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UK Minority Riots Compared to US Tea Partiers
Yahoo Finance ^ | 8/9/11 | Various (at link)

Posted on 08/09/2011 7:08:17 AM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight

Edited on 08/10/2011 2:02:05 PM PDT by Sidebar Moderator. [history]

"This is the uprising of the working class. We're redistributing the wealth," said Bryn Phillips, a 28-year-old self-described anarchist, as young people emerged from the store with chocolate bars and ice cream cones. (Full article at link.)


TOPICS: Humor; Society; Weird Stuff
KEYWORDS: anarchy; london; raceriots; teaparty
With all due respect: If the riots were occurring here, the tea party would be out in force HELPING the police!
1 posted on 08/09/2011 7:08:22 AM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

Yes I would.


2 posted on 08/09/2011 7:09:25 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

I’ve never seen any riots, looting and arson going on at a TEA Party. To attempt to compare them is an indication that someone is doing way too many “recreational” drugs and might want to see a shrink, ASAP!


3 posted on 08/09/2011 7:10:59 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Americans need to wean their government off of its dependence on foreign money.)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

The anti-tea party propaganda is absolutely disgusting.


4 posted on 08/09/2011 7:11:33 AM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded my brains fell out)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

England has a permanent welfare-class, mostly white, which is very resentful of immigrants and anyone with a bit of ambition (birthplace of the soccer louts). They also have an agressive, isolated muslim community (birthplace of homegrown jihadists). The two groups hate each other with a passion. Sandwiched in-between are the law-abiding working class anglos and the hard working, entrepreneurial immigrants, who are scared of both groups. Recipe for disaster.


5 posted on 08/09/2011 7:11:59 AM PDT by littleharbour
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To: NowApproachingMidnight
We're redistributing the wealth,"

They're following Oboma. They think (and maybe they're right) this is what he wants people to do.
He's sure made a mess of things not only here, by globally.

6 posted on 08/09/2011 7:14:02 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: concerned about politics

How long before they storm the palace?


7 posted on 08/09/2011 7:16:37 AM PDT by Boardwalk
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

Absolutely. Who on earth (besides a deranged liberal) would try to draw a parallel between these race rioters and the TEA party? Forget grasping at straws, they’re grasping at air.


8 posted on 08/09/2011 7:22:54 AM PDT by liberalh8ter
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

The media spin machine getting ahead of the curve demonizing the Tea Party thru projection. Any bets that this anarchist Phillips character is made up from whole cloth?

When the leftist/anarchist inspired and planned riots hit full force here- blame the Tea Party for the turmoil.

It’s classic Alinsky timed for the election year.


9 posted on 08/09/2011 7:27:18 AM PDT by TADSLOS (Free Republic- Still AAA++ rated)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight
Bryn Phillips, a sad wretch, has only the propagandist MSM view of Tea Party.

The yellow journalism of NBC, ABC and CBS fosters riots....and then they blame us.

10 posted on 08/09/2011 7:29:10 AM PDT by Rudder (The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

The obvious equivalent is the black “flash mob” snatch-and-grab operations rather than the non-looting-and-burning tea parties, but I doubt we’ll be seeing that comparison in the media.


11 posted on 08/09/2011 7:32:03 AM PDT by Interesting Times (WinterSoldier.com. SwiftVets.com. ToSetTheRecordStraight.com.)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight
Sounds to me like he's CONTRASTING The Tea Party and what's going on in The Land Of Eng.

If you want to COMPARE this to anything, it would have to be The Arab Spring.

The English Summer!

12 posted on 08/09/2011 7:33:31 AM PDT by Texas Eagle (If it wasn't for double-standards, Liberals would have no standards at all -- Texas Eagle)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

I saw no mention of the Tea Party in the article. Where was the mention?


13 posted on 08/09/2011 7:33:56 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: NowApproachingMidnight
...We're redistributing the wealth," said Bryn Phillips

...In America you have the tea party, in England you've got this...

Right. Because EVERYONE knows the Tea Party's MAIN goal is the redistribution of wealth. And EVERYONE knows that the Tea Party's main hero is Barack "I think when you redsitribute the wealth it's good for everyone" Obama.

Seriously, though, kid, excessive drug use WILL rot your brain...

14 posted on 08/09/2011 7:34:13 AM PDT by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: driftless2
From the article: Phillips claimed rioters were motivated by distrust of the police, and drew a link between the rage on London's street and insurgent right-wing politics in the United States. "In America you have the tea party, in England you've got this," he said.
15 posted on 08/09/2011 7:36:00 AM PDT by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: WayneS

Yes, there’s that quote in the excerpted part on the FR page, but when I link to the article, the quote doesn’t appear.


