It’s a rare time when I agree with Van Jones about something, but I gotta say that in this instance his analysis of Rubio is pretty much on the mark:
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They’re baiting us…
Actually I’ve always found Van Jones to be fairly honest. That’s one reason he resonates so well with crowds.
If this were coming out of the mouth of a typical Dem politician, I might agree with you. But I actually think VJ is giving his honest assessment.
Oh okay! I actually have little to no experience with Van Jones, but I know how typical Liberals (and Conservatives) are. WE tend to trust that people mean what they say (to a fault), and Liberals incessantly lie…makes for a great couple, huh?!? LOL!
huh? The man’s entire life is a complete deception. He is a pure commnuist. Funny he is not too honest about that.
Van Jones says “Please, please don’t throw Rubio in our brier patch”
I said ‘fairly honest’. Of course he’s not going to use buzzwords like “I’m a commie”. But when you listen to his speeches, you do hear a lot of it come out.
Why do you think we have so many clips of him exposing himself?
You’re talking about good ol “Top Down, Bottom Up, Inside Out” here you know. 😉
I concur Scoop, it seems many commentators/pundits think so highly of themselves they believe they can shape opinion thus we don’t really get their true opinion on any given topic. Instead we get their political talking points and spin. Jones came off as reasonable during the election coverage on CNN but lets not forget this guy’s politics are radical, he’s a true believer in Leftism.
This comes to mind:
Give them the wealth, give them the wealth!
(start at :54)
When I saw that Time Magazine cover I knew they were setting us up.
Rubio is a good guy but the left is doing what they always do. They are diverting our attention away from strong Tea Party type candidates and into a “nice guy who is likable but doesn’t make people passionate”. Like McCain, Romney, for a time Huntsman.
Rubio is no McCain, Romney, or Huntsman. He’s an actual conservative.
That’s not the point. He’s not seen as someone who can rally the base and get the vote out. Doesn’t matter if he’s Ronald Reagan on the inside, if he can’t win that’s exactly who they want to run against.
I believe that Allen West, Ted Cruz, and Bill Whittle are true conservatives. Allen West and Bill Whittle have expressed very strong concerns about Rubio – he talks the talk but he is driven by his own ambition and is cozy with the establishment when it meets his needs. He supported John Kerry for Sec. of State, which we all know is disastrous – Ted Cruz was one of THREE with the guts to oppose that nomination. Rubio gives great speeches – but you have to watch how he behaves and don’t be taken in. Clearly the establishment wants him (or Jeb Bush) and the Democrats are pushing him one way or another… either by saying he is our “savior” or by saying he is dangerous to Democrats. We cannot allow ourselves to be manipulated. I would much rather see Allen West, Ted Cruz, or Dr. Ben Carson as our candidate in 2016!
Agreed – but we’ve seen too many of our Tea Party folks go there and vote with the establishment. Unfortunately, including Paul Ryan.
IMO, the establishment and Bushies will push Rubio as the “electable conservative” to divide the conservative votes so JEB can sneak in and win the nomination just like Romney did. JEB will make Rubio his Veep and lose to Hillary or worse.
Sorry but I’m just not impressed by Rubio and Read My Lips: I don’t trust him. I really hope conservatives learned their lesson last election and rally around one candidate early on or the establishment will divide and conquer again. I’m sorry but I believe Rubio is part of their plan to do just that. My opinion I could be wrong.
I never believe what commies say
I doubt commies too
This is why the Dems will make something up, plant a false story like he beat up his wife or impregnated an illegal. I’m sure that is coming very soon!
Gloria Allred’s cell is on speed dial i’m sure!
They’ll challenge him as not being natural born citizen and they’ll wait until he is the GOP candidate to do it.
Interesting… The R’s let Obuma skate the Constitutional issue of Natural Born. When Obuma’s gone will the D’s let Rubio skate the Constitutional issue of Natural Born? The D’s are very good at both ignoring and using the Constitution depending on which course suits their purpose.
They can’t do that after Obama whose father was a Kenyan and made no pretense to meet that requirement. That clause will cause more difficulty with conservatives and Constitutionalists than the left.
