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Van Jones Unloads on Libertarians: They ‘Hate’ the ‘Brown Folk, the Gays, the Lesbians’…
The Blaze ^ | April 2, 2012 | Benny Johnson

Posted on 04/03/2012 10:16:08 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

In a venomous speech this weekend, notorious ex-Obama aid Van Jones went on a hate-filled rant against “cheap patriotism” and “libertarians,” calling out his free-market opponents as “anti-immigrant, bigots.”

Jones was introduced by actor and Obama activist Edward Norton, who likened the disgraced former Green Jobs Czar to the Dali Lama.

“When I was on a panel once with [Jones] and the Dali Lama it was a toss up as to who was wiser, Van or the Lama” Norton mused.

Jones began his speech by citing his six months of work in the White House before launching into a tirade against the “so-called Libertarians.”

In citing the Libertarian principle of economic liberty, Jones stated “They’ve taken their despicable ideology and used it a wrecking ball, that they have painted red, white and blue, to smash down every good thing in America.”

Jones continued, “They say they’re Patriots but they hate everybody in America who looks like us. They say they love America but they hate the people, the brown folk, the gays, the lesbians, the people with piercings, ya know ya’ll.”

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1 posted on 04/03/2012 10:16:16 AM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Van is merely projecting his own hatred onto people he hates.


2 posted on 04/03/2012 10:19:24 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Over half of U.S. murders are of black people, and 90% of them are committed by other black people.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He’s cuckoo for cocoa=puffs. The libertarians over at Reason magazine are gung ho for “comprehensive immigration reform.”


3 posted on 04/03/2012 10:20:01 AM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

and especially the communists you POS


4 posted on 04/03/2012 10:21:14 AM PDT by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

and especially the communists you POS


5 posted on 04/03/2012 10:21:32 AM PDT by clamper1797 (Hoping to have some change left)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Now now Van, we do too like them and want them to proper as good Americans and become libertarians too.


6 posted on 04/03/2012 10:22:21 AM PDT by romanesq (For George Soros so loved the world, he gave us Obama)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

yeah. teh dali lama is so wise he lost his entiore country, adn would have lkost his life if it hadn;t been for that evil US CIA that smugggled his ungrateful ass out of tibet.


7 posted on 04/03/2012 10:22:24 AM PDT by camle (keep an open mind and someone will fill it full of something for you)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Edward Norton? What a disappointment. I kind of liked that actor.


8 posted on 04/03/2012 10:23:11 AM PDT by Mi-kha-el ((There is no Pravda in Izvestiya and no Izvestiya in Pravda.))
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To: Free ThinkerNY

He’s another psychopath anti-white, dime a dozen.


9 posted on 04/03/2012 10:24:06 AM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: GSWarrior

NORTON!!!!!!!!

10 posted on 04/03/2012 10:24:41 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

True but I think libertarians believe we should all be treated equally and not have laws passed against them for the tyranny of the few.


11 posted on 04/03/2012 10:26:18 AM PDT by edcoil (It is not over until I win.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Waiting for the FR “anti-libertarian” folks to come join in......


12 posted on 04/03/2012 10:26:43 AM PDT by tacticalogic ("Oh, bother!" said Pooh, as he chambered his last round.)
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To: Mi-kha-el
Edward Norton? What a disappointment. I kind of liked that actor.

Must have been the fumes from the sewer... :0)


13 posted on 04/03/2012 10:27:23 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (Mitt Romney is SEVERELY conservative - and I'm SEVERELY against giving him my vote!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

liberaltarians are their best allies.


14 posted on 04/03/2012 10:27:42 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Other than emotion and name calling - is there ONE fact in this rant? Any proof of what he’s saying?


15 posted on 04/03/2012 10:27:44 AM PDT by GOPJ (Hoodies - because you canÂ’t kill a security camera for snitchin' - - freeper tacticalogic)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

huh? The only people I have heard libertarian speak badly of are conservatives.


16 posted on 04/03/2012 10:28:08 AM PDT by svcw (If one living cell on another planet is life, why isn't it life in the womb?)
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To: tumblindice

I’m for comprehensive immigration reform, too.

Comprehensively secure the borders.

Comprehensively deport every illegal alien that comes into law enforcement’s radar.

Comprehensively enforce the laws against illegal aliens and those that hire them, including private citizens who just need a gardener or nanny.

Comprehensively rewrite the nation’s immigration law to eliminate “family reunification” extending past a spouse and minor children.

