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Reich: Tea Party 'Conspiracy to Undermine the Government of the United States'
Breitbart ^ | 3/3/13 | Joel B. Pollak

Posted on 03/03/2013 8:23:55 AM PST by Nachum

Democrats and the media have accuses Tea Party favorite Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) of "McCarthyism" merely for posing tough questions to and about Chuck Hagel during the latter's confirmation as Secretary of Defense. Yet a recent column by former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich reveals who the real McCarthyites are in U.S. politics today, as Reich likens the Tea Party to a conspiracy "to undermine the government of the United States."

Reich, who has steadfastly supported President Barack Obama's big-government, tax-and-spend agenda, wrote that the Tea Party had "infiltrated" the government at every level, and had used the budget cuts in the sequester to begin "dismantling pieces of it." He outlined the rest of his conspiracy theory at the left-wing Salon.com:

Imagine a plot to undermine the government of the United States, to destroy much of its capacity to do the public’s business, and to sow distrust among the population.

Imagine further that the plotters infiltrate Congress and state governments, reshape their districts to give them disproportionate influence in Washington, and use the media to spread big lies about the government.

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


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: chuckhagel; communists; conspiracy; constitution; demagogicparty; ows; owsreich; party; progressives; reich; robertreich; tea; teaparty; teapartyconspiracy; tedcruz; texas; usgovernment
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Coming from a communist like you Leo, that's very interesting.
1 posted on 03/03/2013 8:24:13 AM PST by Nachum
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To: Nachum
"Reich....wrote that the Tea Party had "infiltrated" the government at every level..."

If only...

2 posted on 03/03/2013 8:26:19 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Nachum

Reich: Tea Party ‘Conspiracy to Undermine the Government of the United States’

It never changes, liberals always accuse conservatives of what they are doing and thinking.


3 posted on 03/03/2013 8:26:30 AM PST by edcoil (Half of every class gratuates at the bottom, they are now politicians.)
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To: Nachum

4 posted on 03/03/2013 8:26:42 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Nachum

Reich never met a commie he didn’t like.


5 posted on 03/03/2013 8:27:13 AM PST by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Nachum
suggests the Tea Party actually wants unemployment to rise because they want Americans to be even more fearful and angry."

Yet we've actually heard secretly taped recordings of SEIU mucky mucks saying that that is exactly what they want.
6 posted on 03/03/2013 8:27:55 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: Nachum

According to the democrat “new national socialist” party...


7 posted on 03/03/2013 8:28:32 AM PST by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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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

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8 posted on 03/03/2013 8:29:26 AM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Small body, small mind. Tell me... what color is the sky in your world, you demented little wretch?


9 posted on 03/03/2013 8:29:48 AM PST by Common Sense 101 (Hey libs... If your theories fly in the face of reality, it's not reality that's wrong.)
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To: Nachum
this is what happens to your brain when you get all of your 02 at butt height on elevators

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10 posted on 03/03/2013 8:29:52 AM PST by Elle Bee
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To: Jim Robinson

I wish Reich would take his communist butt back to Munch-kin-land and leave America alone.


11 posted on 03/03/2013 8:30:07 AM PST by july4thfreedomfoundation (November 6, 2012.....A day that will live in infamy!)
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To: Nachum
Robert Reich, a mental midget among midgets ...


12 posted on 03/03/2013 8:32:00 AM PST by shove_it (Long ago Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about 0banana's USA.)
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To: Nachum

The midget is merely projecting.

You cannot rebel against the government if one stands FOR the Constitution and Bill of Rights as does the Tea Party.

It is the government that is in rebellion.

John Locke in his Second Treatise on Civil Government stated it is the right and duty of the people to put down any and all governments that rebel against the people.

The government has been in rebellion against the people since FDR.


13 posted on 03/03/2013 8:32:00 AM PST by Para-Ord.45
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To: Nachum

How come when a demonrat says subversives have infiltrated the govt, it’s True. But when a conservative says it we are “McCarthyites”?


14 posted on 03/03/2013 8:32:11 AM PST by logitech (Who's here so vile, that will not love his country? If any speak, for him I have offended)
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To: Nachum

Well Bob, given that the CONSTITUTION constrains the “government”, it is appropriate that the people work to enforce those CONSTITUTIONAL constraints on this outlaw government.

The “government” is NOT the authority here, the CONSTITUTION IS!.


