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Kanye West, Booed In Boston?  
User currently offlineGuitrThree From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 2031 posts, RR: 8
Posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1867 times:

I'm telling you lefties... you think this Bush bashing is your ticket to the Presidency in 2008? You might want to take interest in this:

This is from DRUDGE 9/9/05:

"The chart topping hip hop rapper star who used a network hurricane fundraiser to charge "George Bush doesn't care about black people" was loudly and lustily booed during last night's NFL kickoff show.

The appearance of Kanye West, who was beamed into the Boston stadium via remote from Los Angeles, received a strongly negative response from the crowd.

"The boos were thunderous and lasted for much of his number," reports the BOSTON GLOBE."



Keep in mind, this crowd was in Boston! Not exactly known as the Republican Headquarters. Again, you people here who support this bashing, it's backfiring already!

[Edited 2005-09-10 01:37:46]


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User currently offlineKiwiNanday From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1853 times:

What Kanye said was ignorant, and just plain stupid. As Colin Powell said, "so many African-Americans were left unprotected because they were poor, rather than because they were black." I think Kanye really should have kept his mouth shut. Then again, he's a rapper. Everyone knows how well they keep quiet.   

[Edited 2005-09-10 01:43:37]

User currently offlineLogan22L From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1841 times:

Well, allow me to point out an inaccuracy. Gillette Stadium is in Foxborough, not in Boston. It's some 25 miles south of Boston. You may or may not know, Massachusetts has a Republican Governor, and while much of the state is still largely democratic, due to infiltration of people from less desireable parts of the country (I'M KIDDING!), Massachusetts has a strong Republican populace.

Anyway, despite that, we here, Dem or Repub, know bullshit when we smell it, and Kayne West's comments were construed as bullshit, nothing more. He who had to check with his accountant before proclaiming how much money he could donate to relief.

So, you can use this to deflect Bush's shortcomings, but I, like many I know, realize that the shortcomings of this Administration have very little to do with Katrina relief, and much to do with underhanded curbing of civil rights, and financial gains/breaks for those who do not really need it. (Whether they've earned it is not the point. I ferverntly believe if you've been fortunate enough to be blessed with wealth, you need to pay back, especially when much of this wealth is in the hands of CEOs who make disproportionate $$$ while their employees need to strike, or have no health insurance, or who provide "financial advice" through the Stock Market, or who sell million-dollar properties, and take home a cool percentage with no real knowledge or anything. What a crock.)


User currently offlineSFOMEX From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1832 times:

You got it wrong, they booed all African-Americans, not only Kanye West. I look forward for the Rev. Sharpton's words of outrage. He will demand an apology from the whole state of Taxachussetts, I mean Massachusetts.  Wink

User currently offlineLogan22L From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1812 times:

Let me just add, that while I have no great love of the right wing, I realize that the only way we can accomplish anything is to work together. Now I know I blow a little shit your way every now and then, but in the long run, I try to present my side with minimal bashing of your side. However, this post smacks of bashing and inciting right-wing sharks to smell blood, and left-wing perps to defend themselves most vehemently.

Hardly working together, but it does sell "tickets."


User currently offlineB757300 From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 4114 posts, RR: 23
Reply 5, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1811 times:

Quoting GuitrThree (Thread starter):
you think this Bush bashing is your ticket to the Presidency in 2008?

Yes they do. For some reason they can't seem to figure out that President Bush isn't running again.



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User currently offlineDL021 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 11445 posts, RR: 76
Reply 6, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 12 hours ago) and read 1800 times:
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Quoting Logan22L (Reply 2):
You may or may not know, Massachusetts has a Republican Governor, and while much of the state is still largely democratic, due to infiltration of people from less desireable parts of the country (I'M KIDDING!), Massachusetts has a strong Republican populace.

Hey, we're simply trying to improve the place!  Wink



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User currently offlineGuitrThree From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 2031 posts, RR: 8
Reply 7, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1767 times:

Quoting Logan22L (Reply 2):
Massachusetts has a Republican Governor, and while much of the state is still largely democratic, due to infiltration of people from less desireable parts of the country (I'M KIDDING!), Massachusetts has a strong Republican populace.

