Representative Alan Grayson And The New (Old) Tone

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I’ll say this about President Barack Obama: He’s a giver. After all, without the daily disco of dishonest disgrace that his Administration has delivered in unprecedented amounts, we wouldn’t enjoy the new level of partisan rancor with which the Democrats have replaced any hope of responsible and responsive government. And let us all thank Representative Alan Grayson (D-Fla.) for the latest reminder that there are no depths so low that liberals haven’t plumbed, roughed-in and constructed Section 8 housing in them. Grayson is no stranger to the political septic system. Indeed, he’s well-known for his bouts of verbal diarrhea, notably claiming conservatives want Americans to “die quickly.” Of course, we know that was actually former Surgeon General Joycelyn Elders’ “plan.” Grayson also infamously referred to a senior aide to Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke as a “whore,” but he may have been cribbing Democrat talking points about any woman with whom they disagree.

Observe the magnificent lunacy of Grayson’s latest fundraiser:

While Grayson’s basic message, which I’m guessing aims to equate the Tea Party with the Ku Klux Klan, is pretty much par for the liberals’ kicky new rhetorical course, it wildly misses the mark for historical accuracy. The last time the KKK held any real relevance, they served as the punch line to a running gag in “The Blues Brothers.” The only exception to that might be the distinguished career of former Senate Majority Leader Robert Byrd, a longtime Democratic power-player who donned his first hoodie decades before Trayvon Martin made them cool.

But this sort of inane ranting isn’t new to the Democrats; slander has been their M.O. for decades. However, the real tinfoil-hat brigadiers have generally been kept at arm’s length from such Democrats’ inner sancta as Malibu, Chappaqua and Hyannis Port. Either they’ve been shunted off to mid-level staff positions in places like the California Bureau of Snail Darter Habitat Enforcement, settled into digs at lapdog media asylums like MSNBC or — if they’re really off the deep end — the office of the Vice President of the United States.

Unfortunately, the advent of the Teflon Presidency in the person of Obama has unchained the snarling mutts of the far left; and now they have infested the highest halls of power in the land. Hence, the hypocritical ramblings of the global warmists, America-lasters and outright socialist sociopaths of the far left, which moved from the barely-audible squeak of President Jimmy Carter to the muffled giggling of President Bill Clinton, are now the full-throated roar of the Obama-era Democrats. Grayson’s repulsively mendacious shrieking used to be the stuff of Bill Ayers’ bomb threats and Louis Farrakhan’s tirades. Now, they’re Congressional fundraising pitches.

Imagine the sort of people who respond in the affirmative to Grayson’s craven intellectual thuggery. Imagine them voting. And imagine the sort of people for whom they vote. Imagine the sort of party that proudly digests them all. No wonder Grayson sits in Congress, instead of somewhere more fitting, like a cardboard box under a freeway overpass or the lovely Section 8 housing to which so many Democratic voters are consigned. And no wonder America faces its darkest days in decades.

–Ben Crystal

Personal Liberty

Ben Crystal

is a 1993 graduate of Davidson College and has burned the better part of the last two decades getting over the damage done by modern-day higher education. He now lives in Savannah, Ga., where he has hosted an award-winning radio talk show and been featured as a political analyst for television. Currently a principal at Saltymoss Productions—a media company specializing in concept television and campaign production, speechwriting and media strategy—Ben has written numerous articles on the subjects of municipal authoritarianism, the economic fallacy of sin taxes and analyses of congressional abuses of power.

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  • http://www.rt.com Alondra

    The disgraced Grayson doesn’t know his Country and his party history.

