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hifiguy

(33,688 posts)
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 12:42 AM Sep 2012

I never thought that I could dislike a politician more than Richard Nixon.

Then came Ronald Reagan.

I never thought I could dislike a politician more than Ronald Reagan.

Then came His Pathetic Little Chimperial Majesty and Darth Cheney.

I didn't think I could flat-out hate any politicians more than His Pathetic Little Chimperial Majesty and Darth Cheney.

Then came the two cynical, greedy, ass-headed, smirking, overprivileged fascistic sacks of syphilitic monkeyshit that are Romney and Ryan.

As Will Pitt said a few days back, we must break them over our electoral knee and smash them.

Forward.

Obama/Biden 2012.

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I never thought that I could dislike a politician more than Richard Nixon. (Original Post) hifiguy Sep 2012 OP
They keep getting worse jsr Sep 2012 #1
hear, hear iemitsu Sep 2012 #2
AND WORSER HowHasItComeToThis Sep 2012 #3
His Pathetic Little Chimperial Majesty RoccoR5955 Sep 2012 #4
I agree. I've never really hated any Republican, but these 2, yeah. Booster Sep 2012 #5
I confess I still hate the chimpster and chief and his henchman Darth Chenny more... jimlup Sep 2012 #6
I missed Nixon, but went through the same process with the rest LadyHawkAZ Sep 2012 #7
How do you propose to "break" the republican party? onenote Sep 2012 #38
I didn't know I had to come up with a plan, too LadyHawkAZ Sep 2012 #39
Hey, let's just start with national domination and we can build from there! onenote Sep 2012 #40
"First we take Manhattan, hifiguy Sep 2012 #41
No dark castle? No robed minions? No scorpion pits LadyHawkAZ Sep 2012 #47
They just keep getting worse, don't they? The Velveteen Ocelot Sep 2012 #8
I watched Tricky Dick resign with my dad in our living room. hifiguy Sep 2012 #14
OMG, I can't stop laughing! The Velveteen Ocelot Sep 2012 #16
Tell us how you really feel XemaSab Sep 2012 #17
You Sir, are a true wordsmith. ipfilter Sep 2012 #24
Laughing so hard, got tears in my eyes tilsammans Sep 2012 #26
Why are you being so soft on Romney and Ryan jberryhill Sep 2012 #9
I really needed that laugh right now. hifiguy Sep 2012 #11
You, sir, insult the fecal primate spirochetes jberryhill Sep 2012 #12
Hey! Spirochete Sep 2012 #34
It was you I had in mind, drippy one jberryhill Sep 2012 #35
it's not just them... ibegurpard Sep 2012 #10
Maybe GOP-ism should be classified as a mental disorder in the DSM LiberalEsto Sep 2012 #45
When I talk about what I want to do to rMoney and rAyn, I get scolded for using violent metaphors. backscatter712 Sep 2012 #13
If I could recommend this a few more times, you know I would! lonestarnot Sep 2012 #15
When watching Joe Biden and listening to his speech this evening ... Tx4obama Sep 2012 #18
Those are truly bad guys but the two asjr Sep 2012 #19
The entire Republican Party gets worse each year aint_no_life_nowhere Sep 2012 #20
Each one WORSE than the one that came before. nt Raine Sep 2012 #21
It's the unapologetic heartlessness of this pair that gets to me... Princess Turandot Sep 2012 #22
kick for the morning crowd hifiguy Sep 2012 #23
ReThugs haven't done a very good job of picking presidents Auntie Bush Sep 2012 #25
W and Cheney are war criminals responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands. Nye Bevan Sep 2012 #27
If Romney and Ryan get into the White House they will be responsible for more. Kalidurga Sep 2012 #28
They were horrible, unspeakable. But if those two shitheels hifiguy Sep 2012 #30
You spoke for me too nt Progressive dog Sep 2012 #29
Bush/Cheney still hold the title for me.... lastlib Sep 2012 #31
Me too, but R/R are too close behind them for my comfort. n/t Cleita Sep 2012 #42
Promote the private sector, not the privileged sector Bernardo de La Paz Sep 2012 #32
That was one of the best lines of the convention. hifiguy Sep 2012 #33
Tricky Dick's looking better every day... alterfurz Sep 2012 #36
Only to those who weren't around to remember him or have forgotten onenote Sep 2012 #37
Really, if I were a monkey I'd be insulted. They're so cute! mnhtnbb Sep 2012 #43
I actually find myself missing Nixon slackmaster Sep 2012 #44
kick one_voice Sep 2012 #46
 

