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Tea Party tastes like bad brew [Says "big business sets the Tea Party agenda"]
The Nevada City Union ^ | January 9, 2010 | Cheryl Cook

Posted on 01/09/2010 8:31:37 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Edited on 01/12/2010 2:44:26 PM PST by Jim Robinson. [history]

Did you really think they just passed around a three-cornered hat?

Big corporations make contributions to Republican organizations like FreedomWorks, chaired by Dick Armey, who pour money and support into the bitter tea pot. What do the billionaire boys get out of their contributions? Less government and more freedom in big business equates to less regulation and bigger profit margins. The stock market has risen in recent months. Ask yourself why the unemployment rate is still high.


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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: economy; marchondc; obama; obamacare; teaparties; teapartyexpress; teapartyrebellion; townhalls
Thank goodness the Left never depicted President Bush in a demeaning or insulting manner.
1 posted on 01/09/2010 8:31:38 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Another clueless Obamite who can see the handwriting on the wall.


2 posted on 01/09/2010 8:35:16 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Remember in November! Throw all of the bums out!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Uh, because profit is not a dirty word and because we much prefer capitalism and freedom over socialism and enslavement. Keep the government within its constitutional bounds and set our people free!!

Peace through superior firepower!!


3 posted on 01/09/2010 8:39:05 PM PST by Jim Robinson (Join the TEA Party Rebellion!! May God and TEA save the Republic!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Clueless.

Big business LOVES big bureaucracy. The one thing that terrifies big business more than anything else is totally free open competition. No one to bribe, no competitors to legislate out of business.


4 posted on 01/09/2010 8:40:40 PM PST by Lorianne
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Amazing how the Left continues to demonize the health insurance companies, considering that many of those companies are financially backing Martha Coakley to keep that 60th Demonrat vote in the Senate so 0bamacare can be rammed through.


5 posted on 01/09/2010 8:40:50 PM PST by hellbender
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To: FlingWingFlyer

The left is jealous. That’s what this article is really saying about the ongoing Tea Party movement.


6 posted on 01/09/2010 8:40:50 PM PST by johnthebaptistmoore (If leftist legislation that's already in place really can't be ended by non-leftists, then what?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why dont these cowardly socialists just move to Cuba and make us all happy

Except Castro . . .


7 posted on 01/09/2010 8:41:41 PM PST by A_Former_Democrat
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

One of the reasons the Tea Party movement is so successful is that the left is still so clueless as to what it is about, who is participating in it, and why we are doing it.


8 posted on 01/09/2010 8:41:53 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: Lorianne

Amen. Can anybody name a conservative Republican billionaire? I can’t think of any.


9 posted on 01/09/2010 8:42:20 PM PST by hellbender
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I have a question: what entitles YOU to MY money, Cheryl?


10 posted on 01/09/2010 8:43:44 PM PST by Psycho_Bunny (ALSO SPRACH ZEROTHUSTRA)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

This article should end with a musical...”Just give peace a chance.......” HA!

They ARE jealous...ha. The “Masses” are organzing..but not under the direction and authority of the Left.
Marx would be furious at them!


11 posted on 01/09/2010 8:44:26 PM PST by Recovering Ex-hippie (Ok, joke's over....Bring back Bush !)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Tea Party? What are they talking about? Not those one hundred or so citizens that they told me were at a rally!/s


12 posted on 01/09/2010 8:44:35 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

No, not jealous - more like scared sh!tless. Combine the Tea Party movement with Sarah Palin and you have the left’s nightmare that will never end.

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!!


13 posted on 01/09/2010 8:46:25 PM PST by tgusa (Gun control: deep breath, sight alignment, squeeze the trigger ....)
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To: johnthebaptistmoore

Hallmarks of Liberalism: Ingratitude + Envy


14 posted on 01/09/2010 8:46:29 PM PST by M-cubed
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Uhhh, why don’t we compare the “big business” contributions to Dem party candidates and the DNC vs the GOP & the RNC? Think we’re at 8:1, 10:1?

This is the kind of brain dead bumper-sticker thinking that’s a waste of neurons to even respond to.


15 posted on 01/09/2010 8:46:59 PM PST by Attention Surplus Disorder (Voters who thought their ship came in with 0bama are on their own Titanic.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The author Cheryl Kook comes off like a transplanted Valley Girl.

I notice how dated her information is with references twice to 2007. Seems she’s right timely.

Her plea at the grand finale of the article struck me as perhaps something out of Ms. Congeniality.


16 posted on 01/09/2010 8:51:21 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...Call 'em What you Will, They ALL have Fairies Living In Their Trees.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
 
 
When all else fails, resort to class warfare.
 
"Those greedy greedy rich business people!"
 
