Skip to comments.MAYBE THE TEA PARTY WON
Posted on 10/18/2013 7:55:59 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Perhaps those tea party guys are smarter than they look. After all, these men and women in Congress came to Washington determined to cripple big government -- or even destroy it. They, 30 or 40 bent Republicans, were mad as hell at where the country is going and how it is governed. Now, with a minimum of sabotage, millions and millions of Americans, Republicans and Democrats alike, share their hatred of Washington.
It is discouraging for someone who writes about politics to see and hear the outrage and even hate that is voiced when anyone brings up the subject of the government shutdown, or Congress, or the White House or anybody or anything in the nation's capital. Isn't that what the tea party provocateurs want? They hate government, and they want you to hate it, too.
Anti-government populism has always been a thread in the fabric of American life. Until the tea party nihilists, the latest manifestation had been President Reagan's inaugural address, when he repeated his old line, "Government is not the solution; it's the problem."
Despite his rhetoric, Reagan never governed as if he believed that crap. He was a compromiser when he had to be, he understood what "loyal opposition" meant and, like most politicians, he was not really against the government or big government. He just wanted big government that did what he wanted it to do....
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He seems upset that there are people who do not worship government as he does.
What a boatload of propaganda. Since the runup to the shutdown began, I have learned several things from the Vichy Media and their minions in Congress and the White House.
1. I’m a secessionist
2. I’m a Confederate holdover (see #1)
3. I hate all government
4. I’m an anarchist
5. I’m a nihilist (pretty funny considering that Judeo-Christian ethics are the opposite of nihilism)
6. Don’t forget the racist stuff
All of which is wrong. Although the idea of secession is always a good Plan B.
As I said, what a complete boatload of crap.
Our fundamental problem... Washington has become a huge, loveless, self promoting prideful ego fest.
Reagan grasped this and herded the polecats as best he could without the ability to change out the polecats.
As for the Tea Party... yes I tend to agree. They raised a ruckus in Washington. About all they could do, but even a small smoke signal is better than no smoke signal.
Obamacare totally sucks.
One thing we have going for us. It belongs to Democrats.
When they are hunting Democrats with pitchforks for this disaster we can point and say “You own it, azzHoles.”
No point in wasting any more of my life dissecting his rank stupidity.
Maybe its all those Obama voter suckers who cant get into the broken Obama-care website who are suddenly mad at Washington.
Anyone who doesn’t hate Washington today is a f’n retard!
Seriously? This was posted on Yahoo News? Are there any real journalists left, anyone who can tell the difference between news and editorials?
He didn’t say they won the whole game. He said they won a victory of some kind. A skirmish.
Did you forget the barf alert?
Reeves is a liberal Democrat scumbag who has been writing this same tripe for decades. And decades.
What is this fossil, like, 90?
Truth, Justice, and The American Way will win.
I like the headline, even though he uses the article to bash us. Flail away, dimwit, I say.
Which is worse?
A media that is controlled by the state like Pravda was, or a media that is not controlled and provides substantially the same job by choice.
In the U.S.S.R., the populace knew they were being lied to. They didn’t believe most of it.
In the U.S. most folks think this is business as usual, just like it always has been and very healthy.
And liberal Democrat scumbags, when they complain, something was probably done right by the GOP. Not much, but something.
Let me give you a little secret.
EVIL IS A HOUSE OF CARDS
GOOD IS VASTLY MORE POWERFUL THAN EVIL
The Democrats WERE trembling. They showed their panic through their desperate guff.
THE PROBLEM FOLKS IS THAT SO CALLED CONSERVATIVES BUY THE GUFF... AND ACT LIKE THERE IS SOMEONE REASONABLE IN THERE. THERE IS NOT. THAT IS SATAN’S DOMAIN.
I seem to remember Reeves as being a liberal asshole from years back. So the Tea Party are nihilists? Believing in smaller government, less taxes, abiding by the Constitution and maintaining a strong defense is nihilism? Nihilism is the belief in nothing. Yeah, I see Reeves is the asshole he’s always been.
I did not have to get very far to realize that he has never been to the Reagan library or if he has, he breezed through with a jaded sneer on his face and failed to absorb any of essence of the man. Amazing how politically blind a person can be when they try.
Forget about changing the ‘Redskins’ team name. What is way more dishonorable is naming DC after George Washington. He was totally anti-big government yet modern Washington, DC is totally opposite of what this great man stood for.
The fact is, Obama’s economic policies are responsible for millions on welfare and unemployment, which is why Dems can’t stop spending. Maybe some GOP storied this, but I didn’t see it. This downward spiral won’t stop until the economy is freed up, a’ la Reagan. Gonna be a tough few years.
It’s hard to tthink we won when the friggin’ pResident got everyting he wanted.
