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(Huffington Post)   Ben Shapiro complains about Jason Collins lowering the standards of heroism since Normandy. Difficulty: Ben Shapiro calls conservative political pundits and candidates heroes   (huffingtonpost.com) divider line 40
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1789 clicks; posted to Politics » on 29 Apr 2013 at 8:09 PM (1 year ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2013-04-29 09:07:27 PM  
8 votes:

Sensual Tyrannosaurus: Isn't Shapiro the asshole that calls everyone who disagrees with him an anti-semite?


Oh my god, Ben Shapiro is on Fark?!
2013-04-29 09:11:35 PM  
5 votes:

Gyrfalcon: jaytkay: Gyrfalcon: Put this guy in a time machine and send him back to Omaha Beach.

He's twenty-nine years old so he probably served in Iraq or Afghanistan.

IF he served, it was as a heroic supply clerk at Ft. Dix.


According to Wiki, he was law student who wrote editorials for the student newspaper calling for increased surveillance of Muslim students.

/Also Zapp Rosdower's catamite.
2013-04-29 08:29:11 PM  
5 votes:
These idiots are like Reverse Ingsoc. They're unwittingly changing the meanings of existing words, like "hero" being changed to mean "liar and asshole", "patriot" to mean "liar and asshole", "conservative" to mean "liar and asshole". Admittedly, they're not creating a huge variety in new definitions...
2013-04-29 08:34:39 PM  
4 votes:

Gyrfalcon: Put this guy in a time machine and send him back to Omaha Beach.


He's twenty-nine years old so he probably served in Iraq or Afghanistan.
2013-04-29 11:45:20 PM  
3 votes:

skullkrusher: You know what they call me downstate? The Gaymaker.


We're not talking about the women you've dated.
2013-04-29 09:43:56 PM  
3 votes:
The real heroes are pocket-sized, straight conservative pundits who dare to remain resolute in their courage to speak the truth that you poop from there, thus icky.
2013-04-29 08:43:36 PM  
3 votes:
Look, Mass Effect was a good game but I wouldn't call making it an act of Heroism.
2013-04-29 08:25:41 PM  
3 votes:
You know who else was a hero?

That's right, Frank Stallone.
2013-04-29 07:58:56 PM  
3 votes:
Ben Shapiro, editor-at-large for Breitbart.com,

Breitbart.com has an editor?
2013-04-30 04:06:33 AM  
2 votes:

LectertheChef: Karac: If Mark Levin, Adam Carolla, and Ted Cruz are heros ... then this world needs a damn sight many more cowards.

Anyone who looks up to Adam Carolla needs to be made to eat their own brain.


You're a cruel son of a b*tch.
Why would you starve those poor bastards?
2013-04-30 01:38:09 AM  
2 votes:

Sgt Otter: .

/Also Zapp Rosdower's catamite.


the part of Zapp Rosdower being played by Andrew Breitbart
2013-04-29 11:25:04 PM  
2 votes:

TalenLee: Look, Mass Effect was a good game but I wouldn't call making it an act of Heroism.


Did somebody say hero, gay and Normandy?

o hai wats goin on in this thread
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2013-04-29 11:13:51 PM  
2 votes:

dickfreckle: cameroncrazy1984: Typical SK. Call me an idiot for no reason and then leave.

I've seen you two spar before. I'd offer some advice on interacting with one another but since I like both of you, I don't wanna piss anyone off. However, I will give you this universal guidance:

Are you ready?

Get a room. :)


I will heroically fark him silly
2013-04-29 09:14:12 PM  
2 votes:
Doing something risky that no one has ever dared to do before, because you think it is right and will help others isn't heroic or courageous.

Doing what MANY people have done for ages, with a lot of money and a safe backing involved is the very definition of "heroic."  Anything less than "extremely mainstream" is more like "hey I'm a flake!" than "hey I'm taking a risk here!"