Oh yes they can. There have been challenges to Obama and as yet, no court had said that he is not able to be potus because of birth in Kenya.
Edit: If Obama appts 2 more to the SCOTUS they will do his bidding until the majority die.
Great. I definitely hope Senator Rubio will be making a strong case for our eventual nominee in 2016 on the first night of the Republican national convention in that year.
The nominee speaks on the last night of the convention. And yeah, I’m sure that Rubio will make a strong case for himself.
Heck, Obama is dangerous for Democrats.
Truth is even more dangerous for Democrats.
They fail to see that their ideology is all-encompassing kryptonite which will hurt everyone. How they think they will somehow escape the results of it themselves, escapes me.
There’s an old saying in the world of sales:
“Logic makes you think. Emotion makes you act.”
Van is worried about the act part and feels that Rubio can impel people to action. Van notices it because that’s what he seeks to do himself.
Remember his, “…that’s the heart part”?
The problem for him [Van] is that his “heart part” attempts to compel people to do that which their hearts “know” is evil. As such, he might realize that he’ll never reach the masses himself. At the same time, he’s worried that Rubio can.
Emotions are always much more easily manipulated. Logic is not. Emotions don’t rely on facts. Logic does.
During a good sales presentation, you use mostly logic with a little emotion thrown in. Your sales close is mostly emotional with a little logic thrown in.
When you get an emotional objection, you answer it with logic predominating. When you get a logical objection, you answer it, heavy on the emotion.
Logic is useless without emotion, and vice versa.
In addition: A presentation using only logic will give you the most educated prospect ever…who will go right up the street and buy from someone else.
But, I’ve only been the number one salesperson in the entire country for two different sales organizations, so take what I say with a grain of salt 🙂
Depends on what you are selling and who you are selling to…but I do agree.
Rshill – Spot on!
Wait…is Van Jones saying that Rubio is dangerous because he’s right!?
Just trying to steer conservatives to the dreamer who wants amnesty for 11-20 democrat voters. Don’t be fooled.
What ever Van Jones says, it cannot be taken on face value. Believe the opposite.. These are just two competing crime families, the elephants and donkeys.
What he means is the right now the Democrats are in control of the Progressives’ and Globalists’ plunder of our government and economy. Rubio gives the Republicans advantage in the syndicate – that’s all he means.
None of them givse a damn about the Constitution, individual liberty or our sovereignty.
Yes this is so important. I have nothing against Rubio, but we just had an election and the Democrats are wasting no time in picking our candidate for us. They want to win too! It’s human nature.
Everyone should see what’s going on. The GOP is dying, Rubio is the next Romney, but the base can’t be sucked into believing the narrative our “masters” feed us anymore.
Rubio is dangerous because what comes from his heart is more honest than what comes from the heart of the progressives. For all these years the gimmecrats have been fooled by the insincerity of those liars. People will be drawn to real sincerity when it is offered.
Rubio is a gimmecrat as well. Gimme amnesty for my hispanic brothers and don’t concern yourself with the fact they will vote Dem cuz I’ll do a Crist when that happens.
Well if Van Jones says it, it must be true.
The only think Rand Paul and Marco Rubio is a danger to is Obama’s communist agenda. CNN – Commie News Network
Exactly, the real truth is that Jones and Obama are Marxist! The only difference between Obama and Jones is that Obama knows America doesn’t want Communism, so he institutes it under the cover of Executive Orders . Van Jones is so stupid he actually thinks the majority of Americans want a Marxist society, so he shows his hand with his propaganda.
C- Hippie – I think I disagree slightly.
I think Jones also knows that the majority of Americans don’t want Communism, but he would prefer to overthrow the country overtly and Zero wants to do it covertly, as you say. I think Jones does believe that if he keeps spouting the propaganda long enough that the people will come around and really believe it.
I think Jones is a very dangerous man, but I also agree w/ Scoop that he is usually honest in his approach. He is dangerous because he is so honest and brazen in his love for Communism.
Van Jones is more interested in the delivery of propaganda than the delivery of truth! Typical Marxist!
Nope, I ain’t buying it. If the left talks some body up it means they already have a game plan of how to take them out. It’s plain, the left wants Rubio to be the guy. Maybe it’s because they know who Rubio’s handlers are and they are too easy to beat.
