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Watchimatize this Dubya poster! It's an exclusivity type deal!

Published at: Aug. 4, 2008, 2:46 p.m. CST by quint

Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. The talkbacks are going to be very curious on this one. Oliver Stone's W is a fascinating project. It weirds me out how in the trailer not one person looks like the people they're playing, but at the same time they look EXACTLY like the people they're playing. I don't know how the hell Stone does that, but it adds a very surreal layer onto everything. Now we got ourselves a first look at the W teaser poster, which strangely enough reminds of the Apatow comedy posters like 40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN and STEP-BROTHERS and KNOCKED UP, with the poster just being a photo of the main character. That's not a bad thing... I quite like the look of the poster, actually, just something that occurred to me when I first opened it up. This whole thing is strange, but a good strange. Can't wait to see what the final product ends up being. Click to make big!


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  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:16 p.m. CST

    Borrowing from Michael Moore?

    by StarWarsRedux

    That's what it looks like from here.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:16 p.m. CST

    I dunno

    by Billiam86

    This could backfire and be absolutely as absurd as the man it's portraying

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:19 p.m. CST

    Typical

    by Jopapa

    Just one unintelligent douchebag trying to make another unintelligent douchebag look like an unintelligent douchebag to other unintelligent douchebags

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:19 p.m. CST

    another liberal box office tank

    by blakesq1

    just what we need, more preaching from hollyweird

  • Being Controversial>Preaching>Storytelling.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:25 p.m. CST

    The script plays people.

    by nopix

    It could go bad. But the script is really just a character piece. No big set pieces, just digging into W.'s psyche. It could be a film loaded with great performances.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:25 p.m. CST

    WHO WATCHES THE AHEM?

    by Acne Scarface

    それはダーティー・ハリーであるか。

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:26 p.m. CST

    Yeah...

    by Lucasblows

    ...I don't need Stone to tell me Bush is a fucking moron. That's the one thing Bush is good at is not hiding the fact he's a fucking imbecile. This movie seems pretty unnecessary.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:28 p.m. CST

    Right on, Jopapa

    by angel_svn

    "Just one unintelligent douchebag trying to make another unintelligent douchebag look like an unintelligent douchebag to other unintelligent douchebags." There probably aren't any truer statements than this one. Well said!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:28 p.m. CST

    ething?

    by Squashua

    Just finishing the subject line.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:29 p.m. CST

    Another liberal box office tank

    by Dataset

    Like Wall-E. Like Watchmen will be. Yeah, you're a douche. It probably will suck, because who wants to see W be an idiot for 2 hours?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:30 p.m. CST

    If Will Ferral played W.

    by fiester

    I would have wanted to see this movie.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:32 p.m. CST

    A lot of you hated "Nixon" the movie...

    by MCVamp

    I can understand that, but detached from being a history lesson it's a fascinating movie at times. Granted, it's carried FAR more by Hopkin's portrayal than anything else, but despite the "bomb" label it gets, it may be my favorite Oliver Stone movie after "Platoon." I realize no one cares, just thought I'd throw it out there. If the actors bring their "A" games, this might avoid being a massive train wreck. Otherwise it's either too soon or too late to show the human side of the worst President in my lifetime (but not of ALL time...that's going a little overboard with guys like Buchanan and Grant in the books.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:32 p.m. CST

    This Is Going To Be The Comedy Hit Of The Year

    by LaserPants

    Not just because its going to be an unintentionally hilarious disasterpiece, but because the neocon screaming head punditocracy are going to COMPLETELY lose their minds with sputtering, impotent rage. Actually, their reaction is the only thing I'm looking forward to. Its gonna to be friggin' HILARIOUS!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:33 p.m. CST

    We already have this year's movie about W

    by chrth

    It's called the Dark Knight.<p> (I'm keeding!)

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:35 p.m. CST

    mcvamp

    by Prossor

    jfk was great fuck you.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:38 p.m. CST

    Anyone remember when Stone used to make good movies?

    by Cash907

    Yeah, me either.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:38 p.m. CST

    Bush A Moron an Imbecile, unintelligent?

    by Krigan

    Wow I did'nt know they let morons fly fighter Jets, I always heard it was a pretty tough gig. I wonder what Lucasblows and Jopapa do for a living? flipping burgers? Mopping floors? certainly something that requires hi intellect.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:44 p.m. CST

    NIXON's a great movie

    by palimpsest

    and Stone's always an interesting film maker, whether you buy into his worldview or not. I'm up for this movie, just to see what the heck the barmy old coot does.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:45 p.m. CST

    You got a link to the script, WeinerPenis?

    by palimpsest

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:45 p.m. CST

    W. is gonna be huge outside the USA...

    by m_reporter

    ... if marketed properly. Like they did with that trailer. Mock the guy, and you got a winner.<p> Reason for this is the unpopularity of the current US government and politics, and the mishaps of president George are a very popular source of comedy everywhere.

  • Seriously, who the hell is this movie for? Liberals already know how he fucked the country over, Conservatives don't wanna hear that message-they've had their fingers in their ears humming the national anthem every time some new negative revelation of this asshole comes to light. So who the fuck is gonna watch this?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:49 p.m. CST

    I'm afraid this will be too rushed. It could turn out

    by GQtaste

    embarrassing for Stone and company. Don't get me wrong, I'm liberal as hell, but that doesn't change the possibility that this could be a disaster. And another thing: Oliver wants this to come out before Nov. election. But Bush isn't running, it's another person. Sure he'll say that McCain is simply another retread of this administration, but often times these things end up backfiring for their side. i.e. Micheal Moore, celeb endorsements etc. Regular folk don't favor having the rich actors tell them how to think, even though they have their best interest when it comes to our pocketbooks. But one thing is for sure: the American public can at times be fooled into thinking that the elephants have their best interests at hand. Esp. the south! For those that would love a great book on how the elephants tricked the working men and women out of their votes check out "What's the Matter with Kansas?: How Conservatives Won the Heart of America" Here is a brief excerpt: The largely blue collar citizens of Kansas can be counted upon to be a "red" state in any election, voting solidly Republican and possessing a deep animosity toward the left. This, according to author Thomas Frank, is a pretty self-defeating phenomenon, given that the policies of the Republican Party benefit the wealthy and powerful at the great expense of the average worker. According to Frank, the conservative establishment has tricked Kansans, playing up the emotional touchstones of conservatism and perpetuating a sense of a vast liberal empire out to crush traditional values while barely ever discussing the Republicans' actual economic policies and what they mean to the working class. Thus the pro-life Kansas factory worker who listens to Rush Limbaugh will repeatedly vote for the party that is less likely to protect his safety, less likely to protect his job, and less likely to benefit him economically. http://tinyurl.com/6gfazp P.S. I should know, I'm from Oklahoma and it drives me crazy how stupid and short-sided 80% of this state is when it comes to politics. Oh, i just guessed at that percentages btw.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:51 p.m. CST

    "There's an old saying in Tennessee..."

    by Heckles

    ...I know it's in Texas, probably in Tennessee — that says, fool me once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can't get fooled again."

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:54 p.m. CST

    by GQtaste

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:56 p.m. CST

    PHOTOSHOP!!!!!

    by DerLanghaarige

    :)

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:59 p.m. CST

    Also Nixon was a great film w/ great performances

    by GQtaste

    across the board. Of course Antony H., Joan Allen, Jimmy Woods, Ed Harris, Bob Hoskins as Hoover and many more. It doesnt get the praise that JFK got got it's a fascinating depiction of Nixon justthesame. But again Oliver didn't have the time constraints he has w/ W.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 2:59 p.m. CST

    "Goodbye from the world's biggest polluter!"

    by toshiro-solo

    Tool.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3 p.m. CST

    I take that back.

    by toshiro-solo

    It unfairly maligns tools.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:02 p.m. CST

    Nixon

    by fassbinder79

    It was one of the best films of the last 20 years and in its in my top three faves of all time. I will be seeing W. I hope its as good as Nixon. Doubtful but we'll have to wait and see. Alexander and WTC were disappointments. Hopefully Oliver has learned from those recent missteps. Honestly I'll be happy if W. is simply as good as AGS. If its entertaining and thought provoking enough it will be a hit...Period.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:02 p.m. CST

    What's he saying with this poster?

    by heyscot

    That Presidents have their hair and makeup done before going on television? Or just Bush? Or that Bush is fake because he's having his hair and makeup done? Or that Bush puts a lot into presentation? Because they didn't randomly select this as their teaser poster.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:04 p.m. CST

    Whats he saying? Hes saying..

    by JBouganim1

    the president is a douchebag and has his hair brushed by a backwards comb.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:05 p.m. CST

    heyscot

    by fassbinder79

    I think what Stone is saying with this poster is that politics is an illusion. Smoke and mirrors. Not so much as it is the political process in general. Its about appearances and underneath it all its a very hollow world filled with vapid people too concerned with how they are perceived in the media than what they are doing as leaders.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:05 p.m. CST

    I'll keep buying tickets for this...

    by wash

    and watching other movies instead. Just to piss the wing-nuts off. I'm not much of a Stone fan but I admire his nerve.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:05 p.m. CST

    I meant to say...

    by fassbinder79

    not so much bush specifically just politicians in general.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:07 p.m. CST

    Krigan

    by Sw0rdfish

    "Wow I did'nt know they let morons fly fighter Jets, I always heard it was a pretty tough gig. I wonder what Lucasblows and Jopapa do for a living? flipping burgers? Mopping floors? certainly something that requires hi intellect". As high an intellect as being able to spell the word "high" or as knowing to capitalize the first word in a sentence? I believe this qualifies you as "Another dummy for Bush"--Or is that redundant?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:09 p.m. CST

    I can't say anything about the movie

    by veritasses

    but I like the poster. Here, Bush is distant, alone and looking solemn framed by the slightly out of focus yet prominent and equally still, solitary flags that he represents all set against the blank, grey wall. That part of the image by itself, along with the washed out colors, I think makes us see/feel for Bush the man and the weight he bears. He's completely surrounded in the foreground by the hubbub of the big mike, big comb, big brush and the woman's big arm and head which are only concerned with his exterior and seem to further accentuate and isolate Bush. Then the words Get Ready propels the image from the man we see in the poster, to the most powerful man in the world who ultimately makes the decisions that determines the fate of so much in the world. I think it's different, in some ways subtle, emotional, yet powerful. shows us the personal and public side of W.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:09 p.m. CST

    Fassbinder

    by heyscot

    I agree with you, it's probably what he's saying, but I hope he says it clearly enough that America gets it. Why didn't he make a film about Clinton with a poster like this? Let me just add, I'm a pretty die-hard Democrat, and the reason I'm sort of disappointed in this poster is that (in my opinion) it gives another excuse to ignore Stone's movies because they'll say "Yup, he's not being fair." Although then again, people are going to disregard the movie no matter what *because* it's Oliver Stone. Any political movie he makes gets ripped apart as partisan. BTW the movie "The Hand" freaked me out when I was a kid.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:09 p.m. CST

    TOO SOON!

    by Cletus Van Damme

    Haw!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:13 p.m. CST

    Are we going to see how Hensen Studio's...

    by Hint_of_Smegma

    ....made him so lifelike? If it's a docudrama I want to see the blood, sweat and tears that went into hiding the cables and strings.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:15 p.m. CST

    swordfish

    by Krigan

    welcom to the net. we dont waste our time with perfect punctuation here. When I get ready to write a book I will. u must have one shallow existence if you scour the net for punctuation to correct. does that pay the bills dumb ass?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:16 p.m. CST

    I think everybody will misunderestimate this movie.

    by OBSD

    "Because when we talk about war, we're really talking about peace."

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:20 p.m. CST

    Dataset...

    by OBSD

    We used to get to watch him be an idiot for 2 hour for free. It was called the State Of The Union Address. Now we have to pay for the privilege of watching him be an idiot for 2 hours.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:25 p.m. CST

    i can't wait

    by minimini

    this is going to be a brilliant film

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:27 p.m. CST

    "The talkbacks are going to be very curious on this one"

    by newc0253

    by "very curious" i assume you mean "crazier than flying batshit from hell".

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:28 p.m. CST

    I'm sure this will be a blockbuster in the same vein...

    by Darth_Gonz

    ....as the highly popular "Redacted" and "Stop-Loss"!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:30 p.m. CST

    LaserPants

    by OBSD

    You know... you're right! I'm waiting to see whose head explodes first, Hannity, O'Reilly or Glen Beck. Maybe the entire cast of Fox 'n' Friends will spontaiously combust at once. There's nothing funnier than a republican seething with rage an anything. Did you watch Fox at all when Happy Feet came out? They were so enraged at the "Liberal message"! (what, that maybe overfishing and pollution are -gasp- bad things? How Controversial) You would have thought that the entire movie was just straight up kiddie porn from their reactions. And if they act like that for a fucking penguin movie, you can bet that their reaction to W will be comedy gold.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:30 p.m. CST

    I am interested

    by Sirmausalot

    In the party days. And Bush is fluctuates between moron and brilliant politician and tool of the far right

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:31 p.m. CST

    'Cause Bush is known for preening about his hair, right?

    by Frisco

    This poster gets it almost exactly wrong, if it's trying to impart something truthful about the character. Does the President get his hair done before press conferences? Absolutely--it would be inappropriate for him not to in this day and age. Is Bush obsessed with his hair? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= 2AE847UXu3Q for John Edwards vs. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= 53MPFsgkgEY for Bush. Both videos are sort of amazing, actually.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:32 p.m. CST

    Haters....

    by macheesmo3

    i think that some of you have become so polarized by 24 hout news pundits and such , that you can't see the forest for the trees . No matter who the Prez is , it's all the same old stuff . Federal politics blind you from the politics that actually impact you in your day to day life . Local politics... The news tells you that the economy is bad ( 18 months before there was any such growth loss at all ) then SURPRISE!! there is a slow down. But a slowdown in growth... not a recession . We are the only country in the world who sees a slowdown in economic growth as a recession . many countries would scream to have even a tiny percentage of growth , but we are spoiled babies who blame the president for everything ( regardless who it is ). The president didn't make you max out your credit cards and treat luxury items as neccesities .... Blame yourselves. But nobody does that anymore , this culture of victimization has created a people who blame others for their own misbahaviors... tragic Yes I am a republican , but I don't condone the spending of this "neocon" group that seems to have taken over . I want smaller govt , I want limited ( if any ) entitlements , i don't want govt bailouts of corporations and I don't give a damn about social politics. In other words , I'm a Goldwater Republican. This movie may turn out to be a one sided load of malarky , or it may actually be relatively fair . ( I thought Nixon turned out to be a lot fairer to the man than it was going to be , kinda made Nixon look like he was kinda driven to paranoia by JFK's assassination and hiring the wrong group of folks around him ..hopefully this movie will be as fair . Please lefties , stop thinking you have some high road or are the only people who know whats going on and the people in the south and mid-west are stupid . We have a pretty good handle on things you know , and calling us stupid is not exactly going to endear someone to your cause is it ?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:34 p.m. CST

    Looks like it should be great!

    by ZEEZEE1

    Been looking forward to this one for a while now! Saw the trailer last week, and the poster this morning...definitely a cool direction to go in. The poster reminds me a lot of an old Nixon pic from his days as the president. Can't wait to check it out this fall!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:39 p.m. CST

    These are not your father's political TB's....

    by Darth Macchio

    but the thing is...I cannot determine if that's a good thing or a bad thing.<p>Always room for Jell-O no matter what happens so ready your spoons campers! Them there be dragons and wyld stallions!!!!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:43 p.m. CST

    Both parties will claim this film as their own.

    by cinemixtape.com

    Conservatives will scream that it's a sympathetic look at a man who was always set up for failure and liberals will say that it emcompasses everything that went wrong with W's administration. And neither view point will be entirely correct. I expect this to be uproariously funny, but I've been quoted as saying that voting between McCain and Obama is like voting between Bundy or Dahmer.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 3:58 p.m. CST

    macheesmo3, if a democrat got us into this mess

    by GQtaste

    then i'd be giving him shit too. I"m nobody that wears blinders. So yeah, if it was Slick Willie that got us involved in this custerfuck then yeah, i'd be calling him out as well.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:02 p.m. CST

    this was an Adbusters cover 2-3 years ago, "Behind the Facade"

    by g-ride9000

    http://tinyurl.com/56gyff

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:03 p.m. CST

    How is this like Virgin or Knocked Up

    by skimn

    or Stepbrothers or The Rocker? A brightly colored variation of a Sears studio pose?<p>As far as political posters go, not as memorable as Robert Redford, the candidate with bubble gum bubble.<p>And I think Brolin will knock this out of the park, regardless of your political stripe.<p>I do find it funny that some of Hollywoods most notorious liberals (Cromwell, Dreyfuss, Brolin being Streisand's son-in-law) are cast in key roles.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:07 p.m. CST

    Like watching snorefest Ali...

    by London_is_dead85

    When you can watch the awesome 'When we where kings.' Why watch this when you can just go on youtube and watch every stupid thing W ever did, waste of time and money. Make an FDR or Reagan movie. P.S Am I the only one who thinks Platoon was over-rated?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:09 p.m. CST

    Here's why this movie is a good idea:

    by ThornBalls

    I would have prefered it to come out at the same time next year, just in case there's something monumental that should be included in his last few months in office. But it may seem unneccesary right now to all of us who deal with bush every day and see what a moron he is. But this movie will be a great thing for future generations. When you can have a big release biopic about how shitty a sitting president is then you know we live in a country with a lot of freedom. Time has really glossed over a lot of presidents and their accomplishments and mistakes. But thanks to the internet and movies like this one this louse will be remembered for stealing an election and throwing our country into turmoil. A more fitting tribute I can't imagine.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:11 p.m. CST

    TOO MANY GOOD DOCS ARE GETTING OUT OF BUSINESS!

    by HoboCode

    Too many OBGYNs can't practice their -- their LOVE with women all across this nation!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:14 p.m. CST

    RARELY IS THE QUESTION ASKED:

    by HoboCode

    Is our children learning?"

