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Anthrax Guitarist Scott Ian: George W. Bush Was A Terrible President

Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian has posted the following message on the band's official web site:

"As [the Anthrax webmaster] Brent says on the home page, 'Voting counts, opinions don't,' and I know my opinion means nothing to anyone except me. At least it shouldn't. Use your own brain. Use the Internet for something other than metal and porn for five minutes a day and find out for yourself what is going on. Make up your own opinion and then yell it at everyone as loud as you can like I do! There's an old saying, 'Opinions are like assholes, everyone has one.' Well my saying is, 'Your opinion is an asshole.'

"Seriously, don't listen to me, or Bill O'Reilly (or anyone on Fox News), or Al Franken, or Bill Maher (although I usually agree with him on political issues, he does date whores), or CNN (remember BASKET FULL OF PUPPIES?), or Rush 'My Back Is Killing Me' Limbaugh, Janeane Garofalo (especially Janeane Garofalo OY!), or even Michael Moore, whom I love and adore. Listen to yourselves. Ask questions. Demand answers.

"Why were the Bin Ladens allowed to fly out of this country two days after 9/11?
Why are we paying over two dollars a gallon for gas?
Which Olsen twin needs a cheeseburger?
The 9/11 Commission report just came out (even after Bush and his lackeys tried their Texas best to suppress it, they threw 3 million dollars at it, compared to 50 million to investigate Clinton's Whitewater deals, priorities hello!) and it says there was no link between al Qaeda and Iraq. No link. So why did we go to war with them? WMD's? They must be with the real killers that OJ is looking for.

"Maybe it's just me, but it's pretty much universally agreed to that Osama was behind the WTC attacks. So, and maybe it's just me again, but I would think that you would want to go after the man that attacked and killed 3000 Americans until you got him. When Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, we didn't go and attack China. Yes, we went into Afghanistan, ran around in the caves, blew up a bunch of shit. Daisycutters baby. Where's Osama? We can't find him. Shit. Well we better do something. Then we go to war in Iraq. But there's no link to Osama. There's no WMD's. There's W's daddy's enemy. Saddam is still there. And there's oil. Black gold. Holy Halliburton Dick! We'll go bomb the shit out of him and try to 'rebuild' Iraq. Great idea. Now headless bodies are being found everyday and there's no end in site.

"A clusterfuck in military speak.

"Don't you think that all the soldiers that are dying and all the civilians that are being kidnapped and beheaded and let's not forget the billions of dollars we are paying for this war would've been better served tracking down and either killing or bringing to justice the man responsible for the worst attack ever on American soil?

"Why aren't we getting answers to these and many other questions?

"And what is my opinion I hear you not asking (if you haven't figured that out yet)?

"I am neither Democrat nor Republican. If I truly felt that things were better today than they were before Bush, I'd be chanting U.S.A. U.S.A. 4 more years! But alas, I cannot. And Kerry? He was a great judge in 'My Cousin Vinny.' President? Oy.

"There are many reasons why I think Bush has been a terrible president.

"Here's one:
Four more years of this ultra conservative right-wing born again Christian crusading administration (that will no doubt have the ability to appoint one, maybe two new supreme court justices) and you can kiss good-bye many of the rights and freedoms that you've known (if you're not an ultra conservative right-wing born again Christian) and loved all your life. A big broad bold statement that is. Scary? Yep. When Clear Channel (one of Bush's biggest supporters) owns everything, your freedom of choice is kaput. It's not conspiracy, it's fact. You don't think so? When mainstream commercial middle of the road artists like Whoopi Goldberg and Linda Rondstadt are getting fired for expressing their opinions about the president, that's scary. Are we no longer allowed to criticize our leaders? When did this happen? Did I miss a meeting? Since when did America start turning into a dictatorship?

"It's the MOST AMERICAN THING TO BE ABLE TO CRITICIZE OUR LEADERS AND EXPRESS OURSELVES FREELY. Our first amendment states it. Read it you ignorant pricks (not you reading this per se, just the ignorant pricks that want to censor us as Americans). I am an American. I love this country. Do you?

"Now go do your research."