El Rushbo always tells us. The left attacks who they fear. They didn’t fear Ryan and they don’t fear Rubio.
Former communist David Horowitz has told us how to win.
We must lose the Bush dinosaur re-treads who are proficient in losing elections. As David Horowitz tells us the left is already campaigning and the Bush re-treads sent Marco out on defense last night when he should have been in attack mode blaming the Democrats for everything and making people fear Big Government for the slave masters that they are.
I’m fed up with fighting with one hand tied behind our backs like the Bush re-treads want to. It’s a recipe for disaster.
“We have met the enemy, and it is us!”
Bush re-tread personally responsible for losing the 2008 election Nicolle Wallace advised Sunday on “This week with George Snuffle-uf-a-gus” that “We need Rubio because he uses social media and knows who Tupac is.” Well Tupac is dead and former Governor Palin was on twitter fire last evening.
Her are some responses to her tweets.
It’s Rubio’s big night and Palin is cutting him out under the knees. Eh, too bad.
& her 2 languages are English & Reagan Democrat
Seriously, Rubio should abandon his response, go to the podium and say “what #Palin tweeted.” #sotUGottaBkiddingme
We can win. We just have to get serious about losing the Bush dinosaurs who don’t want to win.
Are we really that stupid that we are going to allow the same old tired prostitute political consultants to lose again?
Not me. I’m not on board. Nobody is going to sell me a watered down Bush remade Marco Rubio.
No Deal, Jeb. Get off the flippin’ stage.
I actually liked George W Bush. Was he perfect? No. But he was pro-military and he was pro-life, two issues that resonate greatly with me. I agree he could have done better with fiscal issues, but let’s not forget he had to fight a Dem majority in Congress.
Let’s also not forget that he refused to fight the left.
And because he didn’t fight he lost Congress.
And, let’s not forget that after he left office both his wife and daughters admitted that they were pro-choice and that Tokyo Rove advised Komen to back down against Planned Parenthood.
And last but not least, let’s admit that TARP and the auto bailouts was Bush and that he partnered with “The Swimmer” on No child left Behind and he arm twisted DeMint on Medicare Part D.
You better wake up to how badly the GOP was hurt due to Bush.
GWB was also a big spender, had POTUS and Rep Congress yet didn’t seal the border, declare English our national language. Instead, he focused on amnesty as well.
Yes, they are trying to pick our candidate for us.
The one you want to run is the one that they “pray to run”. I remember a lot of Democrats “prayed” that Palin would run. We prayed too, but for different reasons.
You are correct. And look how quickly Rubio went from rule of law to amnesty. What else will he do? Big gov’t for his illegals like food stamps, welfare, free college tuition?
I didn’t say that I wanted former Governor Palin to run. I said that she was showing us how to fight and win just like David Horowitz is.
I believe that Palin is a true servant and she doesn’t need all the glory. I also believe that having a true constitutional conservative republic is more important to her than her ego. I can’t say the same about Rubio. It’s all about Marco but that’s okay. You have to be driven. Maybe the governor believes she is more effective in combating the statists in what she is doing. Anyway, it doesn’t matter. I’m not bashing Rubio.
Rubio does know how to fight. I saw him fight Charlie Crist’s Cap and Trade for Florida.
Yes, the Bush family is responsible for greasing the skids for Rubio’s meteoric rise but he can use them as a stepping stone and lose them.
Like I said before, We Can Win but we have to lose the Bushes. The Age of Bush is over. America never wanted what they were selling anyway.
Rubio has to make a choice. It’s either the Bush crime family or the base. He can’t have both. Their differences are irreconcilable. And if he sincerely believes in Reagan like he says he does the decision is no contest.
If Rubio has to choose between the establishment or the base, he is not a true conservative. He can play a role, certainly, but I don’t want him as our nominee in 2106! We need somebody with SOLID conservative convictions who will not waiver and is a scrapper who will fight for our liberty and our Constitution!
No I didn’t mean you chose Palin, I’m saying the one “you” want is one the base actually supports and is excited about.
