Skip to comments.Recalling ’95 Bombing, Clinton Sees Parallels [Tea Party Rallies........]
Posted on 04/16/2010 7:57:41 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Recalling 95 Bombing, Clinton Sees Parallels By CARL HULSE
WASHINGTON With the 15th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing approaching, former President Bill Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between the antigovernment tone that preceded that devastating attack and the political tumult of today, saying government critics must be mindful that angry words can stir violent actions.
In advance of a symposium on Friday about the attack on the Oklahoma City federal building and its current relevance, Mr. Clinton, who was in his first term at the time of the bombing, warned that attempts to incite opposition by demonizing the government can provoke responses beyond what political figures intend.
There can be real consequences when what you say animates people who do things you would never do, Mr. Clinton said in an interview, saying that Timothy McVeigh, who carried out the Oklahoma City bombing, and those who assisted him, were profoundly alienated, disconnected people who bought into this militant antigovernment line.
The former president said the potential for stirring a violent response might be even greater now with the reach of the Internet and other common ways of communication that did not exist on April 19, 1995, when the building was struck.
Because of the Internet, there is this vast echo chamber and our advocacy reaches into corners that never would have been possible before, said Mr. Clinton, who said political messages are now able to reach those who are both serious and seriously disturbed. He will be delivering the keynote address Friday at an event about the Oklahoma City attack being sponsored by the Center for American Progress Action Fund and the Democratic Leadership Council.
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Gov't Spending. Oklahoma Far Left Policy. City Corruption. Bombing .. .. .... ....-------------------------------------. .. .. Tea Party Protesters
Remember when he and his power partner lived in our whitehouse? If someone disagreed with them, the SS would take them to jail and question them, some were questioned for more than a day???? And remember this dufus used the Arkansas police and the SS to try and pick up women for him?
This guy is classless and all mouth. Unfortunately his mouthy meanderings are always reported by the antique press.
Keep your stupid comments to yourself you worthless fool!
Recalling a pile of turds, I see parallels [To the Clintons.....]
well, both Obama and Osama had friends who bombed the Pentagon
Barry will declare that it happened BEFORE he knew Bill Ayers. So that means the bombing was NOT a consideration in whether he should befriend a confessed terrorist.
Just be there in November ,, you’re gone to have plenty of company ,, don’t worry ,, be active . It’s the Dems and some RINOs who are currently the most scared or they wouldn’t be attacking the 75% of Americans who are against this kind of government takeover . My only real concern is this 80 thou. man personal army he is training in Georgia currently to be deployed on home soil in October just before the elections . Could Martial be on it’s way ? ,, and the openended suspension of all elections . I read about this 80 thou. man army unit in an FR post from the Baltimore Enquirer just a few days ago . Not a word on the cable TV news though ,, but this has me nervous ,, not whether the dems can remain in the majority after Nov. or the bamster in the 2010 pres. election .
It was sarcasm...a play on the (TIME or Newsweek, can’t remember which) magazine cover that declared “We’re all socialists now”. Rather clever, I thought. Gave me a chuckle.
There can be real consequences when what you say animates people who do things you would never do,
gee...ya mean like BILL AYERS????????
Do you remember the guy that sked clintoon to give the name of one country that had taxed itself to prosperity? The guy got harassed by the IRS thugs after that.
That's what Bill Clinton is saying.
I just translated it into plain English.
I was at the Taxed Enough Already rally at Sawyer Point mentioned in the article. Now I feel old.
Hillary Clinton, 2003
In the wake of the assassination of John F. Kennedy in 1963 liberal pundits attempted to blame the entire city of Dallas, Texas. Many liberal commentators even extended to blame the entire state of Texas, others, still not satisfied, put blame on the south. Virtually none of thought that fact that Lee Harvey Oswald, the assassin, was a Communist who had defected to Russia was relevant.
In the wake of the Oklahoma City bombing, Bill Clinton attempted to blame Rush Limbaugh as though Limbaugh were somehow the wizard behind the curtain driving Timothy McVeigh to blow up the federal building. Somehow Clinton would have had us believe that Rush Limbaugh was Charles Manson of the radio waves.
Now Clinton attempts to do the same thing but his target is now much bigger, no less grandiose than the smears written in 1963 which were designed to defame half the geography of America and advance the media's cause célèbre of the day, civil rights. Today Clinton slanders the majority of American citizens.
But we know that Clinton is a liar, this we know because the DNA tells us so.
I’m reaching for the Merck Manual to look up the symptoms of tertiary syphilis.
Well, I guess that makes it OK. McVeigh was a worthless piece of shiite, and we are all better off now that he is worm food. He is not someone any of us should look upon with any sort of sympathy.
No...as long as 50% of the people pay NO TAXES and GET MONEY FROM US, the dems will be in power.