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Dem Rep. Alan Grayson Praises Rise of ‘Stealth Socialism’ in America
Mediaite.com ^ | September 20, 2013 | Andrew Kirell

Posted on 09/21/2013 5:10:54 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks

In a recent interview with Salon, outspoken progressive Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) hailed the rise of what he called “stealth socialism” through America’s recent monetary policy decisions.

Asked by interviewer David Dayen whether the financial system has become “safer” in the years since the financial collapse and subsequent government interventions like 2010′s Dodd-Frank bill, Grayson praised the Federal Reserve for its “unconventional” policies that have “put us back on a low-level track toward growth.”

Asked about the Fed’s expanding balance sheet, the Florida Democrat said: “We’ve had a government takeover of the bond market. Stealth socialism’s been created. Government simply ends up owning more and more and more.”

“If government had taken over the steel industry, maybe it would have been more noticeable,” he added. “They’ve taken over the financing of housing industry as well, with a desired result.”

Grayson, a Harvard-educated lawyer and economist, offered praise for these sorts of policies: “The result is now, finally, particularly in areas that were hard-hit, like mine in Central Florida, housing is ticking up again. So the Fed did in essence create an economic baseline that has led to something along the lines of 50,000-100,000 jobs created a month, setting a foundation for recovery for the U.S. economy.”

Read the full interview over at Salon.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: 113th; alangrayson; bho44; bondbuying; florida; harvard; marxism; money; nutcase; obamalegacy; qe3; salon; socialism

1 posted on 09/21/2013 5:10:55 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

A more evil, vile human being I know not.


2 posted on 09/21/2013 5:16:57 PM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

3 posted on 09/21/2013 5:28:04 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: Puppage

It just goes to show you, statists, “progressives,” demoKaRATZ, commie pigs and all of their scut offspring, like bureaKaRATZ, are mentally and intellectually deformed.

Like low IQ idiots, there is something structurally deficient in their genetic composition. Their brains are unable to view reality and process the information.

IMHO, they are Mr. Stitch’s children. Since he is the prince of this “physical” life, those who follow in his footsteps are his demons for sure.

Alan Grayson is one of Satan’s own.


4 posted on 09/21/2013 5:40:03 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat ( According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

“Dem Rep. Alan Grayson Praises Rise of ‘Stealth Socialism’ in America”

There is nothing stealthy about how this administration is shoving socialism down the throats of the American people. Isn’t the definition of insanity doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result? Because if it is then the demoncrat party is totally insane because socialism has not worked anywhere it has been tried.


5 posted on 09/21/2013 5:50:26 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: zot; Interesting Times

Confident enough to begin speaking openly of their socialist beliefs.


6 posted on 09/21/2013 5:52:06 PM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Stealth socialism seems to be working as well as regular socialism.


7 posted on 09/21/2013 5:55:21 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...

Thanks Tolerance Sucks Rocks.
Alan Grayson (D-FL) hailed the rise of what he called “stealth socialism”

8 posted on 09/21/2013 6:06:48 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

There is nothing stealthy about the evil that Obama has unleashed on our country. ObamaCare is not stealthy. TARP was not stealthy. The Bailout was not stealthy. Cash-for-Clunkers was not stealthy. The annual Trillion dollar deficits were not stealthy. The government in DC is openly and unabashedly socialist and anti-American. I hope and pray that there will be enough freedom left in three years to repeal every corrupt bill that has been or will be forced through over these eight terrible years. The socialists who are running our country now have no legitimacy, and we need to stand up to them and never give up our freedom.


9 posted on 09/21/2013 6:08:22 PM PDT by Pollster1 ("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
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To: Puppage

When everybody gets the vote, Alan Grayson’s get to make our laws.


10 posted on 09/21/2013 6:10:30 PM PDT by Rome2000 (THE WASHINGTONIANS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE ARE THE ENEMY -ROTATE THE CAPITAL AMONGST THE STATES)
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To: Puppage

Well, don’t forget that they also have looney Nancy Pelosi and Debbie flunked-her-Wasserman-test, and they are equally as evil and vile as Grayson is.


11 posted on 09/21/2013 6:17:36 PM PDT by RightWingConspirator (Obamanation--the most corrupt regime since Robert Mugabe's Zimbabwe)
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To: GreyFriar
Confident enough to begin speaking openly of their socialist beliefs.

Somehow, I can't seem to remember what goeth before a fall.

12 posted on 09/21/2013 6:24:12 PM PDT by Standing Wolf (No tyrant should ever be allowed to die of natural causes.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

“Stealth”? Is Grayson just emulating the President and deliberately saying the opposite of the truth? Or is there something even worse than the massive overt socialist onslaught that has already destroyed the lives of millions of Americans? God help us if there is more beneath the surface.


13 posted on 09/21/2013 6:31:03 PM PDT by Chewbarkah
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Well, as long as housing is “ticking up” in Florida, we’ll be alright I guess.

What a dope.


14 posted on 09/21/2013 6:41:26 PM PDT by Lorianne (fedgov, taxporkmoney)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

The current political scene: The Statists versus the Americans.


15 posted on 09/21/2013 6:57:23 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statemet of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

Grayson? He’s that congressman who’s nuts, right?


16 posted on 09/21/2013 6:59:57 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Lancey Howard

Yep.


17 posted on 09/21/2013 7:05:18 PM PDT by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Major brain damage at UMES, but no property damage!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

There’s nothing stealthy about it.


18 posted on 09/21/2013 9:13:15 PM PDT by Jack Hammer (American)
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To: Standing Wolf

Standing, They are now OPENLY showing their PRIDE in their socialism and no longer hiding it.

And it will be Fall about 3:44pm EST this afternoon


19 posted on 09/22/2013 6:16:01 AM PDT by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: GreyFriar

“Confident enough to begin speaking openly of their socialist beliefs”

Socialism is just a stepping stone on the path to where this commie wants to be.


20 posted on 09/22/2013 6:22:35 AM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin (If global warming exists I hope it is strong enough to reverse the Big Government snowball)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
Asked about the Fed’s expanding balance sheet, the Florida Democrat said: “We’ve had a government takeover of the bond market. Stealth socialism’s been created. Government simply ends up owning more and more and more.”

The dope doesn't realize that the Federal Reserve is not a government entity, but rather a cabal of private banks. It's not stealth socialism. It's stealth neo-feudalism.

~ a hypothecated serf

21 posted on 09/22/2013 6:29:10 AM PDT by Sirius Lee (All that is required for evil to advance is for government to do "something")
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To: GreyFriar
Confident enough to begin speaking openly of their socialist beliefs.

Yes, the Communists in this country are more and more confident.

22 posted on 09/22/2013 7:22:00 PM PDT by zot
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To: Lancey Howard

Yes, he has issues.


23 posted on 09/22/2013 7:22:46 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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