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So...wouldja?

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 6:25 PM

WISHIMAY

There will be fire and brimstone and Earth will be destroyed!... in several billion years!----------------------------------------- "Well, so long Earth. Thanks for the air... and what-not." -Philip J. Fry


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4492510/Dwayne-Rock-run-P
resident-US.html


And the Fate Of The Furious star claimed he would be a confident leader of the United States as he would take 'responsibility' for all of its citizens.

He told the fashion monthly magazine: 'Personally, I feel that if I were president, poise would be important. Leadership would be important. Taking responsibility for everybody.

'[If I didn't agree with someone] on something, I wouldn't shut them out. I would actually include them.










It definitely makes you realize how much of a shift there is in the type of actors who will run in the future.

I'd have to think about it. I mean, the news coverage would be addictive as hell Might have the biggest female turnout EVER.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 7:39 PM

THGRRI


NO






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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 8:49 PM

WISHIMAY

There will be fire and brimstone and Earth will be destroyed!... in several billion years!----------------------------------------- "Well, so long Earth. Thanks for the air... and what-not." -Philip J. Fry


Ok, why not?

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Wednesday, May 10, 2017 9:51 PM

THGRRI


Quote:

Originally posted by Wishimay:
Ok, why not?



No time now to go into it except to say he doesn't have qualities it takes to be president. I don't mean that in a negative way.






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Thursday, May 11, 2017 9:37 AM

RIVERLOVE


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At least the Rock would be something pretty to look at instead of Orangeman.

Orange is the new Black


Sure I'd vote for The Rock if I thought he was the best of the choices available.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:02 PM

REAVERFAN


I'm not aware of him grabbing any pussies.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 2:02 PM

REAVERFAN


I'm not aware of him grabbing any pussies.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 9:12 PM

WISHIMAY

There will be fire and brimstone and Earth will be destroyed!... in several billion years!----------------------------------------- "Well, so long Earth. Thanks for the air... and what-not." -Philip J. Fry


If you look like the Rock I'm sure that would be pretty easy...

Why the wait? Never put off 'til tomorrow what you can do today.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 9:49 PM

JEWELSTAITEFAN


Quote:

Originally posted by Wishimay:
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/tvshowbiz/article-4492510/Dwayne-Rock-run-P
resident-US.html


And the Fate Of The Furious star claimed he would be a confident leader of the United States as he would take 'responsibility' for all of its citizens.

He told the fashion monthly magazine: 'Personally, I feel that if I were president, poise would be important. Leadership would be important. Taking responsibility for everybody.

'[If I didn't agree with someone] on something, I wouldn't shut them out. I would actually include them.










It definitely makes you realize how much of a shift there is in the type of actors who will run in the future.

I'd have to think about it. I mean, the news coverage would be addictive as hell Might have the biggest female turnout EVER.


How do you feel his turnout would compare to Ah-nold, and Jesse Ventura? Or do you think age takes away the female vote?

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:01 PM

WISHIMAY

There will be fire and brimstone and Earth will be destroyed!... in several billion years!----------------------------------------- "Well, so long Earth. Thanks for the air... and what-not." -Philip J. Fry


Quote:

Originally posted by JEWELSTAITEFAN:

Or do you think age takes away the female vote?



The younger the women, I'd say... yes it can. But it could go up in older women.

Rock has that smile going for him. The man is gorgeous.

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:10 PM

DEVERSE

Hey, Ive been in a firefight before! Well, I was in a fire. Actually, I was fired from a fry-cook opportunity.


But would he do the same as Cruz and renounce his Canadian citizenship?


Oh let the sun beat down upon my face;
With stars to fill my dream;
I am a traveler of both time and space;
To be where I have been

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Thursday, May 11, 2017 11:10 PM

WISHIMAY

There will be fire and brimstone and Earth will be destroyed!... in several billion years!----------------------------------------- "Well, so long Earth. Thanks for the air... and what-not." -Philip J. Fry


Would that bother you? Tired of us getting all the pretty Canadians and giving you the junk in return?


