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DEMS UNGLUED: MELTDOWN ON HEALTH-CARE CRITICS
NY Post ^ | August 8, 2009 | Jonah Goldberg

Posted on 08/08/2009 2:21:40 AM PDT by Scanian

THE Democratic Party is pan icking, lashing out like a cornered animal, all because its effort to take over the health-care industry is coming apart like so much wet toilet paper.

Nancy Pelosi, who will get her own bound volume in the annals of asininity, has outdone herself. When asked by a reporter whether the protests at various town-hall meetings represented legitimate grassroots opposition or were manufactured "Astroturf" stunts, she replied, "I think they're Astroturf. You be the judge. They're carrying swastikas and symbols like that to a town meeting on health care."

Now this is a pas de trois of dishonesty, slander and idiocy. Not only is Pelosi lying when she says protesters are bringing swastikas to these town halls, not only is she suggesting that American citizens are Nazis for having the effrontery to get in the way of ObamaCare, but she's also saying that the alleged swastikas are obvious proof that these protests are manufactured by slick PR gurus.

How does that work? What public-relations genius says: "OK, we need these protests to seem like an authentic backlash of real Americans. Make sure everyone has enough Nazi paraphernalia!"

Meanwhile, Sen. Barbara Boxer insists the protests have to be fake because the protestors are too "well-dressed." Likewise, White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says this is all "manufactured anger" because the protestors -- he calls them the "Brooks Brothers Brigade" -- are too tastefully appointed to be authentic protestors. Apparently only filthy hippies can petition government.

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1 posted on 08/08/2009 2:21:40 AM PDT by Scanian
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To: Scanian
Oh Nancy, the day you are gone will be a day to rejoice.
It's coming babe. . . . . .
2 posted on 08/08/2009 2:32:07 AM PDT by DeaconRed (ZEROCARE & ZERO SUCK)
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To: Scanian
"Apparently only filthy hippies can petition government."

They do allow plenty of deranged leftwing moonbats (shown below) as well as the 55 year old balding hippies. They are "normal" according to Nazi Pelosi.

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3 posted on 08/08/2009 2:34:26 AM PDT by Nathan Zachary
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To: Nathan Zachary

I get a kick out of those at the Town Hall meetings who are identifying themselves as registered Democrats. The “universal health plan” is fast becoming the “universal despised health plan”.


4 posted on 08/08/2009 2:39:09 AM PDT by svxdave (Life is too short to wear a fake Rolex.)
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To: Scanian

His “Liberal Fascism” is the one of the most important books for all to read at this time. He is right on.


5 posted on 08/08/2009 2:40:18 AM PDT by AmericanVictory (Should we be more like them or they more like we used to be?)
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To: Nathan Zachary

We must keep the pressure on these moonbats.....we cannot let up....as long as OBAMA is in the white house.....EVERYTHING THEY DO IS NOW SUSPECT....EVERYTHING they are capable of could be evil and hurt America


6 posted on 08/08/2009 2:41:32 AM PDT by Halgr (Once a Marine, always a Marine - Semper Fi)
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To: Scanian

Another lie from Pelosi: swastikas.


7 posted on 08/08/2009 2:48:41 AM PDT by Rapscallion (Obama - The wolf in the suit.)
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To: Scanian

This woman needs to go on a diplomatic mission to Southern Niger....alone...totally.


8 posted on 08/08/2009 3:05:27 AM PDT by Dallas59 (Hows My Posting? Please Contact flag@whitehouse.gov)
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To: Halgr
EVERYTHING THEY DO IS NOW SUSPECT

Do now?

Pshaw. Everything they've done since Jan 20, 2009 should be suspect. This is not a recent development. It has finally gotten bad enough that Joe Sixpack is noticing.

9 posted on 08/08/2009 3:17:37 AM PDT by upchuck (Psalm 109:8 ~ Let his days be few; and let another take his office.)
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To: Scanian

The DemoCrooks are running and hiding from the People.

They know what they are doing is wrong, is corrupt, is evil, and these “representatives” know the People know, that they are being lied to their faces.

Sure they want “call in “Town Hall Meetings”..Tjhat way they can have their Union Mobster Thug Technicians, screen not only who gets to ask any questions, but also what questions get “asked”.

They are traitors to their oaths, and are attempting to rule without representing of the Peoples will.

And now they are sending legions of Basiji like goons to attack the People.

By the direction of Mr Obama, violent criminal thugs have been paid and sent out to stomp protesters. He’s criminally guilty. The Unions and the others, are criminally guilty, the violent Union goons are guilty, they are all guilty of a criminal conspiracy to do bodily harm, and have done so based in part on race, which makes them all guilty of the Hate Crimes committed.