RoccoR5955

(12,471 posts)
4. His Pathetic Little Chimperial Majesty
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 12:48 AM
Sep 2012

That one takes the cake, and here I thought Chimpy McBush, was funny/ bad.

jimlup

(7,999 posts)
6. I confess I still hate the chimpster and chief and his henchman Darth Chenny more...
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 12:49 AM
Sep 2012

But yeah Romney and Ryan are despicable.

LadyHawkAZ

(6,199 posts)
7. I missed Nixon, but went through the same process with the rest
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 12:50 AM
Sep 2012

And I agree, they are getting more evil each time.

We need to do more than elect Obama, we need to break the Republican party and grind it to dust. Make it a footnote in history books, a museum display that people can take their kids to, point, and say "That's what will happen if you don't eat your broccoli!". Make it disappear like a bad nightmare in the morning. Not just make history. Make THEM history. I want to never again hear the words "The Republican candidate for President...".

Obama/Biden 2012!

onenote

(43,405 posts)
38. How do you propose to "break" the republican party?
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 01:26 PM
Sep 2012

How do propose to change the way people who support repubs think?

LadyHawkAZ

(6,199 posts)
39. I didn't know I had to come up with a plan, too
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 04:44 PM
Sep 2012

I'll get to it later. I'm still working on my plan for world domination right now, and it's a time hog.

LadyHawkAZ

(6,199 posts)
47. No dark castle? No robed minions? No scorpion pits
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 07:16 PM
Sep 2012

or pools of piranha?

Buzzkill, man. Buzzkill.

/tears up world domination plan.

My dream? Follow Iceland's example- jail the people responsible for the financial crash- ALL of them- and make sure it's trumpeted as loudly as possible. Reinstate and strengthen the regulations on financial industries and fund regulatory agencies well enough that they are not redundant and can function effectively. Reinstate the tax rates on the wealthy, get rid of private and corporate loopholes. Reclassify all churches as standard charities; mandate that 70% of all income beyond what is required to maintain the property and a reasonable number of staff to go back out into the community every year in charitable work. Use some of the money now back in circulation from all this to fund startup business programs and business or vocational training across the country for whoever wants it. Throw in some of Europe's little "luxuries" like state-sponsored child care and a public option. And stop treating shooting at people in other countries as a fantastic career opportunity.

Changing thinking takes time, and by that I mean generations worth. Assume there will always be a percentage of the current voters age 25+ that just won't, and focus most of that effort on the younger generations. Best way I can see to do that is to give them the best possible life we can, and make sure they understand how they got it and why they have it. That means a good education with good teachers and fixed standards (this means: no, you may not pollute our science classes with a mythology you can't prove and you WILL teach critical thinking and yes class size DOES matter) and a stable home life where they're not hungry all day or exhausted from working their own job to help support their family and doing 4 hours of homework on top of that. Give them interesting things to think about and do, and a good environment to do it in. Reinstate the Fairness Doctrine so they get actual information to work with. And FFS give them proper sex ed so they can enjoy all this without toting around an infant at 15 or remembering to take their AIDS meds! I would like to see the next teacher who does the "spit in a glass" lesson with their class barred from teaching ever again.

That would be a good start. But I'll take that castle and minions, too, if it's still going. Same result, either way.

The Velveteen Ocelot

(117,672 posts)
8. They just keep getting worse, don't they?
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 01:00 AM
Sep 2012

I remember watching the Watergate hearings, and cheering loudly while watching that asshole's resignation speech on TV. In fact, I kept that little black & white TV as a souvenir. After he resigned I was so relieved, assuming we'd never have such a douche as a president ever again.

But then there was Ronald Reagan. By his second term I was starting to miss Nixon, just a little bit.

Bush I was more annoying than truly loathsome, but I was very glad when Clinton handed him his ass.