PS... I didn't want to get in the middle of the other post because I don't feel up the fight right now, but yeah, lots of people over the years have gotten mad about the "cite links" nonsense.

I just refuse. If someone doesn't believe me, it's on them to find the evidence and make up their own mind. Not to mention it's really lazy, when the answers you seek are a click away.

Hope you are feeling better. I feel like casts are a psychological torture device, but I should say that tin snips do a heckuva remodeling job

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Friday, May 12, 2017 10:05 AM

6STRINGJOKER


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Originally posted by THGRRI:
NO



Hey, look at that everybody.

Me and T found some common ground!

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Friday, May 12, 2017 10:56 AM

JO753

rezident owtsidr


I dont no much about The Rock, but he seemz to at least not be an idiot or habitual liar.

Really, compare him to Trump, Bush jr, even Bill Clinton. You coud go back all the way and even knowing very little about him, he will score above 50%. We've had sum serious loozerz!

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Friday, May 12, 2017 11:29 AM

THGRRI


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Originally posted by G:
I'm starting my own country next week.

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Will we all be required to attend fox hunting events?






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Friday, May 12, 2017 1:56 PM

6STRINGJOKER


Quote:

Originally posted by JO753:
I dont no much about The Rock, but he seemz to at least not be an idiot or habitual liar.

Really, compare him to Trump, Bush jr, even Bill Clinton. You coud go back all the way and even knowing very little about him, he will score above 50%. We've had sum serious loozerz!



I actually really like the guy, at least the movies I've seen and what I've seen him say on guest spots and stuff. It's nothing personal against him. I don't even know any of his political beliefs. I can only guess about what they might be given the people here who feel they would support him.

I just don't think that's a game that any of us should play. By that I mean beginning a trend where we vote in Entertainers. Trump, hopefully, was a fluke. One person does not a trend make. We vote in The Rock next time then we vote in Oprah after that and all of the sudden the Presidency is full fledged American Idol. (There's a Black Mirror about that).

He's qualified. He's American Born and he's old enough. That's all you need to be president.

He's charismatic as hell. Everybody likes him. On the flip side, his entire professional career was taking "Directons" and being somebody else. I'm all for getting people in office that are "outsiders" but I think if the Rock were president it would be the first true full fledged "Puppet" we've ever seen in office. His only job would be to keep up apperiences, smile for the camera and put on a happy face when telling us bad news. He'd probably be so good at that job that we'd forget that he was even telling us bad news.


Please... if we're going to vote in a celebrity, look to somebody like Joh Stewart. I know he was a comedian, but in these sad days he was one of the last news people who you could trust.

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Saturday, May 13, 2017 8:47 AM

JO753

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Good idea, 6. Jon Stewart woud be a great prez.

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Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:00 AM

6STRINGJOKER


Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
You've already had one celebrity as President. Remember Ronald Reagan, former actor. "Bedtime for Bonzo" fame.



Yeah. You're right about that. I'm not old enough to actually know what Bedtime for Bonzo was, but I remember when I was a kid my dad told me about it. Nothing is a secret with the internet anymore but I'm willing to bet that in 20 or 30 years if the internet was never invented that this fact would have been erased from history by attrition.

That was a very different time though. There was no reality TV back then and wouldn't be until the late 80s/early 90s when "The Real World" debuted. There was no Facebook or other social media.

I think with how coddled and child-like our kids are by the time they get out of college if we vote The Rock in 2020, we'll have Kim Kardashian for President by 2036.

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Saturday, May 13, 2017 9:02 AM

6STRINGJOKER


Quote:

Originally posted by JO753:
Good idea, 6. Jon Stewart woud be a great prez.



I don't know if anybody could ever be a "great prez", but we could definitely do a hell of a lot worse.

