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A THIRD Sarah Palin Movie In The Works??

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1) There’s “Game Change,” the HBO movie (from the folks who gave us HBO’s “Recount”) that stars Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin.

2) There’s “The Undefeated,” a big-screen effort from Stephen K. Bannon (who was also directed 2010’s anti-Obama documentary “Battle For America”) about how awesome Palin was as mayor of Wasilla and governor of Alaska.

3) And now there’s a third Palin movie in the works from Nick Broomfield (“Monster in a Box,” “Kurt and Courtney”) which seems to imply, among other things, that Palin may have been too busy texting her cronies to be bothered with her job.

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  • June 24, 2011, 8:14 p.m. CST


    by Sinistron


  • June 24, 2011, 8:21 p.m. CST

    Oh no, Herc ...

    by Toe Jam

    Did you have to bait the Palin supporters? It only further solidifies them and makes them more oblivious to the truth.

  • June 24, 2011, 8:24 p.m. CST

    Jesus H. Tap Dancing Christ

    by Richard Cranium

    She's Dan Quayle with tits, people! Is she really worthy of this much of our attention?

  • June 24, 2011, 8:25 p.m. CST

    stop feeding palin, the ultimate troll

    by georgecauldron

    everyone is making movies and talking about her while wondering why she and her stupid daughter are so famous and always in the news. starve the troll of attention --> troll goes away

  • June 24, 2011, 8:26 p.m. CST


    by thedottedlion

    Completely necessary.

  • June 24, 2011, 8:29 p.m. CST

    Where does the obsession with this woman end?

    by slugracer

    Ok, so she's an idiot? Reporters camp out like its the OJ verdict when e-mails are released - what happened? If there is any dirt why isn't it out there? We keep hearing about how much of an idiot she is blah blah blah, she's so divisive blah blah blah - then enough with her already! If she is really as stupid as you people claim her to be than let her go the way of your boy John Edwards. Let's her join of his "two America's." Meanwhile, your celebrities friends are out there lobbying for "IP" enforcement that could also be a huge boon for the drug companies at the same time and they say fuck it! I need to make my millons! I'll lend my likeness and voice to help those jackasses in flyover country afford generic medication. Keep hating Palin because that's where the real crisis is -THE LADY HAS NO FRIGG'N JOB! SHE CAN'T PASS OR MAKE ONE FRIGG'N LAW - END THE BUTTHURT!

  • June 24, 2011, 8:30 p.m. CST

    No one cares

    by RainesMaker

    None of them will make money. This is mostly about liberal idiots pointing out conservative idiots to make themselves feel good. And those of you saying 'Dan Quayle' Have you heard Joe Biden speak? I dislike politics in general, but those you go hard for one side or the other are especially idiotic and completely hypocritical.

  • June 24, 2011, 8:35 p.m. CST

    Damon is empty of thought

    by JamesWest

    Like most actors, Damon hasn't two brain cells to rub together.

  • June 24, 2011, 8:36 p.m. CST

    Yeah. Biden is as dopey as Quayle.

    by Richard Cranium

    Another 75 IQ dolt who has no concept of history. Translation: Your typical registered Republican.

  • June 24, 2011, 8:40 p.m. CST

    This is what our country has become!!!

    by Professor_Bedlam

    Why are we giving this woman the time of day!? She QUIT barely 2 years into her term as Govt. in her home state of Alaska! She is dumb as a F#cking Rock and works on one of the most corrupt, misleading and unethical shows (Fox we lie about the news) ever! I Don't believe in either side Dem or Republican I think there both in bed together and don't give a shit about the people but this bitch has to go!!!

  • June 24, 2011, 8:50 p.m. CST

    What about "Who's Nailin' Palin"?

    by Chewtoy

    Did that ever come out? Really, I would think that would be enough.

  • June 24, 2011, 8:51 p.m. CST


    by misterfurly

    is clearly much smarter than 99% of the talkbackers, this much is clear

  • June 24, 2011, 8:53 p.m. CST

    Like most actors, Damon hasn't two brain cells to rub together.

    by Voice O. Reason

    Like that guy from "Death Valley Days" who used to be president, for example.

  • First, shouldn't Damon be entitled his own liberal belief, by your own logic? Second, was Palin attacked over her ideology...or because she gave ass-stupid answers to super-easy questions while running for a national office?

  • June 24, 2011, 9 p.m. CST

    sublime takedown by Damon

    by IWasInJuniorHighDickhead

    point made beautifully. The only reason it's not quite as hysterical as it used to be is that Palin still exists as a political figure. This in itself is absurd. The sequel to Damon's film presents itself: the folksy inbred fucktard that doesn't fade off into the background when they're supposed to. If not for McCain's stunt, she'd not in her wildest dreams have imagined herself as a remotely viable candidate; only problem is, when everyone else has returned to Earth, she's still up there, befuddled with grandeur and posing a flight risk.

  • I'm no Sarah Palin supporter...I think she's completely retarded, but Matt Damon is a tool for claiming he knows nothing about her then talking as if he does.

  • June 24, 2011, 9:10 p.m. CST

    Sarah Palin and the Sorcerer's Stone (details inside)

    by Mel

    how else was she keeping McCain alive?

  • June 24, 2011, 9:10 p.m. CST

    Sarah Palin and the Half Votes Senator

    by Mel

  • June 24, 2011, 9:10 p.m. CST

    Sarah Palin and the Deathly Candidate

    by Mel

  • June 24, 2011, 9:11 p.m. CST

    Sarah Palin and the Order of the Moose Hunt

    by Mel

  • June 24, 2011, 9:14 p.m. CST

    The list of gaffes is endless...

    by Doughboy

    Claiming there are 57 states, saying Austrian is spoken in Austria, saying Israel is a great friend of Israel's, confusing Muslim faith with Christian faith, confusing a breathalyzer with an asthma breather, saying P-E ratios are "profits and earnings ratios", saying we're here to honor our fallen heroes and "I see many of them here in the audience today", pronouncing corpsman as "corpseman" 3 times in a speech, misspelling Syracuse as "Sycasuse", signing "May 24, 2008" at Westminster Abbey when it was May 24, 2011, claiming that we don't need any domestic oil exploration as long as we properly inflate our tires, blaming the lack of jobs on ATMs and airport kiosks, saying "the time has changed for come", claiming the health care bill would lower people's premiums by 3000%, and confusing Afghanistan with Iraq when discussing troop withdrawals. Those are just a few of the many flubs by Barack Obama. Never mind the horrific record he's accumulated in 2 1/2 years. Yet some private citizen living up in Wasilla warrants the press sending hundreds of reporters(and recruiting thousands of American citizens) to sift through 24,000 e-mails looking for dirt that it turns out wasn't there.

  • Just make it go away.

  • June 24, 2011, 9:18 p.m. CST

    Sarah Palin: "I'm proud to be Governo---SQUIRREL!!!"

    by chromedome

    She has the attention span of the Dog from UP. The dog was more intelligent and dedicated.

  • It just doesn't make sense. If I go into a job interview to be, I dunno, a rocket scientist, and I tell the interviewer that the last time I built a rocket it exploded on the launch-pad because I quit half-way through the build, I should get my ass laughed out of the interview. Apparently she quit her governorship because she was tired of her kids being in the public eye and because Katie Couric made her look like a fuckin' moron. I don't care if she's a "feisty maverick."

  • June 24, 2011, 9:22 p.m. CST

    Sarah Palin is a sideshow. The real threat is Michelle Bachmann.

    by D Ropaela

    Read Matt Taibbi's piece in the latest Rolling Stone. Bachmann is as stupid, zealous and disingenuous as Palin, but she does not quit. Sarah Palin can't even finish a bus tour of the nation.

  • June 24, 2011, 10:03 p.m. CST

    Make us laugh, Herc

    by Bob

    Lie that you're a Republican again. And for added giggles, say nice things about the Governator :)

  • June 24, 2011, 10:06 p.m. CST

    Just admit you are in love with her already!NT

    by Craig2574

  • June 24, 2011, 10:07 p.m. CST

    Sara Palin 3-D!

    by mistergreen

    Thank goodness she's to enamoured with Hollywood to run for the presidency.

  • June 24, 2011, 10:07 p.m. CST

    Here comes JISSSMMMMMM, I mean Chisssssmmmm

    by Judge Briggs

    To defend the GOP and chastise the Prez. I'll take Pelosi over Palin any day.

  • June 24, 2011, 10:30 p.m. CST

    Pelosi makes me want to puke.

    by Tarijeno

    The woman is a hypocrite, plain and simple. When the Republicans had the majority, she complained. When the Dems retook the majority, and didn't do shit for two years, she had the gall to say it's the Republicans' fault. The woman is the poster-child for partisan politics. Instead of spending her time trying to fix problems, she spends 100% of her time smearing the opposition so she can please her constituency and get re-elected in 2 years. ... that and she looks like the Crypt Keeper.

  • June 24, 2011, 10:30 p.m. CST

    Yes, but thank god, nobody wants a blowjob from Bachmann.

    by cookylamoo

    It's only Palin's big soft lips that I imagine caressing my knob.

