Ocasio-Cortez Notable Quotes Thread

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  1. jeanderson

    jeanderson Making America great again! Platinum Member

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    Rather than start a new thread about something Ocasio-Cortez said recently, I thought we should just have one thread dedicated to some of the profound statements this woman makes. Feel free to post new quotes, memes, responses, etc. Keep on topic. It's really not that hard. We should have a wealth of notable quotes in the coming 2 years (I really don't think she will get re-elected, but hey, Obama was re-elected so anything can happen).

    For my first post, from a recent discussion panel on the "climate crisis" ...
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    “As a matter of fact, it's not just possible that we will create jobs and economic activity by transitioning to renewable energy, but it's inevitable that we are going to create jobs. It's inevitable that we're going to create industry, and it's inevitable that we can use the transition to a hundred percent renewable energy as the vehicle to truly deliver and establish economic, social and racial justice in the United States of America. That is our proposal and that is what we are here to do, because in the depths of darkness, in the depths of despair, which is what we last saw — you know, when we think about where we were when the New Deal was established, we were a nation in depression, in Great Depression, we were a nation on the brink of war. We saw the rise of fascism creeping across in Europe. And no one would have thought that a nation so poor, so scarce and in such dire straits as we were in that time could pursue such a bold economic agenda. But we chose to do it anyway. We had the courage to do it anyway and that is what this moment demands of us right now. That's what we have to do. We have to — this is going to be the Great Society, the moonshot, the Civil Rights Movement of our generation. That is the scale. That is the scale of the ambition that this movement is going to require."
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    ... Really doesn't need any commentary. It just kinda stands on it's own. :alex:

    If you can stand it, video here.
     
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    That makes no sense. I feel dumber for having read it.
     

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    The scariest part of it is the resounding applause she received for her imbecilic rant.
     
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    “You just pay for it.” – Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, on how to finance Medicare for all.
     
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    That woman is, you know, an idiot.
     
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    The future of the Dumbocratic Socialist Party! Doesn’t know math, history and just makes **** up.
     
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    CORTEZ- unemployment was low in 2018 because “everyone has two jobs.”
     
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    Lets turn this seat red.....


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    "Unemployment is low because everyone has two jobs. Unemployment is low because people are working 60, 70, 80 hours a week and can barely feed their family."

    "Two-hundred million Americans make less than $20,000 a year. That's 40% of this country."

    "It is well past time we eliminate the Electoral College, a shadow of slavery’s power on America today that undermines our nation as a democratic republic." https://t.co/00HZN3MI6F
    — Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@Ocasio2018) October 6, 2018
     
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    I'm unsure if Glocktalk has enough memory storage for all the stupid things she will say over time ... This will be a loooong thread ... :upeyes:
     
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    This meme on her is just going to keep growing as long as she's in the public eye, till there'll be no way of knowing whether she really said something attributed to her or not. She's gonna be the Yogi Berra of politics.
     
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    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she is descended from Sephardic Jews
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    Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced at a Hanukkah candle-lighting ceremony that she is descended from Sephardic Jews who fled to Puerto Rico during the Spanish Inquisition.

    Ocasio-Cortez, a progressive Democrat, broke the news to a crowd gathered Sunday night at the Jackson Heights Jewish Center in Queens. It was a party organized by the group Jews for Racial and Economic Justice.

    “One of the things that we discovered about ourselves is that a very long time ago, generations and generations ago, my family consisted of Sephardic Jews,” she said.

    She said that her knowledge of her ancestry came from “doing a lot of family trees in the last couple of years,” the Washington Post reported.

    “I think what it goes to show is that so many of our destinies are tied beyond our understanding, beyond even what we know,”
    she said.

    In a tweet, the incoming congresswoman also posted a video of her learning to dance the hora at the event, writing: “I can never turn down an opportunity to try a new dance.

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    What's ironic is her support for Palestinians and association with the Democratic Socialists of America, which supports a boycott of Israel.
     
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    Big difference is that Yogi was smart and his “Yogi-isms” were clever. This woman’s “Alexandria-isms” are just stupid and ignorant. I fear for our future if this gal is the future leadership of our country.
     
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    Please clap. Oh, wait.................
     
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    My question is whether she has participated in Jewish celebrations and history before now. If not, then he ancestry has no meaning to her.
     
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    Makes sense. She and Fauxcahontas have much in common.
     
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    ...she called Venezuela’s leaders “really smart” for overloading the economy with more currency, and called on America’s leadership to do the same. “It just goes to show that socialism is better because you can inflate the currency to a lot more, and more is better than less, obviously. It’s just common sense, and you know, like, human rights and stuff,” she added.

    ^^^ When I read this, had to believe even she isn't that stupid. Turns out, she's not. This is a satire site. Entertaining, and not too far off the mark.
     
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