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(Deadline)   Group plans "Million Muppet March" in Washington D.C. to protest Mitt Romney's threats to take funding away from PBS   ( divider line
    More: Amusing, Group Plan, Washington DC, Jim Lehrer, Sesame Workshop, Big Bird, taxpayer money, PBS, objections  
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3573 clicks; posted to Main » on 13 Oct 2012 at 11:59 AM (5 years ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»

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2012-10-13 10:20:27 AM  
16 votes:
This story has no legs.
2012-10-13 10:34:42 AM  
5 votes:
It was my understanding that Sesame Street is sponsored by the letter Q and the number 6
2012-10-13 12:15:04 PM  
3 votes:

Fark_Guy_Rob: Guys are making 300k a year to move their hands inside a puppet. Full Size

And some are making a hell of a lot more.
2012-10-13 12:07:25 PM  
3 votes:

notmtwain: This story has no legs.

I feel some manipulation going here of an invisible hand of the market place.
2012-10-13 12:58:34 PM  
2 votes:
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Guy Smiley - personality = Mitt Romney
2012-10-13 12:28:20 PM  
2 votes:
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How Obama supporters work

/Hot like sweaty palms
2012-10-13 11:22:25 AM  
2 votes:
It obscures the larger issue that you can't pay for his tax plan by fishing through the national couch cushions for loose change.
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2012-10-13 11:16:38 AM  
2 votes:
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It certainly symbolizes what he thinks about education and spending money to help the non-wealthy.
2012-10-13 06:16:09 PM  
1 vote:

Mrtraveler01: BullBearMS: They stopped voting for the corrupt political parties as the first step.

A large group did yes. Because they found a more viable third option.


They realized that the existing politicians made no effort to serve the interests of anyone except the obscenely wealthy.

Just like today.

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Stop voting evil into power.
2012-10-13 05:56:20 PM  
1 vote:

ZeroCorpse: gimmegimme: thamike: Holy balls, this is stupid.

No, no. I think that BullBear and ZeroCorpse are making good points. Think about the 2000 election. We would be in the EXACT SAME PLACE had Kerry won the Supreme Court Election. Right? It doesn't matter who sits in the chair.

I think you're working under the premise that we have any control over who becomes President. We don't. Kerry "lost" because Kerry was never supposed to be in the White House. He was selected as the special guest co-star for the election reality show. Bush was the guy They wanted, and so Bush was put back in place... And it's not as if it matters, because he was as much a puppet as anyone else.

The agenda that came about under Bush was trickled down from people far more powerful than him. If Kerry had been selected by Them, then the agenda would have been similar but with a different form of delivery to make it palatable to the other half of society.

So what is your plan? We're on board.
2012-10-13 05:48:03 PM  
1 vote:

BullBearMS: ZeroCorpse: This is a plutocracy

I agree wholeheartedly.

ZeroCorpse: minor, exceptionally stupid differences in personal philosophy

The rule of law is hardly a minor philosophy.

Indefinite detention in military prisons without a trial until the end of the "war on terror" is well worth speaking out against.

You're not getting me.

No matter WHO you vote for, the results are the same: The will of the people who are really in charge. The plutocrats. The guys who have been pulling the strings for at least a few hundred-- if not a few thousand-- years.

So all this worry about detention without trial, or rule of law is sort of pointless. Whatever you do, you aren't going to change it. You can debate it all you want-- That's your right (for now). But the debate is essentially useless because the people in charge will make the moves they want to make, whether it's Romney or Obama or Dick the Wonder Turtle in the White House. Sure, the person they select has some public responsibilities, and will have some minor effect on the way things turn out, but ultimately the President is powerless in the face of his masters.

And Presidents who don't play their role the way they're supposed to? They end up being written out of the plans. We've seen it before. We'll see it again.

So get your honest, decent man in the White House. Go ahead. Get a man who will turn against the guys who are really in charge, and he will end up underground before his term is up, and someone will take his place to return it to the status quo, and life in the world will continue EXACTLY the way the powers-that-be WANT it to.

You have free will, but unless you and a billion other people rise up against the guys in charge (and I don't mean national governments, either), nothing will ever change unless they decide it changes.

Bleak? Sure.

Deal with it, because that's the way it really is.
2012-10-13 05:44:27 PM  
1 vote:
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2012-10-13 04:58:51 PM  
1 vote:

jjorsett: This is pretty ironic, considering that Big Bird is one of the 1%.

I hate to tell you this but Big Bird is a factional character.
2012-10-13 04:31:03 PM  
1 vote:

LouDobbsAwaaaay: I see about five different Romney shills going for the "hand up ass" joke. Marching orders must have been sent down from Fox News already.

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Cunning plan.
2012-10-13 04:29:20 PM  
1 vote:

Nutsac_Jim: vpb: [ image 495x359] 

It certainly symbolizes what he thinks about education and spending money to help the non-wealthy.

I wonder if sesame street can just sell their shows on the regular airwaves? It seem like the
feds simply pay for sesame street and then some other guy gets to collect all the big bird animal sales.

What you're describing is the United States corn market.
2012-10-13 03:55:08 PM  
1 vote:

gimmegimme: BSABSVR is what you're advocating.

No. No it's not.

Both parties favor endless war. I do not.

Both parties favor protecting the fraudulent bankers who destroyed the economy. I do not.

Both parties favor the free trade agreements that have allowed the obscenely wealthy to move the manufacturing jobs to nations where they can pay slave labor wages and ignore environmental regulations without a financial penalty when they bring those goods back into the US. I do not.

Both parties favor the retarded drug war. I do not.

Both sides are bad, so stop voting for both of them.

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2012-10-13 03:35:00 PM  
1 vote:

legion_of_doo: Romney might kill Sesame Street, but Obama already killed NASA.

Oh, yeah, NASA's really suffering right now. 0.5% of the federal budget (down by about 1 tenth of a percent from 2001) and mean old Obama refocused it for things like Mars exploration and the Orion MPCV. Just look at the team at NASA Jet Propulsion laboratory. They are obviously miserable.

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F*cking ZeroFartBongo, that traitor.
2012-10-13 12:31:12 PM  
1 vote:
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SEIU member interviewed about Obama
2012-10-13 12:13:08 PM  
1 vote:

Whodat: If PBS can't live of the licensing of the Sesame Street characters etc. they have horrible business sense. BTW, Caroll Spinney makes about $314000 a year. Big Bird is very close to being a "1%er".

You're getting Above Middle Class confused with the Wealthy 1%. Having to follow a faulty narrative out of an inexplicable sycophantic sense of duty has its disadvantages.
2012-10-13 10:43:13 AM  
1 vote:
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