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:15 p.m. CST

    FAMILIES IS WHERE OUR NATION FINDS HOPE,...

    by HoboCode

    where wings take dream!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:16 p.m. CST

    I KNOW HOW HARD IT IS...

    by HoboCode

    for you to put food on your family.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:17 p.m. CST

    OUR ENEMIES ARE INNOVATIVE AND RESOURCEFUL,...

    by HoboCode

    ...and so are we. They never stop thinking about new ways to harm our country and our people, and neither do we.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:18 p.m. CST

    YOU WORK THREE JOBS?...

    by HoboCode

    Uniquely American, isn't it? I mean, that is fantastic that you're doing that.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:19 p.m. CST

    THEY MISUNDERESTIMATED ME.

    by HoboCode

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:20 p.m. CST

    I KNOW THE HUMAN BEING...

    by HoboCode

    and fish can coexist peacefully.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:21 p.m. CST

    I HEAR THERE'S RUMORS ON THE INTERNETS...

    by HoboCode

    that we're going to have a draft.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:23 p.m. CST

    HoboCode

    by David Cloverfield

    I hate when someone posts like a moron, but I never get tired of these.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:24 p.m. CST

    15 years too soon

    by ThrowMeTheIdol

    People are burned out on Bush, pro or con, just tired of him. He's the most over exposed president ever. Biographies like this are more interesting when they illuminate a lesser known subject.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:28 p.m. CST

    Love the 1st poster!

    by zacks19

    I think this is gonna be one of the biggest films of the fall, and I can't wait to check it out for myself. I really like how Stone chose actors for the film based on their abilities rather than picking talent based on the exact likeness of the characters they are portraying. The poster says just enough without giving away too much.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:48 p.m. CST

    Krigan

    by LaserPants

    They might not let morons pilot jets, but they do let them ride in the passenger seats. Bush didn't fly the jet, he sat in the back and let the pilot fly it. Duh.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:58 p.m. CST

    Alexander: fucking gawdawful WTC: 20 min great, rest lame

    by TallBoy66

    Will Stone work his way back up to mediocre with W? Only time will tell!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 4:59 p.m. CST

    cool poster but

    by olson71

    the movie will blow no doubt. fuck oliver stone

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:03 p.m. CST

    W raped my country.

    by Uncle Stan

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:04 p.m. CST

    that poster is fucking awesome

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    Fuck anyone who trashes THE GOD MR. STONE.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:09 p.m. CST

    Krigan

    by Lucasblows

    Actually I'm a Graphic Designer and Writer. I do pretty well for myself. You obviously support Bush, which tells me I all I need to know about your intellect.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:12 p.m. CST

    "I'm not much of a Stone fan..."

    by Blue_Demon

    "...but I admire his nerve."<p>Um, yeah. What kind of nerve does it take to say "Bush is an idiot" from the heart of Hollywood?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:17 p.m. CST

    Uncle Stan...

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    Well, liberals defend rapists. Besides, Michael Moore and his legions of left-wingers are trying to stick it up the ass of all Americans. Its a good thing that their dicks are so small, or else this would hurt. <p>By the way, did I tell you that Obama is a dick? No? Well...</p>Obama is a dick!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:18 p.m. CST

    LaserPants...

    by Blue_Demon

    I believe Krigan is talking about Bush in the Air National Guard where he flew the F-102 Delta Dagger. Yes, by himself.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:22 p.m. CST

    What about Eydge?

    by Second Try

    "H." the story of America's first muslim president.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:26 p.m. CST

    Bush Poster Is Very Cool

    by lennox252

    I think this poster really exemplifies what the film is going to be about. It shows Bush all alone, being made up by faceless strangers before he takes center stage for a televised speech (I imagine the notorious one when he announced the US was going into Iraq). I think Brolin was a great choice to play the man himself, and if any director can successfully pull off a film of this proportion, it's Oliver Stone. Look forward to seeing it this fall

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:27 p.m. CST

    O = O SHIT!

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    O SHIT! Look at the mess that an inexperienced, racist hyper-liberal retard like Obama would cause this nation! Its a good thing that he is finally falling behind in the polls! Obama is an unqualified dick who doesn't deserve a chance as President. <p>I don't care what you believe (if you are gullible enough) about Bush. Obama would be FAR WORSE! <p>Obama is the 2nd coming of Jimmy Fucking Carter mixed with George McGovern with the B.O. stench of Teddy Kennedy's putrid and murderous jock/rape strap! I wouldn't vote for Obama if he was the only person running. Hillary or McCain would be the only choice in 2008.</p> <p> Since Hillary was betrayed by the leftists in control of her party, our selection is John McCain -or- the most putrid and pompous dick ever to grace the halls of Congress (albeit for only about 3 months before deciding that he was "qualified enough" to run for President). </p> My vote if for a maverick war hero who was serving this nation from a POW cell while Obama was shooting up with cocaine at Harvard. Obama is a cynical prick, a pompous, self-righteous dick, and come November, he will go back to his buddies Tony Rezko, Bill Ayers and Rev. Wright in Chicago.</p>Of course, Obama just thinks that we are "bitter." LOOK IN THE MIRROR, DICK! You are a cynical little pessimist, aren't you?!?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:28 p.m. CST

    Democrats go on vacation

    by AntoniusBloc

    While we suffer high gas prices, and refuse to even vote on an energy bill that will help us to be energy independant, therefore more secure, and would contribute to future lower gas prices. President Bush has already acted, lifting the ban to drill our own oil, now it's up to congress to move this forward. What does the democratic majority do? They vote to go on vacation instead of allowing a vote on an important energy bill that would allow us to drill our own oil and not depend on those hostile to us. What's disturbing here is the elitism of the Democrats. They are financially secure, gas prices don't effect them that much. But for the average citizen, the sooner congress acts, the sooner gas prices go down, and the sooner real relief goes to the average american: where it counts, at the gas pump. The extremist environmental democrats, (of course only americans deserve a good environment since they are willing to accept foreign oil) are putting our national security at risk and pointlessly making the average american suffer from these high gas prices. </p> What a waste this film is now that the results of most of President Bush's policies are showing to be successes, and those that aren't successful, especially as it relates to the ecomomy, are showing to be the fault of a Democratic congress refusing to act; they would rather go on vacation than solve a real problem the average american faces; President Bush, as usual, took the lead to provide real relief; the Democrats choose to go on vacation, and have a good laugh about the new Oliver Stone film. I can't wait to see the backlash on this film as we realize how we are going to miss the true leadership of the outgoing President.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:31 p.m. CST

    Republican pussy tastes like a dead baby

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:33 p.m. CST

    Republican pussy tastes like chicken

    by Second Try

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:34 p.m. CST

    This really should be a Will Ferrell idiot man-child movie.

    by Flim Springfield

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:38 p.m. CST

    The closer it gets to the presidential

    by emeraldboy

    election, the least likely it will be that obama is gonna win. I hope he does. But it will be tight. McCain has hired Stephen Schmidt. AKA the bullet. The republicans are going to go after obama all guns blazing. McCain if he does win will be a one term president. I hope obama wins. but I have an awful feeling McCain will give the republicans thier third. Political parties in Ireland like McCain. they see him as reliable.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:40 p.m. CST

    House Republicans rebel

    by AntoniusBloc

    Despite the Democratic majority refusing to vote, and deciding to close down congress and go on vacation, some House republicans are protesting the move, insisting that the american people deserve better, and continuing to remain in Congress: (The Politico) Continuing with their guerilla tactics from last week, House Republicans will be back on the floor Monday to talk gas prices, even though Congress is in recess, and they may stay there all week. Here's the story:<p> More than a dozen Republicans have already committed to make appearances, according to House GOP leadership aide, including National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Tom Cole (Ga.). Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) and Mike Pence (R-Ind.), who lead Friday's five-hour talkathon after the House shut down for the August recess, are also expected to be there, according to this aide. "In an urgent memo sent to GOP Members and staff Saturday (“A Call to Action on American Energy”), Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) and Whip Roy Blunt (R-MO) hailed Friday’s action, which was led by Reps. Mike Pence (R-IN), Lynn Westmoreland (R-GA), Tom Price (R-GA), and others, and encouraged House Republicans to return to the Capitol beginning Monday morning to help keep the historic effort going," said a press release just released by Minority Leader Boehner's office. “It’s not a request we make lightly. But the American people are suffering,” Boehner and Blunt said in the memo. “The consequences of continued congressional inaction on gas prices are unacceptable. We’ve called on the Speaker to call Congress back into an emergency session this month and schedule a vote on the American Energy Act. We must continue to make a stand until the Speaker complies. ” The session will not be televised, since C-Span does not control the cameras inside the House chamber. Rather, those come under the purview of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and the Democrats, and they're unlikely to do anything to help Republicans. But Republicans felt they got a lot of good press out of Friday's "revolt," so they will be back at it again, and younger GOP lawmakers were clearly energized by the tactic, something not evident among Republicans for most of the 110th Congress.</P>

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:46 p.m. CST

    Obama says to 'inflate your tires'

    by AntoniusBloc

    That's his answer to higher gas prices, along with getting a 'tune-up'. Since he's driven everywhere, he doesn't realize how pointless this is. And Stone wants to ridicule President Bush? In the meantime, Obama is in line with the Democrats in congress who refused to allow a vote to pass an energy bill that would start the process of providing real relief to the american people to lower gas prices. Not insult our intelligence and tell us to inflate our tires. What's next, turn off the AC?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:49 p.m. CST

    Pelosi wants oil prices high

    by Darth_Inedible

    And the dems know that even allowing that vote to go through could mean sub $100 oil by Sept which would hurt Obama's chances. The danger here is that the public will begin to catch on to the game, which is why Obama is "softening his take" on offshore drilling. 'You get no relief today, but I'm softening my take... for tomorrow' -wink wink-. He should just be honest and tell the American people that the Democrats and the media will stop trying to strangle the country if they will just kneel and kiss the hand in November.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:51 p.m. CST

    Is the media...

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    ...still humping Obama's leg like a horny dog in heat? <p>I don't know what is worse -- the humping or the fact that Obama seems to enjoy it! </p>

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:54 p.m. CST

    Latest election poll:

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    McCain = 45%<p>Obama = 44%</p> <p> I guess that Americans aren't as dumb as Obamasswipe thinks we are?</p>NObama in 2008! </p>G.I.John McCain in 2008!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 5:54 p.m. CST

    Blue_Demon

    by LaserPants

    Are you sure it wasn't a scale model R/C F102 toy? I find it hard to believe anyone in their right mind would let the man near any kind of vehicle or heavy machinery. I mean, that would be almost as stupid as letting him be President for 8 years. Oops.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:03 p.m. CST

    Things were fucked up long before the Democrats took Congress

    by Lucasblows

    And Grandpa Munster probably will be the next President. I have zero faith we Americans will ever vote a black man or a woman to the presidency. Another step back for America in '09! We're fucked.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:05 p.m. CST

    Polls Taken At Your KKK Church Meeting Don't Count Chrism

    by LaserPants

    The race is pretty close, but according to the following CREDIBLE sources:<br><br> Gallup:<br> Obama = 46%<br> McCain = 43%<br><br> Pew Research: <br> Obama = 47%<br> McCain = 42%<br><br> Reuters/Zogby:<br> Obama = 49%<br> McCain = 44%<br><br> So Obama has the lead, albeit slim. Just wait until the debates. The first time McCain loses his cool and starts to sweat and then scream, it's all over.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:11 p.m. CST

    Bush'08!

    by worldofwarcraft

    Face it: wether you dislike the job he's done or not, there's only one person who can deal with the current situation in the middle east, and that's G.W. I truly am terrified by the prospect of a nuclear Iran with McCain or Obama in office. Brolin looks great in the trailer for this. I wonder if we'll see any foreign leaders besides Blair.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:18 p.m. CST

    You're Joking, Right? World Of Warcraft?

    by LaserPants

    You can't possibly be serious. After the last 8 years? The Bush Admin is what brought us to the precipice of the apocalypse you seem to fear. Their catastrophically awful epic policy failures are the primary cause of all our problems. I reckon pretty much ANYONE on Earth would be better qualified to deal. If anything, Bush and Cheney should be tried and imprisoned for treason and criminal incompetence and hung from the neck at Gitmo after a prolonged torture session.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:23 p.m. CST

    by Lucasblows

    We live in a country they try and impeach Clinton because he got a blow job and they don't impeach Bush who lied so he could bomb a country for their oil, who he also just happened to have a personal vendetta against. Only in America.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:27 p.m. CST

    Scored in lower 25% on pilot qual exam (barely passing)

    by BrandLoyalist

    Definitely presidential material -- the best our nation has to offer.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:27 p.m. CST

    Lucasblows...

    by Blue_Demon

    Actually, Clinton was impeached for perjury and obstruction of justice.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:31 p.m. CST

    W. takes center stage

    by jaxxon22

    I think this poster for W. is a really interesting direction to go with the movie, and it works well. The viewer definitely feels like he/she is standing backstage with Bush right before he goes on camera to address the country. Very intimate! Love it!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:32 p.m. CST

    Historical - Chicken Hawks

    by Judge Briggs

    The awards go to Cheney and Bush. I mean, definition chicken hawks. Pussies.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:38 p.m. CST

    I'm looking forward to the debates as well, LP.

    by Blue_Demon

    I'm eager to see how Senator Obama performs without a teleprompter. It's one thing to read soaring speeches to adoring crowds (the man IS a great speaker) but another to actually think on your feet. He has shown a tendency to get flustered.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:40 p.m. CST

    HHHHHHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

    by BringingSexyBack

    HHHHHAAAAWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:42 p.m. CST

    Lucasblows...

    by Blue_Demon

    I would never cast a vote (for or against) simply because a canditate is black or a woman. That would be racist and sexist. It's not Senator Obama's race that worries me, it's his leftist policies.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:42 p.m. CST

    BETTER TAGLINE ...

    by BringingSexyBack

    The Bigger The Lie ...

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:44 p.m. CST

    Lies

    by LaserPants

    How is lying about WMDs in order to justify an unjustifiable endless war waged on false pretenses that has tanked the economy and ruined our status on the world stage as a superpower (and that doesn't even scratch the surface of the torture and spying on civilians) worse then lying about a blowjob? <br><br> HOW?!?!<br><br> Bush and Cheney shouldn't only be impeached, the should be IMPRISONED.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:48 p.m. CST

    I liked the original poster more....

    by TheWaqman

    With all the hilarious quotes.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:49 p.m. CST

    LaserPants...

    by Blue_Demon

    He didn't lie. He went off faulty information (as did most everybody else who voted for the war, including several Democrats). One of the biggest lies going around right now is that Bush lied. He didn't.<p>As for our status in the world, I really couldn't care less what they think of us. I would rather our nation do the right thing (fight terrorism) than do the thing that would make it popular.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:51 p.m. CST

    I didn't know they elections polled inbred backwards retards

    by TallBoy66

    To put Obama in the lead. Hmph! How bout that!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:53 p.m. CST

    Haven't Heard Many Of His Speeches Or Interviews Then?

    by LaserPants

    Obama is a MASTER. Dodges rhetorical bullets left and right, always keeps on message, never loses his cool, always manages a cool twist of phrase. He calms off as calm, though passionate. And no, not prepared speeches from teleprompter, I'm talking about answers delivered from questions asked during interviews in addition to his speeches. <br><br>On the other hand, wvery time McCain speaks he seems out-of-touch, vaguely confused, sweaty, surly, and angry. He blusters, tries to clumsily use Obama's "hope and change" rhetoric. (Btw its a pretty clear tell who has control of the narrative when one candidate has to swipe the other guys message.) He comes off like the old guy telling the kids to get off his lawn. And I mean, equating Obama with Britney Spears and Paris HIlton.. aftet the Hilton family pledged all kinds of money to McCain's campaign?! Man oh man. Its a close race, to be sure, but its Obama's to lose. All he has to do is keep doing what he's doing, and McCain will inevitably lose his cool and blow up on camera. Then its done and done.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:55 p.m. CST

    Really? Last thing I expected was Bush defenders in here

    by andrew coleman

    Because I thought you all liked dick... Anyway if Obama doesn't win America is fucked. Think about how this looks, for 8 years we have a man child retard in office and what do we do? Instead of electing a man who represents change and how we moved past racism, we elect and old white man who thinks America won the Vietnam War... Uhhh oh!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 6:58 p.m. CST

    LaserPants...

    by Blue_Demon

    I did watch him show frustration during the debates with other Democrats. It's one of the reasons Senator Obama does not want Town Hall style debates. I know McCain is not Mr. Cool, but he is willing to take the leap into looser debates. Something that the Obama camp is a bit nervous about.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:02 p.m. CST

    spectrebeeyatch...

    by Blue_Demon

    "we all liked dick?" Gay joke? Homophobia...how tolerant.<p> Anyway, John McCain knows full well that we lost the Vietnam war by pulling out. He does not want to lose this war by having President Obama pull out.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:04 p.m. CST

    Yeah, But We Can't Do It Alone Blue_Demon

    by LaserPants

    Its not a popularity contest. Its the fact that we alienated nearly ALL of our allies by creating false intelligence to start an unjustifiable war. Allies we need if we are going to win this war. Clearly, we can't do it alone. <br><br>The world was on our side after 9/11. They were on our side with the invasion of Afghanistan. But when the Bush Admin started making shit up? Cooking intelligence to justify the unjustifiable invasion of Iraq? We lost their support. And the fact that we are losing this war shows that we can't do it unilaterally. We can't do it alone. And thats not even touching on the fact that the best way to bring in terrorists is by local law enforcement on the ground, not through a protracted asymmetrical campaign. Know what happened the last time we tried to wipe out an entrenched insurgency through asymmetrical warfare? It was called Vietnam and we got our asses kicked. <br><br>As it stands we are no longer a superpower. BUT we were previous to the Bush Admin's epic policy failures. And we still would be if we worked with our allies rather than telling them "either yer for us or agin us! duh-hilt!" I'm sure Obama realizes this and will, hopefully, act accordingly when he takes office to repair the damage dealt by 8 years of Bush's reign of error.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:09 p.m. CST

    blue_demon

    by Lucasblows

    Attacking the wrong country is not fighting terrorism. It creates more terrorists. You can believe all you want that we attacked on misinformation. Bush wanted to attack Hussein the minute the towers came down. Period.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:11 p.m. CST

    HOW COME HE'S NOT WEARING HIS BLUE TIE?

    by BringingSexyBack

    The one he wears to show his loyalty to Israel?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:13 p.m. CST

    LUCASBLOWS IS RIGHT, EXCEPT THAT BUSH WANTED TO ATTACK HUSSEIN

    by BringingSexyBack

    even before 9/11. That's why he and Cheney helped 9/11 happen, to, in their own words, create a new Pearl Harbor as a carte blanche pretense for war.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:14 p.m. CST

    OBAMA/LAMA 08!

    by BringingSexyBack

    Because America needs more vowels in the White House.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:15 p.m. CST

    Looks too statesmen-like to be Bush

    by aversiontherapy2

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:15 p.m. CST

    MCCAIN/RICE 08!

    by BringingSexyBack

    How ironic would that be, considering that's what he was eating while in Vietnam ...

