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2004-06-02 06:42:21 AM
I love the new talking point, "you'd be a crook too if you had that much power" . Christ, and I thought the RNC's lowering expectations game was bad in 2000.

George W. Bush: Only as currupt as his options.
 
2004-06-02 06:44:51 AM
fac3less-"You'd still whine if politicians were dirt poor and eating off the ground."

shutuppaul-"I wouldn't."

That all depends. Would I then theorotically become rich?
 
2004-06-02 06:47:19 AM
Yesdog -

I remember when Republicans were funny...but then P. J. O'Rourke became a Libertarian.
 
2004-06-02 06:47:35 AM
yeah because Bush is the son of poor sharecroppers ...

stupid republican farks.
 
2004-06-02 06:48:04 AM
Your friend needs a job, you happen to be president, you put a good word in for him, guess what he gets the job over someone else?

is that evil? you'd do the same thing


See, that's an irrational accusation. I wouldn't do that, and I know a very lot of people who would not either. And by the way, the jobs that the president gave to his friends are pretty important (So he should be handing those jobs out to the most credible/knowledgeable people in that field). Of course it's not evil, it's: unprofessional, and amoral.

Anyways folks.. stop putting so much weight on titles.. Kerry is just as bad as Bush.. and you're just as bad as both of them.


Wait, why are we as bad as both of them? I'm not understanding your arguement...please clearify, fac3less.
 
2004-06-02 06:49:17 AM
Would someone please defend Bush? Seriously, why would anyone vote for him?
 
2004-06-02 06:53:36 AM
If I would have know all this came in the Heinz package I would have married her too.
 
2004-06-02 06:54:17 AM
memebot_of_doom,

Would someone please defend Bush? Seriously, why would anyone vote for him?

Um well one quick reason is that John Kerry is running on an increase tax platform. In otherwords, taxes will rise (this includes gas tax) as soon as he is elected.

Is that a bad thing? I don't know...but i'm trying to give ya reasons to vote for the Dubya.
 
2004-06-02 06:57:31 AM
2004-06-02 06:32:55 AM 21-7-b

i'm not whining

i don't think you can compare a man who had what it took to have incredibly wealthy, or in clinton's case intelligent, women fall in love with him and the bush clan.

i wish i had the qualities of one group, but would rather die than have those of the other
Ye Gods...

That may just be the single stupidest thing I've ever read.

Excuse me, I gotta go inventory my IQ points now...

/jeez louise
 
2004-06-02 06:58:51 AM
Wait, wait - wealthy Motherfuuckers are "satirizing" another wealthy Motherfuucker in the hopes of achieving what? That Republicans identify with the poor?

How much more fuucking schitzophrenic can the righties get?
 
2004-06-02 07:00:23 AM
why's that blueboy? or is reasoning beyond you?
 
2004-06-02 07:00:36 AM
DandamanFL writes: So pointing out that someone is rich is a personal attack? Why, because being rich is 'evil'? Well then how can the Democrats have an 'evil' person as their candidate?

As usual, you and the rest of the right wing nuts have it all wrong.

The issue isn't whether the candidate is rich -- as there is nothing inherently wrong with wealth. The issue is whether the candidate works principally on behalf of the powerful or whether he works on behalf of the people. A poor man who uses government to do the bidding of millionaires is immeasurably worse than a rich man who uses government to serve the interests of the larger public.

Who cares how lavish John Kerry's lifestyle is? The important question is how he will govern. It's obvious why Republicans would rather focus on the former issue and ignore the latter.
 
2004-06-02 07:01:40 AM
2004-06-02 06:57:31 AM SouthernFriedYankee


Excuse me, I gotta go inventory my IQ points now...

It shouldn't take that long to count to 32.
 
2004-06-02 07:02:32 AM
It's strategicly idiotic to fight an opponent on grounds which can so easily be reversed, if not in their favor, then in perpetual stalemate.

How hard do they think it would be for the DNC to release Bushopoly, involving President Bush's follies and mistakes?

Quote:
Three leading Republicans in the federal government President Bush (news - web sites), Vice President Dick Cheney (news - web sites) and Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist of Tennessee are multimillionaires. Asked Tuesday if their lifestyles also were out of reach of most Americans, RNC spokeswoman Christine Iverson responded "no" but declined to elaborate.

D'oh!

I like President Bush, but by Crom both political parties are run by blithering simpletons who mistakenly think such juvenile antics will win voters.
 
2004-06-02 07:03:39 AM
this game sucks...

also

A leading conservative said Tuesday that President Bush needs to change the subject from Iraq (news - web sites) to his stated goal of a constitutional amendment banning gay marriages if the Republican wants to win in November.

yeah that will work. With all the war and terrorism and unemployment and a us dollar worth a few pence this is how Bush II will get re-elected.
 
