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Full title: Reid Likens Tea Party To Anarchists, Says "Government Is Not Inherently Bad; Government Is Inherently Good"

From the Congressional Record, page S2888:

I would also talk about my friend from Oklahoma. I know he is smart, and I understand that, but just because you are smart doesn’t mean you are al- ways right. We have a situation where this country has been driven by the tea party for the last number of years. When I was in school, I studied govern- ment and I learned about the anar- chists. They were different from the tea party because they were violent. But they were anarchists because they did not believe in government at any level, and they acknowledged that. The tea party kind of hides that. They do not say we are against government, but that is what it amounts to. They are not doing physically destructive things to buildings and people directly, but they are doing everything they can to throw a monkey wrench into any form of government, whether it is local, State, or the Federal Government. That is what it is all about. So any- thing they can do to throw a monkey wrench into the wheels of government, they are happy doing that. And I am sorry to say my friend from Oklahoma is helping them, maybe not directly but indirectly, and that is wrong. Gov- ernment is not inherently bad. Govern- ment is inherently good. That is why we have a Constitution, and we direct the activities of this government based upon that Constitution.

Just. Wow.

1 posted on 04/25/2013 3:37:29 AM PDT by markomalley
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“Trust me. I am Harry Reid and I have the interests of the little people at heart. Even if they do stink on ice.”


2 posted on 04/25/2013 3:40:11 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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Government is inherently - power, and those who seek power most aggressively are often inherently bad.


3 posted on 04/25/2013 3:43:13 AM PDT by Jack of all Trades (Hold your face to the light, even though for the moment you do not see.)
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4 posted on 04/25/2013 3:46:54 AM PDT by Sooth2222 ("Suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of congress. But I repeat myself." M.Twain)
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Gov- ernment is not inherently bad.

THIS current version is...because it has forgotten that Constitution thingy whatchamacallit you try to say you follow.

Long Live The TEA PARTY. Hope they get stronger.


5 posted on 04/25/2013 3:48:12 AM PDT by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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True, enough, Harry. Government is not inherently bad and none of us ever said so. Straw men creators like you are inherently bad. Lying, thieving senators like you are inherently bad. Stinking excrement is inherently bad-smelling.


6 posted on 04/25/2013 3:48:12 AM PDT by Houghton M.
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Ever-”troubled” piously-fake-conerned zombie-look-alike senators are inherently bad.


7 posted on 04/25/2013 3:50:47 AM PDT by Houghton M.
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“But they were anarchists because they did not believe in government in any level and they acknowledged it. The Tea Party kind of hides that.”

Hairy doesn’t know didley of the tea party or government for that matter. He certainly knows power, and can manipulate the Senate because of his power.

“they are doing everything they can to throw a monkey wrench into any form of government, whether it is local, State, or the Federal Government. That is what it is all about. So any- thing they can do to throw a monkey wrench into the wheels of government, they are happy doing that.”

Hairy just doesn’t get it as the above quote establishes. It isn’t the form of Government the tea party takes issue with, it is the Bastardization of the established Government and the destruction of the blue print in the Constitution of the United States of America. What is even more disturbing, is the propaganda in the form of lies, deceipt and distortion, that emanates from Hairy Reids mouth about things he knows nothing about, or could he really know the truth and that to him is disturbing?


8 posted on 04/25/2013 3:51:37 AM PDT by wita
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Mr. Reid,
That’s funny. King George thought the original tea party was a bunch of anarchists. But that’s how the U.S. Constitution got it’s start!


9 posted on 04/25/2013 3:52:26 AM PDT by Repent and Believe (Promote good. Tolerate the harmless. Let evil be crushed.)
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markomalley~: (from the article)” We have a situation where this country has been driven by the Tea Party for the last number of years.”

