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Van Jones: ‘Occupy…Saved the Entire Country From Destruction’
The Blaze ^ | 4/1/12 | Madeleine Morgenstern

Posted on 04/01/2012 9:37:36 AM PDT by Nachum

Former Obama administration green jobs czar Van Jones said Saturday the Occupy Wall Street movement essentially “saved the entire country from destruction.”

Jones made the comments in Los Angeles ahead of his appearance at an “All in for the 99%” training event, saying Occupy “disrupted the narrative” as both parties “barreling toward more austerity.”

“[The] Occupy movement pretty much saved the entire country from destruction,” Jones said in an interview posted online. “Both political parties were barreling toward more austerity, more cutbacks, more pain for the people and more — basically both political parties had managed to converge on this idea of basically no rules for the rich, no rights for the poor, no middle class to speak of. That was basically the agenda, the question was just how much pain how fast.”

“Occupy Wall Street came on and completely disrupted the narrative,” he said. All the ‘austerity, austerity, cut, cut, cut’ stuff went away and suddenly even Republicans had to talk about income inequality and that whole theme. Occupy Wall Street really kind of, like, helped us to hit a reset in the country.”

(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: jones; occupy; saved; van; vanjones
April fools!

(not)

1 posted on 04/01/2012 9:37:42 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 04/01/2012 9:38:33 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Um

How?


3 posted on 04/01/2012 9:39:21 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Nachum

Van Jones is a fool every day of the year, not just April 1.


4 posted on 04/01/2012 9:40:13 AM PDT by rdl6989 (January 20, 2013 The end of an error.)
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To: Nachum

It’s Van’s world! It’s Van’s world! It’s party time. It’s excellent


5 posted on 04/01/2012 9:40:13 AM PDT by VRW Conspirator (Neo-communist equals Neo-fascist)
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To: Nachum
Yeah. Rape, drugs, no showers, and drums. They sure saved us!

Is Van Jones out of his mind?

I know, I know. It was a rhetorical question.

6 posted on 04/01/2012 9:40:38 AM PDT by Lazamataz (Shut up and drill.)
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To: Nachum

Commie.


7 posted on 04/01/2012 9:41:02 AM PDT by b4its2late (Patience is not a virtue, it is a waste of time.)
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To: Nachum

I am sure crapping on a cop car has made the world a safer place-—I’m just not sure what it has made it safer for.


8 posted on 04/01/2012 9:41:34 AM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: Nachum

I would love to see the UFO that dropped him here.


9 posted on 04/01/2012 9:41:45 AM PDT by mardi59 ( Go Newt!!)
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To: Nachum
“Occupy Wall Street came on and completely disrupted the narrative,” he said. All the ‘austerity, austerity, cut, cut, cut’ stuff went away and suddenly even Republicans had to talk about income inequality and that whole theme.

I'd like talk about the inequality of Nancy Pelosi, Al Gore, John Kerry, and Warren Buffett.

10 posted on 04/01/2012 9:43:51 AM PDT by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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To: Nachum

I always knew Jones was loony toons. He ain’t right in the head.


11 posted on 04/01/2012 9:44:15 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (It's time to WEAN the government off of our money.)
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To: Nachum

Crosshairs


12 posted on 04/01/2012 9:44:41 AM PDT by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Nachum

Austerity?
Obama has been handing out skittles at an astronomical rate!


13 posted on 04/01/2012 9:46:46 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Nachum
He is right in a sense. He was part of the Obama Admonistration and the Occupy movement.

The Occupy movement was phony and it was was directed by the Obama Administration to distract from the out of control spending and corruption in the government.

It was used to change the MSM narrative from the actual problems facing this country to idiotic discussions about the “99%” etc.

And it worked to a degree. The MSM spend no time discussing the actual problems facing this country. All the discussion is about dividing America. By race, by income, by gender etc.

All the MSM discussion focuses on victims and entitlement.

Occupy was about the Obama Administration propaganda campaign. Van Jones said so. He was part of the Obama Administration.

14 posted on 04/01/2012 9:48:07 AM PDT by detective
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To: Nachum
Van Jones: Needs to be pushed into a Lake.

I fixed your April Fool's Day Headline.

15 posted on 04/01/2012 9:49:28 AM PDT by KC_Lion (I will NEVER vote for Romney, the GOP will go the way of the Whigs if they nominate him)
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To: mylife

Handing out skittles and selling gray hoodies, with the words, Obama - 2012!


