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MSNBC segment claims a ‘majority of tea party members’ support raising the minimum wage
theblaze.com ^ | january 1, 2014 | Mike Opelka

Posted on 01/01/2014 1:09:15 PM PST by lowbridge

Do a “majority of Tea Party members” and “Tea Party activists” support raising the minimum wage? According to a segment on MSNBC, the answer is “yes.” However, if you actually ask leaders of some of the largest Tea Party organizations that question, the answer is a resounding, “No!”

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About 1:38 minutes into the segment, former congressman and frequent MSNBC contributor Harold Ford stated, “Chuck Todd said the majority of Tea Party members support an increase in the minimum wage.”

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: dnctalkingpoints; libel; mediabias; memebuilding; minimumwage; msnbc; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; pravdamedia; slander; teaparty
Full title: MSNBC SEGMENT CLAIMS A ‘MAJORITY OF TEA PARTY MEMBERS’ SUPPORT RAISING THE MINIMUM WAGE – BUT DO THEY?
1 posted on 01/01/2014 1:09:15 PM PST by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

THEY haven’t the foggiest idea what the Tea Party is and so they can make these inane statements.


2 posted on 01/01/2014 1:10:55 PM PST by x1stcav ("The past is a foreign country: they do things differently there.")
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To: lowbridge
sometimes a picture is worth a thousand or so words

I sense that Most tea Party tyoes think that DRUG USE is WAY Up over at LSDMBC


3 posted on 01/01/2014 1:12:18 PM PST by MeshugeMikey ( a Safe..and Sane....2014 To All!)
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NBC New Year's Eve Mocks Pearl Harbor Survivors As Only Able To Chew SpaghettiOs
4 posted on 01/01/2014 1:12:35 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Mia San Mia)
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To: lowbridge

MSNBC is a liar organ. Know what I mean?


5 posted on 01/01/2014 1:13:42 PM PST by Rapscallion (Had enough? Let me know.)
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To: lowbridge

Well, according to MSNBC, the TEA Party are low information and racis homophobes, so how can the MSNBC audience even consider heeding the TEA Party?


6 posted on 01/01/2014 1:14:30 PM PST by Zuben Elgenubi (NOPe to GOPe)
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To: lowbridge

they are the worst.

PMSNBC far outstrips the left leanings of CBS, ABC and CNN combined.


7 posted on 01/01/2014 1:14:41 PM PST by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: lowbridge
Must

Spout

Nothing

But

Crap


8 posted on 01/01/2014 1:16:26 PM PST by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: Zuben Elgenubi

the left never stops trying to tell us what we think


9 posted on 01/01/2014 1:16:50 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: x1stcav

I am not in the majority.

I do not support raising the minimum wage and starting a new inflationary cycle.


10 posted on 01/01/2014 1:21:06 PM PST by Venturer (Half Staff the Flag of the US for Terrorists.)
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To: lowbridge
MSNBC doesn't understand the TEA party but recognizes it as the enemy of statism. They will never find anything positive to say about the grass roots movement that clearly worries the left.

This MSNBC segment is attempting to claim that TEA party members only pretend to want a higher minimum wage, as if not being in favor of a higher minimum wage is somehow something disreputable. Like all liberals, they assume that there is no downside to constantly raising the minimum wage, ignoring the negative effects on those just entering the workforce and those with few skills. You know, the folks liberals always pretend to love. Fortunately, because MSNBC is only preaching to the leftist choir, their assertions are meaningless and few watch this propaganda network.

11 posted on 01/01/2014 1:22:43 PM PST by Jim Scott
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To: lowbridge

Oh yeah, Chuck Todd speaks for us.


12 posted on 01/01/2014 1:25:39 PM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: lowbridge

More Hugo award winning writing from MSNBC. I don’t think they’d know a Tea Party member if one walked up and introduced himself


13 posted on 01/01/2014 1:29:16 PM PST by jmcenanly ("The more corrupt the state, the more laws." Tacitus, Publius Cornelius)
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To: lowbridge

I sincerely doubt that anyone at MSNBC even knows how to spell Tea


14 posted on 01/01/2014 1:37:54 PM PST by Cyman (We have to pass it to see what's in it= definition of stool sample)
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To: Rapscallion

MSNBC belongs in the sewer with he rest of the slime. Take a look of their reporters and their guests. Sooner or later their three viewers will get tired of their slime reporting and move on to watching a more informative station like the TV test pattern.


15 posted on 01/01/2014 1:40:22 PM PST by chiefqc
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To: lowbridge

Not only should it not be raised, but this tea partier believes it shouldn’t exist.


16 posted on 01/01/2014 1:42:03 PM PST by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: lowbridge

I am a member of the TEA party, and if I owned a business, I’d probably support a raise as well.

It’s called: “Off your ass, on your feet and do your job”.


17 posted on 01/01/2014 1:42:49 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (The Second Amendment is NOT about the right to hunt. It IS a right to shoot tyrants.)
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To: lowbridge

18 posted on 01/01/2014 1:57:15 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: lowbridge
yeah, right...

19 posted on 01/01/2014 2:03:35 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: lowbridge

Why would they say that? Trap us. LOL


20 posted on 01/01/2014 2:13:54 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: lowbridge

LIEberals LIE!

