Video: Meet the mob

posted at 6:45 pm on August 9, 2009 by Allahpundit

Dude, they’re out of control. In fact, according to the voices in Cynthia Tucker’s head, anywhere from 45 to 65 percent of these people are racist. I wonder which ones are the secret Klansmen. Something about the lady who stays home to care for her brother with Down’s syndrome tells me she’s burning with rage.

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Exactly. And you get paid to do it. Not only will you get a cut of the “stimulus” package this way, but set up a blog with all the findings after the tour of duty is done and rake in some google cash.

pearson on August 9, 2009 at 8:23 PM

No, just send your findings to people in the movement.

The amount of damage you could do from the inside is staggering, no matter where they put you.

If they put you on the picket line you could spread disinformation until the purple-shirted goons get all riled up and embarrass The Won and bowel movement.

If they put you as a plant in a Town Hall with a formulated question to shape the town hall you can ask a tough question that they’d stumble on.

If they put you out there canvassing for support you can use your position to their detriment.

Pelayo on August 9, 2009 at 8:32 PM

Protesting union halls.
I am the mob.

This is all impressive as it shows the Tea Party is a very quick learn.

pearson on August 9, 2009 at 8:33 PM

If this is Arizona, then you know it had to be really hot, but people were still willing to stand outside and protest, all with a smile on their faces because they love this country and their rights. How great is that?

txmomof6 on August 9, 2009 at 8:33 PM

Upstater85 on August 9, 2009 at 8:30 PM

That is why the system would be phased out over 20-30 years. Everyone at or near retirement age today would be guaranteed to keep their benefits. At some younger age, maybe 40, people would be able to opt in or opt out. At an even younger age, maybe 30, the programs wouldn’t be available at all.

DerKrieger on August 9, 2009 at 8:34 PM

Someone hold me. I’m scared!

therightwinger on August 9, 2009 at 8:35 PM

Cindy Munford on August 9, 2009 at 8:12 PM

If one was to wear = If one were to wear

Sorry for the grammar.

Cindy Munford on August 9, 2009 at 8:36 PM

Is the curtain starting to slip? For decades, the Democrats’ playbook has centered on the politics of personal destruction. But now they are using the tactic against a significant number of ordinary Americans. Attacks for being racist are already becoming passe as the people to whom the term is applied realized how empty the charge is.

This is good. May I have more please, Rahm?

Laurence on August 9, 2009 at 8:36 PM

AZ is leading the charge to opt themselves out of any federal health care mandate. I hope it passes and sets up the necessary Constitutional showdown.

DerKrieger on August 9, 2009 at 8:36 PM

I totally agree with you regarding the bankruptcy claims. Although I’m positive that some folks are driven to bankruptcy because of medical bills but what’s the back story? Why did these people not have health insurance? What other debts did they have? Simply saying “x number of Americans go bankrupt each year blah blah blah” is meaningless in and of itself. It’s an emotion based statement.

DerKrieger on August 9, 2009 at 8:26 PM

I heard some time ago that if medical debts of any amount
were cited in a bankruptcy petition, then they were lumped into the category of “causing” a bankruptcy. Yeah, makes sense: personal assets of $100K, credit card debt of $125K, miscellaneous debt of $25K, and an unpaid $2K debt for an ER visit. Clearly, a bankruptcy triggered by medical debts.

BuckeyeSam on August 9, 2009 at 8:41 PM

That is one thuggish dude in that picture. I mean, if you were stranded in the middle of nowhere, wouldn’t you rather have Jeremiah Wright stop instead of THAT guy?

jimmy2shoes on August 9, 2009 at 8:43 PM

But now they are using the tactic against a significant number of ordinary Americans. Laurence on August 9, 2009 at 8:36 PM

It all started with a guy named Joe from Ohio. We knew he was simply taking the first shot.

katy on August 9, 2009 at 8:46 PM

way to go Tucson. You violent extremist mobsters you. I’ve never seen anything more mobby, mobalicious, mobtastic, mobordinary, mobamaniacs, mobamanation, mobommunists, or anything else quite like the mobalisticness that you all have shown.