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:17 p.m. CST

    DID YOU GUYS KNOW THAT $5 BILLION IN CASH WENT MISSING

    by BringingSexyBack

    from Hussein's coffers? Guess where that money is? All I'll say is Bush will be living large in 09.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:17 p.m. CST

    Um...

    by Lucasblows

    ...I don't like Bush, but I don't think he made 911 happen. That's a little extreme.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:18 p.m. CST

    Yeah blue_demon

    by Tacoloft

    Lucasblows is right. It is much better to wait until we are attacked on our own soil again... Honestly- the hate America first crowd is out in droves...because well, it's polular!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:23 p.m. CST

    new W. poster

    by turner1938

    I think this is one of the best movie posters I've seen in some time, and takes me back to the days when Nixon was in power. Can't wait to see Brolin's take on Dubya this fall

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:25 p.m. CST

    TACOLOFT THINKS IRAQ WAS GOING TO ATTACK US

    by BringingSexyBack

    Mexico is more a threat to US sovereignty and security than Saddam Hussein. But don't tell that to Tacoloft.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:26 p.m. CST

    No, Tacoloft

    by Lucasblows

    It is better to secure our boarders, than to just blindly attack countries who we disagree with. No WMD's were found, because they never were there in the first place. So, we attacked and we killed. And now a generation of Iraqi's are growing just dying to pay us back, thanks to the "Bomb Their Ass and Take Their Gas" crowd.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:30 p.m. CST

    You Would Know Playing Bush Would Drive Josh To Drink

    by MattHooper

    I'm pulling for Oliver on this one. Dubya is probably the only person in history, save for Hitler, that Oliver should be allowed to eviscerate with unkind, arrogant slander. Go get 'em, Ollie. Finally matched the right director with the right material.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:30 p.m. CST

    Wow...

    by OBSD

    You right ring trolls sure are retarded. And here I thought I'd never actually get to meet that 27% of the country that still thinks that Bush is doing a bang-up job. "Went off faulty information"? Really? You still believe that bullshit? Really. After the Downing Street Memo? Did you even read it? Now don't get me wrong, the democrats have done a shitty job since '06. They bent over and given the republicans whatever they wanted thanks to Nancy "Impeachment is Off The Table" Pleosi. And please stop listening to fucking Hannity or Limbaugh or whoever the fuck you are listening to and look at Obama's voting record before you call him a "hyper-liberal". His voting record proves that he is far from liberal, no matter what the deliverance wing of the rebublican party tells you. And drilling for offshore oil is fucking stupid. We should be putting all of our energy to becoming free of all oil.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:30 p.m. CST

    Lucasblows

    by Tacoloft

    Where is the gas then doochebag?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:34 p.m. CST

    Ask Mr. Bush...

    by Lucasblows

    ...who's friends are getting rich off of us, fucktard.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:34 p.m. CST

    Or...

    by Lucasblows

    ...did his family not make their fortune in oil, simpleton?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:35 p.m. CST

    IF MUSLIM GANGS WERE MURDERING EACH OTHER IN ARIZONA, CALI AND T

    by BringingSexyBack

    Do you think we'd deploy the National Guard to close the borders and expel these criminals? Of course we would. But since it's Mexicans, Bush turns a blind eye to it and lets local Sheriffs fight them. I tell you, this country is moving fast towards third world status and the wingnuts are just happy to worship at the altar of W.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:35 p.m. CST

    YOU GO, LUCASBLOWS!!!

    by BringingSexyBack

    I like youse style!!!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:37 p.m. CST

    ANOTHER GOOD TAGLINE ...

    by BringingSexyBack

    Style Over Substance.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:39 p.m. CST

    Where's the gas?

    by OBSD

    It hasn't moved. We can't get at it at the moment because the stupid president didn't know that there were three factions in Iraq that have hated each other's guts for thousands of years and once we removed the strongman that kept them from killing each other, the three factions would...wait for it...start to kill each other. It makes it a little hard to find oil when the entire country is on fire. See, it's called research. If you're going to illegally invade a country, you might want to study about that country for, I don't know, 5 minutes, beforehand.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:39 p.m. CST

    THE TAGLINE FOR THE KARL ROVE POSTER SHOULD READ

    by BringingSexyBack

    "Hitler had Goebbels ..."

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:44 p.m. CST

    BUSH HAS BEEN COMPARED TO JESUS AND BATMAN

    by BringingSexyBack

    "Fucktard" and "simpleton" don't even begin to describe the level of stupidity in some people ...

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:46 p.m. CST

    Bush IS exactly like Jesus...

    by OBSD

    on opposite day.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:47 p.m. CST

    When campaigning in against Gore...

    by Lucasblows

    ...one of the things Bush criticized about the Clinton regime was their energy policy. And now, eight years later, gas has more than doubled. That isn't coincidence.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:49 p.m. CST

    Having an oilman in charge of your energy policy...

    by OBSD

    is like hiring a wolf to guard a henhouse.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:49 p.m. CST

    BUSH AND THE OIL CARTEL ARE HOLDING AMERICA HOSTAGE

    by BringingSexyBack

    with high gas prices to force gulf drilling. T. Boone Pickens has the right idea - move to alternate energy ASAP. Obama/Pickens 08!!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:52 p.m. CST

    CHENEY'S SECRET ENERGY TASK FORCE MEETING IN 2001

    by BringingSexyBack

    outlined the seizure of Iraq's oilfields as part of his policy. Which means they secretly planned for an invasion as part of their energy policy. I think that would've shocked even George Orwell. Maybe.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:54 p.m. CST

    Speaking of Orwell,

    by OBSD

    somebody should tell the Bush administration that 1984 was a cautionary tale, not a "how-to book".

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:56 p.m. CST

    SPEAKING OF GEORGE ORWELL ...

    by BringingSexyBack

    The NeoCons are the pigs.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:56 p.m. CST

    mmm.... Politics aside...

    by Spice-Orange

    HISTORICALLY, whenever there's a crazy one-sided bashfest movie released, it bombs completely and makes everyone involved look like a fool. I hope its more then "haha, bush is dumb and did silly things in college" because who DOESNT do silly things in college?! GOD, he's just one dude. like ANY of our presidents have been saints.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:58 p.m. CST

    When campaigning against the Rep controlled congress...

    by Darth_Inedible

    ...one of the things Pelosi criticized about the Republican Congress was their energy policy. And now, two years later, gas has more than doubled. That isn't coincidence.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 7:59 p.m. CST

    What about

    by OBSD

    Fahrenheit 9-11? That was a one sided bashfest made a shitload of money.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:01 p.m. CST

    Wait...

    by OBSD

    You're blaming Pelosi for Bush's energy policy? Don't get me wrong, I hate that bitch, but only because she refused to impeach Bush & Cheney, not because she single-handedly raised gas prices.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:04 p.m. CST

    Generally I like Hollywood...

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    ...but I don't like this kind of shit. This is nothing but a lefty hit-job and I wouldn't even waste my time with this on cable...

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:05 p.m. CST

    The funny thing is...

    by Lucasblows

    Democrats I know admit that Congress isn't doing their job. Republicans on the other hand sick together no matter what. Cheney shoots his friend in the face, and HE apologizes for the stress the incident caused CHENEY. They are like lemmings following Bush off a cliff.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:07 p.m. CST

    Oliver Stone had fallen for W's calculated image

    by Oski

    Bush has worked hard to pass himself off as this cowboy rancher every man when in reality he's an east coast blue blood elitist.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:10 p.m. CST

    Oski

    by Lucasblows

    So true. I've never understood why blue collar, hard working Americans seem to feel they identify with this spoiled rich frat boy who's had everything handed to him his entire life.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:17 p.m. CST

    They misspelled "W"

    by Snookeroo

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:23 p.m. CST

    Fuck this shit

    by Quin the Eskimo

    they could also retitle it, "Dog Chases Own Tail"

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:27 p.m. CST

    Blue Demon...

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    ...I'm on your side.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:29 p.m. CST

    screw Oliver Stone

    by Hellboy4Prez

    I am tired of this hack left wing nut job trying to rebel rouse and browbeat America into submission. Everything is about cospiracies and how awful the government (republican) is. If he and Michael Moore would re-enact the last scene in Thelma and Louise I would be a happy man. Admittedly "W" is not the greatest president ever but anyone thinking Obama is dumb ass Yes we can, is going to be better has their head up the hole. Obama and the presidency equals us getting run over by every nut job terrorist in the world. Heres one last bif F you to Oliver Stone.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:30 p.m. CST

    A president who actually tries to look good? BASTARD!

    by Cotton McKnight

    I can't BELIEVE this?!?!?! Is this real? President Bush actually has a person to do his hair before a photo shoot? That fucking no good son of a bitch.. with all of the problems in this country, I can't BELIEVE he does that! What, does he have his own tailor too?!? <p>Mr. Stone, thank you SO much for opening the eyes of so many, including me. I thought that George Bush rolled out of bed out every day, put on a suit like you and me, and went to work. The very idea that he actually has people that help him look good is so offensive. No other president did this. You sir, are a gentleman and a scholar.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:33 p.m. CST

    is that a makeup brush?!?!

    by Cotton McKnight

    Oh I didn't even see that. Hold on, I have to get a cup of water and calm down.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:36 p.m. CST

    "W Not the greatest president ever"

    by OBSD

    try the worst. President. Ever.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:43 p.m. CST

    Cotton McKnight

    by Tacoloft

    I am not sure I should laugh or cry at your posts...

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:45 p.m. CST

    Is he a dapper dan man?

    by Tacoloft

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:47 p.m. CST

    Yeah..Fahrenheit 9/11 made a lot of money...

    by Neil_the_Sheep

    ...from people who already agreed with it before they went in. That movie is a great example of how movies like this don't do shit to change minds. "I'd still rather go hunting with Dick Cheney than get in a car with Ted Kennedy"... From a pure movie going stand point, this movie just looks cheap.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 8:53 p.m. CST

    Knee Jerk reactionary statements are...

    by macheesmo3

    not theway to run a federal govt . Why is there so much anger ? Bush didn't do anything better or worse than you would've done and ALL presidents have done since we started having presidents. They put their buddies in key roles , they catered to the people that contributed money to their campaigns . Big surprise ! I also find it amusing that some of you lefties seem to get your news from Moveon.org and conspiracy books . Yet these same people are the ones screaming about GOP's getting theior news from Hannity or Limbaugh ( who at least seem to have a sense of humor ). something tells me that this anger is just a reflex action that your party seems to have picked up during the '60's and can't seem to shake off . It's very offputting and is the reason the Dem's can't win any sort of federal office anymore . Heck your last president had to pretend to be a republican just to get elected ( and then he pretty much acted liek one to with many of his policies) . The leftist socialist /communist ideals are dead . Most Americans do not want a 50% income tax welfare state. The problem lately though , has been that it isn't a matter of whether or not we have big Govt programs , but rather which big govt programs are we gonna have ? Both sides have their respective pet entitlement programs .... sickens me . The Fed. govt is not supposed ot be our babysitter. it's supposed to defend us , print our money and deal with foreign govts PERIOD!! Everything else is to be run by the states ( who do only what the local and county govts can't ) But these days it seems everybody wants a handout and nobody is responsible for their own actions and everything is the Presidents fault ( be it Clinton or Bush or whomever is President for the forseeable future ) . Why don't some of you take your rage and energy and apply it to your local city counsel meetings , it might actually end up leading to something valuable instead of whining and cussing about a President . How cliche and 1967...

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:03 p.m. CST

    The problem being...

    by CatVutt

    That even the Stone films I sorta liked when I first saw them, ended up grating on my nerves upon subsequent viewings. I just can't name a single film of his that I think really works start-to-finish. There's not a one that left any real impression on me. I just don't bother even checking them out anymore.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:08 p.m. CST

    MACHEESEMO

    by BringingSexyBack

    Hannity and Limbaugh have a sense of humor? Really? Care to provide some examples of such humor? Easily the most humorless Presidential terms have to have been the Republican Congress during the Clinton years. Self-righteousness and sanctimony was being spewed from every right-wing mouth over Clinton's sins, while Republican congressmen were hiring fresh male pages to sexually harass. Seriously, your whole post rings so obviously false I'm surprised you had the gall to type it.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:10 p.m. CST

    CATVUTT

    by BringingSexyBack

    Wall Street didn't impress you? Not only was that one of Stone's best, it's an all-time classic. Perfect movie.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:25 p.m. CST

    Wall Street

    by CatVutt

    It's the one I'd probably put at the top, but I don't think it's a perfect film, and ultimately, it's really a pretty thin narrative. I dunno. Like I said, I liked some when I first saw them, but I have no real desire to revisit any of them, and the ones I did ended up disappointing me on subsequent viewings.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:27 p.m. CST

    ccchhhrrriiisssm, shut up...

    by jarjarsjockstrap

    hero? really? the loser got shot down. what a failure.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:30 p.m. CST

    this film IS destined for failure...

    by jarjarsjockstrap

    liberals think it's painting him in a favorable light, and conservatives think it's just another liberal shitfest. both sides hate this. for once, we can agree on something. praise be he!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:40 p.m. CST

    POSTER: WHAT DOES IT MEAN????

    by Lashlarue

    That Bush was put together to be President from day one. Just look at his crazy mother. He's a tragic fool who never got to choose the life he wanted.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:43 p.m. CST

    Favorite thing about right-wing sock puppets...

    by BurnHollywood

    That "answer my own rhetorical question" shit. Floors me for real.<p> Why? Because it's hilarious. How hilarious? Very. There's no arguing with that. But you probably would, you Gawdless, heathen Communazi. That's okay, the American people see through you and will do what's right. When? This November. You'll see.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:48 p.m. CST

    "ccchhhrrriiisssm, shut up..."

    by BringingSexyBack

    Words of wisdom that unfortunately will fall on deaf ears.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:49 p.m. CST

    Edwards = SILKY PONY

    by Sir Loin

    You know, a MUCH more fascintating film about Edwards and his obsession with hair spray and mistresses and under-reported by the adoring media would be great, but we won't get that, ever. Free speech my ass. You've all been punk'd.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:50 p.m. CST

    BSB why are you using lower-caps?

    by Sir Loin

    You're supposed to be posting subjects in CAPS to draw attention to yourself. Must be some bad weed.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:50 p.m. CST

    ... THE PAIN IN MY HEART, CAUSE IT'S YOU THAT I NEED ...

    by BringingSexyBack

    (cue guitar solo)

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:50 p.m. CST

    huh?

    by ddog

    why is bush getting his hair did?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:51 p.m. CST

    I WAS QUOTING

    by BringingSexyBack

    Duh!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:53 p.m. CST

    JOHN EDWARDS HAS A MISTRESS?

    by BringingSexyBack

    I didn't hear about that. Was it a girl, or some guy like Republicans have?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 9:55 p.m. CST

    IN JOHN EDWARDS' DEFENSE

    by BringingSexyBack

    It's difficult to turn down pussy. But I guess Repubs don't know about that.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10 p.m. CST

    Worst president ever

    by SwedishChef

    George Bush pretty much fucked this country up for years to come. I'm not sure what this movie will actually be. A comedy, drama, or maybe a tragedy. Whatever..I can't wait for this crumb bum to leave office.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:01 p.m. CST

    WIVES WITH CANCER MATTER NOT TO CANDIDATES

    by Sir Loin

    ...because they can meet up with mistresses in Beverly Hills and not have it reported by mainstream media. What a sweet deal! I'm jealous.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:07 p.m. CST

    I GUESS IT'S OKAY TO FUCK MALE PAGES AND BRING AIDS HOME

    by BringingSexyBack

    to the wife then. Whatevs!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:13 p.m. CST

    BringingSexyBack...

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    It's difficult to turn down pussy? <p>You're a pussy...and I wouldn't touch your diseased lips with a 50 foot pole! </p> <p>Enjoy your hyper-liberal dick of a candidate! You two deserve each other! I just fear for all of the riots in the inner cities when Obama loses by 50 electoral college votes and the his idiotic supporters are left wondering, "What the hell happened?!? The media assured us that he would win!" </p> <p>But hey -- Obama can come back in 2012 -- when he gets the shit crushed out of him by a re-energized Clinton team! They won't forget Hussein Obama's shit-for-brain malicioius political tactics. They will offer him a job in Hillary's cabinet as the official court jester.</p> It will truly be funny as hell!!!!!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:16 p.m. CST

    ccchhhrrriiisssm

    by Mr. Nice Gaius

    Why do you hate America?<P>ZINGER!!!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:22 p.m. CST

    CHRISM YOU MOTARDED FECES OF AN INBRED MACAQUE

    by BringingSexyBack

    How u doin' bud?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:24 p.m. CST

    I HOPE CHRISM SUPPORTS OBAMA, OUR COMMANDER IN CHIEF

    by BringingSexyBack

    because Chrism has always said we should give unconditional support to our President. We'll see if he's honest or a hypocrite come November ...

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:27 p.m. CST

    CHRISM IF ONLY YOU KNEW HOW TIGHT MY LIPS ARE ...

    by BringingSexyBack

    Tight!!!!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:28 p.m. CST

    YOU KNOW WHY STONE GAVE AICN THE EXCLUSIVE POSTER PEEK?

    by BringingSexyBack

    Because of these here political talkbackins.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:29 p.m. CST

    BringingSexy...