 

17 posted on 01/09/2010 8:51:53 PM PST by lapsus calami (What's that stink? Code Pink ! ! And their buddy Murtha, too!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

obviously, the author has never even been to a Tea Party, or surely they would have witnessed the signs protesting insurance companies and their sweetheart deals for mandated ‘health care’.


18 posted on 01/09/2010 8:52:41 PM PST by blueplum
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To: presently no screen name

Read the comments.

They call Tea Party members wusses.
Bring it bitches.

Liberals really haven’t got a clue of who their messing with. None.

They complain that we have corporations funding us but that isn’t the truth. What the hell would they do if Soros suddenly dropped dead and stopped funding them?


19 posted on 01/09/2010 8:53:25 PM PST by 1scrappymom (Hook Em Horns!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

**I have seen depictions of our president as an African witch doctor, a black-faced minstrel and a monkey. I have heard him called a liar by a member of the House of Representatives.**

and these are SAINTLY Depictions Compared to what this WHINER called GW


20 posted on 01/09/2010 8:56:18 PM PST by gwilhelm56 (Pray for Obama: Psalm 109:8 "Let his days be few; and let another take his office. ")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Because big business sets the Tea Party agenda.

Yeah, some "fat cats" in suits smoking cigars were handing out "The Agenda" pamphlets in DC on 9/12. And we all did exactly as we were told. Yeah...

21 posted on 01/09/2010 8:58:39 PM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I know. That sure would have been bad.


22 posted on 01/09/2010 9:03:56 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Cheryl is a typical, uninformed idiot...
I researched as much as I possibly could during the campaigns. I knew the “Won’s” plan for a Global Tax Proposal written about when he was a senator in February of 2008, and it wasn’t the FIRST thing I found out about him. If Cheryl knew about the Millennium Declaration back in 2008 that the “Won” was espousing, I’ll bet I’m a Sophia Loren look-a-like. Cheryl and her “ilk” saw NOTHING past the color of his skin and failed in her RESPONSIBILITY to research those that would wield power over us-—SHAME on her and the offal that brought this FRAUD to the rest of us.

And, just for the hell of it, I don’t remember any corporations “supporting” or having a DAMNED thing to say about the Tea Party in Atlanta, in FEBRUARY, in the pouring down rain, when patriotic, tax-paying, God fearing producers took time from their JOBS to protest the socialist creep into our great country......THAT’S RIGHT...FEBRUARY, 2008. Most people think the first Tea Party was April 15th, 2008. WE were pissed off (for good reason) WAY before April. Bet Cheryl doesn’t know THAT, either. (I’ll hazard a guess she’s on Soros’ payroll...idiot...I hope she hasn’t spawned...if she HAS, I’ll say a prayer for her children.)


23 posted on 01/09/2010 9:07:12 PM PST by Mortrey (Impeach President Soros)
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To: 1scrappymom

WOW! Now that’s some STRONG tea! That’s 3 - there should be about 97 more. ;)

They went from the ‘ignore’ button to the ‘fear’ button mighty quick - I’m loving it!


24 posted on 01/09/2010 9:09:01 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: DTogo

And they drove us to DC and paid for hotel. Gotta love those billionaires.


25 posted on 01/09/2010 9:14:04 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: presently no screen name
Especially those "Big Business" billionaires!

And why?

Because they... set the agenda!

26 posted on 01/09/2010 9:19:13 PM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The only way to get at these liberals is to win. They don’t go away and leave you along, but you have the comfort of knowing they are miserable. But then, they’re usually miserable.


27 posted on 01/09/2010 9:24:57 PM PST by jwparkerjr
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Big corporations make contributions to Republican organizations like FreedomWorks, chaired by Dick Armey, who pour money and support into the bitter tea pot. What do the billionaire boys get out of their contributions? Less government and more freedom in big business equates to less regulation and bigger profit margins. The stock market has risen in recent months. Ask yourself why the unemployment rate is still high.

This is one twisted piece of mental masturbatory logic (so many logical fallacies in so little space). More profits might also mean more jobs. Yes the stock market has risen but the unemployment rate is still high might and that might mean that Obama is helping Wall Street while doing nothing to help Main Street.

It would seem that our drooling genius considers a rising stock market to be as undesirable as rising unemployment. And who might bear the responsibility for both?

28 posted on 01/09/2010 9:26:36 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Copenhagen Climate Summit; Shovel Ready)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nevada City has found it’s idiot.


29 posted on 01/09/2010 9:28:25 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Copenhagen Climate Summit; Shovel Ready)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
What about the pirates at Goldman Sachs who took billions off-shore to the Cayman Islands to avoid taxes on profits, then lost it all? The investors with big money might afford to lose, but not the common man who lost the opportunity to borrow on that money to finance a small business or home loan.

