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Van Jones: We have to re-elect Obama to ‘stop the tea party’ [VIDEO]
Daily Caller ^ | 4/20/12

Posted on 04/20/2012 2:09:12 PM PDT by Nachum

Former Obama administration adviser Van Jones said the country should re-elect President Barack Obama to “stop the tea party” because former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney would “govern as a tea party president.”

Jones also said that some of Obama’s supporters misunderstood Obama as a “social movement leader” after his victory in the 2008 presidential race rather than as “head of state.” (RELATED: Full coverage of the tea party movement)

“We have to win politically in November to stop the tea party. We don’t want a tea party presidency, and I don’t care what you think about Mitt Romney. If we wins, he’ll win because the tea party got excited enough — that base got excited enough — he will have to govern as a tea party president so we don’t want a tea party president,” Jones said Friday at The Center for American Progress during a discussion about his The New York Times bestseller “Rebuild the Dream.”

“You’ve got to build an independent progressive movement that can both help to re-elect the president, but it also can re-energize the movement because we’re going to have to be able to both have somebody in the White House — who will listen to the people and who can be moved by the people — but we also have to have a movement to do the moving. And the last time we came out of the voting booth cheering; this time we’ve to come out of the voting booth marching. I mean, we’ve got to be very clear. We’ve got to pivot right into another big fight.”

Jones said that there was a “misunderstanding” among Obama’s supporters when he assumed office.

“There was a center for gravity that said Obama is MLK [Martin Luther King, Jr.] who ran for office and now

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KEYWORDS: communism; communist; jones; obama; tea; teaparty; van; vanjones
The 'Say Anything' communist
1 posted on 04/20/2012 2:09:19 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

The list, Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list

http://www.nachumlist.com/


2 posted on 04/20/2012 2:11:51 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Man ! The Tea Party is really in their heads and under their skin.. we’re doing something right !!!!
March On ..


3 posted on 04/20/2012 2:12:29 PM PDT by Robe (Rome did not create a great empire by talking, they did it by killing all those who opposed them)
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To: Nachum
I thought that Van promised the nation to present proof that Bush/Cheney/Rumsfeld did,in fact,pull off 9/11.Where's the evidence,Van?

WE DEMAND TO SEE THE EVIDENCE,VAN!


4 posted on 04/20/2012 2:12:48 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Unlike Mrs Obama,I've Been Proud Of This Country My *Entire* Life!)
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To: Nachum
...because former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney would “govern as a tea party president.”

The guy is delusional...

5 posted on 04/20/2012 2:13:19 PM PDT by avacado
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To: Nachum

Ho, Ho, Ho, Green Jobs Czar. (Iloved that Glenn Beck bit)


6 posted on 04/20/2012 2:19:16 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (The United States of America, a banana republic since 1913)
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To: Nachum

Good luck with that ... Van. You ain’t seen nothin’ yet.


7 posted on 04/20/2012 2:19:19 PM PDT by AdaGray
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To: Nachum

Van Jones, Rev. Wright, Rev. Sharpton and Rev. Jackson should go along with Obama to each of his campaign stops if only Obama wasn’t fearful they’d hurt his chances for reelection..... just saying!


8 posted on 04/20/2012 2:20:08 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: Nachum
Typical socialist.

If 0bama didn't get rid of the Tea Party in four years, keep giving him 4 more years until they are gone.

9 posted on 04/20/2012 2:20:11 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Nachum

Way to empower the TEA Party!


10 posted on 04/20/2012 2:21:00 PM PDT by Pat4ever
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To: Nachum

FUVJ and your Commie brother in the WH!


11 posted on 04/20/2012 2:24:56 PM PDT by mongo141 (Revolution ver 2.0, just a matter of when, not a matter of if!)
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To: Nachum
It should come as no surprise to Americans that Hussein and his cronies are diametrically opposed to the fundamental concepts liberty and limited government upon which this nation was founded.
12 posted on 04/20/2012 2:26:48 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: Nachum

I know Jesus said not to hate...but dangit if I have trouble not hating this traitors to America.


13 posted on 04/20/2012 2:27:44 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: Nachum

You know if this idiot is so into Communism/ Socialism, NOBODY is stopping him from emptying his bank acount, walking into the middle of the street and throwing all his cash into the air. I mean WTF is the difference? Go ahead Van! Do it up! Walk the talk!


14 posted on 04/20/2012 2:42:36 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (From the dough tree we get donuts.)
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To: Nachum

They believe the country hates the TParty as much as they do. Are they in for a surprise.

Pray for America


15 posted on 04/20/2012 2:43:19 PM PDT by bray (Power to We the People)
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To: Robe

The Dems are so used to astroturfing and rent a mob that they can’t believe the Tea Party can turn people out based on beliefs and values. They fear the Tea Party because it represents a real threat politically, which is why they demonize the TP at every opportunity.


16 posted on 04/20/2012 2:52:16 PM PDT by kabar
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To: Nachum

Not only is he a thug, he’s a moron.


17 posted on 04/20/2012 2:54:16 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Lucky9teen

Don’t forget though: Jesus resisted the temptation of the Devil. Resistance is not hate. “We must resist him in all things and with all prayer” (1 Peter 5:9). “When we so resist, he will flee from us, because he is truly a coward” (James 4:7).