strong work!

ted c on August 9, 2009 at 8:47 PM

Pelosi/Hoyer op-ed in Monday USATODAY calls townhall protesters ‘un-American’… Developing

So, exercising the first amendment rights of freedom of speech and assembly in protest of an unconstitutional health care proposal is un-American. Have we stepped through the looking glass? Have we found ourselves in Narnia under the spell of the White Witch? Are we not in Kansas anymore?

jimmy2shoes on August 9, 2009 at 8:47 PM

mobalicious,

I’ve got to get that on a T-shirt.

jimmy2shoes on August 9, 2009 at 8:49 PM

Someone hold me. I’m scared!

therightwinger on August 9, 2009 at 8:35 PM

Come here, Baby…

TXMomof3 on August 9, 2009 at 8:54 PM

Is there a MOB i-phone app?

KelliD on August 9, 2009 at 8:55 PM

I have a relative who is paying a $20,000 hospital bill at $100 per month. The hospital sold the debt to a bill collector who agreed to the payment schedule. Her credit is shot but WTF. She now has health insurance and a good job, but at that time (five years ago) she did not.

Pelayo on August 9, 2009 at 8:57 PM

AZ is leading the charge to opt themselves out of any federal health care mandate. I hope it passes and sets up the necessary Constitutional showdown.

DerKrieger on August 9, 2009 at 8:36 PM

I saw last week that Texas, and Nebraska are considering the same path. Kudos to all states that fight for their states rights, and oppose this socialist schlock!

capejasmine on August 9, 2009 at 9:05 PM

I am a consumer bankruptcy attorney. I have 19 years experience. I’ve handled over 1500 cases. I’m doing about 20 cases a month right now. In my experience medical bills are the primary reason for filing in fewer than 5% of bankruptcy cases.

Many people, if not most, have 1 or 2 medical collections on their credit report. These are often fee for service treatments, ambulance bills or other small bills not covered by insurance. These people are filing bankruptcy because of credit cards, a repo’ed vehicle and payday loans. The medical bills are a small part of their case and not the reason they file. The numbers that are cited by the left include these “$20,000 in credit card debt plus a dentist bill for $100″ cases.

Now I do represent people who needed to file because of overwhelming medical debt. It does happen, but it’s a small percentage of the cases.

Ted Torgerson on August 9, 2009 at 9:18 PM

SENATOR Barbara Boxer: Is The light green shorts the woman is wearing or the jean shorts the guy wearing that makes them so well dressed?

Jeff from WI on August 9, 2009 at 9:18 PM

Ted Torgerson on August 9, 2009 at 9:18 PM

Thanks, I knew what they were saying was overstated.

TXMomof3 on August 9, 2009 at 9:37 PM

Oh, I love love love the mob! Why, they are just like me, hey – they ARE me! I AM THE MOB! Have a beautiful day. :-)

JustTruth101 on August 9, 2009 at 9:39 PM

Someone hold me. I’m scared!

therightwinger on August 9, 2009 at 8:35 PM

ROTFLMAOH…too funny…I’m scared too…

CCRWM on August 9, 2009 at 9:55 PM

Upstater85:

I am currently receiving the Social Security I paid for through damn near 50 years of employment. It will be quite a few years before I run through the amount of MY money extracted from me by the government.

JackOkie on August 9, 2009 at 9:56 PM

Arizona, you’re OK after all.

PaCadle on August 9, 2009 at 9:56 PM

I heard some time ago that if medical debts of any amount
were cited in a bankruptcy petition, then they were lumped into the category of “causing” a bankruptcy. Yeah, makes sense: personal assets of $100K, credit card debt of $125K, miscellaneous debt of $25K, and an unpaid $2K debt for an ER visit. Clearly, a bankruptcy triggered by medical debts.

