I saw this video over the weekend. Then my good friend over at Georgia Mountains and Beyond posted it to his blog. Each time I watch it, I get a good chuckle.
The fact is, I have had those discussions with "tea partiers" many times over the last year and have actually had them use those same, tired and worn out catch phrases without having a clue as what they are talking about. For example, more than once I've tried to explain that a Socialist and a Fascist are not the same thing; or that the bailout Obama is accused of doing was merely a continuation of the Bush policy. Granted, no one liked the bailout, but it was absolutely 100% necessary to prevent global economic meltdown. Still, the bailout cannot be laid on Obama.
So enjoy the video for I fear those extremists will, as of tomorrow, begin chipping away at the Constitutional liberties, such as religious liberty, habeas corpus, search and seizure, etc.
We are one election cycle and a few judgeships away from genuine Fascism. While I'm not suggesting that our Tea Party friends are Fascists, I make no apology when I say that their ideas are but one step away from it.
Perhaps a bit of Chris Hedges for some perspective would be nice.