2nd Div— the liberals let the world know whom they fear the most by their strident commentary. Lest we forget the Taxed Enough Already (they seem to forget this is what the letters stand for) party is on the upswing. It is correct to identify the elitist ruling class as the enemy of Americans and of the Constitution. Simply put it is beyond party politics, no matter how hard both sides work to preserve the other. Witness the actions of the Bush family to reach out to the Clintons— honestly there is no “country club” to which they both belong that would agree. This is simply ruling class— by people who think they are better than any and all regular Americans of any background— other than Progressive Ivy League libs/rinos.
Reeves seems rather interested in himself. Me? I don’t give a damn what he thinks. F him. And McCain. And Graham. And Pelosi. And especially Harry The Whisperer Reid. The list goes on and you can include “W” Bush and anyone else that is so sick they think pushing this country in to trillions of dollars in debt makes sense.
These people are mentally ill and the Democrats are being led by an extremely mean America hater who is so mentally unbalanced he spits on the greatest generation ever and $hits on brave kids who are warring in places they should not be.
Cruz and Co. simply pointed out that Washington needs to be flushed or rebooted. The place is populated by lunatics who insanely circle jerk each other with sick maniacal vigor as they straight faced offer up the most absurd of the absurd as normal.
A cancerous poison of biblical proportion has set itself upon the US and it appears no amount of chemo will have any effect on this flesh eating bacteria that is Washington District of Columbia.
God help us all and especially generations to come.
>>Forget about changing the Redskins team name. What is way more dishonorable is naming DC after George Washington. He was totally anti-big government yet modern Washington, DC is totally opposite of what this great man stood for.
Don’t worry. In his third term, he’ll rename it Obamagrad.
And their health insurance price jumped up.
If he does, it will be a slur on ‘grads everywhere.
“After all, these men and women in Congress came to Washington determined to cripple big government — or even destroy it. They, 30 or 40 bent Republicans”
This clown is so clueless. He has no concept on what the Tea Party is and stands for. For one thing I (individual Tea Party person) believe the government is to big, bloated and inefficient. I want that sucker scaled back so we get the most bang for out tax dollar. I also believe it has become way to intrusive and is not following the Constitution.
I also do not want the power brokers in Washington calling all the shots. We think the grass roots should have input. That is why we don’t like RINO’s. They think Washington knows best. Can I say McCain is the poster boy for what is wrong with the Republican Party. Go Ted Cruz, Mike Lee and Sarah Palin.
Not a bad Plan A either.
Comments? I don’t agree with his statements. The Tea Party doesn’t hate government and the goal was not to get people pissed off at government. The Tea Party hates mismanagement and excessive debt. The goal was to draw attention to these problems particularly ObamaCare.
I don’t think 20 or 30 guys can do much about it and I don’t think they could get through the wall of communist-style propaganda leveled against them. In the end even Cruz let the Senate vote on a bill laden with $2B in pork. Then the feds borrows $328B in a single day.
This seedy incident reveals how bad off this country really is. There is no effective way to stop them until the Tea Party has more votes.
“belongs to the democrats”
I heard from a true, actual communist agitator that obamacare is actually a republican plan. Basically our complaints are based on our own plan.
He telegraphed the next play, obviously blame the republicans and promote the true democrat solution: single payer as introduced by president Hillary.
These people believe this. It was truly amazing to witness the frightening departure from reality.
That flame won’t be snuffed now.
>> his old line, “Government is not the solution; it’s the problem.”
>> Despite his rhetoric, Reagan never governed as if he believed that crap
Socialists are scumbags, and their rhetoric cunning.
And with breathtaking eloquence.
That's right. Before Ted Cruz came along the American people just loved Wash D.C. /s
Richard Reeves is a blithering idiot.
If this isn’t gold plated Leftist ideology, nothing is.
1. Lefists come up with plans that do not adhere to the U. S. Constitution
2. If Constitutionalists disagree, they’re called anarchists.
3. If the plans are implemented and fail miserably, you blame those who opposed their implementation.
4. Rinse and repeat...
Oh, it’s controlled by the State, alright. The Chicago Way involves lots of intimidation.....
Hey, it’s very useful to note what evil lefties hate. Because it’s probably something good.
There is a name we need to log.
Amazing all the oxymorons these morons could think up to describe who they perceive to be their opposition.
This guy is a lefty butthole.
It is discouraging for someone who writes about politics to see and hear the outrage and even hate
Why reporters lean left...in 15 words or less...
I like that an article with this title appears on Yahoo News, crap or not. The low information types who get their news there would probably never even think about the Tea Party having “won”. And some of them might just start thinking “gee, I’m kinda sick of this big government that doesn’t do anything” too.
Mr. Reeves is licking his masters hand. He is so lost he doesn’t even know it. Tea party folks don’t hate the government, we despise it because it has become the instrument of enslavement and thievery. Soon it will become the lefts instrument of murder.
I like just a touch of government in my anarchy.
Richard Reeves is die-hard leftie. a true believer.
He threw us in the briar patch.