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top10 ADMIN Donating Member (155 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 12:02 AM
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The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No. 345


The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No. 345

July 21, 2008
McPain Edition

John McCain (1,2,3,4,5) is really firing on all cylinders as we come down the back straight of the presidential race. Elsewhere, George W. Bush (8) is in the pits, and Mike Meehan (10) has crashed up a tree. As usual, don't forget the key!



John McCain

John McCain is still desperately trying to woo former Clinton supporters, despite the fact that Sen. Clinton has endorsed Barack Obama for president. But let's be serious: people who actually care about the issues Hillary cares about couldn't possibly want McCain to win in November.

Last week the Huffington Post reported that, "back in 1986, during his initial run for the Senate, John McCain allegedly told a crude joke about rape involving a woman's affection for an ape."

In an appearance before the National League of Cities and Towns in Washington D.C., McCain supposedly asked the crowd if they had heard "the one about the woman who is attacked on the street by a gorilla, beaten senseless, raped repeatedly and left to die?"

The punch line: "When she finally regains consciousness and tries to speak, her doctor leans over to hear her sigh contently and to feebly ask, "Where is that marvelous ape?"

Get it? No? Come on, it's pretty simple - a woman gets beaten into a coma and raped (repeatedly) by a gorilla. The funny part is, she enjoys it! Isn't that hilarious? Why aren't you laughing?

Of course, McCain "didn't recall" telling the ape rape joke. Which is understandable given his advanced age.



John McCain

If former Clinton supporters needed any further indication that McCain is the wrong man for the job, check this out:

John McCain devoted a substantial chunk of his town hall meeting Thursday to drawing contrasts with Barack Obama on health care policy, stressing his opposition to the presumptive Democratic nominee's health care plan and noting the "great difference" between them on abortion.

McCain's strongest denunciation of Obama came when discussing the Democrat's health care plan, which would cost $50-65 billion per year but would not mandate insurance coverage for all adults, only children.

"My friends, we've seen this movie before," McCain said. "It was called 'HillaryCare' back in 1993, and we're not going to do it again. We're not going to have the government take over the health care system in America."

Er, "Hillarycare?" He spends all that time wooing Clinton fans, going on about how great she is, trying to use the Democratic primaries as a wedge - and then he goes and badmouths "Hillarycare?"

Is McCain even trying to win?



John McCain

Last week, Sen. John Greatest Foreign Policy Expert In The History Of The World McCain showed off his credentials once again at a town hall in New Mexico:

Yesterday at a town hall meeting in New Mexico, McCain said:

"And I regret some of the recent behavior Russia that has exhibited, and I'll be glad to talk about that later on including reduction in oil supplies to Czechoslovakia after they agreed with us on a missile defense system, et cetera."

He made a similar statement on Monday, again referring to "Czechoslovakia."

Now I know what you're thinking: didn't Czechoslovakia cease to exist in 1993? Well, yes, that's true. But that doesn't mean McCain is out of touch - of course not! This was just a simple slip of the tongue. Okay, two simple slips of the tongue. It's not like McCain has ever done this before...

In early 2000, then-Gov. George W. Bush told Roger Simon, then with U.S. News & World Report, that he was befuddled by how soft the media was on Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.

"I don't think there is any plot; I hope there isn't," Bush said. "But it's an amazing phenomenon, I'll tell you that. It's like the flap over the foreign-leader deal. A guy gets up and quizzes me -- it's my fault for trying to answer -- but John McCain says something about the 'ambassador to Czechoslovakia.' Well, I know there is no Czechoslovakia, but yet it didn't make the nightly national news."

Wow - even George W. Bush knows there's no Czechoslovakia! If McCain becomes president I hope he doesn't declare war on Prussia or the Austro-Hungarian Empire.



John McCain

Say it ain't so, Sen. McCain

John McCain likes to paint Barack Obama as a naive follower on key national security issues. But by moving up his planned Afghanistan speech by two days to follow Obama's, and by agreeing that more U.S. troops are needed there, McCain appears to be following the Illinois Democrat on a major proposed shift for U.S. foreign policy.