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    Why don't you research some of your liberal buddies? <p> At least Republicans abandon the "bad apples" for their sexual misconduct in public office. </p> <p> Democratic Congressman Gerry Studds continuously fucked a 16 year old male page -- and was re-elected six times by his own warped, liberal constiuents!!!</p> <p> Democratic Congressman Mel Reynolds was convicted of fucking a 16 year old boy -- but was pardoned by President Clinton. </p> <p> Current Democratic Congressman Barney Frank fucked underage male prostitutes out of a gay prostitution ring that operated from his own home! Only two of his fellow Democrats had the moral compass to vote his censure in 1990. </p> <p>Democratic Congressman Gus Savage was accused of molesting a young, underage male Peace Corps volunteer in 1989, but the Democrats who controlled Congress refused to discipline him. </p> <p>Current Democratic Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii was accused of sexual harassment by 14 individuals during the 1990s. However, the Democrats didn't think that this was worth investigating </p> <p> Democratic Congressman Fred Richmond from New York was arrested for having sex with a 16 year old male. However, he easily won reelection by his fellow Democrats and served until going to prison for drugs and tax evasion during the 1980s. </p> <p>And of course, who could forget Teddy Kennedy? This liberal Senator was involved in a suspicious death of a young lady in 1969. He not only plead guilty of "leaving the scene of an accident" (that he himself caused), but the entire crime scene was covered up (looking a lot like a rape and murder). Of course, this knowledge probably came in handy when Uncle Teddy defended his rapist nephew in 1991. </p> Republicans abandon those few who are caught in such gross indiscretions. Democrats simply re-elect their fellow criminals. Of course, you will simply ignore this, won't you Sexy? You love to see only the altered shit that you want to see.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:29 p.m. CST

    "malicioius political tactics"

    by BringingSexyBack

    Such as?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:36 p.m. CST

    DOES CHRISM SEEM A BIT OBSESSIVE

    by BringingSexyBack

    on the topic of Congressional molestation and sexual misconduct? His Wikipedic knowledge on the subject is alarming.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:37 p.m. CST

    BSB...

    by Stevie Grant

    'way to troll, guy.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:37 p.m. CST

    It will be as funny as Hell...

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    ...to watch Obama squirm as he desperately tries to get someone to vote for him in November! <p>When he loses, what will the shit-for-brains Democratic Party do??? They will probably blame America -- which is what they love to do!</p> Liberal leaders of the Democratic Party think that gas prices should be high, America is the cause of turmoil in the Middle East (rather than Islamic fascism) and their warped social views should be imposed on EVERYONE. <p>What a bunch of fucking reprobates! </p> <p>But, lol, it will be so joyous to see them lose in November! I can just see it...young liberals running to their rooms....weeping....as young Billy tells young Brad, "Hold me!" </p> <p>And somewhere, Hillary will be ringing her hands with a silent smirk on her face as she prepares for 2012. </p>Damn -- justice is poet and funny at the same time, isn't it?!?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:38 p.m. CST

    REPUBLICANS DON'T "ABANDON" THE "BAD APPLES"

    by BringingSexyBack

    They stand by them, support them, and make excuses for them. You have no clue what you're talking about, Chrism.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:38 p.m. CST

    Chrism you know a lot about molestation...

    by Lucasblows

    You a clergyman?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:38 p.m. CST

    Wasn't interested at all until the trailer

    by JoeSixPack

    Maybe Oliver Stone will be back in form with W

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:42 p.m. CST

    I'm with Joe

    by Stevie Grant

    The trailer was good (though I don't approve of making movies about sitting presidents). I was really surprised by how much the beautiful Thandie Newton resembled the "great personality" type looks of Condie Rice.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:43 p.m. CST

    CHRISM, DO YOU THINK IT WAS OKAY FOR JEFF GANNON

    by BringingSexyBack

    to visit the White House, privately, over 100 times during off hours and when there were no press conferences?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:44 p.m. CST

    Seriously ccchhhrrriiisssm...

    by Mr. Nice Gaius

    ...why do you hate America?

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:44 p.m. CST

    BringingSexyBack...

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    By the sound of your responses, I must of struck a nerve with you.<p>Oh wait! Are you a troll who sucks the cock of Obama? </p> <p>Wait a minute, that would simply make you like the rest of the media. They have been sucking his diseased cock since January. </p> <p> I just can't wait for Obama's 50 Electoral Vote defeat in November! I have the champaign ready!!!!!! I just wonder: Will he whine when he loses and tell McCain not to be so "snippy" about it. </p> lol

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:44 p.m. CST

    I'M WITH STEVIE

    by BringingSexyBack

    I also think Thandie Newton resembles Condi Rice. Wink.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:46 p.m. CST

    It has not been confirmed that Edwards had a mistress

    by Funketeer

    He has been accused of having an affair and fathering a love child but at the same time, another man is claiming to be the father of the child. He seems like a smart enough guy and I doubt he'd be dumb enough to start an affair in the middle of a presidential bid.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:46 p.m. CST

    LIBWARRIOR

    by BringingSexyBack

    I cribbed your inbred/macaque line. Hope you don't mind.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:48 p.m. CST

    Is that the best that you can do?

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    Wow -- the liberal idiots are running out of "witty" comebacks!!! <p>Well, at least THEY think that they are witty -- and we can't tell them otherwise! </p> Mr. Gaius... </p> I love American...and that is why I am voting for G.I. JOHN McCAIN!</p>He was defending this nation while a racist idiot like Obama was still smoking crack in the library bathroom at Harvard University (and blaming all of the white people for the need for Affirmative Action).

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:51 p.m. CST

    Yes, McCain was also defending his nation...

    by Lucasblows

    ...when Bush was crying to daddy to get him out of defending it.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:52 p.m. CST

    Hey chrissm

    by SwedishChef

    What about Cheney shooting his buddy....mistaking a human for a quail. Law enforcement was not allowed to speak to him for twenty four hours...wanna know why? Because he was probably drunk as a skunk. Who's making excuses? The Iraqi war was based on false intelligence. It has been proven over and over again. No weapons of mass destruction..no connection to 9 11 or Bin Laden. This president is a fucktard who has fucked up not just this country but the entire world. Keep living in your glass house with the rest of your excuse making liberals.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:52 p.m. CST

    BSB, seriously,

    by Stevie Grant

    You weren't surprised by how much Newton managed to look like Rice? But... then again, I'll assume you're calling me racist or something because I was surprised by the couple seconds of trailer footage showing the gorgeous Thandie Newton, that greatly resembles the homely person she is playing.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:52 p.m. CST

    Oh, and we're allot more creative than...

    by Lucasblows

    G.I. John McCain. God, that's gay.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:54 p.m. CST

    CHRISM'S MELTDOWNS ARE ALWAYS ENTERTAINING

    by BringingSexyBack

    except for the racist/homophobic/xenophobic portions ...

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:54 p.m. CST

    ccchhhrrriiisssm

    by Mr. Nice Gaius

    So, your Party is more important than your country, eh?<P>BTW - G.I. John McCain's new attack ad campaign = Classy! **wink n' gun**

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:54 p.m. CST

    by SwedishChef

    correction excuse making conservatives

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:57 p.m. CST

    STEVIE

    by BringingSexyBack

    I haven't seen the trailer ... but I'll seek it out.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:57 p.m. CST

    chrisssm

    by SwedishChef

    You can't tell me that you think Mr. Bush has done a good job. And for the record I think both candidates suck this year. It's like picking the devil or his brother...you really can't win.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:57 p.m. CST

    BSB, wait, I get it

    by Stevie Grant

    you were insinuating that I am somehow gay by equating Newton's subdued beauty to Rice. Once again, way to troll.

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 10:58 p.m. CST

    Gotta run, liberal clones...

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    I have to catch a late night showing of Dark Knight. <p>You would love this film! It is all about how a warrior hero conquers a maniacal self-proclaimed messiah. You know, kindof like how McCain will overcome Obama's foolish plans in November! lol </p> Later, dipshits!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 11 p.m. CST

    LATER, FUCKFACE

    by BringingSexyBack

    Keep pumping money into the Hollywood Liberal Intelligentsia, you dunce!

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 11 p.m. CST

    chrisssm

    by SwedishChef

    Enjoy the scene where Lucious Fox is repulsed by Batman using cell phone to spy on the population. What do you think that little bit is criticizing....dip shit

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 11:01 p.m. CST

    Obama?

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    I think Gregory Peck needs to check underneath that niggas hair and look for the secret sign...

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 11:01 p.m. CST

    STEVO

    by BringingSexyBack

    I said no such thing. I just haven't watched the trailer ...

  • Aug. 4, 2008, 11:07 p.m. CST

    SOMEONE PLEASE INFORM CHRISM

    by BringingSexyBack

    of how Batman designed a self-destruct mechanism into the eavesdropping machine, which is in total contrast to Bush's giving blanket immunity to the telecoms for spying on all Americans? Thanks.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:21 a.m. CST

    "You know how we know Bush didn't plan 911?"

    by Lucasblows

    "It worked. And it took planning." Bill Maher 2008 (funny and true).

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:21 a.m. CST

    Nice poster, but...

    by onezeroone

    Is that Dennis Quaid? that was the first thought that came to my mind. Anyhow, lovely poster, seems to capture the tone of the film perfectly.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:24 a.m. CST

    why does every thread have to decend into politics?

    by chipps

    or be looked at through the prism of 9/11.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:25 a.m. CST

    Liberal Warrior...

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    ...did I upset your delicate sensibilities?

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:28 a.m. CST

    The poster should've been Bush flipping us the bird.

    by blackmantis

    Now that would sum up the man!

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:52 a.m. CST

    Oh my fucking God Chrisssmmm

    by SirLoin

    I'm ashamed to share your name with mine. ChocolateReign, thanks for being a moderate on this. Bush sucked. Hard dick knobs. Rove is currently in contempt, and is claiming immunity that he doesn't have the right to claim. Cheney will die soon. We, all of us, will get over Bush. Or country is not torpedoed. We have weathered worse. We have withstood the Civil War. We have withstood WWI and II. The Great Depression (you think your stocks suck now?). Vietnam and Jim Crow. Seventies gas prices? And 9/11 and Iraq. We'll be okay. That said, we would do well to elect Obama. Sure Chrissssmmm, and Kegan, On Fuck-Nut, On Reaganite, and Fucktard and Blitzer, Obama is a newbie. So was someone else from Illinois when they got elected... Abraham Lincoln. Let's look at the similarities between them, shall we? 1) a lawyer; 2) an Illinois state legislator; 3) lost an election to represent Illinois in the U.S. Congress; 4) spent only two years in the U.S. Congress before running for President; 5) risked political damage in opposing a war in which the U.S. invaded a foreign country; 6) delivered a famous speech on national unity as a candidate to represent Illinois in U.S. Senate, elevating his political career to the national level and paving the way for a Presidential run; 7) sought his Party’s Presidential nomination by challenging the establishment candidate, a Senator from New York, also a lawyer, who was widely expected to easily secure the nomination; 8) was viewed by Party delegates as a talented speaker able to attract moderates and newer voters. I voted for Bush in 2000. I thought Gore was a self-centered Moron. W spoke like he was just an average dude who believed in good and freedom. But he systematically made me a liberal over these last eight years. I'm still a fiscal conservative, but on everything else this entitled frat boy with dad issues has foisted upon this country I am in stark opposition. Sometimes when I look back on it, should we have just let the South and Texas secede?

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:52 a.m. CST

    DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    by mr.brownstone

    Judd Apatow just mentioned you by "name" on Conan O'Brien!

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 1:01 a.m. CST

    FUCK BUSH! HES AN ASSHOLE

    by Quin the Eskimo

    and I'm inarticulate!

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 1:14 a.m. CST

    Oh I see LiberalWanker errr Warrior is back.

    by Cotton McKnight

    You're not a wanker because you're a liberal- you're a wanker because the only time you ever post is when it's about politics. That's no better than "Pigphart" saying "Well I'll be pigfucked!".

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 1:17 a.m. CST

    SirLoin

    by macheesmo3

    Now don't get carried away here . Regardless of your political affiliation , Obama has about as much in common with Abe Lincoln as you do . He has no plan , it's just hype and newspeak and party line gibberish . the biggest problem he has is that he has no history of crossing party lines to get things done . This is the one attribute that McCain does have! He has done this to the point of being ostracized by the neocon factions of the GOP. I don't understand why some Dems try to push McCain as Bush 2 when he has very little in common with the Prez or his policies ( aside from the war , and as far as Iraq is concerned , we still have bases in Germany and that war ended 63 years ago ) . So maybe some of you should take another look at McCains policies and voting record and stop buying into hype. Obama has no record to look at , he's just a smooth talker who is going to be outmatched by most world leaders in my estimations . maybe some of you should do a little more reading ( and I don't mean just comic books ) and a little less name calling. That's one of the reasons things have gotten so cruddy is this partisan bullshit. You need to have friends who don't agree with you , this is how you gain PERSPECTIVE . If you are only surrounded with people you agree with , eventually it develops into dogma and people get very ugly when getting behind beliefs ( this counts on both sides I'm not picking on just the left or right here ). Tip O' Neil the former Dem Speaker when asked why there is so much partisan politics he replied " The two sides don't drink together anymore ..." that says it all...

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 1:54 a.m. CST

    Too much CG!

    by thebearovingian

    Terrible, TERRIBLE effects in this movie. The White House backdrop is clearly a soundstage matte painting. The sound effects for Dick Cheney (weak, puttering, sickly heartbeat) were really distracting. Why were there so many scenes of GWB brushing his teeth?

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 3:30 a.m. CST

    They all look okay - except Tony Blair

    by Steve Rogers

    Ioann Grufffyfufyfyd (sp?) looks NOTHING like him. <p> Was Michael Sheen busy?

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 3:52 a.m. CST

    CDS Credit Default Swaps. Remember the name

    by G100

    Think the Economy can't get any worse ?<p> <p>The Banks are currently terrified that all the C.D.S. currently in play and looking shaky will make Fannie Mae and Feddie Mac look like a mom and pop bail out.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:11 a.m. CST

    Stupidest thing I've read in days:

    by Lost Jarv

    Blue_demon with: <P>"Anyway, John McCain knows full well that we lost the Vietnam war by pulling out" <P>I couldn't let such stupidity pass unnoticed.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:12 a.m. CST

    Biggest piece of tinfoil hat wearing bullshit:

    by Lost Jarv

    BSB with "That's why he and Cheney helped 9/11 happen" <P>Just to show I'm fair.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:19 a.m. CST

    Most ironic statement I've seen in days

    by Lost Jarv

    Chrism with "They won't forget Hussein Obama's shit-for-brain malicioius political tactics". <P>Malicious, like citing someone's middle name against him? <p>Really, I am fair.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:25 a.m. CST

    out of curiosity

    by Lost Jarv

    no one has ever explained this to me, but how does doing time in a POW camp qualify you as either a good person or someone that should lead America?

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 6:34 a.m. CST

    HUSSEIN IS RIGHT FOR AMERICA

    by BringingSexyBack

    How out of touch is Barack Obama? He's so out of touch that he suggested that if all Americans inflated their tires properly and took their cars for regular tune-ups, they could save as much oil as new offshore drilling would produce. Gleeful Republicans have made this their daily talking point; Rush Limbaugh is having a field day; and the Republican National Committee is sending tire gauges labeled "Barack Obama's Energy Plan" to Washington reporters. <p> But who's really out of touch? The Bush Administration estimates that expanded offshore drilling could increase oil production by 200,000 bbl. per day by 2030. We use about 20 million bbl. per day, so that would meet about 1% of our demand two decades from now. Meanwhile, efficiency experts say that keeping tires inflated can improve gas mileage 3%, and regular maintenance can add another 4%. Many drivers already follow their advice, but if everyone did, we could immediately reduce demand several percentage points. In other words: Obama is right. <p> Politics ain't beanbag, and Obama has defended himself against worse smears. The real problem with the attacks on his tire-gauge plan is that efforts to improve conservation and efficiency happen to be the best approaches to dealing with the energy crisis — the cheapest, cleanest, quickest and easiest ways to ease our addiction to oil, reduce our pain at the pump and address global warming. It's a pretty simple concept: if our use of fossil fuels is increasing our reliance on Middle Eastern dictators while destroying the planet, maybe we ought to use less. <p> The RNC is trying to make the tire gauge a symbol of unseriousness, as if only the fatuous believed we could reduce our dependence on foreign oil without doing the bidding of Big Oil. But the tire gauge is really a symbol of a very serious piece of good news: we can use significantly less energy without significantly changing our lifestyle.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 6:46 a.m. CST

    JARV

    by BringingSexyBack

    Although I commend your fair and balanced perspective, I don't believe that I belong in the tin-foil hat wearing club. To clarify, my saying "Bush and Cheney helped 9/11 happen" is just shorthand for a more complex plot that simply had them at the very top of the conspiracy. I stand by my assertions. Bush, Cheney and the rest of their cabal have refused to testify under oath about their actions related to 9/11, before and after the event. Until they do, they have demonstrated nothing but contempt and duplicity towards America and continue to cover up their culpability in the attack.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 6:55 a.m. CST

    MCCAIN "ostracized by the neocon factions of the GOP"

    by BringingSexyBack

    Really? That's news to me. His entire campaign has ill-reflected the dignified John McCain we used to know. It looks more like the NeoCons have McCain in their pocket. Maybe they have pictures of him with a dead hooker in bed. Or maybe they offered him some of the "missing" $5 billion in cash that was stolen from Iraq. Anything's possible with that crowd.

  • Well, if everyone did it, they estimate they'd improve effeciency of their cars by upto 4 percent. Multiply that by the number of cars on the road that would benefit by doing just that - well that's a lot of refined petroleum. No more stupid than having decent insulation in your house to reduce heating bills in winter and airconditioning bills in the summer.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 7:59 a.m. CST

    Oops.

    by Shan

    Didn't read the rest of that post by BSB. He said just that. Yet again, don't post and run.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 8:03 a.m. CST

    Don't go there.

    by Shan

    If you try to argue about Democrats engaging in indecent behaviour, you'll lose - the list of Republican politicians in this department is much, much longer. <p> www.armchairsubversive.com

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 8:05 a.m. CST

    P.S www.armchairsubversive.com

    by Shan

    Lists some of the long list of Republicans who've been caught engaging in some indecent behaviour or other - you know, if we're playing that game about reprehensible Democrat behaviour. <p> And yes, we all lose when a politician behaves like this regardless of which side they're on.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 8:37 a.m. CST

    SHAN

    by BringingSexyBack

    I cribbed that tire inflation post from Time.com ...

