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~~~~THE official FRIDAY silliness THREAD~~~~

Posted on 08/28/2009 5:57:17 AM PDT by Lucky9teen

In honor of the late Ted Kennedy, I dedicate today's silliness to him. While many applaud his life, a look at Ted Kennedy quotes from his past show his progressive stance, humor, and pretty much no fear of repercussions. **If it were a matter of mere political disagreement, we would join the calls to strike a conciliatory tone and mourn the death of Sen. Edward Kennedy. But we do a disservice to him and the country to call him anything but what he was. Ted Kennedy was not a good man and we mourn the damage (or worse) he did both to individuals and to America (**last sentiment from Patriot Post editor, but well said).


“It's better to send in the Peace Corps than the Marine Corps.” ~ Ted Kennedy

The Constitution does not just protect those whose views we share; it also protects those with whose views we disagree. ~ Ted Kennedy

Thus, the controversy about the Moral Majority arises not only from its views, but from its name - which, in the minds of many, seems to imply that only one set of public policies is moral and only one majority can possibly be right. ~ Ted Kennedy

“It won't be 'mission accomplished' on the economy until average Americans are secure in their jobs and can provide for their families” ~ Ted Kennedy

"I regard as indefensible the fact that I did not report the accident to the police immediately" ~ Ted Kennedy during a televised statement after he pleaded guilty to leaving the scene of an accident in regards to the Chappaquiddick incident, July 1969



"What we have in the United States is not so much a health-care system as a disease-care system" ~ Ted Kennedy on health care reform for which he campaigned throughout his life, 1994



"With Barack Obama, we will turn the page on the old politics of misrepresentation and distortion. With Barack Obama we will close the book on the old politics of race against race, gender against gender, ethnic group against ethnic group, and straight against gay" ~ Ted Kennedy endorsing Barack Obama for president, January 2008.


"If we set the precedent of limiting the First Amendment, in order to protect the sensibilities of those who are offended by flag burning, what will we say the next time someone is offended by some other minority view, or by some other person's exercise of the freedom the Constitution is supposed to protect?" ~ Senator Edward M. Kennedy, constituent letter 1997

Separation of church and state cannot mean an absolute separation between moral principles and political power. ~ Ted Kennedy

For me, a few hours ago, this campaign came to an end. For all those whose cares have been our concern, the work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die. ~ Ted Kennedy Addressing Democratic National Convention, August 1980.

My brother need not be idealized or enlarged in death beyond what he was in life, to be remembered as a good and decent man, who saw wrong and tried to right it, saw suffering and tried to heal it, saw war and tried to stop it. Those of us who loved him and who take him to his rest today, pray that what he was to us and what he wished for others will some day come to pass for all the world. ~ Ted Kennedy's Eulogy for Robert F. Kennedy, June 1968.

The more our feelings diverge, the more deeply felt they are, the greater is our obligation to grant the sincerity and essential decency of our fellow citizens on the other side. . . .

In short, I hope for an America where neither "fundamentalist" nor "humanist" will be a dirty word, but a fair description of the different ways in which people of good will look at life and into their own souls.

I hope for an America where no president, no public official, no individual will ever be deemed a greater or lesser American because of religious doubt -- or religious belief.

I hope for an America where the power of faith will always burn brightly, but where no modern inquisition of any kind will ever light the fires of fear, coercion, or angry division.

I hope for an America where we can all contend freely and vigorously, but where we will treasure and guard those standards of civility which alone make this nation safe for both democracy and diversity. ~ Ted Kennedy's Speech on "Truth and Tolerance in America," Oct. 3, 1983, Lynchburg, Va.


TOPICS: Humor
KEYWORDS: freepun; ofst; silliness; tedkennedy
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To: fredhead

101 posted on 08/28/2009 10:20:37 AM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: r-q-tek86

102 posted on 08/28/2009 10:21:26 AM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Arrowhead1952

“And kids these days. They get pregnant from eating chicken. It’s finger lickin’ good and one thing leads to another.”


103 posted on 08/28/2009 10:21:48 AM PDT by fredhead (Liberals think globally, reason rectally, act idiotically.)
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To: Lucky9teen
Korean salt tester looks like home pregnancy test
104 posted on 08/28/2009 10:22:54 AM PDT by Tamar1973 (http://koreanforniancooking.blogspot.com/)
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To: Jo Nuvark

Who can take yer money, with a twinkle in their eye?

