Alcee Hastings: Who are these so-called Americans voting on YouCut?

posted at 8:25 pm on May 20, 2010 by Allahpundit

Deep thinkin’ from the man who boasted during the height of ObamaCare procedural worries that Democrats make up the rules as they go along, and who once accused Sarah Palin of being a racist because she likes to hunt moose or something. I was skeptical of YouCut myself, but I take it back: Any GOP gimmick capable of driving Congress’s most famous impeached judge into this kind of rhetorical tailspin has its virtues.

The clip comes from the Corner, which also has details on which federal program YouCut users voted to torpedo. The “so-called Americans” bit is the most obnoxious part, but that’s really not that unusual coming from a Democrat who’s agitated. I prefer his line about Bin Laden, which surely must be the first (and last) time someone on the left has fretted about foreigners voting in a U.S. election.


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Um, I not only don’t have the button-thingys (to quote, strike, bold, etc),…I can’t preview and none of the videos have loaded on any of the threads this evening. In fact, all I see is a giant blank box where the graphic for the video is supposed to be.
Anyone else, or do I just have gremlins in my p.c. tonight?

Chewy the Lab on May 20, 2010 at 8:29 PM

What a bunch of buffoons.

trs on May 20, 2010 at 8:29 PM

Chewy the Lab on May 20, 2010 at 8:29 PM

close your current window and open it up a new one….worked for me

cmsinaz on May 20, 2010 at 8:31 PM

Chewy the Lab on May 20, 2010 at 8:29 PM

Sounds like you don’t have the latest versions of flash or whatever players installed…? Everything fine on this end.

John the Libertarian on May 20, 2010 at 8:31 PM

Sometimes they make it just too easy for you huh AP? It’s almost like stealing or knowing the answers before a test.

TheBigOldDog on May 20, 2010 at 8:33 PM

There’s no cuts here. We’re just making it up as we go along…

bobnox on May 20, 2010 at 8:34 PM

How do thugs like this get elected to any office in our country. He is a complete disgrace.

d1carter on May 20, 2010 at 8:34 PM

For all we know, judges impeached for corruption could be voting!

amerpundit on May 20, 2010 at 8:34 PM

WOW!
Someone spiked the crack pipe today!

christene on May 20, 2010 at 8:35 PM

Anyone else, or do I just have gremlins in my p.c. tonight?

Chewy the Lab on May 20, 2010 at 8:29 PM

Had the same problem last night. Log out, close the window and open back up and log in.

TXMomof3 on May 20, 2010 at 8:36 PM

You know, I wished someone just ran up to the mic and said:
“Yo Hastings, I’m going to let you finish, but YouCut is the best idea of all time, of ALL TIME!”

Trov on May 20, 2010 at 8:36 PM

The one’s that are paying.

jukin on May 20, 2010 at 8:36 PM

Alcee Hastings is the posterboy for what is wrong with American politics.

GnuBreed on May 20, 2010 at 8:36 PM

How do thugs like this get elected to any office in our country. He is a complete disgrace.

d1carter on May 20, 2010 at 8:34 PM

Here’s how:

The 23rd district is highly racially gerrymandered; it is a minority-majority district that is 52 percent black.

The district was created after the 1990 Census. Democrat Alcee Hastings was elected in the first election for the district in 1992 and was subsequently reelected.

Hastings was a federal judge, appointed by Carter, who was impeached and removed for corruption and perjury in 1989. It was basically designed for him.

amerpundit on May 20, 2010 at 8:38 PM

Alcee Hastings is the posterboy for what is wrong with American politics.

GnuBreed on May 20, 2010 at 8:36 PM

Oh dear….. Gonna have to report you.

/sarc :)

ThePrez on May 20, 2010 at 8:38 PM

Impeached judge Alcee Hasting? That guy?

jukin on May 20, 2010 at 8:38 PM

Who were all those ‘so called’ Americans contributing money to Obama’s campaign from outside the United States?

Skandia Recluse on May 20, 2010 at 8:38 PM

Just remember that this mfkr. used to be a federal judge until he was impeached. After today’s little show for senor Cabrone in congress I’m getting real scared.

arnold ziffel on May 20, 2010 at 8:40 PM

“…please know a handful of organized, gotcha republicans are not going to control this legislature.”

No. It’s a lot worse than that.

What a tool.

ROCnPhilly on May 20, 2010 at 8:40 PM

How about public disclosure on all things related to YouCut in exchange for a full listing of every Obama internet donor and the home country of their ISP?

flyfisher on May 20, 2010 at 8:41 PM

Thanks all. Will give it a whirl.;)

Chewy the Lab on May 20, 2010 at 8:41 PM

“Osama, Obama, whatever!”