Barak Obama had/ordered a Black American man, STOMPED!

How many more will be stomped by his fascist goons?


10 posted on 08/08/2009 3:25:06 AM PDT by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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To: Scanian

I think I’ll carry a sign at my next teaparty that says “Brooksbrotherbrigade.”


11 posted on 08/08/2009 3:28:00 AM PDT by Mercat (Scary middle aged people take the street)
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To: Mercat

There - fixed the tag line.


12 posted on 08/08/2009 3:28:54 AM PDT by Mercat (Scary middle aged people take to the street)
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To: Mercat

Actually I wouldn’t mind if scary middle aged people took the street back (from the hoods and criminals).


13 posted on 08/08/2009 3:35:01 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat Party: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party)
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To: Mercat

Mock them mercilessly.


14 posted on 08/08/2009 3:37:06 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Democrat Party: a criminal organization masquerading as a political party)
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To: DGHoodini
Basiji like goons to attack the People

This is ORGANIZED CRIME ! ! ! ! Where is the FBI?? I thought they were incorruptible. I guess they're just a bunch of liberal nazis too. F'in Bureau of INCOMPETENCE! ! I love that "NAZI PELOSI". It should stick! !

15 posted on 08/08/2009 4:15:16 AM PDT by Huebolt (Kill the boomers quickly and cheaply = O BUMMER CARE "take the pain medication")
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Mock them mercilessly.

A sumptuous Op Ed.
16 posted on 08/08/2009 4:17:46 AM PDT by CaptSkip
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To: Scanian
Our fighting men and women are labled murderers of men women and children in the dead of night by Kerry and Murtha, we are astroturf nazi right wing terrorists by Pelosi, our veteran hero's are now classified as terrorists, we all are country bumpkins holding on to our religion and guns, we are to shut up and get out of the way so they can clean up our mess, we are racists bigots who need to be reminded everyday. Please feel free to add to the list of disdain the demorats have for the American people they work for!
17 posted on 08/08/2009 4:19:38 AM PDT by ronnie raygun (Reagan dead is doing more for America than zero alive)
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To: Scanian

Do up a sign showing a stuffy British General haughtily dismissing the 1776 leaders as the “BrooksBrothersBrigade”.


18 posted on 08/08/2009 4:24:12 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: Scanian

Bookmark. This piece nicely sums up the hypocrisy of the Liberal health care debate.


19 posted on 08/08/2009 4:33:32 AM PDT by NautiNurse (Obama: A day without TOTUS is like a day without sunshine)
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To: Scanian

It’s getting to them. They tell the media to say it’s just right wing extremists and mobsters, but they really know that it’s ordinary people, of which a good number voted for the messiah and who now regret their temporary insanity.


20 posted on 08/08/2009 4:37:01 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged (liberalism is a progressive, degenerative disease of the mind that ends in insanity.)
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To: Scanian

Dems unglued and sending in the goons.


21 posted on 08/08/2009 4:37:52 AM PDT by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: Scanian

“too well-dressed”

And guess what boxer?-, we also bathe unlike your filthy socialist scumbag supporters of this obomanation of a government.


22 posted on 08/08/2009 4:46:54 AM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: ronnie raygun

“Our fighting men and women are labled murderers of men women and children in the dead of night by Kerry and Murtha, we are astroturf nazi right wing terrorists by Pelosi, our veteran hero’s are now classified as terrorists, we all are country bumpkins holding on to our religion and guns, we are to shut up and get out of the way so they can clean up our mess, we are racists bigots who need to be reminded everyday. Please feel free to add to the list of disdain the demorats have for the American people they work for!”

We, being proud of our country and our nationality are foolish for not realizing that our country is the scourge of the Earth. They glibly apologize for being American to global delight.


23 posted on 08/08/2009 4:57:52 AM PDT by stevestras
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To: Scanian
Indeed. Protesters, according to the 'Rats, look like this, and if they do, there is no problem with the swastika.
24 posted on 08/08/2009 5:05:12 AM PDT by jsh3180
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To: Scanian

Nancy and Barbara are turning into doddering old women before our eyes. Sad, but fitting.


25 posted on 08/08/2009 5:07:09 AM PDT by avenir (The tyrant's device: Whatever is possible is NECESSARY!)
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To: Leftism is Mentally Deranged

IIRC, a single lone swastika was spotted on a protester’s sign, and it was overlaid with the red circle-slash emblem, symbolizing opposition to the Nazi-ish aspects of Obamacare.

If SanFranNan thinks the swastika represented the protesters’ own sentiments, she’s even stupider than we thought.


