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How to Win the Revolution Peacefully? Make it a Laughing Matter!

How to Win the Revolution Peacefully? Make it a Laughing Matter!

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I'm pretty sure the Declaration of Independence

was tongue-in-cheek.
Yep, making jokes about the most serious issues is always the best way.

Humor is used to make things

acceptable. As our government has gotten more and more corrupt and intrusive their has always been comedians making fun of it so that people will laugh and accept it.

I personally am sick of people joking about how our government is screwing us, how politicians are corrupt, how high our taxes are, etc...

I agree! lets start a Ridicule Revolution

I propose that we make the Month of November a Ridicule revolution.

Every day we should all post a political joke on every online outlet we have until it catches on...

Thoughts?

Another joke

Sebelius on C-Span 3 live. 9am EST, 8am CST.

http://www.c-span.org/Live-Video/C-SPAN3/

Whether this is a laughing matter is up for debate...but

P.J. O'ROurke had this to say:

"There are twenty-seven specific complaints against the British Crown set forth in the Declaration of Independence, To modern ears they still sound reasonable. They still sound reasonable in large part, because so many of them can be leveled at the present federal government of the United States."

(sorry)

"Christmas is when the children tell Santa what they want, and their parents pay for it. Deficits are when adults tell the government what they want, and the children pay for it."-- Richard Lamm

"There is something about a Republican that you can only stand him for just so long. And on the other hand, there is something about a Democrat that you can't stand him for quite that long." (and this from a registered Democrat) ~~ Will Rogers

Along with this beauty:(also form Will Rogers)

"There is no trick to being a humorist when you have the whole government working for you."

And the closing shot from Albert Einstein:

"The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax."

"Hence, naturally enough, my symbol for Hell is something like the bureaucracy of a police state or the office of a thoroughly nasty business concern." ~~C.S. Lewis
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

Ha....

haha.

God forgives always. Man forgives sometimes. But Nature never forgives.

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"In the end, more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all -- security, comfort, and freedom. When ... the freedom they wished for was freedom from responsibility, then Athens ceased to be free."

Mitt Romney jokes

"The founder of Home Depot announced that he is supporting Mitt Romney for president. It's kind of a nice story, because Mitt Romney was actually assembled with parts from Home Depot." –Jimmy Fallon

"Mitt Romney has come under fire for his pledge to eliminate federal funding for PBS. Romney said, 'When I'm president, the only operated puppet speaking to kids will be me." –Conan O'Brien

"Hookers in Times Square, God bless 'em, are offering a Mitt Romney Special. For an extra $20 they'll change positions." –David Letterman

"Presidential candidate Mitt Romney was asked to explain why none of his five sons are in the military and he said that his sons demonstrate their patriotism by going on the road and campaigning for him. Now there's a tough choice: 'Iraq, or Iowa? Fallujah or Cedar Rapids? Honey, what do you think?'" --Jay Leno

Recommended reading: The Most Dangerous Superstition by Larken Rose

LOL

Then there is this old one I always loved:

A liberal, a moderate, and a conservative walk into a bar. The bartender says, 'What'll it be, Mitt?'

Italian Tomato Garden

An old Italian lived alone in New Jersey. He wanted to plant his annual tomato garden, but it was very difficult work, as the ground was hard.

His only son, Vincent, who used to help him, was in prison. The old man wrote a letter to his son and described his predicament:

Dear Vincent,

I am feeling pretty sad, because it looks like I won't be able to plant my tomato garden this year. I'm just getting too old to be digging up a garden plot. I know if you were here my troubles would be over.. I know you would be happy to dig the plot for me, like in the old days.

Love, Papa

A few days later he received a letter from his son.

Dear Pop,

Don't dig up that garden. That's where the bodies are buried.

Love, Vinnie

At 4 a.m. the next morning, FBI agents and local police arrived and dug up the entire area without finding any bodies. They apologized to the old man and left.

That same day the old man received another letter from his son.

Dear Pop,

Go ahead and plant the tomatoes now. That's the best I could do under the circumstances.

Love you, Vinnie

Recommended reading: The Most Dangerous Superstition by Larken Rose

LMAO

5 stars.

www.youtube.com/truefictions

I try to change people every day. Do You?

Jokes huh...

Only problem with Obama jokes is his supporters didn't think they're funny... & the rest of us don't think they're jokes!!! LOL

That's pithy. Are you a

That's pithy. Are you a comedian?

In the R3volution

There are many 'hard days nights' :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLongUBPm5Y&feature=related

...'it is the winter of our discontent' ;)

donvino

He has a good idea, but the

He has a good idea, but the (about 100 year old) joke of the biggest lie which is "I am from the Government, and I am here to help you", has never gained much traction.

How about ask not what the

How about ask not what the government can do for you but you can do for the government. That's a wing-dinger

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

Not funny enough eh? Don't

Not funny enough eh? Don't worry I'll be here all week!

And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.

