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Mad, bad and dangerous to know-Conservatives in America playing with fire, inciting violence
Guardian ^ | 8-26-09 | Mehdi Hasan

Posted on 08/26/2009 5:29:51 AM PDT by SJackson

Conservatives in America are playing with fire by inciting violence against the country's first black president

"Does the sun ever shine during a Democratic administration?" asked Jon Stewart on a recent edition of The Daily Show, in a nod to the rightwing hysteria over the current White House incumbent. "With Obama in office now, when babies laugh do you hear only the sound of kittens drowning?"

Stewart is a comedian, but this is no laughing matter. The lies perpetrated against Obama – that he is a foreigner, a Marxist, a Nazi, a racist, intent on interning the elderly and euthanising the disabled – and the ensuing hatred and virulence, have reached fever pitch.

I could only rub my eyes in disbelief when I saw footage of one protester standing outside an Obama town hall meeting in New Hampshire with a loaded handgun strapped to his leg, holding a placard proclaiming: "It is time to water the tree of liberty," in reference to the Thomas Jefferson quote "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of tyrants and patriots." In Maryland, one man went even further, holding up a sign saying: "Death to Obama" and "Death to Michelle and her two stupid kids".

This militant, rightwing craziness comes on the back of the now-infamous ad published in a Pennsylvania newspaper in May, calling for Obama to be assassinated – and, of course, in the wake of a presidential election campaign in which crowds at Republican rallies shouted "Kill him!", as well as "Treason!" "Terrorist!" and "Off with his head!"

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And this pea brained likely non-American twit is slandering millions of Americans. Shame on The Guardian for providing a platform, this stuff should be in the Swedish rag that prints blood libels.
1 posted on 08/26/2009 5:29:51 AM PDT by SJackson
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To: SJackson
"With Obama in office now, when babies laugh do you hear only the sound of kittens drowning?"

We hear the sounds of the global economy dying at the hand of socialism. Just like England. Remember? The sun used to never set.... Nowadays, a second class museum of failure and mediocrity.

2 posted on 08/26/2009 5:33:41 AM PDT by April Lexington (Study the constitution so you know what they are taking away!)
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To: SJackson

Wasn’t England where they showed the movie of Bush being assassinated in “Death of a President”?

I mean, really, “Guardian” ...


3 posted on 08/26/2009 5:33:52 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: SJackson
This writer should be tarred and feathered the American good ole boy way.What a chump!
4 posted on 08/26/2009 5:34:13 AM PDT by taxtruth
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To: SJackson

The Guardian is somewhere significantly to the left of The Peoples’ Daily Worker.


5 posted on 08/26/2009 5:34:32 AM PDT by Carl LaFong (Experts say experts should be ignored.)
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To: SJackson

Another blind bigot gives his opinion. ZZZZZZZZZZZZZ


6 posted on 08/26/2009 5:35:36 AM PDT by Earthdweller (Harvard won the election again...so what's the problem.......?)
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To: SJackson
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Mehdi Hasan

Mehdi Hasan is senior editor (politics) at the New Statesman and a former news and current affairs editor at Channel 4. His New Statesman blog is here.

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7 posted on 08/26/2009 5:35:38 AM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: SJackson

Drivel....


8 posted on 08/26/2009 5:35:54 AM PDT by freebilly ( No wonder all the left has a boner for Obama.... There's "Cialis" in "SoCIALISt")
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To: SJackson

The Obamessiah may or may not be a “foreigner”, but anyone at this point who refuses to recognize that he is clearly both a racist and a national socialist is either on-board with his “programs” or is simply too stupid to think their way out of a wet paper sack.


9 posted on 08/26/2009 5:35:59 AM PDT by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th)
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To: SJackson
Perhaps the Guardian can explain why THIS was put out by OBAMA SUPPORTERS? (as if facts really mattered). I can't say he was born there for sure, but it certainly was sold to his lemmings.


