Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Hoffa: Time to "take out" members of the tea party.

While warming up the crowd for President Obama's in Detroit, Michigan on Monday, Teamster President Jimmy Hoffa said it was time to kill members of the tea party! Here is his remarks:

We got to keep an eye on the battle that we face: The war on workers. And you see it everywhere, it is the Tea Party. And you know, there is only one way to beat and win that war. The one thing about working people is we like a good fight. And you know what? They've got a war, they got a war with us and there's only going to be one winner. It's going to be the workers of Michigan, and America. We're going to win that war.
President Obama, this is your army. We are ready to march. Let's take these son of bitches out and give America back to an America where we belong.
That is not symbolic language; that is not subtle.  To "take out" means nothing less than to kill someone. Coming from a Teamster labor union leader, saying it is time to "take out" someone should not be taken lightly. Did President Obama chastise him?  Did President Obama say, "we do not endorse murder as a way to settle our differences in America. We defeat our enemies at the ballot box?" No, he did not!

Shame on President Obama for allowing this call to murder his opponents go unchallenged. His failure to denounce, indicates his agreement. 

When Hoffa said it is time to "take out" the Tea Party and the President does not lecture him on restraining himself, then we have reason to be concerned. This may cause members of the Tea Party to start arming themselves for self defense? This may result in the stockpiling weapons? If a tea party spokesman had said it was time to "take out" the President, what would be the response?

Since this declaration of war on members of the tea party has been made, I just hope no loose screw in the tea party decides to take out the President before the Obamanistas can take out the tea party. Before something terrible happens, Hoffa needs to apologize and the President needs to make clear that he does not endorse killing members of the political opposition.

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  1. really...are you serious...http://thinkprogress.org/politics/2010/03/20/87743/code-red-gun/

    the teapartiers are the racist haters dividing and ruining our great country!

  2. Good Gawd! This is about the most extremely psychotic rightwingnut swillo I've ever read.
    Hoffa was obvious referring to Taking Out the Teabaggers at the Ballot Box. And you Damn Well Know It.
    To claim he was Advocating Murder
    is a New Low in the Sewer of routine rightwing Lying.,

  3. When union thugs start talking about "taking out" the opposition, why should one assume they are talking about the ballot box. What happened to all of the Obama talk about civility that followed the Gabrielle Gifford shooting? Tea Party spokesmen never advocated "taking out" the opposition. This is dangerous rhetoric, assuming it is only rhetoric.