Don't know if you watched this when I posted it around here a while back. You should watch it. It's great.


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Saturday, May 13, 2017 2:24 PM

6STRINGJOKER


Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
Quote:

Originally posted by 6stringJoker:
Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
You've already had one celebrity as President. Remember Ronald Reagan, former actor. "Bedtime for Bonzo" fame.



Yeah. You're right about that. I'm not old enough to actually know what Bedtime for Bonzo was, but I remember when I was a kid my dad told me about it. Nothing is a secret with the internet anymore but I'm willing to bet that in 20 or 30 years if the internet was never invented that this fact would have been erased from history by attrition.

That was a very different time though. There was no reality TV back then and wouldn't be until the late 80s/early 90s when "The Real World" debuted. There was no Facebook or other social media.

I think with how coddled and child-like our kids are by the time they get out of college if we vote The Rock in 2020, we'll have Kim Kardashian for President by 2036.



I'm not old enough either but being in high school then I watched a lot of tv and so I know about those films from watching a little show called "M*A*S*H".

No, I don't think that fact would have been "erased" as you can still find films from the silent era, so things from the '50s and the late '40s are still around. And would continue to be around.

That is true. I grew up with just tv, movies and rock n'roll.

Please, please, please I beg don't ever let one of the Kardashians think about that. I don't want to live to see it.



Yeah, my old man isn't old enough to have actually been watching the Bonzo movies when they came out either. I'm not sure where he heard it. I remember him watching re-runs of M*A*S*H* when I was a kid. He's probably somewhere around your age.

I guess the difference between the Rock and Reagan is that the Rock is a good actor. I heard that Reagan wasn't particularly good at the craft. All the more reason it would be scary to have actual actors as president, don't ya think?



I meant that the fact Reagan was in the Bonzo movies would be "virtually" erased from history, especially without wikipedia. You are only the 2nd person in my life besides me and my old man that knew that about him. Not that I think it's a hidden fact or anything, but this is only the 2nd time in my life I've ever heard anybody talk about it. That's what I meant by attrition. Once you and me and the old man are dead, who would have known about it without wikipedia? I wonder if that was printed in the old hard copy encyclopedias?




About the Kardashians.... I don't want to see it either, but I have no doubt that there's at least a decent possibility of me seeing that or something just as horrible in my lifetime the way things are going.





I mean, look at what is just one simple google image search away.....


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Saturday, May 13, 2017 10:38 PM

6STRINGJOKER


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Originally posted by Brenda:
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Originally posted by 6stringJoker:
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Originally posted by Brenda:
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Originally posted by 6stringJoker:
Quote:

Originally posted by Brenda:
You've already had one celebrity as President. Remember Ronald Reagan, former actor. "Bedtime for Bonzo" fame.



Yeah. You're right about that. I'm not old enough to actually know what Bedtime for Bonzo was, but I remember when I was a kid my dad told me about it. Nothing is a secret with the internet anymore but I'm willing to bet that in 20 or 30 years if the internet was never invented that this fact would have been erased from history by attrition.

That was a very different time though. There was no reality TV back then and wouldn't be until the late 80s/early 90s when "The Real World" debuted. There was no Facebook or other social media.

I think with how coddled and child-like our kids are by the time they get out of college if we vote The Rock in 2020, we'll have Kim Kardashian for President by 2036.



I'm not old enough either but being in high school then I watched a lot of tv and so I know about those films from watching a little show called "M*A*S*H".

No, I don't think that fact would have been "erased" as you can still find films from the silent era, so things from the '50s and the late '40s are still around. And would continue to be around.

That is true. I grew up with just tv, movies and rock n'roll.

Please, please, please I beg don't ever let one of the Kardashians think about that. I don't want to live to see it.



Yeah, my old man isn't old enough to have actually been watching the Bonzo movies when they came out either. I'm not sure where he heard it. I remember him watching re-runs of M*A*S*H* when I was a kid. He's probably somewhere around your age.