15 posted on 03/03/2013 8:32:58 AM PST by G Larry
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To: Nachum

He says that like it’s a bad thing.

What a conservative said something like that about the ACLU during the Reagan Administration?


16 posted on 03/03/2013 8:33:14 AM PST by Lonesome in Massachussets (What word begins with "O" and ends in economic collapse?)
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To: Nachum

oh my God.

his flirtations with reality usually turn out to be false reports.

vilify your opponent.. besmirch their name.. mud is highly effective.. sad.


17 posted on 03/03/2013 8:33:45 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Nachum

Reich, “Tea Party are “Wreckers” destroying the
good works of the state.

Very Stalinesque Robert, very.


18 posted on 03/03/2013 8:35:40 AM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Nachum

This little dwarf was plucked out of the sewer system by Billy Goat Clinton to further the CPUSA.


19 posted on 03/03/2013 8:37:01 AM PST by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Nachum

Tell that to me face to face peanut!


20 posted on 03/03/2013 8:40:14 AM PST by prisoner6 (Right Wing Nuts bolt the Constitution together as the loose screws of the Left fall out!)
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To: Nachum

The third Reich....


21 posted on 03/03/2013 8:41:24 AM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: Nachum

22 posted on 03/03/2013 8:42:01 AM PST by Slyfox (Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness -G Wash.)
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To: Common Sense 101
"what color"

Soviet red.

23 posted on 03/03/2013 8:43:26 AM PST by driftless2
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To: Nachum

We ARE trying to destroy this “government”. It isn’t the one outlined in the Constitution and NEEDS to be done away with.


24 posted on 03/03/2013 8:43:50 AM PST by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: Para-Ord.45

FDR almost succeeded except that the pesky war employed people again and of course that would-be dictator died before he could sell off post-war Europe and Japan to Stalin. The government isn’t in rebellion, it is assuming the dictatorial powers of a king. The 1776 moment is coming close.

FUBO & FAD


25 posted on 03/03/2013 8:45:07 AM PST by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: Nachum

The thing is Obama et al believe this and THEY are the government, so...War it WILL be.


26 posted on 03/03/2013 8:46:16 AM PST by TalBlack (Evil doesn't have a day job.)
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To: Travis McGee

"Occupy is in the process of saving America as we know it."

27 posted on 03/03/2013 8:46:16 AM PST by Slyfox (Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness -G Wash.)
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To: Nachum

One man’s treason, is another man’s revolution. If only the people currently in power didn’t abandon their Constitutional obligations in their quest for power, they wouldn’t have to worry about a peasent backlash, or a TEA party uprising. Washington DC is a small piece of real estate in a vast country. If I was them, I would be worried. The very fact that they keep hammering away at the TEA party and Conservatives means that we are a viable threat to their system of corruption.


28 posted on 03/03/2013 8:47:12 AM PST by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: Nachum

Reich is employing Alinski’s Rules for Radicals

RULE 13: “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.” Cut off the support network and isolate the target from sympathy. Go after people and not institutions; people hurt faster than institutions.


29 posted on 03/03/2013 8:47:26 AM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Nachum

Undermining the ‘rats since 2008.


30 posted on 03/03/2013 8:50:06 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: Nachum
Robert Reich, a mental midget among mental midgets ...
31 posted on 03/03/2013 8:50:34 AM PST by shove_it (Long ago Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about 0banana's USA.)
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To: Nachum
the Tea Party had "infiltrated" the government at every level
But no mention of congress critters and the DSA? (Published in 2010)
32 posted on 03/03/2013 8:51:53 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Para-Ord.45
The government has been in rebellion against the people since FDR.

Yep. From that point on, the American people have been used as slaves, and the government has claimed authority over the spoils.

33 posted on 03/03/2013 8:53:31 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Liberty Valance

That only works if the target really gives a shit what their enemy thinks of them. If you’re thinking of a verbal rebuke, you have already lost. Us, vs. them, who do you want to win?


34 posted on 03/03/2013 8:53:54 AM PST by factoryrat (We are the producers, the creators. Grow it, mine it, build it.)
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To: Nachum

The only thing being undermined is the constitution, and the entity that is undermining it IS the government.


35 posted on 03/03/2013 8:57:27 AM PST by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: oh8eleven

This reich loser must live in opposite world. reich and his commie friends have undermined the USA with their communistic, marxist, tyrannical programs and regulations. Justice needs to find him and his kind of corrosive, corrupt subhuman degenerate.