Comprehensively rewrite the nation’s immigration law to make it much harder for technical employers to depress the salaries of engineers and other by hiring aliens on the cheap.

Comprehensively rewrite the nation’s immigration law to cut the number of legal slots for immigrants, and to make sure that only those that will benefit the people already here are admitted.

Comprehensively make it much harder to become a citizen, and eliminate birthright citizenship.

Have I left anything out?


17 posted on 04/03/2012 10:30:02 AM PDT by chesley (Eat what you want, and die like a man. Never trust anyone who hasn't been punched in the face)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

We are witnessing a super volcano eruption of demagoguery.


18 posted on 04/03/2012 10:31:19 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Mi-kha-el

The list of communist actors who I can’t support with my capitalist dollars keeps growing. Pity, because Edward Norton is actually pretty talented.


19 posted on 04/03/2012 10:32:36 AM PDT by No Socialist
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To: svcw
Libertarian = Liberal that likes guns, but doesn't want to pay taxes. Beyond that, no difference.
20 posted on 04/03/2012 10:34:10 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Zimmerman’s brown, right?


21 posted on 04/03/2012 10:34:31 AM PDT by GOPJ (Hoodies - because you canÂ’t kill a security camera for snitchin' - - freeper tacticalogic)
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To: chesley

Amen. Just what part of illegal don’t these people understand?


22 posted on 04/03/2012 10:35:34 AM PDT by Amberdawn
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To: DManA

Wrong analogy -

This is going to go on for 8 months.

With a media going right up to and including falsifying data.

They have learned - they can’t lose any more credibility with rational people - so why not go full out. And they will.


23 posted on 04/03/2012 10:35:48 AM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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To: Free ThinkerNY
The only hate is coming from Van Jones, rev. Wright, Obama, and the rest of the finger pointing crowd.
24 posted on 04/03/2012 10:38:24 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Eldon Tyrell

I don’t think so. There have been earthquakes and geisers erupting but this week the top blew off Yellowstone.


25 posted on 04/03/2012 10:41:20 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Free ThinkerNY
I don't Hate the brown folk, the gays, the lesbians, the people with piercings, Van.

I Just Hate You!

26 posted on 04/03/2012 10:46:58 AM PDT by KC_Lion (I will NEVER vote for Romney, the GOP will go the way of the Whigs if they nominate him)
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To: chesley

I think that pretty much covers it.

The problem is, that’s not the libertarians’ definition of comprehensive reform.
Van Go has a screw loose if he thinks they aren’t rooting for the “brown folks, gays and lesbians.” (And guns. And pot.)
They’re kind of like a cross between Cousin Eddie and Rob Reiner’s `Meathead’ character, just IMHO, but they don’t deserve Jones’ mis-characterization of what they are. Sometimes you can’t tell if Holder’s people are lying or just stupid, misinformed or uneducated.
I’ll have to conclude that they’re just winging it, using their radar to try and decide what the correct position is, and here one of 0’s hands just got it flat wrong.


27 posted on 04/03/2012 10:48:03 AM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: Amberdawn
Just what part of illegal don’t these people understand?

"Il" and "legal". I think that they understand the rest all right. Let's see. What's left? NOTHING

28 posted on 04/03/2012 10:50:15 AM PDT by chesley (Eat what you want, and die like a man. Never trust anyone who hasn't been punched in the face)
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To: svcw
Nick Gillespie of Reason made a complete ass of himself during the Rush Limbaugh "slut" controversy. It was like reading a transcript of Don Imus. I'll get a bowl of popcorn and watch this one.

Communists versus Anarchists!

29 posted on 04/03/2012 10:56:54 AM PDT by lormand (A Government who robs Peter to pay Paul, will always have the support of Paul)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
ML/NJ
30 posted on 04/03/2012 10:57:12 AM PDT by ml/nj
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To: Beagle8U
Libertarian = Liberal that likes guns, but doesn't want to pay taxes. Beyond that, no difference.

So all of the following (from http://www.lp.org/platform) are liberal positions?

2.0 Economic Liberty

Libertarians want all members of society to have abundant opportunities to achieve economic success. A free and competitive market allocates resources in the most efficient manner. Each person has the right to offer goods and services to others on the free market. The only proper role of government in the economic realm is to protect property rights, adjudicate disputes, and provide a legal framework in which voluntary trade is protected. All efforts by government to redistribute wealth, or to control or manage trade, are improper in a free society.

