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Old 02-05-2013, 10:16 PM
 
Location: Jawjah
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You don't understand the TEA Party, and unless you remove your prejudice, you never will.
Yea I don't understand the Tea Party.

I mean they have a website with some principles featuring buzzwords such as "freedom", "liberty", "constitution", etc.

But then I see them acting bonkers as "birthers", promoting nothing but abortion bills, hate against immigrants and Muslims etc., vaginal probes, hate against gays, trying to legitimize rape (its a massive problem when you have to ask "Which rape politician?" ..)

It really is an example of passing along a bunch of talking points but then doing something totally different and far more radical on the ground..
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:23 PM
 
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Yea I don't understand the Tea Party.

I mean they have a website with some principles featuring buzzwords such as "freedom", "liberty", "constitution", etc.

But then I see them acting bonkers as "birthers", promoting nothing but abortion bills, hate against immigrants and Muslims etc., vaginal probes, hate against gays, trying to legitimize rape (its a massive problem when you have to ask "Which rape politician?" ..)

It really is an example of passing along a bunch of talking points but then doing something totally different and far more radical on the ground..
I see you have been brainwashed by the progressive liberal media outfits....

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The Tea Party movement is an American political movement that advocates strict adherence to the United States Constitution,[1] reducing U.S. government spending and taxes,[2][3][3] and reduction of the U.S. national debt and federal budget deficit.[2] The movement is generally considered to be partly conservative,[4][5] partly libertarian,[6][7] and partly populist.[8][9][10]
Tea Party movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

BTW, can't you even stay on topic in your own thread?....
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:25 PM
 
Location: Jawjah
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I see you have been brainwashed by the progressive liberal media outfits....

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Old 02-05-2013, 10:27 PM
 
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For Mr. Amghar, Islam provides more structure and discipline than other religions. It is a way to “refuse modernism,” get back to a society with more family values and a clearer distinction between men and women. “Islam has a peaceful effect on the converts,” Mr. Amghar said. “The world looks clearer after they’ve converted.”

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But there is rising anxiety here about the influence of Islam, especially conservative Salafist Islam, particularly among those on the center-right. Islam is regularly at the center of heated debates about the nature and future of France and its culture, and politicians can win attention and support by criticizing the expansion of Muslim customs into the wider public sphere: for example, the rise of women-only sessions in public swimming pools or the increasing availability of halal food.


Sounds exactly like what Tea Partiers preach here !


http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/04/wo...l?pagewanted=1
Exactly WHY do you care about France? I thought the right hated France?
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:28 PM
 
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If you understood what the TEA party stood for this might actually become an intelligent thread.....

Last edited by plwhit; 02-05-2013 at 10:37 PM..
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:28 PM
 
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Yah. This is pretty representative of the tea baggers.
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:35 PM
 
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The difference is that Christianity in the west has become more secular. I think in a lot of ways Islam in the west is getting there. They just have not had as much time with enlightenment ideas.

On the other hand if you compare Islam and Christianity outside of the west you will see Christianity has a lot of the same issues as Islam in places like Saudi Arabia. Christianity in Africa for example is straight out of the middle ages in many areas complete with witch burning, witch hunting, violent exorcism etc.
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Old 02-05-2013, 11:22 PM
 
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For Mr. Amghar, Islam provides more structure and discipline than other religions. It is a way to “refuse modernism,” get back to a society with more family values and a clearer distinction between men and women. “Islam has a peaceful effect on the converts,” Mr. Amghar said. “The world looks clearer after they’ve converted.”[

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But there is rising anxiety here about the influence of Islam, especially conservative Salafist Islam, particularly among those on the center-right. Islam is regularly at the center of heated debates about the nature and future of France and its culture, and politicians can win attention and support by criticizing the expansion of Muslim customs into the wider public sphere: for example, the rise of women-only sessions in public swimming pools or the increasing availability of halal food.


Sounds exactly like what Tea Partiers preach here !

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/04/wo...l?pagewanted=1

So, after all of your quotes, and a link, this really isn't about France and its rising Muslim population, it's all about the Tea Party.

You crafty devil, you.

Well played sir
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