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Greatest Thing Harry Has Seen Today! The Return of Opie & Ritchie Cunningham & Andy & THE FONZ!!!

Published at: Oct. 23, 2008, 1:38 p.m. CST by headgeek

Hey folks, Harry here... I know, I know - you're tired of political stuff, but ya know... we're in the final two weeks, we can stand it a little longer. As most of you know, I'm in love with Barack Obama - so much so I have a "Mom Heart sign" in my front lawn, amongst the Halloween decorations that says OBAMA where the MOM usually goes. Of all the celebrity endorsements - this is the very very best ever! Fucking Great!



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  • Oct. 23, 2008, 1:40 p.m. CST

    First!

    by Rev. Artemis Prime

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 1:40 p.m. CST

    First!

    by Rev. Artemis Prime

  • Unbearably, spectacularly adorable: gap.com/votefor.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 1:45 p.m. CST

    Awesome!

    by Lance Rocke

    (please no "shark jump" comments)

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 1:49 p.m. CST

    That was fucking ace!

    by LordPorkington

    Bring back Ron Howard as an actor dammit!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 1:49 p.m. CST

    stop with the Kristen Bell nonsense Pennsy!

    by just pillow talk

    It's time for change!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 1:49 p.m. CST

    Best.

    by oJAEflo

    Celebrity endorsement. EVER.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 1:51 p.m. CST

    Rev. Artemis Prime...

    by LordPorkington

    You posted 'First!' twice over, that makes you a double stupid cunt! And that's a record!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 1:52 p.m. CST

    Wow! I always wanted to see a Happy Days reunion!!!

    by Ray Gamma

    Barack Obama really can work miracles....

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 1:53 p.m. CST

    whoa.

    by frankenfickle

    that was great. no so much the opie bit or the richie bit, but the part where he described his own voting record and beliefs. very convincing.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 1:53 p.m. CST

    omg.

    by bluebottle

    i can't believe that just happened. that was awesome.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 1:59 p.m. CST

    it was cool

    by only1

    but I'm so fucking sick and tired of celebrity endorsement of a political race. Shut the fuck up, make us laugh cry cringe or whatever the fuck it is you do. I'm so damned tempted to vote McCain just to piss on these celebrities and their 'holier than thou' mentality. Companies throw millions at these ass-fuckers to endorse and get US to buy clothes, colognes/perfumes, make-up, accessories and every gawdammed other thing available. JUST STOP IT ALREADY. Couldn't he have said what he said at the end of the message? Register to vote, vote your heart? NO... he has to fuck it all up by saying who he's voting for and why we should, too. He brings an old senile fucker and an actor we've all known to be in the closet to support him? BAH!!!!!!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:01 p.m. CST

    re:only1

    by Kraken

    Yes, because that's an excellent reason to cast your vote... to piss someone off. I'm sure the founding fathers would be proud of you wanting other people to shut up about the direction they think the country should go, and using your vote to make someone "mad". I think it's funny you're calling them holier than thou... isn't that pretty much what you're doing in comparison to them?

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:02 p.m. CST

    DAMN YOU MICHAEL MAINSTREAM MEDIA ELITE BAY!

    by Err

    Actually, this was really funny.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:03 p.m. CST

    Awesome...another site to not come to till the election.

    by MemBirdman

    Because I just can't get enough of people telling me what to do, even when they're saying, "I'm not telling you what to do..."

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:04 p.m. CST

    another thing

    by only1

    change... why the fuck do we need change? Yeah, because of Bush... but also because all the wishy-washy fuckers who were too upset that Clinton had his cock in Monica's mouth... they cried for change 8 years ago and look how YOU, the American voter, fucked us over but good. You have to ask yourself... do you want true change? Or just the promise of change? Because that's the exact same thing Bush campaigned for... change. Sound familiar? Look at the people, look at the issues... don't take the word of either campaign, especially when talking about their opponent... look at the issues and vote for who you think can do the BEST JOB POSSIBLE... not promises of change because, really, that's what both candidates are promising.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:05 p.m. CST

    Henry Winkler is a douche...

    by PirateEmery

    He basically disowned his two nephews. If your nephews go to college right near your house and you never see them in the four years they go there, you are officially a douche in my book.<p> And his nephews are great: I've looked up to them my whole life, as they are my cousins. Here's how the family tree goes: my mom's sister is married to Scott Furstman, whose sister is Stacy Furstman. Stacy Furstman (Weitzman from her prior marriage) is married to Henry Winkler. Thus, I can safely say that if Henry supports Obama, then I see that as a good thing for McCain. It sure takes a lot for an entire family to change the channel when their uncle comes on.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:06 p.m. CST

    that'll teach everyone only1!

    by just pillow talk

    Vote for someone just to piss off a group that doesn't matter one bit in your normal everyday life!<p>Hollywood bitches, making me click on something and watching the entire video...tricksters!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:08 p.m. CST

    that was trippy

    by Rick Flemming

    Wow... That really looked like the FONZ! Henry still has it!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:10 p.m. CST

    Uncle Henry was the original shark jumper

    by PirateEmery

    Remember that...

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:11 p.m. CST

    Sorry, Emery

    by Cyrus Clops

    I am from Milwaukee, and therefore biologically incapable of disliking Henry Winkler.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:12 p.m. CST

    That was fucking mint!

    by Dragon Man

    The idea of Fonzie bangin Palin... not so much.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:14 p.m. CST

    That was fucking scary...

    by loafroaster

    ...Ron Howard looks like something from In The Mouth of Madness in those kids clothes.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:14 p.m. CST

    Excellent ! Just needed Eddie Murphy...

    by Ninja Nerd

    ...doing the "little Opie Cunningham" bit from SNL.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:19 p.m. CST

    Howard looks 20 years younger with hair

    by ev1ldead

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:25 p.m. CST

    Sadly, still no word from the perennially missing...

    by Kid Z

    ...Donny Most, however!

  • Sadly, still o word from the perennially missing...CHUCK CUNNINGHAM!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:35 p.m. CST

    GRIFFITH!!!!

    by Jerri Blank

    I live in N.C. and Andy is a GOD. Jesus, this will piss some people here off. This is the coolest thing I have seen this year and it just made my day! Thanks for posting!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:37 p.m. CST

    Fonzie in your family tree... HA!

    by EriamJH

    Sorry, but Winkler doing this Fonz revival AND having been Barry the lawyer in Arrested Development have entertained me in the midwest -- I don't have to deal with him outside of entertaining me. (Make me laugh, clownboy!) And Donnie Most only appears once a year, thru the mists on a full moon night! ("Actually, I go by 'Don Most' now.")

