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noa
12-26-2006, 10:53 PM
No internet articles yet so no links. RIP President Ford.

Rain Man
12-26-2006, 10:54 PM
All in all, a pretty likeable President.

Ari Chi3fs
12-26-2006, 10:57 PM
Lamar Hunt
James Brown
Gerald Ford

They come in 3's

RIP Gentlemen.

Mr. Kotter
12-26-2006, 10:57 PM
RIP, Gerry. One of the good guys....just had shitty timing.

noa
12-26-2006, 11:00 PM
Ford played on the University of Michigan's national championship football teams in 1932 and 1933. He turned down offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers to coach boxing and football at Yale.

Coach
12-26-2006, 11:03 PM
Ford played on the University of Michigan's national championship football teams in 1932 and 1933. He turned down offers from the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers to coach boxing and football at Yale.

Yeah, that's something.

Also he was a WWII Veteran. Navy I believe, as a Lt. Commander.

cdcox
12-26-2006, 11:05 PM
RIP, Gerald Ford.

beavis
12-26-2006, 11:05 PM
Link (http://www.breitbart.com/news/2006/12/27/D8M8VTG80.html)

Discuss Thrower
12-26-2006, 11:06 PM
That damned SNL skit with Parnell acting as Brokaw comes to mind.

"G[h]erald Ford is dead today, at the senseless age of 83.. And I'm gay."

SNR
12-26-2006, 11:07 PM
Great. Along with Nixon and Reagan, more dirt for inconsiderate assholes of the "left" variety of politics to pick at after his death. The mac58 of dead presidents will be around shortly.

He led this nation through dark, dark, times when many believed we could never trust any government official again. I think he put some positive feelings into the American people when he filled in.

RIP Chief

cdcox
12-26-2006, 11:09 PM
What was President Gerald Ford most known for?

1) Pardoning President Nixon
2) Being the only President not elected by the people (either as a President or Vice-President)
3) SNL skits

So far 3) is leading...

cdcox
12-26-2006, 11:11 PM
Am I the only one who never saw the resemblance between Chevy Chase and Gerald Ford?

beavis
12-26-2006, 11:13 PM
Am I the only one who never saw the resemblance between Chevy Chase and Gerald Ford?
You're the only one making stupid jokes at the expense of a man who just passed away.

noa
12-26-2006, 11:13 PM
That damned SNL skit with Parnell acting as Brokaw comes to mind.

"G[h]erald Ford is dead today, at the senseless age of 83.. And I'm gay."


IIRC, that was Dana Carvey

Deberg_1990
12-26-2006, 11:13 PM
What was President Gerald Ford most known for?

1) Pardoning President Nixon
2) Being the only President not elected by the people (either as a President or Vice-President)
3) SNL skits

So far 3) is leading...


He was also on the Warren Commission.

Rain Man
12-26-2006, 11:14 PM
Am I the only one who never saw the resemblance between Chevy Chase and Gerald Ford?

It was either Chevy or Garrett Morris. You make the call.

Rain Man
12-26-2006, 11:16 PM
That damned SNL skit with Parnell acting as Brokaw comes to mind.

"G[h]erald Ford is dead today, at the senseless age of 83.. And I'm gay."

I don't remember ever seeing that skit, but I was guffawing just reading the script here on the planet.

Discuss Thrower
12-26-2006, 11:17 PM
I don't remember ever seeing that skit, but I was guffawing just reading the script here on the planet.

It's funnier when you the context is in the fact that it's 5 minute entirety is nothing but the actor and an offstage producer "manufacturing" a news story about Gerald Ford dying.

cdcox
12-26-2006, 11:19 PM
You're the only one making stupid jokes at the expense of a man who just passed away.

Sorry, no disrespect intended. He was president when I was a teenager. It was closer to reminiscing than it was to poking fun at him, but I can see where you could have misunderstood my intentions.

cdcox
12-26-2006, 11:21 PM
He was also on the Warren Commission.

