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Dem Rep. Steve Cohen: Tea Partiers are ‘domestic enemies’ [VIDEO]
The Daily Caller ^ | October 19, 2013 | Jeff Poor

Posted on 10/19/2013 11:52:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)

Tennessee Democrat Rep. Steve Cohen called tea party congressional Republicans “domestic enemies” against which he must defend the country, describing them as rabid, sophomoric and in ambitious pursuit of their policies.

“I obviously do not have an opportunity to go within the conference, the Republican — we call it a caucus, they call it a conference,” Cohen said on Saturday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Up with Steve Kornacki.” “But I know some of the members there — and a lot of those members — they’re rabid, they’re sophomoric, literally, they’re second term in Congress, never worked in politics before, and they think they are somehow like — it’s all talked in military terms. They think they’re some kind of guerrillas there to strike a blow for freedom.”

The Tennessee Democrat warned the tea party may try to pursue its shutdown strategy once again. But he added that it was his duty as a member of Congress to support the country from all enemies domestic and foreign — portraying the tea party members as domestic enemies...

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: boehner; congress; democrats; shutdown; stevecohen; teaparty; teapartyrebellion
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Who is going to come arrest us all, Steve? You? Don't make me laugh!
1 posted on 10/19/2013 11:52:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’d love to have this troll-looking pinhead try and arrest me.


2 posted on 10/19/2013 11:55:53 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m certain he would like to hear from us on this matter.

http://thatsmycongress.com/house/repCohenTN9112.html

1005 Longworth House Office Building, Washington DC 20515

DC Office Phone: 202-225-3265
TN Office Phone: 901-544-4131


3 posted on 10/19/2013 11:57:23 PM PDT by ReaganÜberAlles
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The rhetoric and the meme is growing louder and more pronounced.

This is the stage before round-ups begin.

Make no mistake, and do not underestimate what will be attempted to not only criminalize Conservatives, but in the name of security and the promise of normalcy ERADICATE those they are depicting as domestic enemies.

Every single time in history when a government and it’s agents demonize a particular group of people - without exception that group will find itself being exterminated.


4 posted on 10/19/2013 11:58:52 PM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gosh, that means they can be arrested and detained indefinitely without legal representation under the NDAA.


5 posted on 10/20/2013 12:00:02 AM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Dehumanization, one of R.J. Rummel’s stages of genocide. Cohen won’t come for you. He’s an Eichmann who sends others to do it.


6 posted on 10/20/2013 12:00:21 AM PDT by DesertRhino (I was standing with a rifle, waiting for soviet paratroopers, but communists just ran for office.)
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To: INVAR

7 posted on 10/20/2013 12:00:35 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Obama's favorite game is Pin the Fail on the Honkey!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Steve Cohen ("Let's keep goin' with Cohen") lives right down the street from me. He's a very hard working community organizer. I do give him a lot of credit for effort. I also give him no credit for having a brain. He panders to people's emotions. In his district the majority of his peeps run on nothing but emotion, EBT cards, GLBT chutzpah, government worker union garbage, and would wither away on the vine without federal money coming into his district, of which 27% of the entire population is on EBT cards.

He's trapped in social spending hell. Pay is the same for him either way.

He also couldn't tie AC Wharton's shoes as far as being a skilled politician.

8 posted on 10/20/2013 12:04:47 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Considering his district is one of the highest murder mecca’s of the country, and that it’s a criminal cesspool nicknamed “Moghadishu on the Mississippi”, maybe he should start arresting those criminals first.


9 posted on 10/20/2013 12:08:07 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

this blowhard appears in my church on occasion.

if he’s replaced it will be someone worse from Ford family or god forbid Janis Fullilove


10 posted on 10/20/2013 12:09:58 AM PDT by RginTN
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hey Stevie. How would you like me to ram my DD214 up your metrosexual @$$? Watch who you are calling a “domestic enemy” there Skippy!


11 posted on 10/20/2013 12:14:34 AM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hold on to your sombrero! Here comes amnesty! The GOP is on a roll!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We’re not dealing with a people who are divided over an institution of slavery - we’re dealing with MARXISTS hell-bent on eradicating anyone who disagrees with them and imposing their utopia by corruption and then by force.


12 posted on 10/20/2013 12:14:58 AM PDT by INVAR ("Fart for liberty, fart for freedom and fart proudly!" - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: FReepers; Patriots; FRiends; ReaganÃœberAlles
To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m certain he would like to hear from us on this matter.

http://thatsmycongress.com/house/repCohenTN9112.html

1005 Longworth House Office Building, Washington DC 20515

DC Office Phone: 202-225-3265
TN Office Phone: 901-544-4131

3 posted on 10/19/2013 11:57:23 PM PDT by ReaganÜberAlles





13 posted on 10/20/2013 12:21:00 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: INVAR

No, what I’m saying is that there will probably be a flash point like that caning that’ll bring everything to a head. Look for it.


