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Video: Dingell says town-hall protests remind him of the Klan
Hot Air ^ | August 11, 2009 | ED MORRISSEY

Posted on 08/11/2009 9:03:11 AM PDT by RobinMasters

Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, and Steny Hoyer have called the constituents speaking out against ObamaCare at town halls “un-American,” and that didn’t slow them down. Will calling them “racists” do it? MS-NBC’s Ed Schultz tosses a softball to Rep. John Dingell (D-MI), last seen being flummoxed by his own constituents last week.

At the time, Dingell dismissed his critics as “infiltrators.” Today, they’re the equivalent of the Ku Klux Klan (via The Weekly Standard):

What message has the House Democratic leadership sent this week to voters in their district? If you show up to town halls to criticize us, you’re un-American Klan members. Somewhere in here, there’s a killer GOP television spot just itching to run in the summer of 2010.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: angrymob; dingell; slur; townhalls
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Un-American and Nazi wasn't enough. Now the Protesters are the equivalent of the KKK. What's Next ? Cannibals ?!
1 posted on 08/11/2009 9:03:12 AM PDT by RobinMasters
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To: RobinMasters

Recall the Klan was Democrats.

“Sheets” Byrd, for example.


2 posted on 08/11/2009 9:04:11 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: RobinMasters

Did he check with Sheets Byrd?


3 posted on 08/11/2009 9:04:20 AM PDT by jwalsh07 (CommieCare: Need a Stent, Take a Pain Pill. Next!)
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To: RobinMasters

John Dingell doesn’t care about white people!


4 posted on 08/11/2009 9:05:23 AM PDT by American Silver Eagle
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To: RobinMasters

Wasn’t the Klan part of the Democrat Party?


5 posted on 08/11/2009 9:05:25 AM PDT by GeronL (http://unitedcitizen.blogspot -Guilty of deviationism- http://tyrannysentinel.blogspot.com)
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To: RobinMasters
Gee,it's just getting started.We got them on the run now the bunch of squawking geezers!2010 will usher them all out!
6 posted on 08/11/2009 9:06:26 AM PDT by taxtruth (STAND UP OR BE STOOD ON!)
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To: RobinMasters

When will these tools get it thru their heads that this is how voters act when they don’t like the proposed policies?


7 posted on 08/11/2009 9:06:56 AM PDT by Badabing Badablonde (New to the internet? CLICK HERE)
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To: RobinMasters

Dingell needs to retire. Seriously.


8 posted on 08/11/2009 9:07:49 AM PDT by sauropod (People who do things are people that get things done.)
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To: DuncanWaring; jwalsh07

9 posted on 08/11/2009 9:07:50 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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To: RobinMasters
They are running out of ways to scream "racist!!"...the usual tactic doesn't seem to be working.
10 posted on 08/11/2009 9:08:10 AM PDT by NMEwithin
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To: GeronL

“Wasn’t the Klan part of the Democrat Party?”

We’ve always said you can tell what Democrats have been up to by what they accuse us of doing. More true now than ever, as, for a change, conservatives are being active, and dems don’t have enough time to come up with decent lies.


11 posted on 08/11/2009 9:09:20 AM PDT by Tublecane
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To: RobinMasters

Dingell reminds me of someone who wants to lead sheeple. Where ARE the sheeple? And why don’t the rest of you take the advice of our fearless leader and shut up?


12 posted on 08/11/2009 9:09:57 AM PDT by Clara Lou (Spread my work ethic, not my wealth.)
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To: Tublecane

I believe Dingell was once a Klan member. If he wasn’t, he should prove it.

(turnabout as fair play)


13 posted on 08/11/2009 9:12:34 AM PDT by sand lake bar
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To: RobinMasters

‘Un-American and Nazi wasn’t enough. Now the Protesters are the equivalent of the KKK. What’s Next ? Cannibals ?!’

Wait, now. A black man was beaten up AND called a n***** and hospitalized and injured to the point where he needs a wheelchair. That’s Klan-like, isn’t it? Dingell has the Klan part right, he’s just applying it to the wrong side. :-)


14 posted on 08/11/2009 9:13:26 AM PDT by joejm65
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To: RobinMasters

LOL. The democrat party is imploding.


15 posted on 08/11/2009 9:14:01 AM PDT by Girlene (Dona Grilene)
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To: RobinMasters

Last I checked the Klan was Democrats and the only reason any are Republican is that they were Democrats that became Republican.

What next? If this doesn’t fire up Americans to oust the DemocRATs from Congress, nothing will. A lot of Dems here also oppose healthcare so they are calling them names as well.


