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Thu Jul 26, 2012, 12:25 AM

Teabaggers being scammed

One of the papers I print has an article in tomorrow's edition that says someone is calling Tea Party members, claiming to be a national Tea Party Organization, and asking for contributions.

There IS no national Tea Party organization, and the people asking for the money are believed to be confidence men.

I realize no one here would donate to the tea party (some of us would donate to a charity seeking to get rid of it, but that's different), but many of us have teabagger relatives so...use as necessary.

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Reply Teabaggers being scammed (Original post)
jmowreader Jul 2012 OP
Kalidurga Jul 2012 #1
Archae Jul 2012 #2
marew Jul 2012 #3
GReedDiamond Jul 2012 #4
Comrade_McKenzie Jul 2012 #5
AtomicKitten Jul 2012 #6
LibAsHell Jul 2012 #7
Populist_Prole Jul 2012 #8
MrSlayer Jul 2012 #9
Incitatus Jul 2012 #10
ChazInAz Jul 2012 #11
Kablooie Jul 2012 #12
TeamPooka Jul 2012 #14
Kablooie Jul 2012 #15
TeamPooka Jul 2012 #16
TeamPooka Jul 2012 #13

Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 12:30 AM

1. Ha ha if I did have teabagger relatives...

I would try to find this organization and point them to it.

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 12:32 AM

2. The "Tea Party" has been a scam from day one.

The original Boston Tea Party was a drunken party.

Today's Tea Party is funded by super-rich robber barons like the Koch Brothers, run by dirty-trick political operatives, and promoted by fake "news" agencies like Faux "news."

Even their key statements, ("We're taxed enough already!" is false, taxes are lower than they were before the 1920's.

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 12:34 AM

3. Not surprised!

The baggers I know seem to be virtually incapable of independent or critical thought. Once another bagger tells them something crazy- anything, they believe it.

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 12:38 AM

4. I have a few Bagger family members and...

..a few business related contacts, who, if they gave their $$$ to a "legitimate" Bagger group, I would be unhappy.

If, on the other hand, their Bagger tithes went to scammers, I would be happy that the $$$ they spent for "legit" Bagger causes went into the pockets of greedy con men, other than the "official" Baggers' con-men pockets.

So, in other words, I wouldn't worry about it...your Bagger friends/relatives were gonna blow their $$$ anyway.

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 12:45 AM

5. I'm not warning anyone. Let the free market handle it. nt

 

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 12:47 AM

6. Grifters grifting the feeble-minded.

 

Must be one of those Anglo-Saxon things.

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 12:57 AM

7. They should appreciate it

Their scammers are just savvy businessmen who found a way to make money, right? Nothing wrong with that. They might even be job creators!

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 01:01 AM

8. The hell with 'em

Never interrupt your enemy when he makes a mistake.

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 01:10 AM

9. I might just start one myself.

 

I'm sick of not working. Might as well take advantage of these idiots. I won't even feel bad.

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 01:11 AM

10. Good

That's less money they have to donate to candidates.

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 01:30 AM

11. As the great philosopher W.C Fields said:

"You can't cheat an honest man."

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 01:58 AM

12. Heck, why don't WE get donations from the Tea People? Just call and say we're the Tea Party.

Then take the money, buy some (medicinal) - ahem - tea and have a party!

If there's money left over we can donate it to a Democratic organization.

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Response to Kablooie (Reply #12)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 02:43 AM

14. call it the Robin Hood Foundation

they don't know who he is either.

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Response to TeamPooka (Reply #14)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 02:48 AM

15. Or call it the Riding Hood foundation. They know who she is.

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Response to Kablooie (Reply #15)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 03:00 AM

16. they think she was asking for it walking through the woods wearing red....

ahh the twisty path the GOP minds goes down....

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Response to jmowreader (Original post)

Thu Jul 26, 2012, 02:42 AM

13. Live by the lie, get fleeced by the lie. A fool and his money are soon parted.

I am against anyone preying on others like this
but it couldn't happen to a more deserving group of people.
Live by the lie, get fleeced by the lie.

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