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« Reply #25 on: 02/08/2008 13:44:27 »
The monkey pictures of dear old GW reminded me that I've received a bit of hate mail following my comment on a recent show that "scientists have seen one of the smallest things in the universe...other than George Bush's brain...the hydrogen atom"

Got a few people hot under the collar that one. One person even said he'd be getting his education and entertainment elsewhere from now on.

And much as it pained me to say it, I had to point out that his self-imposed deprivation probably will be hurting him more than me...

But seriously, where has the sense of humour gone these days; are we destined to live in a world so politically correct and straight-laced that you can no longer have a joke at anyone's expense? If so I want no part of it.

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« Reply #26 on: 02/08/2008 13:52:52 »
I am in the same boat with my Daughter.. she gets real mad as I really do not like George bushes politics!!! I agree with your statement as a joke.. but I may feel more like it lies closer to the truth really!
 

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« Reply #27 on: 02/08/2008 13:56:30 »
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President Bush invigorated proponents of teaching alternatives to evolution in public schools with remarks saying that schoolchildren should be taught about "intelligent design," a view of creation that challenges established scientific thinking and promotes the idea that an unseen force is behind the development of humanity.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/02/AR2005080201686.html

If Dubya sincerely believes in "intelligent design", then the comments about the contents of his skull are well founded.
 

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« Reply #28 on: 02/08/2008 14:12:16 »
LOL.. LOL!
 

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« Reply #29 on: 02/08/2008 15:46:02 »
Number 2 looks like JimBob on a Saturday evening  ;D

Can't you remember ANYTHING? Our tranny night is FRIDAY night, not Saturday - and we've been doing this for years! Lord have mercy!
 

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« Reply #30 on: 02/08/2008 17:11:13 »
Chris - oh what a shame. If they don't want people to think of George Dubya as a total fool then they should stop him opening his mouth!
 

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« Reply #31 on: 02/08/2008 18:57:42 »
Here Here!!! YAYYYYYY!
 

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« Reply #32 on: 02/08/2008 19:24:47 »
But seriously, where has the sense of humour gone these days; are we destined to live in a world so politically correct and straight-laced that you can no longer have a joke at anyone's expense? If so I want no part of it.

Yes, we are. On the other hand, I prefer that to the so called humour exhibited by the Beaver.
 

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« Reply #33 on: 02/08/2008 19:44:48 »
But seriously, where has the sense of humour gone these days; are we destined to live in a world so politically correct and straight-laced that you can no longer have a joke at anyone's expense? If so I want no part of it.

Yes, we are. On the other hand, I prefer that to the so called humour exhibited by the Beaver.

OI!  [:(!]
 

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« Reply #34 on: 02/08/2008 20:51:06 »
Cover your ears Beaver, the man has no taste.
 

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« Reply #35 on: 02/08/2008 22:23:39 »
Cover your ears Beaver, the man has no taste.

OK, human.
 

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« Reply #36 on: 03/08/2008 01:46:38 »
Cover your ears Beaver, the man has no taste.

Where have you had your mouth, woman? And what were you doing?

(By the way, Paul, was she any good?)
 

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« Reply #37 on: 03/08/2008 17:37:08 »
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when i heard you say the joke, i nearly spit out my coffee in laughter, as Brits would say "Spot On!" 'Brilliant!"  i laughed so loud. many many Americans, and not just those of us on the coastlines, cant wait for the day for him to leave office, never voted him in, and so so embarrassed by him. but i suppose a country cant always have great leaders sometimes it has to have a few %$#% teaches one some humility you know.

well here's hoping for a change and better government [is that an oxymoron?]
 

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« Reply #38 on: 03/08/2008 18:59:43 »
Considering Tony Brown, I would say oxymoron - and I NEVER voted for Bush and would never consider it.
 

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« Reply #39 on: 03/08/2008 19:06:02 »
Paul and Make it Lady:

Answer the question please.

The reporters from the National Inquirer and the Sun won't stop calling, I am about to give them the contact information for both of you - or just make up the answers myself. As I'll be getting paid, I'll need to REALLY earn my money ...
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« Reply #40 on: 04/08/2008 00:03:56 »
Ok, Ok, put it this way; I would reccomend her to a friend...if I had one.
 

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« Reply #41 on: 04/08/2008 08:03:25 »
Chris

when i heard you say the joke, i nearly spit out my coffee in laughter, as Brits would say "Spot On!" 'Brilliant!"  i laughed so loud. many many Americans, and not just those of us on the coastlines, cant wait for the day for him to leave office, never voted him in, and so so embarrassed by him. but i suppose a country cant always have great leaders sometimes it has to have a few %$#% teaches one some humility you know.

well here's hoping for a change and better government [is that an oxymoron?]

Sometimes you know what you are going to get. Sometimes you don't know what you are going to get. Sometimes you know that you don't know what you're going to get, and sometimes you don't know that you don't know what you are going to get, or not.  :D
 

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« Reply #42 on: 04/08/2008 17:33:21 »
A Lady never tells.
 

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« Reply #43 on: 05/08/2008 01:46:54 »
A Lady never tells.

Where ever did you get the idea you were a lady? That idea defies all known logic!
 

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« Reply #44 on: 05/08/2008 07:32:25 »
The monkey pictures of dear old GW reminded me that I've received a bit of hate mail following my comment on a recent show that "scientists have seen one of the smallest things in the universe...other than George Bush's brain...the hydrogen atom"

Got a few people hot under the collar that one. One person even said he'd be getting his education and entertainment elsewhere from now on.

And much as it pained me to say it, I had to point out that his self-imposed deprivation probably will be hurting him more than me...

But seriously, where has the sense of humour gone these days; are we destined to live in a world so politically correct and straight-laced that you can no longer have a joke at anyone's expense? If so I want no part of it.

Chris

I actually remember you saying that, I was running down the road with my mp3 player and I remember it messing up my breathing because it made me laugh.

We live in an age were you cant call a black board a black board, its now called a chalk board. Politics goes so deep that politicians confuse themselves these days. Its like children making jokes in school. Say for example one child leaves a butty on the table. The butty is right next to a fat child. Another child sees the butty by the fat child an says 'DONT LEAVE IT THERE FATBOY MIGHT NOT RESIST HIS EURGE 2 MUNCH IT'. I, at my age of 20 would laugh at that situation.

But it does come to a time, when that boy being fat, has taken enough abuse, it may come to a select few who persist with the name calling, and then it turns into bullying. Situations like this teaches children to know to stop when you hurt somebodys feelings. It also toughens up the ones on the receiving end.

If you're fat you're fat, black you're black, Chinese you're Chinese, American you're stupid.

What I'm trying to point out here, is that harmless, insulting, funny jokes are just that, funny.

You did well to plug a politically incorrect joke on your show, I mean where would Jeremy Clarkson be today if he just focused on cars and facts and didn't have a personality.

Props to Chris.

Also Chris and Kat do say some funny things to eachother that makes me mess up my breathing when I'm running.
 

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« Reply #45 on: 05/08/2008 09:29:04 »
I chuckled when Kat (I think) was given an email to read from someone called Doctor Beaver. She did the radio equivalent of a double-take  :D
 

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« Reply #46 on: 05/08/2008 11:49:33 »
Leave your umbrellas behind in the rain but do take your swimming gear
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