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Mo. State Fair bans rodeo clown who mocked Obama
yahoo ^ | 8/12/13 | David Leib

Posted on 08/12/2013 4:19:02 PM PDT by Nachum

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To: Nachum
http://articles.philly.com/1994-08-19/news/25842089_1_bullfighting-clowns-rodeo-arena-clown-smile

George Bush clown prop 1994

101 posted on 08/12/2013 5:29:04 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: Flag_This

Simple solution to get them to change their attitude towards the rodeo Clown. Stop taking the rodeo, clowns and all, to Missiouri. Granted some will miss having the rodeo there but believe me when I tell you the financial impact will definitely be noticed. Rodeo over in Kansas someplace instead.


102 posted on 08/12/2013 5:29:06 PM PDT by DaveA37
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To: DManA

103 posted on 08/12/2013 5:29:19 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: Nachum

I know that clown


104 posted on 08/12/2013 5:30:29 PM PDT by wardaddy (the next Dark Ages are coming as Western Civilization crumbles with nary a whimper)
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To: Paladin2

Whichever.

I’ve got my PayPal account awaiting action.


105 posted on 08/12/2013 5:31:02 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: cripplecreek
"...Many in the audience responded enthusiastically...."

ROTFLMFAO!!!!!!! I'll bet they DID!

106 posted on 08/12/2013 5:31:16 PM PDT by rlmorel (Silence: The New Hate Speech)
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To: Nachum

How can they ban him? His identity is unknown as he was wearing a mask.


107 posted on 08/12/2013 5:32:00 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: blueunicorn6

BTTT

Did you notice he has only been banned from performing in the Missouri State Fair Rodeo so that leaves 56 other state fairs.


108 posted on 08/12/2013 5:32:04 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: Nachum

When do they go after the makers of the mask?


109 posted on 08/12/2013 5:32:13 PM PDT by onedoug
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To: dfwgator

It surprises me it took 82 posts to get the Voltaire quote....


110 posted on 08/12/2013 5:33:02 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Justice for Trayvon: Dig up his body and shoot him again.)
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To: JCBreckenridge; Paladin2

https://www.facebook.com/supporttuffygessling

Got this from DU, of all places.

Go support Tuffy.


111 posted on 08/12/2013 5:34:04 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: Nachum
The Missouri State Fair on Monday imposed a lifetime ban on a rodeo clown whose depiction of President Barack Obama getting charged by a bull was widely criticized by Democratic and Republican officials alike.

The rodeo clown did not act on his own. The announcer seemed to know what was going on and I'm sure it was planned out in advance.

Rodeo clowns take a lot of risks in order to protect the riders. I hope his colleagues make a stand for him.

112 posted on 08/12/2013 5:35:57 PM PDT by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Why do you need a fire extinguisher when you can call the fire department?)
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To: Louis Foxwell
"Cowboys are not pansies."

Yabut that pansy, BAMMY, is likely working on making all Cowboys of the "Brokeback Type".

113 posted on 08/12/2013 5:38:51 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Frank_2001
"Happened on Saturday, banned for life on Monday. Big Brother moves quickly, doesn’t he? ;)

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"First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Socialist.

Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me--and there was no one left to speak for me.

------MARTIN NIEMÖLLER ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

First they came for the clowns.....

114 posted on 08/12/2013 5:39:12 PM PDT by hummingbird (THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS by Mark Levin. He's got a great plan!)
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To: Frank_2001
"Happened on Saturday, banned for life on Monday. Big Brother moves quickly, doesn’t he? ;)

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"First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Socialist.

Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out-- Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me--and there was no one left to speak for me.

------MARTIN NIEMÖLLER ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

First they came for the clowns.....

115 posted on 08/12/2013 5:39:44 PM PDT by hummingbird (THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS by Mark Levin. He's got a great plan!)
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To: Paladin2

I’d say that’s why 6-shooters were invented, but NSA would have my butt.


116 posted on 08/12/2013 5:39:52 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Nachum

We need to start a support FReep for this clown whose free speech rights have been violated.


117 posted on 08/12/2013 5:39:56 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Nachum

Good grief. I thought it was pretty funny. I would think it’s way past time that someone kicked the s*** out of Obama.

