May 18, 2009

"Most popular baby names + Medicare advice + awful Elvis impersonation = EPIC FAIL."

Yeesh. The worst.

19 comments:

Pogo said...

Emma better start working full time when she turns 9 or 10.

She's got a pretty goddamned big gummint bill to pay.

traditionalguy said...

The Great Caring and Competant Meeter of all Our Needs has outdone itself in a masterful and warm all-american video to help the always greatful American citizens. It was issued in honor of May Day and is dedicated to all the poor and helpless who are as always totally dependent upon their Government for a stolen inheritence. No back talk you Joe the Plumbers--the IRS is watching you Kulak types.

ricpic said...

Social Security going broke in 2016. Medicare in 2017. Or is it the other way around? That's like two seconds away. But Obama, he happy. Tick tick tick ti.......

Joe said...

Why link to a link? I hate that.

Ann Althouse said...

@Joe I linked to what I quoted.

Dust Bunny Queen said...

Some people seem a bit cranky today and critical of Althouse. I suggest they get their own blogs.

Pogo said...

Sounds like somebody's got a case of the Mondays.

Pogo said...

I mean Joe, not DBQ.

Oh, the hell with it.

EDH said...

"Most popular baby names + Medicare advice + awful Elvis impersonation = EPIC FAIL."

Who'da thought the federal government trying to do too much could be a problem?

Methadras said...

Why must government advertise its services? This is a total waste of money and we wonder why social (in)security is insolvent?

tim maguire said...

Joe, you should read the comments over there. Very funny--it quickly sidetracks into a discussion about whether it's racist to call Americans Americans or insulting to call them USians. Metafilter is clearly a place for people with too much time on their hands. I tried to sign up just so I could join the fun and they want five bucks! People pay for that?!?

As for the video, I couldn't make it to the end. Every bit as stupid as advertised. I dispute that Emma and Emily are two different names and besides, the actor playing Elvis forgets he's playing Elvis and just talks most of the time.

Mr. Apropos said...

Well, it could have been worse:

https://www.cia.gov/news-information/cia-the-war-on-terrorism/dci-counterterrorist-center-terrorist-buster-logo.html

Big Mike said...

@tim, we agree (again). Emma is just a variation on Emily. Same name.

NKVD said...

WHAT THE FUCK WAS THAT???

Hoosier Daddy said...

This is a total waste of money and we wonder why social (in)security is insolvent?.

I was having a discussion about this with some co-workers last week during lunch, not just SSN and Medicare insolvency but the nation as a whole with Obama planning on doubling the $11 trillion debt. I was informed that the government can't go insolvent because they can just print more money to pay the debt off.

I shit you not.

SteveR said...

HD: I guess he's never heard of inflation or listened to the five or six million people warning about it.

blake said...

Sounds like somebody's got a case of the Mondays.Pogo, I do believe you need your ass kicked.

Methadras said...

"Hoosier Daddy said...

This is a total waste of money and we wonder why social (in)security is insolvent?.

I was having a discussion about this with some co-workers last week during lunch, not just SSN and Medicare insolvency but the nation as a whole with Obama planning on doubling the $11 trillion debt. I was informed that the government can't go insolvent because they can just print more money to pay the debt off.

I shit you not."

I had a similar conversation too. I was dumbstruck by the complete idiocy of the comment made. I just didn't know that this guy I've known for years was that stupid. But then again, I suspect he, like the person you had this talk with voted for Mr. Barely too.

John said...

Can you imagine how fantastic our health care system will be once it's run by the Solons in DC?