10 posted on 08/26/2009 5:36:04 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: SJackson

how did you all like the little show by Howard Dean yesterday....they let a handful of demonstrater in with a bunch of liberal to get tv footage of demonstrators. the video shows is law abiding citizens(acorn and union,obama’s army) having thier meeting disrupted....I wish someone besides the abortionist had stood up. there is a 5050 split on that subject...a complaint about spending, health care, or the constitution would have been so much better press.


11 posted on 08/26/2009 5:36:38 AM PDT by dalebert
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To: SJackson
“In Maryland, one man went even further, holding up a sign saying: “Death to Obama” and “Death to Michelle and her two stupid kids”. “

The sign carrying union imposters fooled this guy. The left’s tactics are working.

12 posted on 08/26/2009 5:37:08 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Just say no to Soylent Green health care)
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To: SJackson

Man, what cryo-cube were all these jagoffs sequestered in for the past eight years? Because only a comatose sleep could excuse such ignorance.


13 posted on 08/26/2009 5:37:50 AM PDT by domenad (In all things, in all ways, at all times, let honor guide me.)
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To: SJackson

> Republicans should beware. They are playing with fire.

That’s odd. I thought it was called the First Amendment.


14 posted on 08/26/2009 5:38:01 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghéill mi do dhuine. Fàg am bealach.)
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To: SJackson

They’re letting him have it in the comments section.


15 posted on 08/26/2009 5:38:25 AM PDT by bamahead (Avoid self-righteousness like the devil- nothing is so self-blinding. -- B.H. Liddell Hart)
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To: TLI

Amish?


16 posted on 08/26/2009 5:39:21 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, John 11:25, 14:6, 1 Tim 2:5, John 3:17-18, John 20:31, 1 John 5:13, John 6:69)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

[“In Maryland, one man went even further, holding up a sign saying: “Death to Obama” and “Death to Michelle and her two stupid kids”.]

Maybe he simply thought Obama was a Republican.


17 posted on 08/26/2009 5:39:33 AM PDT by Darteaus94025
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To: TLI

I should have realized it was a towelhead.


18 posted on 08/26/2009 5:39:38 AM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Don't fire unless fired upon, but it they mean to have a war, let it begin here." J Parker, 1775)
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To: SJackson

Hey Guardian...... you lost the war!! Piss off!


19 posted on 08/26/2009 5:39:59 AM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . fasl el-khitab)
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To: SJackson

I have heard no conservative inciting violence at Obozo. That is what muslims do, kind of like the writer of this drivel would do if someone made a cartoon of Big Mo.

Being angry and disageeing with America becoming communist is not inciting violence.

The UK is submitting to those who are taking their freedom.

At least we are fighting it.


20 posted on 08/26/2009 5:40:07 AM PDT by dforest (Who is the real Jim Thompson? I am.)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

Quite possible.

However, there are loony tunes among the anti-Obama crowd too.


21 posted on 08/26/2009 5:40:57 AM PDT by Sherman Logan ("The price of freedom is the toleration of imperfections." Thomas Sowell)
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To: TLI

Interesting.

The author of this article is named after the islamic anti-christ.


22 posted on 08/26/2009 5:43:12 AM PDT by chris37
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To: SJackson
that he is a foreigner

I don't personally believe this, but OTOH Obama has never botherered to provide the documentation showing otherwise.

a Marxist

he certainly has many goals in common with Marx.

a Nazi

Calling him "a Nazi" is over the top, but there are undeniable similarities in style and goals.

a racist

This one is indisputable IMO, as shown by his automatic assumption that the cops were to blame in a case of which he admitted he knew nothing.

intent on interning the elderly and euthanising the disabled

Only the ding-dongs have made such claims. What many have said is that this will be the effect of his policies, not that it is his intent.

23 posted on 08/26/2009 5:45:16 AM PDT by Sherman Logan ("The price of freedom is the toleration of imperfections." Thomas Sowell)
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To: SJackson
The lies perpetrated against Obama – that he is a foreigner, a Marxist, a Nazi, a racist, intent on interning the elderly and euthanising the disabled – and the ensuing hatred and virulence, have reached fever pitch.

Ok, so he is not a Nazi. Other than that though....