16 posted on 04/01/2012 9:51:22 AM PDT by Eva
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To: Eva

17 posted on 04/01/2012 9:54:07 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Nachum
Obama's former "Green Jobs Czar", Van Jones, links "Green Movement" to revolutionary communist movement!

See "Goal is complete revolution" below...

VAN JONES (Obama's former 'Green Jobs Czar')

YouTube:
"Valerie Jarrett, Senior Advisor to President Obama, speaks [lovingly] about Green Job Czar, Van Jones, at the Netroots Convention on August 12, 2009. Then Van Jones speaks about [a COMMUNIST] transforming [of] the whole society."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnDxzvc0OXk&feature=related
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"Jones was the leader and founder of a radical group, the communist revolutionary organization Standing Together to Organize a Revolutionary Movement, or STORM. That group, together with Jones' Elle Baker Center for Human Rights, led a vigil Sept. 12, 2001, at Snow Park in Oakland, Calif.

STORM's official manifesto, titled, "Reclaiming Revolution," surfaced on the Internet."--via TheObamaFile
http://www.leftspot.com/blog/files/docs/STORMSummation.pdf
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VAN JONES SHOCK ADMISSION [in his own words]: "Goal is Complete Revolution"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fh4Z0V0zNQg
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Here is the transcript of the above YouTube video:

“Right after Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat if the civil rights leaders had jumped out and said OK now we want reparations for Slavery, we want redistribution of all the wealth, and we want to legalize mixed marriages. If we’d come out with a maximum program the very next day, they’d been laughed at. Instead they came out with a very minimum. “We just want to integrate these busses…”

But, inside that minimum demand was a very radical kernel that eventually meant that from 1964 to 1968 complete revolution was on the table for this country.

And, I think that this green movement has to pursue those same steps and stages.

Right now we say we want to move from suicidal gray capitalism to something eco-capitalism where at least we’re not fast-tracking the destruction of the whole planet. Will that be enough? No, it won’t be enough. We want to go beyond the systems of exploitation and oppression all together. But, that’s a process and I think that’s what’s great about the movement that is beginning to emerge is that the CRISIS is so severe in terms of joblessness, violence and now ecological threats that people are willing to be both pragmatic and visionary.

So the green economy will start off as a small subset and we are going to push it and push it and push it until it becomes the engine for transforming the whole society.

SOURCE for this transcript (it matches the video):
http://ironicsurrealism.blogivists.com/2009/09/02/van-jones-obamas-green-czar-%E2%80%98green-jobs%E2%80%99-goal-is-%E2%80%98complete-revolution%E2%80%99-away-from-%E2%80%98gray-capitalism%E2%80%99/
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Here's the original source for the Van Jones quote about the time he spent in jail following the Rodney King/LA riots (Jones was arrested in "peaceful" protests in San Fran). It was in a 2005 interview he did with East Bay Express. They of course (what else?) claim he "renounced his rowdy Black Nationalist ways" since then (yet he's calling for "complete revolution" in Aug 2009! ...see above):

But in jail, he said, "I met all these young radical people of color -- I mean really radical, communists and anarchists. And it was, like, 'This is what I need to be a part of.'" Although he already had a plane ticket, he decided to stay in San Francisco. "I spent the next ten years of my life working with a lot of those people I met in jail, trying to be a revolutionary." In the months that followed, he let go of any lingering thoughts that he might fit in with the status quo. "I was a rowdy nationalist on April 28th, and then the verdicts came down on April 29th," he said. "By August, I was a communist."

http://www.eastbayexpress.com/gyrobase/the-new-face-of-environmentalism/Content?oid=1079539&showFullText=true
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The 1992 LA/Rodney King riots were instigated by the Revolutionary Communist Party...

From David Horowitz's FrontpageMag.com /DiscoverTheNetworks.org:

"Throughout its history, one of RCP's [Revolutionary Communist Party] principal objectives has been to foment civil unrest in the United States. The most notable example of such efforts occurred on April 29, 1992, when RCP members looted and trashed the downtown and government districts of Los Angeles, triggering the infamous Rodney King riots. During the days immediately preceding the violence, RCP -- which maintained close ties to the L.A. gangs known as the Crips and the Bloods -- had circulated throughout South Central Los Angeles a leaflet featuring a statement by RCP National Spokesman Carl Dix, titled 'It's Right To Rebel' -- a quote popularized by Mao Zedong.