I watched the original run of M*A*S*H up to the final episode.


I guess the difference between the Rock and Reagan is that the Rock is a good actor. I heard that Reagan wasn't particularly good at the craft. All the more reason it would be scary to have actual actors as president, don't ya think?


Rock is good. And I have heard the same thing. Never saw any movies of Reagan and I don't want to. Yeah, I can see where you are going now.




I meant that the fact Reagan was in the Bonzo movies would be "virtually" erased from history, especially without wikipedia. You are only the 2nd person in my life besides me and my old man that knew that about him. Not that I think it's a hidden fact or anything, but this is only the 2nd time in my life I've ever heard anybody talk about it. That's what I meant by attrition. Once you and me and the old man are dead, who would have known about it without wikipedia? I wonder if that was printed in the old hard copy encyclopedias?


It would have been and you can probably find it in an online encyclopedia.






About the Kardashians.... I don't want to see it either, but I have no doubt that there's at least a decent possibility of me seeing that or something just as horrible in my lifetime the way things are going.


I hope you are wrong Jack.





I mean, look at what is just one simple google image search away.....

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First off, I'd like to say I love how you formatted that last reply to me. Maybe I'm just tired, but I can't exactly figure out how you did it. Would be useful information to know for the future if you don't mind sharing. :)

I never got into MASH even though my dad watched it. I never played with GI Joe figures either. I don't know why, but war stuff was never my thing. I was all about he-man and Transformers and Thundercats. Funny that they were always at war too, but watching humans fight just didn't interest me I guess.

I've actually always wanted to watch a Bonzo movie just to see how bad it was. Even if Reagan was as crappy an actor as we heard he was, at least the monkey would have been funny. Monkeys are always funny.

I think the best actors are the best liars, or at least have the potential to be if they don't suffer from guilt or lack in empathy. I wouldn't say The Rock is one of the "greats", but he's always entertaining and he's always believable in the roles I've seen him in. I guess I can't really say that an actor would be worse just because they make their living by telling lies though. Politicians do that too. The politicians lie to hurt people in most cases though. I don't know....


Yeah. I'm sure you're right that Reagan being an actor was in the encyclopedias. I just haven't actually seen a set of them in over a decade to look. They probably still have an old set at the library. Maybe I'll check it out sometime. Online encyclopedias probably have it too... but we were talking about if we were living in a world without the internet though.


I really hope I'm wrong about Kardashian for President too. It's not that unbelievable though, is it?



Yeah.... that actually happened.

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Sunday, May 14, 2017 6:49 AM

6STRINGJOKER


I was being serious about the quotes. You had it perfect last time! I couldn't figure out how you had the green bars around my quotes the whole way down. I never saw anybody do that here before. Damn..... I guess it was a fluke. I thought you knew something that I didn't know. :smoke:


Thundercats were pretty awesome when I was a kid, but you go back and watch it now and it was so campy. Cartoon Network made an awesome remake a while back but nobody must have been watching it so it was cancelled before they finished the 2nd season that would have wrapped up the story. They Fireflied it man! I was not happy.


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Friday, May 26, 2017 1:25 AM

6STRINGJOKER


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Originally posted by Brenda:
Nope, it really was just a fluke.

The only cartoons I've rewatched and tried rewatching was one "Tiny Toons" and the rewatching one is "X-Men: the Animated Series" and that one came out in the 90s, I think.



You're probably closer to my age then if you watched Tiny Toons and X-Men. I don't know why I thought you were older than that from other stuff you mentioned.

It's hard for me to go back and watch any of the old TV from the 80s and even the 90s. The cartoons were all pretty bad, but even shows like The Outer Limits and other things I thought were great as I got older are pretty unwatchable now. TV today has just gotten so good.

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Friday, May 26, 2017 4:31 AM

OONJERAH



Ronald Reagan films:
1937 "Love is in the Air" to 1950 "Louisa"
Reagan appeared in about 40 full length films.

