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David [THE ad] Zucker goes to GOP? You can't be serious! [Nu, so what took you so long?]
The Jewish Journal Of Greater Los Angeles ^ | 10-06-2006 | Marc Ballon

Posted on 10/14/2006 8:04:10 AM PDT by Mia T

 

 

Comedy director David Zucker goes to GOP? You can't be serious!
[Nu, so what took you so long?]

 

by Marc Ballon, Senior Writer
The Jewish Journal Of Greater Los Angeles
10-06-2006

David Zucker, the producer and director of "Airplane," "The Naked Gun" and "Scary Movie 4," embraced the Republican Party in 2004 and voted for President Bush, largely because of security concerns. Once a liberal activist and campaign adviser to President Bill Clinton, he made a low-budget anti-Kerry ad that ran mostly in Ohio and kept his political change-of-heart largely under Hollywood's radar.

Not now.

Zucker sees threats to America and Israel mounting, and he believes the Democrats are unable or unwilling to confront those challenges, so he has decided to go public with his belief that the Democrats have lost their way. Starting Oct. 9, the first of two ads Zucker directed and co-wrote will begin running on the Internet in hopes of helping the Republicans retain control of the House in the November elections. Like his movies, Zucker's edgy spots employ his trademark fast-paced, gag-a-second-slapstick humor that has made him the undisputed king of spoof.

But Zucker believes his Republican boosterism carries some professional risk, as well. Hollywood happily forgives druggy actors and boozy directors, Zucker said, "but I don't think a Republican can be rehabbed." Still, at 58, he has decided to take a high-profile stand.

Zucker's first Internet ad spoofs the Democrats' reputation as the party of tax-and-spend liberals. It opens with a shot of a couple peacefully sleeping in bed. A narrator's voice interrupts the calm: "What if you woke up a year from today, the Democrats had taken over and you were able to see their new taxes?" Suddenly, a man in a dark suit, the Democratic tax man, appears in the bedroom and holds out his hand for a payoff. He shows up again and again. He hits up a woman who has just given birth and even demands payment from her newborn. The 90-second spot ends with an army of ominous-looking Democratic tax men, briefcases in hand, marching down the street like some spooky army.

A second spot charging Democrats with being soft on foreign policy is expected to be posted soon.

Funded by pro-Republican, tax-exempt 527 groups, the ads will appear on YouTube, the Drudge Report and America Weakly, a new parody site run by the Republican National Committee (RNC) that purports to show what the country would look like under Democratic control. The RNC asked Zucker to make the spoof ads because of his "stellar reputation and high-quality production," said Tara Wall, director of outreach communications.

Political strategist Arnold Steinberg thinks such ads "can be very effective" in making an impact. Although Steinberg had not seen Zucker's Internet ads when he spoke to a reporter, he said humorous spots might generate lots of media coverage, thereby broadcasting Zucker's message to a larger audience extending beyond the Internet.

Zucker's foray into political advertising comes at a time when he is taking stock of himself. Having spent nearly 30 years spoofing police dramas, disaster flicks and horror films, beginning with the 1977 cult classic, "The Kentucky Fried Movie," he now wants to turn his withering satirical eye to politics.

Without divulging too many details, Zucker said he plans to make a film lampooning politics, sandwiched between a superheroes spoof and "Scary Movie 5."

"You have people like Michael Moore going into foreign countries saying Americans are the stupidest people in the world," Zucker said. "I want to tell the real America story, that America is a force for good."

Politics became deadly serious for Zucker on Sept. 11; he was disturbed by liberals who, he said, blamed America or spoke of root causes. Zucker said he found himself supporting Bush's robust response to the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. As time passed, he tired of listening to calls for "talk, talk, talk" and the United Nations to solve the world's most tangled problems, including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Despite his continued pro-choice, anti-nuclear power, pro-environmental beliefs, he found himself drawn to Republican national security policies. In 2004, he re-registered, made the anti-Kerry ad, appeared on a few talk shows to discuss his political conversion and "fell in with the dark side," quipped his brother Jerry Zucker, director of "Ghost" and "Rat Race," among other films.