About everything!

Why should they not LIE about the minimum wage?

The real question is, did anyone call him out about his LIE when he LIEd?


21 posted on 01/01/2014 2:15:34 PM PST by Taxman (So that the beautiful pressure does not diminish!)
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To: lowbridge

Since one cannot call the “Tea Party” on the phone and ask to speak to a spokesperson, how can they verify this?


22 posted on 01/01/2014 2:18:21 PM PST by elkfersupper
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To: lowbridge; All

funny- they lie about us in an effort to shame us now they lie about us in an effort to show support for their agenda...

shows the Tea Party not as irrelevant as the left wing media want people to believe....


23 posted on 01/01/2014 2:18:24 PM PST by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: lowbridge

I’m in favor of raising the minimum wage. Heck, if $15 is good, think how good $50 per hour would be. Damn greedy corporations. /sarc


24 posted on 01/01/2014 2:19:09 PM PST by Veggie Todd (I don't always talk to Obama voters, but when I do I ask for Large Fries.)
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To: Doogle
Liberal disinformation to start the new year.


25 posted on 01/01/2014 2:30:45 PM PST by NautiNurse (Obama sends U.S. Marines to pick up his dog & basketballs. Benghazi? Nope.)
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To: NautiNurse

*LOL*


26 posted on 01/01/2014 2:35:09 PM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: lowbridge

I wish I had a (very high-paying) job where I could just make up sh*t. sigh


27 posted on 01/01/2014 2:37:08 PM PST by Thom Pain
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To: lowbridge
First, the "New York Times" lies about Benghazi and Al Qaeda, and now...this! As followers of Saul Alinsky are groupies of the devil as Saul Alinsky was, lying would not be a problem.

Incidentally, in Communist Massachusetts, where I live, there were some people collecting signatures to raise the minimum wage in the Communist Commonwealth of Massachusetts. I argued with one of the Commies trying to wage the minimum wage and he argued that there were these secret squirrel studies that show the minimum wage leads to decreased unemployment. I made deprecating gestures to let this guy know I thought what he was saying was bogus. I then closed with the basic law of economics where I said that if you raise the price of something you get less of it. The price of labor is wages and if one raises wages; i.e., prices, one is going to get less of it. I know he wouldn't listen to me, but at least I wanted to be perhaps the only dissident voice in the Communist Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

28 posted on 01/01/2014 2:42:40 PM PST by Stepan12
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To: lowbridge

Harold Ford heard it from Chuck Todd who heard it from...


29 posted on 01/01/2014 2:45:17 PM PST by jimfree (In November 2016 my 13 y/o granddaughter will have more quality exec experience than Barack Obama)
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To: Jim Scott; All

Has anyone ever suggested lowering the MAXIMUM wage. There was a big flap locally about Walmart coming to town. I checked Forbes CEO Compensation on Google and found that the Walmart CEO’s salary is $20 million a year. This does not include his company stock. Actually, the stockholders of Goldman Sachs did force the lowering of their CEOs salary when 43% of them voted in favor of a Stockholders’ Advisory on CEO Compensation. That scared the CEO enough to lower his salary from $74 million to a puny $26 million around ‘08 or ‘09.


30 posted on 01/01/2014 3:06:35 PM PST by gleeaikin
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To: gleeaikin

Has anyone suggested it, are you joking. Only about a couple million leftists in last hundred years. Remember that guy with the funny goattee, VI Lenin, (shut up Donnie), he did. More up to date, the guy with the big ears, Obama, him too.


31 posted on 01/01/2014 3:17:44 PM PST by gusty
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks lowbridge.


32 posted on 01/01/2014 3:26:32 PM PST by SunkenCiv (http://www.freerepublic.com/~mestamachine/)
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To: lowbridge

Okay. Its MSNBC. They do two things and two things only.
Spread hate and lie. So this seems to fall within their standards.


33 posted on 01/01/2014 3:42:58 PM PST by SECURE AMERICA (Where can I go to od about their hsign up for the American Revolution 2014 and the Crusades 2014?)
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To: x1stcav

Uh, no MSNBC. Really MSNBC you can not simply go around making excrement up. It seems most of what spews from your studios is pure fantasy. Stop, it isn’t even remotely amusing anymore.


34 posted on 01/01/2014 3:44:07 PM PST by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: lowbridge
The vast majority of liberals want MSNBC to stop broadcasting.

Also liberals want MSNBC to become a conservative network. Yeah, really...it's true. I got it from the same source that gave out this 'Tea Party' flash...

And if that's not surprising enough - in a second survey it was found 98% of liberals wanted Harold Ford fired. Strange world.

35 posted on 01/01/2014 3:46:37 PM PST by GOPJ ("Remember who the real enemy is... ")
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To: lowbridge

Yeah, when I want to know what Tea Partiers are thinking, I naturally go to PMSNBC.


36 posted on 01/01/2014 3:59:51 PM PST by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: Rapscallion

Mentiroso, Mentiroso MSNBC

i.e., Liar, Liar


37 posted on 01/01/2014 4:32:49 PM PST by hapnHal (hapnHal)
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