Skip to comments.GOP candidate declares war against U.S.? (*BARF ALERT*)
Posted on 06/15/2010 5:20:12 AM PDT by markomalley
Rick Barber -- a Tea Party Republican competing in a congressional run-off down in Alabama -- is airing the first TV ad this reporter can remember that advocates taking up arms against the United States.
In the ad (below), Barber has a discussion with men dressed up as America's founding fathers. "I would impeach him," Barber says at the beginning, obviously a reference to impeaching President Obama.
Barber continues, "Today we have an Internal Revenue Service that enforces what they call a 'progressive' income tax... Now this same IRS is going to force us to buy health insurance, cram it down our throats or else. Now I took an oath to defend that [the U.S. Constitution] with my life, and I can't stand by while these evils are perpetrated. You, gentleman, revolted over a tea tax! A tea tax! Now look at us. Are you with me?"
One of the men dressed like a U.S. founding father -- George Washington? -- replies, "Gather your armies." And to drive home the point, there are clear images of pistols in the ad.
(videos at link)
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“We The People” formed this government which has grown way beyond any reasonable size, and We The People have the right to dissolve it if we see fit.
So what’s the problem. He’s quite correct.
He would have never survived.Those were the days when men had to be tough.This pansey would not have made it through the first winter.
It’s funny how willing people are to accept transgressions at the hands of elitists. I’ve been going to my homeowners association meetings as of late and preaching to our people that we have an enumerated right to disband our association and re-form it under the rules as originally established under the association charter. Likewise, the US government should be under scrutiny for its action and abolished if it gets out of hand.
I believe it’s gotten WAY out of hand, and it’s far past due that we revoke the Federal government’s power and re-establish the Feds under the Constitution as intended by our Framers. It’s completely beyond me how people think that what’s going on in DC right now is okay.
Roll back the Feds to pre-1900! Get us back on Constitutional footing!
Problem is, “we the people” are divided politically such that only one half of the country is ever ready to dissolve the union at one time.
That is an awesome commercial. No where does it advocate taking up arms. Libs are such idiots over the tea party.
Won't happen regardless of how right he is,,MSM will dress him in a white gown and pointy hat by sundown.
Roll it back pre-1787!
I believe the founders said we had the right, and the DUTY...
That’s a good call, Huck. I’ve been reading about American history backwards, and I’m right about the turn of the 20th century. I’ll probably agree with you much more as I get through the Civil War and the era of Lincoln.
Houston,,, we have a problem. Its called a slave mentality.
I’m scared! I am sure his wife has a large selection of knives she stores in the kitchen. He might even have a son who has orange tipped guns and toy soldiers strategically placed in a battle formation or a daughter with a small, transportable EZ Bake oven and Toy Story walkie talkies. They are preparing for war “I’d Tell Ya!”
You have to see the other side of that mentality as well.
We have a self-anointed “ruling class” that has a “master” mentality as well, and they have the power of the state behind them.
And, for those of you that don’t recognize their “masterhood”, well, they have ways of dealing with those they term “ungovernable”.
In my view, Lincoln was correct. The common reaction to Lincoln from libertarian/small government/states’ rights people is to decry Lincoln. I don’t. Not that I welcome the events of that era. I simply view the Constitution as a centralized, supreme, consolidated system. The problem wasn’t Lincoln (if you view his actions as a problem.) The problem was the Constitution that created the centralized system.
The author needs to read again why Jefferson said we have a 2nd amendment.
As an aside, my favorite period to read about is the pioneer era. From Lewis and Clark up to the 1870s. The mountain men, the plains indians, Kit Carson, the gold rush, the mormons, etc. Amazing time.
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