"I still can't believe I'm a Republican," Zucker said. "There are just certain things ingrained in our Jewish roots. Our fathers voted for Roosevelt, and we voted for JFK, [Hubert] Humphrey and Clinton. But the Democratic Party has changed."

He is not the only Jew to have defected to the Republican Party in the post-Sept. 11 world. Concerns about American national security and Israel have helped the Republican Jewish Coalition attract thousands of new members in recent years, RJC California director Larry Greenfield said.

Jews still vote overwhelmingly for Democrats, and the party is fighting back against the Republican strategy of portraying them as weak on terrorism or anti-Israel (see story, p. 17).

But in 2004, this state's RJC had 2,000 members and three chapters. Today, it has 7,000 members and 10 chapters. Zucker will speak at a national RJC gathering in December.

Sitting in his Santa Monica office, Zucker exudes the calm and confidence that comes with age and success. He looks much younger than his years but not in that unnatural skin-stretched-tight-as-a-drum sort of way. Perhaps having a 4-year-old daughter and 6-year-old son keeps him youthful.

Alternately energetic and thoughtful, it quickly becomes clear that his actions are considered. Which is why he called his business manager before agreeing to make these new attack ads: He wanted to know whether he could afford a Hollywood shunning. The answer: "I'm OK as long as I don't buy an $8-million mansion," he said.

Surrounded by Davy Crockett memorabilia, including comic books, a framed first-edition autobiography and a rifle owned by the legendary 19th century American folk hero, Zucker said he admires Crockett's willingness to speak out for his beliefs. In the early 1990s, Zucker spent two years working on a Crockett screenplay with University of New Mexico historian Paul Hutton. The historical drama never got made, much to Zucker's chagrin.

"I see great similarities between [Crockett and Zucker]," Hutton said. Both have stayed true to their principles.

He likens Zucker's political change of heart in Hollywood to Crockett opposing President Andrew Jackson's Indian Removal Act on moral grounds, a stand that cost him his House seat in the 1830 elections.

Raised in Milwaukee, Zucker said he grew up in a loving, tight-knit Jewish family. At dinner, brother Jerry Zucker recalled, "getting a good laugh was a value in our home." Their deadpan father became the inspiration for "Airplane's" Rex Kramer, played by Robert Stack. David Zucker said he developed his iconoclastic ways from his mother, who would often talk back to characters on TV.

After graduating from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, Zucker, brother Jerry and friend Jim Abrahams moved to Los Angeles in 1972. The trio, later known as "ZAZ," opened the Kentucky Fried Theater, which featured filmed and live sketches of biting satire.

In 1980, the trio co-directed "Airplane," a comedy without comedians that helped create a whole new film genre: the spoof. ZAZ later collaborated on the secret-agent spoof, "Top Secret!" with Val Kilmer and the hit, "Ruthless People," starring Bette Midler and Danny DeVito. Despite that film's success, the threesome split amid increasing desires to do independent projects.

After the breakup, David Zucker kept the spoofs coming with "The Naked Gun" and the "Scary Movie" series.

Despite his rightward drift, Zucker said he has lost little of his inner 14-year-old kid.

"On movie sets, including my own, I'm the oldest guy around," he said. "I've had people young enough to be my son say, ëYou can't do that.' I say, ëYes, you can. You've got to go for it.'"


Let down the curtain: the farce is done. (Rabelais) [Zucker ad, analysis]


by Mia T, 10.10.06

 



avid Zucker's brilliance is on display once again....

Do not be lulled by the lunacy. It is not as it seems....

It is not farce based on fact, but rather fact based on farce.
Let down the curtain: the farce is done.






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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Politics/Elections; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: congress; elections; korea; terrorism
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1 posted on 10/14/2006 8:04:12 AM PDT by Mia T
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To: dennisw

a Katz deli ping ;)


2 posted on 10/14/2006 8:05:13 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Gail Wynand

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3 posted on 10/14/2006 8:06:27 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: joanie-f

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4 posted on 10/14/2006 8:07:28 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: goldstategop

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5 posted on 10/14/2006 8:08:55 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T

What surprises me more are the huge numbers of people who DIDN'T change after getting mugged on 9/11.


