Brave Michigan City Councilman Under Fire Just For Waving Poster Of Obama With Spear Through His Skull

by Jeff Wattrick

paulsmith-sterlingheightsSterling Heights, Michigan is one of those blandly Caucasian suburbs filled with cul-de-sacs and Applebees franchises. Local wits are known to on occasion refer to this community as “Sterile Heights” or “Sterling Whites.” So one shouldn’t be surprised to learn that Sterling Heights City Councilman Paul Smith not only thinks some modern-day Robespierre should cold kill President Barack Obama for being worse than Hitler, but he has the guts to say it.
Below, please find video of a 2009 Tea Party rally in Troy, and Smith waving signs showing former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm in a noose and Barack Obama with a spear through his skull, with the legend “shit on a stick.”

“Hitler was a terrible guy but at least he wasn’t a traitor to Germany,” Smith said. “Obama is a traitor to America.”

But here’s the really surprising part, you guys.

After this tape was discovered, all the other Sterling Heights City Council people said they’d like to get rid of Paul Smith just for saying Barack Obama should get speared in the head for being worse than Hitler!

That’s how deep this conspiracy goes. The Islamic-Marxist George Soros-funded Kenyan brownshirts have clearly infiltrated the Sterling Heights City Council to stop brave Paul Smith from speaking truth to power. Literally, there can be no other explanation.

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bumfug August 9, 2012 at 7:34 pm

Jesus, you can't even make a simple political statement in this country these days.

Beowoof August 9, 2012 at 7:35 pm

Yeah kill the educated liberals what do we need them around for anyway.

Generation[redacted] August 9, 2012 at 7:51 pm

Yes, aside from the Internet, what have the Liberals ever done for us?

Lionel[redacted]Esq August 9, 2012 at 9:53 pm

The aqueducts?

viennawoods13 August 9, 2012 at 11:39 pm

Oh and the wine, don't forget the wine.

Fox n Fiends August 9, 2012 at 7:54 pm

Pol Pot was awesome!

doloras August 9, 2012 at 8:00 pm

Pol Pot was a terrible guy but at least he wasn't a traitor to Cambodia.

mlle_derp August 9, 2012 at 9:05 pm

In fairness, it's even harder to make a complex political statement in this country these days.

bumfug August 9, 2012 at 9:44 pm

Ain't that the truth!

Beowoof August 9, 2012 at 7:34 pm

I guess he graduated from the 90's militia groups who used to run around getting ready to fight off the black helicopters. Now he has stepped up to be the Michigan KKK executioner. Funny there is no IQ test for that position.

mlle_derp August 9, 2012 at 8:11 pm

I think there is a default IQ test- if your IQ is high enough, you won't want to join.

docterry6973 August 9, 2012 at 7:35 pm

Last time I talked to Mr. Soros I asked him to take care of this guy. I call him Georgie-poo by the way. Soros, I mean.

SorosBot August 9, 2012 at 7:35 pm

But don't you dare blame the likes of Rush Limbaugh for spreading the culture of hatred and violence!

mlle_derp August 9, 2012 at 8:13 pm

Haha! You used 'Rush Limbaugh' & culture in the same sentence & you DIDN'T mean the kind of culture you grow in a petri dish?

Lionel[redacted]Esq August 9, 2012 at 9:55 pm

Please, Sorosbot, there is no hatred, violence or racism in the Tea Party.

GemlikeFlame August 9, 2012 at 10:18 pm

And I am Marie, Queen of Roumania.

Fare la Volpe August 10, 2012 at 5:44 am

Your Majesty!

SayItWithWookies August 10, 2012 at 12:55 am

Well we all know the teabaggers aren't racists — therefore this video is just a damn lie.

sullivanst August 10, 2012 at 8:22 am

Must be a liberal plant! Perhaps an aloe, or something.

tessiee August 10, 2012 at 1:29 am

And for God's sake, don't even mention the possibility of gun control in any way, shape, or form.

Biel_ze_Bubba August 10, 2012 at 2:37 am

At least Hitler didn't take away Germans' guns.

sullivanst August 10, 2012 at 8:25 am

However much the TPers claim he did.

DrunkIrishman August 9, 2012 at 7:36 pm

Hey, another old, white, male! Isn't that pretty much who's Republican nowadays?

rickmaci August 9, 2012 at 7:54 pm

The white hoodie and poster are nice touches. So much less scary than white sheets and a burning cross.

DrunkIrishman August 9, 2012 at 8:10 pm

He's lucky he isn't black, or he would've been shot.

rickmaci August 9, 2012 at 8:21 pm

If he was black he would be Allen West.

