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2006-02-18 Home Front: Politix
Clinton urges EU to convict publishers of caricatures
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Posted by Fred & Jackal 2006-02-18 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [648 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 Wow! WTF? Conyers wants to impeach Bush and Bill Clinton is talking this trash down in allenist central. We should tar and feather Hillary with Bill's anti-free speech brush day and night. The Freedom of speech is absolute. I am free to offend you, if you don't like it tough, It's a fundimental human right, full stop. No other postition will do.
Posted by Sock Puppet O' Doom 2006-02-18 00:38||   2006-02-18 00:38|| Front Page Top

#2 Yet another article to flash in the face of my Liberal friends with a hearty "YOU ACTUALLY VOTED FOR THIS GUY?".
Posted by Dave 2006-02-18 00:53||   2006-02-18 00:53|| Front Page Top

#3 It's just another bit of shiny proof that the Left secretly desire the Thought Police and the right to "Vince Foster" anyone they don't like.

When I was in 7th grade, I read a story about political correctness though that wasn't the name of it, it was undefined at the time. I can't remember the name of the story or who wrote it, but I've never forgotten it's message. It presented a view of society where equal outcomes was mandated. The main character was forced to wear headphones that blasted his ears with noise to prevent him from having lengthy coherent thoughts (His IQ was too high) He wore heavy chains to reduce his strength (He was too fit) and he had to wear horrible glasses that distorted his vision ( he could see too well). He watched however on TV as a pair of dancers in a ballet, likewise weighed down and restricted to be better than no one else, ripped off their chains and danced freely. They were promptly killed for it.

That's the society that the left wants to have. With their own elite exempt of course.
Posted by Silentbrick">Silentbrick  2006-02-18 01:07||   2006-02-18 01:07|| Front Page Top

#4 not surprising - restriction of free speech is first plank of the Hildabeasts' platform - cheap shot, I know, but they both need to pay for this kinda trash talk which hurts all democracies, not just America, like usual
Posted by Frank G">Frank G  2006-02-18 01:15||   2006-02-18 01:15|| Front Page Top

#5 SB - That would be "Harrison Bergeron" - one of Vonnegut's truly lucid moments... wicked parody. And he nailed it.

That this is not Scrappleface, which it easily could be, rather puts the period to Clintoon. Not only is he obviously bucking for a Nobel Piss Prize, but he's also obviously jealous of Carter's descent rise to the #1 Worst All-Time US President. I'd say that this puts him in the running. He has no business running around meeting with world leaders, anyway. He's over, done, gone - and washing up in record time.
Posted by .com 2006-02-18 01:53||   2006-02-18 01:53|| Front Page Top

#6 DAMN! Thanks .Com! I've tried to find that story and never could for so long. That's worth a few beers if you ever wander through Middle Tenn. Now I have it to point to when talking about how insane PC crap is.

Thanks!
Posted by Silentbrick">Silentbrick  2006-02-18 02:09||   2006-02-18 02:09|| Front Page Top

#7 Anytime, bro - it had the same profound impact on me, too. I saw the ShowTime production of it waay back, in the '80s I think. Vonnegut's pencil was, indeed, a rapier on this one. Of course, he and his fellow uberliberals thought he was lampooning us knuckle-dragging mouth-breather fly-over America patriots, lol. Wrong-o...

Hey, Kurt - it's called blowback, baby.
Posted by .com 2006-02-18 02:17||   2006-02-18 02:17|| Front Page Top

#8 Great story, .com, I'd never heard of it. Now I have, and have read it. Thx,
Posted by Steve White">Steve White  2006-02-18 02:42||   2006-02-18 02:42|| Front Page Top

#9 
Clinton urges EU to convict publishers of caricatures

the die is cast, a momentous turing point.
Posted by RD 2006-02-18 03:27||   2006-02-18 03:27|| Front Page Top

#10 I wonder how Hillary's gonna get out of this one.
Posted by Perfessor 2006-02-18 04:59||   2006-02-18 04:59|| Front Page Top

#11 He talks about Islam as the fastest growing religion in the US as if its a good thing. That "fastest growing religion" thingy is used by a lot of cults as a marketing slogan. The smaller the religion the more likely it is to be true. For example a religion of 1 will grow by 100% if one more person joins.
Posted by HV 2006-02-18 06:45||   2006-02-18 06:45|| Front Page Top

#12 Guess he figured the Arabs can cough up more money than the Chinese right now.
Posted by too true 2006-02-18 07:12||   2006-02-18 07:12|| Front Page Top

#13 Guys, I dislike Clinton as much as anyone, but the only other reference to this press conference I can find says nothing about:
"and urged countries concerned to convict the publishers."

