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(The Hollywood Reporter)   To oppose the brainwashing of students, Florida representative wants to brainwash students with mandatory showings of Dinesh D'Souza's "America"   ( hollywoodreporter.com) divider line
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2014-07-25 03:20:23 PM  
Why does he think convicted felon Dinseh D'Souza should be a role model for children?
 
2014-07-25 03:27:36 PM  
Subby, I'm somewhat of a linguist who's done extensive online entomological (that's the study of words) research. So I'm just going to let you know that the verb "brainwash" can actually refer to two very specific actions.

Brainwash (1): To make (someone) adopt radically different beliefs by using systematic and often forcible pressure, e.g.  Obama has brainwashed American liberals into believing that socialist tyranny is acceptable.

Brainwash (2): To cleanse a brain of radically different beliefs that have been been imposed upon it through systematic and often forcible pressure, e.g.,  Many otherwise decent young Americans believe they are liberal until the realities of the world brainwash them of those foolish beliefs.

So it's true that, for all intensive purposes, you've used the word correctly in your headline. However, I believe you intended to use only the first version of the word, and therefore appear snarky in the matter of liberal icons John Stewart or Steven Colbear. In fact, however, and ironically, most learned scholars will read it with the two definitions in mind, and agree with you for entirely different reasons from what you intended. But, say la vee. That means "live and learn."
 
2014-07-25 03:34:03 PM  
Why not just cut him a huge check and be done with it.
 
2014-07-25 03:43:25 PM  

James!: Why not just cut him a huge check and be done with it.


He'll need cash to buy cigarettes and flip flops from the prison commissary.
 
2014-07-25 03:49:29 PM  
FTFA: "I've looked at history books and talked to history teachers and the message the students are getting is very different from what is in the movie," Hays said. "It's dishonest and insulting. The students need to see the truth without political favoritism."

I completely agree.  Wait, that's an argument against making them watch that dishonest and insulting movie, right?
 
2014-07-25 03:55:31 PM  

what_now: James!: Why not just cut him a huge check and be done with it.

He'll need cash to buy cigarettes and flip flops from the prison commissary.


My advice is to find the biggest guy there on day one and produce a biased documentary against him.  They'll never fark with you again.
 
2014-07-25 04:03:48 PM  

James!: what_now: James!: Why not just cut him a huge check and be done with it.

He'll need cash to buy cigarettes and flip flops from the prison commissary.

My advice is to find the biggest guy there on day one and produce a biased documentary against him.  They'll never fark with you again.


I less than three you so hard
 
2014-07-25 04:11:28 PM  

what_now: James!: what_now: James!: Why not just cut him a huge check and be done with it.

He'll need cash to buy cigarettes and flip flops from the prison commissary.

My advice is to find the biggest guy there on day one and produce a biased documentary against him.  They'll never fark with you again.

I less than three you so hard


Madam, I am married.
 
2014-07-25 04:18:20 PM  
The most dreaded disease in America today is political correctness.

Yea, people who complain about things like cancer are just weaklings.
 
2014-07-25 04:23:07 PM  

James!: what_now: James!: what_now: James!: Why not just cut him a huge check and be done with it.

He'll need cash to buy cigarettes and flip flops from the prison commissary.

My advice is to find the biggest guy there on day one and produce a biased documentary against him.  They'll never fark with you again.

I less than three you so hard

Madam, I am married.


So was Dinesh D'Souza when he started having an affair with some starstruck conservative ingenue half his age.
 
2014-07-25 04:26:19 PM  

TuteTibiImperes: James!: what_now: James!: what_now: James!: Why not just cut him a huge check and be done with it.

He'll need cash to buy cigarettes and flip flops from the prison commissary.

My advice is to find the biggest guy there on day one and produce a biased documentary against him.  They'll never fark with you again.

I less than three you so hard

Madam, I am married.

So was Dinesh D'Souza when he started having an affair with some starstruck conservative ingenue half his age.


If we held ourselves to the moral standard of Dinesh D'Souza we'd be farked.
 
2014-07-25 04:57:12 PM  

what_now: Why does he think convicted felon Dinseh D'Souza should be a role model for children?


Because he also lost his job a Christian college for cheating on his wife?

No...that can't be it...
 
2014-07-25 04:57:23 PM  
"America is essentially the "not all men" of political propaganda."

