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    Re: Do you think Democrats are using recent threats as a political ploy?

    Of course. The reality is that Congresspeople get crazy emails/phone calls constantly, many of which could be construed as threats. In normal times, its just ignored because everyone knows that it's no big deal. However, given the political climate, there is a strong incentive for Dems to hype every single incident that they can find as proof that all conservatives are insane. We've seen some people parrot this mindlessly here, so we shouldn't be surprised that it's working.
    People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.

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    Re: Do you think Democrats are using recent threats as a political ploy?

    Quote Originally Posted by megaprogman View Post
    Cantor: Dems capitalizing on extremist threats - Capitol Hill- msnbc.com



    According to Eric Cantor, the democrats are using the recent threats against them for political gain.



    The DNCC has made this statement as a response.

    So the question is. Do you think Democrats are using the recent violence against them for political gain?
    I say yes. These same politicians bitching about the tea party protesters didn't say a damn thing about when leftist protests turn into riots or nor did they bitched about the rhetoric of die hard Bush Bashers who made up everything from Bush went AWOL,Bush stole the elections, Bush master minded 9-11, Bush is an idiot, Bush lied for war or some other dumb ass idiotic tin foil hat conspiracy bullshit. These people from the leftist/liberal rioters to the leftist conspiracy loons get a free pass while people who for the most part have remained peaceful get slandered by the libs in office.
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

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    Re: Do you think Democrats are using recent threats as a political ploy?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    I say yes. These same politicians bitching about the tea party protesters didn't say a damn thing about when leftist protests turn into riots or nor did they bitched about the rhetoric of die hard Bush Bashers who made up everything from Bush went AWOL,Bush stole the elections, Bush master minded 9-11, Bush is an idiot, Bush lied for war or some other dumb ass idiotic tin foil hat conspiracy bullshit. These people from the leftist/liberal rioters to the leftist conspiracy loons get a free pass while people who for the most part have remained peaceful get slandered by the libs in office.
    I would compare these Anti-Bush bashers to the Anti-Obama bashers who believe Obama is intentionally trying to destroy America, Obama isn't an American citizen, Obama is a Muslim, Obama is the Anti-Christ,...

    I don't know about you but the Anti-Obama conspiracies IMO are equally extreme and are more widespread than Anti-Bush conspiracies... not counting the "Bush is an idiot"... most people I know believe that one to be true, on the left and right.

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    Re: Do you think Democrats are using recent threats as a political ploy?

    Quote Originally Posted by Jucon View Post
    I would compare these Anti-Bush bashers to the Anti-Obama bashers who believe Obama is intentionally trying to destroy America, Obama isn't an American citizen, Obama is a Muslim, Obama is the Anti-Christ,...

    I don't know about you but the Anti-Obama conspiracies IMO are equally extreme and are more widespread than Anti-Bush conspiracies... not counting the "Bush is an idiot"... most people I know believe that one to be true, on the left and right.
    I think the anti-Bush conspiracies are generally accepted as fact amongst many libs while these same people have the audacity to mock the Obama conspiracy loons. So I do not think the anti-Obama conspiracy are as wide spread and the anti-Bush conspiracies.


    http://www.debatepolitics.com/conspi...-truffers.html

    http://www.debatepolitics.com/polls/...true-bush.html
    "A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murder is less to fear"

    Cicero Marcus Tullius

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    Re: Do you think Democrats are using recent threats as a political ploy?

    Quote Originally Posted by jamesrage View Post
    I think the anti-Bush conspiracies are generally accepted as fact amongst many libs while these same people have the audacity to mock the Obama conspiracy loons. So I do not think the anti-Obama conspiracy are as wide spread and the anti-Bush conspiracies.


    http://www.debatepolitics.com/conspi...-truffers.html

    http://www.debatepolitics.com/polls/...true-bush.html
    Hey, Obama's Presidency is still in it's relative infancy, compared to Bush's Administration. You never know what's going to happen a few years down the road.
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    Re: Do you think Democrats are using recent threats as a political ploy?

    Quote Originally Posted by repeter View Post
    Hey, Obama's Presidency is still in it's relative infancy, compared to Bush's Administration. You never know what's going to happen a few years down the road.
    1. Perpetual War

    2. Bankruptcy

    3. Destruction

    4. Chaos

    5. Death
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    Re: Do you think Democrats are using recent threats as a political ploy?

    Quote Originally Posted by chevydriver1123 View Post
    1. Perpetual War

    2. Bankruptcy

    3. Destruction

    4. Chaos

    5. Death
    That was going to happen regardless of who got elected last year, so what's your point?
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    Re: Do you think Democrats are using recent threats as a political ploy?

    So now we have a Republican Congressman being theatened, blaming Democratic Congresmen who were threatened and used it for political gain, and now he is being accused by Democrats of using his threats for political gain, which causes people to threaten Democrats, who use that for political gain and... I'm confused.

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    Re: Do you think Democrats are using recent threats as a political ploy?

    Quote Originally Posted by Dav View Post
    So now we have a Republican Congressman being theatened, blaming Democratic Congresmen who were threatened and used it for political gain, and now he is being accused by Democrats of using his threats for political gain, which causes people to threaten Democrats, who use that for political gain and... I'm confused.
    They are all a**holes. I find that really helps
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    Re: Do you think Democrats are using recent threats as a political ploy?

    Quote Originally Posted by chevydriver1123 View Post
    1. Perpetual War

    2. Bankruptcy

    3. Destruction

    4. Chaos

    5. Death
    The only reason these things will happen is if the paranoid "Obama is destroying America" people threaten peace.

    If you want to change what Obama is doing, vote in the next elections.

    I'll take Obama-care over mass death and destruction any day. But if the majority REALLY don't want what Obama is doing, it will show in the next elections. Until then I am hesitant to believe Fox News and the conservative talk show hosts in what they have to say about the Tea Party representing the majority.

    We'll see.

    But I will say that if people vote in favor of what Obama and the Democrats are doing, the right has NO right to threaten the majority.

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