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Old 04-14-12, 12:44 PM   #51
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

Why all the outrage over his remarks?
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Old 04-14-12, 12:49 PM   #52
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

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I must have missed where it says Muslim, Islam or Moslem in that article.
Well, un-American anyhow. Hence the "more or less"
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Old 04-14-12, 01:24 PM   #53
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Why all the outrage over his remarks?
Because he called 40%+ of Democrats in the House communists?

Imagine the outcry from Boehner and co. if someone called them all fascists.
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Old 04-14-12, 01:30 PM   #54
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

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Because he called 40%+ of Democrats in the House communists?

Imagine the outcry from Boehner and co. if someone called them all fascists.
People call them that on a regular basis, but, as far as I know, no members of Congress have.

The only good that can come of this would be if the members of Mr. West's district realized they'd elected a moron, and found someone else to represent them.
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Old 04-14-12, 01:41 PM   #55
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People call them that on a regular basis, but, as far as I know, no members of Congress have.
Right, I meant if another congressman said it.
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Old 04-14-12, 05:59 PM   #56
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

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That's what I thought. No one is frightened of communists these days. He should have said that he had a list of Moslem terrorists in Congress.
Moslems and Commies and Gays, oh my!

Moslems and Commies and Gays, oh my!

Moslems and Commies and Gays, oh my!
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Old 04-14-12, 10:45 PM   #57
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

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It's somewhat unusual for the leadership of any party in congress to denounce the crazy comments on the other party.
But attack a Democratic pundit not even affiliated with an administration (ie Hilary Rosen).
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Old 04-15-12, 12:56 AM   #58
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

Haha I love Allen West. Straight shooter. Modern day progressive liberals is just another word for Communists / Marxists. They want to take from some, and re-distribute their income to others... all under the guise of "fairness." Sounds like a Communist to me!
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Old 04-15-12, 02:26 AM   #59
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

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Mr. West is an Elephant-ass lickin' retard.

If he understood Communism at all, he would realize Communism stems from an overabundance of wealth due to the bourgeoisie (i.e., the non-political biased wealthy) continually oppressing the proletariat, which leads to a revolution.

In other words, I'd like to see how Mr. West politically aligns himself with those who are significantly wealthy, or does he have a record fighting for the working-class.
Haha. You think everything is exactly as it was at its beginning. That's cute.
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Old 04-15-12, 02:43 AM   #60
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

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Haha I love Allen West. Straight shooter. Modern day progressive liberals is just another word for Communists / Marxists. They want to take from some, and re-distribute their income to others... all under the guise of "fairness." Sounds like a Communist to me!
Then I respectfully suggest that you take a PoliSci 101 class because you simply don't understand what communism is.
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Old 04-15-12, 03:30 AM   #61
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

I'd also suggest English 101, among other things, because "modern day progressive liberals" is not a word.
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Old 04-15-12, 02:54 PM   #62
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Then I respectfully suggest that you take a PoliSci 101 class because you simply don't understand what communism is.
Wow, easy there. Everyone knows that "higher education" is just code for indoctrinating our children to love the gays and hate Jesus. Staying away from book-learnin' makes perfect sense to me.
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Old 04-15-12, 04:38 PM   #63
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

If he had said that they were "marvelous" communists, the President would really have doubled down on mocking him. Because we all know that only rich, college-educated elitists even understand the term "marvelous"...which must be why we want everyone to go to college.

Now, if he had "If we can get rid of these red commies in Congress, that would be really dope", the President would approve of the wording if not the sentiment.
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Old 04-15-12, 07:21 PM   #64
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

Huh?
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Old 04-15-12, 08:25 PM   #65
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Huh?
The first paragraph is referring to the fact that President Obama recently mocked Governor Romney for calling the Paul Ryan budget "marvelous," essentially saying "That's not a word you hear very often, and it's especially weird to hear it used to describe a budget." President Obama then went on to attack the substance of the Ryan budget.

I can only surmise the second paragraph is to remind you that the president is a black man who is totally black just like those blacks who rap and use street lingo and probably want to violate your white women.
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Old 04-15-12, 09:14 PM   #66
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

Thanks for the explanation, but my reaction is still the same: "Huh?"
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Old 04-15-12, 10:06 PM   #67
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

Severely marvelous?
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Old 04-16-12, 11:26 AM   #68
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

I find it amusing that some of you guys will defend Obama to the death, despite the fact that his ideology and his Presidency has been an abysmal failure. The lame excuse of "well it's because Bush did _______________" is so tiresome. I can at least acknolwedge the fact that Bush was no fiscal conservative and recklessly spent like a big government progressive.
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Old 04-16-12, 03:24 PM   #69
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

Um, what ideology would that be? Moderationism?
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Old 04-16-12, 04:53 PM   #70
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

The guy who asked the question had a big smirk on his face, so this is definitely a ploy by the Bolshevik media.
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Old 04-16-12, 05:56 PM   #71
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Re: Republican Rep. Allen West says many congressional Democrats are Communists

Wait, you mention that citing the "lame excuse" that Obama inherited Bush's mess is tiresome. But then acknowledge in the very next sentence that Bush recklessly spent like a big government progressive prior to Obama taking charge. I think the mysterious ideology you speak of is called "Realism" and I can see your obvious aversion to it.
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Old 04-16-12, 09:34 PM   #72
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Wait, you mention that citing the "lame excuse" that Obama inherited Bush's mess is tiresome. But then acknowledge in the very next sentence that Bush recklessly spent like a big government progressive prior to Obama taking charge. I think the mysterious ideology you speak of is called "Realism" and I can see your obvious aversion to it.
In what area did George W. Bush spend like a big government progressive?
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Old 04-16-12, 09:40 PM   #73
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In what area did George W. Bush spend like a big government progressive?
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Old 04-17-12, 12:07 AM   #74
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In what area did George W. Bush spend like a big government progressive?
We should really be asking SuprVgeta that one. I suspect it'd be more entertaining then my answer.
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