The Government Can!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LO2eh6f5Go0&eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Ecampaignforliberty%2Ecom%2F&feature=player_embedded


105 posted on 08/28/2009 10:25:27 AM PDT by CSM (Business is too big too fail... Government is too big to succeed... I am too small to matter...)
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To: fredhead

Good one.


106 posted on 08/28/2009 10:28:09 AM PDT by Arrowhead1952 (Jimmy Carter - now the second worst POTUS ever. BHO has #1 spot in his sights.)
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To: r-q-tek86

Let’s see if I can get this one right......

A newlywed couple enter their hotel room on their honeymoon and start to undress. The husband removes his trousers, hands them to his wife and says, “Here put these on.”

The wife replies, “They’re too big, I can’t wear your pants!”

To which the husband replies, “Just remember who wears the pants in this family.”

They continue to undress and eventually the wife hands her panties to her husband. “You put these on.”

The husband says, “They’re too small, I can’t get into your panties.”

Wife’s reply? “And you won’t until you change your attitude.”


107 posted on 08/28/2009 10:28:43 AM PDT by fredhead (Liberals think globally, reason rectally, act idiotically.)
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To: a fool in paradise
Deligate from Chappaquiddick

afip - Another National Lampoon pic for ya

This Christopher Reeve Video came origionally from National Lampoon Online, not there any more. Ted Kennedy Meets Christopher Reeve

I'm a big Nat Lamp fan

108 posted on 08/28/2009 10:31:17 AM PDT by bigjoesaddle ("Think of the press as a great keyboard on which the government can play" -- Joseph Goebbels)
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To: fredhead

That’d be it


109 posted on 08/28/2009 10:31:28 AM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: CSM

Cracked me up...


110 posted on 08/28/2009 10:31:52 AM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: r-q-tek86

The wisdom of Larry the cable guy

1. A day without sunshine is like night.

2. On the other hand, you have different fingers.

3. 42.7 percent of all statistics are made up on the spot.

4. 99 percent of lawyers give the rest a bad name.

5. Remember, half the people you know are below average.

6. He who laughs last, thinks slowest.

7. Depression is merely anger without enthusiasm.

8. The early bird may get the worm, but the second mouse gets the cheese in the trap.

9. Support bacteria. They’re the only culture some people have.

10. A clear conscience is usually the sign of a bad memory.

11. Change is inevitable, except from vending machines.

12. If you think nobody cares, try missing a couple of payments..

13. OK, so what’s the speed of dark?

14. When everything is coming your way, you’re in the wrong lane.

15. Hard work pays off in the future. Laziness pays off now.

16. How much deeper would the ocean be without sponges?

17. Eagles may soar, but weasels don’t get sucked into jet engines.

20. What happens if you get scared half to death, twice?

21 Why do psychics have to ask you your name?

22. Inside every older person is a younger person wondering ‘What the heck happened?’

23. Just remember — if the world didn’t suck, we would all fall off.

24. Light travels faster than sound. That’s why some people appear bright until you hear them speak. (Just check out Obama when he loses his Teleprompter to see the truth of this one!)

25. Life isn’t like a box of chocolates. It’s more like a jar of jalapenos. What you do today, might burn your butt tomorrow.


111 posted on 08/28/2009 10:37:07 AM PDT by fredhead (Liberals think globally, reason rectally, act idiotically.)
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To: r-q-tek86

Your welcome.


112 posted on 08/28/2009 10:39:49 AM PDT by CSM (Business is too big too fail... Government is too big to succeed... I am too small to matter...)
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To: CSM

THE IRONY OF LIFE.

Men:

1. All men are extremely busy.
2. Although they are so busy, they still have time for women.
3. Although they have time for women, they don’t really care for them.
4. Although they don’t really care for them, they always have one around.
5. Although they always have one around them, they always try their luck with others.

Women:

1. The most important thing for a woman is financial security.
2. Although this is so important, they still go out and buy expensive clothes and stuff.
3. Although they always buy expensive clothes, they never have something to wear.
4. Although they never have something to wear, they always dress beautifully.
5. Although they always dress beautifully, their clothes are always just “an old rag”.
6. Although their clothes are always “just an old rag”, they still expect you to compliment them.
7. Although they expect you to compliment them, when you do, they don’t believe you.


113 posted on 08/28/2009 10:50:04 AM PDT by fredhead (Liberals think globally, reason rectally, act idiotically.)
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To: fredhead

I’d say that is spot on, except that I have been following Dave Ramsey for a little while, so the women I respect most don’t fit that description and I didn’t put women in my budget so they are rarely around me....

