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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.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: democrats; samdonaldson; teaparty
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To: crz

Silly me, I want to go back TWO HUNDRED years.
Restore the constitution!


51 posted on 12/24/2012 10:01:50 PM PST by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Altura Ct.

It is a little off subject, but look at this guys eyebrows. I mean EYEBROWS!


52 posted on 12/24/2012 10:02:56 PM PST by Texas Songwriter ( i)
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To: Texas Songwriter

Eyebrows? Look at that rug - gotta be the worst one in the business.

53 posted on 12/24/2012 10:14:37 PM PST by shove_it (the 0bama regime are the people Huxley, Orwell and Rand warned us about)
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To: shove_it

that photo is way out of date...Sammy is one year shy of turning 80...he is no longer a ‘spring chicken’ that he thinks he is...


54 posted on 12/24/2012 10:17:37 PM PST by haircutter
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To: Altura Ct.

He must still be drunk if
he lets two caterpillars
roam around on his face
like that.


55 posted on 12/24/2012 10:20:11 PM PST by WKTimpco (Traditional Values Counter Revolution)
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To: unixfox
Old Sam is a consummate liar...years back when he was on TV talking about doing away with small farmer incentives, someone dug out the fact that old sam had a farm and was getting incentives on the mohair as he had a flock of angora goats......wellllll, at the time I was also raising angora goats and it took a lot of book work to receive the incentive, and he made the stupid comment.....well, the government just sends him the money. LIAR LIAR PANTS ON FIRE. if you were selling even 1 pound, you had to have the buyer even put down their SS number on bill of sale so they could check up on the sale. Bulk that was shipped to Texas was less paper work, but I had a lot of doll artists that bought by the single pound and wig makers that would buy only a pound or two.....let one of our best yearlings grow hair to 12 inches (that meant skipping one shearing and my husband and I would shear that goat for doll shows. Our professional shearer taught me to hog tie a goat properly or you would never get it sheared.....that 12 inch hair went for 70 dollars a pound, the regular length was 6 inches and that went for 7 dollars a pound, the amount of incentives you got depended on the price you sold the hair for. Cheaper hair got way less incentive. I could go on with this for a few more paragraphs, but you get the idea. You took all your sales to Dept of Agriculture in your town and from there it was checked and sent to Washington.......Yep they just sent good old sam money and he wasn't going to refuse it...he made his dumb statement when he was on the Sunday shows when someone surprised him with the question..
56 posted on 12/24/2012 10:21:23 PM PST by goat granny
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To: Altura Ct.

What we need is a full blown depression like the one in 1920 with NO GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION!!!!

It wiped ot the irresponsible and was over in a little more than one year.

In 1929 Roosevelts intervention made it last for 12 years.


57 posted on 12/24/2012 10:21:32 PM PST by dalereed
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To: Texas Songwriter
It is a little off subject, but look at this guys eyebrows. I mean EYEBROWS!

A sleeper?
Always reminds me of Leonid Brezhnev.

58 posted on 12/24/2012 10:28:12 PM PST by publius911 (Look for the Union Label -- then buy something else)
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To: shove_it

That picture reminds me of the old Casey Stengel quote: “If anyone wants me, tell them I’m in my room getting embalmed.”


59 posted on 12/24/2012 10:30:02 PM PST by Colonel_Flagg ("Don't be afraid to see what you see." -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Altura Ct.

“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.”


60 posted on 12/24/2012 10:32:08 PM PST by E. Pluribus Unum ("Democracy is indispensable to socialism. The goal of socialism is communism." --Vladimir Lenin)
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To: Pox

Pox - it’s not good to be reading someone else’s mind (mine) and then posting their very words........

But then, great minds think together..........


61 posted on 12/24/2012 10:35:12 PM PST by Arlis (.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Sam, if you think true Americans are going to let stand, the Socialist take over and ruination of this country, then drinking isn’t the only failing you need to get over.

Are you really so stupid as to believe this current aberration, is change in ownership of this country, that we are under some obligation to accept, and no longer fight, you are as foolish as you are ignorant.


62 posted on 12/24/2012 10:43:03 PM PST by G Larry (Which of Obama's policies do you think I'd support if he were white?)
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To: Altura Ct.

It’s because Donaldson and the rest of his Fifth Column cronies are in overdrive with their left-wing propaganda to keep the Democrat Socialist Party propped-up.