6 posted on 10/14/2006 8:08:59 AM PDT by kenth (There are three kinds of people in the world. Those who can count, and those who can't.)
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To: Mia T

I'm a Gemini, so I don't know what to expect.


7 posted on 10/14/2006 8:10:11 AM PDT by Big Guy and Rusty 99 (DEATH TO ISLAM BECAUSE ISLAM IS DEATH!)
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To: Mia T
Welcome aboard Mr. Zucker.

L

8 posted on 10/14/2006 8:13:35 AM PDT by Lurker (Fear is the inspiration for stupidity.)
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To: Mia T
So, Zucker changed in 2004 to vote for Bush and republicans because of security concerns. Then further down in this post comes this statement: "Zucker's first Internet ad spoofs the Democrats' reputation as the party of tax-and-spend liberals." That is nothing new and the democrats have always been tax-and-spend. So why didn't Zucker recognize that fact earlier than 2004?
9 posted on 10/14/2006 8:15:20 AM PDT by adorno
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To: Mia T

A really funny, 45 second piece on Utube could make it around the world about 10,000 times in a minutes with email.

I am getting emails with links to Utube all the time. The funnier, the more times I get one.


10 posted on 10/14/2006 8:16:47 AM PDT by Paloma_55 (I may be a hateful bigot, but I still love you)
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To: Lurker

Trust, but verify. :) He's a McCain lover. I wonder what would happen if Hillary chose McCain as her running mate? Just ruminating...


11 posted on 10/14/2006 8:23:02 AM PDT by sageb1 (This is the Final Crusade. There are only 2 sides. Pick one.)
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To: Mia T

The Democrats appeal to the pacifists, as their base. War is unpleasant. However, pacifism does not work. Especially, dealing with terrorism, because terrorists are fanatics, as well as being homicidal in nature.

Some obvious examples: Al Quaida, the Irish Republican Army and other groups in Ireland. Al Quaida wants to kill all non-Muslims (and are willing to kill other Muslims in the process). The Irish Republican Army wants to kill another group of Christians, just because they belong to a different denomination.

Unfortunately, the only workable strategy for dealing with terrorists consists of two steps:

1. Find the terrorists.
2. Kill the terrorists.


12 posted on 10/14/2006 8:26:09 AM PDT by punster
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To: kenth
Indeed.

Some of my brethren fear the mythical anti-Semite on the Right...
more than the
real anti-Semite on the Left...
more even than bin Laden, himself.

"I view Hillary Clinton as a great danger to Jews if she is elected."

former Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir
Jewish Press, July 2000






 

I... underestimated the propensity of my people for narrow-mindedness and self-destruction (the Jewish vote for Mrs. Clinton was about 70%)....

Some anti-Semitism is irrational, founded in ignorance, as in Hillary's case....

But other forms of anti-Semitism can be earned, giving folks legitimate grievances against a people because they do crazy things like EXTEND HILLARY CLINTON'S POLITICAL LIFE!

This is not to cast the entire blame on Jewish New Yorkers; they alone couldn't have elected her. In my initial optimism, I equally underestimated the urban pseudo-intellectual's high-mindedness, as well as the Everyman's yearning for celebrity in his midst.

Julia Gorin, Getting used to Hillary
Jewish World Review
Nov. 27, 2000 / 29 Mar-Cheshvan, 5761


 


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13 posted on 10/14/2006 8:26:17 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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14 posted on 10/14/2006 8:32:14 AM PDT by prognostigaator
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To: Mia T
Dear Mr. Zucker,
Please do another ad in this style which shows Hastert, Frist, McCain, Bush and Hagel changing the tires of the vehicles of Nancy Pelosi, Teddy Kennedy and Harry Reid as they vilify and destroy the Republicans and Conservative.

That would be a great ad.

15 posted on 10/14/2006 8:49:17 AM PDT by lormand (0 to 10,000,000 people read my posts everyday)
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To: Mia T
David (and his brother Jerry) used to have their production office in the same building where I worked; I'd chat him up rarely in the garage, because our parking spots were adjacent and he was really into electric cars and loved to talk about them.

Wish I'd known him a little better now...