2.1 Property and Contract

Property rights are entitled to the same protection as all other human rights. The owners of property have the full right to control, use, dispose of, or in any manner enjoy, their property without interference, until and unless the exercise of their control infringes the valid rights of others. We oppose all controls on wages, prices, rents, profits, production, and interest rates. We advocate the repeal of all laws banning or restricting the advertising of prices, products, or services. We oppose all violations of the right to private property, liberty of contract, and freedom of trade. The right to trade includes the right not to trade — for any reasons whatsoever. Where property, including land, has been taken from its rightful owners by the government or private action in violation of individual rights, we favor restitution to the rightful owners.

2.2 Environment

We support a clean and healthy environment and sensible use of our natural resources. Private landowners and conservation groups have a vested interest in maintaining natural resources. Pollution and misuse of resources cause damage to our ecosystem. Governments, unlike private businesses, are unaccountable for such damage done to our environment and have a terrible track record when it comes to environmental protection. Protecting the environment requires a clear definition and enforcement of individual rights in resources like land, water, air, and wildlife. Free markets and property rights stimulate the technological innovations and behavioral changes required to protect our environment and ecosystems. We realize that our planet's climate is constantly changing, but environmental advocates and social pressure are the most effective means of changing public behavior.

2.3 Energy and Resources

While energy is needed to fuel a modern society, government should not be subsidizing any particular form of energy. We oppose all government control of energy pricing, allocation, and production.

2.5 Money and Financial Markets

We favor free-market banking, with unrestricted competition among banks and depository institutions of all types. Individuals engaged in voluntary exchange should be free to use as money any mutually agreeable commodity or item. We support a halt to inflationary monetary policies and unconstitutional legal tender laws.

2.6 Monopolies and Corporations

We defend the right of individuals to form corporations, cooperatives and other types of companies based on voluntary association. We seek to divest government of all functions that can be provided by non-governmental organizations or private individuals. We oppose government subsidies to business, labor, or any other special interest. Industries should be governed by free markets.

2.7 Labor Markets

We support repeal of all laws which impede the ability of any person to find employment. We oppose government-fostered forced retirement. We support the right of free persons to associate or not associate in labor unions, and an employer should have the right to recognize or refuse to recognize a union. We oppose government interference in bargaining, such as compulsory arbitration or imposing an obligation to bargain.

2.8 Education

Education, like any other service, is best provided by the free market, achieving greater quality and efficiency with more diversity of choice. Schools should be managed locally to achieve greater accountability and parental involvement. Recognizing that the education of children is inextricably linked to moral values, we would return authority to parents to determine the education of their children, without interference from government. In particular, parents should have control of and responsibility for all funds expended for their children's education.

2.9 Health Care

We favor restoring and reviving a free market health care system. We recognize the freedom of individuals to determine the level of health insurance they want, the level of health care they want, the care providers they want, the medicines and treatments they will use and all other aspects of their medical care, including end-of-life decisions. People should be free to purchase health insurance across state lines.

2.10 Retirement and Income Security

Retirement planning is the responsibility of the individual, not the government. Libertarians would phase out the current government-sponsored Social Security system and transition to a private voluntary system. The proper and most effective source of help for the poor is the voluntary efforts of private groups and individuals. We believe members of society will become more charitable and civil society will be strengthened as government reduces its activity in this realm.

31 posted on 04/03/2012 11:01:16 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

These things amaze me. Many of us get up in the morning and go to work. We make stuff, we fix stuff, we sell stuff, etc. Mr. Jones gets up in the morning and projects his own bigotry, stirs the pot, drives hatred.. and somehow earns a living do it....

By my measure, he should be unemployed.


32 posted on 04/03/2012 11:07:07 AM PDT by Made In The USA (Bacon wrapped in bacon, wrapped in bacon, wrapped in bacon...)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

Don’t sully this thread with reasonable discussion.


33 posted on 04/03/2012 11:11:58 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

So, I guess it’s “hating” people to not cater to their demands on restricting my liberty, to not acquiesce to their sense of entitlement to my property and earned wealth?


34 posted on 04/03/2012 11:12:12 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I think this is consistent what I anticipated when I wrote this vanity: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2867425/posts

“...I think that it (Van Jones’ re-appearance) has a lot to do with “racializing” the campaign. Conservatives and pubbies are supposed to be intimidated from criticizing Obama on the issue of race when they are pitted against a smooth talking black person like Jones. Perhaps they also hope that he can provoke some sort of comment out of Republicans that can be spun as evidence of racism.”