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 8:38 a.m. CST

    Looks like some people need to inflate their brains...

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    ...before they inflate their tires.<p>I agree with whoever said it doesn't matter who wins in November, the American people lose. Either way we're putting a corporate lackey without any integrity in the White House.<p>But as much as Obama continues to piss me off with his pandering lately, he did get one thing right. He put some of the burden of the gas crisis on us. Which is putting it kindly. Frankly speaking, Americans are 100% to blame for the situation we're in right now.<p>Let's start with the 70s and the infamous gas lines. As horrible a president as Jimmy Carter was, he (and other people with half a brain) saw those gas lines, put two and two together and realized we needed to decrease our oil dependence. And what happened? He was laughed out of office. Yes, maybe the sweater and turning down the thermostat was too much, but it was an attempt (as was installing solar panels on the White House which Reagan immediately took down) to shake us up and get us thinking about the future.<p>As usual, Americans displayed their ignorance and stupidity and called Carter a failure and ignored his plea and continued driving cars that got abysmal gas mileage while making no serious attempt to pursue alternative fuels.<p>Enter the late 90s and the SUV and high performance car craze. No one held our children hostage unless we bought a Durango or an Escalade. No one told us a puppy would be sacrificed unless we drove a BMW or a Lexus. Nope, that was all us eating up the slick advertising without giving a thought to what would happen if the gas crisis returned.<p>And now that Americans are hurting, what do we do? We look to someone else to help us. Which I find ironic because conservatives are always railing against government intervention and social programs that help the less fortunate. After all, if you can blame a guy standing on the street begging for change because he refuses to get a job, can't you also blame yourself for the gas situation because you were determined to have a vehicle that got 20 miles to the gallon? Why should the government bail us out for being so blissfully stupid all those years?<p>This is where conservatives lose all credibility about their anti-handout platform. When it comes to their bottom dollar, suddenly it's imperative that the government steps in to help.<p>With regards to Obama, as much as I no longer like the man, people who are ridiculing because of his "inflate your tires" remark need to hang themselves. Is it a naive belief that every American will go out tomorrow and perform gas saving maintenance on their car? Sure it is. But it puts the burden on us to try to clean up our own mess. Inflating your tires, performing a tune up and driving slower (this is the big one) will save us enough gas annually that we don't need offshore drilling. Seriously, how f'ing stupid are Americans? They complain about the price of gas but I don't see anyone easing their foot off the gas. Been on a highway lately? All those imbeciles are still going 10-20 miles over the speed limit.<p>Take some personal responsibility for a change and alter your driving habits. Conservatives are about personal responsibility, right?<p>Finally, the offshore drilling thing is a sham. Even if we started the process tomorrow, we're not going to see to see that oil hit our reserves for another 7 years. And although that alone might be enough to lower the cost of gas because of speculation, there are other factors at work that are sure to offset it. OPEC is sure to decrease their oil production if we begin to increase ours. Most importantly, it's not like the government is going to be drilling the oil. The oil companies will be in charge of that. That means that every barrel of oil produced is up for bids. Believe it or not, a lot of it will go to countries like China and India and how does that help us?<p>Offshore drilling is a band-aid and a poorly made one at that. If I believed for one second that the government or oil industry is sincerely pursing means of alternative energy that will produce results in the next decade, I might be willing to say go for it. But we didn't open our eyes 20 years ago when disaster hit, I'm not stupid enough to believe we're going to do it now.<p>We need real solutions, and if that means we have to hit rock bottom before we see the light, then so be it.<p>We didn't learn when we were hit with a shovel in the face, you gotta wonder what it'll take to turn this thing around.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 8:46 a.m. CST

    DAMN, HAWAIIAN

    by BringingSexyBack

    That was a fine post.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 8:56 a.m. CST

    BSB

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    I aim to please.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:04 a.m. CST

    IT TAKES A LOBOTOMY TO APPRECIATE BUSH

    by BringingSexyBack

    You got that right.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:05 a.m. CST

    I've said it before....and I'll say it again....

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    Gas prices need to stay high to bring in some real fucking change thats going to save our future not just as a country, but as a world. The second those prices drop below 3 dollars....its back to business as usual with Expeditions and Navigators and shit. Fuck that. Keep the prices high so people are FORCED to change their lifestyles. Why dont you fucking twats understand that?

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:10 a.m. CST

    STURGIS, South Dakota (CNN)

    by BringingSexyBack

    STURGIS, South Dakota (CNN) – Standing on the main stage at a world famous motorcycle rally in rural South Dakota on Monday, John McCain looked out on a sea of denim-wearing bikers and told them he enjoyed their company much more than that of the 200,000 Germans who turned out to see Barack Obama last month. <p> “As you may know,” he told the tens of thousands gathered at the 68th annual Sturgis Rally at Buffalo Chip campground, “not long ago, a couple of hundred thousand Berliners made a lot of noise for my opponent. I’ll take the roar of fifty thousand Harleys any day.” <p> Bikers in the crowd, who had arrived from around the country to partake in the massive outdoor party, revved their engines numerous times in support of the presumptive GOP nominee. McCain said it was music to his ears. <p> “This is my first time here,” he said, “but I recognize that sound. It’s the sound of freedom.”

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:12 a.m. CST

    DGDB

    by BringingSexyBack

    Hey you're famous, dude.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:19 a.m. CST

    Tyson Plant Drops Labor Day for Muslim Holiday

    by BringingSexyBack

    SHELBYVILLE, Tenn. — Workers at a Tyson Foods poultry processing plant in Tennessee have opted to trade a paid Labor Day holiday for the Muslim celebration of Eid al-Fitr. <p> A recent 5-year contract approved by members of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union at the Shelbyville, Tenn., plant includes the change to accommodate Muslim workers. <p> "The negotiating committee made the holiday a top priority in contract talks," the union's Alabama and Mid-South Council Representative Randy Hadley said in a June statement. "And we were able to get management to commit to it." <p> The change, which does not affect the company's 118 other plants, exchanges Labor Day for the Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. The new contract, negotiated last fall, also gives Muslim workers a prayer room. <p> "Eid al-Fitr is one of eight paid holidays for all Team Members covered by the contract, while Labor Day is not a paid holiday," Gary Mickelson, Tyson's media relations director, told the Shelbyville Times-Gazette. <p> The seven additional paid holidays are the employee's birthday, New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas, Mickelson said. <p> Poultry Protest Tyson officials said that approximately 250 of the plant's 1,200 employees are Muslim Somalis. Many, the union said, entered the United States as political refugees, among them, Abdillahi Jama. <p> “This new contract is good because it allows me to work on the second shift and still pray when I need to,” Jama said in a press release. “It’s very important to us, and the Eid is one of our most sacred holidays. It shows how the union helps us.” <p> News of the change has prompted some anger on local Web message boards, with some messages urging readers to contact the AFL-CIO and boycott Tyson products. <p> The union's national president, Stuart Appelbaum, said it was the union's job "to stand up to win respect for every worker's right to practice their faith." <p>

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:21 a.m. CST

    anchorite

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    On any given day you are my mortal enemy. I don't think you and I could even see eye to eye on what color the sky is.<p>But this time you're right. Regardless of who who elect into any political office, we get corporate shills masquerading as representatives of the people.<p>And I never understood Congress taking these prolonged vacations during the summer. These jerkwads who say they feel our pain and understand what we're going through? Like hell you do. I can't take 4 weeks off from my job and neither should they.<p>The Republican slimeballs did this right after our country went to war and these Democrat d-bags are doing it while the minimum wage earners they claim to represent are struggling to make ends meet. All these wankers are so far out of touch with reality it sickens me.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:24 a.m. CST

    McCain cracks me up, what a character

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    “This is my first time here,” he said, “but I recognize that sound. It’s the sound of freedom.”<p>Nope. Try again. It's the sound of jerkoffs wasting gas during a fuel crisis.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:28 a.m. CST

    FOXSexpert: Finishing Too Soon? Here's Some Advice

    by BringingSexyBack

    By Yvonne K. Fulbright <P> It could have been the best sex of your life, except your romps aren’t lasting as long as you would like. An uninvited rapid responder has once again doused your bedroom blaze, with your sex life slowly going up in smoke. That once coveted climax is becoming anticlimactic, regularly drawing your passion play to a premature close. <P> With 25 percent of American men finishing too soon during sex, many couples find themselves confronting this sexual disorder at one time or another. Thankfully, this most common male complaint is one of the easiest sexual problems to solve. <P> Fixing the Problem <P> So what does one do about this debilitating sexual disorder? <P> First, be realistic in your expectations and stay positive. The typical lovemaking experience lasts 15 to 45 minutes, with 2 to 12 minutes of that time being actual intercourse, according to the authors of "Men’s Sexual Health." <P> Second, be wary of quick-fixes. Some resources will suggest remedies that most experts would not recommend. Mechanical devices, like a penile rubber ring or Velcro testicular band, usually don’t work. <P> Anesthetic products, namely over-the-counter desensitizing sprays and creams, should also be avoided for their numbing effect. Canadian researchers have found that while men using such products last a bit longer, they disliked the numb feeling. Their partners, too, complained of numb vulvas and vaginas. <P> Wearing two condoms, using a desensitizing cream, or thinking aversive thoughts are also not a good idea. These can be harmful for primarily two reasons: They reduce a male’s arousal, which can lead to difficulties with erection instead of response control, and these methods isolate the male from his lover, causing a strain on their bond with emotional isolation. <P> Third, commit yourself to learning to control your sexual response. Behavior therapy is by far the most effective way to tackle this problem. Self-training techniques involve the following major components: <P> 1. Staying mentally focused, while learning to relax your body; <P> 2. Getting in touch with your arousal, first during masturbatory activities and then with a partner; <P> 3. Learning to recognize your point of inevitability and “pulling back” before you surpass it; <P> 4. Developing PC (pubococcygeus or pelvic floor) muscle control; <P> 5. Temporarily ignoring your partner’s body and state of arousal, as not to get too excited. <P> — Squeeze Technique: This more advanced method involves a couple, practicing manual stimulation, stopping all movement when the man is about to reach his point of inevitability. One of the lovers then squeezes his penis, for 3 to 4 seconds, using the thumb and first or second forefingers at the very base of his penis or at the ridge under his penis head. This maneuver snuffs out his desire to finish, and needs to be repeated several times during genital stimulation in mastering holding off.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:36 a.m. CST

    HOD

    by HoboCode

    That was indeed a great post, but let's not fail to recognize the significant role of oil companies, Detroit, and our elected officials in killing any steps by the public to curb our dependency on gasoline. Remember when California tried to institute the ZEV mandate? The state was sued by all the motherfuckers and they had to back down.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:36 a.m. CST

    KRANIAK THE MANIAK'S FOX BLOG

    by BringingSexyBack

    MyFoxDetroit <P> To quote John McEnroe, "you can't be serious!" <P> The John McCain camp is walking a tightrope with its campaign ad strategy right now. <P> One ad made for TV and the web drops the notion that Barack Obama is just a celebrity, kind of like Britney Spears and Paris Hilton. He's famous, but is he ready to lead? <P> Another ad used designed for use for the internet only, but don't kid yourself, it's getting plenty of play on news shows across the country. This ad uses Obama's own words, albeit obviously out of context to paint himself as "God's chosen one." The ad crescendos with a clip of Charlton Heston playing Moses... "behold his mighty hand." <P> Interesting the former NRA head being used for a parody, but that's another story. Give the McCain camp credit for getting lots of TV exposure without having to pay for it. <P> Here's the thing: Playing ads like these is risky business. Think about it, if the voter is already planning to cast his vote for you, this ad serves no purpose other than providing a laugh. If the voter is planning to vote for Obama, they are simply offended, emboldened in their cause and probably will have a laugh. <P> If you're going after the undecided, my guess is you're going after the undecided imbecile, because anyone with any sense sees though these shameless ads that offer no substance, just great video editing. Planting the message "is he ready to lead" has merit, but needs to come out of dealing with the issues, not personalities. <P> I think the current ads are ridiculous, and if I'm and undecided, you just lost my vote. The McCain camp needs to stop listening to talk radio and the ditto heads. You already have their vote. Get serious, work the issues. You're out your league when it comes to parody.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:39 a.m. CST

    So much for the white flag moment

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    Anchorite, no one is FORCING us to do anything. DGDB is referring to economic realities FORCING us to make different choices. I work with people who own SUVs and can no longer afford to fill up the tank so they are FORCED to take the bus to work.<p>Dude, that isn't the work of Satan worshiping Liberals, no matter how much you want to blame it on the left. Between buying homes they couldn't afford, maxing out their credit cards or buying gas guzzlers, Americans have made some truly asinine choices this decade and through economic hardships, they have FORCED THEMSELVES into a corner and will have to find a way out since no one is going to assist them.<p>And give it up on the gay sex rhetoric. No one is FORCING that to be taught to pre-school kids. If they are, then you might want to think about changing pre-schools and that's YOUR responsibility, not an evil Liberal's.<p>And let's not forget all the parents who had to explain what the hell a blowjob was to their kids ten years ago because conservatives couldn't leave well enough alone. And yes, Clinton is a scumbag so I'm not defending his actions, but lying about a BJ is no more an impeachable offense that the crap the current administration has pulled.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:45 a.m. CST

    Anchorite's Real Problem With Obama Is That He's Black

    by LaserPants

    Ironic coming from a Jew who may or may not have experienced similar forms of bigotry himself, but who's people, as a whole, certainly have. Perhaps its one of those things where the victim of bigotry needs to feel better about himself by being racist against others? But, I'll let anchorite explain his true feelings about Obama for all to see in this outrageously racist quote:<br><br> by anchorite Jun 4th, 2008 12:29:20 AM<br><br> "I've mentioned it for years on here. Don't pretend like I'm just coming out now.<br><br> And as for performing the Jeffersons theme in lieu of Hail to the Chief, Obama said he's an agent of change, right? That would be a change, all right.<br><br> Also, giving the White House a more appropriate paint job might be in order. And the spinner rims on Air Force One are just a little bling to let the rest of the world know that the new kid on the block isn't a square. <br><br> And have the Trinity Church Choir sing at Obama's inauguration. He wants to be a unifier, right? He needs to help heal his church after the burden he's placed on them. I think it would be a brilliant move to reconnect with Trinity Church. What a way to inspire their congregation. And the country.<br><br> O-Ba-Ma! O-Ba-Ma! O-Ba-Ma!"<br><br> See? Racist. Because for Anchorite, ALL black people are raging sterotypes -- either George Jefferson's, blinged-out gangstas, or hysterical religious folk. I doubt Anchorite is even aware of anything Obama has said in his speeches because he immediately shuts down as soon as he sees a man with dark skin. Again, the irony of it is astounding. Do you not know your history? Do you not care? What a shame.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:47 a.m. CST

    BUT OBAMA IS ONLY HALF BLACK

    by BringingSexyBack

    His mom is white.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:49 a.m. CST

    anchorite

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    I can't wait until you're forced to eat meat-less burgers as well. The world will be a better place because of it....and once we have control of health care, the military, and environmental standards-- we can finally tell Jesus to go fuck himself.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:51 a.m. CST

    Cops: Man Shot Dead Over Cheeseburger

    by BringingSexyBack

    ST. LOUIS — A St. Louis man is dead and a teenager is in custody after a shooting over a cheeseburger. <p> The victim is 26-year-old Carl Sharp. The name of the 16-year-old suspect has not been released. <p> Sharp returned home around 12:30 a.m. Sunday after purchasing three cheeseburgers at a Rally's restaurant, police said. The suspect apparently became angry because he had requested two burgers, not three, and an argument began. <p> The men ate the sandwiches and the suspect left. A short time later, police say the teen returned and shot Sharp three times. He was pronounced dead at the scene. <p> The 16-year-old fled the scene on a bicycle and was taken into custody Sunday afternoon. <p> Sharp was a recent college graduate who is survived by his wife and two children. <p>

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:53 a.m. CST

    and Anchorite.....for your information...