24 posted on 08/26/2009 5:47:56 AM PDT by doodad
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To: SJackson
"Does the sun ever shine during a Democratic administration?" asked Jon Stewart on a recent edition of The Daily Show, in a nod to the rightwing hysteria over the current White House incumbent. "With Obama in office now, when babies laugh do you hear only the sound of kittens drowning?"

Somebody censor this foreign falace. Where was he during chants of "Bush lied people died."? Where was he when protesters held posters of Hitlerized Bush? Seems to me it only seems hysterical when the other team is doing it. As is usually the case, the hypocrisy is a condition of amnesia, pretentia, dimensia, stupidity, ignorance and spite.

I hope this author enjoys his crime free life of free health care in the UK. Actually I hope he gets bronchitus. Good luck.

25 posted on 08/26/2009 5:48:34 AM PDT by Tenacious 1 (Government For the People - an obviously concealed oxymoron)
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To: SJackson

Well, now Mehdi, Irish descent I assume, knows how King George felt.


26 posted on 08/26/2009 5:49:07 AM PDT by doodad
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To: SJackson

It’s the Guardian,Pravda’s English language edition.


27 posted on 08/26/2009 5:50:08 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Christian+Veteran=Terrorist)
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“...The lies perpetrated against Obama – that he is a foreigner, a Marxist, a Nazi, a racist, intent on interning the elderly and euthanising the disabled...”

Far as I can tell, the foreigner part is the only thing that is in question, the rest is well supportable.

And, one must wonder why the loon paid over $1M to keep his origins secret.

Inquiring minds want to know - the MSM doesn’t.


28 posted on 08/26/2009 5:50:16 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: TLI

Gee, I wonder if MEHDI HASAN has an agenda?


29 posted on 08/26/2009 6:02:10 AM PDT by Republic of Texas (Socialism Always Fails)
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To: SJackson

“This militant, rightwing craziness comes on the back of the now-infamous ad published in a Pennsylvania newspaper in May, calling for Obama to be assassinated – and, of course, in the wake of a presidential election campaign in which crowds at Republican rallies shouted “Kill him!”, as well as “Treason!” “Terrorist!” and “Off with his head!”

Missed this one...Anyone else catch this in May?


30 posted on 08/26/2009 6:04:57 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Hey............How's that Hope and Change Thingy workin' for ya?)
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To: HereInTheHeartland

“In Maryland, one man went even further, holding up a sign saying: “Death to Obama” and “Death to Michelle and her two stupid kids”.

Did that actually happen?


31 posted on 08/26/2009 6:07:17 AM PDT by Vinnie (You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Jihads You)
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To: SJackson

“crowds at Republican rallies shouted “Kill him!”, as well as “Treason!” “Terrorist!” and “Off with his head!”

Bull!


32 posted on 08/26/2009 6:11:35 AM PDT by Bigh4u2 (Denial is the first requirement to be a liberal)
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To: SJackson
The lies perpetrated against Obama – that he is a foreigner, a Marxist, a Nazi, a racist, intent on interning the elderly and euthanising the disabled

Not one has been disproved.

33 posted on 08/26/2009 6:15:04 AM PDT by depressed in 06 (Idiotcracy has arrived 400 years early.)
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This militant, rightwing craziness comes on the back of the now-infamous ad published in a Pennsylvania newspaper in May, calling for Obama to be assassinated

Where was this guy during 'snipers wanted?' Are calls to assasinate the president only noticed by the liberal media when a Democrat is president?

34 posted on 08/26/2009 6:15:50 AM PDT by dirtboy
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To: TLI

Mehdi Hasan - such a nice English name...I wonder what part of Britain his ancestors hail from.


35 posted on 08/26/2009 6:18:55 AM PDT by mkleesma (`Call to me, and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.')
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To: SJackson
In Maryland, one man went even further, holding up a sign saying: "Death to Obama" and "Death to Michelle and her two stupid kids".

This story was in the news cycle one day and then fell down the memory hole. I want to know who this guy is and what his ideology is.