Bush II, however, was even worse than Nixon or Reagan. He was far dumber than Nixon and more craven and cowardly than either of them. When his second term was over and he slithered back to Texas I thought, once again, that he was the worst possible president and we'll never see a worse one. And Cheney, who was almost certainly calling the shots most of the time, is pure evil.

Had John McCain been elected I don't think he would have been worse than Bush - though he'd have been pretty bad - but holy moly, did we dodge a bullet! If he had won and the strain of the job did him in, Sarah Palin's presidency would have been horrific beyond comprehension.

Fast forward to 2011 and the GOP primaries. Every last one of them was a terrifying mix of stupidity, lunacy and evil. Even Bush II started to look almost normal compared to these mutants. Romney and Ryan prove that the GOP has become utterly debased. It is not a legitimate political party any more. I don't know what it is, but it scares me.

 

hifiguy

(33,688 posts)
14. I watched Tricky Dick resign with my dad in our living room.
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 01:39 AM
Sep 2012

He was an old union guy and despised Nixon. I was a long-haired dope-smoking 17 year old and we both enjoyed seeing that weasel suffer. Dad had told me that he'd find a way to get me to Canada if there was any danger of my being drafted but it never came to that.

The Repukes have mutated into some horrifying, malevolent interplanetary virus like something out of Plan 9 From Outer Space or Invasion of the Body Snatchers. I can't believe that I have seen this kind of insanity in my lifetime. The assortment of kooks, psychopaths, fly-eating dingbats, racists and flat out lunatics that was the Repuke primary field left me boggled. Not a one of these people with the sole exception of Jon Huntsman - who seems like a civil and rational adult, and you saw what happened to him - would ever have been taken seriously as a candidate for park commissioner in a one-horse town only 25 years ago yet there they were.

McCain's disastrous pick of Princess Dumbass of the Northwoods seemed to unlock the door to the dungeon where all the even crazier people were locked up, and the flatulent, belching and wheezing orcs came boiling out of that dungeon like raw crude out of a broken oil pipe in the Gulf. Now they're in the middle of the dinner party, scaring the cat half to death, taking bites out of the dog and dropping boot-sized turds in the corner. And no one knows how to get rid of them. Their level of discourse, if such it can be called, sounds like Beethoven's Ninth if Ludwig van had composed it for an orchestra composed of jackhammers, rabid raccoons and the local insane asylum's kazoo and anvil band.

This collection of troglodytic mouth-breathers, duck-fuckers, greedheads, and evolutionary throwbacks, immune to facts or reason, have scared me badly, really badly and they cannot be permitted to get within a parsec of the White House. The late, great Hunter S. Thompson once said that when the going gets weird the weird turn pro. What has happened to this country would have sent him on a Wild Turkey and Ibogaine bender for six months.

I truly fear for the future of thie country. Barack Obama and Joe Biden are leading the charge, but we have to stand staunchly and forthrightly behind them with all our might.

The Velveteen Ocelot

(117,672 posts)
16. OMG, I can't stop laughing!
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 01:47 AM
Sep 2012

That was one of the best and funniest descriptions of the GOP I've ever read. You are a Jedi master, the equal of The Rude Pundit. Bravo!

 

jberryhill

(62,444 posts)
9. Why are you being so soft on Romney and Ryan
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 01:11 AM
Sep 2012

Hey pal, this isn't Free Republic, and we are not buying your praise of them here.
 

hifiguy

(33,688 posts)
11. I really needed that laugh right now.
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 01:15 AM
Sep 2012

I was kinda proud of "sacks of syphilitic monkeyshit" myself.

 

jberryhill

(62,444 posts)
12. You, sir, insult the fecal primate spirochetes
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 01:19 AM
Sep 2012

Syphilis spirochetes are, after all, another of God's creatures.

Romney and Ryan? Who knows.

ibegurpard

(16,737 posts)
10. it's not just them...
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 01:13 AM
Sep 2012

...it's the Republican Party as a whole. It's just breathtaking how selfish and anti-social they are.

