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Alan Grayson Compares Rep. Paul Ryan And The GOP To OJ Simpson: ‘They’re The Real Killers’
Mediaite ^ | October 29th, 2011 | Frances Martel

Posted on 10/29/2011 2:56:39 PM PDT by markomalley

The rise of Occupy Wall Street and the topic of income inequality in the media has giving a bit of a second wind to the currently stalled career of former Congressman Alan Grayson, and he has returned to the spotlight with gusto. The Congressman visited the Ed Show to give his take on how much he opposes divisive politics, and in doing so compared the complaints of such division from Rep. Paul Ryan to OJ Simpson pretending someone else was responsible for the murders he was accused of.

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Talking to host Ed Schultz, Grayson responded to comments by Rep. Ryan that the President was encouraging divisiveness in politics. “For Paul Ryan or any Republican to talk about the President inciting the politics of division is much like OJ Simpson saying he’s going to devote his life to finding the real killer– they’re the real killers!” he exclaimed. He then cited several examples of what he thought was partisan politics at play, from Nixon’s “Southern Strategy” to an insistence, he claimed, of dividing Americans along cultural lines. “Give me a break,” he concluded.

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Schultz then turned to comments by Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts Senate candidate for the Democratic Party, that no one in capitalism gets rich without the government. Rep. Ryan considered the comments extreme and, of course, Grayson found his response silly. To Grayson, it ignored “a tremendous growth in the wealth of the wealthy and the poverty of the poor” which was the problem the Occupy Wall Street movement seemed most concerned by. This meant a choice between “class warfare and class surrender,” of which Grayson chose the former.

The segment via MSNBC below:


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Video at link (if you can stomach it)
1 posted on 10/29/2011 2:56:39 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Video at link (if you can stomach it)

no.


2 posted on 10/29/2011 2:57:46 PM PDT by jessduntno ("They say the world has become too complex for simple answers... they are wrong." - RR)
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To: markomalley

That twit Grayson is still alive and making public statements?Imagine my disappointment upon hearing this....


3 posted on 10/29/2011 2:58:14 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: markomalley

Why watch? He is just another carnival clown with all the same schtick.


4 posted on 10/29/2011 2:59:08 PM PDT by mazda77 (and I am a Native Texan)
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5 posted on 10/29/2011 3:01:53 PM PDT by DJ MacWoW (America! The wolves are here! What will you do?)
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To: markomalley

Alan Grayson is the REAL Alan Grayson idiot extraordinaire.


6 posted on 10/29/2011 3:01:56 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: markomalley
We care about this one-term loser nutbar because.....

.....oh, I get it, because he's loose and might have access to firearms.

7 posted on 10/29/2011 3:03:27 PM PDT by Lazamataz (I guess some Occupiers are more 99% than other Occupiers.)
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To: markomalley

OK someone at the mental institution this guy has been staying at is gonna get demoted. Who let him out of his rubber room


8 posted on 10/29/2011 3:04:21 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: markomalley
Paul Ryan
9 posted on 10/29/2011 3:04:40 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper
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To: markomalley

How do these morons get away with making these outrageous statements? Enough is enough. They figure they can slander and get away with it. We have enough liars in the World all ready, without the Democrats showing how good they are at it.


10 posted on 10/29/2011 3:04:50 PM PDT by popdonnelly (Socialism isn't going to work this time, either.)
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To: markomalley
This guy is still in the news??? I thought his career ended when Anthony Weiner posted pictures of him on Twitter

Or did I misunderstand that whole story?

11 posted on 10/29/2011 3:07:58 PM PDT by txroadkill (Antlers up! The Claw must be feared! Back2Back American League Champions!)
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To: popdonnelly

The Good People spoke at the polls and Mr. Grayson is no longer an office holder. I fear that the Obama people will offer this Looney Tune a job in D.C.!


12 posted on 10/29/2011 3:09:11 PM PDT by Fran B (Love!)
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To: Lazamataz
.....oh, I get it, because he's loose and might have access to firearms.

Oh, I wouldn't worry about that either. He probably would know as much about them as this guy did.


13 posted on 10/29/2011 3:10:18 PM PDT by mc5cents
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To: markomalley

http://www.americannaziparty.com/news/index.php

http://whitehonor.com/white-power/the-occupy-wall-street-movement/

http://www.cpusa.org/building-the-99-movement/

They lay with dogs and they get fleas!!!


14 posted on 10/29/2011 3:10:48 PM PDT by LooneyTick (Of all the things in life I've lost, I miss my mind the most!)
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To: popdonnelly

Because people get elected for promising everything free even if they know it will destroy the country. The entire Democratic Party and some Republicans will drive us off the cliff for their egos and payoffs.


15 posted on 10/29/2011 3:12:44 PM PDT by whitedog57
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To: markomalley

Someone needs to tell this sicko that his 15 minutes are up.


16 posted on 10/29/2011 3:20:43 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Stop Government Greed Now!!!!)
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To: markomalley
Why Alan I thought a man was innocent until proven guilty. OJ was never convicted of murder ergo the GOP must also be innocent . . . . . . .
17 posted on 10/29/2011 3:29:50 PM PDT by hflynn
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To: markomalley

Grayson is one of the OWS’s 1% - he’s a whining multi-millionaire. Bah!


18 posted on 10/29/2011 3:38:34 PM PDT by nolongerademocrat ("Before you ask G-d for something, first thank G-d for what you already have." B'rachot 30b)
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To: markomalley

Too bad Gore’s not running again — Grayson would be his perfect running mate. Both are immature, hate-filled, insane prima donnas.


19 posted on 10/29/2011 3:58:03 PM PDT by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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20 posted on 10/29/2011 4:06:53 PM PDT by RedMDer (Forward With Confidence!)
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To: markomalley

Who is Alan Grayson?


21 posted on 10/29/2011 4:13:38 PM PDT by Henry Hnyellar
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To: markomalley

I am so tired of the Democrats accusing the Republicans of exactly what they are guilty of and we don’t constantly hammer them with it.


22 posted on 10/29/2011 4:15:14 PM PDT by badgerveteran
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To: markomalley

Someone forgot to lock the door in the bell tower. quasimoto lives!


23 posted on 10/30/2011 4:03:02 PM PDT by ronnie raygun (V)
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