14 posted on 10/20/2013 12:24:50 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Obama's favorite game is Pin the Fail on the Honkey!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Cohen is certifiably crazy. He’s a white Jewish far-leftist who wants to be “black” so he can join the Congressional Black Caucus. Even liberal Jews are ashamed of him, and even the CBC laughs at him. They view him as a “minstrel clown”.

What a pathetic creature. Hope the good people of Tennesse come to their senses and get rid of him like the people of George did with marxist lunatic Cynthia McKinney (and her anti-semitic father).


15 posted on 10/20/2013 12:28:22 AM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: onyx

You’d think that a member of congress, with a Rolls-Royce level health plan that he pays absolutely nothing for would have the time to visit a dermatologist. And a barber for that matter. Haircuts are still $5 there, if I remember correctly.


16 posted on 10/20/2013 12:32:57 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Obama's favorite game is Pin the Fail on the Honkey!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

LOL.
Has the face of a heavy drinker, yes?


17 posted on 10/20/2013 12:37:39 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s precisely this same kind of rhetoric and these same attitudes from politicians in the left that caused the IRS to target conservative and religious groups.

They are as they accuse.


18 posted on 10/20/2013 12:45:04 AM PDT by Stingray (Stand for the truth or you'll fall for anything.)
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To: blackdog

I’d have a real good time on Halloween, were I his neighbor.


19 posted on 10/20/2013 12:47:46 AM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

He’s got enough goblins in his own mind without supplying him with more.


20 posted on 10/20/2013 12:50:17 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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To: Stingray

They view the whole world as if it were a pride fight. (Not a typo)


21 posted on 10/20/2013 12:50:53 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (The Lion of Judah will roar again if you give him a big hug and a cheer and mean it. See my page.)
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Antagonistic rhetoric. As an official, he should be censored.


22 posted on 10/20/2013 1:04:44 AM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: INVAR; RginTN; blackdog; FlingWingFlyer

I certainly have some common ground with posts eight nine ten eleven and twelve.

There were perhaps three unanswered questions, for this absentee TN landowner. Mogadishu on the Mississippi answered one, indicating he isn’t in my district. The other relates to personal recognition, which was answered here: http://cohen.house.gov/legislative-work/vote-ratings and third would be his voting record which absolutely stinks, stacked or compared with anything conservative, answered in the same link. He rates high on a great many issues of a “progressive” nature consistent with his party politics.


23 posted on 10/20/2013 1:05:15 AM PDT by wita
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

he sounds a lot like king george’s governors,i bet.


24 posted on 10/20/2013 1:07:14 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: INVAR
Make no mistake, and do not underestimate what will be attempted to not only criminalize Conservatives, but in the name of security and the promise of normalcy ERADICATE those they are depicting as domestic enemies.

I have no doubt this is what they want to do, but with so many weapons out there, I think they might try a major gun grab first.

25 posted on 10/20/2013 1:11:04 AM PDT by Mark17 (Chicago Blackhawks: Stanley Cup champions 2010, 2013. Vietnam Veteran, 70-71)
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He also couldn’t tie AC Wharton’s shoes as far as being a skilled politician.

Revealing statement, and kudos to Mayor Wharton, unless I missed a /s somewhere.


26 posted on 10/20/2013 1:19:10 AM PDT by wita
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I have no doubt this is what they want to do, but with so many weapons out there, I think they might try a major gun grab first.

They've been trying to disarm for decades. Following in the footsteps of their 1930's German counterparts. It's what National Socialists do.

Short of that, they'll be using Obamacare to exterminate those that disagree with them. Count on it.

They showed their hand when the IRS started going after those that politically disagreed with "der Fuhrer".

27 posted on 10/20/2013 1:24:13 AM PDT by meyer (Who needs gas chambers when you have Obamacare?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The oath I took some 35 years ago said “to support the Constitution of the United States against all enemies foreign and domestic” which in my book would include anyone associated with the Democratic Party. Though retired for several years now, I still take that oath to heart. Best keep you head down, Stevie. Don’t let that mouth write checks your body can’t cash.


28 posted on 10/20/2013 1:33:07 AM PDT by mesoman7
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To: wita
Cohen attends every community event in scorching heat, pouring rain, at ghetto hood rat plagued street corners, GLBT bars, charity events, church picnics, etc....I've met him and really pressed my positions while he did respectfully listen and respond. He attends these functions with no handlers, security detail, or staffers. It's just him. That I find that he has a simple modest honesty about him and his choices.

Cohen is representing most of his constituents and their priorities. Granted those priorities are awful and misdirected efforts toward self destruction, but he sees it as his job to strictly represent and not lead. I find that a weak and purposeless choice.

Bottom line is that he services his community consistently for what is the majority.

29 posted on 10/20/2013 2:08:11 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

And they can’t figure out why the atmosphere in DC is poisoned :(


30 posted on 10/20/2013 2:09:32 AM PDT by HeartlandOfAmerica (Obama&Admin=An army of deer, led by a lion is more to be feared than an army of lions led by a deer)
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To: wita
Can you imagine being the mayor of Memphis? He has brought in Mitsubishi, Krueger paper mill, Electrolux, Smuckers peanut butter, and dozens of other MANUFACTURERS to the city. Very high paying plentiful jobs exist in Memphis for those who have the training and qualifications to perform them. The manufacturers are on the most part non-union and wonderful to work for. Wharton has also worked tirelessly to keep companies here. I won't go down the lists, but it's huge.