Biel_ze_Bubba August 10, 2012 at 1:41 pm

This thread just keeps getting better…

mlle_derp August 9, 2012 at 8:14 pm

Also old white females with hormone imbalances.

bumfug August 9, 2012 at 8:32 pm

He looks like an age-enhanced picture of the Unabomber.

miss_grundy August 9, 2012 at 9:03 pm

Racist, bigoted, sexist, chauvinist, unbelievably stupid, WHITE men are Republicans these days and I can tell you as someone who lives in southeastern Michigan that not only are these people excessively racist but they are STUPID to boot. Which is why this state is so freaking backward.

Biel_ze_Bubba August 10, 2012 at 2:38 am

Could be worse … they could be clever.

Angry_Marmot August 9, 2012 at 9:24 pm

Funny, I haven't seen him around the club.

second_gen August 9, 2012 at 7:36 pm

Okay, I just had to apologize to Canada, now I'll apologize to the whole world. We're not ALL like this in Michigan.

johnnyzhivago August 9, 2012 at 7:40 pm

Of course not! I hear the trees and roads are really nice there too.

succalina August 9, 2012 at 8:13 pm

Just the right size.

miss_grundy August 9, 2012 at 9:04 pm

The trees are nice, the roads are shite!

CountryClubJihadi August 9, 2012 at 9:16 pm

And the squirrels are fucking huge and awesomely cute.

Angry_Marmot August 9, 2012 at 9:26 pm

Modesty forbids.

sullivanst August 10, 2012 at 8:30 am

I dunno, I-69 will take you right from Indiana to Canada. How bad could that be?

Negropolis August 9, 2012 at 9:57 pm

The trees are quite nice, but the roads, well, it's not even fair to call them roads, anymore. They are basically poorly maintained trails. Honestly, drive down the mainstreet of any Michigan town or city and you'll see that auto repair shops are like our Starbucks: they're on every block.

Biel_ze_Bubba August 10, 2012 at 2:41 am

Glad to see the GOPosaurus graphihc is finally starting to break out.

johnnyzhivago August 9, 2012 at 7:36 pm

Hitler was an excellent painter as well – he could finish an entire flat in one afternoon – two coats.

Can Obama top that?

gogogodzilla August 9, 2012 at 11:54 pm

Of course not–blahs don't have a work ethic.

Nostrildamus August 10, 2012 at 2:12 pm
johnnyzhivago August 10, 2012 at 2:29 pm

Think about it – Hitler was in fact a community organizer!!

zippy_w_pinhead August 9, 2012 at 7:37 pm

Maybe we can get Mike Huckabee to organize a Paul Smith appreciation day to defend his "free speech"- I'm sure he knows a Fab caterer

Buzz Feedback August 9, 2012 at 7:37 pm

With dudes like Paul on the loose, who could possibly hate America?

noodlesalad August 9, 2012 at 7:38 pm

Freedom of speech means no consequences for racists ever, duh. It's right there in the Constitushun, next to the bit about required assault rifle ownership.

MissTaken August 9, 2012 at 7:38 pm

Hitler was a terrible guy but at least he wasn’t a traitor to Germany

Hard to argue with such sound logic.

zippy_w_pinhead August 9, 2012 at 7:40 pm

but at least he made the trains run on time

littlebigdaddy August 9, 2012 at 7:40 pm

He was, however, a traitor to his own country, Austria.

Fukui-sanYesOta August 9, 2012 at 8:23 pm

Perfectly played, sir or madam.

Lionel[redacted]Esq August 9, 2012 at 11:51 pm

We did get the Volkswagen.

Fukui-sanYesOta August 9, 2012 at 7:40 pm

Pelosi apparently likes:

- wetbacks
- bribes from importers
- your fags pay

Aside from the obvious racial slur, what does "your fags pay" even mean? Sure, I smoke, but I pay for those.

MissTaken August 9, 2012 at 7:44 pm

Maybe it was supposed to be 'you're fags, pay'? Reminding us that gay people pay for goods and services just like the rest of America.

zippy_w_pinhead August 9, 2012 at 7:46 pm

especially train rides

Fukui-sanYesOta August 9, 2012 at 7:50 pm

That makes sense. Rather like claiming Bammaz is turning the US into Uganda with his vicious repeal of DADT and not defending DOMA cases.

miss_grundy August 9, 2012 at 9:05 pm

And now they are able to ride the Amtrak…..

smokefilledmeltdown August 9, 2012 at 7:51 pm

'extreme left bitch'? You mean they were all dating one groupie?

HistoriCat August 9, 2012 at 9:50 pm

Back to the train theme I see.

coolhandnuke August 9, 2012 at 8:19 pm

Cigarette taxes, he likes them monies from cigarette taxes.

Trannysurprise August 9, 2012 at 8:22 pm

I got a bill in the mail from Pelosi and wondered what that was.

The more you know.

Negropolis August 9, 2012 at 10:01 pm

There's a gay tax, too?

RadioBowels August 9, 2012 at 10:58 pm

A pole tax?