Last month, Joint Chiefs chairman Adm. Michael Mullen said he needed at least three brigades shifted to Afghanistan, but that "troop constraints were preventing such a move."

Democrats trumpeted the statement as vindication, but McCain's campaign held its line and "resisted calls for more (U.S.) troops" in Afghanistan.

(snip)

Flash-forward to today. As the AP reported, McCain was set to discuss the economy, with an address on Afghanistan scheduled for Thursday. But the campaign ditched its planned focus on jobs (although not its banner) to follow Obama's lead -- not only by talking about national security but by joining him in calling for more American troops in Afghanistan.

Fascinating - so the foreign policy master has become the student. That's probably not a bad thing. Maybe McCain can now spend some time learning about things like the breakup of Czechoslovakia, the difference between Sunnis and Shiites, etc.

Anyway, despite his mighty flip-flop, McCain was still using Afghanistan as a club to batter Obama last week:

...the McCain campaign loudly criticized Obama this week for failing to schedule any hearings on Afghanistan in the last year and a half. Obama chairs the European Affairs Subcommittee of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which has oversight of military operations in Afghanistan.

"As the situation in Afghanistan grows more tense, it is time for us to hold a hearing on the mission there," Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., a McCain surrogate and ranking member of Obama's subcommittee wrote in a letter to the Illinois senator. "The success of Afghanistan is critical to the future of NATO and vital to our efforts to defeat Al Qaeda and the Taliban."

Of the three Afghanistan-related hearings that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has had over the past 22 months, Obama, the presumptive Democratic candidate, has only attended one.

Only one, eh? Well I guess McCain is right to criticize Obama for that.

Wait a minute, what's this?

ABC News' Z. Byron Wolf reports from Capitol Hill: The McCain campaign criticism of Sen. Barack Obama's hearing record on Capitol Hill led us to put the shoe on the other foot.

It turns out that presumptive Republican nominee Sen. John McCain has attended even fewer Afghanistan-related Senate hearings over the past two years than Obama's one. Which is a nice way of saying, McCain, R-Ariz., the top Republican on the Senate Armed Service Committee, has attended zero of his committee's six hearings on Afghanistan over the last two years.



John McCain

And here's one last story from the Ongoing Political Genius Of John McCain file...

This morning, aboard John McCain's Straight Talk Express jet, one of the Arizona senator's favorite traveling companions -- Steve Duprey, who co-chaired McCain's Republican primary effort in New Hampshire and has been hanging around ever since -- handed out little customized bottles of McCain sunscreen.

That's nice. Any other novelty items you'd like to hand out? Perhaps something that would be amusingly inappropriate and cause reporters to have a bit of a chuckle at your expense?

News reporters on the plane also received yellow-and-blue flip-flops printed with the message "McCain ... Another Day at the Beach."

Well played.



Elizabeth Dole

According to ABC News last week:

Sen. Elizabeth Dole, R-NC, has officially requested that the "Tom Lantos and Henry J. Hyde United States Global Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria Reauthorization Act of 2008" be also named after the late Sen. Jesse Helms, R-NC.

How utterly ridiculous. This is like suggesting that George W. Bush should win the Nobel Peace Prize, or that Rush Limbaugh should start a new business lecturing vulnerable teenagers about the evils of prescription drug abuse on a private island off the coast of the Dominican Republic. Absolute madness.

Apparently Dole wants Helms to be included because after a lifetime of racist and homophobic bigotry he did an about-face and promised to keep AIDS "on his agenda" until he left office - which happened less than one year later. In a book on his belated change of heart, Helms wrote, "It had been my feeling that AIDS was a disease largely spread by reckless and voluntary sexual and drug-abusing behavior and that it would probably be confined to those in high risk populations. I was wrong."

Or in other words, "AIDS was fine when it was only killing junkies and homos." That's probably why a shrugging Helms said in 1996, "I've never heard once in this chamber anybody say to the homosexuals 'Stop what you're doing.' Do you realize that if they would stop what they're doing, there would not be one additional case of AIDS in the United States?"

Hey, here's an idea - how about we rename it the Jesus Christ Could Elizabeth Dole Be Any More Of An Asshole bill?