16 posted on 10/14/2006 8:52:37 AM PDT by ErnBatavia (Meep Meep)
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To: kenth
What surprises me more are the huge numbers of people who DIDN'T change after getting mugged on 9/11.

Or temporary defectors (even eyewitnesses who watched it happen) who ultimately forgot as Bush Derangement Syndrome stubbornly ate away at them.
17 posted on 10/14/2006 8:52:53 AM PDT by Milhous (Twixt truth and madness lies but a sliver of a stream.)
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To: punster
The Democrats appeal to the pacifists, as their base.--punster

That is very true.

As a matter of fact, I just sent the following to Sarah, a (Jewish) pacifist friend who was initially a bit wary of my information. She responded to
the Zucker ad and my analysis with the following:

"I'LL HAVE TO SIT DOWN WHEN I HAVE A COUPLE OF HOURS TO DIGEST (INGEST) ABSORB AND UNDERSTAND (NOT JUST READ) THIS E-MAIL...I JUST RETURNED FROM MY WEEKLY WEDNESDAY MUSEUM VOLUNTEER DAY (A TRIVAL BUT ENJOYABLE PURSUIT)...

AS I MAY HAVE MENTIONED BEFORE, I GLEAN LITTLE FROM PARTISAN SOURCES AS THEY ARE MOST OFTEN ONE SIDED. I LIKE TO GET BOTH SIDES OF THE STORY AND TRY TO MAKE SENSE OF IT MYSELF. SO THANKS FOR SHARING. IT IRKS ME HOW EACH SIDE SPINS THE FACTS TO THEIR ADVANTAGE.

I'M A PACIFIST BY NATURE AND RIGHT NOW A LOT OF MY ENERGY IS DEVOTED TO BRINGING OUR SOLDIERS HOME FROM IRAQ."

(Anyone with a similarly misguided friend or colleague should feel free to use this letter.)

Dear Sarah,

I appreciate your open mind. (It's a rare commodity, especially these days.) I am actually not partisan in the usual sense. My goal is merely to inform the electorate. Indeed, I believe we must rise above our usual political agendas to choose the right people to prosecute the War on Terror because no less than civilization hangs in the balance.

I'm not a big fan of professional politicians of any stripe. But what the Left has done for the past several years is unconscionable. They have undermined the war effort, aided and abetted the enemy, endangered the troops and put all of us in greater peril. Just to get their power back. They have demonstrated that they are not fit to lead us in this very perilous time.

You might be interested to know that this campaign ad was made by a big Hollywood liberal, a former DEMOCRAT (and a former pacifist). (He changed his thinking on 9/11.)

Who, beside the terrorists, wants war? The sad fact is this: We will be at war irrespective of Iraq. The critical point to understand is that in asymmetric warfare (terrorist wars), you need ONLY ONE CONSENTING PLAYER. The islamofascist terrorists are at war with us. They want to destroy us. Nothing, nothing will change that short of defeating and destroying them.

That a terrorist war requires only one consenting player (i.e., the terrorist) is why 9/11 happened. Bin Laden bombed the WTC in 1993, declared war on America beginning in 1996, and bill clinton did nothing. He didn't understand that when terrorists declare war on you and commit acts of war against you, you are, perforce at war. You have only two options: Fight... or surrender. Clinton chose 'surrender.'

Terrorists wars are by their very nature not of place (terrorists are NON-STATE actors). If Iraq is not the war's central front, then it will be someplace else... If the battleground is not of our choosing, then it will be of the terrorists' choosing. It will most certainly be New York or Washington or San Francisco....

 

18 posted on 10/14/2006 8:54:51 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: adorno

"So why didn't Zucker recognize that fact earlier than 2004?"

Maybe he did. Maybe he didn't. Who cares? Better late than never, in any event.
Zucker is a talented, decent, and honest gentleman. I am grateful to have him on our side.


19 posted on 10/14/2006 8:57:37 AM PDT by rogator
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To: Mia T

I love your posts.


20 posted on 10/14/2006 9:00:07 AM PDT by GitmoSailor
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To: Mia T

"You have people like Michael Moore going into foreign countries saying Americans are the stupidest people in the world," Zucker said. "I want to tell the real America story, that America is a force for good."