BoatOfVelociraptors August 9, 2012 at 11:30 pm

Smokin!

Negropolis August 10, 2012 at 3:06 am

Nah. I think that's the special tax on strippers.

SayItWithWookies August 10, 2012 at 1:07 am

Those little bars of soap shaped like seashells aren't free. Yet.

Not_So_Much August 9, 2012 at 7:41 pm

Meh. He's clearly headed for higher office in the GOP anyway.

zippy_w_pinhead August 9, 2012 at 7:41 pm

Wait! I thought that according to these people, that the black guy was the one supposed to be chucking the spear…

coolhandnuke August 9, 2012 at 7:42 pm

Would someone spearhead the movement to enlighten Paul Smith at point blank range….with votes…always with votes.

miss_grundy August 9, 2012 at 9:07 pm

He could be my target during my anger management exercises as a pinata.

Boojum August 10, 2012 at 7:02 am

Oh, I'm sure he would be open to reason!

StealthMuslin August 9, 2012 at 7:43 pm

I'm confused. If the Councilman hates "fags" wouldn't he want Obama to change America into Uganda?
Do his signs not talk to each other ever?

Fukui-sanYesOta August 9, 2012 at 7:53 pm

I doubt his two synapses are on speaking terms.

bobbert August 9, 2012 at 10:00 pm

Two Axons In Search Of A Synapse.

Fukui-sanYesOta August 9, 2012 at 10:38 pm

dammit I wondered if anyone would pick up on that!

BoatOfVelociraptors August 9, 2012 at 11:30 pm

Yer dendrite!

mavenmaven August 9, 2012 at 7:45 pm

Hitler wasn't a traitor to Germany? Leading his people into unneccessary war that led to the death of massive numbers on both sides and impoverishing his country as a result? That's not a traitor? Oh, its the Republican platform? Oops.

TheMightyHaltor August 9, 2012 at 11:26 pm

No Hitler, no Marshall Plan. He was crazy like a fox.

outragedcitizen August 10, 2012 at 8:51 am

Your description sounds a bit like Dubya. Just sayin'

boobookitteh August 9, 2012 at 7:46 pm

Merriam-Webster defines 'treason' as: "the offense of attempting by overt acts to overthrow the government of the state to which the offender owes allegiance or to kill or personally injure the sovereign or the sovereign's family."

Huh.

Generation[redacted] August 9, 2012 at 7:55 pm

Yes, well, Hitler certainly never did that in 1923 or any beer hall. Also.

Barrelhse August 9, 2012 at 10:28 pm

Anastasia
Screamed in vain.

SorosBot August 9, 2012 at 7:46 pm

I am not going to watch this creep.

poorgradstudent August 9, 2012 at 7:46 pm

Once again you LIEBERALS are making something out of nothing. The whole image was just an allegory saying he'll stab Obama in the face with constructive criticism.

barto August 9, 2012 at 7:47 pm

City council wants Paul out because he:

1) forgot to sharpie in the Hitler mustache on Nombama

2) didn't witch doctor Nobama up at all or festoon watermelons and fried chicken anywhere

3) portrayed Nobama smoking a ciggie and not reefer, and

4) was not quite offensive enough to meet TP standards (plus he spelled most things correctly)

They are hoping his replacement will be a more suitable individual.

boobookitteh August 9, 2012 at 8:03 pm

He did utilize a spear, which could be construed as an homage to a certain racist slur.

Although points off for subtlety (or what passes for it with these boors).

HistoriCat August 9, 2012 at 9:53 pm

Did not bring enough Chik-fil-A for everyone when it was his term to supply the meal.

smokefilledmeltdown August 9, 2012 at 7:47 pm

Why doesn't he just join the Klan? Problem solved. Well, not really.

PhilippePetain August 9, 2012 at 7:48 pm

People are just cold denying this man's First Amendment right to not have to put up with any repercussions for what he says.

rickmaci August 9, 2012 at 8:08 pm

Apparently this turdbrain put in nearly 40 years with GM. He must be retired on a nice fat pension now. Does he even have a clue that his pension would have been wiped out and he would be eating dog food remnants or worse today if the POTUS hand not done the bailout but instead let GM go belly up? Sorry I know it's asking more than can be expected for these hater, racists wingtards to be logical.

miss_grundy August 9, 2012 at 9:12 pm

No, this jerk, like the rest of the idiot whites who live here in Michigan, lack critical thinking skills. Most of these retired autoworkers are even against unions and would love to see Michigan turned into a right-to-work state. They have absolutely no concept of anything. It is almost as if they slept through grammar, middle and high school and nothing passed through their brains.

emmelemm August 9, 2012 at 9:14 pm

Or, they've fully bought into "I got mine, FUCK YOU successive generations".

mlle_derp August 9, 2012 at 9:14 pm

40 years with GM, huh? (Clearly union, since he can afford to live in his segregated white Michigan paradise.)

