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Wed Mar 25, 2020, 08:20 AM

Rev. Sharpton had me nearly spit out my coffee today on Morning Joe...

He characterized Trump's "it'll be over by Easter" as a "premature Resurrection."

Nobody on set was heard laughing, but I am still laughing...

I guess I have an untidy mind. So be it.

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Reply Rev. Sharpton had me nearly spit out my coffee today on Morning Joe... (Original post)
CTyankee Wednesday OP
Maeve Wednesday #1
CTyankee Wednesday #3
dlk Wednesday #2
C_U_L8R Wednesday #4
lagomorph777 Wednesday #5
MustLoveBeagles Wednesday #33
The Wizard Wednesday #6
malaise Wednesday #14
3Hotdogs Wednesday #16
malaise Wednesday #18
lunatica Wednesday #25
3Hotdogs Wednesday #29
lunatica Wednesday #30
Mr. Ected Wednesday #7
luvtheGWN Wednesday #11
lunatica Wednesday #26
Bernardo de La Paz Wednesday #8
CTyankee Wednesday #9
MustLoveBeagles Wednesday #34
keithbvadu2 Wednesday #10
Xipe Totec Wednesday #31
panader0 Wednesday #12
sarge43 Wednesday #13
CTyankee Wednesday #19
sarge43 Wednesday #22
MustLoveBeagles Wednesday #36
sarge43 Wednesday #37
ancianita Wednesday #15
IcyPeas Wednesday #35
ancianita Wednesday #39
spanone Wednesday #17
calimary Wednesday #20
CTyankee Wednesday #21
Soxfan58 Wednesday #23
CTyankee Wednesday #24
lunatica Wednesday #27
jimlup Wednesday #28
MustLoveBeagles Wednesday #32
PatrickforO Wednesday #38
CTyankee Wednesday #40
Joinfortmill Wednesday #41

Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 08:23 AM

1. He also had some great advice the other day

Learned from his time in jail--Don't serve the time; make the time serve you. Use the time-out to become better, not bitter.

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Response to Maeve (Reply #1)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 08:45 AM

3. One thing I think I once heard him say "If you want to wear the crown,

you have to carry the cross."

His little homily today on MJ, brief as it was, I thought was perfect. He delivered a teeny Easter message, which I, a non-believer, could find reassuring...

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 08:42 AM

2. Leave it to Reverend Al...

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 08:57 AM

4. That's what Stormy said.

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Response to C_U_L8R (Reply #4)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 08:58 AM

5. Hey now!

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Response to C_U_L8R (Reply #4)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 07:17 PM

33. ...

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 09:00 AM

6. It is to energize the

Evangenital voter. What next, the band playing "Nearer Thy God To Thee."

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Response to The Wizard (Reply #6)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 10:19 AM

14. No

Blest be the tithes that bind.

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Response to malaise (Reply #14)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 10:36 AM

16. I've always liked a nice set of titties, but why do have have to bind 'em.

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Response to 3Hotdogs (Reply #16)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 10:45 AM

18. Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaah

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Response to 3Hotdogs (Reply #16)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 03:09 PM

25. If you saw my 71 year old girls you'd know why.

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Response to lunatica (Reply #25)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 05:20 PM

29. Do I know you?

Did you let me play with 'em when we was in the 11th grade?

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Response to 3Hotdogs (Reply #29)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 05:48 PM

30. Well if I did

I donít recall. Itís another one of those senior things.

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 09:06 AM

7. Made me think of one of my own, actually

Trump's push to use the malaria medication for COVID-19 treatment is a case of premature innoculation.

I'll leave now. I do understand now is not time for levity, but uncomfortable laughs are laughs nonetheless.

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Response to Mr. Ected (Reply #7)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 09:29 AM

11. Now is indeed the time for some levity

and you and Sharpton provided it!

Thank you!

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Response to Mr. Ected (Reply #7)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 03:17 PM

26. Laughing in the face of death is healthy

Itís not the same as laughing at the dead and dying. It even has a name. Black humor. Itís a psychological release that intermittently releases the mind and brain of hopelessness in the face of forces beyond our control.

Definition of Black Humor
Black humor is a literary device used in novels and plays to discuss taboo subjects while adding an element of comedy. Cambridge dictionary defines it as a non-serious way of treating or dealing with serious subjects. It is often used to present any serious, gruesome or painful incidents lightly. The writers use it as a tool to explore serious issues, inciting serious thoughts and discomfort in the audience.

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 09:14 AM

8. Perhaps a premature mushroom resurrection. . . . nt

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #8)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 09:15 AM

9. please stop...oh god now I'll have THAT in my brain for a day or so...

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Response to Bernardo de La Paz (Reply #8)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 07:18 PM

34. This thread is killing me in a good way

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 09:27 AM

10. Mammon / Moloch - The Trump/GOP Gods

Mammon / Moloch - The Trump/GOP Gods

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Response to keithbvadu2 (Reply #10)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 06:58 PM

31. Trump is El Mamon with one 'm'

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 09:30 AM

12. An "untidy mind". That's good one CT!

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 10:17 AM

13. Attributed to Abe Lincoln (well, what isn't)

When asked why he told jokes during such serious times, he answered, "I'm too old to cry; so I must laugh."

"an untidy mind" That's a keeper.

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Response to sarge43 (Reply #13)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 10:47 AM

19. I think Rev. Al knew that sly humor really helps in these times. It helped me. and

it's helping you now!

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #19)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 11:07 AM

22. I think humor helps keep us from giving way to fear and panic.

In a way, it brings balance.

My favorite YT vid this week. It gets hilarious toward the end.

https:

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Response to sarge43 (Reply #22)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 07:23 PM

36. This was great

Thanks sarge.

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Response to MustLoveBeagles (Reply #36)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 07:44 PM

37. You're welcome

Glad you enjoyed it. We need some silly stuff right now.

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 10:20 AM

15. ...

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Response to ancianita (Reply #15)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 07:19 PM

35. oh wow, there's the President actually laughing ! So nice to see.

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Response to IcyPeas (Reply #35)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 08:40 PM

39. I love seeing gifs of him laughing.

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 10:36 AM

17. Go Rev!!!!

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 10:49 AM

20. Maybe that explains the hoarded toilet paper.

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Response to calimary (Reply #20)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 10:56 AM

21. the jokes never end...hope they have the Rev on tomorrow, too.

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 11:12 AM

23. I didn't catch that

I was proberly getting my coffee. Love the Rev.

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Response to Soxfan58 (Reply #23)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 11:40 AM

24. Joe and Mika didn't laugh either...

do I have a dirty mind? And just make a damn fool out of myself on DU?

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #24)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 03:21 PM

27. See post #26 above for my sage and wise opinion.

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 05:00 PM

28. I would have spit my coffee if I had seen it live.

That is hysterical. And so so true.

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 07:16 PM

32. K&R

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 08:15 PM

38. That is pretty funny.

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Response to PatrickforO (Reply #38)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 09:59 PM

40. He said it with his usual deadpan look. But he meant the sexual suggestion. MJ acted like he

didn't say anything risque but they could lighten up a bit, IMHO. He was FUNNY, folks!

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Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Wed Mar 25, 2020, 10:08 PM

41. Lol

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