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:39 p.m. CST

    Pretty great

    by Mel Gibsteinberg

    Funny clip, pretty hilarious how a wig and a change of shirt can re-make an entire individual. If only the country could be changed as easily. <P>I want to believe, I want to believe that Obama is somehow going to magically make things better, but I do have reservations and I guess there are issues that I still struggle with, which aren't so easy for me to just whistle away and act as though we would all be better for. But that's just my pessimistic streak, I suppose.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:43 p.m. CST

    Obama is a Sith Lord

    by YAYBLUERAY

    Harry, you have a wonderful web site here. I visit it often. But why do you have to take the focus off of film and push a one sided political agenda? Its true, I do believe Obama is of the dark side of the force. But you know the old saying..."a house divided will fall" which is exactly where our country is headed. You know, come to think of it, you were also wrong about the HD-DVD format. Thank God I chose Blu-Ray and did'nt listen to you. I will do the same for the presidential election.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:45 p.m. CST

    BlueRay

    by PirateEmery

    It would be hysterical to whip out the "HD-DVD/Blu-Ray" choice should McCain win.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:45 p.m. CST

    He looks kinda like Axl Rose

    by sarajevobot

    I wonder who Axl Rose is voting for. I wonder if Axl Rose votes. Axl and Slash were kinda like Richie and Fonzie now that I think about it. I wonder who Slash will vote for. I wonder if Slash votes. My guess is Slash will do a write in vote, and vote for "Rock". Maybe that's what I should do.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:45 p.m. CST

    I too, am sick of celebrity endorsements..

    by Toby Wan

    I figured they would cease when Obama said he was gonna tax the piss out of those making more than $250K, but I guess they weren't listening to that! All actors and actresses, you play make believe as your JOB!! And, while I find that to be a VERY cool job, it doesn't give you the fragging authority to tell me who to vote for! I don't give a fuck about your opinion, just like you don't give a fuck about mine!! And, as much as I am sick of Harry chunking his two cents in about his gay man crush for Obama, this is his site, he pays the bills on this motha fucka, and if he wants to spray his goo on B. Obama's chest, that is his business. It was good to see Andy Griffith and Henry Winkler are still alive.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:52 p.m. CST

    That. was fucking. AWESOME.

    by IndustryKiller!

    All the respect in the world to those guys for doing that. Made my day.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:54 p.m. CST

    And, by the way...

    by Toby Wan

    How much cooler do you think this clip would have been had Harry not told us Griffith and Winkler were in it and just let it be a surprise?? Good job, Red.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:55 p.m. CST

    Toby, do you make over 250K?...

    by Kid Z

    ...No? Then stop bitching about it! Yes? Then sod off you rich bastard!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 2:57 p.m. CST

    Eyyyyh The Fonz sez

    by Melvin_Pelvis

    Go on a date, don't masturbate<p>

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:11 p.m. CST

    Pretty Funny

    by BilboRing

    Would have been better is we walks up to Fonzie's car and the Fonz is banging Bryce in the back seat. "Eeeeeey Cunningham. Don't be so square."

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:16 p.m. CST

    Red hair = Red communist?

    by BigSteve03

    I'll admit it that was pretty cool, even if he is encouraging people to vote for someone who's planning on destroying our economy. Carter in '08 indeed.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:17 p.m. CST

    Very cool.

    by Kurutteru Yatsu

    Just like the Fonz. Ayyyyyyy.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:19 p.m. CST

    Nooooooooooooo!

    by Tacoloft

    The Ginger kid doesn't get it...

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:22 p.m. CST

    M-O-O-N. That spells "amused"...

    by TomCullen

    It also amuses me how in America apparently everyone is free to have their own opinions and actively campaign for whoever they believe in, except celebrities, who apparently automatically become douchebags if they dare show their support or speak their political opinions, even when asked, which they of course are pretty much non stop during times like this. Oh, and of course anyone who disagrees with anyone else is also automatically a moron and probably unamerican to boot. Ah democracy, eh?

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:35 p.m. CST

    which is worse...

    by frank cotton

    the never-ending battle to be the next major screw-up in office, or the idea of a HAPPY DAYS reunion? has anyone watched an episode lately? it makes frickin' ANDY GRIFFITH look intelligent.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:37 p.m. CST

    Celebrity endorsements...

    by Thrillho77

    If you've seen me write in political talkbacks before, you know how much I loathe them. But this goes far beyond celebrity endorsement... <p> It was the FONZ. <p> If Barack Obama is good enough for Arthur Fonzarelli - he's good enough for America. <p> I'm only partially kidding.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:38 p.m. CST

    officially the best reunion ever!

    by billyhitchcock

    no question

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:39 p.m. CST

    Henry Winkler

    by Thrillho77

    is one of the nicest guys in Hollywood - no doubt.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:40 p.m. CST

    YAYBLUERAY

    by GhostJax

    Hey, thanks for giving a crap about the whole "house divided" thing when we're about to elect a guy who disagrees with YOU. I just hope that when Obama gets elected, Republicans will do what they've been telling us Democrats to do for the last eight years: shut your mouths, salute the flag and mindlessly support the President. Anything less, and you hate America.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:40 p.m. CST

    that was funny, thanks!

    by stvnhthr

    Still not voting for the O, but that was a very unpainful political endorsement. We are all for change; just not change for the worse.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:41 p.m. CST

    The Andy Griffith show *IS* intelligent.

    by geekzapoppin

    It's just as funny and heartfelt as it was forty years ago. Now get out of Mayberry, frank cotton, or I'll call Deputy Fife to nip you in the bud with his one bullet!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:42 p.m. CST

    Hollywood will not be getting taxed the same

    by Guy Gaduois

    as producers receive a phenomenal write off if they produce here in the US of A. There was an article about it on Cato.org, methinks <p> Hollywood actor folk play parts so they seem like they're just average fellers, but there richer and smarter and better and can help us with such lofty idears as 'voting' and 'thinking'. <p> Also, I wonder if any of the candidates have seen that boring as hell documentary that I think only Massawyrm and myself have seen. I don't know why Massa did it, I'm hedging my bets in the even that Purgatory is real. I just shaved off like a half century for watching that thing. I did have to watch CSPAN for a half an hour to readjust my ability to perceive motion in real time. Kinda like divers adjusting to atmosphere.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:45 p.m. CST

    I'm suck of people bitching about celebrity endorsements

    by Eyegore

    You know who these people are bitching right? No of course you don't because they are nobodies that only their close friends and family care about. Like you and me. Nobody cares what they have to say other than 'some asshole on the forum said blah blah blah'. Ron Howard on the other hand is famous. Look how many people click to see what he has to say. And that's the power of fame, and with great power comes great responsibility, so the responsible ones are say what needs to be said in the hopes of getting some of the sheep to think and make th right choice (whatever that might be). So for you random un-famous complainers, I say shut the fuck up nobody cares about your whacked out opinion. Say hello to your mother for me.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:46 p.m. CST

    At this point...

    by crankyoldguy

    I'd eagerly welcome those Clinton years of my personal economy and could care less if a Prez had an over-18 intern chowing down on his big johnny. Makes me sound immoral or something, well, the brutal Bush years have made me that way. What's worse, Monica the harmonica, or the way things are now?

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:48 p.m. CST

    also Palin has virtually been begging...

    by crankyoldguy

    for a music artist whose songs they can use (and not get sued). what did they get? Hank Williams Jr? Whoopee for them

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:49 p.m. CST

    Yep.

    by EyeofPolyphemus

    Nothing I like better than being told how to vote by a celebrity.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:52 p.m. CST

    Fonzie be praised!

    by SpyGuy

    Yea, let us rise...Now sit on it.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 3:55 p.m. CST

    Andy Griffith is alive?

    by catlettuce4

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 4:06 p.m. CST

    don't tell me what to fucking do

    by geraldbeans

    God I hate liberals. I would actually probably vote liberal if they all weren't such blowhards.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 4:06 p.m. CST

    Floyd Sanders '08!

    by reckni

    The only one we can believe in!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 4:08 p.m. CST

    I'd like to see the trail of that sham logic Bigsteve

    by IndustryKiller!

