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As they stood with Spartacus, I stand with Joe (I AM JOE)- Vanity
10-17-08 | jrooney

Posted on 10/17/2008 1:12:10 PM PDT by jrooney

Sorry for the Vanity post but Joe is all of us. To quote another freeper, he is every man. As they stood with Spartacus, I stand with Joe. Joe is being attacked for asking a question to Obama from his front yard that Obama came to. That can happen to any of us.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: joetheplumber
I am Joe.
1 posted on 10/17/2008 1:12:10 PM PDT by jrooney
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To: jrooney

I am also Joe.


2 posted on 10/17/2008 1:13:49 PM PDT by SolidWood
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To: jrooney
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3 posted on 10/17/2008 1:14:49 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Liberal anti-US Obama win would be the first time I am ashamed of my country.)
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To: jrooney
I AM JOE!!!


4 posted on 10/17/2008 1:16:37 PM PDT by OCCASparky (Steely-Eyed Killer of the Deep)
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To: jrooney

I am Joe. (in a dress)


5 posted on 10/17/2008 1:18:43 PM PDT by texas_mrs (McCain names his heroes, Obama throws his under the bus)
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To: jrooney

I’m 23 year old female in the middle, working class, and I, too, am Joe the Plumber!

GO MAC! Go SARAH! GO JOE!!!


6 posted on 10/17/2008 1:18:44 PM PDT by JenB987
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To: jrooney

7 posted on 10/17/2008 1:20:31 PM PDT by GloriaJane (http://www.download.com/gloriajane)
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To: jrooney

“In honor of Joe the Plumber, at noon, we should all lower our trousers to half mast.”

I AM JOE.


8 posted on 10/17/2008 1:20:31 PM PDT by weegee (In honor of Joe the Plumber, at noon, we should all lower our trousers to half mast.)
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To: GloriaJane

He’s expected to spend $110million between now and election day.


9 posted on 10/17/2008 1:21:15 PM PDT by weegee (In honor of Joe the Plumber, at noon, we should all lower our trousers to half mast.)
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To: jrooney
I AM JOE

Politicians -- Sarah Palin, Bill Clinton, et al. -- obviously have to put up with some rude, nasty shit, but it's right there in the jobs description. Joe the Plumber is different. He was a guy tossing a football with his kid in the front yard of his $125,000 house when a politician picked him out as a prop for a 30 second newsbite for the cable news cameras. Joe simply had the temerity to speak truth (or, if you prefer, an uninformed opinion) to power, for which the politico-media axis apparently determined that he must be humiliated, harassed, smashed, destroyed. The viciousness and glee with which they set about the task ought to concern anyone who still cares about citizen participation, and freedom of speech, and all that old crap they taught in Civics class before politics turned into Narrative Deathrace 3000, and Web 2.0 turned into Berlin 1932.0.

Godwin's Law! you say? if the jackboot fits, wear it.

If it's meta-memes and meta-meta-narratives these media headlice want, so be it. I hope you will join me in expressing a simple bit of solidarity with this guy, Spartacus style. I AM JOE. I am a Wal Mart schlub in flyover country who changes my own oil and unclogs drains without a license. I smoke and drink beer and toss the football in the front yard with my kid, and I figure I can fend my way without handouts from some Magic Messiah's candy bags. Most everyone in my family and most everyone I grew up with is another Joe, and if you screw with them, you screw with me.

Are you a Joe? Say it proud. Leave it on every goddamn newspaper comment section and online forum. Let these pressroom and online thugs know you won't stay silent when they try to destroy the life of a private citizen for speaking his mind -- because for every one of them, there are a million Joe Wurzelbachers. And for that we should all be thankful.

(From IOWAHAWK)

10 posted on 10/17/2008 1:21:28 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: jrooney
I am Joe!

11 posted on 10/17/2008 1:21:34 PM PDT by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: jrooney
I'm Joe the electrician...I'm Joe the pilot...I'm Joe the barber,...I'm Joe the chef...I'm Joe the policeman...I'm Joe the social worker...I'm Joe the mason...I'm Joe the IT tech...I'm Joe the janitor...I'm Joe the nurse...I'm Joe the assembler...I'm Joe the mechanic...I'm Joe the banker...I'm Joe the accountant...I'm Joe the attorney...I'm Joe the baker...I'm Joe the investor...I'm Joe the landscaper...I'm Joe the insurance agent...I'm Joe the deliveryman...I'm Joe the Reverand...I'm Joe the salesman...I'm Joe the engineer...I'm Joe the farmer...I'm Joe the store manager...I'm Joe the landlord...I'm Joe the doctor...I'm Joe the teacher...I'm Joe the charity worker...I'm Joe the truck driver...I'm Joe the carpenter...I'm Joe the soldier
BUT still, I'm Joe the voter!!!........