    TRUE Historical FACTS:
    October 13, 1858
    During Lincoln-Douglas debates, U.S. SENATOR Stephen Douglas (D-IL)states: “I do not regard the Negro as my equal, and positively deny that he is my brother, or any kin to me whatever”; Douglas BECAME Democratic Party’s 1860 presidential nominee

    April 16, 1862
    President Lincoln (R) signs bill ABOLISHING SLAVERY in District of Columbia; in Congress, 99% of REPUBLICANS vote YES, 83% of DEMOCRATS vote NO

    July 17, 1862
    Over UNANIMOUS DEMOCRAT OPPOSITION, Republican Congress passes Confiscation Act stating that slaves of the Confederacy “shall be forever free”

    January 31, 1865
    13th Amendment BANNING SLAVERY passed by U.S. House with UNANIMOUS REPUBLICAN SUPPORT, intense DEMOCRAT OPPOSITION

    April 8, 1865
    13th Amendment BANNING SLAVERY passed by U.S. Senate with 100% REPUBLICAN SUPPORT, 63% DEMOCRAT OPPOSITION

    November 22, 1865
    REPUBLICANS DENOUNCE Democrat legislature of Mississippi for enacting “black codes”, which institutionalized racial discrimination

    April 9, 1866
    REPUBLICAN CONGRESS OVERRIDES DEMOCRAT PRESIDENT Johnson’s VETO; Civil Rights Act of 1866, conferring RIGHTS OF CITIZENSHIP on African-Americans, BECOMES LAW

    May 10, 1866
    U.S. House passes REPUBLICANS’ 14th AMENDMENT GUARANTEEING
    DUE PROCESS AND EQUAL PROTECTION of the laws to all citizens; 100% of DEMOCRATS VOTE NO

    And much, much more.
    Democrats vs. Republicans at http://www.black-and-right.com/the-democrat-race-lie/

    “Great is TRUTH, and mighty above all things.” (2Ezdra 4:41)

    • Omagasdoc

      Don’t spout old history to me , lets talk now! Sure Lincoln was a Republican ,but those guys have lost touch with Americans long ago . I encourage a two party system , it provides checks and balances ,but with the Tea Party faction , that party has gone OFF the edge of reality!

      • Warrior

        In this New “Economy Built to Last”, we have received another $7 + trillion of debt, endless money printing to “stimulate” things and the return of another unstable individual back into a congressional seat. Yea this is just great. Hey, maybe “wiener” can get back into the “parade”.

        • podunk1

          The new built to last economy is built on sand and it’s time for the tide to wash it away!

          All 535 “officers” of the USA accepted the responsibility, duty, and obligation of “representing government” by what they do and say! They’re no longer mere citizens running their mouth. Their public pronouncements are acts of government officials that are subject to truth, fidelity, oath, and duty of elected office… democrat, republican, whatever ALIKE!

          The lame-stream media are all regulated by the FCC & SEC, which are agencies reporting to those 535 officers’ executive office. Those media corporations are licensed and operating at the will of those government agencies and their duty of office directly up the chain of command to the executive. Their conduct isn’t simply shameful, it’s complicit Constitutional violations and insurrection.

          Citizens must bind the “535” and their controlled media to the Constitution! Amend-5 “No person shall be held to answer for a capital or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a grand jury; …nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law…” Amend 14 “…nor deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws” (BO care). The Constitution overrules all else.
          All courts, local, state, and federal are sworn to uphold the Constitution! The Constitution is what is written and can only be changed by amendment! Demand
          juries are given an exact Constitution document copy and Webster’s dictionary for instructions. Let the cleansing of corruption begin to reestablish truth
          and virtue. Force the issue by civil and criminal suit demanding a jury (Amend 7), not a corruptible judge! The Constitution’s covenant is written English language words, not man’s corruptible opinion! ENFORCE IT!

          PS Look at the executive organization chart – it’s corrupted top to bottom. Recall works & you don’t have to wait a life time to boot them out of office. When the dominoes fall, justice will rein once more.

          • michiganminuteman

            Very nicely put, but much easyer said then done I’m afraid.

          • podunk1

            We’re losing because the media is spewing venom 24-7. They’re very vulnerable regarding the letter of the Constitution, law, regulations, and mission, and especially in the area of insurrection. Statutes & regulations nearly always play on nice words like truth, fidelity, & virtues buried here and there, just waiting for some honest person to ram down the throats of crooks! The corporate media are creations of government existing at the will of government… which is one in the same as the 535 officials who right now run it as they “damn do” please to benefit corruption. The Constitution protects citizens from government, specifically the 535 crooks that are now destroying and looting government, its regulations, and the corrupt non human entities they create and rule over!