36 posted on 08/26/2009 6:20:58 AM PDT by Sloth (Irony: Freepers who call Ron Paul a "nut" but swallow all the birth certificate conspiracy crap.)
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To: Bigh4u2
If it indeed happened, rest assured that they were planted by a pro-Obama union or some other leftist group. Ditto for anyone appearing at a meeting with some other weird or racist slogan on his sign or on his lips.
37 posted on 08/26/2009 6:21:30 AM PDT by Wallace T.
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To: mkleesma
No doubt from the Scottish Highlands (/sarc).
38 posted on 08/26/2009 6:22:30 AM PDT by Wallace T.
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To: dirtboy

I’ve really found that leftists don’t pay attention to the planks in their own eyes.

When they were whining about Bush’s “wiretapping” of terrorist phonecalls,

I asked them what they thought of Echelon and Carnivore - 99% hadn’t heard of them.


39 posted on 08/26/2009 6:23:02 AM PDT by MrB (Go Galt now, save Bowman for later)
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To: Vinnie
“Did that actually happen?”

I don't know, but the original post indicates it did.

I can't see any conservative talking like, but I could could impostors on the left doing this to smear conservatives.

40 posted on 08/26/2009 6:23:17 AM PDT by HereInTheHeartland (Just say no to Soylent Green health care)
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To: SJackson

Oh for heaven’s sake. No one made this claim when the left what hanging Bush in effigy and calling him Hitler. What a crock of BS.


41 posted on 08/26/2009 6:23:56 AM PDT by MEGoody (Ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Outlaw Woman
Missed this one...Anyone else catch this in May?

Never saw anything like that, but these people don't deal in facts, just in exciting emotions.

Like the guy with the sign about offing the first family. Never heard who he was or anything else. He CONVIENTLY wasn't arrested or questioned, so my guess was he was a plant for a photo-op so the MSM could claim the right-wing conspiracy was turning violent.

42 posted on 08/26/2009 6:24:29 AM PDT by MamaTexan (If you think calling me a 'birther' will stop me from defending the Constitution........think again!)
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To: SJackson

Let’s not forget the paper is English, that the English heard complaints from here before and misunderstood the serious nature of said complaints, that the English are now led by appeasers, not a Churchillian leader, and - most important of all - the are subjects while we are citizens.


43 posted on 08/26/2009 6:31:49 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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To: MamaTexan

Yeah, they (the libs) are so willing to spout off and ‘claim’ certain things but never provide proof. And have you noticed, everything they accuse us of, they actually do?


44 posted on 08/26/2009 6:33:06 AM PDT by Outlaw Woman (Hey............How's that Hope and Change Thingy workin' for ya?)
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To: GladesGuru

“the are subjects” should be they are subjects.


45 posted on 08/26/2009 6:33:07 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles,)
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46 posted on 08/26/2009 6:34:56 AM PDT by pabianice
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To: SJackson
In Maryland, one man went even further, holding up a sign saying: "Death to Obama" and "Death to Michelle and her two stupid kids".

And if this writer had any understanding of political behavior in the US today, his first suspicion would be that those signs were being carried by leftists, knowing our in-the-tank media would blame it on conservatives without a single question entering their mushy little heads.

47 posted on 08/26/2009 6:37:49 AM PDT by Will88
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To: April Lexington
Neah, we hear the sounds of vacuums starting up to suck out their brains. After all, according to his advisers, a baby isn't human being yet.
And that's only one of the travesties for which President Obama stands.

As for being a Marxist, and racist, his history makes it clear that he is those things and others besides.

48 posted on 08/26/2009 6:46:17 AM PDT by Little Ray (Obama is a kamikaze president aimed at the heart of this Republic.)
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To: Outlaw Woman
And have you noticed, everything they accuse us of, they actually do?

Yes. It's called projectionism...and its one of their favorite tools.

49 posted on 08/26/2009 6:48:44 AM PDT by MamaTexan (If you think calling me a 'birther' will stop me from defending the Constitution........think again!)
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To: F15Eagle

I thought they portrayed it happening in Canada...I may be wrong...

But then again I have not seen the film...Not that I want to...


50 posted on 08/26/2009 6:49:13 AM PDT by stevie_d_64
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