Congressman Jim McDermott (D-Washington) warns the U.S. could turn into a scene from Les Misérables without a ´we´ mentality in an interview with C-SPAN´s "Washington Journal" on Tuesday. McDERMOTT: This whole society is gradually changing in response to what’s going on. Now, we’re in a very difficult period right now, because we have a lot of people who suddenly think it’s all about me. And it isn’t about me; it’s about we. If we don’t take care of one another, and we say everybody’s on their own, then it will simply fall apart as a society:
Comments: I guess this moron has missed the mayhem and destruction already caused by flash mobs. s/o
The left has been working on dividing this nation ever since the "civil rights" acts of the 1960´s opened the borders to unindustrious third worlders and LBJ´s "Great Society / War on Poverty" legislation on which he remarked "I´ll have them N----´s voting Democrat for the next 200 years". Identity politics and pitting groups against each other are the only thing McDermott´s party has been engaged in for decades. Who the hell does he think he´s kidding? Oh that´s right.....low information 0bama voters, who else?
Jim, the mob scenes won´t be because of the ´me mentality´. They will begin only because WTP are mad as hell with all the crap you people keep pushing down our throats. Book covers can be so deceiving. You certainly look like a distinguished, intelligent man, until one looks inside.
I don´t think we have to worry that our people will starve...we will all take care of each other if we come to a calamity. This leftist just wants us to believe that only the Democrats know what to do when it happens....he is a jerk.
Oh sure, the urban animals and parasites are really going to care about anybody but themselves. The only time they give decent, hardworking people any thought at all is when they want more money from them, by hook or crook. This guy´s insane whatever else he may be.
Come on Jim, its such a short step from here. You are so close to having the blinders fall off. Just a little nudge...
Ask why it has become all about me and not we. Could it possibly be the lefts constant categorization of all by their victim or oppressor status? The replacement of God with government? The constant effort to provide a society completely devoid of anything that makes anyone uncomfortable for any reason? The drumbeat of I can´t because someone did this to my great grandfathers second cousin?
Mr. Demint, one cannot ever consider "we" until they inderstand exactly who "me" is AND how "Me" fits into societys moral order.
In the movie Blast from the past Troy asks Adam, fresh from 1960´s America, why everyone seems to like him. Adam tells Troy "Manners" and explains that "Manners are the things we do to make the people around us feel comfortable".
I love that quaote because somewhere in the last 40 years of government run education that definition has become twisted, and it explains an awful lot about the lefts culture of victimhood.
If our out of step hero had been educated in the late 80´s he would have answered: "manners are what other people should do to make me comfortable" Stated with the conviction of someone who has been taught that the most important thing in the universe is their own comfort.
Equality means person A and B decides what person C and D can have. And they take a cut. So equality doesn´t lead to liberty. Liberty is what people want and will be the reason for riots in the street.
This country was founded on Individual responsibility and justice..If I want to be charitable..its my decision...obama and his co conspitors do not want equality of rights and opportunity, but of out come...
So, here is my idea of helping them out..need some help from me..I ask if the person voted for obama..if yes...see ya if no...I help because I think its all about country...and this adminstration is not...
The 65 million brain-dead lemmings who re-elected Obama last November are not ´we.´ They are ´them´ and they´re after what ´we´ have. Obama, McDermott and others of their ilk are the ones throwing gasoline on the fire and will be responsible for creating those mobs.
Apparently Jimmy gets his history lessons from movies. The French revolution had many catalysts but the left gloms onto just one: oppression. One of the big factors of the revolution was the huge debt France had piled up in financing all its wars. The monarch attempted to service this debt by taxing the crap out of the non-privileged to the point that the regular folks had little to nothing to spend on themselves let alone starting a business or buying land to farm. Bread became very exspensive as did wine. The priveleged few (think today´s polticians)were not willing to give up their booty so expected the working class (today´s middle and upper classes)to take up the slack.
McDermott, the former Seattle trick cyclist, sucks up 70% of the vote from his sheepled constituency in West Seattle - he is very pink almost red. The cautionary note here is for We the People to be aware that these staged tragedy events and attempts to take away legally owned guns are but bait - bait to incite riot, which will be the ultimate reason for mandatory confiscation of guns and abolition of the 2nd amendment. Mc Dermott is firing a starting salvo - watch out for similar red flags.Their deviousness exceeds our incredulity.
Freedom for the governing elite and communism for the rest of us. It´s that simple.
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god of irony, 2/7/2013 4:29:03 AM (No. 9162955)
Ok then what? What happens when the mobs riot? Once you do away with wealth then all will be poor. No one to open businesses. No one to hire employees. No one to buy raw materials, office supplies or equipment.
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