Monday, October 20, 2008

Alfred E. Smith memorial dinner

I was sitting at my favorite bar having a couple White Russians this past weekend, talking politics with whomever would listen, and watching TV with the sound turned off because people were listening to the jukebox. I noticed McCain and NOBAMA were at some kind of a dinner function, almost looking more like friends then adversaries. There was a lot of laughter and applause from the audience. I just thought, oh well, I had to many to drink, better let the wife drive home.

Fast forward to a couple of hours ago. I was making my rounds of the blogosphere and when I got to Law and Order Teacher's blog, I finally saw what was going on at that dinner. It was the annual Alfred E. Smith memorial dinner. John McCain and NOBAMA were roasting each other. They each had 15 minutes to cut each other up. I some how managed to figure out how to get YouTube playing on my blog, something I had been planning to do for ages. It's FINALLY done. For the best half hour of comedy you've seen in a long time, you have only to click on this clip. McCain goes first, so if you must cut it short, oh well!

I may be biased, but, I would have to say that McCain cleaned NOBAMA's clock but good! I'm thinking that maybe his 2% rise in the polls the last 2 days is because of this. A big hat tip to L&OTeacher for finding this!


Anonymous said...

Off subject, but I'd like to talk about Colin Powell for a bit.. Some ask was his endorsement about race?
Ofcourse it's about race. Look, a black comes first even if it's for a socialist. Does Powell care about what the (he, Obama) wants to do is penalize people for being SUCCESSFUL. Yes I am SUCCESSFUL and I became that way from working hard, working lots of hours, going to collage and learning how to be SUCCESSFUL. I am what I consider to be comfortably wealthy and I enjoy the fine things in live and want to do the best that I can for my family.. That is why I worked so hard for. NOT to help out as you call them and I agree “CRACK HEADS” Yes, people that sit on their ass’s looking for hand outs for the likes of a MARXIST CREEP like Obama. As well as ACORN, and whoever else the Obama campaign/DNC paid to register people.
I’m inclined to distrust EVERY claim of Obama And EVERYTHING he says Given Obama’s history (e.g. caucuses, intimidation, fraud conventions and delegate stealing even before the convention, contributions, and more importantly his associations ) it’s almost believable that he is where he is today. And that shows the stupidly of the people... And since the Democrats accept the BS that he has slung around at will, who’s to know what is and isn’t real?
Let them eat cake, and let them eat crack. Let the crack head go screw himself! I’ll donate MY money if and when I please too. I don’t need no stinken Obama to tell me what to do with MY money.. I already pay enough in taxes and I will shut my business, before I give my hard earned money to some LAZY crack head who doesn’t work and doesn’t pay taxes. That’ the kind of narrow-sighted thinking that the left thrives on.
Where ever there are lies, cheaters, deceit, felenonies committed, Obama is attached to the organization. Is this who America wants for President. People that support Obama have no shame or respect for their country.
I truly feel sorry for all of the people in this country that don’t have enough pride, and interest in our country and it’s future to get informed. We will all pay dearly for this ignorance and laziness. Iam not saying that McCain does not have his faults but at least his goal is the same as most of ours- He loves this country and will do whatever he thinks is best to better the country. Shame on all of you that are willing ot risk this country on SOCIALIST like Obama

Beth said...

McCain definitely did a better job at this venue, not sure if it helps him at all but heck he had Hillary laughing her big ass off!

Average American said...

Conservative, I agree, that was off topic. It was, however, something that rang 100% true and was also something that has to be said, over and over and over again until it sinks into enough skulls to ensure that he doesn't even come close to winning.

Beth, Billary sure did laugh, as did everyone else there. Even NOBAMA himself looked to be having a good time, at least until it was his turn. He looked timid up there. It must have been the introduction John gave him. I bet BILLARY lost 5 pounds just off her ass. As to if it did any good, yes, I think it did, not a huge difference, but a little. Nice to know he has such a good sense of humor, he even surprised me, and I'm one of his strongest supporters.

Anonymous said...

McCain was much funnier, especially at the end as he set Obama up for failure. I wish McCain had been as relaxed during the first two debates.