            There is a good trend towards suits to stop the current insanity. The path must be an attack on “Sorry-decides-us”, where old “Sorry” rules by making up bad laws to overrule good laws (corrupt precedence).

      • Beverly Golato

        You are the one spouting, look around you and see the reality. This country has gone down the hole of unconstitutional government. All the Tea Party stands for is the constitution nothing more. There are Democrats and Republicans, black and white citizens that belong to the Tea Party. Right now they are attacking the liberal Democrats who are responsible for most of the ills of this country, they also attack Republicans (RINO) for the same thing. Everyone sits back and reads the propaganda put out by the liberal news stations and web blogs. I was listening to Hannity yesterday and he had a liberal on, I didn’t get her name, but she was willing to lie, on national radio to make accusations against the Tea Party that were so against what the Tea Party really is. When the Tea Party holds a rally anyone who causes trouble in the form of liberals crashing the rally doing things that make the Tea Party look racists or anti-Obama are removed. No one has ever had to clean up after them either. Liberal rallies and illegal rallies leave the area like a pig pen that they are accustomed to.

        • Don Berry

          If you listen to Hannity no wonder your opinion is as jaded & warped as comes off here^^^.

          • Beverly Golato

            And your answer confirms my comment.

          • 1baronrichsnot1

            Another low info spouter! Where do they come from, public school system? Our history is as Plain as the azz on a cat! You can’t change history, requires time travel!

          • Vigilant

            Duh, she wasn’t quoting Hannity, she was railing against what a progressive said.

            I rarely watch Fox News and I don’t listen to Rush or Hannity. One merely needs to be respectful of the Constitution and cognizant of history and current events to see what’s happened to this country.

            You would do well to read Mr. Crystal’s last paragraph. It fits you to a “T.”

          • Robert Messmer

            According to Nielsen Hannity equals the audience of all the other news stations combined.

          • michiganminuteman

            Again I ask, What is so jaded and warped about believing in the Constitution and being free to make your own decisions? Come on, that wasn’t a rhetorical question. I and a lot of other people would like to see your reply.

      • 1baronrichsnot1

        Doesn’t deserve a reply, except to say, you don’t deserve to respond if you are as illiterate as you sound. You disregard the history of the USA! You must not know it.

      • Nadzieja Batki

        What two party system, the Democrats and Republicrats? They are of the same mindset, so how is there a check and balance?

      • kenistaz

        You my friend have no idea what you are talking about.Just what edge has the Tea Party gone off of?If anything we need more Tea Party people like Ted Cruz,Marco Rubio Rand Paul jr., and Michele Bachmann. People that are not afraid to do what the people sent them to Washington to do.

      • speedle24

        I have been on various blogs asking the same question of people like you that smear the Tea Party (with never a logical answer). I will try again. Please tell us exactly how the Tea Party has gone off the edge of reality, or if that is too much for you please tell us what it is the Tea Party wants that you don’t agree with. If I keep trying I know that some day I will find someone intelligent enough to give a response.

  • http://www.rt.com Alondra

    The disgraced Grayson doesn’t know his Country and his party history.

    TRUE Historical FACTS:

    1) DEMOCRAT Harry Truman, 33rd PRESIDENT of the United States

    2) DEMOCRAT Robert Byrd, West Virginia’s United States SENATOR. Was a Klan RECRUITER, in his 20s and 30s

    3) DEMOCRAT Edward Douglass White, a United States SENATOR, the ninth CHIEF JUSTICE of the United States (Nominated by president Grover Cleveland, 24th President of the United States, DEMOCRAT)

    4) DEMOCRAT Hugo Black, Associate JUSTICE of the United States SUPREME Court

    5) DEMOCRAT Theodore G. Bilbo, United States SENATOR from Mississippi

    6) DEMOCRAT David Bibb Graves, politician and the 38th GOVERNOR of Alabama

    7) DEMOCRAT Clifford Walker, 64th GOVERNOR of Georgia

    8) DEMOCRAT George Gordon, CONGRESSMAN from Tennessee

    9) DEMOCRAT John Clinton Porter, 33rd MAYOR of Los Angeles, was a senior member of the Ku Klux Klan,

