Skip to comments.The Tea Party Will Live as Long as There is a Country Left to Save
Posted on 05/29/2014 7:42:35 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
"..........The Tea Party isn't dead. It's nothing more than a fervent desire on the part of the Washington establishment in both parties. The Tea Party is never going to die. The Tea Party's made up of average, ordinary Americans who are all of a sudden becoming activist because of a combination of they are outraged, insulted, and frightened by what has become of Washington. It's out of control. The spending, amnesty, everything being contemplated is simply antithetical to the founding of this country.
You know, I spent some time discussing amnesty yesterday. It's one of those things, some people really revved up about it still. Others get a little bored by it. I mean, it runs the gamut. But I want to remind everybody again -- and maybe some of you have arrived at this understanding or conclusion on your own. If so, great. But a lot of people look at amnesty in economic terms, and some cultural, in terms of lack of assimilation. But depending on how you look at it, there's a second or third aspect to it which is really hideous, which is purely partisan politics, beneficial only to the Democrat Party and no one else.
The Democrat Party believes in the politics of grievance. The Democrat Party and its supporters is a collection of miserable, unhappy malcontents. Now, I'm talking about rank-and-file voters. I'm not talking about the leadership, although I don't think they're happy, but at least they're economically secure, and they have power, and they have leadership. I'm thinking of Harry Reid, Pelosi, Obama. I mean, I don't see them as ebullient. I don't see them really happy. I don't think they're capable of it. Their mind-set is constantly negative and pessimist.
They're angry all the time, and they're angry at the country. They're angry at their opponents. And no matter what they get, no matter how much of their agenda they get, they're never happy. It's never enough so they're never satisfied. So they never get to a point where they just want to leave well enough alone. No matter how much they get, everything's still out of whack, everything's wrong, everything's bad, everybody else is a threat. In fact, one of the requirements for the Democrat Party to advance is to undermine -- sabotage, if you will -- elements of this nation's founding, both political and cultural. And that's where affirmative action comes in.
Affirmative action is a never-ending grievance. It is a solution to a problem that can never be solved, by definition. The Democrats will tell you. There is no end to affirmative action, because there's no end to the problem of discrimination. Because that's what America is. America is discriminatory. It is racist. It is bigoted. It has been since its founding. Now, if you're gonna make that argument and if that argument is what you use to justify all of your socialist policies, i.e., we gotta do this to make it fair for people. We gotta do this to balance the scales. We gotta do this to level the playing field.
What do you need? You need a never-ending supply of minorities, about whom you can say America is to blame for their plight. So, in addition to cheap labor, and in addition to unregistered Democrats who come into the country and become voting Democrats after a while, in addition to those two characteristics, what amnesty and a never-ending flow of poor, very poorly educated people provides them is a never-ending supply of people they can point to and say, "Look at these poor people. Look what this country has done to them." Or, "Look how this country is discriminating against them." It is a way to have, in perpetuity, the allegation of the charge that this is a racist, sexist, bigoted country that needs to be reformed, that needs to be fixed.
Just like they need a permanent underclass of dependent people who can't take care of themselves, they need a permanent, large group of people who are of color, poorly educated, that they can, in time, blame America for. Which allows them to continue in perpetuity their policies that undermine the whole premise of the founding of this country. It is really insidious. It is, in fact, a requirement for them. And when you look at it that way, in addition to the fact that it's automatic Democrats that are being legalized and registered, and cheap labor, when you realize that what it also is is a way to forever convince people this place is rotten, unfair, capitalism is bad, discriminatory, then why would any Republican ever be in favor of it?
There simply is no evidence that people who will benefit from amnesty make up what is so-called the natural constituency of conservatism for the Republican Party. There's no evidence. The evidence in the polling data is just the opposite. They are, by 75-25, believers in Big Government, believers in socialism, believers in command-and-control government when it comes health care and economic matters. Why would any Republican, knowing that this is one of the primary reasons for the never-ending inflow and one of the primary reasons for amnesty, why would any Republican -- And so, because of that question, there's always gonna be a Tea Party.
There is always gonna be a Tea Party opposing this. Because what the Tea Party is is average, ordinary Americans trying to save their country. The Washington establishment might dream and hope that they can vanquish the Tea Party, but they're never gonna vanquish the Tea Party as long as they are on this course. Because there are always going to be people, and I fervently believe it's a majority people, who do not like the direction that we are going; who do not want socialized single payer medicine; who do not want a country made up and populated increasingly by poor and under-educated people. They're not gonna accept it. They don't want it, it doesn't make sense. ........"
