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MSNBC's Taylor: Republicans 'Almost Single-Handedly Blew Up This Economy' (What A Retard)
NewsBusters.org ^ | December 27, 2013 | Brad Wilmouth

Posted on 12/27/2013 2:40:29 PM PST by Kaslin

On Thursday's PoliticsNation on MSNBC, during a discussion of Republican resistance to extending unemployment benefits, MSNBC political analyst Goldie Taylor charged that the GOP "almost single-handedly blew up this economy," and that it was "as if" they "blew up" the "bridge" and then "dared people to cross to the other side of the canyon on their own."

After host Al Sharpton played several soundbites of Republican elected officials and complained that they "act as though" the unemployed are "dependents, that they're some kind of beggars," he turned to Taylor who responded:

You know, this is a party who almost single-handedly blew up this economy. You know, it's as if they stuck dynamite on the bridge, blew it up and then dared people to cross to the other side of the canyon on their own. And so, at the end of the day, this is going to hurt them in 2014. It's going to hurt them in 2016 because you don't know who your next door neighbor happens to be who might be receiving benefits from the Department of Labor

A bit earlier, Taylor served as a reminder that when conservatives discuss the disproportionate poverty or unemployment rate of the black population in the context of trying to help, that they are attacked as having a racist motivation just for noticing, but when liberals do the same, it is considered a perfectly reasonable topic of conversation. As she tried to make Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul seem insensitive to the needs of the black population, Taylor recalled that "African-Americans have a higher disproportionate unemployment rate than the rest of the country."

Below is a transcript of relevant portions of the Thursday, December 26, PoliticsNation on MSNBC:

AL SHARPTON: Goldie, you know, Senator Rand Paul is standing behind his comments that extending jobless benefits does a disservice to the workers. Listen to this.

SENATOR RAND PAUL (R-KY): And so really, when I said it's a disservice, I mean this. I am worried about the workers. Not that I think they become bad people by being unemployed longer, but that the longer they're unemployed, the less likely they are ever to get a job again.

SHARPTON: Now, Goldie, keep in mind in Senator Paul's home state of Kentucky, about 53,000 people will lose benefits if Congress fails to act. But this is his position.

TAYLOR: Yeah, I've got to agree with Governor Rendell here. You know, you've got to force them to vote because if they do have to vote, then they're going to turn around to the people in their district, the people who are receiving SNAP benefits that they wanted to cut, the people receiving unemployment benefits that they refuse to extend. Now, the people who want to sign up for the Affordable Care Act when they refuse to create these exchanges.

You know, we need to force them to vote on not extending this unemployment benefits package so that the 53,000 people of Kentucky who are going to lose those benefits can see exactly where Rand Paul stands and all of the rest of them. That's what this is really about.

I heard Rand Paul say that he was using this as a part of this mission to attract more African-American voters. Well, African-Americans have a higher disproportionate unemployment rate than the rest of the country. And so, certainly, this is not the constituency you want to talk to about cutting unemployment benefits that people earn who have lost their jobs through no fault, clearly, of their own.

(...)

SHARPTON: Goldie, but not only have they come now to the brink of where the benefits will run out and they're talking about the $40 billion in cuts with food stamps, it seems like it's bad enough to be harmed but then to be in many ways mocked. I mean, when you think of the way they blast people that are not at work, that cannot find jobs and act as though they're dependent on government. I mean, listen to the kinds of things Republicans in Congress say.

REP. PAUL RYAN (R-WI): We don't want to turn this safety net into a hammock that lulls able-bodied people to lives on dependency and complacency.

REP. MICHELE BACHMANN (R-MI): Self-reliance means if anyone will not work, neither should he eat.

REP. ROB WOODALL (R-GA): We also eliminated skin in the game for most ordinary everyday Americans. You know, folks mocked Mitt Romney for what he said about 47 percent, but he's right.

SENATOR MARCO RUBIO (R-FL): We need to make sure our government programs encourage work, not dependence.

SHARPTON: I mean, to act as though they're dependents, that they're some kind of beggars, is almost as bad as not extending the benefits and trying to mess with food stamps.

TAYLOR: You know, this is a party who almost single-handedly blew up this economy. You know, it's as if they stuck dynamite on the bridge, blew it up and then dared people to cross to the other side of the canyon on their own. And so, at the end of the day, this is going to hurt them in 2014. It's going to hurt them in 2016 because you don't know who your next door neighbor happens to be who might be receiving benefits from the Department of Labor.