More proof of the old adage that you should never say never. I never ever thought that I’d find myself agreeing with Van Jones……a card carrying member of the CPUSA, and who is an advocate for getting the U.N. to grant ‘Mother Nature’ human rights status.
No doubt he’s a Leftist but he’s a “true believer” of the sort the Soviets called “useful idiots”, this doesn’t mean he’s not giving an honest opinion since he’s one of those ding dongs Reagan saidt knows so much that isn’t true.
Thanks Van that’s the point I am making..that’s why we Love him..From now on whenever you have a worried look on your faces we will know , that and the media slanderings…
Um… when Van Jones is saying Rubio is dangerous, it means Rubio is not seen as a winner and that they are building him up to take a fall. Time Magazine cover was part 1, this is part 2.
Someone else was dangerous, he was a “Maverick”. Remember him?
Yep, exactly. “Don’t throw me in that briar patch!!!!”
Palin, West, Cruz, Rand all > Rubio. I don’t trust Rubio NOT to go all Justice Roberts on conservatism when the MSM pressure is on. I DO trust West, Palin, Cruz, and Rand Paul not to turn into jellyfish.
Rand Paul has determined illegals to be undocumented citizens. That’s enough to toss him out of the ring. West and Palin still strong conservatives. Warning flag on Cruz, and I really like Cruz, in the above video. He points out the economic dream for “Hispanics and African Americans”. The American Dream is for all LEGAL Americans, absent race.
I have reservations about Rand Paul too because he sounds too much like his father on foreign affairs. West, Cruz, or Carson… with Palin in the cabinet – Secretary of Energy would be a great post for her!
We will fight this battle as obama’s schills continue to think and propagate that they are gaining momentum that All the Bad that has ever occurred in the Wordl is America’s fault and bankrupting America is the way to bring her down…
As we do know the outcome, as history is The predictor of a man’s past and tells his truth on his journey in life…..
Christ was crucified, He Rose!
Obama and the 2nd Amendment…
Really…? The 2nd Amendment was Important versus It Is Important!
Well, in our comments today, I was very explicit about believing that the Second Amendment
was important, that we respect the rights of responsible gun owners. In formulating our plans,
Joe Biden met with a wide range of constituencies, including sportsmen and hunters.
So much of the challenge that we have in our politics right now is that people feel as
if the game here in Washington is completely detached from their day-to-day realities.
And that’s not an unjustifiable view. So everything we do combines both a legislative
strategy with a broad-based communications and outreach strategy to get people engaged
and involved, so that it’s not Washington over here and the rest of America over there.
Obama on the Greedy…
This is in his own words from his book “Dreams From My Father” page 158 of 235 PDF Form:
The title of Reverend Wright’s sermon that morning was “The Audacity of Hope.” He began with
a passage from the Book of Samuel-the story of Hannah, who, barren and taunted by her rivals,
had wept and shaken in prayer before her God. The story reminded him, he said, of a sermon a
fellow pastor had preached at a conference some years before, in which the pastor described going
to a museum and being confronted by a painting titled Hope.
“The painting depicts a harpist,” Reverend Wright explained,
“a woman who at first glance appears to be sitting atop a great mountain.
Until you take a closer look and see that the woman is bruised and bloodied,
dressed in tattered rags, the harp reduced to a single frayed string.
Your eye is then drawn down to the scene below, down to the valley below,
where everywhere are the ravages of famine, the drumbeat of war,
a world groaning under strife and deprivation.
“It is this world, a world where cruise ships throw away more food in a day
than most residents of Port-au-Prince see in a year,
where white folks’ greed runs a world in need,
apartheid in one hemisphere, apathy in another hemisphere…
That’s the world! On which hope sits!”
Obama on the Constitution…
In Obama’s on words from his book Audacity of Hope page 54 of 217 PDF Form:
Ultimately, though, I have to side with Justice Breyer’s view of the Constitution—that
it is not a static
but rather a living document, and must be read in the context of an ever-changing world.
Our Interpretations of Obama’s Own Words:
Obama’s meaning…change it on the fly! Don’t respect the original-ists, Founding Fathers!