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    ...I'm a life long Liberal and I fucking despise Obama. So don't try to pretend we're all sucking his dick. To be honest I think he very well could be the death of the Democratic party....because he is more interested in himself than the issues that matter. He will flip any which way that will ensure him the White House. He is a total fucking opportunist douche-bag. And that has nothing to do with his race, that has to do with him waking up one morning and deciding he would like to be a douche-bag from now on.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:55 a.m. CST

    anchorite -- in regards to the food regulations

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    You can thank Mayor Bloomberg for ushering in governmental interference in the food industry. A REPUBLICAN I might add...so shut the fuck up.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:56 a.m. CST

    Anne Hathaway's Nude Photos Expected in Web Leak

    by BringingSexyBack

    How long will it be until Anne Hathaway’s naked photos surface on the net? <p> Not too long, according to Gawker.com. “We'll give it another two weeks or so.” <p> Hathaway, 25, has been the subject of non-stop tabloid coverage following her recent breakup with scam artist Raffaelo Follieri of Italy. Follieri, 30, was arrested in June for fraud. <p> But it appears Hathaway’s real problems could be just around the corner. <p> According to the Enquirer, Follieri had reportedly taken several nude photos of Hathaway, Gawker writes. The piece de resistance of which is a prized and “sizzling” photo of her in black fishnet stockings, a garter belt and bustier that completely exposes her top portion. Follieri is believed to have paid a famous photographer to take that picture. <p> Hathaway’s brother tried to recover the pictures from a storage unit, only to find out that the FBI had beaten him to it the day before, according to Gawker. <p> The photographer is believed to have copies and it is questionable whether Follieri’s friends do as well.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:56 a.m. CST

    So I Guess Anchorite Only Half Hates Him

    by LaserPants

    Seems pretty full on hate, though. And not because of anything substantive against his policies, but because of his race. It would be one thing if Anchorite was against Obama for his policies, but that doesn't really seem to be the case; the over-arching theme has to do with him being black, or half-black. Again, read the quote.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:57 a.m. CST

    anchorite

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    Our current president (and his pappy) are in bed with the House of Saud. You do realize just how much of the Bush family fortune is owed to the Middle East right? And it's not just the Bushes but god knows how many other politicians on both sides of the aisle who have the Saudis to thank for the bed full of money they roll around in at night. So our politicians are talking out of both sides of their mouth. If you think they are looking to end dependence on foreign oil, you are clearly mistaken.<p>Besides, here's another factoid that no one is talking about. The oil companies already own huge tracts of oil rich land here, in America, and aren't currently drilling on them. And I'm not talking about Alaska but areas where no one would protest drilling.<p>And you know, we already drank the Kool Aid in 1979. We experienced gas lines and moaned until the martians could hear us and what did we do? Absolutely nothing. As usual, we did not learn from our mistakes. This time won't be any different.<p>As soon as we allow offshore drilling, we'll largely ignore alternative sources as we did before. In 30-40 years we'll be right back where we are now, still as dependent on foreign oil as ever, and demanding that we open up Alaska.<p>I'm sorry, but this is one of those scenarios where we have to bite the bullet for our past stupidity and start working on mass transit and high fuel efficiency tomorrow.<p>It's funny, you say "I guaran-damn-tee you that the oil companies could get oil out of the ground way faster than seven years if they had the green light." The same applies to mass transit. This country was rolling B-52 bombers off the assembly line at a rate of one every hour (I think). You're telling me we couldn't start rolling buses and commuter trains at lightning speed as well? Not only will that get people to drive less but it'll put a lot of folks to work.<p>Sorry, dude, offshore drilling is another Band Aid solution in a long line of quick fixes. We need real change and we need it tomorrow. This country put a man on the moon. We can do anything. And we can make mass transit system to be proud of in a few years if we start right now.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:03 a.m. CST

    HOD

    by Mr. Nice Gaius

    Fuck a mass transit system. I want one of those hydrogen powered jet-cars and I want it NOW!!!<P>We should have all been applying for our "Spinner" licenses years ago.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:04 a.m. CST

    Japanese Public Transportation

    by LaserPants

    Is just nigh paradise -- accessible, clean, efficient, perfect. You can pretty much get ANYWHERE you want to by train or bus in Japan. There is no reason why the same situation can't also occur in the US. I think reality is going to force this to happen. Unless, of course, we continue to let theocratic-fascist oil barons continue to call the shots instead of locking them up for fraud, malfeasance, and price-gouging.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:07 a.m. CST

    Fuck mass transit.

    by Lost Jarv

    I walk to work. <P>You don't get greener than that.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:13 a.m. CST

    I DON'T THINK ANCHORITE LIKES SITTING NEXT TO DARKIES

    by BringingSexyBack

    and there are a lot of darkies on the subway.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:16 a.m. CST

    Lost Jarv...

    by Blue_Demon

    "...how does doing time in a POW camp qualify you as either a good person or someone that should lead America?"<p>It doesn't. Suffering does not grant you moral authority. It CAN give you character I suppose. It is most certainly a life-changing experience. Look at Eli Weisel (hope I spelled that right), look at Viktor Frankl. <p>I support McCain because he will be much better for our country than Senator Obama. Do I have complaints against McCain? Yes. Lots of conservatives do, but will we not vote for him because he's not our dream candidate? Not at all. At least I hope we don't.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:16 a.m. CST

    I TAKE A MUSLIM-DRIVEN CAB TO WORK

    by BringingSexyBack

    Because Muslims gotta eat ... halal chicken.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:18 a.m. CST

    OBAMA HAS CONDEMNED LUDACRIS' RAP

    by BringingSexyBack

    Unfortunately there is free speech even for the darkies and Obama has no control over their mouths any more than McCain has over his supporters.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:19 a.m. CST

    Mr. Nice Gaius...

    by Blue_Demon

    Eleven more years! Then we'll have spinners! 2019 Baby!!

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:19 a.m. CST

    FORGET HYDROGEN POWERED FLYING CARS ...

    by BringingSexyBack

    I want rickshaws!!!!

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:21 a.m. CST

    And I'm not mad at the oil companies for their profits

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    This is a free market after all. People find this hard to believe but I'm not angry at big oil for strong arming the auto industry to make fuel inefficient cars or keeping every politician in their pocket. I'm angry at them for using third world countries as their toilet. What Chevron is doing in Ecuador is one of the most vile things I've ever heard and our wretched politicians (on both sides) are going to help Chevron bury the lawsuit. They should all be killed.<p>Americans should stop blaming the oil companies. They bought Hummers and Jeeps and Yukons and never gave a thought to what would happen when gas hit $4.00 a gallon.<p>And I don't want anyone painting me as a bleeding heart Liberal who wants government to regulate fast food. I know we have an obesity crisis to deal with but that isn't the way.<p>And then there's this guy:<p>"A death row inmate scheduled for execution says he's too fat to be put to death, claiming executioners would have trouble finding his veins and that his weight could diminish the effectiveness of one of the lethal injection drugs. Lawyers for Richard Cooey argue in a federal lawsuit that Cooey -- 5-feet-7 and 267 pounds -- had poor veins when he faced execution five years ago and the problem has been worsened by weight gain. Cooey, 41, is sentenced to die for raping and murdering two young women in 1986. His execution is scheduled for October 14."<p>Can't find a vein? No problem. I can find a .357 Magnum and a wall for him to stand against.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:23 a.m. CST

    WE COULD CHOP COOEY'S HEAD OFF IN A PUBLIC EXECUTION

    by BringingSexyBack

    That might serve as a deterrent for would be rapist murderers.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:23 a.m. CST

    HERE'S AN IDEA ...

    by BringingSexyBack

    Stop feeding Richard Cooey.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:24 a.m. CST

    ANCHORITE

    by BringingSexyBack

    I edited your post. Don't spread it around, but I now have secret mod powers. Shhhh....

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:25 a.m. CST

    Or just toss him in a wood chipper

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    Walking to work would be ideal. That's another American issue. Sprawl. We built out instead of up. I'm as guilty as the next guy. I bought a house instead of a condo. And I live an hour from my office. So I'm part of the problem too.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:26 a.m. CST

    Is T. Boone Pickens running for office?

    by Mr. Nice Gaius

    Whether or not the math adds up, at least that guy has an idea.<P>Where are the other idea men?!<br>Where are the big public works projects?!<br>Where are the Apollo mission-like energy initiatives?!<br>Where is the love?!

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:27 a.m. CST

    Blue_Demon

    by Mr. Nice Gaius

    Ugh, that's right. Eleven more years.<P>DAMN!!!<P>***shakes fist at the heavens***

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:30 a.m. CST

    OBAMA ALREADY HAS A STABLE OF WISE ADVISORS

    by BringingSexyBack

    The best and brightest in their respective fields. Contrast that with the morons surrounding Bush for the last 8 years and the leftovers now "advising" McCain.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:37 a.m. CST

    Here's that great Japanese mass transit Laser was referring to.

    by HoboCode

    http://tinyurl.com/6j5cks

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:53 a.m. CST

    I heard if you stay after the credits......

    by DaBUU

    Vladimir Putin & Osama Bin Laden walk out from the shadows and tells Dubya their starting a team!

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:55 a.m. CST

    Go Fuck Yourself

    by DaBUU

    eggsalad, Poor lil tranny needs attention

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:58 a.m. CST

    Now that Egg Salad has arrived, I'm gone...

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    ...until someone chases him off.<p>Remember, come November, cast the vote that counts.<p>With your fist.<p>Punch a politician.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 11:20 a.m. CST

    Who drives a Lexus?

    by Garbageman33

    What are you, a 48-year-old suburban housewife?

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 11:31 a.m. CST

    Morgan Freeman is still with us

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    And anyone wishing his death needs to drink a liter of bleach.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 11:34 a.m. CST

    Pelosi won't impeach because

    by Splungeman

    it would be an unholy nightmare, costing countless taxpayer dollars and grind the country to a complete halt legislatively. The result of all the effort would be the failure to secure two thirds majority vote for conviction and the president would then walk. So please stop bitching about impeaching the president. It's not going to happen.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:07 p.m. CST

    WHAT KIND OF LEXUS DO YOU DRIVE, ANCHORITE?

    by BringingSexyBack

    I peg you as an ES350 kinda guy.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:22 p.m. CST

    I see Venom in Bush's hair

    by Abominable Snowcone

    as if Bush isn't already responsible for enough shit

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:22 p.m. CST

    That guy is a Goonie!

    by Abominable Snowcone

    Sure, he was great in "No Country," but he's a GOONIE!!

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:23 p.m. CST

    HOD

    by Abominable Snowcone

    Agreed. Freeman is a Changian. He's just more subtle about it.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:24 p.m. CST

    for Obama supporters.......

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    You guys do know Obama has gotten a shit load of money from Oil Executives right? Look it up.......of course the donations have not come from the oil companies themselves, they have come from the law firms representing the CEO's of oil companies. Do a little research. Hydrogen/full electric cars.....that shit will never EVER happen in our lifetime. Obama is probably more in bed with big oil than McCain.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:28 p.m. CST

    Yeah, Cause Tokyo Has A HUGE Population

    by LaserPants

    Outside of Tokyo, its a joy to ride the Japanese public transport. I lived there for 5 years and never EVER had to be pushed like a sardine into a train. <br><br>And then again, there are other models, most of Europe has excellent public trans. I mean, look, its an inevitability that we are going to have to transition to more use of public transportation. If only because the price of fuel is going to keep rising, and we won't be able to afford to drive very much. Its not propaganda, its reality. Reality, apparently, having a "liberal bias."

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:34 p.m. CST

    "I have grown up with black people all my life."

    by LaserPants

    WOW! And you didn't even report them to the authorities? You must have even had a black friend once! Hahaha! Anchorite, you are such raging racist, you don't even realize it. Good luck with that you fucking hypocrite chicken hawk pussy. Btw, why haven't you enlisted in your Endless War yet? CHICKEN HAWK! BGAWWWK! <br><br> Oh, and Ludacris might've said that, but OBAMA DIDN'T. Thats the point. In your mind, there is NO DIFFERENCE between gangsta rappers and Obama. Why? Because he's black. Period. Everyone knows thats how you feel and everyone's called you on it. The fact that you're a Jew just makes it that much more hypocritical and hilarious. Because guess what, in the eyes of your racist political allies, your heritage makes you just as bad, if not worse, than the black people you hate so much. You might want to check yourself before you wreck yourself.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:37 p.m. CST

    the race card is so fucking irritating....

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    You don't like Obama? Why? You know why? Cause you're RACIST!! <P> oh shut the fuck up......

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:38 p.m. CST

    I love black people...

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    ...I think everybody should own one.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:50 p.m. CST

    Oh No, Its Deeper Than That Danny

    by LaserPants

    Here is a direct quote from Anchorite himself:<br><br> by anchorite Jun 4th, 2008 12:29:20 AM<br><br> "I've mentioned it for years on here. Don't pretend like I'm just coming out now.<br><br> And as for performing the Jeffersons theme in lieu of Hail to the Chief, Obama said he's an agent of change, right? That would be a change, all right.<br><br> Also, giving the White House a more appropriate paint job might be in order. And the spinner rims on Air Force One are just a little bling to let the rest of the world know that the new kid on the block isn't a square.<br><br> And have the Trinity Church Choir sing at Obama's inauguration. He wants to be a unifier, right? He needs to help heal his church after the burden he's placed on them. I think it would be a brilliant move to reconnect with Trinity Church. What a way to inspire their congregation. And the country.<br><br> O-Ba-Ma! O-Ba-Ma! O-Ba-Ma!"<br><br> See? its not that he doesn't Obama for his policies, he doesn't like him because of his race. See, to Anchorite, ALL black people are either George Jefferson (the "uppity negro" stereotype), a gangsta rapper (see his reference to Ludacris above -- he sees no difference between the two), and hysterical church going folk. Why does he see all black people as fitting into these narrowly defined stereotypes? Because he is a a RAGING racist and doesn't realize it.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:51 p.m. CST

    by maddox

    Reading these talkbacks is a case study in the failure of public education.<p>So far I've read: (1.) Bush bombed Iraq to "get their oil" (2.) Bush is secretly in league with big oil companies to make them more profits (3.) The President of the United States can somehow control the international oil market and global oil futures<p>I don't care if you vote for Obama or McCain, but educate yourself first and make an informed decision before you vote.<p>Reading this stuff and knowing that most of you can vote in November scares the hell out of me.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:52 p.m. CST

    Oh No, Its Deeper Than That Danny (Edit)

    by LaserPants

    See? Its not that he doesn't like Obama for his policies, he doesn't like him because of his race. See, to Anchorite, ALL black people are either George Jeffersons (the "uppity negro" stereotype), gangsta rappers (see his reference to Ludacris above -- he sees no difference between the two), and/or hysterical church going folk. Why does he see all black people as fitting into these narrowly defined stereotypes? Because he is a a RAGING racist and doesn't realize it.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:52 p.m. CST

    Hang 'Em High

    by PotSmokinAlien

    War criminals, all of them.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 12:57 p.m. CST

    LaserPants

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    I dont know if thats necessarily true. It sounded pretty humorous to me.....I wouldnt read that and take him as a racist. I don't really like Anchorite cause he is a bit of a twat most of the time, but I wouldn't just to conclusions he's racist. It was obviously intended for humor. Now HOBOCODE on the other hand, has made excused for the Holocaust and Stalin Genocides on several occasions in very serious non-humorous posts......thats a different story. <p> I just get sick of the race card shit with Obama. I've heard from people at work or whatever that I'm shameful because I'm a Democrat and I don't support Obama. I say I dont fucking like that asshole......they say its gotta be a race thing. I say fuck no-- if John fucking Kerry was as black as Bernie Mac, I'd vote for him in a second. Obama is all hype.....it is true he is simply famous for being famous. He is a brilliant speaker and he has pulled a sham over everyone's eyes.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 1:10 p.m. CST

    Still saying I've made excuses for the Holocaust, DGDB?

    by HoboCode

    I'll admit I've "apologized" for Stalin, if by apologizing that means recognizing other reasons for Stalin's muderous behavior other than himself, but I have NEVER once made any excuses for the Holocaust and you have enever been able to produce evidence. EVER. And yet you keep spreading that lie. Fuck you.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 1:11 p.m. CST

    Mortgage lending crisis and nanny state bullshit

    by Darth_Inedible

    You can blame that at least partially on the previous three Administrations competing over how high they could boost the homeownership rate in this country. To boost that stat they needed to find a way to get a shitload of people into houses that they couldn't afford, which is why the lenders were leaned on and regs were loosened... The current crisis is absolutely the result of a misguided govt effort at compassion followed by humans doing what they do naturally, exploiting loopholes and flipping the shit out of the market until it was utterly destroyed. This is exactly what happened in the years after WWI, with things like the gov't supercharging the wheat markets which lead to the dust bowl and ultimately the Great Depression.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 1:42 p.m. CST

    Uh...

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    ...I think ender has some closeted homosexual issues to deal with. No wonder he's voting democrat.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 1:50 p.m. CST

    The Ender Smites Foes!

    by Mr. Nice Gaius

    Where have you been?! There are foes that need smiting! AICN is in need of your razor-edged cutter-uppers.<P>Steady on.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 1:58 p.m. CST

    This election is going to suck

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    I'm looking forward to this November 4th about as much as I am to the day next week I scheduled my root canal and proctology exam.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 1:58 p.m. CST

    So...lemme get this straight...

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    Hobocode hates the Jews?

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:04 p.m. CST

    Look here

    by Just_John

    I'm a former U.S. Marine, and I served as an 0231 (Intel) for 5 years. I've fought with honor in Iraq, and I'm writing this from Kabul, Afghanistan as a military contractor. I don't give a shit whether you support Bush or not, and I didn't vote for him. But I'll say this: how many of you could serve as President? Do you have any idea of what that must entail? Could any of you calling Bush a "dick-sucking faggot" or whatnot lead the most powerful country in the free world, lead your people through planes striking buildings, planes striking the SEAT OF YOUR GOVERNMENT, anthrax scares, terrorist threats (which, mind you, have existed LONG before 9/11....pick up a fucking book), public ridicule for doing something you sincerely believe in, and KNOW that half of the people you're leading though this will hate your fucking guts for it? He knew Iraq would be an unpopular war and most likely taint his legacy and he did it anyway. That takes balls I'm willing to bet a lot of you don't have. But I don't take exception to people hating the President; men like myself have bled the fucking ground red to give that right. What I do take exception to is the ignorant comment that "the Iraqis were better off before we came". That's the kind of ignorant crap I've come to expect from the trust-fund babies suckling at the teat of CNN, who've never served their country yet act like they're experienced political analysts. Wipe your fucking noses, kids. Ramadi was a hellhole in 2004, and yet now, in 2008, the Marines are running marathons w/o kevlar in the streets. We're providing food, water and utilities, al-Sadr is now making concessions to the Government, and AQ is being shunned by both the Sunnis and the Shiites. I could go on, but my point is this: I've read some of the most ignorant shit I've ever come across in this talkback, and what scares me about it is that I'm assuming most of you are adults (physically, at least). Whatever. Props to the guys looking at things objectively. This is a forum, there's my piece. Oh, one more thing....I normally don't do this sort of thing, but hey, when in Rome, right? You Oliver Stone lovers are aware of this qoute, yes? "FARC is fighting back as best it can and grabbing hostages is the fashion in which they can finance themselves and try to achieve their goals, which are difficult. They're a peasant army; I see them as a Zapata-like army. I think they are heroic to fight for what they believe in and die for it, as was Castro in the hills of Cuba." That's Oliver Stone in 2005 talking about the FARC. If you don't know what the FARC is, here's the U.N. (as in nations other than America) definition of the FARC: 2005 United Nations report: responsible for "grave" human rights violations, including "murders of protected persons, torture, rape and hostage-taking against women, returnees, boys and girls, and ethnic groups." Just thought I'd point out what a dipshit Oliver Stone is.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:09 p.m. CST

    Just_John...