  • June 24, 2011, 10:37 p.m. CST


    by Doughboy

    You're not giving Pelosi enough credit. Why in just 4 years as Speaker, she added $5 trillion to our national debt(for those of you who never took civics, all spending bills originate in the House). And in just the last 2 years, her net worth increased by 62%. So she's been quite busy looting the treasury and destroying the lives of future generations while lining her own pockets. But remember, Sarah Palin is the evil one.

  • June 24, 2011, 10:46 p.m. CST

    Yeah, a movie for each fucking input you painted-up pig.

    by AzulTool

  • June 24, 2011, 10:49 p.m. CST

    In the future they will pick politicians from American Idol

    by kafka07

  • June 24, 2011, 10:55 p.m. CST

    +1 Doughboy

    by Tarijeno

    Politicians are vile. Pelosi is a hypocrite who runs up the national debt and tells the little people of the world to ride a bike to work, work 100 hours a week, and pay their taxes on time. Then she turns around hops on an unnecessarily large private plane, flies to Hawaii, burns through tens of thousands of dollars of jet fuel, works three days a week, and spends the rest of her week at her vinery. Palin seems to be the opposite on Pelosi. Pelosi is really sneaky, and knows how to manipulate the system without being called out. Palin seems like she's literally making up half of the things she's saying. WTF was up with her Paul Revere story? The woman is clearly naive, which really frightens me, because she's proud of her naivety. Being stupid is so not-mainstream.

  • June 24, 2011, 10:57 p.m. CST

    Sarah Palin reminds me of Frances McDormand from Fargo.

    by Yelsaeb

    That is not a compliment. I could get into the political arguement, but what would be the point? Idiot conservatives are too stupid to realize that they're wrong. Sure the unemployment rate is fast approaching 10%, but the fault in that lies with the party in power, and that happens to be the Republicans. The prez may be a democrat but the Republicans own the majority in the House of Representatives, so the president can't get anything done. Republicans keep crying and kicking their feet wanting to keep things the way they are when things obviously need to change.

  • June 24, 2011, 11:09 p.m. CST

    How could you not love f. Macr

    by mistergreen

  • June 24, 2011, 11:14 p.m. CST

    I have a THIRD testicle in the works.

    by fustfick

    Which might be more of a necessity than any of these films and certainly more fun to watch. Naturally, this is the work of the ILLUMINATI! Their fiendish plot to tear apart AICN talkbackers and distract them from important shit like "Green Lantern" and "Cars 2" is working like gangbusters. Can't we all just get along?

  • June 24, 2011, 11:22 p.m. CST

    Ok who's willing to admit

    by proevad

    that you believe in the same dumb ass shit that Palin believes in? Come on assholes--out with it. Is the earth really only 6000 years old? Did men really walk around with dinosaurs? Should Harry Potter books be banned from public libraries? Were the founding fathers all Christians? Is the book of Revelation really telling the future? Is Jesus coming back to earth soon? Come on, shitheads--who has the balls to agree with the twit? I fucking hate people who defend the obviously retarded among us. Stupid people and evangelicals like Bachmann and Palin are as much a danger to this country as radical Muslims are. Nationalize our education system NOW. FULL SCHOOL YEAR-- None of this outdated summer vacation bullshit--and outlaw home schooling. I'll get called all kinds of names for this post but not one of you--NOT ONE will agree with the questions I just asked. You know she's fucking stupid--just admit it.

  • Democrats had the House from 2006-2010 Democrats had the Senate from 2006-present Democrats had the Presidency from 2008-2010 The Dems controlled EVERYTHING for two years.... what the hell did they do? They drove unemployment levels to 10% and fucked the economy.... and that's about it. Here's the thing about conservatives; they're socially unpopular and make sometimes controversial decisions, but they get shit done. Liberals hit the campaign trails and tell idiot voters whatever they want to hear. Anyone else remember when Obama got elected, there were people at the inauguration being interviewed saying "I won't have to worry about paying for my mortgage. I won't have to worry about medical bills. I won't have to worry about my student loans. Obama's going to pay for everything!" People actually believed that, and for two years the Dems had the change to do everything they promised, but soon realized that these things cost money. The US electoral system feels very much like a high school popularity contest. I remember when I was in high school there were always two candidates for school president: The popular jock kid who promised that students could bring CD players to class. That lunch would be extended by 15 minutes. That girls could wear short-shorts, etc. And then there was the other guy who was pale and boring, but he knew the budget and made realistic, albeit unpopular promises. Long-story short the jock ends up as President, learns that he can't do anything that he promised and ditched the job ASAP.

  • June 24, 2011, 11:28 p.m. CST

    OK, why isn't everyone talkbacking about Dunn here?

    by jeffh4

    The Peter Falk page is 35.4% about Dunn. You have my full permission to move over to here.

  • June 24, 2011, 11:38 p.m. CST

    by darth_ghidorah85

    sarah palin that bitch! i thought the man was done and done for, with the chade of obsama? raiden was right, the whitey still running gagas and shit. our vote never counted, thes people pleced there by the man, to get our hopes up that a black man can rfunt the country!!!

  • June 24, 2011, 11:43 p.m. CST


    by darth_ghidorah85

    takeya white, dunn ass and get that shiv out of here! tired a the praise that drunk drining whitey gets and my man clemens barely gets a mentikon

  • June 24, 2011, 11:56 p.m. CST

    dems never controlled the senate

    by jsfithaca

    they were one seat away. if you dont have 60 seats in the senate, a majority in the house, and the presidency, you dont control shit. thats why nothing got done. and remember when reps were in charge? destroyed the economy, put us 11 trillion in debt, and started a pointless war in iraq? fun times

  • June 25, 2011, 12:03 a.m. CST


    by shodan6672

    Hey, don't let the truth get in the way of an ill-informed Beckian rant. Tarijeno was on a roll.

  • June 25, 2011, 12:10 a.m. CST


    by Doughboy

    Well Palin as governor did sell the private jet and let go of the personal chef and driver. Whereas Pelosi as House Speaker was using military aircraft to fly herself and her family all over the country and drinking over a hundred grand worth of booze, all on the taxpayer dime. Which do you prefer making choices that affect your life? I honestly don't blame the politicians for the state we're in. I blame the people who keep electing them. I see folks tear down public officials who attempt to reform the system, often with personal attacks and smears(just look at proevad's post which is comprised entirely of falsehoods and religious bigotry). While at the same time, a woman like Pelosi who was for 4 years the most powerful woman in the world and 2 heartbeats away from the Presidency got nearly a complete pass from the mainstream media and a majority of the electorate. And certainly the folks in her own district had no qualms about sending her back to DC yet again(must've been all those Obamacare waivers that won them over). We get the government we deserve, people. If you hate Palin because you believe all the BS you've read about her(like book-banning, believing the earth is 6000 years old, the rape kit smear, the Trig smear, anything out of Levi Johnston's mouth), so be it. But spare me your complaints about unemployment, gas prices, food prices, the tanking housing market, the debt, the impending entitlement time bomb, and neverending wars(including Libya now). Because the elected representatives who are overseeing this disaster had to have been put into office by someone. And judging by many of the comments I read in threads like this, some of those folks are right here.

  • June 25, 2011, 12:25 a.m. CST

    Fuck this dude

    by jebuslovesyou666

    I'm not saying I'm voting for Palin, but I know I'm not voting for Damon... She has a better track record than his movies anyway.

  • June 25, 2011, 12:26 a.m. CST


    by Darth_Inedible


  • June 25, 2011, 12:28 a.m. CST

    your right shodan

    by jsfithaca

    now thats hes fired from fox news, we should appreciate him in any form he comes in, including an aicn talkbacker.

  • June 25, 2011, 12:31 a.m. CST

    So are the Democrats just pussies, then?

    by Tarijeno

    So apparently the Democrats weren't 100% in charge. They were 99% in charge, and that 1% controlled by Republicans was enough to scare the Democrats into not doing shit? As for the $11 trillion of debt. Under Bush's TWO presidencies the debt went from 5 to 10 trillion. Under Obama's ONE presidency it has gone from 10 to 15 trillion, but that's somehow the Republican's fault, right? In fact everything is the Republican's fault, and I can back that up using really limited knowledge and facts I just pulled out of my ass. In reality BOTH parties are at fault. I'm just tired of listening to incredibly biased party members saying that the country is going to shit and it's entirely the fault of one party. For the first year of Obama's presidency he could get away with the "We inherited Bush's problems" excuse. But after a year of testing the waters, you have to man-up, accept the responsibility of your office, and accept the blame. I'm personally sick and tired of hearing the Pelosi types THREE years after Obama was elected saying "Well it's all Bush' fault."

  • June 25, 2011, 12:52 a.m. CST

    A THIRD Sarah Palin Movie In The Works??

    by smallerdemon

    Everyone know porn stars make at least three flicks before they quit.

  • June 25, 2011, 1:18 a.m. CST

    re: dems never controlled the senate

    by obi_juan

    Don't forget about Poland!

  • June 25, 2011, 1:20 a.m. CST

    re: So are the Democrats just pussies, then?

    by obi_juan

    Obama still had do deal with the debt ballooning Bush tax cuts.

  • June 25, 2011, 2:43 a.m. CST

    sarah palin is a terrifyingly dumb, opportunistic hick

    by gaygoonie

    if she rises to any real office in the US government, that's NOT a good sign of anything.

