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lanparty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jun-27-04 08:45 PM
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21. Daily Show Joke

Jon Stewart did a joke about the Bush administration manual and showed a copy of "1984".

The Bush admin is combination of "The Prince" and "1984". Throw in some McCarthyism and you've got the neo-con philosophy.

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  -Yeah, but did you really get the point of F911??? skooooo  Jun-27-04 08:45 AM   #0 
  - Read '1984' here  RatTerrier   Jun-27-04 08:52 AM   #1 
  - 1984 is required reading for me. I read it at least twice a year.  mourningdove92   Jun-27-04 08:55 AM   #2 
  - I made that point yesterday, it sank like a rock...  Junkdrawer   Jun-27-04 08:58 AM   #3 
  - ....straight out of 1984  skooooo   Jun-27-04 09:04 AM   #7 
  - It's a "can't see the forest for the trees" effect...  Junkdrawer   Jun-27-04 09:19 AM   #8 
     - Greed or Fear?  RUMMYisFROSTED   Jun-27-04 09:28 AM   #10 
     - I believe Charles Dickens said it was fear and ignorance.  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-27-04 05:38 PM   #11 
     - I say "Fear"  Geo55   Jun-27-04 08:49 PM   #23 
     - I say fear too  GloriaSmith   Jun-27-04 09:19 PM   #25 
     - Greed really boils down to fear  smirkymonkey   Jun-27-04 10:00 PM   #26 
     - The answer is ignorance,  moof   Jun-28-04 12:12 AM   #27 
  - Absolutely!!  FrustratedDemInNC   Jun-27-04 05:50 PM   #15 
  - Bin Laden is a Bush Buddy ...  lanparty   Jun-27-04 08:37 PM   #16 
  - I wish he had the Cheney quote with it: "This will be a permanent war  robbedvoter   Jun-27-04 08:58 AM   #4 
  - Yep. Got it.  Nay   Jun-27-04 08:58 AM   #5 
  - Yeah they still have to read it in tenth grade around here. eom  Moonbeam_Starlight   Jun-27-04 05:41 PM   #13 
  - Wouldn't be banned in "fauxndie" America ...  lanparty   Jun-27-04 08:39 PM   #17 
  - Agreed. If you've never read, read it now. . .  ET Awful   Jun-27-04 08:59 AM   #6 
  - i got a kick out of that quote  amazona   Jun-27-04 09:24 AM   #9 
  - The "Soviet Threat" was ALWAYS overblown ....  lanparty   Jun-27-04 08:42 PM   #19 
  - Yep, this is 20 years since the year of the setting  Moonbeam_Starlight   Jun-27-04 05:40 PM   #12 
  - True enough. It was an Orwellian theme, with a populist bent.  Cat Atomic   Jun-27-04 05:46 PM   #14 
  - CAROL MOSELY BRAUN likened *'s statements to Orwell on the  TexasSissy   Jun-27-04 08:40 PM   #18 
  - Daily Show Joke  lanparty   Jun-27-04 08:45 PM   #21 
  - I have animal farm on the shelf  gasperc   Jun-27-04 08:44 PM   #20 
  - "they only ask one thing in return, that they are only sent when...  gasperc   Jun-27-04 08:46 PM   #22 
  - the 'cons will move to surpress it  Geo55   Jun-27-04 08:58 PM   #24 
  - EURASIA WAR also may be a reference to "The Grand Chessboard"  Nikki Stone 1   Jun-28-04 12:34 AM   #28 
  - No, it's all about 1984. MM even mentions that he is quoting Orwell.  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jun-28-04 12:41 AM   #30 
  - F911 makes a good point with 1984  moof   Jun-28-04 12:36 AM   #29 
  - It's Eastasia. We've always been at war with Eastasia.  stickdog   Jun-28-04 04:40 AM   #31 

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