Political Satire and Political Jokes - Part 3

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Re: Political Satire and Political Jokes - Part 3

Postby Dr. McCoy » 30 Jul 2011, 08:52

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Re: Political Satire and Political Jokes - Part 3

Postby Lili » 30 Jul 2011, 09:20

Jaboney wrote:The more things change...
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Or it could've been 10,000 dead black people "shot like rats".
But nobody seems to care about that.
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Re: Political Satire and Political Jokes - Part 3

Postby Dr. McCoy » 30 Jul 2011, 09:23

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Re: Political Satire and Political Jokes - Part 3

Postby Lili » 30 Jul 2011, 09:27

Dr. McCoy wrote:Image

Nahhh, its way passed that now:
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and I like this one too:
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Re: Political Satire and Political Jokes - Part 3

Postby bismarck » 30 Jul 2011, 11:25

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Re: Political Satire and Political Jokes - Part 3

Postby Jaboney » 02 Aug 2011, 16:16

Blast from the past (1932).
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So, when are America's creditors going to pipe up? A few serious folks have already pointed to the debt as a threat to defense.
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Re: Political Satire and Political Jokes - Part 3

Postby Dr. McCoy » 02 Aug 2011, 16:54

Jaboney wrote:A few serious folks have already pointed to the debt as a threat to defense.

It's a defense against talking about jobs.
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Re: Political Satire and Political Jokes - Part 3

Postby Tigerman » 04 Aug 2011, 11:16

As it is, we seem to regard it as a positive objection to a reasoner that he has taken one side or the other. We regard it (in other words) as a positive objection to a reasoner that he has contrived to reach the object of his reasoning. We call a man a bigot or a slave of dogma because he is a thinker who has thought thoroughly and to a definite end.

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Re: Political Satire and Political Jokes - Part 3

Postby Lili » 04 Aug 2011, 11:22

Dr. McCoy wrote:
Jaboney wrote:A few serious folks have already pointed to the debt as a threat to defense.

It's a defense against talking about jobs.

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Re: Political Satire and Political Jokes - Part 3

Postby bismarck » 04 Aug 2011, 14:09

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A box of breath mints, pictured at Vice Chancellor of Communication Margie Nichols' office on Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2011, were taken off of the shelves at the University of Tennessee Bookstore after Rep. Joe Armstrong complained that the satirical mints made fun of President Obama

Wait. What? A Republican complained?
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