35 posted on 04/03/2012 11:24:59 AM PDT by JewishRighter (Anybody but Hussein)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

Yeah, all of that’s fine and good and I’ll drink to that.
But there’s a reason why libertarians go by that name—if we’re separating the sheep from the goats—instead of just saying “conservatives.” (Like Unitarians/Christians.)
Social issues, illegal aliens, group hugs/rainbows. Just sayin’ ...
Get a haircut you hippies! ;^)

PS
You know how rainbows are made?
In Virginia they’re made when Chuck Norris drop-kicks Barney Frank into Fairfax county!


36 posted on 04/03/2012 11:44:02 AM PDT by tumblindice (our new, happy lives)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Van Jones Unloads on Libertarians: They ‘Hate’ the ‘Brown Folk, the Gays, the Lesbians’…

Oh yeah? Well, for a bonus, I hate Van Jones and every commie community agitator just like him. I hate what they have done to my country, and I hate what they are trying to bring about. And to boot, I hate the reverse racism that they use to bring about their twisted schemes. Van Jones has an open invitation in hell, and I suggest he take the Devil up on it.

37 posted on 04/03/2012 11:44:02 AM PDT by backwoods-engineer (I will vote against ANY presidential candidate who had non-citizen parents.)
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To: JustSayNoToNannies

Don’t try to reason with Gargantuan Government “conservatives” who think the only thing liberals get wrong are the rules they put out. The idea that absolute governmental control of the minutiae of daily life still seems like a good idea to these folks. They either won’t respond to a reasonable argument or will respond with ad hominems more reminiscent of statements from Keith Olbermann.


38 posted on 04/03/2012 11:44:14 AM PDT by cizinec ("Brother, your best friend ain't your Momma, it's the Field Artillery.")
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To: JustSayNoToNannies
I notice you left out...

Queer marriage and adoptions.

Porn, prostitutes, and unlimited drug use.

Gutting the military and replacing it with a head in the sand and a thumb in the a$$, hoping for peace.

Open borders and totally free trade.

The libertarian world is as much a fantasy land as the brain dead liberals rainbow and unicorn world.

39 posted on 04/03/2012 11:49:11 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: pieceofthepuzzle
From Google's cache of the Wikipedia article on Van Jones: "Anthony Kapel "Van" Jones (born September 20, 1968) is a racist American environmental advocate, civil rights activist, and attorney."
40 posted on 04/03/2012 11:49:11 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: Beagle8U
Libertarian = Liberal that likes guns, but doesn't want to pay taxes. Beyond that, no difference.

So all of the following (from http://www.lp.org/platform) are liberal positions?

2.0 Economic Liberty [...]

I notice you left out...

I notice you left out an answer to my question.

41 posted on 04/03/2012 11:51:32 AM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Hey Ed Norton:

Death to Smoochy! You misreable ham, you! You suck at acting, and you were about the worse Bruce Banner I ever saw. Bill Bixby was a Swarzenneggar compared to you!


42 posted on 04/03/2012 11:53:00 AM PDT by Alas Babylon!
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To: JustSayNoToNannies
Sorry, getting a couple issues right don't cover up the insanity in the rest of the platform.

There is a reason they can't get elected to anything.

43 posted on 04/03/2012 11:59:31 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Beagle8U
So you were wrong to claim, "Libertarian = Liberal that likes guns, but doesn't want to pay taxes. Beyond that, no difference"?
44 posted on 04/03/2012 12:01:28 PM PDT by JustSayNoToNannies (A free society's default policy: it's none of government's business.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY; Sequoyah101; Secret Agent Man
Here we see yet another example of a Socialist using projection as a tactic.

As a Professor once opined, "This isn't right. It's not even wrong..."

45 posted on 04/03/2012 12:17:24 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (Steampunk- Yesterday's Tomorrow, Today)
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

I agree. Liberals seem to do that A LOT


46 posted on 04/03/2012 1:07:12 PM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: GOPJ

He’s black so he doesn’t need any. And you’re racist for even asking /s.


47 posted on 04/03/2012 1:12:03 PM PDT by Jack Burton007 (This is Jack Burton in the Pork Chop Express, and I'm talkin' to whoever's listenin' out there.)
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To: DManA

It will be blowing off continuously for the next 7 months.

This is just a prelude.


48 posted on 04/03/2012 2:13:30 PM PDT by Eldon Tyrell
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