Several IRS Agents

Died and went to heaven, they were met at the golden gates by St Peter. St Peter asked them to wait while he conferred with God.
God told St Peter, "check them out and if they are worthy let them in".
Some time later St Peter came running back to god and exclaimed, "God they are gone" and God said "who, The IRS agents? St Peter said no sir, the gates!

like Dr. Paul at the ridiculous heroin question

"oooo I need the government to protect me from heroin ooo" lol hes the best

bumping for relevance

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I take my pony to the livery stable. Order up some feed.

The Sun is setting, coming on Friday eve. Boys are coming in from the range. We are all plumb tuckered out. Most of us broke.

Amble along what they call the main street, toward the cafe doors... swinging doors. Slowly approach the Innkeeper. He is perhaps the only one whom might recognize my by face.

"Tain it!" I hale with gusto.

The Innkeeper, instantly gleeful, hasn't time to shake by hand. Floorboards are quaking under the stress of stampeding boots. Every hand within earshot bellies up.

I commence to scratching out what yarns they come upon. They're all boisterous... interrupting.. & carrying on... I did not get but a small fraction, barely the jest of it.

Before retiring, I go check on my pony. Chat a moment with those still coming in for the night.

Back to the inn... Nod to the Innkeeper & settle score. Sometimes I just sign the tab for his display. Head up the stairs to rough up some sense out of my notes. Climb back down the stairs to the Inn front desk. I drop off what will become news in the morning paper.

The boys are so busy retelling the yarns they just told me, nary a notice, I climb back up the stairs for the night.

Back in my room, before retiring, I ready my bags to get right out of town... just in case of a misprint.

Blow out the candle. Good night.
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THE MAKING OF A JOURNALIST

Henry H. Ashton, a Virginia City capitalist, has in his library richly bound in crushed Levant, those early volumes of the Virginia City Enterprise, to which Mark Twain contributed.

The faded pages contain innumerable specimens of the famous writer's quaint humor. Mr. Ashton often points out the first paragraph that Mark Twain wrote on his arrival in Virginia City. The paragraph runs:

"A thunderstorm made Beranger a poet, a mother's kiss made Benjamin West a painter and a salary of $15 a week makes us a journalist."
- Dallas Morning News, November 17, 1907, p. 4.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

You need someone who can

You need someone who can confront people without sounding condescending or "out there". Jokes don't work.. once matters get serious and someone perceived as "strong" or having "military background" says something to your face, your jokes pretty much just go out of the window. Or if you get confronted about social wellfare, pensions, social security. Try to crack a joke around that.

political jokes

How many politicians does it take to screw in a lightbulb?
http://www.guy-sports.com/humor/jokes/jokes_politics.htm#Mor...
Laugh for Peace

That's a good site.

Here are some of my favorites:

'Politics is supposed to be the second oldest profession. I have come to realise that it bears a very close resemblance to the first.'
Ronald Reagan

'The government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it'.
Ronald Reagan

'Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it wrongly, and applying unsuitable remedies'.
Sir Ernest Benn

'On my arrival in the United States I was struck by the degree of ability among the governed and the lack of it among the governing.'
Alexis de Toqueville

'You can fool all of the people all of the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough.'
Joseph Levine

Don't vote. You'll only encourage them.
Anon

Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.
Kin Hubbard

When buying and selling are controlled by legislation, the first things to be bought and sold are legislators. PJ O'Rourke

Unsourced:

Statesmen tell you what is true even though it may be unpopular. Politicians will tell you what is popular, even though it may be untrue.

Political T.V. commercials prove one thing: some candidates can tell all their good points and qualifications in just 30 seconds.

During Britain's "brain drain," not a single politician left the country.

Nobody can fix the economy.
Nobody can be trusted with their finger on the button.
Nobody's perfect.
Vote for Nobody.

Recommended reading: The Most Dangerous Superstition by Larken Rose

The way to take the wind out

The way to take the wind out of their sails is not to make hyperbole about digital watches. (Did anyone laugh? Would any pro central-control freak be amused, much less swayed?)

Mock the politicians' grand perceptions of their own power, worth, and righteousness.

Here is a small contribution: Click

I hope someday to see a clueless Obamaton wearing that image at a rally.

Here's another one.

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"Fully half the quotations found on the internet are either mis-attributed, or outright fabrications." - Abraham Lincoln

great.

great.

A counterpart to the Onion would be good.

We actually need a stern, serious Internet news site also, but a satirical website that skewers the statists weekly (if not daily) would be a great idea.

SUPPORT OUR FOUNDERS' AMERICA
Support the Constitution of the United States

Kevin

"stern serious Internet news site"

such a site already exists:
http://www.libertypoet.com/

tell your friends
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sometimes LL can suck & sometimes LL rocks!
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Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

good idea...add some ethos to our rhetoric

How many neocons does it take to put in a lightbulb?

This is one of those great

This is one of those great ideas that I just can't get enough of... it tickles me! =)