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Joe Garcia Praises Communism, Gets Basic Facts Wrong ( Florida )
mt ^ | May 22, 2014 | James Taylor

Posted on 05/22/2014 12:24:06 PM PDT by george76

U.S. Rep. Joe Garcia (D-FL) misstated basic facts while praising communism in an online video conference this week. Garcia, who represents southernmost Florida in the U.S. House of Representatives, told video conference participants, “We’ve proved that communism works. If you give everybody a good government job, there’s no crime.”

Garcia made his comments while discussing immigration, border security agents, and crime rates in El Paso, Texas.

“Let me give you an example, the kind of money we’ve poured in,” said Garcia. “So the most dangerous — sorry, the safest city in America is El Paso, Texas. It happens to be across the border from the most dangerous city in the Americas, which is Juarez. Right?”

“And two of the safest cities in America, two of them are on the border with Mexico,” Garcia continued. “And of course, the reason is we’ve proved that communism works. If you give everybody a good government job, there’s no crime.”

Garcia’s love for communism aside, he is demonstrably wrong on his basic facts.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Cuba; Extended News; Government; Mexico; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Arizona; US: Florida; US: New Mexico; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: 68revolution; communism; communismkills; cuba; cultureofcorruption; democrat; democratscandals; earwax; garcia; joegarcia; leftard; reddiaperdoperbaby; redsplainittome

1 posted on 05/22/2014 12:24:06 PM PDT by george76
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To: george76

Let’s put Joe Garcia on the island in “Lost” and bring back Jorge Garcia (the fat guy).


2 posted on 05/22/2014 12:26:43 PM PDT by MUDDOG
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To: george76

I had no idea consuming earwax could have such a drastic impact on ones IQ.


3 posted on 05/22/2014 12:27:50 PM PDT by MAexile (Bats left, votes right)
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To: george76

I doubt it is the result of ignorance. Like most Democrats he lies about basic facts not caring if they are right or not. By the time we refute his lies he is moving on the next lie.


4 posted on 05/22/2014 12:28:21 PM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: george76

No matter. If he loses his job, his replacement will be of the same like mind.


5 posted on 05/22/2014 12:28:31 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: george76

“If you give everybody a good government job, there’s no crime.”

1. He apparently is not a financial wizard.
2. Does he even know where El Paso is?


6 posted on 05/22/2014 12:29:14 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: george76

Well leftists are skipping Socialism now & going full Communist.


7 posted on 05/22/2014 12:29:17 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: george76

Yeah, Joe, communism really worked well for the 100 million of its own citizens murdered by communist regimes.

In fact, it worked so well they had to build walls to keep their people in, and shot them when they tried to escape from “paradise.”

It worked so well, that with the exception of the mentally unbalanced, communist countries were places to be from, not places to go to.

It worked so well that virtually every communist and former communist country is an ecological cesspool of chemical and/or radioactive pollution.

Come to think of it Joe...

why have you not moved to Cuba, your “worker’s paradise?”


8 posted on 05/22/2014 12:31:37 PM PDT by henkster (Do I really need a sarcasm tag?)
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To: driftdiver

All these mutts that think El Paso is so safe need to walk around the lower areas in his nice Congressthief clothes without any protection and see what happens.


9 posted on 05/22/2014 12:33:09 PM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: RginTN

Communism works to lower the population—Millions have died under the red flag. It saps the life out of a people and makes them slaves to the state.


10 posted on 05/22/2014 12:34:02 PM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: george76

I don’t why he doesn’t just emigrate to Cuba. Apparently, it’s a communist paradise over there.


11 posted on 05/22/2014 12:34:34 PM PDT by Jagdgewehr (It will take blood.)
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To: george76
If Communism is so great, why did his parents flee it?
12 posted on 05/22/2014 12:35:13 PM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: george76

In real communism, the government forces you to work for whatever they’re willing to pay, which is typically only enough to keep you alive and working.


13 posted on 05/22/2014 12:41:33 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: MAexile

That wasn’t ear wax.
it was the last few bits of brain matter that leaked out.


14 posted on 05/22/2014 12:42:47 PM PDT by LegendHasIt
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To: liberalh8ter

i see Joe is in Florida and has not read the news like 0 and Aiken!

http://miami.cbslocal.com/2014/05/20/miami-va-whistleblower-exposes-drug-dealing-theft-abuse/


15 posted on 05/22/2014 12:43:51 PM PDT by DocJhn
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To: george76
If you give everybody a good government job, there’s no crime.”

Who will pay for those jobs? Other than creating money out of thin air,the government has to have producers who actually earn an income that they can steal money from.

16 posted on 05/22/2014 12:56:19 PM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: george76

When did everyone ever have a good government job under communism?


17 posted on 05/22/2014 12:59:49 PM PDT by luvbach1 (We are finished. It will just take a while before everyone realizes it.)
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To: george76

So this country is now Communist! Long suspected; now affirmed.

And where is the outrage at this earwax-eating, stupid-beyond-words, traitor?


