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Lori Price CLG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:03 PM
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$2K meal, no utensils: Silverware banned to prevent clinking while * spoke
$2,000 meal, but no utensils

Silverware banned to prevent clinking while dictator was speaking

It was a mouthwatering menu. Not that you'd expect less for $2,000 a plate...

A gourmet luncheon with only one thing missing: something to eat it with.

The explanation was at the bottom of the menus distributed at Dictator Bush's $1.5 million Charlotte fund-raiser Monday.

"At the request of the White House, silverware will not accompany the table settings," it said in discreetly fine print.

No silver. No plastic.

The lack of utensils might have been why many plates went virtually untouched.

The reason: So the tinkle of silver wouldn't disrupt the dictator's speech.

<snip>
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ewagner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:05 PM
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1. You gotta be kidding?!!!!!!
In other words the fund-raising luncheon is just a stage upon which the $2,000 checks can be thrown and the TV cameras can focus......

There f'ers have reached a new low...........
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charlie105 Donating Member (408 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:06 PM
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2. Pray tell, what kind of plastic tinkles? Sounds fishy. n/t
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grannylib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:07 PM
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3. Please do tell me this is some late April Fool's joke...
and if this is true, bet the food went in the garbage...it was just a ploy to bring in dollars, right?? No waste there....
shameful.
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BrotherBuzz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:36 PM
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19. Maybe it's plastic food...
and they just crate up the plates and ship to the next event. This whole charade is just theatrics, anyway. Everything is just a prop. Hey, remember the fake turkey in Iraq? Phony man, phony people, phony party....
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Jack from Charlotte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:53 PM
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30. Our Repugs in Charlotte, always make very LOUD silverware....
noise while they eat. It's a known fact. Stirring up those 4 or 5 little packets of sugar in a tea glass makes lots of noise.

So anyone who blames AWOL for taking the noisemaking silverware away from Charlotte's republicans............ probably hasn't listened to our republican's eat.
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priller Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:07 PM
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4. Bush's behavior is getting more and more bizarre
Like the emperor whose every whim is indulged. Just off the top of my head, there's:

* Asphalt paths laid down in a park so "no dirt will touch his feet"

* "Just don't hug me", says Bush to a mayor at a recent town-hall meeting

* "Who are you talking to?", he snips to the reporter who failed to say "Mr. President"

* And now, no silverware "tinkle" to distract his exaltedness.

Any more?
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robbob Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:11 PM
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7. Insulting that womans hairdo
...he said she must use the same "hair dye person" (or some such bizarre turn of phrase) as his mother. Thread on it here somewhere.
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grannylib Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 03:14 PM
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35. here is link, and Chimpy's mom does not even use dye; her hair is silver
http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...

so the little imbecile can't even get that right.
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montanacowboy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:11 PM
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8. Remember
"who cares what YOU think?"
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rocktivity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:15 PM
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11. Applause was allegedy piped in
Edited on Wed Apr-07-04 02:21 PM by rocknation
when Bush threw out the first pitch at a baseball game] to cover up any possible booing. Scroll down to Back At Busch.

If he didn't want tinkling, all he had to do was have all the dinnerware cleared BEFORE he started speaking!



:headbang:
rocknation



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Lori Price CLG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:15 PM
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12. Heightens my concern that if Bush loses in Nov., he will not leave...
Such insanity of the Bush regime indicates that if Diebold's 'Plan B' fails and the Idiot Usurper loses, I really don't see Bush and the PNAC crew leaving peacefully... :scared:

-Lori
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alittlelark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:49 PM
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25. They will not leave peacefully.
They seem to truly believe that they are 'in control' of the country in perpetuity. They are True Believers. They will not let something like an unfavorable election result remove them from their positions of power.

It will NOT be Pretty. It will be an Extremely dangerous time.
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PartyPooper Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:49 PM
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26. I'm sure he has a special toilet seat for His Majesty's "throne"...
just like Queen Elizabeth.

:hurts:

Some years ago, I read that Her Majesty has a personal toilet seat that she travels with. Why not the same for our Boy King? Would you really expect anything less?