16 posted on 08/11/2009 9:14:31 AM PDT by PhiKapMom (Mary Fallin - OK Gov/Coburn/Rubio - Senate 2010 ! Take Back the House/Senate! Stop ZERO!)
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To: RobinMasters

he’s an idiot


17 posted on 08/11/2009 9:14:40 AM PDT by cubreporter
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To: RobinMasters

The Klan was created to kill republicans and keep Democrats in power through intimidation.

Never let the democrats forget that they created the Klan or what it’s purpose was.


18 posted on 08/11/2009 9:15:23 AM PDT by usmcobra (Your chances of dying in bed are reduced by getting out of it, but most people still die in bed)
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To: RobinMasters

The Baby Boomers the largest cohort of voters out there, and not all of them are self hating loons who want to die from lack of medical coverage. I think the Democrats the party of rich white do-gooder ghouls and brown racists is in for quite a backlash.


19 posted on 08/11/2009 9:16:23 AM PDT by junta (Conservatives, the word "racism" is now ours.)
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To: RobinMasters

Clearly, this is a cooridinated effort by the left-wing MSM and the Socialist Democrat party to defame ALL opponents of Socialism as “racists”.

It seems to be largely backfiring, but I think there is a real chance the Democrats will either successfully implement a policy of persecuting and silencing their “racist” opposition, or they might inadvertantly creat a race war.


20 posted on 08/11/2009 9:16:26 AM PDT by Above My Pay Grade
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To: Servant of the Cross

Thanks for providing the illustration.


21 posted on 08/11/2009 9:18:06 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: RobinMasters

It’s “un-American” and “racist” to challenge Obama and his goons.


22 posted on 08/11/2009 9:18:37 AM PDT by windsorknot
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To: taxtruth
2010 will usher them all out!

I hope, I pray, I vote--but I'm not holding my breath. I still can't believe that enough Americans were stupid enough to vote this marxist and his rat cohorts into power over the White House and all of Congress-it's not like Hussein's marxism and racism was a secret.
23 posted on 08/11/2009 9:19:33 AM PDT by mrsmel (Put the Gitmo terrorists near Capitol Hill.)
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To: RobinMasters

Who cares what they call us. Even if we go along with ObamaCare the vicious left will think of us as Nazi’s and Klansmen anyway.

So look at it this way: If we stop this attack on our very liberty, they’ll call us bad names but we’ll be free. If we go along, we’ll lose our freedom and when we protest the forced sterilization of our brothers and sisters they’ll (you guessed it) still call us Nazi’s and Klansman and all kinds of other mean names like “reactionary” and “throwback” and “bigot” and anything else they can imagine.

I choose freedom, Baby! Let’s fight ObamaCare with everything we’ve got.


24 posted on 08/11/2009 9:19:53 AM PDT by BertWheeler (Dance and the world dances with you...)
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To: RobinMasters

If we didn’t live in Bizzaro world, I would say that insulting your constituents was not a good way to campaign. However, the ignorant, racist, rednecks of Pennsylvania have shown that politician’s distain is not a reason to vote for someone else.


25 posted on 08/11/2009 9:20:08 AM PDT by rbbeachkid (The ONLY ones able to fix the economy - Small Business Owners!)
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To: RobinMasters

I wonder what Dingell knows about the Klan?


26 posted on 08/11/2009 9:23:31 AM PDT by US Navy Vet
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To: joejm65

>Dingell has the Klan part right, he’s just applying it to the wrong side. :-)
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Mr Dingell is the poster boy for projection.


27 posted on 08/11/2009 9:23:50 AM PDT by Darnright (There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive. - Tacitus)
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To: RobinMasters

What’s next?

TERRORISTS.

We will be labelled as terrorists and be subject to homeland security scrutiny and punishment.


28 posted on 08/11/2009 9:24:42 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: RobinMasters

The Klan, Nazi’s, paid thugs....Declining revenue, ratings, viewer loyalty...I think the MSM are just pissed at the little people for not watching them.


29 posted on 08/11/2009 9:26:31 AM PDT by Dallas59 (Hows My Posting? Please Contact flag@whitehouse.gov)
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To: RobinMasters

True the KLu-Klux-Klan were MOSTLY ALL DEMOCRATS...


30 posted on 08/11/2009 9:26:45 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: RobinMasters

Some of the bozos have been in Congress way to long. They are so damn old they can’t think like they used to. Which is real scary because they never could think very well in the first place.