  • June 25, 2011, 2:59 a.m. CST

    Nick Broomfield is going to destroy the public image of Sarah Palin

    by AsimovLives

    It will evne give her supporters pause. That is, if they ever had the balls to watch the movie.

  • June 25, 2011, 3:03 a.m. CST

    Sarah Palin should be seen in the same light as Paris Hilton

    by Winston Smith

    Or Snooki. Or Kim Kardashian. Or whoever the fuck else, Richard Hatch... she's a reality TV star. She's not a politician. Regardless of your politics, she's as legit as a presidential candidate as Paris Hilton is. I mean, this woman LITERALLY quit her job as governor to start a reality TV show and write books to cash in on her name while it's still big. She is a reality TV star, period. And like George W Bush, I don't think she's an idiot. I think she plays up the whole folksy thing, and uses the fact (again like Bush) that she's not very eloquent AS A WAY to make people underestimate her. But as a businesswoman, you can't deny she can whore herself out like the best of them... like Paris Hilton. And yes, on a political note, it's pretty clear that since the late 1970s Republicans are bullies and Democrats are pussies and if the Democrats just had a spine half the awful shit that goes on never would have happened. And for all the hypocrisy on both sides of the isle, the Republicans have made an artform of it. Literally, to just see their "stance" on things and the way they manipulate people from Clinton to Bush to now Obama, it's fascinating. It would make the nazis blush. I'm not saying they ARE nazis, just that their propaganda techniques are fucking brilliant. I mean, hell, I've actually really been disappointed in Obama, though I think he has been getting better and I always knew no one would be able to do well their first year. It would be exactly The Wire, "here's your bowl of shit, eat it." And, I recognize that Obama is actually a fairly moderate Democrat, especially if you look at his general stance on most "hot topic" issues. But Jesus H... a good majority of Americans would hate anything he did. Like, seriously, name something where if Obama did it, you'd say, "well, I have to give him credit for that." I'm sure most people would have said capturing bin Laden until that happened. Even the Libya thing astounds me. You know what Obama should do? LIE... say Libya has weapons of mass destruction and anyone who disagrees with him is a traitor. It worked for Bush. You just gotta raise your lie and proclaim loudly that anyone who calls you on it is a traitor and a fool.

  • You republican goppies love and deitify Ronald Reagon, don't you? But he was an actor too, he also didn't had two brain cells to rub together, as you claim no actor can. Food for thoughs, goppie boys.

  • At least that's the natural conclusion of the thesis proposed by the goppies in here. So, this means that thebig hero of the goppies, Ronald Raygun, i mean, Ronald Reagan, is also one of those idiots who don't have two braincells to rub together. Obviously, the goppie idiot who started attacking Matt Damon because he's an actor forgot to do his research about their beloved Raygun, i mean, Reagan.

  • June 25, 2011, 3:07 a.m. CST

    Oh and Matt Damon...

    by Winston Smith

    ...never saw this clip, but MAN some balls on you dude. Walking right into the wolves den. Good for you. I love how Republicans always act so "shocked" by those kinda comments, yet they have no problem making blanket statements about Muslims, Jews, Liberals, whomever and often don't even claim that they are non-judgmental, just that, "see, libs do it too!" You know what's worse than making a judgment on another human being? Making a judgment on an entire GROUP of human beings. At least individuals have actions that they have done, and they alone, and you can't prescribe the sins of others to their own worth as human beings. Prejudice really is sickening, and it'll never go away, only evolve and change. At least most people agree "slavery" is bad, though hearing the indifference on message boards toward rape and sex trafficking makes me think that only our laws have gotten better, not our mindsets.

  • June 25, 2011, 3:15 a.m. CST

    Finally, I have to ask...

    by Winston Smith exactly is America's current state the fault of Obama and the dems? While I 100% agree it's naive to blame it all on Bush and all on Republicans, as in fact many of the seeds that have sprouted into the shitty-Americas-future trees we're now overgrown with we're planted in the 80s by the most overrated President of all time... Reagan, a man far worse than W Bush (though Reagan's VP actually wasn't a bad president at all, even if his son, well, yeah...) But I can't help but wonder, how is it all Obama's fault? First, you guys understand that consequences have actions. Just because you run a car off a cliff and then give the wheel to someone else as it falls doesn't mean that person is the reason why the car is falling. Much of the Bush admin's policies and actions were destined to play out in the immediate 5-10 years from their inception. I mean, do you guys even UNDERSTAND the basics of economics? Also, the Stimulus plans were supported by both Bush and McCain, so if McCain won our economy and unemployment would probably be about the same, and even arguably worse. Also... Dems only had "full" control for 2 years, 2008-2010. Repubs had it for 6, 2000-2006. Does that not matter? And how can you blame the Dems (though they were pussies) for 2006-2008, yet you fail to blame the Repubs now for 2010+. I mean, Republicans have control of the House. Why aren't things fixed? What are their solutions? What, do they need more than just the House to do anything? Well then by that logic wouldn't the demmies been useless as long as Bush was president? You guys, blinded by pure and true hatred for Obama, hold a double standard unlike anything I've seen in modern politics before. Well, at least since Clinton was president and accused of murder. And when that didn't pan out, oh how dare he sleep around! If a dem does it he hates traditional values, if a repub does it he has to learn more from God and he's doing his best, right? DOUBLE STANDARD.

  • June 25, 2011, 4:41 a.m. CST

    Looking forward to Palin Origins: Trig

    by Doctor_Strangepork

    I understand Liev Schreiber will reprise his role as Sabertooth.

  • June 25, 2011, 5:18 a.m. CST


    by elsewhere

  • June 25, 2011, 5:41 a.m. CST

    Holy shit, Strangepork... that got me.

    by Skraggo

    I actually did a spit-take.

  • June 25, 2011, 6:13 a.m. CST

    as a non-American I would just love any ameri

    by southafricanguy

    cans to please explain to me what the fuck it is with you guys and "folksiness" which often gets used as a compliment to describe right wing politicians? Whenever you see people on news channels (especially that fantasy/fairy tale channel Fox News) talking about how awsome Palin et al are they love to describe them as "Folksy" most other parts of the world Palin would be considered retarded.... Cause I just dont get it, well that and why the absurd belief that becuase someone is a Christian, and/or has Christian values that makes them trustworthy, or a great politician ? Wasnt Hitler a Christian?

  • June 25, 2011, 6:14 a.m. CST

    and Im saying this as a South African, and believe

    by southafricanguy

    me have we got some of the dumbest, most full of shit politicians in the world. Our current President gives Dubya a run for his money in the retard department...

  • June 25, 2011, 6:41 a.m. CST

    If Sarah Palin was a Liberal Black woman..

    by ganymede3010

    Affirmative Action would be used each and every-time her name was mentioned. Could you imagine the outcry from the right if a Black woman who attended 4 lackluster colleges, spoke slang, had a college GPA of 2.2, who's husband was a member of a secessionist political party, and despite of all of that was nominated as the DNC's VP nominee? Hell, Barack went to arguably the most prestigious and academically challenging "University" on the Planet, graduated at in the top 10 percent of his class and he's still be hit the affirmative action label. Why aren't White Women (who are the largest benefactors of affirmative action) ever branded with the "Affirmative Action label? Sarah Palin is the epitome of an Affirmative Action benefactor. And the sad part is, she's going to be our next President. There's no way that America will re-elect Barack. The Republicans have done a remarkable job in turning White voters against him, especially White Males. Am I ready for Caribou Barbie to be our next President? You betcha....NOT!

  • June 25, 2011, 6:43 a.m. CST

    I demand that Sarah Palin release her College records!!

    by ganymede3010

  • June 25, 2011, 7:06 a.m. CST


    by elsewhere

    I believe Hitler was a Roman Catholic. The "folksiness" is referring to the "utopian" America of the 1950s.

  • June 25, 2011, 7:37 a.m. CST


    by jbinminot

    ...damn, you sound like an ugly chick.

  • June 25, 2011, 7:39 a.m. CST


    by jbinminot

    It was the Democrats who started the Fair Housing Act that helped put us into this crisis in the first place. Also, don't go bitchin' about worthless wars until your boy stops bombing Libya.

  • June 25, 2011, 7:41 a.m. CST


    by jbinminot

    How? By promising to cut the deficit and increase jobs during his campaign and increasing the deficit 3 fold and unemployment to 9.1% while in office?

  • June 25, 2011, 7:43 a.m. CST


    by jbinminot

    1. Obama admitted he benefitted from affirmative action. 2. How do we know he graduated in the top 10% since he has spent millions keeping his records secret?

  • June 25, 2011, 8:10 a.m. CST

    This might get tied up in legal limbo

    by Chain

    Palin just recently patented her name in the "entertainment and education" sectors. IANAL but this seems to me to be something that might get in the way of anyone profiting off of her name or likeness.

  • June 25, 2011, 8:59 a.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

  • June 25, 2011, 9:01 a.m. CST

    Sarah Palin hate is getting soooo old

    by Ditko

    She's hotter than Obama, you gotta giver her that. I rather watch her on TV than Mr. Barack. Don´t you?