    10) DEMOCRAT / REPUBLICAN David Duke, a well-known white nationalist pundit, was openly involved in the leadership of the Ku Klux Klan.[28] He RAN FOR PRESIDENT in the 1988 DEMOCRATIC presidential primaries. (In 1989 Duke switched political parties from Democrat to Republican)

    1) REPUBLICAN Clarence Morley, 24th Governor of Colorado
    REPUBLICAN Warren G. Harding, 29th President of the United States from 1921 to his death in 1923, and was from Ohio. Though there have been RUMORS about his membership, they are UNSUBSTANTIATED. The investigation report concluded: “[I]t is HIGHLY UNLIKELY THAT HE EVER OFFICIALLY JOINED KKK”

    Democrats vs. Republicans – 10:0.5
    P.S. DemocRats, keep denying that you are RACISTS.

    “Great is TRUTH, and mighty above all things.” (2Ezdra 4:41)

  • Harold Olsen

    The Democrat party is, without a doubt, a party of hate. Alan Grayson is one of his most hateful members. He just spews hate every time he opens his mouth. As an Independent, I should be willing to vote for candidates from either party. But, it will be a cold day in hell before I ever vote for a Democrat again.

    • Don Berry

      So
      then, that makes you a Republican, not an independent…common sense 101…

      • independent thinker

        No, it makes him an anti-democrat because there are other parties than the Republicans to vote for (Libertarian is one example)

  • Fedup

    We were rid of that idiot at one time; but redistricting allowed the fools in FL to re-elect him. What else should we expect from the state that elected Obama/!

  • 1baronrichsnot1

    Alan grayson! HA! This guy is sick! Literally and physically sick! Don’t acknowledge this idiot! I don’t know how he got in office, a real screw up! But anyway you know what they say about argueing with idiots. It’s impossible!

  • dan

    I wish Grayson would keep his family photos to himself.

  • Al

    does the name Jim Jones resonate w/ anyone left out there..old enough to remember his massacre ?? This guy Grayson seems to have similar traits…beware …what a Goon & raving Idiot!!

  • Muffin Man Moskovitowitz

    The LOONY TUNES LIB/PC/PROGRESSIVE DEMS are pretty much all now the arrogant progeny of Saul Alinsky!! It just personal attacks, no facts, discourse or true debate!!

    Grayson rails about the fact that every American is now on the hook for $100 from the shutdown, but does not seem to care about the $63,000 every American owes for a $17 trillion debt, and will fight to the death even one cent cut from Uncle Sam’s bloated social programs & entitlements & fraud & waste!! INSANE!!

  • Jim B

    Grayson is wasting our air supply!

  • Patriot47

    Don’t be distracted by this idiot. Pay attention to what matters, not the rantings of a moron.

    • Jana

      He is right in there with his pal (I don’t really know if they are pals but they sure seem to have similar messages) McCain.

      I wrote McCain and told him he needed to join the Democrat Party and quit talking about the Republican Party. It makes him look foolish.

      I wanted to tell him in much harder words like shut up but I wanted the one who read it to tell him not throw it away.

      Today I am going to call McCain’s office.

      His phone numbers are:·
      Phoenix Office: Main: (602) 952-2410 ·
      Prescott Office: Main:(928) 445-0833
      TucsonOffice: Main: (520) 670-6334

      Yesterday I also wrote the Republican Party headquarters and complained about McCain’s talking and dividing the party.

  • JimH

    When you can’t use facts or the truth to refute your opposition, just use a smear campaign. There are enough people out there that won’t question it.
    Grayson, who can’t refute the Tea Party, knows that. Having no shame he will use it.

    • Vis Fac

      Facts to a liberal are those that are pulled out of thin air and or
      provided by lame stream media to swathe their ineptness on all things rational. Liberal one dimensional idiot-ology dictates they make things up as they go so they can blame others for their failures and nothing is ever ODUMBO’s or the DUMBOCRITES fault.