Ted Kennedy

Christien on May 20, 2010 at 8:43 PM

By the way, you know who voted to acquit Hastings in ’89? Arlen Specter.

amerpundit on May 20, 2010 at 8:49 PM

“If Osama Bin Laden were able to vote, it would be a travesty! Unless he votes Democrat. Then it’s awesome.” – Every Lib Politician

Good Solid B-Plus on May 20, 2010 at 8:50 PM

I made it to the 18 second mark and stopped the clip. I simply can’t watch a$$holes like this spout their nonsense anymore. I know what’s coming, and it’s a load of BS, so why bother?

Dopenstrange on May 20, 2010 at 8:50 PM

We’re just cutting things as we go along, Alcee.

Christien on May 20, 2010 at 8:51 PM

OT: Yeah, they passed “Everything’s a Bank Act” /sarc

andy85719 on May 20, 2010 at 8:54 PM

Impeach him again.

Attila (Pillage Idiot) on May 20, 2010 at 8:56 PM

By the way, you know who voted to acquit Hastings in ‘89? Arlen Specter.

amerpundit on May 20, 2010 at 8:49 PM

You mean “Welcome To Walmart” Arlen Specter??

Tim Zank on May 20, 2010 at 8:57 PM

OT: If you need a laugh (AITYD), please please go to Drudge. This may be one of his best headlines ever. It will involve a rat and Obama. hahaha

conservative pilgrim on May 20, 2010 at 8:59 PM

this guy should be in jail, not congress.

lilium on May 20, 2010 at 9:00 PM

Hi.

I haven’t been around H/A for a while – dropped off the grid for a few weeks – had some music business stuff to deal with and quite honestly, I was ‘kind of’ on edge about everything.

There’s a gent running against the esteemed Congressman Hastings.

His name is Bernard Sansaricq.

I work for Mr. Sansaricq as his audio tech for events, speeches, fund raisers, etc. and I’m honored to call him my friend.

That Mr. Sansaricq’s campaign needs help is an understatement.

I’m not asking anyone here to donate, I’m not even going to link the campaign website. But if you’re of the mind to help a truly good man with our nation and your freedom in his heart and soul, please look up the website and offer whatever assistance you’re able.

Short and weeet……. Mr. S. is originally from Haiti…. was President of the Haitian Senate for a while and tried to stop the corruption there. He got out with his life and became a US Citizen.

Cheers !

Kenny Solomon
South Florida
Jew.
Heavily armed.
Never again means NEVER AGAIN !

E T Cartman on May 20, 2010 at 9:01 PM

For all we know Osama bin ladin could be voting!

So now Hastings is worried about who’s voting,
where was his concerns when ACORN or illegals
are voting Democrat,five or six times over,in
the same night!!

canopfor on May 20, 2010 at 9:01 PM

Democrats make up the rules

Alcee Hastings
————–

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9w7z1iZT9KQ&feature=related

canopfor on May 20, 2010 at 9:03 PM

The man is a slave.

A slave to the left.

A slave to the Democrat party.

A slave to the Progressives.

A slave to the past.

Enjoy your freedom Alcee…….or are you really free?

PappyD61 on May 20, 2010 at 9:04 PM

What did he say? I heard noise but not much else.

Hummer53 on May 20, 2010 at 9:06 PM

Elections have consequences

ultracon on May 20, 2010 at 9:13 PM

Any GOP gimmick capable of driving Congress’s most famous impeached judge into this kind of rhetorical tailspin has its virtues.

Yup. I went to the website and voted, which I probably wouldn’t have done if this loudmouth hadn’t said anything.

Bobbertsan on May 20, 2010 at 9:20 PM

amerpundit on May 20, 2010 at 8:38 PM

Yeah, it reminds me how much damage Carter did to this country and what damage BHO is doing now…

d1carter on May 20, 2010 at 9:22 PM

Just substitute any Democrat’s name and position for Obama’s in the following quote and you have most of your questions answered:

Some people have the vocabulary to sum up things in a way you can understand them. This quote came from the Czech Republic. Someone over there has it figured out. We have a lot of work to do.

“The danger to America is not Barack Obama but a citizenry capable of entrusting a man like him with the Presidency. It will be far easier to limit and undo the follies of an Obama presidency than to restore the necessary common sense and good judgment to a depraved electorate willing to have such a man for their president.”

“The problem is much deeper and far more serious than Mr. Obama, who is a mere symptom of what ails America . Blaming the prince of the fools should not blind anyone to the vast confederacy of fools that made him their prince.

The Republic can survive a Barack Obama, who is, after all, merely a fool. It is less likely to survive a multitude of fools such as those who made him their president.”

LarryG on May 20, 2010 at 9:40 PM

Osama bin Laden could have voted in Michigan during the 2008 presidential election thanks to ACORN.

Oink on May 20, 2010 at 9:49 PM

I don’t care who votes on youcut but I do care who votes at the ballot box.

tim c on May 20, 2010 at 10:03 PM

What happened, seriously, when did the insane take over? This is almost as bad as Guam tipping over or Baxter being a Senator.

nwpammy on May 20, 2010 at 10:04 PM

What did he say? I heard noise but not much else.