Right?
2013-04-29 08:53:04 PM  
2 votes:

The Why Not Guy: The swing in public acceptance of homosexuality has happened faster than I ever dared to dream. I went to a large public high school - 448 in my graduating class - and there was "a" gay student. Today high school GLBT clubs march in Pride Parades. It's fantastic, and the icing on the cake is that it's happening too fast for the people who opposed it to gradually shift their view and hope nobody notices.


We "just don't care" now.   We don't want to hear anything about anybody being gay.  It's very important that no one publicly announce their sexual orientation because we don't care about that anymore.

God!  Why won't you libs stop talking about the existence of gay people and all that gay sex that they do?  It's pretty obvious that you libs are the REAL homophobes.
2013-04-29 08:44:47 PM  
2 votes:

jaytkay: Gyrfalcon: Put this guy in a time machine and send him back to Omaha Beach.

He's twenty-nine years old so he probably served in Iraq or Afghanistan.


lol

I'm going with Chickenhawk
2013-04-29 08:32:54 PM  
2 votes:

ultraholland: You know who else was a hero?



www.mydisguises.com
2013-04-29 08:15:52 PM  
2 votes:
If Mark Levin, Adam Carolla, and Ted Cruz are heros ... then this world needs a damn sight many more cowards.
2013-04-29 06:56:38 PM  
2 votes:
You know I wouldn't mind all this projection if they at least showed something worth watching, but it's the same tired sucky movie over and over.
2013-04-30 01:04:49 AM  
1 votes:
Ben Shapiro is a true American hero for taking this stand. Now all he needs to do is go up to Collins (7'0" , 270lbs) and say it right to his sissy-mary face.
2013-04-29 11:54:54 PM  
1 votes:

The Why Not Guy: skullkrusher: You know what they call me downstate? The Gaymaker.

We're not talking about the women you've dated.


OK that...that was good. Have you considered starting an "Oh Snap" correspondence class? I would sign up.
2013-04-29 11:32:54 PM  
1 votes:

skullkrusher: cameroncrazy1984: skullkrusher: dickfreckle: cameroncrazy1984: Typical SK. Call me an idiot for no reason and then leave.

I've seen you two spar before. I'd offer some advice on interacting with one another but since I like both of you, I don't wanna piss anyone off. However, I will give you this universal guidance:

Are you ready?

Get a room. :)

I will heroically fark him silly

While I appreciate the sentiment, and am extremely flattered, I just do not swing that way.

You know what they call me downstate? The Gaymaker.


This is true. He can point to graffiti in at least 17 different rest stop men's rooms in support of this claim.
2013-04-29 11:11:31 PM  
1 votes:

cameroncrazy1984: Typical SK. Call me an idiot for no reason and then leave.


I've seen you two spar before. I'd offer some advice on interacting with one another but since I like both of you, I don't wanna piss anyone off. However, I will give you this universal guidance:

Are you ready?

Get a room. :)
2013-04-29 10:27:15 PM  
1 votes:
A conversation with  skullkrusher:

[both order shots of 80 proof tequila]

Me: So, how did you like it?

SK: I think it's watered down.

Me: Watered down? It's a straight shot.

SK: Well, I feel like it's watered down, so it must be.
2013-04-29 10:22:13 PM  
1 votes:

kieran57: Sgt Otter: Gyrfalcon: jaytkay: Gyrfalcon: Put this guy in a time machine and send him back to Omaha Beach.

He's twenty-nine years old so he probably served in Iraq or Afghanistan.

IF he served, it was as a heroic supply clerk at Ft. Dix.

According to Wiki, he was law student who wrote editorials for the student newspaper calling for increased surveillance of Muslim students.

/Also Zapp Rosdower's catamite.

Your color is orange, and your note is "Zapp Rosdower's Catamite." Thank you for giving me such a wonderful phrase


Catamite is a wonderful word, and needs to be revived.
2013-04-29 10:01:45 PM  
1 votes:

skullkrusher: So, yes, I disagree with the willy-nilly use of the word in that I find the connotation important.