Yes.. That might be true, but you still keep electing old Teddy!!  drunk 



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User currently offlineRoger136913 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 473 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 11 hours ago) and read 1757 times:

Well said Logan

I am a republican and voted Bush, though I thought when I voted, I would need a Police Escort before and after voting lol (Just kidding)


User currently offlineB744F From Germany, joined Jan 2006, 0 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1753 times:

Quoting GuitrThree (Thread starter):
This is from DRUDGE 9/9/05:

Speaks volumes

Quoting GuitrThree (Thread starter):
Keep in mind, this crowd was in Boston! Not exactly known as the Republican Headquarters. Again, you people here who support this bashing, it's backfiring already!

Wow that totally proved your point! I am impressed by not only the sources but the vast demographic that a rap concert can speak for an entire electoral body


User currently offlineSlamClick From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 10062 posts, RR: 68
Reply 10, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 10 hours ago) and read 1731 times:

Quoting SFOMEX (Reply 3):
You got it wrong, they booed all African-Americans,

Where did you get to be so wise? How did you gain the ability to see into the hearts of people thousands of miles away from you, and know why they booed?



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User currently offlineFumanchewd From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 11, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 4 hours ago) and read 1638 times:

Quoting SFOMEX (Reply 3):
I look forward for the Rev. Sharpton's words of outrage.

You are correct in the fact that he is a well known name in America.......... We all know his impersonator's works on SNL. He is nothing more than a sensational and narcissitic media diva who will take up what ever causes will get him in front of a camera. Can you name the last worthy cause that he aided? (Not just posed in front of) 90% of Americans know his BS.


User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 12, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1623 times:

Quoting Logan22L (Reply 4):
However, this post smacks of bashing and inciting right-wing sharks to smell blood, and left-wing perps to defend themselves most vehemently.

Then why is it that whenever someone from the left fringe says something really stupid, we don't see mainstream Democrats stand up and tell him to shut the hell up? When Pat Robertson made his stupid comments, mainstream republicans were all over him, and the White House denounced his comments within about 10 minutes. Where were Democrats criticizes the ignorant silly comments of West, Sheehan, and others?


User currently offlineDL021 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 11445 posts, RR: 76
Reply 13, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 6 days ago) and read 1595 times:
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This is like the scene in Ron Burgundy where they are sitting around after the newsteam rumble and Ron remarks...."Wow, that got ugly fast!" and Champ says "Yeah, Brick killed a guy". "Oh, yeah! What was that? A trident?"

Logan22L answered "Yeah...it was a trident! I killed a guy with a trident!"

Damn....I guess 757300 found Logans tripwire...... Hat's off to Logan for putting his mouth where his heart is. 757...I think everyone knows the election is over, they're just still pissed.



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User currently offlineJaysit From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 14, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 1562 times:

Quoting DL021 (Reply 15):
I think everyone knows the election is over, they're just still pissed.

Yes, but you people keep coming to your beloved icon's assistance as if he were still running for election. Treat the man as President, and accept his miserable failures for what the are - an inability to keep the peace in Iraq, blatant lies that got us there, and a belief that NO government is good government in the Grover Norquist model. Even a rabid right winger like George Wills stated recently that this is a liberal hour showing the "indispensablity and dignity of government." 20 years after the Reagan revolution, there are many on the left who recognize Reagan's successes in limiting taxation, but even after that, Reagan and his honchos never let sheer incompetence rule the day. Sheesh, he even got 65% of the vote in 1984.

But this President is just a shameless self-aggrandizing sh*t. Four years after 9-11, and less than a month after the destruction of a major American city, this President keeps dividing America instead of bringing us together. All of us gave him a chance post 9-11, and instead of ruling from the middle, all he has done is cater to the likes of B757300, people who hardly represent the grace and tolerance of America.

