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Keith Olbermann Slams Texas For Stupidity
mediaite.com ^ | Feb. 22, 2010 | Drew Grant

Posted on 02/22/2010 7:04:47 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY

“A mind may be a terrible thing to waste, but if you waste 15 million of them, apparently you get Texas.”

That was Keith Olbermann tonight, doing his best to collectively piss off the biggest state in the contiguous U.S. after a recent poll showed that 60 percent of those polled in the cowboy state believe that humans and dinosaurs existed at the same time, or weren’t sure.

We’re not really sure what Olbermann’s goal here is except to rile up a bunch of people…he even admits that he wishes there was a political association he could pin this on, but then goes on to spout numbers of Democrats versus Republicans who go to church.

Which is a little misleading…there’s no data saying that everyone who answered “stupidly” (i.e. not believing in evolution, or unsure) had strong religious beliefs one way or another.

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1 posted on 02/22/2010 7:04:47 PM PST by Free ThinkerNY
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Uh...oh.


2 posted on 02/22/2010 7:05:38 PM PST by ButThreeLeftsDo (Political Correctness Will Get Us All Killed)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Hey Overbite: kiss my ass! Pictures, Images and Photos
3 posted on 02/22/2010 7:07:10 PM PST by CalvaryJohn (What is keeping that damned asteroid?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I’ll wager the candy a$$ punk wouldn’t trash Texas to a Texan’s face. He wouldn’t have a face.


4 posted on 02/22/2010 7:07:46 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINOS)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Don’t Mess with Texas!


5 posted on 02/22/2010 7:08:50 PM PST by Anti-Bubba182
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Coming from a man who probably NEVER leaves NYC. Folks.....the guy doesn’t even DRIVE!!!!!

“Doesn’t drive because of a loss of depth perception caused by a head injury. In 1980, he hit his head on the top of a subway door while running into the waiting car.”

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0646021/bio


6 posted on 02/22/2010 7:10:26 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: ButThreeLeftsDo

I have to agree with him...we’re about to re-elect Perry a SECOND TIME, after he made it more than clear that he intends to sell off control of our highways to private companies for tolling (in some cases, foreign-owned companies). He even attempted to put toll booths on some of our existing freeways.

Now, since he faced at least a bit of a challenge, disowns his past. Did I mention per-mile tolling (via transponders and GPS)?

Anyway, Keith wins on this one, in my book.


7 posted on 02/22/2010 7:11:16 PM PST by BobL
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To: Free ThinkerNY

i used to laugh at texan “skiers” while i lived in colorado (they had NO skills), but i sure as h@ll, wouldn’t tell them that at the lodge. ;)


8 posted on 02/22/2010 7:11:29 PM PST by robomatik (III %)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I bet he’s pissed off over that Houston Tea Party video. I’ll try to find it.


9 posted on 02/22/2010 7:11:59 PM PST by fullchroma (Obama: GET OUT OF MY DOCTOR'S OFFICE!)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Head injury. That explains a lot.


10 posted on 02/22/2010 7:12:31 PM PST by Lets Roll NOW
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To: Free ThinkerNY

My oh my. He’s so brilliant, so educated, such a genius.
How does he stand himself?

/S/

IMHO


11 posted on 02/22/2010 7:12:52 PM PST by ripley
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Blame the liberal education system...that’s who.


12 posted on 02/22/2010 7:13:13 PM PST by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannolis. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Methinks Keith is begging for a kickass whooping from someone who lives in the lone star state.

Every day that mistake for a piece of humanity does his uttermost best to berate, belittle, condemn and pi$$ off anyone that disagrees with him.

13 posted on 02/22/2010 7:13:24 PM PST by prophetic (0Bama = 1 illegal president = 32 illegal, unconstitutional & unnecessary CZARS to do his job!!)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
And yet Olberwoman is the one wearing the shirt.

I'mWithStupid

Don't mess with Texas, jackass.

14 posted on 02/22/2010 7:13:41 PM PST by TXBlair (My custom spring break shirt: I'm spending my $$ in Vegas... ...because Obama told me not to.)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

That “splains” a lot.


15 posted on 02/22/2010 7:13:51 PM PST by mylife (Opinions: $1.00 Halfbaked: 50c)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Well it is a little too hot down here in the summers to grow Eggplants that resemble the shape of OlberDork.
For that we will allow him the little rant of jealousy.
Oh yeh... Texas women are way beyond his league to go for the bespectacled geek in the box.