    Taxing the rich a tiny bit more will trickle down and send us all into the poorhouse? Give me a fucking break. That's the kind of sick nonsense that conservatives have been suckering people into believing since Reagan. It wasnt true then and it isnt true now. Most people in that tax bracket pay people to loophole them out of paying that much anyway.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 4:12 p.m. CST

    As for celebrity endorsements, I hope if you had a voice

    by IndustryKiller!

    you would do what you think is right when the fate of the country is on the line as well. They are taxpaying citizens and they have every right to speak their minds as do you, blame the American public and its culture of celebrity if you wanna bitch. And if you do bitch you better put Dean Cain, who was just on Larry King hawking McCain, on that list. Maybe conservatives are pissed they can't get any real artists to back them.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 4:18 p.m. CST

    Howard, you've done it again!

    by Sherman_Lives

    Wait! Doesn't anyone remember when Richie Cunningham campaigned for Adlai Stevenson? http://tinyurl.com/5coxjh Perhaps he should stick to narrating the Bluths and pestering Homer for more vodka.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 4:40 p.m. CST

    Any one who calls Henry winkler a douche should be ashamed...

    by emeraldboy

    Why. Henry winkler has dyslexia. But rather then get down about it he has published a series of books for children. He found learning his lines hell. which is why doesnt work so much. his wife does the typing, while he speaks out the words. He give talks in schools to kids who have learning difficulties. He calls it Learning challenges.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 4:46 p.m. CST

    Andy griffith for Obama too?

    by zom-bot.com

    holeeee shit. that's pretty cool i guess. damn i thought he was dead. that show was great. i'm hungry.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 4:51 p.m. CST

    potsi is for ron paul

    by zom-bot.com

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 4:53 p.m. CST

    MATLOCK just endorsed Obama...

    by MCVamp

    Don't you all realize the ramifications of that? Obama just wrapped up 98% of the senior citizen vote!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5 p.m. CST

    Actors running for office...

    by Goonie

    Republicans always bitch about "liberal Hollywood" and "celebrity endorsements", but they are the only party who consistantly put actors and celebrities in office (Sonny Bono, Ronald Reagan, Anold Schwarzenegger). What gives?

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:01 p.m. CST

    Andy Griffith's first film was a great slap in the face...

    by EriamJH

    ... to BOTH the accepting-at-face-value liberal mainstream media AND right wing blowhard corporate-sponsored bullshitters. "A Face in the Crowd" (1957) needs to be on A Movie A Day, if ya' haven't seen it.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:04 p.m. CST

    That's something I thought I'd never see again.

    by Orionsangels

    Except in reruns. It was both pleasant and disturbing at the sametime. It kind of looked like worn out wax statues of Ritchie and The Fonz came to life.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:05 p.m. CST

    Andy should have said. It's about time we had a colored presiden

    by Orionsangels

    To be more in character.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:05 p.m. CST

    true, goonie, true

    by zom-bot.com

    i should have realized that. and god, how many shitty country (pop country) singers support repubs, while every type -even some OLD school country musicians- support otherwise. so sad how the dixie chicks were eaten alive and pretty much ruined because they didn't fit the norm.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:08 p.m. CST

    I call Henry Winkler a douche.

    by PirateEmery

    And I am NOT ashamed. Emeraldboy, you have no idea what you are talking about. Sure, you're judging my opinion of Henry Winkler on the man's public life.<p> I know his private life. As stated by your Messiah, "Yeah, well - the - yeah, I think most people understand - that if you're not - caring for your family - then - you're probably not - the kind of person who's gonna be caring for other people."

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:09 p.m. CST

    I would never vote for Obama,

    by cinemixtape.com

    but that was hilarious. At least the Andy Griffith part was. But Henry Winkler has clearly lost his mind and any talent he may have had.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:12 p.m. CST

    Nobody is telling you what to do you tards...

    by quantize

    Celebrities are totally fucking free to espouse their opinions publicly as are you...they have a bigger audience, thats a function of fame..but you can choose to ignore it if you like. Retards whining about the liberal media need to use their brain before opening their mouths, it only makes them sound like the morons they are.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:16 p.m. CST

    I wouldn't vote for a decrepit war mongering old man either

    by Orionsangels

    Who wears hundreds of pounds of makeup during interview to cover his cancer spots.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:17 p.m. CST

    henry winkler's family problems

    by zom-bot.com

    in an AICN talkback..who would have thunk it?! maybe he and his sibling (parent of whom he was the uncle to) had a falling out and they wouldn't let him see the kids? shit happens, you don't know, me and my sister are on touchy ground stemming from the death of my mother, but it doesn't mean i wouldn't hang out with my nephew and niece if i could more.<P>i mean, just because Uncle Winky didn't go to school with you for show and tell or send you an autographed glossy in the 'heyyyyyyyy; pose that said 'to my favorite..um relative, like twice removed'..it just seems silly to bash a guy because of fithhand stories from relatives who may simply be jealous of another's career- it wouldn't be the first time.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:17 p.m. CST

    Wait a minute. They're not in the 50's!

    by Orionsangels

    I see modern cars in the background. What a jip!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:19 p.m. CST

    another thing about the liberal media

    by zom-bot.com

    everybody pulls the liberal media card when they don't like the way shit is going down, but that liberal media sure did dispense all the conservative propaganda around 9/11 and the lead up to the war. liberal media sure did bush a favor, huh? liberal media sure acted like a mouthpiece of lies and psuedo patriotism. liberal media sure acted like a right wing propaganda device. soooo liberal.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:20 p.m. CST

    CGI!

    by Orionsangels

    Oh sorry

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:25 p.m. CST

    Oh you people and your wacky political parties

    by Orionsangels

    Always falling in line like good little monkeys. We Independents. We're free thinkers. We're not drones like Elisabeth Hasselbeck on the View. We don't have to automaticly agree with a certain group of people, just because they're on my political party. Please America. Don't vote based on parties. Really listen to what each candidate has to say. I'm Orionsangels and I approve this Talkback message.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:26 p.m. CST

    That was cool

    by Gungan Slayer

    Thanks for sharing that Harry.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:35 p.m. CST

    Except for the 'O'-word...that was Ultra Cool

    by Alice Cooper Stalker

    I always thought that the Fonze would be like a copier repair guy in the 2000's. He'd come in, hit the copier with the old Fonze touch and the thing would start spewing out copies again.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:41 p.m. CST

    I'm sick of people bitching about people being sick of people bi

    by Major Hockshtetter

    ...or something like that. By the way, that was absolutely remarkable. Probably the one good thing to come out of this election season! (that and the potential of Palin doing a spread in Hustler... c'mon Larry, give her a call!!!)

