which is radical fringe is worse? The Weather Underground or the Tea Party? Wh

    Quote Originally Posted by Rocketman View Post
    makes little difference has nothing to do with the OP



    In the OP you are trying to compare the Tea Party to a defunct organization which no longer exists and has zero impact in today's world.

    What point are you trying to make?

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    Re: Which is radical fringe is worse? The Weather Underground or the Tea Party? Wh

    Quote Originally Posted by Zyphlin View Post
    1. I don't think the Tea Party as a movement is "Fringe"

    2. I don't think that The Weather Underground and Tea Party are a reasonable comparison of political movements or groups

    3. It's kind of transparent towards your intent when you reach back purposefully roughly 4 decades rather than grabbing a left leaning political movement from just a few years ago that was more comparable in terms of make up, impact, and scope to the Tea Party in regards to OWS.
    OWS was barely a fart as far as movements go, mostly made up of AWOL students that were not self dependent in any means

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    Re: Which is radical fringe is worse? The Weather Underground or the Tea Party? Wh

    Quote Originally Posted by shrubnose View Post
    In the OP you are trying to compare the Tea Party to a defunct organization which no longer exists and has zero impact in today's world.

    What point are you trying to make?
    The voting makes the point, socialist progressive favor domestic terrorism

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