Author Topic: Joe Scarborough believed to be taking idea of 2016 presidential bid seriously  (Read 485 times)

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Offline olde north church

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sigh

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Why?  Well, because I'm a bastard, that's why.

Offline Relic

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I've heard, but don't know the details, that it's financially lucrative to run for president, even if you don't have an ice cube's chance.

Offline Gazoo

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This is as much of a joke as Trump running.


What would people say if Rudy ran for POTUS 2016?

Or Jon Voight?
"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?

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Scarborough is studying the careers of Pat Buchanan, Mike Huckabee, Donald Trump, Newt Gingrich, Sarah Palin and thinks he may have discovered how to get a promotion and raise from the dregs of MSNBC:

Become a perpetual possible "candidate"

The term "low information" has origins,  with people unable to realize the boundaries of politics and entertainment.
"God must love the common man, he made so many of them.�  Abe Lincoln

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This could possibly disrupt ralph naders plans

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The word "delusional" comes to mind ...
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Offline Luis Gonzalez

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we're a hop and a skip away from President Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho, aren't we?

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gd32mevlLNE" target="_blank" class="aeva_link bbc_link new_win">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gd32mevlLNE</a>

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we're a hop and a skip away from President Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho, aren't we?

Idiocracy is disturbingly prophetic.

Offline olde north church

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we're a hop and a skip away from President Dwayne Elizondo Mountain Dew Herbert Camacho, aren't we?


Should be required viewing.  Some would get it.  Hopefully enough to make a difference.
Why?  Well, because I'm a bastard, that's why.

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Should be required viewing.  Some would get it.  Hopefully enough to make a difference.

If you have a few minutes, this is the story that the movie was (loosely) based on.

http://mysite.du.edu/~treddell/3780/Kornbluth_The-Marching-Morons.pdf

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If you have a few minutes, this is the story that the movie was (loosely) based on.

http://mysite.du.edu/~treddell/3780/Kornbluth_The-Marching-Morons.pdf

It's been many years. Is this the movie where the guy says water the crops and he is said to be so SMART he is elected President?

Yes, we are headed there.
"The Tea Party has a right to feel cheated.

When does the Republican Party, put in the majority by the Tea Party, plan to honor its commitment to halt the growth of the Federal monolith and bring the budget back into balance"?

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If you have a few minutes, this is the story that the movie was (loosely) based on.

http://mysite.du.edu/~treddell/3780/Kornbluth_The-Marching-Morons.pdf

thanks, I'll check it out
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It's been many years. Is this the movie where the guy says water the crops and he is said to be so SMART he is elected President?

Yes, we are headed there.

In the movie, the crops are dying because the government gave a contract to an energy drink company to water the crops with their drink.

The short story is quite different, but based on the same premise.

This is from the movie.

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Narrator: As the 21st century began, human evolution was at a turning point. Natural selection, the process by which the strongest, the smartest, the fastest, reproduced in greater numbers than the rest, a process which had once favored the noblest traits of man, now began to favor different traits. Most science fiction of the day predicted a future that was more civilized and more intelligent. But as time went on, things seemed to be heading in the opposite direction. A dumbing down. How did this happen? Evolution does not necessarily reward intelligence. With no natural predators to thin the herd, it began to simply reward those who reproduced the most, and left the intelligent to become an endangered species.

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he can select gary condit as his running mate

Offline Bigun

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he can select gary condit as his running mate

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he can select gary condit as his running mate

i didn't want to go there ....
Why?  Well, because I'm a bastard, that's why.

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i didn't want to go there ....

that's what you have us for........


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