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U.S. To Become "Banana Republic," Says Senator
The New American ^ | 8/5/09 | Steven Yates

Posted on 08/05/2009 6:08:30 PM PDT by Rodebrecht

According to Senator Judd Gregg (R-N.H.), the United States is on its way to becoming a “banana republic” within 10 years.

Wikipedia defines a banana republic as “a country that is politically unstable, dependent on limited agriculture (e.g., bananas), and ruled by a small, self-elected, wealthy and corrupt elite.” Such nations have “a small, leisurely class on the top, and a large, poorly educated and poorly paid working class of peons, though it might have the (fake) trappings of modernity (such as styling itself as a republic with a president, etc.).”

A banana republic “typically has large wealth inequities, poor infrastructure, poor schools, a ‘backward’ economy, low capital spending, reliance on foreign capital and money printing, budget deficits, and a weakening currency. Banana republics are typically also highly prone to revolutions and coups.”

(Excerpt) Read more at thenewamerican.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 111th; bananarepublic; bho44; juddgregg; thenewamerican

1 posted on 08/05/2009 6:08:30 PM PDT by Rodebrecht
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To: Rodebrecht

He’s right.


2 posted on 08/05/2009 6:10:09 PM PDT by FightThePower! (Fight the powers that be!)
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To: Rodebrecht

But he is voting for Sotamayor - friend of La Raza and MALDEF. Wake up!


3 posted on 08/05/2009 6:10:26 PM PDT by Frantzie (Lou Dobbs - American Hero! Bill O'Reilly = Liar)
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To: Rodebrecht

He’s wrong....it won’t take 10 years.


4 posted on 08/05/2009 6:10:56 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Question O-thority!)
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To: Rodebrecht
He shares this as he is voting for sotmayer on his way out the door to collect his plush pension package. Turd.
5 posted on 08/05/2009 6:10:58 PM PDT by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: Rodebrecht

Don’t you just love these people saying things; but never offering a solution. So like our Congress.


6 posted on 08/05/2009 6:12:08 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Rodebrecht

And thanks so much, Judd, for making it happen faster...

“Judd Gregg will vote for Sotomayor”:

http://www.unionleader.com/article.aspx?headline=Judd+Gregg+will+vote+for+Sotomayor&articleId=4bab4040-9fbd-44b9-ad19-c0ac25316ee5


7 posted on 08/05/2009 6:14:21 PM PDT by LibFreeOrDie (Obama promised a gold mine, but he will give us the shaft.)
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To: Rodebrecht
The National Anthem of Barak Obama's America:

Day-o, day-ay-ay-o
Daylight come and me wan' go home
Day-o, day-ay-ay-o
Daylight come and me wan' go home

Work all night on a drink of rum
Daylight come and me wan' go home
Stack banana till de morning come
Daylight come and me wan' go home

Come, Mister tally man, tally me banana
Daylight come and me wan' go home
Come, Mister tally man, tally me banana
Daylight come and me wan' go home

Lift six foot, seven foot, eight foot bunch
Daylight come and me wan' go home
Six foot, seven foot, eight foot bunch
Daylight come and me wan' go home

Day, me say day-ay-ay-o
Daylight come and me wan' go home
Day, me say day, me say day, me say day
Daylight come and me wan' go home

Beautiful bunch of ripe banana
Daylight come and me wan' go home
Hide the deadly black tarantula
Daylight come and me wan' go home
Lift six foot, seven foot, eight foot bunch
Daylight come and me wan' go home
Six foot, seven foot, eight foot bunch
Daylight come and me wan' go home
Day, me say day-ay-ay-o
Daylight come and me wan' go home
Day, me say day, me say day, me say day
Daylight come and me wan' go home

Come, Mister tally man, tally me banana
Daylight come and me wan' go home
Come, Mister tally man, tally me banana
Daylight come and me wan' go home
Day-o, day-ay-ay-o
Daylight come and me wan' go home
Day, me say day, me say day, me say day....ay-ay-o
Daylight come and me wan' go home

8 posted on 08/05/2009 6:15:21 PM PDT by advance_copy (Stand for life or nothing at all)
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To: Frantzie
But he is voting for Sotamayor - friend of La Raza and MALDEF. Wake up!

The Wise Racista.

9 posted on 08/05/2009 6:16:55 PM PDT by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|Neda Agha-Soltan - one victim of murderous regime)
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To: Rodebrecht

Yep, with justices like Dadomayor, it sure will. Wait, didn’t you just say you would vote for the bigot? Never mind ...


10 posted on 08/05/2009 6:18:12 PM PDT by Tarpon (You relinquish your responsibilities, you surrender your rights.)
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To: FightThePower!
A picture like this needs to be done of Obama...I am sure someone can think of something clever to put in the card.
I wonder what Warner Brothers thinks of all of this..who knew Heath Ledger would become the face used in a rallying cry.


11 posted on 08/05/2009 6:19:15 PM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Rodebrecht
This explains why he's voting for a "wise Latina" -- the coward is trying to suck up to the masses early.

Cheers!

12 posted on 08/05/2009 6:19:27 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Rodebrecht

The New American is the magazine of the John Birch Society. Is Senator Gregg also possessed of a wide variety of other theories as to the Bilderbergers, the Trilaterals, the CFR, Jeckyl Island, the Fed and what not? The inclusion of this article in the magazine suggests that Senator Gregg is keeping unaccustomed company. I don’t think he is anxious to be a running mate of paleoPaulie or a lap dog for Al Qaeda but, hey, maybe I am wrong.


13 posted on 08/05/2009 6:28:51 PM PDT by BlackElk (Dean of Discipline of the Tomas de Torquemada Gentlemen's Club)
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To: Banana Republican

Ping


14 posted on 08/05/2009 6:29:22 PM PDT by BenLurkin
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To: Rodebrecht

JTF said it years ago.


15 posted on 08/05/2009 6:32:02 PM PDT by jonatron (God save America...or at least get me outta here.)
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To: Bryanw92

We’re almost there.


16 posted on 08/05/2009 6:37:10 PM PDT by Leisler
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To: sionnsar
The Wise Racista.

You mean, The Wide Racista...

17 posted on 08/05/2009 6:41:15 PM PDT by buccaneer81 (Bob Taft has soiled the family name for the next century. I AM JIM THOMPSON!)
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To: Rodebrecht

I prefer Hamburger Republic. Featuring Prime beef on the hoof to an empty promise of bananas.

We have had enough empty promises and commitments which will destroy the US of A well before 10 years.


18 posted on 08/05/2009 6:46:03 PM PDT by himno hero
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To: Rodebrecht

We got a banana in the WH, what do you expect?


19 posted on 08/05/2009 7:07:37 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: FightThePower!

“He’s right.”
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////

No, he’s wrong, we don’t have enough bananas.


20 posted on 08/05/2009 7:29:21 PM PDT by RipSawyer (Change has come to America and all hope is gone.)
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To: Rodebrecht

.........and your solution is Mr. Judd? Oh, don’t have one? Okay then. Just shut up.


21 posted on 08/05/2009 7:32:00 PM PDT by cblue55
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