31 posted on 08/11/2009 9:27:25 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (GIVE ME YOUR MONEY BITCH! - President Obama)
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What does HE know about the klan???


32 posted on 08/11/2009 9:29:40 AM PDT by jackibutterfly
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To: RobinMasters
How would he know.
How many Klan meetings has he been to?
33 posted on 08/11/2009 9:30:26 AM PDT by Zathras
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To: RobinMasters

It’s just another way of calling up some more White Guilt.


34 posted on 08/11/2009 9:31:10 AM PDT by Leftism is Mentally Deranged
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To: RobinMasters

Funny that he neglects to mention that all those sheet wearing, Klan hooded anti equal rights amendment goons that were running around back then,..were all DEMOCRATS!


35 posted on 08/11/2009 9:31:13 AM PDT by DGHoodini (Iran Azadi!)
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To: RobinMasters

It just goes to show that Dingle has lost his mind. He is as irrelevent as the bull coming out of his mouth. Is that the best he has got? WOW!!! I am totally not impressed.
BTW Mr. Dingle if you actually bothered to read a history book, then you might see Democrats and KKK together. He should also read about his progressive party, and how they developed in 1930’s Germany. How did that work Dingle? NOT TO GOOD FOR THE WORLD!!!!!!!!!


36 posted on 08/11/2009 9:32:21 AM PDT by wbones8765 ("Give me liberty or give me death")
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To: Servant of the Cross
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37 posted on 08/11/2009 9:35:34 AM PDT by cripplecreek (Seniors, the new shovel ready project under socialized medicine.)
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surprised that no one has said anything about the Gladney beating. Ask him what side is acting like the klan?


38 posted on 08/11/2009 9:38:36 AM PDT by RatsDawg
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To: RobinMasters

Constituents getting uppity, John?


39 posted on 08/11/2009 9:39:59 AM PDT by william clark (Ecclesiastes 10:2)
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To: RobinMasters

Good lord...is Dingell reminiscing about his “good ol’ days” or can he really be that stupid? What an ass.


40 posted on 08/11/2009 9:42:28 AM PDT by GBA
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"Video: Dingell says town-hall protests remind him of the Klan"

They seem fearful they're not going to get their free stuff anymore if 'those uppity white conservatives' keep exercising their Constitutional rights to protest bad government.

41 posted on 08/11/2009 9:47:05 AM PDT by jiminycricket000
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To: MrB
We will be labelled as terrorists and be subject to homeland security scrutiny and punishment.

Technically, that's already been done - recall Nepalitano's homeland security memo from a couple months ago describing us as terrorists and profiling us by our bumber stickers.

What could possibly be next?

42 posted on 08/11/2009 9:49:53 AM PDT by ProfoundMan (RightyPics.com)
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To: RobinMasters

Dingle reminds me of Hitler


43 posted on 08/11/2009 9:52:46 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie
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Video: Dingell says town-hall protests remind him of the Klan

AKA "the good old days", John??

44 posted on 08/11/2009 9:55:13 AM PDT by DustyMoment (FloriDUH - proud inventors of pregnant/hanging chads and judicide!!)
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To: RobinMasters

Since this seems to be the chorus, I wonder if the Dems focused group the “race card?” I would believe that it would be possible to now tackle the head Dims electorally by repudiating their tactics of using race hate. Never mind the blue duds who should fear the liberalism of the college campus radicals weighing them down.


45 posted on 08/11/2009 10:24:27 AM PDT by junta (Conservatives, the word "racism" is now ours.)
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To: cripplecreek

“Why Rhett, I’ve told you about washing your hands after the weekly cross burning!”, “See, it’s comming off”..

Great Line from “Blazing Saddles!”


46 posted on 08/11/2009 10:24:39 AM PDT by shredderman (Living in a Blue State, with a Blue Wife, But I'm Red to the bone.....)
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To: ProfoundMan

“Appropriate action” on the part of the government against this “domestic terrorist threat”.

Have you seen the advertisements for “internment and relocation specialists”?


47 posted on 08/11/2009 10:50:58 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: RobinMasters

Dingle reminds me of a stupid racist.


48 posted on 08/11/2009 3:40:10 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea
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Dingell says town-hall protests remind him of the Klan.

He's really laying it on thick - with a trowel !

49 posted on 08/11/2009 6:56:31 PM PDT by my_pointy_head_is_sharp
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To: RobinMasters

Dingle reminds me of Hitler’s yes man.


50 posted on 08/11/2009 8:11:17 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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