In an earlier essay for Salon, I argued that for a variety of reasons that Trump can be considered a traitor to the United States.
By that standard, his voters and other supporters who do not denounce him are also traitors, and any Republican officials who continue to back Trump are traitors as well.
-Chauncey DeVega, Salon
In between epic Biden-isms of “look folks,” and “that’s a bunch of malarkey,” Biden touted Clinton’s qualifications for the White House while also repeatedly ripping Trump’s proposals as “profoundly wrong” and “un-American.” -Adam Edelman
Hypocrisy, Liberal, Hate, Violence, Character, Degeneracy, Protest
Hundreds of supporters of US President Donald Trump converged on Terry D. Schrunk Plaza for an event billed as a "Trump Free Speech" rally. They were slightly outnumbered by a mixed assemblage of counterprotesters across the street...
What began as a tense exchange of name-calling and profane insults took a turn when counterdemonstrators began throwing glass bottles, bricks and balloons of "foul-smelling liquid" at officers, Portland police said...
Counterdemonstrators chanted expletive-ridden slogans denouncing Trump. They carried signs proclaiming "Supporters of Trump are traitors to America"...
Democrat, Liberal, Smears, AntiAmerican
Hillary Clinton speaks on a tarmac Monday morning and accused Donald Trump of giving "aid and comfort" to the enemies of the U.S. Clinton was commenting on the various attacks in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota...
"We also know from what the former head of our Counterterrorism Center (NCTC), Matt Olson, that the kinds of rhetoric and language that Mr. Trump has used is giving aid and comfort to our adversaries."
Rob Reiner: Trump Assuredly Commiting Treason
Upon Donald Trump's swearing in tomorrow he will be violating the constitution and most assuredly committing treason. God help us.— Rob Reiner (@robreiner) January 20, 2017
Democrat, Liberal, Obama, Smears, Terrorism
President Barack Obama criticized anti-terrorism statements from Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Donald Trump, saying their proposals are “un-American.” Both presidential candidates suggested that Muslim neighborhoods should be under surveillance for terrorist activity.
Democrat, Liberal, Character, Smears, AntiAmerican
Sen. Harry Reid (D., NV) for a second time Wednesday accused the Koch brothers of funding ads that lie about Obamacare. “I guess if you make that much money, you can make these immoral decisions,” Reid said on the Senate floor. “The Koch brothers are about as un-American as anyone I can imagine.”
"Well, first of all, I think denying climate change is in nobody’s best interests," Nye told Vox in a recent interview. "But I also think denying science in general is in no one’s best interests." "When you have people denying this basic process, and how we all got here, it’s offensive to me intellectually," Nye added.
"And I happen to think it’s unpatriotic..."
Democrat, Liberal, Incitement, Violence, Government, Demagoguery
On Steve Kornacki's MSNBC show this morning, Cohen called Tea Party congressmen: "domestic enemies" that he took an oath to defend the country against.
Liberal, Government, Fascism, Law
A petition on the MoveOn.org website is calling for the Department of Justice to arrest some House Republican leaders for their roles in the government shutdown and debt-ceiling debates. The petition singles out Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and House majority leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), as well as “other decision-making House Republican leaders,” for the crime of “seditious conspiracy against the United States of America.”
Hypocrisy, Liberal, Funny, Narrative, Crazy
They will shut down the government and they will not pay the bills to get their way. The word is treason, the treasonous John Boehner. - Ed Schultz
Hypocrisy, Liberal, Funny, Narrative, Crazy
MoveOn.org, the progressive "netroots" outfit that was launched to defend what it felt were spurious impeachment charges against then-president Bill Clinton, is now agitating for spurious sedition charges to be filed against Republican leaders on Capitol Hill. I call on the Justice Department of the United States of America to arrest Republican Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Speaker of the House John Boehner, and other decision-making House Republican leaders for the crime of seditious conspiracy against the United States of America.
Barack Obama In 2008:
Adding $4 Trillion to Debt is Unpatriotic
[Jan 2016]: The debt of the federal government increased by $8,314,529,850,339.07 in President Barack Obama’s first seven years in office, according to official data published by the U.S. Treasury. That equals $70,612.91 in net federal borrowing for each of the 117,480,000 households that the Census Bureau estimates were in the United States as of September.
A terrible sort of insanity has gripped the Democratic Party... Today it was Howard Dean (filmed a week ago, but seen on YouTube today). He was addressing a Democratic crowd in Colorado, and went off on a tirade against Republicans.
Yes, he really did say that Republicans aren’t American.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Smears
President Barack Obama’s former senior White House adviser and campaign manager David Plouffe accused House Republicans of “committing economic treason” during the partial government shutdown on Thursday.
Democrat, Liberal, Character, Smears, Crazy
When the writer and academic Cornel West joined in, calling Mr. Obama the “black mascot of Wall Street,” Ms. Jarrett’s response was “ruthless,” Dr. West said.
