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Can’t we aim higher than ‘Honey Boo Boo’? (By failed Spitzer co-host Kathleen Parker)
Washington Post ^ | 1/9/13 | Kathleen Parker

Posted on 01/10/2013 2:39:57 PM PST by jimbo123

No one forced me, but I finally decided it was time to discover what all the business was about Honey Boo Boo.

Even though I’ve made reference to the show featuring a former beauty tot, now 7, and her family, I’d never actually watched a full episode. I still haven’t, but I watched enough to need a jaw adjustment.

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1 posted on 01/10/2013 2:40:05 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Earth to Kathleen Parker: Honey Boo Boo is more palatable then you and the Whoremonger with whom you partnered.

Translation for Blondes: Honey Boo Boo is shooting higher than Parker-Spritzer.


2 posted on 01/10/2013 2:41:59 PM PST by MIchaelTArchangel (Have a wonderful day!)
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To: jimbo123

This is Jerry Spinger nation.

Not only can we not aim higher, we should consider ourselves fortunate to even have her.


3 posted on 01/10/2013 2:42:31 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: chris37

Idiocracy lives.


4 posted on 01/10/2013 2:46:52 PM PST by shelterguy
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To: jimbo123
"Even though I’ve made reference to the show...I’d never actually watched a full episode."

This sums up the media in one sentence.

I don't watch it, but I did read an article about the mother putting ALL the money away in trusts for her 5 kids and how their biggest splurge was a 2005 Expedition.

5 posted on 01/10/2013 2:46:52 PM PST by FlJoePa ("Success without honor is an unseasoned dish; it will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good")
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

6 posted on 01/10/2013 2:47:02 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Anyone partnering with that creep Spitzer shouldn’t be complaining about ANYTHING in the media; it doesn’t get much lower than that.


7 posted on 01/10/2013 2:48:23 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: FlJoePa

Funny how Ms. Parker wasn’t shocked by her co-host’s exploits with prostitutes and his proclivities for deviant acts while serving as attorney general. Typical selective outrage from the left.


8 posted on 01/10/2013 2:50:21 PM PST by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123
The problem is that I watched Honey Boo Boo for the first time last week. I am sorry, but this Honey Boo Boo is no Shirley Temple.

Somehow... Honey Boo Boo throwing out rolls of toilet paper is not the same as Shirley Temple's tap dancing. How far our culture has traveled. /sarc


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9 posted on 01/10/2013 2:55:11 PM PST by Stepan12
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To: jimbo123
Can’t we aim higher...

Ah, another gun nut, huh? If someone dies, it's because of her threatening to shoot at targets.

10 posted on 01/10/2013 3:03:32 PM PST by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Stepan12

Though Duck Dynasty is BY FAR the best “reality tv”, I sometimes tune in to Honey Boo-Boo.

So, that family isn’t like the rest of us. And the fact that they celebrated the illegit baby born with a flipper or something...ok, that’s wrong, but at least the daughter chose life over killing her baby.

They aren’t WT, as the Dad works for a living. Lots of family love and fun. And smart money management. I don’t have a problem with HBB - tune in to Kartrashians (a brothel disguised as a family) sometime. BIG difference.

Just my 2cents...


11 posted on 01/10/2013 3:04:31 PM PST by LadyBuck (Strangeways, here we come....)
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To: jimbo123

Sorry, Kathleen, no sale. When a smart, beautiful, virtuous woman was running for Vice President of our country, you were part of the crowd screaming for blood, because, darn it! how could someone not as good as you be getting so much attention?

Now you can direct your envy at Honey Boo Boo ... how can someone not as good as you be getting so much attention and money!?

It must be because only a few people in this dreadful, lower-class country are as Special as you and Elliot Spitzer.


12 posted on 01/10/2013 3:11:19 PM PST by Tax-chick (Please explain how my being in a fuss would help the situation.)
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To: MIchaelTArchangel

I don’t know what is a Honey Boo Boo since we terminated our cable TV.

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13 posted on 01/10/2013 3:14:04 PM PST by faithhopecharity
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To: jimbo123
Not THE Kathleen Parker!?

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Gormless irony of the month award to 0dumb0 shill Kathleen Parker, who herself weighs in from perhaps the most putrid redoubt of cultural decay in America: The Washington Post "writers" group.

I've never seen ten seconds of Honey Boo Boo, but if KP hates it, it can't be all bad.