Link
 
2014-07-25 04:58:32 PM  

Pocket Ninja: Subby, I'm somewhat of a linguist who's done extensive online entomological (that's the study of words) research. So I'm just going to let you know that the verb "brainwash" can actually refer to two very specific actions.

Brainwash (1): To make (someone) adopt radically different beliefs by using systematic and often forcible pressure, e.g.  Obama has brainwashed American liberals into believing that socialist tyranny is acceptable.

Brainwash (2): To cleanse a brain of radically different beliefs that have been been imposed upon it through systematic and often forcible pressure, e.g.,  Many otherwise decent young Americans believe they are liberal until the realities of the world brainwash them of those foolish beliefs.

So it's true that, for all intensive purposes, you've used the word correctly in your headline. However, I believe you intended to use only the first version of the word, and therefore appear snarky in the matter of liberal icons John Stewart or Steven Colbear. In fact, however, and ironically, most learned scholars will read it with the two definitions in mind, and agree with you for entirely different reasons from what you intended. But, say la vee. That means "live and learn."


As an amature ornithographer, I know what's right and what isn't when it comes to spelling. I am really embarassed for you. In my judgement, you are definately a looser.
 
2014-07-25 05:27:17 PM  

what_now: Why does he think convicted felon Dinseh D'Souza should be a role model for children?


Conservatives love their convicted felons.

upload.wikimedia.orgi249.photobucket.com
 
2014-07-25 05:27:51 PM  

what_now: Why does he think convicted felon Dinseh D'Souza should be a role model for children?



Because his marches are awesome.
 
2014-07-25 05:30:10 PM  

James!: TuteTibiImperes: James!: what_now: James!: what_now: James!: Why not just cut him a huge check and be done with it.

He'll need cash to buy cigarettes and flip flops from the prison commissary.

My advice is to find the biggest guy there on day one and produce a biased documentary against him.  They'll never fark with you again.

I less than three you so hard

Madam, I am married.

So was Dinesh D'Souza when he started having an affair with some starstruck conservative ingenue half his age.

If we held ourselves to the moral standard of Dinesh D'Souza we'd be farked.


But at least it would be by a young conservative girl.  I've heard good things.
 
2014-07-25 05:30:25 PM  

grumpfuff: The most dreaded disease in America today is political correctness.

Yea, people who complain about things like cancer are just weaklings.


"political correctness" used to be called "having manners."

No wonder the GOP is against it.
 
2014-07-25 05:34:49 PM  
 
2014-07-25 05:35:40 PM  

Lorelle: Pocket Ninja: Subby, I'm somewhat of a linguist who's done extensive online entomological (that's the study of words) research. So I'm just going to let you know that the verb "brainwash" can actually refer to two very specific actions.

Brainwash (1): To make (someone) adopt radically different beliefs by using systematic and often forcible pressure, e.g.  Obama has brainwashed American liberals into believing that socialist tyranny is acceptable.

Brainwash (2): To cleanse a brain of radically different beliefs that have been been imposed upon it through systematic and often forcible pressure, e.g.,  Many otherwise decent young Americans believe they are liberal until the realities of the world brainwash them of those foolish beliefs.

So it's true that, for all intensive purposes, you've used the word correctly in your headline. However, I believe you intended to use only the first version of the word, and therefore appear snarky in the matter of liberal icons John Stewart or Steven Colbear. In fact, however, and ironically, most learned scholars will read it with the two definitions in mind, and agree with you for entirely different reasons from what you intended. But, say la vee. That means "live and learn."

As an amature ornithographer, I know what's right and what isn't when it comes to spelling. I am really embarassed for you. In my judgement, you are definately a looser.


Ease up a bit, he is a descent person.
 
2014-07-25 05:37:37 PM  
♫ Oceania!.... Oceania!... Oceania, tis for thee! ♪
♪ Every deed, every thought, tis for thee! ♫
 
2014-07-25 05:42:08 PM  

Snarfangel: what_now: Why does he think convicted felon Dinseh D'Souza should be a role model for children?


Because his marches are awesome.


25.media.tumblr.com
 
2014-07-25 05:43:18 PM  

Pocket Ninja: So it's true that, for all intensive purposes, .....



What kind of purposes?
 
2014-07-25 05:44:00 PM  
FTFA: "The most dreaded disease in America today is political correctness. "

I've come to the conclusion that people who complain about "political correctness" are really saying that they, but not other people, should be able to act like assholes and say stupid, hateful shiat without being called out for it.