It was in the Arab News here.

I don't think even Bill is dumb enough to say such a thing.

However, if it turns out he did then have at him with axes...
Posted by DanNY 2006-02-18 08:04||   2006-02-18 08:04|| Front Page Top

#14 I suggest you reverse the logic, DanNY - it's much more logical to presume the ArabNews cleaned up after His Pusillanimousness. It fits the actual behavior pattern far more closely.

BTW, the ArabNews is also known as The Green Truth - which I used to read daily in Saudi (the only easily available English language newspaper in The Magic Kingdom) and, as did every other Expat there, knew it to be so full of unmitigated shit we always speculated about their steady diet of split pea soup...
Posted by .com 2006-02-18 08:14||   2006-02-18 08:14|| Front Page Top

#15 When I was in 7th grade, I read a story about political correctness though that wasn't the name of it,

I read it way back when, the "Handicapper General" reminds me so much of Janet Reno when she cropped up decades later.
Posted by Redneck Jim 2006-02-18 08:51||   2006-02-18 08:51|| Front Page Top

#16 I remember reading that story in school too. As I recall, the attractive people had to wear "ugly" masks.
Posted by Scooter McGruder 2006-02-18 11:09||   2006-02-18 11:09|| Front Page Top

#17 I don't think even Bill is dumb enough to say such a thing.

Bill is not dumb. Bill has bad judgement. Bill wants people to like him. He will say whatever it takes to make people like him.
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2006-02-18 11:27||   2006-02-18 11:27|| Front Page Top

#18 Bill also has a wife who wants to be President and who is looking for a support base.
Posted by lotp 2006-02-18 11:32||   2006-02-18 11:32|| Front Page Top

#19 She would look good in a burqa.
Posted by Nimble Spemble 2006-02-18 11:40||   2006-02-18 11:40|| Front Page Top

#20 Vonnegut's Harrison Bergeron short story.
Posted by DMFD 2006-02-18 12:01||   2006-02-18 12:01|| Front Page Top

#21 I am not convinced he said this either. If he did, then he is more of a sociopath than I thought, because I don't think he belives it...
Posted by Ol Dirty American 2006-02-18 12:05||   2006-02-18 12:05|| Front Page Top

#22 ODA - Clintoon believes whatever will get him air time/
money/sex/adulation.

I think he's trying to out-Carter Jimmuh in hopes the Nobel pussies will give him one to give George Bush another "kick in the leg." >:-(

Oh, yeah - I also believe he's a self-centered, self-serving jerk.
Posted by Barbara Skolaut">Barbara Skolaut  2006-02-18 15:01|| http://ariellestjohndesigns.com/page/15bk1/Home_Page.html]">[http://ariellestjohndesigns.com/page/15bk1/Home_Page.html]  2006-02-18 15:01|| Front Page Top

#23 I don't think even Bill is dumb enough to say such a thing.

Really? Why?

He was dumb enough to commit perjury.
Posted by Robert Crawford">Robert Crawford  2006-02-18 15:17|| http://www.kloognome.com/]">[http://www.kloognome.com/]  2006-02-18 15:17|| Front Page Top

#24 Billary wants Kofi's vacant seat when it becomes unoccupied.
Posted by Captain America 2006-02-18 16:38||   2006-02-18 16:38|| Front Page Top

#25 I have read that the UN charter excludes US citizens from Sec Gen. Is this true?

Hillary cannot run on Slick's popularity. She is AWFUL when she speaks. She will alienate everyone except the "Hillary is the smartest woman in the world" set. Watch when she gets heckled in the campaign - her head will explode.
Posted by SR-71">SR-71  2006-02-18 16:50||   2006-02-18 16:50|| Front Page Top

#26 "urged countries concerned to convict the publishers"
Excuse me, but what's the charge?

"He said it was the time to promote inter-faith harmony"
I'll bet the Paks don't realize which side is having the harmony problem. Hmmm, Islamic Neuroses or Free Speech -- which one should be compromised?

"He said the people’s religious convictions should be respected at all costs..."
Great! I'm starting the Religion of Darrell (RoD). RoD practioners hold the conviction that the world's cartoonists should draw and publish anything they want. Respect our conviction at all costs.
Posted by Darrell 2006-02-18 17:30||   2006-02-18 17:30|| Front Page Top

#27 Phuech you slickster.
Posted by Besoeker 2006-02-18 19:55||   2006-02-18 19:55|| Front Page Top

#28 She would look BETTER in a burga.
Posted by Skidmark 2006-02-18 21:56||   2006-02-18 21:56|| Front Page Top

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