Encouraged by Dix, RCP activists helped lead the riots that would leave 58 people dead, more than 2,300 people injured, some 5,300 buildings burned, and $1 billion in property damaged or destroyed. On the ten-year anniversary of the rioting, RCP member Joseph Veale fondly recalled the violence as 'the most beautiful, the most heroic civil action in the history of the United States.'"
http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=6197

18 posted on 04/01/2012 9:54:24 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: mardi59

I would love to see the UFO that dropped him here.


UFO’s don’t transport Communists. Satan does that.


19 posted on 04/01/2012 9:54:28 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: KC_Lion
Jones: Needs to be pushed into a Lake.

A bottomless one.


20 posted on 04/01/2012 9:54:55 AM PDT by C210N (Mitt "Severe Etch-a-Sketch" mcRominate-me)
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To: Eva
Handing out skittles and selling gray hoodies, with the words, Obama - 2012!

From UrbanDictionary.com:

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Not that it necessarily has anything to do with this incident (likely not), but just for the record.

21 posted on 04/01/2012 9:58:02 AM PDT by ETL (ALL (most?) of the Obama-commie connections at my FR Home page: http://www.freerepublic.com/~etl/)
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To: ETL

“experience the rainbow”


22 posted on 04/01/2012 10:02:36 AM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: Nachum

Just when you think he’s out of the picture....

The fact that van jones, personally, wants to be the star of some leftist something (anything) makes him a fool and a narcissist. The fact that the leftists want him to be the star and their leader (of something - anything) makes him one dangerous sob.


23 posted on 04/01/2012 10:06:58 AM PDT by babyfreep
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To: Nachum
feh...
24 posted on 04/01/2012 10:08:19 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Nachum

If you buy this I’ve got another Stimulus package to sell you.


25 posted on 04/01/2012 10:08:43 AM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: rdl6989

You beat me to it!


26 posted on 04/01/2012 10:10:27 AM PDT by reg45 (Barack 0bama: Implementing class warfare by having no class!)
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To: Nachum

Sounds like it though ~ looking at my calendar it’s about time eh!


27 posted on 04/01/2012 10:12:48 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: unkus

UFO’s don’t transport Communists. Satan does that./

Satan was to busy sitting on obamas shoulder telling him what to do and say.


28 posted on 04/01/2012 10:20:14 AM PDT by mardi59 ( Go Newt!!)
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To: Nachum
(Van Jones overthrowing the nation...)

(more revolution talk)

(Obama's Van Jones)

(Ex-Obama green adviser Van Jones & Barack Obama's other Communist advisers)

29 posted on 04/01/2012 10:20:52 AM PDT by yoe
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To: Nachum
OBAMA EXCUSES DUMMIES, OBAMA EXCUSES FOR DUMMIES
30 posted on 04/01/2012 10:25:34 AM PDT by FrankR
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To: babyfreep
Van Jones has always been dangerous and Valery Jarrett, Obama's most trusted adviser is his great friend....Obama was raised a Marxist, has many Communists in his life, sought them out in his adult years and with ( them) now in place is really doing the only thing he promised during his election....HE IS TRANSFORMING AMERICA. Michelle even went so far as to say it "would mean giving up some of our traditions.........." Apparently like being Americans and proud of being Americans.
31 posted on 04/01/2012 10:30:04 AM PDT by yoe
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To: Nachum
Even the MSM has had to report about OWS crime and violence. Yet the radio shows (no TV) I listen to that claim to be "non-partisan" never mentioned the Tea Party but regularly speak well of OWS, primarily through praise by guests.

To wall, street occupiers!

From an old Time back when it was a real news magazine -- but because you have to pay to read the whole article I will not provide the link.
"From the hoarse throats of 250,000 Cubans jammed before the presidential palace in Havana rose the chilling cry: 'Pa-re-don! To the wall! To the firing squad!' By whipping up a frenzy of hatred, Fidel Castro last week got mob approval for a resumption of the drumhead justice that earlier put to death 551 Cubans accused as supporters of ex-Dictator Fulgencio Batista. Now the blood purge would be aimed at defectors in the band of barbudos (bearded ones) who lifted him to power, of whom hundreds are now in prison." That is the Castro that I remember and his admirers here want to send fellow Americans "To the wall!"

32 posted on 04/01/2012 11:05:43 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Lazamataz

Van Jones is, I am sorry to say, representative of avaricious and deceitful Elitists who were they of another race would be sent to prison for trying to Overthrow their nation. Alas because of teachers, unions, professors, and politicians who are totally indoctrinated in Political Correctness, honest Americans are now the victims of Hate Crimes in the guise of Political Correctness.