36 posted on 03/03/2013 8:58:24 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Nachum
Hmmm.

Obama signs law to imprison American citizens with no test of law.

Obama chooses military commanders who will order gunfire attacks on American civilian citizens. (Are there any Americans on the Nobel Peace Prize committee?)

Obama unleashes $16-trillion debt on the American people.

Obama doesn't pledge allegiance to the American flag.

Obama supports homosexual marriage.

Obama displays intense, unmitigated sociopathic behavioral symptoms that includes lying, shallow emotions, callousness, will not accept blame but blames others, a poor work ethic, as well as other symptoms.

And Reich is okay with all of that?
37 posted on 03/03/2013 8:59:02 AM PST by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: Nachum

The dwarf used most of the right words: I do want to undermine the government that is destroying my country. These asshole leftists never seem to understand that “government” and “country” are two different things.


38 posted on 03/03/2013 8:59:11 AM PST by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: Nachum

You just know that this little pansy was picked on relentlessly when he was in high school.


39 posted on 03/03/2013 9:02:13 AM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: oh8eleven

Socialists in the Obama administration

http://www.nachumlist.com/socialists.htm


40 posted on 03/03/2013 9:02:53 AM PST by Nachum (The Obama "List" at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum
As is nearly always the case, the left's accusations of conspiracy and sedition are a form of projection, accusing others of what they themselves are doing.

there are two types of libtards: those who have no ideas and those who have wrong ideas.

41 posted on 03/03/2013 9:03:11 AM PST by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: edcoil

Actually, I wouldn’t mind someone undermining the present party in control of the government—and undermining the government in general. We need to get back to our roots! We were founded as a Representative Republic.

I think the TEA Party would be just the ones to do it.

Maybe we need a second American Revolution to fix all that’s wrong with us.


42 posted on 03/03/2013 9:05:32 AM PST by basil (basil, 2ASisters.org)
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To: edcoil

Actually, I wouldn’t mind someone undermining the present party in control of the government—and undermining the government in general. We need to get back to our roots! We were founded as a Representative Republic.

I think the TEA Party would be just the ones to do it.

Maybe we need a second American Revolution to fix all that’s wrong with us.


43 posted on 03/03/2013 9:05:56 AM PST by basil (basil, 2ASisters.org)
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To: Nachum
Secretary of Labor Robert Reich reveals who the real McCarthyites are in U.S. politics today, as Reich likens the Tea Party to a conspiracy “to undermine the government of the United States.”
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

One of two things is happening here ( maybe both simultaneously):

1) Liberalism/Marxism is a mental disease and Reich is using “projection”.

2) Reich is a master of Alinsky techniques.

44 posted on 03/03/2013 9:09:47 AM PST by wintertime
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To: Nachum
Reich likens the Tea Party to a conspiracy "to undermine the government of the United States."

I don't know why people are complaining about what Reich said. He is absolutely correct. This is why the DHS, Patriot Act, NDAA, Fusion Centers, 2 billion bullets, FEMA, federalization and militarization of local police was put into to place. The Globalist Banksters knew that the closer they got to outright World Government that American patriots would resist so they created the means to put down a domestic resistance. The former American government is fully in the hands of the Banksters and the Tea Party is in a conspiracy against it.

45 posted on 03/03/2013 9:12:21 AM PST by Count of Monte Fisto (Republicans are to the Democrats as the Generals are to the Harlem Globetrotters)
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To: Nachum
Reich's statement cannot be taken seriously unless one already has bought into the so-called "progressives'" counterfeit idea about the nature and role of government!

"We, the People" have stood by for decades while generations of those so-called "liberals" (now self-describing themselves to be "progressives") have redefined, renamed, and put in place false ideas about America's form of government and who is in charge.

Reich, the Clintons, Obama, and the rest rely on widespread constitutional illiteracy when they make bold statements like those emanating from them in recent times.

IDEAS HAVE CONSEQUENCES, and we can lose our freedom and our happiness if we act on belief in wrong ideas.

This is true in every area of our lives. If we take some action because someone else told us something, and we believed them, and they were wrong, then we may have to live with some pain or hurt because we didn't check it out before we acted.

This is especially true about what we know or think we know about our freedom and our Constitution and Bill of Rights.