26 posted on 08/08/2009 5:16:21 AM PDT by elcid1970 ("O Muslim! My bullets are dipped in pig grease!")
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To: avenir

But for botox, they’d both look like shriveled prunes, or overly large raisins...

It’s time to take back the country.


27 posted on 08/08/2009 5:19:42 AM PDT by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Change we can look forward to.)
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To: Scanian
Why is it not hypocrisy for the left to complain that the right is organizing protests as the left itself organizes protests against the right?

It is not hypocrisy because the protesters on the right are Nazis and racists and the same rules do not apply to protesters on the left who are pure.


28 posted on 08/08/2009 5:37:08 AM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: Scanian
The dems are miscalculating the numerical magnitude of the opposition to government healthcare, and they are also underestimating the intensity and passion behind it.

The references to "Brooks Brothers" is simply one more revelation of their disdain for the private sector.

On this issue, the lines have been clearly drawn. We are now witnessing the beginning salvos in an existential conflict between the private sector and the public sphere.

For years, with the economy humming along, the private sphere has remained inert, allowing the words "rich" and "profit" to become pejoratives, passively accepting the umbilical union of the words "evil" and "CEO". Our private sector institutions have sat idly and impassionately as employers, entrepreneurs and investors have been maligned and targeted as the enemy of the state. There's been seething anger, and it's coming to the fore now because people are now afraid-fear is the driving force behind the tea partiers, and fear has gotten them off their duffs and into the streets.

The war is on.

29 posted on 08/08/2009 5:41:24 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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To: svxdave
I get a kick out of those at the Town Hall meetings who are identifying themselves as registered Democrats.

Dont forget many of us changed partys in last years primary. Given the opportunity to go to a town hall meeting I will be a "Democrat against socialized medicine"
30 posted on 08/08/2009 5:45:31 AM PDT by boxerblues
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To: Scanian
"I think they're Astroturf. You be the judge.

They're carrying swastikas and symbols like that to a town meeting on health care."

Nancy, the swastikas and symbols are meant to show what the people think YOU are, not a statement of what the people are.....

.....Nancy is dense.

31 posted on 08/08/2009 6:13:31 AM PDT by SteamShovel (When hope trumps reality, there is no hope at all.)
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To: Scanian

Simply idiotic. We used to live in a country where you could question public policy without being demonized by stupid politicians. Being against this health care bill does not make you a fascist, a racist, or unAmerican.


32 posted on 08/08/2009 6:38:51 AM PDT by popdonnelly (Yes, we disagree - no, we won't shut up - no, we won't quit.)
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To: Scanian

He’s wrong on this. Many of the Democrat Reps don’t give a rat’s rear end about what their constituents think - they are voting for this bill regardless.

They don’t CARE if it costs them their jobs...


33 posted on 08/08/2009 6:54:47 AM PDT by Mr Rogers (I loathe the ground he slithers on!)
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To: Scanian
Meanwhile, Sen. Barbara Boxer insists the protests have to be fake because the protestors are too "well-dressed."

Mighty condescending from a wealthy woman who has never had an honest job in her life and has plastic surgeons on retainer.

34 posted on 08/08/2009 7:06:41 AM PDT by varon (Allegiance to the constitution, always. Allegiance to a political party, never.)
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To: elcid1970
And actually, that poster was unknown at the time Pelosi made her remarks. She was just making it up.

The whole "Brooks Brothers Riot" comment is another left-wing paranoid fantasy. I tried to find video of it, but what I remember is that the "Republican Riot" was to stop the attempt by Florida Democrat election officials to take the vote counting behind closed doors. The "Rioters" (Republicans remember) were chanting "let the press in". Some riot, some chant, some nefarious plot.

But this shows that the Democrats never forget a previous lie. The repeat the lie, over and over and over through the years, so that they gradually change the public's view of the matter.

Case in point, Clarence Thomas: When he testified after Anita Hill's scurilous attack on him, 2/3's of Blacks believed and supported Clarence Thomas. After years of repeating the lies about him, now the liberals can get away with calling Justice Thomas "not a real black" without a peep from anyone.

35 posted on 08/08/2009 7:07:17 AM PDT by Jabba the Nutt (Are they insane, stupid or just evil?)
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To: Mr Rogers

If they thought there actually was a chance they’d be voted out they’d care...but too many of them are gerrymandered into safe districts and run unopposed, which gives them the idea that they’re some kind of royalty.


