Skip to comments.Lawrence O'Donnell calls Red states"welfare" states; urges Blue states to secede
Posted on 11/07/2004 2:17:10 PM PST by bushisdamanin04
Sorry about the vanity, but this is a must read for conservatives.
On the McLaughlin Group this weekend, Lawrence ODonnell actually stated that the Red states were welfare and that the Blue states paid for the Red states. He further urged the Blue states to secede from the Red states. And he was quite serious. In the past few weeks ODonnell has had foaming-at-the-mouth mental breakdowns, especially on MSNBC, but when he made his comments on the McLaughlin Group, he was quite calm and collected.
First, are these the people to whom Bush is required to reach out to?
Second, as McLaughlin would say, Bye, bye!
Define "Northeast Blue State Minute"
Pray for O'Donnell. He is clearly on the verge of a nervous breakdown. Although we don't know the reason--be it drug abuse, sexual identity confusion, addiction to gay porn--whatever the reason, let's hope he is able to pull through.
These people are so childish.
It's starting already...
Call me all the names you want, but this will at least be tried. Under the right circumstances, with the right coordination with the MSM, it may even get off the ground. Fortunately, the Constitution requires a 2/3 vote for conviction and removal from office. And there are not 22 RINOs in the Senate, even on a good day.
Since Im in central Illinois, all red south of 1-80...I agree...
What a crock of horse manure. He's equating a win for Kerry in the blue states with a sufficient number of votes to carry a call for secession in a nation that has an established precedent for dealing with seceding states.
On the other hand, a motion in the Congress to boot out states like Massachusetts might be perfectly legit.
Let them secede and see who ends up providing them groceries at exorbitant prices.
That would be an understatement.
Yeah, but let's encourage their delusions. Then, maybe we can corner the b*st*rds from where they can't escape.
In Washington, there are movements in ultra liberal counties, such as King County, to split the counties. The splits would essentially be along urban, liberal areas and the more conservative areas. This may come as a shock to O'Donnell and the DUmmies, but it is the liberals who so adamantly oppose these splits.
Hey let them import their own food, from Mexico, South America, etc....HAHAHAHAHA What a bunch of non thinkers.
Red state want a tax cut Blue states want a tax increase. Why can't both get what they want? All we have to do is eliminate the tax deduction for state income taxes and real estate taxes and allow a deduction for driving to work.
Oh my GOD...holding sides...laughing soooo hard...gasping for air...
"Cut off all contact with Republican relatives"
This is RICH...this is cult-like mentality if I've ever heard it.
Seriously folks- did any of you ever realize there were this MANY of these folks out there? Truthfully, I didn't. Although I know they are entrenched in our colleges and our public schools...I had no CLUE so many people were like this. I feel like an idiot.
Come to think of it...I have some family in Burlington, Vermont. They are really kind and fun people. After a death in the family last summer we talked on the phone...and we made plans to get together for the funeral.
At the end of our chat the elction came up- my cousin asked who I was voting for- when I told him GWB, all the warmth left his voice. Further- none of them came to the funeral.
I seriously think he is. Pre-election, when he was on MSNBC and another guest stated that Danial Patrick M. would have supported Bush for reelection, O'Donnell interrupted and starting shouting and getting red as the proverbial beet. I thought he was going to have a stroke on national TV.
O'Donnell's bile speaks for itself, but take a look at
'Blue states' tend somewhat to get less from the Feds than their red counterparts. Does getting a lot of Federal money make the recipient states skeptical of its value? Are the blue states simply more willing to bribe others to get their favorite sons into power?
Mean federal expenditure per dollar of federal taxes paid is $1.12.
01 - North Dakota 2.03
02 - New Mexico 1.89
03 - Mississippi 1.84
04 - Alaska 1.82
05 - West Virginia 1.74
25 - Kansas 1.14
26 - Vermont 1.12
41 - California 0.81
42 - New York 0.81
44 - Massachusetts 0.79
46 - Minnesota 0.46
47 - Nevada 0.73
48 - New Hampshire 0.68
49 - Connecticut 0.64
50 - New Jersey 0.52
Now O'Donnell's saying they ought to secede too? The first left-wing whacko I heard this from is Bob Beckles. Then I heard it from Geraldine Ferraro. After hearing this, I wrote friends and family an email, which included the following...
"Bob Beckles, democrat operative and spokesman said recently, after the election, that the red states might as well secede (personally, I LIKE the idea). Geraldine Ferraro (Ferrari = powerful, sexy, Italian sports car, and winner of many races; Ferraro = powerless democrat, past her prime and not particularly attractive, Italian poor sport, famous loser of races) said on Hannity and Colmes last night that if the red states seceded from the blue that they would lose all of the talented, enlightened people and would be left with nothing (or something very much to that effect). What a pompous, condescending, arrogant, conceited, bitch. Sounds like a mirror image of Kerry, although he is not a bitch (that merely describes his crazy-ass wife and his "little-bitch-of-a-running-mate-with-the-little-girlie-hands-as-described-by-Ann-Coulter" - John Edwards). NO WONDER THEY LOST BIG TIME."
Don't worry blue states won't have to kick them out the Red states are already crying about it.
Very funny read.