"Bedtime for Bonzo" 1951, not a series.
In the 50's, he began doing a lot of TV as well
as movies.
He was the host of "Death Valley Days" (TV series)
from 1965-66.
He was quite well known to anyone born before, during
or a bit after World War II. He was a movie star.

Served as president of the Screen Actors Guild, then
as Governor of California (1967-1975) & President of
the United States, 1981-1989.

Olde people like me know these things.

{I loved Magnum & never watched Dallas.}


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Friday, May 26, 2017 8:16 AM

AURAPTOR

America loves a winner!


Over Hillary, Liz, Bernie ? I suppose. Not over a principled, sincere and knowledgeable candidate though.

I doubt much will come of it. Arnold and Jessie pulled off wins to become Governors, and didn't do all that great. If Rock is serious, he'd run for some state office, at least, first.



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Friday, May 26, 2017 10:40 AM

6STRINGJOKER


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Originally posted by Brenda:
I will be 53 this year. So no I'm not and I am telling the truth about my age.

I would never ask a lady her age. Didn't mean to pry that out of ya.

You were a big kid like my brother still is. That's cool. I'm not going to say that I don't still watch cartoons, but they're more of the Adult Swim variety and not for kids. My brother's 35 and I'd bet that even if he didn't have a daughter he'd still enjoy watching Cartoon Network during the middle of the day. :)

Even though I'd probably never watch them now, it is kind of sad when I found out a year or two ago that they stopped doing Saturday Morning Cartoons a while back. That was just a tradition that I thought was going to go on forever.

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Don't think I could sit through any of the shows from when I was in High school like Magnum PI or even old episodes of Dallas. Think I watched all of Dallas but was never a fan of Magnum.

Though I do have a season or two of "Miami Vice" on DVD. And would love to find just Battlestar Galactica on DVD without Galactica 1980 included.



You'd laugh if you knew how many episodes of Saved by the Bell I saw. I've been watching a guy called the Nostalgia Critic on YouTube and he does a lot of TV shows and movies I saw back then. Just a few clips of Saved by the Bell that I saw on his show, it's almost embarrassing to admit that any of us watched it let alone how many people must have been watching since it was on TV forever.

Somehow I never got to see the original Battlestar. It was never on re-runs when they were showing things like Batman and Get-Smart and Lost in Space. I did remember catching a re-run of Battlestar 1980 one time and thinking it was crap, even when compared to the other re-runs I just mentioned.

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Friday, May 26, 2017 10:42 AM

6STRINGJOKER


Quote:

Originally posted by Oonjerah:

Ronald Reagan films:
1937 "Love is in the Air" to 1950 "Louisa"
Reagan appeared in about 40 full length films.

"Bedtime for Bonzo" 1951, not a series.
In the 50's, he began doing a lot of TV as well
as movies.
He was the host of "Death Valley Days" (TV series)
from 1965-66.
He was quite well known to anyone born before, during
or a bit after World War II. He was a movie star.

Served as president of the Screen Actors Guild, then
as Governor of California (1967-1975) & President of
the United States, 1981-1989.

Olde people like me know these things.

{I loved Magnum & never watched Dallas.}



Wow. 40 films. I didn't think his acting was that big. I'm going to go out on a limb and say that he was no Jack Lemmon. That, or they did a real good job of trying to bury the fact that he was a star to the younger generations.


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Friday, May 26, 2017 10:48 AM

6STRINGJOKER


Quote:

Originally posted by AURaptor:
Over Hillary, Liz, Bernie ? I suppose. Not over a principled, sincere and knowledgeable candidate though.

I doubt much will come of it. Arnold and Jessie pulled off wins to become Governors, and didn't do all that great. If Rock is serious, he'd run for some state office, at least, first.



