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Old 09-03-2010, 10:22 AM   #1
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Default oh no! Gordon Lightfoot is Canadian ! and a socialist AND he watches OPRAH!!!!!!!

this made me laff: (why does Gord/Canada get dragged into this lunacy?! lol)
from a CNN website blog : http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com...cord-in-trial/

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Some republican guy September 2nd, 2010 3:27 pm ET

Heavens to Betsey!!!! Those narcisstic elitest obamabots are up to they're old tricks again!!!!! How can they say that his birth certificate isn't important???? Its the most important issue of our time!!!!!! How do we know he's not a Mexican Muslin if he won't show us his real birth certificate????? He grew up in Reverend Wright's Muslin church and got his socialistic indoctrination from the terrorists he was palling around with there!!!!! Then the Oprah watching union thugs stuffed the balott boxes to get him elected so he can make us all socialists like Canada!!!!!! Their going to make us listen to Gordon Lightfoot!!!!!!! He's Canadian!!!!! How do we know Gordon Lightfoot isn't a Muslin??? No one has seen his birth certificate either!!!!!! Wise up, real Americans!!!!!! Listen to American music like Snoop Dog and Ween instead of the Canadian socialistic, Oprah watching, Gordon Lightfoot!!!!!!Empeach them all and succeed from the union before its to late!!!!!! Have a nice day!
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Old 09-03-2010, 10:49 AM   #2
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I think Gordon would look empeachy in muslin
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Old 09-03-2010, 11:37 AM   #3
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Between the idiocy & the illiteracy, I have to wonder about the education system down there. Scary to think this guy gets to vote!

Actually maybe GL is the only famous Canadian he's ever heard of & this is a weird back-handed compliment.
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Old 09-03-2010, 02:40 PM   #4
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Make room up there for this American defecting to Canada if one of those nuts or their candidate gets elected in 2012. Sadly, they're crawling out of the woodwork. It would be laughable if it wasn't so frightening. Good grief, isn't muslin a fabric?
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I took the blurb to be strictly tongue-in-cheek. It was probably a democrat poking fun at the opposition, using intentional misspellings.

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Old 09-03-2010, 04:23 PM   #6
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I took the blurb to be strictly tongue-in-cheek. It was probably a democrat poking fun at the opposition, using intentional misspellings.
Upon reading it again, I think you're right about it being a joke. I seriously doubt that Snoop Dog is the far right's favorite artist.

Unfortunately, it's become painfully obvious in the last 2 years that there are an awful lot of people who really think along these lines, plus they're angry, and they have found a voice, and that is a dangerous scenario.
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Old 09-03-2010, 06:17 PM   #7
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I took the blurb to be strictly tongue-in-cheek. It was probably a democrat poking fun at the opposition, using intentional misspellings.
Ya know I really hope you're right but as I peruse different websites/chats/blogs regarding some of these issues I'm afraid it probably isn't. There are a lot of people who think like that and they are pissed and some are very scary.....this one caught my attention more than others because of the Lightfoot mention.
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Old 09-03-2010, 06:31 PM   #8
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Ya know I really hope you're right but as I peruse different websites/chats/blogs regarding some of these issues I'm afraid it probably isn't. There are a lot of people who think like that and they are pissed and some are very scary.....this one caught my attention more than others because of the Lightfoot mention.
I hope I'm right too. It's a scary thought to think it isn't a joke. What's REALLY scary is that extremism and ignorance can be found on both sides of the fence. That's why I'm gonna straddle it.
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Old 09-03-2010, 06:34 PM   #9
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well hang on tight..it's gonna be a bumpy ride!
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I think it's tongue firmly in cheek - possibly poking fun at his own countrymen and their view of "The People's Republic of Canada", (as one idiot put it during the Obama presidential campaign). This could get real political, I suppose, with respect to the American psyche post-911, but from what I read on this forum, The Bard still manages to get American asses into American seats and play their favorite "toe tappers". You go, Gord....
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Old 09-03-2010, 09:10 PM   #11
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Make room up there for this American defecting to Canada if one of those nuts or their candidate gets elected in 2012. Sadly, they're crawling out of the woodwork. It would be laughable if it wasn't so frightening. Good grief, isn't muslin a fabric?
Me too!!
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Old 09-03-2010, 09:36 PM   #12
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Was there a sale on exclamation marks? !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL

I do believe the old Know Nothings party has risen once again.
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Old 09-04-2010, 03:35 PM   #13
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Never in my lifetime, can I remember experiencing such fear for the future of my country.