Source: Blabbermouth.net

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1. rue writes:

hot damn, thats a quite a point of view, and i must say i agree with it...too bad im not old enough to vote yet....any body who CAN vote, go out and do some damage to this sh**ty administration we got in office!

http://www.xanga.com/huntforthetruth

# Jul 25, 2004 @ 1:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. evol monkey child writes:

i agree and everything, but, i thought we did bomb japan pearl harbor? i'm almost positive we did...i don't know...nevermind. good opinion. sorry rue, if i was over 18 i would vote...for kerry, but since i'm only 14 my opinion really doesn't matter. how old are you, rue?

# Jul 25, 2004 @ 1:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. evol monkey child writes:

i love this country, just not what's running it.

# Jul 25, 2004 @ 1:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. pure brilliancy writes:

couldnt have said it any better myself

# Jul 25, 2004 @ 3:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. brokenwings13 writes:

you may agree with Scott, but what about 4 years from now if Kerry gets elected.
Bush is a better president than Clinton was, at least this administration didn't allow a grant to spend $1 million to study the sex habits of houseflies!!! And whatever the
outcome of this election may be, I'll still be an Independent, I'm not old enough to
vote either but I know enough about political science to know that it's gonna be a close race and It may surprise you that Ralph Nader might win at this rate. You've got the Kerry-lovers going around and yelling at Nader when he's done nothing!!
on a note, boycott Heinz 57. Kerry's wife(who's from France) runs part
of the company.

# Jul 25, 2004 @ 5:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Muffy writes:

f*** all u liberal p***ys! clinton ignored the problem we r facing today! ian is an idiot, read a little and u will see this terrorism sh** runs deep in the middle east. iraq, iran, syria, saudi and so on have their hands in the till. this is only the beginning. by the way, both parties r one in the same. u will learn this as u devolop hair on your baby balls

# Jul 26, 2004 @ 1:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. BARON VON BLASTER writes:

I agree.But i dont trust any poilitician aswell.Vote with a BULLET!

# Jul 26, 2004 @ 10:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. rue writes:

im 15......2008 seems like a long way off.......

# Jul 26, 2004 @ 3:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. rue writes:

brokenwings13, i dont agree with you in the least, clinton was much better for this country, and your right, this falsely elected bush administration didnt spend a million dollars studying the sexual habits of flies....but HOW MANY BILLIONS OF DOLLARS were WASTED (by none other than dubya) on a war that still doesnt have a clear justification for fighting it? and how many people f***in died for NOTHING? does dubya know what it feels like to be a greiving family? how about paul johnson or nick berg...would they still have their heads if bush wasnt president, and didnt go to war with iraq? truth be told, america would be better off without bush, he does not know what he is doing, not only with iraq, but right here in america.....why the f*** was that urgent memo ignored on september 10th? why did mr bush do what he did? i want some f***in answers, now....and i know the american people deserve answers....but why havent they been given? i dont think it matters how old you are..we must voice our opinion against this sh** in office.....somebody, please take the d*** out of muffy's a$$ and stick it in the mouth so they will stop sh**ting lies out of their mouth

# Jul 26, 2004 @ 3:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. brokenwings13 writes:

Nick Berg did not belong in Iraq, it was NOT the president's fault that he got
beheaded. Berg went there on his own and had no clearance from the Army for it.
And Iraq is much better without Saddam now. but we will not know the consequences
of our actions for at least another 20 years. Yes the American people deserve
some reason why we went to war. here it is....
it's because we were attacked, ALSO, Iraq had sought to buy uranium from
Africa and that's the stuff you make an atomic weapon out of. The threat was there.
What if we didn't go to Iraq and Saddam bombed us?? ANOTHER THING!!...
Saddam was absolutely a dictator in all forms, he oppressed his people and killed
thousands who did not agree with him. You cannot sit there Rue, and tell me that
Hitler did not do the same thing.
We went to war for reasons and there are reasons the Administration is not telling
us for the good of the Nation they are not telling, there are spies everywhere.