Yeah, I freaked out the first time I saw that, back in my Kennedy conspiracy days in the mid '80s.

big nasty kcnut
12-26-2006, 11:24 PM
You know now the full warren report will be out now cause of gerald ford death.

big nasty kcnut
12-26-2006, 11:35 PM
He was a good man and a great patroit. RIP mr ford.

Deberg_1990
12-26-2006, 11:40 PM
You know now the full warren report will be out now cause of gerald ford death.

Oliver Stone wont rest until its out.

Rain Man
12-27-2006, 10:49 AM
I'd forgotten about those weird assassination attempts on him by the Manson followers.

Rain Man
12-27-2006, 10:53 AM
Actually, upon further review, it was one Manson follower and one person obsessed with Patty Hearst and the Symbionese Liberation Army.

Redrum_69
12-27-2006, 10:54 AM
Actually, upon further review, it was one Manson follower and one person obsessed with Patty Hearst and the Symbionese Liberation Army.



well who the hell ISNT obsessed with the Symbionese Liberation Army

Hydrae
12-27-2006, 10:55 AM
Great. Along with Nixon and Reagan, more dirt for inconsiderate assholes of the "left" variety of politics to pick at after his death. The mac58 of dead presidents will be around shortly.

He led this nation through dark, dark, times when many believed we could never trust any government official again. I think he put some positive feelings into the American people when he filled in.

RIP Chief


I was only 16 when he ran against Carter but I thought it was too bad he didn't get elected simply as a way for the country to say thanks for bringing us away from Watergate. Unfortunately his pardoning of Nixon probably sealed that vote.

RIP President Ford, I was always a big fan.

Rain Man
12-27-2006, 10:56 AM
well who the hell ISNT obsessed with the Symbionese Liberation Army

Well, somebody must not like the Symbionese if they need a liberation army.

Free Symbia!

KCChiefsFan88
12-27-2006, 12:44 PM
Remember Ford and Reagan battling it out for the GOP presidential nominee at the GOP convention in KC back in '76.

Any chance KC hosts another one of those conventions at the new Sprint Center?

chiefqueen
12-27-2006, 12:52 PM
Remember Ford and Reagan battling it out for the GOP presidential nominee at the GOP convention in KC back in '76.

Any chance KC hosts another one of those conventions at the new Sprint Center?

If we do it would be the DNC.

'Hamas' Jenkins
12-27-2006, 12:54 PM
That damned SNL skit with Parnell acting as Brokaw comes to mind.

"G[h]erald Ford is dead today, at the senseless age of 83.. And I'm gay."

ROFL

Dana Carvey as Brokaw

I called the wife at work this morning and broke her the news in said voice

Calcountry
12-27-2006, 12:59 PM
RIP Gerald, and then there were 3 living ex presidents.

ptlyon
12-27-2006, 01:16 PM
At least the golf courses are safe now.

Rain Man
12-27-2006, 01:18 PM
ROFL

Dana Carvey as Brokaw

I called the wife at work this morning and broke her the news in said voice

For the older people on the board, the news is also reporting that Francisco Franco is still dead.

That's one of the few lines I remember from those earliest SNL shows.

chiefqueen
12-27-2006, 01:18 PM
At least the golf courses are safe now.

Well, for the men, yes, but for the ladies Clinton's still out there.

chiefqueen
12-27-2006, 01:38 PM
Some of the arrangements have been announced.

He will lie in State @ the Capitol over the weekend.

Funeral service at the Catherdral next Tues (1/2).

http://www.newsmax.com/archives/articles/2006/12/27/123418.shtml?s=br

StcChief
12-27-2006, 02:51 PM
For the older people on the board, the news is also reporting that Francisco Franco is still dead.

That's one of the few lines I remember from those earliest SNL shows.

That's General Francisco Franco is still dead

That and the falling down of Gerald Ford falling and pulling down the powdeim