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Demi And The Dimwits Take "The Pledge" (This Pledge A Bad Act)
Boston Herald ^ | January 22, 2009 | Michael Graham

Posted on 01/22/2009 4:19:00 AM PST by suspects

President Barack Obama has an unusual ability to bring out the best in his enemies and the worst in his friends.

Which is why former foe John McCain was leading the push for a Senate vote on Hillary Clinton as secretary of state; and why the most disturbing Obama video you’ll see this year was just posted by his biggest fans.

Demi Moore and her boy toy Ashton Kutcher have put together a YouTube video called “The Pledge,” in which a cast of celebrities and semi-celebs pledge their service to Obama.

Literally.

The video starts harmlessly enough, with Hollywoodies like Cameron Diaz, Laura Linney and the like making various innocuous pledges of good behavior. They range from the serious (“I pledge to promote mental health education”) to the silly (“I pledge to never give the finger while driving again”) to the slightly icky (Jason Bateman pledges to stop flushing the toilet after urinating. House guests, you’ve been warned).

So when rocker Anthony Kiedis says “I pledge to be of service to Barack Obama,” it seems humorously over the top.

But then Moore stares intently into the camera and announces “I pledge to be a servant to our president,” a pledge echoed by all the celebs who promise to become “the change that we seek.”

A pledge of allegiance to Obama? I don’t care if you’re a Republican, Democrat or a Vegan Evangelical Anarchist - that’s just plain creepy.

It’s also odd coming from a group of people who’ve previously shown little enthusiasm for pledging allegiance to our flag, much less a previous president.

Seriously - if a dozen college conservatives had lined up on TV to pledge their service to George W. Bush, wouldn’t there be an HBO documentary on “America’s BusHitler Youth” by the end of the week?

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: celebrities; hollywood; liberals; obama; zeroworship

1 posted on 01/22/2009 4:19:01 AM PST by suspects
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To: suspects

http://iowahawk.typepad.com/iowahawk/2009/01/i-pledge.html


2 posted on 01/22/2009 4:21:45 AM PST by kb2614 (Hell hath no fury than a bureaucrat scorned)
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To: suspects

Its creepy.


3 posted on 01/22/2009 4:23:31 AM PST by linn37 (cue the circus music the democrats are back in charge)
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To: suspects

video here a must watch

http://www.usmagazine.com/news/ashton-kutcher-enlists-celebrities-to-make-presidential-pledge


4 posted on 01/22/2009 4:34:15 AM PST by dascallie
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To: suspects

5 posted on 01/22/2009 4:36:04 AM PST by oblomov (Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods. - Mencken)
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To: suspects

creepy, uneducated for the most part, self-serving celebrities... no doubt... thought this was cool... idiotic.... end


6 posted on 01/22/2009 4:40:57 AM PST by xtinct ("There's a sucker born every minute." P.T. Barnum)
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To: suspects

I pledge to do everything I can to expose Obama as the socialist/marxist that he truly is and to do everything in my power, within legal bounds, to destroy his presidency so that this country will never elect another marxist again.


7 posted on 01/22/2009 4:43:26 AM PST by meyer (We are all John Galt)
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To: suspects

Seriously, and I am not joking here. Are we looking at the anti-christ? This is not normal stuff happening. Something is terribly wrong.

To many things are adding up. I used to joke about it. As of today, no more jokes. Everything that has happened, everything he as said, everything done by others all over the world to basically worship him is too much for me to think it is just coincidental.

Jesus told us to look for the signs. Well this sign is shinning like neon, to bright to ignore.

It is all too creepy and wrong.


8 posted on 01/22/2009 4:47:29 AM PST by Aurorales
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To: suspects
...why the most disturbing Obama video you’ll see this year was just posted by his biggest fans.

The year is still young. I think we will see things a lot more disturbing than this in the next 11 months.

9 posted on 01/22/2009 4:51:58 AM PST by gridlock (QUESTION AUTHORITY)
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To: suspects
Over the next 8 years, this will be forgotten as very small outliers of the catastrophe to come.

unlimited immigration
unlimited socialism
unlimited liberalism

Goodbye to the republic, but wave that goodbye before the Obama Youth Corps is formed, or you will be targeted for real punishment.

10 posted on 01/22/2009 5:02:13 AM PST by bill1952 (McCain and the GOP were worthless)
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To: Aurorales

The antichrist. . . . you are not alone in seeing this parallel. There is a mass deception going on and it is clearly spiritual.


11 posted on 01/22/2009 5:07:59 AM PST by esquirette (If we do not know our own worldview, we will accept theirs.)
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To: suspects

I have basically stopped going to the movies. I can’t stomach the thought of giving my hard-earned money to these pathetically stupid celebrities. They’ve gone too far in my book.


12 posted on 01/22/2009 5:27:02 AM PST by alicewonders (Sarah Palin is the face of America's future.)
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To: suspects

But then Moore stares intently into the camera and announces “I pledge to be a servant to our president,” a pledge echoed by all the celebs who promise to become “the change that we seek.” ....