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:46 p.m. CST

    Great

    by welsh12uk

    Loved it, now if Axl Rose and Slash can get back together.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 5:48 p.m. CST

    Ron Howard isn't a liberal...

    by Frank Black

    ...he is a fairly conservative Mormon... People complaining about celebrity endorsements wouldn't be if there were ACTUAL celebrities endorsing McCain and the asshat he chose to be his stand-in... the Right isn't very good at practicing what it preaches and we know that no matter what a good job President Obama does, they will still sling mud...

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:04 p.m. CST

    YEEEEAAAHHHHHH!!!!!!!!

    by Arch Nemesis

    QUIT YOUR GRININ AND DROP YOUR LINEN! SPECTACULAR!!!!!!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:04 p.m. CST

    actually some country artists are...

    by crankyoldguy

    for Obama. Sugarland, Tim McGraw/Faith Hill and others. Of course those stylistic one-trick pony shitheads Big and Rich are for McMoreofMcSame. Actually haven't check on Toby rally-round-the-flag Keith yet.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:06 p.m. CST

    Palin porn lookalike is way hotter than Palin

    by crankyoldguy

    http://guanabee.com/2008/10/russian-fingers-lisa-ann-to-st-1.php

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:07 p.m. CST

    Elisabeth Hasselbeck on the View.

    by Thrillho77

    She's hot. But you're right. And I would include the rest of The View blue-hairs and say that their drones for the OTHER side. And they're also crones. And hens. And all manner of other adjectives and nouns for describing gossipy, overly opinionated women.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:08 p.m. CST

    Leather Tuscadero

    by Thrillho77

    is for the Anarchist Movement!!! <p> Chaci didn't even vote!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:11 p.m. CST

    Toby Keith

    by Thrillho77

    was against Bush after his first term. I wouldn't be surprised if he was for Obama. Whichever one he is for, you can be sure that he'll put a boot in the other one's ass. It's the American way!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:19 p.m. CST

    Laverne and Shirley

    by Thrillho77

    wanted Hilary in there. <p> Lenny and Squiggy want to see more of Palin. If you know what I mean.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:30 p.m. CST

    Ok, that was funny.

    by Royston Lodge

    I don't know what's creepier - how weird Ron Howard looked dressed as Opie/Ritchie, or how natural Henry Winkler looked as the Fonz. He freakin' OWNED that character. I smell comeback!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:30 p.m. CST

    Hey, that's great.

    by Sawney Bean

    It reminds me of Ron Howard's SNL appearance with Eddie Murphy in 1982. <p> Does any one remember this? http://video.yahoo.com/watch/2534657/7660162

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:31 p.m. CST

    Hey, that's great.

    by Sawney Bean

    It reminds me of Ron Howard's SNL appearance with Eddie Murphy in 1982. <p> Does any one remember this? http://video.yahoo.com/watch/2534657/7660162

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:33 p.m. CST

    Andy Griffith should have screamed "AH! ZOMBIE OPIE!!"

    by Flim Springfield

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:33 p.m. CST

    Ron Howard looks like Fire Marshall Bill these days...

    by blackmantis

    Am I the only one who thinks so?

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:40 p.m. CST

    Red hair

    by unionJACKass.webs.com

    Ginger pubes.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:41 p.m. CST

    Jumped the Shark

    by Melvin_Pelvis

    Fonzie, your so kewl

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:41 p.m. CST

    here's the problem pirateemery

    by omarthesnake

    You might be just spouting BS, or you might be sharing some factual family matter that's none of our goddamned business and probably not giving the full story. either way, it ain't Fonzie who's the douche there. And i've met Henry Winkler fer real, and he was a very nice guy, and i've heard that from many other people. You, I've never heard a nice thing about.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:47 p.m. CST

    As for politics:

    by Royston Lodge

    - Bush wasn't the "change" candidate in 2000. He was promising to continue most of Clinton's actual policies. That's why people were comfortable voting for him. He was actually the "steady as she goes" candidate, and Gore was the "change" candidate at a time when America didn't want change. - McCain is gonna lose because too many Republicans are gonna sit on their hands, not because Hollywood is endorsing Obama. Hollywood always endorses the Democrat, it's nothing new. But McCain's appeal to Republicans was always that you could count on him to stick to a position over the long term, even for years, when everybody else was flip-flopping all over the place, and Republicans expected him to run his campaign that way. But instead of creating a solid campaign plan and sticking to it, they've been chasing the "issue of the day", and in doing so they threw away the one big 'strength' that McCain had going for him. - On the fundamental workings of Washington D.C., Obama will continue business-as-usual as laid out by Bush II, Clinton, and Bush I. If you want someone to really try and change the way the gears spin in D.C. (an impossible task, in my opinion, actually) then McCain's your guy. Obama is not really a "change candidate". He'll end up like Jim Hacker from Yes Prime Minister, signing whatever the bureaucrats lay in front of him.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:52 p.m. CST

    I have HD-DVD and Blu Ray...

    by fassbinder79

    ...And you know what? I'm voting for Obama. Why? McCain voted against our troops MANY times in the senate. John McCain voted AGAINST 20 million dollars for veteran care facilities. John McCain voted AGAINST $322 million for safety equipment for our troops in Iraq. John McCain voted AGAINST $1 billion dollars in new equipment for the National Guard. John McCain voted AGAINST Jim Webb's G.I. Bill. John McCain voted AGAINST $430 million for veterans outpatient care. Barack voted FOR all of these troop support initiatives. They deserve better than McCain. We deserve better than McCain. If You Are Thinking About Voting For John McCain/Sarah Palin... ...First Ask Yourselves These Questions: http://my.barackobama.com/page/community/post/matthewhencke/gGxVK9 Obama VS. McCain: Who Should You Vote For? http://my.barackobama.com/page/community/post/matthewhencke/gG5tH5

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:57 p.m. CST

    I'm going to try this again...

    by fassbinder79

    http://my.barackobama.com/page/community/post/matthewhencke/gGxVK9 http://my.barackobama.com/page/community/post/matthewhencke/gG5tH5 Don't get hoodwinked in this election. There is only one Patriot running in this race and it isn't John McCain.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:58 p.m. CST

    Henry Winkler talking Obama, McCain, and Palin

    by jasmith111

    We interviewed Henry a couple of weeks ago and he had this to say.... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kH3jgEEDGbo

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 6:58 p.m. CST

    Ugh, can't wait till this GD election is over!

    by IAmJack'sUserID

    Never before have I seen and heard so many smug liberal douchebags boast that they're are voting for Obama. They think it makes them look all hip and open-minded. Too bad that most of the people that are voting for Obama are doing it so that they don't have to vote Republican.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 7:11 p.m. CST

    I'm with Douglas Adams

    by Billy Goat

    Nobody who wants to rule, should be allowed to.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 7:11 p.m. CST

    OMG!! That was fukin AWESOME!!

    by TheTaf

    Obama just got my vote!!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 7:19 p.m. CST

    Yeah, I'm still not voting for Obama

    by CherryValance

    but that was cute.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 7:22 p.m. CST

    Why isn't this running on the fucking networks?????

    by Uncle Stan

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 7:22 p.m. CST

    Couldn't get Andy and Opie in the same room eh?