It sure gives new meaning to "royal flush", dontcha' think?

:eyes:
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aint_no_life_nowhere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 03:45 PM
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38. I heard something about an obsession with a fetish pillow
During campaign 2000, Bush supposedly had only one friendly pillow on which he could sleep and had to carry it around everywhere, even on Air Force One for his naps. I don't know if he still has it.
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Lori Price CLG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 04:17 PM
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45. I hope that 'special' pillow of Bush's is LOADED with dust mites...
that are ravenously hungry. Some other critters, too, would be good...
:)-Lori
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lumpy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 07:25 PM
Response to Reply #45
57. Is this guy genetically a male human
or just a pussy cat? We know he likes pussy.
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Lisa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 07:53 PM
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59. he calls it "Pilly" ...
And my guess, Lori, is that it's completely sterile. Prolonged close contact with Junior would kill any carbon-based life form known to science (and most of the silicon-based ones too).
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xxqqqzme Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 03:59 PM
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41. just heard when
squatter threw out the baseball the other night, pre-recorded cheers and applause were played over the PA system to drown out the boos! Actual audio proved the boos were loud!
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Lori Price CLG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:30 PM
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48. That is great, that the Idiot Usurper was booed at the MLB game!!!
How, oh how, could they going to justify a Bush 'win' in November? Bush is hated. If Bush tries to steal another election, people need to take it to the streets and force the issue. The world cannot endure another four years of the Bush dictatorship.

-Lori
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alittlelark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 07:17 PM
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55. If he attempts to steal this (non-winnable for him) election
we will have 15-20% of the population 'in the streets' within hours, with many more sure to follow. CNNNBCABCFOXCNBC etal will call us a terrorist group, but another 20+/-% of the population will wake up and join us.

We will not go gently into the night.........
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sallydallas124 Donating Member (234 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:34 PM
Response to Reply #4
49. His odd & inappropriate giggling
at recent speech.
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Junkdrawer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 09:44 PM
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68. Maybe he'll ride his horse into the Senate and marry his sister...
Our own little Caligula. :evilgrin:
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Blasphemer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 09:55 PM
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71. The Madness of King George!
It's long past time to revolt against another insane George.
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Desertrose Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:08 PM
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5. face down on the plate...all the repugs...eating like cows
Edited on Wed Apr-07-04 02:09 PM by Desertrose
man...that woulda been a hoot!

I would have stopped payment on my check!
ROFLMAO!!!!!!

toooo unreal....what a strutting little rooster he is...oh wait...make that just plain chicken!
*squawk* :crazy:

DR
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saigon68 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:08 PM
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6. Nothing amazes me anymore
sigh
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jimshoes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:12 PM
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9. Is there any way we can vote this guy out of office sooner than November
* is making my stomach turn. Pompous arrogant ass.
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juajen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 03:55 PM
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39. Don't know the answer to that, but
I do remember a contretemps when Lamar Alexander took over from Ray Blanton in Tennessee. With the cooperation of dems, Alexander took office early. There was a real fear of what Blanton would do and what criminals he would let loose. So Alexander took over early to prevent this, if memory serves me correctly. My point is, that early takeover could only be done with the cooperation of pugs. As I'm sure most of you know, Ray Blanton went to jail for some of the things he did while in office. I don't think that could be done with the Presidency without impeachment. Maybe the only thing would be if the republicans got so scared they insisted he resign. Even then, I'm not sure you could get them to resign, and it would have to be all of them.
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dai Donating Member (129 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:14 PM
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10. Sounds like...
...that Medieval Times restaurant. No silverware? The Republicans are regressing.
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MidwestTransplant Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:18 PM
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13. He is loosing it.
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KamaAina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:19 PM
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14. Stick a fork in Bush*. He's done.
Oh, right! They don't have any! :evilgrin:

But c'mon, can't you empathize with the Pretzel-Dunce? Just a little? It's hard enough for him to concentrate on KKKarl reading his speech to him through the earpiece without all that silverware clinking all over the place! :-)
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twilight Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:26 PM
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17. being he's baked
Give him a coke spoon - maybe that will help!