So succinct, so excellent.


21 posted on 10/14/2006 9:05:40 AM PDT by I still care ("Remember... for it is the doom of men that they forget" - Merlin, from Excalibur)
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To: ErnBatavia
he was really into electric cars

How could anyone, therefore, doubt his leftist bona fides? ;)

22 posted on 10/14/2006 9:09:00 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: I still care

indeed.


23 posted on 10/14/2006 9:10:52 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T

There appears to be a few former libs that actually get it. They've taken those rose colored glasses off and see the future for what it could be with the rat crowd in power.


24 posted on 10/14/2006 9:17:21 AM PDT by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand; but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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To: GitmoSailor

thank you so much :)


25 posted on 10/14/2006 9:20:26 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: WorkingClassFilth; Gail Wynand; Brian Allen; Lonesome in Massachussets; yoe; YaYa123; joanie-f; ...

ping


26 posted on 10/14/2006 9:21:43 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Paloma_55
Actually UTube is a website for a manufacturing company. The number of hits that they are getting from folks looking for YouTube is shutting them down almost all day every day.

Apparently there are some talks with Google to sell the domaign name because this problem is hurting business.

27 posted on 10/14/2006 9:35:38 AM PDT by Positive (Nothing is sadder than to see a beautiful theory murdered by a gang of brutal facts.)
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To: Mia T

Mia T. bump


28 posted on 10/14/2006 9:38:57 AM PDT by E.G.C.
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To: adorno
That is nothing new and the democrats have always been tax-and-spend. So why didn't Zucker recognize that fact earlier than 2004?

Maybe he was like those faithful, neo-Republicans who today ignore the fact that Republicans are trying to surpass Democrats in the tax-and-spend category.

29 posted on 10/14/2006 9:47:46 AM PDT by Dan Evans
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To: Mia T
Without divulging too many details, Zucker said he plans to make a film lampooning politics ...

I'd like see Mark Steyn on the writing team.

30 posted on 10/14/2006 9:48:01 AM PDT by AZLiberty (Teddy drank, people sank.)
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To: Mia T

bump


31 posted on 10/14/2006 9:48:37 AM PDT by Wolverine (A Concerned Citizen)
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To: Wolverine

The David Zucker ad on Madeleine Albright and the Liberal foreign policy :

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7h3GPc_yMCE&mode=related&search=


32 posted on 10/14/2006 9:54:51 AM PDT by drzz
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To: kenth

They don't think it can happen again!


33 posted on 10/14/2006 10:04:12 AM PDT by Ernest_at_the_Beach (History is soon Forgotten,)
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To: Mia T

Any wussies in the rep leadership who don't show this should be immediately banished to the phone banks where they belong. And get someone with b_______s.


34 posted on 10/14/2006 10:04:26 AM PDT by tkathy (The Real Republican (RR) way is sticking to the issues and not finger pointing.)
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To: Mia T

bump


35 posted on 10/14/2006 10:13:53 AM PDT by Christian4Bush ("Ma'am, you don't have to thank us. You just go beat him for us." Soldier to Irey re: Murtha)
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To: drzz

Thanx for the link. :)

You can also get it
HERE

... or by clicking on the image below.

(I plan to post a link independent of YouTube later today, just in case the censors are reactivated.)



Let down the curtain: the farce is done. (Rabelais)
by Mia T, 10.10.06


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36 posted on 10/14/2006 10:24:19 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: E.G.C.

thanx :)


37 posted on 10/14/2006 10:25:51 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: AZLiberty

Interesting suggestion.
A common aesthetic nothwithstanding the superficial difference in their humor, i.e.,
Zucker : Steyn :: literal lunacy : figurative insanity


38 posted on 10/14/2006 10:33:31 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: lormand

Fitting metaphor for those worn-out retreads.

The professional pol is a relic.
Once simply a nuisance, now he is a mortal danger.
We no longer have the luxury of time or circumstance to abid this nonsense.


39 posted on 10/14/2006 10:47:31 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: adorno
If he's not 100%, what does it matter? No one else is either. All political parties are comprised of people making factional alliances for strategic reasons based on their own prioritized self-interests.Just because the Republican platform doesn't mesh with my admittedly idiosyncratic beliefs against the death penalty, for example, doesn't mean I shouldn't be allowed to support the rest of its platform and work for the election of its conservative candidates.