I wouldn't be so sure Rap. I've been hearing a little bit of Buzz about this on the internets and a lot of people's responses from the left are pretty positive about the idea. You almost can't blame them when you look at it from the "fight fire with fire" point of view. That's why I'm hoping that this doesn't become a trend because I could see us having NOTHING but celebrities as presidents in the future.

One of the main reasons?

Voting statistics in general would increase greatly. The larger pool of voters would be people who have never voted before or would never have voted, but are now voting for their favorite wrestler or favorite actress or some hot victoria's secret model.

I don't know how likely it will be that they will allow us to vote from home over the computer one day because of all the security risks that poses today, but there's a lot of talk about that. If they ever figured out a way to legitimize that I think the days of voting for a knowledgeable and respectable person for office are dead.

Idiocracy, here we come....

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Friday, May 26, 2017 12:20 PM

THGRRI


Quote:

Originally posted by Oonjerah:

Ronald Reagan films:
1937 "Love is in the Air" to 1950 "Louisa"
Reagan appeared in about 40 full length films.

"Bedtime for Bonzo" 1951, not a series.
In the 50's, he began doing a lot of TV as well
as movies.
He was the host of "Death Valley Days" (TV series)
from 1965-66.
He was quite well known to anyone born before, during
or a bit after World War II. He was a movie star.

Served as president of the Screen Actors Guild, then
as Governor of California (1967-1975) & President of
the United States, 1981-1989.

Olde people like me know these things.

{I loved Magnum & never watched Dallas.}


... oooOO}{OOooo ...

I've given up looking for the meaning of life. Now all I want is a cookie.



"In October 1964, Ronald Reagan gave a televised speech in support of Republican presidential nominee Barry Goldwater. "The Speech," as it has come to be known, helped launch Ronald Reagan as a leading force in the American conservative movement. However, less than twenty years earlier, Reagan was a prominent Hollywood liberal, the president of the Screen Actors Guild, and a fervent supporter of FDR and Harry Truman. While many agree that Reagan's anticommunism grew out of his experiences with the Hollywood communists of the late 1940s, the origins of his conservative ideology have remained obscure.

Based on a newly discovered collection of private papers as well as interviews and corporate documents, The Education of Ronald Reagan offers new insights into Reagan's ideological development and his political ascendancy. Thomas W. Evans links the eight years (1954-1962) in which Reagan worked for General Electric?acting as host of its television program, GE Theater, and traveling the country as the company's public-relations envoy-to his conversion to conservatism.

In particular, Evans reveals the profound influence of GE executive Lemuel Boulware, who would become Reagan's political and ideological mentor. Boulware, known for his tough stance against union officials and his innovative corporate strategies to win over workers, championed the core tenets of modern American conservatism-free-market fundamentalism, anticommunism, lower taxes, and limited government. Building on the ideas and influence of Boulware, Reagan would soon begin his rise as a national political figure and an icon of the American conservative movement."






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Friday, May 26, 2017 1:19 PM

RIVERLOVE


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Originally posted by 6stringJoker:

Somehow I never got to see the original Battlestar. It was never on re-runs when they were showing things like Batman and Get-Smart and Lost in Space.


Well, good news for you! The original Battlestar Galactica will start airing on MeTV beginning Saturday, June 3. It will join their other Saturday night shows which include Batman, Wonder Woman, The Hulk, Star Trek, Lost In Space, The Time Tunnel, Land Of The Giants, Voyage To The Botton Of The Sea, and Planet Of The Apes.

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I did remember catching a re-run of Battlestar 1980 one time and thinking it was crap, even when compared to the other re-runs I just mentioned.

Galactica 1980 ran for only 10 episodes and a few of them were quite good, including "The Return Of Starbuck" episode which was terrific. Also, "Space Croppers" featured the lovely Ana Alicia, who had appeared in the original series as Starbuck's lost love Aurora. She has the distinction of appearing in both series' penultimate episodes. Soon after, she did a memorable Buck Rogers episode that also starred Galactica veterans Richard Lynch and Pamela Susan Shoop.

