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Primary 2012: Romney Wins Debate By Saying Nothing, Having Nice Hair

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  • mrt144mrt144 King of the Numbernames Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Ringo wrote: »

    They used South Park's "Let's see you dance, sucka" for their song

    amazing

    Not to make you feel like you were just born and still have your placenta attached but South Park's writers used 2 live crew's "Shake That Ass" as the entire basis of their song.

  • TaramoorTaramoor Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    mrt144 wrote: »
    Ringo wrote: »

    They used South Park's "Let's see you dance, sucka" for their song

    amazing

    Not to make you feel like you were just born and still have your placenta attached but South Park's writers used 2 live crew's "Shake That Ass" as the entire basis of their song.

    Doesn't change that they used the South Park parody of the song.

    It's like using a Weird Al song just because you don't know the original. (Full disclosure: I didn't know "I Lost on Jeopardy" was a parody until a couple of years ago)

  • SchrodingerSchrodinger Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    I want to know where they found a pair of black "rappers" willing to be in this video.

  • TaramoorTaramoor Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    I want to know where they found a pair of black "rappers" willing to be in this video.

    Given all the stuff they added in post-production it wouldn't be hard to pitch it to a couple of desperate actors as a parody piece or an audition thing.

    It's great because it's self-policing. If they try and come out and say they were misinformed they're still going to get painted as "The actors from that propaganda video" and they'll never get work.

    Something similar happened to me. I got $50 to "audition" into the camera, reading a prepared speech saying that I was a concerned citizen opposed to such-and-such who ran the food bank in Totem Lake, WA where I've lived my whole life and there should be an investigation.

  • mrt144mrt144 King of the Numbernames Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    What do you mean "they used the south park parody"?

    You think they sampled and looped the southpark parody rather than the original?

  • TaramoorTaramoor Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    mrt144 wrote: »
    What do you mean "they used the south park parody"?

    You think they sampled and looped the southpark parody rather than the original?

    You're right. The song on South Park was "Let's see you daaaance, sucka you got nothin' on me!" etc.

    They just did their own lyrics for the ad.

  • FencingsaxFencingsax Bondage Discipline Spider-Man Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    They literally did Blood Letters and turning the eyes red. That's hilarious.

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  • RingoRingo Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    mrt144's right. They're both direct rips from the 2 Live Crew chorus.

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    I'm just going to go ahead and lock this thread before I feel any worse about humanity.
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  • Bionic MonkeyBionic Monkey Registered User, ClubPA
    edited June 2011
    Ringo wrote: »
    I've always loved the "Global Warming Is A Massive Hoax" theory just because I can't honestly figure out who they think is benefiting from this hoax

    If 95% of oncologists tell you that a certain food will cause cancer, do you eat it anyway, because fuck those guys. 5% totally disagree with you!

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  • Bionic MonkeyBionic Monkey Registered User, ClubPA
    edited June 2011
    As much as conservatives yammer about it I've found the lower level of government you go to the worse the corruption is. The type of sit that's acceptable at the state level is so much worse that what goes on that the federal level.

    I disagree. I think the most damaging sources of corruption we've seen in recent history have all been at the federal level. Off the top of my head:

    SEC - Downloading tons of porn instead of regulating the financial industry. Refused to investigate people like Bernie Madoff and John Mack. Contributed to the financial meltdown in 2008.

    MMS - Lack of oversight which could have prevented the spill in the Gulf Coast. Is currently being overhauled by Obama?

    FDA - A top exec at Monsato submitted a paper on the use of BGH, then joins the FDA and approves the very paper she wrote. I believe BGH is banned in many European countries as researched has linked it to cancer in cows and humans.

    DHS - The former head of DHS pushed for the implementation of full-body scanners at airports, and now runs a security consulting group that is a large manufacturer of such scanners.

    I think it would do a lot to combat corruption if we moved things more to the model used by the DOT, where states do all of the planning and the majority of the supervision (FHWA oversight is required on projects above a certain size), but roughly 90% of the funding comes from the fed.

    Eh, it's a little bit of both. Corruption is more rampant and more severe on the local level, but on the federal level, it causes a hell of a lot more damage.

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  • mrt144mrt144 King of the Numbernames Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Ringo wrote: »
    mrt144's right. They're both direct rips from the 2 Live Crew chorus.

    I don't know much, but I do know about booty bass and ghetto tech.

  • BullioBullio Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    kildy wrote: »
    JihadJesus wrote: »
    I'm almost curious what bunk Limbaugh thinks has 'proved' global warming is a hoax over the past year. Almost.