The tea parties I went to would have put bailed out bankers just behind Congressmen on the list of people to chase through the streets with torches and pitch forks.

30 posted on 01/09/2010 9:39:38 PM PST by KarlInOhio (Gore is the fifth horseman of the apocalypse. He rides an icy horse bringing cold wherever he goes.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
That is just a retarded concept. Even out here in San Jose, Kahleefornee-ah I know several Tea Party Protesters and NONE are associated with Big Business and many have always felt the government is getting to big for it's britches.

No I will go and actually read the article.

31 posted on 01/09/2010 9:59:03 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
these propagandists for the Universe of Lies, are just starting to
"whistling pass the (political) graveyard" in 2010 elections.


lookin' good, IF the Conservatives/GOP don't snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.

32 posted on 01/09/2010 10:02:58 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (Zer0 to the voter: "Welcome to 'MY' DeathCARE ® Plan"...Sucker! ...now just die. :^)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“If we want peace abroad, we must start with peace at home.”

Really? What are “your” terms”. Maybe I reject them.

Why do I think your terms are part of some collectivist ideal that erodes the right of the individual, which necessarily makes it the governments business to take care of each of us, collectively?


33 posted on 01/09/2010 10:03:33 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously... You'll never live through it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Why isn't the Tea Party Patriots movement outraged over the health insurance industry...

Why isn't the Tea Party indignant over the banking industry...

Why isn't the Tea Party even mildly concerned about executives from Exxon Mobil, Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, and ConocoPhillips...

Because Cheryl, none of those people force me to give them money at the end of a gun. Government does. I can go my whole life without paying a penny to any of those companies, but I have to give money to the Government.

Tell me, why aren't you upset with the Government for handing out your tax dollars to all of the above?

Because you are a socialist, Cheryl, and you think that Government can do no wrong.

34 posted on 01/09/2010 10:15:55 PM PST by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

When you think like a Leftist, you will never see the Revolution coming... That is a good thing..


35 posted on 01/09/2010 10:18:03 PM PST by Deagle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Big Corporations are too busy donating to liberal causes and supporting Obama’s agenda.


36 posted on 01/09/2010 10:44:31 PM PST by GeronL (http://libertyfic.proboards,com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
'Cheryl Cook lives in Nevada City'.

Nevada City, Ca seems like one of those artsy-fartsy Hippy communities -- there's a lot of 'notable people' from there that nobody's ever heard of -- and it has a population less than 3,000.

So I'm surprised Cheryl had time to write this?
Putting her Bong down for ten minutes must have been stressful.

37 posted on 01/10/2010 5:07:54 AM PST by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits [A. Einstein])
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We’re coming to get you, Cheryl - 60 million armed patriots are about to crush your Tinkerbell fascist utopia. No more welfare for fat mommas, no more SS disability for her commie kids, no more unions, no more commie teachers in schools.

Canada still has a few spots open for you goosesteppers. Hurry now. Time is short. U Haul is running out of trucks. And if we send you packing, it’s one-way to North Korea, baby.


38 posted on 01/10/2010 5:56:35 AM PST by sergeantdave
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The author of this piece gives us nothing by a left wing puke puddle...and a shallow one at that.


39 posted on 01/10/2010 7:13:05 AM PST by AlphaOneAlpha
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Why isn't the Tea Party Patriots movement outraged over the health insurance industry whose largest top 10 publicly traded companies had profits that collectively rose 428 percent between 2000 and 2007? How much do you pay for health insurance?

Because that is a lie that has no base in fact.

40 posted on 01/10/2010 12:54:10 PM PST by MNJohnnie (Demand Constitutionality)
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To: MNJohnnie

I recognize that quote from Sen. Diane Feistein.

Has anyone seen the Jan 10. 2010 news that Rupert Murdoch owner of Fox News) son in law , Matthew Freud, has quit the News Corps. “I am ashamed and sickened by Roger Ailes ( President of Fox News) sustained disregard of the journalistic standards that News Corps, its founder, and every other glogal media business aspires to.” Fox news having no journalistic standards????


41 posted on 01/12/2010 3:49:58 PM PST by patty-riot
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To: Mortrey

FreedomWorks and their subsidiaty PAC, sponsor and organize the TP movement. It is a right wing organization funded by Corporate billionaires like the Kochs, Scaife, Olin .......look it up. They arent going to stand in the rain.
Bringing my children into the discussion makes you the typical, uninformed idiot. Save your prayers for America at the mercy of Wall Street and Big Business because Bush looked the other way for eight years.


42 posted on 01/12/2010 3:50:06 PM PST by patty-riot
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To: hellbender

Kochs, Scaife, Olin...look up billionaire supporters of Freeomworks and see who is pulling your strings


43 posted on 01/13/2010 10:31:09 AM PST by patty-riot
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