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(CNN)   Attention New Mexico: Martin Sheen is not president   ( divider line
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9923 clicks; posted to Main » on 03 Apr 2002 at 4:52 PM (15 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2002-04-03 05:23:27 PM  
2002-04-03 05:23:32 PM  
there's no dihydrogen monoxide there either...
2002-04-03 05:26:31 PM  
You're all wrong. Kevin Kline is the president. Except he's not because the real president is in a coma. Duh.

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2002-04-03 05:27:38 PM  
I thought Jack Nicholson was our President. He's the one who got snuffed by the martians. So who replaced him.
2002-04-03 05:28:16 PM  
Now someone has to tell Martin Sheen he's not president.
2002-04-03 05:28:42 PM  
"WIPP, which opened in March 1999 near Carlsbad, is a federal underground storage facility for plutonium-contaminated waste from defense work. It does not store nuclear fuel rods from civilian power plants. "

Oh that makes all te difference, citizens of Calrsbad can relax now
2002-04-03 05:30:19 PM  
No, Kevin Kline quit being president and the real one was dead so Ben Kingsley became president.
2002-04-03 05:31:04 PM  
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Lets go to the tunnel eseh!
2002-04-03 05:32:17 PM  
Yeah right, and Jesse the Body isn't the Governor of Minnesota. I thought Alexander Haige was still in charge.
2002-04-03 05:32:30 PM  
i think "unitedstatesians" is just about perfect. i'd like some kind of distinction to separate us from the canadians and mexicans.
2002-04-03 05:33:18 PM  

I thought John Ritter was still President!?!

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2002-04-03 05:33:28 PM  
Time to send EverQuest subscriptions to NM and hope for mass suicide.
2002-04-03 05:35:39 PM  
04-03-02 05:13:01 PM Gwinny
"...goes without saying, I'd prefer him to the current Simian-in-Chief..."

although not the strangest thing i've ever read it does seem to warrant at least an honorable mention. of course i do recognize that you are just expressing some other opinion....(surely)
2002-04-03 05:35:53 PM  
It's not this guy either?

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2002-04-03 05:44:13 PM  
Tim Robbins is President!!!!

Or was
goddam time traveling Austin Powers has me confused....
2002-04-03 05:44:28 PM  
Who is gonna tell Martin Sheen he ISN'T president ? Why, Tom Daschle of course! He thinks HE'S president
2002-04-03 05:48:34 PM  
"Hello, New Mexico. I'm Martin Sheen. I'm not a President, but I play one on TV. I'm here to tell you that while you might be stupid enough to believe that my show is real, you probably aren't as dumb as the people in Olathe, Kansas who fell for the old 'dihydrogen monoxide' prank..."
2002-04-03 05:50:24 PM  
AAAHHHH!!! Americanz are zo ztupid. AAAHHHHHHAHAHAHAH. Ztupid Americanz.
2002-04-03 05:52:33 PM  
Is Martin Sheen and Old Mexican or a New Mexican?
2002-04-03 05:53:20 PM  
But Barry Bostwick is still mayor of NYC, right?
2002-04-03 06:00:47 PM  
no, that's Halle Berry
2002-04-03 06:01:54 PM  
You think if we all just wished hard enough, Martin Sheen could be President? His vice could be Charlie (hey, the guy knows how to throw a party, and it's not like he could cause any real trouble in the same post that Dannyboy Quayle sat in for rout years), and Emilio could get some cushy job in the CIA or something. At least our leadership would be a lot cooler then, and Washington hookers would get some nice tax breaks.
2002-04-03 06:03:56 PM  
rout years? that should read "four years"... me silly
2002-04-03 06:04:04 PM  
Okay, I'm confused. I thought E.G. Marshall was President. He earned it. He kneeled before Zod and everything.
2002-04-03 06:09:17 PM  
Unitedstateions admittedly sounds dumb. How about just Uniteds or deriving from the Spanish term Estados Unitos (sp?) [and confuse everyone by now abbreviating it EU?] Anyway Estacians, meaning people from the States, sounds kind of cool.
2002-04-03 06:10:37 PM  
The Spanish term for United States is Gringolia.
2002-04-03 06:10:44 PM  
I thought Charleton Heston was President.