14 posted on 01/10/2013 3:16:38 PM PST by FredZarguna (Liberals: they devolved, they rebelled, there are many copies ... and they have a Plan)
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To: Tax-chick

I was in second grade the year Kennedy was assassinated, just to give you an idea of my age. Even when I was young I could not understand all the talk in that era of Camelot and America’s royalty. We were different from those countries...”All men are created equal”...right? The more I see of the presence of these reality shows, the more I’m wondering whether or not it is propaganda to try to convince people that their lives do need to be governed by an elite class, because there are some out there that are just not to be trusted to control their own lives. There is an awful lot of arrogance on the left.


15 posted on 01/10/2013 3:23:42 PM PST by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: FredZarguna

Much as I dislike Kathleen Parker, believe me-—it’s all bad.

I watched an episode out of curiosity, and my stomach literally turned. The family in the show enjoys flaunting bodily functions for the camera. The mother’s elbows are caked with dirt. They went to some kind of local “fair” where they bobbed for raw pigs’ feet with their mouths. And the kid who bears the title of Honey Boo-Boo is the most annoying kid I think I have ever seen.


16 posted on 01/10/2013 3:25:35 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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17 posted on 01/10/2013 3:28:27 PM PST by FredZarguna (Liberals: they devolved, they rebelled, there are many copies ... and they have a Plan)
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To: jimbo123

Honey Boo-Boo and her family are tasteless vulgarians and are beyond annoying - but they are playing for the camera, and no one on the show has yet accessed a call girl.

The mother recently disclosed that she’s had all the money that they have earned from the show put into trust funds for the four daughters and the new granddaughter. The girls can’t touch it until they are 21. If this is true, she’s gone up a notch in my eyes. At least the children will eventually benefit from her exploitation of them.

Now who knows what Sugar Bear is getting from all this...


18 posted on 01/10/2013 3:32:17 PM PST by mrs. a (It's a short life but a merry one...)
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To: stayathomemom
There is an awful lot of arrogance on the left.

And that's the truth.

Lower-class entertainments have always been part of life. I don't think either "Honey Boo Boo" or the Kardashians are the end of the world. Snobby aristo-wannabes with a control complex are much more dangerous.

I haven't seen Honey Boo Boo, only read about it, but I got a kick out of an episode of "Bridezillas" that I saw at my parents' house, and I watched all the episodes of "My Fair Wedding" that were available on Netflix streaming.

I think it's funny how threads about how awful reality shows are draw dozens of posts saying, "Yeah, awful ... except this one and that one that I watch ... those are okay because (fill in reasons)."

19 posted on 01/10/2013 3:32:38 PM PST by Tax-chick (Please explain how my being in a fuss would help the situation.)
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To: jimbo123
Note to Parker...

Should you be using phrases like "aim higher" when Obama is trying to take everyone's guns away?

-PJ

20 posted on 01/10/2013 3:32:38 PM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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21 posted on 01/10/2013 3:36:45 PM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: LadyBuck
I've never watched HBB, I just hope she does get to have a normal childhood eventually. I have to agree with you about the Kardashians though. I happened to walk into the room when an episode was on yesterday and couldn't believe what I was hearing. If you are going to behave that way, please keep it to yourself!! Am I wrong in thinking there is something sick in the minds of those who have to broadcast their sexuality so blatantly?
22 posted on 01/10/2013 3:39:41 PM PST by stayathomemom (Beware of kittens modifying your posts.)
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To: jimbo123
Put her on suicide watch.
23 posted on 01/10/2013 3:46:12 PM PST by bmwcyle (We have gone over the cliff and we are about to hit the bottom)
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To: jimbo123; All

Honey Boo Boo show is not as idiotic as a number of shows of similar nature

Boo Boo and her family will take a lot of crap because they are white, Southern, rural, working-class.

Look at all the shows featuring Black Thugs and Black GangBangers....and no one dares to comment on those because “you’re a racist” if you do so. And all the White Guilt Liberals watch that crap because its “multi-cultural”

The HBB family may not be able to solve differential equations...but they sure are not the bottom end of the food chain.


24 posted on 01/10/2013 4:07:13 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Fiscal Conservatives are Neither)
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To: jimbo123
Honey Boo Boo is at the top of the intellectual food chain.

After decades of education of American children by similarly ill-educated socialist union thugs, Honey Boo Boo is the highest peak of intelligence that most people are capable of understanding.

25 posted on 01/10/2013 4:08:44 PM PST by elkfersupper ( Member of the Original Defiant Class)
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To: jimbo123

Wow, calling Honey Boo-Boo a dumb, exploitative show? HOW INSIGHTFUL! No one has EVER suggested this before. Other than about 100,000 other commentators. Months ago.


26 posted on 01/10/2013 4:15:35 PM PST by pogo101
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To: SeminoleCounty

Honey Boo Boo show is not as idiotic as a number of shows of similar nature

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My father would have considered that an excellent example of damning with faint praise.