Maybe we should cut him some slack- I hear that inhaling paint &/or petrochemical fumes can really fuck with your brain cells. This man is clearly insane, & needs medical care of the sort he could get if he would just move to almost any other country in the world.

Biel_ze_Bubba August 10, 2012 at 3:01 am

Yeah … if Bain had taken over GM (this was actually considered), they'd be making Chevys in China right now, and this gomer's pension would have been flushed down the toilet in order to put an extra hundred million into Bain's pockets.

If Mitt had taken away his his money, his health care, and his income, he'd be making ads for Obama.

GunToting[Redacted] August 10, 2012 at 10:18 am

"If Mitt had taken away his his money, his health care, and his income, he'd be making ads for Obama."

What are ya, new? Romney could have set his cat on fire, and it would still be the Negro's fault.

grex1949 August 10, 2012 at 12:00 pm

I gotta go with the GunToter on this one. Smith's motivation is racism, ignorance and blind hatred, none of which are subject to change by reasoning. There is no hope for this guy. None.

Aridzona August 9, 2012 at 7:49 pm

Making the case for euthanasia one moron at a time.

IonaTrailer August 9, 2012 at 10:59 pm

Or a case for retroactive abortion.

MoeDeLawn August 10, 2012 at 11:17 am

Screw euthanasia. I say we kill the bastard.

Monsieur_Grumpe August 9, 2012 at 7:51 pm

This is your brain on FOX News…

MissTaken August 9, 2012 at 7:51 pm

I didn't realize that Uganda not only killed Osama Bin Laden but also mandates that insurance companies cover contraception, too. Cool.

SorosBot August 9, 2012 at 7:54 pm

I thought Uganda was the place with the death penalty for gay people – it sounds like this dickbrain would like it there. Well except for all the black people.

Willardbot9000_V2.5 August 10, 2012 at 12:45 am

Too many blahs to send our teabaggies even if they do have the whole "kill the gays" thing…which could really bite right wingers in the asses given the near constant stream of illicit gay sex out of the anti-gay crowd. So between that small problem and the big problem of too many blahs without enough holy wahs…we can't get rid of our teabuggers….

PubOption August 9, 2012 at 7:51 pm

Why is Barry trying to change America into Uganda. I thought it would have been Kenya.

MissTaken August 9, 2012 at 7:54 pm

That's too obvious. See how cool Barry is? He's so cool he's still smoking while his head is on a pike. Kenya? That's for pussies.

Stevola August 10, 2012 at 1:11 am

Which one is in Singapore?

outragedcitizen August 10, 2012 at 8:54 am

All those African countries look alike to these guys.

rickmaci August 9, 2012 at 7:52 pm

If the word dumbfuck didn't already exist, it would need to be invented just to describe this asshat.

glasspusher August 9, 2012 at 8:53 pm

Pinhole. Cross between a pinhead and an asshole.

Fox n Fiends August 9, 2012 at 7:58 pm

lets put this guy and the black hebrews in a room together, lock the door, and let them discuss things in depth.

Barrelhse August 9, 2012 at 10:33 pm

Sammy Davis,Jr. passed away. Are there others?

SorosBot August 9, 2012 at 10:36 pm

There's Lenny Kravitz, Rashida Jones, Maya Rudolph…

mlle_derp August 9, 2012 at 8:04 pm

The crazy is strong in Michigan these days…

zippy_w_pinhead August 9, 2012 at 8:07 pm

your move, Florida

Callyson August 9, 2012 at 10:48 pm

Done

Florida Woman Says Cops Yanked Her Tampon Out at Gunpoint During a Traffic Stop

http://jezebel.com/5933445/florida-woman-says-cop

/gross

/WTF?

orygoon August 9, 2012 at 11:09 pm

Yeah, because we ladies always are sneaking stuff up past those things. I mean, back when I was 13 and got my first period while visiting the grandparents, and my big sister got her Tampax out and said here, use these, my very first thought was "Damn! Now I have the best hiding place EVER!"

BoatOfVelociraptors August 9, 2012 at 11:35 pm

Vagina! Not only a perfectly pleasant place to put your penis, but can carry concealed ketamine as well! Girls rule!

Boojum August 10, 2012 at 7:07 am

"Keep your pussy clean" is the new "protect and serve".

obfuscator2 August 9, 2012 at 8:08 pm

move over, paul ryan, you eddie munster-looking motherfucker!

it looks like we've got a new favorite for the republican vp pick!

RadioBowels August 9, 2012 at 11:03 pm

Fuck coupons, the oldz get a bottle of Geritol and a free pair of those wrap around cataract glasses. Free Marketz!