33 posted on 04/01/2012 11:06:00 AM PDT by yoe
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To: Nachum
Uh, did I miss something? Are tarps and tents REALLY a major part of the economy? Or a defense against ICBMs? Earthquakes? Hurricanes? Tsunamis? The plague? Rats? Malaria?

Come to think of it, I have seen more tornadoes since the tents came down.

34 posted on 04/01/2012 11:07:35 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael
Sorry, Fidel.. I meant

To the wall, street occupiers!"

35 posted on 04/01/2012 11:10:32 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Nachum

what about the occupy slimes destruction of property and destruction of lives by rapes and murders around the country? that was good for the country?


36 posted on 04/01/2012 11:33:04 AM PDT by blueplum
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To: Nachum
Photos of OWS saving the entire country by, $hiting on, dancing on, burning and graffitiing the American flag:


37 posted on 04/01/2012 12:00:22 PM PDT by drpix
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To: detective
The Occupy movement was phony and it was was directed by the Obama Administration to distract from the out of control spending and corruption in the government. It was used to change the MSM narrative from the actual problems facing this country to idiotic discussions about the “99%” etc. And it worked to a degree. The MSM spend no time discussing the actual problems facing this country. All the discussion is about dividing America. By race, by income, by gender etc. All the MSM discussion focuses on victims and entitlement. Occupy was about the Obama Administration propaganda campaign.

Absolutely spot on. These serial media flareups - Occupy, Sandra Fluke/Rush Limbaugh, attacks on the Koch brothers, the Trayvon Martin hysteria, etc. - all stem from this very source.
38 posted on 04/01/2012 12:22:04 PM PDT by rockvillem
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To: cripplecreek

By crapping on police cars


39 posted on 04/01/2012 1:14:45 PM PDT by Munz (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael
Thanks for the excerpt. From that paragraph, I found a link with the five paragraphs that followed (though not the entire article). It continues...
"Castro's younger brother, Raul, was detailed to warm up the crowd before Fidel himself appeared."

time-demo.newscred.com (1959)

The very same brother who now inherits the throne and the leftwing MSM is trying to portray as the man who will humanize that bloodthirsty tyranny.
40 posted on 04/01/2012 2:01:59 PM PDT by drpix
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To: Nachum

Not all Blacks are stupid like Van Jones.


41 posted on 04/01/2012 3:10:52 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We can't allow the horrible death of Trayvon Martin to be used as an excuse to disarm us.)
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To: Nachum

He supports the election of the TARP administrator Elizabeth Warren to the US Senate.

So he is full of shiite,


42 posted on 04/01/2012 3:16:35 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We can't allow the horrible death of Trayvon Martin to be used as an excuse to disarm us.)
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To: Nachum

He says “austerity” like it’s a bad thing.


43 posted on 04/01/2012 3:28:45 PM PDT by bootless (Never Forget. Never Again. (PursuingLiberty.com))
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To: Nachum

His position is that Obama has done little to nothing to save the nation.

It was a bunch of Ipad carrying White kids that saved the nation.


44 posted on 04/01/2012 3:29:30 PM PDT by NoLibZone (We can't allow the horrible death of Trayvon Martin to be used as an excuse to disarm us.)
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To: Nachum

Thanks, Nachum
It was a bit of an April Fool joke today for the “Occupy” movement.
We walked by Zuccotti Park today on our way to church. The whole area was crawling with cops! OWS has fizzled as the hippies and other morons have gotten bored, and moved on. Probably on to Trayvon demonstrations.
The joke is that there were more cops than OWS protesters!


45 posted on 04/01/2012 8:06:47 PM PDT by Cincinna ( *** NOBAMA 2012 ***)
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To: Cincinna

‘The joke is that there were more cops than OWS protesters!’

I love it when a plan comes together :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wyz_2DEah4o


46 posted on 04/01/2012 8:21:38 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: yoe

I know, yoe. It makes me sick to my stomach that many Americans voted for this person only because of his skin color, but it makes me even sicker to know that many, too, also voted for him because of his politics even though they know that communism has killed so many in the past and robs people of their individual liberty. It also makes me sick to see how the democrat party (et al) has been taken over by leftists thru the years.

They’ve drank the Kool-Aid.


47 posted on 04/01/2012 8:24:20 PM PDT by babyfreep
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