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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:51 PM
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Elitists, sexist, racist, homophobia in Dr. Seuss' writing.
Come now people "Green Eggs and Ham"???? Is there anymore that can be said!!




This picture speaks a thousand words!!
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kick-ass-bob Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:52 PM
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1. I got everything but the racist part.
:rofl:
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:54 PM
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2. Well that person in the photo is of color.
And the meal is being denied to him.

They might as well burned a cross!!!
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TheProphetess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:58 PM
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8. Well done!
:toast:
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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:56 PM
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3. You, my dear man...
are, as they say, da bomb!

:rofl:
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Fenris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:56 PM
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4. He's talking about converting Jews in "Green Eggs and Ham"
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:59 PM
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10. BINGO!!
Anti-semitic nazi slime!
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lakemonster11 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 10:07 PM
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64. Have you ever seen Ted Geisel's anti-Nazi short film?
It's bizarre to watch.
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asthmaticeog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:57 PM
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5. Don't even get me started on "Hop on Pop."
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Zuni Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:56 PM
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50. Pop=American taxpayer
the kids=big government entitlement programs hopping all over pop
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Richardo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:58 PM
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6. Don't even get me started on the NAMBLA-oriented "Hop on Pop"
:grr:
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Richardo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:01 PM
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12. You win this round, asthmaticeog...
:(
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asthmaticeog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:02 PM
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13. BWAAAAHAHAHAHAHA
You'll never be as quick on the NAMBLA-draw as I, worthy opponent! :evilgrin:
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:06 PM
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19. The Grinch???


A slap in the face of jews.

You note that the book did not speak of Hanukkah !!

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asthmaticeog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:14 PM
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28. Quite true.
The Christo/Euro-centrism of Seuss is as blatant as can be. Even his "Star Bellied Sneeches," widely misunderstood as an anti-prejudice cautionary tale, is in fact a Rand-inspired tale of class-struggle. Sneeches without Starbellies represent Rand's "parasite class" straw-man, while Sneeches with Starbellies of course represent her "virtuous" elites.

Hey, how'd that story end, again? :shrug:
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:16 PM
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31. This is how it should read ======
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Sugar Smack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:22 PM
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33. And in The Butter Battle Book, Seuss showed
obvious and shameful preference for those who buttered their bread side up. It wasn't a behavioral lifestyle choice for the ones who buttered their bread side down; it was genetically inherited.
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:26 PM
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34. Which implies that the "left" is wrong.
Edited on Fri Sep-30-05 01:27 PM by ronnykmarshall
Those of us that are left handed butter bread down. That was Sesuss' way of promoting his far right wing agenda.
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Zuni Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:34 PM
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42. didn't Dr. Suess work for the Heritage Foundation?
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asthmaticeog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:46 PM
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47. What an insidious bastard -
LEMMIE AT HIM! :grr:
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TheProphetess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:58 PM
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7. Oh. My. God.
ROFLMAO!!
:rofl:
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terrya Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:59 PM
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9. Who knew Dr. Seuss was so filled with hate?
My God, the homophobia alone just comes out at you like a tidal wave.

Sadly, we just didn't see this when we were kids.

But thank you, Ronny, for pointing this tragic aspect of Dr. Seuss.
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Lilyhoney Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 12:59 PM
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11. Are you saying that he was all thees things or
that that was the message in his writing?

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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:03 PM
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14. The "Foot" Book !!


Simply a front for some perverted sick foot fetish.

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Sugar Smack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:05 PM
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18. *I'm dying here!*
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

*HALP!* LOL!LOL!
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:08 PM
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20. Oh my sweet jesus!!
Look at THIS !!!!!!!


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Sugar Smack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:12 PM
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24. "Fo' Shizzle Books"!!!!!!!!
OMG. I'm not worth five cents right now.


:spray: :spray:
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sniffa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:33 PM
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39. i own that book
it just seemed fitting.
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:46 PM
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46. I knew that would get your attention!
:loveya:
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sniffa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:56 PM
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51. am i that predictabLe
:loveya: :*
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Karenina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 03:15 PM
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61. Left foot, left foot, left foot, RIGHT
feet in the morning, feet at night...
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:03 PM
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15. hello there!
havent said hi to you in forever...how goes life?


:hi:
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:04 PM
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16. Fab baby!!
I miss you! Where are you these days?
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:05 PM
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17. i was in india
but am back....in queens, new york..otherwise knowns as hell...
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:13 PM
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25. No SF?
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La Lioness Priyanka Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:38 PM
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44. not yet
we'll see
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:11 PM
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21. Holy crap!!



Are they suggesting that the Cat is hiring a prostitute?


This is MUCH worse than I thought!!


Think of the children!!!! Won't someone think of the children ????!!!!!
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Zuni Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:12 PM
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22. Yertle the Turtle: Fascist Propaganda
Edited on Fri Sep-30-05 01:38 PM by Zuni
trade unions bring down sympathetic business man yertle in this allegory
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Sugar Smack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:29 PM
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36. Horton Hears a Who: Neo-con propaganda
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:34 PM
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40. It's about a right wing plot to spy on us.
The "Who" is a reference the "The Who" the band. The Who represent left wing rebellion against the facsist repressive government. Horton is a neo-con spy that wants to crush the will of The People!