Willardbot9000_V2.5 August 10, 2012 at 1:16 am

You know…this guy kind of looks like Granpa Munster so not only does he have Eddie beat in insanity and age tenure…but he also is ahead of him in Munster seniority which means a lot to Rombot the Jetson reject.

fartknocker August 9, 2012 at 8:11 pm

At least I didn't see any words that were spelled incorrectly.

viennawoods13 August 9, 2012 at 8:14 pm

I mean, say what you like about the tenets of National Socialism, Dude, at least it's not treasonous!

Mumbly_Joe August 9, 2012 at 8:15 pm

LIBERAL FICUS!!!!1

(No, really, a bunch of the other teabaggers in the video are shouting that he's obviously a sekrit librul infiltrator. Nope, sorry, this guy is just the natural endpoint of your movement. Congrats!)

Biel_ze_Bubba August 10, 2012 at 12:38 am

The proper spelling on his signs is making them really suspicious.
Poe's Law is a bitch.

Stevola August 10, 2012 at 1:13 am

How would they know?

SorosBot August 9, 2012 at 8:18 pm

That's just a surveyor's spear!

Chichikovovich August 9, 2012 at 8:20 pm

Hitler was a terrible guy but at least he wasn’t a traitor to Germany,” Smith said. “Obama is a traitor to America.”

So, um, if I follow Mr. Smith, he wants to say that if Obama made the US just like Hitler's Germany, he would thereby stop being a traitor to America?

That's the kind of bold vision of leadership that Sterling Heights needs.

Barb_ August 9, 2012 at 10:05 pm

"Hitler sucked!"

Chichikovovich August 9, 2012 at 10:40 pm

MDR!—

pinkocommi August 9, 2012 at 8:22 pm

I find it depressing that this stupid racist's vote counts as much as mine.

bobbert August 9, 2012 at 10:05 pm

No shit. The probable failure of democracy in one easy lesson.

Callyson August 9, 2012 at 10:37 pm

And he's in a swing state, so his vote is more important than mine.

(Dashes off to the liquor store…)

Trannysurprise August 9, 2012 at 8:23 pm

I smell keynote speaker written all over this guy.

CheeseBro69 August 9, 2012 at 8:28 pm

The only person harder to find than an Islamic-Marxist George Soros-funded Kenyan brownshirt is Waldo

smokefilledmeltdown August 9, 2012 at 8:31 pm

BIGOTED PIECE OF SHIT
THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN ABORTED
_____________________
_____________
_______
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coolhandnuke August 9, 2012 at 8:41 pm

Paul/Smith 2016

Barrelhse August 9, 2012 at 10:35 pm

Who's Paul Smith?

Spurning Beer August 9, 2012 at 8:46 pm

Ebola may be a horrible infection, but at least it doesn't sing Hank Williams tunes.

This guy's logic is flawless. No, wait. I mean flawful.

miss_grundy August 9, 2012 at 9:15 pm

Or falafel????? I'm kidding I love falafel and schwarma…..

Sharkey August 9, 2012 at 9:16 pm

Mmmmmm…. falafel….

mlle_derp August 9, 2012 at 9:18 pm

Mmmmm… I LIKE falafel…

TribecaMike August 9, 2012 at 9:33 pm

I like falafel, but I really, really like pita.

Stevola August 10, 2012 at 1:16 am

I hope you mean Hank Williams Jr. Hank Sr and Hank III are pretty cool.

Blueb4sinrise August 9, 2012 at 8:49 pm

There had better be some funny shit in Wonkville.

glasspusher August 9, 2012 at 8:51 pm

White makes right, fight the white flight, white goes bite in the night.

mlle_derp August 9, 2012 at 9:19 pm

I don't know what this means, but it sounds good…

Boojum August 10, 2012 at 7:11 am

White the power!

occams8ball August 9, 2012 at 8:55 pm

I know what you are thinking, The US is half full of white supremacists. But me, because of who I am and my optimistic world view, and even though it may cost me my life, suggest to you; no, citizen, the US is half EMPTY of white supremacists.

comrad_darkness August 9, 2012 at 10:11 pm

And with a bad flu season it could be 52% empty of white surpremacists.

Swampgas_Man August 11, 2012 at 12:19 am

Clearly, the US is twice as large as it needs to be.

glasspusher August 9, 2012 at 8:56 pm

Guys' so white he has to wear shades or he'll blind himself, and this is coming from a guy who has blond eyelashes, so I should know.

Sharkey August 9, 2012 at 9:11 pm

I used to be an adventurer like you, and then I took a spear to the skull.

glasspusher August 9, 2012 at 9:42 pm

Boot to the Head?

Barrelhse August 9, 2012 at 10:46 pm

Was it Mike Nelson?

TribecaMike August 9, 2012 at 9:22 pm

Do the rightie fundamentalists on C Street know one of theirs is putting down Uganda?