Ron Fournier

A few months ago, the Associated Press promoted reporter Ron Fournier to Washington Bureau Chief. Last week Politico noted that:

Fournier is a main engine in a high-stakes experiment at the 162-year old wire to move from its signature neutral and detached tone to an aggressive, plain-spoken style of writing that Fournier often describes as "cutting through the clutter."

In the stories the new boss is encouraging, first-person writing and emotive language are okay.

So is scrapping the stonefaced approach to journalism that accepts politicians' statements at face value and offers equal treatment to all sides of an argument. Instead, reporters are encouraged to throw away the weasel words and call it like they see it when they think public officials have revealed themselves as phonies or flip-floppers.

In case you were wondering why Fournier has tossed out "neutral" in favor of "emotive," this excerpt from page 21 of the House Oversight Committee's report on Pat Tillman might give you a clue:

Rove exchanged e-mails about Pat Tillman with Associated Press reporter Ron Fournier, under the subject line "H-E-R-O." In response to Mr. Fournier's e-mail, Mr. Rove asked, "How does our country continue to produce men and women like this," to which Mr. Fournier replied, "The Lord creates men and women like this all over the world. But only the great and free countries allow them to flourish. Keep up the fight."

Yup, you heard right - that's the Washington Bureau Chief of the Associated Press telling Karl Rove to "keep up the fight." When pressed to explain, Fournier said:

"I was an AP political reporter at the time of the 2004 e-mail exchange, and was interacting with a source, a top aide to the president, in the course of following an important and compelling story. I regret the breezy nature of the correspondence."

Well I guess you're going to get a breeze when you blow that much smoke up someone's backside.



George W. Bush

Remember when George W. Bush said he gave up playing golf in 2003 in order to demonstrate the seriousness of the Iraq war?

"I don't want some mom whose son may have recently died to see the commander in chief playing golf," Bush said Tuesday in an interview with Politico and Yahoo News. "I feel I owe it to the families to be in solidarity as best as I can with them. And I think playing golf during a war just sends the wrong signal."

Well now that there are more important things to consider, it seems that golf is back on the menu again.

If you're a high-flying Republican, and you can afford to take next Monday off to fly to Maine, have we got a treat for you. On that day, former President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush are hosting a high-dollar fundraiser for John McCain near their home in Kennebunkport.

According to a solicitation sent by the McCain camp, for the low, low price of $5,000, you can play a round of golf at Cape Arundel Golf Course, Bush's home course.

"Both President Bush and Governor Jeb Bush will be stopping by to greet the foursomes," the missive promises. "The course is reserved for this private group, and VIPs will be visiting during your round of golf. This event is a great way to end a weekend getaway, and we would be honored if you can attend."

To be fair it's unclear whether Our Great Leader will actually be playing golf, but one thing is certain: while Bush doesn't want some mom whose son may have recently died to see the commander in chief playing golf, he apparently doesn't mind some mom whose son may have recently died to see the commander in chief swanking around a posh golf course prising $5,000 checks out of fat-cat Republicans.



The RNC

The RNC has decided to try and finally drain out the last of the backwash. Last week it was revealed that the RNC has threatened to sue CafePress.com because "its users are selling t-shirts, stickers and other items bearing designs that refer to Republicans and Republican candidates using the initials 'GOP' or using various portrayals of elephants."

Feeling a bit insecure, are we? Unfortunately for the RNC, this bizarre decision has the potential to backfire in all kinds of hilarious ways. As Newscorpse points out:

Ironically, this harebrained scheme can only work to the disadvantage of Republican allies. The First Amendment guarantee of free speech, along with "fair use" and the legal protection for parody, insure that any critical use of the trademarked properties is permitted. Only those who are using the properties favorably would be subject to litigation because it would be more likely to result in confusion with the RNC's own favorable use.

In other words, something like this would not be allowed on Cafe Press:


Whereas something like this would be fine:




Mike Meehan

And finally: Since Rudy Giuliani dropped out of the presidential race, a lot of people have probably forgotten about 9/11. But never fear - Mike Meehan of St. Cloud, Florida is here to honor the victims of that fateful day with three identical billboards in the Orlando area:


I must admit that Mr. Meehan's dignified tribute piqued my curiosity so I visited his website and listened to his song, and I highly recommend it to anyone who is a fan of music that sounds like ZZ Top playing at the bottom of a 2000 gallon bucket of shit.