...scary times....elevating a man to a god-like persona....

This will not end well......


13 posted on 01/22/2009 5:27:19 AM PST by Le Chien Rouge
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To: suspects

“I pledge to promote mental health education” You support it too or I’ll kill you!


14 posted on 01/22/2009 5:30:25 AM PST by Islander7 (This Atlas is shrugging! ~ I am Joe!)
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To: Le Chien Rouge
“I pledge to be a servant to our president,”

Someone send this mindless broad an iron and a basket of shirts.
15 posted on 01/22/2009 5:33:11 AM PST by Islander7 (This Atlas is shrugging! ~ I am Joe!)
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To: Islander7

I get it!! They pledge to do what we all have been doing as a matter of course in our lives. (Of course, they were prevented from pledging when that evil Bush guy was in office!! He refused to allow anyone to do the righ thing! Diabolical! How did we survive the last 8 years??)

Non-believing heathens, the whole lot of you! Curses be upon you!


16 posted on 01/22/2009 5:44:54 AM PST by mdcen
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To: suspects
“I pledge to be of service to Barack Obama,”

Ew! Not me!

I pledge to be of service to The Constitution of the United States of America, starting with an Atlas Shrugged-lite reduction in my economic participation under the socialist usurper.

I will buy nothing that is optional - I need nothing, and my kids can benefit from a little more do-it-yourself entertainment.

I will pay for no entertainment for the next four years, no exceptions other than books and ammunition.

I will purchase no goods and no services produced by any company receiving bailout funds, no exceptions. Forever.

Rather than paying a plumber/electrician to do a repair or improvement on my home and in turn earning extra income through my professional skills, I will do all work on my home myself - much more slowly but that will keep my tax liability lower.

I will instead save aggressively for the economic boom that I plan to support when the Usurper finally leaves office.

Until 2012, I hope the lazy 53% can support the economy on their own. I did more than my share until now, and thanks to their votes, it's their turn. As for me, my vote is "starve the beast".

17 posted on 01/22/2009 5:50:10 AM PST by MathDoc (Don't blame me, I voted for Governor Palin and the wrinkly white-haired guy)
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To: Aurorales

I don’t think that there are enough signs being filled for him to be the anti-christ. That doesn’t mean he can’t be as evil, or more evil then hitler or stalin.


18 posted on 01/22/2009 5:53:51 AM PST by Durus (The People have abdicated our duties and anxiously hopes for just two things, "Bread and Circuses")
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To: Aurorales
...This is not normal stuff happening. Something is terribly wrong.

The anti-Christ? No. A titanic shift in social evolution? Yes.

Remember, with every great discovery/invention has caused massive upheavals in the way we humans act and interact. Consider, for example, the effects of the use of fire, development of the wheel, the printing press, compass,the harnessing of steam, the automobile, the BC pill, and now the computer.

The comfortable, familiar past had been blown sky high. The dust and debris is still raining down around - and conking us on -- our heads, and will for a long time. But God is in His heaven, and life is unfolding as it should.

19 posted on 01/22/2009 6:00:01 AM PST by yankeedame ("Oh, I can take it but I'd much rather dish it out.")
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To: suspects

I pledge to laugh at celebrity imbiciles, mocking them for thinking money equals brains.


20 posted on 01/22/2009 6:02:56 AM PST by reagan_fanatic ("You followin' me, camera guy?")
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To: suspects

21 posted on 01/22/2009 6:07:06 AM PST by maggief
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To: suspects

Heil Obama!

/sarc


22 posted on 01/22/2009 6:12:13 AM PST by DFG
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To: suspects

I believe it was Ayn Rand that said, ...if there is anyone more despicable than a tyrant, it is a voluntary slave.


23 posted on 01/22/2009 6:43:21 AM PST by Perfesser
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To: suspects

My favorite is the guy from “Without a trace” who pledges to “Be more aware.” He must have agonized for hours over that bold statement, then called his agent to ask him what he should pledge. What a pile of steaming dung!


24 posted on 01/22/2009 6:59:22 AM PST by jmaroneps37 (Conservatism is truth. Liberalism is lies.)
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To: suspects

I saw Eva Longoria Parker participated in the ad-I thought it was dumb because whe already has a charity, Eva’s Heroes, which funds after school programs for mentally disabled children.

She’s had it for years, so why take a pledge for something you do of your own volition?


25 posted on 01/22/2009 7:19:16 AM PST by sockmonkey
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To: suspects
Demi Moore and her boy toy Ashton Kutcher have put together a YouTube video called “The Pledge,” in which a cast of celebrities and semi-celebs pledge their service to Obama.

I wonder if these Hollywood luminaries and intellectuals are aware of an historical precedent to their "pledge" to an individual? That individual was named Adolf Hitler.

And these idiots are volunteering a pledge to an individual they know little about except his "hope and change" message.