Quoting Cfalk (Reply 13):
When Pat Robertson made his stupid comments, mainstream republicans were all over him, and the White House denounced his comments within about 10 minutes. Where

What a load of BS. When Pat Robertson blamed 9-11 on gays, he got an invitiation - several invitations to the White House. Keep your BS to yourself, Cfalk. Your grasp of facts is tenuous at best, infiltratedwith ganja at worst.


User currently offlineDL021 From United States of America, joined May 2004, 11445 posts, RR: 76
Reply 15, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1546 times:
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Quoting Jaysit (Reply 14):
Yes, but you people keep coming to your beloved icon's assistance as if he were still running for election. Treat the man as President, and accept his miserable failures for what the are - an inability to keep the peace in Iraq, blatant lies that got us there, and a belief that NO government is good government in the Grover Norquist model.

So, if I accept your version of events as fact you'll think I'm smart?

Robertson is kept at arms length, much as Al Sharpton is kept at arms length. Until you hammer Sharpton ease up on us about Robertson

Quoting Jaysit (Reply 14):
Four years after 9-11, and less than a month after the destruction of a major American city, this President keeps dividing America instead of bringing us together.

Bullshit. The dividers are the ones who demanded his resignation any time something they did not like happened, and encouraged everyone else to believe what they believed and printed as fact their opinions on his intelligence and effectiveness. You treat everyone as if they are idiots for having different perceptions and it gets irritating after a while.

Quoting Jaysit (Reply 14):
Yes, but you people keep coming to your beloved icon's assistance

Just as most on the left immediately jump to Clintons defence and offer up BS rationalizations and help him take credit for things that he did nothing to engender. We're headed off thread topic here, but I'll keep this up if you want. Or you can start another...yes another....thread on why do people support their leaders.

One last thing. A divider is someone who offers visceral opposition to the status quo and seeks to pull people away from a path thus creating a division. It seems, from evidence, that the left has been the great divider over the last several years.



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User currently offlinePITA333 From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 391 posts, RR: 3
Reply 16, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1544 times:

West could have been in John Kerry's living room performing and he would still get booed. I think every American (or citizen of PLANET EARTH) can see some poor judgment in his actions. What he did was just plain stupid, he used the hurricane Katrina relief show to his own personal advantage.

User currently offlineBoeing Nut From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 17, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1536 times:

This is one Bush basher that denounces Kayne West'd comments. There's a time and a place for everything, and his comments were asinine and waaaaay out of line.  thumbsdown 

User currently offlineCfalk From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 18, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1534 times:

Quoting Jaysit (Reply 14):
What a load of BS.

http://www.cbc.ca/story/world/nation...3/robertson_chavez_2005_08_23.html

Quoting Jaysit (Reply 14):
When Pat Robertson blamed 9-11 on gays, he got an invitiation - several invitations to the White House.

Do you have a source for this?


User currently offlineGuitrThree From United States of America, joined Oct 2004, 2031 posts, RR: 8
Reply 19, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1523 times:

Quoting B744F (Reply 9):
Quoting GuitrThree (Thread starter):
This is from DRUDGE 9/9/05:

Speaks volumes

Umm, Drudge was just quoting the Boston Globe.. hence the quote "reports the BOSTON GLOBE." Are the crickets so loud you can't hear what you read???



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User currently offlineRoger136913 From United States of America, joined Aug 2005, 473 posts, RR: 0
Reply 20, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 21 hours ago) and read 1525 times:

Quoting PITA333 (Reply 16):
I think every American (or citizen of PLANET EARTH) can see some poor judgment in his actions.

Al Sharpton did not see any poor judgment.


User currently offlineSFOMEX From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 21, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1451 times:

Quoting SlamClick (Reply 10):
Quoting SFOMEX (Reply 3):
You got it wrong, they booed all African-Americans,

Where did you get to be so wise? How did you gain the ability to see into the hearts of people thousands of miles away from you, and know why they booed?

Err.. I was being ironic, you know. Do you remember the infamous "shoot at us" over MSNBC?

