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
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Well, unfortunately, there's no shortage of places to send them. But their arrival could not fail but to make matters worse for any country they inhabit.
Ban the red states - let the poor ba%^&#@$ starve to death in the cold dark.
What would Tecumseh think? LOL
Oops, "Freedom" County. Yes, Freemont is the home of the Lenin statue. Talk about your Freudian slips! Did you see what King County (read: liberal Seattle) did recently to rural King County regarding land usage? I just love the ultra liberal city people telling the people who live in parts of the county they have never seen what they can and cant do with their property. Mike Holmgren (Mercer Island) recently commented about having to remove a tree on his property and the legal requirement that he plant two trees to replace it. I actually like trees, but it makes me want to go out and start chopping!
And taking electricty from Red counties in Washington and sending it to Blue counties in California. Hey, Diane and Babs, make your own!
It's not a dream. In fact, were it to happen, it would be a nightmare. I still think the Rats are desparate enough to try it.
As a Texan I say let them go....who gives a rat's behind. We have everything we need in Texas and we were once a Republic. I think we could do quite well without the likes of those idiots..
McLaughlin is running a half-way house for liberal losers as long as he keeps O'Donnell and Clift on the show - neither one can put together a coherent thought that hasn't been provided in a DNC handout! Eleanor looks and sounds more and more like the WIcked Witch of the West every time I check in on the show!
I usually don't watch the show. I used to be a reular viewer, but Clift turned me off the show. I was channel-surfing this morning and came across the show on PBS (I think it used to be on CNN when I was a regular viewer). When I saw O'Donnell, I had to stay tuned in hopes that he would have another nationally televised breakdown.
O'Donnell is a mentally unbalanced and turns these shows into freak shows.
Anyone who talks seriously about secession in the year 2004 and thinks the idea has any viability is the epitome of a kook.
I am just getting caught up in the general euphoria of the democrats in depression and I read this headline! I about died!
I say we do secede!! No more 100% Angus beef to serve your guests!!! No more BREAD to serve your family!! Bacon? Nope...we'll keep that for ourselve as well! Good lord these people need to get a life!
Larry, let me help you learn how to spell "unintended consequences" because you are going to be hearing that phrase a lot if you get your way on this.
Mr. O'Donnell has officially lost his mind. It sounds like he and other liberals want to replay the Civil War. What a complete and utter moron this guy is! The Democrats ought to lick their wounds and figure out how to appeal to the all of the "rednecks and welfare cheats" in the red states, and maybe they can win the presidency again. Don't bet on it. The libs still think it was the messenger who failed (Kerry), and not the message (liberalism). These people won't see the White House for a very long time if they keep this up.
How about the blue counties secede, most would automatically go bankrupt. Kind of like Quebec would if they seceded. Bring it !!!
needs a rest......maybe meds...go away (for a long time)
How about "to the Moon Alice" Thanks to Ralph Cramden!
All these people think of are entitlements.
Little Loathsome Larry has previously proved himself a babbling nitwit -- this just re-confirms that he keeps his head in that part of the anatomy where the sun don't shine.... and he is a Haaaaahvahd graduate! Clearly he knows better than anyone else.
Larry's really begging to get creamed isn't he?
I wish all the lefty liberals would just stop talking already and go.
"The red states receive more in federal tax money than they pay into the treasury."
We would have to see some detailed figures and breakdowns to judge what this means (if it is true). That verb 'receive' obscures much, even if this statement might be true in terms of the dollars of federal receipts and expenditures (I don't know that it is -- do you have the numbers?). Granting for the sake of argument that it may be true, I would wager (if I were a betting man) that a very disproportionate percentage of the nation's military expenditures and also the members of our armed forces are concentrated in the 'red' states (unless CA's bases offset the south and southwest). I'd bet a disproportionate share of the nation's defense is borne by soldiers, Marines, sailors, and airmen who grew up in 'red' states (that does not in any way denigrate all who serve and came from 'blue' states, but I suspect they respresent a smaller % of their states' populations).
The only drawback to the internet -- it lets seriously demented people communicate with each other......
ROTFLMAO! Yeah, I know all those hard working, thrifty, Liberal families are sick and tired of having to pay high taxes to support the Republican welfare & food stamp class.
What an idiot O'Dummell is!
My parents live outside of Buffalo, too -- in Olean. They are sick and tired of footing the bill for the loser welfare ne'er-do-wells in NY City. If the people in the blue cities would migrate northward into Canada that would be a start in saving America. To repear Sean Hannity's over-told joke: Q. What do you call 100 liberals moving to Canada? A. A good start.
Plus, more major corporations are based in the blue cities, so corporate income tax revenue is higher from the blue states. Finally, traditional welfare spending has taken a hit with the success of the various welfare reforms while agricultural subsidies have held relatively strong. Today's welfare is Earned Income Credit -- that's something you can get while working so there's plenty of it in both red and blue areas.
"let them eat cake", or frickin' TWINKIES like perpetual left-wing maggot and irrelevant FAT-ASS - Michael Moore!
Great idea Lawrence, glad that you brought it up. Instead partitioning geographically, how about if everyone on "welfare" (that is receiving Government largesse)secedes from the Union. They can run their own Government however they want. Those not needing government assistance can have their government. What say you Lawrence?
O'D has royally lost it.
Let's go for the exit plan on a county-by-county basis.... Hello Canada...
i support their secession. they should all move to one or two states and then secede.
I don't think I could tolerate Moore, O'Donnell, Streisand, McAuliffe, Rather, Olbermeyer and others in my face for the next 4 years.
I'm so glad to be in theirs.
Someone was on TV a few days ago and said that if Canadians could vote on matters such as sodomite marriage, Canada would be as "Red" as the U.S.
Hey Larry, where are you going to put all of the welfare children. Your blue territory amounts to several large cities...I guess you better get used to living amonst the everyday folk and having limits on the number of children you can have...your little country has no where to grow.
People like Larry O'Ded are precisely the reason that (a) liberals don't want americans to have guns and (b) the founding fathers new nuts like this will always exist and the only way to keep them to words is to have an armed militia made up of joe America
Anyone else taking note of all the newbies in the last week before the election to this DTG that seem to be posting a common message or is it just the smell of troll that has me wondering what the new democrat disinformational diversion deal is ?
< /tinfoil hat >
They won't secede. They are too afraid they'll have to move away. LOL! And give up their chicken farms.
Most farm subsidies are not NOT grow food in order to control prices.
Or their energy.
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