The reason for no silverware is because the sound of people eating will cover up his voice and his message which is both weak and evil. We can't have that now - people being more interested in eating than listening to the boy king!

Evil cannot exist. Eventually it destroys itself.

Seig heil der fuhrer!! :nuke: Arrogant * ... doomed you are!!!

YOU GO TO IRAQ YOU GO WITHOUT GOD! Pope John Paul II, March 2003


:dem: :kick:
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Catherine Vincent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:24 PM
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15. pathetic!
Did Clinton ever request this?
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Lori Price CLG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:53 PM
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29. Right, imagine the media outcry if Clinton-Gore made such a request?!?
Instead, there will be little (if any) coverage by the Reichwing media of Bush's latest lunacy.

-Lori
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dave29 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:25 PM
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16. I wonder if Bush suffers from Hyperacusis
I do - and when under great stress, the sound of silverware can nearly send me into an apopleptic rage. Having flown (when not AWOL) in jets, it's quite possible he does have hyperacusis.

http://www.hyperacusis.net/whatis.htm
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Bridget Burke Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:41 PM
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21. Acute response to sensory input can be a symptom of FASD
Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorders (from full blown Fetal Alcohol Syndrome to the lesser Fetal Alcohol Effect). Other sources have suggested that Ma Bush hit on the gin excessively while carrying W*.

Other symptoms?

"Attention deficits
Memory deficits
Hyperactivity
Difficulty with abstract concepts
Inability to manage money
Poor problem solving skills
Difficulty learning from consequences
Immature social behavior
Inappropriately friendly to strangers
Lack of control over emotions
Poor impulse control
Poor judgment

"Adults with FASD have difficulty maintaining successful independence. They have trouble staying in school, keeping jobs, or sustaining healthy relationships. They require long-term support and some degree of supervision in order to succeed."

www.come-over.to/FAS/faschar.htm



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kskiska Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 03:55 PM
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40. Sounds like Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), too
Edited on Wed Apr-07-04 03:56 PM by kskiska
I had a boyfriend who was so sensitive he would wear his clothes inside-out when in the house. He cut labels out of everything. He also hated certain sounds and motions and couldn't stand the sound/motion of windshield wipers, using them only intermittently. These people can be ultra-sensitive to any sort of sensory disturbances and can act in very infantile ways, being extremely self-centered, focused on their own personal comfort.
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Sparky McGruff Donating Member (321 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 09:37 PM
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67. Notice his face, too...
Jeb's got the big fat head. George's head is small, his lips narrow, eyes too small and too close together.

From "Medline Plus" (a service of the National Institutes of Health), the facial characteristics of FAS include:

Facial abnormalities including small head (microcephaly); small maxilla (upper jaw); short, up-turned nose; smooth philtrum (groove in upper lip); smooth and thin upper lip; and narrow, small, and unusual-appearing eyes with prominent epicanthal folds

The behavioral problems of FAS are well documented; as you noted above FAS impairs the ability to understand the consequences of one's actions. I've seen reports that FAS kids often end up in prison, because they are generally somewhat "amoral" -- they don't understand or care how their actions impact others.
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LiberalFighter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:41 PM
Response to Reply #16
50. An idea!!!!!!!!
Smuggle in silverware... especially spoons to stir in crystal glasses.

Use silverware at rallies... make music with 2 spoons.
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Lisa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 07:55 PM
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60. how about cell phones?
Word is that * freaks out if a cell phone rings anywhere in the vicinity when he's talking.

*'s medical report says he's got high-frequency hearing loss in both ears -- some damage there?
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OneBlueSky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:29 PM
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18. it truly boggles the mind . . .
Bush was indeed born on third base and thought he hit a triple . . . first castigating a reporter for not calling him "Mr. President" . . . and now denying eating utensils to guests who paid two grand to hear him speak (though I can't for the life of me imagine why) . . . is this how you treat guests? supporters? friends? . . . he really does have a messiah complex, and it's damned scary, imo . . .
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SpiralHawk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:37 PM
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20. We'll all be chowing down with our fingers
if BushCo continues to wreck the economy with tax cuts for the wealthy. And we'll be lucky to have a bowl of gruel.