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Friday, May 26, 2017 1:35 PM

RIVERLOVE


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Originally posted by Brenda:

And would love to find just Battlestar Galactica on DVD without Galactica 1980 included.


You don't have to buy them together. They both sell on Amazon; Battlestar Galactica (22 episodes, 28 hours) for $30, and Galactica 1980 (10 episodes, 12 hours) for $10. The original series dvd set includes an amazing 45 minute tribute to the show with cast members and directors reflecting on their experiences when the show celebrated its 25 year anniversary in 2003.

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Friday, May 26, 2017 2:01 PM

THGRRI


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Originally posted by Riverlove:
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Originally posted by Brenda:

And would love to find just Battlestar Galactica on DVD without Galactica 1980 included.


You don't have to buy them together. They both sell on Amazon; Battlestar Galactica (22 episodes, 28 hours) for $30, and Galactica 1980 (10 episodes, 12 hours) for $10. The original series dvd set includes an amazing 45 minute tribute to the show with cast members and directors reflecting on their experiences when the show celebrated its 25 year anniversary in 2003.



I own the entire new series in blue ray DVD. I've watched them many times. I loved the show but I'll tell you, it is much darker than the first series. What a difference 20 years makes. We've changed as a country.

At least they left a few of the cast you could root for till the show ended. Today it is too often that as the show progresses there is no one left to like. For me that kills it.





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Friday, May 26, 2017 5:00 PM

OONJERAH



List of 70 Actor Politicians* on IMDB
http://www.imdb.com/list/ls000025899/

Trump is #2 on it.
Dwayne Johnson isn't listed. His decision to run is too recent I guess.
*Not all of these stars were serious politicians.


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I've given up looking for the meaning of life. Now all I want is a cookie.

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Friday, May 26, 2017 9:23 PM

THGRRI


You could probably trade with great results.






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Friday, May 26, 2017 10:26 PM

6STRINGJOKER


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Originally posted by Brenda:
Don't worry Jack. I'm hardly ashamed of my age and I was just making a point by telling you it.



Nothing to be ashamed of. I just never ask is all.

I had you figured about right before. You just threw me for a loop when you said you watched re-runs of X-Men and Tiny Toons. I still can't get the theme song for Tiny Toons out of my head to this day. It was almost as iconic as the theme for Duck Tales.

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That probably came from my dad dying when I was 13 and so I had to grow up fast.


Sorry to hear that Brenda. My parents split when I was 5 and I was a latchkey kid by around 11 myself. I had to watch my younger brothers after school everyday for most of jr. high and high school. I'm pretty sure that's probably illegal now, but nobody thought twice about it back then. Childhood just don't last very long for some of us, I suppose.

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I've been rewatching those things on YouTube for the fun of it.


Youtube is great. If you could get somebody to order you a Firestick, it would open up even more of that for you. You've already got the internet connection and the online tutorials to "jailbreak" it don't really require much tech knowledge at all these days. Recently got an upgraded one and I was watching TV shows on it in under 5 minutes. It wouldn't cost you much more than the Battlestar DVD does.

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I loved the original Battlestar, same as I love the old "Man from U.N.C.L.E".



I never caught the Man from U.N.C.L.E. either, but I do remember my old man had a few paperback novels based off of that show.

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Monday, July 10, 2017 7:49 PM

WISHIMAY

There will be fire and brimstone and Earth will be destroyed!... in several billion years!----------------------------------------- "Well, so long Earth. Thanks for the air... and what-not." -Philip J. Fry


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4683118/FEC-filings-draft-Rock
-president.html


The forms - which note that the committee is 'NOT authorized' - were filed by Kenton Tilford of Wheeling, West Virginia, on Sunday.

'I'm just a private citizen unaffiliated with Mr Johnson,' he told DailyMail.com, 'but I've talked with many who believe he can deliver the leadership America needs.'