"So I walked into the Jewish-run deli and started singing 'Deustschland Über Alles', and they called the cops on me. Well excuuuuuse me for not being politically correct."
 
2014-07-25 05:44:18 PM  
As for the actual content of the story, as with any attempt to attack A People's History of the united states, there is a big difference between being selective of which part of American history to tell and just making up bullshiat. People's History does arguably cherry pick negative parts of history, but it's not like they aren't true. And most conservative counters to it, such as A Patriot's History of the United States, are so laughably idiotic and infantile with the just made up, feel good, ultra-patriotic bullshiat they put in there. Yes, the US has done good and bad things, but don't counter an analysis of the negative with the equivalent of jacking off to a picture of Reagan riding on the back of a Bald Eagle while bombing Russia.
 
2014-07-25 05:48:32 PM  

James!: TuteTibiImperes: James!: what_now: James!: what_now: James!: Why not just cut him a huge check and be done with it.

He'll need cash to buy cigarettes and flip flops from the prison commissary.

My advice is to find the biggest guy there on day one and produce a biased documentary against him.  They'll never fark with you again.

I less than three you so hard

Madam, I am married.

So was Dinesh D'Souza when he started having an affair with some starstruck conservative ingenue half his age.

If we held ourselves to the moral standard of Dinesh D'Souza we'd be farked.


Yeah, that's the whole point.
 
2014-07-25 05:48:36 PM  

Lucksbane: Pocket Ninja: So it's true that, for all intensive purposes, .....


What kind of purposes?


Intensive ones. Wasn't that clear?
 
2014-07-25 05:49:20 PM  

gunga galunga: FTFA: "The most dreaded disease in America today is political correctness. "

I've come to the conclusion that people who complain about "political correctness" are really saying that they, but not other people, should be able to act like assholes and say stupid, hateful shiat without being called out for it.

"So I walked into the Jewish-run deli and started singing 'Deustschland Über Alles', and they called the cops on me. Well excuuuuuse me for not being politically correct."


That's still politically correct.  The freedomy way to say it is Jew-run deli.
 
2014-07-25 05:49:35 PM  
Dinesh also stated that the 9/11 hijackers were not cowards. He said this on bill Maher's show. Maher agreed with him. Maher lost his show...dinesh is a conservative hero.

Lol.
 
2014-07-25 05:51:05 PM  
obisturi.files.wordpress.com
 
2014-07-25 05:51:05 PM  
FTFA: America, the movie, espouses a conservative point of view toward telling history. D'Souza takes on leftist arguments that portray the U.S. in a negative light, and he specifically attacks Howard Zinn, author of the book A People's History of the United States, often considered the most widely used history book in U.S. academia.

Has D'Souza even read APHotUS?

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2014-07-25 05:52:24 PM  

Car_Ramrod: I'm glad there are no other pressing issues in America today.

Republican Congressman  Dana Rohrabacher, a frequent foe of Google, is demanding to know why the giant Internet company was fumbling the search results for  Dinesh D'Souza's movie  America for nearly three weeks.


No shortage of facepalms for my district's congressman.
 
2014-07-25 05:53:00 PM  

Lee Jackson Beauregard: FTFA: America, the movie, espouses a conservative point of view toward telling history. D'Souza takes on leftist arguments that portray the U.S. in a negative light, and he specifically attacks Howard Zinn, author of the book A People's History of the United States, often considered the most widely used history book in U.S. academia.

Has D'Souza even read APHotUS?

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I find it much more interesting that conservatives feel the need to not only actively re-write history, but brag about it.
 
2014-07-25 05:53:29 PM  

jchuffyman: As for the actual content of the story, as with any attempt to attack A People's History of the united states, there is a big difference between being selective of which part of American history to tell and just making up bullshiat. People's History does arguably cherry pick negative parts of history, but it's not like they aren't true. And most conservative counters to it, such as A Patriot's History of the United States, are so laughably idiotic and infantile with the just made up, feel good, ultra-patriotic bullshiat they put in there. Yes, the US has done good and bad things, but don't counter an analysis of the negative with the equivalent of jacking off to a picture of Reagan riding on the back of a Bald Eagle while bombing Russia.


Zinn also readily admits in A People's History that it's a rather one-sided account and explains why he thinks that's acceptable.

Of course, Zinn's book isn't a standard history book in school classrooms anyway. The typical school history book is still pretty whitewashed though they're likely better than they used to be.
 
