Town Square

Post a New Topic

new US government report says right-wing groups gaining strength because of Obama

Original post made by Rush on Apr 15, 2009

Story from CNN:
Web Link

Comments (9)

Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Apr 15, 2009 at 12:22 pm

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

The Bush administration was not conservative.


Posted by Rush, a resident of Midtown
on Apr 15, 2009 at 12:31 pm

Walter - are you saying these problems are Bush's fault?


Posted by Walter_E_Wallis, a resident of Midtown
on Apr 16, 2009 at 5:57 am

Walter_E_Wallis is a registered user.

Bush contributed to the troubles by his failure to defend conservatism, going along to get along.


Posted by R Wray, a resident of Midtown
on Apr 16, 2009 at 9:37 am

I was at the San Mateo Tea Party yesterday. There were about 200 or so protesters there against tax and spend--no Nazi flags.


Posted by Teabaggers, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Apr 16, 2009 at 9:41 am

Read today's Daily Post about the quality of the people at the San Mateo protest--there was a nurse named Cindi there--who claimed that it was nice to know that there are a few sane people in the world and she had thought she was the only one!!! (would you want her takingc are of you at the hospital???)


Posted by R Wray, a resident of Midtown
on Apr 16, 2009 at 1:18 pm

This is a known ploy of the lefties. They go to right-wing events and pickup a few off-the-wall quotes to characterize the crowd. Of course, everyone in a left-wing crowd is completely rational.
But, Cindi sounds fine to me as a nurse.


Posted by Teabaggers, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Apr 16, 2009 at 1:25 pm

Why do you start labeling things with "left-wing" and "right-wing"? There was no mention of "wings" in the story or in my post.
Seems to me you need to practice more teabagging


Posted by Sharon, a resident of Midtown
on Apr 16, 2009 at 2:09 pm


As I recall, Hillary Clinton invoked the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy when she was covering up Bills philandering.

It sort of evaporated after Bills " I did not have sex with that woman" speech, "what the meaning of is is" and the grand dénouement of the little black dress, cigars and DNA tests.

Those were the days


Posted by Outside Observer, a resident of another community
on Apr 16, 2009 at 11:21 pm

Teabagger,

I went to the Sacramento tea party. From your post:

"it was nice to know that there are a few sane people in the world and she had thought she was the only one!!! "

I came away from the tea party with that exact same feeling.

Maybe all is not lost, that is, if the DHS doesn't jail us all because we are "right wing terrorists"..... Well, even if they do, at least I won't be water boarded or go to Guantanamo.

They may likely send me back to Palo Alto, and that would be the worst torture of all :)




If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

Post a comment

Posting an item on Town Square is simple and requires no registration. Just complete this form and hit "submit" and your topic will appear online. Please be respectful and truthful in your postings so Town Square will continue to be a thoughtful gathering place for sharing community information and opinion. All postings are subject to our TERMS OF USE, and may be deleted if deemed inappropriate by our staff.

We prefer that you use your real name, but you may use any "member" name you wish.

Name: *

Select your neighborhood or school community: * Not sure?

Comment: *

Verification code: *
Enter the verification code exactly as shown, using capital and lowercase letters, in the multi-colored box.

*Required Fields

Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 2,534 views

Why is doing nothing so difficult?
By Sally Torbey | 7 comments | 1,139 views

Breastfeeding Tips
By Jessica T | 6 comments | 1,079 views

Who Says Kids Don’t Eat Vegetables?
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 903 views

Call it a novel: Dirty Love by Andre Dubus III
By Nick Taylor | 1 comment | 276 views