What's important is that Drucker's a high-profile member of the growing vanguard of jewish political converts who is calling the dems out on their odious alliance with the world's knuckledragging anti-zionist anti-semites (like Bob Casey's repugnant partnership with the raving bigots at moveon.org.) and reaching his hand out to all those jewish voters around the country (who'd never imagined in a million years that it would be FDR's party that would sell them out & the Republicans standing up for them in the face of such murderous hatred) to help them up on the Pubbie bandwagon.

The more David Zuckers out there saying it's ok for jews to go against generations of ingrained political tradition & do what they know in their guts is the right thing for their children's future, the better for everybody's children. Like this country's Roman Catholics before them, jewish voters have to be shown that the democratic party their grandparents professed allegiance to just doesn't exist anymore.

He can keep his electric car & still campaign for republicans. There are more pressing issues these days, like the war currently being waged against America, Israel & the rest of western civilization for starters.

40 posted on 10/14/2006 10:50:14 AM PDT by leilani (Dimmi, dimmi se mai fu fatta cosa alcuna!)
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To: leilani
Bravo!

From my letter to Sarah, above:

I believe we must rise above our usual political agendas to choose the right people to prosecute the War on Terror because no less than civilization, itself hangs in the balance.

 

41 posted on 10/14/2006 10:58:06 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Ernest_at_the_Beach
They don't think it can happen again!

Yes - that would explain their behavior. Astute observation on your part. :)
42 posted on 10/14/2006 11:05:31 AM PDT by Milhous (Twixt truth and madness lies but a sliver of a stream.)
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To: Mia T

Yes, you said it more succinctly than I. All of our parochial political concerns are important, but they will not matter one whit if we or our kids are living under sharia at the point of a gun in fifty years.

(ps, sorry for the typos in my post - like Drucker...etc. I had to let the dog out & let it go w/o re-reading, oops)


43 posted on 10/14/2006 11:11:25 AM PDT by leilani (Dimmi, dimmi se mai fu fatta cosa alcuna!)
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To: punster; All

CORRECTION:

The failure to understand, or refusal to acknowledge, that a terrorist war requires only one consenting player, (i.e., the terrorist), was the proximate cause of 9/11. Bin Laden bombed the WTC in 1993, declared war on America beginning in 1996, committed acts of war against America throughout the 90s, and bill clinton did nothing. Clinton didn't understand, or refused to acknowledge, that when terrorists declare war on you and commit acts of war against you, you are, perforce at war. You have only two options: Fight... or surrender. Bill clinton chose 'surrender.'


44 posted on 10/14/2006 11:19:43 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: leilani

Your content rendered any typo inconsequential if not invisible. ;)

I would add this: Your 50-year projection for our kids if we don't prevail is the best-case scenario.


45 posted on 10/14/2006 11:26:46 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T

You're right, definitely too rosy. The threat's immediate.(The islamofascists have admitted their intentions about that - no reason not to believe they mean what they say.)


46 posted on 10/14/2006 11:32:28 AM PDT by leilani (Dimmi, dimmi se mai fu fatta cosa alcuna!)
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To: leilani

The endgame is obvious.

The length of time it takes us to acknowledge this fact and muster the courage to do what we must is directly proportional to the resultant 'collateral damage' and inversely proportional to the probability that we will prevail. And if we wait until it's 'them or us' in real time, all bets are off.


47 posted on 10/14/2006 11:43:25 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: leilani
The threat's immediate.

And lethal.

48 posted on 10/14/2006 11:53:57 AM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Gail Wynand

ping


49 posted on 10/14/2006 12:07:57 PM PDT by Mia T (Stop Clintons' Undermining Machinations (The acronym is the message.))
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To: Mia T

Wonderful, unassailable reponse to your pacifist friend. I'd be interested in her reply, for insight (and maybe a chuckle.) Why is it so hard for so many to see the obvious imperative that islamo-fascist terrorism imposes?


50 posted on 10/14/2006 1:28:43 PM PDT by fullchroma
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