Watch out, Alan Grayson: you´ve got competition when it comes to uttering the ugliest slur on Tea Party Republicans . . . Sure, you´ve compared them to the Klan. But fellow Dem Steve Cohen has upped the ante. On Steve Kornacki´s MSNBC show this morning, Cohen called Tea Party congressmen: "domestic enemies" that he took an oath to defend the country against. Did Kornacki challenge Cohen´s libel? Hah! He merely observed that Cohen sounded "very pessimistic." View the video after the jump.Was Cohen´s calumny what President Obama had in mind when this past week he proclaimed that "there is no
Guys who run about calling Republicans ´domestic enemies´ stand a good chance of getting bumped off by some fellow who will use that as a successful defense for doing so. He probably won´t even be a real Republican ~ just somebody who has a bad day.
Let me say this about Democrats ~ they´ve picked up some of the stupidest people I´ve ever seen.
Cohen and his dem coharts are actually the enemies I took an oath to defend against. They ignore the Constitution, want to destroy it and change the entire way our country has been. Seems he is the enemy, not the Tea Party who want the support the Constitution. I´d bet Cohen can´t tell you much about what the Constitution says -- other than the wrong"facts" the dems use as talking points.
#3: On one hand I´d like to see every conservative come down on this guy like a ton of bricks but on the other hand I´d prefer we all stay mum and not lower ourselves publicly to the level of these Marxist/Fascist statist in DC.
Let the conservative talk show hosts and Fox News spread the word on this holier-than-thou lefty!
Maybe The Bonner could bring a resolution of condemnation to the house floor over Cohen´s remark.
With this level of rhetoric coming from the chief Marxist/Fascist in the WH, down to the likes of this lowlife in the house and then from liberal commentators, we are headed toward very serious trouble in this country.
Do the dems really think they are intimidating us by these verbal jabs and insults? Do they think we are knocked back on our heals and hiding behind closed doors because of last Sunday´s votes?
They´ve got some surprises coming during the next 4 years!
Every time a liberal tells you something about their competition, they are really telling you about themselves. I guess you could call it projection. I am not sure its subconscious as psychological projection would be -- I think its part of their strategery. Libs/progressives are the true enemies of the state -- they should be purged.
Mr. Cohen gets a good look at a domestic enemy every morning when he looks in the mirror. It is simply amazing to me that this guy ever got elected in Tennessee. New York or Florida, perfect fit. I thought the Tennessee voter could spot a commie New York carpetbagger in a second. Blame it on the public schools I guess.
Pompous. We taxpayers are fed up with the sickening amounts of money you are spending. Then I have to read about Hillary and Terry McAuliffe making the claim that we have divisive politics because of the shutdown. Hey, Dem Rep Steve Cohen, tea party people aren´t going away.
These evil men never have the guts to make these comments in any honest debate. Even I could crucify this idiot with logic that proved he was totally opposed to the Constitution which he vowed to uphold.
This is a highly organized assault on the TEA party by the communist radical extreme left wing democrats. Obama calling the shots. His hatred is so obvious I can almost see smoke coming out of his big ears. I am sure the democrats are faxed their talking points every morning. Just think of all the attacks on the TEA party over the past month. Think back, have we EVER heard such vicious, vile statements from Pelosi, Reid, Obama and now the lower ranks of democrats? Wear the insults like a badge of honor. We are winning.
We must keep in mind, what criminals do when they get caught? They always deny and accuse others.
We sure do have "domestic enemies". It´s those running up the debt to buy votes. Its those ignoring and violating the constitution. It´s those who make their constituents play by one set of rules why they play by another. It´s those who have divided the nation by race, gender and class. It´s those who reward bad behavior and destructive lifestyles while punishing the moral and productive. It´s those who lie and make promises they can´t keep and then blame the innocent.
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