63 posted on 12/24/2012 11:15:24 PM PST by VeniVidiVici (Bathhouse Barry wants YOU to bend over for another four years)
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To: Altura Ct.

Sam should trim his goofy overgrown eyebrows and quit drinkin’ so freakin’ much and he won’t look and sound so damn acerbic.


64 posted on 12/24/2012 11:23:03 PM PST by VideoDoctor
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To: mosesdapoet
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”.

Amen to that! The GOPe still hasn't learned you can't make nice with a serpent striking at you repeatedly. Even worse, it is disturbing to say the least that the GOPe has absolutely no clue about bringing together its base. Instead it opts to separate and remove among its own, while attempting to appease a regime that has already boasted they will make teleprompter speech after teleprompter speech for the next four years degrading and insulting Republicans, no matter what they do.

65 posted on 12/24/2012 11:28:58 PM PST by MamaDearest
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To: Altura Ct.

66 posted on 12/24/2012 11:47:41 PM PST by mirkwood
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To: tet68
Silly me, I want to go back TWO HUNDRED years. Restore the constitution!

Or 1200 years when they sacrificed socialists on oak trees so Odin's ravens could chow down on their eyeballs...

67 posted on 12/25/2012 12:09:23 AM PST by fattigermaster
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To: usmcobra

Nope; born in Texas (El Paso) and raised in New Mexico. Untouched by conservatism, amazingly.


68 posted on 12/25/2012 12:48:15 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Altura Ct.

Now you know why this one percenter moron harassed Ronald Reagan and made a name for himself doing so. He made millions from the enhanced named recognition he got. So where are today’s Sam Donaldsons asking Hussein Obama the tough questions? They are nowhere to be seen


69 posted on 12/25/2012 12:52:43 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything)
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To: Altura Ct.

Sam is seeking money for his legal defense fund? Sam knew he had a drinking problems, got caught so he could get some help (liberal speak for free money). What a joke.

It is still Your Country, the liberals overreach with Our Country liberal thought and dreams of a Utopia. Right a Utopia will work out with the rising debt and delusional thoughts of the Odumbo Despot.


70 posted on 12/25/2012 2:54:23 AM PST by hondact200 (Candor dat viribos alas (sincerity gives wings to strength) and Nil desperandum (never despair))
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To: crz

“This democrat party is the rebirth of the National Socialist Party of Germany.”

Bears repeating. Oh, as for Sam’s contentions about the Tea Party - WE SHALL SEE.


71 posted on 12/25/2012 4:14:41 AM PST by Twinkie (The WICKED walk on every side when EVIL men are exalted. Psalm 12:8)
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To: Altura Ct.

Sam is apparently drunk again. Maybe what he sees as his country is one where drunken elitists can be paid on the public dole for not raising sheep.


72 posted on 12/25/2012 4:25:50 AM PST by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: Altura Ct.

MFLR.


73 posted on 12/25/2012 4:41:36 AM PST by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Altura Ct.

Ol’ Sammy boy is irrelevant. He’s just another talking head but nothing serious ever comes out of his mouth.


74 posted on 12/25/2012 5:24:54 AM PST by 41Thunder (The SUPPLY of Government is GREATER than the DEMAND of the people)
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To: Altura Ct.

If you pretend you’re a hip lib instead of a drunken moron, the cool kids won’t rip the skunk fur off your head and laugh.


75 posted on 12/25/2012 5:28:13 AM PST by Yaelle
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To: Altura Ct.
Sam's favorite Republican: Bob Michel


76 posted on 12/25/2012 5:32:26 AM PST by COBOL2Java (kak-is-toc-ra-cy: Government by the least qualified or most unprincipled citizens. See: GOP-e)
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To: golf lover

Apparently, ol’ Sam is guilty of pontificating while under the influence as well. PUI!


77 posted on 12/25/2012 5:34:44 AM PST by meyer (Proud member of the 53%.)
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To: Slings and Arrows
Probably the booze talking.

Even booze ain't that stupid!

78 posted on 12/25/2012 5:39:33 AM PST by meyer (Proud member of the 53%.)
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To: crz
This democrat party is the rebirth of the National Socialist Party of Germany.

Well, a mentally retarded version of the National Socialists.

79 posted on 12/25/2012 5:42:14 AM PST by Hacksaw
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To: Pox
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.

