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Martin Short's Tribute to Killing Osama
Letterman/Youtube ^ | 5/17/11 | Martin Short

Posted on 05/18/2011 5:44:51 AM PDT by garv

Martin Short's brilliant tribute to the killing of Osama Bin Laden performed on Letterman last night.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O9t9A1NQd1E

(Excerpt) Read more at youtube.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Miscellaneous; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: binladen; hollywood; killing; letterman; martin; martinshort; napl; osama; short; tribute

1 posted on 05/18/2011 5:44:56 AM PDT by garv
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To: garv

That was GREAT, thank you! Love Martin Short!


2 posted on 05/18/2011 5:49:26 AM PDT by truthkeeper ( Life is a pre-existing condition - Rush Limbaugh)
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To: garv

To the tune of “Candle in the Wind”...
“Bastard in the Sand”


3 posted on 05/18/2011 5:51:05 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: garv

Not bad.


4 posted on 05/18/2011 5:52:31 AM PDT by SueRae (I can see November 2012 from my HOUSE!!!!!!!!)
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To: garv

LOL!


5 posted on 05/18/2011 5:53:46 AM PDT by ryan71 (Dear spell check - No, I will not capitalize the "m" in moslem!)
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To: Slings and Arrows; garv

Sounds like something Slings might wanna not-ping!

(Tarded puter on dialup...)


6 posted on 05/18/2011 5:54:20 AM PDT by Titan Magroyne (What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.)
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To: garv

Love him. :)


7 posted on 05/18/2011 5:54:59 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: garv

Martin Short rocked it!!


8 posted on 05/18/2011 5:55:06 AM PDT by Clintons Are White Trash (Lynn Stewart, Helen Thomas, Rosie ODonnell, Maureen Dowd, Medea Benjamin - The Axis of Ugly)
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To: garv

That is SO violent.

I love it. Thanks for posting.


9 posted on 05/18/2011 5:55:51 AM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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To: garv

Ha! (ping)


10 posted on 05/18/2011 5:55:55 AM PDT by Aevery_Freeman (The 'Affirmative Action' pResident that destroyed America)
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To: Aevery_Freeman

That will be the last time we see Mr.Short on Letterman.


11 posted on 05/18/2011 6:11:26 AM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: garv

Now that was awesome! Thanks, loved it.


12 posted on 05/18/2011 6:11:57 AM PDT by myrabach
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To: garv
LMAO!

-We could have shot you anywhere, we shot you in the face

I love that fact. All terrorists should be shot in the face even if they die by other means. No fan of the Italian mob, but I think that's how they do it to disrespect and prevent open casket funerals.

13 posted on 05/18/2011 6:12:05 AM PDT by nerdwithagun (I'd rather go gun to gun then knife to knife.)
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To: garv
Absolutey spectacular!

Here is a link to a much better quality version of the same video.
14 posted on 05/18/2011 6:12:50 AM PDT by frankenMonkey (Osama gets his 72 virgins and Obama gets his 72 versions)
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To: blackdog
"That will be the last time we see Mr. Short on Letterman."

In the wake of 9/11, Dennis Miller made a pretty sharp move to the right. Based on interviews I've heard him do on his radio show, he's pulled his friends Dana Carvey and Martin Short somewhat in that direction as well.

15 posted on 05/18/2011 6:19:20 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: garv

Just sent it out to my email chain!


16 posted on 05/18/2011 6:19:23 AM PDT by mckenzie7 (Democrats = Trough Sloppers!)
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To: garv

Hats off to Martin Short! He gets it!


17 posted on 05/18/2011 6:26:45 AM PDT by Howie66 (I can see November (2012) from my house.)
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To: garv
Martin Short is hilarious.

I wish he was in more things.
The only thing I didn’t like him in was when he had his own special. Don’t know what went wrong there.

18 posted on 05/18/2011 6:35:09 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: garv

I’ve never cared much for Short’s comedy, but this was grand. I note that Obama wasn’t mentioned at all. The seals were front and center.


19 posted on 05/18/2011 6:38:22 AM PDT by chickadee
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To: garv

BTTT


20 posted on 05/18/2011 6:39:34 AM PDT by verga (I am not an apologist, I just play one on Television)
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To: garv

Bump.


21 posted on 05/18/2011 6:42:20 AM PDT by Jaxter ("Pro Aris et Focis")
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To: Big Giant Head; listenhillary

Good! LOL!


22 posted on 05/18/2011 6:42:30 AM PDT by Marie Antoinette (Proud Clinton-hater since 1998.)
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To: Joe 6-pack
"In the wake of 9/11, Dennis Miller made a pretty sharp move to the right."

Really? I've always pegged him as conservative/libertarian in his views and comedy - but unafraid to take-on whoever/whatever is in office / in the news

23 posted on 05/18/2011 6:46:10 AM PDT by wizzardude
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To: wizzardude
In his own words, Miller has repeatedly acknowledged having a conservative awakening in the aftermath of 9/11. Since then, he's been extremely active and vocal on soldier support issues.

Based on my personal observations of him on SNL and the few times I caught his HBO show, I think he had some liberal leanings, but did try to assess individual events and people pretty objectively, but there were some times he took some pretty cheap shots at Reagan and conservatives decades back.

I wish he'd come around to the right on the issue of life like he has on a lot of other topics. I've heard him struggle with it a few times on his show. It's as though deep down, he's intelligent enough to know life begins at conception, but there's still something (whether it's a twisted libertarian sense of 'choice', or the opinions of the celebrity circles he moves in) that keeps him from fully dealing with the matter on an intellectual basis.

24 posted on 05/18/2011 7:00:49 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: garv

Very funny!