36 posted on 08/08/2009 7:14:48 AM PDT by Scanian
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To: Voter#537
"Oh Nancy, the day you are gone will be a day to rejoice." Penis pinching Pelosi is a crazy, old woman. Second in line of succession.
37 posted on 08/08/2009 7:17:19 AM PDT by y6162 (uish..)
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To: wayoverontheright

It would seem to be that way...yet Obama’s favorabilty +- on Rasmussen has been getting better for him all week.

Public reacting negatively to the town hells? Or buying the BS about an approving economy?


38 posted on 08/08/2009 7:22:29 AM PDT by Scanian
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To: nathanbedford

Of course—it’s rank hypocrisy. Nobody likes to get beat at their own game and so far, that’s what’s been happening.

How the public reacts to violent episodes at the town halls should prove critical. We need to keep the focus on the rotten Obamacare bill and not on the meetings themselves.


39 posted on 08/08/2009 7:24:55 AM PDT by Scanian
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To: Scanian
The Obama admin believes it knows best....the only legitimate beneficiary of "people power" with a monopoly on democratic organizing.....terrified that it will be hobbled if it loses this fight.

Golly, poor, poor Obama must be desperate (sniffle).

HERE'S AN AD CONGRESSMEN CAN RUN IN THER DISTRICTS TO GET SUPPORT FOR OBAMACARE

"Hope and change is here. Under Obamacare's "Funds for F*****s"......we will all get free high-tech penile implants.

"Obamacare's 'Penis-a-Go-Go' has microscopic cameras and remote video relays to wide screens in Planned Parenthood offices....to make sure Americans are using sanitary sexual organs."

"This will save millions in STD medical costs."

"Plus I will never have to use a rolled-up sock again (sob)."

40 posted on 08/08/2009 7:56:38 AM PDT by Liz (When people fear govt, we have tyranny; when govt fears the people, we have freedom.)
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To: All
This should help his polls (snicker).

"How stupid can you get? Your poll numbers are tanking.
You screwed up healthcare. You started a revolution.
Now I gotta trot out your frickin' wife and kids in those
ugly Gap clothes to make you look good again."

41 posted on 08/08/2009 8:01:39 AM PDT by Liz (When people fear govt, we have tyranny; when govt fears the people, we have freedom.)
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To: long hard slogger; FormerACLUmember; Harrius Magnus; hocndoc; parousia; Hydroshock; skippermd; ...


Socialized Medicine aka Universal Health Care PING LIST

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42 posted on 08/08/2009 8:31:44 AM PDT by socialismisinsidious ( The socialist income tax system turns US citizens into beggars or quitters!)
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To: Scanian
Apparently only filthy hippies can petition government.

That's funny. Even funnier: some of these protestors were filthy hippies back in the day!

43 posted on 08/08/2009 8:46:27 AM PDT by NotSoModerate (Report dissenters to snitch@whitehouse.gov for a $4,500 tax credit)
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To: Nathan Zachary

Good heavens.


44 posted on 08/08/2009 8:47:45 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: jsh3180

It’s Pat!


45 posted on 08/08/2009 8:48:17 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Scanian

“We want you to succeed”

“I won”

Ah. We are all convicts and criminals now. The Democrate street sweepers and the media are starting their not-so-EPA engines of vile provocative and criminalizing language against free speech.


46 posted on 08/08/2009 8:51:54 AM PDT by JudgemAll (control freaks, their world & their problem with my gun and my protecting my private party)
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To: Scanian

I am sick and tired of people who say that if you
debate and you disagree with this administration
somehow you’re not patriotic!! We should stand up
and say we are Americans and we have a right to debate
and disagree with any administration!

— Hillary Clinton —


47 posted on 08/08/2009 8:52:12 AM PDT by Jo Nuvark (Those who bless Israel will be blessed, those who curse Israel will be cursed. Gen 12:3)
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To: Nathan Zachary

Yeah, these pins are like metaphores of drilling garbage in their heads. These patches are the new socialy acceptable camo for priviledged “persecuted” retards who want to avoid flak for their retardness by oozing garbage slogans. If they do not fit the bill of denial, who does?


48 posted on 08/08/2009 8:55:18 AM PDT by JudgemAll (control freaks, their world & their problem with my gun and my protecting my private party)
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To: Jo Nuvark

Hoo rah!! That needs to go on huge signs, at townhalls! Good job!


49 posted on 08/08/2009 9:09:21 AM PDT by gibsosa
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To: avenir
Nancy and Barbara are turning into doddering old women before our eyes. Sad, but fitting.

Have to beg to differ here. They always were doddering old women, its just that finally others are beginning to see a truth that was only apparent to us...

the infowarrior

50 posted on 08/08/2009 9:32:26 AM PDT by infowarrior
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