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Sam Donaldson Tells Tea Partiers 'It's Not Your Country Anymore - It's Our Country'
NewsBusters ^ | 12/24/2012

Posted on 12/24/2012 8:21:31 PM PST by Altura Ct.

SAM DONALDSON: The minorities re-elected president Obama, but I'm going with Katty. It's the Tea Party and thinking of the Tea Party and people like that that are driving the Republicans out of contention as a national party. You cannot win nationally if you don't know something about the way the country's changed, and the Tea Party seems to think the country can go back 25 or 30 years. The greatest slogan that I hated during this last campaign was “We want to take back our country.” Guys, it's not your country anymore - it's our country and you're part of it, but that thinking is going to defeat Republicans nationally if they don't get rid of it.

So Donaldson like so many of his colleagues in the media believe that the movement that led to an historic Republican victory at the polls in 2010 will defeat the GOP if the Party doesn’t purge itself of such people and thinking.

Not surprisingly, the only good Republican in these folks’ view is a moderate one.


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1 posted on 12/24/2012 8:21:36 PM PST by Altura Ct.
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To: Altura Ct.

Sammy was just arrested for Drunk Driving....Right?


2 posted on 12/24/2012 8:24:10 PM PST by Revel
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To: Altura Ct.

Sam, tell us about your recent DUI.


3 posted on 12/24/2012 8:25:22 PM PST by golf lover (going)
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To: Altura Ct.

> Not surprisingly, the only good Republican in these folks’ view is a moderate one.

Unfortunately the above appears to be the rising mainstream Republican view as well.


4 posted on 12/24/2012 8:25:29 PM PST by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Hey Sam, remember when we played Cowboys & Indians? That didn’t turn out so well for the Indians.

Just wait when we play Cowboys & Liberals.


5 posted on 12/24/2012 8:26:46 PM PST by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: Altura Ct.
still drunk i take it...
6 posted on 12/24/2012 8:27:08 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Revel
I don't believe it.Sam's too stupid to have a driver's license.
7 posted on 12/24/2012 8:27:28 PM PST by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: Altura Ct.

It’s the dems that want to go back to the 1930s & 1940s. I want to go forward


8 posted on 12/24/2012 8:30:06 PM PST by plain talk
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To: Altura Ct.

If I were a liberal, I’d be laughing at us too.


9 posted on 12/24/2012 8:31:37 PM PST by Tzimisce (What do you do when every every branch of the government is corrupt and aligned against you?)
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To: Altura Ct.

I wonder if Sam will be allowed to drink and drive in “their” country.


10 posted on 12/24/2012 8:32:02 PM PST by jospehm20
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To: Altura Ct.

Isn’t he Canadian?


11 posted on 12/24/2012 8:32:29 PM PST by usmcobra (Happiness is a belt fed weapon.)
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To: plain talk

Problem is, the 30 ans 40s they want to go back to is what happened in Germany. This democrat party is nothing like the democrat party of the USA during the 30s and 40s...although they were bad enough. This democrat party is the rebirth of the National Socialist Party of Germany.


12 posted on 12/24/2012 8:34:01 PM PST by crz
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To: Tzimisce

Indeed.


13 posted on 12/24/2012 8:35:26 PM PST by fuente
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To: Altura Ct.

In a way, he’s correct.

The parasites will continue to vote for the politicians who promise to take from the productive and redistribute it. The only way back to sanity will be a total economic collapse that forces the parasites to understand that they have killed their host, or unthinkable violence that comes with another Civil War.


14 posted on 12/24/2012 8:35:35 PM PST by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: Altura Ct.

And to think this POS was driving around in my beloved Sussex Co. drunk. The place where things are still like they were 30-40 years ago. If you don’t like it, why do you come here?
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15 posted on 12/24/2012 8:36:17 PM PST by deweyfrank
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To: Altura Ct.
Spokesmen for the obamanation, such as donaldson, will help ensure that organizations, such as the T-Party, will continue to grow in strength and influence.
16 posted on 12/24/2012 8:42:08 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: Altura Ct.