If you are Not White and you have to remember-were there any Non-Whites that had anything
to do with the Continental Convention or the Federalists Papers or The Founders?
If so,they got No credit and Black Liberation Theology and Critical Race Theory, and Saul Alinski Tactics apply
and if you are White you are The Oppressor, If you are Non-white you are the oppressed!
We hope that you will please pass this on to All others might they be friends, associates or foes…
We Are Not The Collective Salvationists and We Are One With The Almight Creator!
If lefties say they’re scared of someone, forget it. If they’re truly afraid of this or that political figure, then they’ll try to destroy him or her. Remember how we were told that the Obama administration was more terrified of Jon Huntsman than anyone?
Gosh, I do hope that Rubio is dangerous for Democrats.
My parents were Blue Dog Democrats. Obama would have been dangerous to them.
He may be the reason Democratic Senator Mark Pryor form Arkansas may be defeated.
Pryor is “on notice.”
Yeah – the enemy of America and our Constitution are the Progressives and Globalists. They are in the majority and their ranks filled with R’s and D’s. Their enemies are now the minority, mostly R’s and some D’s.
I will need some meat to go with Rubio’s potatoes there. The GOP has picked Rubio because of the way he sounds. He almost sounds like a movie script to me. They think they can put up an imitator of The Great Communicator.
If he was scared of Rubio, he would be ripping Rubio apart.
Just like Palin. The one that can turn out huge crowds and get the based pumped is a “joke”. Rubio doesn’t have that power. Yet he’s the dangerous one?
Exactly. Principled patriots like West and Palin. They are the real threats. And we saw they are surrounded like white blood cells on a virus. Immediatly and thoroughly.
Time Magazine and now Van Jones. Next step for Marco is Oprah.
Hey I was just thinking, maybe next time Van Jones goes on tv he can pick our Vice President too!
In the next election, someone that really terrifies me is Al Franken. If he runs we have no chance!
“I met all these young radical people of color — I mean really radical, communists and anarchists. And it was, like, ‘This is what I need to be a part of…I spent the next ten years of my life working with a lot of those people I met in jail, trying to be a revolutionary… I was a rowdy nationalist on April 28th, and then the verdicts came down on April 29th…By August, I was a communist.” Van Jones
Did anyone else think the girl beside of him was wanting him to shut it up ?
Van Jones is a admitted Communist, obama adminisration, and the tea party movemnt along with others fought very hard and blocked that perminate appointment, never forget, not one of these types are to ever to be trusted. Planting seeds for their follwers.
Rot Gut! Marxist!
In other words; all systems are go for a destroy Marco on sight agenda.
Allen West and Bill Whittle had a discussion and they do not accept Rubio as a true conservative. And the fact that the GOP establishment AND the liberals (TIME Magazine says he is the SAVIOR of the GOP?) are pushing him for 2016 loses me right there. I do not want them to select our candidate again!
What did they say?
But the establishment rule the Republican party, they will be selecting the candidate again, and you will ALL be voting Republican again, lest you be accused of all of the same old tired insults/criticisms toward anyone who goes third party or doesn’t vote.
Fall in line, otherwise the establishment will call you a traitor to America.
The Left don’t have a monopoly on getting emotional, but they do get emotional the most.
The Left tend to feel with their emotions and responds to emotions, rather than thinking cognitively/rationally and responding to reason – Whereas the opposite is true for the Right.
The only reason that Van Jones feels threatened is because he doesn’t like the combination of someone (on the Right) being of Latino descent, as well as being emotional. He knows that such a combination will have a profound effect on its Leftist audience (who respond to both things very strongly). Anyone on the Right having any persuasive effect on a Leftist audience is dangerous in Van Jones’ view.
That’s what I take away from this.
Personally, I think by mid-late 2015, I’ll have an idea who I want to be next President.
First thing ever to come out of this Communist’s mouth I agree with. I found it entertaining how the rest of the liberal panel started squirming and fidgeting like their chairs were wired to an electrical outlet. It was like a switch was thrown when Jones said “Marco Rubio is dangerous to Democrats.”
What a stunning admission. One guy with intellect and one guy with a heart are dangerous to democrats. Does he mean libs don’t really have either? Good thing that Rubio had shown he was human or he would have been effective.