You know, that's not something that's really public knowledge. And so those people go into the voting booth. When their families go into the voting booth, they're going to remember the people who voted to deny them benefits that they worked so hard for.

If they were truly interested, truly interested in gaining full employment in this country, they'd be investing in day care subsidies, they'd be investing in job retraining, they'd be investing in young people to get their GEDs. They would be investing in, you know, jobs out there that for the people who want to stay in the workforce a little bit longer, they'd be investing in meaningful jobs and meaningful wages for real people. In fact, they tossed the President's jobs act right back at him and didn't even let it up for a vote.


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: altawannasharpton; antisemite; goldietaylor; jewthemdownsharpton; paulrand; poverty; raceissues; racism; welfare

1 posted on 12/27/2013 2:40:29 PM PST by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
"political analyst Goldie Taylor "

Welcome to Galt's Gulch, you 'hoB0.

Now move along.

2 posted on 12/27/2013 2:42:20 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: Kaslin

Not Retarded Mentally Challenged in PC Talk. LOL


3 posted on 12/27/2013 2:43:40 PM PST by SandRat (Duty - Honor - Country! What else needs said?)
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To: Kaslin

She’s black. Enough said.


4 posted on 12/27/2013 2:44:20 PM PST by raybbr (I weep over my sons' future in this Godforsaken country.)
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To: Kaslin
goldie photo:  Goldie_Hawn2.jpg
5 posted on 12/27/2013 2:44:33 PM PST by Snickering Hound
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To: Kaslin

Who spent 7 trillion dollars in less than 5 years?Santa Claus?


6 posted on 12/27/2013 2:44:54 PM PST by plainshame
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To: Kaslin

Doesn’t matter. By next election, this will be accepted as gospel truth by the greater majority of low info voters, and by all lefards, whether those leftards think of themselves as leftists or conservative.


7 posted on 12/27/2013 2:45:42 PM PST by Grimmy (equivocation is but the first step along the road to capitulation)
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To: Kaslin

this is what happens to the discourse in the public square... when the mental hospitals are closed.....


8 posted on 12/27/2013 2:46:10 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: Kaslin

I wonder how much NewsBusters has to pay someone to watch that tripe.


9 posted on 12/27/2013 2:46:47 PM PST by ConservativeInPA (We need to fundamentally transform RATs lives for their lies.)
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To: Kaslin
I am less intelligent for reading this.

Thirty seconds I will never get back.

5.56mm

10 posted on 12/27/2013 2:48:04 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: plainshame

Amazing how much power is held by the group that controls only one half of one third of the government? /S


11 posted on 12/27/2013 2:48:55 PM PST by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: Kaslin

You know whats hysterical..NO ONE and I mean NO ONE watches MSNBC..that network is so far into the gutter that gutter rats feel sorry for them


12 posted on 12/27/2013 2:50:00 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Kaslin
The problem with Republicans is that they can't seem to apply their principles when it comes to helping the lower classes.

There are huge barriers to employing low skilled workers. There are the payroll taxes, for one. Regulations and lawsuits also prevent hiring.

And the welfare state screws the working lower and middle classes, too, by driving up prices. Obamacare is a perfect example of that. More demand by subsidizing care for some raises prices making care unaffordable to others that don't get the subsidy.

13 posted on 12/27/2013 2:51:11 PM PST by freerepublicchat
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To: Kaslin

She’s just another race pimp.


14 posted on 12/27/2013 2:54:03 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Kaslin
The MSNBC genius involved.


15 posted on 12/27/2013 2:57:21 PM PST by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: Paladin2
How the Democrats Created the Financial Crisis: Kevin Hassett
Bill Clinton blames Democrats for the mortgage mess
Unemployment sinks to 5-year low (Nov. 2006)
Bill Clinton’s failure on terrorism

16 posted on 12/27/2013 3:05:06 PM PST by TwelveOfTwenty (See my home page for some of my answers to the left's talking points.)
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To: Kaslin

Projection


17 posted on 12/27/2013 3:15:22 PM PST by VRW Conspirator ( 2+2 = V)
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To: Kaslin

“(What A Retard)”

Classy, foreigner!


18 posted on 12/27/2013 3:16:16 PM PST by Kolokotronis (Christ is Risen, and you, o death, are annihilated)
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To: Kaslin

OK, now back to the “cuts” in military pensions. I heard a slip this morning on Fox news where it sounded like it was a cut in the increase. I’m actually okay with that.