I would say whose “our country” is to the likes of Sam Donaldson, but that would be politically incorrect everywhere.


17 posted on 12/24/2012 8:45:50 PM PST by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: Farmer Dean
Sam's too stupid to have a driver's license.

Because he's always turning left.

Have another drink on me, sammy, while I'm having tea.

We should plaster his mugshot all over with drink TEA if you want to avoid being this loser!

18 posted on 12/24/2012 8:45:58 PM PST by presently no screen name
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To: Altura Ct.

Dear Sam,
I did not waste my youth for your protection.
And I absolutely refuse to allow you to require my child to support you in any way, in my final years.

It is indeed my country, and I am on record as having personally fought for it.

And no, Sam, you don’t get a buy from the masses.


19 posted on 12/24/2012 8:47:11 PM PST by sarasmom
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To: Altura Ct.
The greatest slogan that I hated during this last campaign was “We want to take back our country.” Guys, it's not your country anymore - it's our country and you're part of it, but that thinking is going to defeat Republicans nationally if they don't get rid of it.

Drunken Sam would just as soon send us all to the camps since political re-education just isn't going to take. Hell, maybe these libs will even follow Pol Pot's example and kill all the engineers and anyone who wears glasses.

20 posted on 12/24/2012 8:47:36 PM PST by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Altura Ct.
A good twenty years ago Sam Donaldson opined on national TV that it would be unconstitutional to pass a constitutional amendment he didn't like. The man has been demented for at least that long. Alcholic dementia, or at least senility.
21 posted on 12/24/2012 8:48:11 PM PST by hinckley buzzard
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To: clearcarbon
'Sam Donaldson Tells Tea Partiers 'It's Not Your Country Anymore - It's Our Country
fine...you & your ilk, pay the bill....
we're going GALT.

22 posted on 12/24/2012 8:48:20 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (Who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0Bama man can :-)
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To: hinckley buzzard; All
The man has been demented for at least that long. Alcholic dementia, or at least senility.
sheep dung and high atmosphere, very likely....

23 posted on 12/24/2012 8:50:24 PM PST by skinkinthegrass (Who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income & tax it all away..0Bama man can :-)
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To: Altura Ct.

Sam Drunkenbum’s comment wounds my heart with monotonous langour.


24 posted on 12/24/2012 8:50:24 PM PST by fattigermaster
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To: Altura Ct.

What’s happened to you Sam? You been running around the Bahamas with that nasty hairdo on a mannequin while you sunbathe or have developed a spongy mass where most of us have a brain, intellect and honesty?

The TEA Party was exactly the right response to Barack Obama and can be a force to right what is deeply wrong with America through positive changes at the local and state level.

You are a fossil and your thoughts are irrelevant.


25 posted on 12/24/2012 8:50:57 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: Jyotishi

If Republicans want to win they have to nominate someone who has the courage to expose the Democrats for what they are. Romney was not that someone. Simpleminded people are easily confused but sometimes they provide insight. On Oct 23, 2012 Joe Biden said, “Half the time I didn’t know if Gov. Romney was there to debate Barack Obama or endorse Barack Obama,”


26 posted on 12/24/2012 8:50:57 PM PST by Vehmgericht
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To: Altura Ct.

Probably the booze talking.


27 posted on 12/24/2012 8:51:26 PM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Get rid of what?

Us, that’s what.


28 posted on 12/24/2012 8:51:25 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: Altura Ct.

Is that drunken fossil Donaldson spewing his hate again?


29 posted on 12/24/2012 8:57:55 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: crz

+1


30 posted on 12/24/2012 8:59:03 PM PST by Clinging Bitterly (I will not comply.)
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To: Revel

Yes, but it doesn’t count. He’s a Democrat.

http://entertainment.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/19/16022771-sam-donaldson-arrested-on-drunk-driving-charges


31 posted on 12/24/2012 9:03:32 PM PST by Beowulf9
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To: Altura Ct.

