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ThorGoLucky
Snuggle Wolf

USA
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Posted - 12/08/2011 :  08:25:40  Show Profile  Visit ThorGoLucky's Homepage Send ThorGoLucky a Private Message  Reply with Quote
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PAJNntoRgA

The good news is that the dislikes far outweigh the likes.

Dr. Mabuse
Septic Fiend

Sweden
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Posted - 12/08/2011 :  09:01:43   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Dr. Mabuse an ICQ Message Send Dr. Mabuse a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Another dislike...

Dr. Mabuse - "When the going gets tough, the tough get Duct-tape..."
Dr. Mabuse whisper.mp3

"Equivocation is not just a job, for a creationist it's a way of life..." Dr. Mabuse

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Kil
Evil Skeptic

USA
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Posted - 12/08/2011 :  09:07:00   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Kil's Homepage  Send Kil an AOL message  Send Kil a Yahoo! Message Send Kil a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by ThorGoLucky

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PAJNntoRgA

The good news is that the dislikes far outweigh the likes.

It's a hail mary pass at the religious conservatives in the Iowa caucus. And there are lots of them. The way I see it is that to put out an ad like that one is a last ditch effort to stay in the race by contrasting himself with Romney, a Mormon, and Gingrich, not exactly the ideal of a family value guy. What the ad screams is that Perry knows he's doomed, even if he gets a few votes out of it.

Rick Perry: Hiding in the Darkest Alleys

...First, some background. Perry created this video to air in Iowa, a Hail Mary pass for his flagging campaign before the Iowa caucuses on January 3, 2012. Iowa surprised everyone in April, 2009 when it adapted marriage equality after the Iowa Supreme Court ruled that the state could not discriminate against same-sex couples who wished to marry. Though celebrated, the decision has been controversial and a backlash has already claimed three of the Iowan Supreme Court justices who voted in favor of marriage equality. They were voted out of office in the 2010 election. So Mr. Perry, hoping to capture some of this energy and the religious right vote, hastily threw this video together and put it on the air in Iowa.

Make no mistake: this ad is patently and dangerously offensive. It conjures dark images of dimly lit alleys and cornered souls being surrounded by thugs with lead pipes, chains, and bats ready to do bodily harm. Or of a kid hiding in some obscure corner of his or her existence, trying desperately to hide from the biting, tearing words flung by sadistic schoolmates. Has he not seen the coverage of kid after kid after kid committing suicide behind anti-gay bullying? Perry’s is not a political ad. It’s an instigation for violence, a call to arms against “the other” who in his mind possesses no humanity and thus is not deserving of it. I think we’ve seen this movie before.

I don’t know if Rick Perry truly believes that LGBT folks do not deserve equal, human rights. It doesn’t really matter, though. His willingness to put out such an ad, for the sake of political gain, shows that he is a man with a very shaky moral compass. Yet he states that he’s not “ashamed” to be a Christian. Most Christians I know would be ashamed of his behavior. But his claim of being a defender of faith and “religious heritage,” as he states in the video, is hardly unique and certainly not new. As I wrote some months ago, in their declarations of secession, some of the former Confederate states, including the Governor’s, cited moral and religious reasons why it was right for people of African descent to be enslaved by those of European descent. To treat the races equally, Texas wrote in their declaration of secession, was a violation of “Divine Law.” Religion is not itself an evil, but it is often used for evil by those with shaky moral compasses...




Uncertainty may make you uncomfortable. Certainty makes you ridiculous.

Why not question something for a change?

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ThorGoLucky
Snuggle Wolf

USA
1457 Posts

Posted - 12/08/2011 :  13:03:05   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit ThorGoLucky's Homepage Send ThorGoLucky a Private Message  Reply with Quote
An excellent parody:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8sbBVOt40Q
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sailingsoul
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Posted - 12/08/2011 :  13:26:47   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send sailingsoul a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Today has just been awesome for me. Now I get home and find this here, more good news!
Views = 747,000
Likes = 4390
DISLIKES = 207,100
Ha haaa! This much imbalance is very rare on youtube.
The most enjoyable dislike vote I ever cast.

This BS isn't working this cycle, at least for Perry.
Good news indeed. Lets hope it means something.
"The Cain Train", derailed.
"Perry's Party", pooped.


There are only two types of religious people, the deceivers and the deceived. SS
Edited by - sailingsoul on 12/08/2011 13:36:06
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Randy
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USA
1990 Posts

Posted - 12/08/2011 :  14:08:53   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Randy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
This just posted at the Austin Atheist Yahoo Group list.....


First, note George Takei's twitter post:


https://twitter.com/#!/GeorgeTakei/status/144818669065744384/photo/1



In case you missed the original:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0PAJNntoRgA


and here's the spoof:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BbrI3F7p6-o&feature=g-all


"We are all connected; to each other biologically, to the earth chemically, to the rest of the universe atomically."