Tilford said he hopes that the project will galvanize potential Johnson supporters - and ultimately get The Rock out to lay the smackdown on the 2020 candidates

'Donald Trump was a liberal, a Democrat, and an independent at various times and now he's governing as a reliable conservative Republican,' he said. 'What matters to me is Mr Johnson's respect and advocacy for all Americans.'







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Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:05 AM

WISHIMAY

There will be fire and brimstone and Earth will be destroyed!... in several billion years!----------------------------------------- "Well, so long Earth. Thanks for the air... and what-not." -Philip J. Fry

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Sunday, December 17, 2017 5:17 PM

AURAPTOR

America loves a winner!


Why not Betty White ? Who doesn't love her ?

As for The Rock, I'm not a fan of wrasslin, but he's movies are pretty decent. Aside from that, where's the platform ? Are we just going on name recognition and curb appeal ?

And what about all those meow-meow hat wearing types ? Talk about toxic Masculinity !!! OMG !

Fathom the hypocrisy of a government that requires every citizen to prove they are insured... but not everyone must prove they are a citizen

I'm just a red pill guy in a room full of blue pill addicts.

" AU, that was great, LOL!! " - Chrisisall

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Sunday, December 17, 2017 7:13 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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LOL AURaptor...

You forgot how good looking the man is.

If you read the comment section of any article entertaining the notion of The Rock for President, 20% of the comments are by strong, independent (hypocritical) women objectifying the man.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Sunday, December 17, 2017 7:50 PM

OONJERAH


If we could go back in time to last year ...
If Dwayne was running against Trump or Hillary,
I'd definitely vote for him, based on his apparent integrity.


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Monday, December 18, 2017 3:35 PM

WISHIMAY

There will be fire and brimstone and Earth will be destroyed!... in several billion years!----------------------------------------- "Well, so long Earth. Thanks for the air... and what-not." -Philip J. Fry


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Originally posted by 6IXSTRINGJACK:
(hypocritical) women objectifying the man.






God, you are a magnificent moron.

I can't understand why any woman would say a half naked body builder looks sexy, and men NEVER objectify underwear models?

Women just don't want to be objectified for wearing a uniform, or wearing a dress, or ...breathing ...but yeah, you can say an underwear model looks sexy...but you should probably grow up and not blather on about all the ways you'd have sex with her, just because she's modeling underwear.

You sound jealous, Stooge.




You should be.




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Monday, December 18, 2017 7:41 PM

AURAPTOR

America loves a winner!


Jealous ? I think I'm too damn impressed to be jealous. If I worked out 5x a week and spent hours at the gym and still looked like Napoleon Dynamite, then I'd have a reason to be jealous.

Gotta give The Rock his props.


But all that curb appeal means diddly to me when it comes to being President. A person needs vision, an understanding of what makes govt work, what doesn't, and mainly how FREEDOM is a must for all, not just this or that identity group.

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Monday, December 18, 2017 7:47 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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lol... whatever Wishy, ya goofy bitch.



Auraptor, you're talking about how things should be. Not how they are.



Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Tuesday, January 9, 2018 2:38 AM

WISHIMAY

There will be fire and brimstone and Earth will be destroyed!... in several billion years!----------------------------------------- "Well, so long Earth. Thanks for the air... and what-not." -Philip J. Fry


http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5249257/Meryl-Streep-makes-sug
gestions-Oprahs-cabinet.html


The Presidency is going to be a movie of the week, instead of the Horror film it is now.

I'd still vote the for Rock over Oprah.


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Tuesday, January 9, 2018 6:44 AM

6IXSTRINGJACK

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Well at least we agree on that.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018 4:58 PM

OONJERAH


  Can Oprah be Rock's VP, or does he have another running mate?


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Wednesday, January 10, 2018 8:15 PM

6IXSTRINGJACK

[/i]


Now that's scary.

Do Right, Be Right. :)

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