I mean, all the bumper stickers around here keep saying it.
2002-04-03 06:13:59 PM  

"We're not trying to offend anybody's intelligence but they see vignettes and think that it could happen," Kinderwater said. "Why not try to give correct information?"

they're worried people may just catch part of the show and be freaked out. what's wrong with that?
fark is getting pretty lame. the lengths people go to, without reading the article, for a gaggle of pisspoor jokes about how stupid someone is, well it's embarrassing.
2002-04-03 06:15:25 PM  
Charleston Heston would make a damn good president. He's liberal because he says "damn" in movies.
2002-04-03 06:16:32 PM  
lol Walkman, though you sound a little drunk in your post, I think you've pretty much hit on something I've always thought too- it's really presumptious of Americans to call themselves Americans when they're not the only ones living in the Americas- no one country claims soveriegnty to the terms Europeans", "Asians", or "Africans". I don't know about using Estacians instead though, it sounds a little too Spanish for people to feel comfortable using it, and maybe a bit too much like "Crustaceans", which you know those French people would start calling us. How about we call ourselves "Guys with Big Cocks" and just worry about pissing off the Feminazis?
2002-04-03 06:18:41 PM  
best fark headline ever.
2002-04-03 06:22:02 PM  
GODDAMMIT: we are called Americans. we were the first independent country in North or South America. we got dibs on the name. to indicate your continental citizenship, American must be prefaced with NORTH or SOUTH. in absence or NORTH OR SOUTH, it refers to a citizen of the USA.

Crotchrocket: There is no such continent as America.

2002-04-03 06:25:04 PM  
We Latinamericans hate you Unitedstatesians for stealing the name of our continents (there are two, north and south).

Actually, the name AMERICA was first used by a german guy to name the southern continent first in honor of Amerigo Vespucci who mapped it. Then the Spaniards called both continents America.

By the way, America is a Spanish girls name. I actually know a few called like that and not because of "America".
2002-04-03 06:25:12 PM  
You mean New Mexico's a state?

2002-04-03 06:25:44 PM  
I had to search for it, and here it is.
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Of course, in the search for the above, I found this. Dammit, now I must buy! I am indeed a consumer whore.
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2002-04-03 06:26:31 PM  
Yep. It got all wonky. Sorry.

(at least it's not ultra-wide.)
2002-04-03 06:27:02 PM  
uh, I think you missed the humorous point of my post, and you missed the fact that I said "in the Americas", blanketed both North and South America. And really, it's not very respectful to the other people living on the two continents with America in their name that we get to be called Americans and they don't, even though Canada is the only other (North) American nation worth anything.

Besides, I think it'd be really great if we were known the world over for being well-hung.
2002-04-03 06:27:07 PM  
04-03-02 06:13:59 PM Krucz36

"they're worried people may just catch part of the show and be freaked out. what's wrong with that?"


jeebus, you're right, it's embarssing.
2002-04-03 06:30:24 PM  
I remember when Dana Carvey was President.

Ahhhh......., the good old days.......
2002-04-03 06:33:03 PM  
CS: sorry to miss your point like that.

Columbians are South American. not american. Americans are American and North American. Canadians are North American, not American.

I have decided that Yugoslavians cannot be called Yugoslavians because there are other "southern slavs" in europe outside of Yugoslavia. It is disrespectful to other southern slavs that one particular group takes that name.

2002-04-03 06:33:18 PM  
The reason Americans call themselves that is because United States of America is a really long name and "States" sounds stupid.

Of course, if only you were a little bit more educated and knew why you have a spanish girls name....
2002-04-03 06:36:11 PM  
South Africans should lose their name too. because Botswanians are also South African.
2002-04-03 06:36:22 PM  
43%, I was just joking around, I don't want to get into a serious discussion now! I just think we should have a more distinctive name than "America", it seems a little vague. Too bad DC is such a shiathole, we could all be Washingtonians, a la Romans from the Roman Empire- even though most of them had never set foot in Rome.
2002-04-03 06:37:11 PM  
btw: I am actually the Unitedstatesian president. Martin Sheen can fu.k himself.
2002-04-03 06:37:50 PM  
43%: You can say whatever you want but you are still wrong.

Your country's name is "United States of America" not "America", look for it in any textbook. ANyway, you can call it whatever you want, but at least it must be official if you want to say that only americans (US) are american (rest). So mabe you can send Bush a letter and tell him to make America the official name of The United States of America.
2002-04-03 06:39:09 PM  
CS: i see that a night of heavy drinking and a full day of work has destroyed my sense of humor. Add a flashback to yesterday's thread, and watch me talk out of my ass.

2002-04-03 06:41:22 PM  
Spram: you're just jealous that you are neither North American or American.

2002-04-03 06:42:19 PM  
43%: Wrong!
2002-04-03 06:42:24 PM  
It's cool, I understand. I suppose it doesn't help that people have been so goddamned serious around here lately.

I still think "Guys with Thick Johnsons" would be a good substitute for "Americans". I don't think any one man in America would admit to having a tiny little unit.
2002-04-03 06:42:56 PM surprise really...Either you have a PhD or you haven't graduated from high school....'Tis the way of NM...

BTW WIPP is bad juju...they only put it in NM because, well...they put all the bad juju stuff here (the germ warfare lab in Los Alamos, the Nuclear juju all over, arsinic in the water, radon in the air, radiation here causes eye cancer...)

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