Horton is Katherine Harris.
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:34 PM
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41. It's about a right wing plot to spy on us.
The "Who" is a reference the "The Who" the band. The Who represent left wing rebellion against the facsist repressive government. Horton is a neo-con spy that wants to crush the will of The People!

Horton is Katherine Harris.
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Zuni Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:35 PM
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43. Horton=Patriotic American
a Who= refers to the communists among us
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Sugar Smack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:43 PM
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45. And this may just be hearsay and rumor-
But I heard that the Republican Party's elephant was modeled after him. Someone correct me if I'm all wrong!
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Lilyhoney Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:12 PM
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23. A Seuss quote...
"Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." ~Dr. Seuss
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:14 PM
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27. Yes .........
Edited on Fri Sep-30-05 01:14 PM by ronnykmarshall
but if you play that quote backwards ...... yeah well.

It's a WHOLE different ballgame.
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Sugar Smack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:15 PM
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29. OUTRAGEOUS. Simply outrageous!!
Edited on Fri Sep-30-05 01:16 PM by Sugar Smack
Stark-raving, horribly, INSANELY outrageous!
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davidinalameda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:13 PM
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26. ronnie baby
go lie down

you need a rest or a really strong cocktail

my choice is the cocktail
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:21 PM
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32. I am cracking myself up!!
Where's that cocktail??
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davidinalameda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 03:33 PM
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54. come a little closer and I'll show you
:bounce:
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 04:02 PM
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55. oooooooo!!
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davidinalameda Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 04:31 PM
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56. hehehe
:bounce:
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Graf Orlok Donating Member (441 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:16 PM
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30. You're kidding...right?
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:28 PM
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35. Not at all .....
You might want to brace yourself before you click on THIS thread.

The horrors!! The horrors !!!


http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.ph...
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Graf Orlok Donating Member (441 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:31 PM
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38. Oh my.
:O
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jus_the_facts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:30 PM
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37. for SHAME!
:D

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northzax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:52 PM
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48. oh, you missed the biggest neo-con propaganda


obviously, the soft hearted liberal moose wants to help everyone, so he lets the freeloading poor people pile on until he can no longer produce anything. Then he sheds the welfare state and sprints to the freedom of free-enterprise. so simple, really.
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 01:56 PM
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49. and it's very effective.
One can not help but fall in love with the moose.

Perfect ploy to capture the minds of the youth.
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Zuni Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 02:00 PM
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52. The Grinch---tax and spend liberal
the whos---ordinary, religious tax payers

The big tax and spend liberal pagan grinch picks their pockets and prevents them from celebrating religious holidays by taxing the village of whoville into poverty and making them dependent on welfare
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Momgonepostal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 02:01 PM
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53. I can't believe no one has mentioned this scandalous work:


It's practically a "how to" manual for pedophiles.

"Come here little boy, come feel the wocket in my pocket."
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-30-05 04:52 PM
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57. I hear Michael Jackson likes that book.
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no name no slogan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 12:15 PM
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58. This is a slap in the face to Irish diaspora


Just look at the depiction of young, Irish Marvin Mooney: a sub-human creature covered with body hair and the ears of a jackass.

He's not even "human" enough to be asked to leave by a person-- no, three inanimate arm-shaped signs are telling him to leave. Just like how my Irish ancestors were forced to leave their treasured homes by famine and an uncaring English crown under desperate circumstances.

Of course, there was no outcry at the time of publishing, as hatred of the Irish is so ingrained in our social fabric. But believe me, if you had changed his name to Marvin K. Goldstein, you would have seen B'nai B'rith on this case faster than you'd see Tom DeLay on a shady campaign contribution.

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Sugar Smack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 12:31 PM
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59. "I don't care how you go..on a BOAT"?????
How much plainer can you get? :grr:
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Mayberry Machiavelli Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 12:35 PM
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60. You know, sometimes green eggs and ham ARE just green eggs & ham.
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jmowreader Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 08:41 PM
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62. This is actually a book for the Basic Training set
Every GI knows all about green eggs and ham. Put scrambled eggs in an aluminum mermite at the mess hall, and by the time you get them to the field they will be green.

Green eggs and ham just look fucking disgusting...and, since they're made from powdered eggs, they don't taste much better.

To get the soldiers to eat, they read them "Green Eggs and Ham" by Dr. Seuss, and then they forget to feed them for a day or so. When those fuckin' green eggs and ham hit the troops' plates, you don't hear "I do not like green eggs and ham, I do not like them, Sergeant Sam-I-Am."
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ZombieNixon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 08:47 PM
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63. Is that a wocket in your pocket
or are you just happy to see me?

:evilgrin:
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Redstone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Oct-01-05 10:12 PM
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65. Ronny, I like you, but please give me a fucking break with this.
It's Doctor fucking Seuss, for Christ's sake. I really, REALLY hope you're joking with this post, and I'm just too damn dumb to realize it.

My kids both loved those books, growing up, and I love reading them to kids. Leave the Doctor alone.

Redstone
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