CORRECTION :
We have a situation where this countries government in the Senate has been driven by the for the last number of years by a ‘control -freak’ Nihilist.”
We have a situation where this country’s government in the House has been driven by the for the last number of years by a Masochistic, spineless figurehead.
We have a situation where this country’s Federal government has been driven by the for the last number of years by an agenda driven leader who can’t lead , but only knows how to campaign.
We have a government with much intelligence ,... but NO COMMON SENSE !


11 posted on 04/25/2013 3:53:50 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt ("Political correctness is tyranny with manners." - Charlton Heston)
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If this country had been driven by the Tea Party for the last few years, Harry, you’d have been ridden out of Washington on a rail!


12 posted on 04/25/2013 3:56:21 AM PDT by Ignatz (Winner of a prestigious 1960 Y-chromosome award!)
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We have a situation where this country has been driven by the Tea Party for the last number of years.

... Wow, I must have missed that in the news.

Is Barry-O a Tea Partier now? He is a driver on this bus.

Is Dingy Harry a Tea Partier now? He is a driver on this bus.

Is Weepy Boehner a Tea Partier now? He is a driver on this bus.

Is the Senate overrun by the Tea Partiers now?

Is the House overrun by Tea Partiers now?

Is the SCOTUS overrun by Tea Partiers now?

How did I miss all this?

13 posted on 04/25/2013 3:59:14 AM PDT by Izzy Dunne (Hello, I'm a TAGLINE virus. Please help me spread by copying me into YOUR tag line.)
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I would like to hear his thoughts about the Occupy thugs. / s


14 posted on 04/25/2013 4:00:09 AM PDT by GP100
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Harry Reid, unfortunaely, is inherently bad ~ and so are the staffers who work for him, and the other members of the Democrat leadership elite. They are all bad ~ right down to the core of their rotten beings.


17 posted on 04/25/2013 4:05:51 AM PDT by muawiyah
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"Govern- ment is inherently good."

Jefferson, Madison, Adams and Locke respectfully disagree.

18 posted on 04/25/2013 4:14:24 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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Senators who look like movie-morticians are inherently bad.


20 posted on 04/25/2013 4:21:45 AM PDT by Houghton M.
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Sounds like ol’ harry understands anarchists about as well as he understands tea partiers. That is, very little. I’ve met both. tea partiers aren’t for no government in any way and anarchists aren’tba bunch of bomb and rock throwing mayhem makers.


21 posted on 04/25/2013 4:21:55 AM PDT by Orangedog (An optimist is someone who tells you to 'cheer up' when things are going his way)
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No Harry, government is not inherently bad or good. It is just a tool that has a purpose. Harry, think of government as a handgun since you love those so. Put it in the hands of idiots and you can expect bad results. Ditto government.


23 posted on 04/25/2013 4:26:32 AM PDT by Zack Attack
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THIS man is our enemy and the enemy of everything that America truly stands for... not the pc hollyweird version that is playing today. FU reid... you are the worst amongst all of the demons in dc... you are even closer to satan than his son obama.

LLS

24 posted on 04/25/2013 4:27:24 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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Pretty obvious he sees the government crashing and burning in the not to distant future....and wishes to deflect blame on others....

Sorry Harry...we are not against goverment....we are for the Constitution....

Your little speech exemplifies what we stand agaisnt....

You and your likes have bankrupted and corrupted a once bountiful and opportunistic nation....you can try to run and hide from that fact....but it is the truth never the less.....
25 posted on 04/25/2013 4:30:33 AM PDT by PigRigger (Donate to http://www.AdoptAPlatoon.org - The Troops have our front covered, let's guard their backs!)
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Reid Likens Tea Party To Anarchists, Says "Government Is Not Inherently Bad...

Well, technically speaking, right wing ranges from the center as Republican, then conservatism, libertarianism and finally anarchy which is no government at all.

While still completely incorrect, at least he recognizes anarchy as right wing, where socialism, communism and fascism - mechanisms of the totalitarian state are completely totally owned by the left.

The real political spectrum

26 posted on 04/25/2013 4:33:05 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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