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  1. Liz - that reminds me of one of my favorite scenes in Fiddler on the Roof. The townspeople asked the wise old rabbi - "Rabbi - you say there is a blessing for everything, what is the blessing for the Czar?" The rabbi replied - "God bless and keep the Czar - far away from us."

    I wish Ms. Palin every good thing possible in life. Bless her and keep her....far away from us!

    p.s. Oh Grace...there you go with that pesky Constitution again! ;-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwina's Secretary View Post
    p.s. Oh Grace...there you go with that pesky Constitution again! ;-)

    I'm tucking this little gem away.


    Funny stuff, you saying this.
    "Unlike most of you, I am not a nut."

    - Homer Simpson


    "If the enemy opens the door, you must race in."

    - Sun Tzu - Art of War

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    Quote Originally Posted by lizbud View Post




    Obama Idiot? Genius? Or Something Else?



    He's too cunning to be labeled stupid.

    He doesn't read, write or speak well enough to be called intelligent.

    He loves the camera and the camera loves her right back.

    He has the ability to constantly surprise and unsettle -- kind of like a stalker, appearing at odd hours on the door step with a tray of "I'm sorry I set your desk on fire but I love you" cupcakes, smilingly oblivious to the restraining order.

    So let's add it up:

    Not a moron.

    But not smart.

    Charismatic.

    Determined.

    Full of surprises.

    What does it all mean?

    .
    You can change the persuasion of the person being written about and it comes to the same conclusion.


    Most politicians come from the same cloth. The cloth that covers the seat of my pants.


    I call it the CYA theorum.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grace View Post
    These are the only requirements for the office of United States Senator that are specified in Article I, Section 3 of the U. S. Constitution.

    Individuals must be:

    * at least 30 years old.

    * a U.S. citizen for at least nine years at the time of election to the Senate.

    * a resident of the state one is elected to represent in the Senate.


    No mention of previous job experience, no Law degree required, not even a mention of education.
    I made no comment on requirements to be a representative.
    I have a HUGE SIG!!!!



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    Quote Originally Posted by Thomas Jefferson
    Tyranny is defined as that which is legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blue View Post
    I made no comment on requirements to be a representative.
    That's correct, you didn't. However you listed all the positions Senator Murphy had held, as if to imply he was better qualified because of his work history. Not one of those positions matter a whit to the Constitution.

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    Glenn Beck having a meltdown. Warning - Mr. Beck totally loses it, and is loud.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-C_dEIqSaV4

  7. Wow...what a whack job! Is he the guy who cries or something on tv?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edwina's Secretary View Post
    Wow...what a whack job! Is he the guy who cries or something on tv?
    The very one. He has a TV show, on FOX, and a radio show, also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grace View Post
    That's correct, you didn't. However you listed all the positions Senator Murphy had held, as if to imply he was better qualified because of his work history. Not one of those positions matter a whit to the Constitution.
    I in no way mentioned or implied that Mr Franken was either fit or unqualified to hold public office.

    You tried to minimise, and possibly insult, Mr Murphy's accomplishments by calling him a "song and dance man" when he was clearly much more. Where as Mr Franken is first and fore most a very talented satirical comedian, comentator, and writer. Ild include politician to that list but Ill wait and see how his satire helps his new career. I do have to commend Franken for his work with the USO over the last 10 years.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thomas Jefferson
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    Quote Originally Posted by blue View Post
    You tried to minimise, and possibly insult, Mr Murphy's accomplishments by calling him a "song and dance man" when he was clearly much more. Where as Mr Franken is first and fore most a very talented satirical comedian, comentator, and writer. Ild include politician to that list but Ill wait and see how his satire helps his new career. I do have to commend Franken for his work with the USO over the last 10 years.
    Where did I say that being a song-and-dance man was a bad thing?

    You asked the question whether it was sad or ironic that a comedian is now a senator - (I would consider that to be just as minimizing/insulting as you seem to imply I have been toward Senator Murphy).

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grace View Post
    Glenn Beck having a meltdown. Warning - Mr. Beck totally loses it, and is loud.


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-C_dEIqSaV4
    Thats pretty typical for Beck when people call in and read off talking points but lack any real information.

    Anybody else notice that the uploader of the audio was www.typicalnegroes.com?

    If you want really good melt downs listen to Ed Schultz.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thomas Jefferson
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grace View Post
    Where did I say that being a song-and-dance man was a bad thing?

    You asked the question whether it was sad or ironic that a comedian is now a senator - (I would consider that to be just as minimizing/insulting as you seem to imply I have been toward Senator Murphy).
    You didnt answer the question though, you redirected then like you are redirecting now.

    ETA: TO answer my own question I think its ironic as most politicians are a joke, and Franken might actually do a better job then most of them.

    Jello Biafra once ran against [EDIT]Quentin Kopp[/EDIT].

    Quote Originally Posted by Further Edit from Wikipedia
    His platform included unconventional points such as forcing businessmen to wear clown suits within city limits, erecting statues of Dan White all over town and allowing the parks department to sell eggs and tomatoes with which people could pelt them, and a citywide ban on cars (although the latter point was not considered abnormal by many voters at the time, as the city was suffering from serious pollution problems). Biafra has expressed irritation that these parts of his platform attained such notoriety, preferring instead to be remembered for serious proposals such as legalizing squatting in vacant, tax-delinquent buildings and requiring police officers to keep their jobs by running for election voted on by the people of the neighborhoods they patrol.
    Last edited by blue; 07-17-2009 at 08:35 PM. Reason: Spelling, shocking I know. Had to do some corections as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thomas Jefferson
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    Quote Originally Posted by blue View Post

    Jello Biafra once ran against [EDIT]Quentin Kopp[/EDIT].


    DUDE!

    Jello Biafra!!!!!!! I hadn't thought of him in years!

    Thanks!

  14. Senator Lindsay Graham apologized to a candidate for the Supreme Court.

    For what?...for the pain of being called out for membership in what could be perceived as a racist organization. Apologized to him and his family for enduring such a thing.

    Was it Sonia Sotomayor?

    Of course not....it was Samuel Alito.

    Now that is irony!

    You can see it on the July 16 Jon Stewart Daily Show.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RICHARD View Post
    DUDE!

    Jello Biafra!!!!!!! I hadn't thought of him in years!

    Thanks!
    I think of him every time I hear the name Diane Fienstien.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thomas Jefferson
    Tyranny is defined as that which is legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry.

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