  • "Folksiness" is basically politician's way of appealing to the moronic knuckle-dragging troglodytes of the Southern United States or anyone that came from that area. It harks back to their delusional Walton's fantasy of the simple good-old-days when minorities and women knew their place while gays were piratically non-existent and the white man ruled all. Republican's use this constantly to sucker their brainless base into voting for assholes who run the country into the ground (see George W. Bush) or try to dismantle the country at every opportunity (see the entire Republican Party or Conservatives in general). I cring with every fiber of my being whenever the Republican part trots out one of these fucking ignorant cretins, like Palin or Bush, who plays up this bullshit rural act to cover for the fact that they are wildly incompetent, voraciously greedy, egotistical and outright fucking STUPID! People like the Koch Brothers find these dipshits useful as it gets Rednecks to vote against their best interests based on wedge issues like Guns, Gays, Religion or Immigrants. Meanwhile, those with more than two brain cells in the Republican party rape and pillage the country then blame it on those city dwelling Liberals who have to always clean up the fucking mess. That's basically it IMHO.

  • June 25, 2011, 9:11 a.m. CST


    by tye dye mann

    Just call the movie "Lipstick on a Pig" and everyone will know what it is. Noone had to ask what The Dark Knight was about, right?

  • June 25, 2011, 9:33 a.m. CST

    I Love...

    by 5minutes liberals are so terrified of someone they think is an idiot. See: George W. Bush.

  • June 25, 2011, 9:34 a.m. CST


    by 5minutes

    I'm not aware of anyone doing a Barack Obama movie series.

  • As we have seen from the 8 years of destruction reined on the USA and the world by Bush. Or have you forgotten that 9/11 happened on Bush's watch? Or that he was jerking off during Katrina? Or the illegal war he started against a country that didn't attack the USA and how his criminal organization lied about WMD's? Or how he and his buddie blew the cover of a C.I.A. operative as political payback? Or how the Bush crime syndicate illegally wiretapped people? Or maybe you've forgotten about the economic crash that only happened because Bushco. deregulated everything and then handed over 750 billion dollars of taxpayer money to their criminal buddies on Wall Street? Or how about the fact that the fucking retard spend one third of his Residency on vacation "clearing brush" on the fake ranch he bought before the 2000 election just to sucker stupid cocksuckers like you, 5minutes, into voting for him? Or how about the war crimes he is guilty of authorize in the form of water boarding? Of course, none of these facts matter to a dumb shit like you. You snipe with your pathetic little taunts because, like all Republican's, you're a fucking ignorant little child. Reality is completely optional for a fucking inbred mongrel like you and you treat politics like its a fucking sport and that is because you have no fucking brain. So go fuck yourself you piece of fucking shit.

  • June 25, 2011, 10:25 a.m. CST

    Nailin Palin is the only Sarah Palin movie I care to see

    by Andy Pandy

  • June 25, 2011, 10:29 a.m. CST

    re: catchtheman

    by palooka_boy

    The irony, she burns!

  • Kinda like how all Conservatives don't know the differences between socialism, communism and fascism.

  • June 25, 2011, 10:59 a.m. CST

    Gotta love American politics

    by empty_headed_animal

  • June 25, 2011, 11:01 a.m. CST

    Gotta love American politics

    by empty_headed_animal

    combination freak show and snake oil carnival act. Terrifying to look at but always entertaining.

  • June 25, 2011, 11:05 a.m. CST


    by CreepyThinMan

    You really relished the use of that word because it gives you pleasure to think that someone you support inspires fear in others. Of course this makes perfect sense as Conservatives are bullies that can't rule based on ideals like progress, as you're all vehemently against any progressive legislation, and don't believe in actual democracy (or the Constitution or Bill of Rights unless you think it supports your idiotic opinions, which it usually doesn't, see the separation of Church and State) as your kind in the US Government have stated that their goal is to ensure that the USA is run right into the ground by stonewalling every piece of legislation geared towards economic recovery. More important that the rich get tax cuts, eh? So spare me your pseudo-patriotic bullishit because you're a fucking retard who will support a political party like a football team no matter how much damage they do to the USA. So eat shit you cocksucker.

  • June 25, 2011, 11:16 a.m. CST

    somebody's taking a break from their algebra homework...

    by palooka_boy

    seriously dude, take a valium and stop arguing like an enraged teenager.

  • June 25, 2011, 11:25 a.m. CST


    by Ted Knight

    Who cares about these professional fakers uninformed political comments. Didn't Damon just get named along with his best buddy Affleck for participating in an illegal poker ring. Maybe Damon can explain to Obama on his next visit why he’s exempt from paying his fair share of taxes on the winnings, you know, to spread the wealth, or stop by the I.R.S. and drop off a check. Damon is an obnoxious socialist gambling millions of dollars in a luxury suite while receiving massages from high paid escort girls. What a life! A hypocritical life, but what a life anyway.

  • June 25, 2011, 11:29 a.m. CST

    Matt Damon > Sarah Palin

    by elsachmo

    C'mon, Matt Damon is so much more intelligent than Sarah Palin it's ridiculous. I've never seen a worse example of a politician than her in my lifetime. When she's wrong about something that anybody should know, instead of just admitting her mistakes, she'll have her cronies try to change Wikipedia or whatever to make it look like she's not an idiot. It's despicable.

  • June 25, 2011, 1 p.m. CST

    I saw the title and KNEW...

    by ccchhhrrriiisssm

    ...that this would be the work of Herc. :-P "Obsession" is the key word.

  • June 25, 2011, 1:04 p.m. CST

    If he was talking about Hillary

    by brobdingnag

    We would be ass deep accusations of misogyny. I would pay cash to watch her slap Matt's bitch ass around for a while.

  • June 25, 2011, 1:08 p.m. CST

    At last!!! A sequel to Nailin' Palin?

    by xsikal

    No? Oh well.

  • June 25, 2011, 1:16 p.m. CST

    Matt Damon Has More Things to Worry About than Sarah Palin

    by MarkWhittington

    One wonders why this three year old rant by Matt Damon was even posted. Palin neither tried to ban books nor does she believe that dinosaurs were here 4,000 years ago. However, because of his apparently participation in an illegal poker ring, Damon is very shortly going to have more immediate things to worry about than a Palin presidency. maybe if he is nice to her, he can get a pardon. Just saying...

  • June 25, 2011, 1:24 p.m. CST

    They're completing the trilogy, YES!!!!

    by Epsilon

  • June 25, 2011, 1:30 p.m. CST

    jbinminot: Barack Graduating Magma Cum Laude is public knowledge

    by ganymede3010

    And please show me one prominent Republican who's released their college records? Can you please show me where I can see Palin, McCain, and Bush's college records? Thank you in advance.

  • June 25, 2011, 1:39 p.m. CST

    Herc the Jerk strikes again

    by Ted Knight

    Well congratulations herc, you did it again. You've managed to turn this "geek haven" into a political zoo. You must be proud and can hold your head up in a bragadocious manner around the figurative Aint it Cool water cooler, pat yourself on the back and revel in the delusion that YOU are an invaluable employee of this staff based on the amount of responses you inevitably receive when you attach the name "Palin" to a headline. For cryin' out loud, you even inject political wedges into your non-Palin obsessed stories(using DOMA in the headline of a Game of Thrones post!) Your tactics are exposed, but sadly troll bait(your columns) are difficult to resist as they play to our base tribal divisive instincts. You toss a banana into the monkey cage and observe from a safe vantage point as the ensuing crap-flinging match explodes in a ball of fire. You then turn like the protagonist in a big budget Simpson/Bruckheimer film, walking away from an exploding cityscape and not looking backward, even for a second - Herc the Jerk with a smirk.

  • June 25, 2011, 2:04 p.m. CST

    What does Matt Damon have against Disney?

    by Subtitles_Off

    Sarah Palin's life story is like a "really bad Disney movie?" No, "Pete's Dragon" is like a really bad Disney movie. Sarah Palin is like a really bad example of the fucked oligarchy that is America. Support Our Troops!

  • June 25, 2011, 2:17 p.m. CST

    Palin haters should read "The Law" by Fredric Bastiat

    by Mitchell

    The Law by Frederic Bastiat can be found for free online as a pdf. It's easy to understand and even if you don't agree with his conclusions, it will make you think and give you a better understanding why Palin and those like her are so forceful against certain policies.

  • June 25, 2011, 2:18 p.m. CST

    "Wasnt Hitler a Christian?" No he was more like a mystic

    by AsimovLives

    Part of what he believed was based on christinity valours, but mixed up with that mystical belief in a holy Germany home of the purest of races. Still, he wasn't totally into it all. The real nut about all that mystical stuff was in fact Himler. I'd say that Hitler himself wasn't religious. He probably was alike how many americasns are today, they believe in a poupourri of stuff that's a mix of christian with buddhism with some non-demoninal mystical stuff, the kind of stuff that gets swept under the rug of "personal beliefs".

  • That's the kind of madness that has to be called upon and it's everybody duty that madmen like Palin never get to ever hold executive powers.

  • June 25, 2011, 2:34 p.m. CST

    Mitch, Palin should read a book by a French dude.

    by Subtitles_Off

    HA! Palin read a book! That's for elitists. I crack myself up. "...those like her are so forceful against certain policies." That statement assumes Sarah Palin is reasoned, intelligent, or has come to a conclusion based on some interpretation of policy. Sarah Palin's just an opportunist, propped up by Corporate Interests who influence policy through cosmetics and show-business. Sarah Palin's an idiot.