Quoting Fumanchewd (Reply 11):
Quoting SFOMEX (Reply 3):
I look forward for the Rev. Sharpton's words of outrage.

You are correct in the fact that he is a well known name in America.......... We all know his impersonator's works on SNL. He is nothing more than a sensational and narcissitic media diva who will take up what ever causes will get him in front of a camera. Can you name the last worthy cause that he aided? (Not just posed in front of) 90% of Americans know his BS.

Read above. Pure irony my friend. I have no sympathy for Mr. Sharpton.


User currently offlineSlamClick From United States of America, joined Nov 2003, 10062 posts, RR: 68
Reply 22, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1437 times:

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User currently offlineJaysit From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 23, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 13 hours ago) and read 1435 times:

Quoting DL021 (Reply 15):
Until you hammer Sharpton ease up on us about Robertson

Please.
I've never defended Al Sharpton. Your comment only goes to show that you defend every bigoted comment Robertson has stated. If and when the Moron of Tawana Brawley fame starts to lobby leaders to deny Americans their basic civil rights, I'll call him an uber Moron. In the interim, go on feting Robertson shamelessly. Sharpton may be a loudmouthed asshole, but he's not working with the White House to marginalize huge swaths of Americans like Robertson is.

Quoting DL021 (Reply 15):
Just as most on the left immediately jump to Clintons defence and offer up BS rationalizations and help him take credit for things that he did nothing to engender.

What a load of crap.
Clinton was under attack not only by the far right, but also by the left wing of the Democratic party for tightening up welfare, and for cutting back on social benefits. Most of Clinton's supporters were moderate Dems and unaffiliated voters.

Quoting DL021 (Reply 15):
Bullshit. The dividers are the ones who demanded his resignation any time something they did not like happened, and encouraged everyone else to believe what they believed and printed as fact their opinions on his intelligence and effectiveness. You treat everyone as if they are idiots for having different perceptions and it gets irritating after a while.

Spare me your impassioned defense of the President and his shortcomings. Four years after 9-11 this President just got 51% of the vote. He barely made inroads among the huge group of people in the middle. Why? Its because he refused to govern with all Americans in mind. And as far as dividers go, yes, I bet that all those who worked for this administration (like Colin Powell) who saw the evidence for the Iraqi war being the BS that it was, to the BBC, to Scotland Yard, to 10 Downing Street, are the "dividers." Yes, anyone who doesn't agree with the President and the BS he shoved down our throats are dividers. Its the kind of crap that General Franco spouted when the press and his opponents criticized him. Spain may be spared Franco, but we're stuck with the same rubbish they had to endure for years. EIther love the great leader, or be deemed a traitorous divider.

And as far as treating people like idiots, maybe you feel like one when you're called on your beliefs. That's your problem, and the President's problem. Not mine.

Quoting Cfalk (Reply 18):
Quoting Jaysit (Reply 14):
When Pat Robertson blamed 9-11 on gays, he got an invitiation - several invitations to the White House.

Do you have a source for this?

""I really believe that the Pagans, and the abortionists, and the feminists, and the gays and the lesbians, ... the ACLU, People For the American Way - all of them who have tried to secularize America - I point the finger in their face and say 'you helped this [terrorist attack] happen." Jerry Falwell, 700 Club, 2001-SEP-13." Pat Robertson agreed.

Robertson has been invited to the White House 4 times in 2002, 3 times in 2004. Do a FOIA Request for each date. Or else just call up the White House. Under FOIA, they are mandated to tell you. If you are not an American national, they aren't, but I bet you can get someone on here to call up for you.


User currently offlineJalto27R From United States of America, joined May 2004, 857 posts, RR: 15
Reply 24, posted (8 years 7 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 1418 times:

Quoting Jaysit (Reply 23):
Pat Robertson agreed.

Can you prove THAT?! I hate Robertson but you proved nothing with that!

Mike


25 LY744 : Oh, the irony... LY744.
26 Andz : You are all wrong, the booing was the Shirley Bassey fans expressing outrage at the destruction of the classic Diamonds are Forever.
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