Saturday, April 18, 2009

Dems Attempt to Squash Anti-Socialist Revolts

From the article:
Following the growing successes of the anti-socialist, anti-tax tea party demonstrations being held across the nation, Democrats are doing their best to squash the political uprising. With thousands of Americans standing up in protest to out of control government spending, the White House has stuck his head in the sand. When asked about the tea party demonstrations, the White House responded, “the president is unaware of the tea parties and will hold his own event today.” Maybe Obama plans to sick his Civilian National Security Force on the tea party-goers. Illinois liberal and Obama crony, Rep. Jan Schakowsky attacked the tea party demonstrators, calling them “despicable” and “shameful.” She answered, “the tea parties being held today by groups of right-wing activists, and fueled by FOX News Channel, are an effort to mislead the public about the Obama economic plan that cuts taxes for 95 percent of Americans and creates 3.5 million jobs.” Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi accused the grassroots efforts of being an “AstroTurf” disguise, controlled by the rich elite in an effort to maintain tax cuts for the rich. She explained, “they want [a] continuation of the failed economic policies of George Bush, which got us into the situation we’re in now.” She continued, “…this [tea party] initiative is funded by the high end. We call it AstroTurf. It’s not really a grassroots movement [supported] by some of the wealthiest people in America, to keep the focus on tax cuts for the rich, instead of the great middle class.” [Continue reading]
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