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Saturday, March 21. 2009
Some training clips from the DNC's Organize for America (OFA). h/t Moonbattery, who suggests you be careful about answering your doorbell.
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For a long time, I'd held back on calling Obama evil. I didn't want to sound like the knee-jerk Bush haters. But this is evil. It's harassment and indoctrination.
This generation that supports Obama, should they reach middle age, will live to regret their decisions.
Maybe. Or in the style of banana republics everywhere, they'll just keep re-electing Obamas in the hope of someday getting it right.
Wasn't that gentlemans shirt a lovely shade of brown? And the youth at the end was just soooo cute.
Not in this life! When President Obama's group pledges its allegiance to the United States of America, I'll think about it.
Hari Krishna...Krishna Krishna...Hari Hari...Hari Krishna!
At least you got a nice orange robe and a promise of total consciousness when you pledged your loyalty to this group.
If one knocks on my door I will be more than cordial. I will ask them about their views on Obama and the brave new wonderful world. I will discuss the pledge and how I can contribute to this new direction for America. I will then sign the pledge "George Washington" and wish them success. Should be able to tie them up for at least half an hour. Just being kind to my neighbors.
If one of these Brownshirts knocks on my door, Roy Lofquist, I will tell them to get off my property. Quickly. And don't come back. Negotiating with an individual this ignorant, this unfamiliar with the actions of dictators such as Adolf Hitler, is useless. "Those who refuse to learn the lessons of history are doomed to repeat them."
They're too ignorant to understand your sarcasm, so they will miss the lesson you are trying to give them.
I too have been spreading this vid around since I saw it earlier today on the moonbattery site. There is truly some screwed up business going on via indoctrination/canvassing. Is this a sub group of ACORN or a separate bunch of brainwashed freaks?
Roy, you might sign it "Winston Smith" instead.
That promotion hasn't come through yet? I thought sure that when el Jefe reached mandatory retirement age that you'd get the slot.
Winston Smith is an interesting suggestion but, if I were to change my methods I would more likely opt for John Galt.
Back in the 80's, when the credit card number stealing thing first started the restaurants, at least in Manhattan, asked you to sign the check as well as the credit card receipt. Some kind of cockamamie thing their lawyers came up with. I always signed "George Washington". Never got called on it.
Save those issues of the Watchtower you got from the Jehovah's Witnesses and try to convert them.
Haha... turnabout is fair play. Good one Ron.
They won't get a warm welcome from me. What was that link about 'niceness' the other day. 'They' depend on that... folks being civil, so they can take advantage.
This is an unprecedented start in the United States of a scrubbed up movement of young idealists caught up in a fascist movementwithout even being aware of what is happening to them. It should give every thoughtful free person in the country shudders of fear because this verges not only on a fascist movement but a virtual cult of personality. We need to be polite to these young people, but articulate enough to point out the dangers of their involvement with this kind evil. Let us pray that PresidentObama stays right on the same track of flop, failure and futility than began on his inauguration day. His losses are America's gain. And the world will be safer and saner with him back in Chicago.
I believe this video will express their desires more succinctly.
I think that Obama will bankrupt this country.
I also think it is despicable to use kids to go out and do this.
However, I don't see anything wrong with people believing in a cause and going out to enlist support.
There are so many things that are off about Obama. This isn't one of them.
Again, I hate everything Obama has done so far. This just seems to be kids going out and trying to enlist support for their cause.
I'm with MM- these are nothing but Brownshirt Nazis and they should be told they are bloody fools, nothing but useful idiots. And they thought Bush was divisive? They haven't seen anything yet. There is no dealing with these people, no compromising, they must be throughly defeated or overthrown as tyrants.
Nonetheless, it might be good to hand these useful idiot vols an English translation reprint of Mein Kampf, or Lenin's various rants, so as to educate them in the error of their ways. These people are beyond dumb, no wonder we are in this pickle and headed for , to use The O's favorite scare word, catastrophe. They must be defeated SOON!
I recently read an excerpt from Richard Reeves bio of JFK where JFK was worried that if the plot to assassinate Castro failed so soon after the Bay of Pigs fiasco in '61, and Cuban Missle Crisis of '62, this time, in 1963, Gen LeMay and The Chiefs would act to overthrow him.
Your last sentence dovetails nicely with this article which I just now happened to finish.
"Terror Begins at Home - Will the Obama years see another militia scare?"
We all need to stay alert and focused on the real dangers and not be sidetracked by the agenda driven media.
Where exactly is this going on? Has anyone had direct or even a second-hand story about actual contact with these alien creatures?
KRW ... They didn't turn up here, at the home of this crazy old lady. I was ready for them, as I said above, but I guess they heard the news and stayed away. I do wish that any one of us who did have contact with them would post here, so we can get a first-hand report of nascent fascism. I can remember the beginning of the Second World War, and the stories about Germany under Hitler drafting the young folks, the teenagers, into his "civilian army" to report on "disloyalties". They turned their own parents in, I understand. That's how it starts, folks.
Well, keep an eye out for them. For some reason thinking about the prospect of having these zombies show up at my door reminds me of an experience I had a dozen years (or so) ago while working in Tokyo. The wife and I had gone to a jazz club that was nearly full. We were shown to a table for 4. Shortly thereafter a Japanese couple about our age were then seated at our table. Before being seated, I the gentleman was noticeably not happy with the host/waiter/whatever about having to sit with a couple of "gaijin" (much to the embarrassment of his lady friend). I wouldn't go so far as to say I was "offended", but his attitude did get under my skin a bit. After all, it was entirely possible that his dad was one of the SOB's who shot at my dad. In my old man's honor, I thought it was payback time. Though it being a polite environment, my options were limited. Then it hit me. I'll buy the sunuvubitch a drink. Yeah, I could just feel that whiskey burning its way down his throat. I called the waiter over and told him to bring the couple whatever they wanted. I can still see the confusion on the guy's face when the waiter told him of my offer. And his lady friend could barely contain her laughter. Long story short, he and his lady knew enough English that we had an enjoyable conversation. They were engaged and were planning a honeymoon in Jamaica (where we had somewhat recently been). Can't remember what it was but I do recall giving them slightly less than optimal advice on Jamaica. Oh the shame...only because his fiance was a nice person...wth my point is, I'm not sure as the Belvedere is having it's intended effect...Kill 'em with kindness, maybe?
Agrees with Marianne and the others, and not with the other bob, except the part about bankrupting the country.
"I don't see anything wrong with people believing in a cause and going out to enlist support."
What is it, do you think, they really believe in? A stimulus plan that not even one member of the house or senate has read? Or maybe the man himself, which of course keeps the creepy factor at a 10.
I would like to see the form they fill out if you don't seem to agree with them.
At least Jim Jones handed out Kool Aid before asking people to commit suicide! I'm torn between wasting these peoples time or kicking them off my property. Check the news and we see what my choice was LOL!