# Jul 26, 2004 @ 6:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. Casey's Girl writes:

Rue, look in the mirror and face it, I absolutly agree with brokenwings13, America is at war for a reason, we were attacked. and I am positive that we didn't know ahead of time that we were going to be attacked, otherwise Bush would have done somethin. Even if Bill Clinton was in office he would do something about it. speaking as a future serviceman i can tell you that Iraq is better off without Saddam Hussein.

# Jul 26, 2004 @ 9:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. rue writes:

i learn something new everyday, so thats just what I know, and I have formulated an opinon based on that...call me a d***head if you like

caseys girl and brokenwings13, although im not in perfect agreement with your statements, i do respect them....im just tryin to find some satisfying answers....i do agree about iraq being better off without saddam....its just that i want to find somebody to blame for all this sh** happening....kinda hard to take in all that happening in and around america., for me anyway

# Jul 26, 2004 @ 11:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Ky Redneck Sullivan writes:

Wow. Anthrax may have rocked at one time, but did Scott Ian graduate high school? Your indictment of Bush reads like a 14 year old hippie c***'s poem. You ask everyone to do their research and figure out the truth for themselves, yet you say you "love and adore" Michael Moore? The man's propaganda films all contain proven falsehoods and misrepresentations. Take your own advice Scott. When's the last time a Republican came and forced you to go to church? You're all cry babies.

# Jul 27, 2004 @ 12:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Casey's Girl writes:

Definatley right Ky Redneck Sullivan, i agree with you, they are all cry babies, and according to Governor Arnold out in California, "Girlie Men".

# Jul 27, 2004 @ 12:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. brokenwings13 writes:

Exactly Rue, and I respect your opinions as well as everyone's.
I respect Scott Ian's opinion but I still do not agree with it (I watch the
O'Reilly Factor & Dennis Miller)

Part of life is not knowning who to blame, you live with it and
let it go. It's a good thing.

Ky Redneck Sullivan is right, Michael Moore oozes propaganda left and right
and won't bother backing up info, like your supposed to do, this is a news site, I am sure they know about backing things up.

By the way, Ky Redneck, where are you from??

# Jul 27, 2004 @ 12:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. evol monkey child writes:

oh...kerry's wife is french? i didn't know that. well, that sort of changed my opinion. oh jeese, that probably sounded really racist. sorry if i offended anybody.
i love you rue...even though i don't know you...blueby, blueby, blue, blue, blue
HAVE FUN

# Jul 29, 2004 @ 3:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. nin writes:

I guess this election really will be all about foreign policy and nothing else. While I am in complete agreement that there was little to no justification for engaging Iraq in war, it's not the only thing Bush has done to this country. What about all the other issues, like public education? Bush's mindless "No Child Left Behind" Act is going to drain public schools of funds in urban areas and no one is doing anything about it because everyone's so caught up in the war. And honestly, at this point, I don't think Iraq is necessarily all that better off now that Hussein is gone. It might be several years from now, but right now it is nothing less than a chaotic urban war zone where civillians are dying. We have lost nearly 1,000 US Servicemen in this useless combat, as it has been proven that there was no link between Hussein and Al Qaeda, and no WMD's were found. So Bush scrambles to find some justification, so he says hey, at least we got rid of Saddam, right? He was a dictator, and he hated America. Yeah, okay Georgy, no one else fits that description in the world, right? Wrong. Fact is, Bush used this war as a means of tending to his father's unfinished business, attempting to benefit he and his Saudi friends in the oil market, and try to bolster any of the war's success as a political tool to win reelection in 2004.

If you are not outraged, you are not paying attention.

# Jul 29, 2004 @ 4:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. nin writes:

Oh, and Michael Moore backs up everything he says. Read his book, Dude Where's My Country. Every claim he makes he backs up with a source citation, on every single page.