BuckeyeSam on August 9, 2009 at 8:41 PM

I know someone who had a premature baby and the insurance she had didn’t cover everything so she still owed about 25k…she declared bankruptsy to get rid of the debt…she lives in a million dollar home…the bk was a few years back I think her child is 12 now but even back then she could have paid it off in a couple of years …she’s a professional but opted to go bk…I have another acquaintence who went on a shopping spree right before her son was born, furniture clothes you name it… all on credit…then declared bk..kept her house and car….so I wonder how many people have to declare bk…I for one am glad it’s harder so that only those who legitimately need to do can do it…

CCRWM on August 9, 2009 at 10:05 PM

Wouldn’t it be nice if the next person that had Ms. Tucker on their show would ask her to point out which of these mob members are the racists?

Since it ought to be at least half, she should be able to identify a few, you’d think.

notropis on August 9, 2009 at 10:07 PM

We are all Spartacus.

Rosmerta on August 9, 2009 at 10:23 PM

“I am the mob.” Sounds like one hell of a rally cry against all the stupid Obama policies.

BTW, anyone know where I can get on of those roaring 20′s gangster suits? Might be fun to show up at one of these town halls as a mobster.

jack herman on August 9, 2009 at 10:25 PM

Ted Torgerson on August 9, 2009 at 9:18 PM

So what your saying is that it is the car loan companies, the payday loan companies, and the credit card companies fault that people spend too much?

/sarc

CWforFreedom on August 9, 2009 at 10:25 PM

IT’S A BOOKCASE.

Reaps on August 9, 2009 at 10:46 PM

guy @ 0:50 is a straight up gangsta… did you hear him @ the end? “King Kong ain’t got #$%^ on me!”

bombos on August 9, 2009 at 11:08 PM

When many Americans are focused on the Health Care Reform debate, I think the opponents to ObamaCrae should concentrate on arguing the merits of their case and not carry away by tones and heat. Let the other side stripes to show their true color as goons and bullies. Mind you, I am not calling protesters “mobs”, but civility in discourse may carry the day more effectively. Do not let the other side use or make up distortions to distract.

bayview on August 9, 2009 at 11:12 PM

“I am the mob”–it’s a great rallying cry.

But it’s important to balance standing up for our right to be a mob with the knowledge that the Left is using a tactic right out of Saul Alinsky (the bible of the far Left) to get the so-called “mob” to stray off message by attacking the mob specifically. Obama would love it if we change the story from specifics about health care to the bahavior of the mobs.

When you’re losing the argument, change the subject. Saul Alinsky, baby.

labwriter on August 9, 2009 at 11:15 PM

I bough 100 copies of the Constitution and Declaration of Independence from Heritage and will be handing them out at work. If nothing else, Obama is going to cause a lot of people to rediscover our Founders and Founding documents and possibly figure out just how much of what the Fed does today is unconstitutional.

DerKrieger on August 9, 2009 at 8:32 PM

I reread the Declaration of Independence, specifically the list of crimes Jefferson indicted the Crown and Parliment with…

Just a few more crimes and one can confuse King George III with the Won!

Pelayo on August 9, 2009 at 11:53 PM

That reminds me. I forgot to pick up robe and pointy hat from the dry cleaners yesterday. Don’t report me.

BuckeyeSam on August 9, 2009 at 8:32 PM

If you wish to make a splash, Cheri
You must know your haberdashery!

PercyB on August 9, 2009 at 11:56 PM

I know and I’m ok with that. Phase it out and Social Security too. I can take care of myself if I can keep my own money.

DerKrieger on August 9, 2009 at 8:28 PM

Yeah. Sounds good. I’d vote for it (or vote for someone that wanted this system).

That said, these seniors that are currently enjoying living off of the the Gov’t Programs such as SS and Medicaid might suddenly find their outrage focused on the right…

Upstater85 on August 9, 2009 at 8:30 PM

Upstater85:

I am currently receiving the Social Security I paid for through damn near 50 years of employment. It will be quite a few years before I run through the amount of MY money extracted from me by the government.

JackOkie on August 9, 2009 at 9:56 PM

Absolutely, Okie.