Remember the Republican motto:
"A rising tide lifts all yachts."
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ramapo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:43 PM
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22. The worst of it is....
that people in droves are giving this dimwit $2000.
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LiberalFighter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:43 PM
Response to Reply #22
51. A list of those contributing to the dimwit should be compiled...
and they should be prohibited from any business with the government.
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leesa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:44 PM
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23. Those Bush whores deserve what they get! Let them eat cake, if they can!
Maybe it will start to dawn on them that the little dictator is insane?
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0rion Donating Member (475 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:48 PM
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24. Lemme Guess, Hot Dogs and Potato Chips was on the menu!
The Chimps favorite $2000 Campaign Fundraising Menu. Low Overhead. $5 for food cost, the rest into Chimps Coffers.
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jmowreader Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 09:53 PM
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70. Charlotte Repugs got a first-class spread
Including seared beef tenderloins with golden tomatoes on an herb-encrusted baguette, grilled garlic chicken with smoked gouda on a honey wheat wrap, fruits and gourmet olives and crudite.

That sounds like first-rate chow to me.

Apparently, only Texan Repugs are stupid enough to pay two grand for hot dogs.
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Ilsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:51 PM
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27. After listening to him for a few minutes
they were probably wishing they had background music of foghorns, tympani, or bagpipes, anything to drown him out.

What an arrogant asshole. Everything is about "Me Me Me."
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Zech Marquis Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:53 PM
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28. wtf?!
this chickenshit is so goddamn thin-skinned and fragile minded, that the most simple sound of people using forks and knives as he holds another fundraising was forbidden :wow: ?!

That's so fucking retarded :argh:
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justjones Donating Member (596 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 02:54 PM
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31. They really feared someone might try to stab him with a spoon. (n/t)
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Gingersnapsback Donating Member (150 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 03:01 PM
Response to Reply #31
32. Diabetic donors are doomed.
Possibly the medical records are pre-screened and they are not selected for seating?
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Lori Price CLG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 03:02 PM
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33. Maybe the White House is afraid one of them will wake up...
...and do a violent act with the plastic and/or silverware on the Dictator? There is a downside: we would be stuck with Dick Cheney.

Cheers,
-Lori Price
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Gothmog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 03:08 PM
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34. SNL or the Daily show needs to do a piece on this
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havocmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 03:41 PM
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36. Has to be the center of attention and does not intend to compete
with food.

Has to keep feet from touching dirt.

Has to make jokes about looking for WMD while troops getting attacked.

Crank up the volume on Air America and drive past the WH. Maybe we can get the shrub and no-O-'Reilly to go over the edge together.
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booksenkatz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 03:44 PM
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37. So, was the food just thrown away?
There are so many people in our country who have nothing to eat, it would be nice to pretend that the pubs donated the untouched food from this expensive photo op. Reminds me of that Simpsons Thanksgiving episode where Mr. Burns took one little bite of his dinner and then instructed Smithers to "dispose of all this," as he gestured at a groaning banquet table.

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nwohiodemocrat Donating Member (8 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 04:08 PM
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43. Caligula has returned!!!!!!
A clement ruler for the first six months, he became a vicious tyrant after a severe illness. Historians believe that he probably went insane. He squandered his fortune on public entertainment and building projects; banished or murdered most of his relatives; had people tortured and killed while he dined; made his favorite horse a consul; declared himself a god; and had temples erected and sacrifices offered to himself. In 41 the officers of his guard formed a conspiracy against him, and he was assassinated.

