Clyburn On Cheney Ouster: I Have Not Seen Anything Like This 1

Clyburn On Cheney Ouster: I Have Not Seen Anything Like This

 

Democratic Congressman James Clyburn, the House Majority Whip, reacts to Republicans ousting Congresswoman Liz Cheney from her post in House GOP leadership, telling Andrea Mitchell, "I have not seen anything like this."
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    1. @Andy Hutchinson and yet Republicans legalised abortion under president Nixon. And more people living in red states seek abortion. Judge not, lest ye be judged.

    2. Trump is just a prop.
      Zealots and bigots have gone psychotic, and are now seeking validation through provocation. Electing and enablingTrump was 100% done to get a rise out of good men.
      They’re like emo teens. With legislatures.

    3. @Leonie Romanes let he who is without sin cast the first stone. Yeah, I can quote scripture too, yet it still means nothing

  1. Interesting comparison between Hitler & Jessie Owen’s to Trumpsters & the 2020 election.

  2. They want everyone talking about the imaginary enemy “the radical democrat agenda” instead of rectifying real problems. Because the threat is the origins of those real problems (the trump administration) will result in heavy losses in 2022.

    1. Yes, that’s why Trump claimed the election was rigged far in advanced of the election and has claimed every election, primary or general, in which he lost the popular vote was rigged though he has never been able to show proof of any fraud. In fact, prior to 2020 election, Trump claimed the only way he could lose the election was if it was rigged. In other words, Trump and his cult r anti-democratic and pro kleptocratic totalitarian. Why give up ur freedom and right to choose ur elected officials? Trust me, one day u will wake up and realize that not only Trump but the entire Republican Party pretend to be for the working class but then screw the M&L classes when they write their bills, omit regulations which passes the cost for that employer’s responsibility on to the M&L classes, increase the socialism for the wealthy and corporations while defunding social programs for the M&L classes, for example in 2017 Trump/republican tax scam, added up to $500,000 deduction for any newly purchased yacht and added a deduction for the full amount of a newly purchased personal plane. Any deduction for those at the top is paid for by all of us in the M&L class. Since the 2017 tax scam, the average middle class taxpayer pays an effective income tax of around 7% while the average those at the top pay an effective tax rate of around 3%. Why r u ok w/M class ppl, who earn significantly less, pay more in income tax than the wealthiest ppl in this country most of whom don’t work? They just own everything and underpay their employers, the majority of whom r in the M&L classes, to produce the nation’s gdp and the millions those at the top make per year. If u give up ur right to choose ur politicians, u’ll be stuck w/the dictator and have no choice to change politicians or parties. Once the candidate doesn’t need ur vote, that politician will care even less about u.

    2. real problems? you mean like the crisis at the border, a crisis in the middle east, and a gas crisis?

    3. Imaginary? LOL Let’s see…border crisis->real…energy crisis->steadily getting there…loss of jobs with the stroke of a pen->crisis for those who lost their job…prices are starting to go through the roof for some things. Is that not radical enough? This country won’t be recognizable by the end of Biden & Harris’s term at the rate we’re going. Sheesh, show some real talking points.

  3. Love Andrea Mitchell because she asks straightforward questions and gets to the point quickly. Clyburn is a national treasure. If people aren’t concerned about having a democratic say in their election and who governs them then they are not paying attention.

  4. That was bold of Clyburn to draw a line from Hitler’s opinions to those of McCarthy and Trump. And he did it in such a matter of fact way.

    1. Well said, Rep. James Clyburn on this historic day – (jawdropping), as we struggle for bipartisanship and truth in 2021.

    2. “The secret of freedom is educating the people, whereas the secret of tyranny is keeping them ignorant.” ~ Robespierre
      “Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities” ~ Voltaire
      “There can be no successful appeal from the ballot to the bullet.” ~Abraham Lincoln
      “The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are full of confidence.” ~ Charles Bukowski
      “Everybody has a right to their opinion, but nobody has a right to be wrong in their facts.” ~ Bernard Baruch, quoted in 1946 AP article.
      “It’s easier to fool people than it is to convince them that they have been fooled.”
      ~ Mark Twain
      “It is certain, in any case, that ignorance, allied with power, is the most ferocious enemy justice can have.” ~ James A. Baldwin
      “When stupidity is considered patriotism, it is unsafe to be intelligent.” ~ Isaac Asimov
      “If we are to have another contest in the near future of our national existence, I predict that the dividing line will not be Mason and Dixon’s but between patriotism and intelligence on the one side, and superstition, ambition and ignorance on the other.” ~ Ulysses S. Grant, 1875
      “When fascism comes to America it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross.” ~ Typically misattributed to Sinclair Lewis, the original source of this quote is unknown, but likely derived from labor activist Eugene V. Debs 1917 quote, “Every robber or oppressor in history has wrapped himself in a cloak of patriotism or religion, or both.”

      Before World War II, Charles Lindbergh typified American heroism with his daring flights, including the first solo transatlantic flight, and his celebration of new technology. He parlayed his fame and heroic stature into a leading role in the America First movement, which opposed America’s entrance into the war against Nazi Germany. In 1939, in an essay entitled “Aviation, Geography, and Race,” published in that most American of journals, Reader’s Digest, Lindbergh embraced something close to Nazism for America:

      “It is time to turn from our quarrels and to build our White ramparts again. This alliance with foreign races means nothing but death to us. It is our turn to guard our heritage from Mongol and Persian and Moor, before we become engulfed in a limitless foreign sea.”