And Krieger, you may be unpleasantly surprised to learn that a lot can go wrong. Guess how I learned that?

warbaby on August 10, 2009 at 12:05 AM

Come on sing it!

Sapwolf on August 10, 2009 at 2:00 AM

What a great bunch of people! It reminds me of the Vegas TEA party crowd.

Mojave Mark on August 10, 2009 at 2:05 AM

I love all the PUMAs in that crowd, er, mob. ;o)

NoLeftTurn on August 10, 2009 at 4:52 AM

will be handing them out at work..

DerKrieger on August 9, 2009 at 8:32 PM

Is your employer okay with that? How about if someone passes out copies of “Mein Kampf”?
Work is not the time or place in my opinion.

Bradky on August 10, 2009 at 4:59 AM

No wonder those poor union guys are so intimidated. They’re just defending themselves from these menacing thugs.

Jim Treacher on August 10, 2009 at 6:17 AM

Is your employer okay with that? How about if someone passes out copies of “Mein Kampf”?
Work is not the time or place in my opinion.

Bradky on August 10, 2009 at 4:59 AM

You just compared the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence to Mein Kampf. Not sure if you realized that.

Jim Treacher on August 10, 2009 at 6:18 AM

Man LGD really went over the edge. AS SOON as OBAMA took over…The whimpiest site ever.

tomas on August 10, 2009 at 7:33 AM

Bradky’s an mmmmf. Who cares what he thinks. He’s dinner anyway.

Coronagold on August 10, 2009 at 7:34 AM

Little Green Doodoos?

Coronagold on August 10, 2009 at 7:35 AM

No wonder those poor union guys are so intimidated. They’re just defending themselves from these menacing thugs.

Jim Treacher on August 10, 2009 at 6:17 AM

These goons only get brave when they out number their victim, and it’s in the dark.

Jeff from WI on August 10, 2009 at 7:37 AM

M ore

O bama

B ullsh*t

Sigoth on August 10, 2009 at 7:39 AM

Living here in Atlanta (where Tucker is a columnist for the AJC) you learn that Cynthia sees racist every where, especially if they are white, and think different then her!!

lahlon on August 10, 2009 at 7:55 AM

That reminds me. I forgot to pick up robe and pointy hat from the dry cleaners yesterday. Don’t report me.
BuckeyeSam on August 9, 2009 at 8:32 PM

Shhh. They may be monitoring us. The current situation calls for extreme caution. We meet tonight under Lynch Tree 6, Sector 3. No sheets. Be there. Oh, and don’t forget the moonshine.

TXUS on August 10, 2009 at 8:02 AM

Unruly mob. Clearly need to be saved by a community organizer.

clorensen on August 10, 2009 at 8:11 AM

BuckeyeSam on August 9, 2009 at 8:32 PM

Shhh. They may be monitoring us. The current situation calls for extreme caution. We meet tonight under Lynch Tree 6, Sector 3. No sheets. Be there. Oh, and don’t forget the moonshine.

TXUS on August 10, 2009 at 8:02 AM

Thanks. I’ll bring the beef jerky and pork rinds.

BuckeyeSam on August 10, 2009 at 8:16 AM

I don’t know why I surf by Morning Joe. Meacham from Newsweek just said we should stop calling Barry and the Gang “Nazis” because it does not add to the discussion. How about calling us “Un-American”, you idiot?

kingsjester on August 10, 2009 at 8:16 AM

They are dressed to nicely…

right2bright on August 10, 2009 at 8:18 AM

CCRWM on August 9, 2009 at 10:05 PM

Thanks for those two nice examples of the abuse of personal bankruptcy. I just hope they have a helluva time trying to repair their credit rating.

BuckeyeSam on August 10, 2009 at 8:20 AM

Andrew Breitbart has a great article today titled

I AM KENNETH GLADNEY

ted c on August 10, 2009 at 8:22 AM

Thanks. I’ll bring the beef jerky and pork rinds.
BuckeyeSam on August 10, 2009 at 8:16 AM

Good. Looks like we’ll all be there except Grand Kleagle Byrd. He’s been feeling a bit poorly of late.