He recalled a phone call in which she dismissed his criticism as sour grapes for not receiving a ticket to the inauguration, and said he later heard from friends that she was putting out the word that “one, I was crazy, and two, I was un-American.”
Liberal, Guns, Character, Narrative, Smears, Elitism
CNN's Piers Morgan has been on a rabid anti-gun rant since July's Aurora, Colorado, shootings that has gotten even more venomous after Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.
On Tuesday, he rudely and disgracefully tore into guest Larry Pratt, the Executive Director of Gun Owners of America, calling him "an unbelievably stupid man" who's "dangerous," concluding the interview by saying, "You shame your country".
Liberal, Hate, Character, Narrative, Oops, Smears, Demagoguery
“You need Wayne LaPierre or one of those guys to come to the White House meeting, and if they won’t come, the president invites them to the televised meeting, and they won’t come to say their piece in public, they should be shamed into it, and assaulted, one of the terms they like, for their lack of patriotism.”
Despite the botched launch of Obamacare, the United States as a whole, because of its opposition to the health-care law and support of gun rights, is still more of an embarrassment than the president, said film executive Harvey Weinstein.
Liberal, Hate, Character, Smears, Demagoguery
Van Jones spoke at the 16th annual Mario Savio Memorial Lecture on the campus of University of California Berkeley last Wednesday evening.
In the passionate lecture, Van called Republicans and those who oppose the president “treasonous” and created an allegory where they wish to let people die on a beach: “Let the bodies pile up on the beach. Let the pain accumulate. Because our view is this: If enough dead bodies pile up on this beach they are going to fire the lifeguard and we can get the lifeguard’s job.”
Liberal, Funny, AntiAmerican, Teaparty
President Obama's former green czar, Van Jones, described the Tea Party as a group of "so-called patriots" who are trying to destroy America last weekend at a campaign rally on behalf of the Democratic gubernatorial candidate in the Wisconsin recall election.
Liberal, Hate, Government, Character, Brilliance, Narrative, Smears, Demagoguery, Academia, Debt
Thurman suggests that Republicans in the House and Senate “have mental reservations” as well as “purpose of evasion” because they swear allegiance both to a no-tax pledge and to the country.
The Columbia professor and Hollywood progenitor calls the no-tax pledge “a seditious oath, a treasonous oath.”
Liberal, Funny, Narrative, Smears
Williamsburg, Virginia (CNN) - Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy, a Democrat, questioned the patriotism of Republicans on Friday, saying their sole mission is to defeat President Barack Obama instead of passing meaningful legislation.
Conservative opposition to Obamacare has transitioned from obsessive to treasonous. Here is the simple definition of treason: the betrayal of allegiance to the United States.
-Former White House senior policy analyst Jeff Schweitzer
Democrat, Liberal, Obama, Narrative, Smears, Economy
Republicans looking to defeat President Barack Obama in November’s general election are rooting for the American economy to fail, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee said in an interview Sunday.
Appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz said criticism from Republicans on Friday’s worse-than-expected jobs report was reflective of their political motives.
Liberal, Hate, Smears, Media
On Thursday's The Ed Show, MSNBC host Ed Schultz excoriated Senator Marco Rubio and other "damn Republicans" because Rubio recently attacked Schultz and fellow MSNBC host Rachel Maddow for comments they made about the Florida Republican.
Schultz suggested the Rubio's father might be "ashamed" of him for not accepting the MSNBC host's invitation to come on his show and debate him, claimed that he was "not a true American" for his refusal to debate, and charged that "You're a Tea Partier, and you don't give a damn about" Americans.
Schultz ended up calling Rubio a "damn political phony" and labeled him as "the problem" as he declared that he wishes he could get Rubio defeated...
Environmentalist, Liberal, Character, Science, Narrative, AntiAmerican
Hansen, traveling in China, denounced the United States and hailed China as the world’s “best hope” to stave off global warming.
Hansen described Americans as “barbarians” with a fake democracy, and urged China’s rulers to lead a boycott of the United States in the hope that it would bring our economy to its knees.
Liberal, Oops, Smears, AntiAmerican, Hollywood
Tom Hanks says he's sorry he told FOXNews.com that Mormons who supported California's constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage were "un-American."
Liberal, Narrative, Smears, Energy, Terrorism
A senior Democratic congressman likened Republican lawmakers to terrorists on Thursday for their insistence on tying approval of construction of a new oil pipeline to must-pass legislation.
Liberal, Hate, Incitement, Violence, Radio, Press, AntiAmerican
“He is an enemy of the country, in my opinion. Dick Cheney is an enemy of the country….Lord, take him to the Promised Land, will you? See, I don’t even wish the guy goes to Hell, I just want to get him the hell out of here.” -Ed Schultz
Liberal, Union, Narrative
President of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters James P. Hoffa criticized the patriotism of American corporations who are sitting on assets and holding back from employing more American workers.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Obama, Debt
"The problem is, is that the way Bush has done it over the last eight years is to take out a credit card from the Bank of China in the name of our children, driving up our national debt from $5 trillion dollars for the first 42 presidents -- number 43 added $4 trillion dollars by his lonesome, so that we now have over $9 trillion dollars of debt that we are going to have to pay back -- $30,000 for every man, woman and child. It's irresponsible. It's unpatriotic!"