18 posted on 05/22/2014 1:22:27 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: george76

Spanish word that describes him perfectly: comemieda.

Translation: sh!t eater


19 posted on 05/22/2014 1:24:14 PM PDT by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners. And to the NSA trolls, FU)
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To: george76

He is a first term congresscritter. Maybe his distric (Miami-Dade) has learned its lesson?


20 posted on 05/22/2014 1:34:51 PM PDT by Little Ray (How did I end up in this hand-basket, and why is it getting so hot?)
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To: george76

If communisms works then I guess a lot Floridians can go back to Cuba, maybe even a reverse flotilla


21 posted on 05/22/2014 1:53:16 PM PDT by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: george76
This is the same guy who eats ear boogers on video, right?

I thought so. Why would anybody listen to him, anyway?
22 posted on 05/22/2014 2:20:21 PM PDT by Milton Miteybad (I am Jim Thompson. {Really.})
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To: NTHockey

According to Joe Garcia Communism is working very well in Obamaland, especially in those states and cities where democ-rats are en control of all the power as in California and Chicago. He should go back to Cuba with his parents to enjoy life in the Communist paradise on earth.

A communist paradise 90 miles from Florida (read the full article)

The Last Communist City

A visit to the dystopian Havana that tourists never see

http://www.city-journal.org/2014/24_2_havana.html

By MICHAEL J. TOTTEN
Spring 2014

I’ve always wanted to visit Cuba—not because I’m nostalgic for a botched utopian fantasy but because I wanted to experience Communism firsthand. When I finally got my chance several months ago, I was startled to discover how much the Cuban reality lines up with Blomkamp’s dystopia.

In Cuba, as in Elysium, a small group of economic and political elites live in a rarefied world high above the impoverished masses. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, authors of The Communist Manifesto, would be appalled by the misery endured by Cuba’s ordinary citizens and shocked by the relatively luxurious lifestyles of those who keep the poor down by force.

Many tourists return home convinced that the Cuban model succeeds where the Soviet model failed. But that’s because they never left Cuba’s Elysium.

I had to lie to get into the country. Customs and immigration officials at Havana’s tiny, dreary José Martí International Airport would have evicted me had they known I was a journalist. But not even a total-surveillance police state can keep track of everything and everyone all the time, so I slipped through. It felt like a victory.

Havana, the capital, is clean and safe, but there’s nothing to buy. It feels less natural and organic than any city I’ve ever visited. Initially, I found Havana pleasant, partly because I wasn’t supposed to be there and partly because I felt as though I had journeyed backward in time. But the city wasn’t pleasant for long, and it certainly isn’t pleasant for the people living there. It hasn’t been so for decades.


23 posted on 05/22/2014 2:44:25 PM PDT by Dqban22
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24 posted on 05/22/2014 2:48:07 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: george76
Hey Joe, 90 miles off Florida is - to you - a nice island where 100% of the people are employed. Why not move there? If you do, you can tell the people risking their lives, that they should be happy. They got 'free' healthcare, no 'rich' people, so they should be happy. You can tell them that it's not worthwhile risking life to America (while Obama is president).

Matter of fact, we'll trade a Cuban prisoner in a 4 for one swap. You, Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi and Dan Mallory (governor of CT) for one Cuban prisoner. We will also throw in two liberals to be named later and Jessie Jackson.

25 posted on 05/22/2014 2:50:21 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: luvbach1

The Cuban baseball players...oopd, they defected to play MAJOR LEAGUE baseball.


26 posted on 05/22/2014 2:53:11 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (I'm ExCTCitizen and I approve this reply. If it does offend Libs, I'm NOT sorry...)
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To: george76

I am sure more than a few of Joe’s constituents fled Castro’s Communist Workers Paradise and could give him their first hand experience with the “success” of communism.


27 posted on 05/22/2014 3:57:22 PM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: george76

Stalinists lie. ALWAYS


28 posted on 05/22/2014 5:22:36 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (The new witchhunt: "Do you NOW, . . . or have you EVER , . . supported traditional marriage?")
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To: driftdiver

If everybody has a good government job, no one will get paid.
This mensa type should go spend a week in Juarez to see what real socialism is like. Then come back to El Paso to see what remnants of freedom is like.


29 posted on 05/22/2014 5:36:21 PM PDT by Texas resident (The democrat party is now the CPUSA)
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To: NTHockey

Garcia has had an awful two weeks due to his own blunders. A video taken during a committee hearing showing Garcia digging in his ear and then eating his own earwax took off with millions of viewers taking it in. The South Florida Democrat didn’t help himself by insisting he was actually going after a fingernail.

Then on Tuesday night, Garcia handed the Republicans a golden opportunity in a meandering, often incoherent ramble during a Google Hangout in which he said “communism works” and brought up the idea of giving out government jobs to keep crime low before shooting it down.


30 posted on 05/22/2014 8:31:08 PM PDT by Dqban22
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To: george76

More on the Safest City in America:

“Plata o Plomo”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3159533/posts


31 posted on 05/23/2014 6:22:59 PM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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