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    You're my new best friend. Stay safe out there dude.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:12 p.m. CST

    HoboCode

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    How do you feel about the Amish?<p>I keeeed.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:24 p.m. CST

    Thanks

    by Just_John

    Thanks guys, I will! No worries about Kuwait, trust me on this one. Know what I find interesting? Oliver Stone is planning a biopic on Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Let's see which one is more objective!

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:25 p.m. CST

    by Lucasblows

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0H8Nq7BglIg

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:27 p.m. CST

    Anchorite

    by Lucasblows

    And we all remember when Hilary and Obama embarrassed themselves on WWE TV. But, McCain already had the nomination, so surely this wasn't necessary: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8XkIeTz-NU

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:28 p.m. CST

    anchorite

    by Just_John

    I happen to be a McCain supporter, but I found it hilarious when I saw the ad where John McCain says said "What are you gonna do when all my John McCainiacs run wild on you!?" I was drinking milk and needed to piss, and I laughed so hard I nearly sneezed piss and pissed milk.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:35 p.m. CST

    Just_John

    by HoboCode

    Stick to blowing shit up. I don't mean to disrespect your service to this country. For that I thank you. But please. It took balls for Bush to invade Iraq because he knew it would be unpopular? I think it's pretty damn clear at this point that Bush never had any regard what the public thought or wanted. That's not bravery, it's arrogance and stupidity. And I'm sure the thousands of civilian Iraqis that died becasue of our illegal invasion might have something to say about whether they are better off now without Saddam. If they weren't wormfood that is. and al Qaeda is being shunned by Sunnis and Shiites alike because the country is being inundated with them when they weren't there before we came. The surge certainly seems to have calmed things down a bit, but you know as soon as we leave there is going to be a civil war. That shit is inevitable no matter how long we stay.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:39 p.m. CST

    Just_John

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    Oh fuck off.......you're telling me I'm suppose to feel sorry for poor ole' George W. because of how difficult the job of President is? Eat a fucking dick you worthless fuck. And don't you dare pull that, "I'm supposed to be grateful for the freedom that allows me the ability to post my opinions because soldiers like you defend my liberty," fucking bullshit. My liberty was never at stake here. You were not fighting for me in Iraq, you were fighting for an invisible cause. It is a worthless fucking war that should have never happened. Iraq may very well be better or worse than pre-invasion. I have no idea...I'm not there. And I don't believe what you say....you're a fucking military contractor now....you're making bank off the occupation of a foreign country. Why the fuck would I listen to a word coming out of your mouth? There are plenty of countries in much worse condition that Hussein's Iraq--- why aren't we invading them or bringing them democracy? Of course because they don't have anything they want. I am an objective human being....I have read about this shit for years now. You have been fooled. Believe the lies....continue to support one big fucking trick thats been pulled over America's eyes.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:45 p.m. CST

    I think Just_John...

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    ...should blow HoboCode to smithereens...

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:49 p.m. CST

    DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD and Hobocode

    by Just_John

    As opposed to listening to a fella calling himself Danny Glover's Dickblood? Hey, that's your opinion. If you're looking to get a rise out of me, it won't work, so just don't bother. I'm comfortable with the knowledge that you simply have no idea what you're talking about. Because I'm serious....you really don't, and it shows.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:51 p.m. CST

    Almost forgot

    by Just_John

    Hobocode, did you not read my first post? I don't blow anything up, I work in Intelligence/CI. I hunt the bad guys themselves....but I do TELL people what to blow up and what not to blow up:)

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:52 p.m. CST

    Just_John

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    I'm comfortable with the knowledge that you're full of shit and military contractors are one of the lowest forms of human beings on the planet right next to pedophiles and Shia Labeouf. <p>Again, don't ever expect someone to be grateful for what you have done for their liberty. This is not my cause, I never supported it. Fuck off and get shot at asshole.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:54 p.m. CST

    Just_John

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    Just answer one question......you do not agree with Hobocode's point that Al Qaeda came to Iraq in response to the American invasion? Yes or no?

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:55 p.m. CST

    OK John.

    by HoboCode

    You go back to your willful ignorance and your war profiteering. I'll be here reading more of these silly facts in these books and articles. What the fuck makes you an expert on Iraq's current situation right now anyway? Seeing as you're typing on a computer from Kabul.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:56 p.m. CST

    I understand Just_John's support of the President

    by Lucasblows

    Many soldiers still do. But, I know many personally who do not, are glad they are home now and will vote for Obama come November. Bush attacked Iraq under false pretenses. No matter how bad it was there, no matter how bad Hussein was- he lied so he could promote his own personal agenda. And he used the Military as a tool to do so.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:56 p.m. CST

    Add to Friends...

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    ...you look at the information and use common sense to come to a conclusion! How dare you!? Totally agree with you dude...

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 2:58 p.m. CST

    DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    by Just_John

    Heh, ok buddy, keep on proving my point. I do have one question for you, though: why Shia LaBeouf? Did you really have to go there? Man....I'd rather you compare me to....well, anything else.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 3:01 p.m. CST

    Just_John

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    I admit that was a little harsh. My apologies sir.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 3:01 p.m. CST

    I think we should send...

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    ...Shia LaBeouf and his Transformer friends to kill all the bad guys in Iraq.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 3:04 p.m. CST

    To answer both questions....

    by Just_John

    For starters Hobocode, I've been to Iraq twice and I get stuff daily from an IO (that's basically human relations) officer buddy of mine with the 101st out of BIAP (near Baghdad). I keep up with reporting and significant activity, so yes, I do like to consider myself something of an expert. As for Dickblood, yes, I do agree that AQ in Iraq (Or Tawhid al-Jihad in the Land of the Two Rivers, which is what it really is) sprung up in response to our invasion. I'll also ask you to remember that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, and that extremist Wahabi elements will use any means, methods or excuses to further the cause of the global Islamic Ummah (a global Caliphate).

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 3:08 p.m. CST

    Lucasblows

    by Just_John

    Who said I supported Bush 100%? I remember saying that I didn't vote for him. I don't agree with everything the man has done....no one is perfect. I'm simply asking if anyone here could do the job themselves. The answer is no.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 3:10 p.m. CST

    anchorite

    by Just_John

    Malik Zulu Shabazz and the New Black Panthers....I almost forgot about those asshats. I'd be pissed that you reminded me of their existence, but they're too funny to really ignore.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 3:16 p.m. CST

    I never typed "100%"

    by Lucasblows

    But, defense is support, even if not 100%.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 3:26 p.m. CST

    Add to Friends

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    The NeoCons hate McCain on social issues. They suck his cock on the economy and the war, which are the two issues that real matter this election year.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 3:35 p.m. CST

    I'm fairly certain that as someone...

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    ...who has never snorted cocaine, never had a DUI, took my college days half seriously and have voraciously spent the past decade of my life reading biographies and just about any book on history and foreign polices that I had the time to squeeze in, that I would make a decent, well informed President.<p>However, as seeing my agenda would be more pro-human than pro-corporation, I'd be dead in less than a week.<p>Honestly though, there are probably a million Americans who would love to replace Bush and some would do a better job but none of them has the political clout or financial backing to run a campaign.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 4:31 p.m. CST

    This TB is as dead as Steve Guttenberg's career

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 4:39 p.m. CST

    China owns your ass bitches!!

    by TheWaqman

    Dem dirty commies will soon ask for their money back.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 4:49 p.m. CST

    DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    by BrightEyes

    judd apatow owned you at comic con, I recorded it and will put it up on youtube when I get time.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 4:56 p.m. CST

    BrightEyes

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    Fuck off and die you diseased twat.....oh yeah he really owned me. He used my handle to get a cheap laugh in....gee he really hurt my feelings. Fuck him and fuck you. I dont know which is more worthless.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:12 p.m. CST

    ChocolateReign

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    At CC he was talking about how he was browsing through a website's message board (this one) and came across a topic where people were trashing him, one guy said he was a fart in american cinema or something like that.......and then he says, "I felt really bad and it hurt me until I saw his name Danny Glover's Dick Blood.....and then I felt a little better." The audience laughs and then Kevin Smith says, "It took me a long time to come up with that name." <p> Its basically the same on Conan right?

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:17 p.m. CST

    I HAVE GROWN UP WITH LAMPSHADE PEOPLE ALL MY LIFE

    by BringingSexyBack

    I am honored to call them ... friend.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:19 p.m. CST

    JUDD APATOW HAS LOST WHAT LITTLE FUNNY HE HAD

    by BringingSexyBack

    I present as evidence: Zohan.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:21 p.m. CST

    JUDD APATOW COULD'VE MENTIONED AINTITCOOL BY NAME ...

    by BringingSexyBack

    He was just being coy by saying "a website's message board." This is not a "message board". Fucking moron.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:25 p.m. CST

    it is funny how message board sounds much more lame....

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:25 p.m. CST

    JUST_JOHN DO YOU REALLY THINK BUSH IS QUALIFIED TO MANAGE A TACO

    by BringingSexyBack

    Never mind what he's done to this country.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:27 p.m. CST

    HAWAIIAN - I'D VOTE FOR YA

    by BringingSexyBack

    as long as you keep that German Shephard out of the Oval office ... ouch

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:33 p.m. CST

    WHEN HARRY HAS FRIENDS LIKE STALLONE, WILLIS AND RODRIGUEZ

    by BringingSexyBack

    I don't think he's weeping over Apatow ...

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:37 p.m. CST

    I LIKE READING ABOUT GOINGS-ON AT COMIC CON

    by BringingSexyBack

    but wouldn't be caught dead attending that dorkfest.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:37 p.m. CST

    COCK! COCK! GRANDMA! COCK! FUCK BUSH!

    by Quin the Eskimo

    Just kidding. I nominate BSB for most articulate liberal. Anchorite for most cool and calculating intellect. <p> Liberal Warrior, still an asshat.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:38 p.m. CST

    YOU GOT A POINT THERE, CHOCO

    by BringingSexyBack

    I hate that.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:41 p.m. CST

    THANKS QUIN

    by BringingSexyBack

    but that honor belongs to any number of other posters here, with Hawaiian coming immediately to mind. He rocked a coupla posts up there.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:43 p.m. CST

    As for Me, I'm the Gordon Smith of aintitcool

    by Quin the Eskimo

    right...in....the...middle!

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 5:57 p.m. CST

    ChocolateReign

    by DANNYGLOVERS_DICKBLOOD

    Rodriguez and Stallone fucking each other? Wow!! What a sight!!

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 6:17 p.m. CST

    Appreciate your shout out, BSB

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    It's good to know the work I neglect at the office to write my posts is benefiting you.<p>Seriously, I gotta stop coming here. I haven't done work in weeks.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 7:49 p.m. CST

    BUSH RIPS DEMS ON OFFSHORE OIL

    by BringingSexyBack

    (WASHINGTON) — President Bush chastised Democrats on Saturday for refusing to allow a vote on whether to lift the federal ban on offshore oil drilling before lawmakers departed for their summer recess. <P> "To reduce pressure on prices, we need to increase the supply of oil, especially oil produced here at home," Bush said in his weekly radio address. It was the fourth time this week that he has called for Congress to end the drilling restrictions off the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and in the eastern Gulf of Mexico. <P> Bush acknowledged it would be years before any of the oil beneath the offshore waters could be pumped, but he said "lifting the ban would create new opportunities for American businessmen." <P> "But the leaders of the Democratic Congress have refused to allow a vote" on whether the drilling moratoriums should be lifted, Bush complained. <P> Most energy experts and the government's own research agency at the Energy Department have said drilling in the Outer Continental Shelf, which is now off-limits, would have no impact on current gasoline prices and probably would have none for years. <P> Congressional Democrats have argued that oil companies already have large areas of federal land and waters where they can drill for oil, especially in Alaska and off its coast. <P> Bush in his radio remarks also urged Congress to end restrictions on developing shale oil on federal lands in the West and to allow drilling in Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. <P> Bush called these actions "vital steps to help reduce pressure on gas prices," although none of the actions would produce any new oil for years.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 7:52 p.m. CST

    ISLAMIC SUPERHEROES GOING GLOBAL

    by BringingSexyBack

    Like other kids the world over, Middle Eastern children have long fantasized about superheroes battling injustice in American cities or fighting beasts in Japan. Five years ago, they got some champions of their own to cheer on when Kuwait-born businessman Naif Al-Mutawa created a new breed of superheroes endowed with Muslim traits and virtues. Now Mutawa is on an even greater mission: taking those same Islamic characters around the world. <P> The 99, a comic-book series based on characters that each personify one of the 99 qualities that the Koran attributes to God, met early resistance in places like Saudi Arabia. Local authorities worried that the series might mock Islam. But after Mutawa guaranteed that he would remain respectful of religion and won backing from a major Islamic bank, the series took off around the Gulf. Initially given away for free with Arabic versions of Marvel comics (the license for which Mutawa owns in the region), The 99 is now a stand-alone success, with some 500,000 copies given away and sold across the region in the past two years. <P> Now Mutawa wants to spread the word farther. The first of six planned theme parks based on The 99 will open in Kuwait this October, and Mutawa hopes that an animated television show will hit airwaves around the world by late 2010. Working with writers such as Fabian Nicieza, who wrote for the Power Rangers and X-Men comics, and a group of managers including an ex–Rolling Stone publisher and Marvel's former marketing chief, Mutawa believes The 99 can succeed in non-Islamic markets. "Our characters are appealing to kids across the world," he says. "We have been able to sell licenses to India, Bangladesh, France, Spain, the U.K., the United States and Canada."

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 7:53 p.m. CST

    BringingSexyBack

    by mr.brownstone

    I hope you're kidding about Apatow being a moron for calling this a "message board". Seriously, it was an anecdote on a talk show, did you really expect him to call it "the talk back on aint it cool news"? No one would have known what the fuck he was talking about. If somebody's telling you a story and they say "oh I was staying at this hotel..." do you go "actually it was an all inclusive resort, Club Med to be specific, you could have at least mentioned it by name you fucking MORON"?

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 7:56 p.m. CST

    Dick Cheney runs away and hides from GOP convention

    by G100

    So why haven't some still not got the message ?<p> <p>Cheneys exorcism is proof if proof were actually needed that some Republican Drones STILL aren't on message.<p> <p>Seriously, the drill is "I don't like Bush, I always hated Bush, but that McCain Dude, who plans on doing everything the same as Bush, sounds mighty fine !"<p> <p>That's it in a nutshell.<p> <p>No prevarication, no "but he maybe wasn't as Bad as an elected chimp." You NEVER liked Bush.<p> <p>You didn't like him back when every Republican was supporting Bush and his main disasterous policies to the hilt, and you certainly don't like hom now that he's persona non-grata.<p> <p>As for his Bush's Best Buds like Cheney. You have not only ALWAYS hated them but you also hated their dog and were always in the "silent" conservative minority who kept very, VERY quiet when Bush went on the rampage.<p> <p>GOP drones must NOT mention Bush between now and November and UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES mention him and McCain in the same breath.<p> <p>Now go forth and Campaign. But stop mentioning Bush ! Seriously. Shhhhhhhhhh!!!!

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 8 p.m. CST

    MR.BROWNSTONE

    by BringingSexyBack

    You got a point there. Damn you and your good point.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 8:02 p.m. CST

    I CAN'T WAIT TO SEE THE GOP CONVENTION

    by BringingSexyBack

    When Bush introduces McCain. It'll be a holler and a hoot!

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 8:02 p.m. CST

    BringingSexyBack

    by mr.brownstone

    I love you too.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 8:06 p.m. CST

    OBAMA LEADS MCCAIN IN AP-IPSOS POLL

    by BringingSexyBack

    (WASHINGTON) — Solid margins have powered Barack Obama to a 6 percentage point lead over John McCain in the presidential race, according to a poll released Tuesday. Obama is ahead of his Republican rival 47 percent to 41 percent, The Associated Press-Ipsos poll showed. The survey was taken after the Democratic senator from Illinois had returned from a trip to Middle Eastern and European capitals, and during a week that saw the two camps clash over which had brought race into a campaign in which Obama is striving to become the first African-American president. Independent Ralph Nader and Libertarian Bob Barr both won support from less than 5 percent of the registered voters surveyed. When people were asked who they would support if Nader and Barr were not on the ballot, Obama's lead over McCain was virtually unchanged. The poll showed a huge Democratic advantage when voters ponder which party they would like to see control Congress next year. Democrats were favored over Republicans 53 percent to 35 percent, underscoring the mountainous disadvantage McCain and other GOP candidates are facing in the Nov. 4 voting.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 8:13 p.m. CST

    BSB: Bringing news to AICN...

    by Hawaiian Organ Donor

    ...so talkbackers don't need to visit any other sites.<p>Good job, dude.<p>Kudos to you if you can stomach 5 minutes of the GOP convention. It'll be only slightly more painful than the Dem convention.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 8:45 p.m. CST

    I think Liberal Warrior...

    by Banzai Rootskibango

    ...is black. Probably...rapes people and/or things as well. He seems preoccupied with these matters. Quite easily offended as well. How's the blood pressure Libby?

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:08 p.m. CST

    why does his race matter to you

    by Phategod2

    why so quick to assume

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:18 p.m. CST

    http://www.jesus-is-savior.com/Wolves/bush_denies_jesus_christ.h

    by BringingSexyBack

    "My friends, I am persuaded that George W. Bush has made a confidential pact with the devil. Forget this man's pious exterior. Do not be deceived by the compromised evangelical leaders who sing Bush's praises. Don't be fooled by his puny tears and his protestations of how much he cares for the soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan who are shedding their blood and losing their limbs in a useless and arbitrary war whose twin goals are oil riches and Israeli territorial conquest. <p> It tears at my stomach and brings me profound sorrow to say it. But I must. George W. Bush is a hard-hearted, calculating killer who merely pretends to be a Christian. Believe it and be prepared for the worse." <p> - Texe Marrs

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:25 p.m. CST

    HOD

    by BringingSexyBack

    My new motto is ... I Click, So You Don't Have To.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:27 p.m. CST

    HEY PHATE

    by BringingSexyBack

    How you doing? Have you heard from Donny Two Chins lately?