If you can't stomach a visit, that's okay - here's a picture of Mike Meehan.


He loves America so much, he turned Old Glory into a shirt that he polishes with the sweat from his patriotic armpits.

Meehan soon explained to CNN the underlying reason behind his hatred for all things Democratic:

"I believe 9/11 could have been prevented if we'd had a Republican president at the time," Meehan said Wednesday on CNN's "American Morning."

See you next week!

-- EarlG
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Drunken Irishman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 12:08 AM
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1. I like ZZ Top.
:P
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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 12:11 AM
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2. AWESOME
that last quote just nails all things ignorant :thumbsup:
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awoke_in_2003 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 08:48 AM
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22. I was stunned when I read it-
what is wrong with these people?
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krispos42 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 12:21 AM
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3. Love the McCain facepalm pic...









Another excellent compellation. More proof that the guys over at the Onion have to think that they're being outclassed by reality!
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Politicalboi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 12:27 AM
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4. What an idiot
Meehan is. A fool with too much money. Apparently he hasn't read My Pet Goat.
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ejbr Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 12:34 AM
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5. They are rubbing our faces in it!
When McCain staffers hand out flip flops with his name on them for fuck sake, you know the election is going to be rigged. Once McCain is sitting in office thanks to Diebold, they will reflect on all of his mistakes and say "see, even with these missteps, we STILL won the White House!"

Do you think Meehan meant that if a Republican were ACTING like a president 9/11 would not have happened? Idiot.
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rpannier Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 12:49 AM
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6. "I believe 9/11 could have been prevented if we'd had a Republican president at the time,"
That is too funny and so damned typical.
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krispos42 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 12:57 AM
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7. Reminds me of this picture
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TechBear_Seattle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 07:24 AM
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17. That one hurts physically n/w
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grace0418 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 01:06 AM
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8. He's about as smart as he looks in that ridiculous outfit.
LOL!
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TechBear_Seattle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 07:23 AM
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16. Whose fault is it that we DID have a Republican president at the time?
Not to mention a Republican House of Representatives and a Republican Senate.
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fryguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 11:28 AM
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32. what, no flag lapel pin?
some "patriot" he is.....
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anonymous171 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 01:35 AM
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45. What. an. idiot.
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pepperbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 01:27 AM
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9. hey, he wasn't really playing those guitar solos in that video! I WANT MY MONEY BACK...
and that was a stunt tractor too.
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enuegii Donating Member (624 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 01:48 AM
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10. Meehan
I missed this-- don't really watch the tube anymore-- but I'd like to know two things:

1.) Who was interviewing this fool at the time and why?
2.) Did they call him on it, or did they just smile and nod?

Here in North Alabama you get used to these kinds of things, such as gun-nut types raving about Clinton and Reno's brutally unfair persecution of poor Randy Weaver(think that's his name) at Ruby Ridge in August of 1992-- although Clinton wasn't elected until November of that year-- and such, but, I don't know, it's still amazing to me that they put people like this on national television to spout whatever crazed nonsense pops into their heads.

Could be useful, though. Dems could run ads with clips of Bush reading "The Pet Goat" fading into Sam Brownback's man-on-box-turtle rant in 2004, footage of McCain's Viagra moment, and segue into this loon philosophizing, with this shitty song playing in the background.
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SallyMander Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 11:23 AM
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30. I'm curious about your questions too

and i love the idea for the ads! :rofl:

Hey, welcome to DU! :hi:
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fryguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 11:31 AM
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33. here's link to story and interview
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HughBeaumont Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 06:43 AM
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46. Aside from a few softballs from the newsjoker . . .
. .. this idiot was more or less given free and unrebutted airtime to tell it like it wasn't. Never has one citizen been allowed to spew such blatant revisionist history uncontested. If this were British or European press, the anchors would have laughed at him and the station would only have aired the piece as comedy/fluff. Our idiot McPravda not only aired this joker, they didn't even contest his easily debunkable bullshit.
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shanen Donating Member (34 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 02:06 AM
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11. Actually, I'm disappointed Gramm wasn't here
Minor quibble is that I think #10 should have been higher. Such stupidity is more priceless than any MasterCard commercial.