16 posted on 08/09/2011 7:49:51 AM PDT by driftless2
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To: WayneS
From the article: Phillips claimed....

Either the media in the UK is quoting the socialists here by claiming the TEA Party, (taxpayers) are the "real" terrorists, or this Phillip guy wants to slam the U.S. TEA Party himself.

This is the exact opposite of the TEA Party. We want smaller government and less spending. They want more more oppression and more free handouts from other peoples wages.
They and the Gandhi like U.S. tax slaves have nothing in common.

17 posted on 08/09/2011 7:49:51 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: NowApproachingMidnight
Mark Duggan, whose death sparked the riots in England. His girlfriend insists he had no connection to gang violence.

Tea Party patriots.

Only a fool wouldn't see the similarities.


18 posted on 08/09/2011 7:51:10 AM PDT by Madame Dufarge
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To: NowApproachingMidnight
Phillips claimed rioters were motivated by distrust of the police, and drew a link between the rage on London's street and insurgent right-wing politics in the United States. "In America you have the tea party, in England you've got this"

I read the entire article once through, and this paragraph appears nowhere in the article. Where did you get it from? Did they redact the comment afterwards or did I miss something?

19 posted on 08/09/2011 8:07:22 AM PDT by Batrachian (Barack Obama is the Lily Tomlin of presidents.)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

Well, if a 28 year old thieving anarchist said it, then it must be true.


20 posted on 08/09/2011 8:21:18 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: littleharbour
America England has a permanent welfare-class, mostly black white, which is very resentful of immigrants and anyone with a bit of ambition (birthplace of the football soccer louts). They also have an agressive, isolated muslim community (birthplace of homegrown jihadists). The two groups hate each other with a passion. Sandwiched in-between are the law-abiding working class anglos and the hard working, entrepreneurial immigrants, who are scared of both groups. Recipe for disaster.

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21 posted on 08/09/2011 12:24:27 PM PDT by B4Ranch (Allowing Islam into America is akin to injecting yourself with AIDS to prove how tolerant you are..)
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To: Boardwalk

The palace has actual armed guards who will kill them if they try it.

Those shiny guys on horses? They drive AFVs and carry assault rifles when they’re in their “working clothes.”

The Yeoman Warders (Beefeaters) aren’t pushovers, either.


22 posted on 08/09/2011 12:33:58 PM PDT by Little Ray (Best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

The Tea Party doesn’t riot.
They are not violent.
They don’t even use harsh language (much).
When they have rallies or protests, they clean up after themselves, leaving the area cleaner that whey they started.

If the Tea Party ever does get violent, it won’t be a riot.


23 posted on 08/09/2011 12:42:57 PM PDT by Little Ray (Best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: driftless2

You are correct.

It is not clear where the ‘tea party’ quote came from.

Please accept my apologies.


24 posted on 08/09/2011 12:56:50 PM PDT by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: Batrachian

Here are some more links with that quote:

http://nation.foxnews.com/london-riots/2011/08/09/london-rioter-were-redistributing-wealth

http://www.forbes.com/feeds/ap/2011/08/08/general-eu-britain-riot_8608848.html


25 posted on 08/09/2011 1:44:24 PM PDT by NowApproachingMidnight (purple durple lips)
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To: NowApproachingMidnight
"This is the uprising of the working class. We're redistributing the wealth," said Bryn Phillips, a 28-year-old self-described anarchist

Anybody want to take bets on how much work Mr. Phillips has done in his life?

In classical Marxist economics the working class are those who are exploited for the benefit of the owners, with the value of their production essentially stolen from them for the benefit of others.

Somehow the term has morphed into applying, in both UK and US, to economic parasites who produce little but crime and illegitimate babies. They are supported in their lifestyle by value expropriated forcibly from those who actually continue to work.

26 posted on 08/09/2011 2:15:25 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: NowApproachingMidnight
Phillips claimed rioters were motivated by distrust of the police, and drew a link between the rage on London's street and insurgent right-wing politics in the United States. "In America you have the tea party, in England you've got this," he said.

Actually, he's got a point.

UK people upset with the government riot and burn.

US people upset with the government peaceably protest and vote.

Tells us volumes about the relative values of the two societies.

27 posted on 08/09/2011 2:17:22 PM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: NowApproachingMidnight

Tea Partiers aren’t on the dole.....


28 posted on 08/09/2011 4:28:53 PM PDT by Shamrock-DW
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To: Boardwalk

One of the comments at the Daily Mail article on last night’s riots said, “30,000 police on the streets for the royal wedding, 6,000 last night to protect the citizens of London from rioters and they wonder what we’re angry.”


29 posted on 08/09/2011 4:32:48 PM PDT by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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