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:31 p.m. CST

    POLICE NAB MAN CLAIMING TO BE CHRIST, GEORGE BUSH

    by BringingSexyBack

    THE ASSOCIATED PRESS <P> BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- A Jefferson County Jail inmate has quite a tale to tell about how he got there. The nude man claimed to be Jesus Christ and George Bush when sheriff's deputies shot him with a stun gun after he ignored their commands. <P> A motorist spotted the 30-year-old standing nude in the middle of Alabama 79 early Friday morning and called police. <P> The man struggled with police and was shot with a Taser four times before they subdued him and put him in handcuffs and leg irons. <P> He told the deputies he was Jesus Christ and George Bush and could break the handcuffs. <P> Police say he appeared to be intoxicated. The man was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:34 p.m. CST

    No, how is married life

    by Phategod2

    Funny Story MikeY "snort-it" Bay is filming In my City, Philly and A extra tried to beat the crap out of him and was hauled off stage and he shouted "It's O K Im a Don Murphy Stooge" I swear to God it was not me.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:39 p.m. CST

    THAT'S FUNNY

    by BringingSexyBack

    Is that a true story? I didn't know Don and _Mikey are estranged. Maybe Don used too much teeth, know what I mean?

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 9:44 p.m. CST

    Oh yeah it came out right before Transformers released

    by Phategod2

    Donny 2 C's had all these suggestions and Mikey More or less told him to go F himself.Now Poor Mr. Lebeef has a freaking Crushed hand Bay is slave driving him to work.

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:02 p.m. CST

    IRAQ'S OIL-FUELED SURPLUS COULD HIT $80 BILLION, REPORT SAYS

    by BringingSexyBack

    WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Iraq is raking in more money from oil exports than it is spending, amassing a projected four-year budget surplus of up to $80 billion, U.S. auditors reported Tuesday. <p> Leading members of Congress, noting that Washington is paying for reconstruction in Iraq, expressed outrage at the assessment. One called the findings "inexcusable." <p> "We should not be paying for Iraqi projects while Iraqi oil revenues continue to pile up in the bank, including outrageous profits from $4-a-gallon gas prices in the U.S.," said Sen. Carl Levin, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee. "We should require that U.S. taxpayers be reimbursed for the cost of large projects." <p> Baghdad had a $29 billion budget surplus between 2005 to 2007. With the price of crude roughly doubling in the past year, Iraq's surplus for 2008 is expected to run between $38 billion and $50 billion, according to a report from the U.S. Government Accountability Office. <p> The United States has put about $48 billion toward reconstruction since the 2003 invasion of Iraq, auditors reported. About $23 billion of that was spent on the oil and electricity industries, water systems and security. <p> Iraq spent $3.9 billion on those sectors from 2005 through April 2008, according to the GAO, the investigative arm of Congress. The ongoing fighting there, a shortage of trained staff and weak controls have made it difficult for the Iraqi government to spend its surplus on needed projects, the agency's report concluded. <p> Levin, a Michigan Democrat, has been an outspoken critic of the slow progress of reconstruction and an advocate of a U.S. withdrawal from Iraq. His criticism Tuesday was echoed by Sen. John Warner, a Virginia Republican who is the former chairman and now a leading member of Levin's committee. <p> "Despite Iraq earning billions of dollars in oil revenue in the past five years, U.S. taxpayer money has been the overwhelming source of Iraq reconstruction funds," Warner said in a joint statement with Levin. "It is time for the sovereign government of Iraq, using its revenues, expenditures and surpluses, to fully assume the responsibility to provide essential services and improve the quality of life for the Iraqi people." <p>

  • Aug. 5, 2008, 10:05 p.m. CST

    SHIA'S CRUSHED HAND

    by BringingSexyBack

    When will people stop drinking and driving? Frakking ridiculiculous.

  • Aug. 6, 2008, 12:49 a.m. CST

    Liberal Warior - I don't sit around waiting for people to show

    by Quin the Eskimo

    I think you just mostly need to work on being a nice person, the discourse will catch up.

  • Aug. 6, 2008, 1:25 a.m. CST

    New Poll: Americans desire only one qualification for President

    by AntoniusBloc

    A new poll out shows that a majority of americans now believe that the only qualification necessary to be President is to be a liberal. Says one likely voter, "That's really all you need. Yeah, W was governor for the largest state, so what? What I look for are really arrogant liberals who hate Bush because he's religious and doesn't listen to public opnion polls. I think the best president would be someone who spends a lot of time posting messages on a website created by some fat guy who pretends he is passionate about film, but has obviously sold out a long time ago. The more time they spend posting their meaningful and deep messages the better. I don't care how many times they have been proven dead wrong on just about every issue. These message-posting liberals are real people, a peaceful people, and loving, they even love dictators...but they hate who they are supposed to hate: G.W. Bush, and that's all you really need to be the leader of the free world. I'm sure they will also remind us to inflate our tires and get tune ups to prevent the end of the world. They will also make peace with the terrorists, because they will talk and negotiate with them, just like Batman should have negotiated with the Joker. But what am I thinking? they understand, that's not real life, those characters are pretend."

  • Aug. 6, 2008, 3:12 a.m. CST

    hey dickblood I like how you say Apatows coments were useless an

    by BrightEyes

    At CC he was talking about how he was browsing through a website's message board (this one) and came across a topic where people were trashing him, one guy said he was a fart in american cinema or something like that.......and then he says, "I felt really bad and it hurt me until I saw his name Danny Glover's Dick Blood.....and then I felt a little better." The audience laughs and then Kevin Smith says, "It took me a long time to come up with that name." Its basically the same on Conan right? Boy does that sound like your ever so interested. A little comment made by Apatow is most likely going to be the highlight of your life, it will be as close to success as you will ever touch:) HAHAHA I love you dude you are priceless

  • Aug. 6, 2008, 5:11 a.m. CST

    This is madness.

    by halberd

  • "Iraq is raking in more money from oil exports than it is spending, amassing a projected four-year budget surplus of up to $80 billion, U.S. auditors reported Tuesday. Leading members of Congress, noting that Washington is paying for reconstruction in Iraq, expressed outrage at the assessment. One called the findings "inexcusable." <p> Well, you could argue that the US should keep paying as much as they do to pay for all the stuff they broke in Iraq such as the manufacturing capacity, the electrical grid, the health system, the economic system, the education system, the legal system, the water and sewerage system not to mention all the civilians killed, maimed and unable to live safely now so on. <p> Not saying I agree with it but you *can* argue it.

  • Aug. 6, 2008, 6:37 p.m. CST

    Paris Hilton NOT from Olden days

    by G100

    Wrinkly White Haired guy's mother calls backfiring idiotic ad "stupid".<p> <p>Looks like McCain DID piss of the Hiltons after he accepted those large endorsement sums from them.<p> <p>Expect the McCain campaign to have yet another change of personnel soon.

  • Aug. 6, 2008, 7:12 p.m. CST

    You Fail.

    by Logan_1973

    Is that poster supposed to look like him? Well it doesn't by a long shot. Is supposed to poke fun? Well it doesn't do that either. Fail on both. The letter "W" one was much more effective.

  • Aug. 6, 2008, 10:34 p.m. CST

    Liberals are NOT going to like this movie.

    by Professor Geek

    In fact, some will probably walk out during the second half. Stone is not doing a hit-peice. The second half of the movie shows Bush in a fairly sympathetic light. It's going to surprise a lot of viewers.

  • Aug. 7, 2008, 11:30 a.m. CST

    I don't want to see MORE of W.

    by ZeroCorpse

    I want him to go the fuck away and never show his face again. <p> Honestly, I'd prefer it if he volunteered to be the first man to walk on Mars. . . Without a helmet.

  • Aug. 7, 2008, 11:49 a.m. CST

    "Who wants to see W be an idiot for 2 hrs?"

    by Cruel_Kingdom

    Um, apparently a lot of people wanted to see him be an idiot for 8 fucking years.

  • Aug. 8, 2008, 12:11 a.m. CST

    I think this movie is going to be pretty interesting.

    by Icht Buff

    I'll see it. I'm not sure why the cons think this is automatically going to be a hatcher job. I don't expect it will portray W as the best president we've ever had, but from the scenes I've scene it looks fairly sympathetic. I think honestly the only thing that Bush has done in office that is truly his fault is hire some bad people to work for him. He gets blamed for a lot of things that he didn't have much if anything to do with.

  • Aug. 8, 2008, 11:15 a.m. CST

    Obsessed with image?

    by Samus Aran

    Someone earlier said that this poster was about how politicians are more interested in how they appear to public and how they are perceived than the merit of their decisions. Well I ask both you and Oliver Stone, do you honestly think that this is the personality of Bush? If you honestly think he cares more about his image than the decisions he makes then you are not paying attention to what is going on in the world at all. One major problem with Bush which makes him so unpopular is that he almost completely doesn't care about what the general public thinks about him. He doesn't hardly EVER try to defend his policies, he just does them, and basically says, to hell with all of us. I say this as a conservative. I almost admire how little he cares what we think- it somewhat shows me that he really does believe in what he is doing. But by no means is he the personality that this stupid poster seems to accuse him of. Anyone who thinks this poster is an accurate portrayal of Bush's personality doesn't understand Bush at all. Now I don't know for sure one way or another if what he has done in Iraq was for the very best. I used to support the war, but I have probably been listening to so much griping and bitching for so long that I to may have become weary of the war, and even question it's necessity. However, the arguments I always hear against it from liberals are almost always based on overly idealistic and unrealistic concepts and on clearly false accusations, so I am reluctant to agree with them based on their arguments. I don't know what is the best action to have taken, but I pay very close attention to the news and politics, and I have to believe that I am more well informed than 90% of the liberal public moaning about republicans- and so I don't think they know what is best for America any better than I do. I don't know if I can trust republicans- they probably don't have my best interests at heart all the time or perhaps hardly ever. But I am certain that I can't ever trust democrats- from their own mouth, and more specifically from Barack Obama's mouth I have heard him clearly state that he is far less concerned with the health of the economy than "what is fair". This is the general concept of democrats- they genuinely do not care about the health of the economy. They claim to only care about what is fair to the poor. That comes as a great irony since my logic tells me that if the economy suffers- the rich do NOT suffer hardly at all, but the poor and middle class suffer by far the most- so much that if the economy suffers enough- the poor and middle class may suffer all the way into starvation. In the meantime the rich just might have to make a slight adjustment on their lifestyle- no big deal. Democrats do not care about the economy- they do not have the best interest of the poor at heart. Liberals are seperate from democrats, and perhaps the general liberal public has good intentions, but their philosophies seem to be based on faulty logic- because their logic is based on unrealistic idealism. Stop worrying about what is fair, and worry about the health of the economy. Neither Democrats nor Republicans can be trusted- so look towards who has the most logical approach to solving our problems- however unfair it may be.

  • Aug. 8, 2008, 3:37 p.m. CST

    Remember when G.H.W. Bush puked on the Chinese president?

    by Dick Bahls

    I wonder how Dubya is going to top that this week at the Olympics.

  • Aug. 9, 2008, 3:12 a.m. CST

    Cheney and Haliburton

    by goatfever2007

    Why doesn't anyone make a bigger deal over the fact that Cheney was once President of Haliburton? YOu know, the company that supplies the US miltary? Heck, business is so good, they relocated their corporate headquarters to the Middle East.

  • Aug. 9, 2008, 7:59 p.m. CST

    blakesq1

    by WoodyStiffer

    So what you're saying is - you think Dipshit Bush has been doing a heckuva job for the past seven years? Kool-Aid anyone?

  • Aug. 9, 2008, 8:02 p.m. CST

    GoatFever

    by WoodyStiffer

    People DO make a big deal out of the fact that the fucking crook Cheney once ran Halliburton. The problem is, the corporate media doesn't cover the story at all - that's why Joe Dumbfuck Average American doesn't know about 1/100th of the criminal bullshit that this administration has up to. Not to mention the fact that Cheney keeps his meetings and agenda completely secret - he seems to forget that he works for the people - it's not the other way around.

  • Aug. 9, 2008, 8:05 p.m. CST

    Krigan

    by WoodyStiffer

    Krigan - exactly when did Bush fly fighter jets - was this when he was AWOL from the Texas Air National Guard? You know, when he dodged the Vietnam war, the war that he was in favor of? Don'tcha just love Chickenhawks?

  • Aug. 9, 2008, 8:17 p.m. CST

    macheesmo3

    by WoodyStiffer

    I hereby apologize on behalf of all liberals - it truly is apparent that dipshits in the mid-west and south really do "get it." That must be why you voted that Texas hick in in 2004, correct? Also, yes we can blame the President for this recession. When you illegally invade another country and spend hundreds upon hundreds of billions of dollars doing it - you end up fucking up the economy. Now go crawl back under your rock you tool.

  • Aug. 9, 2008, 8:21 p.m. CST

    Samus Aran

    by WoodyStiffer

    Are you actually serious? You're not sure if the Iraq invasion was necessary? So... Saudi Arabian terrorists attack us - then we decide to invade Iraq. You're still not sure if this was good or bad? Are you completely fucking stupid? Let me put it this way - Japan attacked us in WWII - we didn't retaliate by invading China. Bush voters are so completely stupid it truly boggles the mind sometimes.

  • Aug. 10, 2008, 1:29 a.m. CST

    seriously, you guys

    by Stevie Grant

    I despise libs. Honestly, how do yall not know Pres. Bush ain't Texan. Papa Bush doesn't talk with a (rather specific) Texan accent. Jeb doesn't. And, yall know good and damn well Barbara doesn't say "nucluar". Pres. Bush is a blue blood (born in Conn.), Yankee, Ivy League (yes, that's repetitive) tool. The only reason Texans like Bush is because he did next to nothing as governor, and the Dems brag about wanting to be so, very, very, much worse.

  • Aug. 11, 2008, 11:21 a.m. CST

    WoodyStiffer

    by Samus Aran

    I never at any point considered the Iraq war to be a retaliation against Al Qaeda. This is the weird thing that liberals always seem to mix up their history with. I remember clearly the argument that was laid out by Colin Powell and the Bush administration leading up teh Iraq invasion- and at no time did they ever suggest that it had something to do with 911. There were seperate issues going on in the world at the time. 911 was not the only one. I had wanted our country to invade depose Sadamm Husein since 1990- and I imagine that was a major goal of our millitary since then as well. Bush did in fact exploit the attitude of an angry America recently wounded by 911 to maximize support for an Iraq invasion, but 911 was not the cause of the Iraq War, perhaps though it served as a catalyst. Yes I think it seems reasonable to get rid of a madman despot in control of a potentially dangerous country. But this war perhaps has cost us so much money that I'm not sure anymore if it is worth it. We definately accomplished an important goal- the only question is if the costs were too great for that goal- the answer is not so cut and dry. It seems to me that if the men in the millitary believe that the cost was worth it- then I would have to agree with them. They understand the situation way better than most people. On another point, people who want a quick pullout now seem to be either heartless or stupid- because I believe such a pullout would mirror our pullout of vietnam- at the cost of significant hundreds of thousands if not millions of inoccent iraqi lives at the hands of powerful organized militants. So no WoodyStiffer, I don't think the Iraq invasion had anything do do with 911, and nobody EVER said it did. Don't rewrite history please, I remember what happened.

  • Aug. 11, 2008, 8:49 p.m. CST

    apologies,

    by Stevie Grant

    the "I hate libs" comment was 1/10th's exasperation, 9/10th's troll... never any excuse for trolling.

  • Aug. 11, 2008, 8:55 p.m. CST

    Samus

    by Stevie Grant

    I don't want to get involved in an Iraq argument, but you should know that the entirety of the US expenses on the Iraq War is roughly what the US spends on Social Security and Medicaid/Medicare annually, and we invaded Iraq back in 2003.

  • Aug. 12, 2008, 12:20 a.m. CST

    It's OK, Stevie Grant

    by Akira Cowabunga

    I hate conservatives. They are hateful, violent, greedy, selfish people who despise the weak, the meek and the poor. There is no compassion in their heart for those who aren't in their inner circle. They pretend at caring. Bush himself admitted this when he coined the term "compassionate conservative" which implies that compassion isn't actually inherent to the movement. Of course, that's all too obvious.

  • Aug. 12, 2008, 12:23 a.m. CST

    Samus Aran

    by Akira Cowabunga

    If you really think the Bush administration didn't link 9/11 to Al Qaeda, you've been very selectively watching the news. There are numerous video clips of them doing just that. But this just confirm my assertion that idiots are the only ones who defend Bush and his motives. And you are one great big fucking idiot.

  • Aug. 12, 2008, 11:04 p.m. CST

    Akira

    by Stevie Grant

    I don't disagree. Although, I would very different adjectives... "hateful, violent, greedy, selfish people who despise the weak" are apparently the main ones who think that it is bullshit that that less than half of every tax payer dollar that goes to entitlement programs... actually goes to the "entitled." But, by all means, continue feeling good about yourself for saving those disadvantaged [although there's been no macro impact despite the single most expensive undertaking in the entirety of humanity (ie, the war on poverity)]. Yeah, by all means, feel good about yourself for voting socialist... nevermind the majority of every tax dollar is consumed by the gov. employees (let alone the rampant abuse of entitlement programs). Obviously, the problem isn't tax payers wanting anything resembling honesty or efficiency... it's that some people call bullshit on the wastefulness and malpractice of the system. But, by all means, continue being a self-important tool, Obama 08!!!

  • Aug. 12, 2008, 11:32 p.m. CST

    and Akira,

    by Stevie Grant

    you just posted that the Bush administration didn't link 9/11 to Al Qaeda. Literally. I'm assuming that you meant that that the simpleton retard or the evil genius Bush (given the rant) implied that Osama ran Iraq and that's why we went to war with Iraq; and, despite the constant liberal rants regarding this subject: I followed the subject closely and (and was over 15 from the get go). The polls, liberal consensus, and such regarding this issue have made me lose a lot of faith in our nation. Let me know when you get your driver's license.

  • Aug. 18, 2008, 8:06 p.m. CST

    I'm ANTI-BUSH!

    by Professor Geek

    How brave of me! How courageous. I'm really going against the grain! I'm a free thinker. I'm a rebel. It's cool to hate Bush! I'm sticking it to the man! Look at me! Wheeee!!!11