# Jul 29, 2004 @ 4:51 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. i cant believe some of these people are allowed to live writes:

muffy please end your life so you dont contaminate any offspring you may produce. well its a lose/lose situation because the person who f***s you will have to be just as hopeless. sh** were screwed. well i guess the only thing you can do is be like your parents and please keep it in the family you hick retard

# Jul 29, 2004 @ 5:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. brokenwings13 writes:

yes evol monkey child, Kerry's wife is French and has been taking speech
lessons to get rid of her accent so us French-Boycotters won't notice it, and just
because she told some journalist to "shove it" doesn't mean that Kerry/Edwards
will get more votes. She's not gonna be first lady with that attitude. the key word
here is "Lady", remember?

hey nin, did you know that Sarin Gas is poison and that you can mass-kill with it??
they found Sarin Nerve Agents in Iraq a few months ago, if that's not a WMD then
I don't know what is.

# Jul 29, 2004 @ 7:43 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. nin writes:

Even if that is true, Sarin Gas is a far cry from the supposed nuclear warheads that Bush was so sure were in Iraq. There is no way to justify the claims that WMD's were in the area at the time now that the reports have come out which prove the intelligence Bush was basing all of his claims on was false.

# Jul 29, 2004 @ 8:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. brokenwings13 writes:

hey 19/21; SHUT UP!!!
Hey nin: SHUT UP!!!

ALL OF YOU SHUT UP!!!!

# Jul 29, 2004 @ 10:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Casey's Girl writes:

nin, sarin gas can kill mass millions, that's what makes it a weapon of mass destruction.oh yeah and another thing, Iraq set out to buy uranium from Africa, that's the stuff you make nuclear weapons out of, so America actually prevented a nuclear warhead from being launched of for that matter being made. and brokenwings13, definately the key word is "Lady", ladies don't go around telling reporters to "shove it" and then act like you did anything wrong. I'm sure if someone came up and told her to "shove it", she would be offended as well.

# Jul 29, 2004 @ 10:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. nin writes:

Iraq didn't make bold outright efforts to buy uranium from Africa, they were speculative at best. And furthermore, they had no facilities either existing or under construction that would enable them to build nuclear warheads, that is a complete moot point. Furthermore, this huge discovery of Sarin gas was obviously insignificant for some reason, either it was an insignificant amount, or it was just a fertilizer plant that they thought was a chemical weapons production facility. If American forces had really discovered anything significant, George Bush would be shoving it up our asses reminding us about it every two seconds in an attempt to justify the war.

Fact is, George Bush is the most divisive president we have had in years.

I just watched Kerry's speech and it made me want to vote for him and then punch George Bush in the face.

# Jul 30, 2004 @ 4:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Jushin_liger writes:

Wasn't a paper published about two weeks ago stating that there were several warnings about imminenet terrorist attacks that were ignored and intilligence on WMD in Iraq was poor and that no WsMD had been found.British PM Tony Blair, Bush's closest ally, even says there were no WsMD in parliment.

Also isn't the US economy at its lowest for years while during Clinton it was at a peak. Wars fuel economy and Clinton didn't need a war, I don't see why anyone right minded person can vote Republican after the last 4 years.

# Jul 30, 2004 @ 9:59 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. standing ovation writes:

very nice ryan. very nice


oh yeah and muffy please kill yourself, dont make me have to pressure you

# Jul 30, 2004 @ 2:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. brokenwings13 writes:

the US Economy was at it HIGHEST PEAK during the Reagan Administration!!!!!
and if you don't watch the Dow Jones Industrial Average, maybe you should. Stocks have been growing and so has consumer confidence!!

nin, while i respect your opinion, i begin to wonder what news network you watch
and where you get your information.

and on a note, dosen't this fighting remind you of Animal Farm??

# Jul 30, 2004 @ 8:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Casey's Girl writes:

right on brokenwings13. and the fact that John Kerry says that President Bush is "using" our constitution fro "immoral purposes just makes me sick. Bush is doing everything he can to uphold our constitution and prevent moral corruption the best he can. RE: the asking for an ammendment to be added to the constitution banning gay marrige.

# Jul 30, 2004 @ 11:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. fouldeathrat writes:

Bush supporters keep talking about this Sarin gas discovery, but I've never read anything about it outside of letters to the editor and forums like this. Where's the actual news article? Fox? I haven't heard anyone cite it from Fox News either. nin is right - if it were true Bush would definitely be citing it, and would not have changed his speeches from Iraq had WMDs to Iraq had the capability to produce them.