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Old 09-06-2010, 11:05 PM   #14
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Never in my lifetime, can I remember experiencing such fear for the future of my country.

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Old 09-09-2010, 02:06 AM   #15
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T.G.

That isn't at all what I meant.

BTW, since he is my president and because I would never criticize your prime minister or call him names on this forum, please extend me the same courtesy.

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Old 09-09-2010, 08:25 AM   #16
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An interesting website. 3rd paragraph.


http://www.commonsenseamerica.org/pa...1121/index.htm

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Old 09-18-2010, 10:06 PM   #17
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I guess my sense of humour is virtually non-existant of late. That, and I'm getting so freakin' fed up with the political ads that are running on the telly that I've started using my "magic wand" more often & hit the mute button. I may have to look at the obnoxious little beggars, but I don't have to listen to them, thank goodness. As for the beanheads that keep on dragging Gordon into their nonsense, they need to have their collective heads examined. People like that apparently are nothing more than a bunch of little kids who are so bored it aint even funny. The pitiful part is that those are the sort of people that either are or else want to be in charge of the government at some level or other.
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http://www.commonsenseamerica.org/pa...1121/index.htm
Yes it is an interesting site......At the end of the day though, we all realize the music is an international language, politics notwithstanding. But while it is true that right wing and left wing extreme views end up in music, Gordon Lightfoot has never really been about that.

I do seriously think that while there are a lot of skewed ideas coming from elsewhere in the world about what Canada is about, as well as all the world politics, and world conflicts, and all the global fears, somebody like Gordon Lightfoot comes along and gives us all a distraction from all that. We can think about "heaven can be yours - just for now", or "a summertime dream", or travelling on that "Carefree Highway". That's what it's about.
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... somebody like Gordon Lightfoot comes along and gives us all a distraction from all that. We can think about "heaven can be yours - just for now", or "a summertime dream", or travelling on that "Carefree Highway". That's what it's about.
Amen to that. The whole point of the music is to escape the rough and tumble of the "real world" out there at least for a bit of time.
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I do seriously think that while there are a lot of skewed ideas coming from elsewhere in the world about what Canada is about, as well as all the world politics, and world conflicts, and all the global fears, somebody like Gordon Lightfoot comes along and gives us all a distraction from all that. We can think about "heaven can be yours - just for now", or "a summertime dream", or travelling on that "Carefree Highway". That's what it's about.
I thought the Hokey Pokey is what it was all about....
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I thought the Hokey Pokey is what it was all about....
rofl!!!!!!!!!!

oh crap - pop all over the gawd damn place..
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Old 09-22-2010, 08:17 AM   #22
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cracks me up -he's at it again:..and again poor Gord gets dragged into the fray..lol
http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com...-in-27-states/
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Goldanged Obamabots, you know what it is? It's those Mexican Muslins coming here and stealing all our jobs!!!!!!!! There's Terror Octomoms swimming across the Rio Grande right now and when they get here they'll give birth to their litters of terror babys and anchor babys!!!!!!!!!! I fear for my grandbabys future when the Orrah watching union thugs and Mexican Muslins take over this country!!!!!!!!! Their going to make us socialist just like Canada!!!!!!!!!!!! We'll all have to listen to Gordon Lightfoot and eat Tim Horton Donuts and call cigarettes Smokes!!!!! Wise up, real Americans!! Succeed from the union and empeach them all before its to late!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Have a nice day!
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After having had a nice day at a birthday cookout for my brother-in-law, I finally got a wee bit of a sense of humour back. I think the person who wrote the piece is writing what is called a satirical piece, poking fun at some of these goobery extremists who go around running their mouths before they ever engage the gears. Me, right now at this point in my life I'd rather just, as some folks say, let sleeping dogs lie.
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cracks me up -he's at it again:..and again poor Gord gets dragged into the fray..lol
http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com...-in-27-states/
Some republican guy September 21st, 2010 12:00 pm ET

Goldanged Obamabots, you know what it is? It's those Mexican Muslins coming here and stealing all our jobs!!!!!!!! There's Terror Octomoms swimming across the Rio Grande right now and when they get here they'll give birth to their litters of terror babys and anchor babys!!!!!!!!!! I fear for my grandbabys future when the Orrah watching union thugs and Mexican Muslins take over this country!!!!!!!!! Their going to make us socialist just like Canada!!!!!!!!!!!! We'll all have to listen to Gordon Lightfoot and eat Tim Horton Donuts and call cigarettes Smokes!!!!! Wise up, real Americans!! Succeed from the union and empeach them all before its to late!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Have a nice day!

Now THAT's funny...
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