Drunks say the darnedest things. Lighten up Sammy boy.


32 posted on 12/24/2012 9:08:27 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (U.S. elections have become nothing but another cheap ripoff of American Idol.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Sam, you were put out to pasture so long ago that the only way for you to get recognition now is by getting a DUI.

Merry Christmas, lush.


33 posted on 12/24/2012 9:08:38 PM PST by detch
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To: Altura Ct.
Donaldson's right. America was given away to the hordes of invading locusts with scarcely a fight.
America is dead and gone. The Democrats won. Congratulations to them.


34 posted on 12/24/2012 9:08:51 PM PST by Lancey Howard
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To: Altura Ct.

Is that old fossil still alive?

Old sammy boy is the “no hair” “mohair” king of the country. He’s still getting subsidies from the fedgov.

No wonder he hates the Tea Party, he knows they’ll lop off his taxpayer funded gravy train WHEN they take back this train wreck of a government.


35 posted on 12/24/2012 9:08:53 PM PST by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimz, my handle is a HATE CRIME. And I HOPE they don't like it.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Bleep off, Sam (or whatever birth name your Klingon mother gave you).


36 posted on 12/24/2012 9:10:19 PM PST by rfp1234 (Arguing with a liberal is like playing chess with a pigeon.)
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To: Altura Ct.
Hey, Sam, please define whose country you think it is — the former Soviet Union? Oh, wait . . . the former Soviet Union went out of business 1989-1991. I guess you didn't get the memo.

Dear Leader said he's out to create one here for you for Christmas? Wrong, Sam. Pack your bags and move to Moscow where you can still feel the love of the tyrants you admire. Putin is ex-KGB.

37 posted on 12/24/2012 9:12:41 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: Altura Ct.

Why did this guy resurface for? Which he would just stay hidden in his closet. Never cared for him. He got uppity with Ronald Reagan.


38 posted on 12/24/2012 9:13:00 PM PST by Mozilla
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To: Altura Ct.

Why did this guy resurface for? Wish he would just stay hidden in his closet. Never cared for him. He got uppity with Ronald Reagan. He should just go to a AA meeting.


39 posted on 12/24/2012 9:15:15 PM PST by Mozilla
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To: usmcobra

“Isn’t he Canadian?”

No, the late Peter Jennings was a Canadian working on a Green Card in the U.S. Sam Donaldson is just a home grown, socialist/Marxist duped “useful idiot”.


40 posted on 12/24/2012 9:16:18 PM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: Revel

DUI? That’s a pretty weak response. Didn’t Crappo from Idaho just get a DUI? Whats wrong with saying we want to take back/restore the values, the American dream, the American work ethic and the American love of Country that made this Great nation what it is. We want those values.. and that is what folks on the right should talk about not trading our drunk for their drunk...


41 posted on 12/24/2012 9:22:55 PM PST by montanajoe
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To: Altura Ct.

Wallow in it you drunk commie.


42 posted on 12/24/2012 9:23:51 PM PST by jersey117
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To: Altura Ct.

43 posted on 12/24/2012 9:26:55 PM PST by garjog (Heroes Died. Obama Lied.)
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To: deweyfrank

Who gave him the danged pass to get into Sussex Co. to begin with?


44 posted on 12/24/2012 9:30:39 PM PST by Gabz (Democrats for Voldemort.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Maybe Sam is right ... but descending into the miserable morass of socialism and national bankruptcy is nothing to be crowing about.


45 posted on 12/24/2012 9:36:55 PM PST by The Duke
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To: Altura Ct.
The mentors have done their work..

and the progressives' New Normal feeeeeel that they are now the ruling elite of America.

But there are now two Americas.. Abe will explain.