  • June 25, 2011, 2:50 p.m. CST

    I don't know anything about her...

    by Mistahtibbs

    That's what Matt Damon found scary about Sarah Palin? Funny he's not so concerned about the current president. The press put more energy into vetting Trig Palin than they did Obama. The man's a cypher. An empty suit. And for every Palinism you hit me with I'll come back at you with 2 or 3 Obamateurisms. My wife doesn't do politics but she hit the nail on the head when she said it seemed Obama was more enamored with the idea of being president than the actual job. He can't be bothered with the heavy lifting. Oh, and your country is going down the economic shit-hole due to his policies. mt Watching from America's Hat©

  • June 25, 2011, 3:03 p.m. CST

    Actually, mistahtibbs, our country is going down the shit-hole because

    by Subtitles_Off

    that's the natural direction for World Superpowers. When you're in love with history, you're bound to repeat it.

  • June 25, 2011, 4:34 p.m. CST


    by vulturess

    like when paul revere grabbed his bullhorn and went riding thru the streets of middle america warning the russians that in russia bullhorns get you. and the russians knew americans ment business and i was watching them from the coast of alaska as they surrendered to paul revere and the raiders of that lost ark because god is on americas side.

  • June 25, 2011, 4:42 p.m. CST

    Well that's a third movie I won't be seeing...

    by Andrew Coleman

    Very tired of this woman. It makes me worried for the USA. The fact there is a person out there who listens to her a goes "Yeah I like her". WHAT? She's a dumb bitch through and through. She did make it clear though that conservatives who always talk about the moral high ground are just full of shit. Palin's daughter is a straight up skank who used her pregnant ass to turn herself into a tabloid star. I don't want to hear tea baggers ranting on about how the country has lost it's values or whatever or bash gay marriage but then like this mindless bitch and her horrible family. It's bull shit.

  • Bitch doesn't stop. She's like the Terminator.

  • June 25, 2011, 5:32 p.m. CST

    All these puppet politicians are almost exactly the same


    Palin = Obama

  • June 25, 2011, 5:34 p.m. CST



    I wouldn't go that far with the Palin = Obama stuff, but I'd admit they are both puppets. Just to different masters.

  • Regardless of your own political opinions (obviously you're not repub), I think it's pretty clear Obama will win again and the smart Repubs are already coming up for excuses why he'll win again. Why is it almost guaranteed, barring assassination or a major scandal like undeniable compromising photos of him with little kids or something... for the exact same reason GW won again in 2004. Who the HELL do the Repubs have? All they have are complaints and bitching. And you have to be careful, just as with Bush people started to think, "well he's not THAT bad jesus why so hard on him," you'll see the same psychology with Obama except for the die hard teabaggers. People will begin to ask, "wait, why exactly is he so awful again, and how exactly are the repubs different," and that means there will be no passion for any Republican candidate, while many liberals and even some moderates will come out in support of Obama who is definitely getting his footing as time goes on. The Bin Laden thing was also symbolically important, because it became obvious how much the people who hate our current POTUS would hate him regardless of whatever actions he ever took or what state the country advanced forward to... Obama has a lock with 2012, and he'll probably be a far better president in his second term because his own policies will start having an active affect on the country and there will be less runoff from Bush's 8 years. There's always a good 3 year transition or so, especially in tough times, and in the end Obama won't be judged by the state of America today... he'll be judged by the state of America in the 2020s.

  • June 25, 2011, 6:15 p.m. CST

    All the white knights here defending Palin = anal warts

    by uberfreak

  • June 25, 2011, 6:57 p.m. CST


    by D Jones

    So does anybody think that any politician is out for anyone but themselves and their party? Of course if we could get rid of all the lobbiest the goverment may start doing its job. If Palin or any of these nut jobs get elected I'm out ,moving to an island somewhere.

  • June 25, 2011, 6:58 p.m. CST

    Halfbreed you're probably right and that is sad...

    by Darth_Inedible

    The problem is that Progressives never seem to get is that America can't work like Europe. If you just mindlessly plug the policies of Progressive Europe into the US you'll get something that looks like Brazil(in a bad way), but this is exactly what Barack and his ilk have been taught since adolescence. This is their grail. Hell what we think of as Progressive Europe couldn't have existed without America footing the huge NATO bill for the past 60 years, and that bill is now coming due for them in a HUGE way. So Barack will win, and we'll have 4 more years of a limping economy that the Progressives will be able to play the Hugo Chavez game of "I can fix it... just give me more power" with. The middle class will shrink just as it has in Venezuela and in ten years America will look even more like just another economically divided South American country. So another decade down the drain all because the Progressives are trying to achieve a Cold War-era fantasy of the ideal Progressive state in an America that, until recently was a fully functioning(yet oddly non-progressive) country.

  • June 25, 2011, 7:11 p.m. CST

    Re: Southafricanguy and American "folksiness"...

    by Darth_Inedible

    America is unique in that we don't have a political tradition of well spoken political oligarchy. Anyone can and will claw their way up the political ladder in this country, so "folksiness" has always been a style that people have been willing to consider. Of course to Progressives who would love to see America kneel to the whims of a Euro-style overclass such "folksiness" is pretty much the most terrifying thing ever.

  • June 25, 2011, 7:42 p.m. CST


    by garybuseys_incisors

    You know what's worse than making a judgment on another human being? Making a judgment on an entire GROUP of human beings.

  • June 25, 2011, 7:43 p.m. CST

    Is the spacing for paragraph shit messed up again?

    by garybuseys_incisors

  • June 25, 2011, 7:44 p.m. CST

    Fucking A... Gotta retype that.

    by garybuseys_incisors

  • June 25, 2011, 7:48 p.m. CST

    re: halfbreedqueen

    by garybuseys_incisors

    You said: You know what's worse than making a judgment on another human being? Making a judgment on an entire GROUP of human beings. --Aren't you and your Democrat friends doing the exact same thing to Republicans? I'm sick of the double standard.--Obama has been a complete failure. I blame him and Bush equally. Bush started two completely pointless wars and raised the national debt by $5 trillion in 8 years. Obama has done nothing to end said wars, is starting a third pointless war in Libya, and has raised the debt by $5 trillion in 2.5 years. They both look pretty shitty to me.--Whoever said that we need to start blaming the people electing these morons is 100% correct. When you fucking dolts on both ends of the political spectrum stop voting for people simply because of the "R" or "D" after their name, maybe we'll start actually fixing shit in this country.

  • June 25, 2011, 7:56 p.m. CST

    Matt Damon is a fucking tool

    by garybuseys_incisors

    I'm so sick of the right/left paradigm in this country. People like Sarah Palin AND people like Matt Damon are the problem. Everyone has a right to their own opinion, but that doesn't mean it's not fucking stupid.

  • June 25, 2011, 7:57 p.m. CST

    Did we just discover that Matt Damon clip this week?

    by Voice O. Reason

    Because I first saw it in 2008 when he originally said it. Since then, the case he's making has only gotten stronger.

  • June 25, 2011, 8:02 p.m. CST

    Too soon, Gaymede10, too soon!

    by Man in Suit

    . . . to bring back "not" jokes again. Schwing! And you're right, it is "who's" not "whose". Not!

  • June 25, 2011, 9:16 p.m. CST

    Palin and Bachmann have to be drag queen performance artists.

    by AssyMuffJizz

    HAVE TO BE. They're like Mommie Dearest and Whatever Happened to Baby Jane meets Visconti's The Damned.

  • June 25, 2011, 9:16 p.m. CST


    by RogueWarrior65

    This is all about the liberal media's attempt at misdirection. Make a lot of noise over there so you won't see what's going on over here. Palin doesn't have a job? That's hilarious. She's made millions off of books. "Oh, but she's an idiot. People should buy her books." Riiiight...lots of people right books that aren't worth the paper they're printed on let alone warrant best-seller status or a Pulitzer Prize. "Oh, she talks out her ass!" I'll bet for every gaff and political decision that liberals hate I can find two for Obama. The only reason there might be a third movie made is liberals trying to play gotchya-last. "Undefeated" was made unbiased without her input or editing and it shows that liberals are making up every negative thing they say about her. The liberal media was DESPERATE to find something scandalous in her e-mails and came up looking like total fools but they can't let that stand. Liberals are obsessed with destroying her to make themselves feel better about their own failures. It's called Projection.

  • June 25, 2011, 9:27 p.m. CST

    They are puppets to the exact same masters


    Corporations do not have political affiliations.

  • June 25, 2011, 9:38 p.m. CST

    My dream is to stage a "conservative reimagining" of Gypsy.

    by AssyMuffJizz

    With Sarah as Mama, Bristol as Gypsy, John McCain as Mr. Goldstone and Trig as the egg roll.