    by JediRob

    That was some bad green screen Pretty cool though.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 7:27 p.m. CST

    Henry Still Has The Fonz Voice!

    by filegumbo

    I remember being shocked the first time I heard Henry Winkler out of character. He didn't sound cool at all. Glad he can still nail the Fonz. The only thing that would have made that better was if he had hit a jukebox with the back of his fist. Oh, and not voting Obama.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 7:34 p.m. CST

    Want real change? Vote for a 3rd party.

    by Billy Goat

    Have you ever noticed that whenever a country OTHER THAN the U.S. has an election, there are always candidates from at least 4 different parties at every debate? And here in the country which practically invented modern democracy, we're stuck with 2. What's up with that? I know that no 3rd party candidate has a chance of winning, but if more than a third of Americans vote for someone other than McCain or Obama for President, it would at least send a message.<p>"Democrat", "Republican", "liberal", "conservative"... those words are meaningless. I just saw a YouTube video blaming Obama for the mortgage crisis; he voted against strict regulations that could have prevented it. But we all know that if he had voted for MORE regulations, there would be a different YouTube video calling him a socialist. Or a communist. Or one of them commie-nazis. You can make anyone look bad by playing the word-association game instead of looking at actual issues, and we should all be sick of it.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 7:36 p.m. CST

    MCVamp: Correction...

    by Billy Goat

    Obama just won 98% of the senior citizens who watch videos on the internet.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 8 p.m. CST

    Thought this was about the new weezer vid.

    by Loosejerk

    The Greatest Man Who Ever Lived to be directed by Spike Jonze. SCORE!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 8 p.m. CST

    I don't care about politics but..

    by Brian

    That was awesome to see. I was giggling like a little kid. Awesome awesome awesome.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 8:11 p.m. CST

    that was fucking awesome

    by The Amazing G

    seriously.....

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 8:30 p.m. CST

    Republicans Demand Equal Time!!!!

    by thelordofhell

    They are furiously working on a "Potsy and Otis The Drunk For McCain/Palin" commercial!!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 8:52 p.m. CST

    I wish The Fonz threw up the thumbs......

    by Han Cholo

    But it was good to see him, if only for the last time....

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 8:52 p.m. CST

    Here's your Equal Time. Go Fuck yourself !

    by Orionsangels

    Pow Ping! Good one thelordofhell, Hahaha!

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 8:53 p.m. CST

    McCain has a "Hee Haw" reunion PSA...

    by Bill Clay

    Buck: "I'm a pickin'!"<p> Roy: "And I'm a grinnin'!"<p> Both: "And we don't want no colored socialist muslim in the White House!"

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 8:54 p.m. CST

    The Fonz couldn't with his Arthritis ridden thumbs.

    by Orionsangels

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 8:55 p.m. CST

    I was waiting for

    by Grammaton Cleric Binks

    Hey McCain, sit on it bucko.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 8:57 p.m. CST

    Arthur Fonzarelli or Arthritis Fonzarelli

    by Orionsangels

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 9:14 p.m. CST

    I thought Talkback was full of smartasses

    by only1

    ...not dumbasses who really thought I would vote for McCain just to piss of some celebrities. Sorry you guys have never made a sarcastic comment or joke. As for the whole celebrity thing. I fully believe they are entitled to their first amendment rights. I have no problem with a celeb on a talk show randomly being asked a question but to make commercials and act like they are an extension of the campaign is god damned ludicrous. Like I stated originally, this message would have been so much better if it was simply his last line... go, register to vote and vote with your heart, doesn't matter who it's for. That's a fantastic message. I'm not cementing a decision until Nov 4. I want to see what both guys do and what they do for their campaigns and how they react to situations, etc. It's the candidates themselves I watch. I honestly doubt many of these celebrities even know what the hell they're talking about. They have producer/director/studio friends who 'educate' them on the issues then ask to throw a camera in front of them and share their wonderful knowledge with people hat rcognize and sometimes worship their images. I'm a huge Matt Damon fan but the dude's a total douche for his little Sarah Palin rant.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 9:16 p.m. CST

    and another another thing

    by only1

    before some ass starts complaining about the Republicans being upset of the celeb endorsement crapola... I am a proudly registered Democrat. I support my party and side with them in general but in matters of elections, I always go with the person I think will do the best job possible... no voting down party lines.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 9:37 p.m. CST

    Give me all your money

    by GeorgieBoy

    After all, we're going to be spreading it around after Obama wins. Might as well just give me your money now. And if you don't give it to me, you're just a bunch of greedy SOBs.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 9:38 p.m. CST

    Epic win.

    by AllPowerfulWizardOfOz

    That was the best thing I've seen all week next to the Obama/McCain dance off video. <BR> <BR> http://tinyurl.com/6azu2b

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 9:55 p.m. CST

    Harry's pucker is wide open for Obama

    by RosebudsStarfish

    I just love how I come to a movie site to find political propaganda. Harry's bias has never been filtered but it certainly should be no matter which side you are choosing. Here's a newsflash, change can come from within the same party folks and McCain is by far the smarter, more sane, safer choice for this country rather than handing it over to someone who has ZERO experience at anything. Alas he has charmed you all and won you over with his slick bullshit and empty promises. Becareful what you wish for, cuz it looks like youre going to get it.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 10:21 p.m. CST

    Henry could have done that for the Weezer video

    by Orionsangels

    Instead of that horrible stand in. Who looked nothing like the Fonz from the back.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 11:06 p.m. CST

    I didn't know you could run for a third term...

    by Fryman86

    ...cause from the way people talk, they act like it's Obama VS Bush. It isn't, it's Obama VS McCain. Just because Bush and McCain are both Republicans, doesn't mean that they're carbon copies of one another. Besides, I don't trust they guy who can't do simple math. He makes sweet talk promises like "I'm going to give 95% of Americans a tax cut", when only 60% of Americans pay income tax... For all the Obama propaganda that Harry's been posting on the site, you'd think he would at least tell us what he likes about Obama's POLICIES, cause' I haven't seen any of that around here...

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 11:45 p.m. CST

    The funny thing is NOTHING WILL CHANGE

    by Reno

    No matter who wins. What? You actually believe Jesus Obama is going to get everyone a job and health care? Have another drink of that kool aid.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 11:53 p.m. CST

    Not much diff between Bush and Obama anyway

    by Reno

    They're both overachieving, under qualified cokeheads that just happen to know the right people.

  • Oct. 23, 2008, 11:57 p.m. CST

    Now if they had gotten one of the Bluths...

    by bb6634

    in there I would have been sold.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 12:43 a.m. CST

    Re: Not much diff between Bush and Obama....

    by PTSDPete

    Ho ho. That's a good one.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 12:50 a.m. CST

    Nice try Reno. If you can't beat'em make the same right?

    by Orionsangels

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 1:20 a.m. CST

    Video: Cute but shallow

    by Curious Jorge

    Anyone who would be swayed because characters from their favorite TV shows told them to vote a certain way are too stupid to vote.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 1:22 a.m. CST

    BTW...

    by Curious Jorge

    What Republicans have ever gotten Ron Howard's support? I'D LIKE TO KNOW!