18 posted on 04/20/2012 2:59:37 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (From the dough tree we get donuts.)
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To: Nachum

We have to “stop the Tea Party” to see what they are about. (think Pelosi)


19 posted on 04/20/2012 3:13:18 PM PDT by hummingbird (Just askin' or just sayin' depending on the subject. Oh yeah...OBAMA SUCKS!)
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To: Nachum

To all who voted for Odumbo because he was black can those of us who did not vote for him because he was a Marxist point out his selection of other black officials have not resulted in a very stellar set of accomplishments?

The same can be said for numerous large cities headed by Holder’s people. They certainly are not hot beds of growth (unless you count crime statistics).

So if it is ok to vote for someone because he is black maybe others can vote against someone because of the failures of blacks. Odumbo is always spouting off about fair and I think this is fair.

Psssssst. I voted for Alan Keyes twice and would have gladly voted for Cain. I think Alan and Herman were on the right side of the black bell curve and they seem to be quite rare.


20 posted on 04/20/2012 3:16:12 PM PDT by Wurlitzer (Welcome to the new USSA (United Socialist States of Amerika))
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To: Nachum
Van Jones said the country should re-elect President Barack Obama to “stop the tea party” because former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney would “govern as a tea party president.”

It's obvious from that remark that Jones understands nothing about the Tea Party. Doesn't know much about Romney either.

21 posted on 04/20/2012 3:17:12 PM PDT by upchuck (Need is not an acceptable lifestyle choice; dependent is not a career. ~ Dr. Tim Nerenz)
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To: Nachum

VAN, you already tried to STOP THE TEA PARTY with the OCCUPIED OUTSIDE aka PEE PARTY and you can see what happened there. You can’t stop the TEA PARTY because it only rises up to CRUSH ANTI AMERICAN COMMUNISTS like you, obama and the SOCIALIST DEMOCRAT PARTY. You socialist democrats think 2010 was politcally bad, you ain’t seen bad yet, but it’s coming real soon.


22 posted on 04/20/2012 3:20:36 PM PDT by spawn44
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To: trisham

Whenever his name is mentioned I think of Basketball Jones.

“I’ll go one on one against the world, left-handed
I could stuff it from center court with my toes
I could jump on top of the backboard
Take off a quarter, leave fifteen cents change
I could, I could dribble behind my back
I got more moves than Ex-Lax I’m bad.........”


23 posted on 04/20/2012 3:20:52 PM PDT by Autonomous User ( As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.)
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To: Nachum
because former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney would “govern as a tea party president

Your lips to God's ears, Mister Commie.

24 posted on 04/20/2012 3:29:38 PM PDT by denydenydeny (Admiration of absolute government is proportionate to the contempt one has for others.-Tocqueville)
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To: Nachum

“Tea Party” (code for Thinking Whites) by Liberal Progressives (code for Negro/Fascist/Stateist/Poverty Pimps) MFs.


25 posted on 04/20/2012 3:47:28 PM PDT by BilLies (Ass.Press ABCBSNBCNN, NYTimes, WaPOSt , etc., hate your Traditional American guts!)
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To: Nachum

“Glad” Van Jones thinks Mitt is a conservative.


26 posted on 04/20/2012 4:17:53 PM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: Nachum
"Van Jones said the country should re-elect President Barack Obama to “stop the tea party” because former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney would “govern as a tea party president.”"


27 posted on 04/20/2012 4:23:31 PM PDT by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Nachum

Your TEA Party Independent ticket for 2012:

Sarah Palin for President.

Rand Paul for Vice-President.

‘Get in the fast lane Grandma, the bingo game is ready to roll.’


28 posted on 04/20/2012 4:53:48 PM PDT by bigoil (Study Thy Nixon)
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To: Nachum
“You’ve got to build an independent progressive movement"


29 posted on 04/20/2012 5:14:26 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Nachum.
Jones also said that some of Obama's supporters misunderstood Obama as a "social movement leader" after his victory in the 2008 presidential race rather than as "head of state." ... "We have to win politically in November to stop the tea party" ... "You've got to build an independent progressive movement that can both help to re-elect the president, but it also can re-energize the movement because we're going to have to be able to both have somebody in the White House -- who will listen to the people and who can be moved by the people -- but we also have to have a movement to do the moving. And the last time we came out of the voting booth cheering; this time we've to come out of the voting booth marching. I mean, we've got to be very clear. We've got to pivot right into another big fight."
That asswipe has a NYT bestseller?


30 posted on 04/20/2012 5:25:50 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (FReepathon 2Q time -- https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Nachum

“Vote skin color! But we are not the racists! They are!”


31 posted on 04/20/2012 5:44:52 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (For every black person murdered by a white, thirty-nine white people are murdered by blacks.)
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To: Nachum

Not to worry, the astro turf Rinos are in the process of finishing off the teaparty, damn shame it happened so fast...


32 posted on 04/20/2012 10:12:34 PM PDT by Fred (http://etchasketchmittromney.com/)
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To: Nachum

Gee....and I thought they have been saying that the “Tea Party” was just a fad, there are fewer people joining “the movement,” and they no longer hold sway with ‘current thought.’ Don’t tell me these were just more lies. LMAO!


33 posted on 04/20/2012 10:15:02 PM PDT by nicmarlo
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