If you could first know where you are and whither you are tending, you could better judge what to do and how to do it. You initiated a policy to tolerate the Marxist-Alinsky radicals and let them rant; not only has it not ceased but was constantly augmented by decades of infiltration and indoctrination. You now have two Americas. In my opinion, it will not cease until a crisis shall have been reached and passed. A house divided against itself cannot stand. I believe this government cannot endure, permanently, half statist and half free; I do not expect the house to fall; but I do expect it will cease to be divided. It will become all one thing, or all the other.

The question today is either the opponents of statism will arrest the further spread of it and place it on course of ultimate extinction, or its advocates will push it forward till it shall become permanent.

Have you no tendency to the latter condition?

Let anyone who doubts carefully contemplate that now almost complete legal combination — piece of machinery, so to speak — compounded of the Republican Party hands-across-the-aisle doctrine and the dreadful actions among statism's chief architects.


46 posted on 12/24/2012 9:42:32 PM PST by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Altura Ct.
'It's Not Your Country Anymore - It's Our Country'

Old drunks?

47 posted on 12/24/2012 9:46:57 PM PST by Behind Liberal Lines
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To: Altura Ct.

Hey Sam, if you and yours keep kicking the hornet’s nest, you’ll end up paying for it one day. BTW, Merry Christmas to all those of FR.


48 posted on 12/24/2012 9:51:57 PM PST by Nowhere Man (Whitey, I miss you so much. Take care, pretty girl. (4-15-2001 - 10-12-2012))
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To: Altura Ct.

Sam, when you say ‘our country’, who are you referring to? Who are your fellow travelers? Further, when you say ‘Tea Party’, what monolithic group of people are you referring to?

What exactly are the basic principles - around which a diverse group of people you refer to as the ‘Tea Party’ loosely affiliated themselves - that you disagree with and think are ‘outdated’?

The idea that government should not suppress individualism?

The idea that all people in our society, not just those in the entertainment industry, the MSM, and politics should be able to distinguish themselves as individuals and prosper on the basis of their own efforts?

The idea that success begotten of hard work is to be celebrated, not resented and punished?

The idea that it isn’t fair for able bodied and able minded individuals to live off of the efforts of others?

The idea that nations have the right to protect their borders and protect their way of life, without having to worry that rapid shifts in demographics - supported by a single political party because it will benefit them at the voting booth - will lead to a rapid shift in their own lives and the lives of their children?

What I’m hearing from you Sam appears to be to be vituperative. What exactly have those you think of as ‘old America’, done to deserve derision? You have lived the life of an elite, while quite ironically - (if I kindly avoid calling you a hypocrite) pushing politically for a more homogeneous society, grouping most of us into a mass of humanity beneath you - Commoners, whose education and/or opinions you consider to be more primitive and less legitimate than your own. It’s nice to be special, isn’t it Sam?

By the way Sam, politics and political systems are quite dynamic, but the idea of personal freedom is fundamental and in the end will always be the focal point toward which all political systems will eventually move. You can bank on that, although I fear that your old ideas will prevent you from seeing this. Any political system that suppresses the ability of individuals to self-determine, and that pushes for a homogeneous society, will die. Ask those members of the USSR politburo who are still around about this. It was ‘their’ country too, at one point.

Happy New Years Sam. It would behoove you to remember that there are none quite so ignorant in the world as those who are convinced of their own intellectual superiority.


49 posted on 12/24/2012 9:52:06 PM PST by pieceofthepuzzle
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Donalson is spinning a tale on why the jackasses won ..This was an election Romney and his group of GOPES ran. If the TPs had participated in this election Donaldson would be singing a different tune. Romney despite claiming otherwise made very little effort to reach “tea party” goers. Tea partiers are disgusted with GOPE wusses who can’t call a socialist a socialist, a crook a crook, or ignore pocket book issues which affect every “demographic”. This was an election the GOPES ran and lost.


50 posted on 12/24/2012 9:56:53 PM PST by mosesdapoet ("A voice crying in the wilderness make streight for the way of the Lord")
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