;-)


114 posted on 08/28/2009 10:53:59 AM PDT by CSM (Business is too big too fail... Government is too big to succeed... I am too small to matter...)
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To: r-q-tek86

115 posted on 08/28/2009 10:55:55 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: Liberty Valance
That's great!

One I found...


116 posted on 08/28/2009 11:15:55 AM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Liberty Valance

117 posted on 08/28/2009 11:17:39 AM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Liberty Valance
This one isn't funny... it's actually pretty cool

Turning the place over

118 posted on 08/28/2009 11:21:24 AM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Liberty Valance
more cool stuff...

fascade projections

119 posted on 08/28/2009 11:24:07 AM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Liberty Valance
I'd never seen a building doing a Donald Sutherland impersonation before:


120 posted on 08/28/2009 11:28:25 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Kennedycare?Recall that "Animal Farm" begins with a Socialist Revolution to honor Big Major's legacy)
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To: CSM

OMGOSH! ... Just sent that to all my peeps!

Great video!


121 posted on 08/28/2009 11:28:58 AM PDT by Jo Nuvark (Those who bless Israel will be blessed, those who curse Israel will be cursed. Gen 12:3)
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To: ShadowAce

In the city I live in there are two sets of signs like that except there are for 30 and are on the same street at the same intersection but going the opposite ways!


122 posted on 08/28/2009 11:32:59 AM PDT by handy old one (If you play in nature be prepared to be played with!!)
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To: Jo Nuvark

Glad you enjoyed it and that I could pay you back for your earlier work!

;-)


123 posted on 08/28/2009 11:34:48 AM PDT by CSM (Business is too big too fail... Government is too big to succeed... I am too small to matter...)
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To: Lucky9teen

124 posted on 08/28/2009 11:36:19 AM PDT by Bean Counter (No, I am Jim Thompson!!)
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To: Lucky9teen
Even Ted had Chappaquiddick jokes...

Kennedy Friend Recalls How Much He Loved to Joke About Chappaquiddick (Breitbart.tv August 28, 2009)

125 posted on 08/28/2009 11:40:20 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Kennedycare?Recall that "Animal Farm" begins with a Socialist Revolution to honor Big Major's legacy)
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To: a fool in paradise
gotta post it.....


126 posted on 08/28/2009 11:47:49 AM PDT by fredhead (Liberals think globally, reason rectally, act idiotically.)
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To: r-q-tek86

sad
sickening

the reason its sad and sickening is because its required by some men.

sad.


127 posted on 08/28/2009 11:52:49 AM PDT by envisio (Foxtrot Yankee Bravo Oscar)
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To: Lucky9teen

A new Marine Captain was assigned to an outfit in a remote post in the
Afghanistan Desert . During his first inspection of the outfit, he
noticed a Camel hitched up behind the mess tent.

He asks the Sergeant why the camel is kept there....

The nervous sergeant said, ‘Well sir, as you know, there are 250 men
here on the post and no women. And sir, sometimes the men have ‘urges’..

That’s why we have Molly The Camel.’

The Captain says, ‘I can’t say that I condone this, but I understand
about ‘urges’, so the camel can stay .’

About a month later, the Captain starts having his own ‘urges’. Crazy
with passion, he asks the Sergeant to bring the camel to his tent.
Putting a ladder behind the camel, the Captain stands on the ladder,
pulls his pants down and has wild, insane sex with the camel. When he’s
done, he asks the Sergeant, ‘Is that how the men do it?’

‘No not really, sir..They usually just ride the camel into town where the girls are.’


128 posted on 08/28/2009 12:01:47 PM PDT by sunny48
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To: bmwcyle

bttt


129 posted on 08/28/2009 12:03:11 PM PDT by petercooper (GOP: Big Tent Party??? Not if you are a CONSERVATIVE.)
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To: envisio

130 posted on 08/28/2009 12:09:57 PM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: r-q-tek86

131 posted on 08/28/2009 12:11:47 PM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: r-q-tek86

132 posted on 08/28/2009 12:13:50 PM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: r-q-tek86

133 posted on 08/28/2009 12:20:07 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: r-q-tek86

134 posted on 08/28/2009 12:21:29 PM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: r-q-tek86

135 posted on 08/28/2009 12:24:29 PM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: r-q-tek86

136 posted on 08/28/2009 12:29:37 PM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: sunny48

Fidel Castro went down to Brazil to get a coffee colonic treatment recently.