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 1:36 a.m. CST

    McCain is a decent guy, but my god...

    by alucardvsdracula

    what the fuck was he thinking by hooking up with that evil Palin bitch. Moron.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 2:09 a.m. CST

    IF you think the Any Griffith Show was better WITHOUT DON KNOTTS

    by Kolchak2

    Andy Griffith and Opie endorsing Obama over McCain is like endorsing Goober over Barney Fife... insane. . . . Obama promises a tax break for "95 percent of Americans" but only about 64 percent of Americans pay any Federal Income Tax. What this means is that Obama is NOT cutting taxes, but creating a new way to expand the welfare state. His campaign says it's a "social security tax rebate" paid for by other people's income taxes. That means it is not a tax cut at all and it undermines social security which is already unsustainable. How many of you are employed by a poor person? None of us are. Employment comes from those who've found a way to be successful. Increasing taxes on small businesses (Obama's small business taxes hit hard), capital gains, Corporate tax and federal marginal rates is a GREAT way to KEEP the economy down. And before you say, the rich don't pay their fair share, look up who actually pays taxes. The richest 1 percent pay around 40 percent of all federal income tax. The richest 50 percent pay 97 percent of the income tax. The bottom 50 percent pay 3 percent. The rest of the industrialized world is talking about reducing taxes, while Obama wants to raise them out of "fairness". That is not fair or smart. McCain's plan to cut corporate taxes from a 35 percent rate to a 25 percent rate will move the United States from being the 2nd highest corporate taxer in the world to about the middle of the pack. THAT will be good for job creation. McCain's plan to refuse to raise rates for anyone is good for everyone. Obama's economic worldview is one of a zero-sum game. Check out his comments about us not driving our SUV's or heating our houses comments on youtube and watch it carefully. He laments that we are 3 percent of the world's population using 25 percent of the resources, but fails to consider the ability of countries to develop and increase their own energy supplies and resources. His "spread the wealth" comment to the plumber guy was exactly his approach to economics which is about distributing income not growing it, which means fewer jobs, fewer raises for us. On health care, Obama's plan will cause more employers to drop benefits and more expense for government. Look at Hawaii's experience with universal child care (see Investor's Business Daily's op ed from two or three days ago). McCain's plan would increase availability, flexibility, and would get costs under control. On national defense, McCain is also a clear winner. He has taken on bloated and/or corrupt defense contracts (when has Obama taken on corruption? His own house is tainted by it's connection to Rezko (Obama calls it "boneheaded")) McCain was clearly right on the surge, Obama was wrong. Obama wants to unilaterally disarm, despite a rapidly arming Russia and China. Biden's comment in Seattle that OBama would be "tested" because he is young and inexperienced is very likely true. He compared him to JFK, but JFK had far more experience in congress and as a PT commander. In short, while Senator Obama is a charismatic speaker, a good family man, and a talented campaigner, he has the wrong ideas and is not ready to be president. McCain will not be perfect, but he is infinitely better than Senator Obama. Final note: I know it's the cool liberal thing to hate Governor Sarah Palin, but she's actually taken on her own party when the powerful among them were corrupt (when did Obama take on Mayor Daley's machine?). Palin managed to force oil companies like Exxon to renegotiate a deal negotiated with the previous governor and ended up with a deal far better for Alaskans. Despite recent media spin, she slashed the governor's office travel spending by about 60 percent. She cut $250 million from the state budget, and has more executive experience than Obama and Biden combined. Yes, she's made some embarrassing comments in interviews, but so has Obama (I've been to 57, no, 60 states) and Joe Biden (who MADE UP A WAR in the VP debate-- the U.S. and France NEVER invaded Lebanon, Never forced Hezbollah out, and NEVER asked for NATO in). So while it might be fun to try to demean her, or dismiss her as a sexual object, you discredit yourselves in doing so. Have some respect.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 3:24 a.m. CST

    Joe The Plumber was on welfare.

    by SnapT

    And so were his parents!

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 4:47 a.m. CST

    Wall Street Bonuses Hit Record $39 Billion for 2007

    by G100

    Wall Street Bonuses Hit Record $39 Billion for 2007 (Update3) By Christine Harper Jan. 17(Bloomberg)<p> <p>-- Wall Street's five biggest firms are paying a record $39 billion in bonuses for 2007, a year when three of the companies suffered the worst quarterly losses in their history and shareholders lost more than $80 billion. Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch & Co., Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Bear Stearns Cos. together awarded $65.6 billion in compensation and benefits last year to their 186,000 employees. That means year-end bonuses, at 60 percent of the total, exceeded the $36 billion distributed in 2006 when the industry reported all-time high profits. The New York-based firms, which shed 25 percent of their equity value during 2007, have said they're eliminating at least 6,200 jobs amid mounting losses from the collapse of the subprime mortgage market. The payouts come as the U.S. economy slows, with unemployment rising, retail sales declining and new home foreclosures surging to a record. ``To many people, it will be shocking and questionable,'' said Jeanne Branthover, managing director of Boyden Global Executive Search in New York. ``People in New York in the world of investment banking will understand it. It's critical that pay is still there or you're going to lose really good people.'' The industry's bonuses are larger than the gross domestic products of Sri Lanka, Lebanon or Bulgaria, and the average bonus of $219,198 is more than four times higher than the median U.S. household income in 2006, according to data compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau.----<p> <p>Yeah, I think we could all live with taxing those fuckers and the likes of Exxon a little bit more so the Middle class and those under $250,00 a year can get a Tax Cut in a Recession.

  • Frankly she ISN'T anywhere near as hot as the deranged, frustrated and repressed Neocons and Republicans think she is so don't worry about her status as a sexual object.<p> <p>She is a complete Quayle of a VEEP who is dragging down the Ticket for McCain as the Polls are now showing Yes! but not a sexual object.<p> <p>And when Hockey mom spends $150,000 on clothes in a few weeks there is absolutely NO danger of having respect for the likes of her. Watching McCain cringe beside her at her answers in the interview last night it's kind of hard to argue she deserves much respect now if McCain can't even show her much.<p> <p>McCain meanwhile has what, 8? 10? 12? Houses and about 12 cars I don't think this horseshit about being on the side of the average American is going to fly somehow.<p> <p>As for the predictable scaremongering about Obama, we've heard it all before and Colin Powell certainly doesn't think he's a risk on National Security, unlike putting the likes of Palin a heartbeat away from the Presidency. But I suppose in a crunch she could always blow kisses and wink like she did at the debate. So clearly she's well equipped to tackle 2 intractable Wars and an Economic Cataclysm on top of a Recession.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 5:13 a.m. CST

    Those under $250,000 can get a Tax cut obv. typo

    by G100

    BTW where was McCain the crusader against corruption when he was accepting all those free flights and money from Savings and Loan Keating while he was one of he closest firiends for years ?