Something ‘not as idiotic’ as something else seems by definition to be idiotic.

But I’m not going to condemn too loudly, I like watching the Walking Dead.


27 posted on 01/10/2013 4:22:12 PM PST by dmz
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To: jimbo123

Being attracted to hookers is just another sexual orientation.


28 posted on 01/10/2013 4:22:25 PM PST by BubbaBasher ("Liberty will not long survive the total extinction of morals" - Sam Adams)
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To: jimbo123

The only people who speak about “Honey Boo Boo” are urban leftists.

I am convinced the show was created for them. They watch this exaggerated and ridiculous show to simply get easily digested confirmation of their own warped ideas and prejudices about what life in “middle America” is like.


29 posted on 01/10/2013 5:00:36 PM PST by PGR88
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It was created by rich people who live in Los Angeles. And other media people who live in Los Angeles watch the show and talk about it on their shows.

That's why so many people have heard of it. But I suspect more people in Middle America/Flyover Country watch the show than Harvard or Columbia professors or urban activists.

Three million viewers is a big hit for a cable show. If you can get one American out of one-hundred to watch the show you're a success, but it still means most people in all parts of the country the country aren't watching it.

30 posted on 01/10/2013 5:13:54 PM PST by x
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To: SeminoleCounty
Look at all the shows featuring Black Thugs and Black GangBangers....and no one dares to comment on those because “you’re a racist” if you do so. And all the White Guilt Liberals watch that crap because its “multi-cultural”

Um, I don't think they actually do watch those shows.

Which might be one reason why they don't comment on them.

31 posted on 01/10/2013 5:17:26 PM PST by x
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To: jimbo123

Today on Cavuto, he played a clip of Honey bo bo’s mother outlining the trusts she established to manage the daughter’s income for when she was older. Honey said some good words commending the saving actions.

The family lives on the fathers income and clips coupons and is generally thrifty.

Niel issued the ultimate insult to Lew by announcing that Honey Boo Boo would make a better secretary of treasury than Mr Lew


32 posted on 01/10/2013 5:19:45 PM PST by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 .....The fairest Deduction to be reduced is the Standard Deduction)
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Since we aimed so low with Obama, I don’t see why we should discriminate against Honey Boo Boo.


33 posted on 01/10/2013 10:08:31 PM PST by Crucial (Tolerance at the expense of equal treatment is the path to tyranny.)
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34 posted on 01/10/2013 10:23:04 PM PST by Bratch
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To: stayathomemom

>>. I have to agree with you about the Kardashians though. I happened to walk into the room when an episode was on yesterday and couldn’t believe what I was hearing. If you are going to behave that way, please keep it to yourself!! Am I wrong in thinking there is something sick in the minds of those who have to broadcast their sexuality so blatantly? <<

It goes beyond the tv show. If I was saddled with that last name, I would have changed it and lived a low profile life in shame (after all, it was their dear daddy who helped OJ Simpson get away with butchery). Instead, they flaunt it, while the Mama pimps out her kiddies on national tv. That people actually watch them, think they are newsworthy, and buy their merchandise...America is done. Disgusting.


35 posted on 01/11/2013 6:08:16 AM PST by LadyBuck (Strangeways, here we come....)
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To: Stepan12

I saw that stunt with the toilet paper.

If I ever did that as a child I would have been spanked and sent to my room.

That child is a brat.


36 posted on 01/15/2013 5:46:24 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Causing trouble since 1976)
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To: mrs. a

Sugar Bear’s brother Lee,better known as ‘Uncle Poodle’,is an HIV infected faggot.

Gross.


37 posted on 01/15/2013 5:50:05 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Causing trouble since 1976)
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To: CatherineofAragon

I will admit I have watched it,mostly out of boredom.

It’s garbage and I damn near vomited when I saw the part in which they belched in each other’s faces.


38 posted on 01/15/2013 5:52:37 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Causing trouble since 1976)
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

I haven’t watched it but I read that she has an Uncle Poodle who has HIV.


39 posted on 01/15/2013 5:57:19 PM PST by apocalypto
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To: POWERSBOOTHEFAN

Lord, thank you for letting me miss that.....


40 posted on 01/15/2013 6:18:11 PM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: apocalypto

I read it on AOL.

Of course the Lefties on HuffPo are singing this guy’s praises.

Yes,heterosexuals get infected with HIV but not at the same rate.

How can anyone think sodomy between two men is OK and just as natural as vaginal sex?


41 posted on 01/15/2013 7:08:57 PM PST by POWERSBOOTHEFAN (Causing trouble since 1976)
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