16 posted on 02/22/2010 7:13:57 PM PST by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

As a matter of fact. Keith, we don’t know how far back Humans go, nor how close in time to ours the dinosaurs were. Depends, anyway, on what you call a dinosaur: some people think the birds belong to that group.


17 posted on 02/22/2010 7:14:23 PM PST by RobbyS (Pray with the suffering souls.)
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To: robomatik

Just so you will know: If God had intended for Texans to ski, He would have made bull shite white and cold!


18 posted on 02/22/2010 7:14:28 PM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: fullchroma

Houston Tea Party pummels the bloated Olbermann:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hMdPTpOyUk4


19 posted on 02/22/2010 7:14:28 PM PST by fullchroma (Obama: GET OUT OF MY DOCTOR'S OFFICE!)
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To: stephenjohnbanker

I’d love for him to try! I’m sure many Texas freepers here would be pleased to oblige the punk, including me...


20 posted on 02/22/2010 7:16:27 PM PST by piytar (Ammo is hard to find! Bought some lately? Please share where at www.ammo-finder.com)
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To: tflabo
Oh yeh... Texas women are way beyond his league to go for the bespectacled geek in the box.

Thank you! :)

21 posted on 02/22/2010 7:17:23 PM PST by TXBlair (My custom spring break shirt: I'm spending my $$ in Vegas... ...because Obama told me not to.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

SpongeBob: Hey Patrick, guess what I am!
Patrick: Um, stupid?
SpongeBob: No, I'm Texas!
Patrick:What's the difference?

(I'm a Texan, but even I got a big laugh from that Spongebob episode)

22 posted on 02/22/2010 7:17:45 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: mylife

Yep! It does! ;-) Heh!


23 posted on 02/22/2010 7:18:01 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Overdick aside, if true, 60% is pretty scary.


24 posted on 02/22/2010 7:18:08 PM PST by DogBarkTree
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To: stephenjohnbanker

Naw.... we don’t pay too much attention to these kind of pricks. He is Nobamas lover girl.
That would be a sloppy a$$ to kick, if you know what I mean.


25 posted on 02/22/2010 7:18:33 PM PST by Old Texan (Nobama, cound't get a job as a shift leader at Church's Fried Chicken.)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

60%? Thats a little more than the proportion of voters who elected Obama. So no, I am not surprised.


26 posted on 02/22/2010 7:18:45 PM PST by Paradox (ObamaCare = Logan's Run ; There is no Sanctuary!)
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To: Lets Roll NOW

I figured it was the flaming lib in him. I bet the head injury is just a minor part of his overall mental health condition...


27 posted on 02/22/2010 7:18:50 PM PST by Anti-Kenyan
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
Doesn’t drive because of a loss of depth perception caused by a head injury.

That might explain a lot of things besides depth perception.
28 posted on 02/22/2010 7:18:55 PM PST by truthguy (Good intentions are not enough!)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Sorry that happened to him, but I can’t help but saying - HOW STUPID IS THAT!!!???


29 posted on 02/22/2010 7:18:56 PM PST by rwa265 (Christ my Cornerstone)
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To: piytar

No doubt. One shot in the head, and he would bawl like a girl.


30 posted on 02/22/2010 7:19:41 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINOS)
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To: dfwgator

I LOVE Sandy. She reminds me of myself. Southerner.....does karate....common sense.....;-)


31 posted on 02/22/2010 7:19:47 PM PST by RushIsMyTeddyBear (I don't have a 'Cousin Pookie'.)
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To: Old Texan

LOL!


32 posted on 02/22/2010 7:20:22 PM PST by stephenjohnbanker (Support our troops, and vote out the RINOS)
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To: Free ThinkerNY
Well ... in English "dinosaur" is commonly used to describe anything that is impractically large, slow-moving, obsolete, or bound for extinction. Like MSNBC.

So, in one sense, humans walked the earth at the same time "dinosaurs" did. Texans are smart.