2014-07-25 05:55:16 PM  

BSABSVR: gunga galunga: FTFA: "The most dreaded disease in America today is political correctness. "

I've come to the conclusion that people who complain about "political correctness" are really saying that they, but not other people, should be able to act like assholes and say stupid, hateful shiat without being called out for it.

"So I walked into the Jewish-run deli and started singing 'Deustschland Über Alles', and they called the cops on me. Well excuuuuuse me for not being politically correct."

That's still politically correct.  The freedomy way to say it is Jew-run deli.


Very true.
 
2014-07-25 05:56:00 PM  
I'm OK with this so long as the kids are supplied with enough popcorn and contraceptives.

Making out in boring school movies is a time honored tradition, or so I've heard. I was in AV Club, so I never got any back then.
 
2014-07-25 05:57:34 PM  

BitwiseShift: I'm OK with this so long as the kids are supplied with enough popcorn and contraceptives.

Making out in boring school movies is a time honored tradition, or so I've heard. I was in AV Club, so I never got any back then.


But you did the Lords work and made it possible for others.  Bless you.
 
2014-07-25 05:58:13 PM  
Republicans:  See?  Public schools are failed camps of liberal indoctrination.  I mean, we make kids sit through a shiatty D'Souza movie and then they go home and talk about how they hate school and didn't learn anything!  If making kids watch a movie narrated by a Muppet  about how "hey, there'd be no LeBron James without slavery amirite?" can't keep kids engaged, nothing can.  Let's just give every kid a bible and a pair of carhartts for the mines and call it a day.
 
2014-07-25 05:59:30 PM  
"Convicted felon Dinesh D'Souza"
 
2014-07-25 05:59:45 PM  
i668.photobucket.com
 
2014-07-25 05:59:47 PM  

patrick767: jchuffyman: As for the actual content of the story, as with any attempt to attack A People's History of the united states, there is a big difference between being selective of which part of American history to tell and just making up bullshiat. People's History does arguably cherry pick negative parts of history, but it's not like they aren't true. And most conservative counters to it, such as A Patriot's History of the United States, are so laughably idiotic and infantile with the just made up, feel good, ultra-patriotic bullshiat they put in there. Yes, the US has done good and bad things, but don't counter an analysis of the negative with the equivalent of jacking off to a picture of Reagan riding on the back of a Bald Eagle while bombing Russia.

Zinn also readily admits in A People's History that it's a rather one-sided account and explains why he thinks that's acceptable.

Of course, Zinn's book isn't a standard history book in school classrooms anyway. The typical school history book is still pretty whitewashed though they're likely better than they used to be.


Yeah, it is pretty funny that people whine about brainwashing because books like A People's History are "classroom standards" when in fact, they were written partly because the actual classroom standard books badly whitewashed history and no one was being taught these sometimes important episodes in American history. I guess it figures that the response is to try and whitewash even more.
 
2014-07-25 06:01:10 PM  

Lucksbane: Pocket Ninja: So it's true that, for all insensitive intensive purposes, .....


What kind of purposes?


Pet peeve, sorry.
 
2014-07-25 06:01:48 PM  

Pocket Ninja: Subby, I'm somewhat of a linguist who's done extensive online entomological (that's the study of words) research. So I'm just going to let you know that the verb "brainwash" can actually refer to two very specific actions.

Brainwash (1): To make (someone) adopt radically different beliefs by using systematic and often forcible pressure, e.g.  Obama has brainwashed American liberals into believing that socialist tyranny is acceptable.

Brainwash (2): To cleanse a brain of radically different beliefs that have been been imposed upon it through systematic and often forcible pressure, e.g.,  Many otherwise decent young Americans believe they are liberal until the realities of the world brainwash them of those foolish beliefs.

So it's true that, for all intensive purposes, you've used the word correctly in your headline. However, I believe you intended to use only the first version of the word, and therefore appear snarky in the matter of liberal icons John Stewart or Steven Colbear. In fact, however, and ironically, most learned scholars will read it with the two definitions in mind, and agree with you for entirely different reasons from what you intended. But, say la vee. That means "live and learn."


I won't question your words but your phrases are off.  C'est la vie means live and learn. And I'm not sure what intensive purposes are but I know about intents and purposes.
 