Translation: Marco Rubio is dangerous for the American communist movement
I am not understading…………….Why is this communist/socialist pig, jones, getting any possible attention at all for anything??
I don’t get it. He is a waste to the American way, and deserves no good or bad comments!
Rubio: “God has a funny way of reminding us that we’re human”
Very disturbing comment IMO and I’d be willing to bet Palin, West or Cruz don’t need any reminding. Apparently Rubio did. This guy is surrounded by too many sycophantic types telling him he’s the savior of the GOPe, sorry but I just don’t trust this guy NOT to go Justice Roberts on conservatism at some point.
I think you are correct. He is using religion to try and pull conservatives into the fold. He’s pandering and it’s nauseating.
IMO, the establishment and Bushies will push Rubio as the “electable conservative” to divide the conservative votes so JEB can sneak in and win the nomination just like Romney did. JEB will make Rubio his Veep. Sorry but I’m just not impressed by Rubio and Read My Lips: I don’t trust him. I really hope conservatives learned their lesson last election and rally around one candidate early or the establishment will divide and conquer again and I’m sorry but I believe Rubio is part of their plan to do just that. My opinion I could be wrong.
I agree with you. Rubio was raised by parents born in communist country, he totally understands Van Jones. I wonder if Rubio’s parents were part of a former amnesty program…..
van is the real threat to america.
Lowlifes like Van Jones will smear Rubio just like the smeared Romney and McCain. It’s up to Rubio to take the fight TO THEM. Unless the Republicans wage a relentless media war against the liberal Democrats, they will not win. And with the mainstream media constantly carrying water for the Democrats, it won’t be easy. But Republicans will have to do it if they are going to win over the low information voters. And if the economy still remains as bad as it is, people may wake up and see that there is a connection between Obama’s economic policies and the lousy economy. Maybe.
Wow, Thanks van! A commie knows when their programs are Failing, (they always Fail!)
Obama is successful to the extent his LowInfo Voters believe he is their Mess-iah. That’s why they need to go after our guns, BEFORE the Collapse comes and their people wise up. After the Collapse, it will be US against THEM…and We are armed and dangerous to them.
The Democratic Party is made up of 90% sheep and 10% wolves. Van Jones is a wolf. Everybody else in this video is a sheep. I believe Van Jones is being honest. Van Jones is an intellectual giant compared to the rest of the intellectual lightweights. I believe Van Jones actually understands the Tea Party movement. The rest of these idiots are just talking heads that repeat what they are told.
He understands the TeaParty like Stalin understood his enemies. He hates them and wants them extirpated! I like Rubio, lots of positive points in his favor. But the next election is a long way off and frankly will we even have a country by then? 4 more years of this wholescale destruction wrought upon our families, freedoms, economy?
I am not sure how to take this. I really do not think Van Jones would encourage those who are opposed to his agenda, but, this could be a point of honesty with him. I am encouraged with the crop of conservatives we have.
Don’t believe it!
Did you catch that? Van Jones outted himself (if that’s needed) when he mentioned the water bottle. He started by saying that Rubio was “dangerous to democrats”, but then said “he was glad” (not “they must have been glad”) when Rubio stopped for a drink.
Boom! Immediately, the four other libs heads exploded after that comment. Hahaha!
Here the democrat’s go picking our candidates! Pick the opposite of anyone they claim to be “dangerous.” They know Rubio can be turned into another obama……..not a natural born citizen!
It is called BAITING. The Democrats do this to the Stupid Party all the dog gone time! Remember when the loved McCain? Remember when they loved Romney? I have heard big Democrat radio hosts talk about how dangerous Romney was back in early 2011. They said things like, “that would be someone I could consider voting for”. The fact is they don’t vote for Republicans. The translation to the GOP is, oh this guy can appeal to the precious moderates and indies. Don’t fall for the mind games.
Van has not had front page news for months. I suggest he merely hijacked this opportunity as a vehicle to generate press for Van. See, it worked.
Yes Van , he is VERY dangerous to the Demunists!
Almost as dangerous as you communists are to America.
Shut up, sit down, pack your bags and get OUT of MY country.