Oops, I see StealthMuslin got there first.

mr bojangles August 9, 2012 at 9:33 pm

romney/hitler 2012

Blueb4sinrise August 9, 2012 at 9:38 pm

HEY, NASA! I ANALYSED THAT ROCK, JUST LIKE YOU ASKED ME TO. IT'S DEFINITELY A FUCKING ROCK. HOPE THAT $2.5 BILLION WAS WORTH IT.

https://twitter.com/MarsCuroisity

bobbert August 9, 2012 at 10:08 pm

That had me going for a bit (https:, really?) until I looked closer. Of course, then the actual Twatter page is explicit.

Chow Yun Flat August 9, 2012 at 9:42 pm

Do you know who else wasn't a traitor to Germany?

Mumbly_Joe August 9, 2012 at 9:45 pm

Werner von Braun; say rather that he's "apolitical".

Callyson August 9, 2012 at 10:40 pm

Kaiser Wilhelm II?

James Michael Curley August 10, 2012 at 6:25 am

There were two of them?

Barrelhse August 9, 2012 at 10:50 pm

Neville Chamberlain?

Barrelhse August 9, 2012 at 10:51 pm

Henry Ford?

Barrelhse August 9, 2012 at 10:53 pm

I know! Prescott Bush!

RadioBowels August 9, 2012 at 11:07 pm

Leni Riefenstahl?

Fukui-sanYesOta August 9, 2012 at 11:30 pm

Gah. Leni is hard to deal with. Olympia set the way to film Athletics since the day she did that cinematography; it was well before its time.

Of course, all the other odious stuff is still brilliant from a cinematic perspective.

RadioBowels August 10, 2012 at 12:06 am

Thanks Fukui for appreciating the strange beauty juxtaposed over an evil undercurrent of fascism that was this utterly complex character. Maybe I should have just answered: Rudolph Hess.

Mumbly_Joe August 10, 2012 at 6:56 am

Her later photography was rather gorgeous too, it's kinda a shame that she was also so heavily invested in pretending that whole Nazi thing totally never happened at all, compounding the odiousness.

littlebigdaddy August 10, 2012 at 8:25 pm

She certainly had a thing for naked African men.

tessiee August 10, 2012 at 1:38 am

Angela Merkel?

PsycWench August 9, 2012 at 9:48 pm

When do we hear the fake apology "I am sorry if anyone was offended?"

Biel_ze_Bubba August 10, 2012 at 2:17 am

From this guy? Right after the Westboro Baptist Cretins.

Negropolis August 9, 2012 at 9:49 pm

“Hitler was a terrible guy but at least he wasn’t a traitor to Germany,” Smith said. “Obama is a traitor to America.”

Honestly, this is something you'd hear in a movie of political satire staring someone like Robin Williams. How many rabbit wholes do we have to fall through before we hit the bottom? Come on, I'm setting you guys up…

BTW, Jeff, Sterling Heights is not nearly as right-wing as you make it sound. The entire industrial corridor up through Macomb County is actually rather swingy, you know, the Reagan "Democrats" and such. Now, the new shit off the industrial corridor that runs through Warren and Sterling Heights can be teabagger territory at times, but Warren and Sterling Heights (both huge suburbs of 130,000) don't usually elect folks like this crazy-ass douchebag.

Negropolis August 9, 2012 at 10:08 pm

Also, Hitler wasn't a traiter to Germany? The ghost of Claus von Stauffenberg would like a word with you, Mr. Smith.

Mumbly_Joe August 9, 2012 at 11:26 pm

Wasn't, he, like, thrown in jail for trying to overthrow the government at some point or another? It's hard to get much more treasoney than that.

Doktor Zoom August 10, 2012 at 1:02 am

I understand he wrote a book about it.

Chichikovovich August 10, 2012 at 8:40 am

But he had some kind of massive writer's block, because writing the book was apparently a struggle.

Angry_Marmot August 10, 2012 at 12:08 am

How many…

All of them, Hatie.

Negropolis August 10, 2012 at 3:06 am

Ding, ding, ding!

BTW, just realize I wrote "rabbit wholes." lol

Boojum August 10, 2012 at 7:16 am

Better than rabbit parts.

iburl August 9, 2012 at 9:57 pm

All this right wing talk of socialism since 2008 is far, far, more than I heard during 6 years of colledge edumacatyn. The more they hate it, the more I'm starting to believe it's a good idea. I already know I'm a socialist when it comes to things like the library, police, fire fighting, and the post office, you know, Hitlerian Communism.

Fukui-sanYesOta August 9, 2012 at 10:43 pm

I quite like Britain's NHS and culture of entrepreneurialism. That makes me a Fascist Marxist, I suppose.