2014-07-25 06:02:59 PM  

MidnightRepairman: Pocket Ninja: Subby, I'm somewhat of a linguist who's done extensive online entomological (that's the study of words) research. So I'm just going to let you know that the verb "brainwash" can actually refer to two very specific actions.

Brainwash (1): To make (someone) adopt radically different beliefs by using systematic and often forcible pressure, e.g.  Obama has brainwashed American liberals into believing that socialist tyranny is acceptable.

Brainwash (2): To cleanse a brain of radically different beliefs that have been been imposed upon it through systematic and often forcible pressure, e.g.,  Many otherwise decent young Americans believe they are liberal until the realities of the world brainwash them of those foolish beliefs.

So it's true that, for all intensive purposes, you've used the word correctly in your headline. However, I believe you intended to use only the first version of the word, and therefore appear snarky in the matter of liberal icons John Stewart or Steven Colbear. In fact, however, and ironically, most learned scholars will read it with the two definitions in mind, and agree with you for entirely different reasons from what you intended. But, say la vee. That means "live and learn."

I won't question your words but your phrases are off.  C'est la vie means live and learn. And I'm not sure what intensive purposes are but I know about intents and purposes.


Account created: 2001-12-10 19:59:09 (12 years ago)

*blink*
 
2014-07-25 06:04:33 PM  
I hear this thread is about intense porpoises

4.bp.blogspot.com
 
2014-07-25 06:04:47 PM  

BSABSVR: MidnightRepairman: Pocket Ninja: Subby, I'm somewhat of a linguist who's done extensive online entomological (that's the study of words) research. So I'm just going to let you know that the verb "brainwash" can actually refer to two very specific actions.

Brainwash (1): To make (someone) adopt radically different beliefs by using systematic and often forcible pressure, e.g.  Obama has brainwashed American liberals into believing that socialist tyranny is acceptable.

Brainwash (2): To cleanse a brain of radically different beliefs that have been been imposed upon it through systematic and often forcible pressure, e.g.,  Many otherwise decent young Americans believe they are liberal until the realities of the world brainwash them of those foolish beliefs.

So it's true that, for all intensive purposes, you've used the word correctly in your headline. However, I believe you intended to use only the first version of the word, and therefore appear snarky in the matter of liberal icons John Stewart or Steven Colbear. In fact, however, and ironically, most learned scholars will read it with the two definitions in mind, and agree with you for entirely different reasons from what you intended. But, say la vee. That means "live and learn."

I won't question your words but your phrases are off.  C'est la vie means live and learn. And I'm not sure what intensive purposes are but I know about intents and purposes.

Account created: 2001-12-10 19:59:09 (12 years ago)

*blink*


How he hasn't learned the magic of Pocket Ninja in 12 years is beyond me
 
2014-07-25 06:05:42 PM  
They actually want GOP Youth. This will be a full on, openly fascist movement within 10 years.
 
2014-07-25 06:06:23 PM  

MidnightRepairman: Pocket Ninja: Subby, I'm somewhat of a linguist who's done extensive online entomological (that's the study of words) research. So I'm just going to let you know that the verb "brainwash" can actually refer to two very specific actions.

Brainwash (1): To make (someone) adopt radically different beliefs by using systematic and often forcible pressure, e.g.  Obama has brainwashed American liberals into believing that socialist tyranny is acceptable.

Brainwash (2): To cleanse a brain of radically different beliefs that have been been imposed upon it through systematic and often forcible pressure, e.g.,  Many otherwise decent young Americans believe they are liberal until the realities of the world brainwash them of those foolish beliefs.

So it's true that, for all intensive purposes, you've used the word correctly in your headline. However, I believe you intended to use only the first version of the word, and therefore appear snarky in the matter of liberal icons John Stewart or Steven Colbear. In fact, however, and ironically, most learned scholars will read it with the two definitions in mind, and agree with you for entirely different reasons from what you intended. But, say la vee. That means "live and learn."

I won't question your words but your phrases are off.  C'est la vie means live and learn. And I'm not sure what intensive purposes are but I know about intents and purposes.


C'est la guerre = war and learn
 
2014-07-25 06:07:39 PM  

soseussme: Lucksbane: Pocket Ninja: So it's true that, for all insensitive intensive purposes, .....


What kind of purposes?

Pet peeve, sorry.


My pet peeve is when people don't get the joke.
 
2014-07-25 06:07:45 PM  

BSABSVR: I hear this thread is about intense porpoises

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Your porpoises are in tents.

/I wish I had ps skills
 
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