19 posted on 12/27/2013 3:21:36 PM PST by Mercat
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To: Kaslin

If ONLY horse sh*t were honey, Goldie would be such a sweet woman...


20 posted on 12/27/2013 3:22:32 PM PST by Jack Hammer
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To: smokingfrog

I have not validated this, but sure hope it is real.

Kurt Nimmo: “Senator Feinstein insults all U.S. Veterans as she flays about in a vain attempt to save her anti-firearms bill.”

Quote of the Day from the Los Angeles Times:

“Frankly, I don’t know what it is about California, but we seem to
have a strange urge to elect really obnoxious women to high office.
I’m not bragging, you understand, but no other state, including
Maine, even comes close. When it comes to sending left-wing dingbats
to Washington, we’re Number One. There’s no getting around the fact
that the last time anyone saw the likes of Barbara Boxer,

Dianne Feinstein, Maxine Waters, and Nancy Pelosi, they were stirring a cauldron when the curtain went up on ‘Macbeth’.

The four of them are like jackasses who happen to possess the gift of blab. You don’t know if you should condemn them for their stupidity or simply marvel at their ability to form words.”

— Columnist Burt Prelutsky,
Los Angeles Times


21 posted on 12/27/2013 3:22:47 PM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
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To: billhilly

It is real,(The LA Times Piece) but I feel like Rip Van Winkle. It goes back several months.


22 posted on 12/27/2013 3:29:11 PM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
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To: Mercat

Cuts are almost never real cuts. They’re usually only a decrease of the increase. That being said, veteran benefits should at least keep up with inflation to some extent.


23 posted on 12/27/2013 3:32:28 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Kaslin

The projection in this one is strong. Alinsky would be proud.


24 posted on 12/27/2013 3:33:48 PM PST by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: TwelveOfTwenty
Re: Unemployment sinks to 5-year low

That was thanks to a Republican Congress (both Houses) and President Bush

Things changed however when the Rats took over in 2007

25 posted on 12/27/2013 3:37:48 PM PST by Kaslin (He needed the ignorant to reelect him, and he got them. Now we all have to pay the consequenses)
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To: Kaslin

Just another political prostitute lying for the satanic party.


26 posted on 12/27/2013 3:40:19 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Liberty Valance

Talking asses keep coming out of the wood work. Anyone that thinks these commies are for the little man better keep on dreaming.


27 posted on 12/27/2013 3:42:52 PM PST by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: Menehune56

Goldie Taylor, she forgot to change her ho name when she moved on up


28 posted on 12/27/2013 3:49:17 PM PST by ronnie raygun
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To: M Kehoe

I could only get through a couple paragraphs of this nonsense before planting a palm in my face.

Such tools.


29 posted on 12/27/2013 3:56:55 PM PST by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: Kaslin

No, bozo, that’s the Democrats you’re talking about. You’re either too moronically stupid to be a journalist or too dishonest — or, most likely, both.


30 posted on 12/27/2013 4:10:02 PM PST by TBP (Obama lies, Granny dies.)
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To: Kaslin

Marxists count on dependency for votes. The more unemployed the better.

Pray America is Waking


31 posted on 12/27/2013 4:35:38 PM PST by bray ("The Republic of Texas 2022" is coming in Feb)
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To: Kaslin

What planet does he live on? No, make that what universe.


32 posted on 12/27/2013 4:42:46 PM PST by bgill
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To: Kaslin

not hyphenated last name so not a white libtard female. probably a plantation negro overseer female.


33 posted on 12/27/2013 4:47:55 PM PST by bravo whiskey (We should not fear our government. Our government should fear us.)
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To: Kaslin; a fool in paradise

No, this what happens when propagandists are allowed to take over. Repeated enough times this becomes The Truth in the minds not only of LIVs, but of all the others. Agitprop. Veddy, veddy affective, Comrade Kalashnikov! Just like the lie that the Pubbies and the Right have never offered alternatives to Obamacare and the rising costs of healthcare, a lie that is even believed by some here. Read Tuesday’s WSJ for another ‘never offered alternative’.


34 posted on 12/27/2013 4:49:58 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Kaslin

Who cares? Nobody was watching.


35 posted on 12/27/2013 6:04:22 PM PST by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: Kaslin

she speaks like a teen girl with all her “you knows”....not very bright


36 posted on 12/28/2013 7:26:38 AM PST by Lib-Lickers 2
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