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elehhhhna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-02-05 07:56 PM
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Riverbend has a suggestion for our Media :
"...I have a suggestion of my own for a reality show. Take 15 Bush supporters and throw them in a house in the suburbs of, say, Falloojeh for at least 14 days. We could watch them cope with the water problems, the lack of electricity, the check points, the raids, the Iraqi National Guard, the bombings, and- oh yeah- the insurgents. We could watch their house bombed to the ground and their few belongings crushed under the weight of cement and brick or simply burned or riddled with bullets. We could see them try to rebuild their life with their bare hands (and the equivalent of $150)"

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acmavm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-02-05 08:00 PM
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1. I'd sure as hell never miss an installment on that show but you couldn't
find 15 bush** supporters willing to put their asses where their mouths are. They talk a good game, but all show and no go is not impressive. If they had the 'courage' of their convictions they'd all already be in Iraq in uniform.
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mmonk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-02-05 08:01 PM
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2. Would love to see the ratings
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aquart Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-02-05 08:05 PM
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3. I'd watch.
And the only other reality show I watch is Extreme Home Makeover.
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tsuki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-02-05 08:10 PM
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5. I love that show.
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Career Prole Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-02-05 08:07 PM
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4. I'll watch it, because the one they just renewed for a third season
with the bunch of shrub supporters holed up in the Green zone with unlimited credit-lines is aggravating the feck out of me.
Hear, hear to Riverbend's suggestion!
:applause:
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DemBeans Donating Member (669 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-02-05 08:10 PM
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6. oh, yeah!
I'd not only watch, I'd TiVo it so I could see it again and again and again...I'll bet the faux bullyboys cry the entire time (we know they'd certainly weep in their hostage videos).

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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-02-05 08:11 PM
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7. Next best thing...DRAFT YOUNG REPUBLICANS!!
Edited on Sat Apr-02-05 08:16 PM by BrklynLiberal
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Mich Otter Donating Member (887 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-02-05 08:35 PM
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8. Draft Young Republicans???
America needs real men and women in the armed forces, not sorry ass, right wing, nut case Republicans.
Thank the powers that be in this country that so many of the poor and middle class, who need health care and an education, step forward to put their asses on the line to protect the wealthy kids so they can inherit everything without paying taxes.
Them thats got the gold, gets to make the rules. The first rule is; they get more gold. Ain't capitalism grand?
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BrklynLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-02-05 11:55 PM
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9. That reminds me of something that some comedian once said..
Life is like a shit sandwich...The more bread you got, the less shit you have to eat.
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merh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Apr-03-05 12:00 AM
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10. I always thought the best reality show would be to let teams of
"consultants" complete with camera crews hunt down OBL. Their reward would be the reward money offered by the government and each of the major networks could rotate the coverage.

That way the crazy "proactive" folks that insist we take action to avenge the 9/11 attacks can get their fill of retalitation and our soldiers would not have to fight immoral and illegal wars based upon lies.

The revenue for the shows would be shared by the networks and the government, to offset the tax cuts.

Riverbends is also a good idea. Reality shows should be based on reality afterall.

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