Major quibble is that Gramm apparently got away with the Friday night black-holing of his 'retirement' from the McWorse campaign. The tactic of dropping big negative news items into the darkness of Friday night so that it's "old news" by Monday should be aggressively countered. In this case, it probably deserved to be the pre-#1 featured idiocy. If they want to hide it, we should pump it up all the more visibly.

Anyway, I hope it's covered next week, perhaps in the context of all of the other shifts of McCain's crooked-talk express. Maybe a contest for "Who'll be speaking for McCain next week?" And will McCain figure out how to boot his computer by then?

By the way, pitiful and amusing as McWorse is, I think he's getting too much coverage these days. For example, this week it might have been nice to work in the Freudian slips of that "I'm not gay" Senator in his gasoline speech. Don't let McCain grab you by the nozzle!
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Demeter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 07:26 AM
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18. I Agree! Gramm Should Have Been Number 2 or 3!
Just because everybody in the MSM and the GOP and the Democratic Party ignore the economy doesn't mean it isn't self-destructing after living on Gramm-crackers!
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johnlal Donating Member (974 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 02:56 PM
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41. Are fired Republicans ever really fired?
Edited on Mon Jul-21-08 03:03 PM by johnlal
Just when you think you've seen the last of these guys, they pop back up again. In my heart of hearts, I think Phil Graham is still going to advise McCain, but he's going to do it secretly until the heat is off.
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Ajaye Donating Member (60 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 03:01 AM
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12. OMG
Don't vote for a Republican. They are &#^@ morons.
$5,000 for a billboard ad. $5 for a tacky American Flag shirt. Jawdropping, stupifying forehead slapping, facepalm idiocy: Priceless
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harris8 Donating Member (120 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 04:08 AM
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13. Maybe he was blaming Clinton, like in that lame 9/11 movie?
You know the one, where the chimp did everything he could to prevent 9/11 (which could not possibly have been predicted anyway, says his girl Condie) so it was obviously Clinton's fault?
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AlbertCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 11:19 AM
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29. He was
blaming Clinton. In all fairness, "the time" he was talking about (but since he doesn't know how to say what he means) was the time before 9/11 when Clinton "shoulda gotten Bin Laden". It's in the interview.

Still, we all know that the Bushies were so busy being the "anti-Clintons" before 9/11 they were all looking the wrong way. Also, a 1 page DPB spelled it out pretty clearly....in its title! I can't wait for a Commander & Chief who can read a DPB that is more than 1 friggin' page long! ONE PAGE! This is precisely why Bin Laden waited until these fools were in office to strike. Clinton's crew would have foiled their plans. The Bushies blithely looked the other way.
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ironflange Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 04:15 AM
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14. That song has some of the most hilarious rhymes. . .
. . . ever applied by pen crayon to paper. A few gems:

move - too
tax - Democrat
terrorists - drill it (wtf?)
truth - rule (my favorite)

:rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

This guy makes William McGonagall look like Lord Byron!

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AlbertCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 11:41 AM
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34. Par for the course in Pop Music
Like this will ever be Pop!

I like ZZ Top too...but not at the bottom of a barrel of shit.

The best worst Repug music is by a bunch of losers calling themselves

the RIGHT BROTHERS.

Yes they have a web site. rightbothers.com or something. So bad and so wrong! Really funny.



********

My fave dreadful rhyme is from some Jesus rap group. It goes....

Jesus gonna rise like a biscuit
He gonna come and fix it....

ouch!
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lakercub Donating Member (509 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 11:53 AM
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35. I'm ashamed to say
that, out of morbid curiosity, I watched the video. AIEEEEEEE!!!! Boy that's bad. Any comparison to ZZ Top is a massive insult to ZZ Top.

I just loved the shots of people listening to his music...like the wife dancing while doing the dishes. And the lyrics...well...what can I say. Will I donate money for this shit...nonononnnonnonono!!!