GeorgiaBurning August 10, 2012 at 12:32 am

Libraries, fire fighting, post office- all evil plots by comrade Benjamin Franklin to destroy America

Designer_Rants August 10, 2012 at 12:41 am

How that ol' poonhound never got brothels legalized is beyond me.

comrad_darkness August 9, 2012 at 10:10 pm

Brave brave Sir Robin, Brave Sir Robin is an arsehole.

Mumbly_Joe August 9, 2012 at 10:13 pm

Actually, I suspect that at among those Germans who weren't fucking Nazis, there might've been some disagreement over who was or was not a traitor.

I mean, very, very quiet disagreement, but.

Doktor Zoom August 10, 2012 at 1:04 am

quiet as death, one might say.

Biel_ze_Bubba August 10, 2012 at 2:20 am

Your disagreement could be loud, or long. But not both.

smokefilledmeltdown August 9, 2012 at 10:19 pm

Social Worker Baby looks like it flunked out of graphic design at Collins College.

comrad_darkness August 9, 2012 at 10:24 pm

Since he's a white republican winger, if he owns fewer than 15 guns, everyone can relax, he's a moderate.

not that Dewey August 9, 2012 at 10:46 pm

He meant to show Obama chucking a spear, not receiving one in the skull. He apologizes if you were stupid enough to be offended by this.

Smith needs to be skullchucked.

glamourdammerung August 9, 2012 at 11:39 pm

But these cretins will keep on lying about how it is only about differences in policy while whining about how they are being "picked on for no reason".

tessiee August 10, 2012 at 1:40 am

Also, "both sides do it", also too.

ttommyunger August 9, 2012 at 11:51 pm

Is he wearing a Hoodie or did his Hood just slip off in the breeze?

Lionel[redacted]Esq August 9, 2012 at 11:55 pm

I think Romney has found a VP who will get the Tea Party enthused.

Self-Uploader August 9, 2012 at 11:59 pm

Ah, Americans! You can't take them anywhere and you can't leave them home.

anniegetyerfun August 10, 2012 at 12:01 am

I think it's time to leave this guy in a room with the rapist Black Hebrew preachers and see what develops.

Designer_Rants August 10, 2012 at 12:16 am

He'll have the cleanest manpussy evar.

tessiee August 10, 2012 at 1:41 am

As long as it's a soundproofed room so that the decent, sane people don't have to listen to them, then we're good to go.

Biel_ze_Bubba August 10, 2012 at 2:23 am

I was wondering what Mitt's 'quiet rooms' were good for.

BigSkullF*ckingDog August 10, 2012 at 12:11 am

Women's volleyball just came on and none of them are in bikinis. This sucks.

Designer_Rants August 10, 2012 at 12:15 am

They're all traitors to their countries.

Biel_ze_Bubba August 10, 2012 at 2:26 am

Next Olympics are in Rio. They'll make up for it by wearing thongs.
(Bonus: NBC zooming in to read the team logos.)

James Michael Curley August 10, 2012 at 6:30 am

This team and sponsor logo thing is really ruining the trend to smaller suits.

GregComlish August 10, 2012 at 12:30 am

“Hitler was a terrible guy but at least he wasn’t a traitor to Germany,” Smith said. “Obama is a traitor to America.”

Following the failed "Beer Hall Putsch" (Hitler's first attempt at seizing power) Hitler was literally tried and convicted of high treason. This is not including all the other additional crimes Hitler did that were certainly a betrayal of Germany.

Biel_ze_Bubba August 10, 2012 at 2:28 am

Facts? Facts? We don' need no steeenking facts!!

Designer_Rants August 10, 2012 at 1:02 am

Fox News poll: Obama's lead grows as Romney's support slips
August 9, 2012
Mitt Romney has had a tough couple of weeks on the campaign trail — and it shows in the latest Fox News poll. After a barrage of campaign ads, negative news coverage of his overseas trip and ongoing talk about his tax returns, Romney’s favorable rating and standing in the trial ballot have declined. As a result, President Obama has opened his biggest lead since Romney became the presumptive Republican nominee.
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Biel_ze_Bubba August 10, 2012 at 2:32 am

You know what would really, really help? Giving nutbars like Smitty here all the national exposure he wants. One 60-second spot on prime-time national TV would have an amazing effect.

James Michael Curley August 10, 2012 at 6:38 am

An unfavorable rating above 50% in August is a death knell to a candidate.
1. Fox isn't the only poll showing it.
2. He has a majority unfavorable rating among those who care enough to know who the candidate is compared to those who may notice a national election is going on sometime after Labor Day.
3. He will have an automatic built in above 20% unfavorable rating to those who are yet to learn who the candidate is.
4. It is very rare that a non-incumbent candidate with an unfavorable rating above 35% after Labor Day wins the election.

Designer_Rants August 10, 2012 at 7:17 am

I did not know that. Sounds like the knowledge Nate Silver drops regularly. His 538 blog makes me feel all hopey-changey because the electoral college looks good for Obama, and that's what really matters, right?

