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Louis C.K. Pulls Out of Radio & Television Congressional Correspondence Dinner Speech
The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 3/9/12 | Jordan Zakarin

Posted on 03/09/2012 3:18:08 PM PST by ColdOne

Louis C.K. The comedian and TV star was scheduled to headline the annual event; Fox News host Greta Van Sustren said she would refuse to attend if he hosted.

Louis C.K. will not be speaking at the 68th annual Radio & Television Congressional Correspondents dinner, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

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


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1 posted on 03/09/2012 3:18:11 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

Never heard of the guy.


2 posted on 03/09/2012 3:20:52 PM PST by Signalman
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To: Signalman

This man has said the worst thing I have ever heard.

Ever.


3 posted on 03/09/2012 3:22:30 PM PST by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: ColdOne

Good, but he never should have been invited in the first place.


4 posted on 03/09/2012 3:22:40 PM PST by Rennes Templar
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To: ColdOne

no f***ing loss


5 posted on 03/09/2012 3:22:58 PM PST by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: ColdOne

I hope to meet the guy some day.


6 posted on 03/09/2012 3:24:16 PM PST by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: kristinn

This is good news! Thought you might like a *ping* !


7 posted on 03/09/2012 3:31:52 PM PST by mkjessup (Jimmy Carter is the Skidmark in the panties of American history, 0bama is the yellow stain in front!)
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To: chris37

I watched some episodes of his (short lived) TV series. Thought it was pretty funny until.....I saw the episode where he suggested that pedophiles be allowed to return abducted children (after y’know) free of consequences. Will never watch anything that a$$hole does again.


8 posted on 03/09/2012 3:35:35 PM PST by rbg81 (Only taxpayers should be allowed to vote)
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To: rbg81

Do you really believe he was being serious about that?


9 posted on 03/09/2012 3:39:44 PM PST by Rokurota
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To: Rokurota
Do you really believe he was being serious about that?

Do you really believe it matters?

10 posted on 03/09/2012 3:43:04 PM PST by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: lonestar
Do you really believe it matters?

Yes, I do.

11 posted on 03/09/2012 3:44:36 PM PST by Rokurota
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To: Signalman

Pretty much everyone’s heard of Michael Jackson.


12 posted on 03/09/2012 3:47:08 PM PST by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: Rokurota

Honestly, I couldn’t tell one way or the other. But I do know that one of the last frontiers in the “Culture Wars” will be the normalization of pedophiles. How will that happen? Maybe it will start with ambiguous jokes from edgy commedians suggesting that we forgive pedophiles their sins? Think about it.


13 posted on 03/09/2012 3:48:00 PM PST by rbg81 (Only taxpayers should be allowed to vote)
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To: ColdOne

God Bless Greta for standing up for what is right. This “man” is a vile, disgusting sack of feces. Bill Maher is a total ass but this guy has said things that makes what Maher said look tame. This shows that we still have a voice, we stand up against these leftist thugs and we can still win


14 posted on 03/09/2012 3:50:41 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Rokurota

Sorry, there are some things you did “kid” about. That is one of them.


15 posted on 03/09/2012 3:53:21 PM PST by beandog (Just because I don't care doesn't mean I don't understand)
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To: rbg81
I see your point...and it is a worry.

For me, watching his show, it's obvious he is a very insecure and fearful guy who isn't afraid to show that side of himself. He has two daughters and I think it was his attempt to deal with his own fears about his daughters. It was very awkward and not funny, admittedly. By I think that's where he is coming from and I give a mild pass for it.

16 posted on 03/09/2012 3:57:28 PM PST by Rokurota
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To: Rokurota

Google Louis CK. That isn’t his only pedophile joke—there’s a few of ‘em. Whatever his motivation, there does appear to be a motivation of some kind. But, from a psychological perspective, when you get people to laugh at something, that is the first step to making it okay.


17 posted on 03/09/2012 4:12:51 PM PST by rbg81 (Only taxpayers should be allowed to vote)
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To: ColdOne

Collateral damage from attacking Rush.

Pray for America


18 posted on 03/09/2012 4:13:51 PM PST by bray (Time for Newt to step aside)
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To: ColdOne

Another look at why:

http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2012/03/louis-ck-pulls-out-of-rtca-dinner-116996.html


19 posted on 03/09/2012 4:15:33 PM PST by Keith in Iowa (Willard Romney, purveyor of the world's finest bullmitt. | FR Class of 1998 |)
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To: Rokurota
I see your point...and it is a worry. For me, watching his show, it's obvious he is a very insecure and fearful guy who isn't afraid to show that side of himself. He has two daughters and I think it was his attempt to deal with his own fears about his daughters. It was very awkward and not funny, admittedly. By I think that's where he is coming from and I give a mild pass for it.

Wow, your conflation of the struggle of a psychologically wounded person finding the courage to confront their fears, with a professional comedian struggling to find a way to outrage the very fabric of civilization while still getting paid for it, was smoooooth as silk.

Whoever pays you to post doesn't pay you enough.