  • June 25, 2011, 9:47 p.m. CST

    re: judging "republicans"

    by Winston Smith

    See, I have no problem with Republicans. I never said, "fuck Republicans." I have a problem with the actions of certain people, many of whom are Republicans, and you've obviously taken me attacking their actions to be an attack on them, which to a point it is... all that matters is what we do, not "who we are" to quote Batman. But it's true. All they've done is bitched and moaned, and the hostility they've shown to Obama is near dangerous levels, like, to the point where there's nothing Obama could do that wouldn't be seen as the ULTIMATE sin. And, to a point, you should have an opinion. This whole bullshit political correctness thing that you can't call people out for being idiots is absurd. The difference is, always have an open mind in that your mind could can be changed. Sometimes the Republicans do something where I'm impressed or agree... hell, Ron Paul, I disagree so much with his beliefs but I like that he seems to have come up with his opinions on his own and is more interested in talking programs and agendas rather than blind political attacks. And secondly... I don't think you get what "judgment" means. Judgment means a genuine hatred of the PEOPLE of a group. I know so many Republicans, most of my family is very conservative. I don't dislike them. I spend lots of time with them, I don't see them as any less of people or Americans than me. And I don't assume that just because they call themselves Republicans means they automatically agree with everything FOX News says or everything the Repubs in Congress do or that they think Bush was great or Obama is the worst president ever. Sure, a lot of them do believe that, but I don't blanket their ideology to them. However, I have NO PROBLEM calling out the Republicans in office for being by far the greater of two evils, for getting us into a mess and then stalling to do anything about it, and for attacking Obama on everything and anything. Please, change my mind house Republicans. Change my mind. And as much as I dislike their politics and their actions, I still wouldn't wish death upon them, I'm certainly not naive enough to claim that America would be a problemless perfect country without them, and I don't think they're all the same. There are exceptions, as seen with Ron Paul. There's a difference between HAVING AN OPINION and standing up for it, and judging someone. Judging usually means that you would literally treat that person differently, and also that many of your opinions on that person aren't based on facts of any sort but just random opinions or a general mean-hearted sense. Note I was a person here saying Palin is a very smart businesswoman that has manipulated the media to keep herself in the news and making $$$. I never called her some moron, just a woman who plays one for her own career advancement. And I feel the same way about Obama. So many of the attacks are based on blind rhetoric. I mean, how the hell can he both be a socialist bent on ruining America AND ineffective? If he's ineffective then isn't that a good thing, that he's not doing a good job at advancing his "socialist" agenda? I mean Jesus. No matter what he does, it's "wrong" in every single way. And hell, I've been disappointed in a lot of things, but I also realize that I'm not an economist, and that we're still in the middle of this. The stuff people said about Lincoln, I mean Hell, the country LITERALLY FELL APART when he was President. Obama may be seen as a failure in the long run, but it won't be for the reasons people are bitching about now. The 2020s will define him. If America does okay and gets out of this mess, he'll even probably be seen as one of the better Presidents and like FDR people will be bitching/praising/discussing him 70 years down the line. Regardless, Jimmy Carter he certainly ain't. If you want to compare him to another failed President, the closest he's got is actually George W Bush, especially Bush in his 2nd term, where he began to disappoint his own party people while the attacks from the other side were so venomous that NOTHING he did as President would ever appease them.

  • June 25, 2011, 9:52 p.m. CST

    Also, regarding the "liberal" media

    by Winston Smith

    That's bullshit. Jon Stewart does have this one right... the media is about sensationalism and designed conflict first and foremost. Politically, anyone with half a brain I would argue would see that there are heavy hitters on BOTH sides of the isle out there. And hell, if it leans any direction, it slightly leans right, because there's more of a market for that. That's why the majority of talk show hosts and radio personalities (i.e. THE MEDIA) are conservative. Air America - I think that's what it was called - flopped, because there isn't a market for that. The closest you get is The Daily Show, which is comedy first and foremost and way more moderate, even though it doesn't have to be, than 99% of radio and talkshow personalities. But like anything, people always like to be the "oppressed" group. That's always how it works. Thus the idea of some "liberal" media existing and if only they weren't there things would be grand and truthiness would spring free, well, humans have been using that bullshit excuse since the beginning of time. I'm sorry, I hope I'm not being judgmental. Oh wait, I'm attacking an opinion, not a group of people. You'll never see me say "all conservatives" or "all Republicans" are this, because I can't prescribe a viewpoint to all of them. That's impossible. HOWEVER, I can attack all those who hold a certain opinion and say that, to me, they're idiots. That's fair game. I still wouldn't treat them with any less respect as a human being, because everyone, no matter WHO you are, has a few stupid beliefs. That's part of being human, and anyone who denies that probably is one of the most blind and ignorant.

  • June 25, 2011, 9:55 p.m. CST

    "Undefeated" was made unbiased without her input or editing

    by Winston Smith

    No it wasn't. It was biased. It was made by people who are very open about their political beliefs. And SO WHAT? It was what it was. Nothing is truly unbiased, and to ever request that means you're a lemming. You should never, ever, ever take only one source or idea as gospel, this is a very dangerous approach to life. And yes, some things are more fair than others, but it's like the scientific method. The more proof you give, the more of an actual argument you make and back-up, the less biased your work will be. But it'll always have an opinion to it. That's why we're humans. WE HAVE OPINIONS, and nobody should ever take something as gospel, ever... Bias is part of being human. As Dr. Manhattan would say (this is still a nerd site, right?), just by being life, we have a certain viewpoint and set of beliefs on the universe.

  • June 25, 2011, 10:55 p.m. CST


    by darth_ghidorah85

    you a half-ass salt-lookin whitey tryna justify the right. you need to stay in the shade, "bro". you a disgrace and probhalyin some patsy for the republivan enmpire! i bet you want nothing more then us "sausage-ass niggers" to be put in their place, don't you? tired of the white politic game, and the perfec white fantasy world y'all tryna cleansen us minorit from americA. FUCK OFF, SALT-LOOKIN INBRED SOUTHRON REBEL-FLAG WAVING POS!!!

  • June 25, 2011, 11:38 p.m. CST

    Ofcourse they're all puppets, I just enjoy the theatrics of it all..

    by ganymede3010

    At the end of the day, the rich will keep getting richer. While you an I will continue to work longer, pay more taxes, and continue to lose benefits. That's the plan.

  • June 25, 2011, 11:44 p.m. CST


    by Winston Smith


  • June 26, 2011, 7:52 a.m. CST


    by BSB

    Oh wait, here it is: Stop believing either 'major' party has the interest of this country in mind. Both are as incompetent as they claim the other to be. Both are as war-mongering under different guises. Both have sold this country out in the most careless ways imaginable. I'll give Damon some credit for cutting through the bullshit and calling a spade a spade. He may be a loyal Democrat, but not blindly so. He's called out Obama and recently he did the same with that scumbag Weiner. I could accuse him of being naive but not a lapdog. Anyways, check out and see why Michelle Bachmann is really our only hope.

  • June 26, 2011, 8:06 a.m. CST


    by BSB

    That's harsh, brotha man.

  • June 26, 2011, 8:52 a.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    Do you think the king of the geek filth shit pile is going to show up soon? He sure does wear his crown of corns well, eh?

  • June 26, 2011, 9:01 a.m. CST


    by BSB

    How you doing? I haven't seen shut-in boy around but you know he's aching to 'pounce' on someone. Maybe we should bring up the plotholes in TDK? How someone could post for 9 days and nights straight and quit cold turkey is baffling, though.

  • June 26, 2011, 9:26 a.m. CST

    "Who's Nailing Paylin?" said it all.

    by Gozu

    Lisa Ann will always be Sarah Palin much the same way that Liam Neeson will always be Oskar Schindler.

  • June 26, 2011, 9:28 a.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    Not too bad, thanks. Yeah, quite the man's man - non-stop insults and lies to do what? "Win" some victory over people he deems idiots, while claiming he's just come here because he's a comics fan? He sure did spin some sandcastle fantasies about his faux persona, spun off comments about him. Until all he was saying was comments about comments about comments, a one-man conversation with himserlf about nothing. Monkeys... typewriters... I guess, in some respects, that is what AICN is know for, even more so than just a bunch of guys trying to express themselves while searching for a bit of commonality. And this thread seems like a transparent design to get another dust-up going, but maybe a bit too transparent. In any case, I hope Bachmann runs too, but probably not for the same reasons as your desire. Yeah, both parties, not so much for anyone but special interest stuffing their coffers. If I knew thay were viable as candidates, I would vote for the farthest left candidate as possible, bit I don't want to waste my vote. We live in frustrating political times. I thought it was bad 40 years ago, but the slow march to rich/powerful coprorations vs. everyone else seems to be upon us. Yeah, it ain't that simple of course, but Strange times, indeed.

  • June 26, 2011, 9:43 a.m. CST


    by BSB

    I agree - it's futile to point this out to him, but what's clearly obvious is his insane hypocrisy. I mean, it's okay to have a talkback ego and want to 'dominate' others. Look around, he wouldn't be alone in that regard. But to claim he's above it all when he wrote a couple of THOUSAND posts to that effect is kind of, well, laughable. Yes, these are very frustrating times, politically. What America needs is a white knight (no insult meant for Darth_Ghidorah). Someone not beholden to either major party, special interests, etc. See you later, bud. Gonna go check out Super 8. Yeah, it's a lame slate out there ...

  • June 26, 2011, 9:43 a.m. CST


    by AssyMuffJizz

    Bachmann will save the country by ripping it apart. Her administration will be like Cronenberg doing Mommie Dearest. Pass the popcorn!

