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"How can anyone take this kind of rhetoric seriously?"Which rhetoric? The nutjob from Florida or Rachel Madcow?Kind of a toss-up.
Rachael Maddow and Jadegold don’t seem to understand what the phrase “If the ballot box doesn’t work, bullets will” means. It means “if the elected officials are not honoring the ballot box”, as in not stepping down from power after the people have spoken… It does not mean “if you don’t get the result you want from the ballots…”To be fair, I don’t think Ms. Kaufman understands either.
Basically, TS and this kook are saying, "If I don't get my way, I get to shoot someone."This is different from terrorism how?
Yes Jade, that is what the kook Madcow is saying. That isn't what Kaufman was saying but then I'm not sure what she was saying. But the kook would like to add her slant to it.
Mikeb30200:"How can anyone take this kind of rhetoric seriously?"That was a rhetorical question, correct?"Rachael Maddow and Jadegold don’t seem to understand what the phrase “If the ballot box doesn’t work, bullets will” means. It means “if the elected officials are not honoring the ballot box”, as in not stepping down from power after the people have spoken…"Sure it does.Honestly? Are you that stupid? I note that West (an Alan Keyes wannabe, who was, unfortunately not tried for war crimes) has "accepted with regret" Ms. Kaufman's decision not to be his Chief of Staff. I wait for the news that she's pulling an Eric Rudolph, only concentrating on shooting liebrals instead of babykillerdoctors. What is truly amazing (although it shouldn't be) is how deeply into denial you Type2A's can get when one of your fanboyz (or girlz) is being a complete fucking moron.
Jade: “Basically, TS and this kook are saying, "If I don't get my way, I get to shoot someone."”No Jade. Try reading it again (or for the first time). I clearly said it is not “if you don’t get your way”, but rather if the government is ignoring the democratic process (ie ballots not working). For the record, WE ARE NOWHERE NEAR THIS. You’ll also notice after you read my post for the first time, that I said Ms. Kaufman doesn’t seem to understand it either. What more do you want from me? Jade: “This is different from terrorism how?”Go arrest her then. Call the police on her. Get her on a terrorist watch list. For Pete’s sake, don’t just blog about it. Save us from her, Jadegold!
TS, I understand what you're saying, but if Kaufman doesn't understand the difference isn't it safe to assume the roaring crowds applauding her every word don't either. Wouldn't it also be safe to assume there are others out there like her with crowds of their own?How can you sluff it off as nothing? I see you're not supporting her and her rhetoric, but are you in some kind of denial then about what she's doing?
Mikeb30200:TS says he knows what Kaufman meant, and it's not what Kaufman said? I think you're cutting him undeserved slack. Kaufman is a fucking loon. What she said is typical of the sort of crap I hear from idiots who think that Mr. Obama is somehow not the legitimate president and that they, by right of gunz ownership, have a mandate of some sort to correct that egregious mistake. Cowards with gunz are still cowards, just more dangerous than those without guns.
"But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security."Sounds like Kaufman gets it.
I'd say they answered your question quite admirably. Hopefully it's mostly hot air and blather. As Will Rogers slowly turns in his grave.Fat White Man,You're not crazy enough. You seem to have redeeming qualities. I deem you too liberal on the subject of violent overthrow of the United States government.
AztecRed gets it though, doesn't he?democommie, I cut TS some slack because he does deserve it. He's one of the few reasonable guys on their side of the street (at least some of the time).
Thanks, Mike. I never defended Kaufman (only the phrase), and specifically said she is misusing it- so Democommie jumps all over me for basically agreeing with him. Whatever.