As for domestic issues, brokenwings13 - before 9/11 and towards the end of the Clinton administration the Dow Jones was in the 13,000 range and today is only at $10,139.71 (Cox news - not Fox, Cox. with a C). Following 9/11 the stocks dipped and have since gone into the 10,000 range from that dip, but have not really moved since then. As for a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage - give me a break. Something like that would be better off as a law or as a state mandate, not something you put in the Constitution. As for Bush "doing everything he can to uphold our constitution," HahAHAHAHAHAHHAhaHAhAHAhAHhaHAH yeah right. He did not write the ill-named Patriot Act but if he were so concerned about our rights he easily could have done something about some of it's abuses of rights by now. He's only had, what, more than a year at the very least?

# Jul 31, 2004 @ 12:20 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Dave writes:

I can't believe that you said that, Casey's Girl. You make me sick - how can you possibly say that gay marriage is moral corruption? Let me guess, are black people evil? Taking away people's freedom, that's TRUE moral corruption

# Jul 31, 2004 @ 3:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. caseys girl is a fucking hick retard writes:

people like you are the most embarrasing thing about living in the united states. you bible beating barbaric ultra conservative brainwashed gullable closed minded redneck. its people like you why dubya (omg just typing his name makes me feel white trash) is president. i hope you get sodomized with tire iron

# Jul 31, 2004 @ 3:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. nin writes:

Anyone who believes that gay marraiges are morally wrong and that homosexuality is a "sin" should seriously spend the rest of their lives trying to build a time machine. They should then transport themselves back to the 17th or 18th century where they can go live in a puritan community somewhere so they don't have to deal with such mind-bending concepts as two people of the same sex in a relationship together.

And Casey's girl....Bush, uphold our Constitution? What rock have you been hiding under, seriously. The Patriot act pretty much takes the 4th amendment and throws it out the window. George Bush makes me feel like becoming more liberal than I already am.

Oh, and as for what news channels I watch, I would intentionally induce vomiting before watching FOX news. I read a lot of BBC News and I watch a lot of C-Span to hear what politicans are saying directly. I wish I could have attended the Democratic National Convention in Boston. I will definitely be voting Kerry in November, and so should anyone else who values personal liberty.

# Jul 31, 2004 @ 4:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. brokenwings13 writes:

nin, i think what casey's girl was trying to say was that she does not need to see two guys kissing everytime she turns on the tv!!! i think it's fricken disgusting!! while i think they should get the same rights from employers as actual married people do. i do still think that a marriage is between a man and a woman. after all, nin, did you come from a man and a woman?

and 31/32 should be strung up by his toes and eaten by ravage coyotes.

and fouldeathrat- read whatever state you live in's lawbooks. in some states, a ban on gay marriage is a state mandate!!!!

# Jul 31, 2004 @ 6:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. nin writes:

I hardly ever see two guys kissing when I turn on the TV, but I still see no problem with gay marraige. I mean, myself being a heterosexual, I don't really care at all if two guys want to get married. It has no effect on my life at all. I'm not that passionate about this issue, but people who dislike gay marraiges are just giving into that disgustingly primative tendancy to hate what they don't understand. And I can't take anyone seriously when they say they are just defending "traditional family values" and that they view marraige as "sacred." Bullsh**. If that was really true those people would be up in arms about TV shows like Who Wants to Marry a Millionaire and others that would "violate the sacredness of marraige." But the truth is they are just prejudiced individuals who have no other interests except spreading their own closed-minded beliefs.

VOTE KERRY/EDWARDS

# Jul 31, 2004 @ 7:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. Dave writes:

Ah yes, whenever I see another repeated episode of Will and Grace, I just want to create a law.... THAT BANS SITCOMS! Jesus Christ...

# Jul 31, 2004 @ 7:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. Casey's Girl writes:

thank you for that note brokenwings, and I'm not offended by any of you, call me what you want. duh, we learned in kindergarten that what other people say doesn't matter.

nin, first of all, that is EXACTLY what you are doing right now, spreading your own close-minded beliefs, and second, Kerry/Edwards do the same thing.