  • June 26, 2011, 9:49 a.m. CST


    by BSB

    As Captain Sulu said - rip her apart then!!! All the gold at Fort Knox has been plundered anyway! We're a hair's breadth away from insolvency. Might as well go out with a bang!!! GoblinKnightLex for President!!!!

  • June 26, 2011, 9:52 a.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    I second that emotion!

  • I called it.

  • June 26, 2011, 4:42 p.m. CST

    Obama: "calling a spade a spade"

    by Starship Captain

    BSB wrote: "Where's the clip of Matt Damon bashing Barack Hussein? I'll give Damon some credit for cutting through the bullshit and calling a spade a spade. He may be a loyal Democrat, but not blindly so. He called out Obama...." LOL I swear, because of how earnest he's being, I can't tell if BSB was mockingly using the old "spade" phrase OR if he actually didn't realize that he was accidentally typing a true politically incorrect pun!

  • Yes, and that SUCKS. Right? Do we agree the loss of the middle class sucks? I mean what always made America special was that we had such a robust middle class. Of course corruption and the rich controlling more than they should will always exist, THAT'S LIFE, that's how humans who are corrupt in nature work. But considering, we were doing pretty well. Then again, 90% of America's history has been very volatile, so this really isn't anything new. And the 1990s will come to be seen as the liberal 1950s, as in that decade will be idealized for generations to come. Hell, America's greatest domestic worry of the 90s was whether the president got a blow job or not. WHO FUCKING CARES???

  • June 26, 2011, 6:14 p.m. CST

    this guy could be Sarah's Secretary of State

    by mcgoocain

    or, King of the Shitpile - all hail his crown of corns

  • June 26, 2011, 7:33 p.m. CST


    by AssyMuffJizz

    Happy to see you back. Please hold forth.

  • June 26, 2011, 8:36 p.m. CST

    Did I call it?

    by RobertoInfiniteTHEMoonLander

    Or did I call it?

  • June 26, 2011, 9:22 p.m. CST

    LOL@ you calling ANYONE besides YOURSELF "obsessed mental incompetent".

    by RobertoInfiniteTHEMoonLander

    I submit the proof right here: I don't care if you think I'm a hypocrite. And this time, you piece of shit, I am taking no "sides". You dug your own crazyhole.

  • June 26, 2011, 9:39 p.m. CST

    Are you joking Sauron?

    by v1cious

    Michelle Bachmann will get destroyed in a general election. She scares the living hell out of independents, and even her own party doesn't support her. A simple trip over youtube is all all it takes to annihilate this woman.

  • You got me and McGoo bonding despite our diverging political stances. Consider yourself useful in at least one respect.

  • If the idiots on the right in this country gave Bush four more years....I don't see why not.

  • June 26, 2011, 10:09 p.m. CST

    Keep calling that kettle black, Gob. Talk about being a hypocrite...

    by RobertoInfiniteTHEMoonLander

  • June 27, 2011, 1:13 a.m. CST

    Good job, Gob.

    by uberfreak

    It's like watching BSB's face getting smeared into a fresh fudge daisy over and over and over...

  • June 27, 2011, 3:25 a.m. CST

    I would post in this talkback


    but I don't want to help goblincock with more post counts. Crap!!! Sara Palin is a fake bitch.

  • June 27, 2011, 6:59 a.m. CST

    Or, perhaps...

    by mcgoocain this is our beloved King of the Shitpile, preparing for another session at AICN It might not be, the Crown of Corns isn't visible, but I think I might see it in the background

  • June 27, 2011, 7:44 a.m. CST

    Matt Damon, Hollywood, et al... nobody gives a flying fuck what you think...

    by Gary Busey's Upper Half

    unless that thought involves a movie script. Just stick to what you're good at.

  • June 27, 2011, 10:45 a.m. CST

    Dumb beaver.

    by SlickyVonBoner

  • towards defending himself over a term he claims feeling no insult over. But here's the real situation. My 'little jab' was merely an observation of some chump who was, at that point, posting for days and nights without a break. How else to describe someone who doesn't sleep and has no life away from the keyboard? Oh but wait. Once he was revealed to be a no-life shut-in, he concocts a story that is supposed to convince us otherwise. Excuse me if I don't know the entire background as I skipped probably over 1,500 of your posts, but from what I can recall: - you have 4 degrees in sociology, 5 in psychology and has 10 years of experience in the mental health field, all accomplished in 16 years - you have a girlfriend in the next room playing computer games while you're busy with your 216 hour posting marathon in the original Palinback (which I guess hasn't ended, since Melonman is still nibbling at your carcass, prolonging your suffering) - you have flesh and blood friends with whom you're sharing and amazing with your posting prowess - you have a mother who loves you dearly and is very proud of you I'm sure there are a ton more "details" but certainly it goes to show how cutting to the core everyone has gotten that you felt this need to conjure up a life story to make up for the lack of a life. I mean, were we supposed to be impressed? Here, kitty. Flail some more.

  • Doesn't take 5 degrees in psychology to see that's fairly normal. Idiot.

  • June 27, 2011, 1:34 p.m. CST


    by BSB

    I envision him being quite a bit more pale than that .... BTW, don't know if you saw Super 8, but FWIW I think it's one to be left for a DVD loan. It's a far cry from The Goonies and has none of the humor and levity that is a huge part of the Spielbergian look and feel. It's actually quite dark, and over-indulges itself on lens flares to a tiresome extreme. All in all, it just felt like some vanity exercise by JJ and little more.

  • June 27, 2011, 1:42 p.m. CST


    by BSB

    That actually makes sense! I would totally believe the 'man' behind "TheGoblinKnightLex" handle runs a site called "badassdigest" and isn't really a licensed practitioner in the mental health field with 10 years of experience, 9 degrees, and has a girlfriend. Surely running a website with a dozen visitors enables one to post as frequently as he does.

  • June 27, 2011, 1:46 p.m. CST


    by BSB

    Despite hypocritical protestations to the contrary. Funny how he claims to have lurked for 10 years, yet thinks it's abnormal to discuss movies around here. I tells ya, his story has as many plotholes as TDK.

  • Then he has his work cut out. Maybe he'll tell us his "girlfriend" is blowing him instead of playing games on Yahoo! That might engender some respect.

  • June 27, 2011, 3:49 p.m. CST

    Addendum to my first post

    by proevad

    Obama is a fucking tool too. Voted for a liberal and got whatever the hell he is. Might vote for Bachmann just for shits and giggles. Might as well laugh on the spirally ride down the toilet.

  • June 27, 2011, 4:14 p.m. CST

    Not true slamdancin' ewok

    by donkingkong

    "Matt Damon, Hollywood, et al... nobody gives a flying fuck what you think... " Um "nobody" cares what "Hollywood" actors think?... Hmm tell that to Ronald Reagan, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Fred Thompson. I could go on. I think you meant such up liberal. I think Matt articulated himself pretty well there. And be pretty well I mean he's dead-on.

  • June 27, 2011, 4:18 p.m. CST

    bsb ALL-CAPS bitch, I don't need anyone to speak for me...

    by uberfreak

    and it amuses me greatly to know you are crying like a little girl in your shit-filled undies because your GOP idols get humiliated daily just like you do on AICN TBs. LMAO!

  • No doubt you were inspired with that mental image from certain files on your hard drive. Please keep your personal life out of this.

  • June 27, 2011, 5:16 p.m. CST

    bsb, melonman

    by mcgoocain

    If the King of the Shitpile really is what you claim, I theorized the same thing, or something very similar, about this phony -- a while ago. That's why I stopped trying to address the imaginary person -- a while ago. Society doesn't like people talking to imaginary beings, unless of course, you are very religious, then it is expected. But hey, guess everyone has to have a little fun - at least that's what the nazi death camp guard said to himself when he began to make necklaces out of the teeth of murdered children and grandmothers - and what the fucking sadists said to each other when they concocted this pathetic scheme. A little dab will do ya'!

  • June 27, 2011, 6:14 p.m. CST

    bsb ALL-CAPS bitch is wearing his pedobear costume right now...

    by uberfreak

    over top his shit-filled undies. Wipe your tears, son, you will likely kill yourself soon and your mental suffering will end.

  • So, if the standard is that a politician has to answer for everything that goes on in a church they attend, then that means that Obama must believe all the crazy shit said at his church. The guy who he as in front of for 500 Sundays screaming, "God bless America? No, no, no, no... God DAMN America!!!" It's a completely dishonest double-standard to have and was really a stupid statement. The fact that so many on the Left were holding the VP candidate up for more scrutiny than they gave the guy at the top of the ticket on their side. So, how exactly is all the Hope and Change working out for ya? Does it make you feel better to keep personally attacking Palin? Does it take your mind off what a complete and utter failure Obama's been? Anyway, I can't participate in these talkbacks anymore. I don't know what's going on but it looks like to many crazy people are populating them...