"So you're made of detritus [from exploded stars]. Get over it. Or better yet, celebrate it. After all, what nobler thought can one cherish than that the universe lives within us all?"
-Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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Dr. Mabuse
Septic Fiend

Sweden
9675 Posts

Posted - 12/09/2011 :  07:13:55   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Dr. Mabuse an ICQ Message Send Dr. Mabuse a Private Message  Reply with Quote
How can this piece-of-shit Perry put up lies like that and get away with it?

That children aren't allowed to pray in school is patently false, yet that's what he's saying.

Dr. Mabuse - "When the going gets tough, the tough get Duct-tape..."
Dr. Mabuse whisper.mp3

"Equivocation is not just a job, for a creationist it's a way of life..." Dr. Mabuse

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Hal
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USA
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Posted - 12/09/2011 :  09:17:41   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Hal a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Dr. Mabuse

How can this piece-of-shit Perry put up lies like that and get away with it?

That children aren't allowed to pray in school is patently false, yet that's what he's saying.



In my part of the country, many kids choose to participate in voluntary "prayer circles" at school. Faculty often join, as well. These activities are, of course, unsanctioned and completely unofficial, but not proscribed, either.

To understand the American Mind in the 21st century, you need to understand that the very people that participate in these prayer circles are usually the first ones to claim that prayer has been disallowed in schools.


Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.
Martin Luther King Jr.

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bngbuck
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USA
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Posted - 12/09/2011 :  15:46:20   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send bngbuck a Private Message  Reply with Quote


Several of the more direct-to-the-point-parodies going around....

or maybe this

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sailingsoul
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Posted - 12/10/2011 :  07:58:52   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send sailingsoul a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Comedians with a cause occupies Perry campaign, move over Tricky Perry.
More,,, Perry's,,, Parities.


While not a parity of the ad I find this most artful.

If this keeps up Republicans are going to owe Diebold big time after 2012's election day.

There are only two types of religious people, the deceivers and the deceived. SS
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ThorGoLucky
Snuggle Wolf

USA
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Posted - 12/10/2011 :  10:31:36   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit ThorGoLucky's Homepage Send ThorGoLucky a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Lovin' them parodies.
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Randy
SFN Regular

USA
1990 Posts

Posted - 12/10/2011 :  14:40:02   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Randy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by ThorGoLucky

Lovin' them parodies.



That SCTV one is superb satire.

Here's a word or two from a fellow Australian Atheist about Perry's You Tube hate-mongering screed.

"We are all connected; to each other biologically, to the earth chemically, to the rest of the universe atomically."

"So you're made of detritus [from exploded stars]. Get over it. Or better yet, celebrate it. After all, what nobler thought can one cherish than that the universe lives within us all?"
-Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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Randy
SFN Regular

USA
1990 Posts

Posted - 12/10/2011 :  16:34:47   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Randy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
It appears the background music used on Perry's 'political' Youtube message was written by Arron Copeland, himself a homosexual, and early supporter of the Communist Party.
Truth is getting stranger than fiction, once again.

"We are all connected; to each other biologically, to the earth chemically, to the rest of the universe atomically."

"So you're made of detritus [from exploded stars]. Get over it. Or better yet, celebrate it. After all, what nobler thought can one cherish than that the universe lives within us all?"
-Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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Kil
Evil Skeptic

USA
13463 Posts

Posted - 12/10/2011 :  23:04:54   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Kil's Homepage  Send Kil an AOL message  Send Kil a Yahoo! Message Send Kil a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Rick Perry's Pro-Christmas Ad: Colbert

Uncertainty may make you uncomfortable. Certainty makes you ridiculous.

Why not question something for a change?

Genetic Literacy Project
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Randy
SFN Regular

USA
1990 Posts

Posted - 12/11/2011 :  14:13:24   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send Randy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
The Austin Statesman PolitiFact 'truth-o-meter' take on this.

"We are all connected; to each other biologically, to the earth chemically, to the rest of the universe atomically."

"So you're made of detritus [from exploded stars]. Get over it. Or better yet, celebrate it. After all, what nobler thought can one cherish than that the universe lives within us all?"
-Neil DeGrasse Tyson
Edited by - Randy on 12/11/2011 16:14:18
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Dr. Mabuse
Septic Fiend

Sweden
9675 Posts

Posted - 12/11/2011 :  15:33:23   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Send Dr. Mabuse an ICQ Message Send Dr. Mabuse a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by Randy

The Austin Statesman PolitiFact 'truth-o-meter' take on this.
The link is broken.

Try this link until Randy gets the time to edit out the ';' from the link he posted (or an admin like Dave or Kil get time to edit it)

Dr. Mabuse - "When the going gets tough, the tough get Duct-tape..."
Dr. Mabuse whisper.mp3

"Equivocation is not just a job, for a creationist it's a way of life..." Dr. Mabuse

Support American Troops in Iraq:
Send them unarmed civilians for target practice..
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