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 5:54 a.m. CST

    I still can understand why Fonzie was ever considered "cool"....

    by Karl Childers

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 5:55 a.m. CST

    CAN'T understand..

    by Karl Childers

    Goddamn hit the enter key with my fat thumb! I think Henry Winkler killed it for me after his roles in Night Shift and Arrested Development.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 6:04 a.m. CST

    Too bad McCain was cleared by the Democratic Congress

    by TheGhostWhoLurks

    of wrongdoing. You might've had a point.<p>And since the Keating Five incident in the 80s, McCain's been on a crusade to fight corruption wherever he could in Congress. Has it always worked? No. But he's, at least, put in the effort, unlike the majority of his collegues.<p>I'd much rather vote for a guy who's PROVEN that he'll do what he says, rather than some unknown snake-oil dealer who hides behind promises of "HOPE," but whose resumé consists of a blank sheet of paper with references that all belong in the state pen.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 7:29 a.m. CST

    Wow, I was adamant that I was going to vote for McCain, but this

    by Mike Hunt

    Actually, I'm disappointed in Ron Howard, even more so with Andy Griffith, who I thought had better common sense than to endorse Obama. Not once did Howard specify why Obama would make a better president. Nor did he tell us that the high gas prices and the financial crisis are directly traceable to the Democrats!

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 7:57 a.m. CST

    That's cool about the others...

    by Halloween68

    But I can stand Ron Howard. He always comes across as a bit of a pie hole. He's also one of the most overrated directors in the business. He's got a knack for getting good scripts and good producers. That's about it. I've never seen anything special about his directing.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 8:03 a.m. CST

    Too bad McCain was criticized of poor judgement

    by G100

    by Congress regardless of whether he crossed the line into outright illegality or YOU might have had a point. Poor judgement like this..<p> <p>McCain and Keating had become personal friends following their initial contacts in 1981, and McCain was the only one of the five with close social and personal ties to Keating. Like DeConcini, McCain considered Keating a constituent as he lived in Arizona. Between 1982 and 1987, McCain had received $112,000 in political contributions from Keating and his associates. In addition, McCain's wife Cindy McCain and her father Jim Hensley had invested $359,100 in a Keating shopping center in April 1986, a year before McCain met with the regulators. McCain, his family, and their baby-sitter had made nine trips at Keating's expense, sometimes aboard Keating's jet. Three of the trips were made during vacations to Keating's opulent Bahamas retreat at Cat Cay. McCain did not pay Keating (in the amount of $13,433) for some of the trips until years after they were taken, when he learned that Keating was in trouble over Lincoln. In 1989 Phoenix New Times writer Tom Fitzpatrick opined that McCain was the "most reprehensible" of the five senators.(Wiki)<p> <p>Poor judgement in a huge Economic fuck up like the savings and loan scandal. Why, that's clearly just the person needed to solve this current colossal Economic clusterfuck.<p> <p>Never mind. Keep trying with the smears. They can all be rebuffed or as I've shown returned, as there is plenty in McCains past without even bringing up his disfigured previous wife and his "honorable" beehaviour towards her.<p> <p>My point about Keating is that McCain has terrible judgement not that he was convicted of anything or went to jail.<p> <p>Terrible judgement like picking Palin just as the Economy was beginning to smash to pieces and the recession was really beginning to hit hard.<p> <p>Or picking Pastor Hagee to get a fullsome endorsement from when the guy is a batshit insane fucking lunatic who said God had sent Hitler to hunt the Jews and cause the Holocaust.<p> <p>Or like picking Samuel the unlicensed Plumber to base almost all of his last debates Economic and Tax Policy on when Samuel hadn't even paid some of his Taxes and would qualify for Obamas middle class Tax Cut.<p> <p>Or like dropping out of the Campaign to do nothing at a meeting with Bush on the Bailout then appearing erratic and flip-flopping by changing his mind to appear at the debate with Obama.<p> <p>Or like trying to smear Obama with this laughable "conection" to Ayres then telling Palin and the Campaign to shut the fuck up about terrorists when the polls told him it was backfiring badly.<p> <p>Maybe it isn't bad judgement. Maybe he's just having a few "senior" moments. But for every absurdly tenuous "connection" to Obama McCain has a "connection" to an "interesting" character too.<p> <p>The biggest of course being his connection to a certain George W. Bush. Unless of course McCain decides the week before polling he's going to stop being a Republican. (that WOULD take a hell of a senior moment admittedly.)<p> <p>The difference between the Campaigns is Obama doesn't need to go negative 24/7 whereas McCain is doing just that and merely looks like a re-run of Bush's Campaigns.<p> <p>Obama just needs to do what he's been doing for months and keep Campaigning on the Economy because it really is that simple.<p> <p>IT'S THE ECONOMY STUPID!<p> <p>Learn it well.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 8:15 a.m. CST

    and i should care why?

    by j2talk

    i know who those people are, how much of America can say the same?well at least those under 30...But why should I care who they support?

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 8:40 a.m. CST

    Michael J. Fox should do one of these

    by zacdilone

    First as Alex P. Keaton endorsing Obama with Michael Gross, then with Christopher Lloyd and the Delorean as Marty comes back from 2016 with news of how all crime, disease, and war have been ended thanks to President Obama.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 9:17 a.m. CST

    funny thing about McCain's first wife

    by only1

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 9:18 a.m. CST

    funny thing about McCain's first wife...

    by only1

    ... she doesn't make disparaging remarks about him but the Dem's seem to think PART of her story needs to be told... partial truths are still lies.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 9:19 a.m. CST

    Michael J Fox? Isn't he dead? No wait that was Randy Pausch.

    by ricarleite

    It doesn't matter if the Fonz tells me to eat my veggies or vote for Obama, it won't change the fact we're doomned by the powers that be. They're making a WHOLE LOT OF MONEY these days.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 9:42 a.m. CST

    IF ARNOLD HAD ANY BALLS HE'D DO A VID FOR MCCAIN

    by BringingSexyBack

    as Conan. With Sarah Palin as Red Sonja. Wouldn't that fire up the base's loins.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 9:44 a.m. CST

    GOTTA LOVE IT WHEN PEOPLE WHINE ABOUT LIBERAL CELEB ENDORSEMENTS

    by BringingSexyBack

    but they'd be salivating over them if it had been for McKKKain. <P> I also gather from the vid that Fonzie is a former Bush supporter.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 9:49 a.m. CST

    Joe The Plumber banged Pinky Tuscadero.

    by Darth Bauer

    Sorry to break the news.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 10:17 a.m. CST

    Fucking great video.

    by HoboCode

    Not as good as hearing little Hayden say fuck twice, but damn good.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 10:35 a.m. CST

    Whenever I see celebrities endorsing politicians

    by Beezbo

    ... I think about a Howard Stern bit in which he would ask celebrities the prices of basic items (like milk or gas) and they would never have a clue because they do not live in the real world!!! More power to them for being rich and not having to work a 9 to 5 job like most of us (I know many of them went through tough times and beat long odds to get where they are, and I'm not saying they don't deserve it), but why would I allow movie stars to dictate who I vote for?

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 10:37 a.m. CST

    Joanie Loves Socialist Welfare State

    by Curious Jorge

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 10:51 a.m. CST

    The "spread the wealth" sheep...

    by Bill Clay

    ANY form of taxation is "spreading the wealth" because the government collects your taxes and then decides how to spend it. So that makes America a socialist country since 1861. And if you want to count tariffs, Comrade George Washington was our Founding Socialist. <p> Do you right-wingers ever realize how badly you get the wool pulled over your eyes?

