Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Tea Party Terrorists

ter·ror·ism  [ter-uh-riz-uhm]
1. the use of violence and threats to intimidate or coerce, esp. for political purposes.
Yes. Terrorists. That's what you call those who use violence and threats to intimidate a sect with whom you ideologically disagree to the point of sending death threats in the form of phone calls, faxes, breaking windows, using racial and homophobic epithets and spitting on elected officials.

Are they Republicans? Are they Tea Party "patriots"? Perhaps, because at the very least we know that the perpetrators of these domestic acts of terrorism aren't Democrats. And anyone who thinks that this is some kind of plot by "Democratic operatives" to shift the blame away from the fringe groups in opposition of health care reform, and the Democratic Party in general is just as opportunistic and manipulative as Glenn Beck or Rush Limbaugh, or insane as the perpetrators themselves.

We know the perpetrators aren't Democrats. Not with lunatics like teabagger Mike Vanderboegh advocating the breaking of windows as an intimidation tactic in order to avoid defending themselves "at the muzzle of a rifle." Not with idiots like a local Virginia Tea Party leader named Nigel Coleman, who chalked up a cut gas line at the home of the brother of a US Congressman as "collateral damage." Not with inciters like Michele Bachmann wanting people "armed and dangerous" or Sarah Palin asking people to "reload" on her Twitter feed and forwarding them to her Facebook page, complete with rifle scope targets keyed in on political swing state elections.

Vandalism - broken windows at Democratic Congressional offices.

Cut gas lines.


Rifle scope targets.

When did inciting violence become "the American way"? When did inciting violence become a GOP tactic? My guess is January 20th, 2009.


NowhereMan said...

My question is why hasn't the FBI had a chat with Palin as to how could she possibly not know that when you use buzz words like reload and mark cross hairs on the map where those who voted for the bill, your inciting people to commit violence.Can she really be that stupid or is she clever enough to know most of the country knows shes a moron so she would feign ignorance?

Anonymous said...

So, when do these acts of terrorism start to be counted as acts of sedition?