The only video I've seen that was worse than this one was the Americuh guy with all the ghosts and dumb ass lights.
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jmowreader Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 04:39 AM
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15. Mike Meehan is right!
9/11 COULD have been prevented if we'd have had a Republican president at the helm.

Or a Democratic president, a Libertarian president, Ralph Nader, one of my cats, a block of cheese, box of chalk...

Instead, we had George W. Bush, who spent his pre-9/11 days vacationing and fulfilling the ceremonial duties of a First Lady.

So you tell 'em, Mike!

As for his song...oh my. "Press One for English" was better, and that's saying a LOT.
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Leftist Agitator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 07:44 AM
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19. "...I hope he doesn't declare war on Prussia or the Austro-Hungarian Empire."
Edited on Mon Jul-21-08 07:45 AM by skypuddle
"I need this sent via aeromail to the Prussian consulate in Siam. Am I too late for the 4:30 auto-gyro?"



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PurpleChez Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 08:45 AM
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21. My immediate thought as well!!!!
I'm glad I'm not the only freak in the fold. Now perhaps I'll go enjoy some delicious iced cream.
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Leftist Agitator Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 10:04 AM
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26. Be careful, you want-wit!
You could be stung by a "bumbled-bee"!

:)
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Fearless Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 09:51 AM
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24. This manual must be out of date... I don't see Prussia or auto-gyro...
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happygoluckytoyou Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 07:55 AM
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20. #3...NEWSFLASH..... mclame to bomb persia
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AwakeAtLast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 09:22 AM
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23. Something tells me Mr. Meehan has a basement full of pictures of young boys
:puke:


Top 10 is great as always! Thanks for all you do! :hi:
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Fearless Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 09:52 AM
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25. Indeed! A toe-tapping good time!
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SemiCharmedQuark Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 11:04 AM
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27. LOL @ Mike Meehan. How much of the song is "Nonononononononononono"
Edited on Mon Jul-21-08 11:06 AM by SemiCharmedQuark
I couldn't resist and I watched the video. It's Craptacular!
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Maestro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 01:05 PM
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37. I can't bring myself to do it.
And :hi:. I haven't seen your name around in a while.
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nxylas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 11:39 AM
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48. Here's the lyrics for you to skim
So you don't have to sit through the whole thing:-

The Democrat secular progressive move,
political correctness is killing us too.
They want to take the money from the hard workin' man,
and give it to the lazy folks that don't give a damn.

Chorus

Democrats and Liberals, shame on you,
don't punish us all just to please a few,
You're holdin people back while we're pickin' up the slack,
and that's why we can't vote for a Democrat.
Oh no, a no, no, no, no, no, no...
Oh no, a no, no, no, no, no, nooo...
Yeah, you're holdin people back, while we're pickin' up the tax,
Oh no, no please don't vote for a Democrat.

Now we're trying to win a war and wipe out the terrorists,
We're not fightin' for oil we got plenty if we drill it.
But the liberals and the media are spreading their lies,
Get the hell out of our way and let our soldiers fight.

Chorus

Democrats and Liberals shame on you,
Don't punish us all just to please a few.
No we can't afford to have another attack,
and that's why we can't vote for a Democrat.
Oh no, a no, no, no, no, no ,no...
Oh no, a no, no, no, no, no, no..
No we can't afford to have another attack,
Oh no, please don't vote for a Democrat.

Republicans, we're not perfect but we know the truth
We uphold the Constitution and the Golden Rule.
We believe a man's freedom is a God given right,
the USA is the beacon to the whole world in sight.

Chorus

Democrats and Liberals shame on you,
Don't punish us all just to please a few.
Our Constitution, Nation and God are under attack,
and that's why we can't vote for a Democrat.
Oh no, oh no, no, no, no, no, no...
Oh no, oh no, no, no, no, no, no...
Our Constitution, Nation and God are under attack,
Oh no, please, oh no please, don't vote for a Democrat.

