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    Cyburbian Planderella's avatar
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    The Continental for Prez 2008

    Behold, the continuing infiltration of Hollywood into politics......

    "Our great country is in a terrible downward spiral. We're outsourcing jobs, bankrupting social security, and losing lives at war. We need to focus on what's important-- paying attention to our children, our citizens, our future. We need to think about improving our failing educational system, making better use of our resources, and helping to promote a stable, safe, and tolerant global society. It's time to be smart about our politics. It's time to get America back on track."
    - from the Christopher Walken for President 2008 website - http://www.walken2008.com/index.html

    Apparently, he's not affliliated with any party, nor does he have his platform established yet. I'm curious to see how his campaign pans out in the next couple of years. If Ronnie did it, so can the Continental.
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    Wow... ummm yea. We know this about his political views... He is for campaign finance reform, pro military, and pro stem cell.

    What are this thoughts on Taxes, Abortion, Medical Care, Urban Redevelopment, The War, Human Rights, Church and State, Information Sharing, Home Land Security, Congressional Spending, Foreign Relations, Wal – Mart, NATO, the UN, Social Reform, Legalizing and regulating Marijuana, illegal immigrants, and Transportation Spending.
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    Quote Originally posted by Planderella
    If Ronnie did it, so can the Continental.
    He'd be the best president to listen to ever. I would tune in for every single address His rhythm and vocabulary is something out of this world.

    He also has the ability to psychically predict trival events, such as getting an ice cream headache.
    Dude, I'm cheesing so hard right now.

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    Clinton may have thought that he was a playa playa in the White House, but he has nothing on The Continental's skills!
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    Quote Originally posted by boiker
    He'd be the best president to listen to ever. I would tune in for every single address His rhythm and vocabulary is something out of this world.

    He also has the ability to psychically predict trival events, such as getting an ice cream headache.
    Besides he could really freak out the other world leaders in treaty talks, conferences, etc.

    We had a bad actor for president, why not one of the best?
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    I wonder if he'll use footage of him dancing in the Fatboy Slim video for his campaign commericals. I'd like to see any other canidate try that.
    As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart's desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron. - H.L. Mencken

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    Quote Originally posted by AubieTurtle
    I wonder if he'll use footage of him dancing in the Fatboy Slim video for his campaign commericals. I'd like to see any other canidate try that.
    that is one of my favorite videos!!!!

    "Oh, that is all well and good, but, voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same way in any country."

    - Herman Göring at the Nuremburg trials (thoughts on democracy)

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    hate to say it, but in the immortal words on Donald King "ONLY in America"

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    Just One More Shot

    Concerning Ronnie (Ray Gunz) Reagan.....we have to remember that he did a bit of an internship, as Governor of California. Wasn't George H. W. Bush an opponent in Reagan's first primary? And Ronnie grabbed the microphone in a debate setting (New Hampshire?) and said, "Gentlemen.....I am paying for this microphone!"

    My favorite Christopher Walken flick is still "The Deer Hunter". He won an Academy Award (Supporting Actor) for that role. Best scene: He is in the military hospital in Saigon and obviously in a state of shock. The doctor is asking him questions and he has a hard time answering, using his hands to gesture but struggling with words.

    I agree with michaaelskis.....let's gather his views on the things that are important to us.

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    Quote Originally posted by boiker
    He'd be the best president to listen to ever. I would tune in for every single address His rhythm and vocabulary is something out of this world.

    He also has the ability to psychically predict trival events, such as getting an ice cream headache.
    That made me laugh! Thanks boiker.

    He seems to have an appeal that's multi-generational. He can be spooky and comedic at the same time. I don't think I could take him seriously though. He would have to dispense with the theatrics for a while and spill the beans about his views pronto. His appeal may not be low brow enough to appeal to the lowest common denominator the way Schwarzenegger can with his physique for women and gratuitous violence for men. To go from Bush to Walken would be quite a linguistic coup though.
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    hoax

    Apparently this is a hoax. That's to bad, that man can dance!!

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    Did you see him in Envy? That man is amazing!

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    " I gotta have more cowbell, baby"

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    Loved him in "Wedding Crashers" as Secretary Cleary...why not preisdent?
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    Quote Originally posted by spokanite
    " I gotta have more cowbell, baby"
    If ever had a fever, we'd know what can fix him.

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    ok, can't stand it anymore. I gotta have MORE COW BELL




    thanks to the guys at urban ohio for the link

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    A hoax. Bummer. I was just beginning to feel hope this country could turn itself around.
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    Why do they call him the Continental?
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    is urging me to be myself but never follow someone else
    Because opinions are like voices we all have a different kind". --Q-Tip

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    Quote Originally posted by the north omaha star
    Why do they call him the Continental?
    The Continental is a character from his infamous SNL appearances.

    http://snl.jt.org/char.php?i=126
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    "Now, my pretty flower, perhaps you would enjoy with me a glass of champ-pag-na?"
    Dude, I'm cheesing so hard right now.

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    Some say it is a hoax some say it is real. I guess we will wait to see.
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    Quote Originally posted by boiker

    "Now, my pretty flower, perhaps you would enjoy with me a glass of champ-pag-na?"
    I've got this great mental picture now of him meeting with these foreign officials in the Blue Room using this as his opening line...
    Last edited by Suburb Repairman; 19 Aug 2005 at 10:49 AM. Reason: Oops, left the picture in the quote

    "Oh, that is all well and good, but, voice or no voice, the people can always be brought to the bidding of the leaders. That is easy. All you have to do is tell them they are being attacked and denounce the pacifists for lack of patriotism and exposing the country to danger. It works the same way in any country."

    - Herman Göring at the Nuremburg trials (thoughts on democracy)

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    Walken for President!!!!!

    "Our great country is in a terrible downward spiral. We're outsourcing jobs, bankrupting social security, and losing lives at war. We need to focus on what's important-- paying attention to our children, our citizens, our future. We need to think about improving our failing educational system, making better use of our resources, and helping to promote a stable, safe, and tolerant global society. It's time to be smart about our politics. It's time to get America back on track."
    Campaign Finance Reform:
    "I believe that campaign finance is a very tough issue, with good points on both sides; but I feel, as a wealthy American, that I should have no more say than even the least fortunate American citizen. Free speech in politics is about the voices of all those who support you, not who supports you with the biggest voice."

    Military Funding:
    "I am a huge supporter of the military. I have always thought of them as our guardians, and when our guardians are making less than the poverty line, and children are suffering because their parents decided to join the military, well, I get very upset. I feel that instead of sending billions to the Pentagon's pet projects, it should go to the troops."

    Stem Cell Research:
    "I'd met Chris Reeve several times before he died, and after having met him it is tough to be against [stem cell research]. I am for human knowledge and expansion of human life. If stem cells are one way to do that, I cannot support legislation to restrict this potentially life-saving research."

    He SO has my vote!!!

    http://www.walken2008.com/index.html



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    According the folks at Snopes.com:

    The "Walken for President" web sites were actually the communal product of members of an Internet forum who opted to launch a faux celebrity presidential campaign as a prank.
    Huh. Members of an internet forum doing such a thing. Who'd-a-thunk-it.
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    Quote Originally posted by SGB
    According the folks at Snopes.com:



    Huh. Members of an internet forum doing such a thing. Who'd-a-thunk-it.
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