Dafatone: I am someone who believes I am more intelligent than most wealthy people, and yet I believe that it continues to be their responsibility to help and to form their ...You know, government would probably work better if half of our elected officials weren't dedicated to making government suck.
Aussie_As: quisph: Aussie_As: fusillade762: Aussie_As: fusillade762: You're assuming that they know what the true impact of Tea Party policies would be on their tax bill. I don't think most rank-and-file Tea Partiers are that well-informed. All they need to do is believe that it would lower their tax bill. They don't have to be right to be selfish.That's a very interesting point. I hadn't thought about it from that angle. There must be quite a few Tea Partiers who don't even pay tax, but are looking forward to the day they get a tax cut.
fusillade762: Aussie_As: fusillade762: Steven Crowder used the anniversary as an opportunity to contrast Occupy unfavorably to the Tea Party movement.the Occupy movement "is entirely based on selfish motives" and "based on wanting more free crap."As opposed to the Tea Party who take to the streets for completely philanthropic motives.In a lot of red states, aren't the Tea Partiers, through their calls for smaller government and reduced taxation, effectively calling for substantial cuts to their own states from the Fed? It's not selfish. Stupid, on the other hand.The major beneficiaries of the policies associated with the Tea Party won't be the folks doing most of the rallying. They'll be the wealthy shareholders of large corporations. Like News Corporation, parent of Fox News, for example. They've certainly taken advantage of the generous efforts of the conservative white folks who've happily attended Tea Party rallies.True. But their ostensible reason for existing is "Taxed Enough Already", it's right there in the TEA part of TEA Party. How is claiming you want to pay less taxes not selfish?
Nina_Hartley's_Ass: Gretchen got punked.
fusillade762: Steven Crowder used the anniversary as an opportunity to contrast Occupy unfavorably to the Tea Party movement.the Occupy movement "is entirely based on selfish motives" and "based on wanting more free crap."As opposed to the Tea Party who take to the streets for completely philanthropic motives.
FlashHarry: this is why you will lose, republicans. when you have to lie and cheat and otherwise breitbart things to make a point, you know your fundamental position is corrupt and rotten.
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