Bay State Democrats are slamming the Obama administration's actions as “un-American” for secretly collecting phone records from millions of average citizens, demanding the federal government stop its sweeping spy programs. “This is absolutely un-American as far as I’m concerned, and I’m a strong supporter of the president,” said U.S. Rep. Michael Capuano, D-Somerville.
Liberal, Narrative, Smears
"You can not possibly square with the word 'fairness' giving $200,000 tax cut to a billionaire at the same time you raise benefits for Medicare on people with fixed income by $6,000 a year. That is immoral. That is un-American," Clyburn also said.
Liberal, Hate, Smears
"General Petraeus or General Betray Us?" reads the full-page ad, which cost the liberal group MoveOn.org approximately $65,000 and ran in section A of today's New York Times.
Liberal, Smears, Crazy, Demagoguery
"He betrayed this country!" Mr. Gore shouted into the microphone at a rally of Tennessee Democrats
Environmentalist, Warming, Liberal, Narrative, Smears
“This is treason. And we need to start treating them as traitors.” –Robert F. Kennedy Jr. speaking of global warming opponents
The NRA advocates armed rebellion against the duly elected government of the United States of America. That's treason, and it's worthy of the firing squad.
-Christopher Swindell, professor of journalism.
Liberal, Hate, Incitement, Violence, Character
In his "Let Me Finish" segment Matthews issued a "call to arms" against George W. Bush, Donald Rumsfeld and others who were responsible for the "unpatriotic way this country was marched to war."
Liberal, Hate, Character, Narrative, Protest
House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said Thursday he and Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a mistake when they called anti-health care protests "un-American" last year.
Democrat, Liberal, Character, Narrative, Smears, Protest
Rep. Brian Baird likens town hall patrons as “brown shirts”; alluding to the Nazi regime.
Brian Baird (D) Washington, will hold “Telephone Town Halls” over the August recess so that his constituents that he has compared to Nazi’s will not be able to speak with him face to face.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Liberal, Narrative, Smears, Protest, Socialism, Healthcare
Nancy Pelosi, the liberal Democratic Representative from San Francisco, wrote early this morning in a special USA Today editorial that those protesting against government run health care are “un-American“.
The internet was buzzing this week with video of First Lady Michelle Obama apparently showing extreme disrespect to the American flag at a ceremony in honor of the victims of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.
As police and firefighters fold the flag to the sound of marching bagpipers, a skeptical looking Mrs. Obama leans to her husband and appears to say, “all this just for a flag.” She then purses her lips and shakes her head slightly as Mr. Obama nods.
The House's top two Democrats said Monday that some of the behavior of health care overhaul opponents is "simply un-American." The White House passed up an opportunity to agree.
Democrat, Hypocrisy, Funny, Narrative, Smears, Demagoguery
"The Republican Party has thrown in its lot with the terrorists - the Taliban and Hamas this morning - in criticizing the President for receiving the Nobel Peace prize."...
The 2009 version of the Republican Party has no boundaries, has no shame and has proved that they will put politics above patriotism at every turn.
-DNC communications director Brad Woodhouse
Hillary's Campaign and The American Flag
Democrat, Liberal, Obama, Character, Oops
"For the first time in my adult lifetime, I’m really proud of my country, and not just because Barack has done well, but because I think people are hungry for change."
Democrat, Character, Funny, Video
"I am sick and tired of people who say that if you debate and you disagree with this administration somehow you're not patriotic. We should stand up and say we are Americans and we have a right to debate and disagree with any administration."
Public School Liberal Indoctrination...
"We pledge allegiance to an
[March 2016]: Kindergarten students from PS75, a public school in New York City, recently took part in a class project in which the children were made to create an American flag with the flags of other 22 other nations superimposed over the stripes. Below the flag read the words "We pledge allegiance to an International Flag."
On Friday's broadcast of the online-only "Overtime" portion of HBO's "Real Time," host Bill Maher explained his disdain for the phrase "American exceptionalism," lamenting we are a stupid country.
This led Maher to explain why he thinks Mormonism will be America's religion in the next 100 years because, according to him, "It's a stupid religion and a stupid country, they were made for each other."
In recognition of Independence Day, Gallup has released a poll on whether American citizens are still proud to be American. Ninety-three percent of Republicans indicate that they are “extremely/very proud” to be American while only 85 percent of Democrats feel the same way... Likewise, 89 percent of poll respondents who identified themselves as conservative are “extremely/very proud,” to be American compared to 76 percent of liberals.