I think your bigger problem is with Shapiro; a hypocritical douche, who should have his nuts stomped into paste, by hobos.
2013-04-29 09:41:09 PM  
1 votes:

skullkrusher: cameroncrazy1984: skullkrusher: Let's stop throwing the word "hero"

If we can't use the word "hero" for someone who did something that nobody else had the courage to do, what CAN we use it for?

a person who sacrifices himself for others. Runs into a burning building. Cool kid pretending to be gay to take the heat of the bullied gay kid. Not a guy who comes to terms with himself and comes out for his own sanity. It takes courage and it is nice to see someone relieve himself of that burden but I don't find it heroic.


Unfortunately for you the English language once again disagrees with your opinion.
2013-04-29 09:31:22 PM  
1 votes:

skullkrusher: Oh FFS. What Collins did took balls and I don't know a farking thing about the dude but I'm glad that he's finally able to be open about his natural wiring. Is he a hero? No. He came out for his own peace of mind. Can he be a role model for kids struggling with their identity as proof that there's life after coming out? Absolutely. Let's stop throwing the word "hero" around and also let's stop using the fact that the word "hero" is being very loosely used here as a convenient excuse to bash a gay guy.

fark you all. That's it.

/the royal you


Fark you too!

25.media.tumblr.com

/Want some pancakes?
2013-04-29 09:14:37 PM  
1 votes:

Sgt Otter: /Also Zapp Rosdower's catamite.


"I wonder if there's beer on the sun."
2013-04-29 09:00:41 PM  
1 votes:
Isn't Shapiro the asshole that calls everyone who disagrees with him an anti-semite?
2013-04-29 08:58:23 PM  
1 votes:
wonkette.com
2013-04-29 08:46:28 PM  
1 votes:

jaytkay: Gyrfalcon: Put this guy in a time machine and send him back to Omaha Beach.

He's twenty-nine years old so he probably served in Iraq or Afghanistan.


IF he served, it was as a heroic supply clerk at Ft. Dix.
2013-04-29 08:34:25 PM  
1 votes:
2013-04-29 08:27:00 PM  
1 votes:
Put this guy in a time machine and send him back to Omaha Beach.
2013-04-29 08:23:00 PM  
1 votes:
To be fair, it's pretty brave to be that openly stupid on video in the age of YouTube.
2013-04-29 08:21:16 PM  
1 votes:

Somacandra: You would think people like Shapiro and the National Review would realize it takes mere microseconds to destroy their credibility.


They have no credibility among normal people.

And yet they have an audience.
2013-04-29 08:20:36 PM  
1 votes:
I do enjoy the fact that Ben Shapiro keeps making news for just how wrong and stupid he is. Helps keep the teabagger profile high in the political conscious
2013-04-29 08:16:40 PM  
1 votes:

JerseyTim: Holy crap, there are people still checking to see what the Friends of Hamas guy thinks?!?


How many wingnuts actually know that was a farce?  shiat, many of them blamed ACORN for fraudulently securing the election for 0bammy...years after they had ceased to exist.

Not the sharpest pencils in the box, that crowd.
2013-04-29 07:29:23 PM  
1 votes:
FTFA: This, of course, sent Twitter scurrying to Shapiro's Twitter feed to find out just what met his definition of heroism...

And that is what I don't understand. You would think people like Shapiro and the National Review would realize it takes mere microseconds to destroy their credibility. A Google search with a partial screenshot and its Q.E.D.
2013-04-29 07:19:26 PM  
1 votes:

I_Am_Weasel: Perhaps I'm being a little bit judgemental, but Ben Shapiro seems to be a douche.

He's going that "I'm a douche" face too.

douche.


This is the guy who accused Chuck Hagel of taking money from "Friends of Hamas"

So, yeah....douche
 
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