20 posted on 03/09/2012 4:23:25 PM PST by Talisker (He who commands, must obey.)
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To: ColdOne

After hearing what this maggot said about Sarah Palin and her newborn baby, I would love to take him for a boat ride.


21 posted on 03/09/2012 4:24:52 PM PST by dainbramaged (I nearly threw my pit bull at the television.)
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To: Keith in Iowa

Thanks for the link!


22 posted on 03/09/2012 4:25:07 PM PST by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11)
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To: ColdOne

I have mixed feelings on the guy. He’s absolutely brilliant most of the time, but when he lets his crappy politics slip into his routine, he sounds just as brain-dead as any other leftist. This is especially so when he goes off on one of his many fashionably racist tangents about whites. It’s ironic that a comedian who is considered bold and subversive would push a viewpoint as inherently cowardly as white-bashing in this politically correct age.


23 posted on 03/09/2012 4:26:32 PM PST by Junior_G (Funny how liberals' love affair with Muslims began on 9/11)
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To: Rokurota

Do you give him a pass on this?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJlA-bLv1nU

A couple of years ago, ‘’comedia’’ Louis CK ‘’joked’’ on the Opie and Anthony radio show about Palin coming to the Republican convention ‘’holding a baby that just came out of her f-ing, disgusting c–t, her f-ing retard-making c–t. I hate her more than anybody,’’ he said.

On Twitter, Louis CK attacked Palin in 2011 as a ‘’f-ing jackoff c–t-face jazzy wondergirl” who “has a family of Chinese poor people living in her c–t hole.’’


24 posted on 03/09/2012 4:27:36 PM PST by democratsaremyenemy
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To: Talisker; Rokurota
Here is the clip for all to see (and make up there own minds). Its not all of it, but it's enough. Only recommended for the strong of stomach.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jjWKnjB1U8

25 posted on 03/09/2012 4:29:48 PM PST by rbg81 (Only taxpayers should be allowed to vote)
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To: rbg81
I did and this is one of the things Wiki said:

C.K passed away on March 3rd 2012 due to tripping on a New York sidewalk and bruising his knee.

Even after looking at his photo, I have no idea who this guy is or was if Wiki is correct which I doubt and if that's his idea of humor, not funny, lame.

26 posted on 03/09/2012 4:38:40 PM PST by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: ColdOne

Keep in mind the organization this piece of disgusting filth was invited to speak to. It tells you all you need to know about the state of “journalism” in America.


27 posted on 03/09/2012 4:57:24 PM PST by Bernard Marx
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To: Bernard Marx

Bingo.


28 posted on 03/09/2012 5:02:05 PM PST by Pharmboy (She turned me into a Newt...)
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To: Rokurota
Why?

How can not being serious make it better? It's horrible either way!!!

29 posted on 03/09/2012 5:13:04 PM PST by lonestar (It takes a village of idiots to elect a village idiot.)
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To: ColdOne

The funniest thing is they claim he’s a comedian.


30 posted on 03/09/2012 5:47:15 PM PST by ronnie raygun (B B)
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To: dainbramaged

After hearing what this maggot said about Sarah Palin and her newborn baby, I would love to take him for a boat ride.

Maybe he should jooin Messrs. Thibidpux and Boudreaux on one of their gator hunting trips. Now what to use for bait?


31 posted on 03/09/2012 5:48:00 PM PST by Fred Hayek (FUBO, the No Talent Pop Star pResident.)
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To: ColdOne

We’ve created a backlash to counter their backlash.

I like to think I played a wee role in that, by making some phone calls, etc.

Greta van Sustren really has some influence. GOOD FOR HER!

The phones must have been ringing off the hooks.

We need to stay on them. As Glen Beck has said: they don’t surround us, we surround them. We just tend to ignore them because we constantly forget how stupid, mean and downright evil they are. (That last bit I say, Beck just said the surround part!)


32 posted on 03/09/2012 7:01:37 PM PST by jocon307
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To: rbg81

“I watched some episodes of his (short lived) TV series.”

That show was dreadful. Hubby and I watched the first episode, Mr. CK appeared fully frontally nude a the end, but aside from that it could have been any one of a million sit com episodes from any era of TV, and not a very good one.

I seem to recall that the plot had something to do with a blue bowl, or vase, that was a gift that no one liked....and/or it got broken, some hackneyed cr*p like that. But then he was NAKED!

When it was over hubby and I just stared at each other in disbelief at how lame it really was.

Watch the Honeymooners, even after all these decades it still holds up.


33 posted on 03/09/2012 7:06:32 PM PST by jocon307
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To: democratsaremyenemy

WOW..this guy has a filthy mouth.
Gone are the days of Newhart and Crosby who was funny without swearing.
Cusswords are the sign of a weak mind. I cuss a lot but at least I am making an attempt to limit swearing to times I smack my head or cut myself.


34 posted on 03/10/2012 1:45:02 AM PST by Yorlik803 (better to die on your feet than live on your knees.)
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