James Michael Curley August 10, 2012 at 9:58 am

Well, opinion and good faith effort to remember the stats correctly on 3. & 4.Nate Silvers stuff is interesting and varies from the NY Times analysis in that 538 does not give any tossup states and I think that is an issue the campaigns will significantly examine. Once again the NY Times map shows Florida as a tossup but that also shows Romney cannot win if he loses Florida. Obama, on the other hand can lose Florida and win with a nice margin if he runs the table on the other tossup states.And you heard it here first. The OFA NJ organization is downsizing its NJ operation to move its major footprint to PA by Labor Day.As for Nate’s Tipping Point State graphs, Return on Investment Index and a few of those other things; all they show is that Nate needs to get laid – soon.

Negropolis August 10, 2012 at 8:27 am

I love how the media keeps parroting "but no president has ever won re-election with 8%+ unemployment since the Great Depression!" as if any election after the Great Recession is ever going to be normal, again. These idiots don't get how much the recession and the election of the first black president kind of changed everything in ways we still don't even know, yet. We're in uncharted territory, now.

James Michael Curley August 10, 2012 at 9:44 am

First there would be FDR in 1936 at least. Then one could better examine Reagan in 1984 when in late 1983 when the 1984 recession started the BLS and Commerce Dept made major changes in the way unemployment is calculated providing a statistical advantage for Reagan. Poppy Bush did not get reelected and his unemployment figures also should have been higher because his BLS changed the rules again to the three level structure we have now where the number everyone counts is only those who are receiving unemployment and seeking a job. Those whose benefits expire and are not continued on some BLS job help program are dropped into the next lowest tier.What should also be considered is that a law passed in 2005 and signed by Dubya which was going to give veterans a great boost removed returning veterans who were discharged from the unemployment rolls for a substantial period of time. This was because the unemployment rate was spiking due to returning veterans who were called up from their reserve units. There no longer is as solid a guarantee that a veteran called up by his reserve unit gets his job back when he returns and those guys are at least due unemployment if they cannot find work.This adds to the artificiality of the current unemployment statistics because that law expired and was not renewed so Obama gets blaimed for thousands of veterans who are on unemployment but would not have been counted under the Bush years by the BLS.

tessiee August 10, 2012 at 1:30 am

At least he didn't say "vagina".

smokefilledmeltdown August 10, 2012 at 1:51 am

I wonder if he uses the term "Hitleriffic".

Biel_ze_Bubba August 10, 2012 at 2:34 am

At least Hitler didn't __________.

Fill in the blank! This would be a great internet meme.

sudsmckenzie August 10, 2012 at 5:49 am

Enter Poland without incident.

Mumbly_Joe August 10, 2012 at 6:14 am

One does not simply walk into Poland.

Negropolis August 10, 2012 at 6:20 am

Something something, screen door, something something, U-boat. Etc. Too. Also.

sudsmckenzie August 10, 2012 at 6:30 am

… of course, it takes appeasement and three people.

James Michael Curley August 10, 2012 at 6:40 am

If you go by train you have to spend six hours at the border while they change the wheels.

Fare la Volpe August 10, 2012 at 5:50 am

Take a dump on a baby

James Michael Curley August 10, 2012 at 6:41 am

Vote for the Kenyan Usurper.

neiltheblaze August 10, 2012 at 7:08 am

The entire country is awash with fine upstanding public servants just like this one! We're so fucked.

DahBoner August 10, 2012 at 7:42 am

NO MORE MUFFIN TOP NATION!!!!

elburritodeluxe August 10, 2012 at 9:27 am

At least Sterling Heights didn't elect a Democrat to the City Council. He would not have shared their Strong Republican Values.

TruthInTroy August 10, 2012 at 11:53 am

Paul Smith is a supporter of the Troy Mayor, Janice Daniels, who made the bigoted remark last fall. We currently have a recall of her on the November ballot. He is actively helping her fight this. She has a lot of money backing her. We are doing fundraisers, but need all the help we can get. Please go to www:recalljanice.com to donate or for more information. We need to send a message that this type of behavior is unacceptable and will not be tolerated. Together we can make a statement. Thank you.

Negropolis August 10, 2012 at 11:52 pm

I'll second that request, but I have to say that in a presidential election year, her electoral ass is grass, as they say. Truth is, she was only ever elected in the first place because of super low turnout in a mid-term.

Nostrildamus August 10, 2012 at 2:12 pm

The VP search is over!

Biel_ze_Bubba August 10, 2012 at 2:53 am

Ow! Is that pun even glial?

Fare la Volpe August 10, 2012 at 5:45 am

You've got some nerve starting this.

Mumbly_Joe August 10, 2012 at 6:16 am

If you give these guys an inch of room to start with the punning, they'll take a myelin keep going.

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