Dave banning reruns/sitcoms sounds really good to me right now.

# Jul 31, 2004 @ 10:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. nin writes:

I fail to see how I'm spreading closed-minded beliefs by saying it doesn't bother me what others choose to do with their own lives.

# Jul 31, 2004 @ 10:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. darkstar writes:

I don't understand why people have such a problem with gay marriage. If a gay couple wants to get married, so let them. It's not like it's doing any harm to you. Open your minds a bit.

I think you guys should ban reality shows instead.

# Jul 31, 2004 @ 11:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. brokenwings13 writes:

Yeah, you actually are nin, Your doing by writing in here, which is the same thing i'm doing, and everyone else too!! that's why it's a comment board!!
just cause my opinon is different than yours doesn't mean crap.

I've only said one thing about gay marriage. don't yell at me about it!! I don't care what
they do! I just wish that it wasn't a big deal, not that attention-grabbing. sure the
candidates want everyones support, it's politics that get in the way. and Kerry saying he's Catholic, then saying "I support a woman's right to choose". My advice to him is,
don't be another Clinton. if your gonna lie, only tell one lie then. don't tell your church
one thing and then do another espescially if you're a senator.

FOR THE RECORD, I don't go to church. So please don't yell at me from
the religous point ok?

I WANT A LAW THAT BANS REALITY SHOWS!!!

# Jul 31, 2004 @ 11:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. deathbringer writes:

Banning reality shows will only slight gays because they will not have had their chance to have a reality show about gay marriage yet! For f***'s sake, there's been a show about everything else. Unless I missed that one...

# Jul 31, 2004 @ 11:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. Casey's Girl writes:

Deathbringer, you missed something, because there has been a show like that. i forgot what it was like 3 dudes living in an apartment together or something. something screwy like that.

# Jul 31, 2004 @ 11:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. nin writes:

This has become lame.

# Aug 1, 2004 @ 2:22 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. Insanislupus writes:

Yeah, I'm very thankful some musician is giving me his political analysis like I'm supposed to give a f*** what he thinks.

# Aug 1, 2004 @ 3:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. fouldeathrat writes:

"and fouldeathrat- read whatever state you live in's lawbooks. in some states, a ban on gay marriage is a state mandate!!!! "

Did I say it wasn't? No, I didn't.

# Aug 1, 2004 @ 4:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. Dave writes:

It was posted on their website. The fans were meant to read it, and I expect they enjoyed it.

My comment about the reruns was meant to be an implication that you didn't understand casey's girl's comment at all... oh well, it hardly matters in the grand scheme of things.

# Aug 1, 2004 @ 1:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. brokenwings13 writes:

the grand scheme of things has been obliterated again!!!

and fouldeathrat- i meant to say LOOK IT UP!!!!

VOTE NADER!!!!

# Aug 1, 2004 @ 1:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. nin writes:

No, DON'T VOTE NADER. While I do like Nader a lot, the only purpose he is serving in these elections is to take votes away from the Democratic candidate. Nader really took a lot of key votes from Gore in the last election, and that can't happen again with Kerry. He should drop out of the election before he takes any away from him.

# Aug 1, 2004 @ 3:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. fouldeathrat writes:

I don't see why you keep asking me to look it up. I live in California and at usmarriagelaws.com the county websites say this state does not allow same-sex marriages. In my first comment I wrote that a same-sex marriage ban should be a state mandate or law, not part of the Constitution. Thus, my point is that a ban should not be written in as part of the Constitution. I'm honestly not seeing what your point is.

# Aug 1, 2004 @ 5:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. brokenwings13 writes:

nin, Nader didn't take votes, he recieved them by the people who voted for him!!
Gore is stupid. HE RENTED COWS!!! and if Nader didn't run in 2000, the people you
say helped take votes away from Gore probably wouldn't have voted because they didn't
like the other candidates (Gore and Bush)!!

Besides!! Nader isn't allowed on the ballot for all of the states because he is
running for a third party!!

