The Latest from LaRoucheland

Jim Antle writes:

Passing through a Metro station, I was accosted by some LaRouchies handing out fliers about a webcast or some such by their fearless leader. I took the flier, gave them a look that was equal parts amusement and bemusement, and kept walking. One of them shouted after me, "With your support the Washington Nationals will win the Super Bowl this year! Are you with me? Do I need to get you free tickets to be with me?"

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  • Taktix&#174||

    Crazy people at a Metro station?

    Inconceivable!

  • ||

    Beats the last pitch I got from the LaRouchies: "Want to help save the world from the English faggots?"

  • robc||

    I cant vote for any candidate if their supporters dont understand sports.

  • ||

    "With your support the Washingtion Nationals will win the Super Bowl this year...

    Anyone who can make this claim has my attention!

  • ||

    "Want to help save the world from the English faggots?"


    I got this one once as too....but it was from the Hare Krishnas!

  • Episiarch||

    Maybe they should have offered a free personality test as well.

  • ||

    once as too...?


    Proofread! Always proofread!

  • Jim Anderson||

    Whatever you do, just don't call them a cult.

  • ||

    fish,

    I walk away thinking, "Morrissey? Erasure? What's the problem here?"

  • ||

    Never, EVER mention Ayn Rand in front of one of these head freaks.
    I did in Seattle, and the fucker practically ran me off the pier.

  • ||

    "Want to help save the world from the English faggots?"

    I would have said, "Yes I do! But I'm on my way to an Elton John concert."

  • joe||

    All I could come up with, Jamie, was "I'll have to ask my boyfriend."

    Pretty lame, but it got me the evil eye when I passed the guy again a few hours later.

  • Colin||

    What's their problem with Rand?

    Is it because she was a Jew, or was it because they consider Objectivists competition?

  • ||

    Pretty good on the spur of the moment, joe, especially when you see the freaked-out, glazed-over look in their eyes.

  • ||

    or was it because they consider Objectivists competition?

    Dey took ur cult membrs!

  • joe||

    Jamie,

    LOL! When I passed the guy the second time, he was walking to his car with his stuff packed up, and I didn't recognize him, so I was wondering why this stranger was so obviously pissed off at me...and it was exactly the freaked-out, glazed-over look that jogged my memory!

  • Episiarch||

    freaked-out, glazed-over look

    Isn't this also a hallmark of Scientologists, caused by the following:

    "In the first T.R., 'Confrontation', two Scientologists sit a few feet apart and simply stare in each others eyes without moving, twitching, blinking, giggling, sitting, fidgeting. for a minimum of an hour. (It is this exercise that helps Scientologists learn how to stare intensely at others.) The second T.R. is called "Bull Baiting" and it is somewhat similar; one Scientologist again stares directly at the other without moving, only this time the other partner tries to make the immobile one "flinch" or react by insulting him, humouring him, taunting him, or leading him on usually about his physical flaws or sexual problems."

  • ||

    I walk away thinking, "Morrissey? Erasure? What's the problem here?"

    Wait let me run to my car.....I have a pamphlet for that!

  • ||

    I should point out that LaRouche could drop at any minuet, so get out all of your LaRouche jokes out now while you still can.

  • ||

    I should point out that LaRouche could drop at any minuet

    Or waltz, square dance, or even a polka.

  • ||

    LaRouche was already sick enough in 2004 that his campaign ran ads of still shot of him with a voiceover.

    It was sort of like that Star Trek episode.

  • Episiarch||

    Which Star Trek episode?

  • ||

    You know, they go to a planet, and the Supreme Leader makes announcements on the television, and it turns out he's really dead and the government has been showing still shots with really bad picture quality to fool everybody.

  • ||

    It's a pity too, because for a zine I work on, we where going to run an issue titled; "LaRouche for President, Seventh Time's the Charm"

  • Episiarch||

    Is this an Original Series episode? Possibly "The Return of the Archons"?

  • BakedPenguin||

    Epi - the episode where Kirk's old teacher (of course) went down on the planet and made them all Nazis.

  • Episiarch||

  • BakedPenguin||

    That's it. Still not as cool as goateed Spock.

  • ha||

    Reminds me of the time, I was accosted by an angry Hare Krsna; he got pissed at me for refusing his girlfriend's (or whatever she was) incense. So, while I waited for the light to change, he started haranguing me in a loud angry tone. I was 17 at the time, and simply too stunned to know how to react to such a weird situation. But when the light changed, he said,"Hare Krsna" in a subdued tone and walked away.

  • Guy Montag||

    "With your support the Washingtion Nationals will win the Super Bowl this year...

    That will be tough, since the hockey team only gets one point for a goal and their opponent gets 3, can get 6 for a touchdown.

    That equipment difference is a disadvantage to the Nationals too.

  • Brian E||

    LaRouchies channeling Bucky Katt?

  • ||

    That will be tough, since the hockey team only gets one point for a goal and their opponent gets 3, can get 6 for a touchdown.That equipment difference is a disadvantage to the Nationals too.

    Yeah especially since the Washington Nationals is the baseball team.

    Your scoring disadvantage is valid though!

  • Guy Montag||

    You call that a baseball team?

  • ||

    Ouch!

    Point made!

  • ||

    I haven't seen any LaRouchies for awhile, and figured that they all filtered into the Obama camp, somehow.

  • Guy Montag||

    fish,

    I have been waiting to use that one here for quite a while. Thank you for your assistance! :)

  • ||

    Guy,

    My pleasure! ;-)

  • Boston||

    With your support the Washingtion Nationals will win the Super Bowl this year...

    I'm assuming they mean winning the world series...though with odalis perez as your ace the odds in vegas are probably the same on either happening.

  • Unsubstantive Kurt||

    All I could come up with, Jamie, was "I'll have to ask my boyfriend."

    A couple of days ago, people said Joe didn't have a sense of humer. Obviously, this is not true.

    Well done, for a spur of the moment snappy comeback, Joe.

  • ||

    It was tough, because he had a squeaky, nasally voice combined with an amusing speech impediment:

    "Want to help shave the world from the English faggotch?"

    Those LaRouchites - they really know how to put their best foot forward.

  • ||

    get out all of your LaRouche jokes out now while you still can.

    Knock knock.
    Who's there?
    Lyndon LaRouche.
    Lyndon LaRouche who?
    Open the fucking door you fucking corporate fascist faggot-loving one-world money changer!

  • ||

    Those LaRouchites...

    joe,
    I call the LaRouchebags.

  • ||

    er, them

  • ||

    Heh. LaRouchebags.

    BTW, they don't like gay people.

  • ed||

    BTW, they don't like gay people.

    I wonder where they get their hair cut then.

  • Guy Montag||

    I wonder where they get their hair cut then.

    I am not one of *them*, but I get my hair cut in a barber shop by a hot Indian chick.

  • JustSayin||

    I am not one of *them*, but I get my hair cut in a barber shop by a hot Indian chick.


    I thought your mommy cut your hair?

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