      So whenever they have trouble defending and/or nothing to
      substantiate their positions they simply fall back on the FBABO (Federal Board for Assigning Blaming to Others) or citing lame stream media’s partial/fabricated truths and prevarications; then all their liberal inadequacies are soon considered ancient history becoming non issues and then quickly forgotten

      To sit back hoping that someday, some way, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat
      you last – but eat you he will.

      You don’t have to be a Marine to make a difference the only requirement is being truly patriotic and the willingness to back it up!!!

      Libertas inaestimabilis res est
      Semper-Fi

  • Hank

    Who would ever admit they voted for this ANIMAL!!!!

    • Jana

      Other animals, called liberal Socialists. Socialists are not nice people.

  • Jana

    I received this from my girlfriend whose husband is stationed at Ft. Hood.

    How can our soldiers defend America when they’re so busy defending themselves? With regularity, new stories break about the incredible pressure our troops are under to disassociate themselves from their conservative and biblical views. Just this afternoon, Fox News’s Todd Starnes published an explosive report from Fort Hood, Texas, where new reports of anti-Christian harassment are surfacing from soldiers on the base. During a pre-deployment briefing, base officials warned soldiers that evangelical Christians and members of the Tea Party were a threat to America and that “any soldier donating to those groups would be subjected to punishment under the Uniform Code of Military Justice.” Pro-life groups, the leaders said, are another example of “radicalization.”

    Like most people in attendance, one soldier was in complete disbelief at what he was hearing. “My first concern was if I was going to be in trouble going to church. Can I tithe? Can I donate to Christian charities? What if I donate to a politician who’s part of the Tea Party movement? I felt like my religious liberties, that I risk my life and sacrifice time away from my family to fight for, were being taken away.” So he did what a growing number of service members have done: he reached out to Todd Starnes and spoke up. “To classify the vast majority of the military that claim to be Christian as terrorists is sick,” the soldier said.

    Of course, the tragic irony is that evangelical Christians are being identified as a “threat” on the same base where a radicalized Muslim soldier gunned down 14 innocent people and injured dozens more in 2009. This community ought to know better than anyone that the terrorists aren’t peaceful, faith-loving, patriotic soldiers, but real killers like Nidal Hasan. Not surprisingly, base officials are denying the report. Unfortunately, fewer and fewer Americans are likely to believe them, especially on the heels of Camp Shelby’s training session, which lumped our friends at American Family Association with the likes of the offensive and dangerous groups like Westboro Baptist Church, Al-Qaeda, and the Ku Klux Klan.

    “How much longer can the Army claim no knowledge or responsibility for these things?” asked Liberty Institute’s Michael Berry. Not much, if the response to FRC’s petition is any indication. Thousands of outraged Americans are demanding answers from Secretary Chuck Hagel, the one man who can ensure that the military will train our troops — not push anti-Christian propaganda. If you haven’t signed on, click here and add your voice today! Also, if you missed our all-star panel on religious freedom in the military at the Values Voter Summit, check out the video below. The testimonies will surprise you!

  • Chuckb

    It’s quite obvious the Christian people and politicians are under fire, not only from the Islamic side, they are under attack by the Zionist element. They use racial slurs to drum up controversy, they tag people with names such as Tea Baggers, White Supremacists, KKK’s and so on.

    They have undermined our education system, they are rewriting our history and are now in command of our Government Their puppet Barry Soetoro is nothing but a pawn in the hands of George Soros Axerod, Rahm Emaual,

    These people are pure Marxist and our country is going the same way the Soviet Union went.
    Comrade Grayson is doing what they do, denigrate people who oppose them. He is one of them.

    • michiganminuteman

      Yes, there really are “useful idiots” little Jimmy. And most of the people that help this communist muslim are one.

  • John

    Its funny to hear conservatives talk about “lows” when thats what they have participated in since Obama was elected.

  • http://www.rt.com Alondra

    Allen West tweets:
    Allen West @AllenWest
    Shocked r black POTUS hasn’t spoken out re: Klan imagery. Damn glad my parents inspired me to depart the plantation. http://bit.ly/17bQWNa
    12:07 PM – 23 Oct 2013