# Aug 1, 2004 @ 5:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. brokenwings13 writes:

foludeathrat- WHICH IS WHY WHAT IS GOING ON IN SAN FRANCISCO IS ILLEGAL!!!
I know the law (eventually, I'm gonna go to law school)

But those laws are written as "guidelines" you could say, being as nobody follows them.

# Aug 1, 2004 @ 5:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. blutrabe writes:

cheers everybody,
nice to see some political interest (or dare i say engagement? is this too french, after all?). guess, that anthrax-guy would be proud of you ;-)
by now i'd say, mighty nin holds the pole position. very elaborated, based on BBC (good for 1 extra point) and always straight to the core. as straight as a sacred marriage can be... :-)

@brokenwings13 et al. - being from germany (yesssss, hate me!), i always wonder about americans swallowing whatever they're fed. things like:
a) "there were attempts to buy radioactive material in africa" - no, there weren't. but there were genuine attempts of certain "agencies" to stage a mediocre soap opera involving a soon-to-be-axis-of-evil-member-state. seems, they succeeded...
"saddam is hitler reincarnated" - wtf are we talking about?!? anyone here today, who personally witnessed either hitlerdeutschland or husseiniraq and would be so kind as to compare them for us?
stop talking about something you're not familiar with! and maybe start thinking about concepts such as propaganda, which was crucial to fascism...
b) "we just wanted to remove a tyrant and, well, free a people. sort of..." - first there were ties between iraq and al-qaeda. - then there weren't.
but maybe a nuclear threat? - sorry, not really - at least not in iraq.
WsMD, anyone? - well, some relics of them. a bit old fashioned (like 15 or 20 years), but nevertheless existing...
OK, then let's do the good old dictator-bashing. sure shot and trust me, they'll love us! - they all love you...for your patience and understanding towards other cultures. for your altruistic attitude and merciless belief in the american way as ultima ratio.
c) "the patriot act is important to achieve national security" - a nation which collectively welcomes the abolishment of fundamental personal rights due to paranoia (there are spies everywhere - feind hört mit!) and helps to denunciate both neighbors and "suspicious" elements of society to their homeland office - well, i don't know; i just can't get that hitler off my head...
d) "marriage is a sacred bond between a man and a woman" - right. and woman has been fashioned from a rib of adam. and the earth is flat. and 11: thou shouldst not read any book, but the holy bible alone! amen!

btw, gay marriage is a big thing because bush put it on his agenda - to win conservative voters by begrudging gay couples marital rights.

concerning bush and his cabinet: it could be helpful to google a bit for the neocons and what they're up to. sure, not all is true, but what remains is enough to keep the mind busy...

so, take care and remember: old europe is wishing you all the best - whether you like it or not ;-)
blutrabe.

# Aug 2, 2004 @ 12:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. brokenwings13 writes:

yeah, and some of those "25 yearold WsMD's" could be reupped and used in an attack.

oh yeah and the only reason we accept other cultures is because we are in some
stupid melting pot, not that i mind other cultures, i just think that in our schools we
should be a little more aware of what we are putting into our kids heads.
it's like the teachers who don't even speak english. it's nuts.

i like other cultures and all but the way we accept everything is just insane, it gives
safe harbor to terrorists, even though the Admin, is saying we are trying to get rid of
terrorists in our nation, by accepting their religion we are haboring some terrorists.
that stuff is in their culture and is natural to them.

# Aug 14, 2004 @ 12:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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53. MarineChick007 writes:

I have to say, Blutrabe, you said all that needed to be said with out taking sides toward the democratic or republican parties, and I think it was partly because you are from another country. how is it that we Americans can act like political barbarians and not realize it untill someone from another part of the world tells us?

# Aug 14, 2004 @ 12:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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54. nin writes:

So, what, are we supposed to start interrogating all Muslims? Great idea! Let's all turn into xenophobic, closed-minded bigots who discriminate against those of the Islamic faith...There are billions of Muslims around the world, it would be senseless to just reject all of them because a small percentage of them are fundamentalist terrorists. I mean it was a white guy who terrorized Oklahoma City, so let's just start rejecting whites now eh? More harshly discriminating against people of a certain faith is f***ing racist and bigoted, and furthermore only breeds more hatred.

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