  • June 27, 2011, 6:35 p.m. CST

    Maybe she never said that, CL, but...she did say this...

    by mcgoocain

    After conducting a college band and watching Palin deliver a commencement address to a small group of home-schooled students in June 1997, Wasilla resident Philip Munger said, he asked the young mayor about her religious beliefs. Palin told him that "dinosaurs and humans walked the Earth at the same time," Munger said. When he asked her about prehistoric fossils and tracks dating back millions of years, Palin said "she had seen pictures of human footprints inside the tracks," recalled Munger, who teaches music at the University of Alaska in Anchorage and has regularly criticized Palin in recent years on his liberal political blog, called Progressive Alaska. So, is Palin an alien? - that would explain everything....

  • Sorry, I just don't believe Palin-haters. There hate and rage is unjustified. So you don't think she's smart enough and don't want her to be President. Guess what, neither do I. That doesn't justify the seething hatred and believing every made up story about her...

  • June 27, 2011, 6:45 p.m. CST

    Good riddance C. Laws, you fucking chode.

    by uberfreak

    Rational people who voted for Obama do not defend him regardless of their ideology unlike the screaming idiots on the right in their defense of wastes-of-human-organs like Palin, Bachmann, Gingrich, etc... Obama is not a fighter and he capitulated to the forces of moneyed interests on so many things that no wonder liberals are very disappointed and, yes, "hope and change" didn't work out. But for me, at the very least he brought in two supreme court justices that are not corporate whores and right wing sociopaths. So do you want me to eat the asparagus and cuttlefish or the vanilla paste? Open wide motherfucker cuz you are going to eat shit every time you post here.

  • June 27, 2011, 7:28 p.m. CST

    coughlins laws

    by mcgoocain

    The hate she gets is equal to the hate she dishes out. Simple. Fair and balanced. Or maybe you haven't that she is paid huge sums of money to dish out the hatred to the gullible rubes eager to hate along with her in these public displays of group hate.

  • June 27, 2011, 7:29 p.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    Right on.

  • June 27, 2011, 8:09 p.m. CST

    TSA defends removing adult’s diaper for pat down


  • June 28, 2011, 7:11 a.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    Too bad their experiment failed miserably on all levels Malicious nazi-like BS..

  • June 28, 2011, 7:28 a.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    How did you discover your info?

  • June 28, 2011, 8:19 a.m. CST

    And you're ugly too

    by mcgoocain

    Why Devin Faraci is Unfit to Practice Journalism Malicious fuckhead. Just another self-loathing, fat fuck geek with a beard and glasses. Untalented hack.

  • June 28, 2011, 8:21 a.m. CST

    just another internet asshole

    by mcgoocain

  • June 28, 2011, 8:22 a.m. CST

    Just another internet asshole...

    by mcgoocain

    ...who thinks making a name for yourself by being an uber-asshole makes him something more than just another uber-asshole. Lousy try, uber....

  • June 28, 2011, 8:29 a.m. CST

    I guess I would be angry and malicious too

    by mcgoocain

    If I looked like that fat fuck pile of shit. I imagine he thinks he is creative. He also thinks that being an extra in a couple movies makes him an actor. It'as all adding up..... But, Is he, or isn't he? Doesn't really matter, no one cares about yet another poseur looking to do a long con for no one but himself. But hey, melon, thanks for pointing out this scum.

  • June 28, 2011, 9:09 a.m. CST

    same thing over and over

    by mcgoocain

    be proud, be very proud

  • i.e., will you be doing another posting marathon?

  • That would be like the left thinking Cindy Sheehan would make a good president. In other words, most conservatives are idiots. And their stupidity is going to drag this country to hell. They've pretty much already succeeded.

  • June 28, 2011, 3:03 p.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    Kinda, sorta, like the "Chauncey Gardner" effect.

  • June 28, 2011, 3:05 p.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    Again, how do you know the true identity of our hero as the author of all this spewed trash? Are you sworn to secrecy, or something? Intrigued.

  • What a patriot.

  • What's pathetic is a chump like you invoking America and Independence Day while in the same rank breath advocating for tens of millions of virtual invaders who flagrantly and facetiously flout this nation's laws. What's your definition of an American? Someone who shits on this country's sovereignty and dodges its tax system, while taking advantage of every social service he/she/it can get their hands on? God bless America indeed. Yeah, Lou Dobbs is the real enemy. Right. And you're not a tool of the open border reconquistas. Idiota.

  • It's an apt description to any and all who've bothered to read your endlessly repetitive posts. And it's amusing that you think you've written anything of value to "lift". Claiming ownership of a few words is the most pathetic attempt at 'domination' that only yourl eyes fail to see. Which suits me just fine. Now. Flail some more.

  • June 29, 2011, 5:13 p.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    Again, how do you know that King of the Shitpile is really a guy named Devin? Or is this just your way of having fun? It would be nice to know. Of course, you can just continue with your fantasy vs. his, and not let us know why your fantasy is any different than his. C'mon, spill it....

  • June 29, 2011, 5:16 p.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    Really? you think he's been good for a laugh? How? Unless you are just mirror, mirror...

  • June 30, 2011, 6:32 a.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    Indeed. Thanks. Tis the season.

  • June 30, 2011, 8:45 a.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    Yup. The endless repetition of the minutiae of previous talkbacks, peppered with inane insights into people's characters fueled by lies and hateful taunts, in a vain, desperate attempt at getting attention while perpetuating an argument that exists only in one's head - that's pretty boring. Have fun with that. ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ. I came across a pretty bad, childish writeup of the new GL movie. As a fan, I was hoping that this would be outstanding, but comics to lived-action movie adaptations always seem to be disappointing - never capturing the magic that makes the comics so addictive and special. But this review consisted of a lot of blither blather, and it read as if the reviewer had not even seen it- the type of review where there are no specifics, just vague generalities that could have been thrown together from pre-release hype. Anyway, here’s a small sample: “Anyway, back to GL. Yes, the movie is worth seeing once. In the theaters. In not the "turd" that some want to portray it as. It's just that as you watch the movie, you want it to be better. It's like you have to ask yourself, "Is this all there is?" as you watch it. We've been waiting a long time for DC to move beyond Supes and Bats, and this feels like nothing more than what ruined Superman Returns. Too much modernizing, not enough heart. I give credit to films like Iron Man, Spider-Man, and, yes, both Ang Lee's Hulk, as well as The Incredible Hulk.” And “GL has a few great scenes and moments that you won't remember individually after awhile. Taken as a whole, though, I can see myself enjoying a second viewing if it ever came to that.” Goo-goo- gaga. Gee Wally, and it was pretty neat, and junk.

  • June 30, 2011, 8:54 a.m. CST


    by BSB

    Yes, apparently it's very tricky to come up with a great comic book adaptation. GL disappointed greatly, hopefully Cap will rock. Thor certainly was a stand-out effort. Looks like TF3 will rule the BO this weekend though. It's gonna be a monster, I suspect.

  • June 30, 2011, 9:06 a.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    Yeah, was hoping GL would be better, as I love comic book SF storytelling, in particular Tales of the Green Lantern Corps. I have in my head a great way for a GL sequel to begin. And Cap, it does look to be good so far. Even though comic book adaptationsto film seem to be hamstrung with devoting an entire movie to telling the origin, this one seems to be getting it more right than not, setting in WWII as a period piece. I have one, old WWII era Cap comic that I bought at a Worldcon back in 1968 - paid $25 for it then. Anyway, love comics - too bad we can't get theatrical release of animated comics adapations- which are always inherently better than the live actrion adaptations. Haven't seen All Star Supeman or Green Lantern: Emerald Knights yet, but will soon, hopefully this weekend. Hope some one eventually gets a live action adapation more right than not. Peace, bro. It's been a fun ride so far.

  • June 30, 2011, 9:37 a.m. CST


    by BSB

    $25 in 1968? I'm guessing it's pretty valuable today? I think part of the problem is that writers assigned to comic book movies don't really have the depth of familiarity with the medium as they should? Anyway, I'm looking forward to Snyder's Superman. Based on Watchmen alone I have confidence in him. I know SP wasn't a homerun (though I loved it) but I'll chalk that up to him being too in love with his own material to be objective with it. Kinda like Lucas. Peace, brother man. Have a great holiday if we don't chat before then.

  • June 30, 2011, 4:17 p.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    Hey man, I like your playfulness with the King of the Shitpile. Made for some entertaining nose-in-shit rubbing for an (almost) complete hate machine who thinks he is above it all, or something. And it sounds like he needs some new (imaginary?) friends... Maybe he can reminds us, again and again and again why we all suck, and why he needs to lash back uncontrollably because, well, he just has to. If he ever wants to engage me in a conversation about his (possible) love for comics, he is welcome, but he has made no real attempt to communicate with anyone else here except in a one-way hissy fit. Wait a fucking minute, what am I saying? He doesnt' deserve any human contact for all he has written. So fuckhim- paint - corner- y'know?

  • June 30, 2011, 4:24 p.m. CST


    by mcgoocain

    I think the problem is in the story they want to tell with comic book adaptations. If a smart producer and creative director would just pick up a comic book - one with an excellent story and artwork, (already storyboarded!) and just film it --WITHOUT ANY CHANGES, without worrying whether or not every fucking person will be able to "get it", they will finally have a winner- the geeks will come, over and over, bringing their friends - like the Star Wars effect all over again. In other words, start the story -- in the middle of a story - not at the origin beginning. Watchman was good - close to ther original story- but compromised with changes. Oh well - I still enjoyed it.