WomanHonorThyself said...

luv it!

Beth said...

btw, can we start referring to you as "Joe the Blogger"?

Average American said...

Mustang, you got that right! If McCain had been as decisively the winner in his debates as he was in this roast, NOBAMA would be way behind in the polls.

Angel, this clip cracked me up, could you believe Clinton was capable of laughing so hard? McCain really set him up to fail didn't he?

Beth, I'd be honored. "Joe the blogger", hmmmmm, yes, I like the sound of it.

Anonymous said...

"I don’t want their "help," I don’t want their money, I don’t need their sympathy...And I don’t want to give them MY money" ....Joe the Plumber

Pasadena Closet Conservative said...

It was a fun romp, wasn't it? Everybody needed a good laugh. And now it's time for John McC to fight for his political life.

Law and Order Teacher said...

Thanks for the recognition and your visits. I think McCain was excellent in this speech. He should do it more. I hope it works.

Z said...

White Russians, huh?
They still remind me of one of my most embarrassing moments in college: I walked into a design class and announced "I had a WHITE RUSSIAN last night and WAS IT GOOD"

thunderous silence, and then huge laughter! Then I realized what I'd said.............!

Tapline said...

AA, I saw the roast. I like you couldn't believe it at first. Then I watched some, not all of it and let it go.....Although it was a small thing to do. I couldn't bring myself to watch the whole thing....stay well...

Average American said...

Republicangirl, I take it you like Joe the plumber too. He has fast become the new "American Idol".

PCC, actually, he scored a few points at that dinner, only a few but it's a start.

L&OTeacher, your welcome and thank you for finding it. McCain most definitely was the funniest. Even Billary laughed her ass off. I didn't know that old cow could laugh like that. She actually looked like she was having fun.

Z, that's funny. White Russians have been my drink of choice for years, as is attested to by my belt size.

Tapline, even NOBAMA was funny, not nearly so as McCain, but I laughed a few times at things he said. I thought it was a good 30 minutes break before the fight resumes.

The Griper said...

mmm could that dinner be called the seventh inning stretch?

Me, Myself, And I said...

Great blog joe, but you didn't tell us how the White Russians were.

Keep up the great work

Z-man said...

Cardinal Egan looked like he wasn't having quite a good time there but then again he always kind of looks that way even when Benedict came to visit. Bam and Mac roasting each other, makes you wonder if they really believe the things they say about each other.

Me, Myself, And I said...

Perhaps the Good General Bowel should advise Obama for the U.S. to pull out of Chicago!

Body count in the last six months:
292 killed (murdered) in Chicago
221 killed in Iraq
Chicago - who runs it?

Senators: Barack Obama and Dick Durbin
Representative: Jesse Jackson Jr.
Illinois Governor: Rod Blogojevich
Illinois House leader: Mike Madigan
Illinois Attorney General: Lisa Madigan (daughter of Mike)
Chicago Mayor: Richard M. Daley (son of Mayor Richard J. Daley)

Anonymous said...

Excellent job on this blog joe!

C.H. said...

Wow...only two weeks left to go. We're almost at the point where we need to hold our breath and wait for the results!

There's another really frightening connection I've learned regarding Obama and his support for Raila Odinga, a Kenyan opposition leader. I posted the video over on your blog if any of you want to view it.

Joe, did you notice that Obama didn't do as good as McCain at the AE Smith Dinner? I thought McCain was MUCH funnier and really seemed to get under Big O's skin, haha

Average American said...

Griper, yes I think it could, after all, we are in the final stretch.

Myself, the WRs were great! Maybe it's time to send one of those freed-up brigades to Chicago, not because they need the practice, but more like for an R&R for them. Chicago---what a shithole.(politically speaking only)

Mary, thank you very much, and may I say your post today was excellent!

I strongly recommend all reading this go visit Mary's blog. She has a fantastic post today.

CH, yes, John kind of ran away with the show. NOBAMA had a few good laughs, but nowhere near kept up to McCain. Could you believe how hard Billary was laughing? I'll bet she pissed herself!