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 11:41 a.m. CST

    Wow G100, your info on McCain sounds remarkably like

    by TheGhostWhoLurks

    Obama's past... except WORSE.<p>Shifty real estate deals with convicted slumlord Tony Rezko... check!<p>Working with an unrepentant domestic terrorist and launching his political career in said terrorist's living room... check!<p>Embracing Rev. Jeremiah Wright as his spiritual mentor and sucking up his racist and "God Damn America" tripe for the past 20 years as a member of his church... check!<p>Paying ACORN almost $1 million for "get out the vote" efforts this year, subsequently followed by mass voter registration fraud across the country...check!<p>Picking Joe the Biden as his VP candidate and then having to "explain" why Biden is convinced electing Obama would result in a "generated" world crisis...check!<p>Maybe it isn't bad judgment. But based on Obama's almost non-existent record of accomplishment, it's hard to find evidence that the guy has that much GOOD judgment when it comes to being trustworthy and serving the people of this country.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 11:45 a.m. CST

    "Except not as BAD"

    by TheGhostWhoLurks

    Curse you, non-existent edit button! >:O

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 11:58 a.m. CST

    It is easy for Celebs to support popular socialists...

    by conspiracy

    as they have very well trained accountants and lawyers that can hide the millions in a million different ways. It is easy to support heavy taxation and wealth redistribution when you own wealth can't be touched. The Base, the uneducated, politically ignorant masses that actually think there is a difference between the GOP and the DNC,LOVE seeing celebs support their candidate...the tyrants love having celebs on board as it gives them high profile notice for little cost, and actors have traditionally loved having access to the Political elite and their Corporatist masters. As for loving Obama...you might as well Love Bush. Do the Math Harry..Obama is a Imperialist Hawk who has already threatend Pakistan and Iran...and his Looney would be Vice President has already slapped the faces of our major creditors..Russia, India and China by calling them a threat. Obamas policies are not much different than Neocon McCains..other than the fact he wants to soak the guy who makes 200K a year to support the lazy and wants even MORE intervention through the Tyrannical U.N. to spread "democracy". You want REAL change..vote for someone who is actually different from what we already have. A young face and base pandering speeches do not "Change" make.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 12:20 p.m. CST

    No Harry, We CAN

    by Atomica

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 12:22 p.m. CST

    NOT stand it any Longer.

    by Atomica

    I'm over this Election. It's to the point that I don't WANT to Vote due to these ridiculous Campaigns. Obama and McCain should both STFU. Thank you.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 12:51 p.m. CST

    BERG vs. OBAMA Case Docket NO. 08-cv-04083

    by Sigmar25

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 1:02 p.m. CST

    Fictional Characters for Obama

    by MarkWhittington

    It looks like Obama has at least some of the fictional character vote. But not to worry. I hear that John McClane, Rocky Balboa, John Rambom, Conan the Barbarian, Captain John Sheridan, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer will endorse McCain very soon.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 1:32 p.m. CST

    The Fonz says .......

    by deadboy1313

    McPalin can sit on it! AAAAYYYYYYYY!

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 3 p.m. CST

    I am still Voting McCain/Palin

    by killianx

    But even I have to Admit that was pretty cool. I am still voting for McCain/Palin but that was cool

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 4:15 p.m. CST

    So...

    by Green Arrow

    Little Opie Cunningham is still a dumbass, Andy Taylor is still hopelessly naive, and Fonz is still a dropout. I guess some things don't change.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 4:58 p.m. CST

    Green Arrow

    by Harold-Sherbort

    That may be the case, but at least they're not voting for McCain/Palin.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 5:03 p.m. CST

    Aw, that was pretty cool...

    by morGoth

    ...eat your Black Hearts out right-wing McPalinites. Fucking A, I bet Aunt Bea's voting for Obama too. It don't get more American than that.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 5:17 p.m. CST

    Wow, it IS the Economy STUPID!

    by G100

    Thanks for highlighting that indisputable fact with a tired and desperate retread of all the desperate smears that mean fuck all to people fearing for their jobs and finances as the Markets tank again and the Economy continues to fall to pieces.<p> <p>McCain down by 7 in Ohio down by 2 in Florida down by almost 10 in Pennsylvania and thats with Voting ALREADY underway. Yes the Rovian Bush negative Campaigning sure is paying off Big Time!<p> <p>Oh and for those who are still trying the desperate socialist smear here's a reminder of what that arch socialist John McCain said about spreading the wealth.<p> <p>"because we feel obviously that wealthy people can afford more."<p> <p>"Here's what I really believe: That when you reach a certain level of comfort, there's nothing wrong with paying somewhat more."<p> <p>Finally some GOOD judgement from McCain.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 6:17 p.m. CST

    oh yes more celebrities that have no clue what the working man h

    by bradsand

    Well the election has finally gone too far....they had to bring the fuckin FONZ into it....I guess nothing is sacred...god help us all I'm voting for GUMBY.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 6:30 p.m. CST

    Morons who whine about celebrity endorsements...

    by quantize

    are only angry because they're worried it might be effective.. of course the other option is true phonies like Joe The Plumber. It's all horseshit, grow up.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 6:37 p.m. CST

    Honestly

    by Amity75

    AEven if I was the grand wizard of the Memphis branch of the KKK I'd vote for Obama after watching that coz that was the coolest thing ever.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 7:45 p.m. CST

    Hey conspiracy - spoken like a real American idiot.

    by irishraidersfan

    "...other than the fact he wants to soak the guy who makes 200K a year to support the lazy" - how stupid of us! Obama's policies will *only* affect 95% of the US population for the BETTER. Or are they the 'lazy' you meant? You're an idiot. Go away and read a few books, maybe travel (they say it broadens the mind!) but for the sake of our sanity, don't reproduce.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 8:25 p.m. CST

    Joe the Fake Plumber...

    by Bill Clay

    Let's see... his name isn't really Joe. He isn't a licensed plumber. He has no money or credit to buy his own business. He has been on welfare and has a lien for not paying his taxes.<p> And this lying deadbeat has become a right-wing media darling for hassling Obama about why should he pay higher taxes if he ever gets rich? Joe the Fake Plumber will never make $250K in his life, let alone in one tax year. Fake Joe is a phony agitator, nothing more.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 10:54 p.m. CST

    "In love with Obama"

    by vich1

    Sadly, it seems that this is why MOST people are voting for him. We all know how rational a decision that makes it.

  • Oct. 24, 2008, 11:56 p.m. CST

    I Thought It Was an Ad for Direct TV

    by gad

    Not really, I thought it was great, charming and a nice gentle way to express his point of view without being another shrill, talentless idiot actor like Sean Penn who can't ever shut his mouth. Ron Howard is Peachy Keen in my view.

  • Oct. 25, 2008, 10:41 p.m. CST

    Harry: "I'm in love with Barack Obama."

    by zacdilone

    That's a good description of what's going on. It's like the country has a crush on the guy. But deciding a president has to made on more than a feeling. It has to be about experience, wisdom, and decisiveness. Obama has none of these qualities.

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