      The America First movement was the public face of pro-fascist sentiment in the United States at that time. In the twenties and thirties, many Americans shared Lindbergh’s views against immigration, especially by non-Europeans. The Immigration Act of 1924 strictly limited immigration into the country, and it was specifically intended to restrict the immigration of both nonwhites and Jews.

      Once again, nationalism, aka fascism, has risen its ugly head in America, in European nations, and in some other countries around the world. The fight of good people against ignorance, the fears that sprout from it, the hate which then blossoms, culminating in the bitter toxic fruit of evil, senseless brutalities and deaths, is a constant, never-ending battle we fear, but it is a battle from which we must never shrink.

      In this era, the likes of Toxic Trump and Marginalized Greene have become the face of the new “America First” fascist movement built up over the last four decades by the GOP, Reich-wing plutocrats, demagogues, and media. But, as with Lindbergh, the American people gradually come to recognize their dysfunctional poison and reject it. Most Americans understand, accept, and appreciate that the enduring strength of America is that we are a nation of immigrants and multiculturalism, a “melting pot” where the best ideas rise to the top, and superficial differences are meaningless in the face of our common humanity and purpose. Most Americans want competent leaders who speak truth, who strive to unite, who are not corrupt, who care about them. So, it should come as no surprise that President Biden is already receiving high marks from the public, while Toxic Trump never managed to rise above even a 50% approval rating. To conclude where begun, the following quotes are submitted for further reflection:

      “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” ~ George Santayana
      “History doesn’t repeat itself. But it does rhyme. ~ Mark Twain
      “That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important of all the lessons of history.” ~ Aldous Huxley
      “If men could learn from history, what lessons it might teach us! But passion and party blind our eyes, and the light which experience gives us is a lantern on the stern which shines only on the waves behind.” ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

    3. @wily wascal I have to say, that is one of the most intelligently put together and well written posts that I have read in ages. Great food for thought. and some incredibly relevant quotes and thoughts. Thanks.

    4. @Paul Copland ~ Thanks for the kind words! Not mentioned in that reply but integral to the America First movement of that time was Henry Ford and Father Charles E. Coughlin. As with all my YouTube commentary, all are encouraged to repost or share as they wish—-no accreditation to me even necessary! The singular goal is to educate, enlighten, and provoke thought, and if we are successful in that it is reward enough.

    1. By continuing to not be distracted by Trump’s deconstructing the opposition, the Democrats by governing purposefully in a composed mode will demonstrate the hopelessness of the supplicant “red hats”?

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    2. @Red Jam You have no clue what I even said. Not only are you a fake troll, you’re a fake Russian troll. может быть, когда вы сделали с козырнами гриб вы можете стоять на углах улиц, товарищ по русскому языку

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  5. I think it is about time that the ex president, and his puppets should take lies detectors test, about their claims.

  6. And now McCarthy says the same thing Cheney did that she was canceled for. Trump is going to demand Kevin is fired too, and I’m going to laugh when these birds all come home to roost.

    1. So now when he gets Mitch and Kevin for what they said about the insurrection on the capital what they gone do then like who the fu** you talking too

    1. Liz Cheney has been re-birthed as America’s “Iron Lady”
      This steely eyed, composed advocate for a better Republican Party will head butt the hollowness craniums among the flat-footed policy free opposition.
      As a divided party that appears unable to govern itself there’s doubts that they could effectively govern the nation?
      Cheney will eat MAGA hats for a snack?
      The skirmishes will only illustrate how the Democrats are better prepared to serve the American people?

    2. No nothing will happen. I’m not sure if you’ve been watching but they the Republicans just let every single person that raided the capital building walk. If they can get away with that whats next?

    3. @Brian Hard I’m not sure the US needs a Margaret Thatcher at this point in time. Thatcher destroyed the working class in the UK. Blue collar people in the US are hanging on by the skins of their teeth as it is. I agree though, the GQP is monumentally stupid to let her go. She’s the smartest, most savvy person they have. Cheney knows something is coming for the GQP and she’s getting out, while the getting is good.

    4. @Leonie Romanes From her statements Liz Cheney is in the battle for excluding Trump to its finality, regardless of the outcome she will be omnipresent.
      Don’t confuse Thatcher’s politics with her mode of operation. Thatcher was about power before stomping on the workers. She “wasn’t for the turning”, nor will Cheney flinch. look at her pedigree?
      Wait and see who lines up outside the Trump supplicants behind Cheney.
      The Retrumplicans have never been nor will ever be for the workers.
      Cheney is not getting out, she’s digging in and has already lobbed baits in Trump’s direction.
      Will Trump understand that this case hardened advocate for a more rational opposition party isn’t going to surrender to smear. It would take an intellectual combat for which Trump is incapable.
      This is a significant moment in America’s history!

    5. And idiots were 100% sure Trump was colluding with Putin until the Dems all admitted under oath that they had no evidence after claiming they had direct evidence. You are the knotheads that will believe anything you are told.

  7. You know who else demanded loyalty, held devotion rallies, and silenced anyone who dares to defy their propaganda?

    North Korea.

    1. Of course, these men are what Trump looks up to. He, Trump wants to be a dictator, like Putin his bad partner.

  8. “losing confidence in law enforcement?!” Buddy, they lost it a LONG time ago. All that’s happening now, is that loss of confidence is being validated with video evidence.

    1. Biden put it better that they needed to “rebuild” confidence in Law enforcement. From the bottom up cause its been completely demolished.

    2. @MarcusDarkstar The only way to rebuild it, is to dismantle it. Fire all the chiefs, retrain all the street cops. Zero tolerance. Double sentences for offenders. Start with the de*th penalty for Chauvin.

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