An example: some years ago, an organization at a major private university published a lesson plan for teachers to use in teaching students about the Constitution. A lead sentence read: "The Constitution is the power and authority of the central government over the people and the states."

Let me repeat. The lesson plan read: "The Constitution is the power and authority of the central government over the people and the states."

Now, if youth have been taught to believe that, and if enough Americans really believe that, then we will see government as this gigantic POWER and source of AUTHORITY for our lives. We will tend to look to government to solve all our problems. We will let government regulate and interfere with all the important decisions of our lives, and we will think that government can spend our money more wisely than we can, can take care of us better than we can take care of ourselves, and we may begin to rely on Washington and State capitals for looking after us from the cradle to the grave. And every time we rely on government to do something for us, government tends to get bigger and bigger and more and more powerful because we are giving it more and more power over our lives.

This is the idea Reich has bought into, and this is why he mischaracterizes the Tea Party movement's goals.

Reich fails to acknowledge that the Constitution is the "People's" document to limit the coercive powers of those they elect to government: the Constitution is not the elected representatives in government's document to limit the rights of "the People."

As a result of his wrong-headed understanding about the distinguishing idea of the U. S. Constitution and who are its KEEPERS*, he makes ill-advised accusations.

*" If these Commentaries shall but inspire in the rising generation a more ardent love of their country, an unquenchable thirst for liberty, and a profound reverence for the constitution and the Union, then they will have accomplished all, that their author ought to desire. Let the American youth never forget, that they possess a noble inheritance, bought by the toils, and sufferings, and blood of their ancestors; and capable, if wisely improved, and faithfully guarded, of transmitting to their latest posterity all the substantial blessings of fife, the peaceful enjoyment of liberty, property, religion, and independence. The structure has been erected by architects of consummate skill and fidelity; its foundations are solid; its compartments are beautiful, as well as useful; its arrangements are full of wisdom and order; and its defences are impregnable from without. It has been reared for immortality, if the work of man may justly aspire to such a title. It may, nevertheless, perish in an hour by the folly, or corruption, or negligence of its only keepers, THE PEOPLE. Republics are created by the virtue, public spirit, and intelligence of the citizens. They fall, when the wise are banished from the public councils, because they dare to be honest, and the profligate are rewarded, because they flatter the people, in order to betray them." - Justice Joseph Story - Concluding para., "Commentaries on the Constitution . . . ."

46 posted on 03/03/2013 9:13:33 AM PST by loveliberty2
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To: shove_it

Why is he sitting there when the others are standing.


47 posted on 03/03/2013 9:17:46 AM PST by Venturer
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To: wintertime
2) Reich is a master of Alinsky techniques.

Nah. He's just a thimble sized wanna be. He's just another wacko liberal having a temper tantrum becaue the TEA party is a threat to his vision of a communist utopia.

The liberals house of cards is crumbling. They've run out of other peoples money to buy votes with. If they can't come up with a new social program or some kind of tax payer paid free handout in time for the election , the freeloaders won't bother to get out of bed to vote. Without some kind of free stuff every time, the democrats can't win.

48 posted on 03/03/2013 9:18:10 AM PST by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: Venturer

As The Gaffer would say ... “Stand up Bobby boy, we wanna see ya”.


49 posted on 03/03/2013 9:26:01 AM PST by shove_it (Long ago Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about 0banana's USA.)
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To: loveliberty2
Reich, the Clintons, Obama, and the rest rely on widespread constitutional illiteracy ..
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Our nation's schools are the very definition of a godless, socialist, single-payer, and compulsory-use welfare entitlement program.

So?....Question: Does any conservative **seriously** believe that any socialist, godless, single-payer, and compulsory-use program will teach children the principles of the **CONSTITUTION***????? Really? Are they that naive?

All it took to give the nation Franklin D. Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, the 17th Amendment, feminism, unions, the federal reserve, usurpation of large tracts of state land for federal parks, the failed One World League of Nations...etc...was??????

Answer: One to three generations of citizens schooled to be comfortable with socialism in their socialist-funded, single-payer, and compulsory-use government schools.

If we wish to take back the Constitution we must abolish the K-12 socialist-funded, single-payer, compulsory-use, and GODLESS schools.

If children are schooled in socialist-funded, single-payer, compulsory, and GODLESS schools we will raise up voters who are more than happy to be prisoners of the state.

50 posted on 03/03/2013 9:29:05 AM PST by wintertime
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