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  • VonWeiner
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    Originally posted by Jules
    >Come on folks, let's not get too serious about things. In a few thousand
    >years none of this will matter

    Wonder if they said the same thing about Richard the Lionheart and the Crusades. If only they'd known. Bloody Pope, it's all his fault.
    :lol:

    Maybe I should've said "a few tens of thousands of years".

    Ah well, even Richard and Saladin made a truce and were even reported to admire one another. There is always hope for Democrats and Republicans. :lol:

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  • Jules
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    >Come on folks, let's not get too serious about things. In a few thousand
    >years none of this will matter

    Wonder if they said the same thing about Richard the Lionheart and the Crusades. If only they'd known. Bloody Pope, it's all his fault.

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  • Doc
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    At the risk of coming dangerously close to quoting our president (during the last campaign)-

    VW, you're a uniter, not a divider. :D

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  • Jerico
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    There is some truth I'm willing to admit in the anti-democrat
    joke, but it's not funny to me.

    I laughed out loud during VW's joke though.
    I think there's more truth, therefore more funny,
    in that joke.

    I'm willing to accept the label Liberal to describe
    myself, but NOT Democrat!
    Two party system? ::buzzer sounds::thumbs down!:: :x

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  • VonWeiner
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    Here's something to balance it out. An anti-Bush joke!


    How many members of the Bush Administration are needed to replace a light bulb?

    Seven.

    1. One to deny that a light bulb needs to be replaced,

    2. One to attack and question the patriotism of anyone who has questions about the light bulb,

    3. One to blame the previous administration for the need of a new light bulb,

    4. One to arrange the invasion of a country rumored to have a secret stockpile of light bulbs,

    5. One to get together with Vice President Cheney and figure out how to pay Halliburton one million dollars for a light bulb,

    6. One to arrange a photo-op session showing Bush changing the light bulb while dressed in a flight suit and wrapped in an American flag,

    7. And finally one to explain to Bush the difference between screwing a light bulb and screwing the country.


    Har har har, Hoo hoo! :lol: :lol: (I find this one a bit funnier than the poll joke, but I am biased)

    Come on folks, let's not get too serious about things. In a few thousand years none of this will matter. I am not pro-Bush in any way (I think most of you know that) I just think we should be able to goof on each other. We used to be able to. Maybe that is the problem. Things have gotten pretty nasty.

    As always I will continue to :roll: :lol: :P :D

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  • Corum
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    sarcasm is lowest form of wit. There is no information there so it does not educate. Its sole purpose is to denigrate their opposition. It servers only to reduce my impression of GOP supporters.

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  • Jules
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    And if Hilary Clinton was normal, Bill's suits would have been cut into shreds and dumped all over the White House lawn.

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  • Jules
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    I didn't think it was funny, but it was certainly truthful in places.

    Though I loved the bit about teachers who can't teach 4th graders to read. Not to be defensive about teachers ability, but because of the implication that it's a schools responsibility to teach children to read, rather than the parents.
    I guess at least that way there's someone else to blame!

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  • VonWeiner
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    I was actually the first to vote yes. I think some of it is funny. Some is stupid, but some made me laugh.

    I am always the observer in these things. Usually in the middle just watching. And laughing at all sides. I think some anti-republican humor is funny too. I think we all should laugh more at ourselves, especially nowadays.

    So that's my two cents. I guess I share company with Bill in this thread, who I would stand next to anyday.

    VW

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  • PsychicWarVeteran
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    I was wondering if you'd turn up in this thread, Bill. In fact, I think something in me made me make that last post just to get you to show up! :)

    Of course, I know where you're coming from! I've also noticed your recent rise in irritation over the whippings you receive. You're biting your tongue less and less these days. Hang in there; some of us appreciate your alternate points of view. Doc had a great post about that yesterday:

    Originally posted by Doc, in a different thread,
    Even if I disagree after the fact, I'm happy to have the conversation, because without hearing other arguments, we can become incredibly myopic. That can narrow to blind conviction.
    [broken link]

    To be honest, I didn't really think the left-wing version of this joke was all that great, either. This type of humor simplifies things to ridiculous levels, removing all its validity.
    Last edited by Rothgo; 04-09-2010, 08:36 AM.

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  • Doc
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    Originally posted by Bill
    Freakin' tree-hugging left wingers.
    And I always get strangely sad when they don't hug me back :)

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  • Bill
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    You all can't take a joke, jeez! This is hilarious. Always so serious! Rather than lighten up and read it for what it is you are all so delusional and lunkheaded that you had to a) dismissively dismiss it as being dismissable, b) add in a Republican attack and c) confuse the issue by reading down point by point and showing off your knowledge by pointing out the errors. But the least you could do is provide cites.

    Freakin' tree-hugging left wingers.


    <SARCASM AND SELF-DEPRECATING HUMOR MODES TURNED OFF>

    :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

    PWV: I hope you know I am poking fun at the reactions I usually get and not disparaging your post. You know I have tremendous respect for your POV. For my part, I didn't find the original post that funny at all.

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  • PsychicWarVeteran
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    Other (please explain)

    While it certainly is disingenious, it lacks any substance.

    Examples:

    "You have to believe that there was no art before Federal funding."

    WHO ever said this? This makes no sense!

    "You have to believe that guns in the hands of law-bidding Americans are more of a threat than U.S. nuclear weapons technology in the hands of Chinese and North Korean communists."

    Apples and Oranges, folks!

    "You have to believe that Hillary Clinton is normal and is a very nice person."

    Ahhhh, yes. Insubstantial personal attacks. Very good.

    "You have to believe conservatives telling the truth belong in jail, but a liar and a sex offender belonged in the White House."

    WTF? Conservatives telling the truth? Wha? Dubya. Rumsfeld. Ashcroft. Telling the truth? Yup, this is definitely a joke. Just not the kind of joke the author intended.

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  • Dead-Air
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    Other (please explain)

    Mostly it's just long and boring. Certainly not funny, but not particularly threatening either.

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  • Jules
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    Republican :

    1. You have to believe that socialism hasn't worked anywhere it's been tried.

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