2004-06-02 07:06:04 AM
Bah...just...bah.
Democrats..Republicans...does ANYONE represent the voice of the common man in America anymore?
Didn't think so.


And here is the game.
1. Our canidate is the biggest craphead in the entire universe. So we'll make your canidate look just like him.
2. People who don't like crapheads are too confused to vote as both canidates look like crapheads.
3. Profit!

/It worked the first time.
 
2004-06-02 07:06:21 AM
Crap like this makes me like Republicans less, and I used to be one (for the curious, I abandoned the party when Bush's initially superb post-9/11 leadership turned psychotic).
 
2004-06-02 07:09:23 AM
John Kerry's wealthy! D'OH! Can't vote for him now!
 
2004-06-02 07:13:15 AM
allisterkid Awesome game! Thanks for the link...

I was gunna give it to my dad (a hardcore republican) to play, but changed my mind when I had to battle Barbara Bush's Giant Cooter. I don't see that flying well with my dad...

but on second thought...
 
2004-06-02 07:13:48 AM
Remember, according to some on the right *cough, Hannity, cough*, you can be "poor" and own a big screen TV, new SUV, a home, and eat well. "Wealth", to those on the right, is very relative.
 
2004-06-02 07:15:24 AM
drivinwest: Oh heavens no. You like them less only now? Didn't you take a stance against political parties when they started reminding people of their 5th amendment rights by delivering a bullet into their body?

Would it make a difference if the Democrats had nominated a poor, fat, single, batchild? No, there'd still be a GOP monopoly clone created.
 
2004-06-02 07:15:43 AM
Damn those Communists...er...I mean Republicans, playing class-warfare again!!!
 
2004-06-02 07:15:50 AM
Yay drivinwest!
 
2004-06-02 07:16:42 AM
Kerry never had a lot of money until he screwed the rich...his first and second wife!
 
2004-06-02 07:17:09 AM
deadparrot: What's 'poor'? I work, go to school and save most of my money, but I know people that don't work, don't go to school and don't save shiat but have big screen televisions, free gas, free heat and free cable television.

That ain't right.
 
2004-06-02 07:18:24 AM
What I don't get is when are this average Nascar-attending, sister-farking, knuckle-dragging Joe Sixpack supposed to find the time and money to get on this internet thingimabob and find out just how out of it Kerry is?
 
2004-06-02 07:19:46 AM
Holy Shiit! John Kerry's a Wealthy East-Coast Eliteist! Ib had no idea!!

I'd better vote for the man who represents the common man, the wealthy spawn of a former President from Kennebunkport who lives on a gigantic ranch in Texas. He understands and reflects my values!!! FOUR MORE YEARS!!!!
 
2004-06-02 07:20:18 AM
The problem is that the politicians are wealthy, it's that they act as though they are ordinary ("common") people who understand "our" problems.

Some people actually believe that. They think that politicians (democrats and republicans) are actually trying to help them, and not only increase their own wealth and power. Those people are ignorant.

Then there's someone like Ralph Nader. The populist. Which I guess means that he cares about common people, right? Oh wait, he's a millionaire too.

Hmm... what's a body to do?
 
2004-06-02 07:21:24 AM
setaanbomb

drivinwest: Oh heavens no. You like them less only now? Didn't you take a stance against political parties when they started reminding people of their 5th amendment rights by delivering a bullet into their body?

You are exactly why I've never embraced the left wholeheartedly; massive conspiracy theorists the lot of you.

Being an independant (and realizing that neither party actually represents your beliefs) is the only respectable position as far as I am concerned.
 
2004-06-02 07:21:38 AM
http://www.emogame.com/bushgame.html

of course, the dems have a better game. play as fat he-man, jesus, and christopher reeve!
 
2004-06-02 07:21:45 AM
 
2004-06-02 07:22:19 AM
if being rich is inherently wrong...then FDR probably doesn't have the credentials to connect with the nation's poor and middle class, nor pull this country out of depression!
 
2004-06-02 07:23:24 AM
mrfuznut:

I don't get it.

"your Black!" what? "your Black! cat?" "your Black! car?" "your Black! soul?"
 
2004-06-02 07:26:51 AM
drivinwest: You misread me. I'm as far left as Rosie Odonnel is straight.

I'm an 'undeclared' voter. Not this "independent, cloak for Commie, progressive, green" bullshiat.
 