I would suspect that if this clown went on UTube, lots of people would donate enough cash so that he would not have to worry about working another day in his life. He might even have enough to buy the fairground and then he could run it any way he chooses.


118 posted on 08/12/2013 5:40:17 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: hummingbird
Sorry for the double-post fart.

I was just feeling sad and didn't know I was double-dipping.

119 posted on 08/12/2013 5:41:13 PM PDT by hummingbird (THE LIBERTY AMENDMENTS by Mark Levin. He's got a great plan!)
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To: Paladin2

>> The “clown” needs to get a buck from a million or so of appreciative American fans. <<

.
AMEN!


120 posted on 08/12/2013 5:41:14 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: SamuraiScot

We should all show up in public
with our O-zero masks on-—

a massive show of support!


121 posted on 08/12/2013 5:44:30 PM PDT by krunkygirl (force multiplier in effect...)
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To: marron

What can we boycott that’s made in Missouri? Budweiser? Anything else?

I’d love to see the bull riders and other clowns boycott the state. But I doubt it will happen.


122 posted on 08/12/2013 5:45:34 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (If you vote for evil because you can't see evil, you ARE evil!)
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To: Salamander

Yes, we really need to get serious on this.


123 posted on 08/12/2013 5:45:48 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Grams A

>> “Good grief. I thought it was pretty funny. I would think it’s way past time that someone kicked the s*** out of Obama.” <<

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Apparently the spectators at the rodeo thought so too.


124 posted on 08/12/2013 5:48:08 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: Nachum
BOYCOTT!
125 posted on 08/12/2013 5:54:59 PM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: crusader71
Glenn Beck had a great idea on the radio program today. Like Glenn said, presidents in this country are not Gods, or, in the case of obozo, Mohammad, who Glenn believes oboma thinks he really is. Therefore, let's make Tuesday, Mock Oboma Day....that's what they did to Bush, Nixon, and they survived, and in America, we have this freedom to ridicule, and we do not worship at the knee of presidents.

Thin skinned, muzzie obozo has to learn to toughen up...and this rodeo performer needs to be supported and a big hand to him for mocking the Man Who Would Be Emperor in our White House.

127 posted on 08/12/2013 5:57:14 PM PDT by itssme
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To: Nachum

Bet they would have been fine with a Bush clown.


128 posted on 08/12/2013 6:01:45 PM PDT by Some Fat Guy in L.A. (Still bitterly clinging to rational thought despite it's unfashionability)
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To: GeronL

Oh no! On of my all time favorite films banned!

Point Break.


129 posted on 08/12/2013 6:06:35 PM PDT by coldbluesteel
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To: Nachum
Everyone that runs that fair should be removed from that position for life until charges are filed. The rodeo clown was making a joke which he has the right to do. This board on the other hand is depriving someone of their rights. Either in an official capacity (deprivation of rights under the color of law) or a private capacity (RICO).
130 posted on 08/12/2013 6:07:28 PM PDT by Durus (You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality. Ayn Rand)
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To: Nachum

Did I miss the part where the Rodeo Clown Wrote, Directed and Produced a Motion Picture that showed the President being Assassinated?

Oh right, the Hollywood Liberals just did that Movie about President George W. Bush, silly me.


131 posted on 08/12/2013 6:14:17 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (They can follow the Communist, I'll follow the Constitution...)
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To: Mr. K
How many people were banned or fired for mocking Bush?

Exactly my first thought. Who got in trouble when they made the "Assassination" video? Where was the Demoncrat outrage over that?

132 posted on 08/12/2013 6:16:04 PM PDT by verga (A nation divided by Zero!)
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To: Nachum

Yet the Oscars murderized Bush quite a few times and a movie was made about the assassination of Bush... but a clown clowns around about obama and is fired?


133 posted on 08/12/2013 6:25:55 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: LibLieSlayer

and this is why Letterman doesn’t make jokes about Obama


134 posted on 08/12/2013 6:28:06 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Nachum
I would like to see a boycott of the fair--as happened to the Eastern Sports and OUtdoor Show
135 posted on 08/12/2013 6:28:48 PM PDT by Fiji Hill
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To: Nachum

“Obama’s so thin-skinned he has a reservoir tip!”