TXUS on August 10, 2009 at 8:27 AM

Great video!

dogsoldier on August 10, 2009 at 9:22 AM

So, exercising the first amendment rights of freedom of speech and assembly in protest of an unconstitutional health care proposal is un-American. Have we stepped through the looking glass? Have we found ourselves in Narnia under the spell of the White Witch? Are we not in Kansas anymore?

jimmy2shoes on August 9, 2009 at 8:47 PM

Kansas gave us Sebelius, and the White Witch is named Pelosi. But Aslan is roaring…

Steve Z on August 10, 2009 at 9:27 AM

Its time for Michael Steele to start a ground root effort to enlist applicants for ” new ” applicants for Elliot Ness to fight the real mob. We all know who that is now don’t we?

bluegrass on August 10, 2009 at 9:29 AM

BuckeyeSam on August 9, 2009 at 8:32 PM

Busted to flag@whitehouse.gov.
STOP DISSENTING!!! IT’S UNPATRIOTIC TO FIGHT BACK THE GOVERMENT!!!
/Nancy P.
Please forgive me for my overuse of CAPS :(

FontanaConservative on August 10, 2009 at 11:08 AM

Does anyone remember this little bit…hypocrisy at it’s best!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJxmpTMGhU0

Ray V. on August 10, 2009 at 11:35 AM

..well, that was refreshing! Wonder if we’ll see their pictures on the handbills in the post office?

Say, by the way, some o’ them mobette wimmin are re-e-e-e-e-e-l purdy!

VoyskaPVO on August 10, 2009 at 12:20 PM

Clearly, some folks just don’t frighten as easily as Oboobie is hoping for.

SKYFOX on August 10, 2009 at 12:32 PM

DerKrieger on August 9, 2009 at 8:36 PM

yep its on our 2010 ballot and so is an affirmative action ban and a secret ballot protection for union elections

the trifecta!!!

see here

ginaswo on August 10, 2009 at 1:37 PM

chemman on August 9, 2009 at 7:14 PM

Vote the Democrats on a Missouri boat ride. Elections have consequences.

Senator: The war’s over. Our side won the war. And Fletcher, there’s an old saying: To the victors belong the spoils.

Fletcher: There’s another old saying, Senator: Don’t piss down my back and tell me it’s raining.

maverick muse on August 10, 2009 at 1:53 PM

Does everyone have mob names?

–Abby “The Anvil” Adams

Abby Adams on August 10, 2009 at 1:59 PM

“Endeavor to Persevere”

Ten Bears: These things you say we will have, we already have.

Josey Wales: That’s true. I ain’t promising you nothing extra. I’m just giving you life and you’re giving me life. And I’m saying that men can live together without butchering one another.

Ten Bears: It’s sad that governments are chiefed by the double tongues. There is iron in your words of death for all Comanche to see, and so there is iron in your words of life. No signed paper can hold the iron. It must come from men. The words of Ten Bears carries the same iron of life and death. It is good that warriors such as we meet in the struggle of life… or death. It shall be life.

maverick muse on August 10, 2009 at 2:11 PM

Did you see that shirt “GAY NAZIS FOR CHRIST”?

leftnomore on August 10, 2009 at 9:09 PM

Don’t you people ever get tired of chest bumping each other? All I see is a bunch of cranky white folks in Scottsdale. Better hurry home and make sure the gardeners aren’t stealing your silver! And if they have a heart attack on your lawn from working in the heat, hey – not my problem! After all, I pay as few taxes as possible! WWJD indeed!

pm123 on August 10, 2009 at 10:45 PM

Someone ordered the Code Red on Ken Gladney….
who was it…

what parallels can be drawn between COL Nathan R. Jessup and President Obama?

responsibility and duty to protect…
anger..
arrogance…
morality?

ted c on August 11, 2009 at 6:41 AM

http://www.noquarterusa.net/blog/2008/08/20/money-laundering-scandal/

Great article and pictures showing the attachment of the SEIU to ACORN

seven on August 11, 2009 at 10:17 AM

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