26 posted on 01/22/2009 7:32:32 AM PST by Will88
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To: Will88
They aren't but I am:

Jungvolk Oath (taken by ten-year-old boys on first entering the Hitler Youth) "In the presence of this blood banner which represents our Führer, I swear to devote all my energies and my strength to the saviour of our country, Adolf Hitler. I am willing and ready to give up my life for him, so help me God."

Pledge of Allegiance "I promise to do my duty in love and loyalty to the Führer and our flag."

Hitler Youth 'Prayers' (modeled after the Lord's Prayer) "Adolf Hitler, you are our great Führer. Thy name makes the enemy tremble. Thy Third Reich comes, thy will alone is law upon the earth. Let us hear daily thy voice and order us by thy leadership, for we will obey to the end and even with our lives. We praise thee! Heil Hitler!" "Führer, my Führer, give me by God. Protect and preserve my life for long. You saved Germany in time of need. I thank you for my daily bread. Be with me for a long time, do not leave me, Führer, my Führer, my faith, my light, Hail to my Führer!"

Link to the above.

27 posted on 01/22/2009 9:08:34 AM PST by Jed Eckert
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To: Jed Eckert

Good links, and I definitely remember, in one of those old black and white films about the Nazis, footage that showed members of the army taking an oath of loyalty to Hitler, and it was presented as one of the major steps that tied the fate of Germany irretrievably to Hitler.


28 posted on 01/22/2009 4:46:06 PM PST by Will88
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To: suspects; 3D-JOY; abner; Abundy; AGreatPer; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; alisasny; ...

I wonder when they’ll start breaking out the “O” armbands?

PING!


29 posted on 01/22/2009 4:52:03 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (This election gave the drunks the keys to the liquor cabinet!)
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To: suspects
Just like Hitler's SS, these traitors swore an oath to a man and not their country.

Brown shirts all around for my Hollywood "friends", I'm buying...

30 posted on 01/22/2009 5:25:41 PM PST by Doctor Raoul (Somewhere In Kenya, A Village Is Missing It's Idiot)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks

31 posted on 01/22/2009 5:31:21 PM PST by Cacique (quos Deus vult perdere, prius dementat ( Islamia Delenda Est ))
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To: suspects
Jason Bateman pledges to stop flushing the toilet after urinating.

I pledge never to let Jason Bateman use my toilet.

32 posted on 01/22/2009 5:33:01 PM PST by Rainbow Rising (Watch out for snakes!)
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To: suspects

What a load of shit.

Yes I said it, shit. No $$ in the middle because that it was it is.

These people where were in the past 10-20 years????

What in the world does Barry have to do with any of this??? Not a damn thing.

Total joke.


33 posted on 01/22/2009 5:40:24 PM PST by Shyla
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To: Cacique

bttt


34 posted on 01/22/2009 7:52:40 PM PST by ELS (Vivat Benedictus XVI!)
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To: Tolerance Sucks Rocks
I just saw. "The Pledge," a few minutes ago upon signing in on the net.

Now that O is pres, everyone will become better people, don't ya know.

I don't need people in Hollywood lecturing to me, thank you very much. Furthermore, they could use some advice on how to be better people from the rest of us.

I wonder if President Bush's people removed the "O's" from whitehouse keyboards before they left?

35 posted on 01/22/2009 8:11:13 PM PST by TAdams8591 (Pray and work to see that FOCA fails!`)
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To: suspects

I Pledge...

To buy a gas-guzzling old classic car with a V-8 engine and drive at high speeds, thumbing my nose at empty transit buses nobody wants to ride.

To ask for double-paper inside of plastic bags when I buy groceries.

To buy new toilets for my home from Canada, where you can still buy non “water-saving” toilets that you only have to flush once after taking a dump.

To eat lots of red meat.

Etcetera, etcetera, etcetera.


36 posted on 01/22/2009 9:54:33 PM PST by XR7
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Neither can I. It’s crossed the line now.

When they went on their ranting and raving in ‘04 I was upset, but chalked it up as a bunch of silly ditzes getting worked up. After this, no more. I have to build my bank account and bail and build a new life.


37 posted on 01/25/2009 1:19:50 PM PST by Niuhuru (Fine, here's my gun, but let me give you the bullets first. I'll send them to you through the barrel)
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To: Durus

He has PC on his side. This is gonna get bloody before we get the country back. This is the culmination of twenty years of heavily ingrained PC.


38 posted on 01/25/2009 1:22:35 PM PST by Niuhuru (Fine, here's my gun, but let me give you the bullets first. I'll send them to you through the barrel)
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To: Will88

Hitler didn’t share power with celebrities.

These fools think Obama will share power with them.


39 posted on 01/25/2009 1:23:34 PM PST by Niuhuru (Fine, here's my gun, but let me give you the bullets first. I'll send them to you through the barrel)
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To: Niuhuru

“These fools think Obama will share power with them”
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Useful idiots.....they just don’t want to see it.


40 posted on 01/25/2009 1:27:18 PM PST by Aurorales
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