2004-06-02 07:28:33 AM
The Republicans are scared. They're really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really, really scared. Kerry's got all the issues (God! when will he start to use them?) and the worst the Republicans can say is "don't vote for him, he's just like us." All their other anti-Kerry ammunition is blatant scare tactics (Kerry will hand the country to the terrorists; also, he will raise your taxes a million billion trillion dollars) and shameful lies (Kerry wasn't really a war hero). They can't run on their own record because their record is just so awful: a wobbly short term economy, a disastrous long term one, the ongoing Iraqi debacle (Iraqle?), the coordinated attack on American rights and freedoms, the attack on the separation of church and state. A lot of Republicans already see the handwriting on the wall. The oil industry for one is cashing out, with the tacit approval of the Bush Administration.

That's not to say the election won't be close. $200 million in attack ads, substantial economic improvement, a sea change in Iraq between now and November and maybe a little bin Laden-related October Surprise may yet turn the tide. I doubt it though. A better question is, will the Republicans accept the results of the elections if Kerry wins, or will there be a "national emergency" and martial law? The fact that many people are already concerned about that possibility in itself is disturbing.
 
2004-06-02 07:30:29 AM
I think Bush was trying to win Kerry's vote. They will join forces and become the Wealthocrats, and give tax breaks to only themselves.
 
2004-06-02 07:31:58 AM
clambam:

A better question is, will the Republicans accept the results of the elections if Kerry wins, or will there be a "national emergency" and martial law? The fact that many people are already concerned about that possibility in itself is disturbing.

I didn't know it was wacky half-backed conspiracy day on fark.

Strangely enough, this reminds me of what was said when a certain young go-getter was due to leave office only 4 short years ago... times never change.
 
2004-06-02 07:32:46 AM
yes, this is the stupidest thing I've ever heard. How can your candidate be obscenely weathly, and then make fun of the opposing candidate for having the same trait...Oh that's right, the RNC really believes we're all kindergarteners. They really do. They think that you will swallow any sort of pap that spews forth from their noise machine because you've taken it for so long. Don't believe me?

RUSH LIMBAUGH HAS A CAREER.
 
2004-06-02 07:36:33 AM
How long before the election consists of two candidates just comparing their pile of cash; biggest pile gets to be president.

Oh wait, that's pretty much happening now.
 
2004-06-02 07:38:32 AM
This is great! they have theme music depending on what you roll and within 2 turns I was $38,000,000 in debt.

/Kerry's plane is called The Flying Squirrel
 
2004-06-02 07:38:44 AM
Well, that game convinced me. I'm voting Communist.
 
2004-06-02 07:39:20 AM
LOL, nice game!

They should have had a square where the mother of a dead soldier asks Kerry...

"Are you here to spit on them again?" as a woman did on Memorial Day.

/Ouch. Tough world.
 
2004-06-02 07:40:28 AM
Where's the Ironic tag, when it's truly justified?
 
2004-06-02 07:42:16 AM
they surely have my vote now!

/sarcasm
 
2004-06-02 07:44:37 AM
Nevertheless Dutchman, I will breathe a sigh of relief when the reins of power are safely and constitutionally handed over -- whoever wins. I don't recall anyone being concerned about Clinton pulling a coup, or Bush Sr. or Reagan. People were kinda nervous about Nixon though. The difference is Nixon had a sense of history and his place in it. Bush Jr. is off in lala land where it's a race to see whether we'll be able to pump all the oil out of Alaska before the Rapture comes. Under Bush the Republicans are attacking the Constitution on several fronts -- the separation of church and state, the separation of powers between the branches of the government (i.e., the current bill before the House to allow the Congress to overrule a Supreme Court decision with a 2/3 majority). I simply don't see it as that much of a stretch for Bush and Co. to invalidate the election "for the country's own good." Goddam I hope I'm wrong.
 
2004-06-02 07:44:41 AM
I've always said that the retardlicans live in a fantasy world. This proves it. Bush has way mare cash than Kerry, yet feels that HE is in touch with the peasants, not Kerry? How exactly does that figure? Oh yeah, it figures in the retardlican false reality.

This answers the question "How stupid IS the RNC?" Answer: This stupid.
 
2004-06-02 07:47:35 AM
Terminal Frost:

Heh, you guys are just mad that the DNC didn't think of it first :)

Perhaps they couldn't decide on which rich republican they would base it on.

/rich republican is awfully redundant.
 
2004-06-02 07:48:22 AM
Gigolo Kerrys secret to being rich: marry rich biatches!
 
Bhh
2004-06-02 07:48:24 AM
So . . . republicans, we're supposed to hate rich guys now? I was getting bored of hating France anyway.

Oceania has always been at war with Eastasia.
 
2004-06-02 07:48:48 AM
Who was the last President who wasn't a millionaire?

My guess: Maybe Eisenhower. Maybe.
 
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