33 posted on 02/22/2010 7:21:10 PM PST by PackerBoy (Just my opinion ....)
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To: dfwgator

Wish I was back in Texas,
The ocean’s no place for a squirrel,
Wish I was in Texas,
Prettiest place in the world, oh no.
I guess deep in my heart I’ll always be a Texas girl
I wanna go hommmme hooommmmmme hommme oh oh
Yoldle ay e oh, yodle ay e oh, yodle ay e oh, a lay-ee, a lay-ee.
I wanna wake up in Texas
I miss those wide open skies.
I miss my 20 acres, bar-b-ques,
And peacan pies, oh why?
When I’m so far from you, Texas, all I can do-o is cry.
I wanna go ho-oome,
Ho-oome, (a guy)I wanna go ho-ome!


34 posted on 02/22/2010 7:22:07 PM PST by reagan_fanatic (The liberals are asking us to give Obama more time. Is 25 to life enough?)
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To: reagan_fanatic

I was just going to post that. (nice touch with Junior Brown singing the final 'I want to go home.')

35 posted on 02/22/2010 7:22:56 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: basil
"Just so you will know: If God had intended for Texans to ski, He would have made bull shite white and cold!"

har har! point noted.

i'm back in ohio, so i have lost all animosity towards texans, new mexicans, okkies, or californicators.

i just enjoy watching the grass grow, the paint dry, and the seeds turn into plants. ;)

36 posted on 02/22/2010 7:23:25 PM PST by robomatik (III %)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

“Where are my damn packets of ketchup? Don’t you know who I am?!”


37 posted on 02/22/2010 7:23:38 PM PST by CalvaryJohn (What is keeping that damned asteroid?)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

And more people read about it on this thread than the actual number of Texans who tune in to his little cable access show. Party on Garth.


38 posted on 02/22/2010 7:24:30 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man
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To: dfwgator

I started to say 1/2 the wimmens in Texas could whup OBeaks arse but it occured to me that EVERY grandma could too


39 posted on 02/22/2010 7:26:06 PM PST by advertising guy (Consumer Of Confiscated Liquers Czar)
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To: robomatik

Glad that you are enjoying life up there in “yankee land”.

I’m a 7th generation Texan—born here, and plan to die here. We had to do some moving around when my husband would get transferred with his job, but he’s retired now, so we’re back home. (Actually, he’s an Okie—but he swears he got here as fast as he could—LOL!)


40 posted on 02/22/2010 7:29:51 PM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Free ThinkerNY

A person could think old Keef Obeymann is gonna end up living in his mom’s basement permanently and have to have deliveries for everything. Maybe he already does; who knows. The guy must not get out much.


41 posted on 02/22/2010 7:30:21 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spirito Sancto.)
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To: basil

Vail would go out of business without Texans.


42 posted on 02/22/2010 7:31:49 PM PST by Tex-Con-Man
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To: Tex-Con-Man

I don’t doubt you at all.


43 posted on 02/22/2010 7:32:35 PM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: fullchroma

I bet he’s pissed off over that Houston Tea Party video.
+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
Ya mean this one where La Raza is attacking those attending the town hall?

Nice!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6heXIdSpDdE


44 posted on 02/22/2010 7:34:22 PM PST by dragnet2
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To: Tex-Con-Man

Correct, my fellow Texan. (I assume because of your screen name.)

As Mr. Limbaugh says, media people need to build and hold the largest audience possible. It appears that Mr. Olberman is not aware of the economics of commercial broadcasting.


45 posted on 02/22/2010 7:37:07 PM PST by CFIIIMEIATP737
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To: Free ThinkerNY

Fox Oscar, Keefie.

Colonel, USAFR


46 posted on 02/22/2010 7:40:04 PM PST by jagusafr (Kill the red lizard, Lord! - nod to C.S. Lewis)
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To: basil

No, no, no! God did intend for Texans to ski - He gave us Colorado!

Ducking now (especially since I’m in Colorado at the moment).

Colonel, USAFR


47 posted on 02/22/2010 7:42:03 PM PST by jagusafr (Kill the red lizard, Lord! - nod to C.S. Lewis)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

How does this guy keep his head when he works around the NFL? There are some BIG Conservatives amongst that group.

LLS


48 posted on 02/22/2010 7:42:11 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (hussama will never be my president... NEVER!)
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To: jagusafr

With the way Gorebull warming has been going I think God is bringing Colorado to Texas.


49 posted on 02/22/2010 7:44:01 PM PST by tflabo (Restore the Republic)
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To: Free ThinkerNY

I learned all I needed to know in Texas History.


50 posted on 02/22/2010 7:47:13 PM PST by lonestar (Obama and his czars have turned Bush's "mess" into a national crisis!)
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