Hummer53 on May 20, 2010 at 9:06 PM

I didnt catch it all but I think it was something about a table being ready?

Koa on May 20, 2010 at 10:14 PM

How does a scumbag like Alcee Hastings end up in Congress?

Stupid question, I know. There are a lot of scumbags in Congress.

disa on May 20, 2010 at 10:44 PM

Hey Mister Hastings -

For all we know, it was illegal immigrants voting in the early 2008 caucuses that put obama in the lead. For all we know, it was foreign money that funded his campaign. For all we know, you performed some illicit sexual service to be allowed to run for your senate seat after being impeached and losing you judgeship. Shall I go on, you embarrassment to empty suits everywhere?

scullymj on May 20, 2010 at 11:48 PM

I guess one of his “researchers” told him that non-citizens might be voting and it got his interest up, because they are only allowed to vote for Democrat causes, as we all know.

virgo on May 20, 2010 at 11:51 PM

He’s right. For all we know they could be foreigners, they could be terrorists, they could be the same people that were donating online to Obama’s campaign!

29Victor on May 21, 2010 at 12:30 AM

Mr. Hastings:

This is who I am: mother, wife, taxpayer, and never impeached conservative who cannot wait for your liberal derriere to be voted out of office.

Cheers corruptocrat!

bbh on May 21, 2010 at 1:22 AM

Libs and the “so-called Americans” term leads us to something that escapes many folks, including FOX commentators on understanding The One!

Specifically, Bill O. wondered why The One was so far on the wrong side of the polls on illegal immigration. If we leave aside the likely eventual voting patterns of the invading Hispanic criminals and underclass and how that will inure to the Dems’ advantage, we have another explanation,

Push the right button and strange stuff comes out of many people. Like the One’s comments about the Cambridge Police, wealth redistribution, and, recently, illegals being hassled. You could also add the real goal of healthcare reform — as it was not enacted to improve the system or save money.

Anyway, The One sees the core American values (ie. US Constitution) as being cruel hoaxes or irrevalent to liberty and more importantly, equality. Face it, being broke in this country is no party. And you have all these rich, mostly white successful people going to wotk every day and that makes the system look pretty ugly to you. Worse yet, imagine that the cops leave them alone to do the things they find fun while they pick on you all the time.

I have rewritten The Bill of Rights (Look up the First Ten Amendments, Mr. Holder since you don’t know what I am talking about.) in terms of The One’s perspective and would be glad to visit Fox to recite and explain them. Or you could just poll ACORN staff or frustrated community college teachers to compile a pretty good draft. You could add some other contributions, too. For example, AG Holder wants to redraw Miranda to keep the evil right from messing with it after a few Americans are crushed or toasted in the next attack.

If Bill O. and you guys would get out and talk our brothers and sisters on the far left, you would understand this.

Or you can just wait since as soon as we have enough of an angry nonwhite underclass we will have laws consistent with The One’s ideas. And tht is where we are going.

IlikedAUH2O on May 21, 2010 at 4:26 AM

“For all we know on YouCut about that precinct blocked by armed Black Panthers, Osama Bin Laden could be voting.”

Alcee Hastings

TugboatPhil on May 21, 2010 at 7:43 AM

How do thugs like this get elected to any office in our country. He is a complete disgrace.

d1carter on May 20, 2010 at 8:34 PM

Because he best represents the people of his district.

Yes, Virginia, a large percentage of Americans really are that stupid.

MNHawk on May 21, 2010 at 9:13 AM

Anybody looked in his freezer lately? I don’t know about you but I’m getting tired of crooks pointing their dirty fingers at me. November Now.

Kissmygrits on May 21, 2010 at 9:18 AM

Alcee Hastings: The Complete Assclown Package!

pilamaye on May 21, 2010 at 9:22 AM

For all we know, judges impeached for corruption could be voting!

amerpundit on May 20, 2010 at 8:34 PM

Good one.

jpmn on May 21, 2010 at 9:55 AM

You have to expect this kind of logic from an impeached judge who has no respect for this countries laws or The Constitution. Why would anyone expect him to understand representative government.
He is right, he is in the legislator of the United States of America not the Polit Bureau of the Socialist States of America

pwb on May 21, 2010 at 10:13 AM

Hastings is so Ignorant!

BigMike252 on May 21, 2010 at 12:02 PM

Kindly refer to him as “Convict”.

Bubba Redneck on May 21, 2010 at 12:04 PM

He’s worried about who might be voting, I wonder how he feels bout all the unerported under $200 contributions Barry got during the election. By his logic Osama Bin Laden could have quietly been contributing to democratic elections…

@ntif@n on May 21, 2010 at 12:33 PM