In a piece last June by "keepemhonest" at the Dailykos.com, titled "Eric Cantor, Paul Ryan & Kevin McCarthy: Plot To Sabotage US Economy with Frank Luntz," the proof that Conservatives hate labor was laid out conclusively enough to convince everyone but the most intellectually challenged Conservative sheeplet....it detailed the sickest Conservative criminal conspiracy yet from a vast history of sick Conservative criminal conspiracies, and you'll want to save this post for the next time you hear a Conservative sheeplet tell you that "Obama ruined the economy" or that "we need a Republican President to get the economy back on its feet."
From the essay:
"On January 20, 2009 Republican Leaders in Congress literally plotted to sabotage and undermine U.S. Economy during President Obama's Inauguration.
"In Robert Draper's book, "Do Not Ask What Good We Do: Inside the U.S. House of Representatives" Draper wrote that during a four hour, "invitation only" meeting with GOP Hate-Propaganda Minister, Frank Luntz, the below listed Senior GOP Law Writers literally plotted to sabotage, undermine and destroy America's Economy.
The Guest List:"During the four hour meeting:
Frank Luntz - GOP Minister of Propaganda
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)
Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA)
Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA),
Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX),
Rep. Jeb Hensarling (R-TX),
Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-MI)
Rep. Dan Lungren (R-CA),
Sen. Jim DeMint (SC-R),
Sen. Jon Kyl (AZ-R),
Sen. Tom Coburn (OK-R),
Sen. John Ensign (NV-R) and
Sen. Bob Corker (TN-R).Non-lawmakers present Newt Gingrich
"The senior GOP members plotted to bring Congress to a standstill regardless how much it would hurt the American Economy by pledging to obstruct and block President Obama on all legislation.
"These Republican members of Congress were not simply airing their complaints regarding the other party's political platform for four long hours. No, these Republican Congressional Policymakers, who were elected to do 'the People's work' were literally plotting to sabotage, undermine and destroy the U.S. Economy.
"Remember, for months prior to January 20, 2009, America had been losing over 750,000 jobs per month because of policies these same elected Republican lawmakers had enacted and their goal, their goal that night, was to plot ways to sabotage and undermine any and all legislation that would pull American families up and out of the economic calamity they [lawmakers] had helped create.
"Also, at their meeting they plotted to suddenly stop supporting any Stimulus Legislation, even though, they all supported Bush/Cheney Stimulus legislation.
At the meeting, Rep Kevin McCarthy said,"Remember, these same Republican members of Congress supported the very Bush/Cheney policies that caused America to teeter on the brink of the 2nd Great Depression and caused the 2007 US Economic Meltdown.
"We've gotta challenge them on every single bill.""Show united and unyielding opposition to the president’s economic policies."
Here's how they all voted:"And these same Republican members of Congress:
-- "Yes" to Bush/Cheney January 2008 Stimulus
-- "Yes" to Bush/Cheney bailing out Bear Stern
-- "Yes" to Bush/Cheney bailing out AIG
-- "Yes" to Bush/Cheney TARP (sept 2008)
-- "Yes" to Bush/Cheney TARP (oct 2008)
Supported Bush/Cheney keeping cost of two wars out of the Budget.Supported Bush/Cheney spending $4Trillion while giving Top 1% Tax Cuts; ignoring the fact that taxes pay for wars."Not only did these Senior members of Congress plot to destroy the American Economy more than it already was destroyed? They actually carried out their mission:
Every one of these Senior members of Congress have threatened Government Shutdown over things like:- Funding planned parenthood,
- Raising the Debt Ceiling which, in-and-of-itself, would cause US Economic turmoil.
... oh, and stay current, these same House GOP members of Congress are still, today, threatening a Government Shutdown again over the Debt Ceiling.
"Last year, during the Debt Ceiling negotiations, Eric Cantor and Sen. Jon Kyl abruptly walked out of negotiations and refused to renew discussions with Democrats. As a result, America's credit rating was lowered which put a smile on Republican's faces.
Senators: Jim DeMint, Jon Kyl, Tom Coburn, John Ensign, and Bob Corker have:- Filibustered more Bills (over 300) than any Congress combined in US History.
- Voted NO on every single piece of Legislation brought to the Floor including:
NO on Al Franken's Anti-Rape Amendment,
NO on Lilly Ledbetter,
NO on Fair Pay Act,
NO on Anti-Outsourcing Bill (2010)
"How in the hell could any thinking American be against those Bills? Seriously?!?
Representatives: Paul Ryan, Eric Cantor, Kevin McCarthy, Rep. Pete Sessions, Jeb Hensarling, Pete Hoekstra and Dan Lungren have voted NO on every single piece of Legislation including: NO on increasing FEMA during natural disasters."These same failed Congressmen have been on tv constantly chanting the lie that they were guilty of ... the lie that 'President Obama's policies undermine the US Economy.'"
"I focus on words that cause people to change their minds, change their behavior even change their attitudes."
~Frank Luntz 3/2011 in interview with Matt Lauer
No, Luntz is not using words to merely have Americans "change their minds" -- Luntz is using words intentionally to dumb-down Americans and fill them with lies and hate so as to brainwash and program Americans to hate a given policy.
Luntz has been the Republican Hate-Propaganda Minister since at least 1993 and his list of words to stop policies that help America are vast:
Don’t say “oil drilling.” Say “energy independence.”Don’t say “inheritance tax.” Say “death tax.”
Don't say "Capitalism." Say "Economic Freedom."
Don't say that the government 'taxes the rich.' Say Government "takes from the rich."
Don't admit Lobbyists are Collective Bargainers for Corporations. Say "Union Collective Bargaining steals your tax dollars."
Here is the Josep Goebbels of the Republican Party, once self-touted as an "independent" pollster until he was outed by a loose memo:
"Luntz says people hate government so:
Don’t say “healthcare reform.” Say “government takeover.”Don't say "Public workers." Call them "Government workers.""For the 2012 election, Frank Luntz is training his failed co-harts in the Republican party on what Luntz says are "the three most powerful words to use" to con people is: "I get it."
Don't tell Occupy Wall Street "you don't give a shit." Say "I get it."Don't tell struggling Americans "you're on your own." Say "I get it."" Yes, it is true, the House Republican Leaders: Eric Cantor, Paul Ryan and Kevin McCarthy met in secret and plotted to sabotage and undermine the US Economy ... I call them TRAITORS TO AMERICA.
Don't tell Occupy Wall Street "you should protest Wall Street." Say "You should occupy the White House."
"So, the next time you hear the GOP say "Obama wants to destroy the economy" or "Government Shutdown" ... remember ... as Newt Gingrich said after their four hour dinner on January 20, 2009 "You’ll remember this as the day the seeds of 2012 were sown."
To Translate GINGRICH:"My hope is that Americans and all members of Congress are reminded via twitter, facebook and all other forms of media over and over and over:
"You'll remember this day as they day we became Traitors to the United States."
"Republican Leaders in Congress literally plotted to sabotage the US Economy on January 20, 2009.
It is difficult to improve on this article by "keepemhonest." It is even more difficult to understand why people other than the Conservative sheeplets find it hard to believe that the Conservative "movement" is a vast criminal conspiracy spread by political spokesmen for the Conservative fat cats who hate those in the middle and poor classes.
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