DOES THIS SOUND FAMILIAR? THIS TYPE OF BEHAVIOR SOUNDS LIKE OUR EMPEROR BUSH!!!!! IS IT JUST ME OR THE PART ABOUT THE HORSE........... CALIGULA MADE HIS FAVORITE HORSE A CONSUL AND BUSH MAKES A HORSES ASS VICE PRESIDENT.
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MisterP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 05:44 PM
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52. I recall he was assassinated after one appearance too many
as a nude Hercules at the Colosseum, or am I thinking of someone else?
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Neshanic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 04:05 PM
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42. Why so formal? Repugs are always snout to plate. It's Biology!
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arikara Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 04:16 PM
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44. Don't you mean snout to trough?
:evilgrin:
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Neshanic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 04:35 PM
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47. Yes, snorf..snorf...the deeper the better 9 out of 10 Repugs say.
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llmart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 04:34 PM
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46. To quote an Arianna Huffington phrase...
"pigs at the trough". Suits the Repugs.

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Endangered Specie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 07:00 PM
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53. Maybe some chopsticks...
course that is about as far as being "cultured" goes with Repos.
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Endangered Specie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 07:02 PM
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54. Everyone going to protest in NY, bring silverware... bang loudly.
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Lori Price CLG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 10:05 PM
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72. Good idea! Plus, we should bring some other goodies, to annoy the GOP.
As for Bush: you don't need silverware to eat pretzels, <g>.

Cheers,
-Lori Price
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lumpy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 07:22 PM
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56. Were the food tasters in attendance?
This reminds me of a Roman B movie about a royal feast at the Caesar's palace. Silence! Caesar is speaking!
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snippy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 08:28 PM
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62. Are you mocking this brave mouse warrior against terror?
Thai mouse to risk life for Bush in last line of bio-chemical defence

John Aglionby in Bangkok
Saturday October 18, 2003
The Guardian

A humble mouse is to put its life on a plate for US president George Bush this weekend - acting as his official food taster to thwart any attempt at a bio-chemical assasination.

The rodent is one of 10 selected by the authorities in Thailand, where Mr Bush is starting a four-day visit today, and will be served samples of food which the president will eat.

According to Thai officials, the mouse will nibble on Thai dishes and then be observed to see if it drops dead or suffers any ill effects.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/animalrights/story/0,11917,10...
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BattyDem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 07:46 PM
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58. Is this a joke?
I'm assuming * was using a microphone and a PA system for his speech, right? So how loud is clinking silverware? Unless everyone was banging their plates at the same time, how much of a distraction could it possibly have been? Every politician has given speeches at fundraising dinners ... "clinking" has never been a problem before.
I think Chimpy's at it again ...


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Runcible Spoon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 07:56 PM
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61. Does this include the silver spoon
that was stuck up *'s ass when he was born?
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HamstersFromHell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 08:37 PM
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63. I think they banned the silverware because...
...the clinking might sound like a razorblade on a mirror to the chimp, thus throwing him into pavlovian slobbering while muttering to himself about "who's not sharing their line..."

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carols Donating Member (694 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 09:04 PM
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64. If I had paid $2000 for dinner, a little thing like lack of utensils...
...would not slow me down. Are these people sheep-stupid or what? I wonder how * feels about plate-slurping?
Carol :-)
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Lisa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 09:21 PM
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65. considering what a messy eater he is, he'd have no right to complain!

http://www.mexico-info.com/leadstories/chron/texwhiteho...

"He eats popcorn by trying to stuff more into his mouth than will fit so that crumbs cascade down his front. He pops peanuts one at a time, while clutching a handful," one reporter noted.



I'm with you, Carol. The food sounds good enough to overcome my natural reluctance to eat anything that's been in the same room as *! (Though I admit I'm kind of hungry right now, not having eaten anything since breakfast.)

And getting a chance to transfer some drippy sandwich juice onto him while pretending to shake his hand would be a real incentive, wouldn't it!
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Kadie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 09:35 PM
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66. $2K per plate, I'd be slurping, burping, you name it.
Edited on Wed Apr-07-04 09:38 PM by Kadie
We'd be making noise at our table.

on edit: not that I would go to a bushie fundraiser :puke:
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Rochambeau Donating Member (469 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Apr-07-04 09:46 PM
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69. No ustensils needed to eat...
a hamburger !

"George Walker Bush, the most expensive whopper of the World!"
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