25 posted on 05/18/2011 7:13:48 AM PDT by Anitius Severinus Boethius
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To: garv

That just warmed my heart and made my day!


26 posted on 05/18/2011 7:19:05 AM PDT by Nevadan
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To: PATRIOT1876

“Martin Short is hilarious.”

I just think of his “Ed Grimley” character and LOL.


27 posted on 05/18/2011 7:25:22 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: wizzardude

Dennis Miller since 9/11: Big fan of Bush’s war on terror, big fan of waterboarding, despises Nancy Pelosi, etc.

Excerpt from one segment on BOR show: “Dennis Miller defended the practice of waterboarding terrorists to save the lives of Americans, calling the technique “heaven-sent.” Miller: “Something that takes somebody who’s willing to strap a bomb on and yet freaks them out to the point where they’ll tell you where the next bomb is by pouring water down their nose and they don’t even die, I think, wow, this is heaven-sent.” He also heaped praise on President Bush for “keeping this country safe in the interim seven years” since the 9/11 attacks.

Miller: “That’s what I admire about him. He’s willing to be hated for the rest of his life to do the right thing. And I just want to look in the camera. This is the last time I’ll be on this show when he’s my President and my Commander-in-Chief and say, ‘Thank you, sir. I feel privileged that you were the President during this time in American history.’”


28 posted on 05/18/2011 7:31:44 AM PDT by MayflowerMadam
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To: PATRIOT1876
Martin Short is hilarious.

He is a very fine fellow, I must say. :-)

Like him in small doses. Sketch comedy, supporting roles.

2 hours of him in anything, is wearing.

29 posted on 05/18/2011 7:33:15 AM PDT by wbill
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To: garv

"I'm not being defensive! You're the one who's being defensive! Why is always the other person who's being defensive? Have you ever asked yourself that? Why don't you ask yourself that?"

30 posted on 05/18/2011 7:36:24 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: MayflowerMadam
“Martin Short is hilarious.”

I just think of his “Ed Grimley” character and LOL.

The Ed Grimley character was his best. I remember an SCTV skit where he was waiting for Christmas. I must’ve seen it 20 times. Also, “What ever Happened to Baby Ed” from SCTV.

31 posted on 05/18/2011 7:41:24 AM PDT by PATRIOT1876 (The only crimes that are 100% preventable are crimes committed by illegal aliens)
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To: Joe 6-pack

It’s called growing up. I had to do it too. The only difference was that I did it during my 19 to 24 years. Maybe if I had much more money and surrounded myself by libtards I might have held on to the age of 30.


32 posted on 05/18/2011 7:43:45 AM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: MayflowerMadam

His Jiminy Glick character was cute, too. This is a video of Jiminy Glick interviewing Dennis Miller:
(starts at 4:40)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RvEMPVP7tQ


33 posted on 05/18/2011 8:15:49 AM PDT by llmc1
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To: Titan Magroyne; MeekOneGOP; Conspiracy Guy; DocRock; King Prout; Darksheare; OSHA; martin_fierro; ..
*applause*

[Better vid at post #14.]


34 posted on 05/18/2011 9:03:14 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: dfwgator

IMHO that’s one of his most underrated characters.


35 posted on 05/18/2011 9:19:30 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Slings and Arrows

LOL! Very good.

Thanks for the ping.

Do you remember who I am today? ;-p


36 posted on 05/18/2011 10:39:03 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: garv
Marty did a really funny song long ago, based on Neil Diamond's "America", but it was about Canadians.

I can't remember most of it, and am too lazy to search around for a link, but the funniest part was:

Norm McDonald him I like

kd lang a great big . . . star

37 posted on 05/18/2011 12:45:48 PM PDT by synbad600
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To: TheOldLady

Of course I remember who you are today! I would have remembered yesterday too, had I saw you, which I didn’t, and certainly not on a disreputable thread about exploding watermelons. Oh my, no.


38 posted on 05/18/2011 7:17:03 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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To: garv

http://www.cbs.com/late_night/late_show/video/?pid=J30gzvKB9cf3QDPUVyqVGVfywViW_H9_&nrd=1
Here’s the CBS orig. version


39 posted on 05/18/2011 7:46:52 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: frankenMonkey

LOL WOO HOO!!!!

This takes me back to the 80’s, Yeah, Obama got FACED! Uh hua, FACIAL! LOL

Ah who knew those junior high school memories would come in handy!! LOL


40 posted on 05/18/2011 8:17:22 PM PDT by Danae (Anailnathrach ortha bhais beatha do cheal deanaimha)
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To: Slings and Arrows

You made Hubby laugh.

I almost missed his laughter because I was laughing to hard myself.


41 posted on 05/19/2011 4:13:40 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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To: garv

Years ago, Short had a show of his own, IIRC on CBS. It impressed me as a monument to subversive, edgy humor. This was during the Clinton adminstration... One sketch involved the cover-up of a presidential assassination, in which the Administration substituted a lookalike who just happened to be a hermaphrodite, as the audience learned when a thinly-veiled Hillary confronted her “husband” in the shower. Up came the title: “Not quite the president... not quite a first lady.” Thought I’d bust a gut, and the show was canceled immediately thereafter. Two episodes.

Short is fearless.


42 posted on 05/21/2011 11:39:16 PM PDT by RightOnTheLeftCoast (Obama: running for re-election in '12 or running for Mahdi now? [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahdi])
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

from the 18th:

http://www.businessinsider.com/letterman-osama-bin-laden-cbs-video-2011-5


43 posted on 05/29/2011 11:48:21 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Thanks Cincinna for this link -- http://www.friendsofitamar.org)
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