Tucson Killings: Thank Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck
Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court
stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times.
This week, Luke calls for a federal crackdown on the Tea Party and its
People, don't give Sarah Palin and the Tea Party a pass for their hateful
rhetoric. It has energized some very disturbed, racist individuals in this
country to shoot and kill innocent people in the name of "Take America Back."
Who are they taking it back from? Last time I checked, we were all
Americans... black, white, green, yellow, Jewish, or Catholic. When we go to
war, we go as one. When terrorists bomb a building and kill Americans, we all
mourn. When a natural disaster devastates an American city and loved ones
perish, we all grieve. When teams win championships, black and white fans come
together to cheer for their home cities.
Palin, the Tea Party, and right-wing pundits like Glenn Beck, Rush
Limbaugh, and Bill O'Reilly have blood on their hands. The bodies in Tucson are
on them. Palin's assertion that she's a victim of "blood libel" is reprehensible
Everyday this lady and those conservative talking heads are on the radio,
cable television, Facebook, and Twitter gassing people up with directives to
take back the country. They make false claims, including the bullshit about the
black U.S. president not being a citizen. Sick, racist folks listen to this
shit, believe it, and are motivated to take violent measures.
First the tea party started with their hate speeches. Then they resorted to
cussing at, throwing things and spitting on the congressmen who voted for
Obama's healthcare bill. Then they started showing up at their own rallies with
their guns at their sides. Now they are showing up at public events in order to
shoot Democratic congress people.
The federal government should treat the Tea Party like it does other
extremist militant movements. The feds need to shut it down just like they shut
down the Ku Klux Klan, the Black Panthers, and the Nation of Islam. The
government needs to investigate these radical right-wingers, even it means
taking down a few Congress members and governors who help fuel the hate.
>Can you imagine if Democrats came together to counter the Tea Party by
holding rallies and using the media to demand Tea Partiers be expelled from the
U.S.? Maybe Democrats would show up with guns at the Tea Party rallies? Man,
you'd have the National Guard out there to stop everybody from killing each
Expressing an opinion and inciting someone to commit violence are two
distinct things. Palin and her ilk are brainwashing people into doing things
that place every American in danger. If we don't shut the Tea Party down, we are
going to end up in a civil war.
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