Our Constitution, Nation and God are under attack,
Oh no, please, oh no please, don't vote for a Democrat
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Maestro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 12:34 PM
Response to Reply #48
49. Oh
he makes me sick!
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nxylas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 12:55 PM
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50. This was my favorite bit
"Republicans, we're not perfect but we know the truth
We uphold the Constitution and the Golden Rule.
We believe a man's freedom is a God given right,
Unless he's a brown person, in which case we lock him up without trial and torture him"

OK, so I made that last line up, but it would make the song a little more accurate, and the rhyming and scansion is at least as good as the rest of the song.
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Maestro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 03:16 PM
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51. I completey agree.
He talks as if God sent the founding fathers here. :eyes:
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eggman61 Donating Member (10 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 11:11 AM
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28. flip flops - can't be true
Of all the brain-dead things McCain and his gang do and say, this one takes the prize. Remember when he walked through the Baghdad market surrounded by troops and helicopters and called it safe? This is dumber. Dumber than Bomb-bomb-bomb Iran? Way. Dumber than his reaction to the contraception-versus-Viagra question? Yes, although that one is funnier. What can his campaign do to top the flip flops? Hand out T-shirts showing McCain with one foot in the grave?

Not to mention that "Another Day at the Beach" is not a great slogan for a guy pushing for l00 more years in the desert.
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fryguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 11:26 AM
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31. Meehan = moran
'nugh said
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Maestro Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 01:04 PM
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36. Okay Mr. Meehan Moran I am asking the obvious
but didn't we have a rethuglican president at the time? What a dumbass! His type make me so ill. He's an insult to anyone with more than two brain cells firing!
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Damian the LHP Donating Member (127 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 01:39 PM
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38. No "Best of the Rest" this week?
That's a shame - Phil Gramm would've been perfect, what with his resignation from McSame's campaign in the wake of his "whiners" comment. Then again, that can't really be considered an act of idiocy, can it?
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RobertSeattle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 02:13 PM
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39. Good Gawd - McCain is starting to make Bush look like he has an IQ of 90.
And kudos for another excelt top 10.
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johnlal Donating Member (974 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 02:24 PM
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40. Is Mike Meehan a US Citizen?
Edited on Mon Jul-21-08 02:27 PM by johnlal
His bio states that he moved to Florida with his family from Ontario, Canada. His bio does NOT say that he ever became a US Citizen, nor does his bio say whether he has ever voted in a presidential election from the time he became an adult until now. You would think that the day one becomes a US Citizen would be a proud day, especially for a person who wears a US Flag for a shirt. But he doesn't mention it. He mentions his various businesses and his music career.
Is it possible that this blowhard who is wrapping himself in the flag, flogging 9/11 victims, and telling us how to vote isn't even a United States Citizen?

On edit: Is it possible that this is some sort of Canadian satire, somewhat akin to New Yorker satire, that is too sophisticated for dumbasses like me?
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RedLetterRev Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 03:36 PM
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42. At the risk of being Dixie-Chicked
I'll have to say that I'm ashamed that Biddy Dole is associated with NC. I say "associated with" because she hasn't set foot in the state except for paid engagements (three that we can find) in her 6-year tenure since she ascended the throne.

The last thing we need here is another id10t slumlord. Despisement is a mild word to describe our sentiment for that brainless, ill-bred, money-grubbing, amoral, genetically-challenged, criminally-minded, neocon-rubber-stamping, K Street whore.

Next post, I promise not to hold back and say what I really feel, I promise.
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Initech Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 06:38 PM
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43. #9 - did they let Bush wander off again?
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Joe_Buddha Donating Member (20 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-21-08 06:56 PM
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44. HillaryCare
I forget. What was the problem with HillaryCare again? (Except for the fact that the rethugs didn't like it, that is...)
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nxylas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 11:36 AM
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47. It's socialism
"I don't know why that's a bad thing, all I know is that someone only has to say that word and I'll oppose whatever it is they're talking about without question" - A typical Republican voter.
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skyounkin Donating Member (722 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jul-22-08 11:24 PM
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52. I hope he does declare war on
Prussia or the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Cause I think we can win that one actually.........



Not holding my breath though.
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Pacifist Patriot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-23-08 07:17 AM
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53. OMG! This proves how utterly unobservant I am. Now I feel like the idiot.
I drove past two of those billboards this weekend and never noticed the towers. All I saw was the "Please Don't Vote for a Democrat" and thought, well that's a stupid waste of money. Aggh! I can't believe I'm admitting this.
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