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    Terrorism in America ~ Hate Parties! Hate Rallies!

     
    One of the anti-Obama "tea parties," inspired by a rant by CNBC's Rick Santelli's and encouraged by prominent rightwing bloggers, was held in City Hall Park in NY on February 28th between 2 and 3 p.m. The event drew between 200 and 250 highly enthusiastic supporters. A series of speakers drawn from the crowd denounced through a bullhorn the stimulus plan as "socialism," "tyranny," "collectivism," etc. The theme was also carried in protest signs that read "Commander in Thief," "Why Punish The Middle Class?" "NO American Socialism," and imputations, such as the one pictured above, of the President's allegiance to communism. Wake up America! This is terrorism! Terrorism ** The deliberate creation and exploitation of fear for bringing about political change.* ** Terrorists attempt not only to sow panic but also to undermine confidence in the government and political leadership of their target country.* ** Terrorism is designed to have psychological effects that reach far beyond its impact on the immediate victims or object of an attack.* A woman said "Obama made his big speech in Berlin, a lot of people in Germany were creeped out by that speech. You know why? He reminded them of someone from their past that shamed them a good deal. And he reminds me of him. I'm a Jewish-American and he scares the hell out of me! And you people who voted for him, you should be ashamed of yourselves!... I'm sorry if that's shocking but that's just how I feel!" The crowd let her know they did not take offense at her comparison of Obama to Adolf Hitler, crying "Never Again!" Oh trust me, the violence is coming next! So go ahead, hold your head high and proud while you yell out "Communist", "Marxist", "Socialist",.... Just remember, the world is watching! http://blogs.villagevoice.com/runninscared/archives/2009/02/one_of_the_anti.php

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