 

LiberalEsto

(22,845 posts)
45. Maybe GOP-ism should be classified as a mental disorder in the DSM
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 05:45 PM
Sep 2012

Recommended treatment: complete lobotomy.

backscatter712

(26,355 posts)
13. When I talk about what I want to do to rMoney and rAyn, I get scolded for using violent metaphors.
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 01:33 AM
Sep 2012

So I suppose I've got to resist the temptation.

...

...

...

What the hell.

WARNING -TONY SOPRANO ISN'T VERY NICE TO COCO...



I'm speaking metaphorically, of course...

Tx4obama

(36,974 posts)
18. When watching Joe Biden and listening to his speech this evening ...
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 02:26 AM
Sep 2012

I kept imagining Paul Ryan standing on the stage with Biden during the VP debate - and it almost made me laugh out loud.

Ryan is going to look like a 'young snotty nosed punk' compared to Biden


aint_no_life_nowhere

(21,925 posts)
20. The entire Republican Party gets worse each year
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 03:36 AM
Sep 2012

Their mindset set seems to be representative of periods farther and farther back in time and nowadays you can't be a Republican without having been measured for a straight jacket.

Princess Turandot

(4,802 posts)
22. It's the unapologetic heartlessness of this pair that gets to me...
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 05:21 AM
Sep 2012

hell, even Bush 2 managed to do something decent for others in funding his African AIDS initiative. These two want to cut programs and then rub it in the face of the people affected.

Auntie Bush

(17,528 posts)
25. ReThugs haven't done a very good job of picking presidents
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 10:11 AM
Sep 2012

I can't believe the picked "W" for a second term or that they could want Mitt.

Actually, I don't think they really liked either one. They knew they were all dummies and could be manipulated to do anything they wanted...like starting wars and oil grabs. I think they voted for Bush because they actually wanted Cheney.

Nye Bevan

(25,406 posts)
27. W and Cheney are war criminals responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands.
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 10:20 AM
Sep 2012

Romney/Ryan are garden variety heartless out-of-touch deluded Republicans.

IMO no contest at this point for who I hate the most.

Kalidurga

(14,177 posts)
28. If Romney and Ryan get into the White House they will be responsible for more.
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 10:29 AM
Sep 2012

Right now between 36,000 and 45,000 people die in the US that don't have access to affordable health care. Seniors that lose medicare will die. They would have no problem cutting food stamps that millions of Americans rely on, most of them children. There is no doubt they will start another war, the next one could go nuclear, they think bombs are fun. In short they would make GW look like a compassionate conservative. It is our job to make sure GW remains the worst president in history.

 

hifiguy

(33,688 posts)
30. They were horrible, unspeakable. But if those two shitheels
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 10:39 AM
Sep 2012

move into the WH there will be a war with Iran that will make the Iraq atrocities look like a Manet painting of a garden party. Torture will be back, as will black sites. What's left of civil liberties will vanish completely and the inverted totalitarianism of corporate-based slavery will be irreversible.

lastlib

(23,762 posts)
31. Bush/Cheney still hold the title for me....
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 10:54 AM
Sep 2012

Yes I want to break Romney & Ryan over our electoral knee and smash the GOPeee and their trickle-down/piss-on theories for a generation. But I REALLY want to see Bush/Cheney do the perpwalk to The Hague and FACE RESPONSIBILITY for their crimes. And I want to see them ROT in a jail cell for at least the rest of Cheney's pathetic miserable life. And then I want to take a monster-rhinoceros PISS on the defiled soil they are buried in.

FORWARD (with a look BACK so we remember what vile piles of SHIT those bastards are).

 

hifiguy

(33,688 posts)
33. That was one of the best lines of the convention.
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 12:34 PM
Sep 2012

I do like me some Joe Biden. The man is as real as it gets.

onenote

(43,405 posts)
37. Only to those who weren't around to remember him or have forgotten
Fri Sep 7, 2012, 01:24 PM
Sep 2012

The idea that there would be any form of "rehabilitation" of Richard Nixon on this board makes me sick to my stomach.
Maybe if he's elected, and I pray (and do everything else in my power to ensure that he won't be) Mitt will end up being worse than Nixon. But for now he's hot air, not action. And for that reason alone, comparing the two is ridiculous.

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