136 posted on 08/12/2013 6:30:09 PM PDT by headsonpikes (Mass murder and cannibalism are the twin sacraments of socialism - "Who-whom?"-Lenin)
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To: GeronL

Agreed... add in the IRS.


137 posted on 08/12/2013 6:32:51 PM PDT by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS!)
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To: Nachum

Unbelievable. Obama the demigod shall not be mocked.

WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO MY COUNTRY? Is there no man willing to stand against the tyranny of Obama and his leftist worshipers?


138 posted on 08/12/2013 6:36:21 PM PDT by Obadiah (Inside of every Liberal beats the heart of a fascist yearning to reveal their true nature.)
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To: TornadoAlley3
President Barack Obama getting charged by a bull was widely criticized by Democratic and Republican officials alike.

Oh for the Lord's sake, those clowns will have to outlaw all the Halloween masks of this president and other POTUS!


139 posted on 08/12/2013 6:45:39 PM PDT by yoe ("They Come To America" order it now: http://www.theycometoamerica.com/buy-dvd/)
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To: editor-surveyor

Wow.

When I posted that FB link it had 518 likes.

Now it’s over 1700 and climbing.

FReeped?

:)


140 posted on 08/12/2013 6:48:32 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: Paladin2

Rodeo clowns are particularly not pansies.

Normal people run *away* from angry bulls.


141 posted on 08/12/2013 6:50:16 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: Kickass Conservative

Some presidents are more equal than others.

*oink*


142 posted on 08/12/2013 6:51:31 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: Nachum

Did he violate a specific law? If he did not then he could sue them for tortious interference with business (imo ianal).


143 posted on 08/12/2013 6:51:47 PM PDT by Ray76 ( Common sense immigration reform: Enforce Existing Law)
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To: headsonpikes

But he can’t take being ribbed for our pleasure.

/rimshot


144 posted on 08/12/2013 6:52:41 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: Salamander

LOL, do ya think?


145 posted on 08/12/2013 6:52:48 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Nachum

who has the video?


146 posted on 08/12/2013 7:02:12 PM PDT by phockthis (http://www.supremelaw.org/fedzone11/index.htm ...)
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To: itssme
Whattabout making Wednesday, muzzie "Hump Day"?


147 posted on 08/12/2013 7:02:13 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

I have not run towards a *bull* but when I was a kid, I ran towards a very nasty milk cow that was trying to kill my little dog.

That’s the only situation in which I personally do something like that..;D


148 posted on 08/12/2013 7:08:33 PM PDT by Salamander (.......Uber Alice!.......)
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To: Nachum
The idea that the state should intervene on behalf of the sovereign to censor political speech, even satire, has been rejected time and again in America. By the logic of those who would impose financial sanctions for this act of satire at the Missouri State rodeo fair, what would George III have done to Thomas Jefferson for writing a bill of particulars of the sovereign's crimes in a document called the Declaration of Independence?

The article says that the Missouri State fair is subsidized by the state in an amount in excess of $500,000 a year. Presumably the state has given the Missouri State fair the power of police over the grounds and other arrangements which make affair at least a quasi governmental operation. There is no place in America for censorship on behalf of the sovereign, especially by the sovereign.

The essence of that idea was enshrined in the Supreme Court's opinion New York Times vs. Sullivan, which protected the media even when it libels those who have not even attained the exalted position of sovereign, merely because they are celebrities.

We now have in a companion thread the story of a poor Swiss shopgirl being harassed because Oprah Winfrey, with her multibillion-dollar power of the press, says she was slighted. The companion article reveals that the shopgirl says that Oprah simply misunderstood what was said, not unlikely when there is a language barrier. But the point is we have now so institutionalized African-American sensitivity that we have created a monster. The subjective reaction of sensitive African-Americans should never be elevated over the Constitution of the United States.

Black Celebrities like Oprah Winfrey and especially black presidents like Barack Obama should not be occasions for the distortion of my birthright-or yours.


149 posted on 08/12/2013 7:08:34 PM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: Salamander
When, as a kid, the "animals" in the pasture behind my house started to come our way, we jumped the fence.

Males/Females/transgendereds, we didn't care, we were outta there.

150 posted on 08/12/2013 7:11:34 PM PDT by Paladin2
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