12 posted on 10/17/2008 1:21:34 PM PDT by Stand Watch Listen
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To: weegee

I rarely even clean my toilet bowl, but for what it’s worth,

I AM JOE.


13 posted on 10/17/2008 1:21:48 PM PDT by HanneyBean
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To: weegee
“In honor of Joe the Plumber, at noon, we should all lower our trousers to half mast.”

LMAO!
14 posted on 10/17/2008 1:22:17 PM PDT by jrooney (I am not voting for Spread the Wealth/Senator Government. I am voting for the War Hero and Baracuda.)
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To: jrooney

I’m not Joe, but I am Spartacus!


15 posted on 10/17/2008 1:22:59 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Don't let me interrupt your prayers for a suffering celebrity!)
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To: jrooney

I am Joe, buckhead and Sarah, all rolled into one.


16 posted on 10/17/2008 1:23:41 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: weegee
"He’s expected to spend $110million between now and election day."

I heard that on fox. That's what prompted me to make the picture.

17 posted on 10/17/2008 1:24:08 PM PDT by GloriaJane (http://www.download.com/gloriajane)
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To: jrooney

I am Joe!

18 posted on 10/17/2008 1:24:17 PM PDT by Malichi (!)
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To: jrooney

I’m Joe, too. And this is what will happen to each and every American who questions or complains about anything Obama does now and in the future if he’s elected. It’s their turn! Don’t we get it? It’s like a game of dodge ball or whatever. We had a ‘turn’, (racist whites). Now it’s the blacks’ turn. They intend to loot/pillage/burn/whatever. He’s said it’s not just money they’ll get. Oh, no. It’s all across the board. Access and Power and Privilege. If this means changing the rules of the republic, so be it. They don’t feel they have to follow any rules. They’re ‘entitled’.


19 posted on 10/17/2008 1:24:58 PM PDT by hershey
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To: weegee
"He’s expected to spend $110million between now and election day."

Boy, will he have alot of back scratching to do if he gets elected.

20 posted on 10/17/2008 1:25:47 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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Dems see me as an ignorant peasant to rob but November 4, they’ll find out that I AM JOE!


21 posted on 10/17/2008 1:25:54 PM PDT by Kitten1 (12/23/1898; 12/25/1901; 3/6/36; 6/25/39; 9/11/55 -- Your sacrifice is not forgotten.)
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To: jrooney

I met with three clients this PM before noticing my fly was unzipped.
I am Joe.


22 posted on 10/17/2008 1:26:06 PM PDT by tumblindice (#4 or 00 buckshot, decisions decisions...)
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To: jrooney
I'm Josephine!


23 posted on 10/17/2008 1:26:12 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Don't let me interrupt your prayers for a suffering celebrity!)
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To: mass55th

“I am Joe, buckhead and Sarah, all rolled into one”.

The trinity of conservate warriors


24 posted on 10/17/2008 1:26:30 PM PDT by HanneyBean
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To: Malichi

we all can have a hand in building this narrative...

say it all weekend....

I am Joe The Plumber


25 posted on 10/17/2008 1:26:38 PM PDT by housedeep
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To: jrooney

"I am Joe-the-Plumber"

============= Roanoke, Virginia =========================

Americans protest the Democratic Communist Barack Hussein Obama
at the Roanoke Civic Center Friday, Oct. 17, 2008 with plungers.
No word from any of the MSM busy looking for birth certificate, divorce,
voting and medical records of Joe-the-Plumber, unlike for Obama.


26 posted on 10/17/2008 1:27:06 PM PDT by Diogenesis (Igitur qui desiderat pacem, praeparet bellum)
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To: jrooney

I am Joe too.


27 posted on 10/17/2008 1:28:54 PM PDT by TexanToTheCore
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To: Revolting cat!

I can honestly say that’s the first plumber’s crack I’ve admired.