They will be parasites right up to the point that the checks start bouncing. Or worse, when the gov-mint check is at a fixed amount while the currency is hyper-inflated. Then the Leftists politicians will have a real big d@mn problem. No mo money and dose bitter-clingers still hast deir gunz!

80 posted on 12/25/2012 6:08:09 AM PST by VRW Conspirator (We were the tea party before there was a tea party. - Jim Robinson)
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To: Altura Ct.

Moderate = Saul Alinski


81 posted on 12/25/2012 6:57:09 AM PST by Vaduz
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To: Altura Ct.

Was he sober when he said this?


82 posted on 12/25/2012 7:08:16 AM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Altura Ct.
From Communist Party goals:

15. Capture one or both of the political parties in the United States.

Is that what you mean by 'our country' Sam?

83 posted on 12/25/2012 7:13:31 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Have another Martooni Sam.


84 posted on 12/25/2012 7:37:52 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Vehmgericht
If Republicans want to win they have to nominate someone who has the courage to expose the Democrats for what they are.

With good humor and a zest for ridicule - like Ronald Reagan. Because the election-deciding Comedy Channel loves ridicule even more than it loves liberalism, so an opposing politician who has a talent for it will get plenty of TV time to put his or her message out.

85 posted on 12/25/2012 7:54:00 AM PST by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: Altura Ct.

Not OUR country anymore? Portending the Fall of the American Empire by useful idiots.


86 posted on 12/25/2012 8:22:27 AM PST by Hotlanta Mike ("Governing a great nation is like cooking a small fish - too much handling will spoil it." Lao Tzu)
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To: Altura Ct.
Guys, it's not your country anymore - it's our country and you're part of it

That is the most inflammatory statement from the leftists liberals I have EVER heard in my life. Everything these people say should be framed in the context of "What if a conservative had said such a thing?" What would happen next? Riots? They have to have been completely insane to have entertained such a comment on public television. Simply can't believe it.

87 posted on 12/25/2012 9:44:04 AM PST by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin (Freedom is the freedom to discipline yourself so others don't have to do it for you.)
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To: meyer

*chuckle*


88 posted on 12/25/2012 10:18:41 AM PST by Slings and Arrows (You can't have IngSoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: montanajoe

“Didn’t Crappo from Idaho just get a DUI? “

And your point to saying that is?

Let me explain. The Guy from Idaho is obviously crap too. You shouldn’t defend either just because you think one of them is on your side of the political isle.


89 posted on 12/25/2012 11:32:36 AM PST by Revel
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To: Altura Ct.

http://www.webpronews.com/sam-donaldson-dui-gets-him-shamed-on-twitter-2012-12

John Nolte
@NolteNC
In 2010, 211 children were killed by drunk drivers. Report: ABC News Anchor Sam Donaldson Arrested For DUI http://t.co/kaAVrIdx


90 posted on 12/25/2012 12:47:17 PM PST by kcvl
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To: Altura Ct.

Court officials said today that Donaldson waived the arraignment set for Friday. The case has not yet been scheduled for trial.

Lewes police Chief Jeffrey Horvath said it is department policy not to release the blood alcohol level of people they charge. Horvath also said the department did not publish the arrest sooner because it usually does not release DUI charges unless they are accompanied by additional serious incidents.


91 posted on 12/25/2012 12:56:09 PM PST by kcvl
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To: Altura Ct.

“Our” in Sammy’s statement is “Communists”. It’s time to burn the ticks off our backs.


92 posted on 12/25/2012 2:10:43 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: Altura Ct.

Sweeeet! If it’s not my country then I don’t have to pay taxes any more. Thanks liberal retard.


93 posted on 12/25/2012 2:17:05 PM PST by Sirius Lee (Sarah Palin - "Republicans like Rove... are said to be concerned she will win.")
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To: Altura Ct.

The government elites are all sloppy, greedy drunks.


94 posted on 12/25/2012 2:26:59 PM PST by Truth2012
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To: Revel
that's exactly what I was saying....
95 posted on 12/25/2012 9:22:02 PM PST by montanajoe
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To: Altura Ct.

Obama simply had stolen this election via voter fraud, everything else is secondary.


96 posted on 12/28/2012 4:16:55 PM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Altura Ct.

Second American civil war is coming.


97 posted on 12/28/2012 4:20:47 PM PST by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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