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Teabaggers: Seething Hate and Shameful Hypocrisy

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The Teabaggers turned out for a major Washington, D.C. demonstration September 12 and displayed the seething hate and shameful hypocrisy for which the movement has become infamous.

Two notable elements of the demonstration and the explanations on television and radio that followed from their supporters on their significance were the economic perils America currently faces along with sympathy for the nation's middle class for the beating it is taking.

How interesting that these Teabagger events began after Democratic President Barack Obama took office. America already had compiled over a $10 trillion debt before Obama and a Democratic Congress assumed office.

Who was minding the store when the U.S. debt became the highest in the history of the planet? How did this come to pass?

Remember those tax cut bills and how they dismembered so many of those folks out there in America's heartland whose plights Teabaggers proclaim to be so concerned about?

At the time that food banks were overwhelmed, unemployment increased, and more Americans had economically descended to poverty levels, just where were today's Teabaggers?

Where was this concern now being displayed about the economic tragedies encountered by so many Americans?

Remember what the response was from the same spectrum of the political barometer that comprises today's Teabag movement? How many times was the face of 9/11 hurled at progressives concerned about the tragedies confronting so many Americans?

They would use 9/11 to accuse those registering the same concerns they suddenly discovered after Obama took office of disloyalty. No criticism was allowed of the Bush-Cheney team since America was "at war." Any criticism of any kind involved "giving aid and comfort to the enemy."

Oddly enough, there was no interest evidenced in independently investigating the same 9/11 Twin Tower tragedies that led to this state of war.

It was also never explained how the war powers of the U.S. Constitution circumscribed that such a declaration must be invoked against a specific nation or nations.

How many Teabaggers at Saturday's and other meetings have carried signs referring to Obama as a Nazi? Were these wholesome expressions of good old American grassroots protest?

On the subject of what constitutes totalitarian tyranny, based on the Nuremberg Trials of Nazi war criminals following World War Two the major thrust of the U.S. prosecution team led by Chief Justice Robert Jackson and Telford Taylor was the act of waging aggressive warfare without the legitimacy of self-defense.

What happened when this very thing occurred with George W. Bush, Dick Cheney, and Donald Rumsfeld attacking Iraq and waging war without sufficient proof, inflicting death on more than 1.3 million Iraqis while another 2 million became refugees?

How did these individuals now calling Obama a Nazi react when a Swedish UN weapons inspector along with the governments of France and Germany sought sufficient time to investigate Bush-Cheney claims that the U.S. stood in imminent peril of a nuclear attack from Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein?

All of the aforementioned nations and their leaders were referred to by the same mentality that comprises the current Teabagger movement as "wimps" while Air Force One sent a message to their Limbaugh-Fox zealots by changing the name of its breakfast delicacy from French Toast to more respectably patriotic "Freedom Toast."

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How long will it take teabaggers to figure out WHO... by Jason Paz on Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009 at 4:25:52 AM
are manipulated by the very group that ironically ... by Bill Hare on Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009 at 12:28:18 PM
...for they will have achieved their aim. ~;^}>... by Pulladigm on Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009 at 5:37:18 PM
...is NEITHER!...Give 'em another bullet to shoot ... by Bia Winter on Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009 at 8:36:04 AM
that the Christian Right is about as far removed f... by Bill Hare on Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009 at 12:30:34 PM
American groups like Young Americans for Freedom (... by Margaret Bassett on Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009 at 8:36:47 AM
when you think of a Second Civil War but you are r... by Bill Hare on Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009 at 12:33:16 PM
tossing out a very large blanket. From my view, th... by sommers on Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009 at 11:40:46 AM
that I was tossing out a very large blanket. I di... by Bill Hare on Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009 at 12:35:43 PM
is how much the current Teabagger actions resemble... by Bill Hare on Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009 at 1:09:35 PM
It was their founder himself that recommended to R... by nightgaunt on Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009 at 3:16:54 PM
of this is certainly accurate in my view even if I... by Bill Hare on Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009 at 6:46:24 PM
I submit that we should all come out whenever the ... by Pulladigm on Wednesday, Sep 16, 2009 at 5:43:26 PM