28 posted on 10/17/2008 1:29:32 PM PDT by sleddogs
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To: tumblindice
I met with three clients this PM before noticing my fly was unzipped.

_______________________________________

"Working girls" of the Free Republic.

29 posted on 10/17/2008 1:31:16 PM PDT by wtc911 ("How you gonna get back down that hill?")
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To: Revolting cat!

LOL!

I am Joe the Plumber!


30 posted on 10/17/2008 1:32:46 PM PDT by Canedawg (Over? OVER? Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor?!)
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To: FormerACLUmember
I AM JOE!!
31 posted on 10/17/2008 1:32:49 PM PDT by Antoninus II
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To: jrooney
Take a pipewrench to socialism!

I AM JOE!

32 posted on 10/17/2008 1:33:20 PM PDT by AngryJawa (09/11/01 - Never forget. Never forgive.)
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To: jrooney

I AM JOE!

We should all put a plunger in our yard to show solidarity.

Not too sure about that “half mast” thing though...


33 posted on 10/17/2008 1:36:11 PM PDT by Miztiki
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To: HanneyBean

Hey. What-a-bout-a-me?

Im a Guseppi a too a...


34 posted on 10/17/2008 1:50:24 PM PDT by Paisan
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To: jrooney

J,
can you contact everyone on this thread and have them purchase plungers or create signs for Joe. Many of them might be in battleground states and they could show up outside Obama rallies like the group just did in Virginia.


35 posted on 10/17/2008 1:59:51 PM PDT by Gemsbok (Fight voter FRAUD (Acorn)(Obama) and be a poll worker or observer: Beat them at their own game!)
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To: jrooney
I suggest pointing the posterier to Pelosi's Congress in Washington DC when you drop trou.


36 posted on 10/17/2008 2:09:34 PM PDT by weegee (In honor of Joe the Plumber, at noon, we should all lower our trousers to half mast.)
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To: Revolting cat!

Hello, Josephine
A-how do you do?
Do you remember me, baby
Like I remember you?
You used to laugh at me
And holler ‘hoo-hoo-ooo’

I used to walk you home
I used to hold your hand
You used to use my umbrella
Ev’rytime it rained
You used to cry so much
It was a cryin’ shame

You used to live over yonder
By the railroad tracks
When it rained you couldn’t walk
I used to tote you on my back
Now, you try to make believe
It wasn’t no days like that

My Girl Josephine - Fats Domino & Dave Bartholomew


37 posted on 10/17/2008 2:14:29 PM PDT by weegee (In honor of Joe the Plumber, at noon, we should all lower our trousers to half mast.)
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To: jrooney
I am Joe.

Nifty tagline.

38 posted on 10/17/2008 2:17:00 PM PDT by magslinger (I am Joe.)
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To: jrooney

I am Joe, I’m armed, have justice in my heart and blood in my eye.


39 posted on 10/17/2008 2:23:34 PM PDT by Gator113 ("Noli nothis permittere te terere.")
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To: Diogenesis
Photobucket I drive Joe's car!!!
40 posted on 10/17/2008 2:25:23 PM PDT by blf1776 (Compassionate Conservatism Is Dead - It is time to fight, fight, FIGHT!!!!)
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To: jrooney

Frankly I’m sick and tired of politicians and the MSM using us like props. Just do your damn job already!! The economy’s melting and me and Joe just want to know how you’re going to fix the mother. Socialism is not the answer. We saw that with Russia already.

Quit the BS and fix it!


41 posted on 10/17/2008 2:30:33 PM PDT by redinrockies
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To: All

That needs to be McCain’s next comercial....

Just a bunch of people saying “I’m Joe” kind of a take of on Microsoft’s I am a PC....

I am Joe


42 posted on 10/17/2008 2:32:07 PM PDT by birddog
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To: Antoninus II
The plunger is a good tool for removing liberals from the toilet.

I AM JOE!

43 posted on 10/17/2008 3:58:56 PM PDT by FormerACLUmember (When the past no longer illuminates the future, the spirit walks in darkness.)
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To: jrooney

How about sending emails to the MSP (main stream propagandists) with the simple message: “I AM JOE THE PLUMBER”. Don’t know if the leftist blogs accept emails, but try them too, just to “get in their face”.


44 posted on 10/17/2008 11:06:34 PM PDT by papersonusa
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