Are we all racist now? ".......... And now we are going backwards, with more than a third of British people admitting they have racist feelings. If there had been a proper outlet for public disquiet over mass immigration, that would never have happened. Even settled immigrants, who have been here for more than two generations, say they are fed up with the level of immigration. Are they racist as well?
During the campaign for the Euro elections, I saw an elderly couple being asked by a TV reporter to explain why they were changing their vote from Labour to Ukip. We liked the old Rochdale, they explained meekly. Those pensioners are as entitled to their views as Nick Clegg is to his. Calling them racist when you have altered their town without consulting them is outrageous.
We should have seen this coming. Back in 2007, I appeared on BBC Ones Question Time in the week that the Labour MP Margaret Hodge had called for British-born families in her Essex constituency to take priority over immigrants in the queue for council homes. Hodge had seen with great foresight how that thorny issue was alienating white working-class voters and playing into the hands of racists. The Labour Party immediately distanced itself icily from Mrs Hodges pragmatic stance. On the panel next to me, Alan Johnson, then a minister, regretted that Margaret should be reduced to using the language of the BNP.
Well, theyre all talking about immigration now. Ukip has given them no choice. In his recent party political broadcast, Ed Miliband conceded that Labour would now address the issue it had tried to shut down for so long. Overnight, racism had stopped being racism or bigotry and become peoples legitimate concerns about immigration.
The deeply distressing and rapid rise in racial prejudice among the British people over the past 13 years maps on to a period of uncontrolled mass immigration. Cause and effect could not be clearer. Nor could the solution. I only hope its not too late."
Does he mean ‘left to save’ or ‘worth saving’ because I don’t know if they are the same?
Watching traditions, laws and wholesome national character ignored or corrupted, I have to wonder.
If we go down..who will come to our rescue? No one that I can think of. A millennium of “Dark Ages” will face the world. Luddites will seem to be progressive geniuses. Caves will be at a premium and only for the remaining elite. This IS Obama’s goal.
I am not optimistic about THAT.
No one will ever care about us.
Most Americans (since they don't know history and have not experienced defeat) have NO concept of being losers in a conflict. So they are really casual about parting with their freedoms, and careless with our hard-won sovereignty.
They permit themselves to be led by treasonous manipulators and they let their children be indoctrinated into a mentality that there is NOTHING very special about the US.
We can't endure much more of this and anyone who survives it may wish he didn't.
Corporations are happy to get the 'cheap' labor and let the rest of us pick up the tab for the social costs.
The following is excerpted from "Our Ageless Constitution," p. 181:
"It was John Adams who said: "The foundation of every government is some principle or passion in the minds of the people." Clearly, the Founders' passion was liberty, and in order to secure that liberty, they sought out and incorporated into the United States Constitution those ideas and principles embodied in the Declaration of Independence.
"The French historian, Guizot, once asked James Russell Lowell, "How long will the American republic endure?" Lowell replied: "As long as the IDEAS of the men who founded it continue dominant."
"Herein lies the answer to the question, "Will the Experiment Succeed?"
"It can and will succeed IF the motivating "principle or passion in the minds of the people" is LIBERTY, and if that passion causes them to exert the determination and will to complete the needed restoration of the IDEAS upon which the great American experiment was based." ---(End of excerpted material)
“The Issue” with Immigration Law is “Undivided Loyalty”.
In the absence of citizens with “undivided loyalty”, the nation is finished.
Until something happens that causes them to experience feelings of loyalty.
When the roof literally falls in?
I resist the concept of total collapse, but I see why some are predicting that outcome.
However, knowing my neighbors here in TX, we will choose to not participate in that. We have been there before and can cope with whatever happens.
Rush hit it on the nail!
I resist the concept of total collapse, but I see why some are predicting that outcome.
I believe we don't have patriotic citizens because our citizens don't believe they have to be patriotic.
What does being patriotic get them?
Patriotism may be a duty, I don't know.
I do know this: patriotism is a comfort. It is an emotion that brings comfort when one feels insecure, threatened.
Many (perhaps most) Americans don't feel threatened by anything. We do, here at FR and elsewhere, but most don't.
Something will happen to change that. It always does. History is my guide.
At times silence and what is not said, is the most revealing.
I was in DC on May 16th. It was clear that the Oathkeepers and others decided it was not wise to show up at the National Mall. There were 500-1,000 people there. Mostly militia members or their supporters. Some Oathkeepers, but the leadership was absent. At least on Friday afternoon.
The FBI had said they were investigating videos for evidence of citizens pointing weapons at Federal Agents. They had stated they would prosecute those. There has been no arrests that I know of, but I’m sure that some are concerned about that happening.
Obozo is capable of anything. And with his current situation, he will be grasping at straws to save himself.
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