    I'd put money on the whole "those emails totally prove that it was all fake, because I don't want to understand the explanation and proof that it's just me misreading them out of context"

    Or that 3 separate external investigations (that I know of), one requested by Jim "it's God, stupid!" Inhofe, completely absolved the University of East Anglia of any wrong doing. But then again, liberals!

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  • RichyRichy Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    I started laughing uncontrollably midway through it. It's just so bad. It's got to be a parody.

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  • Armored GorillaArmored Gorilla Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Richy wrote: »
    I started laughing uncontrollably midway through it. It's just so bad. It's got to be a parody.

    Oh holy shit, I wasn't prepared for that. I was expecting the NORMAL sort of subversive racism that I've come to expect, but holy shit.

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  • TachTach Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Apparently, it's not. Some douchebag from New Orleans produced it. The local NPR station in L.A. did a story on it.

    Here's a link: http://www.scpr.org/news/2011/06/15/anti-janice-hahn-web-ad-denounced-sexist-democrats/

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  • shrykeshryke Member of the Beast Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Yeah, but apparently there's overlap between the PAC that made it and Huey's campaign.

  • DacDac Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
  • ScooterScooter Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    It's so ridiculous.

    The stripper is giving money to the rappers? That's violating every law of the universe.


    And it's butt money, too.

  • SchrodingerSchrodinger Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Scooter wrote: »
    It's so ridiculous.

    The stripper is giving money to the rappers? That's violating every law of the universe.


    And it's butt money, too.

    Wait, strippers don't do that for you?

    I must be more good looking than I thought.

  • PantsBPantsB Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    As much as conservatives yammer about it I've found the lower level of government you go to the worse the corruption is. The type of sit that's acceptable at the state level is so much worse that what goes on that the federal level.

    I disagree. I think the most damaging sources of corruption we've seen in recent history have all been at the federal level. Off the top of my head:

    SEC - Downloading tons of porn instead of regulating the financial industry. Refused to investigate people like Bernie Madoff and John Mack. Contributed to the financial meltdown in 2008.

    MMS - Lack of oversight which could have prevented the spill in the Gulf Coast. Is currently being overhauled by Obama?

    FDA - A top exec at Monsato submitted a paper on the use of BGH, then joins the FDA and approves the very paper she wrote. I believe BGH is banned in many European countries as researched has linked it to cancer in cows and humans.

    DHS - The former head of DHS pushed for the implementation of full-body scanners at airports, and now runs a security consulting group that is a large manufacturer of such scanners.

    I think it would do a lot to combat corruption if we moved things more to the model used by the DOT, where states do all of the planning and the majority of the supervision (FHWA oversight is required on projects above a certain size), but roughly 90% of the funding comes from the fed.

    Its more that you hear about federal corruption more. If its more "damaging" its because its important.

    Here's the thing - let's say you're a talented, bright, educated person and you want to serve society in politics/government/civil service. Do you work for the federal government, servering the United States of America, or do you serve your local town, where its likely the position is part time and there's little in the way of advancement?

    Local government is largely incompetent and amateurishly corrupt. Sheriff Joe is local government.
    State government is more competently corrupt and might actually be a career path. This varies wildly from state to state - Alabama and Connecticut are going to have wildly different qualities of people running the state government. Governors Wallace, Barbour, and Palin are examples of Governors. Federal government is huge and so there's going to be corruption, but its where a vast majority of the competent wonks and administrators work.

    State's Rights isn't an issue in this primary (to get back on track). No one cares about States Rights. Its always been a reference to federal interference in segregation, and more recently for gay rights and any other liberal concept. That's why during the debate when asked about a conservative issue such as gun regulation or gay marriage, its a federal matter when convenient.

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  • lonelyahavalonelyahava One day, I will be able to say to myself "I am beautiful and I am perfect just the way I am"Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Now that I'm not at work and can see that video.


    what.... i mean.... what...

  • Salvation122Salvation122 Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    Barbour was actually a very decent governor, fyi

    The governor's power in Mississippi is pretty laughable compared to other states

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  • Eat it You Nasty Pig.Eat it You Nasty Pig. tell homeland security 'we are the bomb'Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    man, that's actually worse than those radio ads vernon jordan was running a couple years ago

    ed: wait, not vernon jordan. Who in the hell is that congressman from SC or something that I'm thinking of

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  • OptimusZedOptimusZed Registered User regular
    edited June 2011
    I think the soundtrack to that commercial might just go on my mp3 player during campaign season next year.

    As a reminder of what we're up against.

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  • JacobkoshJacobkosh Gamble a stamp. I can show you how to be a real man!Super Moderator, Moderator mod
    edited June 2011
    Someone can start a new primary thread.

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