Wharton has done all this while keeping the unions at bay, keeping the racial peace, and has almost personally headed up the rebirth of midtown Memphis with arts centers, ballet, theater, music venues, and I've even run into him at Home Depot at 7:00 on a Saturday morning where he wanders the aisles just to get a chance to chat with folks who work hard at life.

It's not easy in so many ways when you do what he does as well as he can.

31 posted on 10/20/2013 2:19:42 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: blackdog

I appreciate your time and insight on both individuals.


32 posted on 10/20/2013 2:31:57 AM PDT by wita
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Tennessee Democrat Rep. Steve Cohen called tea party congressional Republicans “domestic enemies” against which he must defend the country, describing them as rabid, sophomoric and in ambitious pursuit of their policies.

Rep. Steve Cohen is referring to the people of this country as "domestic enemies" of the regime. Steve Cohen's domestic enemies are the WWII veterans, the Vietnam War veterans, voters with common sense, voters who believe in fiscal responsibility, voters who believe in God, voters who respect the sanctity of life, voters who know that men and women are different.

Steve Cohen is talking about a whole lot of people in this country and calling them "domestic enemies."

33 posted on 10/20/2013 2:40:50 AM PDT by olezip (Time obliterates the fictions of opinion and confirms the decisions of nature. ~ Cicero)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Isn’t this the moron who compared Palin to Pontius Pilate and Obama to Jesus Christ?

He’s an idiot.

And who was the one with the son who hacked the emails?


34 posted on 10/20/2013 3:00:51 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Actually, I agree. Proud to say I am an enemy of the libturds.


35 posted on 10/20/2013 3:02:23 AM PDT by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: olezip
"Steve Cohen is talking about a whole lot of people in this country and calling them "domestic enemies."

That's Memphis speak for whitey. Whitey clings to his guns-n-bible. Progressives cling to their EBT card, and Obamaphone.

36 posted on 10/20/2013 3:14:07 AM PDT by blackdog (There is no such thing as healing, only a balance between destructive and constructive forces.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I had never heard of the guy. I did a google Image search and these are representative (no pun) of what's there.

I do not know if it means what I think but if it does this guy is living the good life at taxpayers' expense.

37 posted on 10/20/2013 4:16:41 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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I’ve considered Liberals and DemonRatz “domestic enemies” for years....


38 posted on 10/20/2013 4:34:14 AM PDT by Feckless (I was trained by the US << This Tagline Censored by FR >> ain't that irOnic?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A study by Professor David Kahan, Law and Psychology, Yale University, showed that Tea Party members have better science comprehension than the general population. No doubt there are other things they’re better at, as well.


39 posted on 10/20/2013 4:47:11 AM PDT by popdonnelly (The right to self-defense is older than the Constitution.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Cohen?...... Cohen?

Holocaust coming?


40 posted on 10/20/2013 4:52:48 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Travon... Felony assault and battery hate crime)
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To: WilliamofCarmichael

Congressman’s tweets to bombshell blonde lead to bombshell announcement — she’s his daughter!
Rep. Steve Cohen’s affectionate tweets to the 24-year-old student had set tongues wagging in Washington.

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/congressman-flirty-tweets-college-student-raise-eyebrows-article-1.1264230


41 posted on 10/20/2013 4:58:27 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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42 posted on 10/20/2013 4:58:45 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Viennacon

They plan to use the military and law enforcement to do it. He most certainly will not dirty his hands personally.


43 posted on 10/20/2013 4:59:55 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: ReaganÃœberAlles
I’m certain he would like to hear from us on this matter.

Do you honestly think the pols in DC care what he proles think?
44 posted on 10/20/2013 5:04:19 AM PDT by Red in Blue PA (When Injustice becomes Law, Resistance Becomes Duty.-Thomas Jefferson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So we can say that the progressives are domestic enemies as well


45 posted on 10/20/2013 5:08:34 AM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Funny, MSNBC does have a way of making these guys comfortable enough to fully expose their true selves..


46 posted on 10/20/2013 5:09:52 AM PDT by jughandle
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To: INVAR

Rather, before the revolt begins.


47 posted on 10/20/2013 5:14:01 AM PDT by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Tea Party members are Pro-American. What does that make steve cohen?


48 posted on 10/20/2013 5:20:44 AM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: Red in Blue PA
". . . Victoria Brink, was actually his daughter. Chastened, the scandalmongers retreated, until it was revealed last week that a DNA test determined that Cohen was not Brink’s father."

the scandal revives? Someone had it in for him?

49 posted on 10/20/2013 5:21:33 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: blackdog

Wow!! A politician who actually leads, in a positive direction, and keeps in touch with the people? That’s almost like a unicorn in America today.


50 posted on 10/20/2013 5:23:26 AM PDT by Hardastarboard (You can keep your doctor - if you lock him in your basement.)
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