When it was administered, the ailing dictator made a pained face and said “Oooo! Ooooo!”

The nurse asked him, “Is it too hot?”

“No! Too sweet!!!”


137 posted on 08/28/2009 12:42:10 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Kennedycare?Recall that "Animal Farm" begins with a Socialist Revolution to honor Big Major's legacy)
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To: a fool in paradise

138 posted on 08/28/2009 12:57:36 PM PDT by r-q-tek86 ("A building has integrity just like a man. And just as seldom." - Ayn Rand)
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To: Lucky9teen

They opened Teddy’s casket for viewing. A well endowed waitress from the Brasserie bent over the edge to give him a final kiss goodby and fell in on top of him. Chris Dodd was nearby and jumped in on top.


139 posted on 08/28/2009 1:03:43 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is the 4th of July, democrats believe every day is April 15)
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To: Lucky9teen
Ted Kennedy arrived at the gates of heaven. Mary Jo WAS available for comment.
140 posted on 08/28/2009 1:06:29 PM PDT by OrioleFan (Republicans believe every day is the 4th of July, democrats believe every day is April 15)
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To: Pan_Yan

I remember hearing of another nuke accident in Georgia. This one was a full sized reactor and the operator went the wrong way with the control rod. Radiation was such that they just abandoned the whole thing. Heard in nuclear weapons school.


141 posted on 08/28/2009 1:15:55 PM PDT by Archer24
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To: a fool in paradise

A drunken man walks into a biker bar, sits down at the bar and orders a drink. Looking around, he sees three men sitting at a corner table. He gets up, staggers to the table, leans over, looks the biggest, meanest, biker in the face and says:
‘I went by your grandma’s house today and
I saw her in the hallway buck naked.
Man, she is one fine looking woman!’
The biker looks at him and doesn’t say a word.
His buddies are confused, because he is one bad biker and
would fight at the drop of a hat.
The drunk leans on the table again and says:
‘I got it on with your grandma and she is good,
the best I ever had!’
The biker’s buddies are starting to get really mad
but the biker still says nothing.
The drunk leans on the table one more time and says,
‘I’ll tell you something else, boy,
your grandma liked it!’

At this point the biker stands up,
takes the drunk by the shoulders
looks him square in the eyes and says.....................

‘Grandpa;........ Go home!

You’re drunk.’


142 posted on 08/28/2009 3:00:33 PM PDT by sunny48
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To: Lucky9teen

From post # 55, words to live by:

- As a driver I hate pedestrians, and as a pedestrian I hate drivers,
but no matter what the mode of transportation, I always hate cyclists.


143 posted on 08/28/2009 6:11:56 PM PDT by alarm rider (Live free or die.)
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To: SERKIT

I always thought he was saying “as our re-elective of the nation”. It was the closest thing I could make of it.


144 posted on 08/28/2009 11:03:51 PM PDT by DaveLoneRanger (My country, right or wrong. But BOY...!)
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To: Lucky9teen
"There is a lot one could say of Senator Kennedy -- positive from supporters, negative from critics. They say one should not speak ill of the dead. True. But I am of the view that one should not lie about the dead either." ~ political analyst Bill Bennett

“I'd rather go hunting with Dick Cheney than go riding with Ted Kennedy!” ~ Woody Williams

Very succinct.
Thanks, for the ping.


145 posted on 08/28/2009 11:59:27 PM PDT by skinkinthegrass (Zer0 to the voter: "Welcome to 'MY' DeathCARE ® Plan"...Sucker! ...now just die. :^)
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To: BigCinBigD

I can’t believe no one commented on this link.

Thank you for posting it. This is a sad, somber event, and your link allows us all to share in it.


146 posted on 08/29/2009 4:38:16 AM PDT by Tennessee_Bob (Save the Hispaniolan Solenodon!)
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To: Tennessee_Bob

I do what I can...


147 posted on 08/29/2009 5:23:06 AM PDT by BigCinBigD ('Evil white devil since 1960')
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To: Lucky9teen; reagan_fanatic; a real Sheila; 50mm; Lizavetta; Roscoe Karns; edzo4; Netizen; ...
backseatdriver
148 posted on 08/30/2009 7:15:08 AM PDT by Nateman (If liberals aren't screaming you're doing it wrong.)
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To: Nateman

Good one!


149 posted on 08/30/2009 8:14:27 PM PDT by Lizavetta (In Communism everything is free. But there isn't any of it.)
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